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Albert Einstein
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Albert Einstein

An insight into the life and achievements of scientific genius Albert Einstein, whose ground-breaking theories have reshaped our view and understanding of the universe. This enthralling History Channel documentary narrates the development of Einstein’s groundbreaking general theory of relativity. His new provocative theory, introduced two hundred years after Newton’s law of universal gravitation, shook the […]
Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World
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Bill Gates: How a Geek Changed the World

BBC presenter Fiona Bruce follows Bill Gates as he ends his full-time employment at Microsoft, the software giant he co-founded Paul Allen. Although his firm has revolutionised the world, Gates has been known for his controversial and ruthless business practises that have led to Microsoft being sued by US government. However, there is a softer, […]
Diana: Story of a Princess
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Diana: Story of a Princess

Diana: Story of a Princess is an insight into Lady Diana Spencer’s life, from her early childhood, her tumultuous marriage to Prince Charles, and to her final days. Interviews with her close associates reveal that Diana was a happy young lady and thrilled to marry royalty. However, when her marriage turned sour, she had an […]
Grey Gardens
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Grey Gardens

Grey Gardens by filmmaking brothers Albert and David Maysles is based on the life stories of Jackie Onassis’s eccentric aunt and first cousin, who were raised in Park Avenue but withdrew from New York society, taking refuge at their Long Island summer house called Grey Gardens. Living in isolation with limited funds, their house become […]
How Steve Jobs Changed the World
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How Steve Jobs Changed the World

An examination of the career and contributions of the late Steve Jobs. A co-founder of Apple Inc., he revolutionised the world of computing, mobile phones and music. How Steve Jobs Changed the World chronicles Jobs’ role in promoting personal computing to the masses and how he profoundly influenced the way we listen to music, watch […]
I Am Bruce Lee
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I Am Bruce Lee

I Am Bruce Lee explores the fascinating story of martial arts legend Bruce Lee with insights into his life, legacy and philosophy. Featuring interviews with his widow Linda, daughter Shannon, and other stars from the movie, TV and sports industries, and with excerpts from his pioneering action films and rare archival footage, the film uncovers […]
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work provides a glimpse into the life of the legendary and controversial comedian, the late Joan Rivers. The filmmakers were give unparalleled access to her life for over a year, producing a candid and engaging portrait of one of the greatest showbiz personalities. The film follows Joan Rivers from her […]
Johnny Cash: The Last Great American
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Johnny Cash: The Last Great American

An exploration of the life of country-music legend Johnny Cash, who passed away in 2003 after completing Unearthed, a five-disc box set featuring the acoustic performances which relaunched his career and won him legions of young fans in the final decade of his life. The son of a poor farmer from Arkansas, Cash’s early economic […]
Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook
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Mark Zuckerberg: Inside Facebook

A profile of Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who has built it into a multi-billion dollar company with over 800 million users in only seven years. BBC’s Emily Maitlis visits Facebook’s headquarters to interview Zuckerberg and other senior employees. She explores how the website came about, from its origins in Harvard to having tremendous […]
Marley
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Marley

The life story of musical legend Bob Marley, from his early life to reaching international stardom. This documentary features rare footage, interviews and performance to recount the career of the reggae icon. Born in Jamaica to a white father and black mother, Marley struggled with his identity during his childhood, struggling to find acceptance in […]
Marvin Gaye: Final 24 Hours
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Marvin Gaye: Final 24 Hours

A look into the final day of singer-songwriter and Motown pioneer Marvin Gaye’s life, his tumultuous relationship with his father and his struggle with drugs. On the final day of his life, Marvin was depressed, paranoid and sheltering in his parents’ home, having abandoned his latest tour. His dependency on drugs and subsequent tensions in […]
Searching for Sugar Man
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Searching for Sugar Man

American musician Sixto Rodriguez disappeared into obscurity in his home country after leaving the music scene in the 1970s. But unbeknownst to him, his albums had become a massive hit in South Africa where it was widely rumoured that he had committed suicide. In Searching for Sugar Man, two South African mega-fans embark on a quest to find out […]