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Dutch free range farming - The Netherlands from above
 
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How far from the farming life do we live and what do we really know about our food production? Still, the Netherlands is for an important part an agricultural country. We export a lot, but we also transport a lot of food. The megaliths and industrial food production are at odds with the idyllic picture that we cherish from the countryside: a little keet farmer, with a few cows and a blissful smile on his face. We know that the time of that farmer's romantic image is over. Nestled among the trees, hobby farmer Harm Joling keeps an untouched piece of moor. We cherish the illusion, recommending free range milk over the conventional milk from cows in stables, and that gives us the feeling that we are self-sufficient. We massively try to prepare our own food ourselves, as much as possible. Abandoned lands in large cities are transformed into vegetable gardens. That’s how we maintain the illusion, on a small scale. The Netherlands from above shows us a country from a spectacular perspective. From the sky it is possible to see how the Netherlands changes through the seasons, and how in parallel they form the determining moments of our own life cycle. Through data visuals, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, the second series of the Netherlands from above outlines an image of how time has changed our country and how we move in it. The way we live from day to day, and from generation to generation in this country reflects our resilient mentality. The Netherlands from above season 2 tells us the story of seeing and taking opportunities, falling and rising up again, reinventing the wheel again and again. Where the first series was an ode to the makeable Netherlands, this second series is an ode to our resilience. Presented by: Roel Bentz van der Berg Directed by: Geert Rozinga © VPRO January 2014 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 18531 vpro world stories
VPRO introduces Bram Vermeulen
 
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On vpro world stories you can find many subtitled documentaries and travel series made by different journalists. Most of the journalists working together with vpro have lived abroad and immersed themselves fully in other cultures. vpro would like to introduce you to Bram Vermeulen. Bram Vermeulen made several travel series for vpro, of which two are dedicated to Turkey, the country itself, and its borderlands. Bram does not hesitate to ask the questions that we all have in mind, getting people to talk honestly about their country and their culture. Bram took interest in South Africa, and explored the events of 2013 there in Straight through Africa, before realising last year The Trek, an incredible road trip with the smugglers and the migrants, through the desert in Africa. Bram will take you to people you never thought existed. Discover other cultures, and how the current events impact the reality of some people with Bram Vermeulen, on vpro world stories. © VPRO This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 2576 vpro world stories
The Netherlands from above - E2/10 - The hungry jaws of Europe
 
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This series shows The Netherlands from a spectacular perspective. Through data visualizations, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, we show who we are and how time changes and has changed the country. The Netherlands was once almost all swamp, a place where water ruled. Now it's a place where hundreds of ships come to each day, full of oil, cars and containers. © VPRO December 2011 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Director: Peter Blom and Robert Wiering English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 3029 vpro world stories
Truck drivers in India - From Bihar to Bangalore 8/8
 
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Jelle travels in a traditional truck from Mumbai, former Bombay, to Delhi. Indian lorries are driving artworks, and keep India running. Jelle dives into the truck drivers world, and drives along with the truck drivers: a father and his son Singh. During this four-day drive they pass a wedding, false toll gates and the driver's birthplace in the middle of the Rajasthan desert. A beautiful journey for everyone who loves trucks, and road-trips. Episode 8: Truck drivers in India Original title: De weg naar huis Jelle Brandt Corstius travels through India. Jelle previously tried to understand Russia, and now, he is now trying to capture the essence of India. This country is poorer than the poorest 26 African countries altogether: 426 million poor people are in India. The contrast between the different layers of society is striking: there is is also huge wealth in this country. Brandt Corstius travels from Bihar, located in the poor east, to Bangalore, the technological giant in the rich southwest. A road trip full of adventures, thanks to Jelle’s peculiar humor and his keen eye on the world. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius © VPRO July 2015 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 324109 vpro world stories
The Netherlands from above - E1/10 - The Netherlands in 24 hours
 
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This series shows The Netherlands from a spectacular perspective. Through data visualizations, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, we show who we are and how time changes and has changed the country. Episode 1 - The Netherlands in 24 hours Our daily lives seen from a spectacular, new perspective: the air. If you looks the Netherlands from a normal perspective, there are many things you won't really notice. © VPRO December 2011 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Director: Peter Blom and Robert Wiering English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 28558 vpro world stories
Dutch demographics - The Netherlands from above
 
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How do we deal with the imminent population shrinkage? The Netherlands stands at a turning point. After a long period of growth, we first stifle for a century in a period of shrinkage. In Drenthe, a primary school must close again because there are insufficient children while in the West many young families look back in the old towns. The decline of the population and the trek from the shrinkage areas poses new questions. Unlike before, we will no longer be led by the church or by the government when it comes to the direction of our country. But history teaches that we always find ways to solve issues. We are finally able to see the end of problems in the area of Amsterdam Zuid-oost (south west), and to say hello to a brighter future. The Netherlands from above shows us a country from a spectacular perspective. From the sky it is possible to see how the Netherlands changes through the seasons, and how in parallel they form the determining moments of our own life cycle. Through data visuals, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, the second series of the Netherlands from above outlines an image of how time has changed our country and how we move in it. The way we live from day to day, and from generation to generation in this country reflects our resilient mentality. The Netherlands from above season 2 tells us the story of seeing and taking opportunities, falling and rising up again, reinventing the wheel again and again. Where the first series was an ode to the makeable Netherlands, this second series is an ode to our resilience. Presented by: Roel Bentz van der Berg Directed by: Geert Rozinga This program was made possible by: The Cadaster Nature monuments The Union of Waterships © VPRO January 2014 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast vpr Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 1724 vpro world stories
VPRO introduces Jelle Brandt Corstius
 
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On vpro world stories you can find many subtitled documentaries and travel series made by different journalists. Most of the journalists working together with vpro have lived abroad and immersed themselves fully in other cultures. vpro would like to introduce you to Jelle Brandt Corstius. Jelle Brandt Corstius is a well known Dutch journalist, author and film maker. He studied history and journalism and after his graduation, Jelle moved to Moscow. After his term in Russia, travelling the world, portraying and embracing all kinds of cultures, Jelle created various award-winning television series in collaboration with vpro. Defying political correctness and avoiding state propaganda, From India to Russia and from Russia to Ukraine, Jelle Brandt Corstius meets ordinary people and gives you their stories. You can watch the series From Bihar to Bangalore and Borderland now on vpro world stories. © VPRO This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 12189 vpro world stories
Along the banks of the Yangtze - E1/6 - The Chinese Dream
 
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China is one of the largest world powers but we can hardly put a face on it yet. Let alone have any idea of how the average Chinese man lives and works, or what his ambitions or fears are. Photographer Ruben Terlou took his camera along the banks of the River Yangtze, talking to the locals about the impact of the economic progress. In a six-episode series, we are taken from Shanghai, the most westernized part of China, to Shangri-La, the most authentic Chinese part, to discover the real China, 40 years after Mao's death. Episode 1 - The Chinese Dream Over the past few years, Shanghai has been inundated with immigrants. The world's largest port city has nearly 10 million newcomers, all seeking to live their dream of being financially successful in this city. Ruben meets some of these dreamers and newcomers and explores the key success factors of Shanghai. For example, a woman can't have too high cheekbones, for that means bad luck. And young migrants really have to get used to the fact that there are no parents to clean up after them as they were used to in the country. But if China's President Xi Jinping has anything to say about it, everything will have to give way to the Chinese Dream - for successful individuals make a successful nation. © VPRO / De Haaien 2016 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Final editing, direction and sound recording Maaik Krijgsman Presentation and Photograpy Ruben Terlou Camera Joost van Herwijnen Editing Pelle Asselbergs Research Sasha Ourikh, Yu Ma, Ruben Terlou Production Nina Huisman Sound Mix Joost Oskamp Colour grading Gerhard van der Beek Leader and graphics Tiepes Production VPRO Nicole Frints Editor-in-chief VPRO Karen de Bok Producer Wilko Brandsma, Paul Beek, Lesley Dong, Freya Tian This program is made possible by WWF – World Wide Fund for Nature English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 17368 vpro world stories
The Dutch transportation network - The Netherlands from above
 
