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No Place to Hide

51m 30s

"They took us to a small house. There they tore off our clothes and raped my friend and me. I was only 17 years old and still a virgin”, says Joari. The shocking thing: Joari and her friend were allegedly raped by the people who were meant to protect her: UN peacekeepers. 20,000 UN peacekeeping troops were sent to bring stability to the Eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a war is raging between rebels and government forces.

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No Place to Hide

51m 30s

"They took us to a small house. There they tore off our clothes and raped my friend and me. I was only 17 years old and still a virgin”, says Joari. The shocking thing: Joari and her friend were allegedly raped by the people who were meant to protect her: UN peacekeepers. 20,000 UN peacekeeping troops were sent to bring stability to the Eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a war is raging between rebels and government forces.

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World War A : Aliens Invade Earth

52m 48s

Leading scientists and researchers weigh in on the scenarios that might unfold if aliens find us and decide to visit Earth. Should we even be searching for extraterrestrial life? What are the risks of reaching out, and what are the risks if the Earth is "found" by aliens?.

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Nelson Mandela

52m 06s

Nelson Mandela is a shining example of what one man can do to change the world. Born into an oppressive regime, he fought to overcome prejudice and hate to unify a nation. Nelson Mandela's dedication resulted in his inauguration as the first black President of South Africa; his award of the Nobel Peace Prize and ultimately, his role in overthrowing the Apartheid regime.

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Tokyo Trial : Judging Japan

56m 52s

The Tokyo Trial – or the "International Military Tribunal for the Far East" - had been convened in 1946 to prosecute the leaders of the Empire of Japan for war crimes. It was to be the Nuremberg trial of the Far East, decided upon by the Allies to avenge decades of misery and death. But it would prove to be divisive from the start, the more so, since each of the judges represented one of the nations which had been at war with Japan.

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Best Tricks

53m 09s

At only 21 years old, Louis Boniface is one of the best slackliners in the world. The film Best Tricks tells the story of a challenge that the young athlete has set for himself: Achieve a world first, a triple backflip rotation on a slackline.This unique dive into Louis Boniface’s daily life highlights the different stages of his physical and mental struggle against gravity, falls, and pain... We discover a sensitive, disciplined young man, determined to do anything he can to make history.

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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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The World of Waves

30m 07s

“The World of Waves” is an astonishing look at the ocean and the waves it creates to all the corners of the world. This film is completely shot on 35mm film as well as on the Red and Phantom camera’s. The visuals are nothing short of mind blowing, backed up with a soundtrack that puts you right in the action. This film embraces images that will last in your mind for eternity. Never before have angles and images in the ocean been captured in pure raw form.

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The Black Tears of the Sea – The Lethal Legacy of Wrecks

52m 12s

More than 70 years after the end of World War II an oppressive legacy from the past overshadows the future: ships sunken in the war rusting on the seabed. They pose a threat that is still completely ignored. Lying on the seabed are 6,300 wrecks which together contain an estimated 1.5 to 12 billion litres of oil.The question is: how long will the oil stay inside? It’s a journey that takes us back into history, on perilous salvaging missions, to the ocean bed, and into laboratories.

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The Black Tears of the Sea – The Lethal Legacy of Wrecks

52m 12s

More than 70 years after the end of World War II an oppressive legacy from the past overshadows the future: ships sunken in the war rusting on the seabed. They pose a threat that is still completely ignored. Lying on the seabed are 6,300 wrecks which together contain an estimated 1.5 to 12 billion litres of oil.The question is: how long will the oil stay inside? It’s a journey that takes us back into history, on perilous salvaging missions, to the ocean bed, and into laboratories.

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Polar Bears: A Summer Odyssey

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Polar Bears are well adapted for life in a frozen snow-covered environment. However, during summer and early fall, Hudson Bay is ice free. This film follows the bears throughout summer, unraveling the difficulties in their fight for survival at a time of plenty for all other Arctic inhabitants. By early July, the bears are cast ashore and live off resources acquired during the winter. Cubs born in December experience for the first time the explosion of life during the colourful Arctic summer.

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First World War and graphic novels

52m 30s

Where do the soul-searching images of the First World War come from? Not merely telling the war, but seeing it, showing it in flesh and blood: this is what graphic novels offer us today. Exploring archives and history, the authors in this program converse with the depth of Time. They make First World War live again in our imagination: their drawings are more than strokes. These major artists have made the War the main subject of their graphic tales.

