The celebrity trend for size zero has been criticised worldwide for encouraging women to starve in secret.This film explores the impact the trend is having on real people living real lives.From Kellie who is striving dangerously to achieve the skinny look, to Victoria who feels that her natural size zero frame is a poisoned chalice, this film exposes the contradictions surrounding women's
This episode examines what is going on in the British sex industry, where new male actors are lining up to do a job without getting paid.Broadcast on Channel 4, April 10, 2006. From the series Dark Side of Porn.This documentary is not safe for work.
In 1988 two rival New York gangs combined to form the Lo-Life's. A group known for stealing and exclusively wearing Polo Ralph Lauren. In 2010 the London Ralph Lauren Chapter (LRLC) was formed, continuing the legacy of Lo-Life's in the UK. The film follows the London collective in the lead up to them organising their first 'Polo Photo shoot' and discussing the extremes to which their obsession wit
Featuring street artists and top graffiti writers from five continents, Bomb It - The Movie updates the story of graffiti with a truly international perspective.
Bafta-winning director Morgan Matthews’s landmark film exploring the impact of teenage killings on families and communities across Britain, an emotional journey that chronicles every teenager who died as a result of violence in 2009 in the UK. Harrowing actuality filmed in the immediate aftermath combines with moving testimony from the spectrum of people affected in the wake of violent death. Film
Directed and Produced by Brian Schodorf this film is an exploration of how the drug afflicted homeless population affects society as a whole with exclusive interviews with Chicago’s top social and political leaders. Schodorf’s relationship with the men allows the viewer to get a true inside look at what life is like as a permanent resident of the streets. Poverty in Chicago, also, investigates the
The shocking series gains access into Strangeways, a maximum security prison in Manchester with a history as rough as the inmates it houses. Three fascinating episodes unearth the idiosyncrasies and complex relationships between the most violent and dangerous men in the prison and the staff who work with them. Unique twists, like following a couple as they prepare for a wedding behind bars, and gr
This documentary follows a small number of British people with an incurable genetic disease called Prader-Willi syndrome.Prader–Willi syndrome is a rare genetic disorder in which seven genes (or some subset thereof) on chromosome 15 (q 11-13) are deleted or unexpressed (chromosome 15q partial deletion) on the paternal chromosome.It was first described in 1956 by Andrea Prader (1919-2001),
Each year in Britain, we lock up 2,000 school-age children. Vinney Green Secure Unit locks up some of the youngest and the most troubled; the kids no one else can manage – whether they are a danger to each other, or a danger to themselves. Filmed over a year, with unprecedented access to the unit, the children and the staff who care for them, this extraordinary series tells their stories and finds