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Planète (Firm)

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The incredible journey of the butterflies( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes you to the locations they call home
The staircase by Jean Xavier de Lestrade( Visual )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eight episodes of The staircase turn on the question of whether the death of Kathleen Peterson was accidental or whether she was murdered by her husband, author Michael Peterson, presenting behind-the-scenes access to Peterson, his family and friends, investigators, the defense team, and the prosecution as events unfold and each party attempts to come to terms with this bizarre mystery
Gacaca, Living Together Again In Rwanda?( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Kinyarwanda and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1994, decades of politically motivated ethnic scapegoating culminated in a wholesale slaughter of the Rwanda's Tutsi minority, along with many Hutu moderates. Today, Rwanda is rebuilding, but its most difficult task is addressing the emotional trauma and fostering reconciliation between the Hutu and Tutsi. This film follows the first steps in one of the world's boldest experiments in reconciliation: the Gacaca Tribunals. These are a form of citizen-based justice based on ancient traditions of judgement, aimed at unifying this scarred nation
Village without women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Serbian and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Village without women is a feature length documentary, which follows the lives of the three Jankovic brothers from Serbia. The film unwinds their chaotical attempts to seduce Albanian women, in a last-ditch effort to save their remote, dilapidated village. The brothers have a rooster, which is also unmarried. Only when the brothers find their brides, will they also find one for the rooster"--Container
Trouble in paradise( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This overview of contemporary life in the tiny South Pacific country of Tuvalu documents the earth's first sovereign nation faced with total destruction due to the effects of global warming. With a population of about 11, 000 living on a total landmass of only 20 square miles spread over nine low-lying atolls 600 miles to the north of Fiji, Tuvalu has been inhabited for over four millenia. The government of Tuvalu and other concerned organizations are directing their pleas for solutions to the wealthy countries whose high pollution emissions could be the central human contribution to this phenomenon. Observation, narration, and interviews with Tuvalu citizens from various walks of life flesh out a full portrait of a unique community confronting a dubious future
Hugo Chavez( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the rise of the Chavez government and the challenges it has faced in reforming the South American nation's economy and political culture. Provides a penetrating look at a confrontational and transformative head of nation
The wars for water : the Nile( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Potential conflicts are brewing between the nations that share the Nile River Basin. The days of the Nile only nourishing Egypt's great demand for water might be rapidly coming to an end. Sudan, Ethiopia and Uganda are geographically located in the larger Nile basin and control the sources of the river. In recent years they have been demanding a greater share of the Nile's precious resource ... All 13 countries with access will have to come to agreements on how to share the Nile"--Original container
Death of a populist : Pim Fortuyn and the Dutch consensus( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pim Fortuyn was a political outsider and was poised to become the Netherlands' next prime minister, when on May 6, 2002 he was gunned down in the street. The film examines the events leading up to Fortuyn's assassination and considers whether it was the work of a lone gunman or if it could have been orchestrated by the Dutch establishment
Nankin : la mémoire et l'oubli = Nanjing : memory and oblivion( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although the Nanjing Massacre, a series of war crimes committed by Japanese troops in China's capital during the second Sino-Japanese War, occurred seventy years ago, the nature and extent of these atrocities remains the subject of continuing debate and the source of political tensions between China and Japan ... [The film] uses archival footage and photos, interviews with Chinese survivors and eyewitnesses, former Japanese soldiers, and both Chinese and Japanese government officials, historians and lawyers, to document the events of 'The Rape of Nanking' and to show how the interpretation of this history has become politicized"--Container
The cow jumped over the moon( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video "documents the interaction between the tradition based knowledge of West Africa nomads and the advanced technological capabilities of the United States". Cf.-- container
