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Open Borders and Elderly Care | DW Documentary
Open Borders and Elderly Care | DW Documentary
Vor 5 Stunden
Donata is one of many thousands of middle-aged Polish women who work in Germany's care industry. They travel to and fro between their work in Germany and ...
Germany: Land of Inequality (2/2) | DW Documentary
Germany: Land of Inequality (2/2) | DW Documentary
Vor Tag
Christoph Gröner is one of the richest people in Germany. The son of two teachers, he has worked his way to the top. He believes that many children in Germany ...
Digital Africa | DW Documentary
Digital Africa | DW Documentary
Vor 2 Tage
Mobile payments, drones monitoring harvests, robots directing traffic - Africa's image is changing. Transactions made by text message, fields monitored by ...
Denis Mukwege - Nobel Peace Prize Laureate | DW Documentary (Sexual violence documentary)
Denis Mukwege - Nobel Peace Prize Laureate | DW Documentary (Sexual violence documentary)
Vor 3 Tage
Denis Mukwege has saved tens of thousands of women's lives. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The Congolese doctor has taken his fight against ...
Jingju: China’s traveling theater | DW Documentary (Theater and Opera documentary)
Jingju: China’s traveling theater | DW Documentary (Theater and Opera documentary)
Vor 4 Tage
Dedicated to performance art, actors of this traveling theater in China lead a tough life on the road. The opera travels across China to perform. [Online until: 30 ...
Thailand - Digital data, social media and cybersecurity - Founders Valley (2/5) | DW Documentary
Thailand - Digital data, social media and cybersecurity - Founders Valley (2/5) | DW Documentary
Vor 5 Tage
In the digital world, everything we do involves data. Digital trust and cyber security are crucial for digital business. Who controls our digital identity? The bits and ...
Cuba - building a catholic church | DW Documentary (Religion documentary)
Cuba - building a catholic church | DW Documentary (Religion documentary)
Vor 7 Tage
The influence of the Catholic Church in Cuba shrank under Fidel Castro. However, in recent years Catholic “house churches” have sprung up. Twenty years ago ...
Yemen and the global arms trade | DW Documentary (Arms documentary)
Yemen and the global arms trade | DW Documentary (Arms documentary)
Vor 9 Tage
Weapons manufactured in the West and exported to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have ended up in the hands of Yemeni militia. This is directly in ...
Climate heroes - carbon neutral living | DW Documentary (Environment documentary)
Climate heroes - carbon neutral living | DW Documentary (Environment documentary)
Vor 10 Tage
Global warming is one of the biggest threats to humanity. Carbon dioxide emissions have never been so high. Karin Beese and her family refuse to look on ...
Ending domestic slavery in Nepal - fighting for freedom | DW Documentary
Ending domestic slavery in Nepal - fighting for freedom | DW Documentary
Vor 11 Tage
Sold into slavery at six years old, Urmila Chaudhary is now fighting for freedom, justice and a future for girls in Nepal. Can her activism bring change? [Online ...
Libya's future and democratic reform | DW Documentary
Libya's future and democratic reform | DW Documentary
Vor 12 Tage
Libya remains in a state of chaos after Gaddafi rule, the revolution and NATO's intervention in 2011. What does the future hold for a nation torn apart? [Online ...
The first female mayor of Tunis | DW Documentary (Arab world documentary)
The first female mayor of Tunis | DW Documentary (Arab world documentary)
Vor 17 Tage
Souad Abderrahim is the first woman to be elected mayor of a capital city in the Arab world. Tunisia is regarded as a relatively progressive country in terms of ...
South Korea: Drive to succeed - Founders Valley (1/5) | DW Documentary (Education documentary)
South Korea: Drive to succeed - Founders Valley (1/5) | DW Documentary (Education documentary)
Vor 19 Tage
South Korea's competitive, high-pressure education system has been blamed for the soaring suicide rate among young people. Can EdTech startups help bring ...
How cash is becoming a thing of the past | DW Documentary (Banking documentary)
How cash is becoming a thing of the past | DW Documentary (Banking documentary)
Vor 22 Tage
Cashless payments are on the rise. They are fast, easy and convenient. Worldwide, cashless transactions have become the norm. But Germany's central bank ...
Women, social media and the revolution - Digital Warriors | DW Documentary
Women, social media and the revolution - Digital Warriors | DW Documentary
Vor 23 Tage
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media can drive social change or even spark revolutions. Women around the world use the Internet as a weapon ...
Canada: Why Many Aboriginals Grow into Crime | DW Documentary (Crime documentary)
Canada: Why Many Aboriginals Grow into Crime | DW Documentary (Crime documentary)
Vor 23 Tage
Spurgeon Root is a pastor in Regina in western Canada. It is a city notorious for its Aboriginal gang culture. At night, they come knocking at his door: drug ...
