Al Jazeera Documentary is an Arabic language documentary channel and a branch of the Al Jazeera network.
Al Jazeera Documentary Channel (Arabic: الجزيرة الوثائقية) is an international satellite Arabic language film and documentary channel and a branch of the Al Jazeera Media Network based in Doha, Qatar.
It was launched at 12:00 GMT on 1 January 2007. It aims to provide viewers an immense amount of high quality documentary films. These films cover and analyze a breadth of topics including historical, scientific, political, artistic, and travel issues.
The channel produces 15% of broadcast material in-house, while obtaining the rest from Arab and global producers. It also produces documentaries for Al Jazeera Arabic and assists in producing documentaries for other Al Jazeera channels like Al Jazeera English. The channel is housed in a separate building on the Al Jazeera Media Network campus in Doha, Qatar.
The channel was the first of its kind in the Arabic-speaking world. As the Al Jazeera Documentary Arabic-speaking, they pay attention primarily to Arab viewers wherever they are, and seek through the production of documentaries and various activities which serve recreational closely linked to human values and cultural respects the viewer, and abide by the Charter of the press. The channel is said to focus in four areas Informatics, Awareness, Technical and Interestingness.