Category: Global Culture

People, Ideas, Travel, Food, Spirituality…

Wing Chun HK Documentary

Neat documentary on Wing Chun, a Chinese martial art and form of self-defense using both striking and grappling to focus on close-range combat.

Cobra Gypsies India

The Kalbeliyas of Rajasthan, India are a mythical nomadic tribe of dancers and musicians. Their name means “those who love snakes”. Raphael Treza spent 3 months with these gypsies and documented his adventure.

The Buddha

This documentary tells the story of the Buddha’s life, a journey especially relevant to our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion. It features the work of some of the world’s greatest...

Status Anxiety

Status Anxiety (2004), presented by Alain de Botton and based on his book of the same name. In this documentary film, Alain de Botton discusses the desire of people in many modern societies to...

Thich Nhat Hanh Talks with Oprah Winfrey

In this wonderful conversation, Oprah Winfrey talks with Thich Nhat Hanh about becoming a monk; meeting Martin Luther King Jr; the powers of mindfulness, insight, concentration and compassion; how to transform antagonistic situations and...

The K-Pop Effect

Dateline looks at the changing face of South Korean youngsters, who are having plastic surgery to look like their K-Pop music idols. (16:30 min)