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We are always in transit, but how vulnerable are we? The Netherlands has a good reputation when it comes to logistics and transportation. All streamlined, all nicely designed to make the trek from A to B as smooth as possible. We even facilitate the travel of animals in the wild by using ecoducts. Usually, everything goes well, and sometimes, the system fails. The falconer at the airport is doing everything possible to prevent dangerous collisions with birds. But sometimes, traffic accidents happen and in some cases lead to organ transplantation. For that kind of transport, we have devised dizzying logistics. The Netherlands from above shows us a country from a spectacular perspective. From the sky it is possible to see how the Netherlands changes through the seasons, and how in parallel they form the determining moments of our own life cycle. Through data visuals, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, the second series of the Netherlands from above outlines an image of how time has changed our country and how we move in it. The way we live from day to day, and from generation to generation in this country reflects our resilient mentality. The Netherlands from above season 2 tells us the story of seeing and taking opportunities, falling and rising up again, reinventing the wheel again and again. Where the first series was an ode to the makeable Netherlands, this second series is an ode to our resilience. Presented by: Roel Bentz van der Berg Directed by: Geert Rozinga © VPRO November 2013 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 11402 vpro world stories
In my Britain - Ken Livingstone in London
 
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As the former mayor of London, Ken Livingstone shows us the city, mainly focusing on the people who live there. How livable is this city, which grew tremendously in a short period of time, for the ordinary man? In the first episode of In my Britain, Labor Politician Red Ken shows a city facing major social challenges. The former mayor of London is the image of Labor's equality idea. He is angry with the fact that his city is threatening to be unaffordable for large categories of people and increasingly owned by private companies. He travels left and right through the Greater London, with the Jubilee Line, from his simple residential area in Brent through the financial heart of Canary Wharf to the new London East Bloom. Ken Livingstone is a distinctive guide in the fast-growing metropolis that is London. Original title: Het Groot-Brittanië van...Ken Livingstone In my Britain... we see the island through the eyes of five quirky British people in 5 different episodes, each from a different place in Britain. Britain, once a world power, is increasingly falling back on itself. A large part of the British do not see salvation in the European Union and want to get rid of Europe. In Scotland, a large proportion of the population want to separate themselves from the rest of Britain. Where is the island drifting to? Where does it belong? Who are the British? With these five extraordinary guides, we are looking for the answers. Directed by: Marlou van den Berge, Djoeke Veeninga Sound: Mike van der Sluijs © VPRO February 2015 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast vpr Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 3470 vpro world stories
Along the banks of the Yangtze - E2/6 - Double Happiness
 
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China is one of the largest world powers but we can hardly put a face on it yet. Let alone have any idea of how the average Chinese man lives and works, or what his ambitions or fears are. Photographer Ruben Terlou took his camera along the banks of the River Yangtze, talking to the locals about the impact of the economic progress. In a six-episode series, we are taken from Shanghai, the most westernized part of China, to Shangri-La, the most authentic Chinese part, to discover the real China, 40 years after Mao's death. Episode 2 - Double Happiness Love and happiness are not left to chance in China. In fact: it is considered a serious problem if a person has not settled down by the age of 30. But how do Chinese men and women find each other? Many highly educated women remain single because it is not common for a man to marry someone of his own class and educational level. And even more worrisome is the fact that, for that same reason, millions of poorly educated men will never have a family of their own. No wonder that there is a bridge in Nanjing across the Yangtze that is notorious for having seen the largest number of suicides in the world. Ruben witnesses a hilarious marriage proposal and takes a flirting course for underprivileged geeks. © VPRO / De Haaien 2016 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Final editing, direction and sound recording Maaik Krijgsman Presentation and Photograpy Ruben Terlou Camera Joost van Herwijnen Editing Pelle Asselbergs Research Sasha Ourikh, Yu Ma, Ruben Terlou Production Nina Huisman Sound Mix Joost Oskamp Colour grading Gerhard van der Beek Leader and graphics Tiepes Production VPRO Nicole Frints Editor-in-chief VPRO Karen de Bok Producer Wilko Brandsma, Paul Beek, Lesley Dong, Freya Tian This program is made possible by WWF – World Wide Fund for Nature English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 4473 vpro world stories
The Netherlands from above - E3/10 - The patchwork of the Netherlands
 
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This series shows The Netherlands from a spectacular perspective. Through data visualizations, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, we show who we are and how time changes and has changed the country. The everyday lives of the Dutch from a new, spectacular perspective: the sky above. If you look at the Netherlands from an everyday viewpoint, you will miss many things. In this program: The patchwork of the Netherlands. © VPRO December 2011 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Director: Peter Blom and Robert Wiering English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 4844 vpro world stories
Ecuador, Vilcabamba Valley and eternal life
 
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In the Valley of Vilcabamba in Ecuador people get older than average. But why are people in Vilcabamba Valley older than in other villages? What is the secret of Vilcabamba so that people refer to it as the valley of eternal life? What´s so special about Vilcabamba that it has a reputation as a paradise for elderly people? Dutch presenter and film maker Stef Biemans travels across the back of the Andes and wonders how people are doing in South America. In the fourth episode he visits the Vilcabamba valley of the valley of eternal life in Ecuador and tries to understand the magic of the place. What do vivacious centenarians do in Ecuador just below the equator to stay healthy, what is arranged for them when they get sick and how does the South American deal with old people? The Vilcabamba Valley in Ecuador is known for its healthy elderly. The fit old man who interrupts his work on the land to give Stef Biemans a firm handshake, shows an official identity card with a date of birth in 1913. A little later he swings his hips while dancing. Other elderly people in the valley also dance, in groups. Which does not mean that they all go whistling through life. It may well be a time to finish, says a woman of 89. But: "God keeps me alive. I wait until it is my time. "A voluntary end to earthly life is so unthinkable that Biemans does not even dare to touch the subject. Man proposes, God disposes. Or for many South Americans: God and his native helpers. Original title: Het eeuwige leven (4/6) – Over de rug van de Andes Presented by Stef Biemans © VPRO Mars 2018 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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The Lost City in the Amazon rainforest - O'Hanlon's Heroes
 
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In the eighth (and final) episode of the first season, O'Hanlon travels behind the explorer Percy Fawcett (1867 - 1925). Fawcett is a British explorer. At the request of the Bolivian government, he carried out land measurements in the border area of Bolivia and Brazil. He investigated the architecture of the Incas and went on an expedition to a so-called hidden city deep in the Amazon. He never returned. We are about to travel to a pristine piece of nature: the Amazon rainforest. There, where Redmond lives up and where his hero Percy Fawcett in 1925 led him, along with his son, in search of a lost city in the middle of the jungle. The British Fawcett had read about this in an old manuscript. In it, a Portuguese explorer wrote in 1753 about a city with gold and silver mines in the middle of the Amazon, an El Dorado. The details of the city are described in detail, unfortunately the exact location is not. Fawcett and his son searched but never returned from the expedition. There was not even a trace left of them. The irony of being an explorer who has not discovered anything. Or he has discovered something but has never been able to document it. Our curiosity has in any case been triggered by it and we are about to dive into the Amazon region. Original title: Op zoek naar een verdwenen stad Author and adventurer Redmond O'Hanlon follows in the footsteps of his nineteenth century heroes: explorers who traveled the world and made the wildest discoveries. Presented by: Redmond O'Hanlon © VPRO February 2012 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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The Netherlands from above - E4/10 - The Netherlands in leisure time
 
