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A short film by the BBC which sees three people sit down and tell their stories of living with mental health conditions and how they individually manage and deal with delusions which vary from the bizarre and peculiar, to the sinister and terrifying.Blogger Sophie Eliza began hearing voices at the s...
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World War I brought about the sacrifice of an entire generation but could it have been avoided? How was it that such a cruel and far-reaching conflict occurred? This five part documentary series sets about answering such questions using some incredible archival footage, much of which is unseen but h...
Thousands of young Nigerians are addicted to codeine cough syrup - a medicine that's become a street drug. The government estimates that up to 3 million bottles of the addictive syrup are drunk every day in just two northern states. Taken in excess, codeine can cause psychosis and organ failure.But...
After many years of apathy in the country, the insurrection exploded. The spontaneous revolt of “faceless” people meant saucepans were being banged in every neighborhood, all the way to the city’s vital centers. What happened to Argentina? How was it possible that in so rich a country so many people...
The Emirate Abu Dhabi was founded on an island, surrounded by a mangrove belt. In the meantime and many skyscrapers and artificially created islands later, the town has become one of the world's most modern metropolises. To ensure that the inhabitants of the sea are not in danger of losing their env...
An edition of the investigative documentary series, Dispatches. Six months after going undercover in Afghanistan to make the acclaimed film Beneath The Veil, Dispatches reporter, Saira Shah, returns to the land of her father to report on the fate of ordinary Afghans and investigates what drives the...

KANYE WEST

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Recently we have seen Kanye West flat out releasing new music, from Pusha T’s album Daytona to his own projects Ye and Kids See Ghosts and more to come from Nas and others. With this flood of new music we see YouTuber True Geordie drop a new episode for his True Life Stories series which focus...
The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is the driest place on Earth. It stretches from the foothills of the Andes, a hundred miles westward to the edge of the Pacific Ocean. There are few signs of life here, it hasn’t rained in parts for thousands of years but the very dryness of the Atacama has...
Lanfranchi’s Memorial Discotheque was Sydney’s favourite artist-run space, situated on the second level of an inner city warehouse. Lanfranchi’s doubled as a residence and unauthorised performance venue for five years, growing from unlikely beginnings to become what director Neil A...
In 1977, the award-winning journalist and film-maker, John Pilger, made a documentary called Palestine Is Still The Issue. He told how almost a million Palestinians had been forced off their land in 1948, and again in 1967.In this in-depth documentary, he has returned to the West Bank of the Jordan...
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Popular Documentaries

Entrepreneur Elon Musk is a man with many plans. The founder of PayPal, Tesla Motors and SpaceX sits down with TED curator Chris Anderson to share details about his visionary projects, which include a mass-marketed electric car, a solar energy leasing company and a fully reusable rocket. Film Durati...
The feminist movement (also known as the women's liberation movement, the women's movement, or feminism) refers to a series of campaigns for reforms on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women's suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence, all of...

The Strange World of Nanoscience

Science • 2010 • 17 minutes • 1223 views
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The term 'nano' describes one billionth of something, and can be used in many units such as nanograms or nanometers. The Strange World of Nanoscience takes a look into the world of nanoscience to see how this fascinating science is changing our world in areas from health to personal technology....

The End of Darkness

Environment • 2016 • 5 minutes • 1585 views
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"Anytime somebody comes up to a telescope, they ask a question like 'which is further; that star or the moon?'... they really don't know". In our increasingly light-polluted world, what does it take to glimpse a truly dark night sky? This beautiful documentary short takes a look to the skies in t...
Colorado made history as the first state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use. NBC News correspondent Harry Smith tells the story behind this stunning development, which has been called one of the great social experiments of the next century.Film Duration: 00:42

Devil's Breath - The World's Scariest Drug

Drugs • 35 minutes • 1133 views
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A look into the properties of the drug Scopolamine, also known as Devil's Breath'. The infamous drug is known for it's physically and mentally unpleasant effects on the consumer - most notably the failure to exercise free will. Ryan Duffy travels to Colombia to find out more about the drug and it...

UK's Scariest Debt Collector

Crime • 35 minutes • 1529 views
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After five years in prison, Shaun Smith uses his skills as an ex gang member to strike fear into the hearts of those who fail to pay debts. A typical debt for Shaun is a dispute between a gangster and a businessman to the tune of £300,000. Shaun is tasked with recovering the debt, aided by a dog...

Revolution OS

Technology • 2001 • 85 minutes • 1094 views
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This documentary traces the history of GNU, Linux, open source, and the free software movement. The film begins with glimpses of Raymond, a Linux IPO, Torvalds, the idea of Open Source, Perens, Stallman, then sets the historical stage in the early days of hackers and computer hobbyists when code...
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Chuck Feeney, self-made American Billionaire and Co-Founder of DFS, world's leading duty free luxury retailer, agrees to a rare on-screen interview concerning his life's secret devotion: a lifetime of awe-aspiring anonymous charity. An Irish-American born in New Jersey during the Great Depression,...