Factual TV Programme Distribution

Videoplugger’s distribution team are also experts in sourcing fascinating, educational and entertaining international factual series. We have a collection of hunting programmes and social investigative documentaries on immigration and we continuously screen new quality content for linear TV and streaming services, such as SVOD, VOD, AVOD, TVOD and Home Video.

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Trimmigrants

Directors: Gustavo Anselmi David Kohan, Production: Río Azul Films, Landia Content, Río Paraná, Country: Argentina and USA Language: English, Spanish, 75′, 2022, Rights: World “Trimmigrant (s) US, slang for a migrant worker who harvests marijuana” Trimmigrants: Searching for the green gold, is an intimate look at the migrants or so-called trimmigrants who are joining the…

Redesigning tomorrow (Rediseñando el mañana)

Director: Pedro Aguilera, Producers: Antonello Novellino – Maribel Ruiz, Country: Argentina, France, and Spain, Language: Spanish, English, French, 47′, 2021, Rights: World The pandemic accelerated the shift to a new world. We are facing important ecological, demographic and coexistence challenges. 8 international personalities contribute ideas to redesign the world of tomorrow and make it better.…

The Gospel according to Mary

Director: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Sydonia Production, Country: Italy, Language: Italian, English, Spanish, 1 x 45′, 2018, Rights: North America,Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria Thousands of sanctuaries have been built across the world, all in her name. Catholics, Orthodox Christians and Muslims consider her as a key figure on the path towards faith. But…

Rebel Spirits (Segnati da Dio)

Director: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Sydonia Production, Country: Italy, Language: Italian, Spanish, 5×45′, 2017, Rights: North America, Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria There have been many figures of relevance in the history of Christianity, but some of them stand out for their incredible, rebellious spirits. An extraordinary miniseries that explores the truth regarding the…

My Religion

Directors: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Sydonia Production, Country: Italy,  Language: Spanish, Italian, 11 x 30′, 2017, Rights: North America, Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria In these extraordinary documentaries, we will take you on a fascinating trip to the four corners of the Earth in order to discover rituals and beliefs, cults and symbols of…

Mary Magdalene, The Secrets Revealed

Director: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Sydonia Production, Country: Italy, Language: Italian, English, 1 x 45′, 2018, Rights: North America, Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria Mary Magdalene is for sure one of the most mysterious and discussed figures of the Gospel, slandered and condemned by Christianity for her life as a repented prostitute. In this…

Mysterious cities (Città Misteriose)

Director: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Sydonia Production, Country: Italy,  Language: Italian, Spanish, 10×22′, 2015, Rights: North America, Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria There are places where nothing is left to chance, where everything that is visible preserves the memory of disturbing events and enigmatic messages, often unknown by residents. An intriguing series made up…

Building Love

Director: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Studio3TV, Country: Italy, Language: Spanish, 14 x 30′, 2013, Rights: North America, Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria A voyage in places where everyday people fight for survival, where self-sacrifice, selflessness, suffering and faith intertwine.  “Building love” is a docu-series that collects the testimony of humanitarian missions across the world,…

Seeking the features of Jesus (Alla ricerca del volto di Gesù)

Director: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Sydonia Production, Country: Italy,  Language: Italian, English, 52′, 2013, Rights: North America, Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria Christ’s features have been worshipped by millions of devoted Christians, and have been the subject of study for many scientists and researchers alike, who have always questioned their historical value. Beginning in…

Secret Towns

Director: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Sydonia Production, Country: Italy, Language: Italian, English, Spanish, 2 x 30′, 2013, Rights: North America, Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria There are cities everywhere in the world where nothing is left to chance. Everything in sight hides obscure meanings and incredible stories, unknown even to the locals. Cities were designed…

The Mysteries of the Holy Sepulchre (I Misteri del Santo Sepolcro)

Directors: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Sydonia Production, Country: Italy,  Language: Italian, 52′, 2013, Rights: North America, Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria The historical worth of Jesus Christ and his Resurrection have always been up for debate among atheists and believers, scientists and worshippers alike.  However, there are extraordinary findings that even the more sceptical…

Loreto – The Mistery of the Holy House (Il mistero della Santa Casa)

Director: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Studio3 TV, Country: Italy, Language: Italian, English, French,  1 x 52′, 2009, Rights: Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria An exclusive investigation regarding one of the most fascinating and controversial mysteries in the history of Christianity: the relocation of the Holy House of the Virgin Mary from Nazareth to Loreto,…

Guadalupe – a living image (Guadalupe, un’immagine viva)

Director: Luca Trovellesi Cesana, Production: Studio3 TV, Country: Italy, Language: Italian, English, French, Spanish, 1 x 52′, 2009, Rights: Scandinavia, UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria December 1531, Mexico. The Holy Mary appears to a humble Native American, but no one believes him. Upon request of the Virgin Mary, Juan Diego uses his “tilma” to wrap…

Badabò

Director: Stefano Cau, Producer: Salvatore Cubeddu, Produced by: Terra De Punt, Italy, Language: Sardinian, 2022, 52′, Rights: World excluding Italy. Badabò is a Musical-docu-reality-short film that follows the life of Rosella Faa a performer and musician, who following the pandemic is forced to look for a new job. Having found a job in home care…

The Hotel Academy (À l’École hôtelière)

Director: Fred Florey, Idea: Laurence Mermoud, Production: Close Up Films and RTS, Country: Switzerland, Language: French, 5×47′, 2021, Rights: Format rights USA The Hotel Academy an RTS reality series dives into the fascinating world of the most prestigious hotelier schools in Switzerland and the world. The École hôtelière de Lausanne is a hospitality management school…

NEW VETS (Les nouveaux vétérinaires)

