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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 […]
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 […]
Mark Cuban: How I Became a Billionaire
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Mark Cuban: How I Became a Billionaire

Mark Cuban, a billionaire businessman, investor, author and philanthropist, is an unorthodox entrepreneur. Causing a stir in every business he has been involved in, he has been chastised and investigated, yet he has managed to always come out on the top. Broadcast.com, an early online venture that Cuban had invested in, was sold to Yahoo […]
Diana: Story of a Princess
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Diana: Story of a Princess

Diana: Story of a Princess is an insight into Lady Diana Spencer’s life, from her early childhood, her tumultuous marriage to Prince Charles, and to her final days. Interviews with her close associates reveal that Diana was a happy young lady and thrilled to marry royalty. However, when her marriage turned sour, she had an […]
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 […]
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 […]