Society

A wide variety of societal focused documentaries.
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.
The Future Cities series takes us inside some of the world’s biggest startup nations - Israel, and Shenzhen in China, looking at how and why the cities have evolved so rapidly.
This six-part documentary series follows residents of Manila's Tondo slum as they live, love, survive and aspire in some of the world's toughest living conditions.