A BETTER FAST FOOD

Speedy but tasty

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

Simplicity, time saving and an endless catalog

39 mnHD
Twenty years ago, it was just a small bookstore over the internet. Today, it is one of the largest online sales sites in the world. Its assets: simplicity, time saving and an endless catalog. Every year, the site wins over millions of consumers, individuals and even professionals, who...
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AMAZON: KING OF RETAIL, EMPEROR OF WASTE

A practise of mass destruction

36 mnHD
Amazon is a gigantic sale machine, a delivery speedster, but in its warehouses a revolting mass destruction of new products also take place. In one of its smallest sites in France, 293,000 products were discarded, almost all of them new, in just over 9 months this year. This is a common...
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ANGELA MERKEL, 3 DAYS IN SEPTEMBER

The migrants crisis

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

Is anti-Semitism on the rise again?

26 mnHD
Is France entering a new anti-Semitism phase? This is what many French Jews think. Some, feeling threatened, are even choosing exile. To understand their life and the pressure they may be experiencing, we used an innovating approach: we spent 12 hours in the streets of Paris wearing a...
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BLACK CODE

When states play Big Brother

90 mnHD
This is a gripping account of how governments control and manipulate the internet in order to censor and monitor their citizens. With stories from exiled Tibetan monks trying to circumvent China’s surveillance apparatus, Syrian citizens tortured for Facebook posts, Brazilian...
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BRAZILIAN MAZURKA

Memories of a Polish community

52 mnHD
In South Brazil, the city of Aura is almost entirely populated with descendants of a Polish community which settled here in 1911. Today, some of them try to keep that history alive so that the grit of these pioneers and the difficulties they had to overcome may serve as an example to all....
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CACHMERE CLOTHES: THE REAL COST OF SOFTNESS

From luxury item to commodity

38 mnHD
Soft, chic and elegant, cashmere clothing keeps us warm all winter long. Once quite expensive, these exceptional items are now reasonably priced in stores such as Zara or H&M. How did this product, which for a long time was a status smbol, become affordable? Where does this fibre come...
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CANNES: THE REVIVAL OF A LEGENDARY PALACE

One of the jewels of the Croisette

44 mnHD
The famous Martinez hotel, renowned for hosting stars and jet-setters, one of the jewels of the Croisette in Cannes, has been completely renovated. Everything has been rebuilt: piping, air conditioning, spa, kitchens, bars and restaurants. Even the pool has been taken down and transform...
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CHOCOLATE IS THE NEW BLACK GOLD

A guilty pleasure hard to resist

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

Shopping frenzy

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

Lessons from the Concordia disaster

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

The multinational of terrorism

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

The gender marketing

52 mnHD
Pink for girls and blue for boys. These color codes have always defined consumers by sex. However a recent study has revealed that not only manufacturers differentiate products by their customers’ gender but also charge different prices. The medias are taken by storm, social...
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ENDOCRINE DISRUPTERS

Everyday poisons

52 mnHD
Toothpaste, nail polish, hair dye, fruits and vegetables, vacuum cleaners, curtains... All these everyday products carry very harmful chemical pollutants. Pesticides, benzophenone, triphenyl phosphate... These substances with barbaric names are endocrine disrupters, they affect our...
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EXPRESS VISITS FOR FOREIGN TOURISTS

The challenge of longer stays

33 mnHD
France welcomes millions of tourists every year but most of them only pass by. Indeed, even though the famous landmarks of Paris are a real draw, the city has a lack of hotel rooms. Castles of the Loire Valley are mobbed but the towns nearby and their restaurants remain empty. Foreign...
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FASTEN YOUR SEATBELT

Security in the hot seat

52 mnHD
Flying is considered the safest form of transportation, but do companies really take all necessary precautions to ensure flight safety? From the USA to Burkina Faso, through France, Spain, Germany and Italy, FASTEN YOUR SEATBELT investigates the disasters which have raised questions about...
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FILET OH! FISH

