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Worlds Weirdest Weather: Fire

A tornado of swirling flames, the most spectacular lightning show on earth, an inferno in the outback and a volcano blowing smoke rings all of which are covered in this film by weatherman Alex Beresford. He helps to explain some of the weirdest weather...

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Rich Hall’s California Stars

Comedian Richard Hall takes us on a journey revealing the reality of life in the Golden State. For a place that has so much history and beauty Rich uncovers that most of the residents living here are actually in fact disappointed with how their lives turned out given the promise of success which the California dream portrays, stating that its a place which easily forgets its past so it can in turn reinvent itself for tourists and...

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Beyond The Glory: Joe Frazier

In this one hour episode of Beyond The Glory, boxing legend Joe Frazier is profiled. The documentary explores his life from being a young boy working on a farm in South Carolina who overcame his greatest challenges to become one of the worlds most legendary...

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Indochine: A People’s War in Colour

A film which tells the remarkable story of the people of South East Asia who fought three wars over three decades to gain their freedom using entirely original colour archive...

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The Amish: Shunned

The documentary was filmed over the course of a year and follows several former members of the Amish community as they look back on their decisions to leave the only life they knew and one of the most closed off and tightly knit communities in America. Throughout we discover that these ex-Amish now find themselves struggling to understand modern life. With interviews from remaining loyal members of the Amish community they explain how the importance of obedience and the strong ties bind their communities together and the pain endured when loved ones leave is...

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The True Story of Bonnie and Clyde

Hollywood portrayed them as the most glamorous outlaws in American history, their crime spree lasted two years and claimed 14 lives, but who were Bonnie and Clyde?, what drove them to a life of violent crime and how did they evade capture for so long? Drawing on eyewitness accounts, newly released police files and the discovery of a remarkable family memoir, this film reveals the true motives and secret tactics behind the legend of Americas most iconic...

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Sputnik Declassified

At the height of the cold war the US and Soviet Union are locked in an nuclear standoff. In October 1957, the Soviets stuned the world by orbiting the earth with the worlds first satellite, Sputnik. This in itself contributed to a shift in public opinion with regards to superpower capabilities, the US was always considered to be on top but after the launch, this was no more. In this film Nova takes a look at the highly secretive American space program prior to Sputnik and how the US covert objectives in space only gave the impression that the Soviets were taking the lead in space...

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The Pack: Lions

See how a pride of South African lions hunt three distinct prey animals in the Singita Game Reserve. Observe the Pride's unique strategies as they pursue zebra, impala, and ultimately the tallest land animal, the giraffe. Outmanoeuvring the prey is no easy task; especially when each species is equipped with its own set of defensive adaptations. Even so, the lions must eat - and their hunting skills must prevail if they are to...

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Pure Science Specials: Magnetic Storm

There is a region of our planet that no human being has ever visited, no one has ever seen this place, yet what happens here effects everyone of us every day of our lives. Its 2000 miles beneath our feet, the earths molten core. Here a vast ocean of liquid iron generates an invisible forcefield, the earths magnetic field. It surrounds our entire planet cocooning us from the dangers of space, but now scientists have made an alarming discover, there is a storm brewing deep within the earth, a storm which could destroy our vital magnetic...

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