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The Three Rocketeers: Future of Space Travel

One man has pursued a dream his entire working life, lead engineer Alan Bond believes he is now on the threshold of realizing this dream, to build a revolutionary spacecraft that achieves earths orbit in a single  leap. If their calculations are correct their revolutionary design will herald a new era in...

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Blood, Smack Tears Afghanistan’s Heroin Hell

Afghanistan, this country is the worlds biggest heroin producer, 90% of all opiate based drugs come from here, but now it is also one of the worst consumers of narcotics anywhere. The nations drug habit is taring society apart, life by life. This BBC film follows two young addicts witnessing their efforts to kick heroin addiction and attempt to get their lives back on...

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The Islamic State

This state has been established by a hardline Sunni jihadist group that emerged out of the Syrian civil war. Up until recently this group was known as ISIS but now they simply call themselves "The Islamic State" or "IS" for short. Their speed and efficiency in which they advanced from Syria into Iraq caught the world and those reporting on the middle east by complete surprise. They captured major cities and took control of large military equipment provided to the Iraq army by the Americans. Growing in numbers IS fighters have come from all over the world, all wanting to be part of the...

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Scarface: True Hollywood Story

We have all heard of the 1983 classic, "Scarface" where Al Pacino plays the role of Tony Montana, a cuban refugee who made his way to Miami, Florida in order to start a new life but quickly becomes caught up in the underworld whilst making a name for himself. This documentary however is about what happened during the making of the feature film, such as the staff receiving death threats directly from those who's lifestyle the film was shinning a light...

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In The Wild, With Robin Williams: Dolphins

A documentary from 1997 were the late Robin Williams goes on an adventure to the Bahamas and Hawaii trying to discover all there is to know about dolphins who happen to be some of the most endearing animals on this planet, they are not only playful and gentle but also very inquisitive and...

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The True Story Of The D Day Spies

The story behind D-Day is one which has been told from nearly every perspective, from the soldiers who fought that day, the military tacticians who planned it to the generals who led it. This being said there is one group whose efforts seem to get forgotten, these were the spies who made the whole thing...

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These Things Take Time: The Story Of The Smiths

This feature documentary is all about the band known as "The Smiths", using previously unseen footage of their performances and behind the scenes goings on their tale is told along with interviews from Mike Joyce, Andy Rourke, Sandie Shaw, John Peel, Stephen Street, plus...

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Evolution: The Minds Big Bang

Narrated by Liam Neeson this Nova documentary examines the forces that might have helped contribute to the breakthrough which allowed us humans prevail over all other hominids such as the Neanderthals who co-existed with us for many thousands of years. This film also explores where this power of mind might take...

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Area 51 and the Hidden Secrets of Groom Lake

This is the story of a journey along the frontier of what is real and what is imagined, at its heart is the secret defense establishment of the richest nation on earth. The American military base Groom Lake or better known as Area 51 is a place questioned by many, but one thing is for sure, some of the most advanced military technologies are being developed and tested here. Many of Americas black programs are being carried out here and this film Jane’s Defense Weekly editor, Nick Cook tries to examine some of the odd goings on found in the Nevada...

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