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  • 77 min.

    Empire of Dust

    Paesschen, Bram Van, 2011

    Two men representing two different cultures clash in the dust of the former Belgian colony, the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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  • 52 min.

    The Last Knights

    Leopardi, Marco & Cauli, Federico, 2001

    In the Strait of Messina the sword fish hunters pursue their prey with a harpoon. This fascinating fishing technique dates back to the Phoenicians times and today it hardly survive in that strip of sea between Calabria and Sicily.

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  • 9 min.

    Buy Buy Europe 5: What kind of Europe do we want?

    Vos, Pieter de, 2013

    In the last part of the series it becomes clear that big financial and industrial players want to continue perfecting the EU as a free market environment. But after the financial crises and uncertainty, there remains the question: what do we want?

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  • 9 min.

    Buy Buy Europe 4: Bratwurst, Lederhosen and Minijobs

    Vos, Pieter de, 2013

    For the past years, the German economy is set as an example for other EU members. The German industry and banks made fortunes with the dramatic increase of German exports.

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  • 10 min.

    Buy Buy Europe 2: Austerity till the Grave

    Vos, Pieter de, 2013

    In this episode, we take a look at the inhabitants of the European Union who eventually footed the bill for the bailout of the financial sector after the debt crisis.

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  • 22 min.

    Best Chefs - Richard Coutanceau, Le Coutanceau

    Bertolino, Daniel & Viau, Catherine & Viau, Gregoire, 2007

    The restaurant of star chef Richard Coutanceau is located in a historical town with one of Frances most famous ports of the Atlantic Ocean; La Rochelle.

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  • 22 min.

    Best Chefs - Stephane Raimbault, L'Oasis

    Bertolino, Daniel & Viau, Catherine & Viau, Gregoire, 2007

    Star chef Stephane Raimbault is as passionate about his restaurant as he is about his dishes. Every day, this enthusiastic star chef visits the local market and choses the products himself.

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  • 22 min.

    Best Chefs - Charlie Trotter

    Viau, Gregoire & Viau, Catherine, 2005

    The Best Chefs is a series of unique encounters with those who create and share todays gastronomic delights. This episodes chef is one of the most high-profile chefs in the US, Charlie Trotter, owner of Charlie Trotters in Chicago.

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  • 29 min.

    China on China, the Comeback

    Schulz Contreras, Lisbet & Jarnebrink, Lollo, 2013

    After centuries of Western dominance, China has made a comeback as an economic super power. China is the second largest economy in the world and for most parts of the world, China has become an important trade partner.

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  • 28 min.

    China on China, Everything has a Price Tag

    Schulz Contreras, Lisbet & Jarnebrink, Lollo, 2013

    This third episode of the series China on China focuses on the changing costs of living and the growing income gap in the Chinese contemporary society. The vast economic growth of the country has benefited some people more than others.

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  • 52 min.

    Detroit: The Bankruptcy of a Symbol

    Derouet, Thierry, 2011

    Detroit used to be the international symbol of prosperity made possible by the miracles of mass production. Since the 60-ies its rapidly declining car industry has left the city devastated creating many financial and social problems.

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  • 56 min.

    Wall to wall

    Jean, Patric, 2008

    Wall to wall is an unique road movie, presenting the impact of migration and segregation on the lives of migrants in contemporary Europe.

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  • 50 min.

    Made in China

    Flipse, Eline, 2005

    Made in China, filmed in China and Minnesota, shows how Access to Jobs is pulling millions out of poverty in China, while changing life in America.

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  • 60 min.

    Cartoneros

    Livron-Grosman, Ernesto, 2006

    Cartoneros is about the ongoing process of garbage recycling in Buenos Aires. The filmmaker follows the trash pickers who collect the garbage, through middlemen who separate the garbage in warehouses, to executives in large corporate mills.

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  • 75 min.

    The true story of the seven dwarfs

    Berliner, Roberto &Queiroga, Lula & Crivelare, Leo, 2007

    In The True story of the seven dwarfs we meet the children of the clown Pindoba. After their father died, the seven brothers and sisters continued the family business and formed the Pindorama Circus.

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  • 54 min.

    Kids of the coal mine

    Jean, Patric, 1999

    Winner of the IDFA Silver Wolf award in 1999, this extraordinary film explores the social consequences of prolonged economic underdevelopment.

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  • 90 min.

    Megacities

    Glawogger, Michael, 1998

    Bombay, Mexico City, Moscow, New York: seductive, yet repellent monsters. The contradiction insinuates itself into the daily lives of those who populate these megacities. In 12 chapters the inhabitants of Megacities share their lives and experiences.

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  • 50 min.

    Dana Lixenberg: Through Dutch eyes

    Houwen, Pieter van der, 1999

    Through Dutch Eyes is a film about the work of the world-famous Dutch photographer Dana Lixenberg who is living in New York.

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