Society

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...
A Place for Paedophiles
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A Place for Paedophiles

Few topics invite more heated feelings and controversy than that of adults who are attracted to children. In A Place for Paedophiles, filmmaker Louis Theroux seeks to get to the root of the issue by speaking with patients at...
Miracle of the Hudson Plane Crash
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Miracle of the Hudson Plane Crash

Miracle of the Hudson Plane Crash chronicles the extraordinary story of US Airways Flight 1549 and the pilot who heroically landed the plane in the Hudson River in 2009, thereby saving all 155 lives on board. Several of the p...
Crude: The Real Price of Oil
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Crude: The Real Price of Oil

Crude: The Real Price of Oil takes a close look at the harsh realities behind one of the largest industries on the planet. In 1993, more than thirty thousand Ecuadorans sued Chevron, the US oil giant, for illegally dumping oi...
The Jewish Americans
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The Jewish Americans

The history of Jewish Americans goes back to before the foundation of the United States itself. As early as 1654, Jewish immigrants were working alongside English, French, and German immigrants to begin building the nation th...