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NEW DOCUMENTARY DVD RELEASES  2017 

A GOOD DAY TO DIE (E) 2016   £13.99
 Film about  British war photographer Jason P. Howe, from  capturing images of the Colombian conflict between FARC guerrilla fighters as well as photographing  front line British troops in Lebanon, Iraq and Afghanistan, before he was banned from the front line by the British Ministry of Defence.
ACQUA E ZUCCHERO: CARLO DI PALMA, I COLORI DELLA VITA/WATER AND SUGAR - CARLO DI PALMA, THE COLOURS OF LIFE (EX)  2016  ITALY  KAMKARI ,  FARIBORZ  15.99  
 Documentary focusing on the career of Italian cinematographer Carlo Di Palma. The son of a film camera operator and a flower seller on the Spanish Steps, Di Palma developed an interest in films at an early age and, despite his poor background, went on to work with influential directors including Michelangelo Antonioni, Woody Allen and Vittorio De Sica. 
ALMOST HOLY (15) 2015   HOOVER, STEVE £15.99
 Film follows the activities of Ukrainian Pastor Gennadiy began forcibly kidnapping the homeless children in the night and taking them to his rehabilitation centre. His controversial methods have drawn both admiration and consternation.
ARGENTINA (U) 2015 ARGENTINA    CARLOS SAURA   £19.99
 This documentary explores the rich culture of Argentina through traditional music and dance.
ART OF AMERICA (E) 2011   £19.99
   Art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon presents this three-part BBC series in which he examines the history of art in the USA.
THE BATTLE OF YPRES - THE PATHE COLLECTION (E) 1925 ( 5013929668454) £10.99 
Documentary, originally made in 1925, that re-enacts the major elements of the Battle of Ypres using the original trenches. All four battles are covered, and for the first time the film features a soundtrack constructed from recordings of the period. Also featured are two short films: 'Ypres - The Shell Shattered City of Flanders' (1916) and 'Remembrance Day, Ypres 1922'.
BLUE PLANET II (U) 2017 DVD  - £19.99  BLU RAY - £26.99
  David Attenborough presents and narrates this new series that exploring the planet's oceans using the latest filming techniques.  
BRASILINTIME - BATUCADA COM DISCOS (TBA) 2006  CROSS, BRIAN   £17.99
  Feature-length documentary directed by looking at the cultural relationship between Brazilian music and hip-hop.
BRIAN WILSON: THE SECOND WAVE - AFTER THE SURF (E) 2017  
   The film focusing on the career of Brian Wilson from the 1970s  
onwards.
BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB: ADIOS (PG) 2017  WALKER, LUCY  £19.99 
  Film tells the  stories of the local Havana musicians who recorded the highly successful Cuban music album 'Buena Vista Social Club' in 1997. Musicians such as Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo and Manuel Mirabal share some of their favourite memories from their remarkable careers.
CAMERAPERSON (15) 2016  JOHNSON, KIRSTEN   £15.99
   Kirsten Johnson directs this reflective documentary which showcases her career in film-making and cinematography. She has made films as diverse as examination of Jacques Derrida's philosophy, Osama bin Laden driver,  Edward Snowden's revelations, post-war Bosnia Herzegovina, abortion laws in the United States and hospitals in Nigeria. 
CITIZEN JANE (TBA) 2016   TYRNAUER,  MATT £15.99
 Film of  journalist and urban activist Jane Jacobs and her opposition of New York city planner Robert Moses who she saw as a destroyer of neighbourhoods and their communities.
CITY OF GHOSTS (18) 2017  HEINEMAN,  MATTHEW   £15.99 
  Documentary about the resistance group known as Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) and their fight against Islamic State.
THE COMING WAR ON CHINA (12A) 2016   PILGER, JOHN   £14.99
 Documentary about a potential nuclear war between the United States of America and China. Pilger makes the case that, though the media are unlikely to tell you so, these two rival powers are on the brink of war.
DANCER (12) 2017  CANTOR,  STEVEN   £15.99
   The story of Sergei Polunin, who became the youngest ever principal dancer for the British Royal Ballet at the age of 19
DANNY SAYS - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DANNY FIELDS (E) 2017 £12.99
    Film about  Danny Fields, one of the most sought after managers and publicists in the music industry. Credited with discovering bands including The Ramones, The Stooges and MC5.
DAVID BOWIE (PG)   £29.99
 Six documentaries focusing on the career of  David Bowie.  The collection includes: 'Inside Bowie and the Spiders - 1969-1972', 'Inside Bowie and the Spiders - 1972-1974', 'Total Rock Review: Bowie and the Spiders - 1969-1974', 'Music in Review', 'Up Close and Personal' and 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust'.
DAVID LYNCH - THE ART LIFE (15) NGUYEN, JON    £18.99
 Film exploring the life and career of renowned film-maker and screenwriter David Lynch.
DE PALMA (15) 2015   BAUMBACH, N/PALTROW, J   £19.99
 The film  explores the five-decade career of renowned filmmaker and screenwriter Brian De Palma.
DELIVER US (E) 2016 ITALY DE GIACOMO,   FEDERICA £12.99
 Italian documentary by film-maker Federica De Giacomo focusing on the practice of exorcism in Italy and its clash with modern-day life.
DISPOSSESSION - THE GREAT SOCIAL HOUSING SWINDLE (E) 2017 SNG, PAUL £15.99  
 Maxine Peake narrates this documentary which focuses on the UK's failed housing policy. The film traces the root of the current social housing crisis back to the introduction of the Right to Buy scheme implemented by Margaret Thatcher and the Conservatives in the 1970s.
DRIES (E) 2017    HOLZEMER, REINER   £15.99 
  Documentary about the life and career of Belgian fashion designer Dries van Noten. Rarely in the spotlight he has risen to become one of the titans of the fashion world thanks to his championing of cerebral and eccentric styles. 
EAT THAT QUESTION (15) 2016  SCHÜTTE, THORSTEN £12.99
  Documentary constructed entirely of archive footage of interviews and performances of  Frank Zappa. 
EAGLE HUNTRESS (E) 2016   BELL, OTTO   £15.99
   Daisy Ridley narrates this documentary which follows 13-year-old Kazakh girl Aisholpan as she looks to become the first female eagle hunter in 12 generations of her family.
EUROCRIME! THE ITALIAN COP AND GANGSTER FILMS THAT RULED THE '70S (18) 2012  MALLOY, MIKE £12.99
 Documentary exploring the violent Italian crime films of the 1970s. Actors from the films talk about the  infamous productions including the problems they faced due to rushed shooting schedules, dangerous stunts and brutal action sequences. They also share their view of the violence prevalent in Italian society during the decade which the genre of films sought to represent.
EXTREMES (E) 1971     KLINGER,T/LYTTON, M   £10.99
    Documentary about the British counterculture movement in the 1970s. The film-makers travel to London and the Isle of Wight Festival to interview hippies, mods, skinheads, Hell's Angels and drug addicts to find out why so many of them have taken a step back from society and decided to rebel against it.
FRANCOFONIA (12A) 2015 FRANCE  SOKUROV. ALEKSANDR 
DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99 The film looks at the  history of the Louvre,  from its  construction, to the Renaissance and the Nazi's occupation of Paris in World War Two.
FUTURE SHOCK! THE STORY OF 2000AD (15) 2014   GOODWIN, PAUL £17.99
   Documentary profiling the award-winning British comic 2000AD. After the first edition was published in 1977, the comic quickly became one of the most popular science fiction publications and  went on to inspire countless films and television shows including 'RoboCop' (1987) and 'Alien' (1979).
GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS FACTUAL SURVEY (18)  DUAL DVD + BLU-RAY RELEASE   £29.99
  Intended to be shown to the German people in 1946 damn the Nazi regime and shame the German people in to acceptance of Allied occupation, a complete rough-cut of this  disturbing documentary revealing the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps was viewed at the Ministry of Information in London and in the end never shown.
GIMME DANGER (15) 2016  JARMUSCH, JIM  £15.99
 Featuring archive performance footage and personal interviews, the film recounts the life and story of The Stooges and their larger than life singer Iggy Pop.
HARRY BENSON - SHOOT FIRST (E) 2017  £12.99
  Documentary about the Scottish photographer who made a name for himself after he accompanied The Beatles on their tour of America in 1964.
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (12) 2017   PECK, RAOUL £13.99
   US race relations as seen through the eyes of African American writer and social critic James Baldwin. Features  interviews with the writer as he discusses the issue of racism in America and influential civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
IN THE HOUR OF VICTORY (15) 2012  SPURLING, L/KIRKPATRICK, A    £15.99
  Second World War documentary drama. The film retells the story of Bermudian soldier Major Toby Smith (Benjamin Beasley), who died during the Battle of Overloon in the Netherlands, from his own letters that he sent back to his family in Bermuda from the battlefields of Europe.
INSIDE THE FREEMASONS (E) 2017 £19.99
 Five-part Sky documentary on the Freemasons.
JERRY GARCIA AND THE U.S. COUNTERCULTURE (E) 2017   £15.99
  Documentary focusing on the American counterculture movement of the 1960s. 
JOANNA LUMLEY'S INDIA (12) 2017   £19.99
   ITV travel series following Joanna Lumley as she explores the country of her birth.
LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD (PG) 2016  KRAYENBUHL,S/OELBAUM, Z   £15.99
   Tilda Swinton voices this documentary of Arabist Gertrude Bell, often referred to as the female Lawrence of Arabia.  She held extraordinary power in the British Empire due to her knowledge and contacts in the  Middle East but seems to have been  written out of history.
LIFE, ANIMATED (PG) 2016  WILLIAMS, ROGER ROSS £15.99
  Documentary about the Suskind family who connected with their autistic son Owen through his love of Disney films.
LOUDER THAN LOVE: THE GRANDE BALLROOM STORY (E) 2016   £12.99  
 The story of Detroit's Grande Ballroom where in the 1960s bands like Love, Led Zeppelin, Iggy and the Stooges and MC5 played.
MINUTE BODIES (U) 2016   STAPLES, S/REEVE, D   DUAL FORMAT DVD-BLU RAY £19.99
 The film is a tribute to the astonishing work and achievements of naturalist, inventor and pioneering filmmaker F Percy Smith. Smith worked in the early years of the 20th century, developing various cinematographic and micro-photographic techniques to capture nature’s secrets in action.
MO FARAH: NO EASY MILE (E) 2016    PEARLMAN, JOE   £19.99
 Film follows athlete Mo Farah as he prepares for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
OLIVER STONE'S UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (E) 2012 4 DVDS £29.99
  Academy Award-winning film-maker Oliver Stone directs and narrates this documentary series in which he presents an unconventional look at the actions of the United States of America in the 20th century. 

The episodes are: 'World War II', 'Roosevelt, Truman and Wallace', 'The Bomb', 'The Cold War: 1945-1950', 'The 50s, Eisenhower, the Bomb and the Third World', 'JFK: To the Brink', 'Johnson, Nixon and Vietnam: Reversal of Fortune', 'Reagan, Gorbachev and the Third World: Revival of Fortune', 'Bush and Clinton: Squandered Peace - New World Order' and 'Bush and Obama: Age of Terror'.
PLANET EARTH II (PG) 2017 DVD  - £14.99  BLU RAY - £18.99
  A decade after the success of the original documentary series, which was the most expensive nature documentary ever commissioned by the BBC, David Attenborough returns to narrate another colossal project showcasing life on this planet. The series consists of six episodes, each focusing on a different habitat. The episodes are: 'Islands', 'Mountains', 'Jungles', 'Deserts', 'Grasslands' and 'Cities'.
THE PLANTAGENETS (E) 2017   £14.99
    Professor Robert Bartlett presents this documentary about England's longest reigning royal dynasty the Plantagenets.
PUBLIC INFORMATION FILMS OF THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 1939-1945 (E) £24.99 
  Ministry of Information films designed to  encouraging a greater effort from the Home Front.
RISK (15) 2016    POITRAS, LAURA   £15.99 
  The film examines the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and  how he came to be an internationally notorious figure.
THE ROLLING STONES: OLÉ OLÉ OLÉ - A TRIP ACROSS LATIN AMERICA (12) 2016 £13.99  
   Film follows  The Rolling Stones as they travel through South America as part of their 2016 tour  finishing with a historic free concert in the Cuban capital of Havana..
THE SEASONS IN QUINCY - FOUR PORTRAITS OF JOHN BERGER (12A) 2016  £15.99
  Split into four segments, directed by Bartek Dziadosz, Christopher Roth, Colin MacCabe and Tilda Swinton respectively, the film explores various aspects of Berger's life.
SHOT! THE PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL MANTRA OF ROCK (TBA) 2016  CLAY,  BARNEY   £12.99 
Film about photographer Mick Rock, who charted the rock and roll legends such as Iggy Pop, Lou Reed and Queen, as well as personal photographer to David Bowie.
SIX WIVES WITH LUCY WORSLEY (E) 2016    £19.99
 Historian Lucy Worsley examines the influence of Henry VIII's wives in the Tudor court. The programme combines Lucy's historical commentary with dramatic re-enactments to tell the story of Henry and his six wives and how they each exerted their influence over the King.
SOMEDAY MY PRINCE WILL COME/PHILIP AND HIS SEVEN WIVES (E) 2005 ISAACS, MARC £12.99  
'Someday My Prince Will Come' (2005) follows a young girl and her cousin as they share memories from their childhood and their future prospects in a in a small coastal town in Cumbria.   'Philip and His Seven Wives' (2005) ex-rabbi Philip Sharp believes he has communicated directly with God and is attempting to build a new godly family in his quiet suburban neighbourhood.
SONITA (PG) 2015  GHAEMMAGHAMI, ROKHSAREH £15.99
  Documentary focusing on Afghan refugee Sonita Alizadeh, who dreams of one day becoming a successful rapper. The film follows Sonita, who lives apart from her family in Iran, as she tries to secure a visa that would allow her to pursue an education in America. However, her family are keen to marry her off to procure enough money for their own son's marriage as soon as possible, forcing Sonita to rebel and keep them in the dark about her true intentions.
SOUNDBREAKING: THE COMPLETE SERIES (E) 2016  CHERMAYEFF, M/DUPRE, J £19.99
 Eight-part documentary about the art of producing and recording music. Withj the rapid advancement of recording technology, this documentary features more than 150 interviews with some of the greatest musicians, producers and pioneers of the 20th and 21st centuries.
TASKAFA: STORIES FROM THE STREET/ESTATE, A REVERIE (E) 2015  ZIMMERMAN, ANDREA LUKA £12.99
 Narrated by John Berger, 'Taskafa: Stories from the Street' (2013) follows a resilient group of people from Istanbul as they take care of the stray street dogs which roam the city. In 'Estate, a Reverie' (2015) the defiant residents of Hackney in East London rally together as they continue to live in the boarded-up flats of their condemned housing estate in the last days before its scheduled demolition.
TONY ROBINSON'S COAST TO COAST: SERIES 1 (E) 2017 £19.99
 Historical documentary series in which presenter Tony Robinson journeys from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, taking Wainwright's 'A Coast to Coast Walk' as his guide.
TROPHY (15) 2017   CLUSIAU, C/SCHWARZ,S £19.99
  The film looks at the issues surrounding the big-game hunting of endangered animals.
UN TANGO MÁS/OUR LAST TANGO (15) 2015 ARGENTINA     KRAL,  GERMAN   £15.99
   German Kral’s documentary  tells the story of legendary tango dancers María Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes. The couple met as teenagers and went on to dance the tango together for almost 50 years. 
VAMPIR CUADECUC (E) 1971 SPAIN  PORTABELLA, PERE IN CATALAN DVD -   £12.99   BLU RAY - £17.99
 Experimental documentary that  follows the shooting of Jesús Franco's 'Count Dracula' (1970) starring Christopher Lee, featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the production process accompanied by a soundtrack from Catalan artist and musician Carles Santos
THE VIETNAM WAR - A FILM BY KEN BURNS & LYNN NOVICK (E)  £69.99
 Ten-part documentary series, directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, about the Vietnam War. Featuring rare archival footage, the documentary looks at the lives of the people who fought on both sides of the war and examines how the controversial combat altered American history.
VOYAGE À TRAVERS LE CINÉMA FRANÇAIS/A JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA (15) 2016 FRANCE  TAVERNIER,  BERTRAND £18.99
  Bertrand Tavernier  profiles a number of renowned directors, actors and writers as he discusses the influence they have had on his own career and also the role each has played in French cinema history. 
WATCHMAKER'S APPRENTICE (E) 2015     ARMSTRONG, DAVID £17.99  
  Documentary about renowned watchmakers Dr. George Daniels and Roger Smith. The story tells of Dr. George Daniels' journey from Dickensian poverty to becoming one of the finest watchmakers of his time. His fame led young watchmaker Roger Smith to seek him out, hoping to learn the craft under the guidance of Daniels.
WILLIAMS (15) 2017   MATTHEWS, MORGAN   £15.99
  Documentary focusing on the Williams Formula One team and its founder Sir Frank Williams.


