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  • ARTE REPORTS 2020

    Ready to view international current affairs differently? Every week, ARTE REPORTS reviews in images the events that made the headlines. To bring you current affairs with body and an extra dose of soul, ARTE REPORTS favours enco...

    CURRENT AFFAIRS New
    • Series (44 Episodes available)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE GEIE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Ready to view international current affairs differently? Every week, ARTE REPORTS reviews in images the events that made the headlines. To bring you current affairs with body and an extra dose of soul, ARTE REPORTS favours encounters with real people.
     

    Since the beginnings of journalism, nothing has beaten people talking about ideas and facts.
     
     

  • MAPPING THE WORLD

    THE CARIBBEAN SEA: WINDS OF CHANGE?

    Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic... The Caribbean Sea looks like a live postcard! But little is known about this very heterogeneous region of the world, which is undergoing major changes: are the winds of change blowing over t...

    CURRENT AFFAIRS New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE DEVELOPPEMENT

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Cuba, Jamaica, Dominican Republic... The Caribbean Sea looks like a live postcard! But little is known about this very heterogeneous region of the world, which is undergoing major changes: are the winds of change blowing over the Caribbean?
     
     

    Decline of revolutionary socialism, questioning of American interventionism in the area, all of this notwithstanding the growing Chinese appetites for a strategic maritime space – with its sights set on the Panama Canal...

  • MAPPING THE WORLD

    RUSSIA: THE WORLD SEEN FROM THE KREMLIN

    Since the end of the Cold War, how has Russia positioned itself in the world? In a multipolar world where the American hyper power's best years seem to be past and where nationalist leaders are making their triumphant return, w...

    CURRENT AFFAIRS New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE DEVELOPPEMENT

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Since the end of the Cold War, how has Russia positioned itself in the world? In a multipolar world where the American hyper power's best years seem to be past and where nationalist leaders are making their triumphant return, what are the strengths and weaknesses of Putin’s geopolitics?

    Vladimir Putin wants to believe that his country can become a great power again. To this end, he tries to make sure that NATO and the European Union gain as little ground as possible in the former USSR, strengthens his bonds with China and imposes Russia as a pivotal actor in the Middle East in the ashes of the Syrian conflict – while also playing the soft power and information warfare global games.

    *Due to technical problems, please click on the trailer to watch the full video*

  • MAPPING THE WORLD

    Then complex world of geopolitics broken down into ten minute, bite-sized chunks. You'll never sound uninformed at the dinner table ever again.

    CURRENT AFFAIRS
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE FRANCE, ARTE FRANCE DEVELOPPEMENT

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, VOD

    Then complex world of geopolitics broken down into ten minute, bite-sized chunks. You'll never sound uninformed at the dinner table ever again.

    MAPPING THE WORLD allows you to understand current hot topics, whether they deal with the state of the planet, environment, economy or geopolitic.

  • MAPPING THE WORLD

    VENEZUELA: OIL AND MISERY

    Despite its huge reserves of fossil fuels, Venezuela is currently facing a serious economic and political crisis. How did it come to this?  

    CURRENT AFFAIRS
    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Despite its huge reserves of fossil fuels, Venezuela is currently facing a serious economic and political crisis. How did it come to this?
     

    Venezuela is experiencing grave political, economic and social turmoil and it is feared their government is becoming increasingly autocratic. And yet the country sits on the largest oil reserves in the world. From Simon Bolivar to Nicolas Maduro by way of Hugo Chavez of course, how did we get there?

    *Due to technical problems, please click on the trailer to watch the full video*

  • ARTE REPORTS 2019

    FRANCE: EXILES, IN DIRE STRAITS - 30-03-2019

    The exiles are eager to reach England, they no longer settle for sneaking into the lorries that are ferried across the channel. More and more of them are embarking on hazardous journeys between France and Great Britain aboard s...

    CURRENT AFFAIRS
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE GEIE, HIKARI FILMS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET

    The exiles are eager to reach England, they no longer settle for sneaking into the lorries that are ferried across the channel. More and more of them are embarking on hazardous journeys between France and Great Britain aboard small boats.
     
