Posted in: Crime, Music, Society
Chiraq
This is an eight part documentary by Vice's music devision, Noisey. They venture to Englewood which is one of the sketchiest areas in Chicago city and hook up with Chief Keef, a famous rapper in the Hip-Hop, drill...
Posted in: Nature
The Secret Life of Dogs
Dogs, man's best friend, but how well do we really know our fateful companions? How they see their world, what they really think of us? This films meets up with dogs that appear to have a 6th sense capable of detecting cancer, dogs that have undying loyalty for their owners and in some cases saving them as well as examining the life of a growing puppy, revealing how it...
Cities of the Underworld: Istanbul
Walk anywhere in the city of Istanbul and you're walking on top of the past. Dig anywhere beneath the streets and you'll uncover thousands of years of hidden history. Most historic cities have been extensively excavated but in Istanbul, archaeologists have just barely scratched the surface. On the History Channels quest to peel back the layers of the cities buried past, there is no telling what they will...
Nest of Giants
One of Vice's latest documentaries which set's about shining some light onto the icelandic culture of competing in the World's Strongest Man. Although Iceland only has a population of about 320,000 people, the country itself appears to have quite a large number of "strongmen" some of which Vice get talking to, including former Strongest Man Champion, Magnus Ver Magnusson who now runs a unique gym...
Posted in: Business
Peter Jones: How We Made Our Millions
Presenter on the BBC program "Dragon's Den" and successful entrepreneur Peter Jones meets up with two of Britain's fellow and well known entrepreneur's to explore and discuss what drives them and how they came to be millionaires. These are Richard Reed, co-founder of smoothie company Innocent which has a 165 million pound turnover each year and Michelle Mone, the owner and creator of the multi-million pound lingerie...
Frank Bruno: Gloves Off
Franklin Roy Bruno or simply Frank Bruno, is a former English professional boxer and WBC heavyweight championship title holder. Frank was known for his punching ability and who won his WBC title against Oliver McCall in 1995. Out of 45 bouts he won 40 and 38 of which were by knockout which gives him a 95% knockout rate of the fights he won. "Gloves Off" explores the in's and outs of Franks boxing career and includes many interviews with Frank himself, the people in his ring and some...
Posted in: Crime
Gangs in Prison
Santa Rita Jail near North California is one of the biggest jails in America. Jails can be a dangerous place full of gangs and cliques that bring rivalries from the streets into the jail itself. For many this leaves but one choice join a gang or face a world of violence with no protection. For this reason the jail has a specially devised a gang unit which hopes to combat gang violence within the jail. This documentary shows the constant battle of power between the Deputies and the Gang...
Posted in: Crime
The Green River Killer: Gary Ridgway
Gary Ridgway is one of Americas most prolific serial killers, he was convicted of having murdered forty eight people but later confessed to having killed nearly twice that number. Although his identity was not yet known, he struck fear into the state of Washington during the 1980's and 1990's, where most of his victims had been prostitutes. The first five of Ridgway's victims had been found in the Green River, hence the press dubbing him "The Green River...
Posted in: Society
Poor Kids of America
In the United States child poverty has reached record levels, with over 16 million children now affected nationwide. One in twelve americans are now jobless and many children are growing up with little hope of long term employment. With middle class families loosing their homes sometimes with very short notice, more and more pressure is being piled onto charitable causes such as food banks and shelters. In this documentary BBC ask three children to express their views on what life in modern America is really...