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International
Documentary
Film Festival
of Navarra
27.03-01.04.23
Pamplona
Iruña
International
Documentary
Film Festival
of Navarra

14-19.03.22
Pamplona
Iruña
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THE BASE OF THE AIR IS RED. AND GREEN. AND BLUE
Une histoire de vent,


Country: France
Year: 1988
Duration: 80'
Direction: Joris Ivens, Marceline Loridan

This film is a chair on the horizon. A chair on which a tired filmmaker sits to fulfil his final dream: trap the wind. It does not matter in which desert or in which point of lost Asia this chair is placed, as the tired filmmaker will make it there to do what he has always done: wait. It is also a film on this: on the unpunctuality of the wind. The film according to Ivens consists mainly of capturing what is invisible –he did it with the rain in 1929- and a filmmaker strives every other day to attend this meeting with the wind although the other part is always delayed. At the age of 90 and with a brilliant career under his belt, Joris Ivens shows his seniority in this final gift. In search of the wind, his rucksack is filled with the poetic side of all the legends that are revealed: a kite exhibition, a mask that creates air with its fierce blowing, the trunk where all the winds hide. In short, it is a song that was left to us just before the death of the Dutch director and which was made by his wife and filmmaker, Marceline Loridan, masterfully accompanied by the wind notes of the clarinet player from Bayonne, Michel Portal.


Promoted by
Gobierno de Navarra
Organized by
NICDO
With the aid of
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes AudiovisualesAcción Cultural EspañolaPlan de Recuperación, Transformación y ResilienciaFinanciado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU
With the support of
Ayuntamiento de PamplonaCentro de Arte Contemporáneo de HuarteFundación Caja NavarraGoethe InstitutCanadá InternationalCasa ÁrabeCineteca MadridAsociación de Mujeres Cineastas y de Medios AudiovisualesInstitut FrançaisEmbajada de Portugal en MadridCamões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua Portugal
Member of
PantallaIberofestLa MestaThe Red Balloon
Partners
Filmoteca de Navarra
Museo Oteiza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
Elías Querejeta Zine Eskola
Festival de Cine Africano FCAT
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Centre Cinématographique Marocain
Hotel Tres Reyes
Hotel Maisonave
Cineteca Bologna
The Film Foundation
World Cinema Project
Cinemateca Portuguesa
NAPAR
Radio 3
Golem
Filmoteca Española
Antartika
Festivals in Navarre
Punto de Vista
NIFF - Navarra International Film Festival
Navarra, tierra de cine
Ópera Prima
Skimetraje
CTL 59
#LabMeCrazy! Science Film Festival
Festival de Cine y Dentistas
Horror Online Art
FICBE (Festival Internacional de Cortos de Berriozar)
FAN, Festival de Anime de Navarra
Lo que viene
Muestra de cine español
Filmmaking for social change
Muestra Internacional de Cine y Mujeres de Pamplona

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