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World of Warcraft: Looking for Group

To celebrate 10 years of World of Warcraft, Blizzard have released a new documentary that sets about exploring the history of WoW, from it's early inception right up to today's development. It includes interviews with it's creators, who explain how the game came to be as successful as it...

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The Rise of ISIS

As the United States with a coalition of other countries wage a new war on terror FRONTLINE investigates how ISIS gained such a dangerous stronghold. From the ashes of Al Qaeda correspondent Martin Smith uncovers the early warnings, the missteps and the ancient tribal hatreds that fueled the rise of...

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Cosmonauts: How Russia Won the Space Race

We all think we know the story of space and that it was conquered by the Americans but thats not the real story. The actual conquers of space were a dedicated group of men and women from the other side of the iron curtain. After decades of secrecy they are now free to tell their extraordinary stories of how they risked everything to take the first steps into...

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Don’t Look Down

The man behind the climbs shown in this film is not a stuntman or professional climber but a 23 year old man who lives at home with his mother in South Hampton, UK, called James Kingston. He has gained world wide notoriety for climbing and hanging from a 100m tall crane (Image shown in thumbnail). By sharing his climbs with the public there is always a risk of inspiring copy cats and authorities are quickly becoming concerned that accidents are simply waiting to happen. This climbing craze initially emerged out of Russia and the Ukraine over 7 years ago since then it has spread across the...

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Cold Case JFK

In broad daylight in front of hundreds of witnesses a president is murdered, within hours a suspect is arrested, Lee Harvey Oswald but two days later he himself is killed. Since 1963 millions of Americas have been convinced that the presidents assassination was not the work of one man but rather a conspiracy. Can modern forensics and ballistics crack the case? For the first time using state of the art technology, NOVA brings together a team of experts to analyze the gun, the bullets, the crime scene and the medical...

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Dennis Nilsen: Born To Kill

Dennis Nilsen, is a man who in the 1980's would be uncovered as the most prolific serial killer in British history. A civil servant who's extraordinary behavior would see him named with cruel irony "The Kindly Killer", but was this murder of young men driven by nature or nurture and was the Kindly Killer born to kill? Throughout his killing spree which lasted from 1978 to 1983, Nilsen committed a minimum of 12 murders and was sentenced to life imprisonment on the 4th of November...

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Rise of the Drones

Drones, these aerial robots are replacing manned planes whilst revolutionizing warfare by allowing us to see and eliminate targets from the other side of the globe and making science fiction a reality. With unprecedented access to the scientists, engineers and pilots involved in the development of these drones NOVA reveals the technologies that make drones so powerful and the breakthroughs that are leading us into the future. Will drones soon replace even the most sophisticated of manned planes and become part of our everyday lives? With companies like Amazon exploring the idea of using...

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Oscar Pistorius: The Truth

A BBC film that goes behind the scenes of the recent Oscar Pistorius trial for murdering his partner Reeva Steenkamp and follows Reeva's parents as they prepare for the courts proceedings including interviews with them after the verdict is announced. Pistorius has always maintained his innocence in regards to the charge of premeditated murder but does accept that he did kill Reeva so the case itself was to determine if he was telling the truth. The judge has now found him guilty of culpable homicide i.e....

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AIDS in Black America

This FRONTLINE & ENDGAME film is a groundbreaking two-hour examination of one of Americas biggest health issues which in itself is preventable. There is around one million people in the United States who are infected by HIV about half of these are black men, women and children. Using interviews and old archived data this documentary traces the history of AIDS epidemic and allows those involved to tell their...

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