The challenge of Venice
The future of Venice lies faraway from the city, where the lagoon meets the sea and where, every day, 200 million cubic metres of water flow through the inlets.
Therefore, a decision was made to protect Venice with a massive system of Mobile Barriers: MO.S.E. (Modulo Sperimentale Elettromeccanico).
On the trails of the glaciers: Mission to Karakorum
The goal of the mission is to highlight the changes in the glaciers and the environment that have taken place over the last century in this delicate system, by comparing Vittorio Sella’s historic images with new images, as well as field data and laboratory analysis. Glaciers are reliable indicators of changes that our planet is experiencing in its climate and environment.
The Pharaohs' gate
The intent of this documentary is to travel along the egyptian coast of the Red Sea from the Sudanese border to Port Said, and discover an always more vital area for Egypt. Oil refineries, cement factories, industries, ports, construction sites and mass tourism are today changing the face of the egyptian coast on the Red Sea in an impulsive and maybe with no remedy way. Our reportage tells you the contrast and the positive and negative consequences regarding the economical and occupational problems and also the environmental, cultural and archaelogical questions.
Sailing ancient waters
The story we are about to recount takes place against a background of some of the most beautiful scenery in the northeast of Italy: the rivers and lagoons of the Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. We will travel only along the inland waterways connecting Venice to Trieste and the Istrian coast, which were at their glorious height in the days of La Serenissima.
The boiling sea
The Mediterranean, especially the deeper parts, is warming up even faster than the other seas on the Planet. This 2-3°C rise, with surface temperature reaching as much as 29°C, has already produced remarkable changes to the area’s biodiversity. What can cause such a sudden rise in sea temperature? And what are the major consequences?
The ghosts of the Third Reich
"Ghosts of the Third Reich" is a documentary that reveals the poignant and anguished stories of the Second and Third generation of the Nazis, who against all odds confront their family’s past.
Iran, people of the volcano
In the spring of 2011 a small expedition set out on skis to explore this forgotten section of humanity, covering 2000km of mountains spread along the ancient Silk Road: from the Turkish shores of the Black Sea to the Iranian border with Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. Never previously attempted, this adventure will encompass the region’s numerous volcanoes. The aim of this itinerary is to produce a documentary on the peoples of this unfamiliar range of mountains.
Perhaps we do not realise it but Italy is an exceptional reserve of potable water and therefore of life. In an isolated hollow among the mountains of Liguria, between the Apennines and the Alps, a landslide has created an extraordinary ecosystem that revolves around a pool of water that is hard for humans to reach.
ANIMAL FILES in HD
With this new series, we invite you to join us in a journey at the discovery of the animal behavior. In these latest years, in fact, scientists have been discovering uncountable new aspects about our fellow tenants on planet Earth: their psychology, their intelligence, their rituals.
On the trails of the glaciers: mission to Caucasus
A photographer's passion and the dedication of his team of scientists help us understand the fate of our planet.
European fauna as you have never seen it before. The animals of our continent shot in their natural environment, as well as in our cities, where they have found a way to co-exist with man. From the wolf to the turtle, from the falcon to the porcupine, from the bear to the octopus. Spectacular and often moving footage of the secret lives of the species that exist around us, supported by solid scientific knowledge and stimulating narration.
Hemingway unknown: the Italian years
Hemingway in Italy: from World War I to the advent of fascism, from the Second World War to the years of the Italian economic miracle, at the discovery of his friendships with both men and women, his love for food and wine, for the landscape, his lovers, the pleasures and tragedies of life, especially in the Veneto, all elements that were fundamental for the writer.
THE ROADS OF TIME
Since the dawn of humanity, men have traced their paths: paths made by their footsteps, by their animals, roads rutted with the wheels of their chariots. But only the ancient Romans built eighty thousand kilometres of roads that radiate out to the whole of Europe: roads for eternity.