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The Fall of Milosevic

The Fall of Milosevic

Slobodan Milošević, former president of Yugoslavia and Serbia was the first head of state to be tried by an international court for war crimes and genocide. Milosevic had driven whole communities from their homelands to make way for their fellow Serbs, his forces had murdered thousands of civilians and the wars he provoked launched the term 'Ethnic Cleansing' and they tore Yugoslavia apart. Fir

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The Colony: Chile’s Dark Past Uncovered

Deep in the foothills of a marvellous mountain range set in a beautiful landscape of low forested hills and fast flowing rivers is a small community of Germans who have lived there for the last 50 years. But this place is not Germany or even Europe and those mountains are not the Alps but instead the Andes in central Chile, today this place is known as Villa Baviera but most people still call it b

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Strange Egypt

Strange Egypt

Ancient Egypt were a conspiracy might use a wax doll and magic words to kill the King. In the empire along the Nile what seems bizarre now was the norm back then. Like the Pharaohs favoured people who were dwarfs, the peoples recreational habits which involved getting high a lot of the time and their sex life which in some cases would include those who have passed away. This film takes us beyon

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Fireball of Christ

Fireball of Christ

Scientists are bitterly divided over new evidence for an event which occurred back in Roman times, in 312 A.D. something happened which potentially may have changed the history of the world. While the Roman emperor Constantine prepared for a battle he saw a light in the sky which he interpreted as a sign from god, may believed it persuaded him and in turn the whole Roman Empire to convert to chris

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America Before Columbus

America Before Columbus

Summer 1492, after three months at sea The Santa María, The Pinta and The Niña anchor off the Bahamas, and with this Europe has found the Americas, next comes conquest and colonisation by settlers who remake America in their image. They advance and they destroy, but there is another story about the animals and the plants they bring here and the natural treasures they find here and how the Ameri

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Witches: A Century of Murder

This is the story of the British Isles, four hundred years ago, where mass trials and executions erupted across the country and the reasoning behind this chaos and violence boiled down to witches. Back then the people were convinced that they sank ships, brought famine and disease, murdered and maimed because it was believed that these witches worked for Satan. It sounds like something straight

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America in Color: The 1920s

This is the story of America, seen in color for the first time and it's the roaring 20's, the country is flourishing and the economy isn't the only thing roaring. Henry Ford ignites the auto industry, radio unifies the nation, Charles Lindbergh ushers in the era of aviation, Americans are celebrating good times but the progress also brings peril. Prohibition makes Al Capone a celebrity gangster

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The Curse Of The Methuselah Tree

In California, on top of a desolate mountain stands a tree, it is no ordinary tree, it is in fact the world's oldest living organism. A twisted bristlecone pine tree which goes by the name Methuselah, a name given to it by the scientist who discovered it. It is now over 4,000 years old and to put this number into perspective it was just a seedling when the Egyptian pyramids were being built and

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Oldest Mummies in the World

The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is the driest place on Earth. It stretches from the foothills of the Andes, a hundred miles westward to the edge of the Pacific Ocean. There are few signs of life here, it hasn't rained in parts for thousands of years but the very dryness of the Atacama has made it the perfect keeper of a unique treasure. Buried in its sands are the intimate secrets of an an

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