World leaders and activists from around the world gathered for the G20 Summit. With over 19,000 police officers and security personnel on hand, the results lead to over 1100 arrests, martial law in downtown Toronto, and the most massive violation of civil liberties in Canadian history.
Into the Abyss is a documentary by legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog, it is a tale of two men who were convicted of a triple homicide which took place in Conroe, Texas back in 2001. One of these men was Michael Perry, the primary subject of this film, he was sent to death row for the murder of Sandra Stotler, a middle aged housewife who happened to own a nice car in which Perry and Jason Burkett w
Every day, the world over, large amounts of high-level radioactive waste created by nuclear power plants is placed in interim storage, which is vulnerable to natural disasters, man-made disasters, and societal changes. In Finland, the world’s first permanent repository is being hewn out of solid rock – a huge system of underground tunnels – that must last the entire period the waste remains hazard
The Enfield Poltergeist was a period of apparent poltergeist activity which occurred in the village of Brimsdown, in the borough of Enfield, England. The activity began when single parent, Peggy Hodgson moved into the small townhouse with her four children in August 1977 and continued until September 1978, with an added outburst in August 1980. The activity occurred at Brimsdown, a village near
Issei Sagawa murdered an innocent woman and spent three days eating her flesh. Due to loopholes in the law, Issei is a free man to this day. On the afternoon of June 13, 1981, a Japanese man named Issei Sagawa walked to the Bois de Boulogne, a park on the outskirts of Paris, carrying two suitcases. The contents of those suitcases, to the lament of a nearby jogger, was the dismembered body of a
Vice News travels to Cook County Jail, located in Chicago, Illinois, which is the largest single site jail in America, it currently houses 9,000 inmates and it is estimated that 30% of these individuals have mental health illnesses, making it the largest mental health care provider in America today. This short documentary aims to examine the current state of such a mental health care system which
The United States Navy is poised to meet the future with a new generation of high tech transformer like fighting machines. There fast, versatile but also deadly, these are the pioneering warships, USS Freedom & USS Independence and in this National Geographic film we are given a complete tour of there ability and design. The world has changed and in the 21st century the US Navy must deal wi
nside The Twin Towers. This film re-creates a minute-by-minute account of what happened inside the twin towers of the World Trade Center on September 11th, 2001. Narrated by Terrence Stamp.
In just a few months most American, British and other Nato forces will have left Afghanistan after 13 years of bitter conflict. Kabul today is nervous place with frequent attacks taking place all around the capital, the attacks themselves are launched from the surrounding countryside. In this film, BBC's Panorama have gained unique access inside a Taliban stronghold just over an hours drive from K