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FASHION VICTIM: THE KILLING OF GIANNI VERSACE

The rise and fall of a fashion icon

FASHION VICTIM: THE KILLING OF GIANNI VERSACE is the chilling and mesmerising story of a fashion giant set against the equally extraordinary tale of the life of his nemesis, 27 year old Andrew Cunanan.

From the high-octane fashion circuits of Milan and Paris to the drug-ridden underworld of gay America, the film chronicles the trajectories that brought killer and victim together.

10 years after his killing, discover Gianni Versace’s dazzling success story, his gaudy Miami years and the remaining mysteries surrounding his death.

52mn
  • Format one-off
  • Available versions Italian / French / English
  • Director James Kent
  • Rights TV / Worldwide except German speaking Europe, Netherlands, UK, Irland and North America

SEA PORTRAITS

People of the Pacific
In the Pacific Ocean people have a passion for the sea. This collection of half-hour portraits presents endearing people living for and by the sea like the surf teacher, the marine reseacher, the coast guard, the environmental activist or the fisherman. SEA PORTRAITS goes to different...
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10x26mn

BAHIA, THE BAY OF ALL SAINTS

A poetic journey to the origins of Brazil
Menelaw Sete, the "Brazilian Picasso", dreamed of a time when his country was a paradise, populated by people living in communion with nature. The arrival of greedy men from far away has upset everything. He saw the red of the blood they shed and the black of the men torn from...
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52mn4K

CASTLE TOWERS IN JAPAN

In the age of civil strife in Japan, a castle was a proof of authority for "daimyo," the feudal lord, and the castle tower overlooking the entire castle was its symbol. There are 12 castle towers now-existing in Japan after surviving war-torn era, repeatedly restored or rebuilt....
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7x30mn4K

EDOUARD LOUBET AND THE FLAVOURS OF PROVENCE

When less is more
Edouard Loubet is a celebrated French cook awarded 2 stars by the Michelin Guide and Chef of the Year in 2011. His cuisine is as close you can get from nature and his search for exceptional ingredients leads to a savoury cocktail of flavors. Both an innovator and guardian of traditions,...
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52mn4K

EXCEPTIONAL TRANSPORTATION : PLANES ON THE ROAD

The race to bigger planes, manufactured ever faster
On the Airbus assembly site near Toulouse, pieces of planes come from the four corners of Europe by air, road or water. Putting together the puzzle of aircraft parts and shipping XXL cargo demand powerful and ingenious technology. This film takes us behind-the-scene of this technological...
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52mn4K

EXCEPTIONAL TRANSPORTATION : PLANES ON THE ROAD (LONG VERSION)

The race to bigger planes, manufactured ever faster
On the Airbus assembly site near Toulouse, pieces of planes come from the four corners of Europe by air, road or water. Putting together the puzzle of aircraft parts and shipping XXL cargo demand powerful and ingenious technology. This film takes us behind-the-scene of this technological...
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75mn4K

GENUINE DRIED TANGERINE PEEL (THE)

A small piece of dried tangerine peel arouses the homesickness of Lingnan, China. It has become a cultural symbol. THE GENUINE DRIED TANGERINE PEEL introduces the intricate relationship between an icon of traditional ingredients and people from China or abroad. From Xinhui to Paris, Hong...
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4x25mn4K

KOREAN BROKEN FAMILIES

The heartbraking reunion
The diplomatic relations between North Korea and South Korea are warming up but there is still a deep wound going back to the time of the Cold War: the separation of refugees’ families. Lee Geumsum was a young mother when she had to flee the Korean War in 1951. She wandered several...
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52mn4K

LOVE IN MEXICO CITY

Capital romancing
At first Mexico City does not come across as an obvious romantic destination. Yet the civilization that offered Humanity the most sensual beverage on earth – chocolate – conceals a few surprises. Firstly, the city has sheltered passionate intellectual and revolutionary love...
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52mn4K

LOVE IN NEW YORK

Capital romancing
Even those who have never been to New York know about its many famous neighborhoods and their distinctive identities. Not long ago, few tourists dared venture to Harlem. Today, even the Bronx is becoming trendy. As for Brooklyn, everyone converges there to meet the artists and hipsters of...
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52mn4K

LOVE IN PARIS

Capital romancing
Paris is forever the iconic city of love, the perfect destination to honeymoon and the ultimate backdrop for passion to blossom. Visitors from all over the world come here to seal their love on the historic bridges or while wandering on the scenic Seine riverbanks. Around every corner the...
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52mn4K

LOVE IN RIO

Capital romancing
With one of the world’s most magnificient bays, mythical beaches and striking point of views, Rio is tailor-made for love. When you add to the mix the fiery temperament of the Brazilians and their unrestrained addiction to dance and music, you get a cocktail which is both joyful and...
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52mn4K

LOVE IN THE CITY

Capital romancing
Our cities are made of stones, shaped by wars, emperors or presidents, designed for business, politics or faith. But there might be another way to tell the story of our streets, buildings and monuments. Nowadays, lovers travel the world to share their love and thus create a new romantic...
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4x52mn4K

NORTH KOREA VS USA: A NUCLEAR CHICKEN GAME

The winning survival strategy of the Kims
In North Korea, the Kims’ communist dynasty has tried to become a nuclear power since the Cold War. While it kept unrelentingly at its plan, the USA went through 13 Presidents, each with its own vision. This became the Kims big advantage. This film is the riveting account of a...
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52mn4K

SEARCH FOR MADE IN JAPAN

Japan is often associated with notion of excellence, durability, extreme attention to details, craftmanship and tradition. Every handcrafted product or design combines love and beauty. There’s love and beauty in every handcrafted product and design unveiled in this series, like the...
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12x30mn4K

THE MASTER OF FORTRESSES

Military Superstructures
Vauban is probably the best military architect and engineer in History. Endlessly copied around the world, his unique system of fortifications protected France from invasions, making Louis XIV the most powerful monarch of his time. The Vauban system consists in an iron belt of 180...
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52mn4K

THE PHILIPPINES, THE SPIRAL OF VIOLENCE

Collateral damages
The Philippines have all the attributes of a tropical paradise, but it has become hell for drug dealers. Indeed, since his election in 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared war on the gangs and drug trafficking. He has given a free rein to the police and the armed forces to shoot...
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45mn4K

WORLD HERITAGE CANAL

An architectural wonder and a technical prowess
In the 17th century, Louis XIV financed the digging of a canal connecting the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, the second largest construction of his reign after Versailles. Using the latest technology of its time, the beautifully conceived Canal du Midi is among the oldest functioning...
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52mn4K

YURU CHARA CRAZE

In Japan, every organization, public or private, claim one mascot
The craze for Japanese mascots has reached such a level that the country has now literally hundreds of these little characters. Every region, city, company, even firefighters and the army, all have their mascots. The economic stakes have become so high that a dedicated festival was...
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26mn4K

1944 LE HAVRE UNDER THE ALLIES’ BOMBS

A war crime under wrap
Three months after D-Day, on a morning of September 1944, people of Normandy woke up in shock. Despite the German offer to evacuate civilians, Le Havre and its inhabitants had been crushed under British bombs in the deadliest bombardment conducted over France during WWII. The Germans were...
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52mnHD

24x24

Women of courage
24x24 highlights a day in the life of Filipino women who have made their marks in their chosen fields but also broach into their families, relationships, daily struggles, inspiration and experiences that have brought them where they are today.
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13x26mnHD

A BAMBOO JOURNEY

High energy for a slow trip
Bamboo scaffolding can be seen everywhere across Asia. This essence of wood is also the most versatile construction material for tropical climate such as in Bangladesh. In this overpopulated country there is a huge demand for bamboo which is grown in the north where it is cut and...
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52mnHD

A CRAZY DAY IN...

A vivid and eventful visit
An extraordinary and spectacular experience seen through the eyes of our host and his various guides, A CRAZY DAY IN... is a collection of madcap city guides. In every episode, we find ourselves in places gripped by delightful insanity. The most humdrum tourist activities - visiting a...
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16x52mnHD

A HOUSE OF ITS TIME

Asia heritage residences
This 8-part architecture series highlights the magnificent residential heritage houses of Asia like the black-and-white houses of colonial Singapore, the joglos in Indonesia, the plantation bungalows in Malaysia or the country manors in Sri Lanka. Architects, historians and...
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8x24mnHD

A STOLEN LIFE

Spain is facing a dreadful scandal
Over the span of 40 years, 200,000 to 300,000 babies have been stolen from their parents at birth at the clinic to be sold to couples in search of children to adopt. These foster parents had to comply with ultra-Catholic, conservative right-wing ideology. Moreover, this traffic was...
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52mnHD

A WOMAN'S WORLD

Iconic female figure in different cultures
In this series we share the daily routines of women from Tunisia, Canada, Brazil, Italy and India to try to understand what place do these different societies give them. Each destination offers the opportunity to meet students, doctors, lawyers, farmers, singers and politicians and in...
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5x85mnHD

AFGHANISTAN, THE FRENCH DOCTORS LEGACY

An unrelenting dedication
The 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan launched a 10-year dirty war. As soon as 1980, French doctors came to the rescue of the local population at the risk of their own lives. They were appropriately nicknamed “The French Doctors”. Since then, their action has spread all over...
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52mnHD

AFRICA: THE BUSINESS OF FOOD

A profitable business solution to an endemic problem
Africa has been confronted to major food shortages. This series look at some exciting food stories coming from that continent. Successful new cultures and practices have been implemented to deal with the situation and allow families to feed themselves. More surprisingly, these experiences...
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13x3mnHD

AGAINST ALL ODDS

A different tsunami story
Northeastern Japan shelters a fragile treasure: oysters. This sanctuary has been almost wiped out by the tsunami which flooded 600kms of coastline, destroying numerous fishing ports. This is the story of Shigeatsu Hatakeya, called the father of oysters, who has spent all his life trying...
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52mnHD

AL QAEDA: WORLD TERRORISM

The birth of the jihadist movement
The years from 2001 to 2011 have been plagued by Al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. But to understand how this former business student from a wealthy Saudi family became the leader of the international jihadist movement, we must go back in time and dive into the various episodes of the wars in...
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52mnHD

ALLENDE: AN IDEOLOGY BEING SHOT DOWN

An unwelcome visionnary
In 1970, Salvador Allende became the first elected socialist president in Chile. Three years later, the coup d'état led by General Pinochet with the support of the United States ended his mandate. Salvador Allende killed himself in his besieged palace. His proposals disrupted...
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52mnHD

ALMOST FAMOUS

Breaking free
Within a social and cultural landscape considered to be largely conservative, some people are pushing the boundaries of what is generally considered acceptable and appropriate in polite Asian society. These Asians are speaking their minds in unlikely or alternative forms of expression...
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4x52mnHD

AMSTERDAM

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In tandem, Sophie sets out to Amsterdam. Around the canals, the city hasn’t changed much in 400 years. Free today as it was yesterday. In the 17th century, it was a asylum for Jews and Protestants persecuted for their religion. A pioneer in the construction of capitalism, Amsterdam...
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26mnHD

ANDALUSIA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
It is the birthplace of gipsy culture, and the home of flamenco : the spellbinding Andalusia… a warm-blooded land, Sophie will unveil its secrets today. In Grenada,Sophie learns the mysteries of the great processions with the Andalusian penitents. In the freshness of Alhambra, she...
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26mnHD

ANGELA MERKEL, THE UNEXPECTED

The world's most powerful woman
Angela Merkel is often described as the new Iron Lady and referred to as “mother”. But who is this woman? What are the facts behind her story? Interviews with childhood friends, long time companions, business executives and global political leaders reveal how an East German...
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52mnHD

ARCHEOLOGEEKS IN BAGAN

Bringing the universal heritage back to life
Some buildings, sites and structures are historical wonders. Their very names are legendary and their stories epic and surprising. Yet, these treasures are threatened by wars, financial pressure, property developers and climate hazards. Today, a new breed of archeologists is using modern...
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45mnHD

ARTISANS REBOOT

A novice takes on an artisanal trade
Changing times and mass production have driven artisans to the edge of extinction. ARTISANS REBOOT is a series that challenges a new generation to learn from the older craftmen and save them from extinction. Each episode features a novice taking on an artisanal trade. At the end of the...
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8x26mnHD

ASIA EXPOSED

The camera never lies
This series follows established photographers who are challenged to take on unusual and sometimes heart-wrenching topics, embarking on an eye-opening quests to capture such magical moments. Nothing is off limits: plastic surgery, drug addiction, "third sex", teenage smoking,...
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16x23mnHD

