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A BAMBOO JOURNEY

High energy for a slow trip

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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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A CRAZY DAY IN CHIANG MAI

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Today Mr. Gluzicki sets out to discover Chiang Mai in Thailand. Upon leaving the airport, he is welcomed with a splash! It is Songkran, the celebration of the Buddhist New Year, where the city's streets are transformed into a battlefield for a giant water fight. Everyone is invited...
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A CRAZY DAY IN MUNICH

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Today, the city celebrates Oktoberfest, the famous beer festival. Mr. Gluzicki, a seasoned traveler, is quick to adapt to his surroundings, enjoying all the local delicacies - the food: chicken, sausages, cheeses, pretzels…and the beer. Gluzicki makes like a local, dressing up in...
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A CRAZY DAY IN...

A vivid and eventful visit

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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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A HOUSE OF ITS TIME

Asia heritage residences

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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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A WORLD TOUR OF MARTIAL ARTS

At the crossroad between sport and culture

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Many countries have developped traditional martial arts, some of them still barely known. With its quirky and high voltage style, this series explores the links between these disciplines and the history of the countries where they emerged. From Thailand, Brazil, Senegal or Japan, WELCOME...
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AFGHANISTAN: THE LOST MINES OF THE PHARAOHS

Hunting gems in a war torn country

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Afghanistan is one of the most remote and dangerous countries in the world. Yet, for the last 20 years, through the turmoil of the Russian invasion, the civil war and the religious jihad, an American has traveled through the region in search of fabulous precious stones. This is the story...
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AMAZONIAN EXPEDITIONS

Chartering the secrets of the forest

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Covering an area almost as large as the USA, the Amazon is a myth, a region barely explored and the source of endless fantasies. AMAZONIAN EXPEDITIONS takes you to the very heart of this “green hell” through four unique human and scientific adventures. Eric Pellet has guided...
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ANCIENT AMAZON

Searching for the African source of a South American river

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This is the account of an expedition searching the original source of the Amazon… in the African Sahara! Indeed, the Amazon didn't always fly eastward from the Andes to empty into the Atlantic. South America was once part of Gondwana, an ancient "supercontinent" that...
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ANGOLA, THE FORGOTTEN TRIBES

An ethnological marvel

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Cut off from the rest of the world and the country’s recent economic takeoff, southern Angola’s tribes have kept alive customs and lifestyles from another age. Very few people have been able to approach the Mucawana and the Mucubal, these forgotten ethnic groups who were last...
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APOCALYPSE: THE BATTLE OF VERDUN

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Verdun, we will portray it through compelling narration and colourized archive footage. The battle of Verdun raged for 300 days of nightmarish combat over an area of 100 square kilometres. In terms of strategic objectives, it achieved...
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ARMENIA: THE LAND OF NOAH

Hidden treasures of Eastern Europe

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Infinite horizons. Miracles of nature. Historical cathedrals. Mythological temples. Sacred mountains. Prehistoric mysteries. Art, faith and devotion. Thousand-year-old traditions. These are just few descriptions of Armenia. This country is located between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea...
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ASIAN WATER TALES

A resource for many human activities

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From the somptuous Mekong to the vast Indian Ocean, water is at the center of an infinity of human activities in Asia, be it fishing, transportation or agriculture. Man has used its ingenuity to make the most of it to the point of sometimes endangering this precious natural resource....
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ASIEMUT

A man. A woman. 8000 kilometers in Asia.

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We face so many choices in our everyday life and each one of us is on his own journey, following his own direction. For Olivier and Melanie, their journey is literally an 8000 kilimeters long adventure. In the same spirit as Sean Penn’s box office hit "Into the...
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BANGKOK, CITY OF ANGELS

From modernity to authenticity

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Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is a very modern city that has become a vital crossroads in Southeast Asia. It has inherited a rich cultural past which integrated many influences from the region and while overseeing a quasi-futuristic development it has successfully managed to hold down...
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BON APPETIT

Gérard Depardieu’s Europe

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Gérard Depardieu is one of France greatest actors. His lifelong passions are cinema, cuisine and encounters. BON APPETIT is a unique TV show where Depardieu journeys to through different European regions (Tuscany, Sicilia, Bavaria, Brittany, Scotland, Spain...) looking for famous...
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BOTSWANA, THE JEWEL OF AFRICA

The land of the Bushmen

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Nestled in the heart of austral Africa, Botswana is mostly known for its wildlife and the Okavango delta. But it harbors many others natural wonders: millenary baobabs growing in the middle of dried salt lakes, deserts, mysterious rivers running along tectonic plates, somptuous crags...
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BRAZIL'S CONQUEST

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The horse is the common vector to the conquest of Brazil: he allowed the men to venture always further in search of wealth. As centuries went by, horses adapted to the various regions they settled in, resulting today in 10 different breeds. This constitutes the backbone of this series,...
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BUDDHA ON THE SILK ROAD

Unearthing incredible artistic treasures

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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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BURMA, THE GREAT IRRAWADDY PLAIN

A bewildering mix of civilizations

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In Southeast Asia, Burma is celebrated for its legendary beauty. The country is literally divided from North to South by the Irrawaddy River and the plain that borders it abounds with gorgeous landscapes and harbors archeological treasures. When exploring the Irrawaddy great plain one...
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CALL OF THE ICE

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I’m leaving it all behind, everything I own, everything I know, yes, even my precious iphone. In the heart of the polar winter of 2015 I will head to the barren sea-ice of Greenland where I’ll attempt to survive, alone for 50 days, in the middle of a frozen desert. A film...
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CAPE TOWN, THE QUEEN BEAUTY OF AFRICA

The Mother City of South Africa

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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....
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CAPRI AND THE ROMANTIC ISLANDS

Fairy tales castles and pristine beaches

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The Bay of Naples nestles wonderful islands, the best known being the mythical Capri. With its amazing natural wonders, balmy atmosphere and breathtaking landscapes, it is the essence of the romantic island. The bay also shelters the islands of Ischia and Procida, less visited but equally...
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CELEBRATIONS

Tales of vanished worlds

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For over twenty years, Junichi Ushiyama, Japan’s foremost ethnographic filmmaker, created a unique and intimate record of a changing world. He travelled the planet to the encounter of the most remote peoples, living with them for months while filming. CELEBRATIONS is the outcome of...
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CHILDREN OF THE WORLD

Dreaming the future

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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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CORE

