While we live in a highly sexualized society, the messaging around female sexuality is distorted and rife with shame. What we should look like, who we should want, what we should desire...who we should be, is dictated to us from screens and pages and people.
Why I’m Not On Facebook
One man’s soul searching decision on whether or not he should join Facebook sets him off on an epic journey of self-discovery as he weighs the pros and cons of becoming a member of the world’s largest social network.
From long lost high school friends who use it to stay in touch with classmates, to the pick-up artist who trolls the site to score with women, to the criminal who tracks your every movement to know when...
Can people find love through the modern “mail-order bride” industry? Or is the international romance business just a scam? Sincere and unflinching, Love Me follows Western men and Ukrainian women as they embark on an unpredictable and riveting journey in search of love.
Each character’s experience exposes the myths and realities of this unique industry, while also exploring the much deeper, human story that...
Who Took Johnny
If you’ve ever gotten separated from your child for just a few moments and remember the depth of panic that sets in, then you can begin to understand what Noreen Gosch has felt over the last 30 years since her son Johnny disappeared delivering newspapers on the morning of September 5, 1982.
More than any other missing child case, Johnny’s story has spawned countless theories and has instilled intrigue in the millions...
With changes in society leading to a fall in marriage & rise in divorce, is it possible that the institution has outlived its function? We investigate the marriage industry & costs of divorce against a backdrop of government incentives, the arrival of Gay marriage, rise in sanctioned infidelity & alternate relationships.
Private Violence explores a disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman is her own home. Every day in the US, at least four women are murdered by abusive partners. The knee-jerk response is to ask: ‘why doesn’t she just leave?’
Who are ISIL and who benefits most from the disorder and chaos across the region? This comprehensive documentary takes us back to the formation of ISIL explaining the process through which this group was founded, armed and equipped, and how they have managed to grow so quickly.
Finding Fidel tells the remarkable story of war cameraman Erik Durschmied, who in 1958 journeyed to Cuba’s Sierra Maestra mountains to interview a little-known rebel leader named Fidel Castro. A month later, Castro’s band of fighters rolled into Havana, and the world would never be the same.
Cenk Uygur's transforms from unknown talk show host on Public Access TV to internet sensation, with his show amassing a billion views. Hired by MSNBC, his uncensored views are compromised & he becomes the nexus in the battle between new & old media.
Princes of the Yen reveals how post-war Japanese society was transformed to suit the agenda of powerful interest groups, and how citizens were kept entirely in the dark about this. History is now repeating itself around the world.
Fracking – an untested energy extraction process - has contaminated drinking water and jeopardized health. We meet scientists, doctors & farmers across the political spectrum engaged in a David and Goliath struggle against Big Oil and Gas.
In an era where regulations and red tape rule every industry, where lobby groups and big business wield more influence than ever before, our daily choices have become increasingly limited. And with all our options so deliberately handpicked, are we really making a choice at all?