Et les chiens se taisaient is based on recorded excerpts from a play of the same name by the Martinican poet and politician Aimé Césaire (1913–2008) about the life of a man, a revolutionary, relived by him at the moment of death in the middle of a great collective disaster.
Set in a small village in the Moroccan countryside, Alyam, alyam tells a story culled from the lived reality of young men almost forty years ago while still remaining very much of the present day.
A documentary that follows Dr. Penny Patterson’s current scientific study of Koko, a gorilla who communicates through American Sign Language.
A married woman murders her husband together with her lover and dumps his body in a well. Gradually, their downfall begins when, after a while, the husband’s spirit returns.
Jamie leaves the children’s home to live with his paternal grandmother. After working in a mine and in a tailor’s shop, he is conscripted into the RAF, and goes to Egypt, where he is befriended by Robert, whose undemanding companionship releases Jamie from self-pity.
From the end of a night to dawn. An uninterrupted traveling shot. From Bastille to the Champs-Elysees, by way of the Boulevard des Italiens, Avenue de l'Opera, and Rue de Rivoli, a depopulated Paris offers itself to Marguerite Duras' mysterious and profound voice.
Jan Decorte’s second feature is a film adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler. At the centre of the play by the Norwegian playwright are the Tesmans, who have just returned from a long honeymoon.
“From the clouds, that is from the invention of the gods by man, to the resistance of the latter against the former as much as to the resistance against Fascism.”
Maurice Pialat: This isn’t cinéma-vérité. That doesn’t exist. Everything is always reconstituted. The only truth of the cinema is what’s filmed with sincerity; there’s authenticity there.
Anna, an accomplished filmmaker makes her way through a series of anonymous European cities to promote her latest movie. She meets strangers and lovers and then visits her mother in Brussels. Throughout, people make personal revelations to her, and Anna listens with little affect.
A lively chronicle of residents of the Béguinage quarter, so named because it is located on the site of the former Brussels beguinage.
Gildas Grimault: Many documentaries play on humour and emotion to get their message across. Why did you refuse that approach?