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2018 documentaries

The Real T-Rex With Chris Packham

Naturalist Chris Packham reveals new evidence about the most iconic dinosaur in the world, the tyrannosaurus rex which will change how we look at this creature forever. Since it was first discovered in 1905 the Tyrannosaurus (meaning the king in Latin) is still one of the largest carnivorous sp[...]

The Final Year (preview)

Trailer for the new film about the final year in office for the Obama Administration from an “insiders” perspective titled The Final Year and presented by documentary filmmaker Greg Barker. With access to the White House and State Department filmmakers provide a new look a[...]

Prince: Last Year of a Legend

Prince: Last Year of a Legend: A new Channel 4 documentary about American songwriter and performer Prince Rogers Nelson (1958 – 2016). The film analysis the last year of his life before he tragically died at just 57, from an overdose of a powerful opioid-based painkiller at his home in Pa[...]

Professor Green: Working Class White Men

Working Class White Men is a new Channel 4 documentary created by Professor Green about people in the UK who feel they do not have a voice. In the film, Mr Green visits a far-right rally in Rochdale in response to the growing number of sexual abuse cases in the town and speaks to people who are in s[...]

Attenborough and the Sea Dragon

  Naturalist Sir David Attenborough is back to investigate a remarkable 200 million-year-old fossil of a giant sea dragon found off the coast of Britain. Using state of the art technology and CGI David brings the story of the fossilised ichthyosaur out of the rock and shows us what[...]

My Year With the Tribe

Society Presenter Will Millard 2018 Unrated

British Author, BBC presenter and expedition leader Will Millard travels to Indonesia and lives with Korowai tribe in Papua, a community who live in treehouses in this 2018 documentary "My Year With the Tribe".   The film is not only analysis of who these people are but how they[...]

The Coronation (preview)

In The Coronation documentary, Alastair Bruce presents a fascinating insight into the Crown Jewels of the monarchy and how they were taken to a Berkshire fortress during world war two in case they fell into the hands of the Nazi’s after an invasion.   Unfortunate[...]

Juiced Up - The Consequences of Steroids: Swole

DrugsSociety Presenter Vice 2018 Unrated

  A new short documentary by the popular news site Vice examining negative impacts of steroids, something that has been a hot topic for years now.

Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

Conspiracy Presenter Dan Russell 2018 Unrated

The Bermuda Triangle is one of the most mysterious places on earth. It is located in an area of the North Atlantic ocean between Bermuda, Purto Rico and Florida giving the area a triangle shape, hence the name. Over the years dozens of planes and ships have disappeared here under unexplained circums[...]

Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (preview)

Documentary filmmaker Marina Zenovich provides an insight into her new documentary Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind which gives an intimate look into the life of the famous Hollywood actor Robin Williams.   Unlike many biographical documentaries “Robin Williams: Come In[...]

K-Pop: Korea's Secret Weapon?

  In K-Pop: Korea's Secret Weapon? British Documentary filmmaker Adele Roberts investigates the rise of Korean pop music. Firstly she looks into the changing culture in the country and meets with the band “K-Pop” who is one of the biggest bands in the country. This Korea[...]

Inside the Dark Web

TechnologyInternet Presenter Amanda Drew 2018 Unrated

Decades after the initial launch of the internet as a tool for scientific research it has turned into a whole different beast which is used for surveillance by governments and other, darker organisations. This is of great concern to a lot of people in light of recent events in the news such as[...]

Love and Hate Crime

SocietyCrime Presenter Unknown 2018
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  A three-part 2018 BBC series exploring hate crime in the United States.    The first episode of “Love and Hate Crime”  documentary attempts to go inside the mind of murderer Adrian Loya who planned to kill Lisa and Anna Trubnikova for months before fin[...]

Animals with Cameras

Animals with Cameras is a revolutionary new documentary series which focuses on seeing the world from a animals perspective by putting specially adapted cameras on them.   This is all based on-camera work by Gordon Buchanan who worked with scientists to bring this fascinating educational[...]

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Russia's War on Women

  In Russia's War on Women Stacey Dooley Investigates a dark secret which is kept behind closed doors in Russia. It has been estimated that thousands of women are killed by their partners every year in the country. Domestic violence is higher than it should be everywhere around the[...]

