Richard, a brash young American traveller in search of exotic experiences leads his friends to a secret island paradise off the coast of Thailand, only to find that those who discovered paradise first are willing to kill to keep it for themselves. (From the US & the UK) (Movie, 2000) (Thriller) MA (V,S)
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel York, Patcharawan Patarakjijanon
Director: Danny Boyle
The boys head east to New York City to dive headfirst into the gay, African-American/Latina underground ballroom dance scene. These intense dance battles are like nothing they have ever witnessed. They quickly learn that these aren't your regular dance crews, but more surrogate families for ostracised youth.
In tonight's season finale, meet the Kavos virgins who sample everything the hedonistic party town has to offer: from nipple piercings and tattoos to super-strength cocktails and sex games on the beach. For most of the holiday makers in Kavos this is their first holiday without their parents.
Follows young Brits over a summer in Kavos, Corfu, to get a glimpse of what really happens in the hedonistic party town away from parents and surrounded by temptation. 'Getting paid and getting laid' is the motto of the 400 or so Brits who work on the island.
Since the sexual revolution of the 1960s, Westerners like to think their ideas about sex are fairly sophisticated compared to less developed nations. Dutch filmmaker Sunny Bergman sets out to talk to the women of Uganda, India and Cuba in an attempt to challenge this idea. In the first episode, she joins a class of Ugandan school children being taught the importance of sexual pleasure for both partners in a relationship.
It's estimated that up to 100 million people are involved in human trafficking in India. Large proportions are trafficked for sex. In this episode of Extreme World, Ross investigates India's huge sex-trafficking industry. It is a journey that will take him across India, from the country's booming megacities to its impoverished heartlands.
In the final episode, Sunny travels to communist Cuba, where no billboard-type advertising is allowed - but finds that personal sexual advertising is popular. Sunny also discovers that the very absence of sex-sells advertising is a boost to personal sex life in Cuba.
British actor, author and journalist Ross Kemp goes to the Democratic Republic of Congo as part of his series visiting the most dangerous and lawless regions on Earth. The Congo is the scene of the deadliest yet least reported conflict since World War II and it has claimed more than six million lives over the past 10 years.
Award-winning British author, actor and journalist Ross Kemp travels the world to investigate some of the most extreme issues facing our planet today. Kemp travels to Chicago, the scene of America's biggest heroin problem, to investigate an epidemic that is destroying lives, families and entire communities and that is now moving from the city's ghettos to its most affluent suburbs.
Las Vegas is the entertainment capital of the world. Last year 40 million visitors spent a staggering $15 billion but when the recession hit in 2008 it went from having the lowest to the highest unemployment in the States.
Ross investigates New Orleans, from the broken promises after hurricane Katrina, to police brutality, endemic poverty and entrenched gun culture that blight this enigmatic city that draws millions of tourists each year.
The road to Angkor Wat is the most epic and dangerous drive of the journey. Between them and the temples lie a river, 250 km dirt roads and no gas stations. Somewhere in the dust cloud Team Misfit breaks down and is left behind, which may be a blessing in disguise. The rest of the group moves forward not realising that driving in complete darkness may not be the best idea on Cambodia's most deadly road.
Renowned filmmaker Shane Meadows follows up his explosive BAFTA Award-winning This is England '86 with this new three-part series. Based on Meadows's own upbringing in the British council house estates of the Thatcher-era, the series is a grittily honed, warm-hearted and an often hilarious account of growing up in the scorned, ignored margins of society.
Africa is one of the world's fast-growing economic regions, yet belief in the powers of witchcraft is as strong as ever. Every year, thousands of human rights abuses are committed across Africa in the name of witchcraft, and the targets are invariably the continent's poorest and most vulnerable people.
From getting a warped lesson in America's obesity epidemic by tackling 20,000 calorie burgers at the Heart Attack Grill in Las Vegas to spending Christmas lunch at Albuquerque's biggest homeless shelter, the Unplanned America guys get some food for thought.
The Unplanned America guys head to Portland, Oregon, the unlikely strip club capital of the USA, to get the lowdown on what it's like to work in this stigmatised industry spending time with club owners, dancers and those who work to help women that may be exploited by the industry.
Unplanned America returns for a second series of road tripping to the heart of the stars and stripes. Three Aussie mates Gonzo, Nick and Parv have reunited and are back to explore some of the lesser seen subcultures of the USA, from the outrageous to the serious.
Grimsby was the largest fishing port in the world, but the town has faced almost the complete loss of the industry and there are just four trawlers left. In this episode, a fisherman struggles to cope with life on the land after 40 years at sea, getting under the feet of his fiancee who has enough on her plate with four kids and an ill father.