Copyright: RTS, Country: Switzerland, Language: French, 12×42′, 2017-2021, Rights: Format rights USA Three freshly graduated veterinarians discover their profession and deal with emergencies when the health and life of the animals are threatened. How will William, Gwennäelle and Éléonore adapt to unforeseen situations, both in the office and at home, and support emergency tasks? Confronted…

THE ENDLESS MARATHON (LE MARATHON SANS FIN)

Director: Pierre Morath, Alva Film Production, 2021, RTS, Point Prod, Country: Switzerland, Language: French, 5 x 45′, 2021, Rights: Format rights USA Pierre, a sports coach, is committed to proving that anyone can run  the mythical New York marathon after only six months of training. He has chosen five candidates who have a very, very…

Dance Academy: Students at Teatro dell’Opera (SCUOLA DI DANZA – I RAGAZZI DELL’OPERA)

Created and Produced by: Riccardo Brun, Paolo Rossetti, Francesco Siciliano, Written by: Annalisa Mutariello and Claudia Carotenuto, Production: Panama Film, Country: Italy, Language: Italian, 12 x 25′, 2022, Rights: World A reality docu-series following the life of the students at the prestigious Roman Teatro dell’Opera Dance Academy is a reality docu-series, in 12 parts, which…

60 Second History

Director: Gareth Molan, Production: Mister Shark, UK, Language: English, 2022, 4×1′ (more in production) Rights: World   60 Second History is a series of engaging, bite-sized history documentaries. Each episode condenses a singular historical story or event into exactly sixty seconds. The subjects can range from major world events to small personal stories, popular everyday inventions,…

Hagerty Classic Car titles

Production: Hagerty, USA, Language: English, 2021, various durations, Rights: World  Barn Find Hunter 7 seasons with 119 episodes in total, 10-16x 7-30′ Tom Cotter literally wrote the book on barn finds. Watch Tom travel the country searching for forgotten classics in barns, backyards, and scrapyards. Redline Rebuild 6 seasons, 167 episodes Each of these time-lapse videos…

ROBIN HOOD OF THE ALPS

Director: Andrea Alborno, Production: Andrea Alborno, Language: Italian/French, Italy, 2022, 26′, Rights: World excluding Italy San Marino and the Vatican and Switzerland A documentary following the life of Joseph-Samuel Farinet (1845-1880) aka Robin Hood of the Alps, born in the Aosta Valley the roguish charmer, a lover of wine and women and an escaped convict,…

Carnival

Director/Writer: Marco Berger, Producers: Marco Berger & Martin Farina, Production: Cinemilagroso, World Sales: Wildstar Sales, Country: Argentina, Language: Spanish, 74′, 2021, Rights: World (except UK, Ireland, USA, Canada and France) Vilmar and Franco (a.k.a Toro) grew up in the city of Gualeguaychú. Since they were children, every summer they would go together to be part…

Earth Women (Donne di Terra)

Director: Gea Framarin, Production: Gea Framarin, Language: Franco-Provençal, Italy, 2021, 8×25′, Rights: World Earth Women ( Donne di Terra) is a series that explores the lives of nine farmers living in Italian Valle d’Aosta who speak the Franco-Provençal language. These female farmers have chosen to live in the countryside in the most natural and eco-sustainable…

Marvellous Bordighera

Director: Andrea Alborno, Production: Andrea Alborno, Language: Italian, Italy, 2022, 55′, Rights: World excluding Italy San Marino and the Vatican and Switzerland A documentary exploring the magical beauty of Bordighera a seaside town in Liguria in Italy, its architecture, parks and art historical and contemporary. Villa Mariani where Pompeo Mariani (1857-1927) lived. The Italian painter…

Valerio in the Air (Dans les airs avec Valerio)

Director: Andrea Alborno, Production: Andrea Alborno, Language: French, Italy, 2022, 25′, Rights: World excluding Italy San Marino and the Vatican and Switzerland This is a documentary about Valerio Boggia a boy who loves everything about flying, together with his dad Luigi he goes paragliding in the Aosta Valley. His mum Masha says she will grow…

The Prince of Oysters (El Principe de las Ostras)

Director/Creator: Oscar J. Ocean, Language: Spanish, Spain, 2022, 4×45-50′, Rights: World  Enjoy and eat like a royal, a gastronomic journey with the Prince of Oysters. Visiting locations from Barcelona, Galicia and Ibiza in Spain to Occitania and Normandy in France. With presenter Oscar J. Ocean. The Prince of Oysters is a delicious haute cuisine and…

The Red House

Writer & Director: Francesco Catarinolo, Producer: Gianluca De Angelis (Tekla Films) Peter Bardehle (Vidicom Media), Production: Tekla Films & Vicicom Media Co-production: ARTE, NDR, RTS, AL JAZEERA INTERNATIONAL, SRF & RAI South Tyrol, Language: East Greenlandic, West Greenlandic, Danish, English, Country: Greenland, Italy, Germany, available as: 2×43’/52’/80′, 2020, Rights: World no Italy, France, MENA. Lost…

Looking for Grazia (Cercando Grazia)

Director/Creator: Maria Grazia Perria, Producer: Salvatore Cubeddu, Production: Terra de Punt, Language: Sardo, Italy, 45′, 2021, Rights: World  A biography documentary which is a homage to the Sardinian Nobel Prize laureate Grazia Deledda (1871-1936) on the 150th anniversary of her birth, the Italian writer who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1926 “for her…

​Altered States of Consciousness (Odmienne stany świadomości)

Director: Piotr Stasik, Production: TVP, Country: Poland, Language: Polish, 54’, 2020, Rights: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, Scandinavia, Turkey and MENA.  Altered States of Consciousness is a documentary film about the possibilities of our brain. A poetic journey deep into the world of thoughts of people with autism and Asperger’s syndrome. Where do the boundaries…

A body exploded into a thousand pieces (Un cuerpo estallo en mil pedazos)

