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  • 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 New
    • Series (2 Seasons | 30 Episodes available)

    • Director(s):

      VAN WAEREBEKE (DENIS), CARIES (Lucie), LABORDE (Benoît), SIPP (THOMAS)

    • Producer(s):

      LES FILMS D'ICI, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • 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.

  • NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS: THE SECRETS OF THE BUILDERS (F5)

    1 - NOTRE DAME DE PARIS (F5)

    In April 2019, the world held its breath as Notre Dame, the most wondrous of cathedrals, almost burnt to the ground and with her 800 years of history. Our film tells Notre Dame’s story, starting in the Middle Ages, when master ...

    HISTORY New
    • Director(s):

      BLANCHARD (EMMANUEL)

    • Producer(s):

      PROGRAM 33, FRANCE TELEVISIONS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In April 2019, the world held its breath as Notre Dame, the most wondrous of cathedrals, almost burnt to the ground and with her 800 years of history.
    Our film tells Notre Dame’s story, starting in the Middle Ages, when master builders reinvented the art of construction to erect Gothic cathedrals. 
     
     

    Eight centuries of passion, talent, blood, destruction and rebirth, during which time the cathedral witnessed some tumultuous moments in the history of France, from the most glorious to its darkest periods. A gripping docu drama that uses 3D animation combined with exclusive footage and interviews of historians, writers (such as Ken Follet, The Pilars of the Earth) scientists, architects and engineers.
     
     

     
     
     

  • NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS: THE AGE OF THE BUILDERS (F2)

    01 - NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS: THE AGE OF THE BUILDERS (F2)

    It was in the 12th century that the foundation stone of Notre-Dame was laid in Paris, under the impetus of Bishop Maurice de Sully. Thus began a gigantic construction site: stonemasons, blacksmiths, carpenters, masons, all the ...

    HISTORY New
    • Director(s):

      BLANCHARD (EMMANUEL)

    • Producer(s):

      FRANCE 2, PROGRAM 33

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      English

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    It was in the 12th century that the foundation stone of Notre-Dame was laid in Paris, under the impetus of Bishop Maurice de Sully. Thus began a gigantic construction site: stonemasons, blacksmiths, carpenters, masons, all the guilds were involved in building the monument. 

    Motivated by faith, driven by the ambition to build a cathedral whose dimensions would outshine even their wildest dreams, the builders of Notre-Dame invented a new architectural style that soon inspired the entire West: ars francigenum, or French art.

  • NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS: THE SECRETS OF THE BUILDERS (F5)

    2 - NOTRE DAME DE PARIS (F5)

    In April 2019, the world held its breath as Notre Dame, the most wondrous of cathedrals, almost burnt to the ground and with her 800 years of history. Our film tells Notre Dame’s story, starting in the Middle Ages, when master ...

    HISTORY New
    • Director(s):

      BLANCHARD (EMMANUEL)

    • Producer(s):

      PROGRAM 33, FRANCE TELEVISIONS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In April 2019, the world held its breath as Notre Dame, the most wondrous of cathedrals, almost burnt to the ground and with her 800 years of history.
    Our film tells Notre Dame’s story, starting in the Middle Ages, when master builders reinvented the art of construction to erect Gothic cathedrals. 
     
     

    Eight centuries of passion, talent, blood, destruction and rebirth, during which time the cathedral witnessed some tumultuous moments in the history of France, from the most glorious to its darkest periods. A gripping docu drama that uses 3D animation combined with exclusive footage and interviews of historians, writers (such as Ken Follet, The Pilars of the Earth) scientists, architects and engineers

  • NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS: THE AGE OF THE BUILDERS (F2)

    02 - NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS: THE AGE OF THE BUILDERS (F2)

    In the 13th century, when the construction of Notre-Dame de Paris had just been completed, its builders had to push themselves even further: the new cathedrals that were springing up all over Europe offered them new grandiose t...

    HISTORY New
    • Director(s):

      BLANCHARD (EMMANUEL)

    • Producer(s):

      FRANCE 2, PROGRAM 33

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      English

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In the 13th century, when the construction of Notre-Dame de Paris had just been completed, its builders had to push themselves even further: the new cathedrals that were springing up all over Europe offered them new grandiose technical challenges and competition. 

    Hundreds of men and women put in countless hours to embellish Notre-Dame de Paris and enable this jewel of stone, wood, iron and glass to stand the test of time. For her trials were not over: she would have to face wars, revolutions and, above all, the ravages of time. In the 19th century, two men in particular have made the cathedral more relevant than ever: Victor Hugo magnified it in his novel Notre-Dame de Paris, and the architect Viollet-Le-Duc thoroughly restored it. His passion for the cathedral brought it back to life. Thanks to him, Notre-Dame became the beating heart of Paris, once again.

  • BASED ON A TRUE STORY

    There have been countless works of fiction based on true stories. It seems we can never have enough of them. Everyday folk are all the rage - and they often make excellent fictional characters. This documentary series takes up ...

    HISTORY New
    • Series (4 Episodes available)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, EX-NIHILO

    • Territories:

      Europe.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    There have been countless works of fiction based on true stories. It seems we can never have enough of them. Everyday folk are all the rage - and they often make excellent fictional characters. This documentary series takes up where fictional adaptations leave off and tells the real-life stories they are based on, using a wealth of archive material to retrace the extraordinary lives of the ordinary people involved.

