This program looks at the steps Mumbai is taking to make the city more sustainable, and asks: Can a new metro system be the answer to the city's traffic problems?
Using Mumbai as a case study, the reasons for rapid urbanisation and the emergence of megacities are explored, including the location and importance of Mumbai.
As the result of a childhood wish, John Bennett's teddy bear, Ted, came to life and has been by John's side ever since. But 27 years on, Ted proves to be a liability in John's life.
An aspiring US senator glimpses the future planned for him by the powerful Adjustment Bureau and chooses to fight for his own destiny and to be with the only woman he's ever loved.
Jacques Arnault, head of Move for Kids NGO, is planning a high-impact operation: he and his team are going to exfiltrate 300 orphan victims of the Chadian civil war and bring them to French adoption applicants. Completely immersed in the brutal reality of a country at war, the NGO members start losing their convictions and are faced with the limits of humanitarian intervention. Original title: Les Chevaliers Blancs. In French.
Set in the 1790s, earlier than most Austen tales, Love and Friendship concerns beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon who has come to Churchill, the estate of her in-laws, to wait out colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society. While ensconced there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and for her daughter, Frederica. The waters are troubled by the arrival at Churchill of the handsome, eligible Reginald DeCourcy and silly but cheerful - and very rich - Sir James Martin.
A contemporary fairytale revolving around the most unlikely of friendships between a reclusive, agoraphobic young woman with dreams of being a children's book author and a curmudgeonly old widower, set against the backdrop of a beautiful garden in the heart of London.
Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he escapes and begins an unexpected journey. Alternative title: The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared. In Swedish.
The American Revolution created not just a new independent nation but also numerous popular myths about its foundation that, in time, replaced the facts.
Two teenage brothers must battle the pull of a life riddled with crime - and face their own prejudices head on - if they are to survive the perils of growing up as British-Arabs on the streets of gangland London.
We find out how a man in New Zealand can send a paper-making machine to a remote area of Africa when it weighs over five times the amount that DHL's conveyor belts can handle. In New York, we'll find out how the couriers beat the infamous Manhattan morning gridlock to deliver urgent overnight packages to Wall Street. We'll also find out how it's possible for a man living in outback Australia to buy a T-shirt online from a company in the UK and receive it just three days later for less than it would cost in his local clothing store.
The mischievous Monkey King acquires the famed As-You-Will Gold-Banded Cudgel, and goes up against the might of the Jade Emperor. Original title: Da Nao Tian Gong. Alternative titles: The Money King: Uproad in Heaven; Havoc in Heaven. In Mandarin.
A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a 44-year-old, severely obese man living in New York.
Following a coup, America is a country still at war with itself and ruled by a repressive Bible-inspired regime. Past pollution means only 1 percent of women can bear children, and female criminals found to be potential mothers are put into an institution run by Aunt Lydia to be indoctrinated. One such is Kate, who then seduces Fred, a higher-up in the security forces, to attempt to procreate. Fred's wife Serena is jealous and vicious, and the State's grip seems to be tightening. But Kate still has her own mind, and is finding that some other people are prepared to resist. Based on the Margaret Atwood novel.
A team of explorers journey to the darkest corners of the universe, where they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
The first of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of 14 British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. Acting upon the venerable Jesuit edict "Give me a child until he is seven, and I will give you the man", director Paul Almond and his team of assistants (including later director Michael Apted) selected a group of children to represent the range of socio-economic backgrounds in Britain at that time, with the explicit assumption that each child's social class predetermines their future. Alternative spelling: Seven Up.
The second of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of 14 British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. Now having reached the age of 14, the kids drawn from every strata of the British social class structure provide fascinating and at times, poignant insights as to how their dreams and ambitions had been altered.
The third of a series of documentary films that have followed the lives of 14 British children since 1964, when they were seven years old. The children were selected to represent the range of socio-economic backgrounds in Britain at that time, with the explicit assumption that each child's social class predetermines their future. Director Michael Apted takes the helm as the subjects, now aged twenty-one, talk about their lives and their hopes and dreams for the future.
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