Director/Writer: Martín Sappia, Producers: Lorena Quevedo, Pablo Di Patrizio Production: Twins Latin Films, Argentina, Language: Spanish, 91′, 2020, Rights: World  (Except LATAM) Who is Jorge Bonino? A documentary on the life and art of Jorge Bonino (b. 1935). A life marked by wandering. A character that leaves no traces or maps to trace. The file…

SPACE BEYOND

Director: Francesco Cannavà, Producers: Fabio Fagone, Vincenzo De Marco, Renata Giuliano Antonio Padovani, Executive producer: Francesco Mollo, Harald Pignatelli, Co-Production: Skylight Italia,  8 Road Film, Beagle Media Sas, LattePlus, Language: Italian & English, Country: Italy, Germany, 52’/80’/6×12-17′, 2020, 4K, Rights: World  A SKY ARTE documentary. On July 20th, 2019, exactly on the 50th anniversary of…

Classic Polish Recipes with a Twist (Okrasa łamie przepisy)

Director/Writer: Tomasz Rostworowski, Production:  TVP, Country: Poland, Language: Polish, 213×25’’, 2012-2019, Rights: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, Scandinavia, Turkey and MENA.  This culinary series with Karol Okrasa one of the most talented and recognised Polish chefs from the restaurant Platter in Warsaw and is not only a great source of kitchen inspiration for the viewers…

A THOUSAND UKULELES

Directing/camera/editing – Rhys Edwards, Sound: Dylan Baines, Colourist: Paul Willis Production: DocShed, Country: UK, Language: English, 9′, 2018, Rights: World A master luthier reflects on his life’s work. Pete Howlett, is 63 at the time of filming, had decided on his life’s target of making 1,000 instruments long before his diagnosis – he’d passed the…

Love and Empty Words (Miłość i puste słowa)

Director: Małgorzata Imielska, Production: TVP, Country: Poland, Language: Polish, 78’, 2018, Rights: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, Scandinavia.  An intimate story of love in the face of an incurable disease. Love in spite of suffering, anger and powerlessness. The protagonists are Adam and Wanda, a long-time married couple. He is healthy, but she suffers from Alzheimer’s…

A Sky Without Stars (Niebo bez gwiazd)

Director/Writer: Katarzyna Dąbkowska-Kułacz, Production: TFT SP. Z O.O. and TVP, Country: Poland, Language: Polish, 52’, 2018, Rights: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, Scandinavia, Turkey and MENA.  It is a moving story of love between a father suffering from an eye disorder and his seven-year-old son, The father has a disorder which means he has only…

Chubut, Freedom & Land (Chubut, Libertad y Tierra)

Director: Carlos Echeverría, Producer: Paula Zyngierman, Production: MaravillaCine, Language: Spanish, Country: Argentina, 123′, 2018, Rights: World  A woman who lives on the Atlantic coast of Chubut, Argentina, takes a trip to the Patagonia mountain range to find the traces left by her grandfather; former doctor in the Cushamen region. In his tour “Nahue” is confirming…

The Black King (El Rey Negro)

Director: Paola Gosalvez, Producers: Paola Gosalvez, Rafael Linares Palomar, Production: Pucara Films, Creta Producciones S.L. Language: Spanish, Country: Bolivia, Spain, Brazil, 68′, 2017, Rights: World  Julio Pinedo is a legitimate descendant monarch of a tribe in Africa. Julio’s ancestors were part of forced migration during the Spanish colonialism in Bolivia brought to work in the…

Jurek

Director: Paweł Wysoczański, Production: TVP, Country: Poland, Language: Polish, 80′, 2014, Rights: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, Scandinavia.  On October 24, 1989 Jerzy Kukuczka fell to his death while climbing Lhotse. It was the first time he went to the Himalayas with money, proper equipment, and international fame. The mysterious death of the climber is…

A GOOD BITCH

Director: Rhys Edwards, Sound: Mark Jeffs, Production: DocShed, Country: UK, Language: English, 3′, 2014 Rights: World A family of farmers in Wales, breed working dogs, they train them both in English and in Welsh. The next generation will hopefully continue in their footsteps and breed good dogs. Festivals Awarded Reed short film competition in 2014…

Makłowicz’s Travels (Makłowicz w podróży)

Director: Piotr Mikucki and Paweł Lesisz, Script: Paweł Lesisz and Robert Makłowicz, Production: TVP, Country: Poland, Language: Polish, 198 x 25′, 2008-2017, Rights: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, Scandinavia, Turkey and MENA.  Culinary and travel program. One of the most popular culinary critics and gourmets in Poland, Robert Makłowicz, visits various corners of the globe…

A Farewell to memory (Adiós a la memoria)

Director: Nicolás Prividera, Producer: Pablo Ratto, Production: Trivial Media Language: Spanish, Country: Argentina, 90′, 2020, Rights: World  A father who has lost his memories. A son who search into home movies his father shot. And between them, the impossible memory of the missing mother. Variety calls it influenced by Chris Marker’s  and says “A cinematic…

Havana, from on high (Sur les toits Havane)

Director: Pedro Ruiz, Producer: Pedro Ruiz and Arantza Maldonado, Production: Faits Divers Média, Language: Spanish, Country: Canada, 80′, 2020, Rights: World (No US, UK) Nestled above a decaying district of Havana is a secret village, hidden from the clamour of the streets below. These makeshift houses are inhabited by Arturo, Tita, Pedro, Lala, Roberto, José,…

Welcome Back, Farewell (Bem-vindos de novo)

Director: Marcos Yoshi, Producer: Meus Russos, Language: Portuguese, Country: Brazil, 105′, 2021, Rights: World  Parents and children reunite after 13 years apart. This is the starting point of “Welcome Back, Farewell”, a documentary that follows the emotional process of rebuilding a family, that is part of a culture of family separation known as the Dekasegi…

Short Years, Eternal Days (Años Cortos, Días Eternos)

Director: Silvina Estévez, Producer: Silvina Estévez, Language: Spanish, Country: Argentina, 62′, 2021, Rights: World  Short years, eternal days, covers three years in the lives of different women including the director of this film, who attempts to make an observational documentary about the postpartum period. Little by little she discovers that this task, like motherhood, is…

The Dinosaur Egg ( El huevo del Dinosaurio)

Director: Josefina Recio, Producer: Gastón Klingenfeld, Prodcution: Wanka Cine, Gancho, INCAA, Language: Spanish, Country: Argentina, 68′, 2019, Rights: World  The Dinosaur egg is an unbiased and poetic exploration of the group Los Chopen, who are part group of young visual artists with learning difficulties like Downs syndrome they participate in a workshop run by the…

Yallah! Yallah!

