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  • WATCH: An Anti-Trump Bastion in Texas (ARTE)

    WATCH: An Anti-Trump Bastion in Texas (ARTE)

    Since Trump's inauguration, pockets of resistance are being organised throughout the United States in "sanctuary" cities. Austin, Texas, is one of them. Renowned for its open-mindedness despite being the capital of a very conservative state, the...

  • Watch: Iraq's War of Fire (ARTE)

    Watch: Iraq's War of Fire (ARTE)

    Oil wells were set on fire by jihadists in the Islamic State to slow down the advance of Iraqi forces during the Battle of Mosul. Though the battle was won, only 10 wells could be totally extinguished. Iraqi firefighters fight daily to control the...

  • Watch: Chios, An Island Under Pressure (ARTE)

    Watch: Chios, An Island Under Pressure (ARTE)

    On March 20, 2016, the agreement between the European Union and Turkey entered into force. Overnight, the island of Chios transformed from a transit zone into a vast refugee camp. Refugees are no longer allowed to leave the island. But social...

  • Watch: The Car Clashers of Trinidad (ARTE)

    Watch: The Car Clashers of Trinidad (ARTE)

    'Clashers', from the Indian community in Trinidad, compete to play the loudest and best of Bollywood music to impress judges and win trophies. Here, sound clashing is an institution. So crank it up!

  • Watch: Tecnobrega Monsters (ARTE)

    Watch: Tecnobrega Monsters (ARTE)

    For decades, families of street vendors on the outskirts of the city of Belém, in the Brazilian state of Para, have built their huge tecnobrega monsters. These elaborate sound systems and visual spectacles are inspired by the animals of the...

  • Watch: A national park of France in Guadeloupe (ARTE)

    Watch: A national park of France in Guadeloupe (ARTE)

    A visit to the Guadeloupe National Park in the French Caribbean, a place of wondrous flora and fauna.

  • Watch: California, back to paradise (ARTE)

    Watch: California, back to paradise (ARTE)

    Camp Fire has been the most destructive wildfire in Californian history: 18,000 buildings gone, 62,000 hectares scorched and a death toll of 85. Paradise was almost completely destroyed when the flames swept through the town in November 2018.

  • Watch: Sarajevo, a Balkan metropolis (ARTE)

    Watch: Sarajevo, a Balkan metropolis (ARTE)

    A visit to five cities of the Balkans mixing history, culture and the future. No other metropolis in Europe has the religious mix of Sarajevo: Mosques, synagogues and churches sit side by side in this historically multicultural city.

  • Watch: South Africa, occupied land (ARTE)

    Watch: South Africa, occupied land (ARTE)

    ‘The land is ours’ is the slogan of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), South Africa’s far-left party. In a country where the gap between rich and poor is extreme, the EFF encourages poor families to occupy vacant land.

  • Watch: Neneh Cherry at the Paris Trianon (ARTE)

    Neneh Cherry is most famous for global hits in the 1990s such as ‘Woman’ and ‘Seven Seconds’. The Swedish artist came back in the limelight at the end of 2018 with ‘Broken Politics’, a new album produced by Four Tet. As part of a European tour she...

  • Watch: The Kooks live in Berlin (ARTE)

    Watch: The Kooks live in Berlin (ARTE)

    With their critically acclaimed fifth studio album ‘Let’s Go Sunshine’ released last year, the Brighton band are at the top of their game. For this Berlin leg of their tour they play tracks from the recent album as well as old favourites.

  • Watch: Venezuela in crisis (ARTE)

    Watch: Venezuela in crisis (ARTE)

    On one side is President Maduro, supported by Iran, Cuba, Russia and Turkey. On the other side is Juan Guaidó, self-proclaimed president, recognised by the USA and a majority of EU countries.

  • Watch: Climate change refugees (ARTE)

    Watch: Climate change refugees (ARTE)

    Thousands of migrants have left Central America recently to try and reach the United States. But what is pushing these people to leave their homes? Since 2014 serious drought has hit Honduras, a situation exacerbated by hydroelectric and mining...

  • Watch: Europeans in the New World (ARTE)

    Watch: Europeans in the New World (ARTE)

    Considered the land of opportunity, the USA attracted 30 million Europeans to its shores during the great migrations of the 19th century. These men and women left behind poverty and persecution to make a new life in the new world.

  • Watch: Ljubljana, a Balkan metropolis (ARTE)

    Watch: Ljubljana, a Balkan metropolis (ARTE)

    A visit to five cities of the Balkans mixing history, culture and the future. Ljubljana is sometimes called Little Venice due to its waterways and bridges. The small and beautiful Slovenian capital is bursting with ideas and creativity.

  • Watch: The Seasons’ Canon by Crystal Pite at the Paris Opera (ARTE)

    Watch: The Seasons’ Canon by Crystal Pite at the Paris Opera (ARTE)

    The Four Seasons Recomposed, a score of Max Richter inspired by Vivaldi, is carried off by fifty-four dancers in an impressive staging. This ballet is dedicated to the forces and forms of nature; a hymn of magnetic power.

  • Watch: When fear makes you ill (ARTE)

    Watch: When fear makes you ill (ARTE)

    Mankind needs fear to survive. But when fear becomes pathological it can make our lives hell. With a growing number of people facing anxiety disorders, this documentary focuses on their experiences of anxiety and the latest scientific research in...

  • Watch: Twilight of the car industry giants (ARTE)

    Watch: Twilight of the car industry giants (ARTE)

    Faced with climate change, polluted cities and more stringent regulations on petrol-fuelled cars the giants of the automobile industry are in tough times. Will the likes of Volkswagen, General Motors and Renault-Nissan be able to adapt and...

  • Watch: Blanco White at Eurosonic Festival (ARTE)

    Watch: Blanco White at Eurosonic Festival (ARTE)

      Blanco White's intimate blend of folk is as much influenced by the Villagers or James Vincent McMorrow as Andalusian and Latin American music. Recorded live in Groeningen, the Netherlands.

  • Watch: Senegal: sea plunderers (ARTE)

    Watch: Senegal: sea plunderers (ARTE)

      Senegal’s fishing grounds are amongst the richest in the world. But in recent years, fish stocks have plummeted due to commercial fishing by foreign ships from Europe and Asia. As the fish disappear, tensions rise between local fishermen and...