FR | 2018 | 52' | HD | French (sub.), English (sub.) | By Jean-Charles Granjon | Bluearth production | Broadcaster: France Télévisions
Following the loss of cultures through globalization, Ismael Patu Huukena undertakes a symbolic swim to revive the cultural heritage in the Marquesas Island, connecting five islands. Exploring their nature, wildlife and traditions, his meditative journey conveys the harmony between us, humans, the ocean and its animals, at the core of their culture.
FR | 2015 | 43' / 74' | HD | English (sub.), French (sub.) | By Stanzin Dorjai Gya & Christiane Mordelet | Les Films de la Découverte | Broadcasters: ZDF, Arte
Far away from any civilization, on the dry Himalayan plateaus (up to 18,300 feet altitude), Tsering the shepherd devotes her whole life to her 300 hundred sheep and Pashmînâ goats, that she cherishes like a mother. She grazes them under the threat of wild animals. The new generations refusing this hard lonely work, it makes those images even more rare and moving. A life far from the western world luxury industries to which the cashmere wool is destined.
FR | 2013 | 53' | HD | French | By Philippe Delassus | Skopia Films | Broadcaster: France 5
In a mine in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, everybody from children to old people, works to extract, carry and crumb granite outside of any company’s organisation in the framework of rules established by the workers’ community. In the middle of this anthill, a man decides to move a huge quantity of earth to launch his own stones’ exploitation. Will he succeed?