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First World War and graphic novels

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Where do the soul-searching images of the First World War come from? Not merely telling the war, but seeing it, showing it in flesh and blood: this is what graphic novels offer us today. Exploring archives and history, the authors in this program converse with the depth of Time. They make First World War live again in our imagination: their drawings are more than strokes. These major artists have made the War the main subject of their graphic tales.

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First World War and graphic novels

52m 30s

Where do the soul-searching images of the First World War come from? Not merely telling the war, but seeing it, showing it in flesh and blood: this is what graphic novels offer us today. Exploring archives and history, the authors in this program converse with the depth of Time. They make First World War live again in our imagination: their drawings are more than strokes. These major artists have made the War the main subject of their graphic tales.

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First World War and graphic novels

52m 30s

Where do the soul-searching images of the First World War come from? Not merely telling the war, but seeing it, showing it in flesh and blood: this is what graphic novels offer us today. Exploring archives and history, the authors in this program converse with the depth of Time. They make First World War live again in our imagination: their drawings are more than strokes. These major artists have made the War the main subject of their graphic tales.

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9/11 : Science and Conspiracy

1h 35m

It’s been years now since the 9/11 attacks, but many people still believe that 9/11 was either an inside job or was allowed to happen by the U.S. Government. With so many people advancing so many theories about what occurred before our eyes, it is imperative to use science and impartial investigation to put a forensic stake in the heart of these conspiracy theories. In this program, experts attempt to objectively reconstruct events that skeptics say didn’t happen the way most people believe.

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Wide Boyz II

49m 45s

After their success climbing the world’s hardest offwidth, the Wide Boyz, Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall, embark on their next crack climbing mission. This time their sights are set on the thinner end of the crack climbing spectrum. Their goal is the mighty Cobra Crack in Squamish BC, considered to be the hardest finger crack in the world. First climbed by Canadian ‘rock star’ Sonnie Trotter after battling it out with Didier Berthod, the route hit the media spotlight in the film First Ascent.

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Talam, a Musical Odyssee - Vietnam

56m 58s

Talam is a journey through the roots of mankind, a tour of man’s both welcoming and hostile abodes. It is an investigation of the colours and primeval sounds of Music and an attempt to capture their communicative power. Best Film Prize for TALAM VIETNAM, category Short Documentary Films Ismailia; International festival for Documentary & Short Films 2006.

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Talam, a Musical Odyssee - Bulgaria

53m 28s

Talam is a journey through the roots of mankind, a tour of man’s both welcoming and hostile abodes. It is an investigation of the colours and primeval sounds of Music and an attempt to capture their communicative power.

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Talam, a Musical Odyssee - Morocco

51m 50s

Talam is a journey through the roots of mankind, a tour of man’s both welcoming and hostile abodes. It is an investigation of the colours and primeval sounds of Music and an attempt to capture their communicative power.

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Talam, a Musical Odyssee - Sardinia

53m 16s

Talam is a journey through the roots of mankind, a tour of man’s both welcoming and hostile abodes. It is an investigation of the colours and primeval sounds of Music and an attempt to capture their communicative power.

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Talam, a Musical Odyssee - Sardinia

53m 16s

Talam is a journey through the roots of mankind, a tour of man’s both welcoming and hostile abodes. It is an investigation of the colours and primeval sounds of Music and an attempt to capture their communicative power.

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Elvis Presley

48m 01s

Recognized by multiple generations, as well as a cross-section of society, Elvis Presley holds a permanent place in American and World music history. Elvis Presley is an American icon that ushered in a music revolution that triggered a global-scale cultural transformation. Elvis’s legacy is celebrated all around the world from Japan to Israel and from India to the England.

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Elvis Presley

48m 01s

Recognized by multiple generations, as well as a cross-section of society, Elvis Presley holds a permanent place in American and World music history. Elvis Presley is an American icon that ushered in a music revolution that triggered a global-scale cultural transformation. Elvis’s legacy is celebrated all around the world from Japan to Israel and from India to the England.

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Crossing Iceland

52m 00s

Jerome Josserand is a professional snow kiter. In 2007 he set the world record for the highest kite flight. It was 450 m above the ground. Jerome is in love with wind and its power to use it to mount high mountains. His home is a place called Col du Lautaret which is also his playground. On his way he found Iceland. He noticed that there is snow and wind all the time. And he thought:”

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The Deepest man on Earth

52m 50s

The Austrian freediver, Herbert Nitsch, defies the depths of the ocean and goes from one amazing feat to another. He has held the world record for freediving since 2007: - 214 meters! Alexander Abela, who is also a freediver, shadowed him for many months while he trained, and also during international competitions in Greece and the Bahamas. In order to reach these extreme depths, Herbert draws on the breathing techniques of marine mammals and forces himself to do hours of training every day.

