Biography

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 wa...
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...
The Rise and Fall of John McAfee
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The Rise and Fall of John McAfee

Infamous entrepreneur John McAfee, the brains behind McAfee Antivirus software, is constantly on the run; first from lawsuits in the U.S. in 2009, then to avoid prosecution in the murder of Greg Faull, his neighbour in Belize...
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’ rol...
Dr. Dre: Another Beat
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Dr. Dre: Another Beat

For over two decades now, the man known to the world as Dr. Dre has made fans’ heads bop. From his work with N.W.A. to his partnership with Jimmy Iovine, Andre Young has never stopped moving. Escaping a life of poverty in Com...
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 in...
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...
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 controve...
Michael Jackson History: The King of Pop 1958-2009
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Michael Jackson History: The King of Pop 1958-2009

Michael Jackson lived a little over five decades, and in that time, he became one of the most loved entertainers and reached unparalleled heights of fame. Rising to the throne to clinch an undisputed legacy as King of Pop did...
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, Tup...
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 yo...
Lady Gaga: One Sequin at a Time
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Lady Gaga: One Sequin at a Time

Stefani Germanotta started out as an aspiring pianist and went on to become one of the biggest music stars in the world. Better known as Lady Gaga, she hit the scene in 2008 with her debut album The Fame. Since that time, she...