Welcome to the wonderful world of sexual submission and domination, which goes way beyond 50 Shades of Grey as our trio kick off the trip with a very 'interactive' visit to a BDSM Training Chateau in Upstate New York, and quickly find out there are certain things that you just can't un-see.
Team Bazooka has been on their own for days and the blow up between Veronica and Liz has taken its toll on the team's camaraderie. There is still a long journey ahead of them and if they want to continue. Meanwhile, miles away and carefree on the island of Don Det, the rest of the group is tubing down the Mekong River completely removed from the worries and stress of the tuk tuks. The ultimate question is what will Bazooka decide and how will it impact the remainder of the trip?
Gonzo, Nick and Parv get an insight into what goes down on the other side of the computer screen when they visit three women who make their living as "cam girls" providing adult entertainment over the internet.
While holidaymakers find it hard to last a week in Kavos, the workers have to tough it out for the entire summer, which means night after night of heavy drinking, casual sex and low pay. PR girl Jenny, is tested for STIs, hit by a car and treated for malnutrition, all within a matter of weeks.
In this episode, Sunny travels to India, the home Kama Sutra, where she explores how ancient Indians freely preached the religion of sexual pleasure. In Baul, on the border of India with Bangladesh, Sunny discovers the practice of sexual yoga is a daily ritual.
Ross Kemp Extreme World returns for another fascinating and exciting third season, once again gaining extraordinary and unparalleled access to the places and people caught up in some of the most important global issues of our time. In this opening episode he is in Rio de Janeiro, a city trying to clean up its image ahead of the football World Cup and the next Olympic Games.
This series follows the lives of a group of people who are stuck in long-term unemployment. The local pub - The Desert Rat - is re-opening. Unemployment is running high on the estate and just outside the pub is 'The Wall' where people congregate, often when they have nothing better to do. This episode features some of the Wall regulars.
Despite the uncertainty, the teams finally cross into Cambodia. Everyone is excited to reach the temples of Angkor, but there are a few who are worried about driving on the dirt roads that lead to the way there. Thankfully the roads to their first stop are paved. In typical fashion the group breaks into their 'shock and awe' song and dance performance to a crowd of bewildered local bystanders. The celebration grinds to a halt when Graeme realises he's missing his wallet and passport. Will this be the end of the road for him?
Dean's wife Claire became a mother in her teens and is determined her daughters won't go the same way. It's difficult not to worry that her 15-year-old daughter might follow in her footsteps when she has been driving around with an older boy. Sixteen-year-old Jemelia left home at 14 and by 15 had a baby, who was immediately taken into care. Meanwhile, the program follows Jemelia during the build-up to the court's decision about the future of her baby and Jemelia speaks honestly about her reaction to the verdict.
Dean used to work at the steelworks in Scunthorpe, but now he, his wife and their seven children and stepchildren get by on benefits. Dean is a guide to his world, where being out of work is nothing out of the ordinary, where people do what they can to survive and where keeping your kids on the straight and narrow is a challenge. For them and many others across the country, this is what it means to be skint.
No one wants to leave idyllic Don Det, especially for the dust and noise of the open aired tuk tuks, but the journey must go on and Cambodia's Angkor Wat is a good incentive. Team Bazooka, now tuk tukless, is relying on the kindness of the other teams to 'adopt' them. Liz does herself no favours by oversleeping, forcing everyone to wait. The late start means the teams have little time to make the border before it closes. Out of nowhere the seemingly impervious Frozzies blow a tire. With the clock counting down Team Reindeer leaves them to their problems and tries to make it to the border in time.
The boys are thrown in to the deep-end of the LA porn scene as they are invited on to the set of Austin Powers XXX for three days, where beautiful women and well hung men disrobe in the hyper-real adult movie world. In contrast with this fantasy world, the boys then find themselves in the midst of a 10,000-strong nude bike ride in Portland where the human body in all its various shapes and sizes is celebrated.
Parv, Gonzo and Nick head to New Orleans and get swept up by the musical soul of the city from joyous second line bands, busking crust punks and twerking clubs, to throwing their very own street parade.
Alcohol is very much on everyone's mind in a town where excessive drinking is encouraged and the cocktails are three times cheaper than back in Britain. Nineteen-year-old Niki falls off a podium and gets a suspected fracture. An open-minded mother and daughter's night of excessive drinking ends in disaster.
For as long as anyone in Papua New Guinea can remember, life has been lived on a war footing. PNG is one of the most diverse yet chaotic nations on earth. Its population of 7 million is divided between hundreds of often warring tribes, the vast majority of whom live in rural areas virtually untouched by the modern world, where the belief in witchcraft is deeply entrenched and tribal disputes flare into deadly violence.
