Monday, September 1 to Saturday, September 6, 9.45pm at Campo Santo.
September 4 to 6: simultaneous screening on the Place de la République.
In the event of bad weather, there will be no alternative venue.
The Visa pour l'Image evening shows will cover the main events of the past year, from September 2013 to August 2014. Every evening, from Monday to Saturday, the program will begin with a chronological review of these news stories, two months at a time. This is followed by reports and features on society, wars, stories that have made the news and others that have been kept quiet, plus coverage of the state of the world today. Visa pour l'Image also presents retrospectives of major events and figures in history. The Visa pour l'Image award ceremonies are held during the evening programs.
Featuring in the 2014 Festival program (subject to change):
- News stories of the year across the continents: war, crises, politics, unusual and remarkable events, sport, culture, science, the environment etc.
- 1914: 100 years after the outbreak of World War I [The Great War]
- Nelson Mandela Retrospective
- Lou Reed, from Velvet Underground to 2013
- 20 years after the Chiapas Rebellion: what has happened to the Zapatistas?
- The Sochi Winter Olympics
- Tenth anniversary for Days Japan
- Events in Central African Republic, Ukraine, Israel / Palestine and Syria
Plus: Afghanistan, Pakistan, South Sudan, Kenya, Mali, Ethiopia, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Japan, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, the United States, Iran, Italy, Belgium, France, the Arctic and the Antarctic, and more.
- Video books: Living on a Dollar a Day by Renée C. Byer; Un destin Rwandais [A Rwandan Destiny] by Christophe Calais; Photographer's Paradise. Turbulent America 1960-1990 by Jean-Pierre & Eliane Laffont; Jours de guerre [War Days] by Jean-Noël Jeanneney
- Tributes (including Camille Lepage, Bill Eppridge and Henri Bureau).