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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Day Of Miracles

55m 24s

The true-life story of the Miracle Survivors of 9/11/01 when the World Trade Center was destroyed, the Pentagon hit, and a plane full of heroes headed for the White House crashed in Pennsylvania. Reenacted by Hollywood Notables.

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Dashi, essence of Japan

50m 15s

For centuries, the Japanese have learned to draw from the treasures of nature; their cuisine distills the very best from the country’s oceans, mountains and forests.

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Caravan

1h 25m

Rabdoulah and Pemba are two ten-year-old boys who live in two of the most inhospitable regions on the planet - the Teneré desert and the Himalaya mountains. And though their lives are separated by thousands of miles, they have something in common which, moreover, will represent a before and an after in their lives. For the first time, they are going to accompany their families, who for generations have worked in the salt trade, on a long and dangerous journey.

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Caravan

1h 25m

Rabdoulah and Pemba are two ten-year-old boys who live in two of the most inhospitable regions on the planet - the Teneré desert and the Himalaya mountains. And though their lives are separated by thousands of miles, they have something in common which, moreover, will represent a before and an after in their lives. For the first time, they are going to accompany their families, who for generations have worked in the salt trade, on a long and dangerous journey.

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China on China: More than Half the Sky

28m 35s

After the Revolution in 1949, legislation regarding equality was passed, a huge step forward for China at the time. The economic reforms of recent decades have also improved women's lives. Yet China is still the only country in the world where more women than men commit suicide (WHO).

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China on China: More than Half the Sky

28m 35s

After the Revolution in 1949, legislation regarding equality was passed, a huge step forward for China at the time. The economic reforms of recent decades have also improved women's lives. Yet China is still the only country in the world where more women than men commit suicide (WHO).

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China on China: Everything has a Price Tag

28m 30s

Economic reforms have led to a divided China, which threatens not only individual survival, but even economic growth and the entire Chinese society. In this episode, we hear stories and interviews about the middle class, about poverty in rural areas and about the precarious existence of hundreds of millions of migrant workers on the fringes of the cities.

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China on China: Everything has a Price Tag

28m 30s

Economic reforms have led to a divided China, which threatens not only individual survival, but even economic growth and the entire Chinese society. In this episode, we hear stories and interviews about the middle class, about poverty in rural areas and about the precarious existence of hundreds of millions of migrant workers on the fringes of the cities.

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China on China: The Power and the People

28m 35s

How is China run, and how do the people get their say? Stories and interviews about China's ruling Communist Party, about being a representative of the people, about the potential political power of blogs, and about grassroots protests and mass incidents, which are only increasing in number.

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China on China: The Power and the People

28m 35s

How is China run, and how do the people get their say? Stories and interviews about China's ruling Communist Party, about being a representative of the people, about the potential political power of blogs, and about grassroots protests and mass incidents, which are only increasing in number.

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China on China: Culture for Billions

28m 35s

In this episode, we look at literature and film in the cultural nation of China. Stories and interviews with authors who struggle with censorship and self-censorship, and about the thriving film industry, which seeks to top Hollywood.

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China on China: Culture for Billions

28m 35s

In this episode, we look at literature and film in the cultural nation of China. Stories and interviews with authors who struggle with censorship and self-censorship, and about the thriving film industry, which seeks to top Hollywood.

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Love, hate & propaganda : the war on terror EP 1

42m 19s

The 9-11 attacks on America left its citizens in a state of shock. President George W. Bush responded by declaring "war on terror". This two-part documentary looks at the role propaganda played leading up to 9-11 and the subsequent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It is a story of hearts and minds won and lost on a battlefield that has no boundaries.

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