France 2019, 70 min, French, Hebrew & English subtitles
They may not have been born feminists, but ever since their chance meeting, they had no choice but to devote themselves to activism, using the one medium they both knew well: film. Delphine Seyrig was already famous for starring in the very best films of the French New Wave when she met Swiss filmmaker Carole Roussopoulos. In the mid-seventies, they founded Les Insoumuses, a collective dedicated to making feminist films and teaching women to tell their stories through video. The archive footage in this film features near-mythological figures like Simone de Beauvoir, Chantal Akerman, and Marguerite Duras, as well as Carole’s and Delphine’s own work. Subversive, humorous, bold, and unapologetic, the two women show us the world from their unique perspective.
Previous Festivals:Berlinale, Jeonju IFF
Delphine and Carole + HiatusFri 24.05 20:45 Cinemateque 2
Delphine and Carole + HiatusWed 29.05 19:45 Cinemateque 4 Filmmaker Present
Production: Sophie De Hijes, Nicolas Lesoult, Britta Rindelaub, Nicole Fernandez Ferrer, Sylvie Cazin
Production Company: Les Films De La Butte, Alva Film, Le Centre Audiovisuel Simone De Beauvoir
Script: Callisto Mc Nulty, Alexandra Roussopoulos, Géronimo Roussopoulos
Editing: Josiane Zardoya
Soundtrack: Philippe Ciompi
Music: Manu Sauvage
Callisto Mc Nulty is an author, director and translator, born in 1990 in Paris. She is a graduate of Central Saint Martins and Goldsmiths university in London. Her research in the fields of feminist and cultural studies and the visual arts takes the shape of film and editorial projets.
She has directed and co-written DELPHINE AND CAROLE (70 min, produced by Les Films de la Butte in association with la Lucarne d’Arte and the Centre audiovisuel Simone de Beauvoir) — an archival documentary film about the 1970s period of "enchanted feminism", through the portrait of Delphine Seyrig and Carole Roussopoulos.
She has written and realised, with Anne Destival, "Éric’s Tape" (2017, with Eric Bauer, William Furlong and Colette Lumière), a filmed investigation around a mysterious "Audio Arts" cassette, featuring an almost inaudible conversation between Andy Warhol and several other characters whose identity is initially unknown. The project was presented within the context of the exhibition « Grand Trouble » at the Halle Saint Pierre in Paris.
She is co-editor and co-author of the book SCUM Manifesto (2018, éd. NAIMA), which brings together a restored version of the videotape by Carole Roussopoulos and Delphine Seyrig, archive documents, filmed interviews, and original texts.
She has curated the "Bibelot Summer Show" at the Wendy Gallery in Paris in June 2018, a collective exhibition gathering the works of 37 artists around the concept of bibelot — the poetics and politics of care directed towards details, the everyday.
She is a French to English translator for galleries and museums (including the Galerie Marcelle Alix in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, the Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris, the Malmö Konsthall in Sweeden).