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the-cave-puppeteer
The Cave, by filmmaker El Kheyer Zidani, tells a story of creativity, community, puppets and a son’s love for his father.
On-the-white-nile
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.
Throttle-Queens
This short film from filmmaker Joan Kabugu celebrates Ciku Mbithi and the women of the Throttle Queens biking club.
al-jazeera-25-years
On November 1, 2021, our partners Al Jazeera celebrated their 25th anniversary, their Silver Jubilee.
rebel-radio-ships
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.
chad-football
In one of the poorest countries in the world, can the Chad football squad find success at last?
misfits-film
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.
fly-on-the-wall
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.
China-listening-post
Xi Jinping's China has embarked on a campaign that could transform the country's technology, entertainment and media industries.
Antonio-Guterres
In the run-up to the UN's 76th general assembly, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres talks to Al Jazeera.
Nuakai Aru
Watch this TEDx talk by Nuakai Aru. His aim is to share greater understanding about our collective story, as well as appreciation for the natural world.
jane-landers-TED-talk
Watch this TEDx talk by Jane Landers who discusses the missing century of black history in the Americas.
Okalani_Dawkins
Watch this TEDx talk by Okalani Dawkins, a passionate sophomore who is excited to create a better world through her passion for Civil Rights.
cycling-under-siege-gaza
Cycling Under Siege in Gaza is the story of a young Palestinian athlete who persevered through the trauma of losing his leg while facing the daily struggles of life under occupation.
dead-lakes-alive
In a race against India’s looming water shortage, Anand Malligavad takes on his city’s water woes one lake at a time.
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.
spy-in-phone
This investigation exposes how Pegasus works, how governments like Saudi Arabia and the UAE have bought the hugely expensive spyware, also how it has been used beyond the stated intentions of the NSO Group of “developing technology to prevent and investigate terror and crime” - including to target journalists.
UK-Generation change
London-based journalist Iman Amrani meets two activists who are confronting the root causes of youth violence in the United Kingdom. At the age of 15, Athian Akec became a youth MP and put knife crime at the top of his political agenda. Temi Mwale founded the 4Front Project, an organisation that helps young people who have been affected by violence. Athian and Temi talk about the structural, political and social issues that are excluding many young people and can lead to violence.
bottom-line-covid
In this episode of The Bottom Line, Dr Tom Frieden, the former director of the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and current CEO of the Resolve to Save Lives initiative, talks with host Steve Clemons about what's next in the global fight against COVID-19.
forever-war-9-11
Twenty years after the 9/11 attacks, this special edition of The Listening Post looks at the climate of fear that undergirded the so-called "War on Terror" and how the US news and entertainment industries helped produce it.
widows-of-everest
Taking on Everest is part of a larger battle to overcome centuries of discrimination against women who have lost their husbands to the mountain. 101 East meets the Sherpa widows defying tradition to conquer the world’s highest mountain.
generation-change-lebanon
In the third episode of Generation Change, we travel to Lebanon to see how young organisers are mobilising to halt one of the most serious economic and political crises in Lebanon’s history. Presented by Luna Safwan, Karim and Azza discuss Lebanon’s political gridlock, the August 4 Beirut blast, as well as strategies to end corruption and dismantle the sectarian power-sharing system.
generation-change-south-africa
In this episode of Generation Change, presented by Ayanda Charlie, Sera and Keitumetse discuss the legacy of apartheid on activism in South Africa, gender-based violence, climate justice and how these issues intersect with racism and other social inequities.
generation-change
In the first episode of Generation Change, a new series looking at young people pushing for change around the world, we travel to the United States to meet two Generation Z activists. In this episode presented by Zahra Rasool, Chelsea and Samuel discuss police brutality, Black Lives Matter, organisation and how global networks of solidarity can be created using technology.
riding-with-elias
Bringing nature and people together, Park Ranger Elias Libombo mediates between Zimbabwe’s Gonarezhou National Park and local communities.
lebanon-single-by-choice-al-jazeera
Why are so many Lebanese women single? Five women share their stories of love, life and marriage in Lebanon.
who-killed-robert-kennedy
More than 50 years on, questions about witness testimony, hidden evidence and true identity of Kennedy’s killer remain.
journey-into-the-unknown
This film follows two Syrian refugees trying to reach Europe – one by sea, the other by land. The film-makers use hidden cameras to observe people-smugglers doing deals with desperate refugees in both Libya and Turkey.
singapore-street-food
Singapore’s street food is a vital part of the country’s cultural heritage and identity. But as COVID-19 hits hard, hawkers face a stark choice - innovate or admit defeat.

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