Featuring experts in their fields and raw and moving footage, this documentary makes a case for increased autonomy in women's choices for childbirth.
Over the course of one memorable and adventure-filled year, Felix Starck documents his 18,000-kilometer bicycle journey across 22 countries.
Survivors and first responders share personal stories of anguish, kindness and bravery that unfolded amid the Paris terror attacks of Nov. 13, 2015.
A traveling trader provides a window into rural life in the Republic of Georgia, where potatoes are currency and ambition is crushed by poverty.
Interviews with global policymakers and girls in Gambia and Kenya detail the horrors of female genital mutilation and the growing efforts to end it.
The warden of Halden, Norway's most humane prison, tours the U.S. prison system to urge a new approach emphasizing rehabilitation.
It's a country steeped in cultural traditions that stretch back more than 1,000 years. But Peru is also a land of surprising natural riches.
This quirky examination of Argentina's culture, customs and cuisine slices into the country's traditional barbecue which is both meal and ritual.
The development of professional soccer worldwide owes a great debt to the soccer or 'football' that is played on the streets of France.
Art school classmates Kris and Michal roam the streets of Warsaw on a beat-fueled quest for self-discovery and beautiful decadence.
The diverse cuisine of the Indian subcontinent has a rich and varied history, some of which is explored in this series.
India has always been a land of valuable resources and commodities whose riches have long sustained its own people and attracted outsiders.
The known history of currency on the Indian subcontinent goes back more than 2,000 years and reflects diverse cultures that have inhabited the region.
Young musicians from 13 states in India demonstrate their cultural heritage by performing regional folk music using traditional instruments.
Italian filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi turns his eye to his own country, roaming and filming for over two years in a minivan on Rome's giant ring road.
Heartbreak, hope and nostalgia collide in this complex portrait of Lampedusa, a Mediterranean island where thousands of migrants land each year.
Explore how the media and nationalism have fueled Venezuela's passion for physical appearance and the multibillion-dollar beauty pageant industry.
A small-town taxi driver is arranged to be married, resulting in an intimate look at the clash between modernity and tradition in India.
Explore what the Virgin Mary means to women throughout Latin America and how she has affected their lives and faiths in different ways.
This documentary takes a hard look at how indigenous peoples clashed violently with the Peruvian government over land and economics in the Amazon.
Back in the days of disco, Mexico had its own stars of the night. This documentary casts new light on former queens of the Mexican burlesque scene.
Food waste pervades modern society in countries around the globe. This documentary visits key locales to show the problem and a few solutions.
Filmmaker Atul Sabharwal explores the centuries-old shoemaking trade in Agra, India, where once-flourishing craftsmen face new economic pressures.
Sample the bold new flavors of France with chefs who are pushing the boundaries of fine dining and reinventing a rich culinary tradition.
This documentary uses secret filming to penetrate the limits of a hidden Russian city whose inhabitants are bound to a bizarre nuclear arrangement.
The most devoted fans of longtime Tamil superstar Rajinikanth push the boundaries between mere hero worship and unwavering religious fanaticism.
This compassionate documentary examines the daily routines and experiences of prostitutes in Thailand, Bangladesh and Mexico.