- Yves Riou & Philippe Pouchain80'
At last, a film on the history of clowns, these poets of the absurd, these “men in forming” as the poet Henri Michaux said. From the beginning of the 20th century with Charlie Chaplin, to nowadays with James Thierrée, his grandson, this film of archives relates the evolution of clowns across the world, draws filiations... Read more »
- Thierry Michel94' & 58'
On 2nd June 2010, Floribert Chebeya, a congolese human rights activist and director of the NGO “Voice of the Voiceless”, was found murdered in his car. His death was crudely disguised as a sex crime. His driver has disappeared. It soon became clear that this murder was perpetrated by the police services of General Numbi,... Read more »
- Silvina Landsmann70'
A group of Israeli combat soldiers serving their last weeks in the military participate in a series of army sponsored courses designed for those who have not yet finished High School. Part of the curriculum includes a Civic Studies Course where participants are confronted by one of the teachers and are made to think about... Read more »
- Patrick Barbéris70'
Since Osama Bin Ladin’s assassination, we find ourselves in a paradoxical situation: we may have thought that Al-Quaeda was finished, but this is not the case. All eyes are now on Algeria, the hotbed of the AQIM (Al-Quaeda in islamic Maghreb). AQMI is present on all fronts and is multiplying the number of terrorist attacks... Read more »
- Davy Chou96'
Cambodian cinema flourished in the 1960s, drawing huge crowds to theaters around the country, until the industry was destroyed by the Khmers Rouges in 1975. Of the 400 films produced, only 30 remain today. Almost all the actors were killed during the reign of Pol Pot and only a few of the directors were able... Read more »
- Rémi Lainé52'
Bugarach, small village in the Corbières, 1,500,000 Google cases. The target of a rumor spread on the internet, Bugarach is designated as THE place on earth that will be spared by the apocalypse forecast for December 2012. What could be just a web frenzy becomes a social trend. Lost souls searching for faith, sect hunters,... Read more »
- Toshi Fujiwara105'
The 40 year old nuclear power station on the coast of Fukushima went into crisis after being struck by the tsunami on March 11th 2011. WIthin 24 hours, evacuation order was proclaimed to the surrounding 20 Km area. The new documentary by Toshi Fujiwara is a journey within this No Man’s Zone and the surrounding... Read more »
- Blaise Harrison50'
Summer, a small town in the South of France. School is coming to a close, the kids shout excitedly and send each other texts. Armand is 15; he’s different. fatter, more camp, more exuberant and yet more secretive than the others. For him, summer stretches ahead, with the sound of the crickets, his girlfriends chatting,... Read more »