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The Deepest man on Earth

52m 50s

The Austrian freediver, Herbert Nitsch, defies the depths of the ocean and goes from one amazing feat to another. He has held the world record for freediving since 2007: - 214 meters! Alexander Abela, who is also a freediver, shadowed him for many months while he trained, and also during international competitions in Greece and the Bahamas. In order to reach these extreme depths, Herbert draws on the breathing techniques of marine mammals and forces himself to do hours of training every day.

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Cold War Peacemaker: Story of the Convair B-36

56m 03s

Cold War Peacemaker is the amazing and unique story of the development of the B-36 very-long-long-range nuclear bomber. From its beginnings during WWII, through construction in a former wild-west cattle town and deployment into the Cold War, the story of the Convair B-36 and how it intimidated the Soviet Union is a fascinating study in politics and technology.

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5 Elements

45m 18s

This film is the compilation of several of the most epic windsurfing travel adventures ever undertaken by Thomas Miklautsch. Furthermore, this is one of our favorite videos in the New World Spirits line-up. Considered as one of the most free-spirited windsurfers ever, in '5 Elements' Thomas Miklautsch travels to The Amazon, Antarctica, Chile, Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, The Andes, and even...San Francisco, among other places.

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Water Is Our Future - The Jordan - River of Peace?

51m 48s

The Jordan River is the most important source of water for Jordanians, Israelis, and Palestinians. Intensive farming is robbing the sacred river of its water. Since Israel and Jordan signed a peace treaty in 1994, campaigners from an environmental organization have been working across all borders to rescue both the Jordan River and the Dead Sea for the protection of nature and for peace in the region.

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War/Peace

1h 00m

War/Peace tells the story of the radical student activists Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn who founded the anti-Vietnam war group "The Weathermen" at the University of Michigan in 1969 and who's members carried out two dozen bombings of government building including an attempt to bomb the United States Capitol, the Pentagon, several major banks and police stations through out the US.

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War/Peace

1h 00m

War/Peace tells the story of the radical student activists Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn who founded the anti-Vietnam war group "The Weathermen" at the University of Michigan in 1969 and who's members carried out two dozen bombings of government building including an attempt to bomb the United States Capitol, the Pentagon, several major banks and police stations through out the US.

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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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Black Sunday

42m 08s

A detailed report of the Holocaust in Romania. During World War II, two trains were loaded with Jews. Where they will be taken? To their deaths. Four survivors of Romanian Holocaust tell us what happened in Iasi during the Pogrom, a horror which took place on June 29, 1941. Over 13,000 people died in that single day, a day which has become known as Black Sunday in remembrance of those who lost their lives.

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Mata Hari: The Naked Spy

1h 18m

A hundred years ago, Mata Hari faced the firing squad as a convicted German spy. Was she a dangerous spy, whose boldness and sexuality threatened the establishment, or a victim entangled in a climate of blame and desperation as WWI dragged on? How much of what we know about her is just myth? New documents reveal startling truths about her life.

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Ciudad sin Sueño

20m 16s

"A City Without Dreams" takes place between Beirut (Lebanon) and Aleppo (Syria) and talks about the lost dreams of an entire Syrian generation in these two cities.

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Life Line

52m 23s

Taïg Khris in total immersion in the universe of the Slackline ! This sport consists of crossing a webbing line a few centimetres thick suspended between two points above the ground.Andy Lewis, world champion and an emblematic figure in the sport, plays host to Taïg in Moab, Utah and shares his daily routine with him.

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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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Chris Dennis - Between Worlds

44m 55s

Born and raised in a rural village on the north-eastern coast of Trinidad, Chris Dennis has a dream: to become a world-recognised surfer. His considerable talent has taken him far, but to become one of the top 100 in his sport, this young man of modest means will need more than just his natural ability. Does Chris have what it takes to go all the way, or is he fated to remain between worlds?

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Yvan Bourgnon - 70'

1h 09m

In 2015, the Swiss skipper Yvan Bourgnon - a regular offshore racer and winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre in 1997 alongside his brother Laurent - completed the first around the world solo voyage in a cabin-less catamaran the size of a beach yacht, "Ma Louloutte". 220 days and 55,000 km at sea, with no protection from the elements. To find his way across the world’s oceans, he decided to navigate the old way, using a sextant.