 

      

HISTORY DOCUMENTARIES ON  DVD

1916 - A TERRIBLE BEAUTY (E) 2016   COLLINS, P/MAGAN R.   £19.99
   Liam Neeson narrates this three-part documentary about the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.
25 YEARS GERMAN REUNIFICATION (E) 2009 GERMANY  ZINTL, T.  £19.99
  Documentary used to advertise the merits of the East German classical music and culture-loving population in 
direct contrast to the 'decadent', western pop music.
9/11 TRILOGY (15)  POITRAS, LAURA   £28.99
  Collection of documentaries about America's War on Terror. The award-winning 'Citizenfour' (2014) focuses on former CIA and NSA employee Edward Snowden.   'The Oath' (2010) focuses on two men who were involved in Al-Qaeda.   'My Country, My Country' (2006) documents life for the average citizens of Iraq living under US occupation.
100 YEARS OF WWI (E) 2014 £12.99
     History Channel documentary series exploring the historical importance of World War I.
30’S BRITAIN VOL.1 (E) UK         £15.99
     Contains 5 short documentaries: Granton Trawler (1934) -11 minutes, CoalFace (1935)
- 12 minutes, A Job In A Million (1937) - 17 minutes, SpareTime (1939) - 14 minutes, and The City (1939) - 19 minutes.
30’S BRITAIN VOL.2 (E) UK         £15.99
     Contains 4 documentaries: The Saving Of Bill Blewitt (1937) - 24 minutes,North Sea (1938) - 32 minutes, 
The Islanders (1939) - 17 minutes, and AMidsummer Day’s Work (1939) - 12 minutes.
30’S BRITAIN VOL.3 (E) UK         £15.99
     Contains 8 short documentaries: The King’s Stamp (1935) - 19 minutes, TheFairy Of The Phone (1936) - 13 minutes, 
News For The Navy (1937) - 10minutes, N Or NW (1937) - 7 minutes, Roadways (1937) - 14 minutes, TheHorsey Mail (1938) - 8 minutes, Mony A Pickle (1938) - 11 minutes, and NineFor Six (1939) - 8 minutes.
A DATE WITH HISTORY: HIROSHIMA 1945 (12) 1965     £9.99
    A television reconstruction of the bombing of Hiroshima, presented by Ludovic Kennedy and Group Captain Leonard Cheshire. Originally shown in 1965, this documentary includes a discussion of the main issues raised.
A FILM UNFINISHED - NAZI PROPAGANDA AND THE WARSAW GHETTO (E)  HERSONSKI, YAEL £14.99
    Documentary derived from footage of an unfinished Nazi propaganda film. In 1998 evidence surfaced which showed the original film, 
shot in the Warsaw Ghetto, was  staged to showing rich Jews exploiting their poorer neighbours and offering some justification for the Final Solution. This reconstructed footage, which is accompanied by the testimonies of survivors from the Ghetto, gives an insight into how the Nazis used film as propaganda to justify their evils actions.
THE ACT OF KILLING (E) 2012      JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER, J/CYNN, C      DVD - £14.99   BLU RAY - £19.99
    Documentary about members of the Indonesian death squads who tortured and killed over 500,000 people throughout 1965 and 1966.
AFGHANISTAN: THE GREAT GAME (E) 2012        £15.99
   
Rory Stewart tells the story of foreign intervention in Afghanistan from the 19th century to the present day. 
ARMADA - 12 DAYS TO SAVE ENGLAND (E) 2015 £19.99
   Dan Snow presents this three-part historical documentary examining the sinking of the Spanish Armada. 
AMERICAN CIVIL WAR (E) USA 2001 BURNS, KEN £49.99
    Definitive account taking five years of comprehensive research to make and using a wealth of material. 690 Minutes long.
ANDREW MARR’S HISTORY OF MODERN BRITAIN (12) 2009 UK    £19.99
    Covers key events that have shaped British society since the Second World War.
APOCALYPSE (E)       
DVD - £19.99   BLU RAY - £29.99
    World War Two footage which has been taken from over 60 different archives around the
world and details the experiences of the war’s heroes and victims.  
APOCALYPSE HITLER (E) 2011 £17.99
      Channel 4 documentary chronicling the life of Adolf Hitler up to his election as German Chancellor in 1933. 
ASSAULT ON NORMANDY: GOLD BEACH - BATTLE FOR THE BEACH (E) 2014   £16.99
    This programme focuses primarily on the efforts of the 50th Infantry Division to establish a beachhead before advancing further into enemy territory.
BATTLE COMPANY: KORENGAL (15) 2014 JUNGER,S/HETHERINGTON, T  DVD -  £17.99    BLU RAY - £19.99
    On-the-ground Afghan war documentary by American journalist Sebastian Junge
THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE (E) 2013        £9.99
   
Five propaganda shorts produced by the USA during World War II which cover the Battle of the Bulge.
THE BATTLES OF CORONEL AND FALKLAND ISLANDS (PG) 1927 UK  SUMMERS, WALTER DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
     Dramatic reconstruction of two key naval battles fought in the early days of the First World War.
BEHIND THE WALL (E) 2011  KELLY, MICHAEL PATRICK        £15.99
     With real-life accounts the film tells the story of  Berlin Wall and the people living on either side of it.

BERLIN AIRLIFT (E)     £12.99
     The complete story of the 1948 blockade of Berlin by the Soviet Union.

BEYOND THE BARBED WIRE - AN ARTIST'S VIEW OF THE HOLOCAUST (E) 2013      WEBBER MATTHEW  £15.99
   
Documentary about one man's experience of Nazi concentration camps and how creative endeavours help him deal with the evil he has experienced.
BLIZZARD: RACE TO THE POLE (12) UK 2006       £19.99
     BBC2 series in which two modern-day teams reconstruct the famous 1911 race to the South Pole by the explorers Robert Scott and Roald Amundsen
BLOCKADE/LANDSCAPE/REVUE (E)       LOZNITSA, SERGEI    £19.99
    Collection of three documentaries.  In 'Blockade' (2006), archive images of Hitler's siege of Leningrad show how the city became victim to a blockade, 'Landscape' (2003), records the inhabitants of the Russian village Okulovka while they wait at a bus stop in the middle of winter and in  'Revue' (2008), the director pieces together a collection of archive propaganda material produced in the Soviet Union during the 1950s and 60s. Giving an insight into the mindset of the people at the time, the film shows both sides of the communist ideology from grand images of the Socialist realism art form to the harsh realities of human suffering and poverty.

BRAD MELTZER'S DECODED: SEASON 1(E)         £19.99
   
The first series of the History Channel documentary following thriller author Brad Meltzer as he attempts to identify historical conspiracies and secrets. The episodes are: 'The White House', 'Secret Presidential Codes', 'Statue of Liberty', 'The Lincoln Assassination', 'Confederate Gold', 'D.B. Cooper', '2012', 'The President's Inner Circle', 'Secret Societies' and 'Apocalypse in Georgia'.
BRITAIN FROM ABOVE  (E)  2008     £29.99

     Landmark series from the BBC that sets out to investigate Britain’s past and show how analysing the country from an 
aerial perspective can reveal much about the future.
BRITAIN'S BLOODY CROWN (E) 2014   £15.99
   Four-part   series written and presented by historian Dan Jones and telling the story of the War of the Roses .
BRITISH EMPIRE IN COLOUR (PG)      £19.99
     A look at the British Empire using original film, letters, diaries.
BRITISH GANGSTERS - FACES OF THE UNDERGROUND: SERIES 1 (15)   £19.99
   
Documentary, presented by crime author Bernard O'Mahoney, that seeks to provide an insight into some of the most feared 
criminals in the UK. Men such as the Kray brothers, Paul Ferris, Frankie Fraser and Vic Dark have gained a level of notoriety that sets them apart from their criminal contemporaries. However, to what extent do such 'hard men' - at times referred to as 'faces' - develop a mythical persona that differs from their true character? With the aid of interviews with criminals, many of whom have never spoken on camera before, the documentary aims to provide a more accurate picture of some of the UK's best known underground figures.
THE CELTS (E) 2015    £14.99
   Archaeologist Neil Oliver and anthropologist Alice Roberts present this three-part series that looks at the 
epic story of the Celts.
A CENTURY OF WARFARE (E) 2014      £24.99
   Military documentary focusing on all of the wars fought thoughout the past century.
CODEBREAKER - THA ALAN TURING STORY (E) 2011 BEAVAN, C/STACEY, C    £15.99
    Documentary drama about British codebreaker and computer scientist Alan Turing.
TH
E CHARISMA OF ADOLF HITLER - LEADING MILLIONS INTO THE ABYSS (12)   £19.99
   
Historian Laurence Rees presents this three-part documentary series examining how the Nazi leader came to subjugate a nation. By 
looking at the major decisions taken by Hitler during WWII, the series sheds light on why others found it necessary to further his aims, examines how Hitler coerced the German population to his will, andexplores why his personality and oratory cast such a spell on the German nation.
CHEVOLUTION (15)   2008 LOPEZ, LUIS   £12.99
 Documentary that traces the history of one of the most iconic images of the 20th century - the photo of Cuban revolutionary 
Che Guevara taken by photographer Alberto Korda. Since then, the bereted head of the martyred leader has appeared on everything from protest banners to t-shirts, becoming the image of choice for both revolutionaries and advertisers alike.
CHRONIQUE D'UN ÉTÉ /CHRONICLE OF A SUMMER (12) FRANCE 1961    ROUCH, JEAN/MORIN, EDGER    £19.99
    Groundbreaking documentary that is a sociopolitical diagnosis of the early sixties in France.
CHURCHILL AND THE GENERALS (E) 2013      £34.99
      Features 'A Giant in the Century - His Life in Colour' (2013), follows Churchill's private life and political career. The short documentary 'Churchill's Island' (1941), chronicles the events of the Battle of Britain during the early days of the Second World War.
CINEMA KOMUNISTO (E) 2010    TURAJLIC, MILA        £19.99
  
  Documentary about the history of Yugoslavian cinema and Marshal Josip Broz Tito's connection to it. A film lover himself, Tito supported the industry and filmmakers, enabling soldiers to work as extras and Hollywood stars and directors to use the country for location shoots. However, following Tito's death the industry went into decline with studios and workers going out of business.

The film features interview footage of Tito's personal projectionist Leka Konstantinovic, as well as other movie professionals from that
prosperous time.
CIVILISATION (E) UK 1969  4 DISCS  £49.99

 Scholar Lord Kenneth Clark presents the story of man’s spectacular achievements in art, music, literature and science.

COI COLLECTION: VOLUME 4 - STOP! LOOK! LISTEN! (E)     £19.99
    A collection of short information films made by the Central Office of Information (COI) throughout the latter half of the 20th century. This fourth volume in the series focuses on health, safety and welfare. Films included are: ‘Thirty Miles an Hour’ (1949), ‘A Moment’s Reflection’ (1968), ‘Highway Code - Woodenhead’ (1949), ‘Too Close for Comfort’ (1971), ‘Ending It All’ (1970), ‘Mind How You Go’ (1973), ‘Sewing Machine’ (1973), ‘Drive Carefully Darling’ (1975), ‘Accident in Park Road’ (1988), ‘Look Out for Trouble’ (1980), ‘Joe and Petunia - Coastguard’ (2006), ‘No Short Cut’ (1964), ‘Betcher!’ (1971), ‘Magpies - House’ (1984), ‘I Stopped, I Looked and I Listened’ (1975), ’20 Times More Likely’ (1979), ‘A Game of Chance’ (1961), ‘Apaches’ (1977), ‘Lonely Water’ (1973), ‘Building Sites Bite’ (1978), ‘Never Go With Strangers’ (1971), ‘Absent Parents’ (1982), ‘Searching’ (1974), ‘Every Five Minutes’ (1951), ‘Fire Routine’ (1979), ‘Andy Lights the Fire’ (1980) and ‘Drink Drive Eyes’ (1992).
COI COLLECTION: VOLUME 7 - THE QUEEN ON TOUR (E) 1971        £19.99
   
Collection of archive material of Queen Elizabeth II and her family, recorded between 1953 and 1971. The footage sees the Queen carrying out her duties on royal tours and state visits and offers an insight into her life.

