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  • Watch: Forgotten online worlds (ARTE)

    Watch: Forgotten online worlds (ARTE)

    Every time a new MMRPG becomes popular, what's left behind is all of the MMRPGs that came before it. They are post-apocalyptic ghost worlds: the computer equivalent of the Mayan ruins. But unlike Mayan ruins, our digital worlds can disappear with...

  • Watch: Street photography in a tense political climate (ARTE)

    Watch: Street photography in a tense political climate (ARTE)

    After scouring the streets of Tehran as a professional photographer, Ako Salemi traded his camera in for a smartphone and decided to produce a more stripped back street photography. In a very tense political climate, he's cut off from conventional...

  • Watch: Uncovering the face of Iran (ARTE)

    Watch: Uncovering the face of Iran (ARTE)

    After a few years exile in Canada, Kiana Hayeri returns to Iran and realises how much her country has changed. Her friends have completely different private and public personas. Via her Instagram, she uncovers the two faces of her paradoxical...

  • Watch: Love, according to a sex worker (ARTE)

    Watch: Love, according to a sex worker (ARTE)

    In the world of modern dating full of dating apps and social networks, is old fashioned romance dead? Jonas talks to an artist/sex worker to find out.

  • Watch: Rammstein: Just like the Beach Boys, really (ARTE)

    Watch: Rammstein: Just like the Beach Boys, really (ARTE)

    Rammstein, from their choice of name to their lyrics and dark videos, are out to shock and scare. Their spectacular live performances helped Their spectacular live performances helped catapult them to the top of their industry. But underneath it...

  • Watch: The enduring magic of stop motion (ARTE)

    Watch: The enduring magic of stop motion (ARTE)

        Considered an outdated technique in 1992, stop motion paradoxically experienced its golden age after CGI. Why are creators and audiences still so attached to this technique?

  • Watch: War, hunger and rebels in South Sudan (ARTE)

    Watch: War, hunger and rebels in South Sudan (ARTE)

      Caught between hostile government troops and a rebel army that intimidates as much as it protects, things aren't looking good for the Nuer people of South Sudan. NGOs have been attacked, causing them to flee the region. Those that suffer the...

  • Watch: Music as revolt... the London beat (ARTE)

    Watch: Music as revolt... the London beat (ARTE)

    Rolling Stones, The Who, Sex Pistols, Clash, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Kate Tempest, Faithless and M.I.A: a striking portrait of the London music scene.

  • Watch: Tourism in Tunisia after the attacks (ARTE)

    Watch: Tourism in Tunisia after the attacks (ARTE)

      We meet an employee of a large hotel in the coastal city of Sousse, Tunisia, where an Islamist attack killed 38 foreign tourists in 2015. For both hotel staff and tourists, the atmosphere is tense: will the country one day be able to recover...

  • Watch: Tourists vs locals (ARTE)

    Watch: Tourists vs locals (ARTE)

      In Amsterdam, Robin Labrijn fights against the development of mass tourism in his neighbourhood. His bugbear: accommodation sites such as Wimdu and Airbnb, which have radically transformed the city. Whole buildings are now illegally rented to...

  • Watch: Right wing feminism (ARTE)

    Watch: Right wing feminism (ARTE)

      Within the new extreme right movements, femininity, sex appeal and maternity became propaganda weapons. More and more women are sent to the front line to make the far right sexy. 

  • Watch: Are secrets a thing of the past? (ARTE)

    Watch: Are secrets a thing of the past? (ARTE)

      Are secrets still meaningful at a time when everyone is exposed on social networks and tries to know everything about the lives of others?

  • Watch: Born too early (ARTE)

    Watch: Born too early (ARTE)

      Very premature infants who, two decades ago would not have been viable outside of the womb, now represent a grey area, both medically and ethically, thanks to scientific advancement. Where do you draw the line? At what point is medical...

  • Watch: The Spanish Republican heroine who stood up to Franco (ARTE)

    Watch: The Spanish Republican heroine who stood up to Franco (ARTE)

     July 1936. A chaotic Spain is in the throes of civil war. Francisco Franco's fascists are advancing. But republican and Communist Party activist Dolores Ibárruri is having none of it.  In an iconic speech, Ibárruri called on the Spanish people to...

  • Watch: When Churchill called for a united Europe (ARTE)

    Watch: When Churchill called for a united Europe (ARTE)

    On September 19, 1946, at the University of Zurich, Winston Churchill delivered one of his most famous speeches. He advocated for a United States of Europe and for forgiveness between France and Germany. He warned that the horrors of the past...

  • Watch: Cliff diving in Marseille (ARTE)

    Watch: Cliff diving in Marseille (ARTE)

    Lionel Franc has been a cliff diving fanatic since he was a child. He dives into crystal waters from the cliffs that surround Marseille, in the Calanques National Park. Disadvantaged kids, inspired by him, line up to be taught this risky but...

  • Watch: United Kingdom of pop - Part 2 (ARTE)

    Watch: United Kingdom of pop - Part 2 (ARTE)

    The second part of documentary that looks at 60 years of British creative genius, from the dark Thatcher years to the Cool Britannia movement of the 1990s (and the coming to power of Tony Blair).  

  • Watch: United Kingdom of pop (ARTE)

    Watch: United Kingdom of pop (ARTE)

    Britain, leader of European pop culture? A look back on 60 years of creative genius, from the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Coldplay and Adele on the music side, to James Bond and Harry Potter breaking box office records in the cinema. And let's...

  • Watch: 'I have a dream' - Martin Luther King (ARTE)

    Watch: 'I have a dream' - Martin Luther King (ARTE)

    One summer day in 1963, a quarter of a million people marched to Capitol Hill in the United States to demand equal rights between black and white Americans. Martin Luther King, speaking at the event, orginally hadn't intended to talk about his dream.

  • Watch: Feminism: the next generation (ARTE)

    Watch: Feminism: the next generation (ARTE)

      The feminist struggles of the 1970s seemed to be ancient history. Yet in 2016, in Poland, tens of thousands of women fought to preserve their right to abortion. What is the state of feminism and women's rights today?

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