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Second Chance Sex Offenders

  In this episode of "Stacey Dooley Investigates" British journalist Stacey Dooley travels to Florida to see how laws which give sex offenders a second chance are working.   Once sex offenders have left prison in Florida they are all put on a list which is publicly avail[...]

The Bulger Killers: Was Justice Done?

Crime Presenter Channel 4 2018
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  A new 2018 documentary which speaks to key individuals who were involved in the James Bulger trial in 1993.   The Killing of two-year-old James Bugler at the hands of 10-year-old Jon Venables and Robert Thompson was one of the worst crimes of the 20th century and sparked outrage[...]

Elizabeth: Our Queen

  Elizabeth: Our Queen is a new 2018 eight-part documentary series about Queen Elizabeth II, narrated by James D'Arcy.   The film was made to celebrate the 65th anniversary since her coronation back in 1953, which makes her the longest serving monarch in British history. This[...]

Prediction by the Numbers

  Prediction by the Numbers is a 2018 nova science documentary narrated by American actor Jay O Sanders (The Day After Tomorrow)  exploring stories of statistics in action.   Now that we have moved well into an age of big data, the science of prediction is becoming more preva[...]

Uranus & Neptune: Rise of the Ice Giants

Uranus & Neptune: Rise of the Ice Giants, a 2018 documentary narrated by Mike Rowe which takes us billions of miles out to the mysterious and alluring ice-giants in the outer solar system.   These two planets have only have had one visitor from Earth; Voyage 2 in the 1980's. This[...]

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Gypsy Kids Taken From Home

Society Presenter Stacey Dooley 2018
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  In this new 2018 documentary, Stacey Dooley travels to Hungry to investigate gypsy kids who have been taken from home and their maternal parents.   This is a massive issue in the country which has the largest population of gypsy children in all of Europe. In a country which has[...]

Damming the Nile

Political Presenter Alastair Leithead 2018 Unrated

Damming the Nile is a 2018 BBC socio-political documentary by British journalist Alastair Leithead.   The film reports on who is controlling the water-supply from the worlds longest river, a source that is vital for sustaining people in Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia.

Stacey Dooley Investigates: Face to Face with Isis

One year after her first visit to Iraq BBC3 journalist Stacey Dooley returns seeking justice for young women whose lives have been changed forever by the terror group in Stacey Dooley Investigates: Face to Face with Isis.   Upon arriving, in Iraq Stacey meets with 23-year-old Shireen who[...]

Working with Weinstein

  Harvey Weinstein is a now a figure who doesn't need an introduction after dozens of women spoke out accusing him of sexual harassment, rape and assault. The 2018 Working with Weinstein documentary by Channel 4 takes us back to a simple question... Why didn't any of his vi[...]

Julius Caesar Revealed

Out of all the Roman emperors, Julius Caesar is easily the most famous, or should we say infamous. He was a brutal dictator and conqueror who had full control over the Roman people and its vast empire for decades until he was viciously assassinated in 44BC.   This 2018 Julius Caesar Revea[...]

Lost Treasures of the Maya Snake Kings

Lost Treasures of the Maya Snake Kings reveals the ancient Maya civilization like never before.   This 2018 documentary narrated by Albert Lin provides a unique insight into new research which is revealing new secrets about this amazing culture, that is much more vast and complex than pre[...]

Great Escape at Dunkirk

The Great Escape at Dunkirk documentary explores the mass exodus of the British army after being pushed back to the coast by the German Bilzkerig in the early days of World War 2.   In May 1940 more than 300,000 troops from various allied armies were trapped on the beaches of Dunkirk. The[...]

Expedition Unknown: Season 4

MysteryArchaeology Presenter Josh Gates 2018 Unrated

Expedition Unknown Series 4 follows the explorer Josh Gates as he sets out on a mission to find answers to some of the worlds most famous mysteries and legends. Josh has been the host for a number of documentaries but Expedition Unknown is what he is most renowned for.   Episode 1 - Vikin[...]