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This series shows The Netherlands from a spectacular perspective. Through data visualizations, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, we show who we are and how time changes and has changed the country. More than 17 million people (16 million when this program was made) on such a tiny piece of ground: living, working and having fun. Surely that can't work well, isn't the country full already? © VPRO December 2011 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Director: Peter Blom and Robert Wiering English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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The women of Volgograd - From Moscow to Murmansk
 
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Volgograd, formerly Stalingrad, has the status of a heroic city in Russia. Here million of people have been killed, and after the war, women had to go on, on their own. Original titel: Mother Russia In the first series: From Moscow to Magadan, Jelle Brandt Corstius traveled from West to East, focusing on the endless Russian countryside and the villages. In this second series: From Moscow to Murmansk, he travels from North to South along the largest river of Russia: the Volga River. A trip along the relatively unknown cities like Murmansk, Volgograd, Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod, but also to Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Through topics like women in Russia, new censorship, the environmental problem from Russian perspective and the ideological vacuum, a relatively unknown side of Russia is once again exposed. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius Final editor: Gert-Jan Hox Directed by: Hans Pool © VPRO August 2012 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Train travel in Russia - From Moscow to Magadan
 
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In this journey from Moskou to Magadan, Jelle visited numerous areas of Russia. It's time for the trip back, and he choses to take the train for it. Taking a train in Russia, is like a small incursian in Russian daily lives. Original title: Het spoor terug What's left of communism? How big are the differences between the poor and the rich? What is the influence of corruption? Is Russia a "young democracy" (as former Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende previously said)?Is it a "sovereign democracy" (according to Putin) or a "fascist regime" (as read in The Economist)? Jelle Brandt Corstius is looking for the topics that rule the life of ordinary Russians in Russia. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius © VPRO March 2009 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 21007 vpro world stories
New wealth in Siberia - From Moscow to Magadan
 
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The Siberian city of Khanty Mansiysk has become extremely rich thanks to oil. In some parts of Russia, villages are emptying because residents seek better prospects, like the ones happening in Khanty Mansiysk. Jelle visits such a village. Original title: Siberische belofte What's left of communism? How big are the differences between the poor and the rich? What is the influence of corruption? Is Russia a "young democracy" (as former Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende previously said)?Is it a "sovereign democracy" (according to Putin) or a "fascist regime" (as read in The Economist)? Jelle Brandt Corstius is looking for the topics that rule the life of ordinary Russians in Russia. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius © VPRO March 2009 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 10552 vpro world stories
The Netherlands from above - E7/10 - Why do we live where we live?
 
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This series shows The Netherlands from a spectacular perspective. Through data visualizations, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, we show who we are and how time changes and has changed the country. Over the past 100 years the population of Netherlands has increased by around 10 million. In order to provide accommodation for everyone, we have built millions of houses. We now live in centuries-old canal houses, in new housing estates, or on the water in house boats. © VPRO January 2012 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Director: Peter Blom and Robert Wiering English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 6187 vpro world stories
Borderland - E1/8 - Misty Land
 
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In this fifth series Jelle Brandt Corstius explores the border countries between Russia and Europe, from Latvia to Moldavia, West and East Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan. What is the picture that the Russians and their neighbours have of each other, how are the relationships between powerful Russia and the other former Soviet republics? And how do the surrounding countries treat their Russian inhabitants? A series about propaganda and identity. Episode 1: Misty Land Moldavia is the poorest country in Europe. No wonder that all the young people flee the country looking for work. The Moldavians who stay behind have to make do with the money sent to them from abroad. Here, too, pressure from Russia is great, and so is dependence. Most of the country's gas comes from Russia. Jelle visits the area of Transnistria, which in the nineteen nineties, after a bloody war, liberated itself from Moldavia and now wants to join Russia. © VPRO September 2015 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Director: Alexander Oey and Jelle Brandt Corstius English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Along the banks of the Yangtze - E3/6 - On Mao
 
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China is one of the largest world powers but we can hardly put a face on it yet. Let alone have any idea of how the average Chinese man lives and works, or what his ambitions or fears are. Photographer Ruben Terlou took his camera along the banks of the River Yangtze, talking to the locals about the impact of the economic progress. In a six-episode series, we are taken from Shanghai, the most westernized part of China, to Shangri-La, the most authentic Chinese part, to discover the real China, 40 years after Mao's death. Episode 3 - On Mao Mao is alive. 40 years after his death, he is still as popular as ever. After all, he was the founder of the People's Republic. And the fact that under his administration tens of millions of citizens died of hunger and violence is counted among the 30% wrong things he did. For 70% of what he did - as the official government position claims - was good. And that 70% no doubt includes his love of swimming. At the risk of losing his life, Ruben crosses the wild River Yangtze swimming, to meet the best-known Mao impersonator of China. And he visits a unique community of fishermen who once fled the famine caused by Mao's Great Sparrow Campaign to settle in the shallow waters of Honghu Lake, where they still live in houseboats, like Kevin Costner in Waterworld. © VPRO / De Haaien 2016 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Final editing, direction and sound recording Maaik Krijgsman Presentation and Photograpy Ruben Terlou Camera Joost van Herwijnen Editing Pelle Asselbergs Research Sasha Ourikh, Yu Ma, Ruben Terlou Production Nina Huisman Sound Mix Joost Oskamp Colour grading Gerhard van der Beek Leader and graphics Tiepes Production VPRO Nicole Frints Editor-in-chief VPRO Karen de Bok Producer Wilko Brandsma, Paul Beek, Lesley Dong, Freya Tian This program is made possible by WWF – World Wide Fund for Nature English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 3867 vpro world stories
Russians and vodka - From Moscow to Murmansk
 
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That the Russians like to drink is a known fact. Vodka is the national drink and wherever you come, whether you want it or not, for a vodka or two, there is always a good reason to have a drink. Apart from being a source of fraternization, vodka is also the source of a lot of sorrow. Original title: The spirit in the bottle In the first series: From Moscow to Magadan, Jelle Brandt Corstius traveled from West to East, focusing on the endless Russian countryside and the villages. In this second series: From Moscow to Murmansk, he travels from North to South along the largest river of Russia: the Volga River. A trip along the relatively unknown cities like Murmansk, Volgograd, Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod, but also to Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Through topics like women in Russia, new censorship, the environmental problem from Russian perspective and the ideological vacuum, a relatively unknown side of Russia is once again exposed. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius Final editor: Gert-Jan Hox Directed by: Hans Pool © VPRO August 2012 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 16970 vpro world stories
The dark side of Finland - Light on the North
 
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In the vast Finnish snow landscapes Stine goes in search of what the Finns call 'sisu': a concept that is best explained in English as a mixture of positivity, perseverance, honesty and determination. Stine shows the dark side of the Finnish sisu: in comparison to other European countries Finland has high percentages of excessive alcohol consumption, divorces and suicides. Seeking psychologic help is also a heavy taboo there. In Light on the North, Stine Jensen gauges one after the other the Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish and Danish souls. 'The good Scandinavian life is of course relative. As soon as you start to look at it from different eyes, the image topples.' In four episodes, the philosopher Stine Jensen, who was born in Denmark but grew up in the Netherlands since her first year, is looking behind Scandinavia's clichés of emancipation, prosperity, natural beauty and space. Presented by: Stine Jensen Director: Hans Pool Editor: Matthieu Hes Producers: Rosan Boersma, Karin Vermeulen, Jan de Ruiter, Niek Koppen © VPRO October 2013 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 2186 vpro world stories
Dzerzhinsk, the dirtiest Russian city - From Moscow to Murmansk
 
