Society and Culture Shows

My God

My God

Host Chris Nichol meets a series of guests for an animated discussion about life, God, the universe and what drives us forward.
50 Episodes
Flame
Rare Breed

Rare Breed

Rare Breed is a unique series that follows Northern Irish farming families across an entire year. Working hand in hand with nature and the weather we see how young and old share in this seasonal rhythm that brings food from the soil to the kitchen table.
24 Episodes
Flame
Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
20 Episodes
BBC Future
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
17 Episodes
BBC Future
Secret Lives of Women

Secret Lives of Women

Examine the little-known, fringe subcultures of some women in America. It includes wide-ranging themes, from shopaholics, to plastic surgery, eating disorders and sex.
15 Episodes
Via Vision
Leyland's Australia

Leyland's Australia

Mal and Laraine Leyland take us on the caravanning and camping adventure of a lifetime around Australia.
14 Episodes
Viewlorium
Roller Derby Till I Die

Roller Derby Till I Die

Follow the lives of 16 unique skaters as they discover what it takes to devote their lives to being roller girls.
13 Episodes
Flame
Out In The Cold

Out In The Cold

When it's -37 Celsius outside and the wind is howling, most of us would do anything to avoid leaving our cozy homes and going to work. But for a handful of individuals living in the extremes of the Arctic, going out in those conditions is their work.
10 Episodes
Beyond
Beyond the Passage of Time

Beyond the Passage of Time

Beyond the Passage of Time investigates an ancient world that is rapidly disappearing as it collides with modernity. Each episode takes the viewer into a different ancient tribe to look at its untampered traditions and customs.
8 Episodes
TVF Media
Haunting: Australia

Haunting: Australia

Hailing from all corners of the globe, six of the best ghost hunters in the business have joined forces to investigate paranormal activity in Australia's most haunted locations.
8 Episodes
Flame
ANYDOKO Shorts

ANYDOKO Shorts

The best pieces of the world in bite-size format.
7 Episodes
ANYDOKO
Rio: City of Sport

Rio: City of Sport

Explore the story of sport in Rio de Janeiro in the run up to the two greatest sporting events on earth - the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games.
6 Episodes
Flame
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
6 Episodes
VPRO
Dumb, Drunk And Racist

Dumb, Drunk And Racist

Joe Hildebrand has just three weeks to change the opinion of four Indians who think Aussies are Dumb, Drunk and Racist.
6 Episodes
ABC Long Form
Virgins Wanted

Virgins Wanted

Virgins Wanted is an observational documentary that follows one man and one woman as they seek to auction their first sexual experience.
6 Episodes
ABC Long Form
The Story of Australia

The Story of Australia

The Story of Australia focuses on the heritage, diverse culture, industry, enterprise and unique natural features of Australia. High Definition footage, including underwater, aerial and special effects photography, is used to capture the world of Australia.
6 Episodes
Flame
Am I Perfect?

Am I Perfect?

Am I Perfect? is a documentary series that follows 19-year-old Australian Maddy, as she sets out on a journey to see if ‘Hollywood’ perfection is attainable. In this social experiment, she subjects herself to vigorous beauty treatments, diets and exercise regimes endorsed by the media over a gruelling ten weeks.
6 Episodes
Passion
The Big House

The Big House

In a radical social experiment, we take one big house in Ireland and staff it up with the direct descendants of the men and women who lived and worked there - upstairs and downstairs.
4 Episodes
Flame
This Is

This Is

Cinematic snapshots of our favourite places.
4 Episodes
ANYDOKO
Strong Men

Strong Men

The world's toughest humans are profiled in this documentary series hosted by the Pumphrey brothers, famed as Human Wrecking Balls.
3 Episodes
Reel
Two Men In China

Two Men In China

Two Men in China sees the indefatigable Tim Flannery and John Doyle - armed with inquisitive minds and enduring humour - explore our powerful neighbour and our major trading partner.
3 Episodes
ABC Long Form
In A League Of Their Own

In A League Of Their Own

Follow the fortunes of the first all-Aboriginal Australian Rules football team to enter a mainstream AFL-affiliated competition, through their first bone-jarring season.
3 Episodes
Ronin
Everyday HK

Everyday HK

Everyday HK is an original video series following Steph Lau's day to day life in Asia's global city Hong Kong.
2 Episodes
ANYDOKO
Game. Set. KL.

Game. Set. KL.

Explore the best of Malaysia with tennis superstar Nick Kyrgios.
2 Episodes
ANYDOKO
What If?

What If?

