Society and Culture Shows

My God

My God

Host Chris Nichol meets a series of guests for an animated discussion about life, God, the universe and what drives us forward.
50 Episodes
Flame
Rare Breed

Rare Breed

Rare Breed is a unique series that follows Northern Irish farming families across an entire year. Working hand in hand with nature and the weather we see how young and old share in this seasonal rhythm that brings food from the soil to the kitchen table.
24 Episodes
Flame
Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
20 Episodes
BBC Future
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
17 Episodes
BBC Future
Secret Lives of Women

Secret Lives of Women

Examine the little-known, fringe subcultures of some women in America. It includes wide-ranging themes, from shopaholics, to plastic surgery, eating disorders and sex.
15 Episodes
Via Vision
Leyland's Australia

Leyland's Australia

Mal and Laraine Leyland take us on the caravanning and camping adventure of a lifetime around Australia.
14 Episodes
Viewlorium
Roller Derby Till I Die

Roller Derby Till I Die

Follow the lives of 16 unique skaters as they discover what it takes to devote their lives to being roller girls.
13 Episodes
Flame
Horizon

Horizon

Horizon tells amazing science stories, unravels mysteries and reveals worlds you've never seen before.
11 Episodes
BBC
Out In The Cold

Out In The Cold

When it's -37 Celsius outside and the wind is howling, most of us would do anything to avoid leaving our cozy homes and going to work. But for a handful of individuals living in the extremes of the Arctic, going out in those conditions is their work.
10 Episodes
Beyond
Beyond the Passage of Time

Beyond the Passage of Time

Beyond the Passage of Time investigates an ancient world that is rapidly disappearing as it collides with modernity. Each episode takes the viewer into a different ancient tribe to look at its untampered traditions and customs.
8 Episodes
TVF Media
Haunting: Australia

Haunting: Australia

Hailing from all corners of the globe, six of the best ghost hunters in the business have joined forces to investigate paranormal activity in Australia's most haunted locations.
8 Episodes
Flame
ANYDOKO Shorts

ANYDOKO Shorts

The best pieces of the world in bite-size format.
7 Episodes
ANYDOKO
Panorama

Panorama

The BBC's Panorama is the world's longest running investigative TV show, featuring interviews and reports on a wide variety of subjects.
6 Episodes
BBC
Rio: City of Sport

Rio: City of Sport

Explore the story of sport in Rio de Janeiro in the run up to the two greatest sporting events on earth - the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games.
6 Episodes
Flame
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
6 Episodes
VPRO
Dumb, Drunk And Racist

Dumb, Drunk And Racist

Joe Hildebrand has just three weeks to change the opinion of four Indians who think Aussies are Dumb, Drunk and Racist.
6 Episodes
ABC
Virgins Wanted

Virgins Wanted

Virgins Wanted is an observational documentary that follows one man and one woman as they seek to auction their first sexual experience.
6 Episodes
ABC
The Story of Australia

The Story of Australia

The Story of Australia focuses on the heritage, diverse culture, industry, enterprise and unique natural features of Australia. High Definition footage, including underwater, aerial and special effects photography, is used to capture the world of Australia.
6 Episodes
Flame
Am I Perfect?

Am I Perfect?

Am I Perfect? is a documentary series that follows 19-year-old Australian Maddy, as she sets out on a journey to see if ‘Hollywood’ perfection is attainable. In this social experiment, she subjects herself to vigorous beauty treatments, diets and exercise regimes endorsed by the media over a gruelling ten weeks.
6 Episodes
Passion
101 East

101 East

Bold, untold stories from across Asia and the Pacific. 101 East is Al Jazeera's in-depth current affairs program from the world's most populated region.
4 Episodes
Al Jazeera
The Big House

The Big House

In a radical social experiment, we take one big house in Ireland and staff it up with the direct descendants of the men and women who lived and worked there - upstairs and downstairs.
4 Episodes
Flame
This Is

This Is

Cinematic snapshots of our favourite places.
4 Episodes
ANYDOKO
This World

This World

International investigative documentary series from the BBC.
3 Episodes
BBC
Strong Men

