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Le paysage protéiforme des festivals de cinéma et audiovisuel français

Abstract : Among the numerous events which characterize the French artistic and cultural scene, film and audiovisual festivals hold a very specific position. Whatever the considered viewpoint ( cinematographical, economical or sociological), this very notion conflicts with heterogeneous and contradictory realities. Out of large international festivals which monopolize media attention and condition the distribution marketplace, festival deeply anchored in a filmgoers and militants tradition, and small association or town festivals which flourish every year in France - and which aims stem sometimes from communication desires of local authorities, sometimes as a consequence of local cultural democratization projects or participative democratization actions – this action of film and audiovisual coverage fulfil strongly heterogeneous objectives. This paper tries to highlight various functions – artistic, cultural, economical, sociological, political – of to day film and audiovisual festivals and, eventually, to understand the position of these events in the perspective of the cultural democratization principle.
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Christel Taillibert. Le paysage protéiforme des festivals de cinéma et audiovisuel français. Les territoires de la démocratisation culturelle. Équipements, événements, patrimoines : perspectives franco-suisses., 2009. ⟨halshs-02181789⟩



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