AUNG SAN SUU KYI, FREEDOM AS LEGACY

The mother of the burmese nation
This film goes back into the history of Aung San Suu Kyi whose exceptional destiny has inspired the Burmese people. She has devoted her life to guiding her nation to democracy and, after having been assigned to residence for 20 years by the military junta, she is today rediscovering her...
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52mnHD

BEAUTIFUL MINDS

Understanding Asia best and brightest
What makes someone a genius? What's the definition of talent? This unique 2 hours series explores the genesis of geniuses in Asia, seemingly coinciding with the continent’s rapid growth in the global arena. From Korea to India, Singapore to China, BEAUTIFUL MINDS examines to...
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2x52mnHD

BEFORE WE ARE FORGOTTEN

Collateral victims
This investigative film starts in 2006 when then president of Mexico, Felipe Calderon, declared war on drug trafficking. During the 6 ensuing years, violence spread like an epidemic throughout the country. Over 121,000 people died while many more went into exile, were kidnapped or...
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90mnHD

BELMONDO LE MAGNIFIQUE

Between arthouse films and popular movies
With 74 films and 160 million tickets sold, Jean-Paul Belmondo has been the greatest star of French cinema. If the word "bankable" had existed at the time, it would have applied to him. People under 30 don’t know that he played with all the Nouvelle Vague directors:...
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52mnHD

BERLIN

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Berlin is the European capital of all things alternative, but also carries the history of the 20th century on its wall. Between past and present, the city was built across borders, by innovating, by seeking a new way of living.
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26mnHD

BLACK CODE

When states play Big Brother
This is a gripping account of how governments control and manipulate the internet in order to censor and monitor their citizens. With stories from exiled Tibetan monks trying to circumvent China’s surveillance apparatus, Syrian citizens tortured for Facebook posts, Brazilian...
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90mnHD

BLACK SEPTEMBER: MUNICH OLYMPICS '72 - THE ATTACK

A page of history written in blood
At dawn, on the 11th day of the XX Olympic Games in Munich, in 1972, 8 Palestinians of the terrorist group Black September climb over the fence surrounding the Olympic village. They head towards the Israeli team’s quarter. What happens thereafter is history: eleven Israeli athletes,...
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90mnHD

BOLLYWOOD ON THE ROAD

The silver screen escape
On May 21, 1913, India screened its first film: “Raja Harishchandra“. A hundred years later, the movie industry has grown into a colossal institution. Every day, 30 million people flock to the theaters which sell 5 billion tickets every year. For Indians, movies are more than...
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52mnHD

BORN POLYNESIANS

The essence of the myth on Tahiti
“Vahine” means woman in Polynesian. But the word, associated to a myth forged by foreigners, has become almost embarrassing to use in Tahiti. Even though Polynesian women are indeed beautiful, and welcoming, they are more into substance than looks. This film will have you meet...
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52mnHD

BRAZIL, THE GREAT LEAP BACKWARDS

The squandering of a democracy beacon
Following President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment, Brazil has entered a time of great political instability. The members of Parliament who drove her out are often corrupt themselves and charged for that, sometimes even for murder. Between democracy and government graft, this film...
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52mnHD

BRAZIL: ICARAI

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Brazil, Sophie wanted to discover the Northeast, a region that is still rural and secluded, but also in full mutation : thanks to its regular winds, the Northeast is becoming one of the best sporting locations in the world.
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26mnHD

BRAZIL: SALVADOR DE BAHIA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Salvador de Bahia : a city aptly named, known for its festivals and music, but especially for being the black capital of Brazil. Here, Sophie will try to dive into the African soul of Bahia.
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26mnHD

BRAZILIAN MAZURKA

Memories of a Polish community
In South Brazil, the city of Aura is almost entirely populated with descendants of a Polish community which settled here in 1911. Today, some of them try to keep that history alive so that the grit of these pioneers and the difficulties they had to overcome may serve as an example to all....
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52mnHD

BRAZILIAN THIRST

Amongst thorny trees, the land of the Brazilian Robin Hood
Brazil is known as the most water rich country in the world. Nevertheless, the Nordeste suffers chronic droughts. The Sertao, more particularly, is an unforgiving region covered with caatinga, a thorny vegetation in which one can raise only a few animals. It was here that Lampiao, the...
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52mnHD

BRAZIL’S BLACK SUN

In Brazil, nothing is ever completely black. Except for oil.
10 years ago, Brazil was on top of the world with the exploitation of huge underwater gas and oil fields. Today, Brazil’s hopes have been crushed and the national company, Petrobras, is caught in a huge corruption scandal. The market has collapsed and so did the profitability of...
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52mnHD

BREATH OF FREEDOM

A paradoxical chapter in American history
At the end of World War II, African-American GIs were stationed in Germany as part of a policy to help rid the country of racism and oppression. That was pretty ironic since strict segregation prevailed in their own country, even in the US army. Accepted by the German people as...
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90mnHD

BUGS FOR BREAKFAST

A solution to world hunger
Juab, a young farmer from Thailand, wants to start an insect farm. Indeed, many countries consume crickets, spiders, cockroaches, ants and many other species and the benefits to such eating habits are numerous. First, insects are plentiful and using them as food could be a solution to...
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52mnHD

BULGARIA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Bulgaria is a country full of unknown treasures that Sophie will be exploring, through the green valley of Stranja, where traditions are still well alive. In order to understand what makes Bulgarian yogurt so exceptional, Sophie will take an accelerated cooking lesson with Destena, who is...
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26mnHD

CAMBODGIA ANGKOR

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie arrives in Cambodia during Kathina’s festivities, a Buddhist ceremony that the faithful celebrate with fervor. In fact, under the Khmer Rouge Cambodians were forced to forget everything that made their identity. Now that has peace returned, it is with great joy that they...
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26mnHD

CAMBODGIA – TONLE SAP

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
The Tonle Sap stretches to the heart of Cambodia, the largest lake in Asia but also the most populated. Countless floating villages move there according to the seasons and weather. It is in this Cambodian lake that Sophie will sail, discovering the abundant life of this huge water lung....
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26mnHD

CANADA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Today, Sophie follows the road of the Great Canadian West : with Pongo, she will discover Vancouver Island, a unique location in the world, a sanctuary of wild and protected nature. It is by kayak that Sophie will board this island at the end of the world, a favorite spot for large marine...
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26mnHD

CANADA QUÉBEC

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie and Pongo cross the Atlantic to meet our cousins from Quebec. Half-French, half-British, Sophie discovers the history of Quebec by wandering in the streets of the city. She then visits the quarantine centre in the middle of Saint-Laurent River whereby thousands of European...
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26mnHD

CAPE TOWN

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
The founding city of South Africa was born there four centuries ago with the arrival of men by sea. It was built using the accumulation of assets they brought with them. It is this cultural diversity, which today is said to form the core of the South African society that Sophie will seek...
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26mnHD

CATALONIA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
It’s a special region in Spain, proud of its history and difference. From the Ramblas of Barcelona to the Sagrada Familia, Sophie explores the most magical locations of Catalonia. Sophie will climb on the roofs of the fantastic cathedral imagined by Gaudi. Catalonia’s soul...
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26mnHD

CHAPLIN VS THE FBI

30 years of feud
One wants to protect America from the red peril, the other wants to entertain it and denounce its injustices. Convinced that Charlie Chaplin was in Moscow's pay, J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI's big boss, kept spying on him for 30 years. Cold war and low blows are natural parts of...
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52mnHD

CHILD LABOR IN BOLIVIA, THE BROKEN TABOO

A scandal or a necessity ?
Nowadays in Bolivia, children as young as 10-year-old are legally at work. They can be seen everywhere. If this regulation outrages international organisations, the children themselves and their union that led the campaign in favour of lowering the legal working age welcomed it. This law...
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52mnHD

CHILDREN OF THE WORLD

Dreaming the future
Kids the world over share a common trait: they all like to dream and fantasize about their future and this series lets them freely share their doubts, frustrations, hopes, expectations for their present days and coming years. Whatever their countries, backgrounds or social status, each of...
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9x50mnHD

CHINA CLOSE-UP

Striving. Living. Loving.
China is steeped in rich history, tradition and culture but with a population of over a billion people, it is also a land where countless personal tales unfold every day. CHINA CLOSE-UP takes an intimate look at stories of love, life and longing providing a riveting insight at the daily...
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12x26mnHD

CHINA NEW (DIS)ORDERS

The new Far East
At the beginning of this new millennium, China is at last emerging as an economic superpower. Its huge market is an irresistible magnet for foreign companies sometimes ready to look the other way in order to get their share of the cake. China’s dive into modernity is brutal, full of...
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6x26mnHD

CHINA VS USA, EMPIRES AT WAR

A new conflict for a new century
America’s intelligence community is quietly preparing for a new conflict, one which hasn’t made headlines yet: the Chinese Threat is America’s new war. If Taiwan is today the most explosive strategic issue between China and the USA, there are already skirmishes (some...
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52mnHD

CHINA: GUILIN

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
It’s in the heart of rural China, the mountainous region of Guangxi at the border of Vietnam that Sophie meets some of the most ancient farmers in the world called the Zhuang people. Between bamboo forests and rice espaliers, Sophie discovers a very ancient way of life : a wooden...
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26mnHD

CHINA: SHANGHAI

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Shanghai is the megalopolis of all contrasts, where urban and futuristic China meets ancient China, veered towards a well-being type of culture. Sophie will immerse in this sprawling city and meet the new face of China.
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26mnHD

CHRISTIAN DIOR - THE REFINEMENT OF A LOST PARADISE

In 1947, an unknown becomes famous overnight in the fashion world : Christian Dior has just invented the "New Look", a clothing line that gives a new shape to women. Within a decade, the designer will not only revolutionize fashion but also defines it up to today: the...
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52mnHD

CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE FOR PRINTEMPS IN PARIS

The magical appeal of window displays
The department store Le Printemps was created more than 150 years ago and is considered an institution in Paris. It is, of course, a temple for shopping but also a real attraction thanks to its spectacular window displays. However, to keep its seductive power, Le Printemps must reinvent...
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52mnHD

CHRISTMAS IN PAKISTAN

Christians in a Muslim country
Contrary to what one might think, Pakistan is home to religious pluralism as evidenced by the diverse and numerous places of worship. This film follows several families belonging to the Christian minority as they prepare for the Christmas festivities. How do they practice their religion...
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52mnHD

CIVILIZATIONS’ LEGACY

Decoding the stones
Today’s world is etched in yesterday’s stones. The story of humanity is craddled in some few seminal civilizations. Based on archeological and historical research as well as contemporary social, economic and political information, this collection of stand-alone episodes offers...
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8x52mnHD

COMPAGNONS DE PARIS

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Paris, Sophie dives to the heart of histories historical monuments. A heritage shaped by craftsmen who have formed in "Companions of duty." From the Middle Ages until the 19th century, the Companions are present in the architecture and capitals construction. Sophie travels...
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26mnHD

CORSICA: CALVI

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
This Island of Beauty is known for its beaches and turquoise-colored seas. But it’s the Balagne and the rough mountains in Corsica that Sophie decided to explore in order to seek the Corsican soul. Thoumaggiou, the shepherd of Montemaggiore takes Sophie to these mountains and shares...
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26mnHD

CRETE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Crete, Sophie and Pongo go back 3000 years ago, the discovery of the Cretan ceramic art. On this Greek island, the brilliant Minoan civilization realized some of the greatest masterpieces of pottery. But throughout the history of the island, the objects of baked soil will play a...
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26mnHD

CROATIA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Croatia, a country border between West and East, between Slavic and Latin cultures, Catholicism and Orthodoxy, Sophie chose to explore the Mediterranean part of the country. By touching the stone of Split, and meeting those who sculpt, she seized the multitude of influences brought to...
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26mnHD

CROSSROADS

Unusual public transports
Asia is home to some of the most unique means of transportation. Some are relics of a bygone era while others are products of inventiveness in the face of desperation. All of these weird and wonderful machines are icons of a community, embodying a culture’s identity. CROSSROADS is...
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8x24mnHD

CYPRUS

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Cyprus, Sophie discovers the history of many invaders that have left their mark on the island, from antiquity to the 17th century. From the first Greek natives to the Ottomans through the Arabs, Franks and Venetians, Cyprus was often conquered for its rich resources and its strategic...
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26mnHD

