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  • 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”.

  • Watch: Will Brexit compromise the peace process in Northern Ireland? (ARTE)

    Watch: Will Brexit compromise the peace process in Northern Ireland? (ARTE)

    Two reporters travel along the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. Will Brexit compromise the peace process in Northern Ireland? First stop: Warren Point, site of an IRA bombing aimed at the British army.

  • Watch: A clinic in Jerusalem for all (ARTE)

    Watch: A clinic in Jerusalem for all (ARTE)

    Founded over 100 years ago by American midwives, the Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem is one of the largest and most well-equipped in the Middle East. Patients are treated regardless of their religion or race and Palestinian and Israeli doctors work...

  • Watch: New Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech (ARTE)

    Watch: New Yves Saint Laurent museum opens in Marrakech (ARTE)

    A focus on Marrakech with the opening of the Yves Saint Laurent museum, the Dix-huit cultural centre and the Moroccan photographer Hicham Benohoud. Also Turkish artists document journalists on trial and the Finnish rapper Signmark.

  • Watch: Fighting for Europe (ARTE)

    Watch: Fighting for Europe (ARTE)

    A focus on Eva Joly’s daily work within the European institutions. The Green MEP is a veteran campaigner in the fight against fraud, corruption and tax evasion in Europe.