Strong Men

The world's toughest humans are profiled in this documentary series hosted by the Pumphrey brothers, famed as Human Wrecking Balls.
3 Episodes
Reel
Two Men In China

Two Men In China

Two Men in China sees the indefatigable Tim Flannery and John Doyle - armed with inquisitive minds and enduring humour - explore our powerful neighbour and our major trading partner.
3 Episodes
ABC
In A League Of Their Own

In A League Of Their Own

Follow the fortunes of the first all-Aboriginal Australian Rules football team to enter a mainstream AFL-affiliated competition, through their first bone-jarring season.
3 Episodes
Ronin
Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission

Ewan McGregor is on a mission to the ends of the earth to immunise some of the hardest-to-reach children in the world.
2 Episodes
BBC
Russia On Four Wheels

Russia On Four Wheels

Justin Rowlatt and Anita Rani set off across Russia on two massive road-trips across the world's biggest, and one it's most enigmatic, countries.
2 Episodes
BBC
Shifting Sands

Shifting Sands

Assessing opinion in the Middle East two years on from the start of the Arab Spring.
2 Episodes
BBC
The Chinese Are Coming

The Chinese Are Coming

Justin Rowlatt investigates the spread of Chinese influence around the planet and asks what the world will be like if China overtakes America as the world's economic superpower.
2 Episodes
BBC
Everyday HK

Everyday HK

Everyday HK is an original video series following Steph Lau's day to day life in Asia's global city Hong Kong.
2 Episodes
ANYDOKO
Game. Set. KL.

Game. Set. KL.

Explore the best of Malaysia with tennis superstar Nick Kyrgios.
2 Episodes
ANYDOKO
What If?

What If?

What If?' from BBC Future explores thought experiments and hypothetical scenarios.
2 Episodes
BBC Future
Japanoizy

Japanoizy

Discover traditional and modern Japan.
2 Episodes
ANYDOKO
All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

All Watched Over By Machines Of Loving Grace

A series of films about how humans have been colonised by the machines we have built. Although we don't realise it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers.
1 Episode
BBC
My Big Decision

My Big Decision

Documentary series following a number of British teenagers as they each embark upon a road trip that could lead them to a life-changing decision.
1 Episode
BBC
Wonderland

Wonderland

This BBC documentary strand is an annual eight-part series of hour-long films about different aspects of contemporary British life.
1 Episode
BBC
Top Picks

Top Picks

We list our favourite foods and things to do all over the world.
1 Episode
ANYDOKO
Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow presents radical visions that illustrate not only the huge challenges we face, but also the opportunities that could materialise if we push the limits of what's possible.
1 Episode
BBC Future
Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp swapped spear gun for camera in 1962, after winning six Australian spear fishing titles and representing Australia at the world titles.
1 Episode
Viewlorium

Society and Culture Episodes

Bandier Opens First West Coast Brick and Mortar Outlet

Bandier Opens First West Coast Brick and Mortar Outlet

Bandier set the East Coast abuzz with its elevated athleisure and lifestyle brand, now the company is heading west, with its first Los Angeles store. Cheddar's Alyssa Julya Smith catches up with manager Marissa Drake to learn more about the expans...
Cheddar
Airports Are Designed To Make You Spend Money

Airports Are Designed To Make You Spend Money

Airports used to be a way-station between the ground and the sky. But in the 1990's airports were transformed into malls. In this video Cheddar explains how the design of the airport makes you spend more money without always realizing it.
Cheddar
Watch: Russians compete in grass scything contest

Watch: Russians compete in grass scything contest

Traditional tools came to the fore in Russia at the weekend with the holding of an annual scything competition.
Euronews
Something for everyone at NOS Alive

Something for everyone at NOS Alive

Euronews meets the headliners of NOS Alive festival and finds there really is an act for everyone.
Euronews
Watch: Underwater music festival fills ocean with sound

