Documentary

  • Letters from Generation RX
    The shattering side-effects of prescription psychiatric drugs are exposed in this sobering documentary, which sensitively weaves together accounts of the lives destroyed by the medicines that were intended to heal them. Challenging the belief that...
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  • Letters from Generation RX
    Letters from Generation RX
    The shattering side-effects of prescription psychiatric drugs are exposed in this sobering documentary, which sensitively weaves together accounts of the lives destroyed by the medicines that were intended to heal them. Challenging the belief that...
  • Sea life savers
    Sea life savers
    Europe’s super-trawlers have fished their own waters clean. Now, they have appeared to the south, off the coast of Africa. One West African nation is ready to fight for its fish stocks. The government of Gabon has teamed up with a militant...
  • Gun nation
    Gun nation
    It's 18 years since Zed Nelson’s seminal photography book ‘Gun Nation’ was published. Since Zed's book was published in 2000, more than half-a-million Americans have been killed by firearms in the USA. Yet ownership laws remain...
  • Isaac. The story of a little giant
    Isaac. The story of a little giant
    These rats defy stereotypes: they’re friendly and cute, but most importantly they save human lives. Thanks to their remarkable sense of smell, African giant pouched rats are used to detect explosives. Trained in Tanzania, these clever rodents...
  • Death on credit
    Death on credit
    Three people kill themselves every day in France because they have become trapped in a vicious spiral of debt. All over Europe, household over-indebtedness is on the rise; it’s a ticking time bomb. Though it does not always lead to suicide, it...
  • The Road to Raqqa
    The Road to Raqqa
    After five years of war, Islamic State’s (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) de-facto capital, Raqqa, has been surrounded. On the east side of the city, the road to Raqqa passes the base of the Kurdish women’s protection units and a base for...
  • Sterilised
    Sterilised
    As Peru’s president in the 1990s, Alberto Fujimori introduced a surgical contraception program to fight poverty – purportedly on a strictly voluntary basis. However, thousands of indigenous women from Peru’s poorest villages are...
  • Tourist go home! Europe’s dream destinations at risk
    Tourist go home! Europe’s dream destinations at risk
    Europe’s urban tourism is experiencing an unprecedented boom. But cities like Venice, Barcelona and Dubrovnik can no longer cope with the crowds and are on the verge of collapse. We ask who the actual profiteers are. Europe’s urban...
  • The US & the Wall
    The US & the Wall
    You wake up in a country where you know no-one, where crime lurks around every corner, and where you barely speak the language. A nightmare? For those deported back to Mexico after living in the US for decades, this horrific situation is very much a...
  • PIIGS
    PIIGS
    PIIGS challenges prevalent European budgetary policies and the austerity dogma. It brings in lesser-known facts and evidence that have the effect of ridiculing prevalent European monetary policies and dominant political certainties. Featuring Noam...