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Mission to Mississippi

46m 01s

A story of one family's struggle to survive after Hurricane Katrina and the emotional journey of 54 volunteers from New York who helped them rebuild their home and their lives.

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War, lies and video

51m 49s

This documentary traces the path of the Bush administration's neoconservative strategy, with its economic and political fallout, to unleash what looks like a war of aggression.

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War, lies and video

51m 49s

This documentary traces the path of the Bush administration's neoconservative strategy, with its economic and political fallout, to unleash what looks like a war of aggression.

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USA : Life in a high security prison

56m 59s

In the United States, there are more than 2 million people behind bars. That’s more than anywhere else in the world. 90% of prisoners serve time in one of the 1,700 State penitentiaries. One of them, the Anamosa State Penitentiary, granted us exceptional, round-the-clock access. Here, three quarters of the prisoners have been convicted of violent crimes and serve an average of 27 years. How is the prison managed?

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USA : Life in a high security prison

56m 59s

In the United States, there are more than 2 million people behind bars. That’s more than anywhere else in the world. 90% of prisoners serve time in one of the 1,700 State penitentiaries. One of them, the Anamosa State Penitentiary, granted us exceptional, round-the-clock access. Here, three quarters of the prisoners have been convicted of violent crimes and serve an average of 27 years. How is the prison managed?

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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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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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A Desert Between Us and Them | Episode 3 | The Raiders

49m 31s

Explore the war of 1812 in this historical documentary. In the fall of 1814, Governor Cass and General McArthur plan a total militarized destruction of Upper Canada’s Western Frontier. Peace comes as the refugee camps at Burlington Heights become increasingly desperate and the British government is flooded with War Claims.

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A Desert Between Us and Them | Episode 2 | The Traitors

48m 11s

Explore the war of 1812 in this historical documentary. The majority of settlers on Upper Canada’s Western Frontier were born in the United States. While most residents try to avoid the conflict, some will choose to aid the Americans and die for their disloyalty at the hands of the British.

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Pizzas

51m 30s

Marseille’s anchovy-cheese, the Bronx’s Neapolitan, Naples’ margarita… From the three cradles of pizza, this film is retying the knots of a worldwide history giving us the opportunity to gaze upon the glimmering lights of Times Square, explore the back alleys of Naples and land in front of a pizza van— an invention from Marseilles. There, we meet with loud mouth pizza chefs who have been mucking in, sometimes for five generations.

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Reportage series - S01 E09 - Walking on Bombs

51m 13s

Afghanistan is full of landmines, which emerged as the most lethal weapon used against North American military forces and their allies. We travel to the south of the country – the most dangerous zone – to enter the world of bomb disposal officers; men and women that walk on bombs. None of them match the stereotype seen in The Hurt Locker and none of them are adrenalin junkies. In their own words, this is the quickest way of getting killed in Afghanistan. War is over but the bombs remain.

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Reportage series - S01 E07 - Riding the Beast

52m 41s

The Beast is the train running through Mexico that everyday carries Central American migrants who dream of a better life in the United States. The reality is that on this most dangerous of journeys, the threat of kidnap, rape, violence and murder is constant as carrying their worldly belongings makes them an obvious target for gangs.

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Dream of the Settlers - Along the Great Lakes

44m 00s

The Great Lakes are among the most mythical landscapes of North America: endless water, endless forest. Many Native American peoples lived there; later European settlers followed on the heels of the white hunters and trappers. They hunted in the forests and transported their furs and other goods across the water to the south where a small river situated at the southern tip of Lake Michigan flows onward towards the southern states.

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Afghanistan 1979, the war that changed the world

57m 49s

40 years ago, in December 1979, Soviet troops entered Afghanistan. This was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century; it launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda… It was the war that changed the world. ... Despite its “limits”, the war lasted ten years and played a key role in the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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Afghanistan 1979, the war that changed the world

57m 49s

40 years ago, in December 1979, Soviet troops entered Afghanistan. This was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century; it launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda… It was the war that changed the world. ... Despite its “limits”, the war lasted ten years and played a key role in the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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Afghanistan, the price of revenge

1h 26m

In October 2001 the United States launched the war against Afghanistan, with the whole world by its side, in an act of self-defence after the attacks of 9/11. Today, the troops of the coalition are gradually packing up. They lost over 3000 soldiers and leave behind a country on the brink of civil war and bloodshed… The official rhetoric has not stood up to the stark reality on the ground. Bin Laden? Found and killed…elsewhere, in Pakistan.

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The curse of Edgar

1h 32m

This film reveals the FBI director's battle to retain power from the Kennedy clan. From 1960 and 1963, two ideals of America come face to face and two sets of morals clash. Clyde Tolson, Hoover's right-hand man and secret lover, is the last survivor of this psychological drama. He recounts this intense political period when America's destiny has never been as dependent on one of the most powerful and mysterious figures of the time.

