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Billions in Change

Billions in Change

There are 7 billion of us in the world today and we are facing some huge problems, but talk alone doesn't help someone escape from poverty, awareness doesn't reduce pollution, or grow food, or heal the sick, that takes doing and Manoj Bhargava, the billionaire CEO of 5-Hour Energy drinks has decided to put his money towards the cause in order to better the world we live in. Bhargava is investing 9

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Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Directed by Alex Gibney, Going Clear is a feature documentary that caused quite a stir when it was released earlier this year (2015). It instantly received widespread praise from movie critics and was nominated for seven Emmy Awards, winning three, which included Best Documentary. The film itself dives straight into the deep end of Scientology and we quickly learn of the history behind the infa

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The Artful Codgers

The Artful Codgers

On the 28th of January 2008, the head of one of Britain's most elusive crime families arrived at court in order to be sentenced, together Olive, George and Sean Greenhalgh had become the most successful forgers in history. Their fakes ranged across all types of art and were so spectacular that one was even shown to the Queen of England. Using police interviews and unseen footage, this documenta

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NSA Whistleblower William Binney: The Future of Freedom

This is more of a feature interview rather than a documentary but I feel many of you will appreciate it. William Binney is a 36-year veteran of the United States Intelligence Community, he was the Director for Global Communication Intelligence at the NSA. After realising that his efforts to protect the American public's privacy were being undermined by those who were positioned above above him in

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The Dog Factory

The Dog Factory

BBC Scotland goes on a journey through the ruthless world of dog trade, from the small-time illegal sellers to some of the counties biggest dog traffickers. Talking to the breeders and confronting those who are at the heart of it all, exposing the profit driven puppy farmers.  It is a multimillion pound market and it's believed that nearly one third of all dogs bought in the UK today have come fro

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Secrets of China

Secrets of China

In this three part BBC documentary series, TV presenter Billie JD Porter sets out to discover what its really like to live in China, a country that remains semi-communist and still enforces some pretty strict rules. With a population of 1.3 billion, 1 in 5 of the worlds people live in China, it's a place where respect for the state and your elders is being drilled into the next generation. The

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The Great Car Insurance Swindle

With the cost of car insurance in the United Kingdom up nearly 40% this year, BBC's Panorama decide to go undercover, delving straight into the murky world of insurance fraud and speaking directly with the gangs who are ripping off insurance companies to the tune of tens of thousands of pounds. These criminals are faking road accidents at an alarming rate, all in an attempt to cash in on fraudulen

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Britain’s Private War

BBC Scotland investigates the UK's armed sector of the private security industry which is estimated to be worth, globally, as much as £400 billion. Where there's conflict, there are contracts. This is a programme about the outsourcing of war, the deaths of former soldiers the public aren't being told about and an unregulated industry which is getting rich in all our names. In this film reporter

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Searching for Spitman

The tale behind a somewhat notorious character from around the West London area known only as "Spitman" is the thing urban legends are made of, a sort of local boogie man if you will. Spitman is a name you will hear on the blocks, stairwells and alleys of West London, its a story that exists across the road from multimillion pound homes, a story that lurks in the night, a story of the real underbe

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