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REEL TO REEL – The Sound Drifts + Jérôme Noetinger

REEL TO REEL – The Sound Drifts + Jérôme Noetinger

Stefano Canapa

France | 2020 | 20 min
Presented only in theatres

A diptych composed of the two films Stefano Canapa made in collaboration with Jérôme Noetinger. The title evokes the reel-to-reel tape recorder he plays, as well the passage from the magnetic tape reel to the film reel. The two films are projected one after the other, in reverse order in relation to their production chronology. We first discover the image of the sound we are hearing, with The Sound Drifts, which exposes the optical soundtracks of the film Jérôme Noetinger. Then, with the second film, we have the singular experience of listening to the same soundtrack and discovering the gestures that led to its creation. Jérôme Noetinger is at once a visual portrait of the musician at work, a study on movement, and a fascinating sound improvisation lesson.
Jérôme Noetinger is a French improviser and composer of electroacoustic music. His musical technique is based on an electroacoustic apparatus combining Revox tape recorders, a mixing board, analog synthesizers, effects, contact microphones and speakers.

This film is part of the FIFA EXPERIMENTAL section program PROJECTIONS.
Director Stefano Canapa
Artist Jérôme Noetinger
Music Jérôme Noetinger

In Partnership with


• Université Concordia - J.A. de Sève, LB-125, Pavillon J. W. McConnell
Friday, march 17, 2023, 08:15 p.m. — 10:30 p.m.


Stefano Canapa

Stefano Canapa

Stefano Canapa (1977, Italy) graduated in 2001 in Film History and Aesthetics from DAMS University in Turin. After moving to France, he combined his training with his experience from the Paris-based lab L’abominable, and contributed to setting up similar kinds of organisations (experimental, artisanal, self-managed). Since 2002 he has been increasingly involved in projects with live components: installations, performance art, multidisciplinary improvisations, and plays for theatre. His work has been presented at many international festivals and exhibitions such as Locarno, Rotterdam, Berlin, Oberhausen, Marseille, Paris, Seoul, New York, Toronto, Montreal and Belo Horizonte. (Light Cone)

Biographical notes provided by the film production team
Other films:
Further Radical (2020)
The Sound Drifts (2019)
Jérôme Noetiger (2018)
A Radical Film (2017)
Kairos (2016)

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