The Aristocrats: The Rothschilds
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The Aristocrats: The Rothschilds

It's not every family that hollywood makes an oscar nominated movie about, nor one that so successfully cements the Rothschilds reputation as the most famous family in the world. They are enormously wealthy and enormously private which in turn fuels the endless speculation regarding the real extent

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The Invisible Universe
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The Invisible Universe

In this episode of The Sky at Night we learn of something which is quite unsettling and that is the fact that most of the universe is missing. In our world of material objects it is easy for us to comprehend what normal matter is, it is what makes up everything around us from the computer / mobil

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No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned

No Stone Unturned is a feature length film which over the course of an hour and 50 minutes deeply examines the unsolved 1994 Loughinisland massacre which occurred in Loughinisland, Co. Down, Northern Ireland during the troubles. It was a vicious shooting which claimed the lives of six innocent Ir

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Attenborough and the Empire of the Ants

Attenborough and the Empire of the Ants

David Attenborough takes us to the Jura Mountains, located on the French, Swiss border. At the time of filming the mountains were in the grip of winter, the ground has been frozen solid for months. Here Attenborough is searching for the secrets which lie behind a hidden giant. Evidence of it's ex

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Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison

Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison

Red Onion State Prison is what is known as a "Supermax" prison, located on a secluded Appalachian mountaintop in Wise County, Virginia in the United States. It's sole purpose is to separately house inmates in their own 8’x10’ solitary-confinement cells, 23 hours a day for as long as deemed fit, some

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Inside The Ku Klux Klan

Inside The Ku Klux Klan

The Ku Klux Klan is Americas most notorious white supremacist group and 2015 marked their 150th year anniversary, it was also a year which saw escalating racial violence in the United States, in this turbulent climate the KKK claim their membership numbers are on the rise and they are trying to appe

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The Saltmen of Tibet

The Saltmen of Tibet

Since time immemorial, the nomadic herdsmen of northern Tibet have lived in an extremely harsh environment on the high plateau of the Himalayas, pasturing their yaks in the highest meadows of the world. In the spring of each year, the men of one tribe of nomads sets off with their robust pack animal

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Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet

Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet

Nerds 2.0.1: A Brief History of the Internet (1998) is a three-hour documentary film written and hosted by Mark Stephens under the pseudonym Robert X. Cringely and produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting for PBS. A sequel to Triumph of the Nerds, Nerds 2.0.1 documents the development of ARPANET, t

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Kidnapped by North Korea

Kidnapped by North Korea

It has now become clear that throughout the 1970's and 80's, hundreds, possibly thousands, of men women and children were abducted by North Korea's Secret Service as ordered by their leader Kim Jung II. Most of these abductions occurred on Japanese soil as well as South Korea but it is believed that

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Ross Kemp: In Search of Pirates

Ross Kemp: In Search of Pirates

The actor investigates the boom in piracy on the world’s oceans, traveling to some of the planet’s biggest trouble spots to discover the problems faced by potential targets and those trying to protect them. He begins in London, where he discovers the economic impact of hijackings on global trade, b

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