Life 5 | Series 5

Life is an ongoing award-winning series looking at how globalization is affecting ordinary people across the planet.

As the 2015 target for achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals approaches, LIFE 5 investigates the impact of globalization as developing nations respond to economic stress and attempt to create just futures.

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 | Back in Business

Eleven years of civil war between 1991 and 2002 left Sierra Leone in ruins. Now the rebuil ...
Life | Cash Flow Fever

Worldwide, an estimated 200 billion dollars goes to developing countries every year in the ...
Life | Collision Course

Every year one and a quarter million people die and more than fifty million are seriously ...
Life | For Richer, For Poorer

Life assesses the changes made by Brazil's worker president, Lula. ...
Life | Kill or Cure?

Investigates the issues surrounding access to cheap drugs in the developing world. ...
Life | Killing Poverty

Assesses the record of Kenya's Kibaki government in controlling corruption. ...
Life | Kosovo: A House Still Divided?

Continuing attempts to clarify land and property rights seized during the civil war. ...
Life | Roma Rights

Roma communities in Europe have been subjected to centuries of persecution and racism. 'Ro ...
Life | School’s Out

Why desperately poor people in Nigeria are choosing to pay for their children to be educat ...
Life | Srebrenica: Looking for Justice

Examines the long and painful process of identifying the many thousands of men and boys wh ...
Life | The Donor Circus

Zambia, southern Africa, is one of the poorest countries in the world, where one in every ...
Life | The Great Health Service Swindle

Investigates why health care professionals leave developing countries to work abroad, and ...
Life | The Silent Crisis

Explores developing issues in the extremely poor Central African Republic. ...
Life | Trouble in Paradise

For tourists, the Maldives are a paradise on earth. But in December 2004 the Tsunami unlea ...