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FLAVORS OF THAILAND, THE PARADISE ISLANDS [52’]

An episode from the series
FLAVORS

If paradise exists somewhere on our planet, it may well be in southwest Thailand with dream islands, white sandy beaches that glisten in the sun, and crystal-clear waters.

The Andaman Gulf is home to magnificent archipelagos, stunningly beautiful landscapes, and unspoiled nature in the heart of a welcoming tropical region.

YAB YUM [52’]

The rise and fall of the world's most legendary brothel

Yab Yum, Amsterdam's most legendary brothel, was forced to close its doors more than 10 years ago after the exclusive and vibrant club turned into a dodgy criminal hub.

Director Anna Maria van't Hek found those who once worked there, they share with her their turbulent past. They tell their stories, both extravagant and painful, about Yab Yum's glory days and how it all went tragically wrong.

ALEXIA COOKS FRANCE [4x52’]

Traditional recipes reinvented

Alexia loves the terroirs and is committed to the preservation of nature.

She travels around France to meet men and women who have decided to produce in a sustainable way.

These encounters allow her to take up a challenge: to reinvent and reinterpret traditional recipes by cooking responsibly.

FLYING THE CHANNEL CROSSING [52’]

A daredevil's challenge

110 years after the first air crossing over the English Channel, Franky Zapata took up the same challenge with his invention, the FlyBoard Air, a hoverboard powered by gas turbines.

We follow him and his team as they prepare for this physical and technological endeavor.

EXTREME ELEVATORS, SKY IS THE LIMIT [48’]

A sophisticated and high-performance equipment

The elevator is an invisible means of transportation and yet the most used in the world. Every day, more than a billion human beings take them.

Since its creation in 1853, it has followed the industrial evolution and accompanied new technologies. Today, it is a sophisticated, high-performance piece of equipment.

When we enter an elevator, we are far from imagining all the innovations it has benefited from over the past decades.

ON THE FLY [6x30’]

Extreme fishing in the Malaysian jungle

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

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

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

DESTINIES [4x52’]

The memorable characters of History

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

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

MASTERS OF BREAD [52’]

An episode from the series
MASTERS OF SAVOURS

Bread appeared around 8,000 B.C. in the Middle East, at the beginnings of agriculture, and is now a staple food in many countries.

In this film, we meet passionate people who have made bread their profession. Whether in France, Greece, or Italy, bread is more than simple sustenance as it is a symbol coated with traditions and a source of social bonds.

The bread has many forms, its variations are infinite and say a lot about the history and culture of a people.

THE SECRETS OF MARS AND THE MOON [2x52’]

The closest stars

The Moon and Mars are the stars closest to our planet.

Despite their proximity, there are still many things we do not know about them.

THE MAN WHO DEFIED AMERICA [52’]

The 30 years showdown between General de Gaulle and the USA

The hostility of the United States towards General de Gaulle is not a secret anymore. Successive American administrations tried everything to subdue him without ever succeeding, using media manipulations or clandestine financing of his opponents to name a few strategies.

The showdown between the General and the USA would last 30 years.

This film explains the reasons behind this antagonism thanks to declassified archives and new testimonies. For the first time, it is now possible to recount this secret war that pitted de Gaulle against America from 1940 to 1969.

FLAVORS OF CAMBODIA [52’]

An episode from the series
FLAVORS

With its legendary temples and heavenly beaches, Cambodia has many treasures to offer.

This land steeped in ritual and belief has managed to modernize itself, as evidenced by its capital, Phnom Penh, and its Art Deco architecture.

Far from the frenzy of the cities, some inhabitants have managed to preserve their natural and artistic heritage.

ICELAND, A SANCTUARY FOR PUFFINS [52’]

A particularly endearing sea bird

Every year, after six months spent at sea, the Atlantic puffin returns to the slopes of the Vestmann Islands off the Icelandic coast.

Its exotic appearance and demeanor, sometimes affectionate, other times rowdy but often considered "comical" because of its clumsy gait, make this sea bird particularly endearing.

A national emblem and a tourist attraction, its fate is nevertheless a matter of concern to Icelanders as, for a decade now, pairs have stopped breeding. Faced with this situation, a handful of enthusiasts are mobilizing to save the puffin which represents the identity of an island.