Food from troubled waters

54 mnHD
Everyone agrees that fish is healthy. In 40 years, global consumption has doubled. Every year, the market needs to find more fish and new production methods. Where does the fish in our sushi come from? How is it fed? In what water does it live? A dramatic investigation into...
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FINANCING TERROR

An unprecedented weapon: money warfare

60 mnHD
This film ambition is to analyze the fight that has been initiated in the aftermath of 9/11 in order to “starve terrorism” by using an unprecedented weapon: financial warfare. Initial successes were followed by setbacks with the insurrection in Iraq and the debacle of the...
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FOXCONN, INSIDE APPLE

The company with a million factory workers

52 mnHD
Foxconn is such a big deal for China that anything around it is a national issue. The subcontractor single-handedly employs 1 million persons and stands for a third of the country’s exports. Although convicted several times, the company is still growing and opening new plants. In...
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FRENCH MUSLIMS: A BITTER AFTERMATH

A feeling of exclusion

17 mnHD
In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack, what is life like for the French Muslims who joined the January 11 mass rally? Facing a wave of Islamophobic acts of unprecedented scale, these French people are experiencing feelings of exclusion, withdrawal and dereliction by the...
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GERHARD SCHRÖDER – BEAT THE DRUM AND HAVE NO FEAR

52 mnHD
Through hard work and discipline, Gerhard Schröder worked his way up from a humble background to one of the most powerful political positions in Germany. How his legacy as chancellor and chairman of the SPD still impacts Germany and Europe today is a relevant and much disputed...
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GRANDPAS AND GRANDMAS ARE FLIRTING

Senior love

15 mnHD
While teenagers are just beginning to experience love, their grandparents are still going strong. At age 69, 75% of men and 43% of women are still sexually active. Dating sites targeting seniors are booming, as well as travel agencies for elder singles. Over the last ten years, the number...
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HAITI, LIFE AT ALL COST

52 mn4K
On January 12, 2010, a brutal earthquake killed more than 200,000 people in Haiti. Eight years later, the situation in the country is still chaotic, particularly in maternity wards. The one at the public hospital in Port au Prince is still a makeshift, unsuitable premise without running...
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HALAL TOURISM

Business and religion intertwine

26 mnHD
Separate pools and spa facilities for men and women, buffets certified without pork or alcohol, prayer timings announced: more and more agencies offer this kind of travel experiences which embraces Islam precepts. This is a new way of travelling - across Austria, France, Turkey and...
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HOUSEKEEPERS, THE NEW SERVANTS

An occupation disregarded, poorly paid and unstable

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

Do surveys jeopardize our democracy?

60 mnHD
Surveys are integral parts of any political campaign. However, they can be dead wrong as in the victory of the Brexit or Donald Trump. Major events that the polling companies have been unable to predict. Pollsters sometimes use questionable methods: respondents being paid to lie, biased...
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JOBLESS IN FRANCE, PROSTITUTES IN BELGIUM

Necessity knows no laws

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

Haute couture patisserie

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

Reconciling religion and economy

26 mnHD
Wines, liquors, jams, cheeses... French monastery products are real businesses and can be found in online shops, grocery stores even supermarkets. Monks and nuns may well have taken a vow of poverty, but they need money and the communities can only rely on themselves and the...
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MALI, IN THE NAME OF SHARIA

The Islamic yoke

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

She won’t be a lame duck

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

One of France favorite fruits

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

A 2-year journey from misery to disenchantment

52 mnHD
2013. Five young Afghans decide to take a shot at a better life and migrate to Europe, more specifically Paris their dream destination. Then begins a two-year 12,000 kms long journey, across six borders and full of first times: the ocean, girls in mini-skirts, bars, skyscrapers…...
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NAIL POLISH RESURGENCE

