Society

The Central Park Five
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The Central Park Five

In 1989, five teenagers in New York City were false accused of raping a female jogger in Manhattan’s Central Park. The case garnered national attention, mainly because of its racial undertones. Filmmaker Ken Burns takes...
My Hometown Fanatics
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My Hometown Fanatics

My Hometown Fanatics follows Stacey Dooley’s investigation of the prevalence of an extremist population in her hometown of Luton. The town has been dubbed the extremist capital of Britain. As a native of Luton, Dooley has a u...
The Invisible War
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The Invisible War

The Invisible War reveals the secretive and harrowing story of the sexual assault epidemic in the US military. Lauded by the journalists, lawmakers, and advocates for its deep influence on government policies, this award-winn...
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace
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All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace by Adam Curtis showcases how humans have become colonised by the machines they have constructed over the years. Rather than liberating mankind, it argues that computers have distor...
The Ultra Zionists
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The Ultra Zionists

The Ultra Zionists follows Louis Theroux as he investigates and interviews the nationalist Jewish settlers who have chosen to live in disputed areas of East Jerusalem and the West Bank, including locations declared illegal by...
How Beer Saved the World
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How Beer Saved the World

How Beer Saved the World is takes a closer look at the critical role that beer has managed to play throughout the entire course of human history. It explores the most likely origins of the beverage to the development of a spe...
Aokigahara: Suicide Forest
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Aokigahara: Suicide Forest

Situated in Japan, the Aokigahara forest is the most popular suicide spot in the country, with up to a hundred deaths reported each year. In fact, the site consists of so many dead bodies that the Yakuza pays homeless people...
Waiting for ‘Superman’
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Waiting for ‘Superman’

Waiting for ‘Superman’ uncovers the failures of the US public education system by following students and documenting their struggles and triumphs within their academic settings. It seeks to promote more stringent...
Catfish
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Catfish

Catfish is a strange and peculiar documentary. It relates to a modern type of romance – the one lived over the internet. It was also taken for a hoax, but the filmmakers have protested their legitimacy. It begins in a small o...
Madness in the Fast Lane
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Madness in the Fast Lane

In 2008 two Swedish sisters, Ursula and Sabina Eriksson, were filmed by BBC cameras throwing themselves into oncoming traffic on a British motorway. The shocking scenes came to national attention in the UK where it was watche...
The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan
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The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan

The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan reveals how countless numbers of Afghan boys, who are sometimes as young as ten years old, are lured off the streets with the promise of a new and better life. This horrific practice is known a...
The Street Kids of Mumbai
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The Street Kids of Mumbai

The Street Kids of Mumbai records the everyday lives of children living in one of India’s impoverished slums. The stories of Salam, Deepa, and twins Hussan and Hussein reveal the desperation and determination of Mumbai’s stre...