Global Issues Pitch

Official Selection

Discover the six documentary projects selected for the Global Issues Pitch at Sunny Side of the Doc 2022, live in La Rochelle from 20 to 23 June 2022. Project's holders will benefit from coaching and mentoring sessions by industry experts in order to prepare their presentation and convince the decision makers present on the market.

DIGITAL TSUNAMI

Produced by: White Pine Pictures (Canada)
Directed by: Fred Peabody


Logline: We are engulfed in a digital tsunami- a toxic mix of social media, surveillance capitalism, and state surveillance.  We examine this through media ecology, a field pioneered 60 years ago by the prophetic media theorist Marshall McLuhan. The film features Ron Deibert, director of the UofT internet watchdog group Citizen Lab, and author of RESET.

OUTSIDER

Produced by: Kopuku Films (India)
Directed by: Siddesh Shetty
 

Logline: When a 10-year-old is faced with hostility towards his Indian-Nepali identity, he rebels with gods and demons by his side.

SPACE EMPIRES

Produced by: La Compagnie des Taxi Brousse (France)
Directed by: Véronique Préault
 

Logline: We are more and more dependent on satellites. The film's purpose is to reveal the current events related to the rising deployment of satellite constellations, to understand the players and the stakes that are transforming near-Earth orbits into a new territory of geopolitical confrontation.

BREAKING SOCIAL

Produced by: WG Film (Sweden)
Directed by: Fredrik Gertten
 

Logline: The social contract: the rules we follow and some don’t. Breaking Social uncovers the pattern of corruption and kleptocracy erasing the social tissue, followed by social uprisings. In Chile a new turn is taken, with young women in the lead.

SHE

Produced by: Antropica S.r.l. (Italy)
Directed by: Parsifal Reparato

Logline: Stories of exploitation and patriarchy in the largest electronics industrial plant in the world, in Vietnam.

POISON(S)

Produced by: LITTLE BIG STORY (France)
Directed by: Jennifer Deschamps

Logline: Iouchtchenko, Litvinenko, Skripal, Navalny…For 20 years, Russian poison has run through the veins of international diplomacy, until Russia was ready to attack.

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