• Watch: Migrant workers turning to farming (ARTE)

    Watch: Migrant workers turning to farming (ARTE)

    Hundreds of thousands of migrant workers from Eastern Europe and Africa work on Italian farms harvesting tomatoes, oranges and olives. Their working conditions are terrible and their salaries are pitifully low. Yvan Sagnet is campaigning against...

  • Watch: Celebrating Russian ballet (ARTE)

    Watch: Celebrating Russian ballet (ARTE)

    The Marinsky theatre celebrates the bicentenary of great dancer and choreographer Marius Petipa with one of his last great romantic ballets, Raymonda, created on the same stage 120 years ago. With music by Alexander Glazunov.

  • Watch: When multi-nationals attack states (ARTE)

    Watch: When multi-nationals attack states (ARTE)

    In autumn 2016 demonstrations sprang up all over Europe against the CETA free-trade agreement between the European Union and Canada. The reason? An obscure clause which allows multinationals to sue nation states if they feel their profits may be...

  • Watch: Creating utopia (ARTE)

    Watch: Creating utopia (ARTE)

    Do human beings have the vision to create utopia? And if so, should we start out small or think really big? From digital algorithms to old-fashioned local politics, Streetphilosophy asks: how do we create a better world?

  • Watch: Peru's golden fleece (ARTE)

    Watch: Peru's golden fleece (ARTE)

    The vicuña, a South American camelid related to the guanaco, lives in the high Andes. For centuries they have been hunted for food and for their beautiful fleece. Previously threatened with extinction they are now protected, only captured by man...

  • Watch: Jan Blomqvist live (ARTE)

    Watch: Jan Blomqvist live (ARTE)

    DJ, composer and musician, Jan Blomqvist is a regular fixture in clubs worldwide. The Swedish Berliner’s trademark is concert techno: electronic dance music produced with live vocals and a live band, giving his performances a special atmosphere.  

  • Watch: Aboard the Aquarius (ARTE)

    Watch: Aboard the Aquarius (ARTE)

    In January 2018 Italian photographer Stefano De Luigi went out to sea with the migrant rescue ship Aquarius. This film records his experiences on board.

  • Watch: Colombia, looking for peace (ARTE)

    Watch: Colombia, looking for peace (ARTE)

    Colombia signed an historic deal with the FARC in 2016 ending over 50 years of armed struggle. But keeping the peace is not easy. Violence is appearing in formerly FARC controlled areas with the issue of access to farming land proving crucial.

  • Watch: Monasteries of Europe (ARTE)

    Watch: Monasteries of Europe (ARTE)

    Monks and nuns reveal the secrets and treasures of their monasteries. This episode focuses on monasteries by water: the famous Mont-St Michel, the Benedictine convent on Lake Chiemsee in Bavaria, Hautecombe Abbey in south-east France and the...

  • Watch: Treasures of Berlin's Museum Island (ARTE)

    Watch: Treasures of Berlin's Museum Island (ARTE)

    Berlin’s museum island, the German capital’s cultural centrepiece on the Spree, houses a wealth of cultural artefacts from all over the globe and from the stone age to the present day. A step inside its great institutions to marvel at its...

  • Watch: Metropolis, Genoa (ARTE)

    Watch: Metropolis, Genoa (ARTE)

    A visit to the maritime city of Genoa, in the wake of the Morandi Bridge collapse. Also in the programme the Munich Kunsthalle’s exhibition on optical illusion in art, nature photographer Markus Mauthe meets indigenous peoples, a visit to Dutch...

  • Watch: Justice, lies and videotape (ARTE)

    Watch: Justice, lies and videotape (ARTE)

    In the United States it is becoming increasingly common for defendants to spend large sums of money for ‘sentencing videos’. These short films, produced professionally, present the accused in the best possible light in an attempt to persuade...

  • Watch: Culture Club's legacy (ARTE)

    Watch: Culture Club's legacy (ARTE)

    For many, Culture Club epitomised 1980s pop music with global hits such as ‘Do You Really Want to Hurt Me?’ and ‘Karma Chameleon’. They take to the Berlin Live stage as part of an international tour promoting their new album ‘Life’.  

  • Watch: The world is their office (ARTE)

    Watch: The world is their office (ARTE)

    Peter and Supi are digital nomads, they travel the world seeing new places and meeting new people, working only when they want via their laptops and a wifi connection. But is quitting the nine to five as good as it seems? Report on the advantages...

  • Watch: Surfers against trauma (ARTE)

    Watch: Surfers against trauma (ARTE)

    New approaches to treating post-traumatic stress are coming to light. In Britain a pioneering initiative by the Cornwall-based charity Surf Action, introduces veterans suffering from PTS syndrome to surfing.  

  • Watch: Revolution by Women (ARTE)

    Watch: Revolution by Women (ARTE)

    The Democratic Federation of Northern Syria, also known as Rojava, managed to free itself from Syria in 2011 during the upheaval of war. Since this revolution, won by both men and women, a peaceful society is forming where women have taken up...

  • Watch: Mexico's La Bestia (ARTE)

    Watch: Mexico's La Bestia (ARTE)

    Every year 400,000 people from Central America traverse Mexico, a journey of some 2500 kilometres, to try to pass into the USA illegally. The quickest way to get there is by hitching a ride on the roof of what the migrants have nicknamed ‘La...

  • Watch: Cinema against suicide (ARTE)

    Watch: Cinema against suicide (ARTE)

    Wapikoni Mobile is a non-profit media organisation created to give young indigenous Canadians a voice and as a way of battling alarmingly high youth suicide rates in First Nation communities. By helping 15 to 35 year olds to make their own films...

  • Watch: Utopia in reality (ARTE)

    Watch: Utopia in reality (ARTE)

    In one Kibbutz in the Israeli Arabah desert, residents can meet all their needs whether they take part in collective work or not, and there is no compulsion to do so. After 42 years of existence has the founding principle of this community,...

  • Watch: Digital stress (ARTE)

    Watch: Digital stress (ARTE)

    In a world of ever increasing stimulus, where being permanently online is becoming the norm, how can we manage stress? Xenius looks at solutions to stress in the digital age.