1. Inhalt
  2. Navigation
  3. Weitere Inhalte
  4. Metanavigation
  5. Suche
  6. Choose from 30 Languages

TV

The Divide

This documentary tells the story of seven people striving for a better life - in countries where the top 0.1 percent own as much wealth as the bottom percent.

Connecting their stories together reveals how most aspects of our lives are controlled by one factor: the size of the gap between rich and poor.

Wall Street psychologist Alden wants to make it to the top 1 percent; Leah from Richmond, Virginia works at Kentucky Fried Chicken and just wants to make it through the day; Jen in Sacramento, California is unable to even talk to neighbors in her gated community - they’ve made it clear to her she isn’t ”their kind”.

By weaving these stories with news archive from 1979 to the present day, The Divide creates a poetic, psychological and tragi-comic picture of how economic division creates social division. The film was inspired by the best-selling book The Spirit Level by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.

 

Broadcasting Hours:

DW (English)

WED 15.11.2017 – 19:15 UTC
THU 16.11.2017 – 01:15 UTC
THU 16.11.2017 – 15:15 UTC
FRI  17.11.2017 – 05:15 UTC
SAT 25.11.2017 – 03:15 UTC
SAT 25.11.2017 – 18:15 UTC
TUE 28.11.2017 – 09:15 UTC

Cape Town UTC +2 | Delhi UTC +5,5 | Hong Kong UTC +8
San Francisco UTC -7 | Edmonton UTC -6 | New York UTC -4
Lagos UTC +1 | Cape Town UTC +2 | Nairobi UTC +3 
London UTC +1 | Berlin UTC +2 | Moscow UTC +3


DW (Deutsch+)

THU 16.11.2017 – 09:15 UTC
SUN 19.11.2017 – 07:15 UTC

Vancouver UTC -7 | New York UTC -4 | Sao Paulo UTC -3