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Voyage of Time is a celebration of the universe, displaying the whole of time, from its start to its final collapse. This film examines all that occurred to prepare the world that stands before us now: science and spirit, birth and death, the grand cosmos and the minute life systems of our planet.
From Tibet to Australia, Alaska to Norway, drones, Go-Pros and helicopters, help Jennifer Peedom fim mountaineers, ice climbers, free soloists, heliskiers, snowboarders, wingsuiters and parachuting mountain bikers. A classical score from the Australian Chamber Orchestra accompanies this majestic cinematic experience.
In this unapologetic and politically incorrect portrait, an extraordinary and eccentric Belgian judge takes viewers behind the scenes of real-life criminal investigations. The stranger-than-fiction documentary makes for a wild and riveting ride.
Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. "Human Flow", an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration.
Ulrich Seidl follows wealthy tourists going on safari to kill animals that are often endangered species: some for trophies, others to enjoy. Even if every prey comes at a price, they always find a way to legitimize their own actions.
A film-poem in eighteen waves, like so many scenes to describe Paris and its urban landscape as seen by a "young isolated foreigner." Terrorist attacks, whites roses, a state of emergency, the tricolor, the Atlantic Ocean and its crossings, volcanoes, the beat-box, rebellion, anger, police violence, a revolutionary song, silence, joy... Nothing but joy.
When Agnès and JR met in 2015, they immediately wanted to work together, to shoot a film in France, far from cities, during a trip in JR's photographic (and magical) truck. Through chance encounters and prepared projects, they reached out to others, listening to them, photographing them, and sometimes putting them on posters.
For most of her life, Hélène, who lives with her parents in rural France, did not communicate. And then, at the age of 21-despite having had no formal schooling or ever having been taught to read or write-she did. By arranging laminated alphabet letters, Hélène created words, then phrases and finally a book, one letter at a time.
After the military coup d'État militaire by Pinochet in September 1973, the Italian ambassador to Santiago de Chile paid a visit to the hundreds of asylum seekers. Throughout the days, the documentary of Nanni Moretti tracks a moment in which many lives were saved through the efforts of Italian diplomats.
One man's journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Damon Gameau embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as 'healthy'. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves.
Relive the most memorable moments in soccer history, meet the top players, witness the greatest goals, experience the passion and the drama from the last 85 years of FIFA Tournaments from the FIFA World Cup™ Official Film archives.
MEAT is the modern history of the animals we eat, told be people involved in their roduction such as hunters or industrial pork rearers. A revealing and stimulating documentary that does not tell anyone what to think but shines a light on people, the earth and the realities hidden behind our supermarket shelves.
An interview by director Roberto Rossellini with Salvador Allende that addresses the problems of development of Latin America. It was aired on September 15th, 1973, on the Italian national network RAI, right after the assassination of the Chilean President.
The events behind Kurt Cobain's death as seen through the eyes of Tom Grant, the private investigator hired by Courtney Love in 1994 to track down her missing husband only days before his deceased body was found at their Seattle home. Cobain's death was ruled a suicide by the police, but doubts have circulated due Grant's work, who determined there was significant evidence of foul play.
What is Freemasonry today ? Who are the Freemasons ? On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of Freemasonry, this extraordinary world tour in 80 lodges unveils, for the first time, these ancient and fascinating communities. Terra Masonica takes us to meet masons in their everyday life, sharing their history and vision of a changing world.
Nazi Germany occupied the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg from 1940 to 1944, with the intention of returning the Luxembourgers to their so-called German roots. Paradoxically, this attempt to incorporate Luxembourg into the Third Reich triggered the nation's self-awareness.
When I began filming my family, I wanted to preserve images of my own world. A particular Jewish world on the brink of extinction. The typical immigrant dilemma: you’re suffocated if you stay within the family; you’re an exile in the outside world. I filmed my Jewish family for 7 years: all their offspring have married blacks, Belgians and Arabs. Now I realize exactly what sort of film I’ve made.
This documentary is a worldwide "poetic journey" through the imaginations of several film writers and directors from all over the world: F. Pierson, J. Audiard, P. Nalin, J. Gray, G. Arriaga, E. Kusturica, Maïwenn, M. Gondry. Entering their world we discover what they have in common through their images, their inspirations, their highly specific methods, their characters and directing styles.
The five life stories told by former East German citizens incarcerated for attempting to flee the Republic in the GDR who are representing a group of around 72,000 ex-convicts are shocking to the core. The subjects speak with extraordinary openness of their struggles with the regime, of horrific prison conditions and interrogation methods.
In spite of water. Because of water. Without water. With water. About flooding and inundation in the delta region of the Brahmaputra in Bangldesh, about the once-thriving fishing port and harbour city of Aralsk on the Aral Sea that now lies lost in the dry Kazakh steppes, and about Africa’s daily war of all against all for a couple of canisters of water in Kibera, the largest slum of Nairobi.
Mos Stellarium is a poetic documentary about Dzemil, Milena, Anna, Yunus, Rijad and Eko. In all intimacy, they tell their stories as young refugees. Attached to the travelled landscapes and all the encounters, the memories look back at these strange journey and turn to the future. It is, in a way, the human existence in a universal sense.
Following the publication of a study that announced the possible disappearance of a part of humanity between here and 2100, Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent set out with a team of four people to carry out an investigation in ten countries in order to understand what could provoke this catastrophe
July 2006. Another war breaks out in Lebanon. The directors decide to follow a movie star, Catherine Deneuve and a friend, actor and artist Rabih Mroue, on the roads of South Lebanon. Together, they will drive through the regions devastated by the conflict. It is the beginning of an unpredictable, unexpected adventure...
A documentary on Jacques Vergès, the controversial lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla who has defending unpopular figures such as Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Holocaust denier Roger Garaudy.
As part of the cultural year in 2007, la Rotonde2, old steam locomotive shop and bus repair shop, has found a new vocation as the first cultural center in Luxembourg exclusively dedicated to young audiences. La Rotonde2 hosted for a year a multitude of projects: dance, theater, exhibitions, workshops and concerts. This documentary follows a year of creation and discoveries.
Physical work was once celebrated with hymns of praise. But workers today must be content with encouraging one another that their hard work is better than no work at all. This series looks at the state of physical work in today's world. Work that is dreary, demanding and at time dangerous.
On the eve of World War II, 20,000 Vietnamese men in French Indochina were forced into labor in arms factories to replace French workers who'd left for the front. Mistaken for soldiers, blocked in France after the 1940 defeat, at the mercy of the German occupying forces and collaborationist bosses, these civil workers known as "Cong Binh" led a parias' life during the Occupation.
San Pedro Mallo is a small village in Bierzo. Since 1936, a “missing person” has been resting in a secret grave. His exhumation provides the freedom to speak and, little by little, reveals a story both individual and collective, a story veiled by the nearly 40 years of Franco’s dictatorship.
In the seventies, a big project is happening : a part of the North district of the train station of Brussels is being destroyed to build a business center. Back in 2007, people who stayed in the neighborhood, torn between destruction and bitterness, will talk to us.
"My future" follows an eighteen year old Ethiopian girl, Tsega, during the most important period of life: she just finished her national exam and is now waiting for the results, on which her future will depend.