Al Jazeera Documentary Channel (Arabic: الجزيرة الوثائقية) is an Arabic languagedocumentary channel and a branch of the Al Jazeera network. 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 are expected to cover and analyze a breadth of topics including historical, scientific, political, artistic, and travel issues.
The channel claims that it will produce 15% of broadcast material in-house, while obtaining the rest from Arab and global producers.
The Manager of Al Jazeera Documentary Channel is Ahmed Mahfoudh.
Al Jazeera Documentary Channel concentrates on presenting documentaries from the following five fields: