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Jacques Sarasin

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Jacques Sarasin was born in Geneva in 1955. He is a world-class yachtsman who co-founded an arts organization and a foundation dedicated to creating habitat in Africa and Latin America. After starting the production company Les Productions Faire Bleu in 1996, Sarasin produced a number of films before directing his first documentary feature in 2003, I'll Sing for You, which was produced by Jonathan Demme and featured at more than 35 festivals worldwide. In 2006 he made a five-part series entitled Where Is The World Going, Mr. Stiglitz? featuring former chief economist of the World Bank and Nobel Prize laureate, Joseph Stiglitz. His second feature documentary On the Rumba River is a a journey in the Congolese rumba and a portrait of the masters of the genre, incredible musicians including Papa Wendo. His travelogue Around the World with Joseph Stiglitz follows again the renowned economist as he studies the perils and promises of the increasingly international economy. He currently lives in Paris and works as an independent producer and director.


Ecuador (72´, France, 2011)
Around the World with Joseph Stiglitz/ Le monde selon Stiglitz (88´, France, 2009)
On the Rumba River (82´, France, 2007)
Where Is the World Going, Mr. Stiglitz?/ Où va le monde, M. Stiglitz? (380´, France, 2007)
I'll Sing for You/ Je chanterai pour toi (86´, France, Mali, 2001)


Around the World with Joseph Stiglitz

Around the World with Joseph Stiglitz (Orig.) / France / 87 min

Hard-hitting documentary about the perils and promises of globalization. Take a tour Around the World with Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate in economics. From October 10th at www.docalliancefilms.com.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

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A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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