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  • Watch: The Berlin graffiti scene (ARTE)

    Watch: The Berlin graffiti scene (ARTE)

    Since the year 2000 Rocco und seine Brüder (Rocco and his brothers) have been an integral part of the Berlin graffiti scene having made a name for themselves through their politically engaged and satirical works.

  • Watch: One of the most corrupt countries in Europe? (ARTE)

    Watch: One of the most corrupt countries in Europe? (ARTE)

    The Ukraine is one of the most corrupt countries in Europe. The National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) was created to fight against this scourge, at the request of the European Union.

  • Watch: Is Brazil's democracy under threat? (ARTE)

    Watch: Is Brazil's democracy under threat? (ARTE)

    One year after the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil is in crisis. In this documentary, ARTE picks apart the current situation and asks: is Brazil's democracy under threat?

  • Watch: At the heart of Interpol (ARTE)

    Watch: At the heart of Interpol (ARTE)

    Interpol does not receive the budget from member states to match its ambitions hence its partnerships with multinational companies and controversial state donors. A documentary about collusion and conflicts of interest at the heart of the global...

  • Watch: Algerian blues group rock (ARTE)

    Watch: Algerian blues group rock (ARTE)

    ARTE were blown away by Irmahan’s energy when they first heard the Algerian desert blues group back in 2015. Here they are on stage in the Paris venue, La Maroquinerie.

  • Watch: Europe's most beautiful gardens (ARTE)

    Watch: Europe's most beautiful gardens (ARTE)

    Landscape gardener Jean-Phillippe Tessier takes us to Europe’s most beautiful gardens. On the rocky slopes of Cap Mortola on the Ligurian coast lies the breathtakingly beautiful Hanbury domain; a botanical garden filled with exotic species from...

  • Watch: When is an organ donor declared dead? (ARTE)

    Watch: When is an organ donor declared dead? (ARTE)

    Since the first heart transplant in 1967, organ transplantation has become an accepted practice. And yet the ethical and philosophical question around organ donation remain, with the concept of brain death at the heart of the matter: When can a...

  • Watch: The art of bells (ARTE)

    Watch: The art of bells (ARTE)

    In the small town of Monopoli in Puglia, the priest needs a new bell for his parish church. He has ordered it from the Marinelli foundry who make their bells in the traditional way.

  • Watch: The valley of immortals (ARTE)

    Watch: The valley of immortals (ARTE)

    The province of Bama claims to have the highest number of centenarians in China. In a country fascinated by longevity the region has become a magnet for tourists.

  • Watch: Giving a voice to young Brit Muslims (ARTE)

    Watch: Giving a voice to young Brit Muslims (ARTE)

    In this episode: Khidr Collective, the zine giving a voice to young British muslims. Also Esteban Diácono’s kinetic graphic art, Lesotho rapper Morena Leraba and Rashaad Newsome’s video collages.

  • Watch: Flying in the face of censorship (ARTE)

    Watch: Flying in the face of censorship (ARTE)

    Meet the Middle East’s diverse young generation of politically engaged video bloggers dealing with contemporary issues often in the face of censorship and repression.

  • Watch: Straight out of the Arabian nights (ARTE)

    Watch: Straight out of the Arabian nights (ARTE)

    A two part journey through Oman, an enchanting land straight out of the Arabian Nights. In this first episode: the valley of Wadi Tiwi with its Oases, the Al Hajar mountains with picturesque villages and cliffs. Also the former capital Nizwa with...

  • Watch: Artists tackle the Catalan issue (ARTE)

    Watch: Artists tackle the Catalan issue (ARTE)

    How are artists in the Catalan capital dealing with the independence issue? Also the New York art icon Jean-Michel Basquiat, the saxophonist whiz kid Emile Parisien and architect Ole Scheeren’s futuristic designs.

  • Watch: Hunting down the poor (ARTE)

    Watch: Hunting down the poor (ARTE)

    Beijing plans to reduce its population by 15% by 2020. In order to achieve this goal people in the poorest neighbourhoods are being forcibly removed and their neighbourhoods destroyed.

  • Watch: Would you rent your clothes? (ARTE)

    Watch: Would you rent your clothes? (ARTE)

    Clothing has become a throw away commodity in the age of Fast Fashion with the average consumer purchasing 60 items of clothing a year. New designers and entrepreneurs want to change this with clothing rental and affordable fashion that lasts.

  • Watch: Migrants risk all to reach Europe (ARTE)

    Watch: Migrants risk all to reach Europe (ARTE)

    Many migrants left the Gambia in the hope of reaching Europe via the ‘Back Way’, illegally entering Europe via Libya and the Mediterranean. Now many are returning home having failed in their dangerous venture. What next for these young Gambians?

  • Watch: Smartshoes to warm your feet (ARTE)

    Watch: Smartshoes to warm your feet (ARTE)

    French designer Karim Oumnia creates Smartshoes that can warm your feet, lace themselves automatically and tell when you are ill.

  • Watch: A bridge between China and Europe (ARTE)

    Watch: A bridge between China and Europe (ARTE)

    Kazakhstan was long under Russian influence through the Tsarist and Soviet periods. Today, under a dictatorship, the country is building strategic lnks with China, Russia and Europe.

  • Watch: Escaping reality (ARTE)

    Watch: Escaping reality (ARTE)

    Escapism is often seen as negative. But could we need to escape reality in order to keep ourselves sane?

  • Watch: Dee Dee Bridgewater in concert (ARTE)

    Watch: Dee Dee Bridgewater in concert (ARTE)

    A special concert with Dee Dee Bridgewater revisiting Blues and Soul classics including Ottis Redding’s “Try a Little Tenderness” and B. B. King’s “The Thrill is Gone”.