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Tesla: Master of Lightning
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Tesla: Master of Lightning

Tesla: Master of Lightning conveys the story of the genius inventor and scientist Nikola Tesla, the man behind the development AC power transmission and radio. Featuring rare photographs and autobiographical writings, this documentary explores the brilliant achievements of a person who had no formal scientific training, yet was able to rival the likes of contemporaries […]
The Hitch
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The Hitch

An independent documentary profiling the controversial author and literary critic Christopher Hitchens. It features a selection of fascinating clips, speeches and thoughts of Hitchens. Director Kristoffer Seland Hellesmark was one day searching for a documentary on Hitchens but was unable to find one. He subsequently decided to make his own, resulting in an 80-minute film […]
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 […]
The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz
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The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

The Internet’s Own Boy chronicles the life and work of internet activist and programming prodigy Aaron Swartz. Swartz was involved in pioneering web development projects from an early age. However, his social and political activism and his aggressive stance on free access to information put him in trouble with the US government. It resulted 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]