Pays-Bas, 2001
29 mins, Beta numerique PAL, Couleur, Stereo


Selected Film Festivals

The 30th International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2001 (World Premiere)
The 8th New York Video Festival 2001, Film Society of Lincoln Center, New York, 2001
The 30th Montreal Festival of New Cinema and New Media, Canada, 2001
The 45th London International Film Festival, United Kingdom, 2001
The 19th World Wide Video Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2001
The 22nd Durban International Film Festival, South Africa, 2001
The 5th Graz Biennial on Media and Architecture, Austria, 2001
VIPER, International Festival for Film, Video and Multimedia, Basel, Switzerland, 2001
Hors Les Murs, FIDMarseille – Festival international du documentaire, Marseille, France, 2001
The 43rd Bilbao Documentary and Short Film festival, Spain, 2001
VideoArt XXII Festival et Forum International de la Vidéo et des Arts Electroniques et de la Nouvelle Culture Emergente, Locarno, Switzerland, 2001
The 48th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany, 2002
(ARTE Prize for Best European Short Film)
Videoex 2002, Experimental Film and Video Festival, Zurich, Switzerland 2002
(First Prize ex aequo)
The 38th Pesaro International Film Festival, Italy 2002
The 3rd Jeonju International Film Festival 2002, South Korea 2002
The 14th Ankara International Film Festival, Turkey, 2002
The 10th Filmer à tout prix, Brussels, Belgium, 2002
The 6th International Jihlava Documentary Film Festival, Czech Republic, 2002
The 2002 Birmingham Film and TV Festival, England, 2002
The 22nd Indie Video Archive 2002, Seoul, South Korea, 2002
The 6th Video Medeja, International Video Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2002
The Festival of Festivals, Cinealternative, Paris, France, 2002
The 10th International Festival of Video and Multimedia, Canarias, Spain, 2002
The 15th Instants Video de Manosque, France, 2002
Les 2003 Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin
The One World International Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic, 2003
The One World Human Rights Film Festival, Council for defence of Human Rights and Freedoms, Prishtina, Kosovo, 2003
The International Women Film Festival, Turin, Italy, 2003
The 9th International Film Festival Dortmund, Femme Totale, Germany, 2003
The 10th Oldenburger Filmtage, Germany, 2003
The 51st Sydney International Film Festival, Australia, 2004
The 9th Malaysian Video Awards Festival, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2004
Le 14ème Festival du Film de Vendome, France, December 2005
CARGO, Towards a Canon of Short Film, 26th Uppsala International Short Film Festival, Sweden, 2007
CARGO, 10 Jahre Videoex…10 Jahre „Other Stories“, Festival Videoex, Zurich, Switzerland, 2008
Le Festival Les Yeux Ouverts, Beauvais, France, June 2008
Aux Écrans du Réel, 17ème édition, Le Mans, France, 2016
Vers La Mer & CARGO (film of choice Annik Leroy), De Imagerie, Visite Film Festival, Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium, 13th August 2021

Selected Film Festival Touring

Highlights of the New York Video Festival 2001, Film Society of Lincoln Center, Tour of North America: 2001-2002

International Video, Oberhausen on Tour: Montreal, Group Intervention Vidéo (2002), Goethe Institute, Vilnius, Lithuania (2002) Kino Xenix, Zurich, Switzerland (2003), Kommunales Kino, Freiburg, Germany (2003), Cinema Les Variétés, Marseille, France (2003), Cinema Nova, Brussels, Belgium (2003), Filmkunsthaus die Nato, Leipzig, Germany (2003), Berliner Kino Babylon, Berlin, Germany (2003), Belgrade International Film Festival, Serbia (2003), Black Nights Film Festival, Goethe Institute, Tallinn, Estonia (2003) Goethe Institute, Sydney, Australia (2004) Goethe Institute, Auckland, New Zealand (2004), Signes de Nuit, Cinema Balzac, Paris, (2004)