What If?' from BBC Future explores thought experiments and hypothetical scenarios.
2 Episodes
BBC Future
Japanoizy

Japanoizy

Discover traditional and modern Japan.
2 Episodes
ANYDOKO
Top Picks

Top Picks

We list our favourite foods and things to do all over the world.
1 Episode
ANYDOKO
Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow presents radical visions that illustrate not only the huge challenges we face, but also the opportunities that could materialise if we push the limits of what's possible.
1 Episode
BBC Future
Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp swapped spear gun for camera in 1962, after winning six Australian spear fishing titles and representing Australia at the world titles.
1 Episode
Viewlorium

Society and Culture Episodes

How Expanding Bike Lanes Can Actually Decrease Traffic

How Expanding Bike Lanes Can Actually Decrease Traffic

Common sentiment is that expanding the amount of space that is dedicated to bike lanes would increase congestion and automobile traffic. We take a look at some studies that indicate this may not be the case, and that expanding bike lanes may actua...
Cheddar
Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola praised as he wins Lumière Award

Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola praised as he wins Lumière Award

The US filmmaker is honoured at a ceremony in Lyon and takes the director's chair to remake an 1895 classic
Euronews
Francis Ford Coppola lights up Lyon's Lumiere Film Festival

Francis Ford Coppola lights up Lyon's Lumiere Film Festival

Cult US filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola has received the prestigious Lumière Award at the Lumière festival, which ends on Sunday in Lyon.
Euronews
Imagine Picasso: Immersive installation takes visitors on a 'poetic voyage' through his art

Imagine Picasso: Immersive installation takes visitors on a 'poetic voyage' through his art

"A poetic, plastic, generous, voyage where visitors take pleasure in seeing the works through a new lens" is how the installation creators described the new exhibit.
Euronews
Green Warriors: Indonesia, The World’s Most Polluted River

Green Warriors: Indonesia, The World’s Most Polluted River

The Citarum river in Indonesia is the world's most polluted river. The Green Warriors team analyzed water samples, rice, children's hair, etc. and found out many toxic chemicals are endangering the lives of the 14 million Indonesians using the water.
53mins
Java Films
Prescribing Death

Prescribing Death

Oxycontin. Codeine. Fentanyl. All prescription drugs to which countless patients have become addicted. How did it happen?
70mins
Java Films
Luxury: Behind the Mirror

Luxury: Behind the Mirror

Beautiful shopfronts and finely crafted goods; brands like Gucci and Max Mara are seen as being the height of luxury. But, all that glitters is not gold. Animal suffering, deplorable hygiene conditions. Discoveries to make your blood boil.
53mins
Java Films
The Cost of Cotton

The Cost of Cotton

It's the soft, natural fabric associated with high quality and versatility. Used to make everything from jeans and t-shirts to tarpaulins, oil and cattle feed, it powers a 37 billion euros a year industry. But is cotton really as pure as it seems?
53mins
Java Films
South Africa: The End of a Dream

South Africa: The End of a Dream

More than half the population live below the poverty line. The ANC is rife with corruption. Hatred between communities, racially-motivated violence... is the Rainbow nation under threat?
53mins
Java Films
USA: Fear the Police

USA: Fear the Police

Every year, American police officers kill around 1000 people. Today more than ever, the American police force is feared by those it is supposed to protect. The police position has hardened, as they employ increasingly drastic techniques.
53mins
Java Films
Digital Addicts

Digital Addicts

Children are becoming addicted to mobiles, harming their development and causing possible long-term damage. We follow some of the youngest cases and hear how our brains are affected by exposure to screens.
53mins
Java Films
Witty comedy 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' charms Berlin

Witty comedy 'The Merry Wives of Windsor' charms Berlin

"The Merry Wives of Windsor" at the Berlin State Opera is Otto Nicolai's comical-fantastical opera ( based originally on the Shakespeare's play) and tells the story of the bon vivant Falstaff with German bass René Pape makes his debut in the role....
Euronews
The Netherlands: Amsterdam's Red Light District

The Netherlands: Amsterdam's Red Light District

Amsterdam's red light district is famous for skimpily-clad prostitutes posing in lit-up windows. But residents are fed up with all the tourists and littering.
Deutsche Welle
Cyprus: Bird Killer Mafia

Cyprus: Bird Killer Mafia

Despite an official ban, birds are being killed in droves in Cyprus, and sold as a delicacy. This is having dramatic ramifications for the bird population.
Deutsche Welle
Brexit Will Tear Us Apart Again: Joy Division anniversary provides ironic backdrop to EU summit

