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United Nations 21st Century
Descended from African slaves – the Siddi people today live in western India. For centuries they’ve held on to their African culture – and a special relationship with the Asiatic lion Women played a central role in Colombia’s recent peace accord. In a historic first for the country, women’s rights were placed at the heart of the agreement In most of the world, road traffic has increased massively in recent years - but protections for pedestrians don’t always keep pace. In the former Soviet Republic of Georgia, a new campaign is focusing on pedestrian power.
Across the world’s trouble-spots, Mali is one of the most dangerous places to be a United Nations peacekeeper. We join a young soldier on his daily patrols – the question he faces is always – will he and his team return safely to base? Surrounded by over a million square kilometres of Indian Ocean, the people of the Seychelles depend on the sea for everything. But climate change is threatening their future. Now they are fighting for the survival of their reefs and all who depend on them. Coral Crusaders – on the frontline.
Professional skateboarder Amelia Brodka examines the skateboarding industry's approach to how it markets, promotes and supports women in its sport.KCET Original
This film explores the complex issues that have been raised by the increasingly life-like sex robots.KCET Original
This film explores the difficult choices that lead to trafficking of young women in Romania.KCET Original
A rare and vivid insight into the shadowy, brutal world of human trafficking.KCET Original
Filmmaker Richard Smith consults the leading international scientific experts to connect the dots between geology and economy and provide the big-picture view of oil.KCET Original
"Founders Valley" speaks with entrepreneurs in Bangladesh who are seeking to move their country forward beyond its common brutal working conditions.
This documentary explores the unsung bond created by the homicide detectives of LAPD and the local community's anti-violent-crime activists in South Los Angeles.