This is the story of James Joseph Dresnok, once a United States Army private, who successfully crossed the minefield-strewn demilitarized zone and defected to North Korea during the war. Dresnok has spent more than half his life living, working, and raising a family in North Korea, and was nicknamed Comrade Joe by Western media when he walked into infamy at the height of the Cold War, still rem
A short Documentary filmed in Cuba exploring the problems faced by young Cuban skateboarders due to the trade embargo’s with the US. Produced, Directed & Filmed by Phil Brown.
Larry gets deep in the muddy banks of South Carolina as he uncovers the messy world of oyster harvesting; discovers the survival skills of an American family that has been there for over 250 years; and turns a routine stop on Interstate 80 into a mission to find out what is special in the tiny town of Wells, Nevada.
VICE Founder Shane Smith takes you into the heart of the Libyan revolution, where the stakes are simple: victory or death. We head into rebel-controlled eastern Libya, traveling from the Egyptian border to Benghazi and then onto the front lines in Misrata to document the violent revolution.
Ugandans are the hardest drinking Africans in the motherland, both in terms of per capita consumption and the hooch they choose to chug. Waregi, or "war gin," is what they call the local moonshine, and it makes the harshest Appalachian rotgut taste like freaking Bailey's.
As the United States deepens its commitment to Afghanistan, FRONTLINE takes viewers inside the war-torn nation to reveal a disturbing practice that is once again flourishing in the country: the organized sexual abuse of adolescent boys. In The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan, Afghan journalist Najibullah Quraishi (Behind Taliban Lines) returns to his native land to expose an ancient practice that h
Iran, Unfinished Dream. Shocking documentary about poverty, child labor and addiction. A report by Majid Mahichi
China cannot maintain its historic economic growth unless it starts pushing innovation in ways that the United States has never imagined. One city in China has announced a program to create an army of Steve Jobs type innovators over the next five years. The government has given orders for its citizens to become more creative. For years, China has been promoting a policy of “indigenous innovat
A very thought provoking documentary related to the apartments bombings that rocked Russia in 1999. This film examines the September explosions, and focuses on the foiled bombing in Ryazan on September 22nd, 1999. This film vividly portrays the inconsistencies in government officials’ reactions to Ryazan, and their later attempts to consistently blame the Chechens. Questions about the possible in