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Dateline is a weekly international half-hour documentary program that invites you to walk in the shoes of others in search of the inspiration and surprise in every global story.

S2020 E20: Schools Under Siege
Catch Up
S2020 E20: Schools Under Siege
26m
In 2019, 300 children were shot and killed on the streets of Cape Town thanks to escalating gang violence. Dateline meets the teachers and students from a primary school caught in the crossfire.
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20. Schools Under Siege

In 2019, 300 children were shot and killed on the streets of Cape Town thanks to escalating gang violence. Dateline meets the teachers and students from a primary school caught in the crossfire.
26m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

19. Welcome To Lesbos

Dateline looks at how the picturesque Greek island of Lesbos is caught in a battle between welcoming tourists and welcoming asylum seekers.
28m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

18. Zoo Troubles

Zoos have been forced to close during COVID-19 with many on the brink of collapse. Dateline meets UK zookeepers fighting to protect animals locked up during lockdown and ask if zoos have a future.
30m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

17. Pandemic Farming: Apples And Oranges

Dateline investigates how COVID-19 is disrupting food production in Australia, the UK, and Germany. Are there enough workers to ensure crops are harvested and food makes it the table?
29m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

16. From Russia With No Immunity

As COVID-19 shuts borders, one Australian with MS is trying to get to Russia for a stem cell transplant, another has just had treatment and can't get home. Dateline follows their remarkable journeys.
38m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

15. China's Grey Race

Could China's rapidly ageing population derail the world's largest economy? Dateline looks at how the breakdown of traditional family values is impacting aged care.
27m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

14. China's Obesity Crisis

One in five children in China is now severely overweight. Dateline meets the families taking drastic measures, sending their teenagers to military style weight loss camps.
28m
Available until 30 Sep 2020

13. Birmingham Under The Knife

Before the world went into lockdown, the UK was swamped by a knife crime epidemic. Dateline investigates why Birmingham has seen a 20 percent rise in fatal stabbings over the last year.
29m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

12. Paris: A Tale Of Two Cities

As Paris starts to emerge from a COVID-19 lockdown, Dateline looks at how the pandemic has amplified divisions between the rich and poor.
30m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

11. How Coronavirus Overwhelmed Spain

Spain has had more than 25,000 COVID-19 deaths and endured one of the harshest lockdowns in the world. Dateline looks at how the nation has coped and whether it’s really ready to ease restrictions.
29m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

10. Machu Picchu: When The Tourists Left

Over half a million tourists visit Machu Picchu in Peru each year. What happens when COVID 19 locks them out? Dateline meets the locals adapting to isolation and a tourist drought.
29m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

9. The People's Peace Talks

Can ordinary Israeli's and Palestinians succeed where politicians have failed by negotiating a solution for Middle East peace? Will COVID-19 bring solidarity instead of division to the table?
29m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

8. How Italy Has Changed

Tourist hotspot Venice is now a ghost town. The water's clearer, but businesses are going bust. We go inside northern Italy's COVID-19 crisis to see how the area has changed and how locals are coping.
25m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

7. Covid-19: Saving La's Homeless

Dateline follows a reverend and his crew as they endeavour to help the homeless community in LA cope with COVID-19.
28m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

6. Where Chocolate Comes From

At Easter Australians spend around $200 million on chocolate. Dateline meets cocoa farmers in the Ivory Coast to see if are they getting a fair deal
26m
Available until 30 Mar 2021

5. What Happened To The New Zealand Dream?

New Zealand is in the grip of a housing crisis. Dateline meets the struggling families living in one of the world's most unaffordable cities, and the man helping the homeless become home owners.
29m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

4. Sweden's Crisis Preppers 2019 Rpt

Dateline explores why disaster prepping has become a government sanctioned pastime in Sweden - but who or what are they afraid of?
28m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

3. Fiji's High Tide

In Fiji, reporter Evan Williams gains exclusive access to law enforcement officials, drug dealers, and social workers on the frontline of Fiji's drug war, exploring its devastating impact.
29m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

2. Who Will Take On Trump?

Dateline goes inside the Iowa caucus at the start of the Democratic race to the White House. We ask why this sleepy state is given so much political power, and whether it represents wider America.
29m
Available until 31 Dec 2029

1. Vietnam's Hard Knocks Kitchen

Adam Liaw reports from Vietnam to see if a love of food can help the country's street kids and orphans find a brighter future.
29m
Available until 31 Dec 2029