Hors Pistes is organised by the world famous Centre Pompidou, the national museum of contemporary art located in the center of Paris, which possesses one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. The Centre Pompidou is entirely devoted to the modern and contemporary creation: it is a place where visual arts live hand in hand with theatre, literature, music and cinema.

Since its creation in 2006, Hors pistes became the highlight of the annual Centre Pompidou event program. The variety of the selected movies is a mirror of the uniqueness of the Cinemas of Centre Pompidou, focusing on diversity (video art, expérimental films, documentaries, fiction, live performances etc…)

It was held in New York, Istanbul, Mexico City, London, Venice, Sao Paulo and also in Tokyo and Kyoto.