Every era begins with the human will to move, and History uncovers the great forces that set mankind in motion. It's an epic, premium, global documentary about the greatest migrations of all time, and the repercussions that they have had - culturally, sociologically, and politically. Sparked by the Industrial Revolution, a wave of migrants flood the US. One-third of the entire population of Norway and Sweden migrate to America, transforming the Pacific Northwest; opened by the transcontinental railroad, Mennonite farmers from Ukraine turn Kansas into the breadbasket of the country; in 1908, more Italians were living in New York City than Rome. Spanning the 1900s through the 1970s, this episode reveals how our ancestors, coming from America's own Southern states, Eastern Europe, Latin America and Asia, change America's cityscapes forever, and directly influence the map of modern America.
Ten years after Black Saturday, the traumatised survivors reveal how they found the strength to recover from the worst bushfire disaster in Australian history.
Actress and national treasure Miriam Margolyes joins art curator Gus Casley-Hayford on a jaw-dropping voyage of discovery, walking in the footsteps of the fisherman artist Alfred Wallis.
Every era begins with the human will to move, and History uncovers the great forces that set mankind in motion. It's an epic, premium, global documentary about the greatest migrations of all time, and the repercussions that they have had - culturally, sociologically, and politically. From the Dutch living in New Amsterdam seeking the wealth offered by the fur trade, through the English Quakers who fled persecution and helped shape the American Constitution, to the German soldiers who helped the North defeat the South, this episode uses expert historians, DNA evidence and census records to explore our cultural origins through the different groups who travelled to America seeking freedom from early Colonial times through the end of the Civil War.
Filmmaker Michael Moore predicted that Donald Trump would become the 45th president of the US. Travelling across the country, Moore interviews American citizens to get a sense of the social, economic and political impact of Trump's victory. Moore also takes an in-depth look at the media, the electoral college, the government agenda and his home town of Flint, Michigan.
Filmed over two years, follow the meteoric rise of this all-male dance company. The film explores what it takes to turn eight individuals into one formidable company and follows the process from first auditions, through boot-camp training and creating work, right up to their performance in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Bruce Lee made an impact like that of no other martial arts star before or since. This documentary shows the real Bruce Lee in action, on the screen and off, in a moving tribute to his life and legacy.
Deep beneath the complex world of organ and tissue transplantation are the heart-wrenching stories of real people awaiting lifesaving organs in Australia. Why must they wait so long? Are changes in policy required - or shifts in perception? Is it as simple as signing up and having the conversation with loved ones? And why do we avoid the topic of death?
The Browser War is in full swing with Microsoft acting like gangsters and attacking Netscape. Elsewhere, a brand-new company, Pixelon, is launched.
The Browser War heats up with Microsoft hitting Netscape hard. While at Pixelon, Fenne's behaviour arouses the suspicions of an employee.
Meet Kazi Rahman, a Muslim entrepreneur from the East End of London. Having already conquered the Arabian perfume scene, we spend a year following Kazi from his lock up in Whitechapel as he attempts to launch Britain's first Sharia-friendly airline. However, in today's climate, not everyone is on board.
Heart of Glass is a journey. A road trip through several countries on two continents in pursuit of a story. The story of a young glass blower with a singular talent: Jeremy Maxwell Wintrebert. The film follows him in his daily life - working in the studio and on the road and reveals how passion can undo a tragic fate.
Told by those who were there, this is the story of the very first browser wars between market dominator Netscape and the ever-powerful Microsoft.
Go back to the explosive game-changing birth of Silicon Valley and experience the rise, fall and revival of tech as we've come to know it.
What is the secret to India's rich diversity of wildlife? This episode travels from the north of the country to the south, looking at what it is about India that makes it one of the best places to see the biggest variety of wildlife in the world.
They start from humble beginnings but bit by bit India's rivers grow into the life force of the country. The people and wildlife of India are at their whim; they give and they take, they build and they demolish, and they feed and then starve the land. Many regard them as sacred, connecting them back to the gods.
The great Australian Aboriginal actor, David Gulpilil, tells the tale of Another Country, a story of what happened when his people's way of life was interrupted by ours.
It was perhaps the most spectacular flourishing of imagination and achievement in recorded history. In the fourth and fifth centuries BC, the Greeks built an empire that stretched across the Mediterranean from Asia to Spain. They laid the foundation of modern science, politics, warfare and philosophy, and produced some of the most breathtaking art and architecture the world has ever seen. The Greeks recounts the rise, glory, demise and legacy of the empire that marked the dawn of Western Civilisation. This episode, we recount the Greeks' heroic victory against the mighty Persian empire through the life of Themistocles, one of Athen's greatest generals. Greece, now master of the Mediterranean, undergoes one of the most startling intellectual and physical transformations in history. Pericles, the elected leader of Athens, oversees the building of the Parthenon and an extraordinary flourishing of the arts and sciences, laying the foundation for what we now call "Western Culture."