Smithsonian Ch. – B2 Stealth at War (2013) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – B2: Stealth at War (2013) 1080p HDTV
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Category: Documentary


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B2: Stealth at War
The most expensive and specialized airplane ever built, the B2 Stealth bomber carries a price tag of more than two billion dollars. Highly effective and extremely technically advanced, it has been an integral part of the Air Force arsenal for the past 20 years. From a Cold War scrap heap candidate, to the go-to bomber in the 2011 strike against Qaddafi’s army in Libya, “Spirit” has seen its share of trials and triumphs. Join us as we detail how this secret weapon evolved to overcome critics, espionage, and even tragedy, to change the shape of aviation forever. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – 40 under 40 (2013) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – 40 under 40 (2013) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.51 GB
Category: Documentary


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40 Under 40
Some of them move. Others make noise. One weighs in at 700 pounds. Collectively, they represent the future of contemporary craft. Go behind the scenes of the “40 under 40: Craft Futures” exhibition, featuring traditional and non-traditional works of decorative art created by the top 40 American craft artists under the age of 40. Observe this wildly creative and diverse exhibition, assembled for the 40th anniversary of the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery, and witness the challenges and rewards of bringing together 40 unique artists at the top of their craft. [Read more…]

BBC Natural World – The Octopus in My House (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC Natural World – The Octopus in My House (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.12 GB
Category: Docuemtnary


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Professor David Scheel takes an octopus into his home to learn about its intelligence and the extraordinary relationship he and his daughter develop with the creature. Named Heidi, the octopus is seen unravelling puzzles, recognising individual humans and even watching TV with the family. The film also looks at the remarkable behaviour of other octopuses around the world, from those that can change their colour and texture in a split second to the octopus that carries around its own coconut shell to hide in. [Read more…]

RTE – Keepers of the Flame (2018) 1080p HDTV

RTE – Keepers of the Flame (2018) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.37 GB
Category: Documentary


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Tells the universal story of a generation dealing with the consequences of war and civil war, shedding light on Ireland’s post war psyche – on all sides.

The film delves into the archives of the Irish Military Service Pensions; what emerges is a personal retelling of a brutal and divisive period in the birth of a nation and the devastating legacy it left in its wake, for the individuals who took part and their families who suffered long after the fighting ended. [Read more…]

RTE – Daniel O’Connell: Forgotten King of Ireland (2019) 720p HDTV

RTE – Daniel O’Connell: Forgotten King of Ireland (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.15 GB
Category: Documentary


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Olivia O’Leary journeys from Kerry to Glasnevin to Rome to chronicle the trailblazing life and the contemporary legacy of Daniel O’Connell – the man that King George IV of England grudgingly called ‘the uncrowned king of Ireland.’
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BBC – Peter Rice An Engineer Imagines (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – Peter Rice: An Engineer Imagines (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 834 MB
Category: Documentary


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An Engineer Imagines tells the story of Peter Rice, widely regarded as the most distinguished structural engineer of the late 20th century, and his massive impact on modern architecture. Without his innovations in material and design, and his collaboration with the leading architects of his time, some of the most recognisable architectural buildings in the world would not have been possible. These buildings include the Sydney Opera House, the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Lloyds of London building.
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BBC – Peter Taylor My Journey Through the Troubles (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – Peter Taylor: My Journey Through the Troubles (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.29 GB
Category: Documentary


In a uniquely personal journey on the 50th anniversary of the deployment of British troops in August 1969, reporter Peter Taylor reflects on almost a half century of covering the Northern Ireland conflict.
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BBC – Rams Principles of Good Design (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC – Rams: Principles of Good Design (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 649 MB
Category: Documentary


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For over fifty years, Dieter Rams has left an indelible mark on the field of product design with his iconic work at Braun and Vitsoe, and his influence on Apple. So, at 87 years old, why does he now regret being a designer?
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NHK – Kimono Revolution (2019) 720p HDTV

NHK – Kimono Revolution (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.0 GB
Category: Documentary


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Yoshimasa Takakura, a kimono shop owner from Fukuoka Prefecture has launched an unprecedented project: to produce elaborate kimono representing every single one of the 206 countries and regions around the world. His goal? The 2020 Tokyo Olympics … he’d like to see all the placard bearers wear the kimono at the opening ceremony. Takakura is fighting to save the declining kimono industry by calling on artisans from all around Japan to come together and create innovative designs. The program follows Takakura’s quest to bring new life to an old tradition. [Read more…]

NHK Kabuki Kool – The Super Thief Ishikawa Goemon (2019) 720p HDTV

NHK Kabuki Kool – The Super Thief Ishikawa Goemon (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 601 MB
Category: Documentary


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Ishikawa Goemon is a legendary thief from the late 16th century who appears in several kabuki plays. Actor Kataoka Ainosuke explores what makes this figure so popular. [Read more…]