The morning of the ASVOFF 2 festival launch at Passage du Desir – the Players_the festival continues through the weekend

Dear Shaded Viewers,

ASVOFF 2 was launched Friday night at Passage Du Desir thanks to the BETC and their great support, Sylvain Marchand was there to anticipate all of our needs.


ASVOFF Producers Antoine Asseraf and David Herman


BETC angel, Sylvain Marchand

Christophe and rebecca

SAMSUNG's Christophe and Rebecca 


still from Fiction Noir by Steven Klein

These are the main players without which the festival would have never taken place. Thank you all. The programming starts today at 14h with a documentary on Hussein Chalayan, 14h30 Hyeres It Is, 15h30 Blackheart, 1600-to 18h30 the films in competition screen for the 2nd time, 18h30 Out of competition films which include Undercover, Mr. Lacroix's Pearls, La Vitesse et la Pierre, Audrey attends Hubert G's 40 year celebration partyRick Owens Portrait and shoot highlights by Nick Knight and many others, 19h Thom Brown's The Septemberists, 19h30 Irene The Queen of Lincoln Road and 1t 20h Archives of the 80's introduced by its director Jeffrey Hinton. Screening followed by a Q&A.

Sunday's programming includes: 14h  Chloe Sevigny, Kim GOrdon and Devendra Banhart, appearing in the films of  Alia Raza's , the director, Alia Raza will be present., 15h30 CHicks on Speed Retrospective, 16h the third projection of the films in competition, 18h30 Roisin Murphy Retrospective, 19h Music Videos and at 19h30 a live concert by WOODKID.


Sebastien Meunier's installation

The festival is free and open to the public.



All photos taken with  Samsung ST50

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.