A mobile library in the Negev Desert in Israel and a Bosnian school with one student demonstrate the value of education.
Al Jazeera Selects
Al Jazeera Selects celebrates the rise of the short documentary. It brings short films that combine dynamic storytelling and fresh perspectives to your screen. Each episode curates films from independent directors around the world to provide diverse lenses on a pressing global issue. This six part series covers: sports, girls, resistance, drugs, refugees and journalism.
Prisoners in Argentina and an orchestra of migrant musicians in Italy use music to bring hope and fight xenophobia.
From the islands of the Philippines to Ethiopia’s Amhara district, meet the health workers tackling rabies and trachoma.
From Lagos to Jerusalem and Bajamar in Colombia, people take a stand against evictions in their struggling communities.
Rio’s favela ballerinas, Karachi’s Kathak dancers and Morocco’s circus artists use performance to overcome adversity.
A mother protests, a teenager comes of age, and a cameraman records his final moments – life in occupied Palestine.
Interrupting violence in South Africa, overcoming gang life in LA, and making peace in Ecuador’s toughest streets.
From hunting in Siberia to poaching in the jungles of Myanmar, we explore the relationship between humans and wildlife.
A South African singer, an Indonesian photographer and a Somali filmmaker use their talents to challenge the status quo.
Mothers march against US police violence; activists lobby for change in Turkey; friends search for Mexico’s disappeared.
A mental health worker in Somalia, a first responder in India, and a domestic worker in the UK all making a difference.
From Syria, to Mexico and Sudan, we tell the story of those who risk their lives to cover conflict.
Three short docs about prescription drugs in India, a cannabis connoisseur in Uruguay and heroin addiction in Tanzania.
Short docs about an Eritrean boarding school in Israel, refugee children in Turkey and a hotel-turned-squat in Greece.