An emergency accommodation centre for homeless people, located in the suburbs of Paris.
Acupuncture Without Borders – International is an NGO that trains acupuncture practitioners in developing countries. The host and the guest explores the various facets of this unusual experience by evoking its activities, the values it conveys and the relations which result from this, founded on autonomy, respect, humility and reciprocity.
The operating theater is a documentary film on the initiation rites of an apprentice surgeon in the operating block at a university hospital. To witness the steps of this process is to discover a strange and foreign world in which we are transient guests. The operating block is a microcosm nestled in the heart of the hospital machine. There, surgeons, anesthesiologists, surgical technologists, nurses and aids mend lives daily. Chronicles of death and human ingenuity, ambition and pettiness, generosity, fear and black humor are written here. The operating theater stages the vital substance of life.
For 1968, in the South of India, an utopian town develops and attracts inhabitants of all countries of the world. Auroville is an ambitious experience, a kind of laboratory from where will perhaps come out the ideal town of the future.
Founded by Mira Alfassa, known as "the Mother", companion of the yogi Sri Aurobindo, close to Pondichéry, Auroville is a space of dreams where the goal is "to realize Human Unity".