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2002 documentaries

The Century of the Self

The Century of the Self: A documentary about how we came to be the consumer society that we are today. Adam Curtis tells the story of what made this western consumer society come to be and also looks into what choices we make and why we make them.   It started in the 19th&n[...]

War in the Falklands

A documentary about the British recapture of the Falklands Islands, also known as the Falklands war which was fought between Britain and Argentina in 1982. This film follows significant events leading up to the conflict including Americas involvement which was controversial as it was a close ally of[...]

The Lost Pyramids of Caral

An investigative documentary about the lost pyramids of Caral. The amazing city of Caral is located in the Supe Valley in the Barranca province of Peru and is the most ancient of all the cities in the Americas. The city was built between the periods of roughly 2600 BC and 2000 BC by the Norte C[...]

Journeys with George

  Journeys with George is an American TV producer's home movie of her 18-month road trip on the campaign trail with George W. Bush as he struggles to evolve from a cowboy into a diplomat. Alexandra Pelosi had the great good fortune or misfortune, whichever way you look at it, t[...]

Super Structures - The Largest Aircraft in the World: Antonov An-225 Mriya

Engineering Presenter Bill Ratner 2002 Unrated

Super Structures: The Largest Aircraft in the World. A documentary about the Antonov An-225 Mriya  , the largest operational aircraft in the world. This strategic airlifter was built in the Soviet Union in the late 1980’s by the Antonov serial production plant and first flown on[...]

The Korean War in Colour

Military & War Presenter John Ford 2002 Unrated

  The North Korean army flooded into South Korean on 25th June 1950 with more than 75,000 soldiers across the 38th parallel blockade. This was the first military action since the beginning of the Cold War. As a result, the United States entered the war on behalf of South Korea as t[...]

The Story Of Nirvana

BiographyMusic Presenter Nirvana 2002 Unrated

The Story Of Nirvana documentary. Nirvana was one of the most influential rock bands of all time and changed the music landscape forever. Formed in Washington in 1987, the trio was made up of guitar and singer Kurt Cobain, Bass player Krist Novoselic and drummer Chad Channing, though he would soon b[...]

Evolution

ScienceNature Presenter Liam Neeson 2002 Unrated

  Liam Neeson presents a seven-part series on the history of evolution. Evolution investigates how the amazing array of life we see on Earth today could possibly have evolved, and how it all started.

The Weather Underground

PoliticalHistory Presenter Lili Taylor 2002 Unrated

  The Weather Underground documentary is about the radical left-wing militant organisation with the same name which was active from 1969-1977.   The 2002 film which was narrated by actress Lili Taylor (The Conjuring) depicts the rise and fall of this radical organisation. Starting[...]

Naqoyqatsi

Art Presenter Godfrey Reggio 2002 Unrated

  Filmmaker Godfrey Reggio returns once again to present "Naqoyqatsi", a 2002 art documentary film which takes the viewer on a journey highlighting depth in seemingly mundane things we see in everyday life.   Naqoyqatsi follows the same artistic characteristics of his ot[...]

Plan Colombia: Cashing In on the Drug War Failure

PoliticalDrugs Presenter Edward Asner 2002 Unrated

Plan Colombia: Cashing In on the Drug War Failure, a 2002 documentary film by Gerard Ungerman and Audrey Brohy with narration from American actor Edward Asner (Up) about the battle against the Colombian narcotics trade.   This war on drugs is primarily headed by the United States who have[...]

Secret Life of the Brain

SciencePsychology Presenter Blair Brown 2002 Unrated

Secret Life of the Brain, a 5-part psychology documentary narrated by American theatre, film and television actress Blair Brown which explores several important developmental stages of the human brain.   The film features real human stories, dynamic imagery and information provided b[...]