No Blood In My Body

Film DVcam, B&W, 4/3, 28 mins
Trailer 1’
2011

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Claudia is American, she lives with Thomas. Thomas takes the train, goes to work, hangs around in a wasteland ; back home, he tells Claudia that he takes care of her much better than her American family, that she is beautiful, that she saved him. One day, Claudia overdosed and sank into unconsciousness. Thomas helpless and angry, knows that she’s driving herself away from him.

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Claudia est américaine, elle vit avec Thomas. Thomas prend le train, travaille, zone dans un no man’s land ; de retour à la maison, il dit à Claudia qu’il s’occupe bien mieux d’elle que sa famille américaine, qu’elle est belle, qu’elle l’a sauvé. Un jour, Claudia surdose et tombe dans l’inconscience. Thomas, impuissant et en colère, voit qu’elle lui échappe.

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Country : France
Year : 2011
Length : 28 minutes
Format : Dvcam
Screening format : Beta SP PAL
Screening ratio : 4/3
Image : black and white
Language: english and french
Subtitles : french
Cast : Thomas and Claudia
DOF, sound : Laure Cottin Stefanelli
Editing : Laure Cottin Stefanelli & Johanne Schatz
Sound mixage : Christian Phaure & Laure Cottin Stefanelli
Film supported by Ecole nationale supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Paris, EnsAD, FR.

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Prize

2011: Les Écrans Documentaires, Winner of the short film prize, Arceuil, FR.

Festivals

2015: AVIFF, Art Film Festival, Jury’s choice, Cannes, FR.
2012: CityScreen’12, Off Loop, Barcelona, ES.
2011: Festival Les Écrans Documentaires, short films competition, Arceuil, FR.
2011: Festival International du film d’Amiens, medium-lenght films competition, Amiens, FR.
2011: Festival Filmer à tout prix & CINEMATEK “Adolescence, metamorphosis of bodies “, Brussels, BE.
2011: RIDM, Rencontre internationale du documentaire de Montréal, international competition short and medium-lenght films, Montréal, CA.
2011: 22e FID Marseille, parallel screen, “Pain and cruelty”, FR.
2011: Festival côté court de Pantin, selection Panorama 2, Paris, FR.
2011: Festival EMAF, European Media Art Festival, selection “Daysleepers”, Osnabrueck, DE.
2010: Festival international de video Eattopia, French Institute of Taipei, “Point of views”, Taiwan, CN.

Shows

2018 : Galeria A Gentil Carioca, “Videoarte agora Videoarte“, curators Anna Bella Geiger & Fernando Cocchiarale, Rio de Janeiro, BR.
2017: BJCEM 2017 – Mediterranea 18 Biennale,“There’s No Place Like / Home as corrupted memory”, curator Valentina Lacinio, Tirana/Durrës, AL.
2014: Treize Gallery, “Guerriers au repos”, curator Clarisse Hahn, Paris, FR.
2012: calARTS Gallery, “Artist as traveller”, curator Corinna Schnitt, Los Angeles, CA.
2012: Le-Centquatre, “L’envers et L’endroit”, curator Henri Foucault, Paris, FR.
2010: Le Laboratoire Gallery, Leica prize 2009, Paris, FR.

Screenings

2018 : Bozar, “The Iceberg or what does Chris Marker make us do ?”, invitation by Chloé Malcotti & Xavier Garcia Bardón, Brussels, BE.
2016 : St. Luca – School of Arts, DocNomads Program, Laure Cottin Stefanelli shorts, Brussels, BE.
2015 : ISELP Institute for contemporary art, “Autour du film d’artiste”, Brussels, BE.
2015: Les Ateliers VORTEX & l’ENSA Dijon, Laure Cottin Stefanelli & Lucie Mercadal, Dijon, FR.
2015: Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, “Ghost Dance”, Aubervilliers, FR.
2011 : Musée du Jeu de Paume, “Projection continue 1998-2011”, Paris, FR.
2010 : Ciné-Fémis, Paris, FR.
2010: Musée Favre, “soirées Flare # 13”, curator Nora Martirosyan, Montpellier, FR.