British author, journalist and actor Ross Kemp goes to Port au Prince, Haiti, a place that is no stranger to disasters, both man-made and natural. He discovers that despite billions of dollars being promised by the international community to repair the 2010 earthquake damage to their city, millions of its citizens are still homeless.
Nick, Parv and Gonzo explore tattoo culture in Southern California, first getting tattoos at the legendary Shamrock Social Club before witnessing gang members have their lives turned around through tattoo removal before finally spending time with cancer victim Dawn who is undergoing areola tattooing as part of restorative breast surgery.
Once an industrial powerhouse in the mining industry, the town of Merthyr Tydfil, Wales has faced the complete loss of the industry and with it went the jobs and a way of life. Money's tight for Hayley, who has seven children. Ash, who's 23, has never had a steady job, and his partying causes conflict with his mum. Steve left school at 13 and can't read or write. (S.2 Ep.6) (From the UK) (Documentary Series) M CC
Burning Man is a controversial arts festival in Nevada desert, that is notorious for dust, destruction, and debauchery. Needless to say, it's not your average place for a family vacation. That is until Bryant decides to rip his parents from their day to day office jobs and throw them into an adventure of a lifetime.
The teams' high hopes of getting on the road to cross back into Thailand are dashed as one by one the tuk tuks break down. Some teams pack their tuk tuks on the back of pick up trucks to get to the border while the more creative come up with solutions for their ailing vehicles. Tired and exhausted all of the teams finally make it to the border. Their only solace is that their Thai tuk tuk will hopefully be fixed properly once in Thailand the next day, it's at least enough hope to keep their spirits up.
Filmed for more than a year in the Merthyr Tydfil area of Wales. Once an industrial powerhouse in the mining industry, the town has faced the complete loss of the industry and with it went the jobs and a way of life. Following from the previous series based in Grimsby and Scunthorpe - Skint portrays intimate stories of how people live with the devastating effects of long-term unemployment.
The journey seems worth it as the teams are reunited at the epic temples of Angkor Wat, one of the most beautiful locations in South East Asia. Sarah finds out Stef isn't the gentleman she thought he was. The group is too busy celebrating at Angkor What Bar to notice the relationship drama. Hangovers, hurt feelings and more tuk tuk problems emerge as they try to depart the next day. With only two days until the Full Moon Party everyone begins questioning whether they can actually make it.
South Africa has one of the highest murder rates in the world and the Cape Flats outside Cape Town is now the epicentre of violent crime in the country. Reggie spends a week in a new district hospital in the fastest growing township, struggling to cope with the victims of these attacks. On any given weekend, the young doctors deal with up to 100 stabbings and assaults and 80 per cent of those admitted are under 25.
This documentary series follows young Brits over a summer on working holidays in Kavos, Greece, to get a glimpse of what really happens in the hedonistic party towns away from parents and surrounded by temptation.
A tragic incident involving an American couple in Morocco sparks a chain of events for four families in different countries. Connected by circumstance but separated by continent, culture and language, each character discovers that it is family that ultimately provides solace and understanding.
This documentary looks at the devastating impact over-fishing has had, and is having, on our oceans. Filmed over two years, it provides a dramatic expose of those in power who are taking advantage of the seas with catastrophic consequences on the world's fish supplies.
Kemp travels to Houston, Texas, to investigate growing racial tension in the wake of Trump's election. He discovers hate groups are gaining in popularity and extremists on both sides are arming themselves for a race war.
The first feature by Phillip Noyce. A tale of two outsiders on the run. One white, one black. Heading for nowhere fast. Shot on location in north-western NSW and features Bill Hunter in his earliest lead role, and Gary Foley, Koori political activist. An Australian cult film.
In the ultimate survival experiment, Bear Grylls abandons 14 British men on a remote desert island in the Pacific with just the clothes they stand up in and a few basic tools. They will be completely alone, filming everything themselves. In this second series, the survival challenge will be harder and longer than before, as the men attempt to survive entirely on their own wits for six weeks during the height of the tropical storm season.
Follows the detectives from the Amsterdam Vice Squad. The squad has a unique mandate as it operates within the liberal experiment that is modern Amsterdam, a city facing increasing tensions between racial and religious groups, as well as being the centre of the European sex traffic trade and the drug mule trails from Africa.
The true story of Alexander Pearce, Australia's most notorious convict. In 1822, Pearce and seven fellow convicts escaped from Sarah Island penal settlement, a place of brutal treatment and punishment, only to find a world less forgiving - the Tasmanian wilderness. Winner of the New Visions Award at the Catalonian International Film Festival 2009.