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THE CLAN OF THE BABY BABOON [52’]

The young and the restless

This film tells the daily life of a baby baboon and its clan.

There are the boisterous teenagers, other moms with their babies and, most impressive of all, the Leader. And then they are those who covet its place accounting for why young males are constantly fighting to train.

Interactions within the clan are rich and incredibly complex. But, above all, the group is highly organized and united to address the challenges of everyday life: guarding against the leopards, finding food...

TOO YOUNG TO DIE [12x52’]

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 explores how the gap between their actual lives and public personae promotes contemporary legends.

ANIMAL DESTINIES [5x52’]

Survival strategies

In the African savannah, life is a succession of challenges that must be overcome if one wants to see the next day. Growing up, finding food, moving around, breeding, all these vital needs require coming up with survival strategies that can be perilous.

Through the fate of various animals, the whole theatre of life is revealed with its constant struggles punctuated by brief moments of respite.

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.

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, 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.

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.

MASTERS OF CHOCOLATE [52’]

An episode from the series
MASTERS OF SAVOURS

The Mayas and the Aztecs were the first people to treasure the cocoa bean which they believed possessed divine powers. Since then, chocolate has become a universal product and a source of gustative pleasure.

From the African archipelago of Sao Tome and Principe to the Peruvian edge of the Amazon forest and Madagascar, this film follows artisans of premium chocolate on their quest for rare beans which they will transform into divine delicacies.

A visually striking and mouth watering journey.

INSTANT BADASS [52’]

From the street to the cage

Away from the postcard image of Bangkok exists a world of violence and social antagonism.

Jakkrapong created the first Street Fight club in Bangkok, providing a space for anyone to come and experience fighting. Operating on the fringe of society, and considered by most to be thugs, these 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 men who fight and ultimately rebuild, in their own way, a social bond within a hostile society.

CAPE TOWN, THE QUEEN BEAUTY OF AFRICA [52’]

The Mother City of South Africa

Nestled in a stunning bay overlooked by the world famous Table Mountain, Cape Town is known as the Mother City in South Africa.

This metropolis of 4 million people has been blessed with tremendous development after the end of apartheid and stands now as the most remarkable city in Africa. At once cosmopolitan and tolerant, dynamic and creative it is a fascinating place to visit.

THE OTHER FRENCH GASTRONOMY [52’]

Northern France gastronomy

Close to the Belgian border, Northern France was better known for its earthy and basic country-style dishes than for its culinary sophistication. But things are changing and Lille, the main city, is fast becoming a gastronomic capital with new talents emerging all over the region.

This film unveils this transition from traditional cuisine to creative gastronomy steeped in the region’s roots and local products, showcasing another French gastronomy which deserves to be better known.

BLOODSHED ON THE RIVIERA, THE TERROR ATTACK IN NICE [54’]

86 dead and 458 wounded

On July 14, 2016, at 10pm, fireworks illuminate the city of Nice. Tens of thousands of onlookers came to watch the festivities on the Promenade des Anglais. The show is breathtaking, the atmosphere friendly. But it won't last...

A truck rams through the crowd, spreading terror and chaos in the city. The attack leaves 86 dead and 458 wounded. What really happened?

Three years later, through the accounts of direct witnesses and families of victims and thanks to a thorough investigation, this film looks back at the circumstances of the tragedy.

MAMMA GIRAFFE [52’]

A Singular Mother

The film tells the life of a young female giraffe from the birth of her first baby to the delivery, 20 months later, of a second one.

It is an opportunity to discover the everyday life of a giraffe in all its aspects between the two births: the moves, feeding, schedule, social organization, reproduction, vulnerability to predators, connection to the offspring, coexistence with other species, connection to the environment.