Growing up in a globalized world among the nomads of Tuva Aldyn (14) dreams of winning the main horse race, while Octargay (18) is learning to master her shamanic gift.
The artist Harald Reichenbach is sailing around the world for a conceptual art project. He wants to draw attention to the deadly littering of the sea through his "social sculpture".
Ethiopian farmers and a team of international architects have joined forces to tackle the problem of rural exodus. Deep in the African hinterlands, the unequal participants are building a small model town that could point the way out of the globally worsening migration crisis.
Lost IslandDocumentary feature
On the island of Ostrov in the Caspian Sea the inhabitants, left alone by the Russian state after the collapse of the Soviet Union, survive through poaching. Ivan regularly goes out to sea risking his life and freedom. He struggles, he laughs, he dances, he fights and he believes that one day Putin will see their misery and help.
The artists Marina Abramović, Sigalit Landau, Katharina Sieverding, and Shirin Neshat have been influenced and politicized by their personal experiences of war, violence, and oppression in their respective countries of origin.
How do we live our dreams and ideals? Swiss travel journalist Katharina von Arx and French photographer Freddy Drilhon, who came closer during a journey through the South Seas, put their dreams above reality. Their life is a grand adventure that consumes all their energies.
A story of defiance against today's throwaway society – and a declaration of love to second-hand shops.
ARTE Info in co-production with DokLab reports in a web-documentary on Eritrean youngsters, living in a dedicated Swiss arrivalcenter, seeking Asylum.
The true Story of one Man's Fight for Freedomcinema-documentary
A true story on the non-violent fight for freedom and the danger of radicalization.
SRF Summer ChallengeTV-docu
Fly to base. Beni Kälin and Domi Wicki want to fulfill the ancient human dream to spread the wings and fly. They plan to fly up to the Mushroom at the Eiger by Paraglider, pack it into their wing-suit, jump off the rock and glide down to Grindelwald.
Samuel Hurni, a young heart surgeon is going for the record in bungee-surfing on the river Aare in Bern, Switzerland.
The truth about Nestlé's business with watercinema-documentary
Can you imagine someone turning ordinary water into a billion dollar business? The secret key to the blue gold lies in the hand of Swiss transnational nutrition company Nestlé.
3 minutes version of short documentary on corruption. Winner of short-film contest of Transparency International Switzerland 2011 (transparency.ch)
Auditing the Jane Goodall InstituteTV-docu
Jane Goodall revolutionized primate research in her early years. Today she leads an institute carrying her name. Swiss photographer and animal rights activist Karl Ammann is taking a look behind the scenes of the renowned institute.
Summer is just ahead. The Swiss musician Ray Wilko is hot to rock the land. But the blues of some hillbilly festivals threatens to catch up on him.
The dark Side of FootballTV-docu
Documentary on soccer fans – then and now, before EURO '08.
A documentary about two extraordinary Swiss men at an extraordinary cycle race in East Africa.
Fit for live through experiential pedagogyTV-docu
High up in the Swiss Alps live some kids that nobody wants. They failed in school and other asylums, despaired of their refusal.