- Joel Soler3x52'
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 »
- Alejandra Rojo63
Since filmmaker Raoul Ruiz’s death in 2011, many tributes and retrospectives of his work have been organized around the world. Born in South 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 greatest... Read more »
- Thomas Sipp8 x 6'
Typography is at the heart of our contemporary culture. The film plunges us into the “typographic cauldron” of the great modern metropolis. We are taken on safaris through some of the great European cities by typographers who will decipher for us the “jungle” of typefaces swarming all around us.
- Noak Carrau6x6'
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 »
- Jean-Michel Djian52'
In 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 »
- Belisario Franca52' & 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 »
- Werner Boote93'
Facebook, Amazon and Google provide us with around the clock access to the convenient 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 »
- Bernard Louargant54'
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.