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Dzerzhinsk is one of the 10 most dirty cities in the world. Jelle speaks with the inhabitants that claim they can guess at which tram stop they are just by smelling it. Original title: The heritage In the first series: From Moscow to Magadan, Jelle Brandt Corstius traveled from West to East, focusing on the endless Russian countryside and the villages. In this second series: From Moscow to Murmansk, he travels from North to South along the largest river of Russia: the Volga River. A trip along the relatively unknown cities like Murmansk, Volgograd, Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod, but also to Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Through topics like women in Russia, new censorship, the environmental problem from Russian perspective and the ideological vacuum, a relatively unknown side of Russia is once again exposed. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius Final editor: Gert-Jan Hox Directed by: Hans Pool © VPRO August 2012 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Inner Mongolia and the impact of desertification
 
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In inner Mongolia the impact of desertification hits hard on the inhabitants. Nomads used to move if herds needed new and fresh grassland. With climate change the grassland is turning into a desert. Inner Mongolia is facing a desertification that costs many Mongolian their work and home. But not only the impact of desertification is a problem, also the mines are causing a lot of pollution. How are people in inner Mongolia living with the impact of desertification? In the past 30 years life for people in China has changed drastically. The third world country has become one of the world leaders and still most of us don´t know a lot about China and their habitants. How is internet access, how is life as a homosexual and why is football so popular? Photographer Ruben Terlou wants to know all that and much more. He starts a new journey through China and travels from North to South, from the steppes to the tropics. While doing that, he tries to look for answers to his questions with a camera in his hand. The first episode starts in the inland of Mongolia, where climate changes have major consequences for both ranchers and miners. Persistent droughts caused by climate change draw heavily on the lives of Mongolian herders and miners in the far north of China. On the yellowed grassland horse races and wrestling contests are still held. But many cattle farmers are forced to move, as the grassland turns into a desert. Photographer Ruben Terlou visits the inland of Mongolia with a guide and meets locals that are victims of the climate change. On his journey he sees how the mines destroy the landscape and assists an operation of a horse. Original title: Mijnen en woestijnen (1/7) Maaik Krijgsman © VPRO January 2018 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Copper mines in Zambia - Straight through Africa
 
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Trade is better than aid for Africa. They say. In a journey through copper thieves and mine barons in the north of Zambia, Bram Vermeulen investigates the truth behind that slogan. From a distance they look like ants, the hundreds of men digging holes in the rubble slopes of an old copper mine in Zambia. They are looking for copper ore in the walls of the enormous pit, without wearing helmets and without reinforcing the walls of their caves. Life-threatening, of course. But they find enough to live on. Is it legal, Bram asks. They laugh about it. No of course not. But the Chinese buyer does not really ask where they get their ore from. You just have to leave when the guards of the mine come. How different is it in a huge copper mine in full operation. Huge machines drive off and on. Sirens sound regularly, followed by explosions. Here, 300,000 tons of stone are moved every day, and the copper ore from it yields a profit of hundreds of millions of dollars a year. But it is a foreign company that raises that money. And if the productivity gets too low after about twenty years, the investors will move on. From the air it is easy to see how far-reaching it all is. The mine takes big chores out of the country and turns huge plains into a kind of lunar landscape. But other changes are also visible. Houses, schools, a golf course. Prosperity, therefore, emphasizes a mine boss. Seven years ago this was still a dull provincial town, and now look! A little further on the big changes are about to begin. There is a giant copper mine here, and for that an area of ​​no less than four hundred square kilometers is expropriated. The new owners promise economic prosperity. Did not a city like Johannesburg also start out as a simple mine? Naturally, people living in the area can not stay. They have worked the land for generations, but they can not show ownership documents. They have not been asked anything. They do get compensation for their houses, chickens and fruit trees, but not for the ground. "Everything under the ground is state property," says a representative of the mining company, "and that is what the state can rent out to us." Residents who do not want to leave are squatters who violate the law from that moment on. Even though they were born and lived there all their lives. Those former residents are moved to neat new houses outside the area. With toilet, and bigger than the previous house, but without land to grow food. Some of them seem satisfied with that. Most do not. 'In Africa, land has sentimental value. You are no one without land, 'says one of them. "So you're destroying these people. They will not pass on anything to the next generation. " Episode 6. Copper fever  For Africa, trade is better than aid, or so they say. On a journey to copper thieves and mine bosses, Bram Vermeulen investigates the truth behind the slogan. Director: Doke Romeijn and Stefanie de Brouwer © VPRO October 2014 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Argentina, Tierra del Fuego and its new electronic heaven
 
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Argentina declared Tierra del Fuego a tax haven, so that the region can grow in population. Big electronics companies came to Tierra del Fuego and that changed the Argentinian town Ushuaia radically. What did the economy growth in Argentina bring to Tierra del Fuego and what are the electronic firms bringing to the inhabitants of the end of the world? What means this new development for the mountains and the nature in Tierra del Fuego? Dutch presenter and film maker Stef Biemans travels across the back of the Andes and wonders how people are doing in South America. In the third episode he experiences life in Tierra del Fuego, that mostly is known for his amazing nature and that in the last years has also become a place where electronics are produced. How are people making a living here and what are they dreaming of in an area that is surrounded by emptiness? Tierra del Fuego is the new migrant paradise of South America. Since the news has been circulating that at the southernmost tip of this continent you can easily get work in an Argentinian electronics factory, the capital Ushuaia has grown rapidly. The Argentine government has declared the area tax-free, as a result of which companies have launched large smartphone and television factories. Growth is going so fast here, that it feels like a threat to many people. What, for example, are the consequences for nature in the mountains around it? Should not the biodiversity of Tierra del Fuego be left intact? Charles Darwin studied Man and Animal on Tierra del Fuego and found the principles of his theory of evolution. Can the inhabitants of today adapt to the changes? Or are they stuck in the past? And how bad is that? Original title: El paraíso technológico (3/6) – Over de rug van de Andes Presented by Stef Biemans © VPRO Mars 2018 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 1111 vpro world stories
Anthropology of the Dutch: Catholics in The Netherlands
 
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The pigeonhole man is looking for the True Catholics. On his way he meets Catholics who experience and express their faith in very different ways. Thus he experiences the distinction between orthodoxy and freethinking. Where does that multiformity come from? What makes somebody a good catholic? How are modern Dutch Catholics dealing with centuries-old traditions and regulations that are so typical of the Catholic Church? And what does the church, plagued by scandals and image damage, do in order to make catholicism attractive again to young Catholics? Original title: De Hokjesman - De Katholieken Fascinated by the prevailing pigeonhole spirit, the pigeonhole man goes on field research into the world of appealing Dutch subcultures. With a wink to the classical ethnologist, dressed in a three-piece suit with a bow tie, he analyzes the man as one of the animal groups. Directed by: Jurjen Blick & Michael Schaap Research: Hellen van Schelven Camera: Pim Hawinkels & Hans Bouma Sound: Bouwe Mulder & Bram Meindersma Presented by: Michael Schaap © VPRO October 2014 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Denmark and the law of Jante - Light on the North
 
