HeALTHy LIFESTYLE

>>NEW<< MY LIFESTYLE - VEGAN

FR | 2017 | 20 x 3' | 4K | English, French | By Mike Baudoncq | Mofo Films 

 

Fun and quick recipes from different countries to learn how to cook vegan or how to eat healthy and respect animal ethics. Culinary preparations (starters, main courses, desserts) are made with ingredients found in all supermarkets. 

FOOD COOP 

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

 

The "Park Slope Food Coop" is a cult cooperative supermarket in Brooklyn with 17,000 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 is inspiring a lot of people opening similar shops.

WATER: TAP OR BOTTLE?

FR | 2012 | 52' | HD | French | By Sylvie Briet | APC | Broadcaster: France 3

 

What are the differences between water in bottles & tap water? Which one is the more tasty, healthier or more ecological? Water, common good of every consumer, is the theater of a split between French municipalities attempting to erase the tap water’s bad reputation & world companies inventing new marketing concepts to sell their branded water.

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 has 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. 

STRESS AT WORK 

CH | 2011 | 35' | HD | French, English | By Lucette Quarteron | Kenzara 

 

Stress can build up to dangerous levels, making recovery very difficult and mobbing can cause psychological traumas. To cope
with both issues, we can learn from experiences and experts.
Three managers of a leading Paris Hotel explain how they deal with their own stress and that of their teams. Suzanne, former advertising agency director tells us about her professional exhaustion/burn out and gives advice on prevention and treatment. Agnes, victim of psychological harassment, reveals how she overcame the difficulties.

science

>>NEW<< physical beauty: The AppetizerS

CHL | 2017 | 20 x 1'50'' | HD | Spanish, one episode in English | By Rosario Jiménez Gili | LAS MINAS Prod | Broadcaster: CNN Chile

 

Andy Gomberoff explains scientific phenomena, theories and stories covering a wide range of topics to millennials in a fun way: how a Nobel prize established in a theorem how democracy is related to mathematics, how Marconi created the radio, etc.

>> NEW << SERIEs: The adventurers of species

FR | 2017 | 3X52' | 4K | English, French | By Franck Sanson | Pronto Prod | Broadcaster: Ushuaïa TV

 

Series about the protection of endangered species by women scientists (one animal, one country, one woman per episode): Dugong protected by a South African woman in Mozambique, Sloth by a Dutch-Surinam woman in Surinam and giant manta ray by a Peru-Swedish woman in Peru. The series aims at finding a good balance between scientific interviews, scenes showing the animals, beautiful landscapes shot by drones and sub-marine scenes.

 

First completed episode:

Bazaruto, the Dugong's Land: A Tale of Survival.

Karen, a South-African woman scientist, is doing her utmost to save one of the most endangered sea mammal: the Dugong. On the Island of Bazaruto, off the coast of Mozambique, she works for an NGO at making the local population aware of the need to protect the endangered species and at controlling the respect of conservation rules. Will she herself manage to get close to a Dugong, known for being so timorous?

 

Second episode: About giant manta rays in Peru with Kerstin Forsberg, from Peru (with Swedish origins). Completion end of November 2017. 

Third episode: About the sloth in Surinam with Monique Pool, from Surinam (with Dutch origins). Completion February 2018.

stradivari's heirs

DE / CH / IT / NL | 2011 | 52' | HD | German, English | By Corinna Engelhardt Leonardo Films | Broadcaster: Deutsche Welle

 

Scientists, luthiers and musicians lead an international experimentation to recreate the sound of the famous Stradivari violin. Its perfection is believed to be linked to the density of the wood. They try to find it back using a special fongi. Will they succeed? Will they get to the bottom of it ?