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Jacques Mitsch



Jacques Mitsch is a French director and writer.

2011 Une histoire naturelle du rire
2010 L' Esprit des plantes (TV Movie documentary)
2009 Almasty, la dernière expédition (TV Movie)
2006 Les grands duels du sport (TV Series documentary) (1 episode - Cesta Punta: Eric Irastorza/Alex Rekalde, 2006)
2006 Le mammouth Pobalski (Short)
2005 Gangsters de la science (Documentary)
2003 L'usine s'engage (Documentary short)
1999 Hermann Heinzel ou Le point de vue de l'echassier (Documentary)
1997 Le petit frère d'Huguette (Short)
1992 Bonjour, je vais à Toulouse (Short)
1991 Hermann Heinzel, ornithologue (Short documentary)
1986 Alain Lasserre taxidermiste (Documentary short)


In the Mind of Plants

L' Esprit des plantes (Orig.) / 2009 / France / 52 min

Are plants intelligent? What if they also have sensations and memory, can think and communicate? Some of them sleep and dance. Scientific facts unfold fresh ideas about the world of vegetation. Do plants resemble us? Do we underestimate them? Scientists are asking these very questions, do they perceive their environment? Do they have a memory? Could they have a nervous system? To these men and women, the great divide between the plant and animal world is not that great at all.





“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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- 16.1.2017 -

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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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

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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- 14.12.2016 -

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