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Denmark has been number one in the global Happiness Index for years. Everything seems to be right in Denmark. It is clean, there is equality and prosperity. But isn't it too good to be true? Is it so 'lykkelig' in Denmark? To really understand the Danes you have to know the 'law of Jante'. In this episode Jensen investigates the influential law of Jante in Denmark. From the beginning, this law teaches Danish children that they are no better than anyone else. The law is a code of conduct consisting of ten lines, written by the writer Aksel Sandemose. The basic idea of Jante's law is: you can not put your head above the ground level. Jante is the fictional name of the town Nykøbing on the island of Mors in the northwest of Denmark where Sandemose grew up. The law is an explanation for the low social inequality in Denmark. In Light on the North, Stine Jensen gauges one after the other the Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish and Danish souls. 'The good Scandinavian life is of course relative. As soon as you start to look at it from different eyes, the image topples.' In four episodes, the philosopher Stine Jensen, who was born in Denmark but grew up in the Netherlands since her first year, is looking behind Scandinavia's clichés of emancipation, prosperity, natural beauty and space. Presented by: Stine Jensen Director: Hans Pool Editor: Matthieu Hes Producers: Rosan Boersma, Karin Vermeulen, Jan de Ruiter, Niek Koppen © VPRO November 2013 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Looking for France - E1/7 A shattered republic
 
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Original Title: een republiek aan scherven Living "like a God in France" is a saying applicable to vacationers in France, but absolutely not to the French themselves: to them, life is nothing but worrisome. They are facing high unemployment rates, fear of new terror attacks and an important political division. What is left of pillars that are the basis of the French republic: Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité? And what does it mean actually, to be French, today? Dutch Parisian Wilfred de Bruijn uncovers an intriguing country, full of contradictions, far away from the cliches we all know. E1/7 A shattered republic The ideal of equality was the main driving force behind the French Revolution, but does equality really exist in France? Wilfred de Bruijn explores the gap between the different ethnic groups in his hometown of Paris in search of an answer. From the students of the prestigious Ecole de la Legion d'Honneur who talk lovingly about the republican values to the real people of Saint Denis that hold a much different discourse: "Officially, I'm French," said a Muslim in the street, "but not as French as the whites". In a different world, the 7th and 8th arrondissement, the old privileged elite of Paris lives, still holding on to their entitlement, despite the fact that the French nobility officially no longer exists. At the same time, in the suburbs of Paris there are no privileges and what was previously expressed in rap music and violent riots threatens to turn into radicalization and terrorism. Wilfred wonders: what binds the French yet? © VPRO VPRO March April 2016 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Presentation: Wilfred de Bruijn Directors: Stefanie de Brouwer, Erik Lieshout Chief Editors: Stefanie de Brouwer, Olaf Oudheusden Research: Ilse van der Velden, Alexandre Horiot, Olaf Oudheusden Anna Prichard, Pauline Cazaubon, Ouafia Kheniche, Marijn Kruk Armelle Belaunde-Gautret, Gwenaelle Le Gall Camera: Jackó van ‘t Hof, Joost van Herwijnen Sound: Rik Meier, Arno Hagers Editing: Obbe Verwer Color Correction: Gerhard van der Beek Sound Mixing: Rob Dul Voice management: Alfred Koster Music: Wouter van Bemmel Production: Nicole Frints Production Assistant: Yvon Keetman, Jonathan van den Berg, Heleen Kruijthoff Intro: Erik Verhulst Postproduction: Filmdoc English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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The Trek - E2/4 The Xenophobe
 
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In The Trek, Bram Vermeulen travels through Africa to get to know the key players in the migration debate. The Trek is a current and urgent travel series, close to the migrants in an attempt to understand more about the main debate topic of our time. It is about the migrants, and thus, also about ourselves. Original Title: De xenofoob. Not all migration from Africa goes to Europe. More than ninety percent remains within the continent, and for example, travels towards economic powers like South Africa. But there's also no one waiting for newcomers there. In this episode, Bram Vermeulen investigates the murder of a Mozambican worker in the township of Alexandra and the role of an evil king. © VPRO November 2017 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Presentation and research: Bram Vermeulen Regie: David Kleijwegt, Alexander Oey Research: Adelheid Kapteijn Camera: Maarten Kramer Geluid: Wouter Veldhuis, Rik Meier Montage: Chris van Oers, Daan Wierda Mixage: Joost Oskamp Grading and leader: Reinier van Brummelen Production: Alex Klippel English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Islamic metal band in Indonesia - The Westerners
 
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Eva Cleven is in Indonesia with the Islamic metal band Purgatory. The seven band members combine their love for metal, perhaps the most western music imaginable, with their love for Allah and aversion of the Western decadence. But can you still keep the western and non-western culture strictly separate in 2017? With 204 million Muslims, Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world. The country is also home to an immense metal subculture, according to some, the largest in the world. For example, a place near Bandung has been known since 2000 as kampung metal, the metal village. From dear fourteen-year-old girls to heavy metal boys; they are all in for the headbanging. Even the current president, Joko Widodo, is a proud metalhead. Purgatory is a well-known example from the one finger metal movement: Purgatory mixes metal with Islamic values ​​and texts that call for reflection and rejection of Western decadence. The band members are worried about the increasing Western influences on their compatriots who like to adopt Western standards. Eva follows the band and also goes to the mosque, were she is very welcome to look around, on the condition that she is not on her period and therefore unclean. Day and night, one of our program makers follows remarkable young people who take us into their world. A world that is no longer waiting for Western ideals. Partying, hating, loving, praying and working: we experience adventures with people who are different in life than we are; looking for new ideas, amazing insights and totally different truths. The westerners step out of their own comfort zone, directly into someone else's existence elsewhere. With an open mind, sharpness, empathy and humor they attract people who are completely different in life. Each and every one of them act from their own perspective and also have to criticize Western ideals such as democracy, religious freedom, women's emancipation or animal welfare. This leads to astonishing insights and confrontations with other truths, on which own prejudices can be tested and perhaps also revised. Looking beyond our own navel, beyond our Western dogmas - to be able to reflect on what it actually means to be 'Western'. The Westerners combine participatory journalism with telling stories that surprise, move and defy our world view. One Westerner, one week, somewhere in the world in a completely different culture, challenging the western privilege. With: Nicolaas Veul, Maral Noshad Sharifi, Eva Cleven, Willem Timmers and Stef Biemans Presented by: Maral Noshad Sharifi, Stef Biemans, Willem Timmers, Nicholas Veul, Eva Cleven, © VPRO May 2017 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 13159 vpro world stories
Along the banks of the Yangtze - E5/6 - Leisure in China
 
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China is one of the largest world powers but we can hardly put a face on it yet. Let alone have any idea of how the average Chinese man lives and works, or what his ambitions or fears are. Photographer Ruben Terlou took his camera along the banks of the River Yangtze, talking to the locals about the impact of the economic progress. In a six-episode series, we are taken from Shanghai, the most westernized part of China, to Shangri-La, the most authentic Chinese part, to discover the real China, 40 years after Mao's death. Episode 5 - Leisure in China Leisure in China is a public and massive thing. Whether it's Mahjong tournaments, acrobatics or street dance, everything happens in the central squares in the cities, and preferably with lots of people at the same time. For a talent to risk the leap from the city square to a professional career in the entertainment industry is not all that easy in China. It's a step that requires a great deal of sacrifice. Competition is keen and success is definitely not guaranteed. Ruben dives into the world of acrobatics, where young talents are submitted to a strict training regime, far away from their parents. He meets dancer Bi Gang, who teaches dance to thousands of people in the main square in Chongqing every week, and he visits the Dwarf Empire amusement park, which is run by little people who, in regular Chinese society, did not have any chance of living a normal life, and have created their own community in the park. © VPRO / De Haaien 2016 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Final editing, direction and sound recording Maaik Krijgsman Presentation and Photograpy Ruben Terlou Camera Joost van Herwijnen Editing Pelle Asselbergs Research Sasha Ourikh, Yu Ma, Ruben Terlou Production Nina Huisman Sound Mix Joost Oskamp Colour grading Gerhard van der Beek Leader and graphics Tiepes Production VPRO Nicole Frints Editor-in-chief VPRO Karen de Bok Producer Wilko Brandsma, Paul Beek, Lesley Dong, Freya Tian This program is made possible by WWF – World Wide Fund for Nature English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Poverty in wealthy Russia - From Moscow to Magadan
 
