Category Documentary

Swarm Season

In Hawaii, amidst an exuberant nature, a girl and her mother gather swarms of wild bees to create disease-resistant colonies. The father protests against the construction of a telescope and NASA scientists simulate life on Mars. Stars and beehives, water, light, volcanoes...

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Wildland

The documentary tells the story of a group of firefighters in a wild territory and their constant confrontation with fear, loyalty, love and defeat, during a working season...

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5 B

During the terrifying first days of the outbreak of AIDS, a war rages between nurses, doctors and personnel in charge of taking care of the infected...

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The Apollo

The whole story of the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York City, a famous club that has always supported black music and helped train great international artists...

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Horror Noire- A History of Black Horror

African Americans and horror: a chronicle. Through interviews, clips, testimonials, we retrace the evolution of the role of “blackness” in genre films, from the racism of the beginning of the century to the revolutionary watershed of “The night of the living dead”, from blaxploitation to Jordan Peele (and beyond)...

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Memory- The Origins of Alien

The story of Ridley Scott’s Alien origins – rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon and the obscure visions of Dan O’Bannon and H.R. Giger...

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Making Waves- The Art of Cinematic Sound

A journey through history, craft and the emotional power of cinema sound, as legendary sound designers and visionary directors reveal, through interviews, clips and a look at works still in progress...

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Foster

An overview of the inner workings of the Department of Children and Family (DCFS) of Los Angeles County...

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State of Pride

A documentary that focuses on how the Pride was received by ordinary people on an anthropological and social journey in the United States of America. Through interviews Raymond Braun, known in the YouTube environment, moves into the road movie style, from one area to another in the United States, looking for answers on the subject and asks the people he meets to have their say on the Pride. The resulting picture is an evolution in the perception of the Pride that in the last 50 years is very evident and returns a varied and different America in certain aspects. Shooting intentionally lasts many months and covers long distances crossing not only geographical boundaries...

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Penguins

They are funny, harmless, immediately recognizable. They live in a hostile world and their purpose in life is to find a partner, reproduce and live with the family for the rest of their days. With these characteristics of a family animal, to which is added the phisique du rĂ´le as a star of the silent, it is not surprising that the penguin is among the most beloved animals in the cinema. Whether it’s documentaries, live action films or animation, the black and white livery of the bird that doesn’t know how to fly has always been synonymous with tenderness, determination and success at the box office, from Mary Poppins to Penguins, the last born of Disneynature expected soon at Cinema. But it is the early 2000s that marked the beginning of the era of the cine-penguin, with the 2001 documentary The migrant people by Jacques Perrin and especially with the hit La marcia dei pinguini (2005) by Luc Jacquet, Oscar in 2006 as best documentary, followed in 2017 by The March of the Penguins – The call...

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