Frank Gardner’s Return to Saudi Arabia
BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner returns for the first time to Riyadh, the city in Saudi Arabia where he was shot by Al Qaeda in 2004 and left dependent upon a wheelchair. Travelling in this important and mysterious country, he explores how it has so far avoided an Arab Spring revolution. Frank Gardner's Return to Saudi Arabia BBC full documentary 2013 Inside the saudi...
Crossing The Line: North Korea
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 remaining a man of eternally divided loyalties. From his appalling childhood in a rural 1950′s Virginia foster home,...
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WikiLeaks: The Forgotten Man
Private Bradley Manning is the man United States authorities allege stole classified military files, providing them to WikiLeaks for publication. While WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange battles to avoid extradition from the United Kingdom to Sweden, on the other side of the Atlantic Bradley Manning is facing a court martial. If found guilty Manning could spend the rest of his life in prison. It’s a case that has all the hallmarks of a spy thriller. Bradley Manning was an American soldier serving in Iraq,...
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In Saddam’s Shadow: 10 Years After
Ten years after the US invasion of Iraq, this documentary series by Vice takes us to Baghdad to see how the city is doing. The film is guided by Waleed Nesyif, after eight years away he is returning home for the first time. VICE founder Suroosh Alvi hangs with a Baghdadi biker gang who fondly remember the days of Saddam’s rule, and we get a tour of a city that used to be covered non-stop in the American media, but now seems to be somewhat forgotten. The film investigates the struggles of emo kids and gays...
Prisoner X
In a painstaking investigation, this report amassed compelling evidence to finally uncover the identity of Prisoner X, sending shock-waves around the world when it broke the story. A unique insight to the case. In early 2010 a man was escorted to arguably the most secure prison cell in Israel. The guards taking him there had no idea who he was or what he’d done. “It is simply a person without a name and without an identity who is placed in complete and absolute isolation from the outside world. There is...
David Icke, Revelations of a Mother Goddess
From the Author: This program presents the staggering story of human sacrifice and satanic rituals involving the most famous people in the world. World famous conspiracy researcher David Icke hosts an interview with Arizona Wilder, formerly Jennifer Greene, who was programmed and trained to conduct satanic rituals by Joseph Mengele a.k.a. the Angel of Death from the Nazi death camps of World War II. Arizona Wilder describes how she conducted rituals in which the Queen, the Queen Mother and other members of the...
The Weight of Chains
"The Weight of Chains" is a Canadian documentary film that takes a critical look at the role that the US, NATO and the EU played in the tragic breakup of a once peaceful and prosperous European state - Yugoslavia. The film, bursting with rare stock footage never before seen by Western audiences, is a creative first-hand look at why the West intervened in the Yugoslav conflict, with an impressive roster of interviews with academics, diplomats, media personalities and ordinary citizens of the former Yugoslav...
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Zimbabwe: State of Denial
Thirty years after becoming a nation, and 30 years after Robert Mugabe and ZANU PF came to power, Zimbabwe does not appear to have fulfilled the hopes that so many had at independence. Both ZANU PF and the MDC appear to be in a state of denial about the true condition of Zimbabwe at 30, and this cannot be the best way for the country to start its fourth decade as a nation. A country which was meant to have buried the racism of white minority rule has once again become a place where some Zimbabweans are more...
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Inside the Saudi Kingdom
Lionel Mill's film has unique access to Prince Saud bin Abdul Mohsen, one of the rulers of the rich, powerful and secretive Saudi royal family. This is a fascinating insight into the conflicts between tradition and modernity in one of the world's most conservative and autocratic...