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Films By Nicolas Philibert

"A film about radio is a little unnatural: how can you film radio without shattering its mystery?" - Director Nicolas Philibert ... One of the strengths of radio is surely how our reception of it, immune from the influence of vision, is at once in sharper focus but more open to imagination and ... Read more
Six hundred thousand people have filed past her cage each year. Seven days a week, winter and summer. For 37 years. ... Humans are heard but never seen in this wry documentary that turns its focus squarely on Nénette - a 40-year-old orangutan born in Borneo and caged in the Menagerie at ... Read more
To Be and to Have (in Official Selection at Cannes this year) follows an academic year in the lives of a dozen youngsters, aged 4-10, who are taught every subject, from math to gym, by one dedicated teacher. Any negative stereotypes viewers might harbour about education in rural communities are ... Read more
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