Visions du Réel Offers New Pathways to Their Audience to Explore the Lineup

Published on Apr 15, 2020

Visions du Réel Offers New Pathways to Their Audience to Explore the Lineup

After deciding to launch their 2020 edition online, the organizers of Visions du Réel had one month to create a new paradigm.

They weren’t starting from scratch, of course; the selection was already locked, and the necessary steps were clear enough. But all the while, the organizers seized the opportunity to rethink a few elements.

Without a printed catalogue or the logistical constraints of fixed screening times, the organizers thought of different ways to present the selected titles. “Every year, you hear from the public that they open the program and don’t know where to start,” says artistic director Emilie Bujès. “This year we thought we could create thematic groupings to offer a new way in.”

And so the festival site will offer a series tabs called Pathways, regrouping films from the festivals various competitions and sections under headers such “State of the World,” “Revolt & Resistance,” and most tellingly,

Read full article at: Variety - Film News

Author: Ben Croll