Penicillin - a dangerous medical breakthrough? | DW Documentary (Penicillin documentary)
Penicillin - a dangerous medical breakthrough? | DW Documentary (Penicillin documentary)
Vor 26 Tage
Penicillin, accidentally discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928, revolutionized the treatment of deadly diseases. But even Fleming suspected its danger.
The ruins of Raqqa, Syria | DW Documentary (War documentary)
The ruins of Raqqa, Syria | DW Documentary (War documentary)
Vor 27 Tage
In October 2017, Raqqa was liberated from the rule of so-called Islamic State (IS). But the city now lies in ruins. What is life like in Raqqa today? [Online until: ...
100 years after World War I | DW Documentary
100 years after World War I | DW Documentary
Vor Monat
One hundred years have passed since the end of World War I. To keep the memory of it alive, young people can volunteer for what's known as the Peace ...
Antisemitism in Europe | DW Documentary
Antisemitism in Europe | DW Documentary
Vor Monat
Has antisemitism returned to Europe? Our documentary asks: what is it like to be a Jew in Germany, Poland and France today? Fear has returned to Europe.
USA - Trump and the midterms | DW Documentary (Trump documentary)
USA - Trump and the midterms | DW Documentary (Trump documentary)
Vor Monat
The US midterm elections have arrived. Has Trump fulfilled voters' expectations since being elected president two years ago? [Online until: 07.12.2018] The ...
Child trafficing in China | DW Documentary (crime documentary)
Child trafficing in China | DW Documentary (crime documentary)
Vor Monat
For years, Tan Jingjing from China has been searching for her son, who she believes was sold to traffickers by her ex-husband. She's threatened to kill herself if ...
The business of pain relief | DW Documentary (Pharma documentary)
The business of pain relief | DW Documentary (Pharma documentary)
Vor Monat
Pain relief medication is easily available over the counter in many countries. Our documentary investigates the big business of painkillers. [Online until: ...
The Thirty Years' War - how was peace achieved? (2/2) | DW Documentary (History documentary)
The Thirty Years' War - how was peace achieved? (2/2) | DW Documentary (History documentary)
Vor Monat
Peace negotiations of the Thirty Years' War lasted five years. This history documentary explores the beginnings of modern diplomacy in 1648. Part 1: ...
The Thirty Years' War - how was peace achieved? (1/2) | DW Documentary (History documentary)
The Thirty Years' War - how was peace achieved? (1/2) | DW Documentary (History documentary)
Vor Monat
The Thirty Years' War was a battle for power. But what caused brutal soldiers in Central Europe to finally stop fighting and agree on peace? Part 2: ...
France and the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte | DW Documentary (Migration documentary)
France and the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte | DW Documentary (Migration documentary)
Vor Monat
Migration to the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte is common, yet it is the poorest part of France and the EU. What does the future hold? Mayotte, an island in the ...
Gold! Bangkok's treasure hunters | DW Documentary
Gold! Bangkok's treasure hunters | DW Documentary
Vor Monat
In Bangkok, divers hunt for treasure that's lain on the riverbed of the Chao Phraya for centuries. For generations, families living along Bangkok's Chao Phraya ...
Mine clearance in Bosnia and Herzegovina | DW Documentary (Post war documentary)
Mine clearance in Bosnia and Herzegovina | DW Documentary (Post war documentary)
Vor Monat
Mine clearance in Bosnia and Herzegovina is extremely dangerous. Explosives and land mines can still be found even 23 years after the end of the war.
Europe’s border in Africa | DW Documentary (Migration documentary)
Europe’s border in Africa | DW Documentary (Migration documentary)
Vor Monat
Europe's governments are breathing a sigh of relief as the number of refugees arriving from Africa falls. But at what price? Reporter Shafagh Laghai traces the ...
Brazil’s indigenous population fights back | DW Documentary (Environment documentary)
Brazil’s indigenous population fights back | DW Documentary (Environment documentary)
Vor Monat
Xulwi is a Guajajara warrior. He lives on a reservation on the edge of Brazil's Amazon region where illegal logging is rampant and harmful to the environment.
Gorillas and nature in danger | DW Documentary (Environment documentary)
Gorillas and nature in danger | DW Documentary (Environment documentary)
Vor Monat
Gorillas in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are endangered. Gorilla habitats are being destroyed in the pursuit for natural resources. [Online until: ...
Channel trailer | DW Documentary
Channel trailer | DW Documentary
Vor Monat
DW Documentary gives you knowledge beyond the headlines. Watch high-class documentaries from German broadcasters and international production ...
Clandestine employment of Indians in Italy | DW Documentary (Migrant documentary)
Clandestine employment of Indians in Italy | DW Documentary (Migrant documentary)
Vor Monat
In Italy, thousands of Indians are employed as cheap labor in the agriculture sector. It's an exploitative system that includes human smuggling. The working ...