The essence of rock climbing

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Nothing is more exciting than exploring a new place. Climbers have figured that out long ago as they would travel extensively to discover new areas to test their abilities on different rocks. Rock climbing rewards those with a creative approach to the challenges presented by nature. This...
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CROSSING DARWIN, THE LAST TERRA INCOGNITA

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Six French mountain climbers, achieved a world premiere: the crossing of the, in Tierra del Fuego. This expedition was considered impossible before then. During 30 days, six French mountain climbers, all members of the MGHM (Military Group for High Mountain based in Chamonix) managed to...
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CROSSROADS

Unusual public transports

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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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CRYING OUT LOUD

Tears for sale

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The role of professional mourners is dwindling as funeral rites get more sober. CRYING OUT LOUD, a four-part documentary series filmed in India, Vietnam, China and Singapore, profiles people who cry for a living.
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CULINARY ROADTRIP

A culinary roadtrip with a French touch

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Roadtrip with Julie Andrieu is a culinary journey, the discovery of a region or a country through its gastronomy that always ends with a dinner hosted by Julie herself. The main idea is to discover a cultural heritage, stories, culinary tips and recipes transmitted from generation to...
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DEFINITELY FRENCH

A British view on France and its inhabitants

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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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DREAM BEACHES OF THE ANDAMAN SEA

Heavenly islands

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Southwest Thailand is full of dreamlike islands. Unfortunately, many of them, like Phuket, have fallen prey to mass tourism and consequently lost some of their luster. However, in the Gulf of the Andaman Sea, one could glimpse small pieces of paradise that have escaped the building...
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DRIVE-IN STORIES

The return of the outdoor movie screen

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The drive-in was the ultimate symbol of a carefree and newly motorized American youth in the 60’s and 70’s. Even though the changing culture made them disappear decades ago, they have been enjoying a recent revival thanks to many enthusiasts. With screens springing up all...
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EARTH FROM ABOVE

Aired on Prime Time on France Television national channel

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Hosted by worldwide famous photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand and inspired by his best-selling book, Earth From Above is a prime time documentary series dedicated to confront and explore the major issues currently at stake for the planet. This is the story of our beautiful, alive but...
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EAT COOK LOVE

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You are what you eat. But what if when you eat, how you eat, who you eat with and who cooked your meal is just as important as what is on your plate? We’ve let our relationship with food slide, lost sight of the passion, the sensuality. We’ve become overwhelmed with the...
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EDOUARD LOUBET AND THE FLAVOURS OF PROVENCE

When less is more

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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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EXTREME TRAVELLERS

To these guys, the whole world's a playground

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Follow the trail of some very unusual tourists who travel to the most beautiful locations only to fulfill their passion for the extreme. They journey to the lagoons of Tahiti, the mountains of Kashmir, the fjords of Norway, the beaches of the Caribbean, the cliffs of Greece, the open air...
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EXTREME TRAVELLERS (HD)

A daredevil's roadbook

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The high octane international series is back, this time with more breathtaking images thanks to daring HD camera work. Follow some very unusual tourists who travel to the most beautiful locations only to fulfill their passion for the extreme. They journey to the beaches of Indonesia, the...
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FARMERS OF THE FUTURE

Citifying agriculture

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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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FIELD OF LIFE

The fauna caught between agriculture and nature

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In a typical field of the European countryside, wildlife is much more abundant and diverse that one can imagine and it serves as the backdrop for unexpected survival stories. While the circle of life is at stake for the pheasant, harvest season is coming. How do the animals such as the...
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FLAVORS

Outstanding destinations. Unforgettable memories.

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Discover the richness, magic and beauty of some of the world’s best destinations: their natural wonders and outstanding monuments, their handicrafts and breathtaking landscapes. FLAVORS is a memorable journey into the traditions and history of countries everyone is dreaming of...
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FLORENCE, A GIFTED CITY

The symbol of Italian Renaissance

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Florence is the symbol of the Italian Renaissance and one of the most exquisite cities in the world. This jewel of Tuscany owes its unequalled beauty to the colossal fortunes of merchant dynasties, like the Medicis, who hired the services of the greatest artists and geniuses of their time...
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FOR ART’S SAKE

Mixing the old with the new

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From the jungles of Borneo and Papua, the cultural bylanes of Indonesia and Thailand, from the age-old Geisha tradition in Japan to bold experiments in Singapore, outstanding people are breaking new grounds and pushing the limits, just FOR ART’S SAKE.
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FOR EYES DELIGHT

Bringing out the beauty in everyone

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Here is the story of a modern fairy. She practises in Morocco and is called N’gaffa, which means the one who gives birth to beauty. Her magic is an art, a science as N’gaffa contributes in changing each step of a woman’s life into ritual steps towards beauty. She...
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FORGOTTEN BRAZIL

A country's heroic past

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Far from the beaches of Rio de Janeiro and the futuristic buildings of Brasilia, the Norte region of Brazil has a unique and fascinating history. First we meet Jose Almeida dos Santos, a Sertanejo, one of those horsemen forgotten by time but who still roam the Sertao plains. In the sate...
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FRENCH MASTERS OF WINE

The miracle combination of nature and man's know-how

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Wine is more than just the simple fermentation process of grape juice. It is the result of a miracle marriage between a gift of nature and human expertise. Nowadays, wine is part of the cultural and gastronomic heritage of France and vineyards are shaping the landscapes of well-known...
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FROM ABYSSINIA TO ETHIOPIA

A country of outstanding historical and natural wealth

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Ethiopia has been the theater of many conflicts and calamities which have left a lasting stigma and explain why it has been barely visited. Yet this great country has a wealth of historical and natural treasures to offer the curious minded. FROM ABYSSINIA TO ETHIOPIA is your ticket to the...
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GEORGIA

The best kept secret in the Caucasus

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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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GOURMET EXPLORERS

A tasteful tour of France

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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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GREENLAND: WHERE ICEBERGS ARE BORN

The white adventure of a father and his 2 sons

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Somewhere in the Great North there is a secret place where icebergs are born. This is where the icecap frees them and let them drift as ephemeral giants of the oceans. Pierre and his two sons, aged 11 and 15, have decided to reach this magical location. This 400 kms journey will see them...
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GROWING UP IN THE SAVANNAH

The school of wildlife

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For the emblematic African wildlife, the long road to adulthood is paved with multiple obstacles. But the dangers vary considerably from one species to another as well as the solutions they have to find to bring the most offsprings to maturity. Blessed with more or less thoughtful parents...
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GUARDIANS OF TIME

Time. A not so universal concept.

