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Waterfront Cities of the World
Season 1: Ep: 1 "Helsinki"
Port cities are where a nation meets the rest of the world, where the familiar meets the exotic, where the known meets the unknown. In this 13-part documentary series, host Heidi Hollinger, a world-renowned photographer, takes us into the heart of 13 incredible cities to discover their spirit and soul - from Helsinki to Havana, Melbourne to Moscow, and Cape Town to Tel Aviv.
Episodes
Ep 1
Helsinki
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Ep 2
Cape Town
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Ep 3
Havana
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Ep 4
Lisbon
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Ep 5
Tel Aviv
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Ep 6
Bangkok
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Ep 7
Buenos Aires
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Ep 8
Melbourne
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Ep 9
Houston
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Ep 10
Reykjavik
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Ep 11
San Francisco
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Ep 12
Marseille
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Ep 13
Moscow
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Helsinki
Photographer Heidi Hollinger takes us on a tour of Helsinki, a city unlike any other: a leader in social policy, an innovator in telecommunications, and nearly obsessive in its pursuit of civil organization. (1 of 13)
Cape Town
With over 50% of its population under the age of 24, change is being ushered in by Cape Town's youth. Optimism, hope and resilience pit themselves against the lingering wounds of apartheid. (2 of 13)
Havana
Heidi meets the photographers of the Cuban revolution and learns about the role of socialism, baseball and salsa dancing. (3 of 13)
Lisbon
Having completely transformed itself over the last 20 years, Lisbon has become Europe's most cosmopolitan city. (4 of 13)
Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv is the international capital of Bauhaus architecture, and an example of tolerant co-existence. (5 of 13)
Bangkok
Bangkok is a city in motion, but beneath the culture of chaos, this Buddhist city possesses a deep respect for well-being. (6 of 13)
Buenos Aires
Despite political and economic instability, the people of Buenos Aires are masters at living life to the fullest. (7 of 13)
Melbourne
Heidi explores why Melbourne is the cultural and sports capital of Australia, and voted best place on earth to live for three years in a row by the Economist. (8 of 13)
Houston
Heidi spends the day with astronaut Chris Hadfield to fully grasp the riches of Houston. (9 of 13)
Reykjavik
Reykjavik's 200,000 inhabitants make up two-thirds of the country's population, and countless hot water geysers dominate its landscape. (10 of 13)
San Francisco
A city with a history of the trend and counter-trend, San Francisco's current fascination is with living a greener and simpler life. (11 of 13)
Marseille
In the oldest city of France, everything and its opposite co-exist. (12 of 13)
Moscow
Moscow was Heidi's home for ten years, and through her eyes, we get a unique perspective on this continental hub. (13 of 13)