FR | 2019 | 52' | HD | French, English (sub.) | By Matteo Meglioli | Chickens Chicots | Broadcaster: France Télévisions
Through an extreme sport, parachuting, three modern heroines, Mégane, Paméla and Shiame, claim their freedom and explore the limits of our society. Lieutenant 1st Regiment, world champion free fall and mother of immigrant family, they all have a different reason to jump. But are passion and leisure the last spaces where women still have to claim their right to equality?
FR | 2019 | 52' | HD | French (sub.), English (sub.) | By Louis Meunier | Zycopolis Productions | Broadcaster: Voyage
In the north of Afghanistan, riders fight for their honour in the traditional horse sport of Buzkashi. Guided by Joseph Kessel's book "The Horsemen", Louis Menier, the main protagonist, follows the hoof marks left by the legendary riders traversing mountain chains in astonishing landscapes pushed by his desire to take part in their dangerous games. Will he manage to experience the thrill of the fight?
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?