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Global Village S2014 Ep172

Global Village S2014 Ep172

With over 100 stories from across the globe, Global Village will challenge you to see the world through different eyes. With Silvio Rivier. #GlobalVillageSBS

Global Village S2014 Ep171

Global Village S2014 Ep171

With over 100 stories from across the globe, Global Village will challenge you to see the world through different eyes. With Silvio Rivier. #GlobalVillageSBS

Global Village S2014 Ep170

Global Village S2014 Ep170

Falkland Islands: Penguins Advancing Forward - The residents of the Falkland Islands earn the same as Western Europeans, due to the extension of their territorial waters after the war with Argentina, but they want to develop economic alternatives to fishing – drilling for oil off the coast, and eco-tourism, taking advantage of their unique wildlife, especially penguins. With Silvio Rivier. (From France, in English & Spanish) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep169

Global Village S2014 Ep169

Rum In Guadeloupe - March in Guadeloupe, in the Caribbean Sea. The carnival is in full swing. But it is also the season of the sugarcane harvest and the making of rum, which largely contributes to the island's fame. (Part 2 of 2) (From France, in French) (French Antilles culture) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep168

Global Village S2014 Ep168

Rum In Guadeloupe - March in Guadeloupe, in the Caribbean Sea. The carnival is in full swing. But it is also the season of the sugarcane harvest and the making of rum, which largely contributes to the island's fame. With Silvio Rivier. (Part 1 of 2) (From France, in French) (French Antilles culture) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep167

Global Village S2014 Ep167

Sikkim: The Ancient Wisdom Of The Shamans - The Lepcha people are one of the indigenous peoples of Sikkim, a former kingdom in the Himalayas that was annexed by India in 1975. The Lepcha have a centuries-old tradition of using medicinal plants to cure illnesses, and even mend bones. Bharat Pradhan is an ecologist who makes the long journey to the Lepcha Reserve to learn more about these plants from Dechen, a bongthing or shaman; and Sonam, a “bone doctor” whose nickname is Mandela. With Silvio Rivier. (Part 2 of 2) (From France, in English, Nepalese & Lepcha) (Sikkimese Culture) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep166

Global Village S2014 Ep166

Sikkim: The Ancient Wisdom Of The Shamans - The Lepcha people are one of the indigenous peoples of Sikkim, a former kingdom in the Himalayas that was annexed by India in 1975. The Lepcha have a centuries-old tradition of using medicinal plants to cure illnesses, and even mend bones. Bharat Pradhan is an ecologist who makes the long journey to the Lepcha Reserve to learn more about these plants from Dechen, a bongthing or shaman; and Sonam, a “bone doctor” whose nickname is Mandela. With Silvio Rivier. (Part 1 of 2) (From France, in English, Nepalese & Lepcha) (Sikkimese Culture) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep165

Global Village S2014 Ep165

Railway Of Hope: Through Angola on a Locomotive - The major part of the railway line of Bengola (Angola) was destroyed during the civil war that devastated the country over several decades. Today, little by little, the track has been rebuilt. The train should improve economic development and make the most isolated areas benefit from the budding economic growth. (Part 2 of 2) (From France, in Portuguese) (Angolan) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep164

Global Village S2014 Ep164

Railway Of Hope: Through Angola on a Locomotive - The major part of the railway line of Bengola (Angola) was destroyed during the civil war that devastated the country over several decades. Today, little by little, the track has been rebuilt. The train should improve economic development and make the most isolated areas benefit from the budding economic growth. (Part 1 of 2) (From France, in Portuguese) (Angolan) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep163

Global Village S2014 Ep163

Spitsbergen: Icy Island - In the nineteenth century, Isfjord and its edges flanked with glaciers, were the kingdom of hunters and whalers. Today, this archipelago is known as Spitsbergen. As Autumn approaches, it is again cold and peaceful. Or it appears to be so. On board a high-speed motorboat, Rupert Krapp, reaches the isolated bays of Spitsbergen. A logistician and harbour agent, he supplies the weather and research stations spread throughout the archipelago. With Silvio Rivier. (Part 2 of 2) (From France, in French & Norwegian) Norwegian Culture) (Documentary) G CC

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