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  • Watch: Pilgrims for fascism (ARTE)

    Watch: Pilgrims for fascism (ARTE)

    Mussolini’s birthplace, Predappio, has been a pilgrimage site for Italian fascists for decades. The small town’s centre-left mayor, although critical of the Il Duce cult, wants to build a museum and research centre of Fascism.

  • Watch: Egypt's Sunken City (ARTE)

    Watch: Egypt's Sunken City (ARTE)

    A few miles off the Egyptian coast, hidden underwater, lie archaeological remains, rumoured to be a lost seaport of ancient times. Today, marine archaeology is beginning to reveal the secrets of this submerged world.

  • Watch: Bon Iver live at the Cork Opera House (ARTE)

    Watch: Bon Iver live at the Cork Opera House (ARTE)

    What would suit the first few days after the bombastic New Year's festivities better than some good melancholic and inspiring music? Savour the intimate atmosphere of Bon Iver's gig at the Cork Opera House (Ireland) in this time-limited...

  • Watch: Death of a banker (ARTE)

    Watch: Death of a banker (ARTE)

    In 2013, the Head of Communications at the world’s oldest bank, Italy's Monte dei Paschi, was found dead after plunging from his office window. Was it suicide or something more sinister?

  • Watch: Beethoven in concert (ARTE)

    Watch: Beethoven in concert (ARTE)

    Pianist Javier Perianes and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra perform Beethoven’s discursive and lyrical fourth piano concerto, with conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada.  

  • In search of Bridget Jones - Cult cinema locations (ARTE)

    In search of Bridget Jones - Cult cinema locations (ARTE)

    By visiting the London neighbourhoods Bridget Jones frequented, we discover a diverse metropolis whose inhabitants are in search of love, or simply in love with the British capital.

  • Watch: Mexico - Justice for the disappeared (ARTE)

    Watch: Mexico - Justice for the disappeared (ARTE)

    Mexico has been ravaged by crime and drug warfare. In recent years, 200,000 people have been murdered, tortured or have simply disappeared without a trace. The drug cartels are responsible, but also Mexico’s police and military. Human rights...

  • Watch: Intensity, slow life (ARTE)

    Watch: Intensity, slow life (ARTE)

    Just like the Daft Punk song, humans in a post-religious age crave ever more intense experience: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.  

  • Watch: Harder, faster, stronger (ARTE)

    Watch: Harder, faster, stronger (ARTE)

    Just like the Daft Punk song humans in a post-religious age crave ever more intense experience: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger.

  • Watch: The damned of Dordrecht (ARTE)

    Watch: The damned of Dordrecht (ARTE)

    For 50 years American company Dupont has made Teflon in Dordrecht. Now the peaceful Dutch town is at the centre of a growing health scandal: Local residents have discovered alarming levels of the carcinogenic C8 molecule in their blood…

  • Watch: An ancient culture (ARTE)

    Watch: An ancient culture (ARTE)

    French reporter Alfred de Montesquiou continues his journey east. Arriving in Bukhara, a crucial staging post on the silk road, he discovers the charms of a monumental ancient city of culture, scholarship and art.

  • Watch: Discovering Iran (ARTE)

    Watch: Discovering Iran (ARTE)

    French reporter Alfred de Montesquiou follows in the footsteps of Marco Polo along the silk road. Travelling through Iran he discovers the beauty of Persian water gardens and the centre of the Zoroastrian religion.

  • Watch: How corrupt is Malta? (ARTE)

    Watch: How corrupt is Malta? (ARTE)

    Since the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta has been accused of corruption, bribery and money laundering. Maltese banks have also been implicated in the Paradise Papers revelations. With accusations of malfeasance going right to...

  • Watch: In the steps of Marco Polo (ARTE)

    Watch: In the steps of Marco Polo (ARTE)

    French reporter Alfred de Montesquiou follows in the footsteps of Marco Polo along the great highway of the ancient world, the silk road. He begins his journey in Venice, Europe’s gateway to the East.

  • Watch: La Scala in Milan (ARTE)

    Watch: La Scala in Milan (ARTE)

    Maestro Riccardo Chailly and violinist Nikolaj Znaider take over Milan’s central square for a special open air concert. Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major is followed by extracts from Nina Rota’s Fellini film scores.

  • Watch: Moscow Media Wars (ARTE)

    Watch: Moscow Media Wars (ARTE)

    How can free media outlets operate in an authoritarian country? An insider’s view of the Dojd studios, Russia’s chief opposition television network.

  • Watch: US far-right extremism reborn (ARTE)

    Watch: US far-right extremism reborn (ARTE)

    Donald Trump presides over a country with deepening divisions where rising far-right extremism is bitterly opposed by civil rights activists. And where memory of the Civil War has never faded.

  • Watch: Gay rights violations in Ecuador (ARTE)

    Watch: Gay rights violations in Ecuador (ARTE)

    Anti-discrimination laws protecting gay people are enshrined in the Ecuadorian constitution. Yet in this religious country so called rehabilitation clinics offer “treatments” to cure men and women of their homosexuality with shocking levels of...

  • Watch: Jamiroquai's comeback (ARTE)

    Watch: Jamiroquai's comeback (ARTE)

    Throughout the 1990s Jamiroquai provided us with smooth soulful tracks fit for any party like You Give Me Something and Cosmic Girl. Let’s hope that this gig marks his big comeback...

  • Watch: Serenading La Serenissima (ARTE)

    Watch: Serenading La Serenissima (ARTE)

    Guided by the journalist and writer Alberto Angela, we take a special journey through the Venetian night, taking in La Serenissima’s artistic and architectural treasures.