New Programs

THE SOLAR SYSTEM [52’]

A journey through space and time

This film is a journey through space and time to understand our origins.

It starts from the creation of our solar system, 4.8 billion years ago, takes us through the changes and the evolutions that it underwent until today, and looks at its future.

DEAR PLASTIC [52’]

Our ambiguous relationship with this indispensable material

Since the 1950s, plastic has revolutionized our lifestyles. It is now part of our daily life for good and bad, like the pollution of the oceans and its impact on our health.

Shot as an intimate love-hate letter to plastic, this film questions our ambiguous relationship with this material and comes to the fundamental question: are we ready to do without it?

ANGELA MERKEL, A LEGACY THROUGH TIME [90’]

16 years at the helm of Germany

Angela Merkel embodied Germany for almost two decades carrying an image of stability and rationality. What are the secrets of her longevity?

Born in East Germany, she started as a biologist and, eventually, became the most powerful woman on the planet. In this film, Angela Merkel herself gives a unique insight into her career.

Barack Obama, Theresa May, Christine Lagarde and many other world leaders who have worked with her shed new light on one extraordinary woman.

ON THE FLY [6x30’]

Extreme fishing in the Malaysian jungle

Paul is on a fishing adventure through Malaysia, one of the finest and most challenging unexplored freshwater fly-fishing spots in the world.

The series is a mix of nail-biting, adrenalin-fueled fishing sequences and quiet moments to soak in the natural beauty of the wild.

Each episode features an exotic fish and takes us into the intimate world of a man who has chosen to live off the grid.

PARMESAN, THE GRATE WAR [52’]

The second most counterfeited food product in the world

Is Parmesan cheese a luxury product or a mass-market food? In any case, it is a product whose production has been jealously guarded for centuries in the Po Valley in Italy. Thefts of whole wheels have multiplied there, and a parmesan cheese bank has even been created in an ultra-secure place.

While certain production methods are under debate, the United States, a country with little regard for Protected Designation of Origin and traditions, offers a US version of the famous Italian cheese.

The second most counterfeited food product in the world, Parmesan has flooded restaurant tables and supermarkets.

ANIMAL DESTINIES [7x52’]

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.

LOVE AND SEX IN ISRAEL [52’]

A torn youth

The Promised Land is a recent state where religion and institutions are intertwined while mores and modernity clash.

In a country swept by conflicts since its creation, where carelessness and patriotism coexist, the youth torn between thousand-year-old traditions and Western influences must find its own way.

THE SILENT PANDEMIC [52’]

The resistance to antibiotics

The world is on the cusp of a major threat: bacteria are developing resistance to existing antibiotics faster than new ones are coming onto the market. An ever-widening gap is opening up.

For the first time in recent history, we must come to terms with the fact that not all bacterial infections are treatable - with implications in all areas of medicine, from surgery to oncology.

The WHO has been using term "silent pandemic" because resistance to antibiotics is creeping, unnoticed in society but with the potential to upend our health system.

BECOMING WOMAN [52’]

The fight of a new life

Becoming a woman means, among other things, adopting a new voice, at the cost of long speech therapy sessions, but also a new wardrobe and a new walk.

Day after day, these people will have to tame their femininity to finally become who they have always been inside.

They have decided to free themselves from the gaze of others to fight the battle for a new life.

THE BLOODY DECADE [8x45’]

Horror films of the 80s

Tracking major theatrical releases, obscure titles, and straight-to-video gems, this series explores the horror movies of the '80s. From "Shining" to the "Nightmare on Elm Street" saga and from "The Gremlins" to "The Thing", the era was truly golden for the genre.

Topics include groundbreaking effects; the home-video revolution; poster art and project marketing; sound design and musical scores; the 3-D resurgence; heroes and villains; sex and nudity and much more.

Filled with countless clips and entertaining moments, this is a nostalgia trip through a game-changing decade that made a generation of horror fans believe in the impossible.

MASTERS OF COFFEE [52’]

An episode from the series
MASTERS OF SAVOURS

For almost a decade, the world of roasting has been in the midst of a revolution with the so-called "specialty" coffee.

These coffees are being tended in exceptional places such as the Finca Bora in Panama, the Reunion Island, or the heights of Cali in Colombia.

This film shows us the complexity of this plant through the men and women who watch over it with passion.

DESTINIES [4x52’]

The memorable characters of History

Some lives are synonymous with times gone by and to recount them is to bring these worlds back to life.

This series retraces the destinies of the greatest figures in history and takes us back to the eras they left their mark on.