2 DEGREES, THREATS TO THE PARIS AGREEMENT

The climate war in the form of a thriller

52 mnHD
Backstage at the Paris Agreement, we meet its important actors and recreate the suspense, tension and all the twists and turns behind the unfamiliar but essential negotiations that were held in December 2015. What happened away from the public eye that could help us understand the...
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2012: APOCALYPSE NOW?

A bizarre syncretism

52 mnHD
The end of the world has always spawned the craziest rumours. The last doom date, December 21, 2012, was somewhat a far-fetched interpretation of the Mayan calendar. According to beliefs of this pre-Columbian civilization, the world regenerates every 5122 years, creating periods of great...
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A BETTER FAST FOOD

Speedy but tasty

52 mnHD
The fast food sector counts now 34,000 outlets, 3 times the number 10 years ago. Every day, millions of French people visit these restaurants bypassing traditional ones as a result of a short lunch break and attractive prices. This market turnover has doubled in 8 years. But in the...
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A QUEST FOR GEMS

Romancing the stones

35 mnHD
Stones have always made people dream, even fantasize. They have even driven some crazy at times. Three unusual gemologists, passionate about precious stones, travel around the world in search of the most beautiful ones. They take us behind the scenes of one of the most cutthroat markets...
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A SECOND LIFE FOR FOOD

Fighting wastage

52 mnHD
In France, 10 million tons of food are being squandered each year. To fight this unspeakable waste, regulations have been adopted. Since 2017, the law prohibits supermarkets to throw away unsold food and requires them to give or recycle it. Thus, obsolete products become a new business....
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A WILL FOR LIFE DESPITE BEING INFECTED AT 20

Fighting for tomorrow

90 mnHD
They are between 16 and 30 years old and one day their lives become upended by sickness. Cancer, Crohn’s disease, diabetes. These are the scourges of the century. Despite their youth, they are brutally touched in their flesh, their blood or their head. Some even see death face to...
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AFGHANISTAN: THE HEROIN CONNECTION

An easy road to evil

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Over eighty-five percent of the heroin consumed in Europe comes from Afghanistan, where, despite the belligerent declarations of Western officials, production has exploded. Poppy growing, which enjoys ideal climatic conditions in Afghanistan, is the only source of income for many of the...
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AFRICA: THE BUSINESS OF FOOD

A profitable business solution to an endemic problem

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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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AGNÈS LEROUX

An episode from the series THE ACCUSED

45 mnHD
"The Agnès Leroux case: disappearance on the Riviera". In October 77, Agnès Leroux, rich heiress of a family owning a casino in Nice, leaves his home and disappears. After six months, his mother filed a complaint, and a suicide letter was found in Agnes’...
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AIRLINES WORLDWIDE: WAR OF LUXURY IN THE CLOUDS

The sky has no limits

24 mnHD
Three-stars meals, expensive wines, flat beds and even showers. Airline companies will stop at nothing to attract wealthy customers willing to spend 10,000 € on a Paris-New York flight.
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AL QAEDA: WORLD TERRORISM

The birth of the jihadist movement

52 mnHD
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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ANGELA MERKEL, 3 DAYS IN SEPTEMBER

The migrants crisis

52 mnHD
On the first weekend of September 2015, Angela Merkel decided to let the refugees and asylum seekers who were stuck in Budapest enter Germany. Her aim was to prevent a humanitarian crisis that was looming due to the influx of migrants. Did Angela Merkel have a choice? What factors...
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ANGELA MERKEL, THE UNEXPECTED

The world's most powerful woman

52 mnHD
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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ARGENTINA

An episode from the series HOPEFUL EARTH

52 mnHD
Argentina is a giant of Latin America, with an area of 2,800,000 km². The country is more than four times the size of France for only 43 million inhabitants. Argentina is the world's third largest producer of beef, so farming is a major ecological issue. Today, we will go to...
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BATACLAN GENERATION: HOW DO THEY FACE UP THE TERROR?

Hurt but resourceful

20 mnHD
After the attacks of November 13, 2015, that killed 129, the shockwave spread throughout the whole Paris region. This film is an encounter with young people, hurt but resourceful, who have to learn to live with the threat of terrorism.
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BLACK NIGHT IN PARIS

An indelible trauma

52 mnHD
Police officers, first-aid workers and victims tell us about the course of events which occurred in the fatal evening of November 13, 2015. We follow each stage of this murderous night from the attacks at the Stade de France, the shootings at the terraces of bars and restaurants in the...
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BRAZIL, THE GREAT LEAP BACKWARDS

The squandering of a democracy beacon

52 mnHD
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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BRAZILIAN MAZURKA

Memories of a Polish community

52 mnHD
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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BRAZIL’S BLACK SUN

In Brazil, nothing is ever completely black. Except for oil.

