Tens of thousands of people live in Zabbaleen, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, they all make a living out of recycling the entire capital city’s refuse. Their whole town is a slum providing the inhabitants with almost everything they need: from kids’ toys to fodder for livestock.
Disappearing World is a series of anthropology inspired documentaries focusing on societies around the world, and more often than not, that of tribal people. Journey into almost forgotten cultures and live their day to day life.
Ruled by poverty, political unrest and corruption, Togo: Tough to Survive sets out to explore societal life in Togo. Poverty dictates every day, and besides working themselves to near death - parents are forced to let their children work on manual labor to afford enough food on the table.
Brides for Sale follows two teenagers as they attend the Kalaidzhi bride market in Bulgaria. Here the two girls will be paired up with man they'll most likely end up marrying. Can this be a way to find true love? And how is the outdated ritual affected by the Internet and social media?
SHELTER is a full feature length documentary following a year in the life of the homeless youth in New Orleans. The film seeks to highlight both the life of living on the street and those who choose to help homeless people.
The New Silk Road is one of the most ambitious undertakings by far to be put forward by the Chinese president Xi Jinping. 10,000 kilometers of road, a railway line and a shipping route from western China to Europe via Kazakhstan, the Urals and Moscow. In the form of a geopolitical road movie, this documentary looks at the far-reaching shifts in the Eurasian power balance.
We head to Nepal to witness the centuries-old tradition of worshipping Kumari, a living goddess manifested in the body of a young girl, to see how life is for the sacred children spending their lives in a temple - and what happens when they grow.
This documentary visits the people of Samburu, who have maintained a strict patriarchy for over 500 years in northern Kenya. That is, until 25 years ago, when Rebecca Lolosoli founded Umoja village as a safe haven for the region's women.