My Life As A Double Bass is a musical « Road Movie » following the 140 year career of a double bass. She carries her bassist on the trail of her history meeting instrument makers, musicians and historians along the way. Through her story we discover the evolution of music making in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
« My Life As A Double Bass » is a musical « Road Movie » following the 140 year career of a double bass.
The history of this favela in Rio de Janero has been marked by violence, poverty and drugs trafficking. Far from the clichés and received ideas of the favela, this documentary paints a portrait of the people currently living within the City of God.
We follow Marion on the tracks of her past, during a road movie through Romania, 25 years after the fall of the dictator.
Marion wants to retrace her past, along with Elisabeth Blanchet who has photographed Ceausescu’s orphans. We will follow her in her quest, in a road movie across Romania, as the country prepares to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the dictator’s fall.
François Gabart, 29 years old, is a rising star in the firmament of offshore yacht racing. In November 2012, he took part in his first ever Vendée Globe.
For a whole year, this documentary gives voice to three athletes with mental or psychological disabilities.
For a whole year, this documentary gives voice to three athletes : Matthis Daniel, Rodrigue Massianga, and Lucas Créange. These are top athletes who suffer from a range of mental disabilities, some more obvious than others.
Where do the images of the First World War that haunt our imagination come from ? To actually visualize the Great War, rather than just hearing about it, to portray it and bring it to life again : that is what today’s comic books capable of.
This is the story of a piece of land on the peninsula Tuzla (Istanbul) where, in the 60s, between sky and water, Anatolian Armenians have built with their hands their « home » of studies and vacation, their family home: the Camp Armen.
Yellow, green, white or black. Before tasting and savouring tea, its lovers can enjoy its look and its smell. From China to Japan through India and Sri Lanka, this documentary deals with every aspect you need to know about tea, its story and how to enjoy it.
In response to this unprecedented migration crisis, people are actively proposing an alternative to general indifference.
Since 2011, thousands of people are crossing the Mediterranean Sea to seek refuge in Europe. The old continent’s answer is either nonexistent or done on a security basis. Against this state of non-assistance to people in danger, a handful of civilians in Europe are getting involved to bring back some humanity into this unprecedented crisis.
June 2014: the next major phase of the restoration of Chartres Cathedral has begun, a project that will take two-and-a-half years to complete. The most spectacular and representative areas of the cathedral are being renovated : the nave and the windows surrounding it.
A documentary investigation on the rarest and most controversial French movie in the history of early cinema: a lost fascinating short film, potentially directed by Georges Méliès, which causes violent reactions to those who watch it.
Tiruvikrama Mahadeva collects abandoned corpses in Bangalore, in the south of India. He earns respect for the work he does but is considered an untouchable as he touches dead bodies.