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Cold War Secrets: Stealing the Atomic Bomb

52m 29s

On the 29th of August 1949, the USSR set off their first atomic bomb, just four years after the Americans. The speed with which they achieved this surprised the world. What nobody knew was that it was the result of espionage implemented at the heart of the United States. Stalin was able to obtain all the nuclear discoveries made by scientists who worked on the famous Manhattan Plan. At the centre of the operation was a very unusual female spy, Elizabeth Zaroubin.

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Cold War Secrets: Stealing the Atomic Bomb

52m 29s

On the 29th of August 1949, the USSR set off their first atomic bomb, just four years after the Americans. The speed with which they achieved this surprised the world. What nobody knew was that it was the result of espionage implemented at the heart of the United States. Stalin was able to obtain all the nuclear discoveries made by scientists who worked on the famous Manhattan Plan. At the centre of the operation was a very unusual female spy, Elizabeth Zaroubin.

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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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Police Tactics: The Interrogation

51m 29s

How can a policeman know if a suspect is lying or not? What makes a good interrogation? In America, an estimated 25% of confessions are thought to be false. The old ‘good cop, bad cop’ trick’ is one of the oldest and most famous interrogation methods in the book. Despite its Hollywood status, the overbearing demeanour of one investigator combined with the seemingly supportive nature of another is an real-life method used in getting confessions out of suspects.

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Love, hate & propaganda : the war on terror EP 2

42m 03s

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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Time Capsule 69

45m 47s

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of many extraordinary events that occurred in 1969, a polarizing year that changed the world forever. To commemorate the iconic year, Sabbatical Entertainment presents Time Capsule ’69. We travel to the past to witness how history was transformed and relive unforgettable events such as Woodstock Festival, The Beatles last performance, Pelé's 1,000th goal, as well as the first man to set foot on the moon.

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Time Capsule 69

45m 47s

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of many extraordinary events that occurred in 1969, a polarizing year that changed the world forever. To commemorate the iconic year, Sabbatical Entertainment presents Time Capsule ’69. We travel to the past to witness how history was transformed and relive unforgettable events such as Woodstock Festival, The Beatles last performance, Pelé's 1,000th goal, as well as the first man to set foot on the moon.

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Rodrigo Rosenberg

1h 27m

A murder story, a love story and a thriller. In May 2009, Rodrigo Rosenberg, a wealthy, charismatic lawyer went cycling near his home in Guatemala City and was murdered. Nothing unusual there: Guatemala has a murder rate four times higher than Mexico's, worse in fact than Iraq's for civilians during the war. What was extraordinary is that Rosenberg knew, for certain, he was about to be killed.

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Mysterious Jerusalem

50m 11s

If the sources related to the mysteries and the history of Jerusalem are essentially based on the Bible and on archaeological discoveries with controversial interpretations, there is a kind of established unity between the mythological beginnings and the historical times. In this film, we revisit mysteries while bringing new informations.

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Sendiri

34m 58s

A solo bicycle and surfing journey across Bali, Nusa Lembogan, Lombok and Sumbawa. Sendiri is the Indonesian word for ‘By yourself or Alone’. Dylan decides to continue his and Rians original journey (‘Eat.Sleep.Surf’) that finished in 2009, cycling further east from Bali and exploring Nusa Lembogan, Lombok and West Sumbawa.

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Following the Messiah E11

10m 46s

Follow along as Jeremy and Barry visit Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, and go to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem to see where the baby Jesus would have been dedicated.

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Frankfurter, Viennese, Hot Dogs - It's All About the Sausage

32m 29s

Viennese ham on the bone is more and more considered to be a delicious MUST on the international breakfast table. But the most famous creation of the Viennese butcher is the Frankfurter sausage, probably also known under other names too – famed worldwide as "Vienna sausage" it is the main ingredient of the hot dog. The hot dog was born, perfect for the public at football and baseball games.

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Frankfurter, Viennese, Hot Dogs - It's All About the Sausage

32m 29s

Viennese ham on the bone is more and more considered to be a delicious MUST on the international breakfast table. But the most famous creation of the Viennese butcher is the Frankfurter sausage, probably also known under other names too – famed worldwide as "Vienna sausage" it is the main ingredient of the hot dog. The hot dog was born, perfect for the public at football and baseball games.

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Following the Messiah E1

24m 01s

Follow along as Jeremy and Barry visit Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus, and go to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem to see where the baby Jesus would have been dedicated.

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Inspiring Women - Susan Sarandon

3m 08s

Inspiring short form profiles on iconic women throughout history. Each vignette presents different and unique personalities and highlights their journeys and success achieved against adversities within the fields of TV, film and music. Get a closer look at these amazing women as they share advice on topics such as health, food, and beauty.

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Crazy for Madonna

43m 05s

A biography of a universal icon of music and Hollywood, Madonna, better known as the Queen of Pop. Sabbatical Entertainment celebrates Madonna’s illustrious career spanning more than four decades, always pushing the boundaries of entertainment. Not afraid of controversy, the Material girl, through her talents, redefined and reshaped pop culture history.

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