The colours of success

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

Counselor French Presidents of all stripes

26 mnHD
When it comes to the environment, Nicolas Hulot, a very popular French explorer, has been counseling French Presidents of all stripes for more than 20 years. That has led some to accused him of switching from one political side to another without shame. What are the real impacts of his...
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NORTH KOREA VS USA: A NUCLEAR CHICKEN GAME

The winning survival strategy of the Kims

52 mn4K
In North Korea, the Kims’ communist dynasty has tried to become a nuclear power since the Cold War. While it kept unrelentingly at its plan, the USA went through 13 Presidents, each with its own vision. This became the Kims big advantage. This film is the riveting account of a...
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NUIT DEBOUT

Rise Up!

70 mnHD
For over 4 months, a silent crowd sat every evening on the Place de la République, in Paris, at the foot of Marianne. All shared the same anger, ideal and desire to reclaim politics from the established parties and regain control of their fate. This movement, known as "Nuit...
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OCEAN'S CARTELS

The oceans are the new Wild West

55 mnHD
One fish out of five comes from illegal fishing. It is an ecological scandal with serious environmental consequences. Some species are endangered. And, as Paul Watson from Sea Shepherd NGO says, "If the ocean dies, we die". But this business also hides a human tragedy. Aboard...
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ORIENTAL EXPRESS: THE ULTIMATE TRAIN EXPERIENCE

From Bangkok to Singapore in ultimate luxury

48 mnHD
It is one of the most beautiful trains in the world. The restored interior is decorated with superb teak marquetry and woodwork. The cabins, rather suites, compare favorably to those of the most luxurious palaces. The staff is ready to satisfy every need. A steward is at the disposal of a...
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PARIS CHINESE SECRETS

A discreet and powerful community

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

The wild underground

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

Daily life hazards

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

The health care system in question

26 mnHD
The French social security system was 16 billion euros in the red in 2013. Savings for the government can come from lowering the price of drugs. Indeed, every minute, health insurance reimburses 43,800 € for various capsules or tablets. Why is there such an overconsumption of drugs?...
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RACISM THE DARK FACE OF BRAZIL

An underlying tension that permeates the whole society

55 mnHD
While Brazil elects a far-right President, this film focuses on the humiliations suffered by the destitute. How are they viewed by the rest of the population? Is the fear felt by the privileged justified? Thought in-depth interviews and testimonies, this much needed film shows how race...
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READY MADE MEALS

Are they a health hazard?

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

The world's largest concept store

43 mnHD
25 years after its creation, Who's Next is the leading international women's fashion event in Europe. Twice a year, in Paris, this 4 days show brings together nearly 50,000 visitors and about 1,500 brands. More than just a trade fair, Who's Next is a source of inspiration...
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ROUBAIX SECTION 13

A career in law enforcement

52 mnHD
Julien, Lea and Felix are barely 20. Like their comrades, their lives will radically change in a few months. They are learning a profession but also values and rules. They also realize that they will never be citizens like anyone else. Their lives and their careers will be dedicated to...
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SEA PORTRAITS

People of the Pacific

10x26’
In the Pacific Ocean people have a passion for the sea. This collection of half-hour portraits presents endearing people living for and by the sea like the surf teacher, the marine reseacher, the coast guard, the environmental activist or the fisherman. SEA PORTRAITS goes to different...
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SHOULD WE BELIEVE WIKIPEDIA ?

A question of trustworthiness

29 mnHD
Wikipedia has become the 6th most visited website in the world, but users know little about the collaborative encyclopedia’s rules, operation and trustworthiness. Indeed, anyone can modify the online articles as he wishes. Content is not exactly secure, so one has to rely on the...
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SINGAPORE: A FOOL’S PARADISE?