Secrets of the 10,000 Year Old Man

ScienceArchaeology Presenter Jim Carter 2018 Unrated

  Secrets of the 10000 Year Old Man is a 2018 science documentary which follows an ambitious attempt to decode DNA of Britain's oldest complete skeleton.   The film which is hosted by English actor Jim Carter (Downton Abbey), explores how cutting-edge technology is being used[...]

Wonders of the Moon

  Our closest neighbour, the moon has always been an enigmatic symbol in the night sky, yet one which represents stability. This barren rock in space bears scars which tell us about the chaotic early days of our solar system because with no atmosphere and geological activity it's surface[...]

How the Universe Works: The Quasar Enigma

  How the Universe Works The Quasar Enigma investigates some of the most impressive objects in the universe: Quasars.   Quasars are very active and distant objects, in many cases, they are the size of our solar system and emit enormous amounts of energy. The brightness of the quas[...]

Serial Killer with Piers Morgan Lorenzo Gilyard

  Beloved British broadcaster Piers Morgan returns once again after his infamous liaison with serial killer Mark Riebe in 2017 to make a new biographical crime documentary about American serial killer Lorenzo Gilyard.   In "Serial Killer with Piers Morgan Lorenzo Gi[...]

Crushing Dissent in Egypt

Political Presenter Orla Guerin 2018 Unrated

  The Crushing Dissent in Egypt documentary takes a look at the fierce 2018 presidential race in Egypt, hosted by Irish journalist and news presenter Orla Guerin.   According to reports, challengers to the current Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are being harassed, having[...]

What on Earth? Hunting the Ark of the Covenant

ScienceMystery Presenter Steven Kearney 2018 Unrated

  The 2018 documentary What on Earth? Hunting the Ark of the Covenant narrated by American voice-actor Steven Kearney takes us on an investigation which may find the Ark of the Covenant.   New discoveries lead investigators to a crypt rumoured to hold the Ark of t[...]

Obama: The President Who Inspired the World

PoliticalBiography Presenter Matt Frei 2018 Unrated

  The 2018 Obama: The President Who Inspired the World documentary takes a look at the life and presidency of Barak Obama.   Matt Frei chronicles Obama, from his rise into politics and becoming the 54th President of the United States. While his inauguration was a momentous event,[...]

How the Universe Works: Strange Lives of Dwarf Planets

ScienceSpace Presenter Mike Rowe 2018 Unrated

  How the Universe Works: Strange Lives of Dwarf Planets, a 2018 science documentary hosted by Mike Rowe (Dirty Jobs) which examines what we know about some of the strangest objects in our own solar system.   Thanks to advances in science we are now about to explore dwarf planets[...]

The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World

Science Presenter Nicole Oliver 2018
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  The Kingdom: How Fungi Made Our World is a 2018 science documentary hosted by Canadian actress Nicole Oliver which examines the vital organism which is fungi.   Fungi can found in the farthest reaches of the planet in places such as Antarctica. They even reside in nuclear reacto[...]

Buried: Knights Templar and the Holy Grail

History Presenter Mikey Kay 2018
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  Buried: Knights Templar and the Holy Grail, a new 2018 history documentary film hosted by Mikey Kay and Garth Baldwin which opens an investigation into the true fate of the Knights Templar to see if the order really fell in 1307 or if they continued on in secret.   The[...]

Monty Dons Paradise Gardens

NatureHistory Presenter Monty Don 2018 Unrated

Monty Don travels across the Islamic world to teach us about the most beautiful Paradise Gardens which are depicted in the Holy Koran.   Beginning in Spain, which was an Islamic country for more than 800 years, Monty then travels from Morocco to India and Iran, in search of paradise garde[...]

Mega Machines: World's Greatest Hovercraft

  The 2018 Mega Machines: World's Greatest Hovercraft documentary narrated by Scottish-New Zealand actor Erik Thompson explores the worlds most advanced gravity-defying machine in commercial use.   This hovercraft can float on a cushion of air at speeds of up to 50-miles-per-h[...]

Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia

  Bitter Rivals: Iran and Saudi Arabia tells the story of a dangerous feud which has sent the middle east into a high-level of violence.   This rivalry between Iran and Saudi Arabia, driven by politics, religion and power has brought those countries into a state of sectarian war,[...]

