documentaries / lifestyle

Ibiza: The Island of Two Faces

With its legendary nightlife and iconic DJs, Ibiza has the reputation as a kind of Disneyland for adults. But hardly anyone has seen all the different facets of this extraordinary island.

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Bhutan: The Dictatorship of Happiness

With its exquisite natural beauty and emphasis on ‘Gross National Happiness’ Bhutan seems like a model for the rest of the world. But behind this idyllic façade there lies a more complex reality.

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The New Gurus of the USA

In an America in search of meaning, gurus, healers, shamans and other modern wizards have become the new providers of meaning. Festivals, retreats and detox courses promising spiritual wellness are multiplying.

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Fat Camps

There are 14 million obese teenagers in the USA, four times more than 30 years ago. But for those who can afford it, there's a solution. We follow some of them during their three month stay at Camp Pocono, a fat camp. Will it meet all their expectations?

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An American Satan

An immersive journey into one the most fascinating phenomena of American religious pluralism. Founded in 1966 in California by Anton Szandor LaVey, the Church of Satan has often been surrounded by mysteries, scandals and moral panics.

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Jackpot! Millionaires, Winners and Lottery Curses

In the United States, nearly 80 billion lotto tickets and scratch cards are sold every year. Overnight these winners find themselves in charge of an astronomical fortune and at the centre of the limelight.

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Van Life

Thousands of Americans have left everything behind to explore the USA from behind the wheel. Far removed from previous generations, these #Vanlife travellers are nomadic workers, hyperconnected to the world around them.

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Obesity: America in Danger

With 160 million Americans severely overweight, we explore increasingly aggressive treatments as well as the counter-trend of body positivity and 'Miss Plus' beauty pageants.

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Extreme Tourism

There is a growing trend for tourists to visit war zones and even areas struck by natural or nuclear disasters. We meet holiday-makers in Indonesia, Afghanistan and Chernobyl.

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