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Britain’s Oldest Mums And Dads

Britain is becoming a nation of much older parents, the number of British women giving birth in their 40's and 50's has more than doubled in the last 10 years. The number of children born to fathers in their 50's and 60's has also doubled in the last decade. A fascinating film which questions whether having a baby later in life is a carefully thought out decisio...

Last Days of Solitary
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Last Days of Solitary

Bac in 2011, Maine State Prison launched a brave new reform programme which aimed to significantly reduce the use of solitary confinement due to the all round negative affects it was having on not only the individual serving the time but everyone who had to deal with them too. Bafta and Emmy-winn

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Building the Titanic
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Building the Titanic

When the RMS Titanic sank on the 15th of April 1912 claiming over 1500 lives she took with her the pride and dreams of a city. What took just 180 minutes to disappear had taken the people of Belfast millions of man hours to build. Before construction could begin they had to carve a vast new dock

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The War Business

The War Business

The War Business is a film by Mark Stucke which deals with the practice of private armies or mercenaries hired by governments and multinational companies. These are typically companies whose investments are being compromised by war. This film uncovers the bloody truth of some of these armies for

War
Last Days of Solitary

Last Days of Solitary

Bac in 2011, Maine State Prison launched a brave new reform programme which aimed to significantly reduce the use of solitary confinement due to the all round negative affects it was having on not only the individual serving the time but everyone who had to deal with them too. Bafta and Emmy-winn

Crime
Building the Titanic

Building the Titanic

When the RMS Titanic sank on the 15th of April 1912 claiming over 1500 lives she took with her the pride and dreams of a city. What took just 180 minutes to disappear had taken the people of Belfast millions of man hours to build. Before construction could begin they had to carve a vast new dock

History
A North Korean Diary

A North Korean Diary

Luca Faccio, a photographer from Vienna, Italy has managed to secure a visa to travel to North Korea seven times since 2005 and over the course of these trips he has gained great insight into the people and their worldview. During these trips Luca managed to see more than he was allowed to be sho

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A Defeated People

A Defeated People

A Defeated People is a historical short documentary which was released in 1946 by the Crown Film Unit, the film depicts the shattered state of Germany after the second World War, both physically and as a society. What makes this film interesting is that the overall tone of it is one of sympathy towa

History, War
The Man Who Hunts Spy Satellites

The Man Who Hunts Spy Satellites

Thierry Legault is not your average amateur astronomer, inviting the kids over and pointing a dinky backyard telescope at the Big Dipper. He’s a renowned astrophotographer, painstakingly chronicling the orbits of planets, distant galaxies, spaceships, and—to the chagrin of the intelligence community

Technology
Fire

Fire

Professor Iain Stewart continues his epic exploration of how the planet has shaped human history. Iain explores man's relationship with fire. He begins by embarking on an extraordinary encounter with this terrifying force of nature - a walk right through the heart of a raging fire. Fire has long bee

Educational, Environment, Nature, Society
Stephen Fry in America: New World

Stephen Fry in America: New World

Stephen Fry was very nearly an American. Just before Stephen was born, his father was offered a job at Princeton University, but chose to turn it down. And so, Stephen was born in NW3 rather than in NJ, New Jersey. In this six-part series he travels, mostly in a London cab, through all 50 states

Countries, Society