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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Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH
Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH is a ground-breaking, six episode documentary series set in Vancouver General Hospital’s emergency room. A...
Google and the World Brain
In 1937 HG Wells predicted the creation of the “World Brain”, a giant global library that contained all human knowledge and which would lead to a new form of higher...
With a new baby and wife to support, out-of-work filmmaker Matt Gallagher tries his hand - and some would say “luck” - at playing poker for a living.
Around the World in 80 Treasures
Combining history and travel, this series gives viewers a tour of the world's most breathtaking man-made treasures. Discover awe-inspiring temples, towers,...
Oil Sands Karaoke
Fort McMurray works hard for the money: under arduous conditions, for long hours, knowing that a lot of people object to what they do for a living. When they need to let loose, there...
High Five: A Suburban Adoption Saga
Cathy and Martin Ward of Surrey, BC, fight to adopt five siblings, ages six to nineteen, from a remote Ukrainian orphanage. They succeed, but the adoption...
Suggs' Italian Job
Suggs, frontman of the British pop band Madness, takes a road trip through the heart and soul of Italy - a country close to his heart - in this lighthearted four-part series....
Waterfront Cities of the World
From the ancient streets of Rome and Athens to Portland's über-hip cafes and the glittering towers of Kuala Lumpur, host Sophie Fouron takes us on a tour of some...