COI COLLECTION: VOLUME 8 - YOUR CHILDREN AND YOU (E)         £19.99
    A collection of short information films made by the Central Office of Information (COI) during the 20th century. This volume focuses on issues relating to children including diet, education and artificial insemination.

A COMPLETE HISTORY OF BRITAIN (E)  BOX SET  £59.99
 Eminent historian Simon Schama guides the viewer through over 5000 years worth of history in this epic BBC series. Starting in 
3000 B.C. and ending at the turn of the 21th century, the series takes in all the key points in British history.
THE COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS: VOLUME 1 - THE FIRST DAYS (PG)  (DUAL FORMAT ED)    £19.99
    
Collection of 15 documentary shorts from British filmmaker Humphrey Jennings. The films in this volume were made betweenPost Haste (1934), Locomotives (1934), The Story of the Wheel (1934), Farwell Topsails (1937), Penny Journey (1938), Speaking from America (1938), The Farm (1938), Making Fashion (1938), Spare Time (1939), SS Ionian (1939) The First Days (1939), Spring Offensive (1940), Welfare of the Workers (1940)
London Can Take it! (1940)
COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS COLLECTION, THE: VOLUME TWO: FIRES WERE STARTED (E)  (DUAL FORMAT ED)   £ 19.99 
   
 This, the second of three volumes which collect together Jennings' entire output, gathers five films from 1941-1943 and shows Jennings at the peak of his tragically short but outstanding career. The film are  The Heart of Britain (1941), Words for Battle (1941), Listen to Britain (1941), Fires Were Started (1943) & The Silent Village (1943)
THE COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS COLLECTION VOLUME 3: A DIARY FOR TIMOTHY (E)     £19.99
   
 This Dual Format Edition completes the BFI’s acclaimed Complete Humphrey Jennings Collection, making available all the films directed by Britain’s greatest filmmaker available on Blu-ray and DVD. This volume contains - The True Story of Lili Marlane (1944), The Eighty Days(1944), Myra Hess (1945), A Diary for Timothy (1945), A Defeated People (1946), The Cumberland Story (1947), The Dim Little Island (1949) & Family Portrait (1950)
CONCERNING VIOLENCE (E) 2014    OLSSON, GÖRAN £15.99
   Documentary about Africa's movement towards liberation from colonial rule which took place during the 1960s and '70s.
CONCISE HISTORY OF WORLD WAR 2 (E)  £19.99
 Offers a compact history of the events of the Second World War. This feature focuses particularly on the period between Hitler’s rise to power and the Blitzkriegs of 1939 and 1940.
CONFIDENTIAL FILMS OF WORLD WAR 2 COLLECTION (E)    £24.99
     Classified or confidential films covered an enormous range of subjects.
CUBAN STORY (E) 1959            £12.99
    Documentary exploring the state of Cuba in 1959 during the Fidel Castro revolution. When the uprising broke out, actor Errol Flynn and
 producer Victor Pahlen were in Cuba and captured the events as they unfolded. The footage, which was rediscovered in the early 2000s after being lost for four decades, shows the brutality of Batista’s regime and Castro’s attempts to overthrow the leader.
CULLODEN/THE WAR GAME (15) 1965 WATKINS,  PETER   £19.99
  Double bill of documentary-style BBC dramas .  'Culloden' (1964) depicts the 1746 Battle of Culloden in which the British Army defeated the outnumbered Scottish Jacobite forces.  'The War Game' (1965) depicts a fictional Soviet nuclear attack against Britain and shows events leading up to and in the aftermath of the devastating attack. Dual format dvd and Blu Ray edition.
D-DAY: BREACHING ENEMY LINES (E) 2014   £19.99
    History Channel documentary blending  archive footage, interviews with veterans and historians to bring to life the events of that day.
D-DAY - THE LOST FILMS (E) 2014 (5055298074092)       £9.99
   Two-part History Channel documentary exploring the previously unknown side of D-Day. Three  units are focussed on -  the American 1st Division at Omaha Beach, the American 507th Paratroopers and the German 352nd Division.
D-DAY: THE TURNING OF THE TIDE (E) 2014    £19.99
    Contains the  History Channel documentaries - : 'Eye On History: D-Day', 'War Chronicles: D-Day - The Normandy Invasion',
 'Dangerous Missions: Suicide Missions of D-Day' and 'Dead Men's Secrets: Operation Bodyguard - D-Day Deception'.
DAN SNOW'S BATTLE OF THE SOMME (E) 2014 £8.99
     Dan Snow presents this documentary that explores the digitally-restored film titled 'Battle of Ancre and the 
Advance of the Tanks' showing a rare glimpse into the front-line of the Battle of the Somme.
THE DARK AGES: AN AGE OF LIGHT (E) 2013        £14.99
    Four-part history documentary presented by art critic Waldemar Januszczak.

DAVID STARKEY: THE DAVID STARKEY COLLECTION (E)   £39.99

    Collection of Channel 4 documentary series by outspoken historian David Starkey. The collection comprises the series: 
‘Monarchy (Series 1-3)’ (2005), ‘The Six Wives of Henry VIII’ (2001) and ‘Elizabeth’ (2005).
DE GAULLE - I WAS FRANCE (E) 2000    £12.99
    Biographical documentary about former French President Charles de Gaulle.

EARTH-THE POWER OF THE PLANET (E) UK 2007  £19.99
 Innovative programme that utilises specialist imaging and a compulsive narrative to illustrate the workings of our planet and 
goes some way into highlighting the reasons why Earth is so special.
EDWARD VIII-KING WHO THREW AWAY A CROWN (E)  £12.99
     The King Who Threw Away A Crown is the real archive history of a man born to be King who refused to behave like one. 
EMPIRE OF THE SEAS (E)   2010        £19.99
    Dan Snow presents this four-part documentary series about the Royal Navy and its role in the development of a modern 
Britain between the 16th and 20th centuries. 
F.T.A.(E) £14.99
 This documentary chronicles the anti-Vietnam War troupe F.T.A.  led by Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland, as they 
performed their unique brand of protest around early 70’s America.
FACE TO FACE (E) 1962 UK £58.99
     All 35 episodes of the landmark BBC interview series broadcast between 1959-1962, in which John Freeman, former politician 
and editor of The New Statesman, asked probing questions to personalities of the day including Dr Martin Luther King, Adam Faith, King Hussein of Jordan, Carl Jung, Evelyn Waugh, Albert Finney and Tony Hancock.
FIRE FROM OLYMPIA (E) 2004        MILES, CHRISTOPHER            £9.99
   
Historical documentary that explores the origins of the modern Olympic Games.

THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE COMPLETE SERIES (E)         £19.99
   
The complete series of the critically-acclaimed Channel 4 documentary on the First World War.

FOG OF WAR (PG) 2003      MORRIS ERROL      £19.99 
     Oscar-winning documentary which  interviews and challenges Robert S. McNamara, the former 
US Secretary of Defence during the Vietnam War.
FOUR FILMS AFTER SHOAH (E)  LANZMANN,  CLAUDE   DVD - £39.99   BLU RAY - £69.99
   Collection of documentary films by director Claude Lanzmann. 'A Visitor from the Living' (1997) features an interview with a World War II Red Cross official who wrote a report on the Jewish concentration camps. 'Sobibór, October 14, 1943, 4PM' (2001) documents the Sobibór Revolt of 1943, one of only two successful Nazi uprisings.

'The Karski Report' (2010) focuses on the life of Polish resistant Jan Karski who, during the Second World War alerted the allies to the mass genocide that was being committed in German concentration camps. In 'The Last of the Unjust' (2013), Lanzmann explores the involvement of Benjamin Murmelstein, the last president of the Theresienstadt Jewish Council.
FORGOTTEN MEN (12)  1934        £17.99
    General Sir Ian Hamilton, commander of the Gallipoli campaign, introduces this rarity - a documentary on the events of World War One made close to the time of the conflict itself. Unseen for over sixty years, it features interviews with the men who fought in the trenches and lived to tell the tale.
FROM CZARS TO DICTATORS - THE HISTORY OF RUSSIA AND THE SOVIET..(E) £16.99
    Documentary tracing Russia’s history from the first czars, through the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, and on to the fall of the USSR and the disintegration of the Soviet Empire.
FROM SCOTLAND WITH LOVE (E) 2014    £15.99
    Scottish history comprising archive footage of events from Scotland's past.
GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS FACTUAL SURVEY (18) DUAL DVD + BLU-RAY RELEASE   £29.99
  Intended to be shown to the German people in 1946 damn the Nazi regime and shame the German people in to acceptance of Allied occupation, a complete rough-cut of this  disturbing documentary revealing the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps was viewed at the Ministry of Information in London and in the end never shown.
GPO FILM UNIT COLLECTION: VOLUME 3 - IF WAR SHOULD COME (E)   £25.99
     A selection of restored vintage shorts made for theatrical release, originally produced by the GPO Film Unit 
shortly before the outbreak of World War II in September 1939.
THE GREAT WAR POETS (E) 2014   £10.99
      This powerful documentary hosted by Emmy Award  winning writer and film maker Bob Carruthers revisits the battlefields where the war poets found their inspiration and presents a moving and comprehensive survey of their lives and work.
HEARTS AND MINDS (15) USA 1974    DAVIS, PETER   £19.99
     Landmark documentary confronts with stark frankness the United States’ involvement in Vietnam and the development of 
its foreign policy in the 1970s.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MANDELA - MAN OF VISION (E) 2013   £14.99
   
Documentary about South African anti-apartheid politician Nelson Mandela.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MARTIN LUTHER KING (E) 2013  £14.99
   
Educational documentary about American civil rights activist Martin Luther King.
THE HISTORY OF ITALIAN FASCISM (E) 4 DISCS £24.99
 Documentary charting the rise of fascism, its effect on Italian life, the outbreak of war and the eventual 
demise of Benito Mussolini.
HIT AND STAY (E) 2013   TROPEA,J/CYZYK, S    £10.99
     With contributions from Bill Ayers, Noam Chomsky, Ramsey Clark and Amy Goodman
the film looks at  Catholic activists who took a stand  against the Vietnam War.
HOME FRONT BRITAIN (E)             £12.99
 
  
Six-part Discovery Channel documentary series presented by actor Jim Carter that endeavours to tell the 
story of World War II on the British Home Front through archive footage.
HOME GUARD & BRITAINS CITIZEN ARMY  (E) UK     £19.99
      Wartime films showing how Britons contributed to the defence of the nation.
HORRIBLE HISTORIES-6 EPISODES VOL.1 (PG)  £9.99
     2-disc collection features  - Rotten Romans, Captivating Columbus, Challenging China, Groovy Greeks, 
Extraordinary Explorers, Battling Bolivar.
HORRIBLE HISTORIES-6 EPISODES VOL.2 (PG)  £9.99
     2-disc collection features - Terrible Tudors, Rocking Renaissance, Royal Pain, Angry Aztecs,
Revolting Revolution, Surprising Samurai.
HORRIBLE HISTORIES-6 EPISODES VOL.3 (PG)  £9.99
     2-disc collection features the fabled Horrible Histories collection - Vicious Vikings, Perilous Plague, 
Trading Timbuktu, Measly Middle Ages, Stormin’ Scots, Marvellous Marco Polo.
HORRIBLE HISTORIES-6 EPISODES VOL.4 (PG)  £9.99
     2-disc collection features six stories from the fabled Horrible Histories collection - Savage Stone Age, 
Wild West, Amazing Aussies, Awesome Egyptians, Ingenious Industrialists, Highly Hawaiian.
HÔTEL TERMINUS (PG) 1988  OPHÜLS, MARCEL     £12.99
   Oscar-winning documentary about the life of Nazi SS officer Klaus Barbie. 
I AM BELFAST (12) 2015  COUSINS, MARK DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
 Ode to past and present Belfast in which the director walked every street of the city with his camera.
IN SEARCH OF THE DARK AGES (E) 1981    £24.99
   Historian Michael Wood presents this BBC series about the Dark Age
IN SEARCH OF THE TROJAN WAR (E) £19.99
 Michael Wood's acclaimed series explores the fact and the fiction surrounding the legendary Trojan war. 
IN THE HOUR OF VICTORY (15) 2012  SPURLING, L/KIRKPATRICK, A    £15.99
  Second World War documentary drama. The film retells the story of Bermudian soldier Major Toby Smith (Benjamin Beasley), who died during the Battle of Overloon in the Netherlands, from his own letters that he sent back to his family in Bermuda from the battlefields of Europe.
IN THE NEWS: BRITIH MILITARY TRADITIONS (E) 1969 £14.99
 A collection of cinema newsreel and archive television footage recording official celebrations of Britain’s military traditions.
THE KENNEDYS' IRISH MAFIA (E)   £14.99
 Award-winning documentary about the Irish Mafia who surrounded and advised American President John F. Kennedy.
THE KILLING OF AMERICA (18) 1981  RENAN,S/SCHRADER, L £14.99
  The film examines the senseless violence prevalent in American society between the 1960s and the 1980s and looks at a number of high-profile gun-related deaths.
KING GEORGE & QUEEN MARY FIRST WINDSORS (E)  £12.99
     Using stunning archive film from the early 1900’s this programme shows the sober, awkward couple as King and Queen of Great Britain steering a steady course through the tragedy of World War One, economic recession and, for a time, a genuine republican  threat to the throne.
KOREA 1950-1953 (E)  £24.99
     Collection of newsreels and US Government footage telling  America’s experiences in Korea.
LAND OF PROMISE: THE BRITISH DOCUMENTARY MOVEMENT 1930-1950 (E)   £34.99
  4 discs box set which includes  classic and lesser-known documentaries released between 1930 and 1950.
LETTERS FROM BAGHDAD (PG) 2016  KRAYENBUHL,S/OELBAUM, Z   £15.99
   Tilda Swinton voices this documentary of Arabist Gertrude Bell, often referred to as the female Lawrence of Arabia.  She held extraordinary power in the British Empire due to her knowledge and contacts in the  Middle East but seems to have been  written out of history.
LONDON AT WAR (E) UK     £15.99
      Public information films  looking at life in London from the outbreak of war through the Blitz to the V-Bomb menace.
 Includes Humphrey Jennings’ celebrated film ‘London Can Take It’.
LONDON’S EAST END: 1940S-1970S (E)     £15.99
    Collection of archive footage recounting the lives and lands of times gone by.
LONDON’S EAST END AT WAR (E)     £15.99
    British war documentary on the effects of extensive bombing of the city of London.
LONDON: A TALE OF TWO CITIES (E) 2013        £19.99
    Historian Dan Cruickshank presents this look at 17th century London.

