With their plane, Lea, Jean-Baptiste and Domitille cross France accompanied by 45 young plane pilots aged 18 to 24 years. They’re part of the ‘Tour de France young plane pilot’. This 2-week adventure, nearly 70 years old, brings together the elite of future great French plane pilots. More
In Cambodia, the temples of Angkor are not places of worship but the residence of the gods on earth. According to the texts, the gods live on the top of a mythical mountain, Mount Meru, considered as world’s axis. The sanctuary which houses the image of the principal god reproduces this cosmic vision on a human scale. More
Burmese music is rich with multiple influences, first and foremost, those of close neighbors like India, Thailand and Cambodia, but also for historical reasons, that of Great Britain. The traditional art of music is divided into two major types: open-air music and chamber music. Music is played outdoors on instruments with loud sounds such as drums or the oboe. It is played at religious festivals, classical dance shows and puppet shows. More
Dance was probably one of the first forms of expression of humanity. If one refers to the universality of this mode of communication in all human societies, it is a safe bet that it has been of primordial importance from the beginning. In Bali, dance is conjugated in the plural as its roles and forms are diverse. More
The Toraja live on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia. The funerals of the high nobility are part of the excess: more than three thousand guests during a week, hundreds of animals sacrificed, large rounds of dancing singers … By these sumptuous and extravagant rituals, the deceased will start on the road of ancestrality. In return, the living will receive the protection of ancestors. More
From India to Bali via Nepal and historical Indochina, Patrick Kersalé spent fifteen years following the routes of the expansion of Hinduism and Buddhism, tracking every living record of material and immaterial traces of Angkor Wat outside of its walls, including musical instruments and religious practices. More
The editorial adventure and The human adventure + 7 other movies bonus ( use/user, analogy, neologism, French-speaking community, French-speaking in the world, colonization, colonization of the Maghreb ).
This documentary displays the life of Paul Robert and his editorial adventure : the creation of a dictionary.