DA VINCI UNFULFILLED DREAM

The master's uncompleted architectural capstone
In his last years, Leonardo Da Vinci started to work on his ultimate masterpiece: the plans of an extravagant royal palace in Romorantin, a village that was meant to become the new capital of France. Preliminary work began but the building never got off the ground. On the basis of...
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52mnHD

DEFINITELY FRENCH

A British view on France and its inhabitants
Who are the French? Why are they so peculiar? This country, recently tragically affected, seems to relish standing apart for the better or for the worse. In this short collection, an across-the-Channel director digs into the French paradox by taking an offbeat tour of its quirkiest...
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6x26mnHD

DESIGN + STORY

Design + Story thoughtfully narrates the romantic, magical, inspired, and colorful journeys of artists. Each episode introduces two artists, side-by-side, in a collaborative narrative on their beginnings, inspiration, craft, and signature style that brought them to fame. Their commitment...
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6x26mnHD

DIE HOHENZOLLERN

An episode from the series GERMAN DYNASTIES
No other dynasty is more closely tied to the fate of Germany than that of the House of Hohenzollern, a family that has produced German princes, kings and emperors. How have the descendants dealt with the legacy of their forefathers? What paths have they taken? The family itself provides...
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45mnHD

DIE OETKERS

An episode from the series GERMAN DYNASTIES
The Oetkers: one of Germany’s best-known families. In the generations since the establishment of this family company almost 120 years ago, the Oetkers have been a fixture in German society. With its huge successes and tragic misfortunes, the story of the Oetker family has become...
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45mnHD

DIE OPELS

An episode from the series GERMAN DYNASTIES
The Opels only built cars for thirty years, from 1899 to 1929. But in that short period the family managed to permanently transform Germany by building the first people’s car. From a luxury object for millionaires, the Opels created an everyday commodity that gave mobility to the...
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45mnHD

DIE THYSSENS

An episode from the series GERMAN DYNASTIES
Thyssen – the name is legendary. And there is much more to the name than just heavy industry, exquisite art and immeasurable wealth. The documentary tells the story of one of the most influential German families as seen in the context of German history and looks for the legacy that...
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45mnHD

DIM: THE GLAMOROUS HISTORY

Women's liberation through hosiery
The story of Dim is not only an incredible industrial adventure, it’s also about how glamour made its way in advertising, the evolution of fashion, dress codes and women’s liberation. Beyond the pictures of gorgeous legs wearing Dim hosiery, this film also tells the moving...
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52mnHD

DIOR, SECRETS OF A SHOW

Behind the scenes of a fashion show
One of the most glamorous events on the planet is probably the Dior show during Fashion Week in Paris. But before the D-DAY (Dior Day), hundreds of people work their hardest for 2 months to prepare the event. Models, dressmakers, technicians, all have a hand in perpetuating the tradition...
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40mnHD

DOCTORS ON THE FRONT LINE

The last volunteers
In 1999, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) - set up in 1971 by a group of French doctors - received the Nobel Peace Prize. MSF’s strategy has always been to combine humanitarian work with political consciousness by standing up for human rights. Today, with offices in 18...
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DOES PRICE HAVE GENDER?

The gender marketing
Pink for girls and blue for boys. These color codes have always defined consumers by sex. However a recent study has revealed that not only manufacturers differentiate products by their customers’ gender but also charge different prices. The medias are taken by storm, social...
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EMOTIONS FOR SALE

Knowing everything about us, even before we know it ourselves
80% of our actions are driven by our emotions. For the giants of Silicon Valley, as well as your local supermarket, understanding and directing them is a major endeavour. The "feel data" business has become the next frontier. Brands are increasingly using neuroscience to decode...
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ETHIOPIA: ADDIS ABEBA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Addis Ababa, Sophie embarks on the discovery of a people whose stamina has been legendary throughout the centuries to the present day. Because Ethiopia is, first of all, a rhythm. Sophie meets one of the great African marathoners, Gebregziabher Gebremariam, who peacefully runs his 27...
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ETHIOPIA: LAND OF GURAGUE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
After hours on the trail, Sophie debarks in the village of Guademar, at the heart of a very fertile rural zone, on a tour of the Gurage ethnic group, its traditions, its incredible hospitality, and its agricultural work. Here, there is no electricity, and water makes itself scarce. She...
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EVERYDAY HEROES

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things
This documentary series showcases ordinary people doing extraordinary things. It highlights the human side of those who do all they can to help others along the way.
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EXTRAORDINARY ASIAN WOMEN

The willpower of a few women can change the lives of many
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EXTRAORDINARY ASIANS

The willpower of a few can change the lives of many
Winner of multiple International Awards - including New York Festivals and Cine’s Golden Eagle Awards - EXTRAORDINARY ASIANS is a 10 part documentary series that showcases the amazing achievements of ordinary Asians who are quietly changing and moulding the world around them. Each...
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FACTORY TOWNS

God created the world and the rest was "Made in China"
Workers were once at the vanguard of the Chinese socialist revolution. Today, they are employed to generate private profits, submitted to state policies, molded to fit the needs of the country's market economy. But behind this new proletariat lie moving human stories. FACTORY TOWNS,...
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FARMERS OF THE FUTURE

Citifying agriculture
Singapore occupies a small landmass with no room for farming but yet it happens to be the "garden city" of tomorrow. Indeed, the intense urbanization called for the testing of new models of citified agriculture; in other words experimentation of vegetable gardens and farms on...
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FIFA SCANDAL

After a series of FBI arrests, FIFA has emerged as a totally corrupt organization in the eyes of the world. Rigged elections, World Cup competitions bought, bribes, arrests… the news of recent months has brought world football’s leading body to the ground. Sepp Blatter, FIFA...
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FIFTEEN YEARS OF TERROR

Terrorism recent history
In fifteen years, from the 9/11 attacks against the World Trade Center to those in Paris in November 2015, dramatic and deadly strikes have been targeting Western countries like never before and have changed the face of the world. In between these two major events, the aggressions and...
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FINANCING TERROR

An unprecedented weapon: money warfare
This film ambition is to analyze the fight that has been initiated in the aftermath of 9/11 in order to “starve terrorism” by using an unprecedented weapon: financial warfare. Initial successes were followed by setbacks with the insurrection in Iraq and the debacle of the...
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FLORIDA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie ventures into a wild territory: Florida. With Captain Corey, great grand son of one of the early pioneers; it sinks into the vastness of the natural park of the Everglades. In the brackish water and the marshes, alligators are kings and mosquitoes swarm. It is this virgin and...
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FORTUNES FROM FUN

From vision to fruition
“Fun” (or, more loosely, “happiness”) is like a commodity, intangible though it may be. However, it can lead to successful business stories by making it the keystone of a product, an experience or a brand. This series goes behind the scenes to uncover the vision,...
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FRANCE: GIANTS OF THE NORTH

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Northern France, Sophie will meet with the Ch’tis and their warm and festive traditions. Between bands and cheerleaders, Sophie will learn the subtle art of the bass drum, then melt into the Procession of Bourbourg Giants. Sophie takes us into an endless flight of stairs of the...
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FRANCE: QUEYRAS

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Le Queyras: it is in this region of the High Alps, between Gap and Briancon, where time seems to have stood still a bit. The people who live there carry within themselves the history of their region, and it is with them that Sophie discovers the spirit of the mountain dweller. Nicolas the...
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FRANCE: SOMME BAY

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Between land and sea, Sophie dives into the heart of the Bay of Somme. In this region of Northern France, men and nature live at the mercy of the elements and tides. Sophie and Pongo will discover the transhumance of sheep across the Bay with Rolang the shepherd. Sophie will also learn...
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FRANK SINATRA – THE VOICE OF AMERICA

Meet the unknown man behind the winning smile
The documentary Frank Sinatra - The Voice of America takes us behind the scenes and uncovers the story around Frank's voice: What was Francis Albert Sinatra like as a person, and where lies the key to his success ? We meet the unknown man behind this winning smile and show why...
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FREEDOM VS SECURITY: THE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN FRANCE

How far are we willing to go to feel safe?
Following the tragic events of Paris on November 13, 2015, a state of emergency has been declared in France. But what does it really mean? Strengthening border controls, increasing the number of searches, intensifying intelligence gathering, deploying police and security forces in the...
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FRIBOURG - GERMANY

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
It is in the south of Germany that Sophie and Pongo begin a journey to the heart of the green Germany, in the cradle of sustainable development: Baden-Württemberg and neighboring Bavaria. Invented by a German biologist at the end of the nineteenth century, the word...
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FUTUROPOLIS

Mapping the city of tomorrow
More than any city in the world, Singapore is a laboratory for urban development and the best place to figure out how life will look like in the megacities at the end of the 21st century. With extensive computer generated imagery [CGI], FUTUROPOLIS explores the concepts, ideas and...
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GAME LIFE - A RECORD OF CHINA'S E-SPORTS INDUSTRY

In recent years, China's electronic sports is developing at a rapid speed, presenting the miracle of the rise of an industry. From the breathtaking global entertainment to the performance of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, competitive video gaming is becoming a new sport. However,...
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GEORGIA

The best kept secret in the Caucasus
Situated at a crossroad between Europe and Asia, Georgia has been invaded by Persians, Byzantines, Arabs, Turks, Mongols and Bolsheviks; but no one has been able to crush the energy and artistic creativity of a people who consider dance and wine to be the expression of its Caucasian...
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GERMAN DYNASTIES

In the documentary "German Dynasties: The Hohenzollern", Georg Friedrich Prince of Prussia and Karl Friedrich Prince of Hohenzollern give an exclusive personal look at their great names. The film crew accompanied the family for a year. The camera will also be present in the...
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GÉVAUDAN

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
It is impossible not to think of Gevaudan without mentioning the "beast" who spread terror in the 18th century. Three years of killings, nearly 100 victims, and we still do not know what exactly was this merciless killer. This scary beast is the dreams of courageous people who...
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GOLD OF BENGAL

Self-sufficiency at sea
In Bangladesh, the young engineer Corentin de Chatelperron and his team have designed a sailboat made entirely out of jute fiber and christened it “Gold of Bengal”. But beyond the challenge based on the material used for the construction, Corentin's goal is to achieve...
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GOLDEN GOLD

From the financial market to the mines
The economic turmoil has given new life to gold as the thirst for this metal seems inextinguishable and has consequences all over the world. Indeed, this infatuation has unintended consequences. For instance, gold fever among the London bankers endangers an Indonesian tropical paradise...
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GOODBYE MOUBARAK!

A revolution in progress
On January 25, 2011, the Egyptian people rises up. Suddenly, the entire world is taken aback. In only 18 days, the popular rebellion causes the fall of Mubarak’s regime. Yet, three months earlier, anger was already brewing beneath the surface. Outraged by the illegitimacy and...
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GOURMET EXPLORERS

A tasteful tour of France
Every region of France has its visual and cultural identity but, more importantly for any gourmet, its gustative peculiarities. From oceanic Brittany to Mediterranean Provence, even the most seemingly simple dishes conceal secrets and know-how that are being uncovered for you by young...
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GRAMPS AND GRANDMAS ARE FLIRTING

The boom of dating websites is not just for young people
While teenagers are just beginning to experience love, their grandparents are still in business! Seniors being incredibly in shape might explain this trendy yet taboo phenomenon. At 69, 75% of men and 43% of women are indeed still sexually active. Dating sites specialized in seniors are...
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GRASSE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
At Grasse, in the capital of the South of France flowers Sophie will be immersed in scent vapors. Sophie begins its journey in the jasmine fields: the flower is fragile and delicate. She will learn to draw the essence out in order to create the primary materials for the manufacturing of...
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GREECE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Today, Sophie discovers a small Greek island of the Dodecanese islands in the Aegean seas : Kalymnos. Since ancient times, its seabed that’s carpeted with sponges contributes to the richness of the island. Now however, its cliffs are what attract climbers from around the world. A...
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GUILLAUME DEPARDIEU, THE STORY OF AN ENFANT TERRIBLE

Through the testimony of those who met him, the film proposes to discover the complex personality of Guillaume Depardieu. It is also the story of a destiny that was shattered too soon, that of a wounded man, a man revolted, disturbed by childhood and to whom adulthood brought no...
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GURLITT AND THE SECRET OF THE NAZI TREASURE

In 2010, while crossing the Swiss-German border, an old man catches the attention of two German tollkeepers. In his luggage, they find 9000 Euros in hard cash. The man is called Cornelius Gurlitt, 79 years old at that time. Authorities decide to keep an eye on him. What investigators find...
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HALAL TOURISM

