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  • ARTE: In Alaska, a survivalist prepares for a nuclear holocaust

    ARTE: In Alaska, a survivalist prepares for a nuclear holocaust

      Only 5,000 miles from North Korea, Alaska fears a nuclear attack from Pyongyang. Eric Hecker is a survivalist, actively preparing for a disaster along with the local militia of around 100 members he has created.

  • ARTE: Insomnia and what to do about it

    ARTE: Insomnia and what to do about it

      Our modern lives are not helping our sleep patterns: late meals, alcohol consumption, and overuse of smartphone and computer screens all contribute to sleep problems. The Xenius presenters analyse the quality of their sleep and we learn about...

  • ARTE: London and the #MeToo Movement

    ARTE: London and the #MeToo Movement

      In a recent survey 85% of British women claim to have been sexually harassed in public. Since the #MeToo Movement several initiatives have sprung up in the British capital. Could this be the start of a cultural shift?

  • Watch: Search for the missing migrants (ARTE)

    Watch: Search for the missing migrants (ARTE)

    Ruben Figueroa searches for missing migrants who disappeared on the dangerous journey from Central America to the United States. Once a migrant himself, now he tries to give a face to the vanished thousands of men and women, lost in their search...

  • Watch: Glasgow School of Art as masterpiece (ARTE)

    Watch: Glasgow School of Art as masterpiece (ARTE)

    Built at the dawn of the twentieth century, the Glasgow School of Art is the work of artist and architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Seen as one of the most prominent representatives of the Glasgow style, Mackintosh spent more than ten years to...

  • Watch: The legend that's Italian cinema (ARTE)

    Watch: The legend that's Italian cinema (ARTE)

    With stars like Claudia Cardinale and great directors such as Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti and Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italian cinema has left a lasting imprint in the international film industry

  • Watch: Are superfoods the new health solution? (ARTE)

    Watch: Are superfoods the new health solution? (ARTE)

    So called Superfoods like Goji berries, Chia seeds or Quinoa claim to protect against anything from high blood pressure to cancer. Xenius puts these products' claims to the test.

  • Watch: Simple Minds Live in Berlin (ARTE)

    Watch: Simple Minds Live in Berlin (ARTE)

    The Glasgow band play their latest creations at Berlin club SchwuZ, as well as the hits that made their name in the 1980s and 1990s.

  • Watch: Biodiversity in the Mediterranean (ARTE)

    Watch: Biodiversity in the Mediterranean (ARTE)

    Xenius meets former harpoon fisherman Gérard Carrodano who makes a living catching live fish to supply research institutes and aquariums, helping understand and protect the sea’s biodiversity.

  • Watch: Less is more (ARTE)

    Watch: Less is more (ARTE)

    Sustainable lifestyles and business practices are on the increase: Mimi, a safe-proclaimed Minimalist, has stripped back her possessions and feels happier that way; Peter runs a café in Berlin committed to the zero waste principal.

  • Watch: Is Australia losing its workers? (ARTE)

    Watch: Is Australia losing its workers? (ARTE)

    Once a proud symbol of the nation the Australian car manufacturer Holden has now closed all its factories in Australia, part of a wave of closures and delocalisation which now threaten the country’s manufacturing base.

  • Watch: The Kim Dynasty (ARTE)

    Watch: The Kim Dynasty (ARTE)

    Increasing tension between Pyongyang and Washington raises the spectre of a nuclear war. Tracing the Kim Dynasty’s actions over the last 70 years, this documentary reveals the long term goals of North Korea in relation to its sworn enemy, the US.

  • Watch: Cologne Contemporary Jazz Orchestra

    Watch: Cologne Contemporary Jazz Orchestra

    For over 15 years the Cologne Contemporary Jazz Orchestra has championed contemporary jazz compositions.

  • Watch: The National in concert (ARTE)

    Watch: The National in concert (ARTE)

    Since the early 2000s The National have provided their signature sombre sound over which Matt Berninger’s deep melancholy voice, a latter day Johnny Cash, emerges triumphant.

  • Watch: Achieving affordable housing (ARTE)

    Watch: Achieving affordable housing (ARTE)

    With house prices forever rising, ARTE looks at new ways of providing affordable housing from tiny houses to floating student accommodation to communal living.

  • Watch: Recovering from Vietnam (ARTE)

    Watch: Recovering from Vietnam (ARTE)

    Cacao, a small village in the French Guianese jungle is inhabited by the Hmong people, refugees from the Vietnam War. 500 souls came here in 1977 and have since transformed the tropical forest into a heavenly garden.

  • Watch: Where prostitutes don't exist (ARTE)

    Watch: Where prostitutes don't exist (ARTE)

    The tragedy of Eva-Marree: Her children were taken from her because she was a prostitute and then she was killed by their father. In a convincing narrative, filmmaker Ovidie denounces the Swedish state’s abuse of power.

  • Watch: Fighting the obesity problem...and why the Maltese remain fattest in Europe (ARTE)

    Watch: Fighting the obesity problem...and why the Maltese remain fattest in Europe (ARTE)

    The positive and polemic news programme for Europe focuses on two subjects: Obesity and the EU-Canada CETA trade deal. The video places Malta right at the front of the obesity race. 

  • Watch: Opioid drugs biggest cause of death in US (ARTE)

    Watch: Opioid drugs biggest cause of death in US (ARTE)

    Opioid drugs are now the biggest cause of death for the under 50s in the US, ahead of traffic accidents and firearms. The highly addictive OxyContin, prescribed as a painkiller has led to addiction and contributed to the nation’s opioid epidemic.

  • Watch: The transport of the future (ARTE)

    Watch: The transport of the future (ARTE)

    How will we travel tomorrow? In Los Angeles the hyperloop project is researching high-speed rail modelled on pneumatic tube networks or will the driverless car be the next transport revolution?