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Born Into Brothels
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Born Into Brothels

Born Into Brothels chronicles the story of the children of prostitutes in India’s city of Kolkata. Directors Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman enter the underworld of prostitution in Sonagachi, the red light district of Kolkata where they encounter children whose mothers work as prostitutes. Briski offers to teach the children photography in exchange for permission […]
Deep Web
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Deep Web

Deep Web investigates the events surrounding Silk Road, the online marketplace for selling illegal drugs on the dark web that was eventually shutdown by the FBI. At its peak it had over 900,000 registered users and generated over $1.2bn in sales. This documentary covers the trial of Silk Road owner Ross Ulbricht, who operated the […]
The Jihadis Next Door
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The Jihadis Next Door

Documentary following and challenging the behaviour and motivations of British extremists, including Abu Rumaysah, who is suspected of being a jihadi who appears in an Isis execution video. Year: 2016
The Bridge
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The Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is one of the world’s most popular suicide spots. Filmed over the course of a year, this documentary captures a number of suicides and features interviews with the friends and family of some of the people identified to have jumped from the bridge. Year: 2006
Waiting for ‘Superman’
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Waiting for ‘Superman’

Waiting for ‘Superman’ is a film uncovering the failures of the US public education system by following five students and documenting their struggles and triumphs within their academic settings. Year: 2010
Catfish
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Catfish

Catfish is a strange and peculiar documentary. It relates to a modern type of romance – the one lived over the internet. It was also taken for a hoax, but the filmmakers have protested their legitimacy. It begins in a small office owned by Henry, Ariel and Nev. They enjoy shooting modern dancers of all […]
The Queen of Versailles
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The Queen of Versailles

Depiction of Florida billionaires David and Jackie Siegel and their family as they build their private residence called ‘Versailles’ – one of the largest and most expensive homes in America – amidst the backdrop of the global financial crisis. Year: 2012
War on Whistleblowers
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War on Whistleblowers

Filmmaker and political activist Robert Greenwald highlights four recent cases were government employees and contractors have exposed fraud and abuse. Year: 2013
The Choice is Ours
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The Choice is Ours

Documentary series portraying an optimistic vision of the world if we apply science and technology for the benefit of humankind and the environment. Year: 2015
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
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We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists

The story of the radical ‘hacktivist’ collection Anonymous, describing the inner workings and beliefs of an organisation that sees itself as the protector of free speech. Year: 2012