Saving Spain's largest saltwater lagoon | DW Documentary (Environment documentary)
Saving Spain's largest saltwater lagoon | DW Documentary (Environment documentary)
Vor 2 Monate
This environmental documentary follows environmental activists and fishermen in their fight to save Europe's largest saltwater lagoon from industrial farming.
Brazil election 2018 - who will be president? | DW Documentary (Politics documentary)
Brazil election 2018 - who will be president? | DW Documentary (Politics documentary)
Vor 2 Monate
Brazil election, 2018. Jair Bolsonaro has won the first round but will face Fernando Haddad in the second round after failing to win a majority. Brazil went go the ...
Bavaria: tradition in danger | DW Documentary
Bavaria: tradition in danger | DW Documentary
Vor 2 Monate
Günther Hochhäuser is a passionate marksman who fights to maintain the traditions of his homeland, Upper Bavaria. The Christian Social Union, who has been ...
Archeology - exploring the past with modern technology | DW History Documentary
Archeology - exploring the past with modern technology | DW History Documentary
Vor 2 Monate
Today modern archaeology often works with digital technology. Geophysics has allowed thousands of ancient sites to be located - a huge gain for science.
Paul’s escape to Europe - from Cameroon to Berlin | DW Documentary (Migrants documentary)
Paul’s escape to Europe - from Cameroon to Berlin | DW Documentary (Migrants documentary)
Vor 2 Monate
Paul Nkamani made his way from Cameroon to Berlin. German filmmaker Jakob Preuss was able to accompany the migrant on his dangerous journey to Europe ...
Terror at the Moria refugee camp | DW Documentary
Terror at the Moria refugee camp | DW Documentary
Vor 2 Monate
A group of ISIS followers are said to be terrorizing people in the Moria refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. On the pretext of religious propriety, they ...
"Hambach forest stays!" - Germany and coal | DW Documentary
"Hambach forest stays!" - Germany and coal | DW Documentary
Vor 2 Monate
The tree houses in Hambach Forest have long symbolized resistance to open-pit lignite mining. Now the authorities are having them removed. German energy ...
Traveling Ecuador by train | DW Travel Documentary
Traveling Ecuador by train | DW Travel Documentary
Vor 2 Monate
The train line through Ecuador is considered one of the most spectacular train lines in South America. A train journey of discovery. The Trans-Andean railroad ...
China's harassment of Muslims | DW human rights Documentary
China's harassment of Muslims | DW human rights Documentary
Vor 2 Monate
The UN accuses China of detaining a million Uighurs, Kazakhs and people from other Muslim minorities in the region of Xinjiang. Most have not been accused ...
Karl Lagerfeld - fashion designer and icon | DW Documentary
Karl Lagerfeld - fashion designer and icon | DW Documentary
Vor 3 Monate
Karl Lagerfeld - the name stands for much more than just fashion. What makes the fashion icon so successful? Who's the man behind the sunglasses? Designer ...
South Africa’s Kruger National Park - fighting poachers and disease | DW nature Documentary
South Africa’s Kruger National Park - fighting poachers and disease | DW nature Documentary
Vor 3 Monate
"Poachers are destroying our country's future. Animals are our capital," says Rendani Nethengwe, a gamekeeper in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Welcome to the 'Nazi village'! | DW Documentary
Welcome to the 'Nazi village'! | DW Documentary
Vor 3 Monate
The Lohmeyers stand up to the neo-Nazis in their German village with a rock festival. Birgit and Horst Lohmeyer live in a village mainly inhabited by staunch ...
Hocus pocus? Testing miracles | DW Documentary
Hocus pocus? Testing miracles | DW Documentary
Vor 3 Monate
Astrology, fortune telling, alternative medicine: In Würzburg, science scrutinizes the supernatural. They can sniff out gold veins, measure the poison in apples ...
From street child in Nairobi to teacher in Hamburg | DW Documentary
From street child in Nairobi to teacher in Hamburg | DW Documentary
Vor 3 Monate
Violence, fear, hunger and homelessness were daily obstacles for Philip Spenner who spent his youth on the streets of Nairobi. Today he teaches in Germany.
Women's football in India | DW Documentary
Women's football in India | DW Documentary
Vor 3 Monate
Football is an important part of the life of these young women. Farheen is Muslim, Cynthia is Christian, and Tsomo is a Tibetan Buddhist. They all love football ...
Iraq's first Dandie's Club | DW Documentary
Iraq's first Dandie's Club | DW Documentary
Vor 3 Monate
"Mr. Erbil" is a private social club in Iraqi Kurdistan. The members dress in stylish western fashions, and insist on courteous behavior -- in a region ravaged by ...
Inequality - how wealth becomes power (1/2) | (Poverty Richness Documentary) DW Documentary
Inequality - how wealth becomes power (1/2) | (Poverty Richness Documentary) DW Documentary
Vor 3 Monate
Germany is one of the world's richest countries, but inequality is on the rise. The wealthy are pulling ahead, while the poor are falling behind. For the middle ...