New Programs

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.

COVID CENTURY 90’

Preparing for the next pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every country and will continue to shape global politics and our daily lives for the foreseeable future.

Scientists even speculate that this could be the first in a series of new viral pandemics for which humanity must prepare.

This film looks at how to strengthen international coordination to better cope with the next such scourge.

PARMESAN, THE GRATE WAR 52’

The second most counterfeited food product in the world

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

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

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

THE REALM OF ANTS 52’

United to survive

In the garden of a country house, a colony of Rufibarbis ants wakes up after the winter.

In the six months from spring to autumn, it faces the age-old challenge of survival.

The hard workers, the dedicated soldiers, and the precious queen join forces to meet the demands of reproduction and to fight the dangers of theft, slavery, or flooding.

THE SOLAR SYSTEM 52’

The genesis

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

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

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.

ALEXIA’S COOKING JOURNEYS [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.

THE BLOODY DECADE [8x45’]

Horror films of the '80s

This series tracks major theatrical releases, obscure titles, and straight-to-video gems, exploring the horror movies of the ‘80s. From “Shining” to the “Nightmare on Elm Street” saga and from “The Gremlins” to “The Thing”, the era was genuinely golden for the genre.

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

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

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.

BECOMING WOMAN 52’

The fight of a new life

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

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

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

DEAR PLASTIC 52’

Our ambiguous relationship with this indispensable material

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

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

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.