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The New Germans

With several countries in the Middle East and Africa going through a very turbulent time at the minute, we have seen the rise of ISIS and the Syrian war rage on for years now and with all this conflict it should come as no surprise that nearly one million ethnic Arabs have fled their homelands in order to escape the violence and seek refuge. Since 2015 many of these refugees have ended up in Ge

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Francis Bacon: A Brush with Violence

Francis Bacon was an Irish-born British painter who became very well known for this unusual style of art which could be described as being edgy, emotionally charged and raw. Bacon was a bit slow to get started with regards to his career, it wasn't until his mid-30's that he finally found a subject matter in which could keep him interested. In 1944 Bacon's breakthrough came in the form of a trip

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My Lai Massacre

The Vietnam War was not one of America's finer moments in history for obvious reasons but there was a specific moment during the war that casts an even darker cloud over the conflict, that was the Mỹ Lai Massacre. The Mỹ Lai Massacre was a true war crime which saw the mass killing of between 347 and 504 unarmed civilians in South Vietnam on March 16, 1968. Whats so shocking about it is that it

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The Art of Listening

The Art of Listening takes us on the journey of music and explores the process involved in allowing it to reach its listener's ear. Starting out with the intent of a instrument maker and composer, moving on to the producers and engineers who are responsible for capturing the sound produced and blending in the artists voice. Along this journey we hear from artists, engineers and producers themse

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Meningitis: Search For A Cure

Meningitis: Search For A Cure examines the very serious meningococcal bacteria which if it enters the human blood stream can kill within hours. Over the last ten years new research has unraveled some of its complexities but the virility of this bacteria makes it a tough challenge to tackle. Here we follow some of the scientists and doctors at St Mary's Hospital in London, who are working very h

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The Gift

The Gift

Released in 2003 The Gift is a film by Louise Hogarth which sets out to explore the bizarre phenomenon of intentionally contracting HIV, this act of seeking infection has been coined bugchasing and in this documentary we follow the stories of two such "bug chasers" who are in search of finding "the gift" of HIV infection. As the film dives deeper into the issue it becomes clear that this desire

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Secret State of North Korea

Having assumed leadership in 2012, the now 33 year old North Korean, Kim Jong-Un is still the worlds youngest dictator and he is ruling one of the most out of touch countries in the world just like his father did before him, with an iron fist. In this FRONTLINE special which was originally released in 2014 we gain unique access to information which reveals that cracks are beginning to show in t

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Ruby Ridge

Ruby Ridge

On August 21, 1992, a place known as Ruby Ridge located in Northern Idaho would become infamous as this particular day marked the beginning of an eleven-day siege which took place between six heavily armed U.S. marshals and Randy and Vicki Weaver and their children. Randy had been previously charged with selling two illegal sawed-off shotguns to an undercover agent but failed to make an appeara

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The Murder Detectives

The Murder Detectives

The Murder Detectives is by far one of the best documentaries I have ever seen, it is a truly groundbreaking three part series which sees Channel 4 gain unprecedented access to an 18 month long murder investigation carried out by the Avon and Somerset Police. Throughout the course of this series we are taken on a complete journey, a journey which begins the very moment a young man calls 999 (th

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