science

>> NEW << MY LOVE AFFAIR WITH THE BRAIN

US | 2017 | 57’ | HD | English | By Catherine Ryan and Gary Weimberg | Luna Productions | Broadcasters: PBS

 

Learn about the scientific History of brain research meeting leading female scientist Dr. Marian Diamond. You will enjoy discovering her numerous scientific accomplishments  over the last 60 years as well as the warm & funny woman herself.

This documentary features the narrator Mayim Bialik, US TV-Star (of Big Bang Theory) & neuroscientist, and many compelling archive images.

RHINOS IN THE FREEZER

HU | Completion November 2018 | 52' | HD | English (sub.), Hungarian (sub.) | By Attila Dávid Molnár | Filmjungle Productions | Broadcasters: Czech Television, SPEKTRUM Television

 

Because of poaching (due to superstitions that the horns of rhinos can heal diseases) and climate change causing the destruction of its environment, black rhinos from Africa and Sumatra and in particular Northern Kenya white rhinos (the last Northern white male Rhinos died in March 2018) are endangered. In order to preserve these prehistoric giants from extinction, a scientific team from Berlin are developing  techniques to freeze embryos in order to allow artificial insemination to resurrect the rhinos later on once it will be safe again for them to live in the wild. Close to break through, the scientists bring us from Kenya to Malaysia and Hungary. Rhinos may soon find the ultimate refuge not in the wild, but in the fridge.

>> NEW << BUDAPEST INFERNO: THE SECRETS OF THE MOLNAR JANOS CAVE

HU | 2017 | 52' | HD | English (sub. and English narration voice), Hungarian | By Balázs Lerner | Filmjungle Productions | Broadcaster: Hungarian public TV, TVP, Ceska TV, Deutsche Welle

 

Divers working together with scientists take us into the Molnár János cave -the largest underwater thermos-karstic cave in Europe- to unveil the never seen before underground wonders of Budapest. In this thrilling scientific documentary, we discover the unsuspected huge cave under Budapest and a new specie.

>> NEW << THE MACAW Kingdom

HU | 2018 | 52' | HD | English, Hungarian, Spanish (sub.) | By Attila Dávid Molnár & Cintia Garai | Filmjungle Productions | Partners: Tambopata Research Center, Rainforest Expeditions | Broadcasters: M1, M4, Hungarian Public Broadcasters

 

A thrilling expedition of international scientists deep in the Peruvian jungle aims to save the Macaw parrots from extinction. Illegal trade and deforestation causing habitat loss are actually the biggest threats. But outstanding discoveries, smartly presented, might be the source for a solution.

>>NEW<< physical beauty: The AppetizerS

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

 

Andy Gomberoff (author of the best-seller "Physics and Eggplants") explains in 100 seconds 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. He pays tributes to leading scientists or demolishes popular myths with scientific facts, easy to understand and with examples from daily life. This is Physical Beauty, The Appetizer. A starter for your brain.

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 ?

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. 

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.