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Gatekeeper

Gatekeeper

In 2015, there were 24,025 documented suicides in Japan, that equates to almost 70 people killing themselves each and every day. The Tojinbo Cliffs are a national park located in Fukui Prefecture, here it turns out is one of the most popular spots for suicide in Japan. The cliffs themselves are known to provide a quick death as some reach a height of 23 meters whilst the water below is about 20 me

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Cannibal

Cannibal

In all of our eyes it is the cannibalistic killer which is the most horrific of all murderers, and in this Channel 4 documentary series these killers who are the subject. Episode 1: The Real Hannibal Lecters In the first we see journalist Katharine English consult experts, examine historical, cultural and religious instances of cannibalism whilst also interview some of the worlds most horrif

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Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius

In 1950, Percy Julian was one of the few African Americans who had a Ph.D. He was Chicago's man of the year and for good reason, he was a groundbreaking scientist. However, Percy did not have an easy road, he was the grandson of Alabama slaves and was met with every barrier possible with regards to living in a deeply segregated America. Denied teaching positions and the target of many death thr

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Fallen Angels

Fallen Angels

Up until 1991 there used to be a U.S. Airforce base in the Philippines city of Angeles, these days though many men, most of whom are retired, flock to the city of "Fallen Angels" in search of sex for sale. As a result a whole generation of orphan children are currently growing up in the Philippines as though it were a post war country. Huge numbers of these children were fathered by foreign sex to

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Witness to Waco

Witness to Waco

April 19th 1993, a violent standoff between a radical religious sect and the federal government comes to a fiery end, all eyes are on David Koresh the groups prophet, the government portrays him as a dangerous cult leader but to his followers he is the final messenger. Nearly two decades after the blaze questions about what really happened at Waco still remain. With rare footage and first hand

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The Untold History of the United States

The Untold History of the United States is a 12 part documentary series which was directed, produced and narrated by Academy Award winning writer/director Oliver Stone. The series is an uncompromising examination of the history of the United States, it provides us with a crucial counter-point to the tendency towards self-congratulation with regards to ones own historical past. Stone shines a li

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Britain’s Street Kids

Britain’s Street Kids

Every day in the United Kingdom it seems that hundreds of children are being forced to leave home and charities such as Shelter say the number of homeless children is simply bound to rise as a direct result to recent cuts in government spending. To gain some insight into the issue this film follows four teenagers who are currently fending for themselves, living on the streets surrounded by drug ab

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Professor Green: Suicide and Me

Professor Green or rather Stephen Manderson, is a British rapper who recently released several documentaries via BBC Three, some of which include Dangerous Dogs and Hidden and Homeless. In this film Stephen, embarks on more of a personal journey as he attempts to uncover the truth behind the suicide of his own father seven years ago. His platinum single Read All About It and songs such as Goodn

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Engineering Evil: Inside The Holocaust

Engineering Evil is a History Channel special which examines in great detail the process in which the Nazis carries out the Holocaust. However, this film is unique in its approach as it does not focus solely on the engineering / industrial side but rather the human engineering which took place. It was this engineering which allowed such an atrocity to occur in the first place. The Nazi's requir

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