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Russia is a nation going through a big change. Oil prices have provided for an unprecedented wealth and the rapid economic growth associated with it. But there are still large parts of Russia that do not look like it at all. Wealth for everyone? Original title: Bergen van geweld What's left of communism? How big are the differences between the poor and the rich? What is the influence of corruption? Is Russia a "young democracy" (as former Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende previously said)?Is it a "sovereign democracy" (according to Putin) or a "fascist regime" (as read in The Economist)? Jelle Brandt Corstius is looking for the topics that rule the life of ordinary Russians in Russia. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius © VPRO March 2009 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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The gulags, a forgotten past? - From Moscow to Magadan
 
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Jelle spends the night in the remains of a Russian Gulag, a camp for forced workers, when it's -25C. He also meets an old couple who survived the Gulag terror. Original title: Vergeten verleden What's left of communism? How big are the differences between the poor and the rich? What is the influence of corruption? Is Russia a "young democracy" (as former Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende previously said)?Is it a "sovereign democracy" (according to Putin) or a "fascist regime" (as read in The Economist)? Jelle Brandt Corstius is looking for the topics that rule the life of ordinary Russians in Russia. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius © VPRO February 2010 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Hazing Russian soldiers - Fowm Moscow to Murmansk
 
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In Russia, the duty of service still exists and the hazing of newcomers is a national drama that claims many victims every year. In Murmansk, Jelle Brandt Corstius visits the Soldiers Mothers Committee where concerned mothers are trying to save their sons. Jelle drinks with war veterans to the fallen comrades, and speaks to a mother whose son committed suicide after cruel hazing practices during his service. Original title: Soldiers as sacrificial offering In the first series: From Moscow to Magadan, Jelle Brandt Corstius traveled from West to East, focusing on the endless Russian countryside and the villages. In this second series: From Moscow to Murmansk, he travels from North to South along the largest river of Russia: the Volga River. A trip along the relatively unknown cities like Murmansk, Volgograd, Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod, but also to Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Through topics like women in Russia, new censorship, the environmental problem from Russian perspective and the ideological vacuum, a relatively unknown side of Russia is once again exposed. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius Final editor: Gert-Jan Hox Directed by: Hans Pool © VPRO August 2012 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Economic chaos in Zimbabwe - Straight through Africa
 
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Say Zimbabwe and you say economic chaos. Bram Vermeulen travels by Rolls Royce through the country and sees the country through the eyes of the plunder class and by that of the poor majority. Does Zimbabwe work? Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. Bram Vermeulen was there for the last time six years ago. "I always came here as a sort of thief in the night, nodding my knees, watching if I was not followed by the secret service." Apparently that time is over, or at least he can now openly work as a journalist in the country, with an official press card. What else has changed in those six years? At the time it was a country in chaos: the economy collapsed, cholera, police and youth gangs were hunting the opposition and foreign journalists. The power of President Robert Mugabe seemed to waver. But the ninety-year-old absolute ruler, who has been at the helm since Zimbabwe became independent in 1980, is still there. He no longer feels threatened since his party won the elections, and allowed more press freedom. And economically? Zimbabwe is a stable country with enormous potential, says Phillip Chiyangwa, a man who has become stinkingly rich in times of chaos and crisis. It has rich platinum mines, the best sites for diamonds, fertile agricultural areas, and so on. This billionaire itself is primarily in industry, real estate and infrastructure. Like the half-finished luxury hotel where he goes with Bram in one of his many cars. And his enormous house. All thanks to his own entrepreneurial spirit, says this cousin of the president. The shops are full again, and there is nothing to be noticed about the absurd hyperinflation where you last had to bring billions of Zimbabwean dollars for your groceries. But that does not mean that everyone is right now. No less than 80 percent of Zimbabweans do not have an official job. These people have to have the black market, where they can usually scratch up enough to survive. What happened to the opposition, who was convinced of a quick victory six years ago? Bram visits Barnabas Mdira, who at the time led the protests with his two brothers. One of those two was murdered by the secret service. This man is of course much less satisfied with the Zimbabwe of today than the billionaire. He still sees oppression, economic decline and widespread corruption. Many poor opponents of the regime have been driven out of the city. Their houses were destroyed and nowadays they live in the countryside. They have plenty of time to talk to Bram, because they do not have work. The children do not go to school, while Zimbabwe was always the African country that excelled in education. But nothing illustrates the crisis better than the local cemetery, with a whole row of fresh baby and toddler tombs. The daughter of a man who lives next door with his family, who died last month, is not there. There was no money for a grave, so they had to leave the dead baby in the hospital. It is hardly possible to take an opposition in Zimbabwe. Yet there are critical voices. Bram visits the makers of a satirical program, with clips like this and these. Here they introduce themselves. According to them, they want to lay a foundation for a new Zimbabwe based on freedom of expression and critical thinking. Has the country changed in the last six years? Yes, it has changed, they say, and not necessarily for the better. An example: 'There is now a lot of things to buy, but people do not have money. Then there was money, but nothing for sale. " Episode 3. Back in Harare Zimbabwe is often associated with economic chaos. Bram Vermeulen crosses Zimbabwe by Rolls Royce to see the country through the eyes of both the plundering class and the poor majority. Is Zimbabwe working? Director: Doke Romeijn and Stefanie de Brouwer © VPRO September 2014 English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Along the borders of Turkey 1/4 - The gate to Europe: Greece
 
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Episode 1 - The gate to Europe: Greece The border between Greece and Turkey is the most used crossing point for the refugees on their way to Europe. Hundreds of them risk their lives everyday again, even if once they manage to get there, a new type of crisis is waiting for them. Bram Vermeulen travels Along the borders of Turkey. With the Europe collapsing on one hand and shattering regimes in the Arab world on the other hand, the Turkish influence in these regions will grow. Here the new power relations around the Mediterranean are being drawn. In this exploration conducted by Bram Vermeulen, we learn as much about the Turks as we do about ourselves. The boundaries make the countries and not the other way around. Borders define the country: this is where our domain ends and the domain of others begins. Turkey is a border country. A country that defines itself as cramping from its contrast with its neighbors. Turkey is non-Greek, non-Russian, non-Arabic. Turkey is the twilight zone between the Middle East and Europe. Bram Vermeulen travels in four episodes Along the borders of Turkey. Here the new power relations around the Mediterranean are being drawn. Big developments with huge consequences for the people living there. Vermeulen enters the twilight zones: Greece, Cyprus, Syria and Iraq, looking for the actual dividing lines between these neighboring countries. © VPRO October 2012 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Presented by: Bram Vermeulen Regie: Stefanie de Brouwer, Doke romeijn Camera: Erik van Empel, Jackó van 't Hof Sound: Bert van den Dungen, Rik Meier Production: Nellie Kramer Editor:Obbe verwer English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Altai, where might makes right - From Moscow to Magadan
 