Brexit Will Tear Us Apart Again: Joy Division anniversary provides ironic backdrop to EU summit

It’s the seminal song whose anniversary today is providing an ironic backdrop to this week’s Brexit-dominated EU summit in Brussels.
Euronews
The legendary BMW 530 MLE lives on

The legendary BMW 530 MLE lives on

Following months of restoring the legendary BMW 530 Motorsport Limited Edition (MLE), BMW SA unveils the fully restored BMW 530 MLE. Video by Carlos Muchave Interviews by Andre De Kock
2mins
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The Citizen
Frances McDormand kicks off Lumière film festival in Lyon

Frances McDormand kicks off Lumière film festival in Lyon

The Lumière film festival opened in Lyon today. Film director, Francis Ford Coppola has won the main award.
Euronews
Facial-recognition court case in Britain

Facial-recognition court case in Britain

British police are testing controversial high-tech facial-recognition cameras. But critics say this technology raises serious privacy concerns. Now, a court will decide.
Deutsche Welle
Disputes continue over rebuilding of Notre Dame cathedral

Disputes continue over rebuilding of Notre Dame cathedral

President Macron says Notre Dame will be rebuilt in five years -- but that's a tall order. Architects say the current plan won't work. And local residents are concerned about lead emissions that were released as the cathedral burned.
Deutsche Welle
Syrian Refugees in Turkey are worried about possible deportation

Syrian Refugees in Turkey are worried about possible deportation

Recep Tayyip Erdogan is accused of planning to deport Syrian refugees. There are 3.6 million refugees in Syria right now, and many of them are worried about their future.
Deutsche Welle
A walking tour around Cape Town's Bo-Kaap

A walking tour around Cape Town's Bo-Kaap

Walk through the most colourful neighbourhood in South Africa's Mother City.
2mins
Travel, , ,
24.com
Azerbaijan's Nasimi Festival is a melting pot of Poetry Arts and Spirituality

Azerbaijan's Nasimi Festival is a melting pot of Poetry Arts and Spirituality

Kicking off in Baku, the multi-disciplinary festival bears the name of Imadeddin Nasimi a great 14 century poet and thinkers.
Euronews
Rolando Villazón's wild western wows Leipzig

Rolando Villazón's wild western wows Leipzig

There's plenty of action at the opera Leipzig in Donizetti's comedy "The elixir of love," where the extra Nemorino is passionately in love with the movie star Adina, as the opera is transformed into a cowboy movie set.
Euronews
Turner Prize nominees focus on issues beyond Brexit

Turner Prize nominees focus on issues beyond Brexit

Four shortlisted entries focus on the inequalities and injustices of a globalised world still capable of producing horrific conflicts.
Euronews
A family’s experience of war inspires Kosovo’s entry for the Oscars

A family’s experience of war inspires Kosovo’s entry for the Oscars

A film about the war in Kosovo has been submitted for best international feature at next year's Oscars. 'Zana' is inspired by events that happened to the family of director Antoneta Kastrati during the war.
Euronews
Watch: Brexit on agenda as Turner Prize shortlist goes on display

Watch: Brexit on agenda as Turner Prize shortlist goes on display

The four shortlisted pieces will be on display in Margate from Saturday.
Euronews
Where did the Berlin Wall once stand?

Where did the Berlin Wall once stand?

Tourists from all over the world come to Berlin looking for traces of the Wall, but 30 years after its fall they're hard to come by. Now guided tours help to fill in the blanks.
Deutsche Welle
Italy hinders help for refugees in distress

Italy hinders help for refugees in distress

Using ships and airplanes, organizations like Sea-Watch try to rescue refugees in distress. DW accompanied the crew of the Moonbird on a reconnaisance flight over the Mediterranean.
Deutsche Welle
Building bridges for Cyprus at the EU Parliament

Building bridges for Cyprus at the EU Parliament

Niyazi Kizilyurek is the first Turkish Cypriot to represent the Greek part of the island at the EU Parliament. The MEP has made it his goal to overcome Cyprus' internal division and border conflicts. He cites German reunification as his role model.
Deutsche Welle
Frontex-Deployment on Albania's border with Greece

Frontex-Deployment on Albania's border with Greece

The EU's Border Agency Frontex is to undergo a huge expansion. Its first deployment beyond the EU's borders, in Albania, is to be the first of many. The goal is to beef up border security, but critics accuse Europe of closing its doors.
Deutsche Welle
Fear of Brexit in Ireland

Fear of Brexit in Ireland

People in the Irish enclave of Drummully Polyp fear the introduction of a hard border. Some 200 live in Drummully, which is almost entirely surrounded by Northern Ireland. Many think the return of checkpoints could also lead to a return to violence.
Deutsche Welle
Change in narrative: how can film play a part in refugee crises?

