Barack Obama's first year as president of the US was a big one. He promised change and appealed for unity, yet had to deal with two wars and the worst recession since the 1930s. In fact, his first 365 days became a bitter battle over cash, colour and capitalism. Obama and Me follows the lives of six ordinary Americans in year after Obama was elected.
Murder, sex, drugs, art, politics and sneakers hanging on telephone lines have become a powerful urban symbol. In an effort to get to the truth once and for all we asked the people of earth to help us solve this mystery.
This documentary offers a rare insight into the final chapter of Nelson Mandela's life. It's not an obituary, but a unique glimpse into Mandela's life at a point when, in his own words, he "retired from retirement." With access to Mandela from the beginning of his 90th year until his final retreat from public life, this documentary offers an intimate portrayal of one of history's most respected and revered statesmen. It includes never-before-seen footage of his last ever tour abroad, as well as private meetings and discussions with admirers, celebrities, heads of state and ordinary people.
Since it started in 1994, the UK's National Lottery has created over 2500 new millionaires. In this humorous and touching film, some of Britain's luckiest people open up about what their massive wins really meant.