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50 Glorious Years: The Remarkable Life and Marriage of The Queen and Prince Philip

50 Glorious Years: The Remarkable Life and Marriage of The Queen and Prince Philip  

Celebrating the Golden Wedding Anniversary of the Queen and Prince Philip, this programme is a sympathetic look at not only their lives together, but also an insight into Britain and the changes it has gone through in 50 Glorious Years.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


A Century of the Queen Mother:100 Years in 100 Minutes

A Century of the Queen Mother:100 Years in 100 Minutes  

This remarkable portrait digs beneath the surface and presents for the first time a balanced account of the life of a powerful and exceptional woman. Presenting a vivid portrait of The Queen Mother.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


BREAKING INTO BRITAIN

Breaking Into Britain   

In this ground breaking documentary, two reporters set out to immerse themselves in the journeys that migrants take along the most popular and dangerous routes to the UK.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


Cartoon News

Cartoon News   

Ever wondered how those tragic cartoon moments were reported on the news – Cartoon News reveals all on the cat crushed by an anvil, 15 ton weights and ACME products.

 

Fiction / 2 x 40-seconds / UK


Charles at 50: Heir To Sadness

Charles at 50: Heir To Sadness  

After the impact of Diana’s death, the focus has shifted to Charles, widower and parent and heir to the throne.  This programme examines his relationship with his sons, his long-term lover Camilla and his future as King. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Diary Between Friends, A

A Diary Between Friends  

The spontaneous acts of hospitality, kindness, and friendship shown by Canadians toward U.S. air travelers stranded by the attacks of September 11 2001.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Enlighten Us: The Rise and Fall of James Arthur Ray

Enlighten Us: The Rise and Fall of James Arthur Ray  

Enlighten Us: The Rise and Fall of James Arthur Ray is the story of the best-selling, motivational speaking rock star's meteoric rise, fall and subsequent return to the $11 billion self-help industry following his negligent homicide conviction in the death of three clients at a sweat lodge at one of his events.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / USA


Frackman

Frackman  

Frackman tells the story of Dayne ‘Frackman’ Pratzky’s struggle against international gas companies. Australia will soon become the world’s biggest gas exporter, as more than 30,000 wells are sunk in Dayne’s home of Queensland, with many requiring controversial ‘fracking’. He and his neighbours have unwittingly become the centre of a massive industrial landscape and they have little power to fight the wishes of the $200 billion industry.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / Australia


From Nowhere

From Nowhere  

Three undocumented teenagers, a Dominican girl, an African boy and a Peruvian girl, are about to graduate high school in the Bronx, while working with a teacher and a lawyer to try to get their papers to stay in the USA.

 

Fiction / 1 x 89-minutes / USA


Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld

Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld  

Meet the villains, gangsters or ‘faces’ – as they prefer to be known – who have made headlines over the past 50 years for all the wrong reasons. The mere mention of their names has struck fear into entire communities but, despite their ruthless reputations, the faces of Britain’s most infamous criminals have remained largely unseen… until now.

 

Non-Fiction / Season 1: 6 x one hour ; Season 2: 8 x one hour / UK


H.M. The Queen:  A Remarkable Life

H.M. The Queen: A Remarkable Life  

This programme gets behind the surface to evoke the character of a modest but truly great Queen.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


I Am Slave

I Am Slave  

From the award winning team behind Death of a President and The Last King of Scotland, and inspired by real life events, I Am Slave is a controversial thriller about London’s shocking slave trade, and one woman’s fight for freedom…

 

Fiction / 1 x 83-minutes / UK


In The Company Of Warlords

In The Company Of Warlords  

This distressing account of the current political struggles inside Afghanistan sounds the alarm against any premature sense of new stability in this war-torn nation.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x half hour / Canada


Kate: The Making of a Modern Queen

Kate: The Making of a Modern Queen   

Combining remarkable footage and expert interviews, this authoritative special presents the true story of Kate Middleton, the seemingly ordinary young woman now destined to be Queen of England.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


Mind of a Child, The

The Mind of a Child  

How do children adapt in a harsh environment? How can they do more then survive in neighborhoods when violence is common? How can they learn in schools where teachers have given up on them? The Mind of a Child follows these children that are affected by poverty, racism and war. Watch as a noted Israeli psychologist inspires a First Nations teacher from Canada and her African American colleague to help inner city children discover their intelligence and abilities.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Nerve

Nerve  

Each episode of Nerve starts with a question or a phrase – Can I See Some I.D.?, I’m Outta Here, Fight! Fight! Fight. In Do You Believe, young people tell us about what they believe in.

