On the White Nile, by filmmaker Akuol de Mabior, takes us into the world of Rebecca Lith Chol. From the stern of her long wooden boat, Rebecca steers her crew down the White Nile, running her small fishing business.
The Voice of Peace and Radio Caroline were pirate radio stations that launched in the 1960s and 1970s, broadcasting from ships anchored outside national territorial waters, in an attempt to challenge the societies around them. This documentary from Al Jazeera World intercuts the stories of these two stations, through a mix of archive, presenter anecdotes, journalistic analysis and historical context.
An action movie with global stars, fast cars and an exotic location is nothing new. But the politics behind the scenes of The Misfits, a recent high-octane movie release, reveals its own story – one of producer power struggles, money, influence, politics, and an apparent attempt to tarnish the reputation of a country.
The United Nations has described Israel’s building of settlements in occupied East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank “a war crime”. Without help from the international community, Palestinians are having to try and protect their homes and their lands themselves. Four stories from across the occupied territories show the resilience and resistance of those being dispossessed.