Change in narrative: how can film play a part in refugee crises?

Humanitarians and Arab filmmakers gathered during the 3rd edition of El Gouna Film Festival in Egypt to discuss the cinema industry’s role in refugee crises across the globe.
Euronews
Dubai is the new Milan as fashion designers head east

Dubai is the new Milan as fashion designers head east

Fashion designers and industry professionals are flocking to Dubai, which is fast making its mark in the world of haute couture.
Euronews
A Traviata for the 21st Century takes Paris by storm

A Traviata for the 21st Century takes Paris by storm

A daring new staging of Verdi's legendary "La Traviata" brings the classic tale into the internet age. And it has clicked with audiences.
Euronews
Island hopping in Seychelles

Island hopping in Seychelles

The pristine islands bring paradise to life, the locals go out of their way to make you feel home and the sunsets will make you want to stay forever.
3mins
Travel, , ,
24.com
UK: Dispute over "Right to Roam"

UK: Dispute over "Right to Roam"

The many thousands of kilometers of public footpaths are sacred to ramblers in Britain. But landowners and famers often illegally block the routes that pass through their property. If no one fights, this "right to roam" could disappear forever.
Deutsche Welle
In Europe, Business Booms When Cruise Ships Arrive — But Is It Worth The Bother?

In Europe, Business Booms When Cruise Ships Arrive — But Is It Worth The Bother?

Cruise liners offer scenic views you can’t replicate from land, but they also cause downstream consequences.
7mins
PBS
Reparations And Why America’S Past Still Shapes The Present

Reparations And Why America’S Past Still Shapes The Present

A House subcommittee held hearings Wednesday morning to discuss paying reparations to African Americans for slavery.
3mins
PBS
How The Cayman Islands Could Become A New Health Care Destination

How The Cayman Islands Could Become A New Health Care Destination

As health care costs continue to rise, practitioners in India are working to lower prices -- and bring their innovations closer to American shores.
7mins
PBS
Why It Will Take More Than Basic Recycling To Cut Back On Plastic

Why It Will Take More Than Basic Recycling To Cut Back On Plastic

In the 70 years that plastic has been around, humans have created 9 billion tons of it - most of which still exists.
8mins
PBS
A Scientific Approach To Evaluating Global Anti-Poverty Programs

A Scientific Approach To Evaluating Global Anti-Poverty Programs

In Ethiopia, over a quarter of the population survives on less than two dollars a day.
8mins
PBS
The Danger Of Coal Ash, The Toxic Dust The Fossil Fuel Leaves Behind

The Danger Of Coal Ash, The Toxic Dust The Fossil Fuel Leaves Behind

Coal ash is a particularly dangerous byproduct of our dependence on fossil fuels.
6mins
PBS
How The View Of An Ancient World Landmark Has Sparked A Modern Legal Battle

How The View Of An Ancient World Landmark Has Sparked A Modern Legal Battle

Greece’s highest court is considering a case about Athenians’ visual access to the landmark Acropolis.
7mins
PBS
Toni Morrison On Capturing A Mother's "Compulsion" To Nurture In "Beloved"

Toni Morrison On Capturing A Mother's "Compulsion" To Nurture In "Beloved"

To remember Toni Morrison, the PBS NewsHour unearthed this 1987 interview with the celebrated American author.
13mins
PBS
On The U.S.-Mexico Border, Crowds Of Migrants And A "Broken" System

On The U.S.-Mexico Border, Crowds Of Migrants And A "Broken" System

May saw the highest number of crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border since 2007.
6mins
PBS
With New Book On Political Divisiveness, Former Gop Official Rings An "Alarm Bell"

With New Book On Political Divisiveness, Former Gop Official Rings An "Alarm Bell"

In “The Death of Politics,” Wehner analyzes the tone and rhetoric used by President Trump, and how it’s fraying the American republic.
7mins
PBS
Arthur Brooks On Why We Hate Our Political Enemies — And How To Stop

Arthur Brooks On Why We Hate Our Political Enemies — And How To Stop

Arthur Brooks joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his latest book, "Love Your Enemies."
7mins
PBS
How A Classroom On Wheels Is Expanding Access To Early Education

How A Classroom On Wheels Is Expanding Access To Early Education

Although preschool can provide children with a vital foundation for success later in life, only 43 percent of four-year-olds nationwide have access to public preschool.
6mins
PBS