- Priscilla Pizzato -52'
Symbol of indignation and rebellion, The Grapes of Wrath written by John Steinbeck and published in 1939 raised a scandal. 80 years later, the themes tackled in the novel are more than ever current: labour, justice, capitalism devastation, financialization of the economy, migrants… Featuring movies excerpts and current footage, unseen Steinbeck’s audiovideo archives and correspondences,... Read more »
- Marco Enriquez & Rodrigo Vazquez -52'
Political defeat in Argentina, Ecuador turning right, demonstrations in Venezuela, victory of the Far-right in Brazil, new era in Cuba… Following a wave of success these last years, the left-wing political forces are undergoing critical defeats. With an unprecedented access to the political leaders in Latin America (Dilma Roussef, Nicolás Maduro, Pepe Mujica, Evo Morales,... Read more »
- Jean-Christophe Klotz -52'
John Ford, the director who won more Oscars than any other, helped create the legend of the American West during a career that spanned over fifty years and nearly 150 movies – Stagecoach (1939), The Grapes of Wrath (1940), The Battle of Midway (1942), The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), Cheyenne Autumn (1964) – to name a few. Bringing to life America’s founding myths... Read more »
- Cédric Tourbe -90' & 2x45'
The pact concluded in August 1939 between Hitler and Stalin is still nowadays a symbol of the duplicity and cynicism of the Soviet dictator. However, the true story of this pact, starting point of World War II, is way more ambiguous than it seems. It is, first of all, the story of an astonishing collective... Read more »
- Raphael Millet -52'
In 1912-1913, movie pioneer Gaston Méliès, brother of Georges Méliès, did a ten month long trip around Asia-Pacific, shooting both documentaries and fictions on location in Polynesia, New Zealand, Australia, Java, Singapore, Cambodia and Japan. He wanted the “real” thing” he filmed, with the locals, being one of the first to give Polynesians, Maoris, Aborigines and Khmers a chance... Read more »
- Grégory Monro -52'
Michel Legrand was the composer of some of the most famous scores of cinema (F for Fake, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Thomas Crown Affair to name a few). In the same vein, he moved from arrangement to composition, from jazz to classical, from New Wave to Hollywood, where he won three Oscars and 5... Read more »
- Grégory Monro -52'
Who is Pierre Richard? Is he, as is believed by some, the veritable double of François Perrin, a cult character he invented and for whom he often successfully donned the costume and assumed the blunders? Can he simply be reduced to the unlucky hero of La Chèvre (Knock on Wood) or to the Grand Blond (The Tall Blond Man... Read more »
- Will Francome & Mark Pizzey -86'
The human cost of the death penalty in America comes in for timely, gripping examination in The Penalty, the vital new documentary from British filmmakers Will Francome & Mark Pizzey (One for Ten). Embedding themselves in the stories of three fascinating people affected by the American capital punishment system, the filmmakers follow the stories of... Read more »
- Léo Favier -10x5'
Propaganda is a series of short documentaries with the intention of decoding, in a scathing, offbeat way, the marketing techniques used to ensure the success of star products. Each episode equates to a critique of one particular method and is based on an existing “product” & marketing campaign (a NASA mission, the Donald Trump campaign,... Read more »
- Gregory Monro -52'
With his gauche, at times naïve, manner and his slender but reassuring figure, Stewart embodies a successful life; he’s the kind of guy that everyone would like to be like. Mitchum, with his legendary nonchalance and his hangdog look, is more like the naughty kid, the loveable rogue that everybody would like to have as... Read more »
- Cédric Tourbe -95'
History remembers Lenin as the instigator of the October 1917 Revolution and thus as one of the men who changed the World at the time… We will however discover a completely different reality following, step by step, the incredible story of the Russian Revolution and a Lenin wildly different from the one History chose to... Read more »
- Sophie Bassaler -52', 23x6'
The film tells the story of the intimate and unprecedented encounter between the photojournalists of the Magnum Photos Agency and the world of cinema. The confrontation of two seemingly opposite worlds – fiction and reality. For 70 years their paths crossed: a family of photographers, amongst them the biggest names in photography, and a family... Read more »
- Marcelle Lunam -52'
In July 2016 a small foreign crew met in Havana. For the next 11 days, with very little sleep, they would document the face of a new Cuba – a week in the life of five Cuban youths; a dancer, a tattoo artist, a skater, a DJ and an actor… Habana Sixteen is a window... Read more »
- 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 »
- 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 »