Fascinated and horrified by the rise of 'home grown' radicals in Paris, ambitious journalist Sam goes undercover in an extremist jihadist cell in Paris, determined to uncover the roots of the phenomenon.
Paris Was A Woman re-creates the mood and flavor of this female artistic community in Paris during its most magical era. A film portrait of the creative community of women writers, artists, photographers and editors (including Colette, Djuna Barnes, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas) who flocked to the Left Bank of Paris in the early decades of the 20th century.
Described by Picasso and Matisse as "the father of us all" Paul Cezanne is considered one of the greatest artists of all time. Featuring interviews with art experts and conversations with his great-grandson Philippe Cezanne, viewers travel to the artist's home and studio in Provence.
At first glance, the region is not an obvious source of romance. Champagne's history is grim and bloody, swept by war and destruction from Attila the Hun to the filthy trenches of WWI and the Nazi depredations of WWII. With renowned wine importer Martine Saunier as our guide, we get a rare glimpse behind the scenes into the real Champagne through six houses,
This film follows seven wine-making families in the Burgundy region of France through the course of a full year, and delves into the cultural and creative process of making wine, as well as its deep ties to the land.
What leads children of European immigrants to reject the values of the nation which they grew up in and be reborn as extremists of Al Qaeda and the Islamic State? Their stories shed insight to the journeys of those involved in the 2015 Paris attacks.
It was the Raid unit charged with neutralising and arresting those behind the deadly attacks in Paris in November 2015 and on Charlie Hebdo. We follow these elite men at work and through their difficult training period and see what makes them so special.
To Be and To Have offers an in-depth look at a small school in rural France where one remarkable man has been doing the job of a small teaching staff for 20 years, and has taught several generations of bright and capable children along the way.
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