Directors: Fernando Romanazzo & Cristian Pirovano, Production: Aqueronte, Palestine Football Association and Aljazeera Media Network, Language: Arabic, Country: Argentina and Palestine, 74′, 2018, Rights: World  The film focuses on the story of seven characters who are connected to the world of football. Through their daily lives, we get to know in detail their bond with…

We Will Be Happy One Day (KIEDYŚ BĘDZIEMY SZCZĘŚLIWI)

Director: Paweł Wysoczański, Producer: Krzysztof Stasiak, Country: Poland, Language: Polish, 40’, 2011, Rights: World We will be happy One Day is a mockumentary film about Daniel, a young man from Lipiny – the poorest town in southern Poland. Daniel wants out of the omnipresent misery. With a mobile phone camera in his hand, he wanders around…

The Lost Sound (Il Suono Perduto)

Director: Elena Negriolli, Production company: Decima Rosa, Producer: Aurelio Laino, Country: Italy, 46′, 2011, Rights: World A documentary by Elena Negriolli. In the last 2000 years, no one has heard the sound of a Karnyx. This Celtic trumpet remains a mystery. A tool for religious rituals or a war instrument, to scare the opponents? To…

Secrets of the Vatican (Tajemnice Watykanu)

Directors: Paweł Pitera, Krzysztof Talczewsk Production: TVP, Country: Poland, Language: Polish, 14 x 26’, 2006, Rights: US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, Scandinavia, Turkey and MENA.  The largest production made in the area of the Vatican. The authors entered places previously unavailable for film crews. The former personal photographer of John Paul II called Arturo Mari played the…

ON YOGA: The Architecture of Peace

Director: Heitor Dhalia, Producer: Michael O’Neill, Bia Setti, Heitor Dhalia, Egisto Betti and Alcir Lacerda Filho, Language: English, Brazil and USA, 92′, 2017, Rights: World  ON YOGA: The Architecture of Peace is director Heitor Dhalia’s first documentary, his film Adrift, competed in Un Certain Regard section at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.  The film is based…

Sisters of the trees

Directors: Camila Menendez & Lucas Peñafort, Producer: Victoria Chales, Language: Hindi – English Country: Argentina and India, 86′, 2017, Rights: World  Among the arid lands of Indian Rajasthan, surrounded by marble mines, there is an oasis: a small town called Piplantri, where women are no longer afraid of giving birth to a girl. Since 2005,…

Map of Latin American Dreams (Mapa de Sueños Latinoamericanos)

Director: Martin Weber, Producer: Pablo Ratto, Production: Maravillacine, Language: Quechua, Spanish and Portuguese, Argentina, Mexico, and Norway, 91′, 2020, Rights: World  Between 1992 and 2013, Argentine artist Martín Weber photographed Latin America with intensity and intimacy, asking people to write their dreams with chalk on a wooden board. Decades later, he wondered if any of…

My voice will be with you (Ma Voix t’Accompagnera)

Director: Bruno Tracq, Producer: Benoit Roland and Francois Ladsous, Production: Wrongmen, Supermouche, Rien a Voir Production, Things to come, Language: French, Country: Belgium and France, 86′, 2020, Rights: World  Fabienne Roelants and Christine Watremez are some of the most renowned specialists in surgical hypnosis. Their voices guide thoughts and can recompose reality. As practitioners, they…

Let’s Eat! All About #BBQ (A morfar! Tode sobre #BBQ)

Director/Producer: Martín Velasco Bertolotto, Production: MVB Producciones, Language: Spanish, Spain, 10 x 18′, 2021, Rights: US, Europe, LATAM, UK, non-exc. Spain Let’s Eat! All About #BBQ The first gastronomic series dedicated exclusively to the grilled cuisine from Spain with roots in Argentina. “ A Morfar” comes from the colloquial Lunfardo’s dictionary (Tango’s slang) meaning sit…

I am who I am (Ni Naiz Naizena)

Writer/Director/Producer: Izaskun Arandia, Production: IZAR Films, with the support of GEHITU and Mugen Gainetik, Language: Basque, Spain, 10 x 10′ to 15′, 2021, Rights: World Ni Naiz Naizena is a documentary short-form series about the experiences of 10 trans people. This exhibition consists of some of the photographs taken by the photographers Eduardo Gaviña (Yogurinha Borova)…

Sartiglia: Timeless Emotion (Sartiglia Emozione Senza Tempo)

Directors: Valentina Corona, Alessandra Mowgli Tocco, Valentina Spanu, Alessandro Fanari, Elisa Meloni, Emanuele Malloci, Edoardo Matacena, Luca Lasius Manu, Federica Ortu, Giulia Camba, Marta Ennas, Produced by Daniele Maggioni with Francesca Savona. Coordination post production Fabio Ortu Music Emanuele Contis, Executive Production : Mommotty, Production: Terra de Punt , Language: Italian and Sardu, Italy, 12×15′…

Pedal and Learn (Apedala e Impara)

