Society

Japan’s Stalking Crisis

Japan is currently facing a silent epidemic, stalkers appear to be terrorising many women, with incidents occurring all across the country. In 2013 there were 21,000 cases of stalking reported to the police making the fear of being stalked a haunting reality for many Japanese women. This epidemic appears to be isolated to Japan, with the nation taking the number one spot in terms of worldwide s

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Age of Consent: Canada’s Original Vigilante Pedophile Hunter

Justin Payne is a self-proclaimed vigilante who spends his nights pretending to be a 13-year-old boy online. He is intent on shaming every pedophile who falls for his trap. With help from his cameraman Gerry, the duo have publicly shamed hundreds of sexual predators and have been a thorn in the side of local law enforcement. Filmed in the suburbs of Toronto, this new VICE documentary intimately

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Major Fraud: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Charles Ingram is a former British Army major who had made headlines worldwide after being convicted of cheating to win the jackpot of one million pounds on the British television gameshow Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? The ITV gameshow produced by Celador and hosted by Chris Tarrant was an extremely popular one which saw many families become obsessed with appearing on it. One such family was t

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HyperNormalisation

HyperNormalisation is a film by British filmmaker Adam Curtis, it tells the incredible story of how we have managed to get to this bizarre time of uncertainty and confusion, a time where we see those who are meant to be in power become paralysed, searching for answers. Curtis argues the case that ever since the 1970's, those in power i.e. governments, financier, and technological utopians have

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The Truth About Alcohol

Last January the British government released its new guidelines for alcohol consumption and for the UK's 40 million drinkers it was all pretty sobering. For men the recommended weekly limit was slashed by a third which equates to roughly 7 pints of beer, bringing it in line with the amount recommended for women. In this film we see A&E doctor Javid Abdelmoneim embark on mission to discover

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One Man, Six Wives, and Twenty-Nine Children

There are nearly 50,000 polygamists living illegally in the southwestern state of Utah, and in this film we see how one such family lives from day to day, as the producers were given permission to film Tom Green and his family which includes six wives and twenty nine children. Originally released in 1999, Tom was 51 years old at the time, through a number of interviews with himself and family m

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My Son The Jihadi

My Son The Jihadi

Sally Evans, mother of two, is on a journey to discover what it was that drove her eldest son Thomas to join leave home and join the deadly Islamic terror group known as Al Shabaab. Thomas was only 21 when he decided to leave his home in a Buckinghamshire village and travel to Somalia. The group Al Shabaab is a jihadi Al Qaeda affiliate which is responsible for many atrocities commited in Kenya

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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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