     

    According to the maritime authorities, there have been several hundred crossings since December. We followed their trials, their attempts, their hopes for several months – from the slums of Calais to the White Cliffs of Dover. Some succeed, others go overboard. Yet every one of them continues to believe in their chances and risk their lives. Will the English Channel end up looking like the Mediterranean?

  • ARTE REPORTS 2019

    MALI: SAHEL, THE FRINGES OF JIHAD

    In northern Mali, a region plagued by Islamic terrorism, G5 Sahel patrols are fighting back against jihadis. Since 2012, Islamic extremists linked to al-Qaeda have taken control of northern Mali by exploiting a Tuareg separatis...

    CURRENT AFFAIRS
    • Director(s):

      MALDAVSKY (Yuri)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE GEIE, MAGNETO PRESSE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET

    In northern Mali, a region plagued by Islamic terrorism, G5 Sahel patrols are fighting back against jihadis. Since 2012, Islamic extremists linked to al-Qaeda have taken control of northern Mali by exploiting a Tuareg separatist uprising.

    Their control of the region – combined with the weakness of Bamako's power and the fragility of the Sahel region – is a cause for concern. Despite French intervention and the deployment of joint forces from five Sahelian countries, terrorist groups still control a large part of the region and are increasingly influential in Burkina Faso and Niger.
    How do African states fight terrorism over such a vast territory? How are the actions on the ground implemented? The task is daunting and uncertain in this high-tension area.

  • ARTE REPORTS 2019

    INDIA: THE CHILDREN’S VOICE - 30-03-2018

    These journalists are aged from 10 to 17 and produce a newspaper that is unique in the world, made by and for street children. Jyoti is their editor-in-chief. She never sat on school benches and successively begged, stole and c...

    CURRENT AFFAIRS
    • Director(s):

      BARDON (SEVERINE)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE GEIE, BAOZI PROD

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2019

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET

    These journalists are aged from 10 to 17 and produce a newspaper that is unique in the world, made by and for street children. Jyoti is their editor-in-chief. She never sat on school benches and successively begged, stole and collected garbage... before working for Balaknama, "The Children's Voice".

    They now print 8,000 copies in Hindi and English; the newspaper is entirely managed by children and highlights positive initiatives. Yet it does not hesitate to address police brutality, drug problems and forced labor, to the point of moving local authorities on some of the subjects denounced in its pages. A great achievement for a publication whose journalists’ average age is 14...
    Balaknama has changed the fate of the 400 children who have had a hand in its success since its launch in 2003. Jyoti got over her drug addiction and would like to continue to help other kids in trouble. Deepak, 16, has resumed his studies; after years of working at the factory, he would like to like to become a TV presenter someday.
    Every single one of them is proud to take up this daunting task with renewed pride: to carry the voice of the 100,000 street children of Delhi.

  • ARTE REPORTS 2020

    CUBA: THE ORGANIC ISLAND'S SECRET - 13-06-2020

    The Cubans have fulfilled a lifelong dream of environmentalists around the world: they have converted their entire island to organic farming .

    CURRENT AFFAIRS New
    • Director(s):

      DANDOIS (THOMAS)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE GEIE, MEMENTO

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    The Cubans have fulfilled a lifelong dream of environmentalists around the world: they have converted their entire island to organic farming.

    Presently, more than 4,000 urban farms produce 1.5 million tons of vegetables without pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
    This small agricultural miracle is due to an accident of history: because of the Soviet Union’s collapse in the early 1990s, Cuba suddenly lost its main supplier of pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides. It could not turn to the Americans or any other Western country because of the embargo imposed by the United States since 1962. In order to avoid mass famine, Cuba then had no choice but to develop natural alternatives reducing the use of chemicals to almost zero.
    As a result, bees have never been healthier. The island's honey is guaranteed to be pesticide-free and has become a worldwide export. Despite its shortages, Cuba has become an agricultural case-study... Thirty years without pesticides vividly demonstrate that another approach is possible.

