BBC – Robert Burns The People’s Poet (2009)

BBC – Robert Burns: The People’s Poet (2009)
English | Size: 1.5GB
Category: Documentary

Writer Andrew O’Hagan asks what made Robert Burns one of the world’s favourite poets, as Scotland celebrates the 250th anniversary of the birth of one of its most famous sons. He travels through the landscape of modern Scotland in a poetic journey to the places that inspired Burns and to discover the story of his wild and dramatic life. [Read more…]

BBC – The Secret Life of the Berlin Wall (2009)

BBC – The Secret Life of the Berlin Wall (2009)
English | Size: 1.60 GB
Category: Documentary

Berlin is a place that is indispensable to the imagination, a city where history ticks all the boxes. The longest of all the helter-skelter rides that Berliners have taken through the playground of history ended in 1989 when the Berlin Wall shattered into a million souvenirs.
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BBC – Orson Welles Over Europe (2009) 720p HDTV

BBC – Orson Welles Over Europe (2009) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.15 GB
Category: Documentary

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Simon Callow tells the story of actor and director Orson Welles’ self-imposed exile in Europe, which saw him star in The Third Man before immersing himself in challenging work on stage and screen – as well as developing a passion for bull-fighting. [Read more…]

BBC – The Rules of Film Noir (2009) 1080p HDTV

BBC – The Rules of Film Noir (2009) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 595 MB
Category: Tutorial


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Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall and Robert Mitchum are among the stars whose roles are commended as Matthew Sweet presents a celebration of the hard-boiled world of noir cinema. [Read more…]

PBS – Mustang Journey of Transformation (2009) 1080p HDTV

PBS – Mustang: Journey of Transformation (2009) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 947 MB
Category: Documentary


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Mustang: Journey of Transformation
The Himalayan Kingdom of Mustang is one of the last sanctuaries of authentic Tibetan Buddhist culture. Long isolated by geography and politics, the people have struggled to survive, and the 15th-century monasteries that are the center of their culture have come dangerously close to collapsing. [Read more…]

The Greatest Show on Earth – 2009

The Greatest Show on Earth – 2009
English | Size: 801.24 MB
Category: Tutorial


Richard Dawkins – The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

Richard Dawkins revolutionized the way we see natural selection in the seminal bestseller The Selfish Gene. Now, he launches a fierce counterattack against proponents of “Intelligent Design” in his New York Times bestseller, The Greatest Show on Earth.
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