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Depending on your race, nationality or religion, counting and calculating time can be approached in many fascinating and distinct ways. Today, there are differing opinions on which year we are actually in. Jews, for example, are already at the end of the sixth millennium. The Japanese are...
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HANIEF, LORD OF KASHMIR

Job hopping in the Himalayas

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Mohamad Hanief shares his life between the valley of Kashmir, where his family resides, and Gulmarg, a mountain resort perched at an altitude of 3000 meters on the slopes of the Himalayas. Despite being located in one of the most militarized area in the world, Gulmarg is very popular year...
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HAVANA CIGAR

The taste of a country

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The manufacturing of cigars was first initiated in Spain during the 16th century. It was later established in Cuba after smokers discovered that cigars travelled better than tobacco leaves produced there. Since then, Cuban cigars have dominated the world in terms of taste and quality....
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HAWAII THE MAGIC OF THE PACIFIC

Between the surf and the volcanoes

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The Hawaian archipelago brings together all the ingredients that have built the myth of heavenly islands lost in the middle of the Pacific ocean. This film takes you beyond the cliches in search of authentic and preserved places in Maui, Kauai or Big island, where traditions and legends...
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HEDONISTIC HAVANA

The country of revolution and music

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Havana, capital of Cuba, is an exceptional town. From the Conquistadors to the Revolutionaries, it has been at the crossroads of American and African cultures. Its history also follows the steps of the great movie stars of Hollywood Golden Years or the ghosts of Al Capone, Meyer Lansky or...
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HIDDEN ASIA

When age-old lifestyles and rites survive modernity

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Asia is moving faster than ever and in the process many traditions are being lost. Remote tribes are modernizing... Beliefs are disappearing... Sacred spots are being defiled… From Indonesia to Cambodia, from India to Japan, HIDDEN ASIA uncovers parts of a continent still rich in...
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HIMALAYAS, THE LOST VALLEYS OF PALDAR

The majesty of the mountains

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In the heart of the Himalayas, there are still some forgotten valleys such as those of Paldar. Hard to reach, they were known for their sapphire mines, but the 1990’s Kashmir conflict plunged into oblivion this singular region nicknamed "the Himalayan Switzerland" because...
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HOME

My roots are here

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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

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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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IGUAZU FALLS: BEHIND THE SCENES

Balancing nature and onlookers

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Bordering 3 countries, Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina, the Iguazu Falls are considered the most breathtaking in the world and the Iguazu National Park has been designated one of the 7 natural wonders of the world. But with nearly 1 million yearly visitors, it faces quite an ecological...
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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ULYSSES

The actual landscapes behind the Odyssey

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Following the capture of Troy, Ulysses didn’t return home for ten years. The Gods argued over his fate: should they impede or ease his return, did he himself wanted to go home? Either way, that was an excuse for a great sea adventure: the Odyssey. From that story, Homer created a...
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IN THE HEART OF IRIAN JAYA

An underground adventure

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Irian Jaya, the western part of New Guinea, concentrates a huge number of potholes and caves yet to be explored. In one of them flows the Baliem, said to be the largest underground river in the world. Nine British speleologists take enormous risks to explore, and try to map out this vast...
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IN THE HEART OF THE MEKONG DELTA

A vital plain

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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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INSIDE ISLAM

Understanding 1.6 billion people

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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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IRAN, TREASURES OF PERSIA

A millenary culture

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Modern history has kept Iran and its rich and unique heritage to itself, but the country is finally opening up to the world. Tehran with its 18 million inhabitants is a modern city which happens to be close to many popular winter sports resorts. Going North, the Caspian region is the...
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IREZUMI, THE JAPANESE ART OF TATTOO

The body as a canvas

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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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ISLAND OF THE KING BUFFALO

A 52’ Documentary in HD

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Marajo is the world’s biggest river island, nestled at the mouth of the Amazon. This is a place out of time where being laidback is a way of life. People brace themselves for a hypothetic touristic boom while raising a singular animal which ended there 200 years ago : the buffalo....
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ISLAND OF THE SUNKEN CITY

An underwater mystery

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Yonaguni is one of the smallest inhabited islands and the most western point of Japan’s archipelago. Its history is closely intertwined with abutting Taiwan which proximity helped Yonaguni’s residents enriched themselves through smuggling while sending their children there to...
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JAPAN BACK TO THE ROOTS

The Golden Week pilgrimage

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In Japan, April means spring, cherry trees blossoming and the “Golden Week”, when people take that rare vacation and use that free time to go back to their roots. The Japanese are fascinated with their history and many of them chose to delve into a past dominated by Samurais...
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JAPAN SECRET ISLANDS

Time travelling in the middle of the Pacific

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Japan is composed of four main islands that are a showcase of the future. It is also surrounded by thousands of islets lost in the middle of the sea and frozen in time. The discovery of four of them makes for an exhilarating journey full of natural beauties and spiritual experiences. Be...
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JAPAN: THE ETERNAL WEST

Into the heart of a millenary civilization

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West Japan offers an immersion into the heart of a millenary civilization where lifestyle and spirituality have kept all their originality, strength and authenticity. With its luxuriant nature, and under the constant threat of seismic activity, the Nippon archipelago can’t be...
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JOURNEY ALONG THE LOIRE RIVER

Drifting on the river of the Kings

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The last untamed great river of Western Europe, the Loire is the symbolic partition between northern and southern France. Drifting from where it originates all the way to where it ends in the Atlantic Ocean is an exhilarating journey through many unexpected landscapes, rich natural...
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KARSHA

Locked up in the Himalayas

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Zanskar is a 4000 meter high plateau located in Northeast India, in the Himalayas. Only one road leads to Zanskar and when winter comes the cold and the snow isolate this region from the rest of the world for endless weeks. During six months this film followed the daily life a small...
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KORUBO: FIRST CONTACT

Being left alone is not an option

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Nestled deep in Brazil’s rainforest is a remote region called the Javari Valley. There, live five tribal groups that have never been contacted. Unless they are under threat, these tribes are to be left in complete isolation. But the Korubo must be approached because well-armed...
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KUMBH MELA

The biggest and most colorful pilgrimage on earth

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For Hindus, the once every 12 years Kumbh Mela is the ultimate pilgrimage. It is during this event that the Amrita, the precious nectar of immortality, resurfaces from one of India’s sacred rivers. During Kumbh Mela, the city of Allahabâd and its 1.5 million residents inflates...
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KYUSHU, ANCESTRAL JAPAN

