As the black continent plays host to the World Cup for the first time, War Zone exposes a new slave trade that has developed in the name of the round goddess. On Sunday, July 4, a documentary about the odyssey of young African footballers, from the fields of Ghana, to Europe and Thessaloniki.
The documentary series filmmakers record impressive as well as unique images from the Eyjafjallajökull volcano which awoke for the first time in the past 200 years and succeeded in what Hitler, international terrorism or the "swine flu" virus didn't: the shutdown of Europe's airspace.
A giant British oil-trading firm, 400 tons of waste, a ship of Greek interests and an African country used as a dumping ground in the largest and most ambiguous "toxic scandal" of the last decades. War Zone investigates in Athens, London, Paris, Amsterdam and Abidjan how 100.000 people went to hospital because of... "panic".
21.03.2010 and 25.03.2010
Ten days after the catastrophic earthquake of January 12th, a Greek rescue team arrives in Haiti. A few hours later the country’s government announces that the rescue operations are over. The Greek rescuers cannot offer their help any more, they are told that they were too late. But as it was later proved, it wasn’t late enough for a ''miracle''...
60.000.000 people live with the threat, 300.000 have already been infected, 60.000 will die. War Zone follows Médecins Sans Frontières in a battle against a forgotten, deadly disease. Half a century after its disappearance, the Sleeping Sickness returns in the form of an epidemic, as Morpheus’s Nightmare.
Two out of three of them are accused of homicide, rape or drug trafficking. Most of them are convicted with a life sentence or death penalty. All of them participate in a dubious rehabilitation program that gathered more than 85.000.000 clicks on the internet as well as lots of complaints on what happens as soon as music stops to play...
Sicily’s Mafia, with its 10.000 sworn members and an estimated 130.000 supporters, goes beyond the definition of a criminal group but continues to cover its actions under the unwritten law of silence, the Omerta. In its second documentary about the Mafia in Sicily, WarZone Documentaries presents the phenomenon of Cosa Nostra, the victims and the youth movement against fear, the Omerta and the role of the Mafia in Italian politics.
He became an assassin at the age of 16. Today he cannot remember how many people died from his bullets. When he broke the "omerta", he was put in a witness protection program of the Italian judicial authorities. He is the living history of the Cosa Nostra, a "mafioso pentito" (a penitent mafioso) who speaks for the first time in his life, at WarZone's new documentary.