Un Barrage contre le Pacifique

Un Barrage contre le Pacifique (2008)

Indochina 1931, the Siam Golf. A small family strives against destitution. The mother realizes that the departure of her two grown children - Joseph 20 and Suzanne 16 - is ineluctable. Deceived by the colonial administration, she invested all of her savings in worthless, regularly flooded farmland. Driven to fight against the corrupted bureaucrats who conned her, she puts into place a crazy scheme: building a dam against the sea with the help of the villagers... More

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Un barrage contre le Pacifique
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Birdwatchers

Birdwatchers (2008)

BirdWatchers (La terra degli uomini rossi) is film set in Brazil, in the Matto Grosso do Sul. It depicts the breakdown of a community of Guarani-Kaiowa native Indians whilst attempting to reclaim their ancestral land from a local farmer. More

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Birdwatchers
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Birdwatchers Blu-ray

Birdwatchers
CHF 29.00 / EUR 24.00

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On the Rumba River - Wendo

On the Rumba River - Wendo (2007)

Travelling up and down the majestic river Congo on a disheveled boat, the young orphan Antoine Kolosoy composed his first songs on a beat up old guitar. As he gained renown, the young “Wendo,” as he was now known, was persecuted by the church and his music banned by the Belgian Colonial authorities, who feared his joyful rhythms would stir unrest. More

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On the Rumba River
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Congo River - Beyond Darkness

Congo River - Beyond Darkness (2006)

More than 4 000 km through the immense forest équatorial... Beyond the technical and human performance (seven months of turning under extreme conditions), it is with a diving in the heart of a bloodless but splendid country that the film delivers throughout course of this majestic river. More

Bamako

Bamako (2006)

The beautiful woman Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work. The couple that lives in Bamako, the capital of Mali, is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house, where they live together with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken proceedings against the World Bank and the IMF, whom they blame for Africa's woes. More

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Bamako
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Madeinusa

Madeinusa (2006)

Madeinusa is a girl aged 14 who lives in an isolated village in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain range of Peru. This strange place is characterized by its religious fervor. From Good Friday at three o'clock in the afternoon (the time of day when Christ died on the cross) to Easter Sunday, the whole village can do whatever it feels like. More

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Madeinusa
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Dignidad de los nadies, La

Dignidad de los nadies, La (2005)

This film is about the degraded socio-economic condition of Argentina leading to the December 2001 rebellions, and its consequent social chaos analyzed by focusing on real people from Buenos Aires poorest shantytowns, crumbling hospitals, and women middle class farmers fighting multi national banks that are shamelessly appropriating their farmlands. More

The Dignity of the Nobodies - La dignidad de los nadies DVD

The Dignity of the Nobodies
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trigon-film edition 25: Argentina DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Argent...
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Memoria del saqueo

Memoria del saqueo (2004)

After the fall of the military dictatorship in 1983, successive democratic governments launched a series of reforms purporting to turn Argentina into the world's most liberal and prosperous economy. Less than twenty years later, the Argentinians have lost literally everything: major national companies More

Memoria del saqueo - Social Genocide DVD

Memoria del saqueo
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Lagaan

Lagaan (2001)

Lagaan takes place in the small village of Champaner, now in the State of Gujarat, in western India during the height of the British Empire in India in 1893. Captain Andrew Russell, the commanding officer of the Champaner cantonment, has imposed high taxes (lagaan) on people from the local villages which they are unable to pay due to a prolonged drought. More

Lagaan - Once upon a Time in India DVD

Lagaan
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Vacances au pays

Vacances au pays (1999)

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A Trip to the Country - Vacances au pays DVD

A Trip to the Country
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Sankofa

Sankofa (1993)

Powerful, moving and highly acclaimed, director Haile Gerima’s Sankofa is a masterpiece of cinema that has had a transformative impact on audiences since its release in 1993.  This empowering film tells a story of slavery and of the African Diaspora from the perspective of the enslaved, challenging the romanticizing of slavery prevalent in American culture. More

Haile Gerima - Box DVD

Haile Gerima
CHF 49.00 / EUR 41.00

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Hyènes

Hyènes (1992)

In Colobane, people expect the return of Linguère Ramatou, a former local girl now rumored to be richer than the World Bank. But her generosity has its conditions: she offers a check of ten billion for the death of Dramaan Drameh who refused to admit that he was the father of her child 30 years ago. “Life made made me a whore, now I'm turning the world into a brothel” she tells the citizens of Colobane. More

Hyènes - The visit DVD

Hyènes
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El viaje

El viaje (1992)

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The Journey - The Voyage - El viaje DVD

The Journey
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Barroco

Barroco (1989)

This film is an homage to the rich an complex history of Latin America. Without any narrative sequence, but with a serie of images, music and sounds, the spectator gets transported through Mexico's history. More

Zan Boko

Zan Boko (1988)

Gaston Kaboré’s movie «Zan Boko explores the conflict between tradition and modernity with a family in a rural contexr. It has been for long time a central theme in many African films. Kaboré tells the poignant story of a village family swept up in the current tide of urbanization. More

Finye

Finye (1982)

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Finye - The Wind DVD

Finye
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A idade da terra

A idade da terra (1980)

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The Age of the Earth - A idade da terra DVD

The Age of the Earth
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trigon-film edition 25: Latin America DVD

trigon-film edition 25: Latin...
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Touki Bouki

Touki Bouki (1973)

Mory, a cowherd who rides a motorcycle mounted with a cow's skull, and Anta, a university student, have met in Dakar, Senegal's capital. Alienated and disaffected with Senegal and Africa, they long to go to Paris and work up different con schemes to raise the money. Mory steals clothing and money from a wealthy gay man who had brought him home, and he and Anta book passage on a ship to France. More

Touki Bouki - Journey of the Hyena DVD

Touki Bouki
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Hora de los hornos, La

Hora de los hornos, La (1968)

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Hour of the Furnaces - La hora de los hornos DVD

Hour of the Furnaces
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