Society

Nuclear Meltdown Disaster

It was Japans most powerful earthquake ever recorded, and it triggered a monster tsunami, fear washed over the nation as the waves crashed ashore and brought further destruction with them. This however was just the beginning of the damage caused. Ten nuclear reactors at two power plants were crippled, threatening the unimaginable, a possible evacuation of Tokyo which would bring unparalleled chaos

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Prison: From the Inside

A two-part BBC documentary series which delves into the stories which lie behind the crimes of several men and women serving time in Northern Ireland's prisons. Through a number of intimate interviews with the inmates themselves and those working in the prisons we come to better understand the environment as a whole and reasons people have found themselves in such a place. Phil Wragg, the Direc

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One Killer Punch

One Killer Punch

One Killer Punch is an incredibly hard hitting film which sets out to explore the phenomenon of a one punch kill. With regards to the law and sentencing it is certainly in the grey area because it can be very difficult to establish if the person who threw the punch had intended to do serious harm. By examining three separate assaults this documentary gives us some great insight into several circum

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Children of Shame

Children of Shame

Tuam, a quiet town in the west of Ireland. Tuam, a name that traumatised the whole of Ireland in the spring of 2014, when an unimaginable story was revealed. A hidden mass grave containing the remains of some 800 children was discovered on the former grounds of a home for single mothers, a hell on earth where children died from ill treatment, and were shamefully buried in secret and forgotten. Up

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Boarding Schools: The Secret Shame

Boarding schools are amongst the most influential institutions in Britain, responsible for education many of our politicians, judges and business leaders, even three quarters of England's Prime Ministers. An estimated million people in the country boarded as children but it is only now, decades on that the true extent of sexual abuse in these schools is coming to light. In this film we see ITV'

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A Week In Watts

A Week In Watts

Right now in America it seems as though the majority of people don't trust law enforcement, this is more so the case in the poorer areas such as Watts in Los Angeles, California. Here there it is in their very culture. In 1965 Watts saw riots so bad that the police force required the help of nearly 4,000 members of the California Army National Guard to quell the situation. The riots themselves

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American Nomads

American Nomads

Wanderlust, restlessness, the urge to get out onto the road and ride off into the sunset it is something which is deep and elemental in the American spirit. This is a journey in search of American nomads, people who live a life of constant travel, who are they and why do they choose to live this way? Why are there so many of them especially in the American west? These are all questions asked by Br

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The Town Travellers Took Over

Rathkeale in County Limerick, Ireland, may seem like any other sleepy rural village though it is anything but. Irelands traveling community seem to have chosen the town as their spiritual home, their Mecca and have all but made it their own. The settled community now claim to be under siege and in this the town that travellers took over, a cross-cultural tug of war has reached boiling point wit

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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 decision to have a much-wanted child or

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