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  • LANDS OF WOMEN

    From India to the Bijagos archipelago, discover the last of the world’s matriarchies through the stories of the women who run them. Each of the five films in the collection is an immersion into one of these societies, through t...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Series (3 Episodes available)

    • Director(s):

      SCHWARTZ (MATHIEU), ROBERT (CAMILLE), LEMAIRE (OLIVIER)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, TOURNEZ S'IL VOUS PLAIT, MOLIA (CHRISTIE)

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    From India to the Bijagos archipelago, discover the last of the world’s matriarchies through the stories of the women who run them. Each of the five films in the collection is an immersion into one of these societies, through the eyes of a woman.

    EPISODE 1 – The Minangkabau of Indonesia, an Islamic world where women have the power
    EPISODE 2 – The Moso: No fathers, no marriages
    EPISODE 3 – The Khasi and gender equality
    EPISODE 4 – Orango: The Island of Priestesses
    EPISODE 5 – Makhuwa: The weaker sex is not the one you think

  • RITUALS OF THE WORLD

    Fire dancing in Papua New Guinea or climbing to the top of the Ethiopian cliffs to introduce one’s child to God: this series reveals how some people today still practice rituals that structure their lives and become, beyond a s...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Director(s):

      MARCHAND (THIBAUD), ROBERT (CAMILLE), LAVILLE (NATHALIE)

    • Producer(s):

      TOURNEZ S'IL VOUS PLAIT, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Fire dancing in Papua New Guinea or climbing to the top of the Ethiopian cliffs to introduce one’s child to God: this series reveals how some people today still practice rituals that structure their lives and become, beyond a simple social bond, a structuring force and a source of culture.

    In societies that struggle to find their bearings, rituals - whether pagan or mysterious - are of particular importance when people are confronted with the unknown, illness, death, not knowing what tomorrow is made of. Rituals help organise chaos, warding off our fears and bringing to light the meaning in our lives.
    Anthropologist, Anne-Sylvie Malbrancke, helps us understand and experience these moments with those who practice them.​

  • VANUATU, AN ODYSSEY AT THE END OF THE WORLD

    Hernin and Marcellin Abong are two Vanuatu twin brothers with very different backgrounds: one has become the “Very Great Chief” of his tribe, while the other is an ethno-archaeologist. 

    NATURE & DISCOVERY Presale
    • Director(s):

      RIOLON (Luc)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, EFFERVESCENCE DOC

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Hernin and Marcellin Abong are two Vanuatu twin brothers with very different backgrounds: one has become the “Very Great Chief” of his tribe, while the other is an ethno-archaeologist. 

    Their culture is slowly but surely disappearing forever. To keep a record of it, they both delve into the most remote parts of Vanuatu in search of the customs and rites of their people. On foot and by canoe, their journey takes them to grandiose and isolated territories, to discover spectacular and unknown rituals, even for them.

  • FEAST OF THE KILLER WHALES

    All along the Arctic coast of Norway, there's a bloody battle going on between three different species: orcas, whales…and humans! And it's all over the vast schools of herring that migrate to the Frozen North to seek shelter th...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Director(s):

      Noirot (Didier)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, CINQUIEME REVE (LE)

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    All along the Arctic coast of Norway, there's a bloody battle going on between three different species: orcas, whales…and humans! And it's all over the vast schools of herring that migrate to the Frozen North to seek shelter there in the fjords.! 

    Follow Didier Noirot, one of the world's greatest underwater cameramen, as he tracks down the giants of the deep - using 8K underwater cameras and drones - and dives right into the heart of the hunt. Orcas – or "killer whales" – have developed what is called the "carousel" technique for catching herring: they surround them with bubbles then drive them up to the surface. But now the other whales are no longer scared of joining in to claim their share of the booty. Then there are the humans, with their huge nets: they too are after the same prize. Who is going to win the Herring War?

  • DESTINATIONS

    SAMIS, THE ORIGINS OF NORWAY

    In the far north of Norway lies the county of Finnmark, a harsh and wild land. More than 4,000 years ago, the first Samis settled on these windswept moors. They develop their own religion, imbued with shamanism and a lifestyle ...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, Elephant

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Italy).

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In the far north of Norway lies the county of Finnmark, a harsh and wild land. More than 4,000 years ago, the first Samis settled on these windswept moors. They develop their own religion, imbued with shamanism and a lifestyle in harmony with nature.

    Today their descendants, still present in Norway, are one of the last indigenous peoples in Europe.

  • DESTINATIONS

    BURMA, THE FUNAMBULES OF INLE LAKE

    In the heart of Burma, at almost nine hundred meters above sea level and spanning over 120 square kilometers, Inle Lake offers one of the most dreamlike landscapes in Asia. This is where the Inthas live, in multi-colored villag...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, Elephant

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Italy).

