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The Age of Stupid

The Age of Stupid is a British film which was released back in 2009 by Franny Armstrong, director of McLibel. The documentary itself is semi-dramatised, featuring the actor Pete Postlethwaite who portrays a man who is living alone in the devastated world of 2055. Postlethwaite can be seen watching archive footage from the mid to late 2000's, as he asks the question "Why didn't we stop climate chan

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The Most Dangerous Town on the Internet

Ramnicu Valcea is a town which is located in the center of Romania, at first glance it appears to be a typical town for the region, although quite beautiful. One would never suspect it of being the notorious 'Hackerville', a home to some of the most prolific cyber criminals the age of computing has ever seen. The Most Dangerous Town on The Internet examines these criminal activities and the threat

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Bompton with Kendrick Lamar

On August 9, 1988 the hardcore rap group known as N.W.A. released their debut album entitled Straight Outta Compton, this release saw the birth of gangsta rap as a music genre and definitively put the city of Compton on the map with regards to hip-hop culture. Fast forward to 2016 and Compton is still well and truly in the spotlight thanks to acts such as Kendrick Lamar, whose music takes on ma

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Walking Heavy: Britain’s Most Notorious Reformed Criminal

Jason Coghlan was once considered to be the most dangerous man in Britain and this is the story of how he managed to turn his life around. Coghlan spent 16 years behind bars, whilst locked up he took an interest in studying law, it was this pastime which ultimately aided in his release. After having served his time Coghlan moved to Marbella, Spain and set up a law firm called Jacoglaw, his main

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Inside Tourette Syndrome

Inside Tourette Syndrome is a film which explores the disorder in great detail, it was produced by Rick Fowler who himself has Tourette's. Fowler's main goal in creating this documentary was to help raise awareness by creating a better understanding of what life is like for someone who lives with the disorder. The film takes us on an extremely interesting trip through the history of Tourette's an

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A Defeated People

A Defeated People

A Defeated People is a historical short documentary which was released in 1946 by the Crown Film Unit, the film depicts the shattered state of Germany after the second World War, both physically and as a society. What makes this film interesting is that the overall tone of it is one of sympathy towards the german people rather than the typical attitude of blame, which was more common for the time.

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Michael Collins

Michael Collins

This Easter marked the 100th anniversary of Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising. Michael Collins who was born in Clonakilty, Co. Cork on the 16th of October 1890 was a foot-soldier in this Rising and during the War of Independence (1919-1921) he became director of intelligence for the I.R.A., their primary objective being to weaken the British intelligence system through an effective network of Irish spi

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Afghanistan’s Child Drug Addicts

As the world focused on the fight against the Taliban in Afghanistan this Channel 4 special set out to reveal how the conflict has lead to a terrifying rise in the number of children who are now addicted to opium and heroin. The film exposes many reasons for this spike in addiction, one being the fact that opium and heroin have become so readily available that it is now cheaper to treat pain wi

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The Big Burn

The Big Burn

On August 19th 1910, an assistant forest ranger named Edmund Pulaski emerged out of the smoked filled Bitterroot Mountains, that loomed over the town of Wallace, Idaho. For months himself and his crew has been fighting wild fires in the Bitterroot's but despite all of their efforts he was afraid that the town was going to burn. Pulaski's worst fears came true the very next day when the town of

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