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THE INSIDER [12x52’]

Embedded into elite units

The 13th RDP of the French Special Forces. The SWAT from Miami. The Star & Rescue from Singapore. Each of these structures has its own training and intervention techniques.

In this series, a martial arts expert and renowned stuntman infiltrates these prestige elite units to offer a unique perspective on the world best and most secret special forces.

LIVING ON WILD PLANTS [52’]

Their gustatory and nourishing qualities

Edible wild plants have fed generations of humans over the centuries before falling into oblivion. For a long time, we have come across them at the bend of a path without questioning their usefulness.

Today, we look at these plants in a completely different light because they offer a wonderful opportunity to rethink our diet and our relationship with nature.

Pioneers following in the footsteps of our hunter-gatherer ancestors present the gustatory and nourishing qualities of wild plants.

RACISM, THE DARK SIDE OF AUSTRALIA [52’]

The rise of the extreme right

In Christchurch, New Zealand, 50 Muslim victims were shot dead by a right-wing extremist in the middle of Friday prayers. The terrorist was a 28-year-old Australian. If such an event was unheard of in this region of the world, it is a symptom of a much broader problem.

In recent years, new xenophobic parties have emerged in Australia that openly display their hatred of immigrants. Whether they have been there for several generations or newcomers, many communities are the target of discrimination.

But racism does not only affect foreigners. Aborigines are the first victims: exclusion, poverty, school failure, unemployment. How can the rise of the extreme right be explained? Why is the situation of aborigines worsening?

CHAMPS-ELYSEES, THE AVENUE OF A THOUSAND SECRETS [7x52’]

Backstage and unknown places

You think you know everything about the Champs-Elysées, the ultimate symbol of Paris?

Think again. This series unveils the backstage and unknown places of the most famous avenue in the world, showing the Champs Elysées as never seen before.

LEGENDS OF EUROPE [12x52’]

Mystical and fantasy tales

This series take a new, almost magical, look at European heritage driven by a newfound interest for the fantastic dimension of its age-old legends. Whether frightening or surprising, these stories, inspired by natural splendours, are, at once, mystical and obscure enigmas to decipher.

Pirates, satanic beasts, enchanted forests, petrified shepherds, bewitched lakes, amphibian monsters or captive princesses are the heroes of this saga which, from North to South and from East to West, takes a new look at Europe.

WORLD HERITAGE CANAL [52’]

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 the palace of Versailles.

Using the latest technology of its time, the beautifully conceived Canal du Midi is among the oldest functioning canal in Europe and listed as a Unesco World Heritage site.

THE COLOR OF JUSTICE [52’]

A deadly chokehold

In July 2014, Eric Garner, a black American, died in the street after being violently arrested by a NYC Police officer who is seen pulling him to the ground and chokeholding him. His death was recorded in an amateur video that shows him telling repeatedly “I can’t breathe”.

Five months later, a grand jury declined to indict the policeman because of insufficient proof and the case was dismissed.

In 2018, a legal team conducted a mock trial to rectify this denial of justice.

Also available as a 70'

KAZCAR, NATURAL TURKEY [52’]

The white and green country

Northeastern Anatolia and the Kaçkar mountains are probably Turkey's best-kept secret.

Few visitors venture into this magnificent region close to Georgia where dizzying gorges, endless steppes, imposing mountains and highland pastures make up incredible landscapes.

In this film, we discover villages buried under the snow in winter and lush forests in summer.

AL PACINO, THE RELUCTANT STAR [52’]

The many faces of an icon

Al Pacino made it onto the big stages from Broadway to Hollywood, but, being extremely shy, he is still somehow a mystery.

At the beginning of the 70’s, he got his first international success as Michael Corleone in "The Godfather" which was followed by legendary screen heroes such as drug lord Tony Montana, New York cop Serpico, bank robber Sonny Wortzig or blind colonel Frank Slade.

At nearly 80 years of age, Al Pacino continues to show his versatility by appearing both on stage and in front of the camera. He is a man with many faces. A gifted actor and a reluctant star.

SURVIVING THE PARIS ATTACKS [52’]

The Bataclan venue from the inside

Several years have passed since the attacks of November 13, 2015, when terrorists struck in the heart of Paris. Among the places targeted, the most emblematic was the Bataclan concert hall.

We met several witnesses who were present at the Eagles of Death Metal concert that evening, and who experienced this attack from the inside.

Minute after minute, they recount how they managed to escape from hell: the choices they faced, the encounters they made, the hazards they confronted.

BORNEO DEATH BLOW [52’]

A blowpipe-hunter tribe uncertain future

The Borneo island is home to the Penan, a blowpipe-hunter tribe. They use deadly poison darts to catch their preys and are experts at building rainproof shelters in under an hour.

Their survival skills, nomadic culture and traditional knowledge enable them to be the last tribe remaining in one of the oldest and most diverse rainforests on Earth.

However, with around 90% of the forest cut down, the Penan are facing a dire future.

THE BRIDGES OF PARIS [52’]

Pushing back the limits

The bridges of Paris follow one another along the Seine river, all different since they were built over centuries and reflect the most advanced techniques of each era. First in wood, then in stone, metal and today in high-performance alloys, they have each time pushed back the limits of know-how.

How have these superstructures withstood the test of time? What challenges were met to gain in lightness and sturdiness, to improve span and strength?

Thanks to 3D images and the participation of the best experts, this film takes us back in time to discover the incredible story of the bridges of Paris.

Also available as a 70'