Boris Lehman et ses amis

3 Kurzfilme von Boris Lehman / 3 Short Films by Boris Lehman


Retouches et réparations

Belgium 2010

Choses qui me rattachent aux êtres

Belgium 2010

Un peintre sous surveillance

Belgium 2009

17.02. 20:00 Eng. subtitles Arsenal 1
19.02. 16:30 Eng. subtitles Delphi Filmpalast

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Boris Lehman has been filming his life, his places and his friends for over 30 years. His oeuvre comprises over 400 films, many of which have never been released.
Retouches et réparations is the portrait of the artist Richard Kenigsman. Lehman grew up with him and both their fathers worked in the leather trade. Leather is also Kenigsman's preferred working medium. A first version of the film that no longer exists was called "L’homme de cuir".

Un peintre sous surveillance goes back to Portrait du peintre dans son atelier that Lehman 
made 25 years ago about the painter Arié Mandel-baum. Over two decades later, Lehman dares a second time to ask the question of what constitutes a painter – and a filmmaker, moreover one who films a painter at work. It is his acute familiarity with the subject that makes this audacious enterprise seem at all possible.

A short links these two medium-length films in the "Boris Lehman et ses amis" program. Choses qui me rattachent aux êtres is a film about things, about objects that acquire meaning from the friends they are from and whom they bring to mind. "I am the sum of everything that others have given me," says the filmmaker.
Christoph Terhechte


Production: Dovfilm, Brussels

Screenplay: Boris Lehman

Camera: Antoine-Marie Meert

Format: 16mm, Farbe

Running time: 51 min. (Retouches et réparations), 14 min. (Choses qui me rattachent aux êtres), 36 min. (Un peintre sous surveillance)

Language: French