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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

Global Village S2014 Ep162

Global Village S2014 Ep162

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 1 of 2) (From France, in French & Norwegian) Norwegian Culture) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep161

Global Village S2014 Ep161

Knives For Survival - France is the great nation of the pocket knife. The most famous French knives are made in the Auvergne region. It is in the town of Thiers that the cutlers’ craft industry was born, several centuries ago. But the sector is threatened by poor quality knives manufactured in industrial quantities. With Silvio Rivier. (Part 2 of 2) (From France, in French) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep160

Global Village S2014 Ep160

Knives For Survival - France is the great nation of the pocket knife. The most famous French knives are made in the Auvergne region. It is in the town of Thiers that the cutlers’ craft industry was born, several centuries ago. But the sector is threatened by poor quality knives manufactured in industrial quantities. With Silvio Rivier. (Part 1 of 2) (From France, in French) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep159

Global Village S2014 Ep159

Anatolia - Land of the Apricots: This episode captures the harvesting of apricots as well as witnessing a family in upheaval. Millions of golden yellow fruits dry out in the sun. They are called 'Gold of Mesopotamia', the juicy apricots of Anatolia. On the plantations at the shore of the Euphrates grow 95 % of all apricots processed worldwide. But the idyllic atmosphere is deceiving: behind this picturesque façade, seething conflicts erupt among the old patriarchs about more self-determination and, above all, the concerns over climate change and its effects on the harvest are hovering. With Silvio Rivier. (Part 2 of 2) (From France) (Turkish Culture) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep158

Global Village S2014 Ep158

Anatolia - Land of the Apricots: This episode captures the harvesting of apricots as well as witnessing a family in upheaval. Millions of golden yellow fruits dry out in the sun. They are called 'Gold of Mesopotamia', the juicy apricots of Anatolia. On the plantations at the shore of the Euphrates grow 95 % of all apricots processed worldwide. But the idyllic atmosphere is deceiving: behind this picturesque façade, seething conflicts erupt among the old patriarchs about more self-determination and, above all, the concerns over climate change and its effects on the harvest are hovering. With Silvio Rivier. (Part 1 of 2) (From France) (Turkish Culture) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep157

Global Village S2014 Ep157

A Legend On Rails: The Kiruna Iron Ore Line - In the early twentieth century, the most northerly railway in the world was built well inside the Arctic Circle to carry iron ore from the Swedish town of Kiruna to the Norwegian port of Narvik. This "Iron Ore Line" still carries huge ore trains today. A Legend on Rails looks at some people who have worked on the line and now try to keep its heritage alive. (Part 2 of 2) (From France, in French, Norwegian & Swedish) (Documentary) G CC

Global Village S2014 Ep156

Global Village S2014 Ep156

A Legend On Rails: The Kiruna Iron Ore Line - With over 100 stories from across the globe, Global Village will challenge you to see the world through different eyes. With Silvio Rivier. #GlobalVillage

Global Village S2014 Ep155

Global Village S2014 Ep155

Yemen’s Veiled Future - In the traditional and highly segregated society of Yemen, CARE NGO worker Mohammed Saad is helping women in remote areas to take control of some vital areas of local administration that are often the subject of conflict: water and electricity. The formation of these women’s collectives brings benefits to their communities, and to their sex in general. (Part 2 of 2) (From France, in English & Arabic) (Yemini Culture) (Documentary) G CC

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