Becoming a Man Season 1
S01 E01Dec 7, 2011
Becoming a Man in Africa Dec 7, 2011 To achieve the transition to manhood, Banda must climb giant trees to gather honey, the elixir of life, whereas Kolé in Ethiopia must embark on a long journey, which will take him to the bull jumping ceremony.
S01 E02Dec 7, 2011
Becoming a Man Among the Borana Dec 7, 2011 In Southern Ethiopia, 11 year-old Wario belongs to the Borana, a semi-nomadic tribe renowned for salt trading in the region. It is time for him to prove to himself and to his family that he is a real Borana, and can take on important responsibilities in the community.
S01 E03Dec 7, 2011
Amyu - The Army of Wasp Men Dec 7, 2011 In the Kayapo community of northern Brazil, young adolescents must face a terrible challenge to reach adulthood - confront Amyu, a giant wasp that builds nests as big as men.
S01 E04Dec 7, 2011
Becoming a Man in Siberia Dec 7, 2011 From the north to the south of the huge expanse of Siberia, the children of the steppes and of the tundra - all lovers of dry and often hostile lands - will have to retain the teachings of their elders in their hearts if they are to become true men.
S01 E05Dec 7, 2011
Tracking the White Reindeer Dec 7, 2011 In the snow-covered plains of northern Mongolia, the Tsaatan nomads are a proud and free people who live off hunting and gathering. They travel on the backs of reindeer, on which they completely depend to survive in this hostile and remote land.
S01 E05Dec 20, 2019
Woman in Zanskar Dec 20, 2019 In the remote kingdom of Zanskar, in the northern Himalayas, Becoming Woman recounts the true and moving story of a friendship shattered by destiny when two young girls have to part and leave their village and their families forever to become women.
S01 E06Dec 7, 2011
Becoming a Man in Melanesia Dec 7, 2011 Becoming a Man in Melanesia follows the epic ordeals of two young men who live on separate islands. Although the two young men will never meet each other, they share a common, singular goal - to make the difficult passage into manhood.
S01 E08Dec 20, 2019
Facing the Giant Bees Dec 20, 2019 The wild bee of Nepal is the largest bee species in the world - its sting is potentially fatal. Only the bravest and toughest still face the challenge of gathering the wild honey. Moti will climb for the first time and will take us on three spectacular ascents. He will confront the dizzying void off the cliffs and the terrible daggers of the bees.
S01 E09Dec 20, 2019
Inuit, Fighting for a Better Life Dec 20, 2019 At the crossroads between past and present, the Inuit people have to face the many changes brought about by modernity. Deeply influenced by North American culture, the younger generation have a hard time perpetuating their ancestors' rituals and traditional skills.