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Darwin (R)evolution

While Galileo removed the planet Earth from the center of the universe, Darwin removed human kind from the center of creation, thus finding that humans have the same ancestors as monkeys – two scientific revolutions, two ways in which religious dogma was challenged. At the end of his life, Charles Darwin is telling us his life story. The aged Darwin answers the questions of journalist Adam Clayton and retraces the footsteps that led him to the publication of The Origin of Species twenty years earlier, in 1859. In this revolutionary work, Darwin put forward a radical theory that was taboo among his family, friends and all of the British bourgeoisie of the...

Maps of the Great Explorers

In this age of Google Earth our aim with this documentary “Maps of the Great Explorers” is to retell the exciting story of the representation of the world.The objects of fantasy and fear, but also of conquest and power, the “new worlds” have haunted men’s imaginations. The representation of the world has developed. To represent the new limits of a region, a country, a continent, or a sea was to control and sometimes even to possess it exclusively. The representation of the world, therefore, became one of the stakes for power and influence. The Republic of Venice, Portugal and Spain were at the forefront of these conquests. Such advances were impossible...