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The Pink Floyd Story: Which One’s Pink?

In 2005 for the first time in 25 years the members of Pink Floyd got back together to play a live show for Live Aid, for a precious 20 minutes they were once again the legendary Pink Floyd, a band that has spanned 40 years pioneering everything from underground rock to the stadium extravaganza, a band that has survived tragedy and shunned celebrity and wrestled publicly with both it's success and it's audience. There have been five members of the band three of which have lead the band in different decades and that's why the question still remains, which one is pink?  This BBC film...

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Born Asleep

This Panorama episode takes a look at the toll of still born babies that shames Britain, which has one of the highest rates of still born births in the developed world, with 9 apparently healthy babies dying in the womb each day. This film meets with the doctors who think they can save thousands of babies lives, they have been battling for years for the medical establishment to take notice but others say the evidence just isn't sufficient enough. The NHS promotes preventative medicine yet life saving interventions are still not being rolled out as quickly as you might have...

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Normandy ’44: The Battle Beyond D-Day

To mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day, historian James Holland takes us through the depths of the operation, the brutal 77 day Battle for Normandy that came after the initial invasion. Holland challenges some of the myths that come to surround this vital campaign, arguing that we have become all too comfortable in our understanding of these events. As veterans gather to relive one of the turning points of the Second World War, historian James Holland moves beyond the D-Day beaches to reassess the brutal 77-day Battle for Normandy that followed the invasion. This story is about the...

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Air France Flight 447 Crash

Air France Flight 447 was an international, long haul flight departing from Rio de Janeiro, heading towards Paris. On the 1st of June 2009 the flight crashed into the Atlantic Ocean. All passengers and crew members on board were killed. The flights black box was not recovered for almost two years, May 2011. This is the story of that flight and what went...

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TB Return of the Plague

In the southern African nation of Swaziland, around a quarter of all adults are now HIV positive. With so many now living with compromised immune systems, tuberculosis, which had been in decline for decades, has made a dramatic comeback. Now it has a foothold once more, new mutations are evolving fast, meaning the disease threatens the lives of the healthy as well as those with...

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An Honest Man

An Honest Man is a film about the life of R. Budd Dwyer and it dives into the Computer Technology Associates scandal that lead Dwyer to publicly commit suicide during a press conference. The documentary itself features a number of interview from friends, family and associates of Dwyer's in an attempt to better understand the situation. These interviews include Dwyer's widow Joanne (her last before her death in 2009) and William T. Smith, the man whose testimony convicted Dwyer. Smith reveals in the film that he gave false testimony under oath and that he thus is 'responsible' for Dwyer's...

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Pan-Pot: Back to Back

The sixth edition of the successful „back to back" compilation series from Berlin club label mobilee is solely ruled by Pan-Pot this time around. With recent catchy tunes such as „Captain My Captain" and „Confronted", the bustling, ultra-creative duo played, mixed and produced their way into the hearts of countless party people. One-of-a-kind events are defined by burning fans worshiping under the charm and virtuosity from the big stage as Pan-Pot shines through the club music mishmash. The first CD summarizes Pan-Pot's music and track history with mobilee while an unreleased glimpse...

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Titanic Birth of a Legend

A dramatised documentary which follows the lives of the men who designed and built Titanic and her sister ship Olympic at the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, showing the violence, political drama and financial pressures that affected those who worked on her. Eight men, the Guarantee Group, were privileged to be chosen to travel on her maiden voyage. All of them were killed when she sank after striking an...

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Soul Rebel: Dub, Reggae & Sound System Culture

This short documentary explores the spiritual experience and message behind Reggae music and Dub culture. This film is an exploration of the the UK Dub, sound system phenomena, from the role of the sound system operator, to the variety of experiences on the dance floor. Produced by the Mighty Itals Studio, Wandsworth -...

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