East Of Our MemorIES

FR | 2019 | 52’ | HD | French, German, English (sub.) | By Marion Verlé & Jeanne Nouchi | Wendigo Films & Ambiances asbl | Broadcasters: Mirabelle TV, Vosges TV, Public Sénat



Mario, Heidi, Franck, Hans and Martina have different ages and backgrounds but they 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 can we explain the regret of a totalitarian regime?


FR | 2018 | 52’ | HD | French (sub.), English (sub.), Portuguese (sub.) | By Filipe Galvon | La Clairière Ouest | Broadcasters: Public Sénat, Vosges TV


The Brazilian President, J. Bolsonaro is often in the centre of public attention for his controversial statements. How does the understanding of the contemporary political history of Brazil, from Lula's social revolution (since 2002) to President Dilma Rousseff dismissal, helps grasping Bolsonaro’s true intentions? This film recalls the recent political events, resituating them in the broader context of the political history of Brazil.

the blue factory

IT | 2017 | 52’/73' | HD | Italian, English (sub.), 52' French (sub.) | By Davide Maffei | Imago Orbis | Partners: Bugatti Club Italia, Milano - Bugatti Trust Prescott Hill (UK)


This is the adventurous story of Bugatti Automobili, the Italian Company which in the 90s revived the legendary car brand and designed one of the greatest supercars ever, the highly-acclaimed Bugatti EB110.


IT | 2017 for the 52' version 2013 for the 74' version | 52’/74' | HD | Italian, English (sub.), 52' French (sub.) | By Davide Maffei | Imago Orbis | Partners: Docomomo, Consiglio nazionale dell'ordine degli architetti; Ordine degli architetti di Belluno


Enrico Mattei, owner of a big industrial Italian company, ENI appoints in the 50s, the architect Edoardo Gellner (influenced by Vienna Secession & Carlo Scarpa, Venetian architect & designer) to design a holiday village in the beautiful landscapes of the Dolomite mountains for ENI's employees. This film tells the story of this fantastic adventure of the creation of a social and architectural experiment unique in its kind. The ENI Village became a huge complex but ist construction got abruptly interrupted by the death of its instigator.

Børge Mogensen - Designs for life

DK | 2015 | 59’ | HD | Danish, English (sub.), Portugese (sub.), Spanish (sub.), Arabic (sub.), Chinese (sub.), Japanese (sub.) | By Casper Høyberg,Thomas Mogensen & Malene Vilstrup | Copenhagen Film Company | Broadcasters: DR TV, SVT


The story of the man behind the Danish design classics is the story of the designer, the craftsman, the private person and of post WWII. The unprecedented economic recovery reflected in culture & lifestyle. Børge Mogensen's furniture is now internationally recognised as an artform with refined and timeless details and continues to inspire. 


AU | 2016 | 54’ | 4K | English (sub.) | By Wes Greene | Nalu Productions


25 years after fleeing the civil war in Bosnia (1992-1995), Damir Mitric returns to uncover this trauma. He meets with family, friends, and those working to rebuild a nation borne of ethnic and religious divisions. From Sarajevo, his childhood home where Serbians established a siege to a former concentration camp and to mass graves unveiling the ethnic cleansing of Bosnians by Serbians, Mitric confronts the incomprehensible: How could your neighbours turn into killers? How can you rebuild lives and communities devastated by violence?


FR | 2016 | 52'/75' | 4K | English (sub.), Bosnian (sub.), Italian (sub.), French (sub.) | Gianluca Loffredo and Andréa Postiglione | Grenouilles Productions, Chacapa Studio, Colibri Film, BHRT | Broadcaster: France 3, BHRT


The three leaders of the cult Yugoslavian rock band No Smoking were connected by friendship and music. When ethnic conflicts emerged between Serbians, Croatians and Bosnians, ripping apart an entire country, they split up and founded their own bands, two of them keeping the name of No Smoking. Kusturica will join the Serbian one, contributing to make it internationally famous. Their story reflects the one of Yugoslavia. Will they meet up after 20 years?


FR | 2015 | 52' | HD | English (sub.), French (sub.), Croatian | By Grégoire Osoha & Timothée Demeillers | Quilombo Films | Broadcaster: TV Tours Val de Loire


25 years after the beginning of the civil war in Ex-Yougoslavia, the Serbian and Croatian communities living in Vukovar, a city in Croatia deeply affected by fighting, still don't reconciliate with each other. Segregation in everyday life is still very much alive: children don't play in the same sand box & go to separate classrooms while men don't drink in the same bar and intra-ethnic love is not tolerated by families. Even though, Croatia belongs to the EU, the country remains a powder keg. 


CI | 2015 | 2x52’ | HD | French & English (sub.) | By Saïd Mbombo Penda | Sentinelles Productions |  Broadcaster: Al Jazeera


Laurent Gbagbo’s trial in International Criminal Court  (ICC) for crime against humanity opened in January 2016. President of Ivory Coast from 2000 to 2011, was he an anti-colonialist liberator as he pretended or a true dictator? He’s been sued for having stirred up hatred between his supporters & opponents, leading to the deaths of thousands of civilians & two European journalists.  After being acquitted, by the ICC, the judge's decision may be appealed by the prosecutors. 

YOLANDE or the scars of the silence 

FR | 2015 | 50’ | HD | French (sub.), English (sub.) | By Léandre-Alain Baker | Les Films du Paquebot | Broadcaster: CINAPS TV


Yolande Mukagasana, wife of a high-ranking Tutsi official, lost her husband and children during the Rwandan genocide in 1984. She makes us relive the first morning of horror and the atrocities that follow. This courageous woman can't stop there: after 16 years spent in Belgium in exile, she comes back to her country and makes the people talk about their traumas to rebuild a society still deeply affected by the genocide.