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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Follows a Canadian filmmaker throughout Asia as she examines her 73-year-old father's romantic relationship with a 23-year-old woman from the Philippines.
Architects of Change
They're a new kind of pioneer: men and women around the world who have created models of sustainable economic development that counteract the threats weighing against our future...
Less than 15 Nuxalk language speakers and storytellers remain in Bella Coola, BC. Filmmaker Banchi Hanuse goes on a quest to capture the true meaning and value of these oral traditions.
Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH
Get ready to cover your eyes - Knowledge Network’s award-winning documentary series Emergency Room: Life and Death at VGH is back. Season I delivered a...
Why do a billion people still live in poverty worldwide, and what can be done to change this? A collection of films by independent filmmakers tackle the issue and pose challenging questions...
Oil Sands Karaoke
Fort McMurray is at the centre of a new gold rush. Thousands of men and women have been drawn to the northern boomtown with the promise of high-paying jobs in one of the most...
Last Days in Vietnam
During the final days of the Vietnam War, the U.S. had only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. With the clock ticking, a number of heroic...
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....