THE ULTIMATE REFERENCE IN DOCUMENTARY DISTRIBUTION

142 programs found   

03 - AUGUST 6, 1945 : HIROSHIMA

  • HISTORY
Director : VAN WAEREBEKE (DENIS)

Producer : ARTE FRANCE

Length : 26 mn

format HD Episode

As opposed to the official discourse, the United States viewed the Hiroshima operation as a large-scale scientific experiment to force the Japanese to capitulate and avoid a Russian invasion of Japan.

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07 - 20 JUNE 1789: THE TENNIS COURT OATH

  • HISTORY
Director : CARIES (Lucie)

Producer : ARTE FRANCE

Length : 26 mn

format HD Episode

Because of its abstract nature, one tends to forget that the Tennis Court Oath was the key tipping point of the French Revolution, both from a symbolic and legal standpoint.

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08 - FEBRUARY 11, 1990: MANDELA IS RELEASED FROM PRISON

  • HISTORY
Director : VAN WAEREBEKE (DENIS)

Producer : ARTE FRANCE

Length : 26 mn

format HD Episode

 “I stand here before you not a sa prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people” : those are  the first words pronounced by Nelson Mandela after his release from prison, after 27 years of incarcerat...

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CANNES, THE FREEDOM FESTIVAL

  • HISTORY
Director : CHAUDIER (Frédéric), ZAMOCHNIKOFF (Frédéric)

Producer : ARTE FRANCE, FLAIR PRODUCTION, APARIS PRODUCTION

Length : 52 mn

format HD One-off

The film tells the fascinating story of the birth of the largest Cinema Festival. Created in 1939 as a response to the rise of Fascism and Nazism, notably in the Venice Film Festival, Cannes was meant to be an event to celebrat...

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HARLEM HELLFIGHTERS’ GREAT WAR (THE)

  • HISTORY
Director : REINHARDT (François)

Producer : WHAT'S UP PRODUCTIONS

Length : 52 mn

format HD One-off

By the end of 1917 a regiment of African-American soldiers had joined the trenches in France. By fighting with the “poilus”, under French command, they discovered both the horrors of war and another world entirely; ...

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MAPPING THE WORLD - CFA FRANC: A VESTIGE OF THE COLONIAL ERA

  • HISTORY
Director : DIVERS

Producer : ARTE FRANCE DEVELOPPEMENT

Length : 12 mn

format HD Episode

Do the successors to the “France's African colonies franc” have to go? The system has been increasingly criticized; its opponents decry it as a “relic of the French colonial era that prevents emerging econ...

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MY LIFE IN HITLER'S GERMANY (1/2) - HITLER'S RISE TO POWER

  • HISTORY
Director : PRIEUR (Jérôme)

Producer : ROCHE PRODUCTIONS

Length : 52 mn

format HD Episode

While the legislative elections of 1928 did not see the Nazis muster any more more than 2,8% of the votes how did Hitler manage to come to power on January the 30th, 1933?
After the market crash of 1929, the economic cr...

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MY LIFE IN HITLER'S GERMANY - THE TAMING OF GERMAN SOCIETY

  • HISTORY
Director : PRIEUR (Jérôme)

Producer : ROCHE PRODUCTIONS

Length : 52 mn

format HD Episode

The Third Reich was proclaimed on March 21, 1933. From the transformation of the NSDAP into a single-party to the book-burning of May 10, 1933; from the Night of the Long Knives on June 30, 1934 to the proclamation of Hitler as...

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