BBC – Harry Birrell Presents Films of Love and War (2020)

BBC – Harry Birrell Presents Films of Love and War (2020)
English | Size: 1.87 GB
Category: Documentary

In 1928 and at the age of eleven, Harry Birrell was given his first cine camera. ‘The greatest toy a child could ever receive,’ he would say. His obsession with making movies would span the rest of his life, despite the onset of blindness. [Read more…]

BBC – Anni Albers A Life in Thread (2019)

BBC – Anni Albers: A Life in Thread (2019)
English | Size: 718 MB
Category: Documentary

Anni Albers enrolled in 1922 at the legendary Bauhaus school with hopes of becoming a painter. However, its founder feared that too many women might damage his new school’s reputation so Anni and the majority of female applicants were swiftly funnelled into the weaving class and workshop. [Read more…]

BBC – Miles Davis Birth of the Cool (2020)

BBC – Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (2020)
English | Size: 1h 55m
Category: Tutorial

Miles Davis – horn player, bandleader, innovator. Elegant, intellectual, vain. Callous, conflicted, controversial. Magnificent, mercurial. Genius. The very embodiment of cool. The man with a sound so beautiful it could break your heart. [Read more…]

BBC Arena – Hilary Mantel Return to Wolf Hall (2020)

BBC Arena – Hilary Mantel: Return to Wolf Hall (2020)
English | Size: 656 MB
Category: Documentary

Delves into Mantel’s past and present as she describes a vivid imagination active from an early age and recounts with candour a tale of growing up with a dark family secret. [Read more…]

BBC – Partition Legacy of the Line (2017)

BBC – Partition: Legacy of the Line (2017)
English | Size: 662.53 MB
Category: Tutorial

Course Overview: We start with an introduction to an Interactive Development Environment and to the basic concepts of programming with the Python language. We then introduce how data is stored and represented within computers, and how primitive data types are used by Python to represent data within programs. We then learn more about how data is stored and collected by Python, how Strings and Tuples are stored and managed in Python and what the common operators are for manipulating these data types. Finally we learn how to create a simple function that outputs a string to the computer console [Read more…]

BBC Storyville Global – The Islands and the Whales (2020)

BBC Storyville Global – The Islands and the Whales (2020)
English | Size: 834 MB
Category: Documentary

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The people of the Faroe Islands believe that pilot whale hunting is vital to their way of life, but when a local professor makes a discovery about the effects of marine pollution, environmental changes threaten to change the community and their way of life forever. [Read more…]

BBC Storyville – The Accused Damned or Devoted (2020)

BBC Storyville – The Accused: Damned or Devoted (2020)
English | Size: 1.36 GB
Category: Documentary

In Pakistan, the blasphemy law prescribes a compulsory death sentence for disrespecting Prophet Muhammad and life imprisonment for desecrating the Qur’an. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from Cairo (1993)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Cairo (1993)
English | Size: 1.01 GB
Category: Tutorial

Clive James makes his first visit to the Middle East, where he explores the pyramids, tries to buy a camel and talks to Omar Sharif about his love for Cairo’s traditions of tolerance and cosmopolitanism. [Read more…]

BBC – Clive James Postcard from Rio (1989)

BBC – Clive James: Postcard from Rio (1989)
English | Size: 1.25 GB
Category: Documentary

Clive James visits Rio de Janeiro, where the poor live by their wits in the city’s favelas while wealthy Cariocas live in a world that is very different, making contact with their less fortunate neighbours only when a servant is paid or a millionaire is mugged. [Read more…]

BBC Our World – Facing the Bombers (2020)

BBC Our World – Facing the Bombers (2020)
English | Size: 333 MB
Category: Documentary

In 2002 a bomb on the island of Bali killed more than 200 people. 27-year-old Garil lost his dad that day. Four years later, Sarah lost her mother due to another bombing, the work of the same militant group with links to Al-Qaeda. To stop more attacks Indonesia’s government is taking a radical approach. It facilitates meetings between those convicted of a terrorist attack and their victims. Our World gained unprecedented access to enter Indonesia’s prison to witness both Garil and Sarah meeting the bombers who killed their parents. [Read more…]