52 mnHD
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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BRIGITTE MACRON, A FRENCH SAGA

The secret side of France's First Lady

2x45’HD
Who really is the First Lady of France? A woman in the shadows? A key element in the dazzling rise of Emmanuel Macron? She made a name for herself in the political world by becoming the candidate’s agent during the presidential campaign and assuming absolute control over the use of...
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BURMA THE ENDLESS GUERILLA

The Kachin plight

45 mnHD
Burma’s democratic process is making headlines but the minorities issue is being largely ignored. One of the oldest guerilla in the world is led in Northern Burma by the Kachin people, which has been fighting for over 60 years against the central government to preserve its language,...
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BUSINESS AT THE BEACH

Summer tourism financial bonanza

102 mnHD
For a lot of vacationers, summer means time at the beach. Every year, 35 million tourists, French and foreigners, submerge France seacoasts. For cities and storekeepers they translate into an economic windfall.
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BUSINESS REVOLUTION

Change or disappear

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In a fast-paced changing world, companies must exit their confort zone, break taboos and invent new business models. The series BUSINESS REVOLUTION helps us understand the disruptions that are shaking up industries and their players. With each episode, men and women share their expertise...
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CALIFORNIE

An episode from the series HOPEFUL EARTH

52 mnHD
Between environmental disasters, exceptional pollution and permanent environmental risks, California is very exposed to climate change. The period of forest fires continues to increase, the drought is becoming commonplace ... Fortunately the richest state in the United States and the most...
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CHARLIE HEBDO: A CHALLENGE FOR SCHOOLS

Educating the youngsters

30 mnHD
Since the Charlie Hebdo magazine bloody attack, the French school system has come under heavy scrutiny. Indeed, in a number of schools, the minute of silence has not been respected, freedom of expression was undermined and accusations of conspiracy were made. How do the schools manage the...
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CHILD LABOR IN BOLIVIA, THE BROKEN TABOO

A scandal or a necessity ?

52 mnHD
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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CHINA

An episode from the series HOPEFUL EARTH

52 mnHD
China has more than 1 billion 400 million inhabitants, it is defined today as a socialist state of popular democratic dictatorship. 75% of its energy production comes from coal, yet China is one of the leading producers of renewable energy. Since 2015, China has ratified the COP 21...
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CHINA CLOSE-UP

Striving. Living. Loving.

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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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CHOCOLATE IS THE NEW BLACK GOLD

A guilty pleasure hard to resist

52 mnHD
As a Christmas gift, a night craving or a mood booster, chocolate is a man’s best friend. It is a guilty pleasure hard to resist. Chocolate is now flooding Asian countries and these millions of new consumers are raising an issue no one had envisioned: a cocoa shortage, the main...
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CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE FOR PRINTEMPS IN PARIS

The magical appeal of window displays

52 mnHD
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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CHRISTMAS: JACKPOT FOR DEPARTMENT STORES

Shopping frenzy

77 mn
Right before Christmas, the shopping frenzy begins. For the French department store Le Printemps this means welcoming more than 100,000 people every day. Behind the scenes of one of the world's largest luxury stores.
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CLIMATE: WHAT HAS CHANGED

Global warming on the field

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Climate change is already in action, as evidenced by the disappearing islands and receding shores. Blind journalist Sophie Massieu sets out to explore the French coasts and inlands to assess the consequences of global warming and meet those who are suffering its consequences.
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COSTA RICA

An episode from the series HOPEFUL EARTH

52 mnHD
Costa Rica, a country of 4 million inhabitants, shines by its exceptional biodiversity. "¡Pura Vida! "(Pure life) is an expression often used there, which symbolizes a quiet life where we respect the fauna and flora present everywhere. Costa Rica is an ecological model...
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CRUISES SAFETY

Lessons from the Concordia disaster

34 mnHD
Several months after the facts this report delves into the Concordia disaster by questioning the safety of cruises. These giants of the seas embark each year thousands of passengers. What are their risks?
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CRUISES, THE HIDDEN FACE

An expensive reality

52 mnHD
For many, a trip on a cruise ship means high living and unforgettable holidays. But the reality can be somehow disappointing. This lucrative business, which sometimes costs passengers more than expected, is also seriously damaging the environment.
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DAESH FINANCING SYSTEM

The multinational of terrorism

56 mnHD
Led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Daesh is the wealthiest and most powerful terrorist organization in the world with a fortune estimated at $2 billion. In addition to exploiting oil fields and extorting taxes of all kinds, Daesh exports cotton to its Turkish neighbours on a massive scale at...
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DIDIER LACOTE

An episode from the series THE ACCUSED

45 mnHD
"The Lacote case: the mystery of the man cut in two". In 2014, the body of Didier Lacote is found in the trunk of his car, cut in two. The investigation quickly revealed that the man was leading a double life.
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DOES PRICE HAVE GENDER?

The gender marketing

52 mnHD
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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DOMINIQUE AUBRY

An episode from the series THE ACCUSED

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DROUOT: THE TEMPLE OF AUCTIONS

A rare look behind the scenes

44 mnHD
Drouot has been the Parisian auction temple for 150 years: 16 rooms, 2,000 m2, 5,000 visitors daily, 600,000 items sold each year, all this under the hammer of the auctioneers. In Drouot one can meet the millionaires and their representatives looking for the unique and costly object to...
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EATING LIKE A POPE

Gastronomy in the Vatican

52 mnHD
What do popes eat? How do people eat in the Vatican? From Eve’s apple to the miracles, food has always had a special place among Roman Catholics. This film opens the lid on a little known world: the gastronomy of the Vatican.
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EDWIGE ALESSANDRI

An episode from the series THE ACCUSED

45 mnHD
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EMOTIONS FOR SALE

Knowing everything about us, even before we know it ourselves

31 mnHD
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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ENDOCRINE DISRUPTERS

Are our lives being poisoned?

