Posted in: Society
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...
Autopsy: Whitney Houston’s Last Hours
In her lifetime she sold more than two hundred million records, propelling her from a gospel choir to global stardom but at 3:36pm on February 11th 2012, Whitney Houston was found unconscious in a bath in a hollywood hotel. World renowned forensic pathologist Dr. Stephen Shepard has been preforming autopsies for more than twenty five years, his expertise has been called on for the Bloody Sunday enquiry, the aftermath of the September 11th attacks and the inquest of the death of Princess Diana. In this...
Posted in: Crime
Secrets of the Scammers
They are responsible for the fastest growing area of crime, they targeted half of the British population last year but despite this they prove very hard to catch, meet the foreign scam artists who are hitting Britain, from the street scammers of eastern Europe to the west African scammers targeting us online. Channel 4 follows the police as they tackle a crime wave and for the first time we get a proper glimpse at the citizen army that is fighting back, attempting to lure scammers into set up confrontations in a...
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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...
Posted in: Crime, Drugs
Narco Bling
Mexico is at war, a war for control of its own country against a rich and powerful enemy the Mexican drug cartel. These narco traffickers live in a world of astonishing wealth and extravagance, this being said however they live in even more spectacular cruelty and violence. This film is about the criminal gangs that are earning billions from a seemingly endless flow of illegal drugs, most of which seem to end up in the United States. National Geographic explore this dark world, where of the the most wanted...
Posted in: Conference, Music
40 Years of Hip-Hop
KRS-One takes us on a journey through the history of Hip-Hop, letting us in on his interpretation of the art and the meaning behind it. This documentary however is more of a speech given by KRS-One edited together with clips from his Hip-Hop career. This speech was held throughout Hip-Hop appreciation week in...
Mick Foley: Hardcore Legend
A behind the scenes look into the world of Mick Foley, the professional wrestler who was best known for his outrageous hardcore matches where anything goes, from landing in a bed of thumbtacks to getting hit with a baseball bat wrapped in barbed wire, whatever the weapon it's safe to say Mick Foley has been on the receiving end. The world of wrestling may very well be staged but the pain suffered from the type of matches Foley took part in was very much a reality. This documentary gives us a view of Foley's life...
Posted in: Society
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...
Swaziland: Gold Mine of Marijuana
In this edition of Hamilton Morris' "Pharmacopeia‎" vice show, Hamilton and his team pay a visit to the landlocked Kingdom of Swaziland, which is completely surrounded by South Africa and Mozambique and where the growing of Cannabis is still very much illegal. Despite this fact Swaziland boasts the more hectares of land dedicated to growing marijuana than all of India and therefore Hamilton has taken it upon himself to attempt to chemically analyze some of the local strains. Upon his arrival however he...