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.