Radiant City

Radiant City

In this feature length film Gary Burns, Canada’s king of surreal comedy, joins journalist Jim Brown on an outing to the suburbs.Venturing into territory both familiar and foreign, they turn the documentary genre inside out, crafting a vivid account of

Discovery Atlas: Brazil Revealed

Discovery Atlas: Brazil Revealed

The best documentary about modern Brazil available. As you can expect, it covers the most common clichés about Brazil (Amazon, carnival, soccer, beaches and shanti towns), but does that in an almost unbiased way.The documentary focuses on what is probably

Discovery Atlas: China Revealed

Discovery Atlas: China Revealed

In one of the few times in its 5,000-year history, the oldest, most populous nation on earth has opened its doors to the rest of the world.Coupling insightful storytelling with spectacular and groundbreaking photographic techniques, Discovery Atlas: China Revealed brings

The War of the World

The War of the World

Controversial historian Professor Niall Ferguson argues that in the last century there were not in fact two World Wars and a Cold War, but a single Hundred Years’ War.It was not nationalism that powered the conflicts of the century, but

Sleep Paralysis and Ghost Visions

Sleep Paralysis and Ghost Visions

Documentary exploring sleep paralysis and ghostly visions. Have you ever woken up but been able to move? Sleep paralysis is paralysis associated with sleep that may occur in healthy persons or may be associated with narcolepsy, cataplexy, and hypnagogic hallucinations.Physiologically,

Titanic's Final Moments: Missing Pieces

Titanic’s Final Moments: Missing Pieces

Dramatic new revelations about the fate of the world’s most famous ship. In 2005, an expedition to explore the wreckage made an interesting discovery south of the stern’s debris field.They said they found long strips of metal. Unfortunately, the submersible’s

Secrets of the Koran

Secrets of the Koran

The Koran is one of the most important works ever written. For almost one billion people worldwide, it is the Holy Scripture, the word of God and his prophet.For others, it is a historical artifact that has left an indelible

Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe

Charlie Brooker’s Screenwipe

Screenwipe is a television programme, presented by comedian Charlie Brooker, which reviews other British television programmes with a caustic and humorous tone.Brooker analyses specific programmes and genres, regularly making jokes about how programmes are created, and criticizing what he states

The Revolution

The Revolution

They came of age in a new world of intoxicating and innovative ideas about human and civil rights, diverse economic systems, and self-government. In a few short years, these men and women would transform themselves into architects of the future

The Russian Revolution

The Russian Revolution

The 1905 Russian Revolution was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire. Some of it was directed against the government, while some was undirected. It included terrorism, worker strikes, peasant