Netflix Unveils Four More French Originals, ‘Gims,’ ‘Anelka,’ ‘Move,’ ‘Of Earth And Blood’

Variety | 3/26/2019 | Elsa Keslassy
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As it prepares to open a fully-staffed office in France and ramp up its investment in local originals, Netflix has unveiled three new documentaries, “Move” (working title), “Gims” (working title), and “Anelka” (working title), and the feature film “Of Earth And Blood” while at Series Mania in Lille.

Announced during a panel with Netflix’s commissioning team, the titles will be launching on Netflix from 2020 and will be available in over 190 countries for the streamers’s 139 million members worldwide.

Series - Move - Dance - Choreographers - Backgrounds

A documentary series, “Move” portrays six contemporary dance choreographers from totally different backgrounds, ranging from the Spanish flamenco to the vertiginous gaga dance, and from Jamaïcan dancehall to American urban and contemporary dance. “‘Move’ will explore the choreographers’ personal histories, chaotic career paths, convictions and their translation into bodies, gestures, grace, sweat, boldness and determination,” said Netflix in a statement. “Move” is produced by Falabracks and Gaumont.

“Gims” is a documentary feature about French rapper whose last album, “Centure Noire,” sold over 5 million units. The documentary follows the singer behind-the-scene as he embarks on a journey from Paris to Marrakech via the United States, culminating in Kinshasa, his hometown. The filming took place over a year during the recording of his hit album and the preparation of his tour, ​entitled ​“Fuego Tour,” which will make a stop at the Stade de France. “Gims” is produced by...
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