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Jump-rope
Ethnomusicologist Kyra Gaunt takes us on a tour of the fascinating history of the jump rope. Small Thing Big Idea, a TED series.
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.
fresh-farm-zimbabwe
An Africa Direct Documentary, Fresh Farm by Rumbi Katedza explores a farmer's creative commercial response to Zimbabwe’s food insecurity.
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.
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.
stray-dog-cairo
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.
great-british-curry-crisis
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.
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.
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.
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.
bollywood-morocco
This documentary, filled with a wide variety of characters, voices and movie clips, is a fascinating snapshot of a world few outside Morocco knew existed. It also includes a contribution from legendary Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor who passed away in April 2020.
Shuga Season 1
This documentary provides us with special behind the scenes footage of the main characters from the MTV drama SHUGA.
THE BALCONY S2 E3
The Balcony - where real people discuss real life situations. A reality/ talk show where a group of people come together on the Balcony and give the 'real talk'. Expect dramatic storylines, expect excitement, expect the unexpected!
The-Balcony-E2
The Balcony - where real people discuss real life situations. A reality/ talk show where a group of people come together on the Balcony and give the 'real talk'. Expect dramatic storylines, expect excitement, expect the unexpected!
The-Balcony-E4
The Balcony - where real people discuss real life situations. A reality/ talk show where a group of people come together on the Balcony and give the 'real talk'. Expect dramatic storylines, expect excitement, expect the unexpected!
sumo-world
Featuring rare behind-the-scenes access, 101 East goes inside the secretive world of Japanese sumo.
savouring-the-past-paella
Embark on a culinary journey and dig into the hidden history of four favourite foods from Andalusia to the Levant.
Antoinettes kitchen risotto
Antoinette Alexis shows us an easy super healthy recipe - Fuel your body with low-cholesterol rice free risotto!
spring-vegetable-juice
Antoinette Alexis shows you how to make a detoxifying spring vegetable juice. Start your Spring right and make your body this delicious and healthy treat.
Alice-Liveing
'Perfection Doesn't Exist' features Alice Liveing; Personal Trainer and 3x Bestselling Author of 'The Body Bible'. In this episode Alice candidly discusses her struggles with body image, the concept of perfection and the responsibility that comes with having a large social media following.
see-me-now
Glen Mackay was at a fashion show overseas and was told "the darker the skin, the uglier they're considered". He decided to call upon some of his friends in fashion industry to address this, and prove that beauty is all about feeling comfortable in your skin. 'See Me Now' is a fashion film with a social conscience.
youarenotalone
A new government public awareness raising campaign highlights that if anyone is at risk of, or experiencing domestic abuse, help is still available. We interview Liz Kingsley, Operating Director of Safe Arms, researcher and Consultant in Domestic Violence in the Black Christian Community to discuss the campaign, domestic abuse issues and find out what support is available.
Millennium Drive In
A short film about the first of Millennium TV's Drive In events, our Black Panther screening on 26th September, with special guest Shingai.
celtic-fc-fans
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!
The-Balcony-E1
The Balcony - where real people discuss real life situations. A reality/ talk show where a group of people come together on the Balcony and give the 'real talk'. Expect dramatic storylines, expect excitement, expect the unexpected!

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