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Cinema

TV

    • CHAPLIN IN BALI, A JOURNEY TO THE EAST

      Raphael Millet -
      52'

      In 1932, Charlie Chaplin, in the middle of a professional crisis, decides to go on a trip to Bali with his brother Sydney, where, he’ll find peace and inspiration. Further to this journey, Chaplin was able to overcome his fear of talking movies and to direct some of his greatest successes such as Modern Times (1936)... Read more »

    • DESPOT HOUSEWIVES – SEASON 2

      Joel Soler -
      3x52'

      Following the success of the first season, discover three new families of autocrats or bloodstained despots’ wives, three episodes that combine love, glory, and terror. Many films have shown dictatorial regimes all over the world, but only a few films show the role played by the despot’s spouses. They accepted for the first time to... Read more »

    • LIFE UNDERGROUND

      Hervé Cohen -
      45x2'

      Life Underground is a series of short programmes, each 2 minutes in duration, that takes viewers on a journey into the world’s underground railways through chance meetings with passengers who share their personal stories with us: a dream, an experience, a touching incident, a profound thought. Each story is recorded in audio only, to be... Read more »

    • RAOUL RUIZ, DRAMA AGAINST IGNORANCE!

      Alejandra Rojo -
      63

      Since filmmaker Raoul Ruiz’s death in 2011, tributes and retrospectives of his work have been organized the world over. Born in the South of Chile, member of Allende’s government, and then exiled in France, Raoul Ruiz had many lives. This documentary, made of film extracts, interviews and testimonies, depicts the life of one of the... Read more »

    • EPIGENETICS: THE GAME OF GENES

      Noak Carrau -
      6x6'

      Six stories tell us why our genes are not enough to predict our destiny. Researchers explain how our DNA profiles change over the course of life. Epigenetics lead the changes within our cellular factory, depending on the environment, food, stress. And just like that, molecular biology becomes science fiction: heart and brain rejuvenation experiments, organ... Read more »

    • MILONGUEROS

      Bernard Louargant -
      54'

      The milonguero is a night creature, who lives mainly after sundown in the milongas, the lairs of tango. With the life stories of the milongueros of Buenos Aires, the film highlights the social and cultural facets of a dance phenomenon.

    • EVERYTHING’S UNDER CONTROL

      Werner Boote -
      93'

      Facebook, Amazon and Google provide us with around the clock access to the convinient digital world! Surveillance cameras on the streets take care of our security. But who actually collects our fingerprints, iris scans, online shopping preferences, and social media posting? Don´t we care about our privacy anymore? In his unique charming and curious way... Read more »

    • THE FORGOTTEN BOYS OF BRAZIL

      Belisario Franca -
      52' & 80'

      The film follows a historian’s investigation about bricks branded with the swastika, which were found in rural São Paulo. The historian arrived at a frightening fact: Brazilian Nazis took fifty black boys from an orphanage in Rio de Janeiro to the ranch where the bricks were found. The boys were made slaves by a family... Read more »

    • RIMBAUD: LOST YEARS IN ABYSSINIA

      Jean-Michel Djian -
      52'

      n 1876, Rimbaud abruptly renounced poetry and embarked on peregrinations that would take him around Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. In 1880, at age 26, he finally settles in a thriving corner of Africa which was then called Abyssinia to become a merchant on his own account, where his commercial dealings included coffee... Read more »

    • TUNISIA, FROM HOPE TO DISILLUSION

      Nicolas Beau -
      52 min

      On January 17th 2011, the Tunisian president Ben Ali was overthrown by a popular uprising. Arab Spring was just starting. Great hope was spreading throughout Tunisia, the only country that would know a true democratic transition in four years. But the Tunisian reality, weighed down by the crisis and insecurity, is less shiny. From Zarzis... Read more »

    • BERLUSCONI AND THE MAFIA: THE ITALIAN BOSS

      Olivier Toscer -
      52'

      This documentary shows how Silvio Berlusconi has succumbed to a mad desire, to lease an entire country to serve his own interests. At the heart of the comedy of power and through the back alleys of money laundering, we discover how the media mogul-turned-head of government has never been reluctant to use the Mafia’s money and... Read more »

    • ROSE VALLAND, THE ART SPY

      Brigitte Chevet -
      52'

      As an assistant at the Jeu de Paume Museum in Paris during WWII, Rose Valland risked her life documenting the Nazis plunder of art. She then collaborated with the Monuments Men and toured Germany to find the missing art pieces. Nominated Captain Fine Arts of the French Army, she never stopped trying to “save a... Read more »

    • JIHAD 2.0

      Olivier Toscer -
      52'

