In a teacher's life, there is an unforgettable year, when they switch from being students to teachers. They are then "trainee civil servants", part time in college, part time in a class that is entrusted to them. In the great Parisian suburbs, between suburban areas and large housing estates, filmed...
  Abbas was a great reporter. He went to the scene of the great events that changed the world from the 70s to today. He worked for the largest news agencies. Suffice to say that it is at the heart of the history of current photography. But not only that....
Jing is a young Chinese woman who lives in Paris. Brimed by an authoritarian father who did not let her live her passion for a thousand-year-old musical instrument, she has no choice but to emigrate. She chose France. Her situation is fragile. Playing music on the subway, and chaining odd...
A pioneer, Christelle Cuinet is fighting for the profession of end-of-life biographer: she records the words of people close to the end, and turns it into a book that will be offered to their loved ones. An eternal trace of these lives. She goes where no one goes. At this...
April 2017, an attack takes place on the Champs-Elysees, a policeman is killed. A few days later, his companion pays tribute to him at the official ceremony in the Court of Honour of the Prefecture of Paris. Do the words of love then uttered in this symbolic place of order...
But since October 2016, French policemen have been beating the pavement regularly to show their anger. The police in the street is a bulwark of the Republic that gives way... A strong signal that challenges the hierarchy and politicians. To understand the motivations of this unprecedented movement, we interviewed 7...
Understanding the importance of a balanced diet on health and well-being is a topic at the heart of all occupations today. But nutrition is a complex subject. And in the face of the profusion of regimes and the extent of conflicting studies, confusion reigns on the part of the general...
Iceland, 1998. After a series of unfortunate miscommunication in the command center of the Icelandic Power Company, a 26 years old electrical engineer, Mr. Felix Gretarsson, was sent up a high-voltage mast to repair a power line. When he reached the top of the mast, he was struck with lethal...
I live in Castagnède, a village of less than 200 inhabitants located in the south-west of France, at the foot of the Pyrenees. The countryside around me is rather poor, sore by the agricultural and industrial changes of the last fifty years. In my village, there is no more economic...
"Life (more) Healthy" is an initiation quest towards a healthier way of life, in search of well-being. Take the time to stop to breathe, become aware of the world around us, live in the present moment... To be, truly. At first groping, our two authors will multiply the encounters and...
Calls to the 17th continue to increase. Sometimes we get close to implosion. However, not all calls are "police rescue missions". All the calls made to the 17th speak volumes about the company. In direct contact with reality and the snapshot, they deliver small pieces of life full of emotion,...
Leina Sato is a Japanese professional free diver and is expecting her first child. Her partner, Jean-Marie Ghislain is a famous underwater photographer. They share a passion for the oceans, and believe that a strong bond between a mother-to-be and cetaceans exists. And they want to prove it. Leina will...
This film will offer a unique access to those territories, which gather millions of people within thousands of km2. The viewers will immerge themselves into the daily life of people living there – in Byelorussia, Norway, Japan and Scotland. Through people’s testimonies and encounters with the scientists working in these...
In just fifty years, agribusiness methods have radically changed the way our food is produced. Half a century was enough to make fifteen thousand years of natural agriculture forget. Wine, a cultural setting if any, seemed so far untouched, at least that's what we thought. Today, the vine consumes 20...
The stories of the patients of Marie-Ange, a psychic-magnetizer in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais, give a metaphorical image of the world, the planet on which we live and the unspeakable evils that we all share. Fragments of life recorded over two years, this documentary is a hollow portrait of modern society, seen...
One of the most tragic health and political cases, because of hundreds of dead people including a majority of hemophiliac children, is the scandal of contaminated blood (i.e. not warmed). At the end of 1985 and in the beginning of 1986, the French Institut Mérieux has sold out its stock...
Over the decades, the word has become synonym of petty crimes, riots, extremism, and unemployment, and gained a hint of extremism. Here, the director has access to different generations of cité-dwellers. He has gained their trust and had them talk freely about their daily life, their beliefs and expectations in...
A survivor of the Nazi camps, coming from a very poor Hungarian family, he turned up to become the forger of the 20th century, and lived the last years of his life in a huge villa on Ibiza. A survivor of the Nazi camps, coming from a very poor Hungarian...
This documentary trilogy follows the complete journey of 6 protagonists implicated by the courts, from their arrest to the end of their sentence. Alongside them throughout the judicial proceedings, in the places of police, justice and detention, the film offers a singular experience that confronts the viewer with the concrete...
They are teachers, nurses, rescuers and who knows what else in the future? They can have any shapes: automatic cars, pets, or humans. They are robots. But what is like living with one of them 24 hours a day?
Five writers, who had to go into exile because they were threatened in their country of origin, tell us about a violent, absurd and unjust world. They tell of their intimate perception of writing and exile. These men and women, initially cornered because of their freedom of speech, embody the...
The world of contemporary African dance is singular, inventive and surprising. Choreographers from South Africa to Morocco, passing through the center, east and west of the continent, offer us a foray into their colorful world.
The West and the East clash in the name of Good with Jerusalem in the crosshairs as they once did. Behind this recourse to God in politics hides a real struggle for world domination.... Let's start, thirty years ago, with the Islamic Revolution of Iran in 1979. Thirty years told...
Hello, police? Behind these few words, an expectation. A request, a hope, a complaint. Sometimes even an order. An emergency? A peril? Not necessarily... In recent years, the number of calls to the 17 standard has been increasing. At certain times, we approach implosion. Yet, in the vast majority of...
Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel." In response to...
In France, since 2003, new directives have introduced the concept of eviction quotas to be filled each year. These goals, quantified for the first time in history, provoke violent criticism. Arrests, sometimes even in schools, have gradually led citizens to switch to civil disobedience against what they call "the politics...
Techno celebrated its 25th birthday in 2013. It has become a culture in its own right, ranking among trendy music, and bringing together millions of people worldwide. Its DJs have become veritable stars. It is a global, worldwide culture, and its creators and fans alike share its common denominators of...
In the spring of 1945, 400,000 German soldiers and 305,000 Soviet soldiers died during the Battle of the Oder. On the old front line, 100 kilometres from Berlin, a country takes root mixing victorious armies, defeated people, fleeing Nazis and looters of all origins... It is still called the Wild...
Fetishism surprises, sometimes worries. As Raul explains, some people only enjoy thinking about women's feet or shoes. Pierre, on the other hand, has a spinning head as soon as he imagines legs sheathed in seam stockings. Michel-Jean has several dozen latex garments in his wardrobe, and the mere mention of...