It’s 1970, Muhammad Ali had been exiled from boxing for his firm stance against the Vietnam War, stripped of his title, and convicted of draft evasion. But in Atlanta, a diverse group of leaders came together to ensure he received his rightful comeback. The epic tale about the return of the greatest athlete of the 20th Century from the shadows of the boxing ring and onto the world stage.
Mama Irene: Healer of the Andes
Mama Irene, Healer of the Andes, is the story of a remarkable 84 year old Shaman (Healer) from Peru who draws upon indigenous knowledge and traditions in danger of being lost forever. This film is not only a vital document of endangered wisdom; it is also a story about Women empowerment and a testament to living harmoniously with Mother Earth.
King Charles III: A Road to the Throne
Ever since his mother’s coronation in 1952, King Charles III was first in line to the throne. He carried out his royal duties for over 70 years as his mother, Queen Elizabeth II surpassed the longest reign of any other monarch in history. With the recent passing of Queen Elizabeth, King Charles III will soon be crowned; and with the family creating as many headlines as ever, what might Charles’ reign and the future of the Windsor’s look like?
Along The Banks of The River Yangtze
In this series on China the Dutch photographer Ruben Terlou travels along the banks of the long Yangtze River. A series about progress and stagnation, preservation and innovation. In short: about contrasts in China.
China is one of the largest world powers, but for outsiders it hardly has a face. Photographer Ruben Terlou brings this into focus during a journey along China’s largest river, the Yangtze.
Terlou starts in the metropolis of Shanghai and travels westward up the river with the most diverse means of transport, passing large cities like Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing, until he gets closer and closer to Tibet and the source of the Yangtze.
ANTHONY BOURDAIN: A COOK’S TOUR
The #1 food writer and television host in the world, Anthony Bourdain reinvented the food travel genre. In his groundbreaking first series, Bourdain travels around the world indulging his taste for local cuisine and eccentric characters.
From Tokyo to Oaxaca to dozens of other places, Chef Anthony Bourdain journeys across continents and oceans in search of exotic local delicacies, some of which are legendary and dangerous.
Lamalera is notoriously known for its traditional whale-hunting. This ancient hunting technique, passed down generations, is the main livelihood of the village. The perspectives of four locals are followed; Kris, a 15 year old girl attending the local high school, Karolous, a seasoned harpooner, Ignacious, a respected ship builder, and Sister Maria, a Catholic nun. They each welcome us into their world, exploring their daily lives. The audience will gain an intimate first-hand account of one of the last indigenous whaling-cultures in the world, revealing how all aspects of life in Lamalera is shaped by, and linked to their traditional whale-hunting.
Tears of Tito
Trauma psychologist Iva Bicanic travels through the land of her parents, the former Yugoslavia, in search of stories of resilience and hope. In Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Bosnia she sees the remains of the country that President Tito held together.
What is left from that time? And what is the perspective of youth?
World of The Chinese
China is playing an increasingly important role worldwide. Under President Xi Jinping, substantial investments are being made in connections and cooperation, and industrious Chinese are settling abroad in large numbers.
In these series “The World of the Chinese”, documentary maker and China-expert Ruben Terlou seeks Chinese who choose a life abroad. Who are they, what do they want to achieve and what impact does their presence have on the local population?
Diving into the dating game, single blind millennials are on a mission to be recognized for who they are – they don’t want pity, they want a serious relationship. Is Dating Different When You’re Blind?