An unsettling and eye opening exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque in Pakistan, which trains legions of children to devote their lives to jihad, or holy war, from a very young age.
This extremely powerful 89 minute film presents comprehensive documentation from United States Government archives of a massive cover-up, including military and civilian experimentation, ...
This documentary brings out the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his importance to the conquest of rights for the Black People in the US in the 50s and 60s.
Friends and family surprise Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival with a tribute to his twenty years with the network.
Under the sun, the heavenly beauty of grasslands will soon be covered by the raging dust of mines. Facing the ashes and noises caused by heavy mining , the herdsmen have no choice but to ...
Alien invaders are infiltrating our cities. Colourful, noisy and clever, they are multiplying rapidly. The rise of the city parrot seems unstoppable. But why are they doing so well in cities, while their rural cousins are struggling to survive? About 50 Amazon parrots live rough on Stuttgarts streets. Theyre not built for the German winter- surviving there takes extraordinary adaptability. But, Stuttgarts Amazons are far from unique. Parrots are appearing in cities all over the world...and theyre doing it in big numbers.
Into the Harsh Winter of Japans Far North. Our journey takes place in Japans northern island of Hokkaido, where we travel to the northernmost railway station using local trains. The harsh Hokkaido winter scenery passes outside the windows, treating passengers to dreamy frozen landscapes bustling with wildlife. We even catch one of the few trains in Japan that runs through areas of heavy snowfall, as well as visit a travel lodge built in the style of an old train station, and even indulge ourselves with some famous eki-soba.
What do space robots look like? Why and how can they lead space missions successfully? To what extent will they collaborate with astronauts or take their place? Find out what is in development around the world from robotic geology labs to space garbage collection.
The 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games were a grueling five-day, 15-event test to find the fittest man and woman on Earth. "Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness" follows the dramatic story of the ...
Filmmaker and omnivore John Papola, together with his vegetarian wife Lisa, offer up a timely and refreshingly unbiased look at how farm animals are raised for our consumption. With ...
What if you could get behind the wheel and race through the solar system? We scale down celestial objects and place them on earth to better appreciate the scale of the universe. Imagine chasing a comet down the highway as it zips in from Jupiter, or taking a day trip to Mars. Join former astronaut Chris Hadfield - a Youtube sensation for his performance of David Bowie's "Space Oddity" aboard the International Space Station - and his hitchhikers Michio Kaku and astronomers Derek Pitts and Laura Danly. It's a joyride from New York to California - and from the sun to Pluto.
The case of the Austrian man who kept his daughter prisoner for 24 years in the cellar of his house, until she was released in 2008 at the age of 42. Dramatically pleading guilty to all of the charges at the last moment of the trial, he was sentenced to life in a secure unit for incest, imprisonment, raping the victim - who bore seven children - and causing the death of one child by neglect. This documentary explores the crime itself, Fritzl's trial and the aftermath for everyone involved, and ponders how anyone can possibly recover from such an ordeal.
L.A BURNING: The Riots 25 Years Later is a 2-hour documentary film exploring the lives of the people at the flashpoint of the LA riots, 25 years after the uprising made national headlines and highlighted the racial divide in America.
In Australia, the move to legalise cannabis has gained momentum, thanks largely to the tenacity of Tamworth couple Lucy and Lou Haslam, who believed the benefits medicinal cannabis had on their dying son needed to be shared with the broader community. They were the driving force in co-ordinating an international symposium on medicinal cannabis, which helped shift the conversation from if to when cannabis would be legalised.
A documentary examining the decade of the 1970s as a turning point in American cinema. Some of today's best filmmakers interview the influential directors of that time.
The inside story of Alexander Litvinenko's murder in London and the subsequent international manhunt that led to the Kremlin, told in full for the first time, with exclusive access to key individuals.
SEED: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. As chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these reluctant heroes rekindle a lost connection to our most treasured resource and revive a culture connected to seeds.