Ukraine – Russia : Stories of Resistance | Between Us
by Beckypublished on 25th April 2022
As millions flee Ukraine to escape Russian attacks, what about those who stayed behind? Al Jazeera’s Stefanie Dekker travelled to southern Ukraine to hear stories of resistance.
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.
The head of TED Chris Anderson in conversation with Elon Musk — the head of Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink and The Boring Company. (Recorded at TED2022 on April 14, 2022).
Sara Bareilles performs her sensational hit "Brave" with the National Symphony Orchestra, as arranged by Alex Lacamoire.
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.
The Great British Curry Crisis
9 months ago
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.
Syria’s Woman of Hope
2 years ago
Al Jazeera Close Up. As one of a few female mental health professionals in Syria’s Idlib province, Abeer al-Faris has her work cut out for her. Every day, she gets up at the crack of dawn to manage the Dar al-Amal Education Village, an independent care centre for widows and orphans of war.
Watch the trailer for Miles in the Life - the first documentary told by an actual member of Black Mafia Family (BMF).
Morocco’s Bollywood Dream
2 years ago
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.
My Nigeria – Femi Bamigboye: Local Man
2 years ago
Femi Bamigboye is the coach and founder of the Remo Football Academy in the small Nigerian town of Iperu. We spend a week with Femi Bamigboye as he gets his players ready for the cup final of a local knock-out competition. Femi's son Sam leads the team of youngsters against an older and more experienced team.