With the development of global tourism and the enrichment of some Muslim countries, a spe- ci c tourism form is developing worldwide. Called «Halal Tourism» or «Muslim Friendly», this touristic sector is estimated at more than €130 billion and represents a...
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HAMBURG

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In the midst of containers and huge cranes, Sophie and Pongo witness an incessant turmoil in the port of Hamburg. The entire world seems to rush to this contemporary Metropolis… Sophie tours the docks and giants warehouses where goods from all over the world are delivered. They are...
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HAUTE COUTURE IN PARIS, A WEEK WITH ALEXIS MABILLE

Twice a year, the 12 French Couture houses present their new collections. During 3 days, the fashion world meets in Paris: wealthy customers, journalists, models, stars…In 15 minutes, each fashion designer presents 6 months of work…and in the fashion workshops, a real race...
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HERITAGE HEROES

Revamping historical neighborhoods
Whether restoring ancestral homes in China, revitalizing a derelict railway line in New York or renovating colonial seafront buildings in Zanzibar, HERITAGE HEROES scours the world for the people and organizations responsible for rescuing, safeguarding and reviving our built heritage....
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HITLER AND THE APOSTLES OF EVIL

The devil and his confidants
Thanks to unpublished colorized archives and exceptional testimonies, HITLER AND THE APOSTLES OF EVIL sheds a light on this somehow still unknown personality and the influence of his confidants.
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HITLER'S MEIN KAMPF: A DANGEROUS BOOK

Why do the author's thoughts remain so fascinating?
The State of Bavaria prohibited MEIN KAMPF at the end of World War II. In 2016, 70 years after the death of his author, the book entered into the public domain. Several questions arise with it: why does the book remain so dangerous? Why do Hitler’s thoughts remain so fascinating? In...
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HOME

My roots are here
Home. There is no place like it anywhere in the world. Cooking, eating, resting… it is at home that the simple activities of life occur, forming the everyday scenes that however differ from place to place. Homes could be mud huts in the grasslands, bamboo houses over the waters or...
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HOMES OF BRAZIL

Welcome into my world
In Brazil, every city has its own atmosphere, style and charm. You can visit all the landmarks you want but how often are you allowed to enter private homes? Who wouldn’t want to push open some of these closed doors to peek inside and discover firsthand what’s behind the...
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HUNGARY

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
With Pongo, Sophie discovers what one calls the « Pearl of the Danube » : Budapest. Enchanting, fascinating and magical, the Hungarian capital is also full of legends. This is the occasion for Sophie to live a fairy tale : go back in time and transform herself, just for one...
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IN THE HEART OF THE MEKONG DELTA

A vital plain
Formed by the muddy deposits carried by one of the biggest river in the world, the Mekong delta is characterized by its extraordinary fertility. Here Nature is overwhelming and the vegetation exuberant. Its 9 branches delineate a vast and extremely fertile plain crossed by a dense network...
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INCREDIBLE BEAUTY CONTESTS

Looks and beyond
In this series, being beautiful covers widely different meanings as each episode follows a contestant in his or her search for recognition: a young man entering the Mister International contest, a grandma trying to sparkle her way to the Miss Senior America crown, a spoiled english girl...
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INDIA: AHMEDABAD

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In the northeast of India, in the State of Gujarat, Sophie and Pongo are introduced to the rich Indian culture via astonishing encounters with the women of Ahmedabad. As it proves difficult to orient themselves in the swarming, honking and chaotic streets of the old city
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INDIA: KERALA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Peaceful and verdant Kerala, in the southwest of India, is the domain of that animal most emblematic of India: the elephant. In this environment of jungle and coconut trees, Sophie discovers the art of taking care of these great beasts and the very specific profession of elephant-keeper.
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INSIDE CHINESE FOOTBALL

The soccer business sees red
« For a European, a Chinese football game has no interest.” Philippe Troussier, French coach of Shenzhen Football Club. “We play football like Brazilians play table tennis; even worse since Brazilians play a better table tennis than we us football.” Li Weifang,...
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INSIDE ISLAM

Understanding 1.6 billion people
Islam is very much in the zeitgeist and the center of attention the world over. Yet, this is a religion that many barely know. INSIDE ISLAM provides an opportunity to better understand this religion though extensive journeys to 15 Islamic countries. The series addresses questions such as...
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INSTANT BADASS

From the street to the cage
Away from the postcard image of Bangkok exists a world of darkness, violence and pain. Operating on the fringe of society, and considered by most to be thugs, some young men meet to fight. Not for money. Not for glory. Just to feel alive. This is not a story about fighting but about the...
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IRELAND

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In the hills of Connemara, far from the effervescence of Dublin, Sophie and Pongo will discover an unknown and very welcoming part of Ireland, the one with all the shepherds and horse breeders. After a little escapade in an Irish pub, Sophie will discover a very ecological and typically...
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IREZUMI, THE JAPANESE ART OF TATTOO

The body as a canvas
Because of its association with the obscure world of the yakusas – the Japanese mafias – the traditional art of tatoo, known as Irezumi, is a contreversial component of Japan’s cultural heritage. It is nevertheless a source of fascination and a striking illustration of...
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ISIS: TERRORISM 2.0

How did the World let it emerge?
On November 13, 2015, a new terrorist organization strikes at the heart of a major Western capital: Paris. The toll is terrible giving ISIS an overnight and sinister fame. What is this terrorist group? Who are its men? Why going after France and the West? How did we let such a monster...
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ISRAEL

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
At the heart of the city of Jerusalem, Sophie is welcomed by a religious ceremony. In the midst of believers from all over the world, dozens of families celebrate bar-mitzvahs. To immerse herself into the Israeli culture, Sophie will discover the biggest market in Jerusalem, Mahane...
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IT’S ALL IN LEBANON

Pop culture and civil war
After 17 years of civil war between Christians and Muslims, the Israeli invasion, the Syrian occupation, 20,000 victims, Lebanese thought it was finally over. But 20 years after the official end of the war, Lebanon is still not a cohesive nation. Somehow, this film shows how peace has...
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JORDAN

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Jordan is the land of nomads, ancient people, whose footsteps Sophie and Pongo will follow. On the back of a camel, Sophie explores Wadi Rum, a mythical desert known for being the setting of the film « Lawrence of Arabia », but it is also the home of the traditional Bedouins....
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KAMLAHARI: THE STOLEN CHILDHOOD OF NEPAL

Sold as modern day slaves by their own families
In the Teraï region of Nepal, many young girls confront a harrowing destiny: they are sold off as modern day slaves by their own families. These girls, called "Kamlahari", are deprived of their childhood, kindred and education and doomed by ancient traditions to be...
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KARL LAGERFELD, A LONELY KING

Karl Lagerfeld is the most remarkable character in the fashion industry, the most creative and the most media exposed. But who is really hidding behind the dark glasses, the powdered ponytail, the stiff shirt collar and the ringed hands? In this film we meet the true Lagerfeld, starting...
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KAWAII ASIA

Kawaii Asia is a fashion & entertainment show where six popular models, including Harajuku models from Asobi System - the talent agency that Kyary Pamyu Pamyu belongs to - and KUMICKY (Kumiko Funayama), a cover model for fashion magazines such as Popteen and With, bring you the latest...
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KIDZANIA

The future workers amusement park
Kidzania is an unusual amusement park in Tokyo. Kids come here to experience what’s an adult working day is like by trying the job of their dreams. At hands they have a real plane cabin, a full size TV studio or firemen trucks. Everything is highly realistic. But thanks to sponsors,...
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KIM JONG-IL: THE FORBIDDEN BIOGRAPHY

A hazardous handover
Kim-Jong Il was the most secretive political leader on earth. A grotesque dictator with a finger on the nuclear trigger. Starting from a personality profile of this schizophrenic dictator through exclusive testimonies, this film offers a geopolitical analysis of the Korean peninsula based...
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KIM JONG-UN: THE UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY

The heir to the first communist dynasty in History
He is the living God of the 9th nuclear power of the world. He is a Western educated young man and a basketball fan but raised in secrecy to take over the commands of the North Korean regime, the first communist dynasty in history. From him we only have amusing, absurd and sometimes...
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KRUGER PARK

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In the great South African savannah, Sophie sets out to discover the wildlife. A large part of 20,000 km2 that makes Kruger Park consists of hunting reserves, an old tradition from centuries ago. Today the rules are bypassed and the survival of the famous "Big Five" (elephant,...
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KYOTO

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
The cradle of Imperial Japan, the country’s capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto is, for most Japanese, the city that embodies this ancestral aesthetic of a perfectionist Japan. From architecture to religious practice or composition of the gardens, Sophie comes to learn this art...
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KYUSHU

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Japan, the volcanoes are Gods, Lords, and Mount Aso incarnates the mystic report that the country has with its geological monsters. In this island which has more than 110 volcanoes, of which 60 are active. Sophie adventures to one of the largest gas volcanoes. Accompanied by a Japanese...
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LAPLAND

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie goes to Lapland, in the extreme Northern part of Finland : beyond the polar circle, she will meet Samis, the last indigenous people of Europe. For decades, the Finnish government has a political assimilation of the Sami culture. Sophie will meet these resisters who continue to...
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LEATHER: SLAVES TO FASHION

Shoes, sofas, jackets, purses,… have been trendy for a few years now. Leather has become more accessible and its prices are becoming increasingly affordable for an obvious reason: in order to bypass European regulations, manufacturers chose to relocate their production in countries...
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LIBERTY TRAIN, NEXT STOP FREEDOM

An exceptional exodus through East-Germany
Exclusive archive footage, reenactments and interviews tell the exceptional story of an exodus that started right before the fall of the Berlin Wall. Starting from Prague, crossing East-Germany to settle in Germany, these refugees were the forerunners of a yet to unfold world-shaking...
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LISBON

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Lisbon is a city turned towards the sea. It inspires its residents in many areas and Sophie will quickly realize it.On the walls of the capital, the “Azulejos” often inspire themselves from the ocean. At the side of Alexandre Pais, a global specialist in ceramics, Sophie...
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LOG TRAIN TO PARIS

No wood, no ovens. No ovens, no bread. No bread... riots.
For more than three centuries, from 1547 to 1923, the forests of the Morvan region of France sent timber down the rivers to Paris. This vital source of energy was controlled by powerful wood merchants. The stakes were indeed high: without wood there could be no ovens; without ovens there...
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LONDON

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
The heart of the British capital to the coast of the southern shores of England, Sophie began a journey back in time to immerse herself in the atmosphere of Victorian England. Under the reign of Queen Victoria from 1837 to 1901, the Kingdom experienced an unprecedented boom that still...
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MADAGASCAR

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Today, Sophie and Pongo lead us into a land of adventure, an island-continent between Asia and Africa: Madagascar. A journey into the heart of the Malagasy High Plateaus, at an altitude of more than 1,000 meters, in Imerina country. On this red earth, where rice, manioc and pineapples are...
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MAKI'S MAGIC RESTAURANT

A where-to-eat guide
MAKI’S MAGIC RESTAURANT introduces a variety of bars and restaurants in the Kansai region in Japan, from the hottest gourmet spots to small back-alley diners. This on-going show is a where-to-eat guide for tourists, showcasing dishes and food that never fail to open your appetite.
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MAKING-OF

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
An original and unexpected series about travelling. For the first time in television you will experience the world differently... We propose a travel around the world in 80 x 26’ HD series with Sophie, an exceptional blind journalist. Prestigious sites, elaborated monuments, or...
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MARCEL RAVIN, CARIBBEAN CHEF

The alchemist from the Carribean
A measure of French gastronomic know-how, a hint of typical Monaco luxury, an exotic personality from the West Indies, these are the ingredients that make the portrait of Marcel Ravin an enticing menu. The first great chef of color in Europe, he officiates in one of the most prestigious...
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MARTINIQUE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie flew to the island of Martinique, a paradise tormented by history and by the whims of nature. With Brunel, a sugarcane cutter, she discovered the difficulty of his job, which requires strength and endurance in the tropical humidity. It takes us to the history of the sugar industry,...
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MEETING THE PAPUAN

Culture shock
Kelly Woolford, an explorator, is guiding an intrepid family of navigators deep inside the Wapoga river in Papua, on the Indonesian side of the island once known as Irian Jaya. They have come to meet little-known tribes, such as the Tause, whom Kelly has already stumbled upon. This is the...
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MEMORIES OF OCEANIA

