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Cloud 9

a videoclip by the french band The Late Bloomers

  • Valérie Mitteaux
  • Nicolas Downstairs
  • Xanae Bove
  • Project Type:
    Music Video
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 43 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 21, 2021
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Director Biography - Valérie Mitteaux

- La sous-mission feminine (The female sub-mission): work in writing about how
women maintain the patriarchy system and how to set us free of it.
- 8, avenue Lénine, (8, Lenin avenue), 100 min., a Point du Jour & Caravane Films production, theatrical release : November 14th 2018. 15 years of a romenian roma woman in France, 2018. Special mention at the BIDF, Budapest Documentary Film Festival, 2017.
- Le Baiser de Marseille, (The kiss of Marseille), 52 min., a Films de Force Majeure production, 2015. The coming-out of the French homophobia.
Festivals : 2016 Sole Luna de Palerme Festival (Italie), Festival dei Diritti Umani de Milan (Italie), FRAGMENTS – Facing Human Rights (Autriche) 2015 Queer-Streifen Film Festival de Regensburg (Allemagne), FilmFest Homochrom (Allemagne), Durban Gay et Lesbian Film Festival (Afrique du Sud), Kashish 6th Mumbai International Queer Film Festival (Inde), Amnesty International – L’Eden (France) J’en suis, j’y reste – Festival la Quinzaine du Centre (France), Tels Quels Festival (Belgique) 2014 Marais Film Festival (France), Mois du Documentaire (France), ZeFestival (France) Festival Echos d’ici, échos d’ailleurs (France)
- Dreamocracy/l’Académie, 75 and 52 min., a Cinétévé/Ukbar Filmes, Public Sénat and France 3 Corse production, 2014. The life of a group of Portuguese activist organizing, on the path of the Arabic spring, one of the biggest social movement of their history. Festival Porto/PosDoc 2016, Festival Frames, Stocklhom 2017.
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- Chorar faz bem, cantar também (Crying makes you feel good, singing too), 45 min., OqueStrada, Sonho Português, 2014. Broadcasted on RTP2 network in Portugal.
- Des poules et des Mercedes, idées recues sur les gens du voyages (Hens and big cars, prejudices about French gypsies), 60 min., an Uravif production, last screening: October 6th 2018 in Paimpol, 2013
- Fille ou garçon : mon sexe n’est pas mon genre (Girl or boy, my sex is not my gender), 65 min., produced by ARTE, Ostinato Production and Chaz Productions. Arte, diffusion sur Arte, le 23 octobre 2011. An essay about femininity and masculinity following the path of 4 female to male persons.
Festival 19th Mix Brasil Film Festival of Sexual Diversity, São Paulo, Brésil, nov. 2011, London Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, G.-B., mars 2012, DocPortland Queer Documentary film festival, USA, mai 2012, Frameline36 - San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, USA, juin 2012, 19th Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taipei, Taiwan, oct. 2012, Festival Internacional de Cinema Gai i Lesbis de Barcelona, Espagne, oct. 2012, International Queer Film Festival de Hambourg, oct. 2012, Copenhague Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Danemark, oct. 2012, Int'l Women's Film Festival in Seoul, Corée, mai 2013. Rereleased at the Saint-André des Arts, in March 2016. Chosen at Avignon Festival 2018 as part of the gender thematic of the edition.
- Kings of the World, 114 min., theatrical release June 13th 2007, a production by Zagarianka Productions/Intereurop/Caravane Films. A road-movie about American hegemony and if and how they were taken advantage of this supremacy. Auckland Film Festival (CA) in 2008. Broadcasted on TPS Star.
- Camarades prostituées, les syndiquées du trottoir, (Comrades prostitutes, the sidewalk trade unionists), 17 min., pilot film, about the first prostitutes trade-union in Argentina and in the world, 2006. In redevelopment.
- Albert, un enfant rom sort du silence, (Albert, roma child comes out of silence), 26 min., mai 2005, l’Oeil 
et la Main TV broadcast on France 5, produced by Point du Jour.
- Le design agrandit l’école, (Design expands school), 46 min., screened at Saint- Mandé primary school, June 2004
- Surville, 5 min., a 24hour made short documentary film, winner of the Cinema Nouvelle Generation, Lyon, June 2004
- Triptyque, 30 min., screened at the Chaudron theater, Vincennes, June 2004
- Caravane 55, 52 min., Special Prize at the Paris human Rights International Film Festival, March 2004 and audience prize at Ecrans du Réel in Le Mans, April 2004. Broadcasted on France 5, Planète et KTO.
- Terrain d’entente, 15 min., exceptional screening at the European Social Forum,

Saint-Denis, November. 2003
- Interviews of Planning Familial funders, about why they got involved in the organization, 2018
- Film without a camera, editing of the Raquel Freire’s 4th feature film, January 2018
- Du rififi aux 3 Tambours, (Turmoil at the 3 Tambours school), 25 min., a fiction short-film for a the 3 Tambours music school, Paris (image and editing), 2016
- Respeitar a terra (Respect the earth), Madalena Trabucco, French-portuguese singer ) videoclip (image and editing), 2015
- Barreiro, Campo Maior, Cacilhas, videoclipfor Ricardo Fonseca, Portuguese guitar player, 2015 (direction)
- Citizenship Academy in Lisbon, creation and editing of many activist videos for the movement.
- Racismo, editing of Raquel Freire activist video for SOS Racismo Portugal, 2011 - Too much pussy, 2010, co-editing of the Emily Jouvet’s movie.

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