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In this episode, we visit the Altai Mountains. The Altai mountains are a located in Central and East Asia, and are shared by Russia, China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan. In the remote village of Korgon there is a lot of space waste that fell from the sky. Sometimes even on houses. The residents are left behind and the authorities refuse to hear anything about it, despite their responsibilities towards the citizens. In addition, Jelle visits a shaman who has to help him out of his cold feet in a traditional way. Original title: Van Moskou tot Magadan - Altai, het recht van de sterkste What's left of communism? How big are the differences between the poor and the rich? What is the influence of corruption? Is Russia a "young democracy" (as former Dutch prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende previously said)?Is it a "sovereign democracy" (according to Putin) or a "fascist regime" (as read in The Economist)? Jelle Brandt Corstius is looking for the topics that rule the life of ordinary Russians in Russia. Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius © VPRO February 2009 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Dutch spring is coming - The Netherlands from above
 
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How willing are we to expose our neck to something new and take real risks? After the dark days, snow and frost, a new spring is coming. Traditionally, the young lambs initiate the season: the shepherd has made sure that they were born during the winter so they are ready for grazing when the grass grows. A herd of sheep is far more effective than any lawn mower. Innovation is sometimes decided in tradition. A new idea is still vulnerable, like the blossom that is protected by firepots against the last night frosts of the year. An idea can lead to great success, but also to false failures. We have the history of Phillips and Fokker, but we also know the recent history with the Fyra. "From trying, you learn," we say to children. The entrepreneur who starts a company in the largest drainage area in the Netherlands is taking a chance. But with falling and rising up again, we end up being something beautiful. The Netherlands from above shows us a country from a spectacular perspective. From the sky it is possible to see how the Netherlands changes through the seasons, and how in parallel they form the determining moments of our own life cycle. Through data visuals, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, the second series of the Netherlands from above outlines an image of how time has changed our country and how we move in it. The way we live from day to day, and from generation to generation in this country reflects our resilient mentality. The Netherlands from above season 2 tells us the story of seeing and taking opportunities, falling and rising up again, reinventing the wheel again and again. Where the first series was an ode to the makeable Netherlands, this second series is an ode to our resilience. Presented by: Roel Bentz van der Berg Directed by: Geert Rozinga © VPRO December 2013 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 1135 vpro world stories
Along the banks of the Yangtze - E6/6 - Motorway to Tibet
 
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China is one of the largest world powers but we can hardly put a face on it yet. Let alone have any idea of how the average Chinese man lives and works, or what his ambitions or fears are. Photographer Ruben Terlou took his camera along the banks of the River Yangtze, talking to the locals about the impact of the economic progress. In a six-episode series, we are taken from Shanghai, the most westernized part of China, to Shangri-La, the most authentic Chinese part, to discover the real China, 40 years after Mao's death. Episode 6 - Motorway to Tibet The River Yangtze flows along the mountain sides of the Himalayas before taking a sharp turn in the direction of Shanghai. In this area, we should still be able to find the authentic China, but for a huge motorway that was constructed here five years ago and is responsible for the rapid development of the remote district. This has great consequences for the minorities that live here, such as the Miao and the Tibetans. Ruben lives among them and discovers ancient traditions and customs, such as local traditional medicine and ritual funerals, which slowly seem to be disappearing. Modern China advances, but how do these minorities feel about that themselves? © VPRO / De Haaien 2016 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Final editing, direction and sound recording Maaik Krijgsman Presentation and Photograpy Ruben Terlou Camera Joost van Herwijnen Editing Pelle Asselbergs Research Sasha Ourikh, Yu Ma, Ruben Terlou Production Nina Huisman Sound Mix Joost Oskamp Colour grading Gerhard van der Beek Leader and graphics Tiepes Production VPRO Nicole Frints Editor-in-chief VPRO Karen de Bok Producer Wilko Brandsma, Paul Beek, Lesley Dong, Freya Tian This program is made possible by WWF – World Wide Fund for Nature English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 4803 vpro world stories
The Netherlands from above - E8/10 - Where is the danger?
 
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This series shows The Netherlands from a spectacular perspective. Through data visualizations, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, we show who we are and how time changes and has changed the country. We're surrounded by hundreds of threats every single day. Diseases and accidents, but also cyber attacks that knock out all our computers, or Russian Tupulevs entering our airspace. © VPRO January 2012 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Director: Peter Blom and Robert Wiering English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 3434 vpro world stories
In my Britain - Kate Williams in Wales
 
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The historian and writer Kate Williams asks how today's class society is affecting the British society. Why are Britons obsessed with their royals and why is the desire to graduate in Oxford so inexhaustible? Is the subclass on its way up or is the bottom of society still falling further down? We'll take a trip from London to Oxford and to Kate Williams' grandparents in Wales. Original title: Het Groot-Brittanië va Kate Williams In my Britain... we see the island through the eyes of five quirky British people in 5 different episodes, each from a different place in Britain. Britain, once a world power, is increasingly falling back on itself. A large part of the British do not see salvation in the European Union and want to get rid of Europe. In Scotland, a large proportion of the population want to separate themselves from the rest of Britain. Where is the island drifting to? Where does it belong? Who are the British? With these five extraordinary guides, we are looking for the answers. Directed by: Marlou van den Berge, Djoeke Veeninga Sound: Mike van der Sluijs © VPRO March 2015 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 2252 vpro world stories
Anthropology of the Dutch: nobility in The Netherlands
 
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The nobility, in their own words, represents decency and quality. Noblesse oblige, education, language, and good manners are the ingredients to become a decent and noble human being and are the basis of the education at home. Who is not of nobility, but eagerly shows the appearance by imitating and copying the adventures of the nobility is called a snob. Michael Schaap is such a snob: He has learned the right etiquette rules, language and wisdom from his great grandmother as a child and moves apparently effortlessly between people of all positions. Original Title: De hokjesman - De Adel Fascinated by the prevailing pigeonhole spirit, the pigeonhole man goes on field research into the world of appealing Dutch subcultures. With a wink to the classical ethnologist, dressed in a three-piece suit with a bow tie, he analyzes the man as one of the animal groups. Directed by: Michael Schaap and Jurjen Blick © VPRO January 2013 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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The Netherlands from above - E6/10 - Water, friend or enemy?
 
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This series shows The Netherlands from a spectacular perspective. Through data visualizations, impressive aerial images and portraits of people on the ground, we show who we are and how time changes and has changed the country. If anything has formed the Dutch, it is the battle against the water. With lots of perseverance and inventiveness we took our country from the sea and turned an uninhabitable delta into one of the most prosperous places on earth. Note: NAP = Normaal Amsterdams Peil/Amsterdam Ordnance Datum. © VPRO January 2012 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.vprobroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij vpro broadcast: vpro Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q vpro Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w vpro Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA vpro Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A vpro VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw vpro 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ vpro 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA Director: Peter Blom and Robert Wiering English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Chechens in Pankisi - From Sochi to Yerevan (2014)
 
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Chechens live in the north of Georgia, in the Pankisi gorge. They fled during the Chechen war, on the other side of the border in Russia. Now they are a people without a country. To increase the drama, all Chechens have been deported once, in 1944. We speak to survivors of the deportation. Some young people radicalize, go to Syria or blow themselves up in Russia. Others try to stick to Chechen traditions and still dream of independence. Original title: Achter de bergen van Sotsji Jelle Brandt Corstius goes looking for answers in The Mountains Behind Sochi. In this six-episode series he travels from Sochi in Russia through the Caucasus. Far from political power games and war intrigues, he visits remote mountain villages and meets proud peoples with a strong desire to be independent. Directed by: Hans Pool Presented by: Jelle Brandt Corstius Sound: Alex Tugushin Edit: Matthieu Hes, Obbe Verwer Research: Julia Ochetova, Maya Topuridze Editor: Karen de Bok © VPRO July 2015 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Norway and the good life - Light on the North
 
