Society and Culture Shows

Future Thinking

Future Thinking

Renowned inventors, scientists and futurologists describe the big idea that they want to solve and how it can transform the world.
20 Videos
BBC Future
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
17 Videos
BBC Future
Leyland's Australia

Leyland's Australia

Mal and Laraine Leyland take us on the caravanning and camping adventure of a lifetime around Australia.
14 Videos
Viewlorium
Out In The Cold

Out In The Cold

When it's -37 Celsius outside and the wind is howling, most of us would do anything to avoid leaving our cozy homes and going to work. But for a handful of individuals living in the extremes of the Arctic, going out in those conditions is their work.
10 Videos
Beyond
Beyond the Passage of Time

Beyond the Passage of Time

Beyond the Passage of Time investigates an ancient world that is rapidly disappearing as it collides with modernity. Each episode takes the viewer into a different ancient tribe to look at its untampered traditions and customs.
8 Videos
TVF Media
ANYDOKO Shorts

ANYDOKO Shorts

The best pieces of the world in bite-size format.
7 Videos
ANYDOKO
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
6 Videos
VPRO
This Is

This Is

Cinematic snapshots of our favourite places.
4 Videos
ANYDOKO
Everyday HK

Everyday HK

Everyday HK is an original video series following Steph Lau's day to day life in Asia's global city Hong Kong.
2 Videos
ANYDOKO
Game. Set. KL.

Game. Set. KL.

Explore the best of Malaysia with tennis superstar Nick Kyrgios.
2 Videos
ANYDOKO
What If?

What If?

What If?' from BBC Future explores thought experiments and hypothetical scenarios.
2 Videos
BBC Future
Japanoizy

Japanoizy

Discover traditional and modern Japan.
2 Videos
ANYDOKO
Top Picks

Top Picks

We list our favourite foods and things to do all over the world.
1 Video
ANYDOKO
Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow

Building Tomorrow presents radical visions that illustrate not only the huge challenges we face, but also the opportunities that could materialise if we push the limits of what's possible.
1 Video
BBC Future
Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp's Wild Australia

Ben Cropp swapped spear gun for camera in 1962, after winning six Australian spear fishing titles and representing Australia at the world titles.
1 Video
Viewlorium

Society and Culture Videos

Germany: The far right on the rise

Germany: The far right on the rise

The right-wing populist AfD is expected to do well in upcoming elections in eastern Germany. According to recent polls, the party could get over 20 percent of the vote in the states of Brandenburg and Saxony.
Deutsche Welle
Watch: Do you hear the people sing? Ian McKellen joins Les Mis cast in pub singalong

Watch: Do you hear the people sing? Ian McKellen joins Les Mis cast in pub singalong

The thespian, 80, made a blink or you'll miss it appearance in a recent Les Miserables performance in Newcastle.
Euronews
A Local Shows Us Granada

A Local Shows Us Granada

Manuel Jesus Costela has invited us to Granada in Spain, to show us the most exciting attractions his hometown has to offer.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
Viewer Video from Mexico

Viewer Video from Mexico

A trip from Mexico City, to Teotihuacan and Puebla.
Deutsche Welle
1min
Italy: Bridge Blas ting in Genoa

Italy: Bridge Blas ting in Genoa

Italy is marking one year since the collapse of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, which killed 43 people and left some 600 homeless. The cause of the disaster has still not been determined. Last June, the ruins of the bridge were demolished to make way...
Deutsche Welle
ViacomCBS a Good Plan but Questions About Strategy Remain

ViacomCBS a Good Plan but Questions About Strategy Remain

While the combined media giants will be able to produce more content, the jury is still out on whether or not ViacomCBS will be able to compete with other streaming behemoths.
Cheddar
Need 2 Know: Epstein Suicide, Simone Biles Makes History

Need 2 Know: Epstein Suicide, Simone Biles Makes History

These are the headlines you Need 2 Know for Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.
Cheddar
Diving a shipwreck in the Azores archipelago

Diving a shipwreck in the Azores archipelago

Perfectly preserved marine habitats through strict fishing regulations have made the Azores one of the best diving spots in the Atlantic Ocean.
24.com
2mins
Walking in the footsteps of African royalty on an island in Portugal

Walking in the footsteps of African royalty on an island in Portugal

On the Azores island of Terceira, a piece of forgotten African history tells a story of identity stripped away and the longing for a faraway homeland.
24.com
3mins
Vacation video: the Grand Canyon

Vacation video: the Grand Canyon

DW viewer Timon Traub is studying geography, so he decided to visit the Grand Canyon in the US state of Arizona. He took some amazing videos as he hiked through millions of years of geological history.
Deutsche Welle
10mins
Island hopping: A summer's day on Sylt