Ellie Undercover: Rent for Sex

Society Presenter Ellie Flynn 2018 Unrated

Ellie Undercover: Rent for Sex, a 2018 sociopolitical documentary by British investigative journalist Ellie Flynn about the rise of tenants paying for their residence for sex in the United Kingdom.   This is a controversial issue as some people say that people are allowed to do what they[...]

Panorama, Weinstein: The Inside Story

  Panorama, Weinstein: The Inside Story follows suit with the recent documentary we have watched on the Hollywood cocksman "Working with Weinstein" published by Channel 4 in February.   Like "Working with Weinstein" this documentary also tells the story of how[...]

Earth's Natural Wonders: Series 2

Nature Presenter Sophie Okonedo 2018 Unrated

  Earth's Natural Wonders: Series 2 is a 2018 nature documentary series which looks at surviving in some of the most famous and extreme natural wonders on planet Earth. This is a follow up to the 2015 two-part series "Living on the Edge".   In Episode 1 - Surviving t[...]

Putin: The New Tsar

  Putin: The New Tsar is a 2018 political documentary hosted by British filmmaker Patrick Forbes about one of the worlds most powerful and influential leaders; Vladimir Putin.   This biography starts decades ago when Putin was a low-level KGB officer, in 1991 after the collapse of[...]

Arctic Wolf Pack

  A 2018 nature documentary which follows an Arctic Wolf Pack living on Ellesmere Island at the most northerly point of North America.   White wolves are some of the toughest animals on the planet as they thrive in some of the harshest weather conditions mother nature can produce.[...]

The Battle for Venezuela

SocietyPolitical Presenter Al-Jazeera 2018 Unrated

  The Battle for Venezuela, a 2018 investigative political documentary produced by Al-Jazeera which takes us to the heart of Venezuela which is in crisis.   Once one of the wealthiest countries in South-America, Venezuela has recently gone through a political melt-down and economi[...]

Big Cats: Series 1

  Big Cats: Series 1, a new 3-part 2018 BBC documentary series narrated by English actor Bertie Carvel (Les Misérables (2012)) which reveals new secrets about big cats using the latest developments in scientific research and filming technologies.   Part 1 follows Lions in R[...]

Black Hole Apocalypse

  Black Hole Apocalypse, a 2018 science documentary presented by American cosmologist Janna Levin about the most mysterious known objects in our Universe.   First described by Stephen Hawking in his famous publication "Occurrence of singularities in open universes" in 19[...]

Building Giants: Arctic Mega Bridge

Engineering Presenter Josh Goodman 2018 Unrated

  Building Giants: Arctic Mega Bridge is a 2018 engineering documentary about the Hålogaland Bridge, longest suspension bridge in the Arctic Circle.   This suspension bridge was built to cross the Rombaksfjorden in the municipality of Narvik in Nordland county, Noway. Constr[...]

Canvey: The Promised Island

Society Presenter Riete Oord 2018 Unrated

  Europe's largest ultra-Orthodox Jewish community has lived in Stamford Hill, London, since the late 1800s. But with rents soaring, they are on the move. This film follows the Hasidic community as some of them embark on their biggest exodus since World War II. Excerpt by bbc

China's Chat Girls

SocietyTechnology Presenter Natalia Zuo 2018 Unrated

  China's Chat Girls is about China's $3 billion dollar online live streaming industry and how thousands of girls make thousands of dollars just by singing, flirting, chatting, dancing online.   One of China's most famous chat girls, Lele Tao is interviewed for this 20[...]

France's Stolen Children

Society Presenter Katie Razzall 2018 Unrated

France's Stolen Children, a 2018 BBC Our World short documentary hosted by Katie Razzell about children who were taken to France during the 1960's and 1980's.   In just over 20 years, 20,000 children were "stolen" from the Island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean and se[...]

First Face of America

  First Face of America, a 2018 Nova documentary film with narration by Jay O. Sanders (The Day After Tomorrow) about possibly the oldest human remains ever found in America.   More than 13,000-years-ago a teenage woman fell 100-foot into a cave in Mexico’s Yucatán an[...]

House of Saud: A Family at War

SocietyPolitical Presenter Saskia Reeves 2018 Unrated

House of Saud: A Family at War, is a three-part political documentary which looks at challenges facing the crown-prince of Saudi Arabia, who at the age of just 32 is planning for huge transformations.   With narration by English actress Saskia Reeves, this documentary shows first-hand the[...]

