CURRENT AFFAIRS

  • THE VIRGIN OBSESSION

    THE VIRGIN OBSESSION

    In Islam, as in many other religions, sex is forbidden outside of marriage. What does this mean for young Muslims who live in modern, western societies? How significant is virginity for young people from immigrant families? For young Muslims, sexual autonomy is a constant battle against the values handed down […]

  • COUNTDOWN AFGHANISTAN

    COUNTDOWN AFGHANISTAN

    We visit the country and meet four courageous people who are committed to fighting for peace, education, equal rights and the freedom of speech even after the withdrawal of western troops. The withdrawal of international security forces and the presidential elections will change Afghanistan profoundly. At the same time, the […]

  • OVERPOPULATION AND FAMILY PLANNING

    OVERPOPULATION AND FAMILY PLANNING

    Global population has more than doubled over the last 50 years. Will global population self-regulate or do we need to intervene – and if so, how? Seven billion people now live on this planet and the global population has more than doubled over the last 50 years. Is a “human […]

  • BETWEEN THE GOOSE STEP AND DOLCE VITA – A ROAD TRIP THROUGH A NEW NORTH KOREA

    BETWEEN THE GOOSE STEP AND DOLCE VITA – A ROAD TRIP THROUGH A NEW NORTH KOREA

    Despite extensive surveillance a German TV-team managed to shoot officially forbidden motifs and gain surprising insights into North Korea’s everyday life. A seldom seen road trip across North Korea. A bizarre and beautiful country of contrasts, North Korea has long kept its citizens in an ideological freeze. But more and […]

  • THE SHARING ECONOMY

    THE SHARING ECONOMY

    Airbnb, Social Dining and Sidecar: swapping instead of buying – we take a look at how this new form of economic activity, the so-called “sharing economy”, is developing in different countries around the world. What is the secret behind the success and appeal of the “sharing economy”? With underlying motives […]

  • ANGRY WARRIORS

    ANGRY WARRIORS

    Thousands of young people in Europe have recently joined the religious Salafi movement. Many of them have even set off to fight in Iraq and Syria. We take a look at their backgrounds and motives. The Salafi movement is the fastest growing religious group in Europe. Thousands of young men have […]

  • THE COLORADO GREEN RUSH – GET STONED, GET RICH

    THE COLORADO GREEN RUSH – GET STONED, GET RICH

    Since the legalisation of Cannabis in 2014, the citizens of the US state of Colorado have been experiencing a “green rush”. Meet players, beneficiaries and losers of this huge and new branch of industry. Not too long ago you would have been in serious trouble if you were caught in […]

  • FALSE MONEY – DONOR AID AND THE SELL-OUT OF PALESTINE

    FALSE MONEY – DONOR AID AND THE SELL-OUT OF PALESTINE

    Since the Oslo Accords, over $ 24 billion in international aid has gone to Palestine. The biggest donor: the EU. Twenty years on, the situation in Gaza and the West Bank is worse than ever. Since the Oslo Accords in 1993 and 1995, over $ 24 billion in donor money […]

  • THE TRAIL OF THE TROIKA

    THE TRAIL OF THE TROIKA

    What is happening in Europe in the name of troika? A must-see for anyone who wants to understand the situation in Greece and find out why the austerity policy imposed by Germany has failed. The European Union and International Monetary Fund have lent more than 400 billion euro to Greece, […]

  • YOUROPE

    YOUROPE

    A modern and interactive magazine with the focus on Europe. Present the clips by your own host! In each episode, the magazine show, YOUROPE addresses a current, socio-political phenomenon. This phenomenon is examined in up to five classic reportages from various countries in Europe. Along with video statements sent to the presenter, […]

  • THE PRICE OF MY LIFE

    THE PRICE OF MY LIFE

    Questioning the value of one’s own life. A journey to the world of people who calculate the monetary value of other people’s lives. Human life is priceless, as they say, and yet large numbers of experts around the world maintain that they can precisely calculate the monetary value of a […]

  • FEEDING CITIES – A CHALLENGE FOR THE FUTURE

    FEEDING CITIES – A CHALLENGE FOR THE FUTURE

    It is predicted that by 2050 three quarters of the world population will be living in cities. How can all these urban dwellers be supplied with food? Learn more about the global struggle for future food markets. Where will we grow our food in the future? In the countryside, on […]