>> NEW << Mozambique, the out of time island

FR | 2018 | 52' | HD | French, English (sub.) | By Thomas Delorme Dude Presse & Octopus Foundation | Broadcaster: France Télévisions

 

Off the coast of southern Africa and the Indian Ocean, the island of Mozambique, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was for three centuries the capital of the country whose name it bears. As essential crossroad of the Indian route, it has been shaped by trade exchanges and Arab, Persian, European as well as Indian influences. Embark on a journey to discover the many facets of this bewitching island, between heritage preservation, archaeological excavations and the valorisation of local traditional cultures.

>> NEW << The Afghans Riders

FR | 2019 | 52' | HD | French (sub.), English (sub.) | By Louis MeunierZycopolis 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. He attempts to join their dangerous games and experience the thrill of the fight.

>> NEW << Moving Libraries - Where books Mean The World

DE | 2019 | 5x26' | 4K | English (sub.), German (sub. or voice-over), French to be bought to ARTE sales | By Michael Bernstein & Anja Schürenberg | Bernsteinfilm | Broadcasters: ARTE, BR

 

Original mobile libraries are run by unusual operators by roller bee, garbage truck, in bags, by bike or ship in order to find their readers, whether they are children in the slums of Bhopal in India, homeless people in Portland, USA or simply those for whom the next book is simply too far away. We get to know the motives of these mobile librarians as they take us into the colorful everyday world of readers in India, Italy, the Caribbean, Columbia and Portland, USA.

>> NEW << TE VAANUI, ismael's odYssey

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 Islands, connecting five of them. 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.