Society

Ross Kemp: Libya’s Migrant Hell

This is the most dangerous migrant journey in the world and this year it's here in Libya that has become the main departure point for migrants who are attempting to get to Europe. It is estimated that around 3,000 of these make it across the Mediterranean into Italy every week and around 12 die trying every day. However, before these migrants reach the coast they first must cross 1,000 miles of

Watch Documentary
Zimbabwe’s Forgotten Children

Zimbabwe’s Forgotten Children is a feature length documentary film which was shot completely undercover and throughout the course of nine months. It is a breathtaking tale of how three children are growing up in Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe was once considered to be the jewel of Africa, said to have the best education system on the continent, now however its infrastructure is in complete

Watch Documentary

The Paedophile Hunter

The Paedophile Hunter

The Paedophile Hunter is a 2014 Channel 4 documentary which follows Stinson Hunter and his mates as they inflict their own brand of vigilante justice upon men who are attempting to meet underage girls. Operating out of Nuneaton, a town in Warwickshire, England, Hunter and his cronies set up online profiles for underage girls, and then play a waiting game of sorts in the hopes that someone will ini

Watch Documentary
Texas: America Supersized

The great John Steinbeck once described Texas as a state of mind and obsession as well as a nation in every other sense of the word. Texas is a huge compound of power and wealth and force and attitude too. It's a frontier state with a frontier history of mentality. Texas is also one of the home states of the American military industrial complex and it's the home base of Mission Control for the

Watch Documentary
Sell & Spin A History of Advertising

From ancient phrases etched in stone, to todays cutting edge multimedia commercials, selling has always meant grabbing attention. Attention from people with chickens to trade or money to spend, the point of which is to move the product, it means tapping into peoples desire and creating need. This is a story of explanation, exaggeration and even exploitation, a story that extends from Roman high

Watch Documentary

American Firefighters

American Firefighters

American Firefighters, originally released in 1990 provides us with a unique raw glimpse into the average days of a firefighter. We see first hand how they spend their time off with family, how they sleep and above all how they operate once that alarm starts ringing. Right from the get go we quickly see how taxing it must be for these men who put their lives on the line daily to save others in

Watch Documentary

Humans for Sale

Humans for Sale

In this BBC special, Humans for Sale, we are taken on a journey through the ruthless world of human trafficking as journalist Samantha Poling asks some tough questions and films those at the heart of the supply chain. Here she manages to discover a multimillion pound network operating within the United Kingdom. Human trafficking is big business, and to figure out just how big it is Poling follo

Watch Documentary
Anatomy of a Scandal

Anatomy of a Scandal is an award winning 2011 investigation into medical research and vaccine trials which were carried out on children and babies in many Mother & Baby homes and other Irish institutions right up until 1973. During the making of this film a truly shocking discovery was made, the bodies of four hundred and sixty ‘illegimate’ infants had been sent to anatomy laboratories betw

Watch Documentary
The Silk Roads

Our western ideal is under great pressure and we can do nothing to influence it, we take refuge in our everyday lives and hide behind new borders, we can't seem to cope in a world in which we increasingly feel out of place. No wonder says British historian Peter Frankopan, author of the bestseller "The Silk Roads: A New History of the World". We are the product of a history in which we have alw

Watch Documentary