52 mnHD
Toothpaste, nail polish, hair dyes, fruits and vegetables, vacuum cleaners, curtains... Our daily lives products and objects are swamped with extremely harmful chemical pollutants. Pesticides, benzophenone, triphenyl phosphate... These substances are endocrine disrupters: they affect our...
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EPISODE 1

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Rivesaltes: shooting in the middle of the street Kalinka case: a father's fight Agnès Leroux: doubt in perpetuity A la carte pick-ups
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EPISODE 10

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Little Lisa's murderous dreams Assassins and Associates
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EPISODE 11

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Serge Armand: revenge at all costs The crazy killer from the Dendermonde nursery The hunt for the Parisian rapist A murderous father
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EPISODE 12

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Eric Borel: 16 years old, 19 victims A family that has been vanishing for 40 years Autopsy of a miscarriage of justice
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EPISODE 13

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Virginie Labrosse: the other case of frozen babies Roland Agret: Guilty of innocence Drama in Corsica: murderous holidays
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EPISODE 14

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Wrongly accused and then cleared by DNA Nantes, the incredible story of Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès
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EPISODE 15

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
A thirst for murderous silver Johanna Parrish's insatiable killer "The torturer on the first floor" Guru Gabriel: 30 years of manipulation
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EPISODE 16

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
The clan of torturers Murder with a wrench "Murder in the curare
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EPISODE 17

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
The Dumetz case, the killer hidden for 15 years Sabrina Guedj Andy, tried for killing his family Lionel Poussery Isabelle Vayron Cannelloni Poisoning
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EPISODE 18

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Novel of an announced crime Jacques Olivier Benesse Three mafia members for a divorce Anaïs Cordoba Susanna, the murder of the fake taxi? Nathalie Mazier
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EPISODE 19

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Deadly Morgane Prevost Hiking Mortality Murder on parole? Lionel Poussery The death of the insurer with hidden lives Anne-Charlotte Gourraud Maurepas, a retired couple stabbed Lionel Poussery
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EPISODE 2

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Cake Poisoners The enigmatic murder of a teenager Can one crime hide another? Jonathan: Babysitter paedophile?
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EPISODE 20

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Marc Machin, The culprit of too much Lea Froment The fake doctor from Chartres Emilie Renavand Valentine, 10 years old, victim of a mystical couple Baptist of the Monstiers Lace rapist
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EPISODE 3

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
The unexplained murders in Saône-et-Loire the elusive serial rapist The diabolical lovers of Compiègne
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EPISODE 4

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
The killer always rings twice Itinerary of a pedophile The Nanterre massacre Océane, 8 years old: killed around the corner
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EPISODE 5

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
The Chabert case: a crime without a corpse The mystery of poisoned children The secrets of the black widow
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EPISODE 6

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Scam at €10 million A scrapped corpse Doctor Godard: victim or murderer?
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EPISODE 7

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
The murderous impulse of a young Gothic man A serial killer in Essonne The Agnes case: a student murderer?
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EPISODE 8

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
From error to the judicial miracle Reclus de Monflanquin: A family under the influence
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EPISODE 9

An episode from the series INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

52 mnHD
Death as an inheritance? The stadium rapist Evil mother, murderous wife
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ERDOGAN THE RISE TO ABSOLUTE POWER

52 mnHD
In the space of just a few years, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has achieved the tour de force of becoming the strong man of the Middle East and a key diplomatic partner for Brussels and Washington, but also and especially the unchallenged ruler of a Turkey in complete disarray. The attempted coup...
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FACTORY TOWNS

God created the world and the rest was "Made in China"

2x45’HD
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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FALLUJA, A LOST GENERATION ?

Secrets of a dirty war

52 mnHD
In 2004, Falluja in Irak, became the theater of a major showdown between the American soldiers and the Iraqi insurgents. But even though the sounds of this harsh battle have died down a long time ago the consequences are only showing now. And they are of the toxic kind. Babies are born...
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FIFTEEN YEARS OF TERROR

Terrorism recent history

2x52’HD
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

60 mnHD
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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FRANCE

An episode from the series HOPEFUL EARTH

52 mnHD
France is a country that attracts tourists from all over the world. It is heavily dependent on nuclear for its electricity and still favors diesel for its cars. France is still hesitating between a traditional economy that has allowed its development, and the great ecological shift. But...
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FRENCH MUSLIMS: A BITTER AFTERMATH

17 mnHD
In the aftermath of the Charlie terrorist attack - what is life like now for those muslims who participated in the January 11th mass rally? Feelings of exclusion and withdrawal as well as a sentiment of abandonment by the powers that be.
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GIANT AQUARIUMS, THE RACE TO THRILLS

