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Politics, Religion and the Tea Party

Politics, Religion and the Tea Party

As the race for the Republican presidential nomination for the 2012 elections heats up, Fault Lines follows the Iowa campaign trail to investigate the underlying forces shaping candidates.What role does religion play in the US presidential elections? With the 2012 campaign season in...

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Russian Godfathers

Russian Godfathers

This BBC documentary series examines the relationship between Russia’s richest men (the oligarchs) and Putin’s administration in the Kremlin. Broadcast a year before the Litvinenko murder, this fascinating series lifted the lid on the struggle that still continues between Putin, and his adversaries,...

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8.60

Letters from Iran

Letters from Iran

While winds of change have been blowing through the Arab world, Iranians have been forced to wait for political reform. In 2009, in the aftermath of an election that saw Mahmoud Ahmadinejad controversially returned to power as president of the Islamic Republic, millions...

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Secret Pakistan

Secret Pakistan

Two part documentary series which explores accusations by CIA officials and western diplomats that Pakistan is failing to live up to its alliances in the war on terror. In May this year, US Special Forces shot and killed Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan....

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The Putin System

The Putin System

The Putin System is a documentary chronicling Putin’s rise to power in Russia along with the implications for ordinary Russian people. Russia is once again flexing its muscles. This time its weapons are not the Red Army or its nuclear arsenal, but the...

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Capitalism Is the Crisis

Capitalism Is the Crisis

Capitalism Is The Crisis: Radical Politics in the Age of Austerity examines the ideological roots of the austerity agenda and proposes revolutionary paths out of the current crisis. The film features original interviews with Chris Hedges, Derrick Jensen, Michael Hardt, Peter Gelderloos, Leo...

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Face to Face with Annie Machon

Face to Face with Annie Machon

Annie Machon is a former British Security Service (MI5) intelligence officer who left the Service at the same time as David Shayler, her partner at the time, to help him blow the whistle about criminality within the intelligence agencies. By doing this, they...

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8.80

The Legacy of Nonviolent Movements in Iran

The Legacy of Nonviolent Movements in Iran

This film, written and directed by Hossein Fazeli, takes a look into the two most recent mass movements in Iran’s history: the 1979 Revolution that brought the clerics to power, and the 2009 mass protests, known as the Green Movement, that threatened the...

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Bhutto

Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto was one of the most complex and fascinating characters of our time. Hers is an epic tale of Shakespearean dimensions, of a privileged girl born into Pakistan’s equivalent of the Kennedy family. She would trade her Western lifestyle to become the...

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After Democracy

After Democracy

Can democracy still be saved? Can we address the shortcomings of representative democracy - failing political parties, increasing distrust of government - within the current system or are we set to embark on a journey across a border where nobody ever dared to...

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8.27

The Day India Burned: Partition

The Day India Burned: Partition

Documentary about the effects of Britain's withdrawal from India in 1947 which triggered one of the biggest migrations in history. 15 million were displaced and more than a million lost their lives. The story is told through the testimony of people who lived...

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Showdown With Iran

Showdown With Iran

As the United States and Iran are locked in a battle for power and influence across the Middle East - with the fear of an Iranian nuclear weapon looming in the background - Frontline gains unprecedented access to Iranian hard-liners shaping government policy,...

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    • Stepping Into the FireStepping Into the FireLysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), psilocybin mushrooms, and mescaline-bearing...
    • Hold FastHold FastMoxie Marlinspike, in association with the Anarchist Yacht Club, is the filmmaker...
    • The CoveThe CoveThe Cove begins in Taiji, Japan, where former dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry has...
    • The Perfect VaginaThe Perfect VaginaWhat began as a wander through the wacky world of genital plastic surgery became...
    • Evolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. God is a documentary trying to challenge the theory of evolution....