Year of Release 2005 - 2

Places That Don't Exist

Places That Don't Exist

Simon Reeve travels to a group of unrecognized nations - countries so obscure they don't officially exist. On his journey he visits little-known parts of the world including Somaliland, Transniestria, Nagorno-Karabakh, Ajaria, South Ossetia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Somalia, Moldova, Taiwan,...

8.73

Children of the Decree

Children of the Decree

Procreation is the social duty of all fertile women, was the political thinking during the 1960s and 1970s in Romania. In 1966, Ceaucescu issued Decree 770, in which he forbade abortion for all women unless they were over forty...

8.88

They Chose China

They Chose China

Oscar nominated filmmaker Shuibo Wang aims his camera at the astonishing story of 21 American POWs who, after the Korean War ended, chose to live in China instead of returning the USA. Using rare archival footage, excerpts from American...

8.68

Me and the Mosque

Me and the Mosque

Using animation, archival footage and personal interviews, this full-length documentary portrays the multiple relationships Canadian Muslim women entertain with Islam’s place of worship, the mosque. Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world. In North America, a large...

7.50

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...

6.79

The Google Boys

The Google Boys

Google has been estimated to run over one million servers in data centers around the world, and process over one billion search requests and about twenty-four petabytes of user-generated data every day. Google's meteoric rise to Internet stardom is...

7.39

The Bible Unearthed

The Bible Unearthed

The Bible is both a religious and historical work, but how much is myth and how much is history? When and why was the Old Testament written, and by whom? What do contemporary archaeologists know about the Patriarchs? The...

7.11

Europe: A Natural History

Europe: A Natural History

A stunning four-part series, charting the dramatic events which have shaped the ever-changing landscapes and wildlife of Europe. Genesis. An epic three billion year story begins, with the unraveling of clues as to how Europe's stunning landscapes and wildlife...

8.41

The Presidents

The Presidents

The Presidents is an unprecedented eight-part survey of the personal lives and legacies of the remarkable men who have presided over the Oval Office. From George Washington to George W. Bush, The Presidents gathers together vivid snapshots of all...

7.75