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The Age of Mankind

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 17:51
The Age of Mankind   According to Dutch scientist Paul Crutzen, the planet is on the cusp of entering a new geological age: the Anthropocene. Produced by the VPRO Backlight documentary series, The Age of Mankind verifies the evidence in support of Crutzen's pronouncement,...

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Congo, My Precious

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 16:00
Congo, My Precious   The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the world's most resource-rich countries. The region harbors a wealth of gold, diamonds, uranium, and other highly lucrative minerals. So why are so many of the country's people forced to live...

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Plutocracy III: Class War

Fri, 07/14/2017 - 16:03
 Class War   The early struggles of the working class are placed under a microscope in Plutocracy III: Class War, the latest chapter in an exceptionally well produced series which explores the origins of America's growing economic divide. Without a doubt, the...

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The Bureau of Digital Sabotage

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 16:00
The Bureau of Digital Sabotage   That breath you feel on the back of your neck belongs to Big Brother. In the aftermath of whistleblower Edward Snowden's frightening revelations, it's become clear that the era of privacy is dead. The Bureau of Digital Sabotage examines...

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Inside the Mind of a Suicide Bomber

Sun, 07/09/2017 - 16:00
Inside the Mind of a Suicide Bomber   What motivates suicide bombers, how do they view the world, and how do civilized societies combat the hateful ideologies that inspire them? Authorities are hesitant to allow outside media an opportunity to interview imprisoned terrorists; they believe it provides...

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The Mystery Conman

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 16:00
The Mystery Conman   There's a crook operating in the shadows of the antiquities market. He's known as The Spanish Master, and his clever forgeries have earned him tens of millions of dollars. Who is this elusive figure, and how has he been...

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Shale Cowboys

Mon, 07/03/2017 - 16:00
Shale Cowboys   The United States is on its way to complete energy independence thanks to the shale revolution. Renewable energy sources like wind and solar are on the rise, but thus far they've been dwarfed by the plentiful reservoirs of shale...

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Space Invaders

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 16:00
Space Invaders   In the not so distant future, the army of satellites orbiting the Earth may quadruple in number. Many of these satellites won't come from NASA or other big government entities, but from small and dedicated groups of tech geeks...

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The Happiest People on Earth

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:00
The Happiest People on Earth   The ironically titled documentary The Happiest People on Earth is an enlightening journey into one of the world's most contentious and controversial countries: North Korea. The cameras capture one of the few times each year that foreign guests are...

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The Value of Your Personal Data

Sun, 06/25/2017 - 16:00
The Value of Your Personal Data   They know who you are, the friends you keep, where you shop, and what you browse. They know your unconscious desires. They're the corporations that pay top dollar for your data, a treasure trove of personal insights that they...

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ISIL: Target Russia

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 16:00
 Target Russia   Produced by Al Jazeera, ISIL: Target Russia delivers unprecedented access to the extremist terrorist organization, including their never-before-filmed female fighters. The focus of their current strategy is driven by a thirst for revenge against Russia. Russia's history in the...

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Vampire Island

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:00
Vampire Island   Sometimes truth really is stranger than fiction. For centuries, the vampire myth has frightened cultures around the world. But in recent decades, assorted scientists, archeologists and forensic specialists have investigated the real-life inspirations behind these blood-sucking night dwellers. Their...

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The Greedy Brain

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 22:55
The Greedy Brain   The human brain is often referred to as the ultimate supercomputer. Medical science has much to learn about the cerebral capacity of our species, but they've begun to make profound strides in one particular area of research. Can the...

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The Immortalists

Sun, 06/11/2017 - 22:05
The Immortalists   Is there such a thing as a cure for aging? A pair of medical researchers are betting there is, and they've dedicated their lives to finding it. The Immortalists follows their efforts as they work to unlock the secret...

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Targeted Individuals

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 19:10
Targeted Individuals   In this era of global terrorism and unprecedented government surveillance, our collective sense of fear and paranoia has rarely been so elevated. That's certainly the case for the subjects of the fascinating documentary titled Targeted Individuals. Produced by the...

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Greed: A Fatal Desire

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 16:49
 A Fatal Desire   It's one of the seven deadly sins, and it seems to be an integral component of human nature. It could also serve as the gateway to moral bankruptcy and the trigger for global devastation. What drives our thirst for...

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The Red Line

Wed, 05/31/2017 - 16:00
The Red Line   Chemical warfare constitutes one of the ugliest and most fearful threats of our modern world. But the means to produce mass casualties through the use of poisonous substances has been a reality for many generations. The Red Line traces...

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Harem

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 17:37
Harem   Harem is a fascinating attempt to separate fact from seedy legend. The viewer is placed inside Istanbul's Topkapi Palace during the 16th century reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, and given an authoritative glimpse into the lives of the concubines...

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The Reality of Truth

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:15
The Reality of Truth   In these chaotic modern times, it's easy to view the world as a dark and foreboding place. The 24-hour news cycle is awash in tales of terrorism, political corruption, and global strife. Is this truly the reality of the...

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On the Streets

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 17:00
On the Streets   The plight of homelessness is particularly rampant in the city of Los Angeles. On the Streets plants cameras at the center of this epidemic, speaks to those who struggle to survive without proper housing, and examines the larger issues...

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