The Impossible Flight

  Developing new aeronautical technologies which will help the aviation industry move away from fossil fuels has led engineers and scientists to build the Solar Impulse 2 and embark on "The Impossible Flight".   In March 2015 this aircraft made the first completely[...]

We Lived Through a War: Compton LA

Society Presenter Katty Kay 2018 Unrated

  We Lived Through a War: Compton LA is a 2018 documentary hosted by English journalist Katty Kay about gun violence in Compton.   Compton L.A became famous around in the world in late 1980's for gang crime and rappers who talked about what was going on there such as Eazy-e. T[...]

Trump Voters: One Year on

Political Presenter Veronika Hyks 2018 Unrated

  Trump Voters: One Year on, a 2018 BBC Panorama documentary hosted by English actress Veronika Hyks which gathers thoughts from Trump voters one year after the president's inauguration.   Love him or hate him (there seems to be no in-between), Donald Trump has undoubtedly cha[...]

Stealing Van Gogh

Art Presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon 2018 Unrated

  Stealing Van Gogh, a 2018 art documentary hosted by British historian Andrew Graham-Dixon about the greatest art-heist of the 21st century.   In December 2002 a highly organised gang of professional thieves broke into the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and stole two priceless work[...]

The Truth About... Looking Good

The Truth About... Looking Good: The cosmetics industry in the UK is worth over £9 billion, selling products which promise to make us look younger, healthier and more attractive. Many of them claim to perform amazing transformations, but how much of what these products claim to do is based on[...]

Art, Passion & Power: The Story of the Royal Collection

Art Presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon 2018 Unrated

  This new 2018 documentary series hosted by British art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon tells the story of the Royal Art Collection. Thi collection is one of the largest in the world and contains some of the most important artworks in existence, built up over the course of 500 years.  [...]

What on Earth? Cannibals in the Ghost City

Science Presenter Steven Kearney 2018 Unrated

  What on Earth? Cannibals in the Ghost City is a 2018 science documentary narrated by actor Steven Kearney.   The film explores an abandoned city in the African jungle which might have a bloody past of malevolent spirits and cannibals. Mount Vesuvius shows signs that its awakenin[...]

Who Wants to be a Bitcoin Millionaire?

  Bitcoin started out as a geeky project with a few developers who wanted to make a currency which didn't involve banks. This cryptocurrency idea quickly exploded into a worldwide phenomenon, today people from every conceivable walk of life want to get involved in it. In the "W[...]

Rachel Nickell: The Untold Story

Crime Presenter Fiona Bruce 2018
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  British broadcaster Fiona Bruce tells the untold story of Rachel Nickell who was murdered on Wimbledon common in July 1992.   Rachel Jane Nickell was brutally stabbed while walking on Wimbledon Common, despite huge media publication and a man being charged then acquitted the cas[...]

Joe Weller: Fighter

SportBiography Presenter Joe Weller 2018 Unrated

  "Joe Weller: Fighter", is Joe Wellers' new 2018 documentary film which tells the story of how he dedicated six-months of his life to training for a fight with Youtuber KSI.   Weller is a musical artist from Brighton, England who made a name for himself making dance[...]

From Ice to Fire: The Incredible Science of Temperature

PhysicsScience Presenter Helen Czerski 2018 Unrated

From Ice to Fire: The Incredible Science of Temperature, a new 2018 three-part science documentary series hosted by Dr Helen Czerski explaining the amazing world of temperature.   Everything in the universe has a state of heat, defined by how active a particular objects particles are[...]

The Funeral Murders

History Presenter Vanessa Engle 2018
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  In this new 2018 documentary British filmmaker, Vanessa Engle takes us back to the funeral murders, a deadly event which happened thirty years ago in Belfast.   Now witnesses to what happened at two funerals in March 1988 explain what happened from their point of view. "The[...]

Attenborough's Wonder of Eggs

Ever wondered how bird eggs work? Well, just the man to educate us on this topic is David Attenborough in this 2018 documentary titled "Attenborough's Wonder of Eggs".   Being a naturalist David is passionate about birds and their eggs. They incubate new life protecting[...]

