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Episode Guide


Season 6


GOLD FUTURES (#605)

Romanian villagers stand up to a Canadian company with plans to excavate a large gold mine.

DISHING DEMOCRACY (#604)

Go behind the scenes at Arabic television channel MBC in Cairo and its hit all-female talk show.

THE SAND CASTLE (#603)

A Norwegian architectural firm bids to create a city on the sand dunes in the United Arab Emirates.

VICTORY IS YOUR DUTY (#602)

The legendary Havana Boxing Academy is revealed as a microcosm of Cuban society.

THE PEOPLE'S COURT (#601)

Go inside the China's courtrooms & law schools to explore the nation's rapidly growing legal system.

Season 5


Episode #509


DEMOCRACY IN THE ROUGH (#508)

Follows the events as the Democratic Republic of Congo holds its first elections in 45 years

BACK TO SCHOOL (#507)

Revisit students in Afghanistan, Benin, Brazil, India, Japan, Kenya & Romania to see their progress.

RANSOM CITY (#506)

Profiles Brazil's anti-kidnapping squad and the kidnappers who abduct the mothers of soccer players.

TURKEY'S TIGERS (#505)

See the unexpected face of Islam, as this country shifts its gaze from the East to the West.

FLYING DOWN TO KABUL (#504)

Artist and pilot Simone Aaberg Kaern helps a young Afghan girl fulfill her dream of flying a plane.

CLASS OF 2006 (#503)

The first contemporary group of women officially trained as religious leaders in the Arab world.

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