Selected Art Installation and Museum Screenings

Digit, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, 2001
CARGO, The San Francisco Cinematheque, USA, 2001
De-Globalizing / Re-Globalizing / micro-museum, Mediaterra Festival 2001, Fournos Centre for Art and New Technologies, Athens, Touring to Lavrion, Sofia, Belgrade, Maribor, Osnabruk and The Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany, 14th September-15th October, 2001
Five Travelers, Film Forum, Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA, Curated by Mark Rance, 23rd October 2001
PLAY gallery for still and motion pictures, Berlin, Germany, 2002
ISEA 2002, International Symposium on Electronic Arts, Nagoya, Japan, 2002
Transfer Damaskus, Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary, 2003
Es ist schwer das Reale zu berühren / It’s hard to touch the real Festival, Kunstverein Munich, Germany, 2003 (Selection of Mari Laanemets and Killu Sukmit)
Total Motiviert/ Totally Motivated, Kunstverein Munich, Germany, Video archive, Curated by Maria Lind and Soren Grammel (14th March-13th April, 2003)
Es ist schwer das Reale zu berühren / It’s hard to touch the real, Exhibition Video Archive, Kunstverein Munich, Germany, 2003, Curated by Soren Grammel and Maria Lind
Es ist schwer das Reale zu berühren / It’s hard to touch the real, Kunstverein Munich, Germany, Video Archive Tour: Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scotland (2004}; Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK (2004) Bildmuseet Umeå, University College of Fine Arts, Sweden (2005); Yeans, Gothenburg, Sweden (2005); UKS, Unge Kunstnerers Samfund, Oslo, Norway, (2005); City Gallery, Tallinn Kunsthalle, Estonia (2005) Then permanently held as an archive in the Grazer Kunstverein, Austria
Cinémathèque de Tanger: Explorations in Film and Video, The Photographer’s Gallery, London (29th September-26th November 2006)
Cinematheque de Tanger, Among the Moderns, 2nd International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville: The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society, Spain, Curated by Okwui Enwezor, 26th October 2006 – 8th January 2007
Filmforum’s 30th Anniversary: Inard & Outward Journeys – Films by Sarah Miles & Laura Waddington, American Cinematheque, Los Angeles, USA, Curated by Mark Rance, 29th October 2006
Cinémathèque de Tanger/ Among the Moderns, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh (11th November 2006 -28 January 2007)
Poèmes anti-coloniaux, essais humanistes, La Cinémathèque Française, Paris, France, 17th November 2006
Port City: On mobility and exchange, Arnolfini Centre for Contemporary Art, Bristol, UK, 2007
BAM-Cinematek presents: Selection from the Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, Brooklyn Academy of Music, USA, September 2008
Outside In: Alternative Narratives in Contemporary Art, University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, China, Curated by Tina Yee-wan Pang (9th June – 19th July 2009) (Installation)
La Intratable Belleza del Mundo exhibition, The Wilfredo Lam Contemporary Art Center, Havana, Cuba, Curated by Christine Van Assche (8th March -April 2010) (Installation)
ContainerCinema, for the project Container/Werkstatt 2010, Kunst Meran, Merano Arte Merano, Italy, Curated by Sabine Gamper, September 2010
Voir/Revoir 4: Buffard Rembobine! Un choix d’Alain Buffard dans la Collection Nouveaux Médias et Film du Musée National d’art Moderne, Pompidou Center, Paris, October 2010
elles@centrepompidou, Artistes femmes dans les collections du Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France (27th May 2009 -21st February 2011)
Selected Works from the Pompidou’s New Media Collection exhibition, Curated by Christine Van Assche and Ghila Limon, The Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel (27th November 2010 – 22nd January 2011) (Installation)
Alternatives to Memories exhibition, Galerie Art & Essai, Université Rennes 2, France, Curated by Marion Hohlfeldt (2nd December 2010 – 4th February 2011) (Installation)
Selected Works from the Pompidou’s New Media Collection exhibition, Institut Francais d’Izmir, Turkey, Curated by Christine Van Aasche, Centre Pompidou (6th May–June 13th 2011) (Installation)
The Current Convening #2, Fort Kochi, Kerala, India, Curated by Shanay Jhaveri (Metropolian Museum of Art) and Stefanie Hessler (TBA21-Academy / Thyssen-Bornemisza Art contemporary Vienna), December 2016
Buffard Rembobine! exhibition CND, Centre national de la danse, Pantin, France, Curated by Alain Buffard, (4th October -15th December 2017)
Buffard Rembobine! Comedie du Caen, France, Curated by Alain Buffard(6th February -20th April 2018)
Jacqueline Hoang Nguyen, Maeve Brennan & Laura Waddington, CAMPLE LINE, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, Curated by Tina Fiske (16th March – 25th May 2019) (Installation)
Cargo in Question: Two Films about Labor, Shipping, and Globalization in the 21st Century, SBMM, Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, USA, Curated by Mae A. Miller-Likheth (with a Q&A with Dr. Mae & Dr. Charmaine Chua), 2023

