The Rise Of The Gulf
Since the 70s, the Persian Gulf States have known an unprecedented rise in the Arab world. For the first time, this documentary tells the incredible tale of the metamorphosis of the Gulfs emirates over the course of the last century.
Part 1: From Rags to Riches
Oil changed everything. In the Persian Gulf world, they have had to draw borders, establish order in the desert, and invent cities… How did the triumvirate of City-States Doha in Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates come to be?
Part 2: Beyond Black Gold
A new generation of rulers has appeared in the 21st century, with a vision for the Gulfs future. Their ambition is to achieve sustainable growth without relying only on hydrocarbon reserves – and they have considered the post-oil era more thoughtfully than most of their foreign customers.