In the heart of the Tibetan highlands, multi-award-winning nature photographer Vincent Munier guides writer Sylvain Tesson on his quest to document the infamously elusive snow leopard.
Three up-and-coming stars of Italian filmmaking collaborate on this beautiful and bittersweet portrait of Italian youth.
Karlheinz Stockhausen’s mammoth-opera opera LICHT contains 29 hours of music performed by 500 musicians and dancers spread out over 10 days. But his magnum opus was never staged - No opera company was ever brave (or rash) enough to produce it. Until now.
Among the arid lands of Rajasthan, surrounded by marble mines, there is an oasis: a village called Piplantri, where women are no longer afraid of giving birth to a girl, who historically would have been seen as a burden.
Told through sublime, kaleidoscopic, never-before-seen footage, performances and music, Brett Morgen’s (The Kid Stays in the Picture, Cobain: Montage of Heck, Jane) feature length experiential cinematic odyssey explores David Bowie’s creative, musical and spiritual journey.
In western Myanmar, two women defy strict ethnic divisions to work side by side in a makeshift clinic, treating Rohingya women where no-one else will. Over five years, we witness their complicated relationship, amid ever-increasing chaos and violence in Rakhine State.
Since the annexation of Crimea by Putin, the travelling exhibition, Crimea – Gold and Treasures of the Black Sea, has become a tool in a power struggle between Russia and Ukraine, both
claiming the collection as their own. The Netherlands unwillingly became a referee. To which party should the exhibition be returned?
As the Chief Environmental Officer for Saint Helena’s troubled £285m ($360m) airport project, Annina Van Neel learned of the island’s most terrible atrocity – an unmarked mass burial ground of an estimated 9,000 formerly enslaved Africans in Rupert’s Valley. It is one of the most significant traces of the transatlantic slave trade still on earth.
What happens when sixteen emerging filmmakers are given access to the BBC archives to create a new short film to mark the BBC centenary? Developed with mentoring from professional filmmakers who use archive film in their practice, these new films uncover the forgotten histories of underrepresented communities, on themes including the environment, mental health, youth culture and cultural diversity.