An interactive exploration of one of the largest Chinese communities in Quebec, in Brossard (Quebec City). Discover its multiple facets through the eyes of different people (a chef, a family, a Christian pastor and members of his church, senior citizens, a real estate broker). Recipes, graphs, landmarks, and even a simple lesson in Mandarin and in Cantonese complete your experience. [eb-hj]
GOUDOU GOUDOU - Les voix ignorées de la reconstruction
Through a multimedia blog and a webdocumentary, five Haitian journalists give a voice to the earthquake victims of their country, and expose the hard realities of reconstruction and its consequences: “Debris and Reconstruction”, “Art with a Cause”, “Impact of NGOs”, “Health and Cholera”, “Life in the Camps”.
LE JOURNAL D’UNE INSOMNIE
The largely artistic project is divided in two phases: the first — where insomniac internauts can give their testimonials through sounds, images and texts — will serve as a base for the second interactive experience which will draw up a complete and intimate portrait of chronic insomniacs. [eb-hj]
A rich 26 minutes, in a “Euro” version and in an “Afro” version, for a project that uses the social media network facebook and twitter, also adapted for weak internet connections so that access from the cybercafés of Kinshasa can be ensured.
On the banks of the Congo River, Cyrille (a reporter from Top Congo radio) and Mike (an investigative journalist for Congo News) lead a daily struggle for freedom of the press in DR Congo. [eb-hj]
IRAK 10 ANS, 100 REGARDS
Ten years after George Bush declared "mission accomplished" in Iraq, what do we really know about the country? What images does the country evoke?
The aim of the webdocumentary (which will be enriched with additional contributions until 1 May 2013) is to provide a more thorough, and less Westernised, vision of Iraq, its rich history, its uncertain future, its people, its arts, the devastating consequences of the war. [hj-eb]
ARTE celebrates the Paris Fashion Week with two special evenings and a new documentary, “Karl Lagerfeld se dessine”. For these special occasions, ARTE has launched a contest on the web, open to all, to be held until 25 March 2013: the internaut, after choosing from one of the five sets featured on the documentary, must complete his or her own drawing within 90 seconds. The best designer, chosen by Karl Lagerfeld and internauts, wins Karl Lagerfeld accessories, among other prizes. [hj-eb]
BEYROUTH ET L’INVISIBLE - Itinéraires de jeunes artistes au Liban
Born from reasearch initiated in September 2010, the webdoc is a platform structured around the portraits of eight young Lebanese artists born in the 1980s. Through their poetic deviations and alternative paths of thought, their photos, drawings, dance, written and musical traces, these artists accompany Beirut beyond its contradictions and internal divisions, towards a multitude of cities with infinite possibilities. [eb-hj]
The webdoc follows a group of candidates, all under the age of 40, in their first campaigns for the 2013 parliamentary election: filmed interviews lay out the candidates' profiles and define the most important points of their campaigns.[eb-hj]