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directed by Étienne Chaillou, 1980- and Mathias Théry, 1980-; produced by Serge Lalou, 1962-, Arte France and Les Films d'Ici (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2008), 52 mins
In a physics laboratory, four men with insatiable curiosity investigate a tree bud or a sand dune: the unknown provokes them. This inventive film focuses on the singular passions of a team of researchers, and reconciles imagination, fantasy, emotion, fantasy, and pure science.
directed by Étienne Chaillou, 1980- and Mathias Théry, 1980-; produced by Serge Lalou, 1962-, Arte France and Les Films d'Ici (Paris, Ile-de-France: Doriane Films, 2008), 52 mins
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Cholesterol, the Great Bluff
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(Icarus Films, 2018), 1 hour 23 mins

For more than six decades, doctors, nutritionists, and public health officials have been waging a war against high cholesterol in an effort to fight heart disease. It's a war that has seen the demonization of saturated fats, the rise and fall of hydrogenated oils, and the introduction of several generations of "mi...

(Icarus Films, 2018), 1 hour 23 mins
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Crocodiles in Dark Waters
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directed by Luc Marescot, fl. 2010; produced by What's Up Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2014), 53 mins
In Botswana, one predator reigns supreme: the crocodile! These reptiles, among the most unpredictable and dangerous beasts found in Africa, terrorize humans and animals on the banks and boats of the Okavango River. Few are brave enough to approach them, look them in the eye, or attempt to understand them. Biologis...
directed by Luc Marescot, fl. 2010; produced by What's Up Films (Paris, Ile-de-France: ZED (Film production), 2014), 53 mins
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Donna Haraway
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(Icarus Films, 2017), 1 hour 21 mins

Feminist thinker and historian of science Donna Haraway is best known as the author of two revolutionary works: the essay "The Cyborg Manifesto" and the book Primate Visions. Both set out to upend well-established "common sense" categories: breaking down the boundaries among humans, animals, and machines while c...

(Icarus Films, 2017), 1 hour 21 mins
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The Genius Of Marie Curie: The Woman Who Lit Up The World
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directed by Gideon Bradshaw, fl. 1998-2013; produced by Gideon Bradshaw, fl. 1998-2013, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
The first woman to be awarded a Nobel prize, Marie Curie was an extraordinary woman whose story is as remarkable in the modern day as it was last century. In her lifetime, she became a rare thing: a celebrity scientist, attracting the attention of the news cameras and tabloid gossip, fascinated by a woman winning...
directed by Gideon Bradshaw, fl. 1998-2013; produced by Gideon Bradshaw, fl. 1998-2013, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
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Homo Toxicus
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(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 28 mins

A global experiment is in progress, and we are the guinea pigs.

Tons of chemicals are released into the environment everyday. The average citizen is not only unaware of this daily exposure, but of the long-term effects these toxic substances can have on living organisms. The majority of the 100,000 industrial comp...

(Bullfrog Films, 2009), 1 hour 28 mins
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Hope Builders
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directed by Fernand Dansereau; produced by Christian Medawar, National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2010), 1 hour 30 mins
The future of the world is perhaps being played out in an elementary school in Quebec, where a teacher is implementing a new teaching method (Action Research) aimed at preparing children to take up environmental challenges.
directed by Fernand Dansereau; produced by Christian Medawar, National Film Board of Canada (Ottawa, ON: National Film Board of Canada, 2010), 1 hour 30 mins
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Horizon, Season 32, Episode 5, A Code in the Nose
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produced by Isabelle Rosin, fl. 1993-1996, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 32, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 49 mins
Smell is the most mysterious and romantic of the senses. It is also the least understood. This is the story of the race to be the first scientist to unravel it and of biophysicist Luca Turin and his radical theory of smell.
produced by Isabelle Rosin, fl. 1993-1996, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 32, Episode 5 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 49 mins
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Journey Under The Earth
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directed by Philippe Axell, fl. 1991; produced by Canal+ (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 1998), 51 mins
JOURNEY UNDER THE EARTH takes us on the discovery of what is referred as the '6th continent'. In this film, we follow a team of scientists and speleologists who tries to understand this peculiar world through the exploration of the most beautiful Under the Earth landscapes. From the volcano caves of the Canary Isl...
directed by Philippe Axell, fl. 1991; produced by Canal+ (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 1998), 51 mins
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L'Art de Vivre d'une Baleine Tueuse
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directed by Bertrand Loyer, fl. 2000; produced by Frédéric Loyer, St Thomas Productions (Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: St Thomas Productions, 2000), 50 mins
During years of shooting in the icy waters of the volcanic archipelago of the Crozet Islands, we have followed the trials & tribulations of Delphine, a young female killer whale. Living and growing within her family group she gradually learns how to find her bearings, how to hunt king penguins and Minke rorquals;...
directed by Bertrand Loyer, fl. 2000; produced by Frédéric Loyer, St Thomas Productions (Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: St Thomas Productions, 2000), 50 mins
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