Director/Creator: Alberto Masa, Production: Sky Survey System, Commissioned by: Eja TV, language: Sardo, Italy, 2021, 12 x 30′, Rights: World  Amos Cardia, an expert cyclist and connoisseur of the Sardinian language, accompanies us on his bike along the Sardinian landscape of great natural beauty, we discover places rich in history and meet local people along…

Civil Status: Love is equal for all (Stato Civile: L’Amore è uguale per tutti)

Created and Produced by: Riccardo Brun, Paolo Rossetti, Francesco Siciliano, Production: Panama Film, Country: Italy, Language: Italian, 3 seasons 15x 50′, 2016-17, Rights: World (No Italy) Civil Status – Love is equal for all A RAI3 Original reality show. With the approval of the law on civil unions, even in Italy same-sex couples can see…

Every Fortnight (Cada quinze dies)

Director: Laura Huguet and Joan Tisminetzky,  Producer: Gisela Cano, language: Catalan Sign Language, Catalan and Spanish, Spain, 2018, 56′, Rights: World The documentary follows for three years the life of Carlos, a deafblind father and his teenage daughter, Paula. We will see how an extraordinary person solves day-to-day problems but most of all how he…

Dead Souls’ Vacation

Director: Keko Chelidze, Producer: Elene Margvelashvili, Production: Parachute Films, Language: Georgian, Georgia 2020, 67′, Rights: World (Except Georgia) A once-popular bass player in Tbilisi is now jobless, joyless and crammed into a shoebox-sized one-room apartment with his elderly mother, leaving little space for independence or optimism in this absurd, intimate slice of ex-Soviet life. Formerly…

Inga Can Hear

Director and Writer: Kaspars Goba, Producer: Ieva Ūbele, Language: Latvia, Latvian 2018, 60′, Rights: World (Except Latvia and Estonia) As the only hearing member of her household, fiercely protective Inga has been the family’s de facto sign-language interpreter since she was seven years old. Now entering her teenage years, Inga is craving an identity of…

Tummo: Yoga in the Cold (Toumo Lo yoga del freddo)

Director: Andrea Alborno, Production: Andrea Alborno, Language: French, Italy, 2019, 25′, Rights: World except Italy, San Marino, Vatican & Switzerland Rediscover nature through the cold In this documentary, we follow father and son, Maurice Daubard and Patrick Daubard who are practitioners of an extreme form of yoga where you succumb the body to extreme temperatures.…

Little Saint Bernard Road (La strada del Piccolo San Bernardo)

Director: Andrea Alborno, Production: Andrea Alborno, Language: Italian/French, Italy, 2019, 25′, Rights: World excluding Italy San Marino and the Vatican and Switzerland Little St Bernard Pass in French called Col du Petit Saint-Bernard in Italian Colle del Piccolo San Bernardo is a mountain pass in the Alps on the French Italy border. At 2,188 metres…

Alpages (Mountain Pastures)

Director: Luigi Cinalli, Production: Montebianco Droni, Language: Italian, Italy, 2020, 10×25′, Rights: World ALPAGES explores the region of Aosta Valley. It is one of the smallest of the Italian regions and is situated in its extreme northwest, on the border with France and Switzerland. Its landscape It is strewn with majestic peaks, among them we…

A Road To Heaven (La strada del Gran San Bernardo)

Director: Andrea Alborno, Production: Andrea Alborno, Language: Italian/French, Italy, 2019, 25′, Rights: World excluding Italy, San Marino, Vatican & Switzerland. The Great Saint Bernard pass, culminates at 2.469 meters above sea level, connects Martigny in the Canton of Valais in Switzerland to Aosta in Italy, and follows the human stories of travellers, fugitives, armies and…

500 Pizzas

Director and Writer: Giovanni Pellegrini, Production: Ginko Film, Le 5 Stagioni, Language: Italian with English Narrator, Italy, 2020, 8×5′, Rights: World The web series is an adventure to discover the best pizzas in Italy. Pasquale Cozzolino, innovative Neapolitan pizza chef based in New York, and Johnny di Francesco, Australian world champion pizza chef, will travel…

Making Medusa

Director: Chiara Andrich, Producer: Giacomo Cuticchio, Production: Ginko Film in collaboration with Children Of Art Cuticchio, Giacomo Cuticchio Ensemble, Language: Italian, Italy, 2020, 24′, rights: World The making of the Puppet Opera MEDUSA The young puppeteer Giacomo Cuticchio dedicates a new original show for music and puppets to the mythological figure of Medusa. Medusa, before…

Medusa

Director: Chiara Andrich, Producer: Giacomo Cuticchio, Production: Ginko Film, Giacomo Cuticchio Ensemble, Language: Italian, Italy, 2019, 60′, rights: World A filmed puppet opera performance broadcast by RAI, with orchestra, choir, soloist and puppeteers. A tragedy libretto composed by Luca Ferracane with music by Giacomo Cuticchio. The young puppeteer and composer Giacomo Cuticchio dedicates a new…

PACHAMAMA – A Manifesto for Mother Earth

Director and Writer: Thomas Torelli, Production: Blum Lab, Ivan Nossa, Un Altro Mondo  Language: English, French, Italian, Italy, 2016, 57′, Rights: World A documentary film by Thomas Torelli, based on unused footage for Another World. This documentary was made to support Alberto Ruz Buenfil‘s campaign to create a Charter for the Rights of Mother Earth.…

Let Your Light Shine (Accendi la tua luce)

Director and Writer: Thomas Torelli, Production: Un Altro Mondo, Language: English, Italian, Italy, 2021, 27′, Rights: World A documentary film by Thomas Torelli, poses the question how does the media affect our lives? Can it destroy our happiness? What should we do to not become completely depressed in a world of 24h rolling news feeds,…

