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Aï-Amour, Carlotta Ikeda and her Butoh
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produced by Dwight Rodrick, fl. 1994, Kamal Musale and Heinz Dill, fl. 1996-2014; interview by Nourit Masson-Sékiné, fl. 1989; performed by Ko Murobushi and Carlotta Ikeda, 1941-, Ariadone Company (Compagnie Ariadone) (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1994), 39 mins
This documentary takes us into the world of creation of a great Japanese Butoh dancer and choreographer, CARLOTTA IKEDA, and reveals an erotic and chaotic world full of humor. This 3-chapter program consists of a documentary, clips from her ballet 'Le language du Sphynx' and a third part, 'Ai-Amour', conceived and...
produced by Dwight Rodrick, fl. 1994, Kamal Musale and Heinz Dill, fl. 1996-2014; interview by Nourit Masson-Sékiné, fl. 1989; performed by Ko Murobushi and Carlotta Ikeda, 1941-, Ariadone Company (Compagnie Ariadone) (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1994), 39 mins
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Brazilian Mazurka
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directed by Pierre Meynadier, 1960- (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2011), 52 mins
In the south, in Rio Grande do Sul State, the city of Aura is 98% populated by descendants of a Polish community which, in 1911, came to settle in Brazil. A century later, some of them try to revive the memory so that the courage of the settlers and the difficulties they had to overcome may serve as an example to...
directed by Pierre Meynadier, 1960- (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2011), 52 mins
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Children of God
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directed by Yi Seung-Jun, fl. 2008; produced by Lee Seong-Gyou, fl. 2008 (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2008), 58 mins
Children of God explores the life of the children who live beside the Baghmati River in Nepal on the sacred grounds of a Hindu temple in Katmandu. Undeterred by the daily funeral ceremonies; they rob the corpses for food and dive into the river to grab coins used as funeral offerings. The film exposes the social c...
directed by Yi Seung-Jun, fl. 2008; produced by Lee Seong-Gyou, fl. 2008 (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2008), 58 mins
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The Cleveland Experiment
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produced by Adrin Neatrour, fl. 2001 (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2001), 49 mins
The Cleveland Experiment tells how psychologist Dr Howard Hall, travels from Ohio to Baghdad to visit a School of Sufis. His mission is to assess the Sufi's claim to possess a paranormal ability to heal the wounds inflicted on themselves during their religious ceremonies. Impressed by the authenticity of what he h...
produced by Adrin Neatrour, fl. 2001 (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2001), 49 mins
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Endangered civilizations, Let in Those Who Weep - The Toraja of Sulawesi
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directed by Christian François Crye, fl. 1995; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1995), 50 mins
There is a special moment in the lives of the Toraja that can be described by a single word: Mabadong. Toraja funerals are as they were 500 years ago. The tradition of letting into the inner circle of mourners anyone weeping for the deceased, is a ritual which brings together every rank of society. It is a huge ce...
directed by Christian François Crye, fl. 1995; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1995), 50 mins
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Endangered civilizations, The Ladakhi of Kashmir - The Long Awaited Spring
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directed by Christian François Crye, fl. 1995; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1995), 52 mins
100.000 square kilometres and 100.000 inhabitants. Ladakh is a high altitude desert in the heart of the Himalayas, lying between Muslim Pakistan, communist China, and multi-racial India. They are a people that spend six months of the year in complete isolation. The cold and the snow of the harsh Himalayan winter e...
directed by Christian François Crye, fl. 1995; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1995), 52 mins
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Endangered civilizations, A Double Death - The Akha of the Golden Triangle
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directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Telewizja Polska, Walewska Productions, Samarka Productions, Borromée Productions, ArcH'Organisation, Cinquiéme and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1996), 53 mins
Driven out of Tibet and the eastern Himalayas, the Akha have fought their way to the extreme north of Thailand and Burma. Hostile to outsiders, the Akha today are the living remnants of a former time, the bygone era of the Chinese Middle Empire. The Akha have a dangerously bad reputation: smuggling, destroying the...
directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Telewizja Polska, Walewska Productions, Samarka Productions, Borromée Productions, ArcH'Organisation, Cinquiéme and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 1996), 53 mins
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Endangered civilizations, Bali Still Resists…
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directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995; produced by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995, Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2003), 52 mins
Many observers wonder how the Balinese have managed to survive for the last 500 years in a region where local history is too filled with invasions, colonisation, ethnic conflict, political crises and economic misfortune. Because of a miracle? No way: the Balinese have managed to create a society and a way of life...
directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995; produced by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995, Samarka Productions and ArcH'Organisation, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2003), 52 mins
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Endangered civilizations, Tibet - A School at the Top of the World
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directed by Philippe Lafaix, fl. 2003, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2003), 52 mins
Tibet! An immense country, cut off and closed-in on itself. In these empty, cold valleys at over 4,000 metres in altitude, the difficult living conditions of the families have remained practically unchanged for centuries. Previously, becoming farmers, herders or yak drivers was in the scheme of things. At present,...
directed by Philippe Lafaix, fl. 2003, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2003), 52 mins
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Endangered civilizations, For Rain to Fall - The Bagba Soothsayers and Sorcerers of Burkina Faso
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directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Redo Porgo, fl. 2007; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Samarka Productions, ArcH'Organisation and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2007), 52 mins
Bagbas are a brotherhood of soothsayers, the chosen of the gods, who enter into trances during ceremonies and predict the future. They are held in high esteem by the people of northern and western Burkina Faso. For the moment at least they have managed to limit the influence of other beliefs. For many people the B...
directed by Alain Bourrillon, fl. 1995 and Redo Porgo, fl. 2007; produced by Pascal Bensoussan, fl. 1987, Samarka Productions, ArcH'Organisation and F Productions, in Endangered civilizations (Paris, Ile-de-France: 10 Francs, 2007), 52 mins
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