162  programs found [.xls]
  • THE GREAT MYTHS - THE ILIAD

    After the success of the first season of THE GREAT GREEK MYTHS, we bring you the next chapter! An adaptation of Homer's Iliad. An epic poem which recounts the Trojan War.    

    HISTORY New
    • Series (10 Episodes available)

    • Director(s):

      BERGERE (SYLVAIN), CHABANOL (Gaetan), DALBERA (Camille), RANCOURT (Sebastien)

    • Producer(s):

      ROSEBUD PRODUCTIONS, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    After the success of the first season of THE GREAT GREEK MYTHS, we bring you the next chapter! An adaptation of Homer's Iliad. An epic poem which recounts the Trojan War.
     
     

    The Greeks cross the sea to lay siege to Troy and reclaim the beautiful Helen, abducted from her husband King Menelaus of Sparta by Prince Paris of Troy. After a ten-year siege of the city walls of Troy, the war turns in the Greeks favour thanks to the heroics of the famous Achilles. But were these mortals really the heroes of this war or were they merely pawns in the hands of the Gods?
    Following on from the first season, each episode alternates scenes of original animation created in 3D and a rich iconography chosen from the whole of art history, from Antiquity to the Modern era.

  • THE TRUE STORY OF KING TUT'S TREASURE

    Almost 100 years after the discovery of King's Tut's Tomb, it is time to tell the story in a new light. This film uses 2D and 3D imagery to reconstruct the tomb, the mummy, the funerary objects and the topography of the famous ...

    HISTORY New
    • Director(s):

      WILNER (FREDERIC)

    • Producer(s):

      ILIADE PRODUCTIONS, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Almost 100 years after the discovery of King's Tut's Tomb, it is time to tell the story in a new light. This film uses 2D and 3D imagery to reconstruct the tomb, the mummy, the funerary objects and the topography of the famous valley of the Kings. We will discover that the treasure was not Tutankhamun's, but his sister's, Pharaoh before him! A surprising archaeological investigation.
     

    Ninety years later, for the first time, most of these objects will finally be brought together in the precinct of the great Museum of Giza. Some of them will make their way to the U.S.A. and Paris, where they will be exposed at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industries in the autumn of 2018 - and then in London, Berlin, Tokyo and Sidney. This film is the story of the discovery of a treasure of which we know only a few artefacts. It is also an investigation, and these objects will be so many clues along the way. What do these artefacts tell us about the king and the period of his reign ? In what circumstances were they discovered and taken away from the pharaoh’s tomb ? These are some of the many elements of this documentary narrative.

  • THE MYSTERY OF THE RASCAR CAPAC MUMMY

    Who is hiding behind the famous mummy of Rascar Capac – source of inspiration for the no less famous Belgian cartoonist Hergé for his album "The Seven Crystal Balls"? 

    HISTORY Presale
    • One-off

    • Provisional Delivery : April 2020
    • Director(s):

      CORDIER (FREDERIC)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE GEIE, UN FILM A LA PATTE, MOULINSART SA, RADIO TELEVISION BELGE FRANCOPHONE, PANORAMIQUE TERRE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Luxembourg and Belgium).

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Who is hiding behind the famous mummy of Rascar Capac – source of inspiration for the no less famous Belgian cartoonist Hergé for his album "The Seven Crystal Balls"? 

    This film reveals previously unknown aspects of his history, his life, and the reasons for his death... Discover a scientific documentary conducted as a police investigation.
    ©Panoramique Terre/Un film à la patte

  • DATES THAT MADE HISTORY

    This series tells world history through a few major dates, revisited through the prism of memory. Driven by the accessible and passionate delivery of historian Patrick Boucheron, history comes to life under our eyes with bold a...

    HISTORY
    • Series (10 Episodes available)

    • Director(s):

      VAN WAEREBEKE (DENIS), BOUCHERON (PATRICK)

    • Producer(s):

      LES FILMS D'ICI, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    This series tells world history through a few major dates, revisited through the prism of memory. Driven by the accessible and passionate delivery of historian Patrick Boucheron, history comes to life under our eyes with bold and entertaining graphics.

    A date is a snapshot, a flashback which requires crossing disciplines such as history, art, archeology and literature for a vibrant and sensitive reading of the past. It arouses our childhood curiosity, recalling when we dreamed of a time machine.
    The series is conceived to potentially become a key reference in teaching history.
     
    List of dates:
    323 BC: Death of Alexander the Great
    33 AD: Crucifixion of Jesus
    24 August 79: Destruction of Pompeii
    24 September 622: The Hegira
    1347: The Black Death
    1431: Fall of the Angkor Empire 
    1492: The New World 
    20 June 1789: The Birth of the French Republic
    6 August 1945: Hiroshima
    11 February 1990: Liberation of Nelson Mandela
     
    ALL EPISODES ARE AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH.

