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World Cup 2022 Brazil
Three young Ghanaian footballers make their way to Europe in pursuit of their dream of playing at the 2022 World Cup. In this episode, we meet three players from Ghana: Mubarak Alhassan, Emmanuel Lomotey and Sabit Abdulai.
World Cup 2022 Spain
Every footballer’s dream is to play for their country, especially at the World Cup. In this film, we follow three players from Spain – Alejandro Francés, Carles Pérez and Juan Miranda in pursuit of their dream – to play for Spain at the Qatar World Cup 2022.
World Cup 2022 Morocco
Every footballer’s dream is to play for their country, especially at the World Cup. This film follows three players from Morocco - Azzedine Ounahi, Souffian El Karouani and Adil Tahif.
Ghana fans World Cup 2022
Three young Ghanaian footballers make their way to Europe in pursuit of their dream of playing at the 2022 World Cup. In this episode, we meet three players from Ghana: Mubarak Alhassan, Emmanuel Lomotey and Sabit Abdulai.
world-cup-guide
The 2022 World Cup kicks off in Qatar on November 20. For those who don’t usually follow football, Start Here with Sandra Gathmann explains how the tournament works — and some of the teams, players and matches to look out for.
women-of-football
A goalkeeper defies expectations by starting her football career at 48 in Naples, the city of the legendary Maradona.
Talking to the Air: The Horses of the Last Forbidden Kingdom
This award-winning documentary adventure to the hidden Kingdom of Mustang - the planet's last great horse culture. The Last Forbidden Kingdom of the Himalayas is also the last great equine culture on the planet and their magnificent horsemen face a precarious future. Journey to a place where the spiritual bond with the horse is unlike any other, a land beyond time.
thariode documentary
Watch the trailer for Thariode, which tells the story of gold mining in Thariode, one of the most ancient cities of the Malabar region, British India. The film also charts the history of gold mining in other areas of Malabar during the 19th century.
the_kingmaker_of_the_mughal_empire
Watch the trailer for this historical docudrama, which chronicles the life of a kingmaker who influenced, controlled and changed the reign of 7 Mughal Emperors in medieval India.
kenyan-fashion-designer
An Africa Direct documentary. David Ochieng, also known as 'Avido', is a Kenyan designer whose brand is making a noise in the fashion industry. But while his clothes are sold around the world, he stays true to his roots in Nairobi’s Kibera slum.
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.
ukraines-medics
A volunteer medical battalion in Ukraine provides first aid assistance and evacuates civilians and wounded soldiers from the front lines.
fresh-farm-zimbabwe
An Africa Direct Documentary, Fresh Farm by Rumbi Katedza explores a farmer's creative commercial response to Zimbabwe’s food insecurity.
wizards-myanmar
From candlelit rituals to magical potions, 101 East goes inside the mystical world of the weizza, Myanmar’s wizards.
india-on-fire
As India suffers through an extreme heatwave, Al Jazeera's 101 East goes to the fiery heart of the crisis where residents are sweltering in soaring temperatures.
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the_school_of_magic
The School of Magic follows the journey of three aspiring magicians from the College of Magic in Cape Town, South Africa, to Las Vegas where they compete in the World Teenage Magic Championship.
kenya-toxic-trolls
How a Kenyan mother is taking on cyberbullies with kindness. Bullying is no longer confined to school playgrounds and workplaces. Concerned about her kids growing up in Kenya’s toxic cyberspace, banker-by-day Marjoline decides to launch an online kindness campaign.
witness-ewolo
A Witness Documentary from Al Jazeera. Forty-two-year-old street food trader Cristel Ewolo lives in Switzerland, where he was mysteriously abandoned as a child. From an extract of his birth certificate, he knows that his country of origin is the Republic of the Congo.
sounds-of-home-rwanda
Musician Michael Makembe journeys into the hinterland to record traditional sounds for all Rwandans to share.
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.
Meteorite-hunters
Meteorites may be the only truly extra-terrestrial items it is possible to find, buy or own on Earth. Their rarity has created a global trade, fed by a fascination with these dark rocks from outer space. Most meteorites on the market come from Morocco, where the inky-black rocks are easier to spot in the arid mountain landscape. Nomads welcome these "gifts from the sky" and sell them to dealers and researchers. However, the prices obtained by Moroccan nomads in the High Atlas Mountains are a fraction of those in the fashionable rock and crystal shops in Europe.
desert-scribe-mali
Timbuktu is renowned for its ancient texts, which date back to when the Malian city was a vital scholastic centre over 500 years ago. Boubacar Saddeck Najim is one of the few remaining copyists who painstakingly replicates these precious manuscripts for posterity.
she-saw-the-sea
She Saw the Sea, an uplifting film by Karin Slater, follows the vivacious Kholofelo Sethebe, a marine biologist, as she braves the ocean to find a beautiful new underwater world.
firewoman
Tarren-Lynn January is part of the Juliet Crew, the only all-female bush firefighting unit in Cape Town, South Africa. She and her teammates were recruited to encourage more women into firefighting. In this documentary we bunker down with the crew at their barracks on the Western Cape mountains.
med-hondo-african-cinema
French children recognise Hondo as the voice of Donkey in Shrek. But to a generation of cinema-goers, Hondo was a radical filmmaker who used his creativity as a tool to fight injustice, wherever he saw it.
land-or-death
In this documentary from Al Jazeera we discover how an Indigenous grandmother combats Colombia’s most dangerous armed groups.
songs-of-the-gulf

Songs of the Gulf

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In this documentary from Al Jazeera World, we discover the inspirations for four song stories from the Arabian Gulf, which include satire, an ancient Islamic "advert" and World Cup football pride.
Honduras Climate in Crisis
Fault Lines reports from Honduras on how extreme weather is upending livelihoods and forcing people to leave their homes. Over the years, hundreds of thousands of Hondurans have made the dangerous trip north to the United States, hoping to escape poverty and violence. But as the country endures repeated droughts, hurricanes and floods, people are also fleeing the effects of climate change.
LA-Sheriff-Gangs
Los Angeles has been plagued with gang violence for decades, and has even been called the “gang capital of America". But they’re not just on the streets. Reports and lawsuits allege that there are deputy "gangs" within the LA County Sheriff’s Department. Fault Lines investigates.
Skiing in Kashmir
101 East meets the men and women transforming the pristine ski slopes of Indian-administered Kashmir into the ultimate ski destination.

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