Politics & Current Affairs

Rise of the Trolls

Rise of the Trolls

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?

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Taboo: And in the End, Death

Taboo: And in the End, Death

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.

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Taboo: Stolen Childhoods

Taboo: Stolen Childhoods

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.

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Reportage Series

Reportage Series

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..

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The Price of Fairness

The Price of Fairness

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.

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In the Name of Honour

In the Name of Honour

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.

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Out Run

Out Run

Mobilising working-class transgender hairdressers and beauty queens, the dynamic leaders of the world’s only LGBT political party wage a historic quest to elect a trans woman to the Philippine Congress.

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A Revolution in Four Seasons

A Revolution in Four Seasons

In A Revolution in Four Seasons, two politically opposed young women fight to shape their lives along with the political future of Tunisia, the sole country to emerge from the Arab Spring uprisings as a functional democracy.

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The Strategy of Silence

The Strategy of Silence

One of the worse subway disasters in history occurs when a train derails, killing 43. Faced with a media blackout & wall-of-silence from the government, a group of families of the victims begin what appears to be a hopeless cause, find the truth about what happened that fateful day & seek justice for those who died.

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BAKUR: Inside the PKK

BAKUR: Inside the PKK

The worlds first documentary made with inside access to the PKK Kurdish separatist group, who are considered a terrorist organisation by Turkey, the US and NATO. The result is an up close examination of one of the sides of the undeclared war going on in Turkey for decades; the PKK guerillas.

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91%: A Film About Guns in America

91%: A Film About Guns in America

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.

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The Abortion Hotline

The Abortion Hotline

In Chile, where abortion remains illegal and punishable by imprisonment, we follow a group of young activists who run an underground abortion hotline. But does the new President signal a progressive agenda? The small group of activists take centre stage as the debate intensifies.

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