A dive into the fascinating world of modern arenas

26 mnHD
Today, more than 40 giant aquariums compete for 3 million tourists who come to admire the marine fauna. To attract them, these destinations are going after the ultimate star: the shark. Casting a squale means, at least, 20% more visitors per year. But to work it must be a massive and...
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GRAMPS AND GRANDMAS ARE FLIRTING

The boom of dating websites is not just for young people

15 mnHD
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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GREECE IS FOR SALE

26 mn
Greek’s debt is now at stake. One option for the last past years for Greece consisted in selling major piece of its patrimony. It has started with its famous and lovely islands. 47 was on sale in 2012! Moreover Palace, ports, mines, every Greek tresures raise interest from Chinesse,...
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GRENADINE, LEMONADE: THE SUMMER CORDIALS BATTLE

The new inexpensive family beverage

26 mnHD
The concentrated fruit syrup is making a comeback. Formerly defeated by sodas, syrup sales are nowadays only a tad behind those of its main rival as well as fruit juices. It owes its success above all to its price, it is 8 times cheaper than a bottle of juice. Whats’ bad for the...
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HALAL TOURISM

26 mnHD
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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HOPEFUL EARTH

8x52’HD
Follow Antoine Auriol, Free Kitesurfer World Champion on his trip across the world to meet people who create the energies of tomorrow through unusual ideas. An extraordinary journey in 8 countries to discover fresh solutions to energy and environmental issues
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HOTELS: ONLINE RESERVATION

Questionable competitive practices

26 mnHD
To prepare their holidays, the French are turning more and more to online booking websites. Booking, Expedia or Venere share the hotel market on the Internet. These sites claim to offer the best deals. But are the prices displayed truly cheaper than those charged directly by the hotels?...
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HOUSEKEEPERS, THE NEW SERVANTS

An occupation disregarded, poorly paid and unstable

31 mnHD
Today, there are nearly 600,000 housekeepers legally employed in France. Twice that number could be working undeclared. Many of them took this occupation out of necessity. They are disregarded, poorly paid and have no security. These women often have multiple employers and work long...
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HOW DO YOU SURVEY?

60 mnHD
Surveys became unmissable in political campaigns. However, they are often wrong: victory of the Brexit, of Donald Trump or of François Fillon at the French right political party primaries. Three major events that institutes were unable to predict. What trust can we give to surveys?...
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INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY

30x52’HD
Innocent Until Proven Guilty focuses on characters involved in violent criminal cases. These persons are innocent until they are proven guilty, since the trial has not taken place yet. We follow the team which is investigating these tragic events, taking all the necessary measures to...
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INSIDE APPLE

52 mnHD
Foxconn is such a big deal for China that anything around it is a national issue. The subcontractor single-handedly employs 1 million persons in China and stands for a third of Chinese exports. In 2010, Foxconn had the media’s attention because of a suicide wave. If suicides are so...
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ISIS: TERRORISM 2.0

How did the World let it emerge?

52 mnHD
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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JACQUES MAIRE

An episode from the series THE ACCUSED

45 mnHD
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JAPAN

An episode from the series HOPEFUL EARTH

52 mnHD
Although Japan seeks to preserve its environment (importance of protected areas, recycling, anti-diesel policy in Tokyo, etc.), the country's significant demographic growth in the 20th century has led to an important urbanization, extremely dense, and consumptions of important...
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JOBLESS IN FRANCE, PROSTITUTES IN BELGIUM

Necessity knows no laws

31 mnHD
An active sex ring exists between France and Belgium. In Flanders, just 15 minutes from Lille, 70% of the prostitutes are French. To make ends meet, they work in brothels in Belgium. They are unemployed saleswomen, part-time nurses, even graduates. They entered this profession as a...
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KASHMIR, ASIA'S FORGOTTEN POWDER KEG

The oldest ongoing conflict in the world

52 mnHD
Since 65 years Kashmir is the scene of a neverending struggle between indians and pakistanis, muslims and hindus. It is the oldest ongoing conflict in the world. UN has been seeking peace and reconciliation for years and by all means, but no diplomatic solution has not been found yet.
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KIDZANIA

The future workers amusement park

13 mnHD
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

52 mnHD
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

52 mnHD
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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LAKE LUGU’S LOVERS

The world's last matriarchal society

52 mnHD
Imagine a civilization where there is no marriage, free love, where men do little work, don’t inherit property and where women head families and manage the economy. Enter the Women’s Kingdom of the Mosuos in China and follow an unusual love story in the world's last...
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LEATHER: SLAVES TO FASHION

52 mnHD
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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LEGO: THE GOLDEN BRICKS

The world's most famous toy empire

52 mnHD
Over seven millions of them are sold every hour. Bricks, plates, figurines, some red, some white, and some yellow… all of them bear the Lego stamp, the most famous toy brand in the world. 80 years after its creation, the company is doing better than ever, and has reached the rank...
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MACAROON MADNESS

Haute couture patisserie

26 mnHD
After wine and cheese, the macaroon is the new flagship of French gastronomy. It has become the fashionable pastry. More than 510 million are sold every year. The origin of this success can be traced to the legendary Parisian tea salon, Ladurée. Ever since, the macaroon is...
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MALI, IN THE NAME OF SHARIA

