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The Backward Class

The first class of Dalit caste students take on the ISC high school graduation exams to find a brighter future for themselves and help their families out of the destitution they've been in for...

Coast Australia

In this exploration of Australia’s spectacular coastline, host Neil Oliver is joined by a team of local experts who will dig deep into its archaeology, geography and marine life.

The Dairy

Produced and directed by Rudy Buttignol, The Dairy showcases the daily rituals of traditional cheesemakers in the Italian village of Bannia di Fiume Veneto.


Turkish soap operas are enormously popular, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North Africa, the Balkans and Asia.


From a group of Chilean rappers who fuse their Mapuche music with modern beats to a Mi’kmaq healer using traditional methods to battle social ills, Indigenous champions are leading a cultural...

The Life-Sized City

Discover the ways cities around the globe are developing new ideas for urban life.Join host Mikael Colville-Andersen as he takes you from Medellin to Tokyo, stopping at various cities in-between...

One Big Hapa Family

BC filmmaker Jeff Chiba Stearns embarks on a journey of self-discovery to find out why everyone in his Japanese - Canadian family married interracially after his grandparents' generation.

The Only Son

Pema, a Tibetan male is torn between the tradition of assuming responsibility of the family land or breaking custom in pursuit of a modern life.

The Story of China

Historian Michael Wood travels through China and reveals the unique culture that's been evolving in the region for more than 4,000 years to become a modern-day superpower.