Though still fairly unknown in Europe, Toussaint Louverture was the first great Black leader, prior to Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.
Born a slave in the French settlement of San Domingo - present-day Haiti - Louverture had an extraordinary career, becoming General of the French army and eventually the Governor of the colony. Opposing Napoleon, wishing to reestablish slavery, he died in 1803.
200 years after Independence, gained at a very high cost, we discover a proud Haitian people referring to French culture and the ideals of the Revolution, though their impoverished country still suffers from Napoleon's betrayal.
Grande-Synthe, Northern France, 2002. J.D. loads his rifle and drives through town, looking for people with an immigrant background. His wild odyssey ends up with the murder of a 17-year-old North African.
A day to day life on the edge of Antarctica, during one entire year in the polar station Dumont d'Urville. 26 persons, researchers and technical staff cutted off from the rest of the world, with no escape possible.
Master Pastelist CHRIS, teacher from the Société des Pastellistes de France, painted in his school of painting, in The Bazouge de Chéméré, in Mayenne, a painting of a still life composition, in an afternoon.
Paul, a non-conformist, dynamic and slightly worked up novelist, can not finish his book. Camille who left everything to support him, understands that marital comfort jeopardizes his creativity and kicks him out...