ARTE in 6 languages
Phase 7 – 2022



  • Cover Russia Liberty in peril

    January 2022

    Russia: Liberty in Peril – This documentary meets Russians who dare to defy Vladimir Putin and was one of the most viewed factual contents in English, Spanish, Polish and Italian in 2022.

  • February 2022

    Spain: A Country Divided – A documentary explaining the background of the Civil War and Francoism which have polarised Spanish political life with elections in 2023.

  • March 2022

    Sex Slaves Of The Catholic Church – An investigation of the Catholic Church and sexual abuse of nuns that has remained largely unreported. This film resonated particularly strongly with audiences in Poland, Spain and Italy.

  • Arte Dokumenty

    April 2022

    Launch Dokumenty – With the outbreak of war in neighbouring Ukraine, the Polish public was particularly hungry for background coverage and factual content in 2022. Thus the Polish YouTube channel was launched a few weeks after the beginning of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

  • May 2022

    Europe revealed series –  Shaken by the Covid-19 pandemic and the war in Ukraine, Europe is facing immense challenges: its dependence on fossil fuels, waves of migration, and collapsing biodiversity. But while some might think that’s a cause for despair, for some Europeans, it is a call to action.

  • Generation Africa

    June 2022

    Generation Africa project – Generation Africa brought together filmmakers from across Africa to tell stories of the hopes and dreams of young Africans up against near-unbeatable odds – all through their own lenses.

  • Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra

    July 2022

    Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra live from Warsaw – ARTE broadcast live the world premiere of the newly formed Ukrainian Freedom Orchestra from Warsaw. The orchestra founded by the initiative of the Polish National Opera and the MET in New York brings together Ukrainian musicians, some of whom are refugees, others members of European orchestras.

  • 100 years of Ulysses

    August 2022

    100 Years of Ulysses – For the 100th anniversary of James Joyce’s masterpiece ARTE dedicated a documentary – in co-production with Raidió Teilifís Éireann Ireland – to the unprecedented impact on European literature and culture the novel has made.

  • Little girl

    September 2022

    Little Girl, A Documentary by Sébastien Lifshitz – Sasha always knew she was a little girl, even though she was born a boy. French filmmaker Sébastien Lifshitz follows Sasha’s daily life and her family’s constant struggle to make her difference understood in a moving and intimate documentary film.

  • October 2022

    Ring Cycle – Arte offered a 16 hours opera binge-watch of the complete Ring cycle available in 6 languages and under the baton of Christian Thielemann, one of the most acclaimed Wagner conductors of our age

  • November 2022

    Space: A New Battlefield – This documentary provides a deep insight into the geostrategic challenges of military spaceflight by asking this question: Are we on the brink of a space war?

  • Fellini of the spirit

    December 2022

    Fellini of the Spirits – This end of year documentary investigated Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini’s passion for what he defined as « mystery » and of the things that can make spirit and mind fly.

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Seven years of ARTE in 6 languages

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From November 2015 onwards and thanks to a European support, ARTE has created a truly European culture media by producing a total of 11,000 hours of programmes adapted in English, Spanish, Polish and Italian as well as tailormade campaigns for ARTE’s European target countries and languages.

The support in the framework of the Creative Europe Media Programme for a Phase 7 of ARTE in 6 languages allowed for continuous growth and brand awareness in the target countries, as well as a greater diversity and impact of the catalogue displayed online on and third party platforms from 1 January 2022 to 31 December 2022.

ARTE – a European culture label

Since 1992



Since 2015

Since 2016

Since 2018





of Europeans can be reached in their mother tongue

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A fine-tuned selection from’s global catalogue > documentaries, reportages, magazine shows, webseries, films, concerts, opera

A widely accessible catalogue free of charge

in Europe


of the catalogue available for at least 60 days

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