The "masters" island

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Traveling in contemporary Japan means facing a permanent split experience between modernity and tradition. Kyushu, the westernmost island of the archipelago, is a volcanic land where all the inhabitants - artisans, fishermen, farmers or artists - associate a spiritual quest to their daily...
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LAND OF SKY, LADAKH

Up there, you're closer to Buddha

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Ladakh is a land like no others. Flanked by the Himalayas and the Karakoram, two of the world's mightiest mountain ranges, it is spread over a huge area and has very low population density. In this bitter cold and barren land, religion and culture are what keep the inhabitants going...
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LAOS, ALONG THE MEKONG

An outstanding destination in High Definition

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In the shadows of its giant neighbours, Vietnam and Thailand, Laos is one of the best kept secrets of Southeast Asia. Low key but full of treasures, "the Land of a Million Elephants" offers a multitude of exhilarating experiences from the old-fashioned charm of its capital,...
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LEGENDARY BEACHES

Sea, sand, dreams and reality

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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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LIBYA’S SAHARA

The English Patient’s desert

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The Sahara, one of the world's most hostile regions, is the paragon of a desert. It was therefore a shock when, in 1933, Austrian adventurer Ladislaus Almásy discovered in the heart of the Lybian Sahara some rock paintings showing a paradisical world populated by big animals...
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LOUISIANA, THE CREOLE STATE OF AMERICA

Between the wild bayous and the majestic Mississipi

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Louisiane is a state with numerous facets: the first Native American tribes, the rich European planters, the African slaves, the deported French Acadians. Its landmarks, monuments and stories make for a thrilling journey between the wild bayous and the majestic Mississipi. Louisiana is...
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LOVE IN MEXICO CITY

Capital romancing

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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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LOVE IN NEW YORK

Capital romancing

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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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LOVE IN PARIS

Capital romancing

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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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LOVE IN RIO

Capital romancing

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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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LOVE IN THE CITY

Capital romancing

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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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LUXURY GOODS WORKSHOP

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The French know-how through iconic fashion objects. The mysteries of designing, the work of craftspeople, real women and men who work in the background of the luxury goods industry. Thanks to their talent, technical skills and passion, they bring extraordinary objects into being and...
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MADE IN KYOTO

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Kyoto's allure lies not only in its shrines and temples or the elegance of the city. For more than a millennium since the year 794, Kyoto flourished as the capital, leading the way in the arts, architecture and commerce. The essence of Japanese culture was born in Kyoto, and has been...
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MAGNIFICA ITALIA

The most beautiful country from above

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MAGNIFICA ITALIA is a blue chip “Italy from above” series with a majority of stunning aerial views shot in full HD completed with ground level footage of celebrity testimonies, portraits of local craftsmen, artists, cooks, etc... From Venice to Rome, Sicily and Tuscany, each...
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MAGNIFICENT FRENCH RIVIERA

The beauty behind the glamour

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From the beaches of Saint Tropez, the Cannes Film Festival or the Monte Carlo casino, the French Riviera exudes luxury, glamour and dolce vita. But this maritime part of Provence is also very authentic with surprising places teeming with creative people, craftsmen of extraordinary talent,...
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MARAMURES, A CIVILIZATION OF WOOD

The ultimate timberland

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In Nortwhest Romania, Maramures is certainly one of the most authentic and preserved region of Europe. With half of its territory covered with forests, Maramures is home to a civilisation of wood. It is everywhere from churches to houses, from imposing portals to delicate artworks. In the...
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MASTERS

Tasty Nature

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Nature has provided Humanity with edible plants offering an infinity of tastes and sensations. Over the centuries, with patience and passion, man has developped a know-how to transform them into exceptional food. This series is about the men and women who have learned how to magnify tea,...
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MASTERS OF DREAMS

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"Masters of Dreams" takes you on a globetrotting adventure through Paris, New York, London, Bali and Rio - to name but a few glitzy destinations - into a world that is as secretive as it is glamorous. Thirteen iconic jewellery houses reveal the inspiration and craftsmanship that...
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MASTERS OF RICE

A grain with many faces

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Rice is one of the most widely consumed staple food. It may look like a deceptively simple grain but it requires grueling work to grow, harvest and process. This film takes us on a rice journey deeply rooted in Asia where we discover local customs around this "common" grain: in...
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MASTERS OF TEA

A cultural beverage

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After water, tea is the most ingested beverage in the world. Although common, tea requires extensive labor to make it grow, harvest its leaves and transform them. Like wine in Europe, there is a deep seated tea tradition in Asia where special vintages, prime growing areas, centuries old...
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MASTERS OF THE TRUFFLE

Secrets of the "black diamond"

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In just a few years, the truffle has grown from being a simple scented mushroom to becoming the highly coveted "black diamond". Indeed, it has made a remarkable and unprecedented ascension into the world of luxury and haute cuisine. France and Italy occupy a dominant position on...
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MAURITIUS & RODRIGUES

The queens of the Indian Ocean

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Mauritius has everything one can dream about: gorgeous white sandy beaches, superb lagoons, exquisite food, perfect weather and a colorful population renowned for its kindness. Besides all these blessings, as if not enough, the country has even more to offer: the peaceful and serene...
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MEETING THE PAPUAN

Culture shock

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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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MEGATRAINS

Extraordinary loads

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All over the world, there are trains carrying extraordinary loads. Some of these trains prevent the economic isolation of remote regions. Some bring together two countries or peoples while others brave the elements and travel hostile territory. Yet more carry dangerous materials or...
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MEKONG, MOTHER OF ALL RIVERS

Life along the banks

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The Mekong river runs over 5000 km and across 6 countries: China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam where it ends with its famous delta. For hundreds of years, it has provided shelter, food and all kind of natural resources to over 60 million people who lived in harmony with the...
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MOROCCO, THE HEARTLAND OF TRADITIONS

Between the Atlas mountains and the ocean

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Dive into the richness, magic and beauty of Morocco: the enchanting palm groves, the magnificent palaces, the bustling and colorful souks. This journey into traditions and history will take you from the imperial cities of the North to the Ksars, the legendary fortresses of the South....
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MUSTANG, THE HORSES KINGDOM

A spectacular and ancestral migration

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The Mustang region spans about 80 kilometers north-east of Nepal. Every year, villagers of this kingdom surrounded by mountains bring their horses south to escape the winter’s harshness. We follow these men through this spectacular and ancestral migration, crossing remote and...
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MY TREE FOR INDONESIA

