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    Flavours of Iraq

    • Leonard Cohen
    • France
    • 2018
    • 50
    • Serialized, DocLab Humanoid Cookbook, IDFA DocLab Competition for Digital Storytelling, DocLab Program

      Twenty powerful animated films appeal to the senses in a rich portrayal of the country and familiy of an Iraqi-French journalist.

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      • Edouard Salier
      • France
      • 2005
      • 10 min
      • Animation Docs

        The Empire unveils everything but sees nothing. Its enemies idealize everything but tolerate nothing. What if it all came down to flesh?

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        A French Laundry

        • Elisabeth Vogler
        • France
        • 2014
        • 45 min
        • IDFA Competition for Mid-Length Documentary

          A portrait of an 89-year old Frenchman who steadfastly continues to run his laundromat on the French Riviera until forced out by demolition crews.

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          The Great Animal Orchestra

          • Thomas Deyriès
          • France
          • 2016
          • IDFA DocLab Competition for Digital Storytelling, DocLab: Elastic Reality, DocLab Program

            Imagine you are the conductor of an animal orchestra in this interactive and incredibly detailed natural soundscape, compiled by artist and nature recordist Bernie Krause.

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            • Nara Normande
            • France, Brazil
            • 2018
            • 15 min
            • IDFA Competition for Short Documentary

              Filmmaker Nara Normande uses a remarkable blend of animation techniques to recall happier times on the beaches of her childhood. 

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              Hissein Habré, a Chadian Tragedy

              • Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
              • France, Chad
              • 2016
              • 82 min
              • Masters

                An emotional encounter with victims of the Chadian dictator Hissein Habré and his reign of terror that lasted from 1982 to 1990 – with American and French support.

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                Home Games

                • Alisa Kovalenko
                • France, Ukraine, Poland
                • 2018
                • 86 min
                • Best of Fests

                  An intimate portrait of a talented soccer player who tries to keep her life on track despite a troubled home life. 

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                  • Yann Arthus-Bertrand
                  • France
                  • 2015
                  • 190 min
                  • Best of Fests

                    Staring straight into the camera, people from all over talk about issues that have affected their lives – from light-hearted reminiscences to extremely painful memories.

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                    Journey to the End of Coal

                    • Samuel Bollendorff
                    • France
                    • 2008
                    • IDFA DocLab Competition for Digital Storytelling, DocLab Program

                      An educational web documentary that lets viewers investigate the world of Chinese coal miners who risk their lives in state-owned and private coal plants. 300 photographs and many hours of video and sound were used to create a striking immersive environment.

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                      Prison Valley

                      • David Dufresne, Philippe Brault
                      • France
                      • 2010
                      • 100 min
                      • IDFA DocLab Competition for Digital Storytelling, DocLab Program

                        This web documentary on the prison industry is a road movie with interactive potential.

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