Blood, Sweat and Luxuries (Trailer) | Link TV
The Brits leave Madagascar and head to one of Africa's poorest countries, Ethiopia, and its capital Addis Ababa where they join some of the thousands of locals who rely on the leather industry to survive.
The Brits leave Ethiopia's capital behind and travel south to the famous coffee plantations of Yirgacheffe and the remote mountain village of Biolya. Here, life gets even tougher as for the first time they have no help from a local family and must survive only on the wages paid to a coffee worker. But will they be able to do enough work to afford to eat and pay rent on their simple mud hut?
The Brits travel to Ghana to mine one of our oldest and most precious luxuries, gold, but also discover the impact of one of Africa's newest imports, e-waste.
The Brits leave Africa for the Philippines to discover where components for our mp3 players, DVDs and computers come from.
They join the workers in the ultra-competitive world of electronics, where productivity is everything and factories produce hundreds of thousands of components a day. It's a multi-billion-pound industry and with so much at stake five mistakes in a million is too many.
When the Brits join the highly disciplined workers on the sterile factory floor, their lack of focus becomes a major issue and Oscar quits.
After five long weeks the Brits are due to return home, but not before they learn the level of sacrifice the workers make to support their families and are able to reunite a young woman with her 2-year-old son. They also learn that the alternatives to factory life aren't quite what they seem as they meet the families who live and work in the city dumpsites.
Carl Safina, the world-renowned ecologist, author and expert on animal consciousness, reveals that we’re discovering many non-human minds are far more similar to ours than previously thought.KCET Original
Throughout its history, the natural beauty of California has inspired artists from around the world. Today, as artists continue to engage with California’s environment, they echo and critique earlier art practices that represent nature in California.KCET Original
There's a persisting assumption in contemporary art circles that you can't be a good artist and good mother both. These fou artists are working to shatter this cliché, juggling demands of career and family and finding ways to explore the maternal.KCET Original
The award-winning journalist Amy Goodman speaks about the increased threats to freedom of the press and the crucial importance of truly independent media to hold those in power accountable.KCET Original
In Karachi, an illustrator, a graffiti artist, a video artist and an underground rap group defiantly persist in reclaiming their city despite the ongoing terror.KCET Original
Off the coast of West Africa, George heads to a remote volcanic island where a river of molten lava is engulfing a mountain village.
In Karachi, an illustrator, a graffiti artist, a video artist and an underground rap group defiantly persist in reclaiming their city despite the ongoing terror.
Julio helps Alicia to uncover the truth about his father's last day.
Deep in the Amazon, George is determined to retrace Theodore Roosevelt’s legendary expedition and witness first-hand how deforestation and climate change are affecting one of the earth’s most critical ecosystems.