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The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
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The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

The Internet’s Own Boy chronicles the life and work of internet activist and programming prodigy Aaron Swartz. Swartz was involved in pioneering web development projects from an early age. However, his social and political activism and his aggressive stance on free access to information put him in trouble with the US government. It resulted in […]
The Hitch
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The Hitch

An independent documentary profiling the controversial author and literary critic Christopher Hitchens. It features a selection of fascinating clips, speeches and thoughts of Hitchens. Director Kristoffer Seland Hellesmark was one day searching for a documentary on Hitchens but was unable to find one. He subsequently decided to make his own, resulting in an 80-minute film […]
Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Mine
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Stephen Hawking: A Brief History of Mine

A Brief History of Mine celebrates the life and works of the world’s most famous living scientist, Stephen Hawking. In his own words, Hawking describes his life from his childhood, his struggles with motor neurone disease, and his future acclaim as a world-renowned scientist. With unparalleled access to his private life, Hawking takes the viewer […]
Searching for Sugar Man
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Searching for Sugar Man

American musician Sixto Rodriguez disappeared into obscurity in his home country after leaving the music scene in the 1970s. But unbeknownst to him, his albums had become a massive hit in South Africa where it was widely rumoured that he had committed suicide. In Searching for Sugar Man, two South African mega-fans embark on a quest to find out […]
Marley
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Marley

The life story of musical legend Bob Marley, from his early life to reaching international stardom. This documentary features rare footage, interviews and performance to recount the career of the reggae icon. Born in Jamaica to a white father and black mother, Marley struggled with his identity during his childhood, struggling to find acceptance in […]
I Am Bruce Lee
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I Am Bruce Lee

I Am Bruce Lee explores the fascinating story of martial arts legend Bruce Lee with insights into his life, legacy and philosophy. Featuring interviews with his widow Linda, daughter Shannon, and other stars from the movie, TV and sports industries, and with excerpts from his pioneering action films and rare archival footage, the film uncovers […]
Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook
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Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook

A profile of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who has built it into a multi-billion dollar company with over 800 million users in only seven years. BBC’s Emily Maitlis visits Facebook’s headquarters to interview Zuckerberg and other senior employees. She explores how the website came about, from its origins in Harvard to having tremendous […]
How Steve Jobs Changed the World
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How Steve Jobs Changed the World

An examination of the career and contributions of the late Steve Jobs. A co-founder of Apple Inc., he revolutionised the world of computing, mobile phones and music. How Steve Jobs Changed the World chronicles Jobs’ role in promoting personal computing to the masses and how he profoundly influenced the way we listen to music, watch […]
Senna
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Senna

A look into the life and death of Brazilian Formula One racing legend Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 championships three times before his tragic death at the age of 34 during an accident at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix. Produced with the full cooperation of the Senna family and Formula One, this documentary […]
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work provides a glimpse into the life of the legendary and controversial comedian, the late Joan Rivers. The filmmakers were give unparalleled access to her life for over a year, producing a candid and engaging portrait of one of the greatest showbiz personalities. The film follows Joan Rivers from her […]
Albert Einstein
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Albert Einstein

An insight into the life and achievements of scientific genius Albert Einstein, whose ground-breaking theories have reshaped our view and understanding of the universe. This enthralling History Channel documentary narrates the development of Einstein’s ground-breaking general theory of relativity. His new provocative theory, introduced two hundred years after Newton’s law of universal gravitation, shook the […]
Tyson
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Tyson

Mike Tyson become the youngest heavyweight boxing champion ever at the age of twenty. However, his fame and fortune soon took a steep decline. Told in his own words, Tyson is the story of one of the world’s most controversial and misunderstood athletes. This documentary presents a matured Mike Tyson introspecting on his life, from […]