FR / DE | Looking for pre-buys - Completion 2018 | 52’ | HD | French, German,, English (sub.) | By Marion Verlé & Jeanne Nouchi | Wendigo Films, Stenner Film & Ambiances asbl | Broadcasters: Public Sénat, Vosges TV, Mirabelle TV
Documentary project for the 30th anniversary of Berlin's Wall Fall in 2019.
Monica, Mario, Erika and Karl have different ages and backgrounds but share the nostalgia they feel for the GDR. 30 years after the fall of the Berlin's Wall, this feeling still affects their daily lives. How to explain the regret of a totalitarian regime?
CH | 2017 | 52' | HD | English (sub.), German (sub.) | By Kurt Reinhard, Christoph Schreiber | Soap Factory GmbH | Broadcaster: SRF, RTR
By the end of the century half of the 6,500 languages spoken today will have vanished; and with every language dies a unique way of perceiving the world. CIAO BABYLON calls attention to this dramatic development. Dan Kaufman, linguist living in New York is committed to preserve endangered languages, while Giancarlo Malchiodi goes from Brooklyn to Grisons, Switzerland to rediscover his mother tongue -Romanish- a language that may die out within a few decades.
FR | 2018 | 81'/52' | HD 5.1 | French, English (sub.) | By Gilles Vernet | La Clairière Production | Broadcaster: Public Sénat
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.
BE/FR | 2016 | 57' | HD | French, English (sub. ) | By Daphné Baiwir | Sebastien Cruz
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
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.
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 succeed to reintegrate in the society both groups,
living their own way
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 to India, 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.
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.
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
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.
FR | 2009 | 57’ | HD | French & English (sub.) | By Claude Couders | Skopia Films Broadcaster: France Télévisions