I think that my first memory of the Rencontres is around the mid 1980’s. I was shocked to see projections in the Place du Forum when there were some excellent ones in the magic frame that is the Ancient Theater! I did not understand that it was the birth of the Off, created by Chabassus, “the cat” (“Le chat”).
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