The Last Days Of The USSR( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary recounts the critical last two years of the USSR and sheds light on events that led to the sudden collapse of one of the most totalitarian empires of the 20th century
Jonestown : paradise lost by Written by Jason Sherman ; directed by Tim Wolochatiuk( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: On November 18, 1978, more than 900 members of the People's Temple cult perished at Jonestown, their compound in the jungles of northern Guyana. Almost 300 children were among the dead. It was an unfathomable act of mass murder and suicide, ordered by the cult's messianic leader, Jim Jones. Informed by eyewitness accounts and material recently made public by the U.S. government, the film follows the fateful journey of Congressman Leo Ryan, who traveled to Jonestown on a mission to investigate the People's Temple, and paid with his life. Rarely-seen archival footage, exhaustively researched dramatic re-creations and heart-rending interviews take the viewer well beyond the official record and deep into the reality of the cult's apocalyptic end
The end of a Colombian dream : denying the assassination of Jorge Gaitán( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the career and death of Colombian Liberal Party leader, Jorge Gaitan and how Columbian politics are still divided across the sames lines today as they were on April 9, 1948
Einsatzgruppen : the death brigades( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In June 1941, Nazi mobile killing squads, led by highly-educated officers known as the Einsatzgruppen were dispatched thoughout Eastern Europe and Russia. By the Spring of 1943, the 3000 members of the Einsatzgruppen--aided by local collaborators in each country--had systematically murdered 15 million Jews, Roma, handicapped, partisans and Soviets."--Container
À l'ombre de la foi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angola Penitentiary has its own radio station, its own magazine, and--most notably--its own highly organized evangelical ministry. It is also a working farm, tended in large part by compliant, nonviolent inmates. What forces are at work in the once-notorious Louisiana institution? Have its residents embraced religion sincerely, or is Angola a focal point of sophisticated brainwashing? This program invites viewers to consider those questions. Examining daily life at the complex, it reveals an existence that, while varying from inmate to inmate, finds meaning in work, worship, and little else. Insights into prison realities and their spiritual remedies come from lifers, guards, and warden Burl Cain, the charismatic instigator of Angola's transformation
Crazy Horse by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in French and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Celebrated documentary director Frederick Wiseman spent ten weeks with his camera exploring one of the most mythic places dedicated to women: Crazy Horse Paris. Wiseman's impeccable eye allows us to enter into this intriguing international temple of the Parisian cabaret world and to discover what makes the Crazy Horse tick: elegance, perfectionism and a grueling schedule (with two shows a night and three on Saturdays, seven days a week). The film follows the rehearsals and performances for a new show called DÉSIRS, staged by Philippe Decouflé, a celebrated French choreographer, as well as the backstage preparations of the dancers (makeup and costume fittings) and also the various issues involved in the planning of the show and administration of the cabaret. The show DÉSIRS is an artistic, modern, humorous and colorful spectacle that is the pinnacle of 'nude chic.'"--Container
Saddam Hussein : the master of Baghdad by Michel Vuillermet( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Iraqi leader's childhood, political development, means of attaining and maintaining power, treatment of Kurds, role in Iraq-Iran conflict, invasion of Kuwait and 1991 Gulf War. Outlines early history of Iraq as a British protectorate. Includes contributions from insiders and experts
Mina's recipe book : Terezin 1944( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before dying of starvation in a concentration camp, Mina carefully recorded her favorite recipes, hoping they would somehow make it to her daughter overseas
The nine lives of Norodom Sihanouk( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For more than sixty years, Cambodia has been personified by Norodom Sihanouk. Throughout his life he has played roles as King, Prime Minister, Prince, Head of State for Life, Exile, and Prisoner. This documentary chronicles his remarkable life story, which is inextricably linked with the modern history of Cambodia. Using archival footage and contemporary interviews with Sihanouk's former colleagues and political opponents, eyewitnesses, journalists and historians tells the story of this controversial political leader whose country became the "killing fields" for one of the greatest human tragedies of the 20th century
A normal life : chronicle of a sumo wrestler( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Japanese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dreams and disenchantments of a teenager who is discovering the reality of the traditional world of sumo
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The staircase