IN PRODUCTION

PRISONERS OF FLN

©ALEGRIA PRODUCTIONS. 2015

From the book : "Prisonniers du FLN" by Raphaëlle Branche Ed. Payot 2014.

They were French prisoners of Algerian FLN during the War of Independence (1954-1962) and spent months or even years in the hands of the enemy. Forgotten by history, their ordeal, updated by the investigation of historian Raphaëlle Branche allows a new approach of today’s relations between France and Algeria.

SPARTANS

© AKKA FILMS- ALEGRIA PRODUCTIONS. 2015

Yvan Sorel, a fighter, runs a tight ship at his mixed martial arts school, in suburban Marseille. A strict task master, he successfully improvises the roles of mentor, philosopher and guidance counsellor. The film keenly observes the tragi-comic tribulations of a fighter with an endless reserve of homespun wisdom.

Premiere on closing night of Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal – Montreal International Documentary Festival on November 22nd, 2015
Soleure Award 2015

UN: LAST STATION BEFORE HELL

© ARTE G.E.I.E – ALEGRIA. 2015

The United Nations celebrates its 70th anniversary in the fall of 2015. Among other innovations, members of the UN devised the novel concept of “soldiers for peace.” Now that terrorists and internal conflicts strike far more frequently than traditional inter-state wars, what does international security mean?

ENDING POVERTY: MOZAMBIQUE

© ARTE G.E.I.E – ALEGRIA. 2015

Mozambique: a country that stands poignantly for the dilemmas – and contradictions – related to UN development policies. With this country as a case study, the film will attempt to critically examine the UN development aid policies at the moment when the UN announces its new agenda for the next 15 years.

VOLUNTEERS OF 2ÈME DB

© ALEGRIA PRODUCTIONS. 2015

The French 2nd Armored Division, commanded by General Leclerc, fought during the final phases of World War II. They were teenagers when WWII began but were determined to fight for freedom: Jean, Alain, Charles, Henri, Guy and Raymonde are in their 90′s today and recall their time in the glorious DB.

BRAZIL, A GIANT ON THE MOVE

© ARTE France - ALEGRIA PRODUCTIONS - CINEGROUP. 2014

Through the history of successive generations of a Brazilian family (masters and servants), the contemporary history of an emerging world power.

VACLAV HAVEL, LIVING IN FREEDOM

© ARTE G.E.I.E - ALEGRIA - The Vaclav Havel library – ČESKÁ TELEVIZE - Negativ Films. 2014

A biography of Vaclav Havel, though his own words, that give a new light to a unique collection of archival material. Havel, against all odds, became an extraordinary symbol of the end of Communism. How could he have so many lives: theater author, thinker, dissident, president?

24 HOURS JERUSALEM

© ARTE France – BR – YLE - NRK - ZeroOne (Germany). 2014

An innovative web platform that complements ARTE’s ambition to commission and program a 24 hour documentary serie on Jerusalem on a single day and night aired in April 2014.

HOLLANDE AND US

© ALEGRIA PRODUCTIONS. 2014

François Hollande, President of French Republic became rapidly the most unpopular President of French fifth Republic. A film about the relationship between French citizens and their President.

DIVIDED KOREA

© ALEGRIA PRODUCTION - ARTE France. 2013

A contemporary history of Korea(s) from a unique point of view that embraces the inner history of both South and North Korea in a single narrative.

DEAD SEA LIVING

© ALEGRIA PRODUCTIONS - Intuitive Pictures Inc. - ARTE France. 2012

Why is the Dead Sea dying? Will the common efforts of its riparian peoples (Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians) will save this unique world treasury? Will they fail together and doom their future?

LIFE AND DEATH OF ROBERT BOULIN

© ALEGRIA - Ina. 2012

In the late seventies, the French politician Robert Boulin died in strange circumstances. Suicide ? Murder ? A disquieting journey into France’s ruling political class.