An encounter with François, Vincent, Marie and others, who reveal the hardship of their daily work in France over the past three decades. They suffer in their jobs which they need to hold on to at all costs. Interviews include experienced workers from industrial meat processing, 60-components-a-minute electronics assembly, fish processing in freezing conditions, breathing in asbestos in ship building, car assembly at a relentless rhythm and hauling power cables till back-break.
Is such widespread distress inevitable ? Jury Award at the Liège International Health Film Festival
Two young women from provincial France, Emma and Thérèse, share the same passion and commitment. As students and then teachers in the prewar Thirties, they ignore convention; they dream of leaving France and raising a child together...
Penelope Milner painted a portrait of her model Camille, during three hot summer afternoons
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.
September 2005. The Israelis are leaving Gaza. But how about the situation in the West Bank ?
Three Palestinian towns dying of confinement and suffocation : Nablus, the rebellious, lively and loud… Hebron, the resigned, empty and silent… Qalqilya, dying…
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.
Havana 1977: One day I decided to go into exile. This film relates the return to my home town thirty years later. My clandestine camera goes at the bottom of the Cuban society,just as Fidel Castro has officially given the power to his brother Raul. He has held the bridles during forty eight years of absolute power.