The Islamic yoke

26 mnHD
They cut the hands of thieves, veil women, prohibit music and dance ... This is an exclusive report from northern Mali where Islamist extremists have imposed their laws. A vision of Islam that many Malians do not adhere to so they flee to the capital, Bamako, where they can still enjoy...
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MARC MACHIN

An episode from the series THE ACCUSED

45 mnHD
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MARION MARÉCHAL-LE PEN, THE NEW HEIR

33 mnHD
She embodies the third generation of a political dynasty: Marion Maréchal-Le Pen was immersed in the Front National environment since childhood. Jean-Marie Le Pen’s granddaughter did not get the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in the last regional elections, but...
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MELON, SECRETS OF THE SUMMER STAR FRUIT

One of France favorite fruits

26 mnHD
The melon is one of the star fruits of summer, but its culture hides many surprises. The most reknown region where it is grown is Cavaillon, in the south of France, but the fruit can also be found further north or from the other side of the Mediterranean.
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MIGRANTS

A 2-year journey from misery to disenchantment

52 mnHD
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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MONIQUE LEJEUNE

An episode from the series THE ACCUSED

45 mnHD
"Lejeune case: a family murder". In February 2003, Monique Lejeune was found dead in front of her home. The medical examiner sees multiple stab wounds. The clues of burglary are quickly ruled out, and there is no trace of rape. Quickly, the family evokes a neighbor with whom the...
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NAIL POLISH RESURGENCE

The colours of success

26 mnHD
Nail polish is enjoying a resurgence worldwide. Long regarded as a basic beauty accessory, it is now very trendy. With nearly 10 million bottles sold in 2011, it is the flagship product of fashion. In France alone nail polish is a prosperous market of around 74 million euros.
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NICOLAS HULOT: THE GREEN EFFECT

26 mnHD
Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and now François Hollande… When it comes to environmentalism Nicolas Hulot has been used to counseling the French Presidents for more than twenty years. But some may have even accused him of switching from one political side to another without...
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NORTH KOREA VS USA: A NUCLEAR CHICKEN GAME

The winning survival strategy of the Kims

52 mn4K
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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NORTH KOREA, THE GREAT ILLUSION

Beyond the propaganda

50 mnHD
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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NUIT DEBOUT

70 mnHD
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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OLIVE OIL: FROM LUXURY TO TRAFFIC

52 mn
Use of olive oil has increased 5 times in the last 20 years. Some people sampled olive oil as if it was a vintage wine. This oil is known for its numerous benefits : good for health, anti cholesterol and dietetic ! However it has a price : from 5 to 10 euros the litter of industrialized...
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PARIS CHINESE SECRETS

A discreet and powerful community

49 mnHD
Chinese in Paris form a secretive community which feeds many fantasies and resentment, prominently for taking control of whole districts of the capital. In fact, the dazzling success of some of them is built on hard work and a powerful network between villagers from the same region of...
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PARIS, CITY OF BLIGHTS?

The wild underground

52 mnHD
The French capital is swarming with prolific, sometimes disturbing, hidden life. From the world of sewers filled with rats to the subway kingdom of the cicadas, we take a deep breath and plunge into the weird and grim jungle of the Parisian underworld. Strangely, these creatures we see as...
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POISON IN OUR HOMES (THE)

Daily life hazards

52 mnHD
Without knowing it, we use every day products that pollute our home. When we buy a liquid of maintenance for floors, we have in our hands a cocktail of VOC (volatile organic compound). When we acquire a piece of furniture, he is often agglomerated wood and releases in the atmosphere of...
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PONCÉ GAUDISSARD

An episode from the series THE ACCUSED

45 mnHD
The d’Amato case: double knife murder". On 31 March 2013, Chantal d'Amato, 53, and her daughter Audrey, 24, were found dead in their house in Meyrargues, near Aix-en-Provence. Chantal was tied up, then slit. In the second room, Audrey lies on her back, slit too. In...
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PRESCRIPTION FEVER

The health care system in question

26 mnHD
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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RACISM THE DARK FACE OF BRAZIL

An underlying tension that permeates the whole society

55 mnHD
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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READY MADE MEALS

Are they a health hazard?

52 mnHD
In the last 30 years cooking time has been cut by half in developed countries. Fixing diner today often means warming up food contained in a plastic pouch, a can or a brick. In a world where every minute counts, ready-made meals enjoy a scalding success. You can’t argue the...
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RINCONADA: GLACIER GOLD

The killing attraction of gold

30 mn
Located under a glacier in the Andean region, 5,500 meters above sea level, “la Rinconada” is the highest gold mine in the world. Despite the lack of oxygen and challenging temperatures, 20,000 people live in the nearby shantytown. Their job is to dig through the ice and rock...
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RISKY PLATEFUL

Eating can be detrimental to your health

52 mn
Three journalists were the guinea pigs of an unprecedented experience. For several weeks each followed a specific diet while being subjected to medical tests. The results are alarming: eating can be detrimental to your health. Salmon with pesticides, pork and chicken with antibiotics,...
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ROUBAIX SECTION 13

A career in law enforcement

52 mnHD
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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RWANDA

An episode from the series HOPEFUL EARTH

52 mnHD
Rwanda is the most densely populated country in Africa. It has 13 million inhabitants for only 23 000 km². One of the smallest countries in Africa, but a huge commitment to its nature. Here, we find a fabulous nature that is a treasure to preserve for the “country of the...
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SEA PORTRAITS

People of the Pacific

10x26’
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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SEARCHING FOR MULLAH OMAR

Who really was the iconic leader of the talibans?

