Snapshots of Change

Snapshots of Change is a groundbreaking series of short films made in 2005 in 31 countries around the world to mark the 10th anniversary of the Beijing Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing +10). Ten years before the leaders of 189 countries who attended the Beijing Conference signed up to a landmark agreement, the Beijing […]

Broadcast times for tve Awards

Thursday 17 December 2015: Propeller TV tonight broadcasts, as a Business World Special, the tve Global Sustainability Film Awards 2015 held in association with Fastflow Group at BAFTA in London’s Piccadilly. There will be a second screening of the Awards on Thursday 24 December. Tune in at 1800 hours GMT to Propeller TV on Sky […]

Life | Reaching Out to the Grass Roots

In this programme Life looks at two very different approaches to improving the lives of poor people – one through education in Bangladesh, the other through what’s known as ‘community-driven development’ in Indonesia – and asks whether they can be replicated in other countries trying to meet the targets of the Millennium Development Goals of […]

Life on the Edge | The Elephants’ Dream of Peace

As the World Cup 2010 gets under way, Life on the Edge turns the camera on another top African football star – Didier Drogba, Chelsea striker and captain of the Ivory Coast team. The Elephants are competing in South Africa wearing their distinctive orange strip, but across the other side of the continent Ivorians are […]

Life on the Edge | How to Become a President

They say that soccer and politics never mix, but what happens when they do? In Liberia, former World Player of the Year George Weah first ran for president in 2005, a year after the country’s bloody civil war had ended. He lost out to current President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Now he’s studying in America to […]

Snapshots of Change

Snapshots of Change is a groundbreaking series of short films made in 2005 in 31 countries around the world to mark the 10th anniversary of the Beijing Fourth World Conference on Women (Beijing +10). Ten years before the leaders of 189 countries who attended the Beijing Conference signed up to a landmark agreement, the Beijing […]

Life | The Doctor’s Story

In 2001 Dr. Gunraj Lohani took up residence in the local district hospital in Khotang, eastern Nepal, determined to bring change to the ailing local health services. For years, the lack of roads has hampered development and the brain drain to the cities has led to an acute shortage of professionals, especially doctors and nurses. […]

Life | The Hospice

To mark International AIDS Day 2005, Life presents a powerful and intimate insight into the work of a hospice in Zambia, a country on the front line in the world fight against HIV/AIDS. This is a country where one in five of the population are HIV-positive; most are under 40 years old. All of the […]

Life | Crisis Control

One of the Millennium Development Goals is specifically to target AIDS and other major diseases. In this programme, Life visits two contrasting countries whose populations are affected by HIV/AIDS and examine the roots of the problem and what is being done to alleviate it in each case. Ukraine has the fastest growing HIV epidemic in […]