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Welcome to Lagos

Welcome to Lagos

Three part observational documentary series which explores life at the sharp end of one of the most extreme urban environments in the world: Lagos, Nigeria. Fifty years ago, Lagos, then Nigeria's capital, was a city the size of today's Bradford, with a population of a...

7.33

Meet The Natives: England and USA

Meet The Natives - England and USA

Intriguing documentary that turns traditional anthropology on its head. Five tribesmen from a remote South Pacific island travel 10,000 miles to observe the natives of a strange and exotic land - Britain and USA. Armed with video cameras and warm clothes, five South...

7.87

The Guantanamo Guidebook

The Guantanamo Guidebook

British Channel 4 engaged the Team Delta Cadre to recreate the Guantanamo Bay interrogation experience. At the production company's request, along with Team Delta's normal approach to interrogation, the cadre also reenacted several specific events reported to have...

8.11

The Coca-Cola Case

The Coca-Cola Case

Just exactly how Corporations treat people, especially those in the third world. In this feature length documentary, directors German Gutierrez and Carmen Garcia present a searing indictment of the Coca-Cola empire and its alleged kidnapping, torture and murder of union leaders...

7.27

The VICE Guide to Liberia

The VICE Guide to Liberia

What Andy Capper, Vice UK Editor, is saying about the film: We arrived in Liberia with a small crew of three and quickly rendezvoused with a local journalist who would be our fixer and guide. Our first shooting location was the West Point slum, home to 80,000 people...

8.67

Streets of Plenty

Streets of Plenty

An unprecedented look into the underworld of Vancouver's downtown east-side ghetto. This 65 minute documentary follows one man's 30 day experiment of joining the thousands of homeless, ill, and addicted, who survive the streets of Vancouver's cold, wet December. He starts...

5.79

Richard Dawkins: Faith School Menace?

Richard Dawkins: Faith School Menace?

The number of faith schools in Britain is rising. Around 7,000 publicly funded schools - one in three - now has a religious affiliation. As the coalition government paves the way for more faith-based education by promoting 'free schools', the renowned atheist and...

8.97

The Story of English

The Story of English

The Story of English is the title of an Emmy Award winning nine-part television series, and a companion book, both produced in 1986, detailing the development of the English language. A little bit old but very good. The book and the television series were written by...

8.27

Children Full of Life

Children Full of Life

Mr. Kanamori, a teacher of a 4th grade class, teaches his students not only how to be students, but how to live. He gives them lessons on teamwork, community, the importance of openness, how to cope, and the harm caused by...

9.15

Inside the Medieval Mind

Inside the Medieval Mind

One of the world's greatest authorities on the Middle Ages, Professor Robert Bartlett of St Andrew's University, investigates the intellectual landscape of the medieval world. In the first programme, Knowledge, he explores the way medieval man understood the world - as...

8.38

Taboo: Body Modifications

Taboo: Body Modifications

See what makes people radically reshape their bodies - from neck stretching in Thailand to breast ironing in Cameroon to silicone implants that enhance American male physiques. Many examples of extreme body modification are scarification, branding, implants, and...

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