This World

This World

International current affairs documentaries.

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Article: Copacabana Palace

Article: Copacabana Palace

"When I got the news about working on a film about the Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, I thought there must be a catch."

Assistant producer Almudena Garcia-Parrado on a tough assignment

 

Article: 'No gas and air, no epidurals'

Article: 'No gas and air, no epidurals'

''Filipino women know there's no point in screaming,' explained the supervising nurse.'

Producer and director Elena Cosentino visits Manila's busiest maternity hospital

Article: Japan geeks' 'Girlfriend-in-a-box'

Article: Japan geeks' 'Girlfriend-in-a-box'

The Japanese men who prefer virtual girlfriends to sex... meet the 'herbivore' geeks with little interest in real-life relationships.

Read Anita Rani's the article on the BBC News Magazine

Making This World

Coffee Trail elephant Simon Reeve

This World film-makers tell their behind the scenes stories about making the programme.