The last aboriginal tribes
Betty and Jacques Villeminot are 2 of the most prestigious pioneers of ethnographic cinema. They have spent all their lives in traditional societies of Oceania. This series centers on their voyages to explore the aboriginal way of life of Papuan and Australian tribes in New Guinea and the...
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MERRY CHRISTMAS HUGO CHAVEZ

The most idiosyncratic political experiments of our time
During his "reign" of 14 years over Venezuela, Hugo Chavez has succeeded in eradicating extreme poverty and achieved alomost universal literacy in his country. The bluster and rants of the most unpredictable head of state seem to have cast irreparable doubt and suspicion on one...
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MEXICO CHIAPAS

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie and Pongo go back in time to discover the Mayas. A great adventure through the rainforest where the most beautiful vestiges have been preserved. In Palenque, Sophie dives into the Maya mythology with three Lacandons, their descendants. They will teach her the various uses of the...
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MEXICO– CUETZALAN - PUEBLA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie and Pongo discover the Voladores, these ‘flying men’ continue an Aztec tradition: they throw themselves over 35 meters high to honor Sun God. Sophie meets wax and honey makers who also use Aztec technics to shape altar candles. In Cuetzalan, the city of sacred birds,...
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MIGRANTS

A 2-year journey from misery to disenchantment
2013. Five young Afghans decide to take a shot at a better life and migrate to Europe, more specifically Paris their dream destination. Then begins a two-year 12,000 kms long journey, across six borders and full of first times: the ocean, girls in mini-skirts, bars, skyscrapers…...
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MISSIONS OF HOPE

Change actors
From Asia to Latin America, this series takes us around the world to encounter actors committed to sustainable development through active associations or innovative ideas. Meeting these unique characters give us the opportunity to experience their lifestyle and understand what drives them...
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MIXER

An innovative, clever and fun gastronomic magazine
MIXER is a unique concept of creative cuisine, a place where gastronomic trends and arts converge. We’ll discover how fads come and go by meeting their originators and unveiling the places where everything comes to life. This series offers a peak into avant-garde cuisine which, as...
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MONOI

A beautifully scented treasure from Tahiti
Monoï is an infused perfume oil made from soaking the petals of Tahitian gardenias (best known as Tiaré flowers) in coconut oil. Over the past 2,000 years, it has been used by the people of Tahiti as a skin and hair softener. Nowadays it is one of the main local exports under...
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MOROCCO: LAND OF BERBERS

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In the snowy mountains of Upper Atlas, in southeastern Morocco, Sophie and Pongo discover Berber country. Beneath the harshness of its climate is concealed the legendary hospitality of a proud and warm people that will welcome Sophie into the most remote villages and highest summits.
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MOROCCO: MARRAKECH

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
On the mythical Jemaa El Fna Square, Sophie is taken up by a whirlwind of sounds and smells: the music of the Gnawas, the scent of dates and oranges…Marrakesh, the city of the senses. And even if she misses one of them, Sophie will do well to take advantage of the others to explore...
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MUNICH - GERMANY

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
It is in Munich, in the footsteps of Richard Wagner that Sophie and Pongo stop at. Even today, the famous German composer arouses admiration and passion in the city. An enthusiasm Sophie shares while she lies precisely in the city the day of anniversary of her bicentenary birth. Munich is...
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26mnHD

MY CULTURAL REVOLUTION

Mao's grinder
“I was barely 10 when I was thrown into this madness. The turmoil swallowed me. When it was over, I was a man. A pretty unusual teenage crisis!”. Xu Xing, a Chinese writer, revisits his early years which were ravaged by the Cultural Revolution. It cost him his illusions, his...
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52mnHD

MY LUCKY BIRD

Three young women, one billion people. Lei Shuang Mei, Tang Qi and Wang Meng are three young Chinese women. They live in Beijing, they are 23 years-old and their lives will soon change dramatically. Shot in real time over six months, «My Lucky Bird» is the intimate and day by...
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52mnHD

NAPLES

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Naples, Sophie discovers the charm and great myths of the traditional Italy. And the first one of them : the Vespa ! Naples is also the home of pizza… So Sophie places…her hands in dough, and learns the art to becoming a good pizza maker with Mimmo, one of the most famous...
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26mnHD

NATIVE VISIONS

The insiders' point of view
The collection NATIVE VISIONS seeks to help those peoples that are threatened with cultural extinction by recording their history and creating an account of their oral literature, cultural knowledge and ancestral traditions. The film-making uses an unusual approach by inviting the native...
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2x52mnHD

NAURU THE LOST ISLAND

A riches to rags story of wasted resources
Lost In the Pacific Ocean, Nauru island is deemed the smallest republic in the world. The island spread only over 21 square kilometers but its 10,000 inhabitants grew rich in the 70’s thanks to large reserves of phosphate. 20 years later it is all gone and Nauru is totally broke....
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52mnHD

NEPAL - HIMALAYA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
What is life like on the roof of the world? Sophie sets out to discover the Gurung people, one of the most important mountain people of the Annapurna region, and one of the few ethnic Nepalese living in near autarky in high hills of central Nepal. But to finger the Himalayan dream, you...
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26mnHD

NEPAL - KATMANDOU

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
It is a strip of land nestled between two giants, and one of the most spiritual places on earth. Sophie visits the Kathmandu Valley, which gathers the Buddhist shrines and Hindu traditions among the perennials in the world. At Bodhnath Stupa, in the third eye of Buddha, Sophie learns to...
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26mnHD

NEW WORLD WITHOUT STRANGERS

The new collaborative economy explained by Henry Golding (''Crazy Rich Asians'')
The concept of sharing within communities isn’t something new. In fact, it goes back thousands of years, to a time when people didn’t really have much. Nowadays, this notion has made a comeback but with a twist. Welcome to the age of the "collaborative economy”....
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10x23mnHD

NO MORE "MADE IN CHINA" ?

The end of cheap labor as we know it
The recent conflicts and suicides at Foxconn (one of the world largest employers) have sent a strong signal: China is on the verge of a social breakdown. Its working class wants to benefit from the economic miracle it has built with its own hands. At that point, chinese companies can...
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45mnHD

NOMADS, THE GENERATION AFTER

The Himalayas today
In the Indian region of Laddkah, into the heart of the Himalayas, a few thousands nomadic sheppperds still live with their herds at an altitude of 4500 meters. Through the daily life of a Tibetan family, we try to understand the deep changes these people are confronting. Their 14 year old...
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52mnHD

NORTH KOREA, THE GREAT ILLUSION

Beyond the propaganda
In 2011, the sudden death of Kim Jung Il brought to power his Western educated son and basket-ball fan Kim Jun-un, 30. But very quickly any hope of liberalization raised by the new leadership faded in front of the dictatorial logic of the first communist dynasty in History. This is the...
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50mnHD

NORWAY - FJORDS

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
With Pongo, Sophie embarks on a hike covering the largest glacier of the European continent in the Norwegian fjords. Floor of his cleats and accompanied by Pal, a young climatologist, she discovers how this particular landscape ended up surrounded by generous forests. Sophie discovers...
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26mnHD

NORWAY- SPITZBERG

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
With Pongo, Sophie hikes on the biggest glacier in Europe in Norwegian fjords. With Pal, a young climatologist, she discovers how this singular landscape has been forged. Sophie finds out it is the place where Vikings used to shelter from bad weather and foes. She boarded a Drakkar, a...
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26mnHD

NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS, LIVING CATHEDRAL

Before the disaster
Notre-Dame de Paris has been a landmark in the heart of Paris since 1163. Close to 15 million pilgrims and visitors coming from all over the world has made it the most visited monument in Europe. A gothic piece of art, Notre-Dame de Paris is first and above all “the House of God and...
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52mnHD

NUIT DEBOUT

For more than four months, a crowd of silent unknown persons sat, in the evening, on the Place de la République in Paris, at the foot of Marianne. All were there to share their angers, their ideals and the same desire: rebase the politics far from the established parties, regain...
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70mnHD

OLIVIER ROUSTEING, THE YOUNG PRINCE OF BALMAIN

31 years old, 12 collections
Paris, Fashion Week. There is one show not to be missed: Balmain's. It was orchestrated and designed by the young prodigy Olivier Rousteing for six years. This strong and sensitive designer, a friend of leading celebrities and hyper-connected people, has succeeded in rejuvenating the...
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40mnHD

ON THE WRITERS' TRAIL

A literary pilgrimage
This series offers an enchanting journey, a literary pilgrimage combining fascinating and unusual places with the intimate discovery of genius authors who have reinvented their time and who continue to influence today’s minds. Are covered such illustrious writers as Ronsard,...
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30x26mnHD

OXFORD

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Oxford is the landmark for English education. It was the first university ever founded in England. Oxford is still one of the most prestigious and elite of the country. Sophie discovers that this university has a special architecture: it is composed of many buildings spread across the...
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26mnHD

PALESTINE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie will discover Bethlehem, in the heart of all the Palestinian territories, it’s a land full of history and religious fervor. A land where church bells ring at the same time that the muezzin’s song rises, and where, for centuries, Christians and Muslims cohabitate in...
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26mnHD

PARIS FASHION WEEK, THE NEW STARS

Behind the scenes of the most glamorous event of the year. 10 days under high pressure. But this year, the stars are not necessarily those we think they are. Indeed there is today a new generation that is becoming more and more influent in Fashion. Models, actresses, the new stars are now...
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40mnHD

PASSIONATE PEOPLE

This documentary series depicts the charm and real self of an athlete, a performer, a musician, a scholar and many other who are active in the front lines of their field of expertise. From Nobel Prize Shinya Yamanaka, best selling writer Marie Kondo or Michelin star's Ramen chef Yuki...
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50x25mnHD

PAYS CATHARE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie dives into Middle-Age in the XIIIth century. She follows in the Cathares’s footsteps, these heretics who have questioned the Church of Rome supremacy first. She starts her journey in Montségur, the last refuge of the ones who fled persecution. With Roland and Pascal,...
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26mnHD

PLEASURES

The matters of luxury
Luxury is the art of carefully mixing elegance with the utmost quality and this is why luxury goods are an universal source of fascination. These goods require incredibly skilled craftsmanship and know-how in order to transform the sometimes simplest raw materials into objects of...
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12x13mnHD

POLAND

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
It’s a strange journey that Sophie and Pongo will undertake in this Polish city filled with history : Cracovia. Sophie also dives back into the 1950’s Poland in Nowa Huta, a model city built at that time, a true testimony of the Staline era. She will go to explore one of...
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26mnHD

PRAGUE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Discovering Prague, is like opening an old spellbook. Sophie and Pongo go back in time to the 16th century, when Emperor Rudolf II had his court installed in the Czech capital. Under the reign of this atypical sovereign, attracted to art and occult sciences, many alchemists, astronomers...
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26mnHD

PRESCRIPTION FEVER

The health care system in question
The French social security system was 16 billion euros in the red in 2013. Savings for the government can come from lowering the price of drugs. Indeed, every minute, health insurance reimburses 43,800 € for various capsules or tablets. Why is there such an overconsumption of drugs?...
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26mnHD

PROVENCE, AUGUST 1944: THE OTHER D-DAY

End of 1943, early 1944, the Allies decided to carry out a double invasion in the North and South of France. Their strategy was to ensnare the Germans. That led to Operation Overlord in Normandy on June 6, 1944, while Operation Dragoon took place in Provence on August 15, 1944, and is now...
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52mnHD

PUSZTA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
The horizon seems endless on Europe’s last great plain, in Eastern Hungary. This huge grassy desert is a land of serenity, freedom for both humans and animals. Sophie and Pongo trample on this unique land occupied by a population of horsemen and shepherds, attached to a traditional...
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26mnHD

QUAND LA GALETTE FAIT DES ROIS !