Island hopping: A summer's day on Sylt

Sylt is the largest of the North Frisian islands. For decades, it's been a popular destination for the rich and famous -- and also for average folks who just want to spend a few days relaxing by the sea.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Meet a Local: A tour of Brisbane, Australia

Meet a Local: A tour of Brisbane, Australia

Stephen Kakoniktis shows you around his home town.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
Smokey Bear Adapts to New Tech as He Turns 75

Smokey Bear Adapts to New Tech as He Turns 75

Smokey the Bear was born in the 1940s as part of a Forest Service poster campaign to raise awareness for wildfire prevention, but today he's active on Instagram and Twitter as well.
Cheddar
Operalia celebrates Xabier Anduaga and Adriana Gonzalez

Operalia celebrates Xabier Anduaga and Adriana Gonzalez

The annual competition, Operalia, serves as a springboard for young talent in the world of opera. Euronews spoke to the winners, as well as the founder Plácido Domingo to find out more.
Euronews
Watch: Wealth of unpublished Kafka manuscripts unveiled

Watch: Wealth of unpublished Kafka manuscripts unveiled

Before his death in 1924, Kafka left all of his work to his friend and editor Max Brod, instructing him to burn every manuscript without reading it.
Euronews
Cruel spectacle in Spain

Cruel spectacle in Spain

Hundreds of Spanish villages practice a cruel tradition at their fairs. In what's known as becerradas, bull calves are tormented in the arena and pierced with barbed lances or banderillas, often to death.
Deutsche Welle
Britain: Seaside Towns in Danger

Britain: Seaside Towns in Danger

More and more seaside towns in Britain are fighting against coastal erosion. One is the Welsh town of Fairbourne, population about 1000. Experts say climate change is the cause.
Deutsche Welle
Watch: Worshippers dust the statue of Buddha ahead of festival

Watch: Worshippers dust the statue of Buddha ahead of festival

On Wednesday morning, priests conducted a ceremony to temporarily remove the Buddha's soul from the statue
Euronews
Why Are So Many Cartoon Mothers Dead?

Why Are So Many Cartoon Mothers Dead?

It's a tale as old as time...cartoon characters in films from Disney, Pixar, and more must take down the villains and step-mothers to win in the end. But did you also notice that in a lot of animated films all of the mothers are dead? We take a lo...
Cheddar
Watch: Austrian men do battle in martial arts contest atop mountain

Watch: Austrian men do battle in martial arts contest atop mountain

Every year, men from Salzburg in Austria ascend the Hundstein mountain to take part in a martial arts contest in a natural arena.
Euronews
Watch: Balloons fill the skies but fail to pop world record

Watch: Balloons fill the skies but fail to pop world record

The count, which reached 456, tied with the previous record set by the festival.
Euronews
A stroll around Belfast

A stroll around Belfast

Chrissie Greenaway shows you around her hometown. Highlights include stops at some of Belfast's oldest pubs, the 'peace lines' and the Titanic Belfast musuem.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
Watch: Panda party in China as 18 cubs celebrate their first birthdays

Watch: Panda party in China as 18 cubs celebrate their first birthdays

A joint celebration in China toasted the first birthdays of 18 panda cubs.
Euronews
Who is your favourite Russian writer?

Who is your favourite Russian writer?

Euronews went to Moscow and asked locals about their favourite Russian authors.
Euronews
Gustavo Dudamel electrifies the Rencontres Musicales d'Évian festival

Gustavo Dudamel electrifies the Rencontres Musicales d'Évian festival

The inspirational conductor Gustavo Dudamel and the festival's specially-created orchestra gave a passionate performance of Brahms' 4th symphony at the grand finale.
Euronews
Watch: Parade of plumed Paraguayans celebrate their patron saint

Watch: Parade of plumed Paraguayans celebrate their patron saint

Other folktales say that the town was plagued by attacks from the indigenous Guarani people, who resisted the settlers' occupation of the land.
Euronews
France: The Camembert war

France: The Camembert war

Small cheese makers from the Normandy are angry at major cheese manufacturers. They say not every soft cheese from the region deserves to be called Camembert.
Deutsche Welle
Germany: Medics in danger

Germany: Medics in danger

German emergency medics and doctors are increasingly insulted and abused while on duty. It is a worrying trend.
Deutsche Welle
The fall of the Iron Curtain - Poland

The fall of the Iron Curtain - Poland

In 1989, Polish workers helped bring down the Iron Curtain. Today, the former revolutionaries are disappointed with how their country is developing.
Deutsche Welle
Social Media Star Frankie Grande Gives Instagram 'the Most Love'

Social Media Star Frankie Grande Gives Instagram 'the Most Love'

In addition to fun photos and short clips, the social media influencer is adding IGTV to his repertoire, a feature that lets Instagram users post long-form videos to their accounts.
Cheddar
Funko CEO Says Toy Company 'Taking on the World of Pop' With New Games

