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  • Watch: Chachapoyas: Living with the Dead (ARTE)

    Watch: Chachapoyas: Living with the Dead (ARTE)

    The Chachapoyas of Peru fascinate archaeologists and historians. Between the 8th and the 16th centuries this reputedly fierce warrior people practiced an unusual mortuary ritual.

  • Watch: Video refereeing football games (ARTE)

    Watch: Video refereeing football games (ARTE)

    Video assisted refereeing is being used for the first time at the World Cup 2018, dividing football fans. Lukas Brud general secretary of the International Football Association Board believes it will make refereeing more accurate whereas sports...

  • Watch: Bob Dylan's America (ARTE)

    Watch: Bob Dylan's America (ARTE)

    Following in the footsteps of America’s great songwriter. In 1961 Bob Dylan left his native Minnesota for New York’s Greenwich Village where digs were cheap and opportunities to perform plentiful.

  • Watch: Joakim Dj Set at the Villa Aperta Festival in Rome (ARTE)

    Watch: Joakim Dj Set at the Villa Aperta Festival in Rome (ARTE)

    Joakim’s sound universe encompasses disco, indie rock, traditional music, as well as Chicago House, Detroit Techno and even classical music. An avid record collector, his sets are known for their eclecticism.

  • Watch: Trade routes of the East (ARTE)

    Watch: Trade routes of the East (ARTE)

    A voyage along the legendary trade routes of Asia full of history and diverse cultures. This journey along the ancient Grand Trunk Road begins in the teeming metropolis of Calcutta during the Hindu festival of Durga Puja.

  • Watch: Denis Matsuev performs in Milan (ARTE)

    Watch: Denis Matsuev performs in Milan (ARTE)

    Russian pianist, Denis Matsuev is the soloist for this concert performed outside in Milan’s central square. Riccardo Chailly and the Scala Orchestra perform two classics: Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 and Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an...

  • Watch: Bjork and opera in Berlin (ARTE)

    Watch: Bjork and opera in Berlin (ARTE)

    Close up on Sheffield in the North of England, this episode’s metropolis. Also in the programme, Pina Bausch’s dance theatre in Wuppertal reinvents itself, Wim Wenders’ new film about the pope, Björk’s album Vespertine inspires an opera and French...

  • Watch: Art in paradise (ARTE)

    Watch: Art in paradise (ARTE)

    Property developer Jun Lu, with his sun Xun, created the Sifang Art Museum by inviting twenty architects from all over the world to build a house on their land. The only stipulation was that it must have four bedrooms and a surface area of five...

  • Watch: Record breakers (ARTE)

    Watch: Record breakers (ARTE)

    With 50,000 world records within its pages, the Guinness Book of Records is a global best seller. Focus on the men and women who are dedicated to pushing the boundaries of what is possible, sometimes even by putting their lives at risk.  

  • Watch: Being alone together (ARTE)

    Watch: Being alone together (ARTE)

    More than 9 million people in Britain feel often or always lonely, accorded to a 2017 report. Faced with this problem, PM Theresa May has created a minister for loneliness to encourage community projects.

  • Watch: North Korea - Kim's Men (ARTE)

    Watch: North Korea - Kim's Men (ARTE)

    How is it possible for one of the world’s poorest countries to develop nuclear weapons?

  • Watch: Beer and its myths (ARTE)

    Watch: Beer and its myths (ARTE)

    Beer is one of the most popular drinks worldwide and many myths surround it. Does it really make hair shiny, help to recover after a marathon and keep winter colds at bay? Xenius provides the answers and challenges our preconceptions.

  • Watch: Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic (ARTE)

    Watch: Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic (ARTE)

    The end of an era. Simon Rattle leaves the Berlin Philharmonic to become music director of the London Symphony Orchestra. In this documentary by Eric Schulz, both conductor and musicians of the orchestra take stock: What has 16 years of...

  • Watch: World Cup foul play? (ARTE)

    Watch: World Cup foul play? (ARTE)

    Rumours abound of foul play during the selection process for the FIFA World Cup 2018. But what role did corruption and intelligence services play in the English and Russian rival bids? A documentary that plays out like a political thriller.

  • Watch: Living next to a volcano (ARTE)

    Watch: Living next to a volcano (ARTE)

    In Northern Catalonia, the mountainous province of La Garrotxa has numerous non-active volcanoes. Fermi Corominas raises his own pigs there and continues the culinary traditions of the region. His wife specialises in making ‘patatas de Olot’,...

  • Watch: Zen in one of the most gorgeous temples in Japan (ARTE)

    Watch: Zen in one of the most gorgeous temples in Japan (ARTE)

    The Japanese monastery of Daitoku-ji contains twenty-three temples around a main building. Three monumental doors open onto "dry gardens", which conform to the abstract philosophy of Zen: monochrome simplicity. A guided tour around one of the most...

  • Watch: Ethical investment (ARTE)

    Watch: Ethical investment (ARTE)

    Every pound or euro in your bank account is reinvested by your bank, and environmental and humanitarian concerns are rare preoccupations taken into account. However, some banks do have ethical ambitions and only invest in sustainable and socially...

  • Watch: Europe's largest lagoon threatened (ARTE)

    Watch: Europe's largest lagoon threatened (ARTE)

    Europe’s largest lagoon, the Mar Menor in Southern Spain, is becoming increasingly polluted from intensive agriculture which is destroying the marine ecosystem. Now local people are protesting against the powerful regional agricultural lobby in an...

  • Watch: Is corruption tainting Valletta as European Capital of Culture? (ARTE)

    Watch: Is corruption tainting Valletta as European Capital of Culture? (ARTE)

    The Maltese capital Valletta is showing of its cultural side as European Capital of Culture 2018.  This feature from ARTE focuses on some featured artists from the compact capital city as well as the aftermath of the assassination of journalist...

  • Watch: The hippies of Colorado (ARTE)

    Watch: The hippies of Colorado (ARTE)

    Boulder, Colorado, city of 100,000 inhabitants has always been involved in American protest movements, particularly during the Vietnam War. But what has happened to the hippy spirit of yesteryear? And the hippies that used to gather here?