59 mnHD
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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SHOULD WE BELIEVE WIKIPEDIA ?

A question of trustworthiness

29 mnHD
Wikipedia has become the 6th most visited website in the world, but users know little about the collaborative encyclopedia’s rules, operation and trustworthiness. Indeed, anyone can modify the online articles as he wishes. Content is not exactly secure, so one has to rely on the...
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SMILE, YOU'RE ABOUT TO DISAPPEAR

52 mnHD
"Smile, you're about to disappear" dives the spectators into the heart of daily life of northern Vietnamese Hmong tribe. Rejected by the population and long persecuted by their own government, this ancestral clan has managed to survive by becoming a tourist attraction....
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STEALING THE PAST

History's value

26 mn
Around the world, theft of art and antiquities has reached epidemic proportions. Some $6 billion dollars worth of stolen heritage is trafficked every year. UNESCO says it may be the third biggest illegal trade after drugs and arms. There’s a 40 year-old UN convention that’s...
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STRANGER THAN YOU

Asia through teen's eyes

10x26’HD
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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SUMMER HOMECOMING

Holidays in the country of your roots

75 mnHD
More than 5 million immigrants live in France and, when the temperature warms, most of them feel the urge to spend the holidays in their homeland. This trip back takes the whole winter to prepare. Every summer, over a million answer this call and hit the roads on their way to Portugal,...
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SUMMER MARKETS

The lies fair

30 mn
Industrial cheeses sold as local products. So-called "professional" pans imported from China. Everything goes to lure tourists. In 2009, we investigated France summer markets scams, 2 years later do these practices still exist? On one market, a cheese producer pointed out...
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SUN AND FUN: IBIZA MADNESS

Sleepless nights island

80 mnHD
Every summer, from May to September, 2 million youngsters converge in Ibiza. A typical day’s schedule is always the same. Early afternoon, when the clubs are closing (here one sleeps only a few hours piled up in tiny pensions), the party-goers head to the trendy beaches. Beach clubs...
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TAMPON, OUR CLOSEST ENEMY

52 mnHD
This is an International investigation about dangers of the tampons. Cases of menstrual toxic shocks are increasing around the world and woman that have been close to death are witnessing. Thanks to independant studies and tests, we know now that tampons contain dioxicis, toxic...
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TANZANIA, STONE HUNTERS

52 mnHD
The Tanzanian subsoil is rich in minerals, including precious stones. Dimitri Manthéakis, a third generation Tanzanian of Greek origin, puts his passion for these stones into practice by operating several mining sites. A few years ago, he discovered a vein of a semi-precious stone...
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THE "ACTION DIRECTE" ORGANISATION SECRET HISTORY

A murderous ideology

52 mnHD
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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THE ACCUSED

8x45’HD
The case seems simple; the investigation is quickly closed. The suspect is obvious. But many grey areas still remain. The accused tells these stories where guilt is not confirmed. This crime drama revitalizes the genre by betting everything on suspense, until the last minute. The...
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THE ARM DEALERS' TRASH CANS

Are outdoor tests harmful?

52 mnHD
Each year, various weapons are being tested on military zones in Europe. Near Bourges, France, the army has exploded thousands of shells with depleted uranium. In Sardinia, Italy, tens of thousands of missiles have been launched, in the open air, by NATO armies and arms manufacturers. In...
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THE ART OF NAPPING

36 mnHD
Taking a nap is the ultimate symbol of holidays, either on the beach or in our beds. Though, in some countries, it is a daily custom: in Spain of course, but also in some less known countries like China where it has become ordinary for Chinese workers to stop themselves in the middle of...
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THE BIG-TICKET TGV

An accountability problem

52 mnHD
Since its launch in 1981, the TGV has transported 2 billion passengers. But this technological marvel is not immune from failures: deficits running in the billions of euros, frequent delays, expensive tickets. Why is a Paris-Bordeaux ticket so costly during the school holidays even when...
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THE BOUILLABAISSE SUCCES

An universal fisherman's dish

26 mn
Marseille is famous for its “Bonne-Mère” basilica, the old port going back 26 centuries and its football team. But beyond these legitimate attractions is one that is even more typical: the bouillabaisse. The city has cleverly grasped the impact of this essential of...
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THE BUSINESS OF HAVING A COLD

A persistent infection

26 mnHD
We catch a cold at least three times a year, but with over 150 different kinds it’s impossible to create a universal vaccine. That’s the reason why it has become big business for the pharmaceutical industry. Every year, several new wonder drugs are created and they all make us...
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THE BUSINESS OF INTERNET REVIEWS

30 mnHD
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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THE CANNABIS GENERATION