Watch: Underwater music festival fills ocean with sound

The musical performances were ocean-themed, filling the seas with 'Yellow Submarine', 'Fins' and the theme from Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'.
Euronews
Watch: Battle of the Water drenches residents of Madrid

Watch: Battle of the Water drenches residents of Madrid

The spectacle emerged from an ironic demand by locals for a port in the Vallecas neighbourhood, which lies some 350 km from the sea.
Euronews
Durban travel tips

Durban travel tips

Globetrotter Steve Hanisch gets to know South Africa's second-largest city. Highlights of his tour include testing his mettle in the World Cup soccer stadium and a safari in Hluhluwe Imfolozi Park.
3mins
Deutsche Welle
Festival Lyrique in Aix-en-Provence: life and death experience of Mozart's Requiem

Festival Lyrique in Aix-en-Provence: life and death experience of Mozart's Requiem

Siobhan Stagg sings soprano in Romeo Castellucci's production of Mozart's Requiem at the Festival Lyrique in Aix-en-Provence
Euronews
Afro-Turks Talk about Slavery in Turkey

Afro-Turks Talk about Slavery in Turkey

They are Turks and black: descendants of the Ottoman Empire's African slaves form a minority in Turkish society that has long been all but invisible. Now, they're trying to reappraise their history.
Deutsche Welle
Macron Proposes Closing France's Elite ENA

Macron Proposes Closing France's Elite ENA

In response to widespread discontent among the people and to promote unity, French President Macron has proposed closing the elite post-graduate ENA school of administration. He is himself one of its alumni.
Deutsche Welle
Zelensky Raises Hopes for Peace in Ukraine

Zelensky Raises Hopes for Peace in Ukraine

In advance of Ukraine's parliamentary elections, President Zelensky has withdrawn some troops from the Donbas. War-weary Ukrainians elected him on his promises of peace. Now, they look to him to deliver.
Deutsche Welle
Playboy Survey Finds America Is in a 'Sex Recession'

Playboy Survey Finds America Is in a 'Sex Recession'

Survey results in Playboy's Gender and Sexuality issue for Summer 2019 found more than half of Americans think they're having less sex than their peers ー and also think they should be having "way more."
Cheddar
Watch: Sustainable fashion designers dominate the catwalk in Barcelona

Watch: Sustainable fashion designers dominate the catwalk in Barcelona

Fashion guru Charo Mora said "there is a clear turning point in the fashion industry. At times it may look like it's just a marketing strategy, but there is an increasing change."
Euronews
Watch: Olafur Eliasson sensory art exhibition engages viewers with nature in exciting new ways

Watch: Olafur Eliasson sensory art exhibition engages viewers with nature in exciting new ways

"When you step into a museum you don't step out of the real world into sort of a dream world. You actually step even closer. It's like seeing reality in a higher definition, in higher granularity," he insists.
Euronews
Pirates Didn't Really Talk Like That

Pirates Didn't Really Talk Like That

From cartoons to the classic Hollywood films, we've always had an idea of how Pirates talked. They said "Argh" and had people "walk the plank!" Cheddar Explains why pirates never actually talked like that and how it was decided they did...
Cheddar
Tulbagh Remembers: It's been 50 years since South Africa's most devastating earthquake

Tulbagh Remembers: It's been 50 years since South Africa's most devastating earthquake

The Witzenberg town of Tulbagh will be holding a commemorative event in September for the 50 year anniversary of the earthquake.
24.com
Watch: Buildings of celebrated architect Frank Lloyd Wright added to World Heritage list

Watch: Buildings of celebrated architect Frank Lloyd Wright added to World Heritage list

"Wright set himself two goals: to define or even create the 20th century and to redefine what we are as human beings."
Euronews
Watch: Tomar's historic Tray Festival takes place in Portugal

Watch: Tomar's historic Tray Festival takes place in Portugal

Traditionally, men walk alongside the female tray-carriers but are only expected to help share the load if there is an accident and the carrier requires assistance
Euronews
João Gilberto, 'father of bossa nova' dies aged 88

