Following in the footsteps of Georges Méliès, inventor of special effects and pioneer of fiction, CultureSecrets offers you a virtual tour to relive the birth of cinema. Your guide Juliette will explain how cinema was born in Montreuil thanks to Georges Méliès, who created the very first film studio in the world and made more than 500 movies !
From the cinema "Le Méliès" to the location of its now defunct studios, while paying homage to other figures of Montreuil cinema such as Emile Reynaud, the inventor of the cartoon, and the directors of the Pathé-Albatros Studios, you will see that Montreuil is still a land of filming with many of today's films : Le Premier Jour du reste de ta vie, Les Emotifs Anonymes, Holy Motors, L’Effet aquatique ... This dive to the origins of cinema will be illustrated by photos and video excerpts.
Montmartre in the movies, François Truffaut's Paris ... Ciné-Balade carefully elaborates, for each tour, anecdotes of films and important characters of the history of cinema and links them to the history of a place to offer you the best walks.
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Wednesday May 5th, at 6:30 pm.
Virtual event, a Zoom link will be sent to you by email the day of the event.