A story of friendship and environment

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Martin, 13, lives in Paris. Reza lives 10,000 km away, in Sumatra. Because of the distance, language and lifestyle, the two boys’ paths should have never crossed. Yet… Anggun, the Indonesian pop star now living in Paris, is the connection between them. She wants to bridge two...
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MYTHICAL BEACHES OF THE SIXTIES: THE NEVER ENDING SUMMER

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The Beaches of the Sixties were the places where glamour met the dolce vita and sensuality, freedom, seaside living became a lifestyle when the rest of the world was dealing with the cold war, a man setting foot on the moon, the flower power and everybody proclaimed the motto “Born...
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NAMIBIA, TIMELESS AFRICA

The ever changing country

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Little-known and strikingly beautiful, Namibia amazes by the vastness and splendor of its endless landscapes. To survive under such a harsh climate, life here had to adapt: a day of wind or an hour of rain is all it takes to change the scenery dramatically. From scorching red deserts to...
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NATURAL WONDERS OF AFRICA

The treasures of a continent

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Africa is a continent which mixes the spectacular with the unusual. From North to South it offers such a variety of landscapes that a single life wouldn’t suffice to explore them all. On top of the scenery, one can’t escape the rich and vivid wildlife which thrills and...
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NATURAL WONDERS OF EUROPE

The wild side of the old continent

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When one thinks of Europe, the first images to come to mind are those of cities rich in history and monuments attracting tourists from all over the world, a small continent densely populated and with a rich cultural and architectural heritage But away from these clichés, from the...
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NATURE’S CLASSROOM: AN AUSTRALIAN OUTBACK ADVENTURE

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Esther and Myrdhin are the daughter and son of film-making couple, Myriam and Luc. Mum is a biologist and an ethologist. Dad has been filming wildlife all over the planet for more than 20 years and, one day, realised that he couldn't enjoy his profession and see his kids growing up...
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NAURU THE LOST ISLAND

A riches to rags story of wasted resources

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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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NECESSITY, MOTHER OF INVENTION

Making ends meet in Vietnam

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In the heart of Vietnam, Mr. Quang has developed treasures of imagination to overcome his lack of financial means and make a decent living for his family. He found ingenious solutions to make the best out of the natural resources around him: he produces biogas from his pigs manure, feeds...
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NICARAGUA, NATURAL BEAUTY

A temple to biodiversity

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Nicaragua is a temple to biodiversity. It’s a land made of lakes, volcanoes and a dense tropical jungle. Its friendly people, living in colonial towns, are better approached through the local legends, songs and poetry which tell of a rich history. It’s a land blessed with...
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NOMADS, THE GENERATION AFTER

The Himalayas today

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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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NORIN'S ARK

The wildlife veterinarian

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Norin Chai, a brilliant veterinarian, has been working for more than twenty years to protect wildlife all over the world. In each episode, he comes to the rescue of an endangered animal in a critical situation: in Central America an infectious disease is spreading through a population of...
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OMAN, FROM SEA TO INCENSE

Beyond the oil wealth

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The Sultanate of Oman is modern and rich thanks to its oil wealth but has heartedly kept intact many of its ancestral customs. Moreover, this secretive country offers a wide choice of landscapes from deserts to lagoons, from pristine beaches to beautifully irrigated mountains. Even if...
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ON THE WINE ROAD

Vineyards, men and countries

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Over the years, a wine culture has emerged almost everywhere in the world and is no longer limited to France or Italy. To make great wine depends not only on the characteristics of the soil but also on factors such as climate and latitude. Whether in India, New Zealand or Argentina,...
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PANAMA FROM ATLANTIC TO PACIFIC

Beyond the Canal

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Panama, a country slightly larger than Switzerland, deserves to be known for more than just its canal, as impressive as that may be. In a world where natural wilderness is increasingly rare, and indigenous people are gradually disappearing, this wonderfully preserved country is well worth...
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PANORAMAS

The loveliness of the world

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This series is about the history, people and culture of dream destinations. From mystic Burma to legendary Santorin, from vibrant Havana to beautiful Tuscany, each episode is a beguiling portrait of a city or a region many of us would love to visit. PANORAMAS take you on a fulfilling...
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PARADISIAC EAST CARIBBEAN

Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

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Barbados, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are some of the lesser known islands lying on a stretch starting on the south of the Caribbean Arc to the South American sub-continent. These little pearls are strung together on a chain known as « the Windward Islands ». Their...
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PARAIBA MEU AMOR (LONG VERSION)

The soul music of Northeast Brazil

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Northeast Brazil moves to the beat of “forró”, a music that is an integral part of the life and culture of the region. PARAIBA MEU AMOR explores the history, presents interviews and covers live sessions to understand how this music came to represent the spirit of the...
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PATHFINDERS

Travelling with a difference

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It is no longer acceptable to use the world’s most beautiful locations as playgrounds without paying attention to the local people and their ecosystems. Today, outdoor traveling has to be meaningful and incorporate values of sharing and caring. PATHFINDERS follows these new...
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PERU, THE INCA JEWEL

Land of adventurers

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Peru is a land of contrast that unfolds like a miniature continent with many different climates, peoples and traditions. For centuries, Peru’s forgotten temples under the desert sun, hidden treasures, imperial tombs as well as a sumptuous and turbulent wilderness have attracted all...
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PLEASURES

The matters of luxury

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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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POLYNESIA, THE PEARL OF THE PACIFIC

Precious islands

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Polynesia… The name sounds like a sensual and mysterious invitation. Ever since they were discovered by the first explorers, these small islands, gently strewn on the vast Pacific Ocean, have fascinated by their beauty and evoqued the myth of paradise on earth. Yet these...
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POLYNESIAN POSTCARDS

A musical evasion

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A relaxing and magical compilation of underwater footage and views of Tahiti and its pristine islands. POLYNESIAN POSTCARDS takes you on an exhilarating journey through an aquatic paradise of jade and turquoise lagoons and intricately tangled reefs. POLYNESIAN POSTCARDS and its rich...
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PROVENCE, THE MAGIC OF COLOURS

The country of awe

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Provence is not just another French region. It is a lifestyle, a light, a people and an heritage whose beauty has exacerbated the creativity of famous painters such as Cezanne or Van Gogh. Provence is a world of intoxicating smells and mesmerizing colors, with the mauve lavender fields,...
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PUNJAB, LAND OF THE FIVE RIVERS

The birthplace of the Sikh religion

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In Persian, Punjab means “the land of the five rivers”. This state, located on the northwest of India, is the breadbasket of the country and one of its richest. Although less known, and therefore less visited, than neighbouring Rajasthan, Punjab has a wealthy cultural heritage...
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RWANDA, LAND OF A THOUSAND HILLS

