International Competition

The Devil

Jean-Gabriel Périot
Screening time  
25.02. / Tuesday, 17:00 - 19:00 Theatre 1  
26.02. / Wednesday, 22:00 - 00:00 Theatre 2  
27.02. / Thursday, 13:00 - 15:00 Theatre 1  
“You don’t know what we are.”

Jean-Gabriel Périot

Jean-Gabriel Périot was born 1974 in France. He directed several short films in both video and film format. Using archive materials, he developed his own editing style. His works are a combination of documentary, animated and experimental film, and mainly deal with violence and history. His latest works, including Nijuman no borei (2007),Even if She Had Been a Criminal… (2006),Dies Irae (2005) have been shown at numerous festivals around the world, garnering many awards.

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The Devil

2012, 7', video

Directed by:
Jean-Gabriel Périot

Edited by:
Jean-Gabriel Périot

Nicolas Brevière

Produced by:
Local Films

Festivals & Awards:

Guanajuato International Film Festival 2012 – Special Prize A Film With a Cause; Altkirch Film Festival 2012 – Prix du Meilleur Documentaire; Indie Lisboa 2012 – Special Mention; International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam – IDFA 2012; Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2013; Split Film Festival 2013