  • CORLEONE: MAFIA AND BLOOD

    In May 1992, a motorway near Palermo, Sicily, explodes killing Judge Falcone and several people of his inner circle, marking the climax in the war between the Italian State and the Cosa Nostra that killed thousands. One year la...

    HISTORY New
    • Director(s):

      BOUCAULT (MOSCO)

    • Producer(s):

      ZEK PRODUCTIONS, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Italy).

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In May 1992, a motorway near Palermo, Sicily, explodes killing Judge Falcone and several people of his inner circle, marking the climax in the war between the Italian State and the Cosa Nostra that killed thousands. One year later, after a 25-year manhunt, Toto Riina, the Godfather of all Godfathers, is finally arrested and brought to justice in a historic trial.

    In a 5-year in depth investigation, discover how a young rural mobster took power in the 1970’s over the Cosa Nostra, Sicily’s legendary mafia, torturing and killing each competitor one by one, becoming the most feared and violent organized-crime leader ever.  He broke the mafia code by declaring war on the Italian State, multiplying assassinations and establishing terror among government, police, the judicial systems and the Sicilian people.
     
    This is the story of the rise and fall of Toto Riina, through interviews of prosecutors, judges, police officers, lawyers and his own inside-men who are now repentant and have accepted to collaborate with justice.

  • CASTRO'S REVOLUTION VS. THE WORLD

    For 60 years, Fidel Castro was a thorn in the side of USA and a symbol of anti-imperialist struggle. Castro and his compatriots played a prominent role on the international stage and contributed to changing the world. 

    HISTORY Presale
    • One-off

    • Trailer
    • Provisional Delivery : July 2019
    • Director(s):

      GOLD (MICK), JAUDEAU (Delphine)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, BROOK LAPPING PRODUCTIONS, TEMPS NOIR

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except English-speaking Canada, Sweden, French-speaking Canada, Norway and United Kingdom).

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    For 60 years, Fidel Castro was a thorn in the side of USA and a symbol of anti-imperialist struggle. Castro and his compatriots played a prominent role on the international stage and contributed to changing the world. 

    Award-winning producers Temps Noir (Cuba, an African Odyssey, Africa, history of a continent) and Brook Lapping (Obama Years, Putin, Russia and the West, Iran and the West) have put their talents together to produce a fascinating insider account of 60 years of Cuba’s history and its place in the world.
     
    Castro and his team changed the world in a way that was inconceivable for a mere Island in the Caribbean. By sending troops to fight alongside left--‐wing revolutionaries in Africa, and using soft power to influence other regimes in Latin America, Cuba–in Fidel’s words–"was a small country which behaved as if it had the resources of a great power". Moreover, he managed to get away with it for more than three decades.
     
    For the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution in 2019, with views from every side–the Cubans, the Russians, the Americans and the rest – this film will reveal the history of Cuba as never before.
     

  • A HISTORY OF THE EUROPEAN WORKING CLASS

    The working class has played an essential part of European countries’ history – through revolutions, wars and social progress.  In 4 episodes of a spectacular tale, this show reminds us of what our societies owe to the workers’...

    HISTORY Presale
    • One-off

    • Provisional Delivery : January 2020
    • Director(s):

      NEUMANN (STAN)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, LES FILMS D'ICI

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    The working class has played an essential part of European countries’ history – through revolutions, wars and social progress.  In 4 episodes of a spectacular tale, this show reminds us of what our societies owe to the workers’ movements and its struggles.
     

    The story begins in the 18th century. But their fight carries on today. Much of our current democracies’ institutions and values flow from older working class demands: universal suffrage or social solidarity are some of its most telling examples. Our culture – the way we dress, the songs we listen to, the movies we watch and the mass-media themselves – heavily relies on the workers’ erstwhile popular culture. Finally, all across Asia, Africa and Latin America, millions of women and men experience lives similar to the 18th and 19th centuries’ European working class. We will bring out the present’s ever looming shadow by constantly flowing back and forth between history and current situations. Those contemporary testimonies and photographs will help us gather the threads of memory between yesterday and nowadays together again.

  • SEX REVOLUTIONS

    Cause and consequence of multiple social struggles and evolutions as well as medical progress, the sexual revolution redefined our societies. From New-York to Paris, San Francisco and Berlin, discover previously unseen public a...

