Extraordinary stories about ordinary people on the front lines of social, political and environmental change.
Coming soon - A Revolution In Four Seasons | Storyteller
12 Sep 2019
A Revolution in Four Seasons is the story of Emna and Jawhara, and the struggle for democracy in Tunisia, the country that kicked off the Arab Spring revolutions.
We Could Be Heroes | Storyteller
4 Sep 2019
In the run-up to the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, Azzedine Nouiri, the world champion in seated shot put, inspires his childhood friend Youssef to take on the challenge of qualifying to the Games despite their lack of means and formal training.
Morocco's Paralympic gold medallist struggles to earn a decent wage
The longstanding institutional indifference can make life difficult for many differently-abled sportsmen in the country but that hasn't deterred a 33-year-old shot put thrower from winning Olympic-level gold medals.
As the head of a globally-regarded NGO that claimed to provide shelter and education for girls rescued from brothels in Northern Thailand, Mickey Choothesa’s story took an unexpected turn during a documentary filming.
The Mosque Next Door: What it's like living as a Muslim in Australia
TRT World interviews Anton Tripolskii, a domestic violence expert from the Battered Women’s Justice Project, who explains how the 'credibility of victim-survivors is significantly discounted in the American court system.'
An actor's struggle with playing the part of 'not welcoming' Europe
Mike Day's film follows locals on the Faroe Islands as they confront the changing reality of whaling in the 21st century, in which toxic pollution has left their traditional source of sustenance unsafe.
Storyteller on TRT World
5 Apr 2019
Storyteller is a weekly one-hour documentary strand showcasing the extraordinary stories of ordinary people fighting for change on critically important social, political and environmental front lines.
Have You Been to The Mosque Next Door?
5 Apr 2019
Muslim contact with the Aboriginals of Australia predates the European conquest, but often the country’s small Muslim population is ignored or feared. One century-old mosque in Brisbane is aiming to change that by opening its doors to non-Muslims.
The Mosque Next Door, SERIES OVERVIEW
5 Apr 2019
Filmed over a year, this is the inside story of a mosque and its community as it confronts the unexpected impact of global events on daily life in Brisbane, Australia.
An artist's response to unfair representations of the Muslim veil