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Friends of God

This documentary centers around the relationship between Christian evangelical churches and political activism. It attempts to demonstrate how these organizations have shaped modern politics in regards to issues that include, but are not limited to, gay rights, abortion, and the creation-evolution controversy. The estimated 50 to 80 million evangelical Christians living in America today have become a formidable force in US culture and democracy. But the evangelical movement is a big tent. To try and get a better understanding of the range and diversity of this community, intrepid filmmaker...

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Video Game Invasion

A breakthrough documentary on the multi-billion dollar industry & the pioneers behind the blips on the screen. Decades later it’s all gone extreme! Go beyond the pixels and behind the scenes for the true story about video games. Hosted by Tony Hawk, world champion skateboarder and co-creator of such hit video games as “Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater” and “Tony Hawk’s Underground”. Video Game Invasion explores the creation of video games in an entertaining and comprehensive fashion, taking viewers through the maze of games that comprised the evolution of video...

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Alan and Marcus Go Forth and Multiply

Ever since he was at school, actor and comedian Alan Davies has hated maths. And like many people, he is not much good at it either. But Alan has always had a sneaking suspicion that he was missing out. So, with the help of top mathematician Professor Marcus du Sautoy (The Story of Maths and How Long Is A Piece Of String?) Alan is going to embark on a maths odyssey. Together they visit the fourth dimension, cross the universe and explore the concept of infinity. Along the way, Alan does battle with some of the toughest maths questions of our age. But did his abilities peak 25 years...

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Download: The True Story of the Internet

Download: The True Story of the Internet is about a revolution — the technological, cultural, commercial and social revolution that has radically changed our lives. And for the first time on television, we hear how it happened from the men and women who made it possible. From the founders of eBay, Yahoo, Amazon, Netscape, Google and many others, we hear amazing stories of how, in ten short years, the Internet took over our lives. These extraordinary men and women tell us how they went from being geeky, computer obsessed nerds to being 21st-century visionaries in the time it takes most...

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How Racist Are You?

These 30 people have never met. By the days end, they may wish they never had. For one long day they'll be at the mercy of "The Bitch", a retired american teacher. Some would say she calls herself this way for good reason. For 40 years Jane Elliott has been running an exercise that has ignited controversy around the world. She says it lays bare the hidden truth about racism in white societies. Many disagree, some vehemently. Now she's bringing her extreme methods and message to modern Britain. She's about to divide this group. Her aim: Simulate a racist apartheid style regime. Will the...

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UFO’s, Lies and The Cold War

Autumn 1989. Thousands of people sighted UFO's over Belgium. Interceptors scrambled, but were unsuccessful. Some of the objects were picked up on radar, but the phenomenon remains a mystery. The Belgian airforce believe the sightings were genuine. At a press conference general De Brouwer the matter-of-factly without attempting to play them down, as the US air force usually does. He showed the video of an F-16's radar screen and the flight path over Belgium of one of the objects. UFO's, Lies and The Cold War is a documentary that attempts to uncover what actually happened at these sightings,...

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Supervolcanoes

In 1971 heavy rain fell across much of East Nebraska. In the summer paleontologist Mike Voorhies travelled to the farmland around the Midwest town of Orchard. What he was to discover exceeded his wildest dreams. It was a sight of sudden prehistoric disaster. Voorhies' digging revealed the bones of 200 fossilized rhinos together with the prehistoric skeletons of camels, lizards, horses and turtles. Dating shows they all died abruptly 10 million years ago. The cause of death, however, remained a mystery. It was not from old age... Hidden deep beneath the Earth's surface lie one of the most...

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Dr. Money And The Boy With No Penis

This is a documentary about one of twin boys whose penis got burned off during circumcision. The boy would be scarred for life and would have to live with terrible psychological consequences… unless he became a she. Is it possible to change the gender of a human being completely? What factors determine the gender of a person? Dr. Money And The Boy With No Penis is a documentary investigating these questions. It presents the scientific theories of Dr. Money stating that nurture (instead of nature) eventually determines...

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The Sun And Other Stars

This documentary looks at the story of stellar evolution and explains the fates of differing types of stars. This includes small stars such as our own and also the big ones which collapse into neutron stars and black holes. The Sun And Other Stars gives you interesting information about the complete life cycles of all types of stars in the entire...

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