LONG LIVE PAKISTAN (E)  £24.99
     Film celebrates the sixtieth anniversary of the creation of Pakistan.
THE LONG WALK OF NELSON MANDELA (E) 2013        £17.99
   
Documentary that examines the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights activist and leader who 
spent over a quarter of a century in prison.
THE LOOK OF SILENCE (15) 2014   OPPENHEIMER,  JOSHUA 
 DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99   
 Documentary examining the anti-communist purge that took place in Indonesia between 1965-'66 in which an estimated one million people died at the hands of the military dictatorship.
LOST FILMS: VIETNAM (E) 2012        £19.99
    History Channel documentary that attempts to provide an insight into the Vietnam War through interviews with 
13 people who witnessed the conflict first-hand.
LAST VOICES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR (E) 2014   (5055298082806) £14.99
    An Imperial War Museum film that uses archive footage and eyewitness testimony to bring to life 
the experience of the war for those involved.
MAIDAN  (E)  2014 LOZNITSA,  SERGEI   £14.99
   Documentary centred around the civil uprisings in Ukraine during 2013.
MAKE MORE NOISE! SUFFRAGETTES IN SILENT FILM (PG) £19.99
   A collection exploring the representation of pioneering women in the first decades of the 20th century.
THE MAN WHO SAVED THE WORLD(15) RUSSIA  2014  ANTHONY, PETER £17.99
    Documentary about the life of Stanislav Petrov, who reported a potential missile attack on the USSR as a false 
alarm and  is credited with saving the world from a nuclear war. 
MARY BEARD COLLECTION - ROME (E) 2016 £24.99
   Feature  'Meet the Romans' is a three-part series about life in Ancient Rome and 'Mary Beard's Ultimate Rome - Empire Without Limit' is a four-part series. 
MEDIEVAL DEAD (E) 2014    3 DISCS £34.99
   The programme examines the skeletal remains of humans who lived during the Middle Ages and, using archaeological science, creates dramatic reconstructions of true stories from the era.
THE MEN WHO BUILT AMERICA (E) 2012    DVD    £19.99    BLU-RAY £24.99
   
History Channel documentary that explores the growth of American business in the 19th and 20th century and the men whose 
ambition fuelled the construction of a nation. The names Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J.P.
MICHAEL WOOD BOX SET (E) UK    £74.99
     Box set containing :In Search of the Trojan War; In The Footsteps Of Alexander The Great; Conquistadors; In Search Of Shakespeare; 
In Search Of Myths And Heroes.
MONTEZUMA (E)   2009  £15.99
     Presenter Dan Snow traces the history and legacy of the last ruler of the Aztec kingdom.
MCCULLIN (15)   2012   MORRIS, D & J       DVD -  £15.99  
BLU RAY - £19.99
    Documentary exploring the work of widely regarded British photojournalist, Don McCullin. Working for The Sunday Times from 1969 to 1984, McCullin gained a unique vantage point from which he could capture his images of war and suffering. Though his shots were shocking and gave a candid look at the effects of war on those involved, he went on to become one of the most acclaimed photojournalists of the 20th century.  
MONS 1914 (E)   2014 (5060247621111)  £16.99
Documentary detailing the events of the Battle of Mons which took place at the beginning of the First World War between British and German forces.
MUSSOLINI - THE HISTORY OF ITALIAN FASCISM (E) 2008   £19.99
   
Documentary charting the rise of fascism, its effect on Italian life, the outbreak of war and the eventual demise of Benito Mussolini.
MY FATHER PABLO ESCOBAR (E) 2010    ENTEL, NICOLAS    £19.99

    Profile of  the life and death of the notorious head of the Medelin drug cartel.
NAZI TITANIC (E) 2012            £9.99
   
Documentary that explores the Nazi's intention to film the story of the Titanic during World War II. The project was conceived by the 
Nazi's chief of propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, and was of such a scale that it put a strain on the German war effort.
NÉRY AND THE RETREAT FROM MONS (E) 2014 (5060247621166) £16.99
   War documentary about the British Army's retreat from Mons in France at the beginning of the First World War. 
NIGHT WILL FALL (15) 2014    SINGER, ANDRE £19.99
André Singer’s  documentary tells the extraordinary story of the filming of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. As the Allied forces liberated the Nazi concentration camps in, their terrible discoveries were recorded by army and newsreel cameramen, revealing for the first time the full horror of what had happened.
NUCLEAR WAR IN BRITAIN - HOME FRONT CIVIL DEFENCE FILMS 1951-1987 (E) £24.99  
A collection of archive information films revealing how the British government communicated the nuclear threat to its people over four decades from the 1950s to the 1980s. Films are: 'The Waking Point' (1951), 'Civil Defence Newsreels' (1951/1952), 'Civil Defence Get New Gear' (1955), 'Defence Sense' (1956), 'Atomic Attack' (1958), 'The Warden, His Duties and Training' (1961), 'The Warden and the Householder' (1961), 'Bertrand Russell Has Fear of Nuclear War' (1961), 'Hole in the Ground' (1962), '700 Practice Civil Defence' (1962), 'Seven Civil Defence Warning Films' (1964), 'Care of the Homeless' (1965), 'Sound an Alarm' (1971), 'Protect and Survive' (1976) and 'Should Disaster Strike' (1987).
OLIVER STONE'S UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (E) 2012 4 DVDS £29.99
  Academy Award-winning film-maker Oliver Stone directs and narrates this documentary series in which he presents an unconventional look at the actions of the United States of America in the 20th century. 

The episodes are: 'World War II', 'Roosevelt, Truman and Wallace', 'The Bomb', 'The Cold War: 1945-1950', 'The 50s, Eisenhower, the Bomb and the Third World', 'JFK: To the Brink', 'Johnson, Nixon and Vietnam: Reversal of Fortune', 'Reagan, Gorbachev and the Third World: Revival of Fortune', 'Bush and Clinton: Squandered Peace - New World Order' and 'Bush and Obama: Age of Terror'.
OUR MAN IN TEHRAN (E) 2013   WEINSTEIN,L/TAYLOR, D £15.99
    Documentary chronicling the events of the Iranian hostage crisis in 1980.
THE PLANTAGENETS (E) 2017   £14.99
    Professor Robert Bartlett presents this documentary about England's longest reigning royal dynasty the Plantagenets.
PLOW THAT BROKE THE PLAINS/THE RIVER (E) USA 1936/7  LORENTZ, PARE   £12.99
     Landmark  depression era American documentary films.

POMPEII: THE DOOMED CITY (E) 2013        £19.99
    Collection of three History Channel documentaries exploring the catastrophe that enveloped the Roman city of Pompeii.
PRELUDE TO WAR (E) UK 1942 CAPRA, FRANK    £3.99
     Part of Frank Capra’s WHY WE FIGHT series
THE PROPAGANDA GAME (15) 2015  LONGORIA, ALVARO £19.99
 A look  at the different types of propaganda used by North Korea. Using privileged access provided by insider and communist Alejandro Cao de Benós, the film studies the ways that North Korea manipulates the truth to achieve their desired goals.
PUBLIC INFORMATION FILMS OF THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 1939-1945 (E) £24.99
 Ministry of Information films designed to  encouraging a greater effort from the Home Front.
PUTIN SYSTEM (E)   £12.99
 Putin  biography explores just how his ascension to leader came about.
RAF AT WAR - UNSEEN FILMS - THE COMPLETE SERIES  (U) UK  1957  3 DISCS   £40.99
     A collection of 21 wartime RAF training and information films.
REBELLION: THE LITVINENKO CASE (E) 2007 RUSSIA        NEKRASOV,  ANDREI  £15.99
    Documentary looking at the events leading up the death of Alexander Litvinenko, the Russian ex-spy who passed away under suspicious circumstances in 2066.
REICHSORCHESTER (E)  £19.99
     Unknown story of the Berlin Philharmonic’s history - the years from 1933 to 1945. Financed by the German Reich and answerable 
directly to the Reich Ministry for Popular Enlightenment and Propaganda, the Berlin Philharmonic was not only Germany’s flagship orchestra; it also became an ambassador for the National Socialist regime  on foreign tours.
RISE OF THE NAZI PARTY (E) 2015   (5060294376187)   £14.99
    Ten-part documentary series about Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goering, Heinrich Himmler and Joseph Goebbels; the four men implicit in the rise of the Nazi Party. The episodes are: 'Nazism Is Born', 'Becoming Respectable', 'Seizing Power', 'In Power', 'Preparing for War', 'Hitler's Biggest Blunder', 'The Final Solution', 'Plots and Delusions', 'End Game' and 'Aftermath'.
ROMAN BRITAIN FROM THE AIR (E) 2014 £12.99
  Christine Bleakley and historian Dr. Michael Scott present this ITV documentary
ROME'S INVISIBLE CITY (E) 2015 £12.99
   Alexander Armstrong and Dr Michael Scott present this BBC documentary about the underground secrets of Ancient Rome
ROUNDABOUT - A YEAR IN COLOUR 1963 (E)             £19.99
   
This  1963 COI documentary gives a fascinating glimpse of Britain and its place in the world 50 years ago.
A ROYAL OCCASION - FROM QUEEN VICTORIA TO ELIZABETH II (E) 1953 £19.99
    Collection of archive material documenting the history of the royal family from the latter stage of Queen Victoria's reign to Queen Elizabeth II's ascension to the throne. The footage includes Victoria's Diamond Jubilee celebration and Elizabeth II's coronation in 1953.
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION IN COLOUR/FASCISM IN COLOUR (E)     £19.99
   
Double bill of colour documentaries exploring two of the most significant political movements in the first half of the 20th century. 'Russian Revolution in Colour' endeavours to tell the story of the 1917 rebellion which landed power in the hands of Lenin and the Russian Communist Party. 'Fascism in Colour' explores the rise to power of the Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini and his relationship with Adolf Hitler.
THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTIONARIES: STALIN, LENIN AND TROTSKY (E)     £19.99
   
Collection of documentaries on the three most influential figures in the Russian Communist Party that ruled over the Soviet Union for much of the 20th century. Valdimir Lenin and Leon Trotsky were the men who helped steer the Communists to power following the overthrow of Tsar Nicholas II in 1917. However, a difference in opinions saw Trotsky exiled to Mexico, where he was murdered in 1940 on the command of Joseph Stalin, the successor to Lenin as Communist Party ruler and the man responsible for the Great Purge that resulted in the deaths of millions.

SHADOWS OF PROGRESS - DOCUMENTARY FILM IN POST-WAR BRITAIN...(15) 1977        £29.99
    A collection of post-war documentaries offering a revealing portrait of Britain's social, cultural and industrial 
development throughout the 1950s, '60s and '70s.
SIMON SCHAMA'S THE FACE OF BRITAIN (E) 2015 £19.99
 The nation through its portraits.  
SOMME  (E) UK     £14.99
     BBC documentary about one of the  bloodiest day in the history of the British Army.
SORROW AND THE PITY (E) FRANCE 1969  OPHULS, M. IN FRENCH £24.99  
    Film combines interviews with archive footage to explore the reality of occupation of the    industrial city Clermont-Ferrand 
by the Germans in World War Two.
SPANISH ARMADA 1588 (E)  £9.99  
     Peter and Dan Snow present this account of what happened using computer graphics to illustrate, and visiting the sites.

THE SPIRIT OF '45 (E) 2012 LOACH, KEN    £14.99
   
 An impassioned documentary about how the spirit of unity which buoyed Britain during the war years carried through to 
create a vision of a fairer, united society 
STALIN: MAN OF STEEL (E)         £17.99
    Documentary on the controversial Russian leader who was responsible for the infamous Great Purge in which many dissidents were summarily executed or put in prison camps for their beliefs.
STORY OF IRELAND (E) 2011            £24.99
   Historical documentary series looking back at Ireland’s dramatic past and examining how it has shaped the island of today.
THE STORY OF THE JEWS (PG) 2012                £15.99
    Historian Simon Schama presents this five-part BBC documentary series that traces over 4,000 years of Jewish history.

SWASTIKA (E) 1973 BECKER, LUTZ / MORA, PHILIPPE £17.99
     Controversial documentary, told exclusively through propaganda archive footage and colour home movies made by Hitler’s
 fiancee Eva Braun.
THEIR FINEST HOUR: COLLECTION (E) 2010            £19.99
    Collection of five documentaries about World War II from a British perspective. The titles are: 'Spitfire Pilot', 'Pilots of the Battle 
of Britain', 'Aircraft of the Battle of Britain', 'Opposing Genuis' and 'Civilian War'.
THIRTIES IN COLOUR (E)  £15.99
     BBC documentary series that uses the nascent colour films of the period to provide a snapshot of life in the 1930s.
THREE DAYS IN AUSCHWITZ (E) 2015   MORA, PHILIPPE £12.99
  Director Philippe Mora visits to the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps. Over three visits to the sites in 2010, 2012 and 2014, Mora learns about the fates of many of his family members who were killed at the camps by the Nazi regime.
THE TRUE GLORY (E) 1945    REED,C/GARSON, G   £12.99
    Oscar-winning epic war documentary covering D-Day, 1944, through to the fall of Berlin, 1945.
TWENTY FIVE YEARS(E) 1977    MORLEY, PETER        £9.99
    Documentary commissioned in celebration of Queen Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee in 1977. The film looked back at the Queen's 
time as monarch following her coronation in 1953, making use of archive footage, including a royal visit to Canada and the US in 1976, to recall the highs and lows of a quarter of a century which saw many social, political and technological changes.
UNKNOWN KNOWN (12A) 2013   MORRIS, ERROL  £14.99
Morris interviews former US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld who has served two presidents throughout his career and was one of the leading figures in the Iraq War.
THE VICTORY FILMS COLLECTION (E)  £29.99
    Documentary collection of four films made by the Allies during the Second World War. Features - 'The True Glory' ,  'Desert Victory',  'Tunisian Victory' and 'Burma Victory'.
VIETNAM: A HISTORY (E) 2014    3 DISCS £34.99
    The film details how the conflict escalated and how the 1968 Tet Offensive forced the American government to reassess their position and withdraw their troops due to a loss of public support.
VIETNAM - THE US GOVERNMENT COLLECTION (E) 4 DISCS   £17.99
  Collection of footage from the US government archives depicting the Vietnam War. 
VOICES OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN - BATTLE FOR THE SKIES (E) 2010 £34.99
   Using archive film and newly shot footage, the programme features the battle's few remaining survivors who discuss their experiences.
THE VIETNAM WAR - A FILM BY KEN BURNS & LYNN NOVICK (E)  £69.99
 Ten-part documentary series, directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, about the Vietnam War. Featuring rare archival footage, the documentary looks at the lives of the people who fought on both sides of the war and examines how the controversial combat altered American history.
VLADIMIR LENIN: REBEL, REFORMER, REVOLUTIONARY (E)       £18.99
  
  Collection of two documentaries that examine aspects of the life of the Russian communist leader.
 'Lenin: An Anatomy of a Legend - Parts 1 and 2' looks at Lenin's legacy. A hero to some, a villain to others, Lenin arguably divides opinion more than any other Russian historical figure.