 

Fiction / 17 x half hours / Canada


Newman

Newman  

In his enthralling debut, filmmaker Jon Fox deftly seeks to understand the enigmatic inventor — through intimate discussions with Newman’s colleagues and, surprisingly, with the man himself.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 80-minutes / USA


NightMan

NightMan  

Based on the popular Marvel Comics super hero, NightMan is the mysterious alter ego of Johnny Domino, a San Francisco musician.

 

Fiction / 44 x one hour / Canada/USA


Primaries

Primaries  

Acclaimed filmmaker and director AJ Schnack (Caucus, Midterms) uncovers the turning points of an unprecedented US Presidential primary race, pulling back the curtain to reveal the intricate steps to the main stage, in this six-part series from First Look Media.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x half hours / USA


Prison Diaries

Prison Diaries  

Prison Diaries presents intimate portraits of female criminals, discovering why the women who are incarcerated in America’s prisons haven’t just hurt the people they love, they have been found guilty of murdering them.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / USA


Queen Elizabeth: A Lifetime of Service

Queen Elizabeth: A Lifetime of Service   

Elizabeth II: the sixth queen regnant and 63rd sovereign of Britain. She can trace her ancestry beyond the Hanoverians, Stuarts, Tudors, Plantagenets and Normans, back to the Saxon kings of the Dark Ages. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Rich and Acquitted

Rich and Acquitted  

Welcome to Rich and Acquitted, a non-fiction series that explores six notorious cases of celebrities and other glaringly wealthy accused perpetrators who have used their vast resources to retain top-flight attorneys in order to escape legal situations that would otherwise destroy any normal human being.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / USA


Royals, The

The Royals  

It’s safe to say the world has been well and truly gripped by Royal fever!

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / UK


Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four

Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four  

An unbelievable true crime story that explores the nightmarish persecution of Elizabeth Ramirez, Cassandra Rivera, Kristie Mayhugh and Anna Vasquez - four Latina lesbians wrongfully convicted of allegedly gang raping two little girls.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 91-minutes / USA


Sputnik Mania

Sputnik Mania  

On 4th October 1957 Russia launched the first man-made object into space, leaving behind a world of escalting tensions and two nations of the brink of Cold War.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 87-minutes / USA


The Queen Mother: A Royal Century

The Queen Mother: A Royal Century  

A revealing portrait of Britain s most loved woman The Queen Mother. A symbol of courage in the Second World War, the Queen Mother attracted a loyalty of affection matched only by the Queen herself.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


The Queen Mother: An Affectionate Tribute

The Queen Mother: An Affectionate Tribute  

As old as the century she lived in, the Queen Mother was a revered figure in British life.  A symbol of courage in the Second world War and an enduring icon of stability, the Queen Mother attracted a loyalty of affection matched only by the Queen herself.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


The Queen: Her True Story

The Queen: Her True Story  

With extensive coverage of the early years of Elizabeth's life, this is an updated look at the life of Britain's monarch.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


William and Kate : A New Royal Family

William and Kate : A New Royal Family  

The birth of Prince George to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge marked a new chapter in their lives and in royal history.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


William and Kate: One Year On

William and Kate: One Year On  

On 29 April 2011, William and Catherine were married in a fairy tale wedding watched by more than two billion people and celebrated the whole world over. No sooner had they returned from their honeymoon than the newlyweds were back in the spotlight.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Women on Death Row

Women on Death Row  

Women on Death Row reveals an unflinching depiction of the personal lives of women who are currently awaiting execution on death row. This unprecedented documentary series offers a close look into the joy, the sorrow and the demons that pushed these women to commit bloody and vicious acts of murder.

 

Non-Fiction / 5 x 90-minutes / USA


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