BBC World News | Working Lives: Panama

2015-07-02T10:41:36+00:00

This series for BBC World News looks at the professional lives of five people from across the social spectrum. The Panama edition marks the centenary of the Panama Canal and includes an engineer on one of the sets of lock gates, a wealthy farmer, and an indigenous woman who lives in a village only reachable by dugout canoe.

African Masters: Rising Stars

2015-06-30T11:16:24+00:00

African Masters: Rising Stars seeks out the emerging talent of some the region’s burgeoning art scenes across four countries; Angola, Ivory Coast, Tanzania and Ethiopia. Each 30 minute episode contains intimate interviews and revealing stories around emerging artists; reflecting on their art, inspiration and methods – blowing away preconceptions. This visually stunning exploration of Africa’s art scene includes its latest success story, Angola’s 2013 triumph at the Venice Biennale where it won the Golden Lion award; the art world’s highest international accolade.