L’Épiphanie est une tradition à laquelle les Français ne dérogent pas. Vedette dans les rayons et les boulangeries, la galette des rois se vend par millions chaque année. Les Français en dégustent plus de 30 millions chaque...
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52mnHD

RACISM THE DARK FACE OF BRAZIL

An underlying tension that permeates the whole society
While Brazil elects a far-right President, this film focuses on the humiliations suffered by the destitute. How are they viewed by the rest of the population? Is the fear felt by the privileged justified? Thought in-depth interviews and testimonies, this much needed film shows how race...
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55mnHD

RAMESSES II THE GREAT JOURNEY

The post-mortem adventures of the greatest Pharaoh
3200 years ago, Egypt is living the final hours of its golden age under the reign of Ramesses II. After ruling the country for 67 years, the great pharaoh dies at the ripe old age of 92. His mummy is burried in the heart of the Valley of the Kings. This is the beginning of his great...
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52mnHD

RESISTANCE

The last of the traditional peoples
In many places on our planet, the last of the traditional peoples are confronted to the forces of globalisation. This collection, RESISTANCE, offers a glimpse into these ancestral societies and their struggle to exist and maintain their differences and precious customs.
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3x52mnHD

REUNION

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Within the confines of the Indian Ocean, on the island of Reunion, Sophie and Pongo embark on an encounter with the inhabitants of the Heights, those Reunion dwellers who have chosen to live on the sides of the “fire mountain,” the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the most famous...
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26mnHD

RIGA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Latvia, it’s by being close to nature that Sophie discovers this small Baltic country. Harsh winters with summer white nights, land-nourishing remains at the heart of the Latvian traditions. Riga and its surroundings perfectly illustrate the strong link that Latvians have with...
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26mnHD

RITOMA

Where Basketball meets Tibet
The Tibetan Plateau is one the world's highest and largest and home to the village Ritoma which inhabitants struggle to keep their nomadic culture alive while embracing modern world, notably in the form of their new found passion: basketball. Helped by an American coach, the...
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57mnHD

ROMA IN FRANCE

The other face of the country of the human rights
One night, Colette sees from her window a big fire in a wasteland across the road. She decides to go see and is greeted by a Gypsy family from Romania. Touched by Eva, Sami and their two children, she decides to help them. Although, over time, life conditions improve somewhat, the...
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52mnHD

ROUBAIX SECTION 13

A career in law enforcement
Julien, Lea and Felix are barely 20. Like their comrades, their lives will radically change in a few months. They are learning a profession but also values and rules. They also realize that they will never be citizens like anyone else. Their lives and their careers will be dedicated to...
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52mnHD

RUSSIA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
It is in the waters of the Baltic Sea and the Neva River of Saint Petersburg that Sophie sets foot in. This is a marine city born from the will of Tsar Peter the Great, great lover of the sea. Built on the marshes, Saint Petersburg is a mammoth project out of water in just 10 years. The...
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26mnHD

SCHOOL OF CRIME

Major in: profiling, sex crime, investigation, money laundering...
Montreal is home to one of the most prestigious school in criminology. This is where young students eager to devote their life to the quest of truth and justice are being exposed to the very same techniques used by the heroes of investigative American series. SCHOOL OF CRIME follows 6...
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8x52mnHD

SCOTLAND

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Scotland, Sophie meets the mysteries that reign in the secluded valleys of the Highlands, a region full of legends and strong sensations. For this new journey, Sophie found a guide who is out of the ordinary : Louise, a young supercharged Scottish girl and… a bagpipe player. She...
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26mnHD

SEARCHING FOR MULLAH OMAR

Who really was the iconic leader of the talibans?
Mullah Omar, the Afghan Taliban leader, is one of the most controversial and enigmatic men on the planet. Even after a decade of foreign military presence, we still know absolutely nothing about him. Is he a dreadful Islamist? Has he been branded evil to justify a military intervention in...
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59mnHD

SECRETS OF HISTORY

Exceptional destinies
Why did Cleopatra kill herself? Did Judas betrayed Jesus? Was Napoleon poisoned? Through interviews of historians, archive images and re-enactments, this collection is about the exceptional fates of the most emblematic figures of European history and their greatest secrets.
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100x90mnHD

SENEGAL – DAKAR

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In the Dakar region, Sophie sets out to discover traces of history in Senegal, but also its natural resources. On the island of “Gorée”, she goes to the house of slaves, and measures the importance of a memory’s duty. With Eloi, curator in the house of slaves, she...
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26mnHD

SENEGAL – ST LOUIS

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie and Pongo discover the soul of Saint Louis. In this Senegalese town, colonial architecture is still very visible: patios with large arches and balconies made of iron. Mary Magdalene, a Saint Louisian very attached to her town, guides Sophie in this city, a World Heritage Site by...
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26mnHD

SICILY

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Sicily, Sophie sets out to conquer Mount Etna, the 3000 meter-high monster, feared for its eruptions, but also considered for the fertility of its land. In Gangi, the neighboring village, the inhabitants will honor Sophie greatly : she will carry the Saint Rita statue alongside them...
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26mnHD

SIENNA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie will live within a unique event of its kind, which vibrates since the Middle Ages the Tuscan city of Siena: the Palio , a horse race held in the heart of the city between the different Senesi contrade - brotherhoods quarters.
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26mnHD

SO BRITISH! ECCENTRIC UK

Quirky ways to have fun
Is it that famous sense of humour or is it the weather? Or is it because they live on an island? Whatever the reason, our British friends have developed all kinds of weird hobbies over the centuries, and they're still at it today, as the UK has become the international headquarters...
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6x26mnHD

SOYUZ IN FRENCH GUIANA

The Russian space adventure in Amazonia
How do you say "Holy Mary" in Russian? In Creole, they say "Sinnamary" as the name of the village located in the north of French Guiana where the mythical Soyuz launchers take off. Two hundred Russians, straight from the banks of the Volga River, have been busy in the...
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52mnHD

SPA SEEKERS

Relax in style
With its exquisite taste and dedication to service, Asia has made spas an art form. So when model and actress Jaymee Ong and her sister Lindsay start a quest to find the best spas in Asia, you know they’re in for a quite a challenge. SPA SEEKERS go to great length, from Indonesia to...
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10x26mnHD

SPICE TO LIFE

Spice to Life is a colorful, delicious, and touching series, where chefs and restaurateurs share their passion for food, culture, people, and their communities. It is delivered by a cinematic and visually-rich tale of how food has led them to industry fame. These 30-minute weekly episodes...
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6x26mnHD

SPIRITUALITY FOR SALE

For centuries, Asian families have been going on temple retreats lasting anything from a few days to a few years. Now Westerners are turning to this way of getting in touch with their own selves. The number of meditation centers opening to welcome them show this. A monastery, a meditation...
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52mnHD

STATE OF LIMBO: THE STATELESS

Citizens of nowhere
What do physicist Albert Einstein, cellist Mstislav Rostropovich and dissident writer Aleksander Solzhenitsyn have in common? All were "stateless" for some part of their lives. According to UN estimation, there are around 12 million such people in the world today. This film goes...
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52mnHD

STRANGER THAN YOU

Asia through teen's eyes
This info-educational series targeted at young viewers uncovers amazing and unusual customs, rites, rituals, traditions, jobs and even hobbies of teens in Asia. Get an insight into curious worlds and experience the contrast of growing up in neighboring countries.
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10x26mnHD

STYLEOGRAPHY

Charting celebrities’ evolving looks and fashion tastes
STYLEOGRAPHY is a fast-paced, pop series profiling the careers of Hollywood’s biggest stars through their evolving looks. From the sexy curves of Jennifer Lopez to the devastating charm of George Clooney, STYLEOGRAPHY is a light-hearted and very unique movie magazine which favors...
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13x26mnHD

SWEET AND SALTY, THE CUISINE OF THE MARTINIQUE ISLAND

A taste of new horizons
Different, innovative and vibrant, the cuisine of the Martinique island relies on recipes that are passed on from mother to daughter. They benefit from new trends and blend with various inputs. Getting immerse in this cuisine is to be exposed to flavors, fragrances and aromas based on...
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52mnHD

SWITZERLAND: HITLER’S BANKERS

How could the nazis afford such a long war?
Looking at World War II from the perspective of economics, it is quite clear that the Third Reich was a giant with feet of clay. A series of unprecedented revelations explains how Germany has been able to finance its huge war expenses. The war might have ended in 1943, had Switzerland not...
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52mnHD

TASHI DELEK

A teenager conflict between spiritualism and materialism
Tashi is like any teenager: he loves to play football, have fun with his friends and listen to pop music. But, unlike other teenagers, he is also a monk studying at the Pema Tsal Sakya Buddhist Monastery in the Himalayas. Soon, Tashi will face the most important decision in his life,...
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52mnHD

TASHI DELEK (SUBTITLED VERSION)

A teenager conflict between spiritualism and materialism
Tashi is like any teenager: he loves to play football, have fun with his friends and listen to pop music. But, unlike other teenagers, he is also a monk studying at the Pema Tsal Sakya Buddhist Monastery in the Himalayas. Soon, Tashi will face the most important decision in his life,...
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52mnHD

TASTING BRAZIL

The samba gastronomy
Bel Coelho, a celebrity chef in Brazil, draws inspiration from her country’s culinary history. Travelling from one region to another, she unveils traditional recipes and ritual practices that reveal how local gastronomy is a stew made of identities, emotions and oddities. Brazil is...
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20x26mnHD

TASTY JOURNEY

A culinary tour around Asia
TASTY JOURNEY is a culinary tour around Asia to uncover the many flavours and delicacies that define the very identity of a region, the lifestyle of its people as well as the many ways in which eating habits and cities give shape to one another. Following the tracks of famous Thai foodie...
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26x45mnHD

TAXI TO ASIA

Follow the driver
Taxi drivers are probably the first people you meet upon setting foot in a new country but also the most colorful and clued-in characters. TAXI TO ASIA is the first travelogue to tap the lively personalities of these informal ambassadors with their huge personal treasure trove of tested...
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10x26mnHD

TECHNOSEX

How will sex be like in the future?
New technology is everywhere around us. At work, during our downtime and now it’s even invading our beds: vibrating underwear, connected sex toys, sex robots… Ecstasy is turning high-tech. Soon we will experience remote love making, bliss will be virtual and humanoids would...
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52mnHD

THE "ACTION DIRECTE" ORGANISATION SECRET HISTORY

A murderous ideology
In 1979, with the launching of Action Directe, France followed the path of its German and Italian neighbors with the emergence of a domestic terrorist violence which culminated with the murders of army General Audran in 1985 and of the head of Renault Georges Besse in 1986. The following...
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52mnHD

THE 2 WORLDS OF THE PYGMIES

The forest experts
In North Congo lives one of the last Pygmy community of Africa. Evicted from the deep forests which sheltered them, they have to coexist with the Bantus who are quite suspicious of these little men. Yet the Pygmies’ knowledge of the forest is unparallel and a factor of integration....
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52mnHD

THE ALBERT GOERING FILE

The younger brother of the Reichmarschall Hermann Goering
His story is hard to believe and yet it is real. He was arrested three times by the Gestapo and released three times. On May 10, 1945, he was imprisoned by the American Army and interrogated. He then wrote a list of 34 names: people he had saved from deportation and death. His name was...
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52mnHD

THE AMBASSADORS OF HOPE

One cause, one celebrity
AMBASSADORS OF HOPE is a series about female celebrities that are involved in charities. They may be famous but also committed to the point that they don’t hesitate to shed their polished public image to go in the field to help raise awareness. For these ambassadors, speaking for...
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11x52mnHD

THE ART OF NEGOCIATION

The search for the best price
With the financial crisis, people have been trying to spend as little as possible. The buyer is now in constant search for the best price, comparing, negotiating with merchants or accumulating coupons, all to improve his purchasing power. The Internet has also lifted a taboo: these...
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52mnHD

THE ASIAN CENTURY

A continent reality check
At the turn of the 21st century, all pundits were predicting the dawn of the so-called “Asian Century”. But even if no one today disputes the geopolitical and economic importance of that continent leaded by China and India, the early blind optimism has been blunted by the 2008...
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11x26mnHD

THE AUVERGNE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In Auvergne, Sophie sets out to discover the beliefs, knowledge and traditions that have marked the region since the Renaissance. Fever or venom stones: Sophie will touch these stones that contain magical properties and try to understand where these superstitions were born. In the paper...
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26mnHD

THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME

On July 1st, 1916, masses of soldiers engaged in the most senseless offensive of an already absurd war. With 35 kg of equipment on their backs and orders not to run or throw themselves on the ground, they marched towards death as if in a military parade. In a single morning, 50,000 men...
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52mnHD

THE BICYCLE DIARIES

Asia winding roads
Everything goes fast, including our travelling and visiting. But there is no substitute for discovering a country to the “go slow” approach. Journeying at a leisurely pace, one memorable moment at a time, one encounter at a time. And when such an endeavor is undertaken by...
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8x23mnHD

THE BUSINESS OF INTERNET REVIEWS

You almost never buy without consulthing them. Nowadays, in order to choose a restaurant, a washer or a phone, more than 8 out of 10 French people consult online consumer’s reviews before making their decision. Nevertheless, according to a study on fraud enforcement, one out of two...
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30mnHD

