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.
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.
Legendary Scottish indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian give a bright rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi” and their own “Song for Sunshine” at TED’s Countdown Summit, a global gathering aimed at accelerating solutions to the climate crisis.
As part of TED Countdown, TED’s global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, @LET IT HAPPEN, a dance trio comprised of Dutch twin sisters Norah and Yarah along with younger sister Rosa, perform to remixes of funk classics – “Get On the Good Foot” by James Brown and “Hit the Road Jack” by Ray Charles.
Soly, an Egyptian filmmaker, rescues Layaly, a stray dog in Cairo, with help from a group of animal welfare volunteers before travelling with her to a new home abroad. However, just hours before the dog is due to face life-saving throat surgery, she escapes into the hills. Soly joins a 10-day search with support from local media and volunteers.
Butter Chicken, Rogan Josh, and the all-time favourite – Chicken Tikka Masala! The United Kingdom has embraced curry as its national dish, with tens of thousands of Indian restaurants serving mouth-watering dishes to British taste buds. Staffed over the decades by an influx of migrants from South Asia, these curry houses employ more than 100,000 people. But now this $5bn industry is in freefall. Every week, two Indian restaurants are shutting down as COVID-19, changing consumer tastes, and Brexit take a toll.
In this documentary, 101 East correspondent Drew Ambrose travels across the UK to find out why Britain’s curry houses are in crisis.
Artist Adjaratou Ouédraogo is more famous abroad than at home in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. In The Painter, by filmmaker Ousmane Zoromé Samassékou, she organises a street art event called “My City In Painting” to encourage locals to celebrate and participate in art. In this thoughtful, immersive film we also see her at work in her studio while she contemplates her craft and shares the story of how she found her voice and her happiness through painting.
Catherine Russell, UNICEF’s executive director, and footballer David Beckham, a goodwill ambassador for the organisation, talk to Al Jazeera. UNICEF is the United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. But are world leaders doing enough for young people? And are athletes and other celebrities making the difference politicians have not been able to achieve?