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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.



Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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- 8.8.2016 -

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