Food ReLOVution: What We Eat Can Make A Difference

Director and Writer: Thomas Torelli, Production: Bluma Lab  Language: English, Italian, Italy, 2017, 85′, Rights: World Food ReLOVution: What we eat can make a difference is an eye-opening and compelling feature documentary that examines the consequences of the meat culture as concerns grow about health, world hunger, animal welfare and the environmental cost of livestock…

CHOOSE LOVE

Director and Writer: Thomas Torelli, Production: Un Altro Mondo / Divisione Red Joss,  Language: English, French, Italian, Italy, 2018, 68′, Rights: World A compelling and moving documentary featuring the world-renowned American author and alternative medicine advocate Deepak Chopra and the prominent American developmental biologist Bruce Harold Lipton among others, that examines the scientific implications and…

ANOTHER WORLD (UN ALTRO MONDO)

Director and Writer: Thomas Torelli, Producer: Bluma Lab, Iva Nossa, Production: Lotus Production  Language: Italian, Spanish, English and Japanese, Italy, 2014, 63′, Rights: World The world and human beings are undergoing a period of powerful transformation. A great part of the change has to do with a shift in consciousness. There is a great and…

RÀIXE: TRAVELING WITH THE TABARCHINO PEOPLE

Director: Andrea Mura With: Nicolo Capriata, Giuseppe Grosso, Andrea Luxoro, Luca Navarra, Luigi Pellerano, Tullia Pusceddu, Remigio Scopelliti, Production: Coop Sociale Millepiedi and executive production is by Ginko Film, Language: Italian, ITALY, 2019 , 22′,  Rights: World The documentary, through testimonies, archival documents and animations, leads the spectator to discover the fascinating story of the…

TOWN OF STRANGERS

Director: Treasa O’Brien, Executive Producer: Joshua Oppenheimer, Production company: Wildfire Films, Funded by the Arts Council of Ireland, Ireland, language: English, 80′, 2018, Rights: World  There are only two stories: a person goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town. This film is about a stranger who comes to make a film in…

The Last Day of Winter (EL ÚLTIMO DÍA DE INVIERNO)

Director and Writer: Belén Ortega Valdés, Producer: Sylvana Bacigaluppo, Language: Spanish, Chile, 2018, 27′, Rights: World excluding Argentina and Chile In 2016, Nicole Saavedra Bahamondes was kidnapped, tortured, and murdered for being a lesbian. The film evokes Nicole through the use of testimonies of her dear ones combined with images that portray the absence felt…

Dance Hall Land (Sagre Balere)

Director: Alessandro Stevanon, Production: La Fournaise, Italy, 73′, 2017, 4K Rights: World  Alessandro Stevanon’s biopic tells the life and artistic exploits of the star Omar Codazzi and his band, told throughout their tour, at street parties and dance halls, across various regions in the North of Italy. A road movie recounted by the most famous…

America

Director:  Alessandro Stevanon, Production: Ezechiele 25:17 Film Production, Italy, 13′, 2013, Rights: World  An imagined life where dwarves run free, with castles in the air and loving gestures. An existence lived in another place, another world, one step away from eternity. Two hands kneading, the rustle of flour, the sewing machine making a hem by…

Far From Here (Lontano Da Qui)

Director:  Alessandro Stevanon, Production: Ezechiele 25:17 Film Production, Italy, 30′, 2011, Rights: World  Felice is an 80-year-old farmer who lives, together with his wife, in a small rural world marked by the slow rhythm of the seasons. From the mountains that dominate his small town comes the echo of an ancient story that, perhaps, no…

Traveller from the North (Il Viaggiatore del Nord)

Director:  Alessandro Stevanon, Producers: Alessandro Stevanon and Claudia De Davide, Production: Akhet, Italy, 8′, 2016, Rights: World  A history and archaeology documentary. A simple pile of stones, if looked at with the attentive eyes of an archaeologist,  it represents a discovery of exceptional value capable of rewriting the history of an entire territory. As happened…

Where Bamboo Grow Strong (Dove i bambu’ crescono forti)

Director: Valentina Belli, Producer: Salvatore Braca, Production: Pandataria Film, Language: Italian & Khmer, Italy, 60′ available also as 3×20′, 2020, Rights: World no Italy  In the strip of land that stretches from the Cambodian countryside to the Angkor forest near Siem Reap, far from the chaos of a city trying to cope with the consequences…

Between Earth and Song (Entre la Tierra y el canto)

Director: Ana L’Homme , Producer: Ana L’Homme, Chile, 30′, 2019, Rights: World  Premiered at EFM in Berlin 2019. A documentary which tells us about Mauricia Saavedra’s world: a poet and singer, rooted in her tradition, but breaking down this tradition all the time. Sharing the atmosphere of the Chilean land, we start knowing about the…

Anima

Direction, image and editing: Joseph Péaquin Production: DOCFILM and Centre d’Etudes Les Anciens Remèdes, Italy, 34′, 2019, Rights: World  Grazia and Bruno are an eighty-year-old couple, married for 60 years. They have always lived in La Thuile, a small town at the foot of the Piccolo San Bernardo hill in the Aosta Valley. Together, they…

Wiwanana

Director: Iacopo Patierno, Executive Producers: Jacopo Fo, Bruno Patierno, Production: Jacopo FO Gruppo Atlantide, Funded by: Eni Foundation in collaboration with Medici con l’Africa Cuamm, 75′, Mozambique/Italy, 2016, Rights: World This is the story of Wiwanana, or how dialogue is the most powerful weapon for change. A group of five Italians and a Mozambican are…

Italy Sicily Gela (Italia Sicilia Gela)

Director: Iacopo Patierno, Producer: Ilenia Amoruso, Production: Jacopo FO Gruppo Atlantide Funded by: Eni & the patronage of the Municipality of Gela, 21×8-10′ (total 189′), Italy, 2019/2020/2021, Rights: World  Gela The Roots Of the Future The series Italy Sicily Gela explores Gela, one of the most contradictory cities in Italy, through the voice of as many…

