POLITICS

Beyond Catalonia - S01 E02 - Brittany

18m 16s

There are hundreds of movements in favour of independence or territorial autonomy in Europe, with diverse circumstances and very different short-term objectives. “Beyond Catalonia” showcases twelve of the most relevant cases; the best known and the most ignored.

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War, lies and video

51m 49s

This documentary traces the path of the Bush administration's neoconservative strategy, with its economic and political fallout, to unleash what looks like a war of aggression.

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THE SUBVERSIVES

1h 10m

Theo van Boven becomes Director of Human Rights for the UN in 1977, where it was impossible to even name a country for gross violations. No bureaucrat, he battles the most repressive regimes of the late 20th century, such as Chile and Argentina and opens the UN door for the first time to "subversive" survivors from across the world. Risking everything, he even takes on the US and the Secretary General.

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Mafia, Cocaine and White Collar Workers

24m 53s

There is the cocaine, tonnes of cocaine, one of the richest and most important Ndrangheta bosses in Europe and the so-called Swiss washing machine. This report traces the flow of dirty money from dealers in South America and offers a disconcerting window into the lives of Ticino’s “white collar workers”.

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The FIFA Family - A Love Story

59m 02s

The sporting scandal of the century and the love story behind. Revealing how Qatar got to host the World Cup, and how that brought down FIFA, this is a story of love and broken relationships, of cash-stuffed envelopes and dubious money transfers. Of suppressed investigations and geopolitical trade deals. All of it playing out in the corridors of football stadiums across the world, while we were all watching the beautiful game.

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Beyond Catalonia - S01 E01 - Basque

20m 36s

There are hundreds of movements in favour of independence or territorial autonomy in Europe, with diverse circumstances and very different short-term objectives. “Beyond Catalonia” showcases twelve of the most relevant cases; the best known and the most ignored.

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Erdogan, the rise to absolute power

52m 29s

The documentary tells the story of the slow transformation of a man. Once democratic and pro-European, he is now a reactionary head of state with autocratic aims. From the abrupt cessation of Turkey's EU accession talks in 2010 to the colossal purges destabilizing the country today, we are studying the implementation of a ruthless strategy aimed at making the Turkish president the new Sultan of the Middle East.

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Putin, master of the game

52m 02s

Five years ago, in 2012, Russia was a second-rate power surrounded by the expanding NATO alliance. Putin was destabilized since his controversial reelection triggered waves of protest. Yet he turned out to be a brilliant strategist, exploiting the weaknesses of the West and positioning himself as the main player in international affairs.

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Black Lives Matter (Part.1)

56m 06s

Black Lives Matter explores how the mineral wealth, rightfully belonging to the people of South Africa, has been sold to foreign capitalist interests for the enrichment of a few elite individuals and at the expense of the country – and how traditional communities have been divided in this process. The story is told through a number of key characters who drive the narrative.

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Black Lives Matter (Part.2)

53m 14s

Black Lives Matter explores how the mineral wealth, rightfully belonging to the people of South Africa, has been sold to foreign capitalist interests for the enrichment of a few elite individuals and at the expense of the country – and how traditional communities have been divided in this process. The story is told through a number of key characters who drive the narrative.

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Romania : The great clean up

53m 05s

Romania, the European Union’s notorious dunce in corruption, has recently become the scene of one of the fiercest anti-corruption battles on the planet, which is shaking all of society. How is one of the most corrupt states in Europe succeeding in this feat? This film is an exclusive immersion at the heart of an anti-corruption fight unique in Europe.

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No Left Turn - Is Social Democracy over?

52m 30s

Europe in crisis. A moment of glory for Europe’s social democracy parties? On the contrary: Social democrats suffer catastrophic election results and poll ratings. In a political road movie we follow six social democratic politicians in six countries in search for answers: Germany, France, Great Britain, Sweden, Italy and Slovakia. Despite all national differences, they all face questions of greater importance than national issues – questions important for the future of social democracy itself.

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Europe: The Rise of the Extreme Right

1h 04m

The extreme right has won the European elections in France, Italy and Belgium and has gained about a quarter of MEPs in the new parliament. The xenophobia, patriarchy or authoritarianism that they preach are also present in the programs of parties that are not even considered ultra-right. Issues that were thought to be overcome, such as gender violence, the use of firearms or the death penalty, are being reintroduced into the debate.

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Women at the top

52m 47s

Equal opportunities and the distribution of power – what is the reality in European boardrooms today? In in-depth interviews, we look at the careers of three top female managers from Germany, France and Spain.

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Out Run

1h 14m

Mobilizing working-class transgender hairdressers and beauty queens, the dynamic leaders of the world's only LGBT political party wage a historic quest to elect a trans woman to the Philippine Congress.

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Post Truth Times

1h 42m

Why do so many people distrust the media? How has the internet changed journalism? Many have questioned the role of fake news and false information in the American election and in the Brexit referendum. Donald Trump actively brands journalists, experts and the media as liars. Opinions seem more important that facts. So is truth absolute or are there levels of truth?

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Brexit, The clock is ticking EP1

51m 26s

Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since July 2019, wanted his country to leave the European Union, without fail, on October 31, 2019...While the prospect of a new (and third) postponement of this deadline emerges in the interest of avoiding a "no deal", the film looks back on eighteen months of tensions in the footsteps of the European negotiator Michel Barnier, at the heart of the negotiations for the biggest divorce in history.

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Brexit, The clock is ticking EP2

48m 59s

Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since July 2019, wanted his country to leave the European Union, without fail, on October 31, 2019...While the prospect of a new (and third) postponement of this deadline emerges in the interest of avoiding a "no deal", the film looks back on eighteen months of tensions in the footsteps of the European negotiator Michel Barnier, at the heart of the negotiations for the biggest divorce in history.

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Only Me Generation

58m 30s

Has China’s ‘one child policy’ really created a generation of spoilt, privileged, selfish young adults? This documentary is a brave expose of what everyday life is like for the ‘Only Me’ generation in China. For the first time on camera, these young Chinese will speak candidly of the huge pressure and high expectations from their parents and reveal the dreams, worries, hopes and fears of a generation.

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Nation On Fire

14m 56s

Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, has been gripped by unrest in recent times. This is a unique portrait of a nation in suspense, a nation in fear, a nation in waiting. A rare and exclusive snapshot of the days after the riots but before the storm.

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A Revolution in Four Seasons

57m 59s

This seminal film tells the story of two women with opposing political views fighting for their different versions of a democratic future for Tunisia, the country that sparked the Arab Spring.Over the course of Tunisia’s critical post-revolution years, we follow journalist Emna Ben Jemaa, who envisions a country governed by free speech and without the corruption of the former regime. In contrast, Jawhara Ettis of the Islamist party Ennahda works towards a Tunisia guided by Islamic principles.

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Afghanistan 1979, the war that changed the world

57m 49s

40 years ago, in December 1979, Soviet troops entered Afghanistan. This was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century; it launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda… It was the war that changed the world. ... Despite its “limits”, the war lasted ten years and played a key role in the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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