06th - 11th October 2016

L'Or rouge

Friday 02nd October 2015 from 18h00 to 19h30
Salle 2 / Grand Amphithéâtre
Session for general audience

This film will be preceded by La Vie animée : voir l'invisible, directed by Flora Lichtman and Sharon Shattuck and produced by Howard Hugues Medical Institute.

L'Or rouge

Directed by
Philippe Baron
Written by
Philippe Baron et Mirabelle Fréville
Produced by
Vivement Lundi !, avec la participation de France Télévisions / Diff : France 3

Documentary, France, 2014, 52 min

Student Award Ile-de-FranceWill be screened again : Saturday 10th October 2015 from 14h00 to 15h00

Also in Student Competition

June 1944, Allied forces land in Normandy. Overlord is also the biggest blood transfusion operation ever organized. For the first time, thanks to an extraordinary logistical chain, blood donated by thousands of volunteers in New York and London is transfused to wounded soldiers on the French beaches.

This films proposes an original point of view of an aspect of the first half of the XX century: the issues of blood transfusion. 


Debate with :

  • Philippe Baron, Director
  • Jean-Pierre Cartron, Biochemist, biophysicist , hematologist and immunologist, Inserm
  • Pr. Jean-Yves Muller, President of the French Society of Blood Transfusion