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Christian Louboutin: Top of the Heels
Start spreading the news, don't wait for the other shoe to drop: fall for Christian Louboutin! From his Egyptian boat, the designer draws his own portrait. From Paris to Milan, from London to New York, follow the red sole man…
Marlon Brando: An Actor named Desire
The anatomy of a myth. Ten years after his death, a fresh and unflinching look at the most legendary actor of all times, Marlon Brando. Summer 1943. A young 19-year-old man dressed simply in jeans, T-shirt and a red Fedora…
Design: Made in France
They are today's experienced talents of French Design. Matali Crasset, Mathieu Lehanneur, Patrick Jouin, Jean-Marie Massaud, Christophe Pillet, Noe Duchaufour-Lawrance, the Bouroullec brothers and others, confide the way they see objects and forms. These new faces of Design develop a…
Ingvar Kamprad: The Man Who Has Furnished The Planet
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
Ingvar Kamprad was born in 1926 in Smaland, a Swedish deprived region. Small shopkeeper in the 50ies, he quickly understands the world is changing: the industry is imposing its economic model everywhere. An economic model he will apply on furniture.…
The Idiot Cycle - What You Aren't Being Told About Cancer
Did you know that the same chemical companies who are responsible for cancer causing chemicals are also invested in and produce cancer treatments. The most profitable disease on the planet. These chemical companies have now lobbied against long term health…
Steve Jobs: The Way Steve Jobs Changed The World
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
Steve Jobs changed our lives. By launching the iPod in 2001, he revolutionized our way of listening to music. Apple's founder proved then once again that he's a genius at the edge of technology and innovation, 25 years after having…
Miami: A World of all Excess
Part of the Series: The Most Dangerous Cities
Miami is a huge city undergoing an explosion: an explosion of drug trafficking (Miami is the American capital of cocaine) and a demographic explosion, with large numbers of Latin American immigrants. Since 2005 the city has experienced its greatest real…
Richard Branson: The King of Virgin
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
The first Virgin company was a small mail-order record retailer that quickly grew until the first record shop was opened on Oxford Street, London. Branson then opened a recording studio with only one contracted recording artist, Mike Oldfield, before signing…
Bill Gates: A Tycoon Story
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world's largest personal computer software company. While at Harvard, Gates developed a version of the computer programming language, BASIC, for the firt microcomputer. Guided by a belief that…
Mark Zuckerberg: The Real Face Behind Facebook
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
At only 27 years, Mark Zuckerberg is worth about 30 billion. Launched in his dorm eight years ago, today Facebook has over 850 million followers! An incredible success story! If everyone knows Facebook, few people know about his creator's real…
The Ukranian Powder Keg
On February 20th 2014, Maidan square exploded. Following this event, President Viktor Ianoukovytch fled the country and left power. Three weeks later, Crimea voted its unification with the Russian Federation. The country is now on the verge of a civil…
When Neandertal Met HomoSapiens
80,000 years ago, Neanderthal and our direct ancestor Homo-Sapiens had not just lived together. They also had relationships... A new version of "Beauty and the Beast"! Thanks to the Max Planck Institute of Leipzig, Deutschland, we now know that this…
Philip Knight: The Man Who Runs The World
Part of the Series: Ground Breakers Series
An entrepreneur at heart from the Stanford faculty benches, Knight stumbled upon the very first pairs of sneakers in Japan. Those cheap and resistant shoes were manufactured by a certain Mr Onistuka to whom Knight purchased a few samples that…
Morocco
Part of the Series: Earth on Edge Series
93% of its surface is arid or semiarid. The natural resources are dying; desertification and erosion are increasing every day. With an economy founded on tourism and agriculture, the country is vulnerable to the climate's whims.
Caracas: Gangs, Favelas and Miss Universe
Part of the Series: The Most Dangerous Cities
Caracas, a metropolis of more than 5 million people, is a land of contrasts: poverty, wealth, consumption extreme oil galore, insecurity and crime records form the identity of this place. Caracas is far from a quiet town. Some do not…
India
Part of the Series: Earth on Edge Series
Following the flow of the Ganges, India is facing many climate related problems. In the Himalayas, the Gangotri glacier is melting. In the Sundarbans, 4 islands have disappeared since 1975. To the south, tornadoes from Bangladesh have pushed Bengalis towards…
Madagascar
Part of the Series: Earth on Edge Series
The hidden face of the beauty island: In the south, millions are forgotten by mankind. Droughts are increasing, soils become poorer, water is scarce, fishing resources are decreasing rapidly already disappearing dangerously.
Provence, France
Part of the Series: Earth on Edge Series
Every year thousands of tourists are on their way towards the Alps or the French Riviera. Yet, these two magnificent areas could be in danger if temperatures keep rising. Mosquitoes carrying illnesses and toxic seaweeds have been growing in number…
Mexico
Part of the Series: Earth on Edge Series
Over 40 million Mexicans are living in risky "climate zones". Hurricanes, desertification and floods are not the only problems the inhabitants are facing. On the shores of Tabasco, the ocean is eating up the coast. Over 10 meters every year...
Looking for Athenes
Part of the Series: Looking For
"The mother of all battles", "The Derby of all Eternal Enemies" and today "The Civil War"... The rivality between the Olympiakos and the Panathinaikos of Athens reflects the situation of Greece. Eric Cantona goes back in time to focus on…