A condensed version of the African continent

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Today, finally at peace and willing to turn the page on the horrors of the past, Rwanda, also known as “the Country of the Thousand Hills", offers a condensed version of the African continent. There is the usual wildlife with zebras, elephants, giraffes, etc… roaming the...
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SAINT BRANDON, THE LOST ARCHIPELAGO

The heavenly islets

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The Saint Brandon archipelago, off the coast of Madagascar, is part of Mauritius Island. It’s a shoal of thirty tiny islets, some of them barely sandbars. This lost heaven accommodates only birds and about a dozen fishermen and is so remote that it only appears on a limited number...
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SAMURAI CASTLES

Part fortresses, part palaces

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After 5 years of restoration, Japan proudly celebrates the reopening of the Himeji Castle, a recently added World Heritage UNESCO site. Too often mistaken for temples, Japanese castles are an integral part of the history of the country. Their slender architecture impressed the first...
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SANTORINI, A VOLCANIC JEWEL

The myth of Atlantis

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In Greece, amongst the gorgeous Cycladic islands one stands out for its uniqueness: Santorini. No mere island, it is in fact a huge volcano which caldera delineates simply the most splendid bay in the world. Its inhabitants have always lived under the threat of an eruption but, with time,...
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SAVOY, VALLEYS OF LEGEND

Between authenticity and glamour

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Savoy, one of the most beautiful region of France, could be summarized as follows : impressive mountains, outstanding architecture, thrilling winter activities, talented artisans and unique gastronomy. In the heart of the French Alps, thanks to the ski craze, some villages have become...
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SECRETS OF THE ADRIATIC

Wildlife beyond the beach life

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For a long time, the Adriatic Sea was Central Europe's only link to the Orient. Thus, that small sea became a symbol of a great, big and exotic world, enabling the town of Venice to call herself "Queen of the Seven Seas". Cultural riches are embedded on the Adriatic's...
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SECRETS OF THE TEMPLES OF ANGKOR

An archeological odyssey

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In the depths of the Cambodian forest lies the ruin of Angkor. It was once the center of a powerful civilization from the 9th to the 14th century. This is the story of the rehabilitation of this archaeological treasure, throughout the chaotic modern history of Cambodia. It all started in...
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SHARING THE EARTH

An odyssey to rediscover nature

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Veterinarian, biologist and adventurer Mannaïg de Kersauson travels the world in search of men and women who work to repair the damages inflicted upon the environment. She is on the lookout for ways, new and old, mankind has found for living in harmony with nature. She talks to...
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SHISHMAL

Our way or the highway

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Iqbal is a student in Karachi and every year, without fail, he comes back to Sishmal, his birthplace, to spend the summer. Sishmal is an isolated village in the Northern mountainous region of Pakistan, in the heart of the Karakoram. Here, the inhabitants live in total autarky. It is the...
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SICHUAN, THE HEAVENLY LAND OF PLENTY

Pandas, Buddhism and pepper

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Crossed by the Yangtze river, Sichuan is known as the land of the iconic pandas dawdling in its endless forests of bamboos. This mountainous region located in Southwest China is also the center of a rich and sophisticated culture. Led by the much celebrated Chengdu, its millenary cities...
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SICILY, VOLCANIC BEAUTY

A cross-cultural land

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A volcanic island bursting with sun in the middle of the Mediterranean sea, Sicily is south of the Italian mainland and only 150 kms away from Tunisia. Henceforth, it is a cross-cultural land where Europe and Africa meet and confront each other. The island is define by a rich cultural...
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SO BRITISH! ECCENTRIC UK

Quirky ways to have fun

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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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SOMEWHERE ON EARTH

Produced & aired by France Television

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“Somewhere on Earth” brings us to timeless and beautiful places, untouched by man, where the daily lifestyle of women, men and children unwinds around a strong and harmonious journey spared by the time that goes by… far, far too quickly. This series is a portrait of the...
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SOUTH KOREA, THE UNKNOWN CIVILIZATION

Back to the roots

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The country was one of the poorest in the world at the end of the tragic war of 1953, yet South Korea has enjoyed an incredible expansion since then and now ranks as one of the major economic powers. Urban design is a striking illustration of its dynamism. Yet behind modern Seoul lies...
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SOUTHERN INDIA, GARDEN OF THE THOUSAND FRAGANCES

A journey through time

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Overflowing with vitality and excitement, Southern India offers numerous fabulous experiences: lively arts and traditions, breathtaking landscapes, mystical temples and stunning palaces. From Kerala – the garden of India – to the southern tip of the subcontinent, and then...
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SPA SEEKERS

Relax in style

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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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SRI LANKA, THE PRECIOUS ISLAND

The Indian Ocean paradise

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It has been called the "Teardrop of India" or the "Radiant Island". Sri Lanka, the former Ceylon, goes by many names, all of which well deserved. With its pristine beaches, tea plantations and historical sites, this island located in the Indian Ocean offers a wealth of...
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SRI LANKA, THE PRECIOUS ISLAND

The Indian Ocean paradise

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It has been called the "Teardrop of India" or the "Radiant Island". Sri Lanka, the former Ceylon, goes by many names, all of which well deserved. With its pristine beaches, tea plantations and historical sites, this island located in the Indian Ocean offers a wealth of...
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STORY OF A GIANT

Sailing Indonesia

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This is the story of a dream come true for Michel Deville thanks to the Suku Konjo, a tribe from Sulawesi Island renowned for its excellence in the construction of wooden sailing ships. The "Waow" is the biggest such ship ever built with traditional methods in Indonesia.
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TAJ MAHAL: KEEPERS OF THE DREAM

The ultimate symbol of love

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Inconsolable after the death of his beloved wife, Emperor Shah Jahan began to build a magnificent mausoleum in her honor. Twenty thousand workers spent twenty years to construct what stands today as the ultimate symbol of love. Built with the most precious materials, the purest stones and...
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TASHI DELEK

A teenager conflict between spiritualism and materialism

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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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TASHI DELEK (SUBTITLED VERSION)

A teenager conflict between spiritualism and materialism

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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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TASTING BRAZIL

The samba gastronomy

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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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TASTY JOURNEY

A culinary tour around Asia

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TASTY JOURNEY is a culinary tour around Asia to uncover the many flavors 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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TAXI TO ASIA

Follow the driver

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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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THAILAND, THE ORCHID OF ASIA