Mysteries of the Abandoned: Armageddon Highway

ScienceMystery Presenter Kasper Michaels 2018 Unrated

Mysteries of the Abandoned: Armageddon Highway, a 2018 science documentary narrated by Kasper Michaels. A strange Cuban prison, an eerie escape route built for Armageddon, and an underwater marvel that changed history are mysteriously deserted engineering projects, and new discoveries reveal ho[...]

Martin Luther King by Trevor McDonald

It has now been 50 years since the assassination of legendary American civil rights activist and leader Martin Luther King, to mark this occasion British journalist and news broadcaster Trevor McDonald examines King's legacy.   Like millions of others, King is a figure that Trevor res[...]

Hunting Hitler Season 3

Hunting Hitler Season 3 is the latest 2018 documentary series narrated by Dave Hoffman which examines many of the conspiracies surrounding the death of Adolf Hilter in 1945.   As the Allied armies closed in on the führer bunker in the heart of Berlin, Hilter and his propaganda m[...]

Picasso's Last Stand

BiographyArt Presenter Paul Mcgann 2018 Unrated

Through close friends and family, the 2018 documentary "Picasso's Last Stand" reveals the last ten years of the great Spanish artist's life like never before.   The story revolves around Picasso in the 1960's, during which time his work and personal life faced harsh[...]

Russian Spy Assassins: The Salisbury Attack

Crime Presenter Matt Frei 2018
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The Salisbury Attack in small sleepy UK town has now prompted global sanctions against Russia. Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his partner were poisoned by Novichok, a military grade agent which was developed in the Soviet Union during the 1970's and 80's as a super chemical weapon which can[...]

R Kelly: Sex, Girls & Videotapes

R. Kelly is one of the most successful R&B artists of all-time, having made popular songs such as "Ignition", "Same Girl" and selling more than 30 million albums in the United States alone. Now it appears that his career has been tarnished by a new sex abuse allegation which[...]

Hurricane the Anatomy

Science Presenter Mike O Meara 2018 Unrated

Hurricane the Anatomy, a 2018 3-part science documentary hosted by podcast personality Mike O'Meara examining the different stages of the development of a Hurricane.   The Hurricane is one of the most deadly forces of mother nature known to man here on Earth. In 1980 Hurricane Allen r[...]

Afghanistan: Fighting the Forever War

In the 2018 documentary "Afghanistan: Fighting the Forever War" British reporter Justin Rowlatt interviews the commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan, General Nicholson. The title of the film speaks for the subject matter itself.

Reggie Yates: Searching for Grenfell's Lost Lives

Society Presenter Reggie Yates 2018
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The Grenfell Tower fire was one of the worst disasters to happen on British soil in recent history. The lack of regulation and care for the lives of people who lived there set the stage for such a shocking and tragic event, for if people in positions of power had given a damn about whether the resid[...]

Do You Trust This Computer?

Do You Trust This Computer? This 2018 documentary by American filmmaker Chris Paine (known for Who Killed the Electric Car?) discusses the benefits and dangers of the technological revolution which is unfolding before our eyes on a daily basis.   We have all seen the movie "The Termi[...]

Mars: Red and Dead

It was only 60-years-ago when many people still entertained the idea that there could be intelligent life on planet Mars. Ideas such as there being lush jungles on the surface and that tributary-like objects spotted through low-resolution telescopes could be canals made by intelligent beings. Of cou[...]

The Rise of the Crisis Actor Conspiracy Movement

ConspiracySociety Presenter 2018
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This 2018 Vice documentary explores the "rise of the crisis actor conspiracy movement", which is a group of conspiracy theorists who believe that most of the mass gun murders in the United States are completely fake, and have been set up by the government or some other dark organisation. T[...]

Sex Robots and Us

In the 2018 "Sex Robots and Us" documentary cyborg James Young investigates what lies in the future for sexbots; will we live in a future like the TV series "Westworld" or something else?   To find out James travels across the world to meet with pioneers of this new te[...]

Stephen: The Murder that Changed a Nation

Stephen: The Murder that Changed a Nation, a new 2018 documentary examining the murder of Stephen Lawrence by filmmakers Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees, and directed by James Rogan.   The murder of Stephen Lawrence remains one of the most notorious in British history, for not only was he[...]

