02 November 2017

SUNDAY NIGHT DOCUMENTARIES IN NOVEMBER

Sunday 5th November at 22:00 CAT.
A group of young women from Ouagadougou study at a girl school to become auto mechanics.
The classmates create a close network, experiencing joy and sisterhood all while they are going through the life-changing transition into becoming adults in a country boiling with political changes.
Sunday 12 November at 22:00 CAT.
Fire at Sea is a moving portrait of the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa and the humanitarian crisis occurring in the seas around it.
Since the early 2000s, Lampedusa, the European territory closest to Libya, has become a prime transit point for immigrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia wanting to enter Europe.
Take in the incredible footage portraying the history, culture and daily lives of the islanders and the events that surround them. Focus on 12-yearold Samuele, as he explores the land and attempts to gain mastery of the sea.
Sunday 19 November at 22:00 CAT.
When Nelson Mandela was finally released from prison, courageous South African musicians formed a 500-voice, multiracial children’s choir
Threatened with bombs and thwarted at every turn, they prevailed and travelled across the country aboard The Peace Train. When Voices Meet documents the trials, tribulations and triumphs of those musician activists and young choir members.
They performed together for seven years; never lost touch with one another; and then reunited 20years later.
Sunday 26 November at 22:00 CAT.
Farm land is the new gold in the 21st century and one of the most profitable new spots for farming is Ethiopia.
In this documentary, discover how the Ethiopian government leases out millions of hectares of allegedly unused land to foreign investors.
Sadly, the dream of prosperity has soured and resulted in the most massive forced evictions in modern history and a vicious spiral of violence. Follow the investigation against the foreign land-investments as it exposes their impact on people’s lives.
In the pursuit of truth, meet investors, development bureaucrats, persecuted journalists, struggling environmentalists and the small farmers.