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  • Watch: At the table in Saxon-Anhalt (ARTE)

    Watch: At the table in Saxon-Anhalt (ARTE)

    In the land of Saxony-Anhalt, agriculture plays a major role in the economy and spring means the return of asparagus to the plates. The Tinneberg family grows this vegetable in the Altmark region, 150 kilometers from Berlin. For them, it is a way...

  • Watch: Who should bail out the banks? (ARTE)

    Watch: Who should bail out the banks? (ARTE)

    Between 2008 and 2011, the aid plan for European banks accounted for 37 percent of the Union's GDP and was a serious tax burden on European citizens. But have the banks changed their practices? Vox Pop takes a look at the situation in Italy and...

  • Watch: From poverty to universal income (ARTE)

    Watch: From poverty to universal income (ARTE)

    An American association, Give Directly, funded by Silicon Valley giants, has chosen Kenya to set up a unique experiment. Give Directly plans to do just that: the NGO is paying a universal basic income to Kenya's poorest for 12 years and observing...

  • Watch: Solidarity in the face of an economic war (ARTE)

    Watch: Solidarity in the face of an economic war (ARTE)

    Sofia Nefeli decided to help refugees by taking over a disused hotel, the City Plaza, in the heart of the city. The building now houses some 400 Syrian, Afghan and Iraqi refugee families, without any help from the Greek government.

  • Watch: Art and surival (ARTE)

    Watch: Art and surival (ARTE)

    This art could be described as "social plastic": it is as far from art for art's sake as it is possible to be. What is art used for? Can it make our lives better? Athens is one of those cities that are struggling to find an answer to this question.

  • Watch: Rapper with a message (ARTE)

    Watch: Rapper with a message (ARTE)

    MIA gained international recognition in 2007 thanks to Paper Planes. She continues to lobby for a world without walls, and without borders, through her songs.

  • Watch: Broken Brass Ensemble (ARTE)

    Watch: Broken Brass Ensemble (ARTE)

    With its mix of hip hop, funk, soul, dance and jazz, the Broken Brass Ensemble takes the New Orleans sound to a whole other level. In less than three years, the group has already given more than 250 concerts.

  • Watch: House of the Dead (ARTE)

    Watch: House of the Dead (ARTE)

    In 2003, Uwe Boll thought an adaptation of a cult video game would make a good movie. He became the first director to come up against bashing 2.0. Nominated by the web as the "new worst director of the world", he preferred to settle his scores by...

  • Watch: Gardens near and far (ARTE)

    Watch: Gardens near and far (ARTE)

    The town of Kashan, in the middle of the desert, 250 kilometres from Tehran, is home to the oldest remaining Persian garden. It was Shah Abbas the Great who ordered its construction in 1587, with the aim of reproducing the gardens described in the...

  • Watch: A stroll through Bonneval-sur-Arc (ARTE)

    Watch: A stroll through Bonneval-sur-Arc (ARTE)

    Bonneval is the last village of the Haute-Maurienne before reaching Italy. Until the 1970s, it was literally buried under snow every winter and cut off from the rest of the world. The inhabitants have had to learn to live in total autarky during...

  • Watch: How an indie band shocked America (ARTE)

    Watch: How an indie band shocked America (ARTE)

    Is Arcade Fire a bigger deal than Eminem or Lady Gaga? This is what many Americans discovered to their shock during the 2011 Grammy Awards. But how did two kids raised in Texas by a family of Mormons manage to get one of the highest music industry...

  • Watch: How to make a Ken Loach film: A question of confidence (ARTE)

    Watch: How to make a Ken Loach film: A question of confidence (ARTE)

    A look at the production process behind I, Daniel Blake, the latest film by Ken Loach which was awarded the Palme d'Or at Cannes. Discover how this iconic filmmaker depicts his vision of reality.

  • Watch: Full employment, but at what cost? (ARTE)

    Watch: Full employment, but at what cost? (ARTE)

    A report on the United Kingdom and Germany, where the unemployment rate is less than 6 percent. In France and Italy, it remains at the 10 percent mark, and in Spain, it is closer to 20 percent. But this Anglo-German success story has more to it...

  • Watch: Metropolis on the artist, the writer, capitalism... (ARTE)

    The artistic scene of Szczecin, a German city until 1945, when it became Polish; plus a meeting with Turkish writer Nedim Gürsel; a look at Dominique Coulon, a committed architect; photographer Ellen von Unwerth is back in Bavaria; sociologists...

  • Watch: Vandalism or self-expression? (ARTE)

    Watch: Vandalism or self-expression? (ARTE)

    Crew 031 is a group of well-known graffiti artists who, for more than ten years, have made the streets of Switzerland theirs. ARTE interviews them in the city that started it all for them: Bern.

  • Watch: German for refugees (ARTE)

    Watch: German for refugees (ARTE)

    In 2016, in Germany, only one out of two migrants could find a place in an integration course. Without a helping hand, how is it possible to integrate? The British language coach David Lebor has developed a method of learning German which allows...

  • Watch: Cracking down on European tax evasion (ARTE)

    A report on Iceland, which is suffering from the effects of mass tourism. Plus: is tax harmonisation for all of Europe desirable, and even possible? ARTE interviews Austrian economist Brigitte Unger, a specialist in tax optimisation and tax evasion.

  • Watch: The garden city (ARTE)

    Watch: The garden city (ARTE)

    Settled in the heart of Iran, at the foot of Mount Karkas, Isfahan has become over time one of the jewels of the Middle East. From the 18th century, parks, which were too expensive to maintain, gradually disappeared. However, they remain in the...

  • Watch: The palace of cats (ARTE)

    Watch: The palace of cats (ARTE)

      At the entrance to the Hermitage Museum, in St. Petersburg, many visitors are astonished to be welcomed by a gang of cats. More than fifty cats have taken up residence at the Hermitage where they are welcomed, fed and cared for.

  • Watch: The worst low-budget action movie ever shot (ARTE)

    Watch: The worst low-budget action movie ever shot (ARTE)

    Samurai Cop (1991), is the worst low budget action movie ever shot. With a terrible script and comical sequences, it was never released in theatres. But it went viral via VHS.

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