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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 […]
Johnny Cash: The Last Great American
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Johnny Cash: The Last Great American

An exploration of the life of country-music legend Johnny Cash, who passed away in 2003 after completing Unearthed, a five-disc box set featuring the acoustic performances which relaunched his career and won him legions of young fans in the final decade of his life. The son of a poor farmer from Arkansas, Cash’s early economic […]
Marvin Gaye: Final 24 Hours
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Marvin Gaye: Final 24 Hours

A look into the final day of singer-songwriter and Motown pioneer Marvin Gaye’s life, his tumultuous relationship with his father and his struggle with drugs. On the final day of his life, Marvin was depressed, paranoid and sheltering in his parents’ home, having abandoned his latest tour. His dependency on drugs and subsequent tensions in […]
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 […]
Tupac Shakur: Final 24 Hours
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Tupac Shakur: Final 24 Hours

The story of the final hours in the life of hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur. One of the greatest rappers of all time, he predicted the he would eventually go out in a blaze of glory. Shortly before his untimely death in 1996, Tupac had just completed the filming of his latest music video in Los […]
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 […]
Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World
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Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World

BBC presenter Fiona Bruce follows Bill Gates as he ends his full-time employment at Microsoft, the software giant he co-founded Paul Allen. Although his firm has revolutionised the world, Gates has been known for his controversial and ruthless business practises that have led to Microsoft being sued by US government. However, there is a softer, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Allen Iverson: The Answer
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Allen Iverson: The Answer

Allen Iverson: The Answer showcases the rise of one of basketball’s most profound yet controversial talents. Spanning the greater part of his life and playing career, it shows Allen Iverson in every light; from troubled teenage superstar, to brief criminal, and finally, the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. Allen Iverson: The Answer never shies away from […]