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THE HEART IN WINTER
2023 | 52 min | New

In the summer, the town of Agde is famous throughout Europe for attracting thousands to its seaside resort, the Cap d’Agde. But during the winter time, this primary French beachside destination sees a tenfold decrease in population size. Gypsies, merchants, artists, and migrants are all left abandoned in the heart of the city in ruins. This is the story of their fears and their hopes, with fraternity as a remedy for oblivion.


TORO
2019 | 16 min | Diffusion : arts.film, ShortsTV

Transporting the viewer from Mexico to Canada, this docufiction tells the tormented childhood and personal transformation of a mysterious painter haunted by death and the anthropomorphic depiction of bulls. Mixing live action and cartoon, Toro is a surrealist journey through the origins of a vocation and the liberating power of immigration.


RETURN TO CUBA
2016 | 78 min | Diffusion : Amazon Prime Video, Pragda

After living in Italy for 18 years, Barbara Ramos returns to live in Cuba. In the town of Santa Clara, through her family and friends and their personal projects, she discovers what has changed inside her home country, but also what hasn’t and likely will never change. Shot over a period of three years – the time it took Barbara to build her dream house – RETURN TO CUBA chronicles her life after the Fidel Castro era, in the wake of liberal reforms and the reconciliation with the United States of America. A light-hearted yet energetic movie positively demonstrating that finding happiness is possible again in today’s Cuba!


LITTLE BIG LEAF
2017 | 04 min | Diffusion : CBC

Phu Dinh Van runs a little coffee shop in Hanoi. Though physically small, he has big dreams: to study in Canada, become an English teacher and return to Vietnam to open a school for dwarves and people with disabilities.


BIODIVERSITY: AN ODYSSEY
2013 | 52 min | Diffusion : TV5 Monde, Science & Vie TV

To celebrate the 2011-2020 United Nations Decade on Biodiversity, one filmmaker and one environmentalist traveled to 10 countries in 300 days in order to discover the most innovative solutions implemented by the peoples of the world to preserve the biodiversity of our planet. An eco-friendly educational journey through the Amazon, the Arabian desert, the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, this inspiring film shows us that, with just a little bit of effort and faith in our goals, we can do anything!


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