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Seeds of Freedom

Seeds of Freedom

Seeds of Freedom charts the story of seed from its roots at the heart of traditional, diversity rich farming systems across the world, to being transformed into a powerful commodity, used to monopolise the global food system. The film highlights the extent to...

6.84

The Price of Life

The Price of Life

Documentary about the rationing of high cost cancer drugs by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. On a finite budget, the NHS cannot afford to offer every treatment on the market, so how is it decided which medications should be made...

8.50

The Lazarus Effect

The Lazarus Effect

The 30 minute film illustrates the transformative effect of life-saving antiretroviral medicine through the stories of HIV+ people in Zambia. By taking the ARV medicine – 2 life-saving pills that cost around 40 cents a day – in as few as 40 days,...

8.00

The Boy Who Can Never Grow Old

The Boy Who Can Never Grow Old

Stuart Wickison has a rare genetic disorder; Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The average life-expectancy with this condition is in the early twenties, Stuart is nineteen. But, its now he's embarking on one of the most important journeys of his life. Over the next two...

7.17

Fast Food Baby

Fast Food Baby

Our junk food addiction is dropping alarmingly down the age ladder and we are now rearing a generation of fast food babies. This arresting documentary reveals babies and toddlers eating a diet of chips, burgers and kebabs, all washed down with bottles of...

8.55

My Strange Addiction

My Strange Addiction

My Strange Addiction is a TLC documentary television series about people with unusual compulsive behaviors. These range from eating specific non-food items and ritualistic daily activities to bizarre personal fixations or beliefs. Despite the title of the show, few of the show's subjects...

6.78

Can't Stop Eating

Can't Stop Eating

Can't Stop Eating is documentary film that follows the lives of several people with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS). The film is set in Gretton House, near Kettering in England, which is a government-funded care home deliberately constructed to assist people with PWS. Prader–Willi syndrome...

7.21

Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery

Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery

Documentary series looking at the brutal, bloody and dangerous history of surgery. Michael Mosley recounts the history of surgery through its catastrophes and successes. 1. Into the Brain. Just over 100 years ago, cutting into the brain was a terrifying prospect for both...

9.04

Burzynski: Cancer Is Serious Business

Burzynski, the Movie: Cancer Is Serious Business

Burzynski is the story of a medical doctor and Ph.D biochemist named Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski who won the largest and possibly the most convoluted and intriguing legal battle against the Food an Drug Administration in American history. His victorious battles with the United...

8.29