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South Korea: Success at all Costs - The Successes and Pitfalls of a Major Economic Power
With their long working hours, cultural obsession with productivity, and high-stakes schooling system, South Koreans live life in the fast lane. Everyone has the same aim: to be successful and to beat the competition. Thanks in part to this hard…
Meat Lobby - An Investigation of the Meat Industry
In 2015, the WHO listed one of the additives in processed meats as carcinogenic. That same additive was nearly banned in America in the 1970s - until lobbying from the meat industry discredited the scientists. We reveal how, to impede…
Love & Sex in Japan
In the Land of the Rising Sun, love and relationships are in danger. A quarter of all Japanese people aged 30 to 40 are virgins and 50% of the population admits to not having sex regularly. Unsurprisingly, this has led…
30 Years of Darkness - The Spanish Civil War
"A real gem, fusing interviews, analysis and some terrific animation into an intriguing whole that plays like an intelligent thriller. " - Variety Nominated for the Best Documentary Award at the 2012 Goyas, this is the unbelievable story of Manuel…
Living Without Water
What's it like to live without running water? In Peru's sprawling capital, Lima, this is the everyday reality for 1.5 million children and adults, forced to pay up to a week's salary for just one day's water. And the problem…
7 Days in Kigali - The 1994 Rwandan Genocide
RWANDA - 1994: An inter-ethnic genocide erupts on an industrial scale. What happened in Rwanda was not simply spontaneous; it was a planned genocide. Lists were made. Weapons were collected. The radio station, RTLM (Radio Television Libre des Mille Collines),…
Poisoned Lives - Secrets of the Chemical Industry
Alice, Kenton, Bucky, and Rachna are the hidden victims of the chemical industry. They all grew up in either India or in the US, in towns built around plastic and pesticide factories. For a long time, their resounding success has…
The Church: Code of Silence - Investigating Priests Accused of Pedophilia
Secret internal documents reveal how church officials have protected priests accused of pedophilia by moving them from country-to-country, sometimes as far away as to Africa. They call it 'the geographical solution'. Even Pope Francis is implicated. When he was bishop…
UN: Last Station Before Hell - The Mission of the United Nations in a Rapidly Changing World
The United Nations created the novel concept of "soldiers for peace." But can peace be enforced militarily? The original mission of the United Nations was "to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war" by maintaining peace and security between…
Sweatshop: The Hunt for a Living Wage - Fashion Bloggers Return to Sweatshops in Cambodia
In 2014, three young fashion bloggers came to Phnom Pehn for the first time to spend a month and live the life of a Cambodian garment worker. At the time, they did not know much about how their clothes were…
Show Me Lisbon
The best way to discover a city is through its people. 'Show Me Lisbon' reveals the city as seen by thirteen locals, or lisboetas - who were either born there or moved there by choice and who are of different…
The Stolen - Lost Children in Spain
Shortly after the Spanish Civil War, up to 300,000 babies in Spain were stolen from "undesirable" families and trafficked by an unholy alliance of doctors, the Catholic Church, and Franco's Secret police. Decades later, some of these stolen children try…
Open Windows - Lesbian Women Share their Stories
In Madrid and in Paris, Boti, Empar, Micheline and Jocelyne, four lesbian women in their seventies tell of their fears, their desires, their differences... They are still active, or activists, and will not give in to the passage of time;…
The Queen and Her Prime Ministers - The Balance of Power in the UK
No other head of state has been in power for as long as Queen Elizabeth, no other ruler has had such a lasting impact on our epoch. The story of Her Majesty is unique. She shook hands with Eisenhower and…
CIA vs KGB - Battleground Berlin
For 50 years, Berlin was the symbol of the Cold War. The city at the heart of the intelligence war between the US and the Soviet bloc. Thousands of KGB or CIA agents observed each other, cogs in the biggest…
Erdogan - The Making of a Sultan
In this acclaimed new documentary, Emmy and BAFTA award-winning director, Gilles Cayatte, and expert on Turkish affairs Guillaume Perrier, profile President Erdogan. He rose to power as the anti-corruption candidate, challenging the old order and advocating closer ties with the…
CIA: Covert Experiments - CIA Mind-Control Experiments in the 1950's
In August 1951, inhabitants of the picturesque French village of Pont-Saint-Esprit were suddenly tormented by terrifying hallucinations. People imagined lions and tigers were coming to eat them. A man jumped out of a window thinking he was a dragonfly. At…
Tehlirian on Trial - The Murder of One of the Architects of the Armenian Genocide
A fascinating story of conspiracy and revenge. On March 15, 1921, Armenian student Soghomon Tehlirian walked up to Talat Pasha, the former ruler of the Ottoman Empire, and shot him in the head. There were numerous witnesses and everyone expected…
The 1936 Olympic Games - Nazi Secrets at the Berlin Olympics
Berlin, Germany. August 1936. Hundreds of thousands of spectators gather to watch as Hitler and the Olympic delegates arrived at the opening ceremony. Olympic flags hang cheerfully side-by-side to the banners bearing the Nazi swastika. What really happened behind-the-scenes at…
Syria: Witnesses for the Prosecution - Demanding Justice Against War Crimes in Syria
For five years, ordinary men in Syria have been gathering evidence of all war crimes committed, whoever the perpetrators. Amid the thunder of bombs, these anonymous and unsung heroes face the risks in hopes to hold those accountable at court.…