'Who Shot Lenin?' examines the various assassination attempts on Lenin. Though none were successful initially,
 it is likely that the wounds he carried from at least one of the attempts contributed to Lenin's death in 1924.
WALKING THE WESTERN FRONT: SOMME - PART 1 (E) 2013        £17.99
   
First part of the documentary series about the Battle of Somme which took place in 1916 during World War I. 
Film-maker Ed Skelding and historian Nigel Cave visit some of the battle's significant locations and explore each stage of the offensive.
WALKING THE WESTERN FRONT: SOMME - PART 2 (E) 2013        £17.99

WAR AND PEACE (E) 2002 INDIA PATWARDHAN, ANAND IN HINDI £12.99
 Film explores the militarisation of India since the death of Mahatma Gandhi and how India has joined the global arms race along with their nuclear-armed and hostile neighbour Pakistan.
THE WERETH ELEVEN (E) 2011            CHILD, ROBERT        £24.99
    Docudrama which weaves archive footage, interviews and drama to tell the  tale of eleven
 African-American soldiers who were executed by the Nazis in one of the lesser known war crimes of WWII.
WHY WE FIGHT (12) USA 2005 JARECKI, EUGENE     £19.99

     Award-winning film of  the US entanglement of business and war from WWII to Iraq.
WINCONSIN RISING (E) 2014    MAYFIELD, SAM   £11.99
   Documentary about protests for worker's rights. In 2011 the largest worker's protests in American history took place after Republican Governor Scott Walker proposed that state employees should lose their collective bargaining rights in the workplace.
WOMEN AND CHILDREN AT WAR (E) UK     £15.99
      Public information films about the contribution made to Britain’s war effort by women and the experiences of evacuee children.
WONDERFUL LONDON (E)         £19.99   
    The BFI presents a unique collection of beautifully restored archival films which offer a fascinating glimpse of life in London during the 1920s.
WORLD WAR II: 1941 AND THE MAN OF STEEL (E) 2011    £19.99 
   Professor David Reynolds examines how Josef Stalin handled the conflict between Germany and the Soviet Union during the Second World War.
WORLD WAR II: 1942 AND HITLER'S SOFT UNDERBELLY (E) 2012   £19.99   
  Professor David Reynolds presents this documentary examining the reasons behind Britain's journey through North Africa and Italy during World War II to ultimately defeat Adolf Hitler in Germany.
WORLD WAR II: D-DAY LANDINGS (E) 2013        £14.99
    In this documentary personal testimonies from war veterans are recounted along with dramatic archive footage 
showing the harsh reality of what really happened on that victorious day.
WWI: THE SOMME - SECRET TUNNEL WARS (E) 2014 (5060294375647) £9.99
    Documentary revealing the secret tunnels and passageways that lay hidden beneath the Somme.
WWI: COMMEMORATIVE COLLECTION (E) 2014 (5060294375654)    £99.99
    Collection of films made by the Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA) capturing the pain, suffering and misery 
of the First World War. The films are: 'The Kaiser's Lackey', 'The Girls in Gingham', 'As Long As There's Life In Me', 'In Spite of Everything', 'The Sailor's Song', 'The Woman and the Stranger', 'Farewell', 'Wolz: Life and Illusion of a  German Anarchist', 'When Martin Was Fourteen' and 'Kathe Kollwitz: Pictures from Her Life'.
WWI: FILM COLLECTION (E) 2014 (5060294376071)   £9.99
    Collection of films made by the Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA) capturing the pain, suffering and misery of the First World War. The films are: 'The Kaiser's Lackey', 'The Girls in Gingham', 'Farewell', , 'When Martin Was Fourteen'.

FIRST WORLD WAR DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


100 YEARS OF WWI (E) 2014 £12.99
     History Channel documentary series exploring the historical importance of World War I.
1916 - A TERRIBLE BEAUTY (E) 2016   COLLINS, P/MAGAN R.   £19.99
   Liam Neeson narrates this three-part documentary about the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin.
A SACRED PLACE: TIME FOR REMEMBRANCE (E) 2014   (5020609008936) £10.99
   
Documentary about the patriotic significance of remembering fallen soldiers. Featuring first-hand accounts from World War I 
veterans this documentary explains why we erect monuments, buy poppies and observe a minute's silence in honour of the men and women who fought for our country.
A WAR TO END ALL WARS - WORLD WAR ONE (E)   (0885444177880)  £15.99
    Double bill of documentaries about the First World War featuring re-enactments. 'Murder On the Hill', presented by Robin Thompson, reveals how poor military command led to the deaths of many troops. 'A Soldier's Return' explores the experiences of those who fought in the war and tells the story of the heroic Corporal Robert Beveridge.
ARMISTICE (E) 1914    (5016641119068)    £12.99
    Documentary about the armistice that ended the First World War in 1918. Historian Professor David Reynolds takes a look at how bruised 
egos and political scheming defeated Germany and ultimately ended the Great War giving us what we celebrate today as Armistice Day.
THE BATTLES OF CORONEL AND FALKLAND ISLANDS (PG) 1927 UK  SUMMERS, WALTER DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
     Dramatic reconstruction of two key naval battles fought in the early days of the First World War.
THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME (E) 1916 (5027626654047)        £10.99
    Official 1916  account of World War One's Battle of the Somme which has been digitally remastered.
THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME (E) 1990 (5034504705975)        £9.99
    A documentary-reconstruction of World War One's Battle of the Somme
THE BATTLE OF YPRES - THE PATHE COLLECTION (E) (5013929668454) £19.99
    Documentary, originally made in 1925, that re-enacts the major elements of the Battle of Ypres using the original trenches. All four battles are covered, and for the first time the film features a soundtrack constructed from recordings of the period. Also featured are two short films: 'Ypres - The Shell Shattered City of Flanders' (1916) and 'Remembrance Day, Ypres 1922'.
BRITISH HOME FRONT: PUBLIC INFORMATION FILMS OF WORLD WAR I (E) (5013929673458)  £16.99
    Collection of documentaries and short films made to boost British morale during the First World War. Among the films included in the collection are 'The Woman's Portion', a propaganda drama aimed at clarifying the role of women in the war, and 'Britain's Effort', an animation that sends up Kaiser Wilhelm II and celebrates the role played by British troops on the Western Front. 
THE CONCISE HISTORY OF WWI (E) 2009 (5055298039596)   £14.99
    Set of documentaries based on archive footage (both still and moving), charting the major events, key personalities and actions 
that decided the course of World War One, from the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo on the 24th June 1914 to the peace signing in Versailles five years later.
DAN SNOW'S BATTLE OF THE SOMME (E) 2014 £8.99
     Dan Snow presents this documentary that explores the digitally-restored film titled 'Battle of Ancre and the Advance of the Tanks' showing a rare glimpse into the front-line of the Battle of the Somme.
EMPIRE'S SHIELD - THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR (E) £16.99
    Documentary produced by the Royal Navy in the First World War era featuring footage of British ships set to a soundtrack of period music.
THE FIRST WORLD WAR: THE COMPLETE SERIES (E) (5027035009209) 3 DISCS - £19.99
    The complete series of the critically-acclaimed Channel 4 documentary on the First World War. Many lesser known battles, campaigns and actions are looked at as well as the well-known campaigns. Previously unseen archive materials from sources in Central and Eastern Europe are featured and studies of key participants, weaponry, diary entries and letters written by soldiers make this series truly comprehensive.
FORGOTTEN MEN (12)  1934        £17.99
    General Sir Ian Hamilton, commander of the Gallipoli campaign, introduces this rarity - a documentary on the events of World War One made close to the time of the conflict itself. Unseen for over sixty years, it features interviews with the men who fought in the trenches and lived to tell the tale.

GAS! GAS! QUICK BOYS! (E) 2014    £10.99
Documentary inspired by the poem 'Dulce et Decorum Est' by Wilfred Owen. After witnessing the horrific deaths of his fellow comrades on the frontline of the Great War, Owen wrote this moving poem about gas, the most brutal weapon of the war.
GREAT WAR: 1914 - THE OUTBREAK OF WAR (E) £9.99
    Film examines the events that led up to the outbreak of the war in 1914, and the initial tactics used by both sides to gain a military advantage in the field.
GREAT WAR: 1915 - THE YEAR OF ILLUSION (E) £9.99
    1915, the great mobile battles of the previous year had resulted in stalemate following the defeat of Germany's drive towards Paris. Both sides began to dig in, making the first moves towards constructing the vast trench networks that would result in years of attritional warfare.
GREAT WAR: 1916 - THE CRUCIBLE OF ATTRITION (E) £9.99
    This volume looks at the events of 1916, when the construction of vast trench networks had made it almost impossible for either side to gain the advantage.
GREAT WAR: 1917 - YEAR OF ENDURANCE (E)    £9.99
    1917, when the Allies launched desperate attacks on the German lines with huge casualties, but with little result.
GREAT WAR: 1918 - CRISIS AND CONCLUSION (E)   £9.99
    This volume examines the events of 1918, the last year of the war, when Germany was on the verge of starvation following the successful British naval blockade of the North Sea ports.
THE GREAT WAR (E) (5055298046679)   £19.99
    Collection of documentaries exploring issues relating to the First World War. The programmes included are: 'The Great War: 1914, 1915 and 1916', 'The Great War: 1917' and 'The Great War: 1918'.
THE GREAT WAR (E) (5018755902512)    3 DISC   £24.99
    Documentary which tells the story of World War One. With the help of original footage, this film shows the effects of the war on the people involved as well as detailing the political climate of the time.
THE GREAT WAR IN COLOUR (E) 2014    £19.99
Using modern technology, historians have turned 100-year-old black and white images into colour so that the modern eye can understand what is being depicted. Featured artists include French brothers Auguse and Louis Lumière and German Hans Hildenbrand.
THE GREAT WAR POETS (E) 2014   £10.99
      This powerful documentary hosted by Emmy Award  winning writer and film maker Bob Carruthers revisits the battlefields where the war poets found their inspiration and presents a moving and comprehensive survey of their lives and work.
HENRY VIII AND HIS SIX WIVES (E) 2016    £19.99
   Channel 5 series that examines the personal life of King Henry VIII. 
LAST VOICES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR (E) 2014   (5055298082806) £14.99
    An Imperial War Museum film that uses archive footage and eyewitness testimony to bring to life the experience of the war for those involved.

LAST VOICES OF WORLD WAR ONE (E) 2010 (5019322327103)   £19.99
    All six episodes of the History Channel documentary series based around interviews with World War One veterans. The series includes interviews with Harry Patch and Henry Allingham, the two last surviving veterans of the Great War, who died in 2009 aged, respectively, 111 and 113.
LONG SHADOW: THE GREAT WAR (E) 2014   £19.99
 Historian David Reynolds presents this BBC documentary about World War I, challenge modern perceptions of the War.
MONS 1914 (E)   2014 (5060247621111)  £16.99
Documentary detailing the events of the Battle of Mons which took place at the beginning of the First World War between British and German forces.
NÉRY AND THE RETREAT FROM MONS (E) 2014 (5060247621166) £16.99
   War documentary about the British Army's retreat from Mons in France at the beginning of the First World War. 
PRIVATE HITLER'S WAR 1914-1918 (E) 2014   £10.99
    Film  about the early life of Adolf Hitler. During the First World War, Hitler served under the Bavarian Army in the 
16th Bavarian Reserve Infantry Regiment.
THE RED BARON (E) 2010   (4260110583350)   £19.99
    Biographical documentary chronicling the life and times of Manfred von Richthofen, the young German aristocrat who
 became most feared and celebrated pilot of the First World War.
REVEALING GALLIPOLI (E) 2011 (5019322340058)   FIMERI, WAIN     £13.99
    Documentary telling the story of the doomed landing at Gallipoli in 1915 by Allied forces trying to gain strategic advantage in the First World War.
SOMME  (E) UK (5019322231899)   £14.99
     BBC documentary about one of the  bloodiest day in the history of the British Army.
SOMME 1916 - FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE WIRE (E) 2016 (5060352302752) £19.99  
  Three-part BBC documentary that examines the myths and unknown facts of the Battle of the Somme.
SOMME, 1ST JULY 1916: NORTHERN SECTOR (E) (9781844157099)   £19.99
    Documentary about the events which took place at Somme during the First World War. On 1st July 1916 nearly  20,000 British troops were killed, a record-breaking figure for the British Army. The programme focuses on the  Gommecourt, Serre, Beaumont Hamel, Thiepval and Ovillers areas of the battle.
SOMME, 1ST JULY 1916: SOUTHERN SECTOR (E) (9781844159925)   £19.99
    Documentary about the events which took place at Somme during the First World War. On 1st July 1916 nearly 20,000 British troops were killed, a record-breaking figure for the British Army. The programme focuses on the la Boisselle, Fricourt, Mametz, Carnoyl and Montauban areas of the battle.
TONY ROBINSON'S WORLD WAR 1 (E) 2014   £14.99
     Tony Robinson presents this four-part documentary series about the WW1.
TRACING GREAT WAR ANCESTORS - FINDING UNCLE BILL (E) 2010 (9781848843394)   £14.99
    Documentary about tracing ancestors from the Great War.
TRENCHES (E)   (5060082511189)    £24.99
    Documentary series on the history of the First World War, from the causes that led to its outbreak, through the horrors of trench warfare to the jubilant celebration of the armisitice. Featuring over seven hours of footage from news bulletins and military archives plus interviews with surviving veterans from both sides, the film offers a valuable insight into life and death on the battlefields of World War 1.
WALKING THE WESTERN FRONT: SOMME - PART 1 (E) 2013        £17.99
    First part of the documentary series about the Battle of Somme which took place in 1916 during World War I. Film-maker Ed Skelding and historian Nigel Cave visit some of the battle's significant locations and explore each stage of the offensive.
WALKING THE WESTERN FRONT: SOMME - PART 2 (E) 2013        £17.99

