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The Divide

1h 15m

The Divide tells the story of 7 individuals striving for a better life in the modern day US and UK – where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%. By plotting these tales together, we uncover how virtually every aspect of our lives is controlled by one factor: the size of the gap between rich and poor.

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Detroit

52m 03s

Welcome to the city of Detroit, 'the Murder Capital of the USA', where the grass is growing over the parking lots and the houses are abandoned. Here, a new life is slowly beginning to take form and take over the deserted city. But even if the writing on the wall has a different and more apocalyptic meaning, there is no reason to panic.

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Vatican Connection

48m 09s

This documentary investigates how vatican funds have been managed over the last 25 years and the criminal scheme to plunder Vatican’s treasure.

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The Altruism Revolution

1h 31m

For generations, we have believed that man is driven by ruthless self-interest. But over the past decade, this idea has been increasingly challenged. New research from fields as diverse as political science, psychology, sociology and experimental economics is forcing us to rethink human actions and motivation.

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The Cost of Cotton

56m 12s

It's the soft, natural fabric associated with high quality and versatility. Used to make everything from jeans and t-shirts to tarpaulins, oil and cattle feed, it powers a 37 billion euros a year industry. But is cotton really as pure as it seems? Claims of forced labour, pollution, and even slavery have stained its wholesome reputation, creating a market for 'ethical, responsible' cotton.

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Code - Debugging the Gender Gap

1h 18m

At a time when jobs in the tech sector are outpacing growth in all other sectors, where are all the women? Some of the most important pioneer coders were women but today, only 15% of software engineers in Silicon Valley are. This lack of diversity can have serious consequences – as was the case with airbags, designed by and modelled on men and often fatal to women, whose smaller size wasn’t taken into account.

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Higher Education

1h 23m

"With the birth of the knowledge society, higher education is booming. There were 13 million university students in 1960. In 2015, their ranks had swollen to nearly 200 million. The number of students attending university is exploding around the globe, as a gigantic global student market is being forged… It’s a simple fact: for the past two decades, the new wealth producing champions have been business executives and members of the intellectual and scientific professions.

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97% Owned

1h 43m

When money drives almost all activity on the planet, it’s essential that we understand it. Yet simple questions often get overlooked – questions like: Where does money come from? Who creates it? Who decides how it gets used? And what does that mean for the millions of ordinary people who suffer when money and finance breaks down?97% Owned is a new documentary that reveals how the creation of credit and the mystery that surrounds it, is at the root of our current social and economic crisis.

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System Error

56m 33s

Politicians, economists and the media are obsessed with economic growth. But why do we still cling to this concept? Clearly it is impossible to have infinite growth on a finite planet. In SYSTEM ERROR award-winning director Florian Opitz (“Speed, In Search of Lost Time” and “The Big Sellout”) examines the fundamentals of capitalism. He reveals unexpected correlations and lays bare the pathological nature of the current system.

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Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve

1h 37m

Nearly 100 years after its creation, the power of the U.S. Federal Reserve has never been greater. Markets and governments around the world hold their breath in anticipation of the Fed Chairman’s every word. Yet the average person knows very little about the most powerful - and least understood - financial institution on earth.

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Speed: In Search of Lost Time

1h 37m

“My experience with time by now is limited to the one feeling – I don’t have enough.” It’s a paradox. Never before have we worked more efficiently. Never before have we saved time with more sophisticated technologies. But nearly everyone feels they don’t have enough time. It seems that the same technology invented to make our life easier, is now enslaving us.

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Planet E | The Solar Power Makers

28m 36s

Penniless and without a chance. There's misery in Africa. 50 years of development policy didn't alleviate poverty. A German-African start-up wants to do the impossible now, with a revolutionary business idea.

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Banking Nature

1h 27m

We investigate the commercialization of the natural world. Protecting our planet has become big business with companies promoting new environmental markets. This involves species banking, where investors buy up vast swathes of land, full of endangered species, to enable them to sell 'nature credits'. Companies whose actions destroy the environment are now obliged to buy these credits and new financial centres have sprung up, specializing in this trade.

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The Empire of Red Gold

54m 29s

The world’s most consumed fruit has an untold story. The industrialization of the humble tomato preceded the globalized economy that was to follow. It is now as much of a commodity as wheat, rice, or petrol. The tomato’s ability to create strongly identifiable products, such as ketchup, pizza sauce, soups, sauces, drinks or frozen dishes is unbeatable. As early as 1897, ten years before Ford started to mass produce cars, Heinz was already converting tomatoes into standardized cans of puree.

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Sustainable Futures - Economic Issue

24m 18s

For humans, sustainability is the potential for long-term maintenance of wellbeing, which has environmental, economic, and social dimensions. Sustainability economics involves ecological economics where social, cultural, and financial aspects are integrated. In this episode we look at how business and industry are tackling the problem to lower carbon, the increasing value of bio-fuels, innovative methods and practices in India and Chile and the role solar energy is playing in China.

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Many Faces Of Occupy Wall Street

1h 03m

This is a collection of interviews and footage from Occupy Wall Street. its got a diversity of views on the movement and on how serious the movement was in combatting issues and crises, including internal allegations of fraud and the sexual assault incidents, which were reported to the police and written about in various news sources.

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Black Lives Matter (Part.2)

53m 14s

Black Lives Matter explores how the mineral wealth, rightfully belonging to the people of South Africa, has been sold to foreign capitalist interests for the enrichment of a few elite individuals and at the expense of the country – and how traditional communities have been divided in this process. The story is told through a number of key characters who drive the narrative.

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Black Lives Matter (Part.1)

56m 06s

Black Lives Matter explores how the mineral wealth, rightfully belonging to the people of South Africa, has been sold to foreign capitalist interests for the enrichment of a few elite individuals and at the expense of the country – and how traditional communities have been divided in this process. The story is told through a number of key characters who drive the narrative.

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Capital C: The Crowdfunding Revolution

55m 07s

Crowdfunding is perhaps the most significant social development of the past decades. It democratizes culture, innovation, and the way we do business. With insights from renowned crowdfunding experts – like designer Scott Thomas (Design Director Pres. Obama) and best selling author Seth Godin (The Icarus Deception) – CAPITAL C is the first documentary on the crowdfunding revolution. The film follows the endeavours of three independent artists, who reach out to the crowd.

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Banksters

54m 53s

From the director of 'Goldman Sachs: The Bank that Rules the World' comes a major new investigation into corruption at one of the world's top financial institutions

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Overdose - Run for a dream

52m 24s

As the carrier of a nation's hopes, there is a lot riding on Overdose. The successes of Hungary's premier racehorse have provided welcome relief from a decades-long legacy of fiscal austerity. But with Big Business cashing in on this symbol of optimism, the horse soon becomes a pawn in a game of egos and politics.

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Chinese Propaganda Lesson In Forbidden Territory

52m 54s

An authoritarian People’s Republic or a real dictatorship? In less than a generation, China has become the economic engine of the planet. But what if this economic power, which seems to take precedence over political and social power, was in the hands of a dictatorship whose single aim was to expand its power in order to continue existing? This documentary proposes to reveal the real face of China and to get inside the propaganda machine.

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The Invention of French Luxury

52m 28s

Glassware, curtains, porcelain: this is what has made France a benchmark for luxury. This documentary is an immersion in the fascinating origins of this industry, from an economic, scientific and cultural point of view.

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