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In Norway, Stine Jensen explores the downsides of the Norwegian goodness regime. Why is Oslo the number one city in Europe for heroin consumption? And why are there long lines at the food banks in one of the most prosperous countries in the world? And what happened to the rock solid Norwegian belief in goodness and solidarity after the murders Anders Breivik committed on 22 July 2011 during a shooting on the island of Utoya? In Light on the North, Stine Jensen gauges one after the other the Norwegian, Finnish, Swedish and Danish souls. 'The good Scandinavian life is of course relative. As soon as you start to look at it from different eyes, the image topples.' In four episodes, the philosopher Stine Jensen, who was born in Denmark but grew up in the Netherlands since her first year, is looking behind Scandinavia's clichés of emancipation, prosperity, natural beauty and space. Presented by: Stine Jensen Director: Hans Pool Editor: Matthieu Hes Producers: Rosan Boersma, Karin Vermeulen, Jan de Ruiter, Niek Koppen © VPRO October 2013 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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One small step for man - The Beagle
 
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In September 2009 the clipper ‘Stad Amsterdam’ set sail to circumnavigate the earth, repeating the most important journey ever made. Far more important than man’s voyage to the moon. It is a voyage that took the young naturalist Charles Darwin five years 179 years ago, and the passengers of the clipper eight months. Darwin’s travels changed our ideas of time, space, chance, sex and nature. What a privilege to be able to do them all over again! All the beauty and profusion in a world full of wondrous forms. Darwin’s granddaughter, Sarah Darwin, and British author Redmond O’Hanlon will be repeating this journey. To them, it is a chance of several lifetimes. And now? Now we will look at the state the world is in - and what possible consequences this could have for our future. With this in mind different scientists and artists have been invited aboard at different stages of the journey. Original title: Beagle: On the future of species This voyage was the most important journey ever made. Hundreds of thousands of birds, dolphins all coming racing to the ship. Plancton coming in from the plankton recorder, enormous tracks of the megatherium. The Galapagos was a paradise. It’s just the strangest most wonderful feeling to walk amongst these animals and birds and not feel an intruder. They like you, they don’t mind. It’s all just too special for words. An unforgettable experience for the passengers of the ship – and for viewers of the programme. Presented by: Redmond O'Hanlon and Sarah Darwin Directed by: Hans Fels Based on an idea by Hans Fels This program has been made possible by Randstad © VPRO September 2009 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Post civil war Angola - Straight through Africa
 
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Bram Vermeulen travels along the old front line of a forgotten war, in the hinterland of the most expensive city in the world. What does the rest of Angola notice about the oil and diamond dollars that flow to Luanda? It is the most expensive city in the world. Renting a two- or three-room apartment costs you six or seven thousand US dollars a month here. New York? No, Luanda, the capital of Angola. The skyscrapers have sprung up like mushrooms in recent years and along the water there is a brand new promenade. Bram looks his eyes out. What a difference with six years earlier! Angola was recently a poverty-stricken country, devastated by a civil war that began when the country became independent of Portugal in 1975 and which ended in 2002. Now the oil money is pouring in, and diamonds also bring in money. The economy has grown by more than 11 percent a year since the end of the fighting. This is clearly visible in the center of the capital, but what about the rest of the country? The train track is in any case beautiful. Completely restored, thanks to China. And a train passenger tells Bram that Angola is now a new country, albeit in an embryonic phase. And indeed, traces of the civil war can still be seen everywhere: a rusted tank, a derailed train, countless ruins full of bullet holes. Mine fields that have to be stripped centimeter by centimeter of their explosive charge. And victims of violence, who lack limbs. The war was eventually lost by Unita, a movement that fought with support from South Africa and the US against the Marxist government of the MPLA, when their leader Jonas Savimbi was killed. Yet Unita still has many supporters in the city of Huambo, where Savimbi lived. Unita has not really lost the war, one of them thinks. "Because Unita always stood for a free market economy and free elections. The MPLA wanted something else. And what do we see today? "Exactly: a country where the free market rules, and democracy. Unita has won in a certain way. End well, all right? There is something to wonder about that. Only 20 percent of the population benefits from the new wealth, says the brother of the famous doctor David Bernardino, who was murdered in the war. The rest of the people are poor and live, for example, in slums, or meager huts in the countryside. Life is tough here, say the young players of a football team. They each have only one leg, so that makes it extra difficult to find work and seduce girls. But there is no point in fostering resentment, a boy thinks. "I will have to live without that leg, and do the things that I can do." Episode 7. Behind the skyscrapers Bram Vermeulen travels along the old frontline of a forgotten war, in the hinterland of the world’s most expensive city. What does the rest of Angola see of the oil and diamond dollars that are flowing into Luanda? Director: Doke Romeijn and Stefanie de Brouwer © VPRO October 2014 On VPRO broadcast you will find nonfiction videos with English subtitles, French subtitles and Spanish subtitles, such as documentaries, short interviews and documentary series. This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/VPRObroadcast VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/user/VPROmetropolis VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/VPROdocumentary VPRO World Stories: https://www.youtube.com/VPROworldstories VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/vrijegeluiden VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/3voor12 VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA www.VPRObroadcast.com English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
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Anthropology of the Dutch: Moluccan people in the Netherlands
 
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The Dutch Moluccans, proud warriors in exile, form a close community. The homesickness of their country of origin binds them together, along with the rage about what has been taken away from them and the strength they draw out of their own feelings. On their motorcycles, they feel like the brave warriors of ago, and enforce respect through their appearance. Michael Schaap accompanies them, researching the essence of the rage driving them. Original Title: De Hokjesman - De Molukkers Fascinated by the prevailing pigeonhole spirit, the pigeonhole man goes on field research into the world of appealing Dutch subcultures. With a wink to the classical ethnologist, dressed in a three-piece suit with a bow tie, he analyzes the man as one of the animal groups. Directed by: Michael Schaap and Jurjen Blick © VPRO January 2013 This channel offers some of the best travel series from the Dutch broadcaster VPRO. Our series explore cultures from all over the world. VPRO storytellers have lived abroad for years with an open mind and endless curiosity, allowing them to become one with their new country. Thanks to these qualities, they are the perfect guides to let you experience a place and culture through the eyes of a local. Uncovering the soul of a country, through an intrinsic and honest connection, is what VPRO and its presenters do best. So subscribe to our channel and we will be delighted to share our adventures with you! more information at www.VPRObroadcast.com Visit additional youtube channels bij VPRO broadcast: VPRO Broadcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75PWWQrls0z6fh0loY5I4Q VPRO Metropolis: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpnazGScKQfGauk7YNyI21w VPRO Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9sXw4ZdPEIp6bYGvLW-_iA VPRO Extra: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTLrhK07g6LP-JtT0VVE56A VPRO VG (world music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-KX3q7zIz7s2rjooBfl6Nw VPRO 3voor12 (alternative music): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-p9faJQsBObRNiKY8QF2NQ VPRO 3voor12 extra (music stories): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgVYRLGraeL9rGMiM3rBHA English, French and Spanish subtitles by Ericsson and co-funded by the European Union.
Views: 3627 vpro world stories