Determined to give birth in the United States, Yuri and Mike escape the poverty and violence that proliferates South America along with 7,000 others. Full of hope, they face a dangerous journey of 5,000km to reach one of the most defended borders on Earth.
Politics & Current Affairs
Returning to Kyiv to search for his missing dog during the Russian invasion of Ukraine, director Stas Kapralov documents his journey as he joins forces with volunteers and becomes part of a movement to rescue animals caught in the crossfire of war.
What begins as a patient story evolves into an investigation into the history of Lyme disease dating back to its discovery in 1975. A paper trail of scientific research and buried documents reveals why ticks—and the diseases they carry—have been allowed to quietly spread around the globe.
The 19th is the first nonprofit, nonpartisan news agency in the United States. Its mission is to focus on the impact of national politics and policy on women. Breaking the News provides an inquisitive and dynamic view of the inner workings of a news agency as its journalists aim to disrupt entrenched biases including their own.
Crime boss or fearless dissident? An extraordinary portrait of a former ultra-orthodox Jewish kid who transformed the drug-dealing business, took on the Israel government and became a hero to millions.
In 2017, the #MeToo hashtag shook the world, sparking an unprecedented wave of sexual assault revelations in the Western world. Today, the storm of virulent misogyny is raging on, flooding our screens with harassment, defamation, sextortion, revenge porn, rape & death threats, and more. 73% of women are abused online.
At the height of the cold war, US broadcaster ABC set about making a made-for-TV movie about the effects of a nuclear bomb on ordinary American people, little knowing the obstacles & opposition they would face during its production, & the eduring impact it would have once broadcast - both in the US & in Russia.
Formerly a well-known actor throughout Turkey, Rüzgar hoped he could lead a private life as a transman. Things looked positive at first – until he was outed on Twitter and suddenly Rüzgar’s journey is thrust onto the front pages. A media frenzy ensues, and the question of trans-rights grips Turkey, with Rüzgar the reluctant figurehead.
We follow the Takata whistleblower and former engineers as they unveil a deadly corporate cover-up leading to the largest international product recall in history. Takata’s airbags have already killed or maimed more than 350 people and are on track to blast at least 2,000 more.
In a detention camp on Tenerife, migrants wait for asylum apointments that never come. Driven by uncertainty and the lack of dignified conditions, they build an alternative camp and begin to organise. We witness the lives of those who have begun their journey to a better life to find themselves trapped between two worlds in a bureaucratic nightmare.
The revival of NYC is one of the most remarkable stories in urban history. Once a failing city that by 1990 had over 2,200 murders and 93,000 violent robberies annually, it went on to be the revitalised world capital. As the 400th anniversary of New York approaches in 2024, we find out what was behind the Fall and Rise of New York.
We explore the ill-fated offensive in Afghanistan told by the foreigners and Afghans who lived it. We track the arc of America’s longest war via personal experiences, looking at the pitfalls of military intervention, humanitarian aid, nation building and the resulting culture clash.