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FR | 2016 | 81' , a 52' version will be ready end of September 2017 | HD | French, English (sub. ) | By Gilles Vernet | La Clairière Production | Broadcaster: Vosges TV

Why does everything go faster? A former trader who became a teacher questions the acceleration of time in our society with his 10 year-old pupils and the help of experts (such as Nicolas Hulot).  Is it only because of the pursue of productivity and economic growth? Giving time to this questioning and children's input makes this documentary a true inspiring "feel good" film.

The children in medical exile               

Children are allowed to be medical refugees as their only chance to survive. 

 

FR | 2015 | 49' | HD | French, English (sub. ), German (sub.), Spanish (sub.) Chinese (sub.) | By Philippe Bonhomme & Frédéric Cordier | ON EN PARLE MERCREDI PRODUCTION | Broadcaster: Réunion 1ère

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Did you know there are medical refugees? An international human rights Convention allows children to be healed in a foreign country. Some parents take the tough and risky decision to send  illegally their child to Comores Islands, from where they are transfered to La Réunion's island, where they will be healed. Suffering from severe renal pathologies, those children will be most likely away from their family their whole life. 

Beyond the barS

BE/FR | 2016 | 57' | HD | French, English (sub. ) | By Daphné Baiwir | Sebastien Cruz

Let’s enter into the daily life of a prison from the employees' perspective! Thanks to this immersive documentary and vibrant testimonies, we understand why the Belgian characters purely love their job.

fOod coop

FR | 2015 | 108' / 2x52' | HD | English, French (sub. ) | By Tom Boothe | Lardux Films | Broadcaster: TELE BOCAL

 

The "Park Slope Food Coop" is a cult cooperative supermarket with 1 6,000 members working in it for free during 2 hours 45 per month to earn the right to buy the best food in New York at incredibly low prices (40% less). Shot with a Hopper's esthaetic, this documentary shall inspire any of us.

IN EXTREMIS

FR | 2015 | 62’ | HD | French | By Colette Ouanounou

Eleven pupils, who dropped out of high school (in Vitry-sur-Seine, Parisian region) and four retired people get involved in the writing and the acting of a theater play related to immigration and origins. This re-socialising project is animated by two professionals. Will this alternative educational project succeedto reintegrate in the society both groups, living their own way
apart?

The FRENCH SAVOIR-FAIRE IN THE LAND OF MAHARAJAHS

FR | 2013 | 31’ | HD | English (sub.), French (sub.) | By Frédéric Cristea | Skopia films | Broadcaster: TF1

Who would have guessed that French crêpes could meet success in India? Nowadays, thousands of French emigrate toIndia, and some of them choose to bring their passion &
knowledge for gastronomy. Through the stories of a enologist, a farmer and three friends who opened a French crêperie, we get to know what motivated them & how is the French touch the key
of their success.

Babel's Garden

FR | 2012 | 52' | HD | French | By Philippe Claudon | Skopia films | Broadcaster: Telessonne

Community gardens improve the quality of life of urban citizens, often commuters, by providing them with a cultivable piece of land. Growing their own vegetables & fruits enables them to reconnect with nature & get them away from daily stress. These gardens have become spaces of self-accomplishment where communities get to know each other. They often help to reinvent new forms of solidarity, increase awareness on ecology & encourage mutual understanding beyond cultural differences.

THE ROAD TO CHINA

FR | 2010 | 47’ | French, English | By Nicolas Koutsikas & Stephan Poulle | Via Decouvertes, BlueWing Films & Georama TV | Broadcaster: France 3

Jacques-Francois Ryst, who produces Armagnac brandy, has been selling it in China for many years. He takes us along with him on one of his business trips to let us discover the
intriguing mix of the old and new China, where for example a former civil servant can become a multi-millionaire and let build a luxury hotel, which is an exact copy of a French castle.

THE Ultimate TEMPTATION

FR | 2009 | 57’ | HD | French & English (sub.) | By Claude Couders | Skopia Films Broadcaster: France Télévisions

Suicide is the first cause of mortality for teenagers. Through interviews of people under 20 and experts, we try to understand and analyze teenage suicide: in most cases, it would be committed to stop intolerable suffering that is not recognized by parents and educators.