The land of smiles

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Praised for its gentle lifestyle, Thailand is the country of smiles, kindness, exotic flavors and saffron colored robes walking by modern high rises. But what fascinate travellers the most are the country luxuriant nature, stunning beaches, rich culture and genial spirituality. From the...
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THE ALPINE VALLEYS OF MONT BLANC

Glamour and authenticity

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The Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps. But there is more to this summit, like the villages of Chamonix and Megeve or the gorges of Arly. Once a mountaineering mecca, Chamonix has been transformed over the years into a hype destination. Authenticity and traditional know-how...
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THE AMBASSADORS OF HOPE

One cause, one celebrity

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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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THE BACKWATERS OF KERALA

The labyrinth of the Gods

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In southwest India, the State of Kerala shelters the Backwaters, a dense network of canals digged in the 19th century by the British to irrigate ricefields. Along the 1,800 kms of river banks, hindus, muslims and catholics live side by side in perfect harmony, brought together by work in...
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THE BICYCLE DIARIES

Asia winding roads

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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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THE CANARY ISLANDS, MELTING POT OF THE ATLANTIC

The 7 faces archipelago

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The Canary archipelago is a popular tourist destination. However, despite the crowds, these islands brutally shaped by Mother Nature have managed to preserve breathtaking landscapes. The Canary Islands lay on maritime routes opened by Christopher Columbus and are defined by their close...
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THE CAVEMAN’S RETURN

Going back to my roots

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High in a remote mountain valley on the Philippine island of Palawan, the Taw Batu ("people of the rock") are still living in caves. Deeply suspicious of the outside world, they rarely venture beyond their mountain confinement to the lowlands. But two years ago, one man did...
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THE CYCLADES, HIDDEN TREASURES OF GREECE

The islands of Gods

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The Cyclades islands epitomize the Mediterranean world: multicolor boulders plunging into the sea, blinding white perched villages, deep blue waters, byzantine chapels, olive fields and goat herds... THE CYCLADES, HIDDEN TREASURES OF GREECE presents some islands which names are a course...
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THE FRENCH OUTBACK

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A trio of documentaries that takes viewers to exotic destinations without ever going outside France. The series explores the country’s national and regional parks, offering a bird’s-eye view of their breathtaking scenery.
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THE GLOBE TROTTER FAMILY

Growing Up Travelling

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Carine, Emmanuel and their little Lou are an unusual family. The parents, who are accomplished athletes, have decided to show their daughter the world from her early years while fulfilling their passion for watersports. But they aren’t into senseless travelling and are eager to give...
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THE GREAT FOOD REVOLUTION

The Fashion of Food

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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 GREAT MANSIONS OF PARIS

Hallways of Elegance

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Hidden behind closed massive doors down the winding streets of Paris stand graceful constructions which have been miraculously preserved from the outrage of time and the turmoil of History: the mansions known in France as Hotels Particuliers. This surprising film lets you in some of the...
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THE HMONG HORSEMAN

The Vietnamese mountain people

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The magnificent mountains of North Vietnam have always sheltered the Hmong ethnic minorities. This is where they subdued the forest and mastered the art of terrace cropping, shaping extraordinary landscapes with their ricefields. In this rugged terrain nothing can be done without the...
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THE HORSEMEN

Take a ride around the world with man’s greatest companion

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From Mongolia to Argentina, from the legendary cowboys of America to the proud Arab horse riders, this series takes viewers on a fascinating voyage around the world to discover how these men have preserved their traditional way of life and their passion for horses. Never before has such a...
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THE IMMORTAL SHADOWS

When entertainment becomes art

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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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THE KINGDOM OF MANASLU

A natural gem between heaven and earth

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In the heart of the Himalayas, the Nepalese region of Manaslu is a natural gem between heaven and earth. Here, Man and Nature coexist since the dawn of time. Humans and animals have learned to adapt and survive under the most extreme conditions. These valleys - still secluded no long ago...
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THE LAND AND THE SACRED

The spiritual dimension of natural elements

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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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THE LAND OF THE MAHARAJAS

The land of Kings

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Rajasthan, known as the "Land of Kings", is the largest state of India. Life for its 68 million inhabitants is still governed by ancestral traditions. Holi, the annual Festival of Colors, is the most famous of them and is the prism by which we discover the legendary land of the...
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THE LAST SALT CARAVAN

The road remains the same

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Yunnan Province, in the southwest China, is the very starting point of the ancient Tea Trade Road going to Tibet. It was also known as the southern Silk Road and carries a 2,000 years history. Today, caravans keep travelling this route to trade tea and, most importantly, salt. Indeed,...
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THE LAST SHANGRI-LA

The price of beautiful landscapes

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The chinese countryside is all about water and bamboo. Rice paddies are everywhere and mountains seem to float. Indeed, the men tamed the water flowing down the peaks using a bamboo-pipe irrigation system and started to grow rice in an unusual altitude far from any river. The result is an...
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THE LEGEND OF FIRE

The most important human discovery

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How did humans discover fire and what is its meaning in the history of civilization? The myth of fire is today long gone. However, there are still people who remember its origin, like the Ashireon who live in Yunan, China. Through them and others, this exceptional ethnological film...
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THE MESSENGERS OF ZANSKAR: A MARRIAGE IN THE HIMALAYAS

The union of yesterday and tomorrow

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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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THE NETHERLANDS

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With 16 million inhabitants in an area of just 41,000 square kilometers, the Netherlands is the most densely populated country in Europe after Monaco. The fruit of man’s precarious victory over water, it’s an architectural laboratory where windmills stand alongside wind...
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THE PAPUANS, WAR SHIELD MEMORIES

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A close encounter with a rare Polynesian communities… A primitive group of people linking past and present times. The Kamanos and the Nipas, tribes reflecting their rich tradition through painted war shields with an enormous visual impact and magical significance. A discovery trip...
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THE PEBBLE, FROM CLIFF TO MAN

A geological saga

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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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THE PEOPLE OF THE RIVER

Surprising Stories and Lives of the Millions of Men and Women Living on Their Banks

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Travel to the spiritual centre of India, along the holy Ganges, where over 600 million people live in the river basin. Discover the wild Zambezi to be carried into the heart of Africa and and understand how the river’s many changes add rhythm to people’s lives. Follow the...
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THE ROOFTOPS OF PARIS

The inaccessible heights of the City of Lights

55 mn
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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THE TRACKS TO TIMBUKTU

