Michel AMARGER

Nationality: french

Born in 1957 in Montpellier, France.
He studied litterature, cinema, theater and works as a critic in many periodicals, for cinema and art.
He joined letterist group in 1981.
He takes part to all the exhibitions of this group where he usually shows very personnal works and collaborates to many letterist reviews.
In 1981, he becames the president of "Théâtre Neuf" (New Theater) then creates his own "Théâtre de la Lettre".
Since 1982, he is involved in FIAG he co-created, which is a yearly festival for "avant-garde" works (photos, movies, video and performances).
From 1981, he makes more than 40 experimental films, scratched and hypergraphics works, taking his own inspiration from letterist theories.
He likes showing cinema matter - frames, perforations,... - and tries to make the viewer being one part of these real shows - live -
He published a cinema book called "Cinerama, another way to make film" where he express his desire to work in another and unusual way in cinema.
He is now involved in cinema and art concepts he creates around all the world with news technologies.

25 MOVIES IN DISTRIBUTION

EXPOSITION
2009-2010 / color / sound / single screen / 3' 43 / 21 €
distribution: Mini DV
LA CHIENNE DE SEVILLE
1994 / VHS / color / silent / single screen / 14' 47 / 46 €
distribution: VHS
PONCINEMA (L'INTERVIEW)
1993 / color / sound / single screen / 6' 00 / 24 €
distribution: 16mm
CISELURES
1992 / color-b&w / sound / single screen / 4' 00 / 20 €
distribution: 16mm
  GRAF
1992 / color / silent / single screen / 2' 00 / 18 €
distribution: Betacam SP or Super 8mm
  INSIDANCE
1992 / color / silent / single screen / 4' 00 / 20 €
distribution: Betacam SP or Super 8mm
RENCONTRES AVEC LE LETTRISME
1989 / 16mm / color / sound / single screen / 38' 00 / 116 €
distribution: 16mm
  LA CHAIR FRAÎCHE
1987 / color / sound / single screen / 8' 00 / 25 €
distribution: Betacam SP or Super 8mm
SLUG (OU) LA DERNIÈRE LIMACE
1987 / b&w / sound / single screen / 7' 00 / 24 €
distribution: 16mm
LE COUP DE FIL
1986 / b&w / sound / single screen / 3' 00 / 19 €
distribution: VHS
LE RIVAGE SANGLANT
1985 / color / sound / single screen / 12' 00 / 37 €
distribution: 16mm
FIL(M)AGE
1984-1985 / b&w / silent / single screen / 3' 00 / 19 €
distribution: 16mm
CURSIVITÉS
1982 / b&w / silent / single screen / 10' 00 / 31 €
distribution: 16mm
DES BUTS
1982 / b&w / silent / single screen / 3' 00 / 19 €
distribution: 16mm
AU FILS DE L'AIGUIL
1981 / b&w / silent / single screen / 7' 30 / 25 €
distribution: 16mm
LA CASE À NOVAS
1981 / color / sound / single screen / 4' 30 / 24 €
distribution: 16mm
CITATION, LA + LE RENDEZ-VOUS MYSTÉRIEUX
1981 / b&w / sound / single screen / 4' 30 / 24 €
distribution: 16mm
CONFUSION
1981 / color / sound / single screen / 6' 00 / 24 €
distribution: 16mm
DÉSACCORDS
1981 / color / sound / single screen / 5' 00 / 24 €
distribution: 16mm
ÉCRISSES
1981 / b&w / sound / single screen / 7' 00 / 24 €
distribution: 16mm
IL Y AURA TOUJOURS DES FRAISES À BRÛLER
1981 / color / sound / single screen / 10' 00 / 31 €
distribution: 16mm
UN PETIT BOL D'AIR
1981 / color / sound / single screen / 4' 30 / 24 €
distribution: 16mm
PETIT DEJEUNER HYPERGRAPHIQUE
1981 / color / sound / single screen / 3' 30 / 19 €
distribution: 16mm
LE VENT DU SOIR
1981 / color / sound / single screen / 10' 00 / 31 €
distribution: 16mm
BOMBA LE VIOLEUR ?
1980-1981 / b&w / silent / single screen / 7' 00 / 24 €
distribution: 16mm