In a low-income development on the fringes of Paris, the ashes of the night's riots drift down onto the lives of its youth. Games, rap, intimacy, boredom, and tension resonate amid the ...
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Copenhagen in autumn. The cold and often grey weather presides over this magnificent Northern city. The atmosphere is both festive and melancholic. A group of Danish film students and their... See full summary »
Hotel-Dieu Hospital in Montreal, one of the oldest in North America. In the emergency ward, patients await their diagnosis, foreshadowed by the most personal questions from doctors. Others ... See full summary »
How can you tell if the little fish are happy? this age-old philosophical question, familiar to all Chinese, still resonates in Beijing deep suburbs. Promising no clear-cut answers, this ... See full summary »
In a low-income development on the fringes of Paris, the ashes of the night's riots drift down onto the lives of its youth. Games, rap, intimacy, boredom, and tension resonate amid the concrete. On the street, demonstrations see groups clash and splinter. Meanwhile, in the 6th arrondissement, students at Fenelon Lycee meet between classes, embrace, share their fears, and imagine their future. Sociologist Alain Touraine, old enough to be their grandfather, tries to give meaning to a fractured society. He is welcomed with open arms in Latin America where his ideas still find an audience. Chronicle of a year in Paris.Written by