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  • Watch: Adolf Hitler and the art of defeat (ARTE)

    Watch: Adolf Hitler and the art of defeat (ARTE)

      Adolf Hitler has gone down in history as an outstanding military tactician. But was this really true? This programme looks closer at the past and challenges received ideas.

  • Watch: Being a female truck driver in Russia (ARTE)

      Nastka is 34 and one of just a handful of women lorry drivers in Russia. A law prohibits women from taking jobs in certain professions in Russia meaning Nastja is working in a man’s world.

  • Watch: Sudan is open for business (ARTE)

    Watch: Sudan is open for business (ARTE)

    In Sudan, scarred by civil war and corruption, starting a business is difficult: 60% of Sudanese are under 30 years old and many do not have stable work. They have no choice but to survive by doing odd jobs. A reality show is trying to change...

  • Watch: The Female Cairo (ARTE)

    Watch: The Female Cairo (ARTE)

    A group of young Egyptian women cycle around the city to distribute hot meals during Ramadan, to the poorest inhabitants of the city. They want to serve society - but also to change society's attitudes.

  • Watch: The new crisis in Argentina (ARTE)

    Watch: The new crisis in Argentina (ARTE)

      Argentina's 2001 bankruptcy is still fresh in the minds of its citizens. And many are still living with the consequences. Inflation that could reach up to 48% this year in Argentina. Its currency has lost 50% of its value, and has a loan to the...

  • Watch: A Brexit special (ARTE)

    Watch: A Brexit special (ARTE)

      As its exit from the European Union approaches, Tracks says goodbye to the United Kingdom, featuring artist Grayson Perry.  

  • Watch: Pop influences in Turkish music (ARTE)

    Watch: Pop influences in Turkish music (ARTE)

    Derya Yildirim brings a breath of fresh air into Turkish music. Together with the Grup Şimşekthey revisit the Anatolian tradition and bring in pop influences.

  • Watch: 100 years of music-making (ARTE)

    Watch: 100 years of music-making (ARTE)

    The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande celebrates 100 years of music-making. A very special evening with soprano Asmik Grigorian. On the programme, works by Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovsky, Modest Mussorgsky and Igor Stravinsky.

  • Watch: Places of pilgrimage (ARTE)

    Watch: Places of pilgrimage (ARTE)

    Religious men and women reveal the secrets and treasures of their monasteries. This episode enters into places of pilgrimage: Saint Nino in Georgia, Santiago de Compostela in Spain, Altenburg Abbey in Austria and the Jasna Góra in Poland.

  • Watch: Retreats in isolation (ARTE)

    Watch: Retreats in isolation (ARTE)

    Monks and nuns reveal the secrets and treasures of their monasteries. This episodes seeks out monastic retreats in isolated places: Tatev monastery in Armenia, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert in southern France, Mount Melleray Abbey in Ireland and Iverski...

  • 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...