Docs

Luxury brand PPR backs human consumption doc

PPR, the French holding company with Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Puma and other luxury brands under its umbrella, has made the unusual choice to back Yann Arthus-Bertrand's human consumption documentary Home. PPR co-financed the production with French public broadcaster France 2 and the Qatar Foundation. The film takes a look at the human impact around the globe, including Spain, Africa and Dubai and was narrated by Glenn Close in English, and Salma Hayek in Spanish. It aired on the National Geographic Channel in the U.S. and the home video distribution is courtesy of News Corp.'s 20th Century Fox.
June 8, 2009

PPR, the French owner of luxury brands like Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Puma, has made the unusual choice to back Yann Arthus-Bertrand’s human consumption documentary Home. PPR co-financed the production with French public broadcaster France 2 and the Qatar Foundation. The film takes a look at the human impact around the globe, and aired on the National Geographic Channel in the U.S. and the home video distribution is courtesy of News Corp.’s 20th Century Fox.

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

Menu

Search