Doorsteps to the desert

52 mnHD
Mali may make the news for civil and religious strife but this film offers a peek into a world still lingering on the beauty of its traditions.​​ The country is home to the stunning Bandiagara cliffs, the banks of the Niger river and to the mysterious Dogon people. There is the fabulous...
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THE VANUATU VOLCANOES

People of the fire

52 mn
Fascinating yet terrifying, volcanoes are everywhere on the Vanuatu archipelago, in the South Pacific. For the islanders, they are a source of beliefs, taboos and passion, and for the scientists a mystery. THE VANUATU VOLCANOES follows the work of Douglas Charley, as he travels from...
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THE WINDOWS OF CHRISTMAS

The spirit of the Holidays come alive on the streets of Paris

52 mn
Every year, in December, crowds of children and their parents flock to Paris' department stores to admire their spectacular Christmas window displays. Alongside the youngsters, their moms and dads remember how they were enchanted by them in their own childhood days. Indeed, the...
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TOFUKUJI

25 mn4K
You can explore a whole new world of spectacular high definition viewing with 4K super resolution. MBS is actively producing archives of Kyoto’s rich tradition and culture in 4K super high-definition resolution. These include images of Kyoto’s 17 World Heritage Sites.
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TOKYO THE PHOENIX CITY

Razed, burned, bombed yet still vibrant

52 mnHD
Tokyo is the city of superlatives. This ultramodern and vibrant city is one of the most densely populated in the world. It is also a beacon to performance and dynamism with its sea of skyscrapers, gigantic parks, huge shopping centers, blinding neons and artificial islands. But for all...
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TRAVEL & SENSES

The feel good series

6x26’HD
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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TRIBAL BABIES

Being brought up in this world

52 mn
Wherever they come from, whatever the colour of their skin, babies are dependent on their mothers and all equally vulnerable. From Australia to Afghanistan, from Africa to Patagonia, mothers have the same worries to deal with: eating, sleeping and crying. Yet, these essential needs are...
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TRIBES OF THE HIMALAYAS

Living high

6x52’HD
The Himalayas are more than a playground for trekkers or the landmark for the most memorable climbing achievements. Hard to reach valleys, such as Ladakh or Paldar, are hidden amongst these gigantic mountains and shelter various tribes who have managed to live in the most inhospitable...
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TRUCKERS OF THE EXTREME

The road to hell

52 mn
A Siberian joke goes like this: “here, there’s twelve months of winter; the rest is summer”. In the 13 million square kilometres that spreads East of the Ural Mountains, Gennadi and Nicolai, two exiled Ukrainian brothers, risk their lives in this inhospitable part of the...
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TURKEY, THE GATE TO THE ORIENT

The beauty of a country between ancient and modern

2x26’HD
At the crossroads of two continents, Asia and Europe, Turkey is a true melting pot of cultures. It is also gifted with many natural wonders. Modern and ancient, urban and natural, spiritual and hedonistic, this vibrant and hospitable country offers an amazing diversity. From Istanbul to...
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TUSCANY, LA BELLA ITALIA

A region epitomasing beauty and history

52 mnHD
Tuscany is most certainly the area which stands out in Italy as the definition of beauty, culture and history. Although it is too often reduced to its capital, Florence, this film aspires to unveil a more diverse region. Nestled between the Mediterranean and the mountains, Tuscany offers...
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VIETNAM, A CELEBRATION OF THE SENSES

From terrace rice fields to Halong Bay

2x26’HD
From southern Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City) to the famous Mekong Delta, and then North toward the Tonkin Gulf and Hanoi, Vietnam is stretching itself like a dragon along the sea of China. Vietnam is the cradle of an exceptional civilization which has managed to preserve its royal cities...
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WASHOKU

30 mn4K
You can explore a whole new world of spectacular high definition viewing with 4K super resolution. MBS is actively producing archives of Kyoto’s rich tradition and culture in 4K super high-definition resolution. These include "Washoku" - the traditional dietary cultures of...
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WAYS TO SCHOOL

For all of them, at the end of their journey, there’s school

26x26’HD
The conquest of a better life by education; an ideal embodied by the way the children take to reach their school throughout the planet. They have in common a thirst for learning. Instinctively, they know their future depends on knowledge, then on school. From every corner of the world,...
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WAYS TO SCHOOL

For all of them, at the end of their journey, there’s school

3x52’HD
The conquest of a better life by education; an ideal embodied by the way the children take to reach their school throughout the planet. They have in common a thirst for learning. Instinctively, they know their future depends on knowledge, then on school. From every corner of the world,...
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WELCOME TO

A world of traditional sports

20x52’HD
Through the ages, many countries have developed traditional sports and martial arts, some of them still barely known. From China or Thailand to Iran, Burma, Greece and India, this series stands at the crossroads of cultural heritage and way of life by revealing, in a striking style, the...
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WILD OBSESSION

Upclose and personal

12x45’HD
WILD OBSESSION follows brave individuals fulfilling their lifelong dream to come face-to-face with some of the world’s most exotic and elusive animals. Paired with an expert in the field, each episode sees the just-introduced duo travel to remote areas of the world for a glimpse of...
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WINEMAKERS OF THE NEW WORLD

Blending Old World tradition with New World innovation

52 mnHD
Three French winemakers have left their country to venture on the shores of the Pacific where the new frontier of wine extends from Australia to the United States and Chile. They brought with them an ancestral know-how which they adapted to local conditions. Down the road, they found...
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WORLD VIGNETTES

“And I think to myself : What a Wonderful World” (Louis Armstrong)

164x2’
Our planet is full of surprises and what better way to discover it anew than by having a glimpse at it. WORLD VIGNETTES cover it all: extraordinary landscapes, intriguing lifestyles, remote people and colorful festivals… WORLD VIGNETTES is the non verbal version of ZOOM. With their...
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WUDANG THE MYSTICAL MOUNTAINS

The cradle of Taoism, traditional medicine and martial arts

52 mn4K
In the very heart of eternal China, the sacred mountains of Wudang conceal many untold secrets. Between misty valleys and lofty peaks this is a land where time seems suspended and where nature and the arts dwell in harmony. These majestic landscapes gave rise to some of the greatest...
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ZOO STAR ANIMALS

Remarkable VIPs and their celebrity lifestyles

14x26’HD
In Scotland, the Norwegian Royal Guard regularly visits its Colonel, Sir Nils Olav. But Nils Olav is no run-of-the-mill senior officer, he's a penguin in Edinburgh Zoo. At Washington Zoo, Kandula, a brillantly talented elephant, satisfies his hunger for hanging fruit by setting up a...
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