Films

Individual features and shorts

BBC Debate | Failing the Farmer

In this debate, representatives from across the world meet to discuss the i ...
BBC Debate | Food: Who Pays the Price?

There’s a rural revolution underway and it’s having a profoun ...
BBC Debate | Housing the Future

A panel of world experts explore the growing global housing shortage and po ...
BBC Panorama | Sex and the Holy City

Examines the practical impact of the views of the Vatican and Pope John Pau ...
Beijing Features | Little By Little

Focuses on reproductive health as the key factor in both the empowerment of ...
Beijing Features | Rights of Passage

Diane Best’s award-winning film tells the stories of four teenage gi ...
Beijing Features | Science For Survival

Is there a meeting point between western science and indigenous knowledge a ...
Black Triangle

Looks at the legacy of 40 years of totalitarian rule and unregulated indust ...
Can Polar Bears Tread Water?

Music and graphics contrast with a serious message in this classic investig ...
Coral Triangle

Assesses the pressures put on coral, the Philippines' most valuable resourc ...
Dead Mums Don’t Cry

Assesses progress on achieving the MDG of cutting maternal mortality by 75% ...
Discipline with Dignity

An investigation of the growing campaign against violent corporal punishmen ...
Fields of Trees

Reveals the advantages of agro-forestry techniques when age-old practices a ...
Fragile Earth : Mucking Up the Med

On the 15th anniversary of the Mediterranean Action Plan the fragile ecosys ...
Gene Hunters

How can the DNA from Amerindians in Colombia and other indigenous peoples a ...
Going Home

A documentary tracing the experiences of African refugees in Guinea Bissau. ...
Good morning, Rocinha

Rosemary Mendonca was born at the time of the Rio Earth Summit in grinding ...
Growing Up (I)

What does the furure hold for the children of the new Millennium? From Braz ...
Growing Up II

The first Growing Up looked at the prospects for eleven babies born within ...
Habitat Shorts : Waste Not Want Not

Waste recycling projects in India and Thailand are helping to create real e ...
Half the Sky

Captures the social history of women in China this century through the stor ...
In the Name of Safety

In the Name of Safety exposes the harrowing plight of innocent women and ch ...
Jungle Pharmacy

A look at research into the commercial possibilites of plant remedies, and ...
Law of the Jungle

The political battle over La Macarena, Colombia's most important wildlife r ...
Life in Slow Motion

Jimi Bello, a Nigerian bureaucrat, attends an energy conference in Ghana, a ...
Love Your Town Like Your Shamba

Showcases the work of the Green Towns environmental videos in Kenya, which ...
March for the Land

Follows the momentous trek across Brazil by ten thousand campaigners to dem ...
Michael Jackson Comes to Manikganj

Examines the effect of western culture on South Asian culture, brought abou ...
Mpingo: The Tree That Makes Music

At a musical instrument factory in France, skilled craftsmen work fragments ...
Profits from Poison

The harmful effects of chemical pesticides on the human environment contras ...
Sex, Lemurs, and Holes in the Sky

(Also known as 'Manhattan and Madagascar'). A look at the issues of populat ...
Shrimp Fever

How shrimp farming in Ecuador is destroying the mangrove swamps, essential ...
Slums and Money

The World Bank World Development Report for 2009 argues that free markets a ...
Smiles

An exploration of the corruption, hypocrisy and double standards in Thai go ...
Thailand For Sale

The devastating effects of the recent tourist boom in Thailand on local peo ...
The Cow Jumped Over the Moon

To the nomadic Fulani people of West Africa, cattle define life, and the co ...
The Farmers of Gaho

Over generations the farmers of the village Gaho in southern Ethiopia have ...
The Hanging Gardens of Arabia

The centuries-old terracing system of farming in Yemen is falling into disr ...
The Healing Forest

Countries in the South are learning to benefit from their plant species div ...
The Last Show on Earth

Breathtaking wildlife photography set to an emotive score reveals the pligh ...
The Preferred Sex… The Desired Number

In Nigeria some women are honoured for bearing many children, while in Indi ...
The Wettest Desert on Earth

THE WETTEST DESERT ON EARTH tells the story of how wet turned into dry and ...
Till Death Do Us Part

In Nigeria, a man cannot die of natural causes. If he is married, his wife ...
Transylvania

Copsa Mica, the dirtiest town in the former Eastern Bloc was the symbol of ...
Trinkets and Beads

The bizarre and disturbing story of the unlikely links between a Texas-base ...
We The Peoples

Made to mark World Environment Day 1994, and its theme of grass-roots parti ...
When Good Men Do Nothing

Good men did nothing to help Rwandans in 1994. Despite repeated warnings an ...
Where Truth Lies

A documentary about the attempts of the Mtimkulo family to give evidence to ...
Women In Paradise

A timely documentary about global warming, contrasting the industrial devel ...