Category “Society”

Britains Broken Families

A recent documentary by the BBC has set about following the work of Newcastle's Family Intervention Project or FIP, the project aims to try and help some of the more disruptive families in the area. Two of the FIP workers followed by this documentary are Claire Stewart and Vicki McKeown both are assigned to a family in an attempt to turn their lives around and help improve the overall home situation. Claire's aim is to try and help mother Sharon get her 14 year old daughter to go to school and Vicki is faced with the task of helping two boys who seem to be getting neglected and are at...

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Educating North Korea

Panorama find themselves with unique access to one of the most unusual academic institutions, situated in North Korea its surprising that a country renowned for its secrecy and isolation would allow foreign lectures teach the sons of some of the countries most powerful men. This university which is funded by the west is attempting to open the minds of the future...

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The Collective Evolution III: The Shift

The Collective Evolution III is a new documentary that has only been out a few days, already however it has gathered a lot of great feedback and over 30,000 views on YouTube. It's a powerful documentary that delves into a revolutionary shift which affects many aspects of our planet. People all over are becoming more aware of the existing control systems in place that can aid in preventing us from finding our true potential and experiencing it to the fullest. This film explores hidden technologies and new alternatives in an effort to expose a bright future that can be found ahead of...

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Harlem USA

Harlem USA filmed is said to be a documentary for the people by the people of Harlem but having had a little help for Canadian director Eric Schachter. Eric began frequenting Harlem many years ago, embracing its culture but he quickly became aware of a real problem, one that is shared all over the world by so many different communities and that is the blight of gentrification and dispossession. This film however is a great tribute to a remarkable people, shedding light on the true wonder of Harlem and allowing insight into the vibrant culture seen...

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The Field: Violence, Hip Hop & Hope For Chicago

World Star Hip-Hip have created this 40 minute film, documenting the Chicago Hip-Hop scene and the violence that is being associated with the...

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The Peoples Kitchen

The Peoples Kitchen is a project that happens each and every week in Dalston, London a group of volunteers meet and go around the area collecting food that would otherwise be thrown away as waste from local shops, markets and gardens, this food in its own right is perfectly good to eat. This food is then brought together in a kitchen where it is cooked and served to around fifty to a hundred people each week, resulting in thousands being fed each year from food that would normally be thrown away. This film follows a few key characters from the Peoples Kitchen project in an attempt to...

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The Hidden World of Britain’s Immigrants

This is the story of immigrants in the UK, legal and illegal. They went to Britain because it offered hope of a better life but for some the reality proved to be very different. As the number of illegal immigrants exceeds 600,000, this BBC documentary team sets about meeting individuals fighting to stay in the country including many who are in fact homeless, struggling to...

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Bikes for Africa

Bikes for Africa is an inspirational documentary about Hap Cameron, who in 2003 decided to devote his twenties to traveling the world in the pursuit of achieving his goal, which was to live and work on every continent before he turned the age thirty. Having now almost completed his goal 8 years later, Hap only has one more continent to take on and thats Africa. This documentary follows Hap's journey through Africa as he attempts to set up a self-sustainable cycle bike workshop in rural Namibia with a container load of secondhand donated bikes from Melbourne. The idea is to discover how...

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IRL 2.0: In Moderation

Video games have claimed hours of the lives of many young individuals, once such game that could be considered particularly culpable is World of Warcraft. This short documentary by Anthony Rosner is his tale of video game addiction and how it affected his life. IRL 2.0: In Moderation is the sequel to his popular original short "IRL: In Real Life" which gained quite a lot of attention upon release. To this day it has collected over half a million views on youtube. Anthony's personal...

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