A velvet island in an iron glove

31 mnHD
An ex-British colonial trading post, Singapour is a leading global city-state and garden city island, cosmopolitan and luxurious, offering a wealth of attractions. However, it also has its downside with strict laws and penalties against a long list of acitivites. Death penalty by hanging....
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SLOW FOOD - A TRIBUTE TO SLOWNESS

52 mnHD
Why should we save the onion of Sisco in Cape Corsica, the corn of Catamarca in Argentina and the cheese from the Béarnaise Pyrenees? They are part of the list of''300 products in danger'' according to the international organization Slow Food, foods that must be...
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SMILE, YOU'RE ABOUT TO DISAPPEAR

A tourists' magnet

52 mnHD
The Hmong live in North Vietnam. Rejected by the locals and long persecuted by the government, they perpetuate ancestral traditions while becoming in recent years a magnet for tourists seeking exotic memories captured with their cameras. Easy income does improve their daily lives but will...
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SPECIAL OPS

In the heart of combat

1x70’ | 3x52’HD
This series takes us within armed combat through 3 missions of the French Special Forces (the French Navy Seals), thanks to CGI and archives of the US army. War has never felt so close.
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SUMMER MARKETS

The lies fair

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

Sleepless nights island

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

The chrysoprase, a semi-precious stone

22 mnHD
Dimitri Manthéakis, a fifth generation Tanzanian of Greek origin, he has been crisscrossing the country for 40 years in search of precious stones such as rubies, spinels, diamonds or sapphires. Thanks to its local network, Dimitri discovered a few years ago a vein of a...
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THE BIG-TICKET TGV

An accountability problem

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

An universal fisherman's dish

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

A persistent infection

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

A skewed reading

30 mnHD
Nowadays, in order to choose a restaurant, a washer or a phone, almost everyone read the online consumers’ reviews before making a decision. However, studies show that one out of two reviews is a fake. They are written by ill-intentioned competitors or sometimes bought from...
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THE COPY & PASTE SOCIETY

The plagiarism syndrome

26 mnHD
In the age of the Internet many students are tempted to plagiarize works found on the web. A bad practice that is not limited to students ; journalists, politicians and artists are suffering from the same syndrome. The young generation is doing so without thinking about the consequences...
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THE DUKAN DIET

A controversial diet plan

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

Stronger than the handicap

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

Rebel and Nobel Peace Prize winner

58 mnHD
Human rights heroe and the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo was imprisoned for 9 years and released in 2017 only to die a few weeks later. However, his name stays little known as the Chinese regime has done everything possible to erase it from our collective memory. Alas for the...
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THE NEW WEB SLAVES: AMAZON’S MECHANICAL TURK

How Internet giants are circumventing labour legislation

26 mnHD
Iconographic search for $0.05/hr. Translation jobs at $0.02/hr. The giants of the net have found a simple way to circumvent labor laws: they have invented the micro-jobs. Simple tasks with even simpler wages, i.e. a few cents without the paperwork. A trick that allows them to bypass the...
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THE PHILIPPINES, THE SPIRAL OF VIOLENCE

Collateral damages

45 mn4K
The Philippines have all the attributes of a tropical paradise, but it has become hell for drug dealers. Indeed, since his election in 2016, President Rodrigo Duterte has declared war on the gangs and drug trafficking. He has given a free rein to the police and the armed forces to shoot...
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THE PILL CALLED INTO QUESTION

The n°1 contraceptive

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

The power of hope

13x24’HD
THE PLACE WE LIVE IN is an eye-opening series depicting the dire, unexpected, poor or rural circumstances in which some people are living around the world. Our hosts are travelling to meet locals and, by bonding with them, they finally understand how their positive attitudes towards life...
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THE PRICE OF PROTEST

The Colin Kaepernick Story

52 mnHD
Imagine two of the most emblematic American values colliding: freedom of speech and patriotism. Football icon Colin Kaepernick epitomized that clash when, in 2016, a simple gesture turned him into the most polarizing athlete of our times. While the crowd was standing up for the national...
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THE RELAIS & CHATEAUX SAGA

