In Bangladesh, 49 million people are currently contaminated by arsenic contained in the water they consume daily. Not properly informed, abandoned and rejected, these people die in their villages in a total lack of concern.
Through the personal accounts of Asma and Najma, two young contaminated girls, and Jamal, a scientist fighting against the contamination, this film hopes to contribute to the information being sent to these populations and the preservation of the future of our country, the Earth. For other areas could be threatened by the same problem in the future.
Eighteenth 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.
For the first time, the 90s seen from the inside by its actors and activists.
1987-1994 : « We owned Paris , everything was possible… » For the first time, the 90s seen from the inside by its actors and activists. When History ( of raves parties, hip hop, punk hardcore … ) meets Pat Ca$h’s stories, Gatsby from the late 80s.
The Guyanese natural environment is a refuge of life and a peace sanctuary.
At the heart of Ganges Delta, hardly anyone ventures to the Silence Islands.
Yet, the forgotten people of the sundurbans archipelago still survive there. With limited ressources consisting of shrimps, rice and wild honey, they face malaria, tuberculosis, cyclones, wild beasts and indifference. Appalled by their distressing condition, one of them, Mohammed Abdul Wohab, gave everything up to take care of this cast-off community.
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.
Composed entirely of still photographs shot by Marker himself over the course of his restless travel through twenty-six countries, If I had four camels stages a probing, at times agitated, search for the meanings of the photographic image.