Now on the final leg of their journey the Brits are leaving Africa for the Philippines to discover where components for our mp3 players, dvds and computers come from. The Brits join the workers in the ultra competitive world of electronics: where productivity is everything and factories produce hundreds of thousands of components a day.
From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and above all ordinary people, this is the story of London's immigrants, its bohemians and how together they changed the city forever.
First-time director Miraz Bezar presents a raw and confronting story set in Diyarbakir, Turkey in the 1990s. Ten-year-old Gulistan and her younger brother Firat are normal, happy-go-lucky kids until they witness the murder of their journalist father and mother by a secret paramilitary force. After their caretaker auntie also disappears in mysterious circumstances, the children are left to fend for themselves on the tough streets of one of Turkey's most dangerous cities. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2009 Ghent International Film Festival.
Eddie Huang travels from Cape Cod to Peru to Tokyo and Dubai to explore the gains of globalisation versus what's lost on the plate in front of us. Eddie explores Hawaiian identity in the margins of its own habitat and how Hawaiians seek to take the island back.
The third and final leg of Simon's Russian journey takes him from Crimea to the historic Baltic city of St Petersburg. In Crimea, Simon meets the eccentric and fearless owner of a safari park who likes to get up close and personal with his pride of lions. Travelling across Russia's vast western plains, Simon discovers depopulated villages and a rural community clinging on to existence and feeling abandoned by central government. Finally, after a journey spanning more than 6000km, Simon arrives in St Petersburg, where he joins fighters at a martial arts club. He is keen to get involved, but ends up with more than he bargained for.