BBC – Normandy 44 The Battle Beyond D-Day 1080p HDTV

BBC – Normandy 44 The Battle Beyond D-Day 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.52 GB
Category: Documentary


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James Holland moves beyond the D-Day beaches to reassess the brutal 77-day Battle for Normandy that followed the invasion.

Challenging some of the many myths that have grown up around this vital campaign, Holland argues that we have become too comfortable in our understanding of events, developing shorthand to tell this famous story that does great injustice to those that saw action in France across the summer of 1944. [Read more…]

BBC – The Adventure Show 2019 Foxlake Triathlon 720p HDTV

BBC – The Adventure Show 2019 Foxlake Triathlon 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.59 GB
Category: Documentary


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From Dunbar for live coverage of the Foxlake Triathlon. With a 200-metre open water swim, six kilometres of off-road biking and a 3km run, this event is invariably a sell-out because 150 people consider it the perfect way to kick-off the weekend. [Read more…]

BBC – A Year to Save My Life George McGavin and Melanoma 720p HDTV

BBC – A Year to Save My Life George McGavin and Melanoma 720p HDTV
English | Size: 560 MB
Category: Tutorial


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Today’s play features two sumo wrestlers as protagonists! Kabuki actor Kataoka Ainosuke talks about sumo in the Edo period and the story of “Futatsu Chocho Kuruwa Nikki.” [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…]

BBC – D-Day to Berlin A Newsnight Special 1080p HDTV

BBC – D-Day to Berlin A Newsnight Special 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.25 GB
Category: Tutorial


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George Stevens’s remarkable film is acclaimed by historians as the most important colour footage taken during the war. Milestones covered include the liberation of Paris, the link-up between the Russian and American armies on the River Elbe and the Allied capture of the Dachau concentration camp. [Read more…]

Sugar Films – Hack the Moon Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2019) 1080p HDTV

Sugar Films – Hack the Moon: Unsung Heroes of Apollo (2019) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 764 MB
Category: Tutorial


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Hack the Moon: Unsung Heroes of Apollo
The remarkable story of the engineers behind the revolutionary technologies developed for the Apollo missions. In the face of epic challenges, and with a fraction of today’s technology, these are the people who navigated us to the moon and back. [Read more…]

Smithsonian Ch. – The Day We Walked on the Moon (2018) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – The Day We Walked on the Moon (2018) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.44 GB
Category: Documentary


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The Day We Walked on the Moon
On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Over the next few days, the world watched on with wonder and rapture as humankind prepared for its “one giant leap” onto the moon–and into history. Witness this incredible day, presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that takes you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control, and the homes of the astronaut’s families.
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Smithsonian Ch. – Castro’s Secret Reef (2015) 1080p HDTV

Smithsonian Ch. – Castro’s Secret Reef (2015) 1080p HDTV
English | Size: 1.60 GB
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Castro’s Secret Reef
Cuba’s enforced isolation has resulted in the unlikeliest of marine reserves: a huge, rambling archipelago known as Jardines de la Reina, or “Gardens of the Queen.” Stretching around 140 miles along the southern coast of Cuba, it’s one of the longest barrier reef systems in the world. Get an up-close look at Fidel Castro’s diving playground, a forgotten ocean paradise unseen for half a century, and witness exotic species rarely seen elsewhere in the region. It’s the lost jewel of the Caribbean, but how long can this pristine wilderness survive? [Read more…]

BBC – This World 2019 Anna The Woman Who Went to Fight ISIS 720p HDTV

BBC – This World 2019 Anna The Woman Who Went to Fight ISIS 720p HDTV
English | Size: 953 MB
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In 2017, 25-year-old Anna Campbell from Lewes in East Sussex travelled in secret to northern Syria. She was heading for Rojava, the Kurdish territory in the north of the country. In the midst of the civil war in Syria, a fledgling feminist democracy had been established but almost immediately came under threat from the so-called Islamic State. Just eight months after arriving and with no military background, Anna went to the front line to fight with Kurdish YPJ. A month later she was killed by a Turkish air strike. With access to her diary and videos filmed while she was there, this film explores what motivated Anna to leave and how her family make sense of the tragic consequences. [Read more…]

BBC – The Jazz Ambassadors 720p HDTV

BBC – The Jazz Ambassadors 720p HDTV
English | Size: 1.34 GB
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In 1955, the African-American congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie announced a new Cold War weapon to combat the Soviet Union – America’s iconic jazz musicians and their racially integrated bands would cross the globe to counter negative propaganda about racism in American.
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