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Sarajevo – The Assassination

1h 18m

In 2014 Europe remembered the outbreak of the First World War. The fateful war, which raged for four years and cost 12 million lives, began a century ago in 1914. The catalyst of the disaster was the murder of the Austrian successor to the throne, Franz Ferdinand, and his wife Sophie on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo. This astonishing documentary conveys the dramatic events on the eve of the First World War.

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Sarajevo – The Assassination

1h 18m

In 2014 Europe remembered the outbreak of the First World War. The fateful war, which raged for four years and cost 12 million lives, began a century ago in 1914. The catalyst of the disaster was the murder of the Austrian successor to the throne, Franz Ferdinand, and his wife Sophie on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo. This astonishing documentary conveys the dramatic events on the eve of the First World War.

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Sarajevo – The Assassination

1h 18m

In 2014 Europe remembered the outbreak of the First World War. The fateful war, which raged for four years and cost 12 million lives, began a century ago in 1914. The catalyst of the disaster was the murder of the Austrian successor to the throne, Franz Ferdinand, and his wife Sophie on 28 June 1914 in Sarajevo. This astonishing documentary conveys the dramatic events on the eve of the First World War.

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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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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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The Marxists

52m 09s

Karl Marx was many things: philosopher, journalist, economist and historian. In many ways he was a modern renaissance man. His revolutionary ideas, though, are his legacy. They have literally changed the world. His far-reaching analyses and theories have inspired millions of people to become politically active. 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of his birthday. After the collapse of many socialist regimes Marx seemingly became less popular.

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Inspiring Women - Audrey Hepburn

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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Draw

37m 24s

In home, stadiums, offices and pubs around the world, there is an ongoing generational debate over whose country had the best sports era. Sabbatical Entertainment settles the debate in this exclusive original production, Maradona and Messi from Argentina, Pelé and Neymar from Brazil, Valderrama and James from Colombia, Chicharito and Hugo Sánchez from Mexico. Their triumphs, defeats, unique characteristics and statistics. Between each of these pairs of stars, who is the best? What unites them?

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007 For Our Eyes Only

46m 04s

In anticipation of the premiere of the 25 chapter in the iconic James Bond Saga, based on the novels of British writer Ian Fleming, Sabbatical Entertainment presents FOR OUR EYES ONLY an enthralling documentary in which we will relive all of 007 dangerous mission throughout this legendary cinematic franchise, from the first feature film production in 1962, “Dr. No”, to the highly anticipated “No Time To Die.”

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UN: Impunity for All

52m 58s

It's considered a temple of global diplomacy and the world's largest humanitarian organization. But for decades, one scandal after another has battered the UN's reputation. From the oil-for-food scandal in Iraq, to claims it was responsible for the cholera epidemic in Haiti and multiple accusations of waste, corruption and unaccountability at all levels, the UN's credibility and integrity has been repeatedly undermined. In this film, we investigate some of the most serious accusations.

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The Devil's Lair

52m 00s

Braaim, a murder convict, gang leader and drug merchant lies in bed, his young daughter on his knee and a bullet in his side. Desperate to protect his wife and family but beholden to his gang, Braaim has discovered it isn't easy to walk away from a life of crime. Can one last hit job release them all from this seedy world, or will it be the end of the road? A dangerous and terrible insight into the criminal underworld of South Africa's Cape Flats.

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The Devil's Lair

52m 00s

Braaim, a murder convict, gang leader and drug merchant lies in bed, his young daughter on his knee and a bullet in his side. Desperate to protect his wife and family but beholden to his gang, Braaim has discovered it isn't easy to walk away from a life of crime. Can one last hit job release them all from this seedy world, or will it be the end of the road? A dangerous and terrible insight into the criminal underworld of South Africa's Cape Flats.

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Satudarah: One Blood

54m 57s

The notorious Satudarah are the Netherlands' most violent and feared biker gang. Founded in Moordrecht in 1990, the gang has grown from humble roots into an international conglomerate, linked with worldwide drug trafficking, extortion and murder. This fascinating documentary drives right to the heart of this secret criminal underworld, exposing the strict rituals and traditions that govern this most violent of brotherhoods.

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Satudarah: One Blood

54m 57s

The notorious Satudarah are the Netherlands' most violent and feared biker gang. Founded in Moordrecht in 1990, the gang has grown from humble roots into an international conglomerate, linked with worldwide drug trafficking, extortion and murder. This fascinating documentary drives right to the heart of this secret criminal underworld, exposing the strict rituals and traditions that govern this most violent of brotherhoods.

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