  • ARTE REPORTS 2020

    CORONAVIRUS IN MEXICO, THE NARCOS’ SOCIAL FEVER - 13-06-2020

    In Mexico, the coronavirus crisis is weakening an already faltering state. This creates an opportunity for cartels to extend their power and influence by playing the Good Samaritan.

    CURRENT AFFAIRS New
    • Director(s):

      GOHARI (Alex), MATTEI (LEO)

    • Producer(s):

      NOVA PRODUCTION, ARTE GEIE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    In Mexico, the coronavirus crisis is weakening an already faltering state. This creates an opportunity for cartels to extend their power and influence by playing the Good Samaritan.

    More than half of those who were living hand to mouth in the underground economy now find themselves without a source of income. As the health and social emergency worsens, Mexican drug mafias are taking advantage of the situation by helping those the state cannot. The virus’ spread has severely disrupted drug trafficking. So while they are waiting for business to pick up again, the criminals are restoring their social image and ridiculing the authorities.
    Cartel “good deeds” videos are posted daily on social networks. They show hooded and heavily armed men distributing food in the most remote and deprived areas of the country. Anti-bacterial gel, bags of food and even cash; the contents of the parcels distributed, stamped with the donors’ logo, vary according to the criminal groups. But the objective remains the same: to attract the local population’s sympathy and support while demonstrating the Mexican government's inefficiency.

  • ARTE REPORTS 2020

    HONG KONG: THE LAST BATTLE - 13-06-2020

    Hong Kong recently received devastating news. On Thursday, May 28, 2020, to everyone's surprise, the Chinese parliament approved a new law aimed at bringing the former British colony under control. The island was supposed to be...

    CURRENT AFFAIRS New
    • Director(s):

      MESQUIDA (SEBASTIEN)

    • Producer(s):

      ARTE GEIE, WHAT'S UP PRODUCTIONS

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, English, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Hong Kong recently received devastating news. On Thursday, May 28, 2020, to everyone's surprise, the Chinese parliament approved a new law aimed at bringing the former British colony under control. The island was supposed to be safe from Beijing's rule until 2047.

    President Xi wants to skip through all legal proceedings and criminalize “secession, sedition, subversion and terrorism”. The terms are vague enough to enable the mainland to crush the ongoing dispute and obliterate the concept of “one country, two systems”.
    This new law could be enacted in mid-July, a clear indicator that the “Dragon” intends to speed up its takeover. Especially since demonstrations are currently banned because of the health crisis. But Hongkongers wear their disobedience on their sleeve: they have already started to reoccupy the streets, just as they did a few months ago.
    At the time, they were already fighting over a law – that of extradition to mainland China. It had led to a year of protests and the worst democratic crisis in Hong Kong’s history. But today, Beijing's new approach is much more heavy-handed: how will the island react?

  • ARTE REPORTS 2020

    CHINA: FORCED CONFESSIONS- 06-06-2020

    Since Xi Jinping's rise to power in 2013, dozens of Chinese lawyers, journalists and human rights activists have been paraded before television cameras to confess their crimes before they have even been tried.

    CURRENT AFFAIRS New
    • Producer(s):

      ARTE GEIE

    • Territories:

      Worldwide.

    • Production year:

      2020

    • Language(s):

      German, French

    • Rights:

      TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD

    Since Xi Jinping's rise to power in 2013, dozens of Chinese lawyers, journalists and human rights activists have been paraded before television cameras to confess their crimes before they have even been tried.

    Over the past five years, CCTV, China's leading state-owned TV station, has broadcast around 100 forced confessions during prime time. This process has been formalized by the government, to attack anyone challenging its authority.
    In a prison cell or before a fake background, the accused tell of how they have wronged the communist regime or its leaders. All of them end up asking for forgiveness, and they are often given lengthy sentences.
    At the present time, testimonies from victims of this experience are extremely rare. But among those who dare to speak out, all tell the same story. The Chinese Communist Party threatens and tortures them to force them to confess to crimes that they often did not commit.
    A former British journalist, who was forced to confess twice while working in China, has filed a lawsuit in London. The investigation is ongoing, but it has already proven to be a serious thorn in the Chinese Communist Party's side. Now, its international propaganda apparatus is no longer hiding its desire to establish “a new media world order”.

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