Funko CEO Says Toy Company 'Taking on the World of Pop' With New Games

Funko's CEO Brian Mariotti touts the unique, whimsical design aesthetic that he hopes will have people getting into the company's new tabletop and mobile games.
Cheddar
'Imprisoned in My Country': George Takei's Graphic Novel Traces Internment Camp Childhood

'Imprisoned in My Country': George Takei's Graphic Novel Traces Internment Camp Childhood

In the graphic novel memoir "They Called Us Enemy", "Star Trek" actor George Takei tells his story of being imprisoned along with 120,000 other Japanese Americans during World War II, drawing parallels to the border detention centers of today.
Cheddar
Mexico & Guatemala

Mexico & Guatemala

Whyi Gun Kim aus Seoul shows us impressive footage of dancing and adventures in Mexico and Guatemala in Central America.
Deutsche Welle
1min
Houston - from graffiti to space travel

Houston - from graffiti to space travel

Graffiti artist Gonzo 247 shows us highlights of his home town, among them Space Center Houston.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
'Vase of Flowers' : Germany returns painting stolen by the Nazis to the Uffizi Gallery

'Vase of Flowers' : Germany returns painting stolen by the Nazis to the Uffizi Gallery

'Vase of Flowers' by the Dutch master Jan van Huysum has been returned to Italy after being stolen by German soldiers in 1943.
Euronews
San Diego Comic-Con: This Dark Horse Became One of the Hottest Places for New Franchises

San Diego Comic-Con: This Dark Horse Became One of the Hottest Places for New Franchises

Dark Horse founder and president, Mike Richardson, discusses the comic book properties NOT part of the Marvel or DC universes that his independent publishing house is able to license out.
Cheddar
Watch: Once-in-a-generation winemakers' festival kicks off in Switzerland

Watch: Once-in-a-generation winemakers' festival kicks off in Switzerland

The Fête des Vignerons began in 1797 and has developed from an annual street parade into a globally-recognised extravaganza.
Euronews
Feline baffled: 'Cats' cinematic adaptation provokes strong views

Feline baffled: 'Cats' cinematic adaptation provokes strong views

The trailer for Tom Hooper's cinematic adaptation of "Cats" has provoked strong reactions online.
Euronews
Italy/Romania: Working under the counter

Italy/Romania: Working under the counter

Thousands of Romanians toil daily on Italy's construction sites, often illegally and for starvation wages. With no prospects in Romania, they make use of the freedom of movement in the EU. Their families stay behind.
Deutsche Welle
Scotland: Strawberry Pickers, Fear & Brexit

Scotland: Strawberry Pickers, Fear & Brexit

Many farmers are afraid that Brexit will keep harvest hands from EU countries away. Both farmers and seasonal workers from Eastern Europe have benefited from the freedom of movement in the EU.
Deutsche Welle
Cyprus: Golden Passports

Cyprus: Golden Passports

Buying real estate worth at least EUR2,000,000 will get foreigners citizenship in Cyprus. An EU passport allows visa-free travel in over 140 countries. The Republic of Cyprus' naturalization policies are controversial.
Deutsche Welle
Germany/Poland: New/Old Neighbors

Germany/Poland: New/Old Neighbors

More and more Poles are settling in eastern Germany. Since the fall of communism 30 years ago, rural areas in the east have been depopulated. Now, Polish families are taking advantage of the low real estate prices.
Deutsche Welle
Salute

Salute

The black power salute at the 1968 Mexico Olympics was an iconic moment in the US civil rights movement. What part did the white Australian who ran second play and what price did these athletes pay for standing up for their beliefs?
Odin's Eye Entertainment
92mins
Bandier Opens First West Coast Brick and Mortar Outlet

Bandier Opens First West Coast Brick and Mortar Outlet

Bandier set the East Coast abuzz with its elevated athleisure and lifestyle brand, now the company is heading west, with its first Los Angeles store. Cheddar's Alyssa Julya Smith catches up with manager Marissa Drake to learn more about the expans...
Cheddar
Airports Are Designed To Make You Spend Money

Airports Are Designed To Make You Spend Money

Airports used to be a way-station between the ground and the sky. But in the 1990's airports were transformed into malls. In this video Cheddar explains how the design of the airport makes you spend more money without always realizing it.
Cheddar
Watch: Russians compete in grass scything contest

Watch: Russians compete in grass scything contest

Traditional tools came to the fore in Russia at the weekend with the holding of an annual scything competition.
Euronews
Something for everyone at NOS Alive

Something for everyone at NOS Alive

Euronews meets the headliners of NOS Alive festival and finds there really is an act for everyone.
Euronews
Watch: Underwater music festival fills ocean with sound

Watch: Underwater music festival fills ocean with sound

The musical performances were ocean-themed, filling the seas with 'Yellow Submarine', 'Fins' and the theme from Disney's 'The Little Mermaid'.
Euronews