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Britain’s Oldest Mums And Dads

Britain is becoming a nation of much older parents, the number of British women giving birth in their 40's and 50's has more than doubled in the last 10 years. The number of children born to fathers in their 50's and 60's has also doubled in the last decade. A fascinating film which questions whether having a baby later in life is a carefully thought out decisio...

Last Days of Solitary
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Last Days of Solitary

Bac in 2011, Maine State Prison launched a brave new reform programme which aimed to significantly reduce the use of solitary confinement due to the all round negative affects it was having on not only the individual serving the time but everyone who had to deal with them too. Bafta and Emmy-winn

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Building the Titanic
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Building the Titanic

When the RMS Titanic sank on the 15th of April 1912 claiming over 1500 lives she took with her the pride and dreams of a city. What took just 180 minutes to disappear had taken the people of Belfast millions of man hours to build. Before construction could begin they had to carve a vast new dock

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The War Business

The War Business

The War Business is a film by Mark Stucke which deals with the practice of private armies or mercenaries hired by governments and multinational companies. These are typically companies whose investments are being compromised by war. This film uncovers the bloody truth of some of these armies for

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Last Days of Solitary

Last Days of Solitary

Bac in 2011, Maine State Prison launched a brave new reform programme which aimed to significantly reduce the use of solitary confinement due to the all round negative affects it was having on not only the individual serving the time but everyone who had to deal with them too. Bafta and Emmy-winn

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Building the Titanic

Building the Titanic

When the RMS Titanic sank on the 15th of April 1912 claiming over 1500 lives she took with her the pride and dreams of a city. What took just 180 minutes to disappear had taken the people of Belfast millions of man hours to build. Before construction could begin they had to carve a vast new dock

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A North Korean Diary

A North Korean Diary

Luca Faccio, a photographer from Vienna, Italy has managed to secure a visa to travel to North Korea seven times since 2005 and over the course of these trips he has gained great insight into the people and their worldview. During these trips Luca managed to see more than he was allowed to be sho

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Freeze Me

Freeze Me

Imagine your body in an aluminum container filled with liquid nitrogen that will be kept in deep-freeze for hundreds of years. This documentary takes you through an entire cryopreservation process. Can it really offer people a second chance on life? Cryogenics is an extremely controversial subjec

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The Collective Evolution II: The Human Experience

The Collective Evolution II: The Human Experience

The Collective Evolution 2: The Human Experience is a documentary focused on showing each of the dimensions to the experience we call life. The documentary does this by addressing exactly who we all are, and why we are here. It further delves into each of the key pieces that make up the human puzzle

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Costa Concordia

Costa Concordia

In an exclusive, National Geographic Channel will take viewers on the gripping passage to death and drama on high-seas when the ill-fated Costa Concordia, sunk off the coast of Italy on the 13th of January 2012. Suspense-filled, the documentary pieces together survivor testimony along with footage t

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Ancient Ink: Blood and Tattoos

Ancient Ink: Blood and Tattoos

Starting in New Zealand, Craig Reynolds explores the tattooing culture around the globe. He kicks off with the Maori and the artists who maintain the ancient tattooing tradition.  There are so many different and diverse patterns and techniques…many are quite simply painful to endure. The Maori mo

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