Japan's About Face is a remarkable window into the shifting role of the military in post-war Japanese society. In the aftermath of World War II, Japan's new pacifist constitution renounced the right to wage war and maintain military forces. Instead, Japan created the Self-Defense Forces with a strictly defensive mandate. In recent years, though, the line between defence and offence has blurred. In 2004, Japan sent its Ground Self-Defense Forces to Iraq - the first deployment of Japanese soldiers in an active combat zone in over 60 years.
Our Queen is an in-depth two-part observational documentary series that is a portrait of the world's most famous woman by award-winning producer/director Michael Waldman and bestselling royal writer Robert Hardman. Our Queen charts an extraordinary year in the life of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.