In the 2019 documentary Mothers On The Edge, British investigative journalist Louis Theroux spends time in a specialist psychiatric unit which treats mothers experiencing serious mental illness whilst allowing them to live alongside their babies.
A 1994 C-span documentary examining the history of political correctness, an ideology that expanded in the late 20th century and has continued to expand through the 2010s. Contrary to popular belief political correctness does not have its roots in 1960s hippy culture, but during the 193[...]
"Choosing Death" is the second part of British filmmaker Louis Theroux's Altered States three-part documentary in which he spends time with families in the United States who are going through the hardest times of their lives. There are now six states in the US that allow t[...]
Hometown is a 2018 documentary by filmmaker Brandon Lavoie that takes an intimate look at America's current opioid epidemic. Seen through the eyes of a mother and the lens of a small town.
2nd Platoon Still Fighting: More than a decade after leaving Iraq a group of former US soldiers talk about still struggling to fit back into society. In 2007 the BBC captured them fighting in Bagdad at the most intense period of the Iraq war. The programme discovers they have been facing new struggl[...]
The Ex Neo-Nazi Transgender Woman is a 2018 Vice documentary film following the story of Dajana Pospiš from Serbia. For years Dajana was a hardcore member of the far-right National Front and waged war against Serbia's queer community. He was sent to prison for insight religio[...]
The Times of Harvey Milk is a historical documentary made in 1984 by Rob Epstein documenting the life and political career of Harvey Milk. Harvey Milk was the first elected openly-gay official in the history of California, having been elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. H[...]
Dollar Heroes: North Korea runs the worlds most infamous and largest forced labour systems. Due to increased sanctions on the regime, it has increased selling its own people to work as labourers around the world, mainly in China and Russia. This is all to prop up Kim Jong-un, who has or[...]
Trails to Tsukiji - Cherries: Our theme this time is the sweet, red fruits that sparkle like rubies: cherries! In Japan, cherries are expensive, high-end fruits popular for gift-giving: one box can go for over 500 dollars. We visit Yamagata Prefecture, Japan's largest cherry-producing region, to[...]
Rick Steves Europe The Holy Land, Israelis and Palestinians Today weaves together both the Israeli and the Palestinian narratives to better understand a place that is, for a third of humanity, literally holy land. The crossroads for three great religions, the Holy Land has been coveted and fought ov[...]
Fashions Dirty Secrets, a 2018 documentary in which British investigative journalist Stacey Dooley investigates the hidden cost of addiction to fast fashion. This hidden secret of the fashion industry is the enormous damage caused to the environment through the low-cost production of cl[...]
Exorcism: The Battle for Young Minds, a 2018 BBC3 documentary in which Journalist Andrew Gold meets the famous exorcist Padre Manuel Acuña. Acuña claims to be able to cure people of their possession by demons and evil spirits. He practices his cleansing rituals from his ho[...]