Deep in the Blood (Go Domhain san Fhuil)

Creator: Deaglán Ó Mocháin,  Production: Dearcán Media, Funded By: ILBF & BBC Gaeilge, Northern Ireland UK, 2×29′, 2020, Rights: World excluding UK and Ireland In Magheraroarty in West Donegal, the O’Brien family fish for crab behind Tory Island and out towards the Scottish coast. It’s tough and unrelenting work. John O’Brien skippers the Handa Isle with a…

Plan Bee (Plean Bee)

Creator: Deaglán Ó Mocháin, Production: Dearcán Media, Commissioned by TG4, with support from the Irish Language Broadcast Fund, Northern Ireland UK, 50′, 2021, Rights: World excluding UK and Ireland   The radical plan to reverse the decline of bees and pollinators across all of Ireland Bees and pollinators have been declining in Ireland and other…

The Otherside

Directed by: Adesua Okosun, Production: Blackverse Studios, Nigeria, 60′ (5 episodes of various length), 2020, Rights: World “The Otherside” a series by Adesua Okosun is a documentary series taking you on a journey across the African continent and exploring an alternative and not often told African story. Each episode surpasses barriers and boundaries that create…

Collection of Shorts from Short Now

LOOP  Sci-Fi, 8′,  2019, Spanish- English Subtitles, Colombia, Written, Directed and Edited by: Juan Francisco Pérez Villalba, Produced by: Laura V Lozano V and Juan Francisco Pérez Villalba,Rights: World (no Colombia) A man owns a time machine that he must use to save his own life, taking the risk of getting trapped in a series…

Migrant Mothers of Syria

Director/Writer/Producer: Anna Fahr, Co-producer: Habib Battah, Produced by: Morning Bird Pictures, Canada/Lebanon, Arabic, 2020, 6×3-5′, Rights World Migrant Mothers of Syria is an interactive documentary web series that seeks to bring the Syrian refugee crisis out of the realm of numbers and statistics and engage audiences with personal stories about life in-between places – told…

Cannabis Reincarnation

Director: Matti Johansson, Executive Producer: Nils Ringmar, Production Company: Vagel Studio, Sweden, Format: Vertical, Language: Swedish, 10′, 2020, Rights: World William had to take 30 medical pills per day due to his diagnosis of autism and ADD. When he finally got a prescription of the Swedish medical authority Läkemedelsverket certified cannabis recipe Sativex, he managed…

Please, Laugh In My Face

Director: Matti Johansson, Executive Producer: Nils Ringmar, Production Company: Vagel Studio, Sweden, Format: Vertical, Language: Swedish, 7′, 2020, Rights: World Svea Sigmond calls herself The Queen of Comedy, she had a career as a well-paid recruiter, leading 65 employees at her former workplace. She decided to put everything at risk when she quit her job…

Several fucks to give

Director: Matti Johansson, Executive Producer: Nils Ringmar, Production Company: Vagel Studio, Sweden, Format: Vertical, Language: Swedish, 8′, 2020, Rights: World A personal story about Sabine and Simon that are living in an open relationship. Having the possibility to find an attraction for others can be fun, sexy and free. But being polyamorous also requires lots…

LET ME JUST BE (MOJNO YA PROSTO BUDU)

Director: Matvey Troshkin, Screenplay: Matvey Troshkin, Producer: Maria Chuprinskaya Production: ETHNOFOUND, World Sales in collaboration with Antipode Sales & Distribution, Language: Russian, RUSSIA, 2015, 75′,  Rights: World excluding Russia and CIS countries   Eugeniy Tsoy is a drag artist, he works in a show of twins, parody, a multi-performance drag show. He is a young…

Nor Nori Nork (The Declensions)

Director: Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren,  Production Company: Sirimiri Films, Spain, Languages: Arabic, Spanish, Basque, 17´, 2018, Rights: World except North and South America In 1968 the bases of EUSKARA BATUA, or Standard Basque, were established in the Arantzazu sanctuary, the purpose of which was to bring together the speakers of the different dialects and bring them…

Capoeirista

Director and Writer: Pavel Pljuskov, Producer: Pavel Pljuskov, Supported by: Statutory City Hradec Králové, Czech Republic 3×52′, 2018, Rights: World This is a story about people who have fallen in love with the Brazilian temperament and culture. They have surrendered to the circle and are not afraid to fight. Through the rhythms of traditional Afro-Brazilian…

Why Not? (Zato, ker lahko)

Director: Jan Marin, Producer:  Jure Kreft, Copyright: Fixmedia, Co-producer: Slovenian Film Center, Slovenia, 4K, 10×10”, 2019, Rights: World ‘Why Not?‘ a family science show for from 10+. The original title ‘Zato, ker lahko’ translates literally to ‘Because we can’ and this playfulness underpins this educational entertainment show from Slovenia. We get to explore our presenters…

Bastards

Director: Marco Eisenbarth, Copyright: 4ReelDocs, Germany, 4K, 6 x 20-30′, 2018, Rights: World The ‘Pretty Bastards’ dream of making a living as professional wrestlers. But the struggle is real in a business that is deemed to be fake.   “BASTARDS” is a wrestling documentary series that follows the German-Iranian wrestling tag team ‘Pretty Bastards’ as…

Føroyar

Directed by: Sara Mignogna, Produced by: Sara Mignogna, Italy, Language: English/Italian 60′, 2018, Rights: World The Faroe Islands are 18 islands in the North Atlantic somewhere between Scotland and Iceland. A quiet and uncontaminated place, which is mostly only mentioned for their old custom of Grindadráp, better known as whale hunting that has been practised…

Red Zones

Directed by: Luca Vullo, Produced by: Ondemotive Productions and Videoplugger, UK/Italy, 4×25′, 2020, Rights: World Red Zones is created by Luca Vullo, Ondemotive Productions and co-produced by Videoplugger. ‘Red Zones’ has been commissioned by SKY Italy and broadcast on SKY tg24 the series is now available for international distribution. The series has been shortlisted for…