The new hard drug

30 mnHD
Cannabis is the third most used psychoactive product in France. What has changed is the age of first time users: 12 or 13 years-old. This trend has the scientists worried because early consumption means a higher risk of dependency compounded by the fact that cannabis has changed in the...
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THE CHINESE WHITE GOLD

Winter sports Wild East

26 mnHD
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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THE CODEBREAKERS

The benefit of technology for the developing countries

44 mn
The famous digital divide is a major challenge for the developing countries. One answer is the adoption of FOSS (free/open source software) which create opportunities for economic development through the adaptation of technology for diverse cultural and development needs. This film shows...
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THE COOLNESS BUSINESS

The truth about air conditioning

26 mnHD
In summer, some love to bask in the sun but for those who dread the heat there is only one solution: invest in an air conditioner. Sales of these machines have gone through the roof in France since the heat wave of 2003. But when you are ready to make a purchase, the choice can be quite...
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THE COPY & PASTE SOCIETY

26 mnHD
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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THE COURTROOM BUFFS

Justice as a show

52 mnHD
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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THE DUKAN DIET

A controversial diet plan

26 mnHD
They are numerous diet plans available but one has been especially successful: the Dukan diet, named after its inventor, Pierre Dukan, a specialist in eating behaviours. His recommendation is simple: eat only proteins. However, this high-protein diet is starting to be debunked by some...
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THE GREAT FOOD REVOLUTION

The Fashion of Food

4x45’HD
A rich and spicy stew of stories about a food revolution that has transformed the way we eat, drink and think about food : Food is the new status symbol. For a rapidly growing number of people, it’s a measure of personal sophistication and the magic ingredient for a long and healthy...
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THE GUIDED TOURS WAR

An unexpected competitive market

26 mnHD
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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THE HAZARDS OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE

The price of beauty

52 mn
To get a smooth skin or eliminate cellulite it is no longer necessary, today, to go into the operating room for a facelift or a liposuction. Each year in France, nearly 400,000 people are injected anti-wrinkle products. But are these new techniques which generate 4 billion euros in sales...
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THE HIDDEN SIDE OF GOOGLE

Google has got to know a lot about us. But how much do we really know about Google?

52 mnHD
With 66 billion euros in revenue by the end of 2014, Google is the richest search engine company in the world and has become ubiquitous to the point of being used as a verb. Searching the net, sending messages via Gmail, getting around with Google maps, watching videos on YouTube.... By...
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THE INTOUCHABLES’ HOLIDAYS

Stronger than the handicap

30 mnHD
They take risks and face extreme situations. They climb mountains and cross oceans. Yet, they are disabled. Paul and Henri set out to descend the rocky inlets near Marseilles thanks to all-terrain wheelchairs and volunteers who accompany them. They share everything from pain to laughters....
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THE IRRESISTIBLE RISE

52 mn
His extraordinary entrepreneurial saga based on archives, interviews and subtle re-enactment tells the story of two French pastis makers from Marseilles, Pernod and Ricard, who became worldwide co-leader in wines and spirits with mythic brands: Absolut, Havana Club, Jameson or Martell....
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THE MAN WHO DEFIED BEIJING

Rebel and Nobel Peace Prize winner

58 mnHD
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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THE NETHERLANDS

An episode from the series HOPEFUL EARTH

52 mnHD
In this episode, Antoine goes to the Netherlands to meet the Dutch, to discover the experiments or inventions that bring them closer to nature while improving their daily well-being. Holland has an area of 41,530 km² for 17 million inhabitants. It is the highest population density in...
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THE NEW WEB SLAVES: AMAZON’S MECHANICAL TURK

26 mnHD
Iconographic research at 0.05USD/hr. Translation jobs at 0.02USD/hr. The giants of the net found a simple way to circumvent labor legislations: they invented the mini-jobs. Simple tasks, with even simpler wages: a few cents - without pay sheets and free of any charge. A trick that allows...
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THE PHILIPPINES, THE SPIRAL OF VIOLENCE

Collateral damages

45 mn4K
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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THE PILL CALLED INTO QUESTION

The n°1 contraceptive

26 mnHD
It was the symbol of women emancipation but the pill is now being challenged. Cases of stroke, phlebitis and pulmonary embolism - sometimes leading to the death of young women taking so-called "3rd and 4th generation" pills - have raised an important debate about contraception....
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THE PLACE WE LIVE IN

The power of hope

13x24’HD
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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THE RED SPIES THEORY

The chinese economic intelligence scheme

57 mnHD
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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THE RELAIS & CHATEAUX SAGA

A world of luxury

26 mn
How did the famous premium hotels network, conceived after WWII by a couple of music hall artists, became the most profitable association in the world of tourism? At the beginning were only 7 hotels along the Paris-Nice road. Today, Relais & Châteaux success has indeed been...
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THE SECRETS OF CHICKEN NUGGETS

52 mnHD
People literally love chicken. It is everywhere: in school canteens, restaurants, supermarkets, fresh food aisles… It comes in several forms but the most famous is the chicken nugget made popular by fast-food restaurants. Why is it such a success? Cheaper than beef, healthier and...
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THE SEED WAR

Fighting for food independence

52 mnHD
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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THE SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDICATION

Is the pharmaceutical industry caring about our health or its own profits?

