BBC Our World – Two Brains, One Skull – Separating Conjoined Twins (2019)

BBC Our World – Two Brains, One Skull – Separating Conjoined Twins (2019)
English | Size: 347 MB
Category: Documentary


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Safa and Marwa are twin girls who were born joined at the head. They were brought, by their family, from Pakistan to London’s Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital for a series of highly complex operations to separate them. The BBC’s Fergus Walsh has followed them through the dangerous nine-month process aimed at giving independence to the girls, who have never been able to see each other’s faces. [Read more…]

BBC Our World – Inside China’s Camps (2019) 720p HDTV

BBC Our World – Inside China’s Camps (2019) 720p HDTV
English | Size: 316 MB
Category: Documentary


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China is now thought to be holding more than a million Muslims in giant camps in its far west region of Xinjiang. The authorities insist that the facilities are not prisons but schools, where ‘thought transformation’ is taking place to combat violent extremism. Reporter John Sudworth gets rare, highly controlled access to go inside and, despite official supervision, uncovers important evidence about the nature of the system. [Read more…]

BBC – Our World 2019 Sudans Bloody Uprising 720p HDTV

BBC – Our World 2019 Sudans Bloody Uprising 720p HDTV
English | Size: 296 MB
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In December 2018, the people of Sudan rose up against the thirty-year dictatorship of Omar al-Bashir. He stood down in April, but his supporters remain in control and in June they launched a vicious attack on unarmed protestors leaving over a hundred dead and scores raped and beaten. Namak Khoshnaw follows a young Sudanese doctor, who took part in the protests, as she celebrates the uprising’s success only to watch it collapse in the face of terrifying violence. [Read more…]

BBC Our World 2019 The Best Pakistani Transgender Retirement Home 720p

BBC Our World 2019 The Best Pakistani Transgender Retirement Home 720p
English | Size: 385 MB
Category: Documentary


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In a country where it is expected that your extended family will look after you in your old age, what do you do if they long ago rejected you? That is a question for most of Pakistan’s transgender community. They have often spent their lives ostracised by their families, scraping a living together by dancing at weddings or as sex workers. Now, one member of the community, Guru Ashee, is setting up Pakistan’s first retirement home for transgender people. Mobeen Azhar has been to Lahore to meet her. [Read more…]

BBC Our World – The Yazidi’s Secret Children (2019)

BBC Our World – The Yazidi’s Secret Children (2019)
English | Size: 370 MB
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Nafiseh Kohnavard travels to Iraq and Syria to hear from the Yazidi women forced into sexual slavery by so-called Islamic State, and who had children with their IS captors.
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BBC Our World – The Rise of the Right in Europe (2019)

BBC Our World – The Rise of the Right in Europe (2019)
English | Size: 322 MB
Category: Documentary


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A wave of far-right politics is sweeping Europe, with parties promising to smash the ruling elite, end migration and re-shape the EU. With elections just days away the Jean Mackenzie travels across the continent to find out why the Right is on the rise, meeting those celebrating its success, and those fighting to stop it. Could Europe, as we know it, be about to change?
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BBC Our World – Australia’s Water Wars (2019)

BBC Our World – Australia’s Water Wars (2019)
English | Size: 549 MB
Category: Documentary

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With a general election just weeks away revelations of government bungling, corporate greed and corruption have thrust water to the forefront of Australia’s political debate.
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BBC Our World – Portland’s Battleground (2019)

BBC Our World – Portland’s Battleground (2019)
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Since the election of Donald Trump rival groups of far-right and far-left activists have battled in the streets of some American cities. Violence has broken out in New York, Berkeley, and Charlottesville. But perhaps most affected is Portland, Oregon, a liberal, progressive city in the Pacific North-West. For our season on Crossing Divides, Mike Wendling has been there to meet activists from both sides to try to understand why the violence continues. [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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