Selected Other Screenings

Cineteatro San Lorenzo, Milan, Italy, 2001
Cinema de Balie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2001
Reveries and Elegies: Sokurov, Waddington and Nelson, Pulse 2002, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago Cultural Center, USA, 2002
CARGO, COE Cinema, Milan, Italy, 2002
Responses – A view of time, Kaleidoskop – Film Forum in Aachen, Germany, 2002
Coop on Location#79: Kartographien »Territories« Austrian Filmmakers Coop Das 20er Haus, Vienna, Austria, Curated by Melanie Ohnemus, 2003
CARGO, La Roche qui boit, La Manche, Normandie, France, Presented by Transat video, 23rd March 2003
Leben durch Wasser in H20 Austellung 2004, Kaleidoskop – Film Forum in Aachen, Germany
Welt Aus Dem Container, Palast der Republik, Berlin, 2005
Westend 05, Schaubune Lindenfels, Leipzig, Germany, 2005
Tranzit.Hu Bemutatja, Irok Boltja Teazo, Budapest, Hungary, 2005
CARGO (proposed by the Pesaro Film Festival), Struttura, Biblioteca di San Vincenzo, Italy, September 2006
Happy New Ears, Buda Kunsten Centrum, Kortrijk, Belgium, September 2007
CARGO (followed by discussion with Claude Villers), Bibliothèque municipale d’Anglet, France, March 2008
CARGO, The presence of Place. A Wrinkle in Time, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, US, Screening to accompany the exhibition curated by Jason Fox, September 2008
Contrechamp: Ce lumineux sujet de désir, Le Cinematographe, Nantes, France, November 2008
Flaherty NYC #3, CARGO and God is my Safest Bunker, Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA, December 2008
F.I.L.M, Forum for Images and Languages in Motion: The best of Flaherty 2009-2010, Hamilton College, NY, US, Curated by Scott MacDonald, September 2010
Cent lieux d’art 2, Solre le Château, France, Curated by Transat Video, 2012
CARGO (in person) Kreek, Oosterbeek, Netherlands, June 2013
Denk_mal im Kopf: Border / Denk_mal im Kopf: CARGO, Südbahnhof Krefeld -Werkhaus e.V., Krefeld, Germany, September 2013
L’étranger, 11èmes Rencontres du film documentaire, Luttes & résistances, (organised by Association Abraham Mazel), Saint Jean du Gard, France, March 2015