THE WAR FILE: WAR IN THE TRENCHES (E) (5022802211465) £9.99
    Documentary examining the nature of trench warfare in the First World War, and the ways in which the armies of the time were not prepared for the effects of modern, industrialised conflicts. Featuring archive footage, photographs, and dramatised reconstructions and 'eyewitness' reports. Narrated by Terry Molloy.
THE WAR FILE: WORLD WAR ONE - THE TERRIBLE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR (E) (5022802211489) £9.99
    Documentary looking at the history of the First World War, from the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in 1914 to Armistice Day in 1918. Featuring archive footage, computer-generated maps and images, as well as expert analysis and commentary. Narrated by Michael Leighton.
WAR HORSE - THE REAL STORY (E) 2012   (5016641118313)    £12.99
    Brough Scott presents this documentary about the horses that served in the First World War.
WARRIOR - THE REAL WAR HORSE (E) 2012    (5055298035307)         £9.99
    Celebrating the remarkable life of 'Galloper' Jack Seely who after a political career enlisted to serve in 
WWI and took his thoroughbred horse, Warrior, with him.
THE WIPERS TIMES (PG) 2013    DE EMMONY, ANDY    £12.99
    Drama about the soldiers who produced their own magazine in the trenches of World War I.
WORLD WAR I: THE GREAT WAR (E) 2013   6 DISCS (5060294373513) £19.99
    Film  exploring stories of courage dating from the First World War, which tore Europe apart between 1914 and 1918 and led to millions of deaths.
WORLD WAR 1: THE WAR TO END WAR (E)   (5016641117439)   £19.99
    Documentary about the First World War. The film includes rare footage of battle scenes and revealing interviews with war veterans, allowing the viewer to gain insight into the four-year conflict. The film also examines the destruction that took place on the battlefields of Europe and Russia.
WORLD WAR 1: THE GREAT WAR (E)  (5055298042015)   £24.99
    Collection of documentaries exploring some of the key events and battles from the First World War. The documentaries included are: 'Concise History of WW1', Battle of the Somme/Gods of War', 'Gallipoli' and 'Anzacs'.
WORLD WAR 1 IN COLOUR (E) (5030697007094) £24.99
    Kenneth Branagh presents this six part guide to World War I. Using computer aided technology, this colour series reveals the true reality of the destruction and chaos of the war.
WORLD WAR I: THE GREAT WAR (E) 2014     4 DISCS (5060294373681)   £14.99
    Documentary exploring stories of courage dating from the First World War, which tore Europe apart  between 1914 and 1918 and led to millions of deaths.
WWI: THE SOMME - SECRET TUNNEL WARS (E) 2014 (5060294375647) £9.99
    Documentary revealing the secret tunnels and passageways that lay hidden beneath the Somme.
WWI: COMMEMORATIVE COLLECTION (E) 2014 (5060294375654)    £99.99
    Collection of films made by the Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA) capturing the pain, suffering 
and misery of the First World War. The films are: 'The Kaiser's Lackey', 'The Girls in Gingham', 'As Long As There's Life In Me', 'In Spite of Everything', 'The Sailor's Song', 'The Woman and the Stranger', 'Farewell', 'Wolz: Life and Illusion of a German Anarchist', 'When Martin Was Fourteen' and 'Kathe Kollwitz: Pictures from Her Life'.
WWI: FILM COLLECTION (E) 2014 (5060294376071)   £14.99
    Collection of films made by the Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA) capturing the pain, suffering and misery of the First World War. The films are: 'The Kaiser's Lackey', 'The Girls in Gingham', 'Farewell', , 'When Martin Was Fourteen'.
YPRES - THE IMMORTAL SALIENT: PART 1(E) (5060247620046)   £14.99
    Ed Skelding presents this documentary about the first two battles of Ypres during World War I. The programme takes a look at key locations including Hooge Chateau, Langemark and Gheluvelt and features input from author and historian Nigel Cave.

POLITICS  DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS (15) 2015   SILVER, MARC   £15.99
   US documentary examining the aftermath of the 2012 murder of Jordan Davis in Jacksonville, Florida which explores Florida's contentious stand-your-ground law.
25 YEARS GERMAN REUNIFICATION (E) 2009 GERMANY  ZINTL, T.  £19.99
  Documentary used to advertise the merits of the East German classical music and culture-loving population in direct contrast to the 'decadent', western pop music.
5 BROKEN CAMERAS (E)   2011        EMAD BURNAT,E./DAVIDI G.    £15.99
   
Documentary chronicling one Palestinian farmer's non-violent resistance to the incursions of the Israeli army. In 2005, when 
his son Gibreel is born, Emad Burnat, a Palestinian man living in the small farming village of Bil'in, buys his first video camera in order to keep a record of his son's childhood. However, on the day of Gibreel's birth, the Israeli army erects a fence along the Israeli-Palestinian border, cutting right through Bil'in.

Over the next five years Burnat risks life and limb to capture the resulting land dispute between the villagers (led by two of his 
closest friends) and the Israeli armed forces, as well as documenting his son's childhood, which is inescapably affected by the conflict and violence that has surrounded him from birth.
9/11 - PRESS FOR TRUTH (E) USA 2006  NOWOSIELSKI,  RAY     £9.99
     Why did the White House stonewall the 9/11 investigation? Following the 9/11 attacks, a small. group of grieving families 
waged a tenacious battle against those who sought to bury the truth about the event.
9/11 TRILOGY (15)  POITRAS, LAURA   £28.99
  Collection of documentaries about America's War on Terror. The award-winning 'Citizenfour' (2014) focuses on former CIA and NSA employee Edward Snowden.   'The Oath' (2010) focuses on two men who were involved in Al-Qaeda.   'My Country, My Country' (2006) documents life for the average citizens of Iraq living under US occupation.
AVENGE BUT ONE OF MY TWO EYES (E)            £12.99
     Documentary shot in the Occupied Territories that draws parallels between the current Israeli-Palestine situation 
and the myths of Samson And Masada.
BEHIND THE WALL (E) 2011  KELLY, MICHAEL PATRICK        £15.99
     
With real-life accounts the film tells the story of  Berlin Wall and the people living on either side of it.
BEST OF ENEMIES (15) 2015   NEVILLE, M/GORDON, ROBERT £15.99
   A look at  the  American TV debates between Gore Vidal and William F. Buckley Jr.
BETTER THIS WORLD (E) 2011  GALLOWAY, LATIE   £14.99
    Documentary following two 20-something Americans arrested on terrorism charges in the wake of the events of 9/11. 
David McKay (22) and Bradley Crowder (23) are childhood friends from Midland, Texas who are arrested at the 2008 Republican National Convention. The men are accused of being domestic terrorists, with the authorities placing particular emphasis on their relationship with a charismatic radical activist mentor.
CARTEL LAND (15) 2015  HEINEMAN, MATTHEW £15.99
 A look at the  Mexican Drug War on both sides of the US-Mexico border, the feature follows two groups of vigilantes caught up in Mexico's war on drugs and the country's corrupt government. 
CHILDREN OF THE REVOLUTION (E) 2010    O'SULLIVAN, SHANE    £15.99
    Documentary in which the daughters of revolutionary leaders Ulrike Meinhof and Fusako Shigenobu reflect on their mothers' lives.
Enraged by the killings in the Vietnam War, Meinhof and Shigenobu became determined to bring down capitalist power, training in the Middle East and ultimately becoming two of the most infamous terrorists of their time. Their daughters, Bettina Röhl and May Shigenobu, now look back on their mothers' activities, discussing what they were fighting for and the lessons learned from their actions.
CITIZEN JANE (TBA) 2016   TYRNAUER,  MATT £15.99
 Film of  journalist and urban activist Jane Jacobs and her opposition of New York city planner Robert Moses who she saw as a destroyer of neighbourhoods and their communities.
CITIZENFOUR (15|) 2014  POITRAS, LAURA   £15.99
  Award-winning documentary about former CIA and NSA employee Edward Snowden.
CITY OF GHOSTS (18) 2017  HEINEMAN,  MATTHEW   £15.99 
  Documentary about the resistance group known as Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) and their fight against Islamic State.
CONCERNING VIOLENCE (E) 2014    OLSSON, GÖRAN £15.99
   Documentary about Africa's movement towards liberation from colonial rule which took place during the 1960s and '70s.
CUBA: AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY (E) 2007  TAHRI, JIHAN EL         £24.99
    From 1961 to 1991, Africa was the battleground for a war between four competing and opposing interests: the Soviet Union 
which sought to extend its influence; the U.S. who were intent on capturing Africa’s natural resources; former European colonial empires; and young African nations trying to defend their newly-won independence. Called on to help these new nations in their revolutionary struggle, Cuba played a central, yet little known, role in supporting African national liberation.
CUBAN AMERICA (E) 2014    GASANA, ADELIN    £14.99
    Documentary detailing the Cuban emigrant experience in the United States.
DETROPIA (E) 2012   EWING,H/GRADY, R    £15.99
   Three working residents of Detroit, video blogger Crystal Starr, nightclub owner Tommy Stephens and United Auto Workers local President George McGregor,  each give their own view on the decline of the city and its potential hopes for a radically different future.
THE DIVIDE (E) 2016 ROUND, KATHARINE £14.99
Examining current economic and social trends in the context of real lives from a variety of backgrounds, the documentary follows a Wall Street psychologist, a woman on a zero-hours contract and the resident of a neighbourhood in which violent crime is escalating.
DISARM (E)  £14.99
 Focusing on Nobel Peace Prize winner and courageous landmine activist Jody Williams, this acclaimed documentary 
provides a hard-hitting look at the global landmine issue.
DREAMS FROM MY REAL FATHER (E) 2012    GILBERT, JOEL     £15.99
  
  A documentary that explores American President Barack Obama's early life and political ideology. Offering an alternate 
vision from the 'official' line, the film examines the issues and influences that affected the future President's political leanings, including the 18-year-old Obama's much publicised dabbling with Marxism.
THE GREEN PRINCE (15) 2014 SCHIRMAN, NADAV £15.99
   Film about how the son of Hamas founder Sheikh Hassan Yousef was manipulated into becoming a spy for the Israeli security service Shin Bet.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MANDELA - MAN OF VISION (E) 2013   £14.99
   
Documentary about South African anti-apartheid politician Nelson Mandela.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MARTIN LUTHER KING (E) 2013  £14.99
   
Educational documentary about American civil rights activist Martin Luther King. 
HIT AND STAY (E) 2013   TROPEA,J/CYZYK, S    £10.99
     With contributions from Bill Ayers, Noam Chomsky, Ramsey Clark and Amy Goodmanthe film looks at  Catholic activists who took a stand  against the Vietnam War.
INSIDE OBAMA'S WHITE HOUSE (12) 2016 £19.99
  Four-part BBC documentary series which examines President Barack Obama's time in office.
THE ISLAND PRESIDENT (E) 2011        SHENK, JON    £14.99
    Film about the life and political career of Mohamed Nasheed, president of the Maldives. The lowest-lying country
 in the world is rapidly disappearing under the sea. Now, having already brought democracy to his country, Nasheed takes up with relish the environmental battle to save the land over which he presides.
JOHN PILGER: BREAKING THE MIRROR (E) 1997    MUNRO, DAVID    £9.99
     Film documenting the downfall of the British media following The Sun's move to Wapping in 1986.
JOHN PILGER. DOCUMENTARIES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (E) UK   4  DISCS     £39.99
 Twelve documentaries from the campaigning journalist John Pilger, exposing the West’s continued exploitation of the 
Third World, and criticising the military interventions of western governments, from  Cambodia to Iraq.
JOHN PILGER: HEROES - THE FILMS OF JOHN PILGER 1970-2007 (12)   £99.99
   20 Disc definitive collection of ground-breaking documentaries from award-winning journalist, John Pilger. 
JOHN PILGER. IN THE NAME OF JUSTICE (E) UK   FOUR SET DISCS      £29.99
 Twelve more ground-breaking documentaries .
JOHN PILGER: THE WAR ON DEMOCRACY (12) 2007 £12.99
    Australian-British journalist John Pilger presents this documentary which seeks to uncover the reality behind US intervention in Latin American politics over the last 50 years.
JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER: 12 EARLY WORKS (PG)     £12.99
   Collection of 12 documentaries -  'Light Test' (1995), 'Camera Test' (1995), 'Hugh' (1995), 'The Challenge of Manufacturing' (1996), 'These Places We've Learned to Call Home' (1996), 'The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase' (1997), 'Land of Enchantment' (2000), 'The Globalisation Tapes' (2002), 'Market Update' (2002), 'A Brief History of Paradise As Told By the Cockroaches' (2002), 'Muzak - A Tool of Management' (2002) and 'Postcard from Sun City, Arizona' (2003).
JULIAN ASSANGE: A MODERN DAY HERO?(E)         £7.99
    Profile of the controversial founder of the whistleblower website Wikileaks. Born in Australia, Assange came to 
prominence on the back of Wikileaks’ increasing influence and willingness to publish secret documents from large corporations, the US army and even diplomatic cables. Lauded by some as a defender of free speech and the right to hold power to account, attacked by others as an ‘information terrorist’, this documentary aims to provide a look at the man behind the myth.
THE KENNEDYS' IRISH MAFIA (E)   £14.99
 Award-winning documentary about the Irish Mafia who surrounded and advised American President John F. Kennedy.
THE KILLINGS OF TONY BLAIR (15) 2016 BERGH, S VAN DEN/WARD, G   £15.99
   Politician George Galloway presents this documentary about the legacy of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Galloway charts the death of  old Labour and its values,  the British and US invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the financial gain made by Blair while working as an adviser to investment bank JP Morgan.
LITTLE DIETER NEEDS TO FLY (E) 1997 USA       HERZOG, WERNER    £14.99
    Award-winning documentary about  Dieter Dengler, a German who moved to America at the age of 18 to enlist in the 
U.S. Air Force. After being shipped off to Vietnam, Dieter was shot down over Laos and taken prisoner.The film tells his escape and  journey through the jungle on foot to freedom.
LOOSE CHANGE 9/11 - AN AMERICAN COUP (E) 2009 USA   AVERY, DYLAN  £12.99
    Conspiracy theory documentary, which has existed in different incarnations on the internet since 2005 and has now 
undergone a ‘final cut’ for official release. The film examines events surrounding the 9/11 attacks, suggesting that the attacks were planned and conducted by elements within the United States government.
LOST WORLD OF COMMUNISM (PG) 2008 £19.99
    This BBC  series reveals what life was like for ordinary people living under communism.
MAKE MORE NOISE! SUFFRAGETTES IN SILENT FILM (PG) £19.99
   A collection exploring the representation of pioneering women in the first decades of the 20th century.
THE MAN WHO SAVED THE WORLD(15) RUSSIA  2014  ANTHONY, PETER £17.99
    Documentary about the life of Stanislav Petrov, who reported a potential missile attack on the USSR as a false alarm and  is credited with saving the world from a nuclear war. 
MANDELA: SON OF AFRICA, FATHER OF A NATION  (E) USA/SA  1996 JMENELL, J / GIBSON, A     £26.99
     Oscar-nominated documentary.
MARTIN LUTHER KING-I HAVE DREAM (E)  £18.99
     Contains original footage of highlights of Martin Luther King Jr.’s best known speeches. Includes: The great march to 
Washington, from the Lincoln memorial; His final speech in Memphis the day before his assassination; Speaking at Brown Chapel, Selma Alabama; An eulogy by Robert F. Kennedy.
MAVIS!(E) 2015   EDWARDS, JESSICA £15.99
  Documentary about singer, actress and civil rights activist Mavis Staples and her family band The Staple Singers.
MOLLY DINEEN COLLECTION: VOL. 3 (12) 2007        £19.99
   
