"They" have chosen to renegotiate the "system". Reduce the global society of men to their humble community. To reinvent the structure and bonds between them. Focus on quality over quantity, to feed on the fruit of their labor, to rebuild a society of proximity, which respects nature.
"They" are men and women who live in ecovillages. They invent their future, shape other ways of life, and it works.
Us, we are a man and a woman traveling on a tandem with their children. We want to learn how these ecovillages function, comprehend their technics, witness how they deal with daily life. How to stay independent but consistent. How to respect humans and the environment, for the benefit of our health and our environment.
From community to community, we sail through Spain and France for a local adventure. Looking for the ingredients of lifestyle that meets the challenges of our time with success. Our belief ? this is the beginning of a quiet revolution that will change society !
Part 1 : Long Live Global Warming
12 months expedition, 18 000 nautical miles, 21 legs, 9 seas, 9 countries, to call attention to the necessity for international initiatives in favour of the environment.
Gueorgui CHICHKINE, painted, in a mill from the region, a riding a scene for the painting "Spirit of Nature".
Gueorgui CHICHKINE, Guest of Honour to the Société des Pastellistes de France during the Feytiat International Pastel Festival in 2008, near Limoges, painted, in a mill from the region, a riding a scene for the painting "Spirit of Nature".
Ninth episode « The Journey » is a 14½ hour documentary film by Peter Watkins, made between the years 1983 and 1985 on several continents, released on film in 1987 at the Toronto Film Festival. It is structured around the theme of nuclear weapons, military spending and poverty. Ordinary people are asked about their awareness of these issues.
The birth of a union branch in a watch-making factory in 1968. This is the first made by the workers of the Medvedkine group and it shows how Suzanne manages to convince the other women working in that factory to regroup, despite the uncooperative union leaders and the management intimidations.
The Latvian-born artist Valentina Zeile, who has a museum dedicated to her work in Riga, has been based in Paris for 30 years. Here, she realises a clay sculpture of a male torso from a live model before the cameras.