• Iran: Is it Really that Bad!? Episode 1

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    For most people in the West, Iran is a country associated with terrorism, violence, and societal repression. Dutch filmmaker and photographer Reinier van Oorsouw travels there with the simple question: Is Iran really that bad? From snowboarding in the mountains to professional women working as creatives, we find a modern and nuanced society far different from what’s typically portrayed in the media.

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  • Forward Progress Play all

    Forward Progress films bring awareness to important issues.
    • Rigs 2 Reefs: Transecting Borneo - Duration: 37 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      Most people see offshore oil platforms as huge industrial blots on the ocean. And yet marine conservation scientists Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan are uncovering a remarkable story: the thriving...
    • In Her Shoes: India - Duration: 14 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      Rani is a 17-year-old in Mumbai. Like most girls her age, she likes Instagram, boys and good food. But Rani is also the daughter of a sex worker, and she grew up hearing, “a whore’s daughter can on...
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    • Trawen: Travel, Transformation, and Protecting Patagonia - Duration: 23 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      Through interviews with former Patagonia, Inc. CEO Kris Tompkins and the late Doug Tompkins, founder of The North Face, we learn the personal transformations that took them from the business world ...
    • Kayan: Beyond the Rings - Duration: 5 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      The Kayan people of Northern Thailand's so called 'long-neck' villages want the world to see the truth behind negative media headlines.

      The media has had a lot to say about the ethics of visiting ...
    • THE BRINK: Reporting from the Front Lines of Conservation // Black Rhinos in Kenya - Duration: 4 minutes, 30 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      Ol Jogi Ranch, a wildlife conservancy in Kenya, sits at ground zero for what conservation manager Jamie Gaymer describes literally as a war. As organized crime syndicates and poachers have decimate...
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  • Doers & Makers Play all

    Doers & Makers profile extraordinary people doing extraordinary things. They showcase how the amazingness of places and cultures are ultimately expressions of individual people.
    • Fighter: The Legend of a Thai Boxer - Duration: 8 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      Despite Muay Thai’s commercialization (think bikini boxing matches in seedy Thai bars), one man continues to teach this traditional martial art to locals and visitors from around the world.

    • The Body Painter - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      Marian Folga is a Polish painter and choreographer whose medium — the human body — allows him to express emotions in almost surreal ways. But when it comes to talking about his art, he’s a person o...
    • Whang-Od: The Last True Tattoo Artist - Duration: 13 minutes.

      • 3 months ago
      At somewhere around 100 years old, Whang-od is the last true tattoo artist in the Philippines. She still practices the ancient form of tattooing she first began at 15 —tattooing warriors and indige...
    • Illuminate the Bike: Romania - Duration: 5 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 4 months ago
      After racing all over the world, from Taiwan to Azerbaijan to Korea, Team Illuminate is thrilled at the chance to finally race in Europe. Although Romania was a country they knew little about befor...
    • Matador Originals: Bush Pilots of Alaska - Duration: 9 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      The pilots of Ultima Thule Lodge in Alaska all agree on one thing: Bush flying means total access, total freedom to explore true wilderness. For them "true wilderness" doesn't just mean forests, ri...
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    Seek & Find follows an individual over the course of a specific travel objective or journey.
    • Secret On The Hill - Duration: 16 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      People hear “Brazil” and think samba, fútbol, and Rio. But there’s another story happening across the country. Taking place in one of Rio's roughest favelas, Secret on ...
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    • Who Knows Where - Duration: 21 minutes.

      • 4 months ago
      Who Knows Where is an irreverent look at travel from a woman’s perspective, taking down that pesky question women are always asked: "Aren’t you scared to travel alone?" In Ep. 1, Host Monet Izabeth...
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    • Tribe without Borders: Israel | EP 1 - Duration: 6 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      The first in a two-part series, Tribe without Borders: Israel follows 5 young women from 5 different backgrounds on a journey through the Middle East. Here in Tel Aviv they connect with the next ge...
    • Tribe without Borders: Jordan | EP 2 - Duration: 10 minutes.

      • 5 months ago
      In part two of Tribe without Borders, a crew of 5 likeminded young women from around the world travel through Petra and Wadi Rum, Jordan. As surfers, creators, and ambassadors, the spread aloha eve...
    • Jacob's Journey: A Maasai Warrior's Journey Home - Duration: 29 minutes.

      • 1 month ago
      This is the remarkable story of Jacob Mayiani, a Maasai man living in the US who returns to Kenya for the final ceremony completing his warriorhood —a ceremony that only happens once every 30 years...
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    Amazing videos of the world we live in all shot from the air!
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    Two years in the making this 5 part web-series tells the story of Tao Philippines which is fast becoming one of the leading adventure travel companies in Asia. Through a life-changing experience of “deep hanging out” in the remote Palawan Islands, filmmaker Simon Woods has created five “portraits” in which the locals reflect on the core ideas behind Tao.
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    The goal of the rickshaw challenge isn't a race. We're not getting there as fast as possible. Besides the numerous breakdowns, there are small challenges along the way that encourage us to connect with locals and learn more about the country we're going through.
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