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Andy Murray: The Man Behind the Racquet

Sport | 27 Jun, 2013 | 2 Comments

US Open, Olympic champion and now 2013 Wimbledon Mens Champion Andy Murray is the focus of this documentary by the BBC. The film reveals what it takes to be a tennis superstar. From showing how he trains and goes through physical rehab for injuries, to the number of public appearances and commitments he has around[...]

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BBC – Oscar Pistorius: What Really Happened

Crime, Sport | 13 Mar, 2013 | No Comments

Oscar Pistorius: What Really Happened is a BBC documentary by Rick Edwards, who previously covered Pistorius's record-breaking achievements and metal winning at the 2012 Olympics. Investigators are saying the unfortunate death of Reeva Steenkamp was premeditated by her boyfriend, Pistorius, but he says it was an accident. The investigative reporting team, lead by Edwards has been[...]

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The Day I Died

Science | 05 Dec, 2012 | 197 Comments

This documentary offers an in-depth case studies of near-death experiences as a dramatic true (verifiably accurate) out of body experience, more recent studies, and interpretations of NDEs balanced perspective of both skeptical and "believer" - virtually everything an inquiring mind that the need for an introduction to ECM. One of the best documentaries made about Near[...]

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A History of God

Religion | 02 Dec, 2012 | No Comments

Based on the acclaimed book by Karen Armstrong, this feature-film guides viewers along one of the most difficult tasks of mankind. More than 4,000 years, followers of the monotheistic religions of the world have struggled with the question of God. This extraordinary feature film, based on Karen Armstrong's acclaimed book of the same name, traces that[...]

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The Big Bang

Science | 27 Nov, 2012 | No Comments

Professor Jim Al Khalili delves into over 50 years of archive BBC science to tell the story behind the appearance of one of the great theories of modern science, the Big Bang. The remarkable idea that our universe started from nothing, just not always been accepted with the conviction that it is today and, since early[...]

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Madness in the Fast Lane

Social | 25 Nov, 2012 | 68 Comments

In 2008, the BBC cameras filmed two Swedish sisters throwing in traffic on the M6. When shown on the BBC, nearly 7 million viewers were glued to their screens, and millions more saw it later on YouTube.

The twins met in Ireland before traveling to England. After his strange behavior caused them to be left at[...]

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FIFA’s Dirty Secrets

Sport | 05 Nov, 2012 | 51 Comments

This documentary, hosted by Andrew Jenninngs, an investigative journalist, takes a closer look at some of the very serious allegations against FIFA, the world’s governing body of association football. Three members of FIFA’s executive committee, Nicolas Leoz, Issa Hayatou and Ricardo Teixeira were alleged to have taken bribes by International Sports and Leisure, a marketing partner[...]

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Dog-Fighting Undercover

Nature | 31 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

I was approached by the BBC for 18 months with the idea of ​​trying to infiltrate a network of dogfighting in the United Kingdom. My views on animal welfare have always been strong and the thought of people fighting dogs makes me sick to my stomach. I wanted to expose these people. This was an[...]

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Health | 31 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

McLibel is an extraordinary tale of how two ordinary people, gardener Helen Steel and postman Dave Morris stood against the multi-national giant, McDonalds and took them down! This no-budget film directed by Fanny Armstrong over a period of 10 years highlights the importance of freedom of speech against the corporate giants with every resource at their[...]

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The Cell

Science | 14 Oct, 2012 | 3 Comments

In this three-part series of the BBC, Dr. Adam Rutherford tells the extraordinary story of the scientific quest to discover the secrets of the living cell. The first part, The Hidden Kingdom, explores how centuries of scientific and religious dogmas were annulled by the first discoveries of the existence of cells, and how scientists realized[...]

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Nature | 06 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

Life is a documentary series about nature made for BBC television, first broadcast on BBC One and BBC HD from October to December 2009. The series is an overview of the specialized strategies and extreme behavior that living things have evolved to survive, what Charles Darwin called "the struggle for existence." Four years in the[...]

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Nature’s Great Events

Nature | 05 Oct, 2012 | No Comments

Natures Great Events is a series of documentary "shorts" which depict some of the most inspiring, exciting or impressive natural events yet captured on film. As you would expect the photography in Natures Great Events is second to none in the great way that only BBC can portray. The playlist runs automatically to give a[...]

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The Beauty of Maps

Art | 23 Sep, 2012 | No Comments

The Beauty of Maps (Seeing the Art in Cartography) a BBC television series looks at maps in incredible detail. The purpose behind the film is to highlight the artistic attributions of maps and ponder over the stories that they tell. The film focuses on matters concerning data visualization.

The attempt of BBC to take up this[...]

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The Story of English

History | 19 Sep, 2012 | No Comments

English history is the title of a nine-part Emmy Award television series and companion book, both produced in 1986, which details the development of English. A bit old but very good. The book and TV series were written by Robert MacNeil, Robert McCrum and William Cran. The book has been revised twice, once in 1993 and[...]

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