      For nearly two years, an extraordinary effective terrorist propaganda has been flooding the Internet. Through an unfailing control over social networks and the mass production of ultra-violent footage enhanced by special effects and edited like rap music videos, the ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham) terrorists have been hammering their hateful message. How did... Read more »

    • BLACK DANDY, A POLITICAL BEAUTY

      Ariel Wizman & Laurent Lunetta -
      52'

      Pharrell Williams, Kanye West, Lebron James… Nowadays, the most fashionable heroes of pop culture are black men. Their love of style is not only a status symbol or a vapid superficial trend, it is rooted in a deep American cultural history, as flamboyant as it is political, that of Black Dandyism. This movement recalls more... Read more »

    • THE FLYING STARS

      Ngardy Conteh George, Allan Tong -
      52' & 65'

      Team captain Bornor Kargbo and midfielder Census Jalloh are amputees who play organized soccer in Sierra Leone to cope with the horrors of war they suffered a decade ago. As they dream of playing internationally, they wrestle with nightmares that haunt their daily lives and threaten the very families they are trying to feed. Can... Read more »

    • WHO ARE YOU MR COURBET?

      Isabelle Brunnarius -
      52'

      Gustave Courbet is one of the most important French painters of the XIXth century. This enfant terrible is full of contradictions and can be as endearing as annoying. Filmed in Paris, his Ornans native city and Switzerland – where he spent his last days in exile, this piece aims to better understand the paintings of... Read more »

    • THE CHINA SEA, WAR OF THE ARCHIPELAGOS

      Marc Petitjean -
      52'

      Countries are re-arming at the risk of open warfare in the China Sea. China is escalating tensions by claiming sovereignty of the Senkaku Islands, currently Japanese, the Paracel Islands, currently Vietnamese, and the Spratly Islands, near the Philippines. If open conflict does occur, the USA, Japan’s allies, will side against the Chinese. Relations between China... Read more »

    • DYNAMIC SALT

      Jérôme-Cécil Auffret -
      52'

      Could we get all our energy needs from sea water and the salt it contains? Are we to witness a time when salt will power our engines and factories, and light up our cities? Could this be the final curtain not only for shale gas and oil, but also the burning of fossil fuels and... Read more »

    • CHE GUEVARA THE MAKING OF AN ICON

      Jean-Hugues Berrou -
      52'

      How does a politician – assassinated some thirty-five years ago – gradually become a public figure? An extremely vibrant image which shows up where you least expect it. It recently served as figurehead for the Arab Spring revolutions, from Rabat to Sanaa, whereas we had thought it had been relegated to t-shirts and cigarette lighters.... Read more »

    • PIEL MARCADA

      Christian Wyss, Franziska Engelhardt -
      52'

      There is no war – nevertheless, Central America has the highest homicide rate in the world. Gangs known as the Maras terrorise the populace. The film embarks on a road trip to explore the phenomenon of violence in Guatemala, Honduras and in El Salvador, portraying the brutal realities on various levels: the source of the... Read more »

    • DONKEY TALES

      Jérôme-Cécil Auffret -
      52', 80'

      The film tells us the story of a humble and little known animal: the domestic donkey. This enquiry leads us to Egypt where the first donkeys where domesticated 5000 years ago. When the Romans took over, they discovered the immense qualities of this powerful animal and brought him with them in the conquest of the... Read more »

    • DESPOT HOUSEWIVES

      Joel Soler -
      5x52'

      For the first time ever the most infamous first ladies (Imelda Marcos, Philippines; Agathe Habyarimana, Rwanda; Nexhmije Hoxha, Albania; Jewel Taylor, Liberia; Lucia Pinochet, Chile) are gathered together in this documentary saga that steps into the lives of these controversial women, examining the power, responsibility, and consequence of their roles as spouses of the world’s... Read more »

    • NEUROMARKETING: CITIZENS UNDER THE INFLUENCE?

      Laurence Serfaty -
      53'

      As marketers’ favorite target, our brain seems threatened with an always more effective decoding. Because the market studies do not guarantee the success of a product, marketers now turn to neurosciences. They confess that the objective is to decode the subconscious part of our brain to know our desires better. By using techniques as the... Read more »

Doc&Film international

Created by a pool of producers in 1996, Doc & Film International had been very active in selling TV-documentaries. In 2008, Daniela Elstner joined Doc & Film as head of the company and shareholder.
Since then, we have been expanding the activities to international sales of feature films and feature length documentaries, working with directors from all aver the world.
Doc & Film International deals with a catalogue of more than 800 titles. We are attending all major markets and festivals around the globe in order to ensure maximum international exposure for our films. Backed by a worldwide network of theatrical distributors, broadcasters and digital platforms, we give all our films the best chance to reach the audience.

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