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The Congo Dandies

The Congo Dandies

In recent years the Congo has seen rise to a unique movement known as "La Sape" which stands for "The Society of Ambiance-Makers and Elegant People", the movement itself see's fashion-conscious men splashing out on designer clothes rather than the spending it on essentials. As a result these men truly do stand out from the crowd becoming local celebrities, but this taste of fame comes at a price.

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Scotch! The Story of Whisky

In this three part documentary series we see Scottish actor David Hayman set off on a journey to better understand the state in which the Scotch whiskey industry is currently in and how it's world dominance is becoming threatened. In the first episode we see Hayman meet up with coopers and coppersmiths whilst also enrolling in a distilling course in Campbeltown. He is schooled in the alchemy of

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The Dying Rooms

The Dying Rooms is an award winning film which was released in 1995, it is an undercover examination of Chinese state run orphanages which have seen a sharp rise in abandoned babies since 1978, this was when China introduced the "one-child policy". The one-child policy was put in place in an attempt to control the rapid growth in population as it meant most families could only have one child. A

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Oxyana

Oxyana

At first glance you could be forgiven for thinking that the town known as Oceana, located in West Virginia is perfect. It is one of the oldest town's in Wyoming County and is surrounded by pure beauty, mountains filled with colour, calm rivers flowing on the outskirts of town with its inhabitance moving at a leisurely pace. All of the above is true but in recent years a more sinister side has evol

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Florida Man

Florida Man

Florida Man is a film by director Sean Dunne, it is a honest examination of the human oddities which can be found populating the streets of Florida. Dunne makes it his mission to interact with those whom typically would go unnoticed as you went about your daily business. We are introduced to a variety of interesting characters who are more than happy to share their perspective on what it is like t

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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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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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I Am Alive: Surviving the Andes Plane Crash

Released in 2010 I Am Alive: Surviving the Plane Crash explores the tragedy which was that of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571, a charter plane carrying 45 passengers which on October 13, 1972, vanished over the Andes, the longest continental mountain range in the world. Through interviews with Nando Parrado, a surviving member of the crash itself and the use of reenactments we learn of the 72-da

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The Summer Of Rave, 1989

Great British summers may not come often but when they do people all across the nation start shedding not only their clothes but their inhibitions too and if summertime is party time the scorcher which was the summer of 1989 was one long party from beginning to end. 1989 saw young people were turning their backs on the rat race and throwing themselves into a hedonistic rush of new music and new

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