The Queens Green Planet

The Queens Green Planet, a new 2018 documentary exploring Queen Elizabeth II's endeavours to plant a network of forests across the commonwealth.   The film is hosted by David Attenborough, who has dedicated his life to educating the world about the importance of preserving nature, adv[...]

A Tattoo To Change Your Life

PsychologySociety Presenter 2018 Unrated

A Tattoo To Change Your Life is a seven-part BBC3 documentary series following several people who have used transformative tattoos as a way to help them put difficult past memories to bed and look forward to a new chapter in their lives.   Each of the short-format films features a story o[...]

Miranda Barbour: Serial Killer Or Liar?

Crime Presenter 2018 Unrated

A new 2018 documentary about the murder of Troy LaFerrara and the two people who were convicted of his killing, Miranda Barbour and her husband, Elytte Barbour. The film asks a simple question; is Barbour a liar or a serial killer?   The United States justice system has certainly come to[...]

The Royal Wives of Windsor (preview)

Society Presenter 2018
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The Royal Wives of Windsor, a new 2018 two-part documentary which looks into the House of Windsor and the challenges that a new bride may face as she marries into the family.   Of course, the main reason for this documentary airing is because of the upcoming wedding between Prince Harry a[...]

PBS Space Time

PBS Space Time is a free documentary series that takes us through our deepest understandings about the universe we live in. What is in the deepest areas of space away from us? Where will entropy take us? How did the physics of the universe allow for carbon-based life to exist?   These are[...]

The Porthole Mystery

CrimeMystery Presenter Richard Latto 2018 Unrated

The Porthole Mystery, a new 2018 documentary which investigates new evidence surrounding the murder of actress Gay Gibson who was murdered at the age of 21 aboard the MV Durban Castle while crossing the Atlantic Ocean between Cape Town and Southampton, England on October 18th, 1947.   The[...]

Mexico's Streets of Blood

Mexico's Streets of Blood: In 2017 Mexico's drug-related murders reached a record high with nearly 30,000 people killed that year.   To investigate the seriousness of the situation British journalist Clive Myrie travels to the coastal city of Acapulco, a notorious city known for b[...]

Red Ape: Saving the Orangutan

The Orangutan is one of the most endangered species in the world thanks to the destruction of their natural habitat because of deforestation and through illegal hunting.   For ten years a team of medics has been working in the jungles of Borneo to help save this critically endangered anim[...]

Nova Wonders

Nova Wonders, a new six-part documentary series hosted by scientists Talithia Williams, Rana El Kaliouby and André Fenton which looks into some of the most intriguing and yet to be answered questions in science.   The episodes cover many different disciplines in science including b[...]

Manchester Bomb: Our Story (preview)

SocietyCrime Presenter 2018
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It has been almost a year since the horrific Islamic terrorist attack on an Ariana Grande concert at The Manchester Arena in the North West of England.   On 22 May 2017, a homemade bomb packed with nuts and bolts to act as shrapnel was detonated inside the venue which was being attended b[...]

The Sky at Night, Guides, Planets

Planets have fascinated humans since the dawn of humanity, and have been named after gods. Our understanding of these objects has changed drastically over the last century and in hommage The Sky at Night, Guides, Planets takes us on a journey through our exploration of them.

Shanghai: Life in the Megacity

Society Presenter 2018 Unrated

Shanghai: Life in the Megacity, a 2018 DW Documentary production that takes us into Chinas most populated city with an estimated 23 million inhabitants.   Millions of more people are expected to be living there year-on-year, which could make it the biggest city in the world, for it is alr[...]

American Sheriff

American Sheriff, a 2018 law-and-order documentary by Lucy Kennedy as part of the Faultlines series for the Aljazeera news network, investigating the power of sheriffs in the United States.   The film is very critical of the enormous amount of power sheriffs possess, and sometimes abuse.[...]

Jordan Peterson: Truth in the Time of Chaos

PoliticalSociety Presenter David Fuller 2018 Unrated

Jordan Peterson gained internet fame after the now famous Channel 4 Interview with Cathy Newman about equal pay for women. Before then Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto sparked outrage among the hard-left for denouncing Canada's Bill C-16, a law that requires[...]

Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On

Sexuality Presenter James Rhine 2018
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Hot Girls Wanted: Turned On: Porn is being viewed at an unprecedented level thanks to revolutions in technology. This documentary follows people who are involved in the sex industry to explore the relationship that has been forged between sex and technology.

The Sky at Night, Guides, Galaxies

The long-running BBC educational program "The Sky at Night" presents a guide to the galaxies. This documentary takes us on a fascinating journey through our discovery of knowledge about these unimaginably enormous collections of stars.   It tells the story beginning from a time[...]

The Propaganda Game

Society Presenter Alvaro Longoria 2018 Unrated

The Propaganda Game: North Korea is the worlds last stronghold of communism and at the centre of it is the supreme leader Kim Jong Un.   Spanish director Alvaro Longoria is fascinated with North Korea. He has long wondered whether everything we hear about North Korea in the West is true.[...]

R Kelly: The Sex Scandal Continues

CrimeSexuality Presenter Ben Zand 2018 Unrated

R Kelly: The Sex Scandal Continues, a follow-up to the recent documentary R Kelly: Sex, Girls & Videotapes by Ben Zand.   In this documentary, Ben travels to the United States to interview first-hand some of the people who have made allegations about the musician. A shocking revelatio[...]

The Last Days of Michael Jackson

BiographyMusic Presenter 2018
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The Last Days of Michael Jackson, a documentary looking at the life of the iconic pop legend Michael Jackson.   The film takes one back to when Michael first struck international fame in the 5 piece band "The Jackson 5". If he had only appeared in this group Michael would have e[...]

How Nestle Makes Billions Bottling Free Water

A short documentary by Dena Takruri examining how one of the worlds largest companies, Nestle, is taking Michigan’s water for basically nothing and making billions in profit.   While some local residents are paying up to $200 a month in water bills, Nestle is allowed to pump 400 gal[...]

The Queens Coronation in Colour

The Queens Coronation in Colour, a 2018 documentary presented by Alexander Armstrong in celebration of the 65th anniversary of the Queen of England.   The new colour footage brings justice to one of the most elaborate events in history that happened on a typical British summers day in 195[...]

Red Light

Red Light, a new 2018 documentary series presented by American journalist Sarah Rashford for Vice.   The show examines how new laws surrounding sex work in the United States have impacted the lives of those in the industry. FOSTA-SESTA (Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act) prohibits many wa[...]

Organic Food: Hype or Hope?

Organic Food: Hype or Hope? Organic food products are growing in demand in the west, however, are they any healthier? After all, consumers pay a premium for it but can one really believe what is said on the label? Who has verified its authenticity?   This film by Torsten Mehltretter inves[...]

Japan's Secret Shame (preview)

Japan's Secret Shame, a 2018 documentary telling the story of 29-year-old Japanese journalist Shiori Ito, who in May 2017 shocked Japan when she went public with allegations that she was raped by a well-known TV journalist.   The documentary highlights issues with Japan's traditio[...]

A Wedding and a Murder

Crime Presenter Alex Campbell Stein 2018 Unrated

The 2018 A Wedding and a Murder starring actor Alex Campbell Stein examines seemingly perfect marriages which ended in murder, often under mysterious circumstances.

Horizon: How to Build a Time Machine

The 2018 "How to Build a Time Machine" documentary looks at how close we have come to building a time machine.   For decades this has been the dream of many, inspired by the possibilities of moving backwards and forward in time that Einstein's theory of general relativity al[...]

The Sky at Night, Outback Astronomy

SpaceScience Presenter Chris Lintott 2018 Unrated

Author and professor of Astrophysics Chris Lintott investigates the exploration of the cosmic dawn being conducted in the heart of the Australian Outback in this short 2018 documentary as part of the series "The Sky at Night".

Testing Tolerance

Society Presenter Aleksandr Avilov 2018 Unrated

The Testing Tolerance documentary film by Aleksandr Avilov for the news network Russia Today looks at how the people of Sweden are feeling about the enormous influx of immigrants coming to the country.   Millions have come to find a better life in Sweden over the last few years. They have[...]