    HISTORY New
    • Series (2 Episodes available)

    • Director(s):

      DESMILLE (Sylvain)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, LES BATELIERES PRODUCTIONS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2017

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Cause and consequence of multiple social struggles and evolutions as well as medical progress, the sexual revolution redefined our societies. From New-York to Paris, San Francisco and Berlin, discover previously unseen public and private archives with analysis by the most eminent experts.

    From the advent of readily available contraception to feminist and LGBT struggles, from the change of mentalities and relaxation of censorship to the introduction of sexual education in schools: the sexual revolution permeated many of the social evolutions observed from the 1950s to the 2000s.
    While these themes are usually treated separately, the unveiling of exclusive archives will enable us to shed a new light on this social dynamic. The director also interviews sociologists, historians and philosophers in Europe and the United States to give us their perspective on this broad topic.

  • MY LIFE IN HITLER'S GERMANY

    They all lived under Hitler in Germany, they all survived, they all tell their stories: the persecuted Jews, the harassed opposition...Told only with archival documents, the film is a deeply-moving account of Germany and the Th...

    HISTORY New
    • Director(s):

      PRIEUR (Jérôme)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, ROCHE PRODUCTIONS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2017

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    They all lived under Hitler in Germany, they all survived, they all tell their stories: the persecuted Jews, the harassed opposition...Told only with archival documents, the film is a deeply-moving account of Germany and the Third Reich.

    How day by day their country was crushed by the dictatorship. 260 manuscripts, 20,000 pages of personal accounts discovered. 

  • SAVING EGYPT’S TEMPLES

    This film retraces the pharaohs’ – from Ramses II to Cleopatra – and the Romans’ steps to better understand the turbulent history of their temples up until their rescues. Thanks to an unprecedented international mobilization, d...

    HISTORY Presale
    • One-off

    • Watch
    • Provisional Delivery : March 2019
    • Director(s):

      LEMAITRE (OLIVIER)

    • Producer(s):

      SEQUANA MEDIA PRODUCTIONS, LEMAITRE (OLIVIER)

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    This film retraces the pharaohs’ – from Ramses II to Cleopatra – and the Romans’ steps to better understand the turbulent history of their temples up until their rescues. Thanks to an unprecedented international mobilization, discover an exceptional heritage saved at the cost of a "pharaonic" trip.

    When they returned from southern Egypt, travelers reported the existence of temples between the Nubian desert and the Nile. Majestic stone colossi emerging from the sands kept the doors and their secrets. For centuries, Abu Simbel, Dendur, Amada and other monuments were victims of looting, earthquakes, desert encroachment and floods, only to end up almost being swallowed up by the waters in the 20th century. In 1954, the announcement of the construction of a dam threatened the whole of Nubia and more than 20 ancient shrines. Some temples were dismantled in a hurry and relocated to artificial islands, others were even shipped abroad in places such as Madrid, Turin or even New York. Former construction site workers attest to the grueling working conditions during operations. We also present archives revealing the ingenious rescue plans explained in 3D animations.

  • ESCOFFIER, THE MAKING OF A CHEF

    At the dawn of the twentieth century, a young Provençal boy with an exceptional destiny revolutionizes French cuisine to make it the world reference in culinary art. Legendary chef of the first luxury hotels, Auguste Escoffier ...

    HISTORY Presale
    • One-off

    • Trailer
    • Provisional Delivery : September 2019
    • Director(s):

      JULIEN (Olivier)

    • Producer(s):

      IMAGISSIME, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    At the dawn of the twentieth century, a young Provençal boy with an exceptional destiny revolutionizes French cuisine to make it the world reference in culinary art. Legendary chef of the first luxury hotels, Auguste Escoffier has shaped all the models of modern gastronomy. 
     

    Here is the story of this simple and humble, precise and meticulous man who has shaped modern gastronomy in all its aspects: from the composition of dishes to the work organization in the kitchen, not to mention the obligation to wear kitchen clothes.

  • MONASTERIES OF EUROPE

    What is happening today in European monasteries? Why do young people leave the "normal" world to devote their lives to spirituality? Let's embark on a journey to discover the sources of Europe and share the life of monastic com...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Director(s):

      DEBS (JACQUES), ARNAUD (MARIE)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE GEIE, LES FILMS D'ICI

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Greece and Cyprus).

    • Production year:

      2018

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    What is happening today in European monasteries? Why do young people leave the "normal" world to devote their lives to spirituality? Let's embark on a journey to discover the sources of Europe and share the life of monastic communities from Ireland to Russia and from Greece to Germany.
     

    These monasteries are masterpieces of architecture and often they are full of treasures that monks and nuns have transmitted from generation to generation.
    We discover a past sometimes forgotten, an unexpected present in these magical places.

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