52 mnHD
Side effects of medications are identified in endless lists written in lowercase characters. Even if no one reads these very small lines, they are supposed to prevent the consequences of treatments on some people. But what about these alerts when the "independent" experts in...
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THE STUNNING SPERM SELLING BUSINESS

26 mnHD
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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THE WAR OF ODORS

A nauseating business

52 mnHD
Tobacco, sweat, dust... Smelly odors ruin our lives. We spend our time trying to eliminate them. Spraying our armpits before a workday has become a ritual. We fight vigorously these odors that invade our living rooms or our cars. Industrial groups are benefiting from this obsession. What...
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THE WEATHER IS GOING CRAZY

The key of the climate change conference debate

90 mnHD
On the eve of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, let us look at the causes and effects of climate change. An exclusive investigation that will bring sensational revelations about the concerning effects of global warming!
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THE WEDDING BUSINESS

52 mn
Getting wed in a foreign country is the new trendy business. In the last few years, Japanese and Americans increasingly got married abroad, in Hawaii for its sun and beaches, or in Paris for its romantic aspects. Europeans prefer Cyprus where they can get married within 24 hours. The...
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THEY ARE BACK FROM SYRIA…. AND NOW WHAT?

30 mnHD
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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TODAY, TOMORROW... AND THEN ?

52 mnHD
This two-hour special focuses on sustainable development and, more specifically, on innovative solutions developped to adress social, environmental and economic issues in a way that does not jeopardize the future of our planet. From Thailand to Senegal and France we follow the action of...
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TRAVELING FOR TASTE

Savour explorers

30 mn
What if the essence of a country was in the plates? Today’s tourists are looking beyond landmarks and stunning views in search for new flavors, local products and their stories but also how to cook them. For these taste explorers, the adventure is not necessarily very far. From one...
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TURKEY, THE NEW RIVIERA

Sun, heritage and clear waters

30 mnHD
There was a time when fashionable destinations for vacationers looking for sun, clear water and historical monuments were Tunisia or Egypt. But the "Arab Spring" came by and nowadays tourists are opting for more politically stable countries and Turkey is benefiting greatly from...
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UNBELIEVABLE NIGERIA: OIL BILLIONAIRES, SLUMS AND SKY SCRAPERS

60 mnHD
Boosted by a swift growth thanks to its incredible oil resources, Nigeria is now the first economic power in Africa: golf, marinas, wealthy and overprotected gated communities are part of the new golden life of a few privileged ones. Paradoxically on the other side of the street, the...
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UNFAIR GAME : TRUMPING DEMOCRACY

When big data takes control of democracy

52 mnHD
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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URBAN VIOLENCE

A new kind of security policy

52 mn
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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USA: JUSTICE FOR SALE

America's judicial drifts

52 mnHD
On Super Sunday (1st March), many states will not only vote to choose a candidate for the White House, but also to choose two judges for the State’s Supreme Court, like in Arkansas. From clear conflicts of interest to proven instances of corruption, the elected judges have been...
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WAR AGAINST SAND

The merciless progress of the Sahara desert

52 mnHD
From East to West, Niger is crossed by a river of the same name which, until now, provided for those living nearby. Meanwhile, the Sahara desert, pushed by winds from the north, is advancing relentlessly. Sand has been carried as far as the river, engulfing the banks. In just a few...
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WAR AGAINST WATERS

The marshy floodplain city

52 mnHD
In the North-East of Congo is a region known as the "basin". Situated in the heart of a marshy floodplain and stricken by the equatorial climate, this area gets over 150 days of rain per year. Since 1912, the city of Mossaka that lays in the middle of the basin is the main...
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WHAT REALLY HAPPENED?

70 mnHD
The detailed story of the Air France Rio-Paris flight, its crew, and its passengers. At 2.14am on the 1st of June 2009, Air France flight 447 crashed without warning into the Atlantic, with 288 souls on board. This is one of the deadliest plane crashes of all time. To this day, the fatal...
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WHEN WE PLAY

5x46’HD
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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WHEN WOMEN EARN MORE THAN MEN

26 mnHD
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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YEMEN: PRAYING FOR REVOLUTION

The courage to stand up

26 mnHD
A few months ago they were less than 50 in front of the Sanaa University. Today they are millions all across Yemen protesting and demanding a change of regime. Students, human right activists, tribesmen. An entire people is mobilized and praying for change. A people paying homage to the...
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YIWU, THE WORLD'S GREATEST BAZAAR

Welcome to over the top shopping

52 mnHD
It is a place like no other in the world, 250 kilometers south of Shanghai. On nearly 4 million square meters dedicated to shopping, 180,000 stores open 7 days a week and almost 24 hours a day, offer 2 million different products. Spending 5 minutes in each stand at the Futian exhibition...
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ZANZIBAR: A PARADISE IN DANGER

26 mnHD
Zanzibar is a dreamland archipelago in the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Tanzania. No wonder why so many European tourists have chosen Zanzibar to swim into turquoise waters recently. However, with mass tourism come pollution & bad labor conditions for local population, among other...
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