The Reluctant Vigilante | Link TV
Design, the arts and females leading innovation in the cultural field are not things you might associate with Saudi Arabia.
Enter young entrepreneur Basma Bouzo and interior designer Wadha Rashed.
Basma is the co-founder of Saudi Design Week, an event that seeks to foster local talent and create opportunities for designers. She has brought in Wadha to manage the installation of the event.
But running the fair is fraught with challenges in a kingdom steeped in religious patriarchal traditions.
Mahmoud has been stranded at a Syrian refugee camp in Greece for months. Dealing with the trauma of war and dislocation, depression is spiralling for many residents. He and his friends hatch a plan to lift people's spirits. They decide to organize an exciting TV-style talent show at the camp.
Hundreds tune in to watch people sing, play instruments and perform sketches on the show, which is broadcast on an internet channel the group already run called refugees.tv.
Indian musician Taru Dalmia is convinced his reggae sounds can play a role in political activism, and decides it's time to act when a wave of protests erupts at universities across India.
Airin and her friends are rooftoppers in Hong Kong. They refuse to play by the rules and sneak to the top of the city’s soaring skyscrapers. But their high-rise antics are not just for thrills.
Two years after the pro-democracy "Umbrella Movement" was cleared from the streets, many young people are in a state of despair.
They are anxious about their futures — from unaffordable housing and wealth inequality to the growing influence of Mainland China.
In 2015, more than 500,000 refugees arrived on the Greek island of Lesbos in Europe's biggest immigration crisis since World War II. For many of them, their final destination is Germany.
Despite the risks, Abdulrahman Osman and his wife, Kraiz, decided that they should attempt the dangerous journey together with their four children - joining the masses of refugees entering Europe.
"earthrise" sets off on a month-long journey around Antarctica to study the effects of climate change on the continent.KCET Original
Iranian oil tanker detained by the U.K. for 43 days is released; two U.S. congresswomen attack a ban on them entering Israel; Pakistani and Indian forces exchange fire in Kashmir; six European countries agree to take in migrants stranded at sea.KCET Original
The Kashmir crisis prompts an emergency session of the U.N. security council; rights groups accuse the police in Zimbabwe of using excessive force; and a seized Iranian oil tanker prepares to sail despite objections from the U.S.KCET Original
A documentary about the burning of wood at an industrial scale for energy.KCET Original
A look at how locals are finding ways to coexist with their animal neighbours in Australia and Bangladesh.KCET Original
This week's UpFront features Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman discussing who she holds most responsible for the war in Yemen.
In the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, two young women host a design event that is pushing boundaries of art and tradition.
"Freedom Fighters," which profiles three remarkable women battling for equal rights in one of the world's most dangerous countries for women.
Sick of the stereotypes in queer narratives, dancer Jacob Tamata puts his all into directing his first ever vogue performance.
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