Screenings in Homages and Focuses

In Person: Laura Waddington, Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, 2002, Curated by Sixpack Film, Vienna
Crossing Frontiers – Laura Waddington, The 51st Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Germany, 6th-9th May 2005
Homage to Laura Waddington, The 41st Pesaro International Film Festival, Italy, 26th-28th June 2005
Tapis, coussins et vidéo: Laura Waddington, Chapelle Fromentin, The 33rd La Rochelle International Film Festival, France, 4th July & 8th July 2005
Laura Waddington, Centre Culturel Français de Belgrade, Serbia, Curated by Brent Klinkum, Transat Video, in partnership with the French embassy Belgrade, 26th May 2006
A Nomadic Camera: Films by Laura Waddington, Curzon cinema, London, Curated by Cinémathèque de Tanger and Photographer’s Gallery, London, 18th November 2006
Vidéo et après: Laura Waddington, Musée National d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 20th November 2006
Focus: Laura Waddington, Salon Vidéo de Printemps, Salon Mommen, Brussels, Belgium, Curated by 68Septante, 28th April 2007
Laura Waddington, Mostra Video Itau Cultural, Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Curated by Andre Brasil, Institut Itau Cultural, Sao Paolo, 3rd September, 2007
Laura Waddington, Mostra Video Itau Cultural, Instituto de Artes do Para, Belem do Para, Brazil, Curated by Andre Brasil, Institut Itau Cultural, Sao Paolo, 16th September, 2007
Spazio Laura Waddington, La Frontiera: Controgeografie del Rifugio, Sala Curò, Piazza Cittadella, Bergamo, Italy, Collaboration of Lab80 and Millepiani, October 2007
Laura Waddington: Internationalist Cinema for Today, Anthology Film Archives, New York, Curated by Nicole Brenez, March 2012
IMA Eyespeak presents: An Evening with Laura Waddington and Nicholas Mirzoeff, Hunter College, New York, 6th December 2013
Tres Cortos de Laura Waddington, Mujeres en La Resistencia/Women in the Resistance, Sala Robles Godoy del Ministerio de Cultura del Peru, Museo de la Nacion, Lima, Peru, Curated by Jose Sarmiento-Hinojosa and Monica Delgado, Desistfilm and Nicole Brenez, 25th February, 2019
Tres Cortos de Laura Waddington, Mujeres en La Resistencia/Women in the Resistance, Efimera, La Paz, Bolivia, Curated by Jose Sarmiento-Hinojosa and Monica Delgado, Desistfilm and Nicole Brenez, June 2019
Tres Cortos de Laura Waddington, Mujeres en La Resistencia/Women in the Resistance, Cámara Lúcida, Encuentros Cinematográficos & Alianza Francesca, Cuenca, Ecuador, Curated by Jose Sarmiento-Hinojosa and Monica Delgado, Desistfilm and Nicole Brenez, 23rd October 2019
Mujeres en La Resistencia/Women in the Resistance I: Laura Waddington Online cycle in response to Covid-19 quarantine, Curated by Jose Sarmiento-Hinojosa and Monica Delgado, Desistfilm and Nicole Brenez (Cinémathèque Française), May-June 2020)

Selected Television and Streaming

CARGO, Court Circuit/ KurzSchluss. ARTE TV/ZDF, France and Germany, June 2003

Selected Screenings during in Person Lectures and Seminars

Week long Seminar for Masters students (Invitation of Kai Kaljo), Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, Estonia, 2001
ELIA Biennial Conference Lectures, Two days of Lectures by Laura Waddington, Hochschule fur Gestaltung und Kunst, (Invitation of Edith Flückiger), Luzerne, Switzerland, 4th-5th November, 2004
Seminar KHM (Invitation of Matthias Müller), Kunsthochschule für Medien Cologne Germany, May 2005
Lecture. ESAD, École supérieure des arts décoratifs de Strasbourg, In collaboration with Vidéo Les Beaux Jours, France, March 2006
Workshop (Invitation of Annik Leroy), ERG – École de Recherche Graphique, Brussels, Belgium, April 2007
The Age of Migration, The 54th Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, USA, Curated by Chi-hui Yang, June 21-27, 2008

Selected Educational and Workshops

Workshop by Vipin Vijay at the Mass Communication Center, Kerala, India 2002
Class of Peter Hutton, Bard College, US (diverse dates)
Class of Nezar Andary, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2006
Workshop of Ulrike Franke, Filmhaus Koln, Germany 2008
Class of Bhaskar Sarkar, University of California Santa Barbara, USA 2008/9
Classes of Sarah Elder, University at Buffalo, USA 2008/9
Presentation by Patrick Huber, Art School Zurich, Switzerland, September 2009
Workshop of Petra Johnson, AMspace, Shanghai, China, 2009
Classes of Eva Kuhn, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2009
Class of Jane Gillooly, School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA), Boston USA, 2009
Classes of Matthias Mueller, KHM, Kunsthochschule für Medien, Cologne, Germany, Summer Semester, 2018