    Since the 1990s, our interest in true stories has skyrocketed. The shelves of bookshops are lined with them, and they fuel box-office hits. "Based on a true story" has become a favourite advertising hook, with its promise of strong emotions and dramatic events. Over and above its selling power, our fascination with real-life stories says much about the times we live in and our hunger for authenticity. In a world in which traditional moral criteria are becoming blurred, society is desperately searching for something real to hold onto. And people reason that if a story is true, it could easily have happened to them.

  • ISRAEL/IRAN/USA, THE LONG WAR

    Targeted assassinations, bombings, unidentified military attacks are piling up all over the Middle East. Can the "secret war" between Iran and Israel turn into a major regional if not global confrontation?

    HISTORY Presale
    • Series

    • Trailer
    • Provisional Delivery : December 2020
    • Director(s):

      DE COINTET (VINCENT), ZIV (Ilan)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, TEMPS NOIR

    • Territories:

      Worldwide (except Israel).

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Targeted assassinations, bombings, unidentified military attacks are piling up all over the Middle East. Can the "secret war" between Iran and Israel turn into a major regional if not global confrontation?

    The two countries are nowadays the two dominant powers in the Middle East. Their conflict is reinforced by the renewed tension between the United States and Iran since President Trump decided to leave the nuclear agreement. Based on unprecedented archival research, access to high profile players in Israel, Iran, Lebanon and the US, the film looks back over the forty years that followed the Islamic revolution in Iran, the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, the Civil war in Syria, to offer relevant keys to understanding the new Middle East.
     
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  • THE HISTORY OF THE RED ARMY

    For 70 years, the Red Army was one of the foundations of the USSR, an instrument of fear as well as admiration, a symbol of liberation as well as coercion. This documentary explores its history, combining epic narrative and dec...

    HISTORY Presale
    • Series

    • Trailer
    • Provisional Delivery : January 2021
    • Director(s):

      PRAZAN (MICHAËL)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, ZADIG PRODUCTIONS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    For 70 years, the Red Army was one of the foundations of the USSR, an instrument of fear as well as admiration, a symbol of liberation as well as coercion. This documentary explores its history, combining epic narrative and deconstruction of the myth.

    While everyone knows that Trotsky's name is attached to his creation, most of its past is made up of military defeats and failures, contrary to the common idea.

  • 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 New
    • Director(s):

      NEUMANN (STAN)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, LES FILMS D'ICI

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • 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.

  • NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS: THE AGE OF THE BUILDERS (F2)

    In the Middle Ages, Paris gave birth to the world’s most famous stone edifice: Notre-Dame. 7 centuries have passed since its construction. Watch history come alive thanks to 3D reproduction of the monument. A dramatic tale of a...

    HISTORY
    • Director(s):

      BLANCHARD (EMMANUEL)

    • Producer(s):

      PROGRAM 33, FRANCE 2

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      English

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In the Middle Ages, Paris gave birth to the world’s most famous stone edifice: Notre-Dame. 7 centuries have passed since its construction. Watch history come alive thanks to 3D reproduction of the monument. A dramatic tale of ambition, talent, destruction, blood and rebirth. 

    We tell the incredible 700 year saga of the builders and Church’s Men who invented modern day architecture in France and throughout Europe. Driven by the quest for perfect harmony, they created one of the most emblematic sacred monuments known today. 3D animation and documentary will come together in a history film to give an accurate representation of this great historical fresco. Indeed, the fictional tale, entirely in animation sequences will be the backbone of the film, around which the documentary scenes will be built to provide specific historic and technical explanations.

  • NAZI DEATH MARCHES, 1944-1945

    In the final months of the Second World War, 700,000 prisoners were evacuated from concentration camps and sent on the roads throughout Europe. Between 250,000 and 300,000 died of exhaustion or massacred by the guards or even c...

    HISTORY Presale
    • One-off

    • Provisional Delivery : May 2021
    • Director(s):

      LINHART (VIRGINIE)

    • Producer(s):

      MORGANE PRODUCTION, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In the final months of the Second World War, 700,000 prisoners were evacuated from concentration camps and sent on the roads throughout Europe. Between 250,000 and 300,000 died of exhaustion or massacred by the guards or even civilians in Austria and Germany.

    Through exclusive film archive and written journals, we will reveal one of the lesser known chapters of the end of the 3rd Reich,a story of unbelievable brutality and murder.

  • NAPOLEON, DESTINY AND DEATH

    This film draws the psychological portrait of a man who constantly defies death. On at least six occasions, Napoleon and the reaper confront each other. On six occasions, this confrontation will change the course of his life an...

    HISTORY Presale
    • One-off

    • Provisional Delivery : April 2021
    • Director(s):

      SCHWARTZ (MATHIEU)

    • Producer(s):

      TOURNEZ S'IL VOUS PLAIT, ARTE FRANCE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    This film draws the psychological portrait of a man who constantly defies death. On at least six occasions, Napoleon and the reaper confront each other. On six occasions, this confrontation will change the course of his life and strengthen him in the idea that he is the chosen one of destiny.

    From the enemy bullets from the Pont d'Arcole to the poison of a suicide attempt, from a car bomb to assassination plans, Napoleon forged the image of an invincible being. The final battle against death, on St. Helena, will be the pinnacle of his glory. 2021 will mark the bicentenary of the death of Napoleon.

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