THE CAMARGUE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Camargue is the land of horses, marshes, birds… but also a region with a strong identity, its emblem is the wild and dangerous animal that Sophie will have to tame : the bull. Sophie and Pongo meet up with manadiers, which are bull tamers. She will also see thousands of birds,...
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26mnHD

THE CANARIES: GOMERA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie and Pongo arrive on an unknown island in the Canaries, this Spanish archipelago lost among Morocco and Mauritania. The Gomera island is a wild land, which has maintained a strange language for centuries : Silbo, the only whistled language in the world. Up on the hills another...
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26mnHD

THE CHEFS’ SOUL

Gastronomic cuisine backstage
This series takes us behind the scenes of the gastronomic cuisine of the regions of France. The best chefs share their thoughts on the meaning of their calling. A reflective and different approach that shows that being a chef is not just about cooking.
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4x52mnHD

THE CHINESE WHITE GOLD

Winter sports Wild East
Chinese new middle class can now enjoy a sport they knew nothing about until recently : skiing. And they love it! This is not about trying some daredevil manoeuvres on the runs; so far skiing remains a quiet family experience. However, this craze has led to a shortage of adequate...
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26mnHD

THE COPY & PASTE SOCIETY

At the time of the Internet, a lot of students are tempted to plagiarize works found on the web. A bad practice that is not limited to students. Journalists, politicians, artists are suffering from the same syndroms. The young generation is doing so without thinking about the consequences...
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26mnHD

THE COURTROOM BUFFS

Justice as a show
In the courthouses a micro-society has developed, a coterie made up of people from every walk of life who attend trials in much the same way as others go to shows, plays or movies. This foray into the world of courtroom buffs introduces us to a host of colorful, fascinating, even touching...
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52mnHD

THE CRIMEA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie adventures on the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine. Attractive and yet not very well known, this little Autonomous Republic attracts not onlyby its strategic position but laso by its Mediterranean climate, under which grow famous vineyards. Tatiana is an agricultural engineer. She leads...
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26mnHD

THE FINAL JOURNEY OF THE ROMANOVS

A century old tragedy
Following the February 1917 Russian revolution, the Tsar Nicolas II abdicates. This film is an exceptional daily account of the tragic fate of the whole imperial family until its demise in July 1918. It is the story of a drama unfolding while History is on march, from the February and...
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52mnHD

THE FRENCH MASTERS OF BEER

Taste, geniality and sharing
The North of France has weaved beer into its art of living. Together with French fries, the Braderie or the carnival, the beverage has been a stalwart tradition in the region. This film is part exploring a world of fine bubbles, malt and hops, discovering unusual places and encountering...
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52mnHD

THE GREAT MASTERS OF PAINTING

The greatest art geniuses
These masters of painting have been piercing observers of their times, leaving their works for posterity. Often misunderstood, even harassed by the critics, they were trailblazers of new artistic movements which transformed art forever and still fascinate scholars today. This collection...
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15x52mnHD

THE GUIDED TOURS WAR

An unexpected competitive market
In just 3 months, tourist guides make more than half their annual turnover. But competition is fiercer than ever, especially in recent years when new players have disrupted the market. On the French Riviera, an agency is offering turnkey circuits at rock bottom prices. More striking yet,...
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26mnHD

THE IMMORTAL SHADOWS

When entertainment becomes art
Animation is one of today’s most popular forms of entertainment which makes great use of ever evolving technologies. However its origin goes way back, in a long forgotten traditional art that a Japanese shadow master wants to bring to a new audience. His quest takes him to a remote...
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52mnHD

THE KINGS OF FRANCE

The challenges of ruling
This series explores the history of France through its Kings, from the 15th to the 19th centuries, by uncovering how each one reigned, his specificities, skills and failings. Is it possible to find stability between personal life and political governance? What are the biggest obstacles...
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40x52mnHD

THE MAN WHO DEFIED BEIJING

Rebel and Nobel Peace Prize winner
Liu Xiaobo, the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner, hero of the 1989 Tiananmen student’s uprising, was imprisoned for 9 years and released in 2017 only to die a few weeks later. However, his name stays little known as the Chinese regime has done everything possible to erase it from our...
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58mnHD

THE MARIE BESNARD CASE

A truth still shrouded in mystery
Marie Besnard, a young woman born at the end of the 19th century, was suspected of being a serial killer, using poison to dispose of her victims. After 3 trials spread over more than 10 years, she was finally released in 1954 and acquitted. Even today, the Marie Besnard’s case is...
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52mnHD

THE MESSENGERS OF ZANSKAR: A MARRIAGE IN THE HIMALAYAS

The union of yesterday and tomorrow
Likden is a trekking guide living in Skaagam located 3700 meters high in the Himalayan valley of Zanskar. After four long years of negotiation with his bride’s family, he is now ready to get married. The preparation of a ritual lasts 4 days and the Nyopas, the spiritual guides of...
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52mnHD

THE MISSING LINK

The peaceful coexistence of religions
Father Emile Bombiri was born in Daboura, a village in Burkina Faso. Eschewing strong local traditions, he decided to become a priest and dedicate his life to the development of his village, regardless of the creeds of its inhabitants. Dabura was home to the Bwabas, a mostly fetishist...
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52mnHD

THE NEXT ASIAN MIRACLE

An economic overview
THE NEXT ASIAN MIRACLE examines the prospects for the economies of South East Asia in light of the dramatic ascent of China and India. In this 8-part documentary, we investigate the socio-economic development of Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. From one country...
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8x24mnHD

THE PARANORMAL ZONE

“What we See may not be real. What is real we may not see”
Enter THE PARANORMAL ZONE with Li Kim and her team as they investigate classified, strange and unexplained phenomena in Asia. Do you dare to sit in a cemetery at night? Make contact with the unseen residents of haunted houses? Touch the bloody remains of a cursed fetus? Venture into the...
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THE PERFECT BODY CLINIC

A temple to beauty
Five floors. 2,500 square meters. A hundred employees. The Champs Elysées Clinic is one of the largest plastic surgery institution in Europe. Patients benefit from 30 luxurious rooms with an attentive staff comprising physiotherapists, hairdressers and manicures. It has been...
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90mnHD

THE PLACE WE LIVE IN

The power of hope
THE PLACE WE LIVE IN is an eye-opening series depicting the dire, unexpected, poor or rural circumstances in which some people are living around the world. Our hosts are travelling to meet locals and, by bonding with them, they finally understand how their positive attitudes towards life...
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13x24mnHD

THE RED SPIES THEORY

The chinese economic intelligence scheme
Two years ago this visionnary film showcased how Chira was acquiring Western technology though economic intelligence and how the West complacently let this happen. In 2006, 70% of patents used in mainland China came from abroad. The aim is to reverse this trend by 2020. To achieve this,...
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57mnHD

THE SALT WOMEN

A life-changing innovation
In West Africa, along the coastline of Guinea, people have been harvesting salt for centuries using fire for the evaporation process. However this vital activity has been endangered by the lack of wood due to the overexploited and shrinking mangroves. To counter this disastrous trend, a...
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52mnHD

THE SAO PAULO MIRACLE

Portrait of one of the most influential cities in the world
Sao Paulo was founded 5 centuries ago by monks. Today, it is home to 20 million inhabitants. The city had to face unsustainable population growth to become one of the most influential cities on the planet. By meeting some of the personalities that contribute to its reputation in many...
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52mnHD

THE SECRET OF THE STONES

On the trail of History
THE SECRET OF THE STONES unveils the greatest archeological landmarks of the Mediterranean and the Middle East and the history that presided over their construction, their development and ultimate decline. Through findings shared by prestigious archeologists and with the help of CGI, we...
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8x52mnHD

THE SEED WAR

Fighting for food independence
Are seeds a commodity or a vital resource to be shared for the benefit of Humanity like the water we drink or the air we breathe? In the near future, farmers might lose the right to plant their own seeds. Indeed, in Europe, a regulation is emerging which will impose strict controls on the...
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52mnHD

THE STUNNING SPERM SELLING BUSINESS

The question is hitherto unseen in the human history : for the rst time, our ability to reproduce is challenged by the alarming increase of the male infertility. In little over twenty years, the amount of sperm produced by Europeans has been halved, as throughout North America and China....
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26mnHD

THE TOMB OF THE USSR

A war that changed the face of the World
This film reveals the conflict’s traumas experienced by those who lived through the soviet invasion of Afghanistan. It offers insights into these 10 years of war, suffering and destruction which would lead to the fall of the Soviet Union, the end of communism and the emergence of...
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52mnHD

THE TRUE STORY OF PAPILLON

The most incredible ever escape from hell story
“Papillon”, starring Steve Mc Queen and Dustin Hoffman, was a major box office success when it came out in 1973 and is still viewed today as the best ever “escape from hell” scenario. It was actually based on a true story of 2 hoodlums locked away in a gruesome...
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52mnHD

THE VALUE OF EXAMPLE

The guilty timber of Haiti
In 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti causing an appalling 300,000 casualties in Port-au-Prince, the overpopulated capital of one of the poorest countries of the world. This inconceivable toll could have been lowered by preventing a 50 year old rural exodus largely the result of...
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52mnHD

THE VIOLINS OF HOPE

The violins of Holocaust victims return to life
In this no ordinary concert, the great violinists Shlomo Mintz and Cihat Askin appear with the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, playing instruments that belonged to Holocaust victims. Often severely damaged, the violins were found in liberated death camps and deserted ghettos after the...
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88mnHD

THEY ARE BACK FROM SYRIA…. AND NOW WHAT?

They’re young, men and women, executives in big companies or brilliant students. No predisposition for the Jihad and yet, they quitted everything to leave to Syria. And one day, they came back. French Anti-terrorism services estimate at 500 the number of French citizens located...
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30mnHD

THIN ICE, SAATTUQ

The final frontier
Polar bears, walrus, muskox and caribou are all part of a delicate ecosystem now threatened by climate change. The thinning of the ice is opening up new areas for resource exploitation and now the rest of the world wants a piece of Canada's Arctic, the planet's final frontier....
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52mnHD

THROUGH YOUR EYES

An original and unexpected series about travelling. For the first time in television you will experience the world differently... We propose a travel around the world in 80 x 26’ HD series with Sophie, an exceptional blind journalist. Prestigious sites, elaborated monuments, or...
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TIAN ANMEN: THE FORBIDDEN MEMORY

30 ans after...
June 1989, Beijing, Tian Anmen Square. The tanks of the People’s Liberation Army violently repress the democratic aspirations of the Chinese youth. It is a bloodshed, with nearly a thousand killed. June 2009, Beijing, Tian Anmen Square. Friendly policemen, gazing tourists and Mao...
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52mnHD

TOO YOUNG TO DIE

Behind the myth
In the age of mass media, the death of a star is always a public event that is exploited, serving a thirst for sensationalism. The TOO YOUNG TO DIE series shows the women and the men behind their myths, their reported success and early fame, before succumbing to despair and tragedy. It...
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TOYS FOR GROWN-UPS

Opening up to new experiences
From Cleopatra and her papyrus cone filled with bees to the connected toys of today, the evolution of sex-toys has changed the way we contemplate sexuality and female pleasure. Whether used alone or within a couple, sex-toys have given a new impetus to the discovery of the body and its...
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52mnHD

TRAILBLAZERS IN HABITS

The Sisters who stood up for Human Rights
In America, the Maryknoll Sisters are truly iconic. Far from the clichés of Catholic nuns removed from the turmoil of the world, they have been witnesses and sometimes active players in some of the major historical events of the last Century such as the Chinese revolution, the...
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58mnHD

TRAVEL & SENSES

The feel good series
Travelling means something different for everyone, but this series is a definitive must-see for those who favor being pampered in idyllic locations, having their desires met and their senses fulfilled. First, you’ll be taken to an exclusive location, generally a hotel/spa located in...
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6x26mnHD

TURKEY

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie discovers Cappadocia, a Turkish region bristling with « fairy chimneys » and other strange geological formations. Volcano ashes and erosions have created its spectacular landscape that Sophie will share with us from the sky to beneath the earth. It’s in a hot air...
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26mnHD

TURKEY

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In the footsteps of Soliman the Magnificent, Sophie discovers the legacy of the legendary Sultan, ruling an empire that extended on three continents in the 16th century: Europe, Asia, Africa. We find traces of Soliman on the streets of Istanbul, on the walls of the palace, and even in the...
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26mnHD

