The Week in Reports
A young woman in Peru breaks with the traditions of her indigenous people and in so doing becomes a role model for others. +++ In Kenya senior women learn martial arts and defend themselves against sexual violence.
Van Gogh all around: a multimedia exhibition immerses visitors in the post-impressionist’s works. Plus: tickling the ivories: pianist Maksim Mrvica. And: wrapped up as a straw bear: Euromaxx reporter Max Merrill.
Living in the Digital Age
Do smartphones dumb us down? Google and apps do much of our remembering for us nowadays. Does that change our brains? How? And what tricks do the big tech corporations use to get us hooked? Our topics this week on SHIFT.
Leipzig - A City in Transition
Young, dynamic, creative - Leipzig is one of Germany's most exciting cities. Lukas Stege takes a trip to where East Germany’s Peaceful Revolution began back in 1989.
Growing greens in the Arctic
In Spitsbergen, one of the northern-most populated areas inside the Arctic Circle, American Benjamin Vidmar is attempting the unthinkable. On an island that is dark for three months of the year, he’s growing fresh vegetables for the local community.