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Lost Worlds: Persia’s Forgotten Empire

Lying in the middle of a plane in the middle of modern day Iran is a forgotten ancient city, Persepolis. Built two and a half thousand years ago it was known in its day as the richest city under the Sun. Persepolis was the capital of the largest empire the world had ever seen but for over two thousand years after its destruction, it was largely ignored. The life...

Apollo 17: The Last Men on the Moon
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Apollo 17: The Last Men on the Moon

On the 25th of May 1961, President John F. Kennedy of the United States of America committed the resources of his nation and launched project Apollo, the greatest technological undertaking in the history of mankind. This was the race to space, an effort to beat the Russians and the enthusiasm was

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In Search of Flight AF447

In Search of Flight AF447

23 months after Air France Flight AF447 crashed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean (June 1st, 2009) the two black boxes from the Rio to Paris flight were recovered from a depth of 3,900 metres and are only now ready to reveal their secrets. For two years the world was left wondering what it was

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The Gulf War

The Gulf War

In the winter of 1991 amid the burning oil wells of Kuwait two armies faced each other in the desert at stake were the oil wells of the Middle East and America's leadership in the world. The war in the Persian Gulf would be the first test after the Cold War of America's promise of a new world order.

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Columbine

Columbine

In 1999 students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold would embark on a massacre that would make history and the name of one Colorado high school synonymous with tragedy. The Columbine High School shooting saw these two individuals ill 12 of their fellow students and a teachers before committing suicide.

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Naked Science: Deadliest Planets

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In the future humanity may leave the Earth behind and search for a new home in space, but where exactly? Our solar system is a dangerous place. There are fiery volcanic worlds, planets with 1400 mile an hour winds, clouds of deadly acid and temperatures hot enough to melt lead. Among these violent w

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Manufacturing Consent

Manufacturing Consent

This film showcases Noam Chomsky, one of America's leading linguists and political dissidents. It also illustrates his message of how government and big media businesses cooperate to produce an effective propaganda machine in order to manipulate the opinions of the United States populous. The key ex

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A Different Pitch

A Different Pitch

From the rutted football pitches and lethal minefields of Kosovo, comes the compelling story of a football dream amid the on-going Balkan nightmare. Filmmaker Doug Aubrey follows football coach Scotty Lee on a near heart-of-darkness type journey through a country scarred by inter-ethnic hatred and l

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The Battle for Marjah

The Battle for Marjah

In February 2010, U.S. Marines Launched Afghanistan: Operation Moshtarak, the biggest operation since the start of the Afghanistan war, whose main target was the Taliban stronghold of Marjah, a town in Helmand Province. Journalist Ben Anderson, who spent two months with the American forces, offers a

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Escaping North Korea

Escaping North Korea

The dramatic stories of North Koreans who are risking everything, including torture and execution, to escape the repression and hunger of their homeland and reach safety in the South. The border between the two Koreas is so heavily guarded that refugees are forced to flee into China, dodging bord

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