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Discovering Fashion - Yves Saint Laurent

22m 51s

In 1961 Yves Saint Laurent was launched and he became a leader in fashion for the next two decades, with his safari Jackets, tight trousers, thigh high boots and the tuxedo for women known as Le Smoking. He was the first to use ethnic models and first to democratize fashion world with is launch of Rive Gauche.

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Discovering Fashion - Chanel

22m 48s

Chanel famously changed the “how men dressed woman” to “how woman wished to dress themselves”, epitomised by the classic Chanel Suit and the “Little Black Dress”. By 1917, Chanel owned five properties on the fashionable rue Cambon, which now covered clothes, hats, accessories, jewellery and fragrance and it had employed over 4,000 people. World War II forced Chanel to close all her shops, and she received special permission to stay in her apartment at the Hotel Ritz.

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Discovering Fashion - Christian Dior

22m 20s

Christian Dior, born in 1905 always had an eye for arts. He had a small art gallery which included works by Picasso, and worked as an illustrator at Figaro Illustré. In 1937, Robert Piguet, accepted Dior’s designs for his own collections. In 1946 Dior opened his own fashion house. His first collection, “Corolle”, was re-coined “New Look” by Harper’s Bazaar.

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Discovering Fashion - Stella McCartney

22m 26s

One of the most well-known and outspoken fashion designers in the world, Stella McCartney launched her career in 1995, when friends and supermodels Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss modeled her clothes at her college graduation. She received the VH1/Vogue Designer of the Year Award in 2000. In 2012, McCartney designed the clothing for Great Britain's Olympic team. 

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Siquier Blue

53m 59s

Carlos Pérez-Siquier (Almería, 1930) is a photographer who has spent his whole life dealing with the light and color of his homeland, a unique space to be captured by a camera. This documentary film tells the story of that human experience.

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David Bowie Iconic

1h 00m

This Music Bio tells the story of David Bowie was an English singer-songwriter and actor. He was a leading figure in the music industry and is considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. He was acclaimed by critics and musicians, particularly for his innovative work during the 1970s. His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, with his music and stagecraft having a significant impact on popular music.

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David Bowie Iconic

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This Music Bio tells the story of David Bowie was an English singer-songwriter and actor. He was a leading figure in the music industry and is considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. He was acclaimed by critics and musicians, particularly for his innovative work during the 1970s. His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, with his music and stagecraft having a significant impact on popular music.

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Discovering Fashion - Karl Lagerfeld

21m 22s

One of the most acclaimed fashion designers in the world, Karl Lagerfeld was born in Hamburg, Germany. While he's never revealed his true birthday, it's been reported he was born September 10, 1933. Known for his bold designs and constant reinvention, he's been hailed in Vogue magazine as the "unparalleled interpreter of the mood of the moment.

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Discovering Fashion - Versace

23m 23s

Born in 1946 in Reggio di Calabria, Italy, Gianni Versace became one of the top fashion designers of the 1980s and '90s. He launched his first clothing line in Milan, Italy, in 1978. In 1989, Versace debuted his first couture collection. He continued to add to his fashion empire, expanding into home furnishings and perfumes. Throughout his career, Versace designed for such high-profile figures as Madonna, Princess Diana, Elton John and Tina Turner.

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Evita, Another Look

51m 27s

The film “Evita, another look” has the quality to show one of the most important Argentine characters of the twentieth century with international significance from the perspective of one of her personal photographers. The purpose of the film is to show a woman who managed to face a male-chauvinist society and make her way against all odds to finally make her wishes come true.

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Novato

17m 04s

Francisco Marin, also known as “Novato” (“Rookie” in Spanish), is a 61-year-old climber and the only known person in the world to climb at this level at his age. He reached his maximum sporting achievement on 24th September 2012, when he sent "Geminis", an 8b+ (5.14a) line, and nowadays he has “Florida” as a project, an impressive 8c (5.14b) route. All of them are located in Rodellar, Spain.

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Alexandre Dumas, The Flamboyant

52m 01s

Alexandre Dumas is one of the most prolific writers of his time, with an exceptional romantic sense. At the center of a veritable "novel workshop", reinventing the history of France, he is the "showrunner" of his soap opera, infusing his energy into characters and situations often drawn from his own life.

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Cocteau, I’ll Stay with You

52m 29s

This fresh and unique approach of Jean Cocteau’s life, unveils both the man and the artist. Through Cocteau’s influence on contemporary artists we will discover Cocteau’s modernity. Each one will tell us about one period of the poet’s life, one artistic field in which he excelled. Director Arnaud Xainte created a set to evoke Cocteau’s fairy tale and surrealist atmosphere: shadows, set inside the set,apparitions/disparitions of characters, etc.

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Cocteau, I’ll Stay with You

52m 29s

This fresh and unique approach of Jean Cocteau’s life, unveils both the man and the artist. Through Cocteau’s influence on contemporary artists we will discover Cocteau’s modernity. Each one will tell us about one period of the poet’s life, one artistic field in which he excelled. Director Arnaud Xainte created a set to evoke Cocteau’s fairy tale and surrealist atmosphere: shadows, set inside the set,apparitions/disparitions of characters, etc.

