- Kamy Pakdel56
Abbas, iconic photographer member of the Magnum Agency, went on the scene of the great events that have shaken the world from the 70s to our days. Beyond being a witness of his time, it is fair to say that he was also its confidant. For the first time and through different chapters and thematics... Read more »
- Hannes Rossacher60
Eric Burdon was – along with his band The Animals – one of the most important standard bearers of the British Invasion of America: right after The Beatles, and ahead of The Rolling Stones. At the same time, he was an incurable hothead, impeding his path to world stardom. Eric Burdon’s creative output has made... Read more »
- Denis Sneguirev52
A unique documentary on the most popular creator of ballets Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake and Cinderella. Born in 1818, Marius Petipa, a French dancer exiled in Russia in the middle of the romantic 19th century, became a ballet master at the court of the tsars. It was there that he would give, for 50 years,... Read more »
- Priscilla Pizzato52'
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 Vazquez52'
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 Klotz52'
Oscar-winning director John Ford helped create the legend of the American West during a career that spanned over fifty years and nearly 150 movies – Stagecoach, The Grapes of Wrath, The Battle of Midway to name a few. Bringing to life America’s founding myths and heroes, dreams and disillusions, he captured the American soul like no one... Read more »
- Cédric Tourbe90' & 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 Millet52'
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 »