This third collection of British filmmaker Molly Dineen's works features three made-for-TV documentaries. Filmed shortly 
after she left girl group the Spice Girls, 'Geri' (1999) follows the career of Geri Halliwell, containing interviews with the singer and behind-the-scenes footage. 'The Lord's Tale' (2002) explores the effect of the change in Britain's political system that no longer allowed for Lords in the House of Commons to inherit their position, resulting in 700 losing their titles. 'The Lie of the Land' (2007) investigates the agricultural issues faced by farmers and other country dwellers due to changes being made in government legislation.
MUGABE AND THE WHITE AFRICAN (E) 2009  L. BAILEY/A. THOMPSON £14.99
    Award-winning documentary that follows the attempt by a white Zimbabwean farmer to take President Robert Mugabe to an international court.
NEW WORLD ORDER: THE CONSPIRACY TO RULE YOUR MIND (E) 2014 £15.99
Documentary that attempts to put forward the theory that the decisions, opinions and even thoughts of human beings across the planet are being heavily influenced by the so-called 'ruling elite', who have allegedly used the media, education systems, industry, military and political groups to achieve world domination.
OBAMA'S AMERICA 2016 (E) 2012  D'SOUZA,DINESH /SULLIVAN, JOHN    £15.99
   
Documentary co-written and co-directed by conservative author and commentator Dinesh D'Souza. While comparing 
and contrasting his own experiences as an Indian-American immigrant to the United States with that of the President, D'Souza argues that Barack Obama's domestic and foreign policies have been directly influenced by his little known past, and in particular, the views of his 'anti-colonial' father. D'Souza consequently proposes that President Obama wishes to reduce significantly the U.S.'s influence within the world while increasing the influence of nations that he believes have suffered or been held back economically or militarily due to U.S.
OLIVER STONE'S UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES (E) 2012 4 DVDS £29.99
  Academy Award-winning film-maker Oliver Stone directs and narrates this documentary series in which he presents an unconventional look at the actions of the United States of America in the 20th century. 

The episodes are: 'World War II', 'Roosevelt, Truman and Wallace', 'The Bomb', 'The Cold War: 1945-1950', 'The 50s, Eisenhower, the Bomb and the Third World', 'JFK: To the Brink', 'Johnson, Nixon and Vietnam: Reversal of Fortune', 'Reagan, Gorbachev and the Third World: Revival of Fortune', 'Bush and Clinton: Squandered Peace - New World Order' and 'Bush and Obama: Age of Terror'.
POSITION AMONG THE STARS (E) 2010     HELMRICH, LEONARD RETEL    £19.99
   
The final part in the documentary trilogy following on from 'Eye of the Day' (2001) and 'Shape of the Moon' (2004). 
The film captures life in the slums of Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, focusing on the Sjamsuddin family. Among their arguments, achievements and financial struggles we see how they and their country are being affected by economical changes and globalisation.
THE PROPAGANDA GAME (15) 2015  LONGORIA, ALVARO £19.99
 A look  at the different types of propaganda used by North Korea. Using privileged access provided by insider and communist Alejandro Cao de Benós, the film studies the ways that North Korea manipulates the truth to achieve their desired goals.
PUSSY RIOT-A PUNK PRAYER (18) 2013  LERNER, M/POZDOROVKIN, M  £12.99
    Documentary about Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot.
RESTREPO (E)   2010  TIM HETHERINGTON/SEBASTIAN JUNGER        £14.99

On-the-ground Afghan war documentary by American journalist Sebastian Junger and British photographer Tim Hetherington. 
The film chronicles the year that Junger and Hetherington spent in Afghanistan on assignment for Vanity Fair magazine.
RISK (15) 2016    POITRAS, LAURA   £15.99 
  The film examines the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and  how he came to be an internationally notorious figure.
ROSS KEMP: MIDDLE EAST - GAZA AND ISRAEL (15) 2009        £15.99
    Given unfettered access to all sides across the divide, Ross meets West Bank settlers, suicide bombers, families who have 
lost loved ones, the politicians trying to break the deadlock, and the journalists who have covered the age-old conflict
ROUTE 181 - FRAGMENTS OF A JOURNEY IN PALESTINE-ISRAEL (15) 2003 ISRAEL-PALESTINE   4 DISC BOX SET      £35.99 
    A documentary which films along the partition line drawn up by the UN Resolution 181 that was to separate the Jews and Arabs of Palestine.
SECRET CITY (E) 2012    CHANAN, MICHAEL        £14.99
    The film examines how the City of London Corporation (the capital's powerful governing body) is an anti-democratic system 
which adheres to ancient laws and takes a look at its impact on Britain's economy.
SOUTH OF THE BORDER (E) 2009    STONE, OLIVER IN ENGLISH £14.99
    Road trip documentary assessing the current political climate in South America. The film includes interviews with seven
Latin American presidents: Hugo Chavez (Venezuela), Evo Morales (Bolivia), Lula da Silva (Brazil), Cristina Kirchner (Argentina), Fernando Lugo (Paraguay), Rafael Correa (Ecuador) and Raul Castro (Cuba).
THE SQUARE (15) 2013 EGYPT  NOUJAIM,  JEHANE £17.99
    Academy Award-nominated documentary following the events of the Egyptian Revolution.
THE STUART HALL PROJECT (PG) 2013    AKOMFRAH, JOHN    £19.99
    Documentary about cultural theorist Stuart Hall. The film examines Hall’s life and his journey from student to prominent left wing theorist.
TAKING LIBERTIES  (15) UK 2007 ATKINS, CHIRS    £15.99
     Documentary charting the  destruction of the six central pillars of liberty (right to protest, right to freedom of speech, right to 
privacy, right not to bedetained without charge, innocent until proven guilty and prohibition from torture) under ten years of New Labour.
TAXI TO THE DARK SIDE (15) USA 2007   GIBNEY,  ALEX      £19.99    
    In-depth look at the mistreatment of prisoners by the US in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantanamo Bay.
THE TWO ESCOBARS (E)     2010    £14.99
    Jeff and Michael Zimbalist direct this documentary looking at the close relationship between football and criminal gangs in Colombia.

THIS IS NOT A FILM (U) 2010 IRAN     PANAHI,JAFAR        £14.99
   
Documentary following Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, who also co-directs, as he appeals against his six-year jail sentence 
and 20-year ban onmaking films. Accused of creating propaganda opposing the regime, Panahi has also been prohibited from talking to the press or exiting the country. Under house arrest while awaiting the decision of the appeal, he worries the result may mean the end of his artistry and begins to capture a day in his life.

He shares the story of a film he was going to make, is startled by fireworks and gunshot sounds outside his apartment, tunes into
 the news and finds out about the Japanese tsunami and talks to a young man who works in the building.
UNKNOWN KNOWN (12A) 2013   MORRIS, ERROL  £14.99
Morris interviews former US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld who has served two presidents throughout his career and was one of the leading figures in the Iraq War.
UTOPIA    (E) 2013    PILGER, JOHN         £14.99
   
Aiming to uncover the truth about Australia's treatment of its Aboriginal people, Pilger travels to a remote region in 
the West dubbed 'Utopia' where the reality is far removed from the perfection suggested by its title.
WALTZ WITH BASHIR (18) 2008   FOLMAN, ARI £15.99
 Director Ari Folman filmed a number of interviews about people’s experiences during the 1982 Lebanon War, 
and then this live-action footage was turned into striking animation by a team of talented artists.
WAR AND PEACE (E) 2002 INDIA PATWARDHAN, ANAND IN HINDI £12.99
 Film explores the militarisation of India since the death of Mahatma Gandhi and how India has joined the global arms race along with their nuclear-armed and hostile neighbour Pakistan.
WAR ON DEMOCRACY (12)  £19.99
     John Pilger examines the role of Washington in America’s manipulation of Latin American  during the last 
50 years, and how these same policies are now being used in the Middle East.
THE WAR ROOM (E) 1993      HEGEDUS C/D. A. PENNEBAKER    £14.99
    A behind-the-scenes look at Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential election campaign, focusing on the two men who 
orchestrated it; communications director George Stephanopoulos and campaign manager James Carville. Directed by veteran documentarian D.A. Pennebaker (‘Don’t Look Back’) and his regular collaborator Chris Hegedus.
THE WAR YOU DON’T SEE (E) 2010    PILGER, JOHN    £14.99
    John Pilger examines the role of the media in wars, and champions the right of the public to know the truth.
WE ARE MANY (12) 2014   AMIRANI,  AMIR £12.99
  15th of February 2003 millions of people all around the globe protested against the plan to invade Iraq. BBC journalist Amir Amirani speaks to a number of demonstrators, organisers and celebrities involved in the protest, including Danny Glover, Richard Branson and Ken Loach, to gain a better understanding of the day in question and how it has influenced later events.
WE ARE THE GIANT (15) 2014   BARKER, GREG £17.99
    Film-maker Greg Barker speaks to a number of people involved in 'Arab Spring' focussing on specific areas of interest,  including Libya, Bahrain and Syria.
WEATHER UNDERGROUND (E)  £15.99
 This intensely captivating documentary focuses on the radical political activist group the Weathermen, who 
organised in the 1960s to protest the Vietnam War.
WEST OF MEMPHIS (E) 2012        BERG, AMY        £19.99   
    The film follows the so called ‘West Memphis Three’ which has over the  last 20 years from a lurid true-crime 
story into one of the biggest miscarriage of justice in modern US history.
WHEN THE DRAGON SWALLOWED THE SUN (15) 2010    SIMON, DIRK £19.99
    Film about the  Tibetan people and their struggle to free their homeland from its Chinese rule.

WHERE IN THE WORLD IS OSAMA BIN LADEN? (12) USA 2008   SPURLOCK, M     £17.99     
    Morgan Spurlock  goes in search of one of the world’s most controversial public figures, Osama Bin Laden.
WHERE TO INVADE NEXT (15) 2015  MOORE,  MICHAEL  £15.99
   To gather answers to the most pressing social and economic issues in the United States, spanning childhood obesity, paternity leave, the education system and the rehabilitation of offenders, Moore travels to countries including Finland, France, Italy, Portugal, Norway and Slovenia, to get the answers.
WEINER (15) 2016  KRIEGMAN,J/, E   £15.99
 Documentary about disgraced New York politician Anthony Weiner and his attempt to deal with scandal while making a second New York City mayoral bid in 2013. and working relationships under increasing strain.
WILLIAM JEFFERSON CLINTON 1993-2001 (E)  £17.99
     Original footage of the highlights of dramatic speeches delivered during Bill Clinton’s term as President of the USA.
WINCONSIN RISING (E) 2014    MAYFIELD, SAM   £11.99
   Documentary about protests for worker's rights. In 2011 the largest worker's protests in American history took place after Republican Governor Scott Walker proposed that state employees should lose their collective bargaining rights in the workplace.
ZIMBABWE COUNTDOWN (PG) 2003        RAEBURN, MICHAEL    £15.99
    Film charts the turbulent political situation in Zimbabwe, and looking into the effects of colonial rule and the crisis 
now ravaging the country under the rule of Robert Mugabe.

SOME DOCUMENTARIES FOR 

BLACK HISTORY MONTH ON DVD

ADRIFT - PEOPLE OF A LESSER GOD (E) 2010  MOLLARD, DOMINIQUE £12.99
   Dominique Mollard tells the story of 38 African migrants as they journey across the Atlantic in search of freedom in Europe.
ALL WHITE IN BARKING/MEN OF THE CITY (E) 2007/9   MARC ISAACS    £12.99
    Double bill of documentaries from Marc Isaacs. ‘All White in Barking’ (2007) examines the attitudes the white citizens of 
Barking have towards the immigrants living in the area. These attitudes generally involve prejudices which focus on what clothes the immigrants wear, the religion they follow and the food they eat. ‘Men of the City’ (2009) follows a trader, a street-sweeper, an immigrant and an insurance agent in London as they attempt to move forward in the economic crisis and discover their place in the capital city.
BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 (12) 2011   OLSSON,  GÖRAN   £17.99
Swedish documentary director Göran Olsson compiles this feature-length collection of archive footage chronicling the US Black Power movement, originally shot by a group of Swedish television journalists during the 1960s and 70s. 
BRAZIL - AN INCONVENIENT HISTORY  (E)       £14.99
     The history of the biggest ever slave population. Whereas 4% of all African slaves were transported to North America, 
40% were shipped to Brazil. This programme looks at those estimated 4 million people, on whose backs Brazil was built and without whom none of its present-day culture would be possible.
FINDING FELA! (15) 2014   GIBNEY, ALEX   £15.99
   Documentary about the Nigerian singer Fela Kuti.
FIRST BLACK BRITONS (UK)  UK    £14.99
     Canters on the incredible history of the West India Regiment and the act of parliament that established them 
as a new class of citizen - ‘Black and British’
GOOD HAIR (12) 2009  STILSON, JEFF   £10.99
  Chris Rock presents this documentary offering an insight into the fiercely competitive world of Afro-American hairdressing.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MANDELA - MAN OF VISION (E) 2013   £14.99
   
 Documentary about South African anti-apartheid politician Nelson Mandela.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MARTIN LUTHER KING (E) 2013  £14.99
    
