BBC Imagine – James Graham In the Room Where it Happens (2019)

BBC Imagine – James Graham: In the Room Where it Happens (2019)
English | Size: 1.06 GB
Category: Documentaries

Alan Yentob follows celebrated young British playwright James Graham, whose award-winning works take audiences to the very heart of the defining political events that shape people’s lives. Often looking to the past to better understand the present, Graham is perhaps the most accomplished dramatist of his generation, renowned for tackling big, complex subjects through unexpected side doors and creating highly entertaining, razor-sharp, thought-provoking works across theatre, film and television. [Read more…]

BBC – Speechless (2017)

BBC – Speechless (2017)
English | Size: 917 MB
Category: Documentaries

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Imagine a world in which you can think but cannot speak. For many stroke survivors, like former football star Junior and landlord Barry, this nightmare is a reality.

Inspired by the experience of his brother-in-law, filmmaker Richard Alwyn has made an intensely moving, personal film about language and its loss. Alwyn’s brother-in-law, journalist Dennis Barker, had a stroke in 2011 which left him speaking a bizarre, fluent gibberish – just one manifestation of the condition ‘aphasia’ in which people lose or have a severely impaired ability to use language. [Read more…]

BBC Horizon – We Need to Talk about Death (2019)

BBC Horizon – We Need to Talk about Death (2019)
English | Size: 911 MB
Category: Document

Dr Kevin Fong makes a personal journey through the moral questions about death that face not just the medical profession, but each and every one of us. The question of how we die is a question that all of us must face, and yet we avoid talking about it. Modern medicine is focused on saving lives. Amazing technical advances have increased doctors’ ability to treat a wide range of life-threatening diseases, meaning many more people live longer lives. Life expectancy has surged, and we regard death as something to be battled. It is common for the medical system to throw everything into treating patients right to the very end.
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BBC The Sky at Night – Beyond Pluto (2019)

BBC The Sky at Night – Beyond Pluto (2019)
English | Size: 629 MB
Category: Tutorial

On 1st January 2019, Nasa’s New Horizons probe notched up another historic first: the first ever Kuiper belt fly-by. Its target was 2014 MU69, a chunk of ice and rock about four billion miles (approximately 6.4 billion kilometres) from Earth, dubbed Ultima Thule, a Latin phrase meaning a distant, unknown region. It is the most distant fly-by in history, and it is believed the data New Horizons gathers will shed new light on the solar system’s early days. Chris Lintott reports from the John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland to bring the latest news and pictures from this extraordinary mission. [Read more…]

BBC Our World – The Good Struggle (2019)

BBC Our World – The Good Struggle (2019)
English | Size: 285 MB
Category: Tutorial

Perched high above the Qadisha valley in northern Lebanon, not far from the Syrian border, is the centuries-old Hamatoura monastery. In an intimate and revealing film Our World follows eighteen Greek Orthodox Christian monks, who make up the community here, as they go about their traditional and almost silent way of life: communal prayer, making cheese, candles, incense and farming. The monks reveal the personal journeys which brought them to the monastery.
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BBC Storyville – Hurt Locker Hero (2018)

BBC Storyville – Hurt Locker Hero (2018)
English | Size: 1.24 GB
Category: Document

The heart-stopping story of ‘Crazy Fakhir’, a Kurdish colonel in the Iraqi army and legendary bomb disposal expert who single-handedly disarmed thousands of landmines across the country with just a pocket knife and a pair of wire clippers.
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