The International Festival of Films on Art - 39TH Edition from March 16 to 28, 2021

Le Cri VR

France | 2019 | 15 min
Participation: Centre National du Cinéma et de l'image animée, Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Sound: TAPE, Franck WEBER
Artists: DeeMoes
Production: ARTE France, Cinétévé Experience
Programmer: BackLight
Director: Charles Ayats, Sandra Paugam
Categories :
FIFA Interactive


Edvard Munch’s The Scream is omnipresent. The famous face distorted by terror has fired our imaginations so greatly that it has become the universal symbol of dread. Are you ready to unleash the secrets of the most famous « scream » in art history?

Alone in an empty museum, you find yourself face to face with the painting. Do you dare touch it? Take care: demons and phantoms will spring from the canvas and drag you into the depths of the artist’s tortured mind.

Based on the painting, The Scream VR carries the user away to explore the painter’s obsessions and work. This interactive and sensory virtual-reality experience unfolds in three chapters, presenting a unique interpretation of the Expressionist masterpiece.

Anima Brussels Animation Film Festival, Belgium (2019) - Audience Award
ANIDOX:VR, Denmark (2019) - Best Immersive Work
360 Film Festival, France (2019) – Grand Prix VR
Geneva International Film Festival, Switzerland (2018)
Venice VR, La Biennale di Venezia, Italy (2019)


Charles Ayats

Charles Ayats holds a degree in Interactive Digital Experience from the Gobelins School of Images in Paris. He works as an interactive designer for web documentary projects broadcast on ARTE. He is an expert in designing participatory experiences that facilitate the transmission of knowledge, often by incorporating gameplay mechanics. A good example of this is Type:Rider (2013), which recounts the history of fonts and characters. Constantly searching for new ways to tell stories, he has taken a keen interest in virtual reality, developing interactive fiction films and documentaries for this new medium (SENS, 2016, 7 Lives, 2019).

Biographies have been provided by third parties.

Sandra Paugam

Born in Paris in 1972, Sandra Paugam has been involved in the making of a plethora documentaries on art and culture, working primarily as an assistant director. She has honed her skills considerably since 1996, putting together some 50 documentaries. In 2009, Sandra began directing her own films. She has made several art films in partnership with the Orsay Museum and RMN, including her recent Cocottes et courtisanes, which earned her the award for Best TV Documentary at FIFA 2016 in Montreal. Her films include Degas et le corps mis à nu, as well as an up-close look at the history of the Grand Palais, and a portrait of Paul Durand-Ruel, the art dealer who put the impressionists on the map.

Biographies have been provided by third parties.

Screenings playing this movie

Place des Arts - Espace culturel Georges-Émile-Lapalme
Screening # PDA1
360° Figaro
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360° Figaro

Germany | 24 min | 2018

Italian | Subtitles in English

Beethoven 360
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Beethoven 360

France | 6 min | 2019

- Without dialogue