Jacqueline Veuve

Cinéaste et ethnologue (1930-2013)

Selection of films (synoptical view of the films by subject) back    

Arts and artists

Irene Reymond, painter, 1902-1998

2005. DVD, colour, 12 min.

[Synopsis is actually available only in french]

Portrait de Irène Reymond, tante de Jacqueline Veuve. Avec des extraits du film «La mort du grand-père»

The Artist's Salary

2000. 16mm/Beta/VHS, colour, 60 min.

Synopsis: Le salaire de l'artisteFrom 1989 to 2000, Jacqueline Veuve, together with cameraman Milivoj Ivkovic, followed the life of a young artist, her son, Laurent Veuve who lived in New York with his family.
To these 11 years of filming are added some extracts from a short film of 1968 about Laurent, then aged 7, and a sequence in 1986 done by Pascal Chevalley for the … [to the detail page]

1988. 16mm, Beta, VHS, colour, 27 min.

Like his grandfather and his father before him, François Pernet is a mountain peasant and works with wood. He trained as a carpenter and cabinet maker and owns the last working sawmill in French-speaking Switzerland. He is a sculptor besides.

Visites et stages

1975. 16mm, b/w, 15 min.

[Synopsis is actually available only in french]

Le film montre les deux moyens d'information offerts aux élèves pour les aider à faire leur choix professionnel. Présentation, en classe, des visites d'information professionnelle; illustration dans deux secteurs: bâtiment et secrétariat. Présentation des stages, vus par deux élèves du cycle d'orientation. D'anciens élèves, aujourd'hui apprentis … [to the detail page]

1970. Video, b/w, 15 min.

[Synopsis is actually available only in french]

Pour cette histoire du théâtre de son début jusqu'à nos jours, nous avons eu recours à des gravures, des photos et des comédiens qui, en surimpression sur des scènes d'un théâtre antique, déclament des extraits des Troyennes d'Euripide, du Revenant de Plaute, de Roméo et Juliette de W. Shakespeare, etc.

A Head full of Music

1968. 16mm, b/w, 20 min.

«A Head Full of Music» is an attempt to give a close-up picture of a singer and the world which surrounds her. In this "small circle" which includes the manager, the artistic director, the impresario, and the orchestra depend on her and she on them - especially financially. They areiclosely linked in a battle for a place in the spotlights of the entertainment jungle. «A Head Full of Music» is an … [to the detail page]

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