Elderly people are disappearing in Las Vegas. Deemed incompetent, they are removed from their homes, drugged, and dumped in nursing homes against their will. Their autonomy is stolen, dignity destroyed, healthcare jeopardized, and life savings pillaged — all without their consent.
In the Executioner’s Shadow casts a penetrating look at the consequences of the death penalty through three powerful stories. As the battle over capital punishment heats up, this provocative film challenges viewers to question their deepest beliefs about the meaning of justice.
A mother and a daughter climb a mountain trying to cope with a past the mother has spent years suppressing. The daughter was sexually abused by her stepfather, and now she wants to understand why her mother didn’t notice.
What do we say without realising and how can we read the signals others give us involuntarily? We look deep in to the science of Body Language as well as practical applications in law enforcement, romance, commerce, national security and more.
In a world where self-image has become an obsession, we can no longer ignore the role that science and technology play in our quest for beauty. In a booming industry where plastic surgery is just another product to purchase, who knows when we will bite? Even the sceptics have mirrors.
America’s 325 million residents own 347 million firearms. Not surprisingly, gun violence is one of the most urgent public health issues facing Americans today. 91% shares the heartbreaking accounts of those impacted by gun violence revealing new hope for common ground in the debate over guns in America.
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.
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?
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..
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.
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.