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Cocteau, I’ll Stay with You

52m 29s

This fresh and unique approach of Jean Cocteau’s life, unveils both the man and the artist. Through Cocteau’s influence on contemporary artists we will discover Cocteau’s modernity. Each one will tell us about one period of the poet’s life, one artistic field in which he excelled. Director Arnaud Xainte created a set to evoke Cocteau’s fairy tale and surrealist atmosphere: shadows, set inside the set,apparitions/disparitions of characters, etc.

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Karl Lagerfeld - An Intimate Portrait

43m 43s

"First off, I am immortal and my life motto is: it begins with me and ends with me," is how he opens one of the interviews for the film, not without a little irony. One of the most recognisable men on the planet, Karl Lagerfeld was arguably the most famous German of our time. His ponytail and sunglasses have conquered the world. Yet, little is known about the person, about the man behind the façade that was Karl Lagerfeld. What was he like? What inspired him?

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Ursula K. Le Guin

50m 52s

This film explores the remarkable life and legacy of the late feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin. Best known for groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy works such as ’A Wizard of Earthsea’, ’The Left Hand of Darkness’, and ’The Dispossessed’, Le Guin defiantly held her ground on the margin of "respectable" literature until the sheer excellence of her work, at long last, forced the mainstream to embrace fantastic literature. Her fascinating story has never before been captured on film.

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Ursula K. Le Guin

50m 52s

This film explores the remarkable life and legacy of the late feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin. Best known for groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy works such as ’A Wizard of Earthsea’, ’The Left Hand of Darkness’, and ’The Dispossessed’, Le Guin defiantly held her ground on the margin of "respectable" literature until the sheer excellence of her work, at long last, forced the mainstream to embrace fantastic literature. Her fascinating story has never before been captured on film.

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Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

50m 52s

This film explores the remarkable life and legacy of the late feminist author Ursula K. Le Guin. Best known for groundbreaking science fiction and fantasy works such as ’A Wizard of Earthsea’, ’The Left Hand of Darkness’, and ’The Dispossessed’, Le Guin defiantly held her ground on the margin of "respectable" literature until the sheer excellence of her work, at long last, forced the mainstream to embrace fantastic literature. Her fascinating story has never before been captured on film.

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Mata Hari: The Naked Spy

1h 18m

A hundred years ago, Mata Hari faced the firing squad as a convicted German spy. Was she a dangerous spy, whose boldness and sexuality threatened the establishment, or a victim entangled in a climate of blame and desperation as WWI dragged on? How much of what we know about her is just myth? New documents reveal startling truths about her life.

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Bashar Al Assad: The Master of Chaos

55m 00s

This documentary probes the life of Syria's despot, Bashar al-Assad. The country has been in the grip of a bloody civil war for more than six years, and although he's faced challenges from ISIS, the refugee crisis, and foreign governments calling for his removal, Bashar has stayed true to his one goal: to perpetuate his relentless power over Syria.

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Inspiring Women - Adele

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Oh Dior!

44m 21s

Sabbatical Entertainment’s exclusive original documentary admires Christian Dior, the famous French fashion designer whose post–World War II creations were wildly popular and whose legacy continues to influence the fashion industry.

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Inspiring Women - Lady Gaga

3m 08s

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Inspiring Women - Kate del Castillo

3m 08s

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Inspiring Women - Meryl Streep

3m 08s

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Inspiring Women - Madonna

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Inspiring Women - Gloria Trevi

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Inspiring Women - Lupita Nyong'o

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Inspiring Women - Katie Ledecky

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Inspiring Women - Michelle Rodriguez

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Inspiring Women - Sofía Vergara

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Inspiring Women - Taylor Swift

3m 08s

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Inspiring Women - Paulina Rubio

3m 08s

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Oh Dior!

44m 21s

Sabbatical Entertainment’s exclusive original documentary admires Christian Dior, the famous French fashion designer whose post–World War II creations were wildly popular and whose legacy continues to influence the fashion industry.

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Inspiring Women - Michelle Obama

3m 08s

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Inspiring Women - Debbie Reynolds

3m 08s

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Inspiring Women - Diana de Gales

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Inspiring Women - Celia Cruz

3m 08s

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Inspiring Women - Gisele Bündchen

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Inspiring Women - Audrey Hepburn

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Inspiring Women - Shakira

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Inspiring Women - Penélope Cruz

3m 08s

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Inspiring Women - Alicia Keys

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Inspiring Women - Alejandra Guzmán

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Inspiring Women - Angelina Jolie

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Inspiring Women - Oprah Winfrey

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Inspiring Women - Selena Gomez

3m 07s

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Inspiring Women - Katy Perry

3m 08s

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Inspiring Women - Olga Tañón

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Inspiring Women - Laverne Cox

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Inspiring Women - Miley Cyrus

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