In this deeply personal video diary, a young researcher tries to make sense of her fascination for the film The Pain of Others by Penny Lane. A deep dive into the discomforting world of YouTube and online conspiracies, which challenges traditional notions of what documentary cinema is, or should be.
Director: Chloé Galibert-Laîné
Producer: Chloé Galibert-Laîné
Editor: Chloé Galibert-Laîné
École normale supérieure de Paris — SACRe
Best Film Award at the Beijing International Short Film Festival (2020); Professional Jury Award at Corsica.doc (2019); First Prize in the Video Essay Competition at the Adelio Ferrero Festival (2019)
Chloé Galibert-Laîné is a French filmmaker and academic. She majored in film science and sociology, and is currently lecturing at universities in Paris, the Hague, and Stuttgart as a doctoral student. Her work includes film, performance art, video essays, and installations. She is particularly interested in examining the relationship between observation, memory, and online culture.
The Burrow (2015); Bottled Songs: My Crush Was a Superstar (2017); Flânerie 2.0 (2018); Watching the Pain of Others (2018); Bottled Songs: The Observer (2020); Forensickness (2020)