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Eritrea: Africa’s North Korea

Located beside Ethiopia and Sudan, Eritrea is one of the most censored countries in the world, so much so that it is frequently compared to North Korea. Eritrea won it's independence back in 1991 after a bitter conflict with Ethiopia, the war itself lasted almost 30 years. Since the end of the war Isaias Afwerki has been the one and only president of Eritrea, he enforces a strict control over t

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Still Berning

Still Berning

As we are all now aware, Bernie Sanders lost the primaries to Hillary Clinton as the US presidential candidate for the Democratic Party. But it was a loss which ironically marked the beginning rather than the end, the start of a political movement. In the run up to the election Bernie's campaign made history by receiving a record number of donations from individual citizens and not rich corpora

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Trump’s New America

America's 2016 election boiled down to a race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, two of the most controversial presidential candidates we have ever seen and as a result the race itself became the most bitter and ugly in living memory. With Trump coming out victorious BBC reporter Hilary Andersson travels to the states in order to meet up with some Americans on both sides of the electoral

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Ethel

Ethel

The subject of this film is Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert F. Kennedy. Her daughter Rory Kennedy, one of 11 children requested she take part in a documentary in order to share the families memories. Through five days worth of interviews and with exclusive access to the Kennedy's home photos and videos we learn of how Ethel's life is one of the great untold stories. We gain great insight int

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Before the Flood

Before The Flood is a documentary brought to us by the Academy Award-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and the Academy Award-winning actor, and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio. It was filmed over the course of a three year journey that took Stevens and DiCaprio across all corners of the globe and reveals the true effects in which climate change is having on our planet. As we learn of ho

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North Korea: Crossing The Line

In 1962 a U.S. solider sent to guard the peace in South Korea undertook an extraordinary journey, at the height of the Cold War he deserted his unit and walked across the most heavily fortified area on Earth and defected to an alien communist state, North Korea. The existence of an American defector living in the hearth of the Cold War enemy was denied for decades by both the United States and

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Paxman on Trump v Clinton: Divided America

Abraham Lincoln could be considered the greatest president America ever had, he was ernest, a visionary and heroic, he also earned the respect of the world but where are the hero's now asks reporter Jeremy Paxman. As November quickly approaches, Paxman travels to Washington in a bid to understand how it is that the two current presidential candidates are two of the most hated and distrusted of

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Nixon in the Den

He was one of America's most successful presidents on the international stage, lauded as a world statesman who thawed the cold war. He was reelected in one of the biggest landslide victories in American history, capturing 49 out of 50 states. This being said however, Richard Nixon was the only president to ever resign from office, forced out of the Whitehouse in abject disgrace. Over 40 years o

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Cyberjihad

Cyberjihad

Over the past few years terrorist organisations have developed not only as performers of attacks but also as story tellers. They seem to employ professional media departments in order to produce a constant flow of propaganda in which the romance of the Islamic brotherhood is ascetically mixed with what can only be described as ultra violence. These heinous acts committed are often filmed from t

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