UNFAIR GAME : TRUMPING DEMOCRACY

When big data takes control of democracy
He lost the general election with an historic margin of 3 millions votes, lied to the press and to the public during the whole campaign, pushing his country into a post truth era. In the shadows of the new President lies a mysterious man who has poured millions of dollars into...
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52mnHD

UNIQUE HOMES

A tour of Japanese creative architecture
Every week, UNIQUE HOMES introduces one-of-a-kind houses in Japan built or designed by families or individuals living in it. The houses feature exclusive design and functions while still matching unique environment and location constraints. UNIQUE HOMES is a tour of Japanese creative...
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UNIVERSALIS

Man and his environment
This collection looks at human societies the world over under six themes: families, women, becoming an adult, water, Man and Nature, Man and Animal. This extremely novel approach is an unique mix of discovery, anthropology and sociology. Each episode focuses on one part of the world and...
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URBAN SEX

In this documentary series, each episode takes the pulse of a Latin American city, including Buenos Aires, Santiago, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Caracas, Bogotá, México City, Punta del Este, Riviera Maya, Santo Domingo, Guadalajara, Lima, Monterrey, Asunción, Curitiba...
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28x45mnHD

USA LOUISIANA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Crocodiles, bayous and voodoo cults… Sophie dives into the heart of Louisiana, this Southern region in the United States with an incredible nature, lured by music that made history : jazz, blues and the soul that they personify.
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26mnHD

USA NEW-YORK

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
New-York is where Sophie and Pongo meet a mythical city and its inhabitants, who contribute to the unique energy of this megalopolis. In Brooklyn, a neighborhood that is now in full revival, Sophie meets these authentic New-Yorkers who no longer live in Manhattan. Sophie cools off with an...
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26mnHD

USA, CRAZINESS LOTTERY

A real institution that unleashes passions!
Becoming a multimillionnaire within few seconds is possible...in America. In the United States, 25% of the population gets into gambling. The country has 46 televised lottery games and the amount of money you can earn can reach record of more than 1 billion dollars depending on the prize...
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52mnHD

VENICE

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
In the eternal city of lovers, Sophie and Pongo learn all the short cuts. In order to escape from the tourist flow, Sophie will explore the secret part of Venice, the one that Venetians live in daily, the strange city built on water. A walk through alleys and canals, filled with sounds...
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26mnHD

VIENNA

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Vienna and its heyday: the late 19th century! It’s that time, so rich and fertile that Sophie came to visit. From the late 19th century to the beginning of the First World War, Vienna shines. Capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, it is at the crossroads of artistic and...
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26mnHD

VUITTON, BEHIND THE SCENES OF LUXURY’S MASTERMIND

In the last two years, the company has started to change its image to face its greatest challenge: increasing its sales without becoming too mainstream. For the first time the most valuable French luxury brand gives a full access to its workshops, where its famous purses are cut with...
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62mnHD

WAR OF OTHERS

Fumigating Columbia
As it stands, Colombia ranks second in the world, after Syria, in the number of displaced persons because of the aerial spraying of illegal crops. It was finally halted after the World Health Organization declared glyphosate a probable carcinogen. This film explores the consequences of...
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90mnHD

WHAT WILL BE TOMORROW? FAMILY

Uderstanding and contemplating the world
This collection of vignettes is about studying and understanding family life around the world, from Egypt to Cambodia and Senegal. How do families function in different countries? How are they structured and organized? How do they see their future?
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WHAT WILL TOMORROW BE ? BECOME ADULT

Uderstanding and contemplating the world
This collection of short vignettes is all about the youth of the world. How youngsters, those aged between 15 and 20, see their current situation? How is their daily life? What are their dreams? How do they contemplate their future?
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WHAT WILL TOMORROW BE? ANIMALS

Together
Everywhere in the world, animals are at man’s service. Be it for transportation or work in the fields, they are absolutely vital to the smooth functioning of human societies. The collection of short vignettes shows how varied such relationships can be in various places around the...
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20x3mnHD

WHAT WILL TOMORROW BE? WATER

A most vital resource
Water is the primary and the most vital natural resource on Earth. But are the water supplies inexhaustible? How can we manage them more efficiently to service an ever growing population?
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WHAT WILL TOMORROW BE? WOMAN

Uderstanding and contemplating the world
Because they give birth, women have alway been assigned a special status and function in human societies. This collection of short vignettes takes a look at the daily life of women around the world. Are they happy with their situation? What are their expectations?
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WHEN PARIS WAS GERMAN

The good life
On June 14, 1940, the German army entered Paris and so began the occupation of the French capital. During 4 years the enemy imposed its law. A lot has been said on the daily lives of the French during this period made of shortages, repressive measures and assaults but never from the...
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100mnHD

WHEN WE PLAY

Many of our childhood memories are filled with playing, and playgrounds are a big part of this recollection. Wind blowing through the hair while on a swing, the sudden rush of excitement going down a slide, bumps and bruises, friends and foes. The rapid urbanisation of Asia is spurring...
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5x46mnHD

WHEN WOMEN EARN MORE THAN MEN

How do couples get along when the man provides only supplementary income? How does society judge them? And what place does each have when money turns the tables? Sincere and humorous interviews with men and women about an intimate, even taboo subject: money and couples.
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26mnHD

WHERE PEOPLE READ

Unusual libraries
In various countries in Asia, bookmobiles provide books for those who do not have libraries readily accessible or reading material at their fingertips. Imagine what it would be like if you had to wait for a bookmobile to come around once a week just so you could spend a few hours pouring...
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6x45mnHD

WITHOUT RIGHTS OR TITLES

The people of the Lencois National Park
In 1981, Brazil created the Lencois National Park in the state of Maranhão which is home to an ecosystem unique in the world: pristine white sand dunes that wave for tens of kilometers, punctuated by lakes of fresh water and deserted beaches where turtles and birds take refuge....
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52mnHD

WYOMING

An episode from the series THROUGH YOUR EYES
Sophie and Pongo set out for the mythical American West! Between the South of Montana and the North of Wyoming, they meet the successors of the first Americans who have written the West conquest history. Jake, the cowboy will show to Sophie that his work on a horse is still of pertinence...
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26mnHD

AFRICAN PROFILES

Exceptional unsung talents
This collection presents exceptional African athletes who introduce us to their countries and cultures. In each country, 4 different sports are being covered through original and timeless portraits of unsung talents.
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ARCHITECTS ON THE FRONTLINE

A construction to change life
If society has an influence on architecture, the reverse is also true in the sense that some projects come to define a city, a region or a country. This series spans the globe charting projects from China to the Middle East from Africa to Europe, from small innovative constructions like...
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3x22mn

BUDDHA ON THE SILK ROAD

Unearthing incredible artistic treasures
A thousand years ago, adventurers left China crossing the endless desert in a quest for another world. Their crossing led the way to what would become the Silk Road. For centuries, the Silk Road, even if inhospitable, was nevertheless the stage of intense traffic and trade in which...
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52mn

CINEMA ACCORDING TO DALI

The other side of the surrealist genious.
Salvador Dalí is one of the most widely recognized and controversial artists of the 20th century. Little known is that he was also an avant-garde filmmaker (collaborating with such giants as Luis Buñuel, Walt Disney and Alfred Hitchcock) though his fascination with film has...
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52mn

HUMANS: WHO ARE WE?

The uniqueness of man
In this two-part documentary, fossil hunters, linguists and psychologists come together for the first time to explain why humans are so unique. We alone can create spaceships and play music. Why? HUMANS: WHO ARE WE? answers this question and many more through spectacular re-enacted scenes...
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2x52mn

INSIDE HOLLYWOOD

Mysteries & scandals exposed
Spectacular success and unspeakable tragedy… Stories of love, loss, bad luck, betrayal and murder… Stories that fascinated us at the time, and continue to intrigue us as we search for reasons for inexplicable tragedies… These are stories from INSIDE HOLLYWOOD brought...
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JACKIE KENNEDY: POWER & STYLE

The one and only Queen of America
Time has not dimmed the Jackie Kennedy mystique. Millions of people are still captivated by the details of her life and something more: her impeccable sense of self. As First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy brought beauty, intelligence and much taste to her role. Her courage during the tragedy...
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52mn

KIDS OF THE WORLD

«You’ll be pleasantly surprised to see to what point your life is different from theirs. And, seen from another point of view, it’s amazing how all the children in the world are alike; as if they were all brothers and sisters. so why don’t we go and meet them in...
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6x26mn

LEGENDARY BEACHES

Sea, sand, dreams and reality
Copacabana... Saint-Tropez... Goa…. Phuket... The mere mention of these names brings up images of sun, holidays and a complete change of surroundings. In the public consciousness, these famous beaches have come to symbolize dream destinations everyone wish to visit one day. Through...
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2x26mn

LIBERTY SHIPS

The oceans workhorses of WWII
In 1999, an old cargo ship, the Zhan Dou 43, ended its long career somewhere in China. This seemingly mundane event marked the end of the most incredible maritime and industrial saga. The Zhan Dou 43 was launched in Baltimore in 1943 and was the last Liberty Ship still plying for trade....
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2x52mn

LIVING STONES 2

The wonders of archeology
This second season of LIVING STONES is the half-hour version of THE SECRET OF STONES, an extensive documentary series devoted to the archeological heritage of the Mediterranean and the Middle East. It unveils the greatest landmarks and the history that presided over their construction,...
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10x26mn

MASSOUD, THE LION OF PANJSHIR

An icon of resistance to the Soviet Union and Islamic fanaticism
Less than 48 hours before the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Commander Ahmad Shah Massoud was assassinated by two men disguised as journalists. He was an icon of resistance to the Soviet Union and, subsequently, to Islamic fanaticism. Today, the outlandish commander is as...
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52mn

NATURE INC

Can we put a price on Nature?
Tired of the same depressing green programs? It is time to see environmental issues in a whole different angle. We all know Nature is priceless but what if we could actually to put a price on it? What’s the cost, in cold hard cash, not to preserve the ecosystems and what kind of...
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THE LAND AND THE SACRED

The spiritual dimension of natural elements
Through time and across civilizations, Man has always given a spiritual dimension to Earth and Nature. For instance, water has been the source of numerous legends and rituals while animals have been assimilated as divinities or messengers of the gods. Even landscapes, with the mountains,...
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3x52mn

THE PEBBLE, FROM CLIFF TO MAN

A geological saga
High white chalk cliffs overhanging a long beach and its pebbles. Nothing special. Yet these pebbles are the outcome of a long and fascinating process involving all natural elements. Issued from the cliffs, they take on their gentle shapes only after a long process of erosion. On this...
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52mn

THE POACHING OF AFRICAN WILDLIFE

Story of a mass murder
The story of Man and the African fauna dates back to the circus games in Rome and the sacrifice of an incredible number of animals. Later on, animals will become prey to white colons trophy hunters and then victims of the African themselves when the demographic explosion will lead to the...
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52mn

THE ROOFTOPS OF PARIS

The inaccessible heights of the City of Lights
This visually striking documentary takes you to a fascinating land perched high above the streets of Paris. Moving from one roof to another, you will meet the people who work on the roofs and those who design or paint them... There are also those who break the law to roam the city...
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55mn

THE VIETNAM WAR

A descent into hell
The Vietnam War cost the lives of 58.000 Americans and 3.000.000 Vietnamese. It was a defining event for an entire generation and the most divisive thing that has happened to America in modern times. For over 30 years Americans, as well as the rest of the World, have asked why: why did...
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3x52mn

UMBRIA

The boat that became a reef
On June 10, 1940, the Umbria, a huge Italian battleship, went down in the Red Sea near Port Sudan. With the vessel 10,000 tons of ammunition, 300,000 bombs and air mines, military trucks, motorcycles and 50,000 Austrian silver coins sank to the bottom of the sea. In 1949, underwater...
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52mn

URBAN VIOLENCE

A new kind of security policy
Infamous as a high crime area in France, the department of Seine-Saint-Denis has been appointed a Security Company, known as "CS 93". It is representative of a new police organization. This film follows this new police unit in the sensitive neighbourhoods trying to understand...
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52mn

WOMEN ADVENTURERS

No fear
WOMEN ADVENTURERS features five stories of truly remarkable women. Explorers, pilots or thrill seekers, each set off on an odyssey to a remote and often unknown part of the world. Some found adventure by reaching their goals, be it an unknown tribe or a Forbidden City. Others had...
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5x52mn