Lindsay Kemp and Claudio Barontini

Director: Cristiana Cerrini, Production: Cristiana Cerrini,  Lucia Manganaro Morelli, Italy, 12′, 2020, Rights: World ‘Lindsay Kemp Claudio Barontini. Drawings and photographs’ was the last exhibition that Lindsay Kemp was part of before his death. The multi-talented British choreographer, actor, dancer, mime and director, who was also known as a mentor and collaborator of David Bowie.…

Factory of Desire (La fábrica del deseo)

Directors: Victoria Bornaz and Julia Zárate, Scriptwriter: Julieta Ledesma, Production: Sinapsis Produccion, Copyright holder: Glowstar, Argentina, 4×30′, 2019, Rights: World Argentinian series commissioned by Encuentro the public educational channel of Argentina. After winning support from INCAA, exploring the life of transgender people in Argentina. Transgender rights in Argentina have been lauded by many as some…

BOGRE The great European Heresy (Bogre La grande eresia europea)

Director: Fredo Valla, Production Company: Incandenza film, Chambra d’Oc is realized with the support of Film Commission Torino Piemonte – Piemonte Doc Film Fund, Italy, Languages: French/Italian/Occitan/Bulgarian,3h 16′ (200′)/ 6×25′, 2020, Rights: World  BOGRE – the great European heresy a documentary film and docuseries by Fredo Valla. Bogre is a road-movie in the footsteps of…

Friendly: Latin American LGBTQ content

Director: Various, Executive Producer: Glowstar Media, Production/Copyright: Glowstar Media, Argentina, Language: Latam Spanish, 15×10′, 2020, Rights: World  Latin-American LGBTQ factual documentary and entertainment series, more than six hours of locally produced programming,  factual programmes for the rainbow community with an open mind. Friendly is for a sophisticated, open-minded audience that wants to find entertainment with innovative…

Hunting

Mad About Hunting (Pazzi Per La Caccia)

Produced by Stefano Giuli, Production: Cacciare TV, Language: Italian, Italy, 9 Seasons 40×20-24′, 2021, Rights: World excluding Italy A series of hunting episodes by Stefanon Giuli and Cacciare TV. In season The Woodcock of the Latium Maremma. The series brings the viewer into the world of Woodcock hunting, showing authentic stories told by real Italian…

Gunsmiths of Italy (Armieri d’Italia)

Directed by: Andrea Cavaglià, produced by: Andrea Cavaglià, Copyright: Andrea Cavaglià, Italy, 2019, 6×30’, Rights: World In this series we discover the fascinating world of Italian gunsmiths with a route along the entire peninsula, from Friuli to Calabria. Created by Andrea Cavaglià, the program enters the Italian armouries to see closely how these workshops work,…

International Fishing Championships

Copyright: Broken Arrow Media, Australia, 2010-2018, S01: 4 x 30’ S02: 6 x 30’ Rights: Italy, Spain, Portugal, France and French-speaking Europe. The world’s best anglers go head to head in the country’s premier fishing tournament, The International Fishing Championships. With production starting soon on the third season, the IFC has become a true global fishing…

Australian Fishing Championships

Copyright: Broken Arrow Media, Australia, 2010-2018,31 x 60’, Rights: Italy, Spain, Portugal, France and French-speaking Europe. Now in its 14th season, the Australian Fishing Championships is a household name in Australian and fast becoming the most recognised and celebrated fishing competition in the world. The mix of fast-paced action and superb scenery make this a truly…

Catch the Trophy (Ulovi trofej)

Directed by: Pavle Bocij, producer: SZR Trophy, Copyright: Media Art Content, Serbia, 2017-2020, 100 x 30′, Rights: World excluding the Balkans “Catch the Trophy“ is a fishing series from Balkan and beyond. This series is a travelogue where the central idea in more than 100 half-hour episodes exploring sport fishing, the preservation of the fish stock as…

Føroyar

Directed by: Sara Mignogna, Produced by: Sara Mignogna, Italy, Language: English/Italian 60′, 2018, Rights: World The Faroe Islands are 18 islands in the North Atlantic somewhere between Scotland and Iceland. A quiet and uncontaminated place, which is mostly only mentioned for their old custom of Grindadráp, better known as whale hunting that has been practised…

Wide Open: Fishing

Director: Niels Vestergaard, Production: Wide Open Outdoor Film, Bearplay, Denmark, 2014-2015, 11×48’-71’, Rights: Selected territories Fishing series from Denmark. Experience the vast spaces of the North and beyond in these spellbinding and inspiring fishing documentaries. Produced and Director Niels Vestergaard a Danish photographer, founder and owner of Wide Open Outdoor Film. The topics range from…

Be Wild

Directed by: Andrea Cavaglià, produced by: Andrea Cavaglià, Copyright: Andrea Cavaglià, Italy, 2020, 6×25’, Rights: World. Andrea Cavaglià is a mountain hunting enthusiast who combines his love for film making and the great outdoors in this innovative hunting series. In #BEWILD Andrea showcase hunting in some of the most pristine landscapes in Europe with stunning…

Mountain Hunters

Directed by: Andrea Cavaglià, produced by: Andrea Cavaglià, Italy, 2017, S01 8×20’ (various 12-27min), S02 6×25’ (various 23-27min), Rights: World. Andrea Cavaglià is a mountain hunting enthusiast who combines his love for film making and the great outdoors in this innovative hunting series. Mountain Hunters is a hunting adventure from the Italian Alps, welcome to…

Hunting Aotearoa

Directed by: Richard Curtis, Produced by: Hikoi NZ Ltd, New Zealand, 2017, 13 Seasons, 133×30’, Rights: World