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Where Am I Sleeping Tonight?

This is Martin Read's first film, becoming a filmmaker hasn't been easy for him because when he was 16 his mother kicked him out of the house and he became homeless. Having spent some time in prison and struggled with mental health issues he is now turning his life around but the issue of homelessness is still something he cares passionately about, so in an attempt to raise awareness he has produced this documentary. There is nearly a 1,000 more people living on the streets today than there were just 5 years ago, many charitable organisations put this down to the 7 billion pounds in cuts...

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Joan of Arc: God’s Warrior

On the 8th of May 1429, the town of Orlean in France erupted in celebration, for seven long months it had been under siege by the English but now after just four days of fighting, the town had been liberated and the people of Orlean knew they had witnessed a miracle. The speed of their liberation was astonishing enough but what confirmed it as a miracle was the identity of their liberator, she was a peasant girl and she was just 17 years old. Her name was Joan, she was a truly extraordinary figure, a female warrior in an age where people believed that women couldn't fight, let alone lead an...

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Wyatt Earp: The Real Story of the Legend

Wyatt Earp has been portrayed in many films and television shows throughout the years but these fictional portrayals tend to overlook the complexities and flaws of a man whose life is a window into the judicial, political and economic opportunities that arose for those living throughout the American frontier or Wild West. Earp himself became a caricature for the life of a Western lawman and when he died in 1929, his fellow countrymen transformed him into a folk hero and archetype for how the Wild West was tamed and a man who took control of his own...

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In Vogue: The Editors Eye

In Vogue: The Editors Eye, is a celebration of the magazines 120 years of covering the fashion industry's highs and lows, including behind the scenes interviews with the editors, designers, models and photographers who have contributed so much to the magazines...

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Questioning Darwin

For those Christians who believe their Bible is the word of God, the literal truth, one man is held up as the antichrist, he is Charles Darwin, their reasoning?, for leading millions of Christians astray with a very different account of creation, evolution by natural selection. In this new HBO film we get a look into this fast-growing branch of Christians in America, who have a very hardline, literal and creationist view of the Bible. Through a selection of interview with Darwin historians, biographers, ministers and creationist Christians, along with letters and writings of Darwin,...

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The McGregor Effect

UFC 189 was the biggest event the UFC ever put on, whether it was the number of pay per view sales,  tickets sold, media coverage, Sinead O'Connor and Aaron Lewis preforming live as entrance music for the main event, all this was for a man who made his UFC debut two years prior, having only had 4 fights since, this is the The McGregor Effect. In this episode of UFC Beyond the Octagon we see journalist Gareth A Davies take us behind the scenes in order discover what it is that has made the young 27 year old MMA fighter so popular. We see interviews from McGregor's family, coaches,...

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Inside The Monkey Lab

In this film, Vice News has managed to gain rare access to a nonprofit laboratory located in the Netherlands, the sole purpose of which is to tests some of the worlds most deadly viruses and diseases on live monkeys in order to gain insight into how they can affect the body of these primates. The facility itself is called the Biomedical Primate Research Centre or BPRC and they are allowing Vice News to film inside so we can see with our own eyes whether testing on monkeys and the animals welfare can go hand in hand. Testing on non human subjects in the past has led to significant...

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Her War: Women vs ISIS

ISIS is currently the most brutal terror group in modern history and they now control large portions of land in Iraq and Syria, and oversee an estimated six million people. The Islamic State have also come out and said that any man killed by a women will go straight to hell. This statement has resulted in many Kurdish women picking up arms and joining the battle to defend and protect their land. This Russia Today documentary goes inside their war, to see how life is for a female warrior when fighting such a scare mongering...

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Brian’s Story

At the age of 21 Brian Davis graduated with a degree in English from Cambridge University, seven years later he was a published author and by the mid eighties he had become one of the best known journalists in advertising, today however he is homeless and penniless. In this profoundly moving documentary created by the BBC, we see how a man who appeared to have it all in terms of career and way of life managed to loose it all, finding himself living on the streets of London, whilst suffering from...

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