Turkish soap operas are enormously popular, conquering the hearts of millions of viewers in the Middle East, North Africa, the Balkans and Asia. From the lavish production sets of the most popular Turkish soap operas, Kismet unravels the secrets of this phenomenal success that transcends religion and culture. The documentary travels to streets and homes in Cairo, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul, Athens, Sofia and Mostar to discover how these taboo-breaking soaps are helping women across the region to claim their rights and transform their lives.
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Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia
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