João Gilberto, 'father of bossa nova' dies aged 88

The pioneering Brazilian musician and creator of bossa nova, João Gilberto, has died aged 88
Euronews
Watch: Contemporary sculptures fill the Tate with movement

Watch: Contemporary sculptures fill the Tate with movement

"It's not necessarily about the needle itself or the magnet. It's about that space in between that empty space," says Assistant Curator Helen O'Malley. "
Euronews
Watch: Ninja-themed cafe opens in Japan

Watch: Ninja-themed cafe opens in Japan

Owners of the company said that their goal is to put on events that Japan, and indeed the world, has never seen before.
Euronews
“The sound of everybody is amazing”, said Plácido Domingo about the exceptional gala at La Scala

“The sound of everybody is amazing”, said Plácido Domingo about the exceptional gala at La Scala

The classical music world's greatest, unite on one stage at Milan’s La Scala for the Rolex Ambassadors Gala accompanied by none other than the Vienna Philharmonic, under the baton of legends such as Plácido Domingo and Gustavo Dudamel.
Euronews
'It's a great moment for French gastronomy,' world's best chef tells Euronews

'It's a great moment for French gastronomy,' world's best chef tells Euronews

In an exclusive interview with Euronews, world best chef Mauro Colagreco shares the philosophy underlying his seasonal cuisine, inspired by Mediterranean cultures and his native Argentina.
Euronews
“The sound of everybody is amazing”, said Plácido Domingo about the start-studded gala at La Scala

“The sound of everybody is amazing”, said Plácido Domingo about the start-studded gala at La Scala

The classical music world's greatest, unite on one stage at Milan’s La Scala for the Rolex Ambassadors Gala accompanied by none other than the Vienna Philharmonic, under the baton of legends such as Plácido Domingo and Gustavo Dudamel.
Euronews
Star-studded gala wows La Scala!

Star-studded gala wows La Scala!

The classical music world's greatest, unite on stage at Milan’s La Scala for the Rolex Ambassadors Gala accompanied by none other than the Vienna Philharmonic, under the baton of legends such as Plácido Domingo and Gustavo Dudamel.
Euronews
Belarus: Fighting for a dignified memorial

Belarus: Fighting for a dignified memorial

In Kurapaty, on the outskirts of Minsk, a restaurant is located right next to the site of a Stalinist-era mass grave. There is still no fitting memorial to the victims, killed between 1937 and 1941 by the Soviet NKVD.
Deutsche Welle
Greece: Refugees suffering on Samos

Greece: Refugees suffering on Samos

Residents of the Greek island of Samos are divided on how to deal with the overcrowded refugee camp there. Some migrants have been stuck on Samos for years and poor sanitary conditions are causing many to become ill.
Deutsche Welle
Montenegro: Cruise ship crisis

Montenegro: Cruise ship crisis

In Montenegro, the growing number of cruise ships using the Bay of Kotor is causing environmental problems. Yet the city of Kotor relies on the income from mass tourism.
Deutsche Welle
The second Gnaoua Music Festival celebrated centuries of musical tradition

The second Gnaoua Music Festival celebrated centuries of musical tradition

The internationally renowned festival in Morocco fused together a range of genres including Gnaoua music - an ancient African Islamic repertoire of songs and rhythms.
Euronews
Watch: Giant dinosaur roams Chinese rice paddy

Watch: Giant dinosaur roams Chinese rice paddy

Lufeng County, home to the spectacle, is renowned for numerous discoveries of dinosaur remains from the Jurassic period.
Euronews
How Dominos Won In India

How Dominos Won In India

When Dominos set its sights on expanding into the Indian market they faced a pretty big hurdle - Indians didn't really eat much pizza. Not to let such a detail hinder their plans, Domino's charged ahead. Using menu and pricing innovations they wer...
Cheddar
Playing for Equal Pay

Playing for Equal Pay

There is more than just a trophy on the line for the U.S. Women’s National Team in this year’s Women’s World Cup. Cheddar takes an in-depth look at how the legal and cultural battle over equal pay in professional sports is taking the field in this...
Cheddar
Roadtrip through Cambodia

