Thomas Lacoste is a filmmaker, publisher and essayist. Founder and director of the international critical thinking review The Ordinary Passer-by (Le Passant Ordinaire, 1994,, of the Passer-by Editions (Les Éditions du Passant, 1997), The Other campaign (L’Autre campagne, 2006, and La Bande Passante (2009,, an international network dedicated to critical thinking, alternative actions and contemporary creations. He directed more than fifty films and interviews, among which the «ciné-frontières» Our World ("Notre Monde", 2012), Clandestin Ulysses, the identity excesses ("Ulysse Clandestin, les dérives identitaires", 2011), Bad Days Will End, 40 years of justice in France ("Les Mauvais Jours Finiront, 40 ans de justice en France", 2009), Rétention de sûreté, une peine infinie (2008), Universities, the big night ("Universités, le grand soir", 2007) and Refutations (2007). In 2012, a DVD box set, Penser critique, Kit de survie éthique et politique pour situations de crise(s), including 47 of his «ciné-interviews» was released, and a retrospective of his «ciné-frontières» was screened at the cinema Reflet Médicis in Paris.