Discover 2014 INA's productions catalog : History > In coproduction
May 29, 1962, a group of intellectuals from Hebrew University in Jerusalem openly oppose the application of the death sentence handed down in the trial of war criminal Adolf Eichmann. The group sent a petition to President Yitzhak Ben Zvi calling for the sentence to be commuted. This documentary looks back on a debate that at the time aroused historians, philosophers and Israelis.
Fifty short films aimed at raising awareness among the general public on the contribution made by people from all over the world who came to fight for the values of the French Republic and the ideals rooted in freedom. Fifty portraits filmed in collaboration with historians and narrated by 50 famous and politically engaged personalities that use exceptional and previously unseen archives to add colour to the ceremonies commemorating the end of World War II.
Combat scenes, rallies, and joy: the liberation of Paris is emblematic of the values of freedom. The liberation of Paris has left an indelible mark in our history. The making of this documentary is one of the last opportunities to collect and put in the spotlight the accounts and impressions of the people who liberated Paris.
The film reconstructs the momentous trial of the Marshal Petain, the head of Vichy France during German occupation, using the official minutes of the trial and the wealth of articles published by some of the best writers of the time: Albert Camus, François Mauriac, Joseph Kessel.
The Honour of Being Alive is a historical perspective on the lives and struggles of two famous women who were part of the French Resistance: Geneviève de Gaulle-Anthonioz, former President of ATD Fourth World and General de Gaulle's niece, and Germaine Tillion, an ethnologist. During World War II, both women experienced the horror of concentration camps.
Through the eyes of his children, the film tells the story of the head of French customs at the Canfranc train station in Spain, Albert Le Lay, who saved hundreds of Jews and relayed messages for the French resistance during the Second World War.
The Eiffel Tower tells its own story through previously unused archives and unexpected eye-witness accounts, in a film that does not unfold as planned.
In 1981, Pedro F. Martin, a Spanish television cameraman leaves his camera rolling inside Spanish parliamentary chambers "las Cortes" while the members of the armed forces attempt a coup d’état. The film, Pedro M is fictional, but is structured like an investigative documentary and is centered on the decision made by the since deceased cameraman. The centerpiece of the film is the actual footage of the failed military coup.