A world of luxury

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

Questions on their production

52 mnHD
People love chicken. It is everywhere (in school canteens, restaurants, supermarkets…) and comes in several shapes, the most famous being the nugget made popular by fast-food chains. Cheaper than beef, healthier and leaner than pork, chicken meat went unscathed through many...
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THE SIDE EFFECTS OF MEDICATION

Undesirable side effects

52 mnHD
The side effects of drugs are identified in endless lists written in lowercase characters. Even if no one reads them, they are here to prevent the consequences of treatments on some people. But what happens when the so-called independent experts in charge of listing them are paid by...
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THE WEATHER IS GOING CRAZY

Flooding erosion, salinisation

90 mnHD
Floods, storms and hurricanes seem to be more and more frequent. This film gives an overview of the situation and lists ways to act against this weather going mad. Coastal erosion is worsening, millions are living in flood-prone areas while we are witnessing the first climate refugees,...
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THE WEDDING BUSINESS

A blissful business

52 mn
In the last few years, Japanese and Americans are increasingly getting married abroad; in Hawaii for its sun and beaches or in Paris for its romantic atmosphere. Meanwhile, Europeans prefer Cyprus where they can get married in 24 hours. If love is the main motivation for most people, some...
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THEY ARE BACK FROM SYRIA… AND NOW WHAT?

For the first time, they tell their story

30 mnHD
They’re young, men and women, executives or students. At first, they weren’t into Jihad but yet, they left everything to go to Syria. Then one day, they came back. Anti-terrorism services estimate at 500 the number of French citizens wandering between Iraq and Syria. Among...
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TOURISM IN IRAN

Archeological treasures and magnificent landscapes

52 mnHD
From Isfahan to Persepolis and from Teheran to Shiraz, archeological treasures and magnificent landscapes attract an increasing number of tourists. It’s a windfall for tour operators around the world and for the economy of this country which has been suffering under a commercial...
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TRAVELING FOR TASTE

Savour explorers

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

Sun, heritage and clear waters

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

Oil billionaires, slums and sky scrapers

60 mnHD
Thanks to its vast oil resources, Nigeria is now the first economic power in Africa. Golf courses, marinas and gated communities are part of the new golden life for a few privileged ones. However, on the other side of the street, the slums harbour a far different reality for millions of...
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UNFAIR GAME : TRUMPING DEMOCRACY

When big data takes control of democracy

52 mnHD
He lost the general election with an historic margin of 3 millions votes, lied to the press and to the public during the whole campaign, pushing his country into a post truth era. In the shadows of the new President lies a mysterious man who has poured millions of dollars into...
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URBAN VIOLENCE

A new kind of security policy

52 mn
Infamous as a high crime area in France, the department of Seine-Saint-Denis has been appointed a Security Company, known as "CS 93". It is representative of a new police organization. This film follows this new police unit in the sensitive neighbourhoods trying to understand...
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WAR AGAINST WATERS

The marshy floodplain city

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

The playgrounds and the communities they serve

5x46’HD
Many of our childhood memories are filled with playing, and playgrounds are a big part of this recollection. Wind blowing through one's hair while on a swing, the sudden rush of excitement going down a slide, bumps and bruises, friends and foes. The rapid urbanisation of Asia is...
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WHEN WOMEN EARN MORE THAN MEN

The money in the couple

26 mnHD
How do couples get along when the man provides only supplementary income? Does society see them differently? And what is each other's role when money upends the assigned positions? Sincere and humorous interviews with men and women about an intimate, even taboo subject: money and...
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WHO OWNS NATURE?

A dramatic alpine play

96 mnHD
Who owns nature? Are we, as humans, its protectors or destructors? Mountain goats, bellowing stags, a pack of wolves, forest rangers, farmers, wildlife biologists, hunting opponents and hunters: they are all protagonists in a dramatic alpine play. How should humans deal with nature and...
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YIWU, THE WORLD'S GREATEST BAZAAR

Welcome to over the top shopping

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