Special Series - Al Jazeera English


Hard Earned

A six-part series that follows five ordinary American families as they face the reality of everyday life in a post-recession economy.

Rebel Architecture

A special series featuring architects who use design to tackle urban, environmental and social crises.

Marco Polo

What can the 13th century travels of Marco Polo teach us about relations between East and West - then and now?

Orphans of Sahara

A three-part documentary series chronicling the Tuareg struggle for an independent homeland.

Wukan Votes

After decades of corrupt rule, will a Chinese community's remarkable experiment in grassroots democracy succeed?

Politics, Asia, China

Soapbox Mexico

A behind-the-scenes look at a popular Mexican soap opera which promotes women's rights and positive social change.

The Slum

A six-part series exploring how residents of Manila’s Tondo slums survive and thrive against the odds.

Programme Highlights

Empire - The US & Cuba: Obsession

The US and Cuba: Obsession

The US and Cuba: Obsession

After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?