The construction of the longest seawall in the world, Saemangeum in South Korea, has disrupted the lives of fishermen in the fishing community of Kewado, which was once known as the shell food capital of South Korea.
In the early hours of March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground in Prince William Sound, Alaska, causing the worst environmental disaster in North American history. Millions of gallons of crude oil washed ashore. The oil industry was completely unprepared to respond to the spill. A thick black tide rose and covered the beaches of once-pristine Prince William Sound. For weeks dramatic images of dead seabirds and sea otters covered in oil screened across the world. For 20 years the residents of the little town of Cordova waged the longest legal battle in US history - against the world's most powerful oil company - ExxonMobil.
DHL Founder and billionaire Larry Hillblom seemed to have vanished into thin air when he failed to return from a routine flight in his vintage Seabee. Even before he was officially declared dead, bar girls throughout Asia came forward claiming to have children by Larry and seeking a piece of his vast fortune. In Shadow Billionaire director Alexis Manya Spraid unravels the secretive life of this enigmatic and reclusive tycoon.
Tyre is a large city in southern Lebanon. Nearly two years after the 2006 summer war between the Lebanon-based Hezbollah organisation and the Israeli army, this documentary looks at how life goes on, through the eyes of three young fishermen - Hassan, Khamal and Shadi, and at their sometimes perilous activity close to the Israeli border.
Near Almeria in Southern Spain's Andalusia, thousands of greenhouses stretch as far as the eye can see along the coast. Each year they yield millions of tonnes of fruit and vegetables thanks to desalinated sea water. But the area has also become a magnet for tourists and property developers, endangering the Cabo de Gata nature park.
On November 12, 1991 an estimated 200 people were shot and killed by the Indonesian military during an independence march in occupied East Timor. Images of the massacre at the Santa Cruz cemetery in Dili, were eventually smuggled out of country and became world news. The footage along with eyewitness testimony was instrumental in the country gaining independence. But the bodies of the dead protestors were never returned to family members and their location has remained a mystery.
Dubbed 'The Black Widow,' Betty Neumar is either the unluckiest widow in the world, cursed by a series of gruesome coincidences, or a cold and calculating killer. As Betty Neumar mourned the loss of her fourth husband, Harold Gentry, the small community in Georgia, USA respectfully gathered to support the 76- year-old grieving widow. All except one man.
33-year-old Claire Nouvian is a documentary filmmaker and a curator at the Paris Museum of Natural History. She has a passion for mysterious creatures from the depths of the ocean. She accompanies researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California as they probe the depths of the Monterey Canyon using a remote-controlled submersible to observe and capture the amazing creatures that live there.
Every summer, on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, men, women and children are busy harvesting red algae, a precious commodity that arouses great interest amongst the local community and even more so abroad. Only permitted during the summer months, the harvest helps to support thousands of families in dozens of villages along kilometres of coastline. However, danger is everywhere, and each year many accidents occur.
The ABC classic documentary series examining the inner workings during ten years of the Australian Labor Party including the Keating / Hawke rivalry.
This emotional film exposes the insanity of racism and questions the whole notion of racial identity.
Salvador de Bahia's 'Black Power' is located in the neighbourhood of Liberdade, the largest black shantytown in Brazil. Plus, atribute to Nicole van de Kerchove, a talented French woman sailor who died in Patagonia, Chile, in February 2008.
The award-winning documentary Same Sex America weaves the stories of seven gay and lesbian couples on their emotional journey to the altar with the dramatic showdown at Massachusetts' constitutional convention, a vivid demonstration of democracy in action that may change the course of history.
Some were masters of military strategy, daring and dashing battlefield commanders. Others blundered fatally and lost the day. All had a date with destiny and would write their name into the pages of military history. The Great Lives series brings network production values and breathes new life into some of the most famous commanders in history. This episode documents the life of Oliver Cromwell (1599-1658).
When Colin Met Joyce is a remarkably unique love story about two Australians whose shared love of life and unwavering passion for equality has kept them together for over 40 years. Bridging the gap between white Australia and black Australia, the film provides a fascinating insight into what it is like to grow up in a mixed race family, and reminds us about the challenges involved in influencing political and social change.
Last 10 mins of 'Vote Yes'
When the British government colonised Australia, they completely ignored the original inhabitants, declaring the land empty of people - terra nullius. From then on, Aborigines were treated as non-citizens and denied the rights that others enjoyed. Vote Yes for Aborigines covers the historic fight for Aboriginal citizenship rights and the lead-up to the 1967 Referendum. The program marks the 40th anniversary of the Referendum, screening on its actual date.
Fate intended them to be enemies, but they have chosen to become partners ... Bassam, Sharon, Aziz and Zohar are Israeli and Palestinian by birth. Their situation 'branded' them doubly as victims and aggressors at the same time. This story is set at the very heart of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. This particular conflict resembles a set of broken mirrors where the one who suffers might well be the oppressor of the other. Beyond the Wall is a universal story - that of forgiveness.
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