Documentary

  • Little Miss Kung Fu
    The schoolgirls of Shaolin Epo Wushu College have little time to play with dolls. In their boarding school, they live by a tight schedule and strict discipline. Every day they train to fight with knives and swords. Living a Spartan lifestyle, they...
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  • Little Miss Kung Fu
    Little Miss Kung Fu
    The schoolgirls of Shaolin Epo Wushu College have little time to play with dolls. In their boarding school, they live by a tight schedule and strict discipline. Every day they train to fight with knives and swords. Living a Spartan lifestyle, they...
  • Tourism on the Silk Road
    Tourism on the Silk Road
    As China is setting a course to revive the Silk Road with its ‘One Belt, One Road’ initiative, we visit the key cities on the ancient trade route. Learn the story behind the discovery of the famous Terracotta Army in Xi’an, visit...
  • America’s child soldiers
    America’s child soldiers
    To maintain its presence in 146 countries, the US Army needs to recruit 80,000 young people a year. The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps was set up to encourage young people to consider joining the army. Almost 500,000 cadets between 14 and 18...
  • Wi-Fi Refugees
    Wi-Fi Refugees
    They are forced out of society into involuntary seclusion, away from civilization. Their tormentor is invisible – and it’s gaining power and expanding its reach day by day. However, most people consider it to be harmless, and look upon...
  • Victor Walk
    Victor Walk
    ‘Victor Walk’ is about transforming victims of child sexual abuse into victors, because surviving is too difficult. This eye-opening documentary follows Stanley Cup winner, Olympic gold medalist and former NHL all-star Theo Fleury on his...
  • Death on credit
    Death on credit
    Three people kill themselves every day in France because they have become trapped in a vicious spiral of debt. All over Europe, household over-indebtedness is on the rise; it’s a ticking time bomb. Though it does not always lead to suicide, it...
  • Puerto Rico: Anger on the island
    Puerto Rico: Anger on the island
    Strangled by a US imposed economic recession, the Caribbean island is experiencing a mass exodus.The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico was annexed in 1898 but is a US “Free Associated State” – a status that means it cannot declare...
  • Soft occupation
    Soft occupation
    Jurij Kofner is an investigative journalist. As a German, he’s worried about how relations have developed between his homeland and the US. His goal now is to reveal the extent to which his country is influenced by America’s global...
  • Blood Business
    Blood Business
    Plasma, a component of blood that is highly sought-after, now costs more per liter than petrol. Used by pharmaceutical companies to create expensive medications, this precious liquid has become a lucrative commodity. This film investigates one of...
  • Shenzhen: City of the Future
    Shenzhen: City of the Future
    According to a modern Chinese saying, to see the country’s future, you have to visit Shenzhen. This is the innovation hub that attracts inventors and investors from all over the world. There are residents of “China’s silicon valley...