Life 3 | Series 3

LIFE III is a 12-part series that examines the issue of globalization and its effect on ordinary people and communities around the world. Produced for BBC Worldwide Television, the series takes us to Russia, Guatemala, Bangladesh, India, Zambia, Nepal, South Africa, and Ghana. Individual programs focus on children, health and nutrition, the HIV/AIDS epidemic, poverty, agriculture, trade, sustainable development, women’s issues and human rights.

Life Series: 

Life 1 | Life 2 | Life 3 | Life 4 | Life 5 | Life 6 | Life 7 | Life 8 | Life 9

Films in this series

Life | Cheated of Childhood

Looks at the lives of street children in St Petersburg, victims of the economic and social ...
Life | Danger – Children at Work!

Looks at the dangerous and unrewarding firecracker cottage industry, which employs childre ...
Life | It Takes a Village

Illustrates an experiment in community participation - a village in Bangladesh planned and ...
Life | Kosovo: Rebuilding the Dream

Investigates the problems of re-establishing property rights after the conflict in Kosovo, ...
Life | Patents and Patients

Canvasses the issues of availability to, and funding of, HIV/AIDS drugs in India. ...
Life | Seeing is Believing

Examines the Zambian sugar fortification project, which hopes to eliminate vitamin A defic ...
Life | Sowing Seeds of Hunger

Explores the effects of the African AIDS crisis in the lives of ordinary people. ...
Life | The Doctor’s Story

How US aid administration policy means withdrawing aid from vital women's healthcare proje ...
Life | The Perfect Famine

Looks at the concept of 'governance' through one African example - impending famine in Mal ...
Life | The Road from Rio

Made in the runup to the 2002 Johannesburg Summit on Sustainable Development, this program ...
Life | The Trade Trap

Current thinking is for poor countries to trade their way out of poverty, but is the globa ...
Life | Up in Smoke

In the southern African country of Malawi, tobacco is the major export crop - responsible ...