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.
Politics & Current Affairs
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.
Each time a young man leaves a quiet suburb to join ISIS, we are shocked. Why do they do it? How can they be stopped? And if they come back, what to do with them? These are the questions that drive Mubin Shaikh - an undercover informant - on his quest to stop potential jihadis around the world.
End of Truth is an emotionally powerful investigation into the global enterprise of kidnapping for financial or political gain and what happens when negotiations and rescue missions go horribly wrong.
Foul Play takes us into the shady world of football match fixing across Asia, where government officials and corporate club owners conspire to ensure that the outcome of the game is determined long before the whistle blows.
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.
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.
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.
Today, up to half of global offshore wealth is hidden in British offshore jurisdictions and Britain - the largest global players in the world of international finance. How did this come about, and what impact does it have on the world today?
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?
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.
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.