Roadtrip through Cambodia

Michele Finadri travelled around Cambodia by motorcycle. The highlight was a visit to the country's best-known religious monument, the Angkor Wat temple complex.
1min
Deutsche Welle
A city portrait of Augsburg

A city portrait of Augsburg

Augsburg was home to several prominent bankers and merchants, including Jakob Fugger. And the city's easy access to water made it an important industrial center in the late 19th century.
3mins
Deutsche Welle
Meet a local: Batumi, Georgia

Meet a local: Batumi, Georgia

Nino Khakhubia works as an economist -- and she'll show you around her home town. The highlights include vineyards, Batumi's historic Old Town and Black Sea beaches.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Why Every TV Show Has A Noticeably Boring Episode

Why Every TV Show Has A Noticeably Boring Episode

Whether your favorite television show is Friends or Breaking Bad, every TV show has what is called a bottle episode. But are bottle episodes a good or a bad thing? Cheddar Explains....
Cheddar
Comic Louie Anderson Looks to His Mom as Inspiration for 'Baskets' Role

Comic Louie Anderson Looks to His Mom as Inspiration for 'Baskets' Role

Emmy Award winner Louis Anderson has some important women in his life to thank for his successful representation of Christine ー his mom and five sisters.
Cheddar
Gambling away their savings in Bulgaria

Gambling away their savings in Bulgaria

In Bulgaria, the poorest land in the EU, many people buy scratchcards for the state lottery. But their chances of winning big are very slim.
Deutsche Welle
Bosnia: Children of war

Bosnia: Children of war

At the War Childhood Museum in Sarajevo, every exhibit represents the fate of a child during the Bosnian War. The concept has earned the museum international acclaim.
Deutsche Welle
Traditional cow fighting in Switzerland

Traditional cow fighting in Switzerland

In the Canton of Valais, breeders of Herens cattle let their strongest animals engage in friendly cow fights. The fights have become a tourist attraction. Here it's the females who take the bull by the horns!
Deutsche Welle
Belarus: E40 Waterway an eco-threat

Belarus: E40 Waterway an eco-threat

The planned E40 Inland Waterway is a project to connect the Baltic to the Black Sea. But its route threatens Belarusian nature reserves, which are home to rare bird species.
Deutsche Welle
Greece: Fear in brown coal country

Greece: Fear in brown coal country

In Greece, lignite mining is becoming less and less profitable. And very little is invested in environmental protection. The health and wealth of residents in the surrounding villages are suffering as a result.
Deutsche Welle
Why Krispy Kreme Failed in Australia

Why Krispy Kreme Failed in Australia

Krispy Kreme's initial expansion into Australia was a success, but seven years later the company closed a third of its stores. Cheddar examines why the donut company failed down under.
Cheddar
Norway: the Viking School

Norway: the Viking School

Longing for a simpler life, more Norwegians are reviving the legacy of their ancestors. They take courses to learn the skills of everyday Viking life - when the famed warriors were NOT looting and pillaging Europe.
Deutsche Welle
Turkey: Istanbul's Election for Mayor

Turkey: Istanbul's Election for Mayor

Istanbul is holding a repeat election for mayor. The opposition senses fraud in the works. Turkey's high electoral board accepted an objection by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party and called for the repeat.
Deutsche Welle
A Video from Australia

A Video from Australia

Viewer Yohanes Paulus Bisma from Singapore shows us kangaroos, dunes and turquoise waters in and around Sydney, New South Wales.
1min
Deutsche Welle
Sightseeing in Havana

Sightseeing in Havana

Steve Hanisch explores the Cuban capital in a vintage car. Old Havana and its fortifications are a UNESCO world heritage site. An event visitors enjoy is the firing of the cannon at 9 p.m.
2mins
Deutsche Welle
Art market growing as annual extravaganza opens in Basel

Art market growing as annual extravaganza opens in Basel

Prices for big-name artists holding firm, say experts.
Euronews