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In the heart of Burma, at almost nine hundred meters above sea level and spanning over 120 square kilometers, Inle Lake offers one of the most dreamlike landscapes in Asia. This is where the Inthas live, in multi-colored villages on stilts.

    A people with a unique way of life, one of its kinds. Fishermen, tightrope walkers who are seemingly walking on water. Innumerable canals leading to strange floating gardens. A lifetime on water.

  • DESTINATIONS

    MENTON AND ITS EXTRAORDINARY GARDENS

    Menton nestles at the very tip of the French Riviera. Between the blue Mediterranean and the ocher of the facades, the green stands out, witness of omnipresent vegetation. On the heights of the Riviera town, collections of rare...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, Elephant

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Italy).

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Menton nestles at the very tip of the French Riviera. Between the blue Mediterranean and the ocher of the facades, the green stands out, witness of omnipresent vegetation. On the heights of the Riviera town, collections of rare plants were imported by the British.

    Passionate about travel and botany, they have set up gardens that look like tropical jungles.

  • DESTINATIONS

    IN SIBERIA WITH THE EXILES FROM LAKE BAIKAL

    In the outer reaches of Siberia, the frozen shores of Lake Baikal are swept by a bitter wind. Those particularly hostile conditions inspired the Russian power to deport its enemies there from the 16th century onwards. 

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, Elephant

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Italy).

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In the outer reaches of Siberia, the frozen shores of Lake Baikal are swept by a bitter wind. Those particularly hostile conditions inspired the Russian power to deport its enemies there from the 16th century onwards. 

    There, these exiles – from religious minorities and Russian intellectual circles – build villages, develop their own culture and spread their ideas as far as Irkutsk; the city was soon nicknamed the Siberian Paris.

  • DESTINATIONS

    QUITO, BAROQUE MASTERPIECE OF LATIN AMERICA

    Quito, the capital of Ecuador, seems imprisoned among volcanoes. At its heart, the city has some impressive and richly-decorated churches which bear witness to an auspicious period for South American architecture.

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, Elephant

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Italy).

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Quito, the capital of Ecuador, seems imprisoned among volcanoes. At its heart, the city has some impressive and richly-decorated churches which bear witness to an auspicious period for South American architecture.

    Baroque art came from Europe with the colonists and acquired another dimension here in contact with Amerindian culture. So much so that it became a stamp of Ecuadorean cultural identity.

  • DESTINATIONS

    VIKINGS, THE PILGRIM FATHERS OF ICELAND

    Iceland is a land of glaciers and volcanoes. This island with its black soil was still wild and uninhabited when the first Vikings arrived in the 9th century. The first colonists settled in the bay of Reykjavik and soon spread ...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, Elephant

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Italy).

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Iceland is a land of glaciers and volcanoes. This island with its black soil was still wild and uninhabited when the first Vikings arrived in the 9th century. The first colonists settled in the bay of Reykjavik and soon spread across the whole territory. 

    From the first Icelandic parliament in Thingvellir to the myths that endure today, the arrival of these pioneers would change this isle of ice and fire forever.

  • DESTINATIONS

    DANCE, TAHITI'S SENSUAL REVOLT

    Bodies and heads decorated with garlands of flowers move to the sound of tribal percussion on the black sand of a Polynesian beach. This sacred dance, with its links to the earth, is the Ori Tahiti, which goes back to the desce...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, Elephant

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Italy).

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Bodies and heads decorated with garlands of flowers move to the sound of tribal percussion on the black sand of a Polynesian beach. This sacred dance, with its links to the earth, is the Ori Tahiti, which goes back to the descendants of the island’s first inhabitants. 

    It has survived through the ages, withstanding the ban that was imposed by the first Protestant colonists, and it remains a key component of Tahitian identity.

  • LANDS OF WOMEN

    THE MINANGKABAU OF INDONESIA

    In Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim country, the Minangkabau are a matriarchal society. While Koranic law attributes only one-third of the inheritance to girls, the property of a Minangkabau family is passed on from mother...

    NATURE & DISCOVERY New
    • Director(s):

      Molia (Agnès)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, TOURNEZ S'IL VOUS PLAIT

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In Indonesia, the world's largest Muslim country, the Minangkabau are a matriarchal society. While Koranic law attributes only one-third of the inheritance to girls, the property of a Minangkabau family is passed on from mother to daughter and men can be repudiated by their wives.

    Reini is a young woman from the Minangkabau ethnic group in West Sumatra. She is getting married. She goes to pick up her future husband from his parents’. According to their tradition, she is the one who has to lead him to the ceremony where the guests are waiting. After the wedding, the young husband will move in with his in-laws and take care of the children of his clan, while Reini will work in the fields.
     
    But in Indonesia, in recent years, Islam has become more rigid. Nowadays more and more men want to restrict women's freedom. Reini knows that the Minangkabau way of life and traditions are in danger, but she plans to fight to protect them.

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