Slab City is a squatter community in the Sonoran Desert and 'the last free place in America'. The inhabitants live off-the-grid in broken trailers or old school buses with no running water, electricity or sewage system. Their closest neighbors are the Marine Corps, who practice aerial bombing in the area.
The End of Truth
“They are gone.” These are the words that propelled photojournalist Nicole Tung into a daunting situation which nothing could have prepared her for. Masked men wielding Kalashnikovs had abducted her friends John Cantlie and James Foley while they were en route from Syria back into Turkey. Nicole had been nervously waiting for their arrival at the border. Instantly, their fate rested upon her ability to find out who captured...
Body a la Carte
We live in a world where self-image has become an obsession, where we can no longer ignore the role that science and technology play in our never-ending quest for beauty and youth.
Through touching and meaningful stories, as well as the testimonies of plastic surgeons, and interviews with experts from related fields, Body à La Carte explores the increasingly popular and fascinating phenomenon of cosmetic procedures.
The Coming War on China
The Coming War on China, from award winning journalist John Pilger, reveals what the news doesn’t – that the world’s greatest military power, the United States, and the world’s second economic power, China, both nuclear-armed, may well be on the road to war.
Nuclear war is not only imaginable, but planned. The greatest build-up of NATO military forces since...
We investigate the most heavily used migration route on Earth, travelling between Guatemala and the US during the first months of the Trump Administration, to see what the so called ‘bad hombres’ hope to find the USA.
Rise of the Trolls reveals the hard truths surrounding anonymity, dark instincts and freedom on the internet. Once you become the target of a Troll, what starts as a minor annoyance can escalate into a living nightmare. But who are Trolls? Will the fight to stop them destroy our personal freedoms?
Narrated by Patrick Stewart and shot in 4K, Journey to Space reveals that Nasa’s next era will be its greatest yet, overcoming challenges from landing astronauts on Mars to capturing asteroids.
Taboo confronts the act of dying and how we can die in five episodes across multiple countries, where euthanasia, suicide or the right to die with dignity are approached with an emotion and depth rarely seen on television.
Each compelling episode takes Jon Sistiaga to a unique dark place linked by the theme of shattered childhoods – from the webcams of the Philippines to a prison in Colombia, we meet with the abusers and the abused. Filmed with bold honesty and sensitivity, this is a series like nothing you have seen before.
This global eleven-part series takes us in to the worlds of the gangs of Honduras, Elephant poaching in Africa, the War Lords of Somalia, settlers’ of the Occupied Territories, the bomb disposal unit of Afghanistan, Albinos in Tanzania and far beyond..
Why do we accept huge levels of inequality and social injustice? This is one of the central questions we set out to answer, beginning with a surprising set of social experiments in Norway, which suggest that our willingness to support systems of inequality is far greater than we are often prepared to admit.
Victims and perpetrators from Jordan, India and Palestinian Territories share their stories of how the custom of honour killings has forever changed their lives. Broader commentary from officials and activists fighting this horrific tradition combine to create a comprehensive picture of this brutal practice.