Year of Release 1999

Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Historical storytelling on a grand scale, the four-part documentary series Elizabeth recounts the triumphs and tribulations of Queen Elizabeth I with great flair and insight. Elizabeth seized the throne in 1559 at the age of 25. Her ascension was...

6.49

New York: A Documentary Film

New York: A Documentary Film

This seven part television event explores New York City's rich history as a premier laboratory of modern life. A sweeping narrative covering nearly 400 years and 400 square miles, it reveals a complex and dynamic city that has played...

7.50

The Planets

The Planets

Employing computer graphics, space race archive material and first-hand testimony from scientists around the world, The Planets is comprehensive and spectacular account of space exploration and discovery. This series is a historical production about the history of space travel...

4.85

How Animals Do That

How Animals Do That

Produced in association with the Discovery Channel, this documentary has assembled some of the most fascinating facts now known about the animals on this planet. The film footage is fabulous, and the explanatory graphics help us understand how the...

6.00

American Pimp

American Pimp

Street pimps, all of them African-American, discuss their lives and work: getting started, being flamboyant, pimping in various U.S. cities, bringing a woman into their group, taking a woman from another pimp, and the rules and regulations of pimping....

7.07

In the Shadow of the Tiger

In the Shadow of the Tiger

This remarkable film follows the story of a mature female Siberian tiger called Katia and her one-year-old cub. Their travels introduce us to a remote part of Russia and to their conflict with their only natural enemy, Man. This...

8.96

This Is Modern Art

This Is Modern Art

This Is Modern Art was a series written and presented by the English art critic Matthew Collings. The series won several awards including a BAFTA. It became popular both because of its sometimes jokey and sometimes thoughtful explanations of...

7.35

Secrets of the Ancients: Olmec Heads

Secrets of the Ancients: Olmec Heads

Over three thousand years ago, in the fertile jungles of lowland Mexico, the first civilization in the Americas was born. Five hundred years before Rome was founded, the Olmec were building great cities with pyramids and ball courts. Considered by most archaeologists...

6.12

Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War

Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War

If anyone doubts that it is time for a clear and critical look at Western intervention in the Balkans, consider this: The forces that the US supported in Bosnia and Kosovo were and are closely allied with Osama Bin Laden’s al-Qaeda network. Bin Laden, himself, was a...

6.94