Today in Euromaxx: Steel coffee tables and chairs out of recycled aluminum - metal furniture is trendy right now! Also: Finnish wildlife filmmaker Kari Kemppainen uses special tricks to lure wild bears in front of his camera. And, an exhibition in Paris about the history of video games.
On this edition, we see how upgrading old mills is benefiting rural communities in Nepal. We tour a country estate near Moscow that was home to writer Anton Chekhov. We see how a skin disease is threatening Syrian refugees in Lebanon and how rising sea levels are threatening the Solomon Islands. And in Mexico we meet indigenous women who have relocated to the big cities in search of a better life.
Kino travels to rural northern Germany this month, to the world's biggest heavy metal festival. We also present THE romance film of this summer. And we visit three directors in Iceland, which may be a small country, but is also is a creative one, and we ask why the film scene there is so successful.
This special edition of Arts.21 celebrates some of the summer’s musical highlights with a visit to the Salzburg and Bayreuth music festivals. We also pay tribute to Richard Strauss, a composer who was adored by the women who sang his roles. And we take a listen to a revamped Vivaldi classic and meet Hauschka, a true revolutionary of the piano.