young-cyclist-rwanda
Aliane Mugisha was a roadside hawker in Kigali when she decided to change her business, inspired by the local men who rode taxi bicycles. She did not know this would lead to a whole new cycling adventure. In The Young Cyclist, by filmmaker Yuhi Amuli, she shares her story of determination and focus – and its uplifting results.
world-cup-africa
World Cup Countdown gives you a global perspective from every region ahead of the Middle East’s first-ever FIFA World Cup. This episode focuses on Africa, with special reports from Dakar, Rabat and Soweto as well as expert analysis from broadcasters Usher Komugisha and Maher Mezahi.
world cup europe
World Cup Countdown gives you a global perspective from every region ahead of the Middle East’s first-ever FIFA World Cup. August’s episode focuses on Europe, with expert analysis from 2010 World Cup winner Javi Martinez and former Scotland striker Andy Gray.
india-tribal-athletes
101 East meets India’s young athletes racing for a better future. A sporting initiative is helping tribal communities achieve athletic success and with it, recognition and acceptance. 101 East meets India’s young athletes racing for a better future.
south-america-world-cup
In this first World Cup Countdown episode, we focus on South America, with special reports from Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires, as well as expert analysis from football broadcasters Juan Arango and Eli Mengem.
diaby-away-game
Abdoulaye Diaby, the rising star of Malian football, realises his dream to play in Europe. The film tells the story of his first season in Europe.
wrestlers-dream
On beaches, in training grounds, and in gyms around Dakar, Kalanda sweats and strains as he trains hard for Senegal’s big-time wrestling competitions – determined to make it to the main wrestling arena. Filmmaker Oumar Ba’s intimate film, Kalanda: A Wrestler’s Dream, bears witness to his determination despite the odds, and sees him balance friendship and loyalty with hard-muscled competition.
Throttle-Queens
This short film from filmmaker Joan Kabugu celebrates Ciku Mbithi and the women of the Throttle Queens biking club.
chad-football
In one of the poorest countries in the world, can the Chad football squad find success at last?
fans-football-raja-casablanca
This film explores Raja Casablanca’s history as an outlet for the city’s working-class youth and their displeasure with the country’s politics. It also searches for the revolutionary fans of Casablanca and reveals those who, by sheer weight of numbers, cannot be ignored.
ultras-egypt
How Egypt’s Hardcore football Ultras became a major protest group during their country’s revolution and the aftermath.
iron-ivan-star
This rich biopic follows the incredible journey of an early 20th century world celebrity, from his modest roots in rural Russia, to the world stage in Paris and 1920s America.
judo-for-peace
Al Jazeera Close Up Documentary. Judo for Peace in the Central African Republic.
sumo-world
Featuring rare behind-the-scenes access, 101 East goes inside the secretive world of Japanese sumo.
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football-fans
This film from Al Jazeera follows the Slemani ultras. They have given a voice to women in a culture where they are often expected to adopt traditional female roles. These women have changed the face of football fans, as well as challenged cultural norms. They are non-violent, loud and proud, and most importantly they love football!
St Pauli Ultras
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