Educational documentary about American civil rights activist Martin Luther King. 
HISTORICAL ICONS: ROSA PARKS (E) 2014    £14.99
Film about American civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (12) 2017   PECK, RAOUL £13.99
   US race relations as seen through the eyes of African American writer and social critic James Baldwin. Features  interviews with the writer as he discusses the issue of racism in America and influential civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
IN THE LAND OF THE FREE...(E) 2009 USA        VADIM JEAN    £14.99
    Samuel L. Jackson narrates this documentary about three black men who  spent decades in solitary confinement after 
being targeted by prison officials for being members of the Black Panther Party and for fighting against inhumane prison conditions.
THE LONG WALK OF NELSON MANDELA (E) 2013        £17.99
    Documentary that examines the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights activist and leader who spent
 over a quarter of a century in prison.
LOOKING FOR LOVE (15) 2015  SHABAZZ, MENELIK £15.99
   A look at the  world of dating in contemporary Britain's black communities.
MADE IN JAMAICA (15)  2006 LAPERROUSAZ, EROME £15.99
    A music documentary that traces the culture of reggae in Jamaican society.
MANDELA: SON OF AFRICA, FATHER OF A NATION  (E) USA/SA  1996 MENELL,J/GIBSON, A     £26.99   
    Oscar-nominated documentary.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JNR: BEEN TO THE MOUNTAIN TOP (E) 1968    £17.99
    A collection of speeches and conversations of the great orator and civil rights leader spanning the last ten years 
of his life. Includes the 'I've been to the mountaintop' speech from Tennesse on April 3rd 1968; addressing the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama; accepting the Nobel Peace Prize; 'Bloody Sunday' in Selma, Alabama; opposing the Vietnam war; and co-coordinating the 'Poor People's March'.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JNR: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE (E) 2004   FRIEDMAN, TOM   £9.99
   
 Documentary about the inspirational American civil rights leader, who was assassinated in 1968, focusing on the 
legacy of his life and career and using rare archive footage and interviews.
MAVIS!(E) 2015   EDWARDS, JESSICA  £15.99
  Documentary about singer, actress and civil rights activist Mavis Staples and her family band The Staple Singers.
MEN OF PEACE (E) 2010            £19.99
    Documentary about the lives and work of three influential men of peace: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. 
All three of these men faced tumultuous times and risked immense personal danger to promote their philosophy of peaceful, non violent protest against political injustice and tyranny.
NELSON MANDELA - THE FREEDOM FIGHTER (E) 2013     £19.99
    Three documentaries tracing the life and times of Nelson Mandela. Films  are: 'The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela', 'Projek Mandela' and 'Mandela's Last Mile'.
NELSON MANDELA: IN HIS OWN WORDS (E) 2008        £9.99
    Former South African President, Nelson Mandela, has dedicated his life to the struggle against apartheid in his native country.
In this documentary, Mandela talks about his fight against racial segregation from the early days of the Rivonia Trial in 1963, through to his incarceration for 27 years on Robben Island, to his eventual freedom and the birth of a new nation.
MANDELA: THE MAN AND HIS COUNTRY (E) 2012        £9.99
    This documentary relates his story and features interviews with leading civil rights activists and archive news footage.
NINE MUSES (PG) 2010  AKOMFRAH. JOHN £15.99
    Experimental documentary essay uses an abstract montage of archive material, landscape photography and literary 
reference to explore themes of immigration and identity.
ONE MAN: THE STORY OF NELSON MANDELA (E) 2012        £16.99
    Documentary profile of the legendary South African leader who was famously imprisoned for 27 years for resisting his nation's 
apartheid regime. When he was released from prison Mandela was quickly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and elected South Africa's first black president, completing a remarkable turnaround in both the life of the man and the nation where he grew up subject to racial abuse and discrimination.
PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA(E) 5-DISC DVD SET - £49.99  5-DISC BLU-RAY SET - £69.99
 Extensive look at the  the landmarks of early African-American cinema,  with this newly restored  collection of features and shorts.
SEARCH FOR ROBERT JOHNSON (E) USA  1992       £12.99
     Documentary about the blues singer.
SIMON SCHAMA’S ROUGH CROSSING  (15) UK 2007    £15.99
     True story of the struggle for freedom endured by thousands of African-American slaves, whisked from the plantations to 
fight on the British frontline during the War Of Independence.
SING YOUR SONG (12A)   2011 ROSTOCK,  SUSANNE    £15.99
      Documentary about the life and work of singer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte. 
SOUNDTRACK FOR A REVOLUTION (E)  2009  BILL GUTTENTAG, B/STURMAN, D £14.99
    Documentary about the role music played in the American civil rights movement. The film features interviews with civil rights 
activists as well as performances from The Roots, John Legend, Wyclef Jean, Angie Stone and more.
THE STUART HALL PROJECT (PG) 2013    AKOMFRAH, JOHN    £19.99
    Documentary about cultural theorist Stuart Hall. The film examines Hall’s life and his journey from student to prominent left wing theorist.
UTOPIA (E)   2013    PILGER, JOHN         £14.99
    Aiming to uncover the truth about Australia's treatment of its Aboriginal people, Pilger travels to a remote region in the 
West dubbed 'Utopia' where the reality is far removed from the perfection suggested by its title. 
WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? (15) 2015   GARBUS, LIZ £13.99
 Film about the life and music of legendary American singer and renowned civil rights activist, Nina Simone.
WE THE PEOPLE - FROM CRISPUS ATTUCKS TO PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA (E) 2012   TAYLOR, TERRELL  £12.99
American documentary exploring the links between the death of Crispus Attucks in 1770, the subsequent Revolutionary War and abolition of slavery, and the election of the country's first African American president in 2008. Contributors include Spike Lee, Al Sharpton, Gayle King and Wyclef Jean.
THE WERETH ELEVEN (E) 2011            CHILD, ROBERT        £24.99
    Docudrama which weaves archive footage, interviews and drama to tell the  tale of eleven African-American soldiers
 who were executed by the Nazis in one of the lesser known war crimes of WWII. 
WHEN THE LEVEES BROKE: A REQUIEM IN FOUR ACTS (E) USA 2006 SPIKE, LEE  £25.99
     Documentary about Hurricane Katrina, which takes in personal stories and at the same time explores  a nation still 
divided along race and class lines.

RACE AND GENDER  DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS (15) 2015   SILVER, MARC   £15.99
   US documentary examining the aftermath of the 2012 murder of Jordan Davis in Jacksonville, Florida which explores Florida's contentious stand-your-ground law.
ADRIFT - PEOPLE OF A LESSER GOD (E) 2010  MOLLARD, DOMINIQUE £12.99
   Dominique Mollard tells the story of 38 African migrants as they journey across the Atlantic in search of freedom in Europe.
ALL WHITE IN BARKING/MEN OF THE CITY (E) 2007/9   MARC ISAACS    £12.99
    Double bill of documentaries from Marc Isaacs. ‘All White in Barking’ (2007) examines the attitudes the white citizens of 
Barking have towards the immigrants living in the area. These attitudes generally involve prejudices which focus on what clothes the immigrants wear, the religion they follow and the food they eat. ‘Men of the City’ (2009) follows a trader, a street-sweeper, an immigrant and an insurance agent in London as they attempt to move forward in the economic crisis and discover their place in the capital city.
ANGELS CAN’T HELP BUT LAUGH (E) 2007 USA     VAUGHN, TERRI J.    £19.99
    Documentary on the potential disadvantages that black actresses face in today’s Hollywood.
ARCHITECTS OF CIVIL RIGHTS (E) 2010            £14.99
    Film looks at the legacy of American civil rights pioneers such as Rosa Parks & Martin Luther King.
BECOMING ZLATAN (12) 2015   GERTTEN,F/GERTTEN, M £19.99
  Biographical documentary about Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
BEFORE STONEWALL (15)     1984 USA   SCHILLER, GRETA  £14.99
      Revealing and often humorous  history of homosexuality in America, from 1920’s Harlem through to  World War II and 
the witch hunt trials of the McCarthy era.
BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975 (12) 2011   OLSSON,  GÖRAN   £17.99
Swedish documentary director Göran Olsson compiles this feature-length collection of archive footage chronicling the US Black Powermovement, originally shot by a group of Swedish television journalists during the 1960s and 70s. 
BRAZIL - AN INCONVENIENT HISTORY  (E)       £14.99
     The history of the biggest ever slave population. Whereas 4% of all African slaves were transported to North America, 
40% were shipped to Brazil. This programme looks at those estimated 4 million people, on whose backs Brazil was built and without whom none of its present-day culture would be possible.
THE CELLULOID CLOSET (E) 1995 USA EPSTEIN, R/FRIEDMAN, J. £17.99
 Documentary chronicles the way movies have portrayed homosexuals for the past 100 years and how these images, both 
positive and negative have helped shape America’s attitudes toward gays.
FINDING FELA! (15) 2014   GIBNEY, ALEX   £15.99
   Documentary about the Nigerian singer Fela Kuti.
FIRST BLACK BRITONS (UK)  UK    £14.99
     Canters on the incredible history of the West India Regiment and the act of parliament that established them 
as a new class of citizen - ‘Black and British’
GOOD HAIR (12) 2009  STILSON, JEFF   £10.99
  Chris Rock presents this documentary offering an insight into the fiercely competitive world of Afro-American hairdressing.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MANDELA - MAN OF VISION (E) 2013   £14.99
   
Documentary about South African anti-apartheid politician Nelson Mandela.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MARTIN LUTHER KING (E) 2013  £14.99
   
Educational documentary about American civil rights activist Martin Luther King. 
HISTORICAL ICONS: ROSA PARKS (E) 2014    £14.99
Film about American civil rights activist Rosa Parks.
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (12) 2017   PECK, RAOUL £13.99
   US race relations as seen through the eyes of African American writer and social critic James Baldwin. Features  interviews with the writer as he discusses the issue of racism in America and influential civil rights leaders such as Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.
IN THE HOUR OF VICTORY (15) 2012  SPURLING, L/KIRKPATRICK, A    £15.99
  Second World War documentary drama. The film retells the story of Bermudian soldier Major Toby Smith (Benjamin Beasley), who died during the Battle of Overloon in the Netherlands, from his own letters that he sent back to his family in Bermuda from the battlefields of Europe.
IN THE LAND OF THE FREE...(E) 2009 USA        VADIM JEAN    £14.99
    Samuel L. Jackson narrates this documentary about three black men who  spent decades in solitary confinement after 
being targeted by prison officials for being members of the Black Panther Party and for fighting against inhumane prison conditions.
LES INVISIBLES (E) 2012    FRANCE     LIFSHITZ, SÉBASTIEN     £12.99   
    Award winning documentary about elderly homosexuals living in France. Director Sébastien Lifshitz speaks to  male and 
female homosexuals who were born between the World Wars and who embraced their sexuality at a time when society excluded them.
THE LONG WALK OF NELSON MANDELA (E) 2013        £17.99
    Documentary that examines the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights activist and leader who spent
 over a quarter of a century in prison.
LOOKING FOR LOVE (15) 2015  SHABAZZ, MENELIK £15.99
   A look at the  world of dating in contemporary Britain's black communities. 
LOVE IN ACTION (15) 2011 USA      FOX,  MORGAN JON        £15.99
    In the summer of 2005. Zach. a 16-year-old boy from Memphis, TN wrote on his MySpace  blog that he had told his parents 
that he was gay. Within days, his mother and father would send him to Love In Action, a fundamentalist Christian program that offered "freedom from homosexuality.”
MADE IN JAMAICA (15)  2006 LAPERROUSAZ, EROME £15.99
    A music documentary that traces the culture of reggae in Jamaican society.
MAKE MORE NOISE! SUFFRAGETTES IN SILENT FILM (PG) £19.99
   A collection exploring the representation of pioneering women in the first decades of the 20th century.
MANDELA: SON OF AFRICA, FATHER OF A NATION  (E) USA/SA  1996 MENELL,J/GIBSON, A     £26.99  
    Oscar-nominated documentary.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JNR: BEEN TO THE MOUNTAIN TOP (E) 1968    £17.99
    A collection of speeches and conversations of the great orator and civil rights leader spanning the last ten years 
of his life. Includes the 'I've been to the mountaintop' speech from Tennesse on April 3rd 1968; addressing the bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama; accepting the Nobel Peace Prize; 'Bloody Sunday' in Selma, Alabama; opposing the Vietnam war; and co-coordinating the 'Poor People's March'.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JNR: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE (E) 2004   FRIEDMAN, TOM   £9.99
   
Documentary about the inspirational American civil rights leader, who was assassinated in 1968, focusing on the 
legacy of his life and career and using rare archive footage and interviews.
MAVIS!(E) 2015   EDWARDS, JESSICA £15.99
  Documentary about singer, actress and civil rights activist Mavis Staples and her family band The Staple Singers.
MEN OF PEACE (E) 2010            £19.99
    Documentary about the lives and work of three influential men of peace: Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. 
All three of these men faced tumultuous times and risked immense personal danger to promote their philosophy of peaceful, non violent protest against political injustice and tyranny.
NELSON MANDELA - THE FREEDOM FIGHTER (E) 2013     £19.99
    Three documentaries tracing the life and times of Nelson Mandela. Films  are: 'The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela', 'Projek Mandela' and 'Mandela's Last Mile'.
NELSON MANDELA: IN HIS OWN WORDS (E) 2008        £9.99
    Former South African President, Nelson Mandela, has dedicated his life to the struggle against apartheid in his native country.
In this documentary, Mandela talks about his fight against racial segregation from the early days of the Rivonia Trial in 1963, through to his incarceration for 27 years on Robben Island, to his eventual freedom and the birth of a new nation.
MANDELA: THE MAN AND HIS COUNTRY (E) 2012        £9.99
    This documentary relates his story and features interviews with leading civil rights activists and archive news footage.

NINE MUSES (PG) 2010  AKOMFRAH. JOHN £15.99
    Experimental documentary essay uses an abstract montage of archive material, landscape photography and literary 
reference to explore themes of immigration and identity.
ONE MAN: THE STORY OF NELSON MANDELA (E) 2012        £16.99
    Documentary profile of the legendary South African leader who was famously imprisoned for 27 years for resisting his nation's 
apartheid regime. When he was released from prison Mandela was quickly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and elected South Africa's first black president, completing a remarkable turnaround in both the life of the man and the nation where he grew up subject to racial abuse and discrimination.
PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA(E) 5-DISC DVD SET - £49.99  5-DISC BLU-RAY SET - £69.99
 Extensive look at the  the landmarks of early African-American cinema,  with this newly restored  collection of features and shorts.
PLANET OF SNAIL (E) 2011 KOREA    YI SEUNG-JUN        £14.999
    Deaf-blind man. Young-Chan describes himself as coming from the Planet of Snail, a reference to the way he experiences the 
world almost entirely through the sense of touch.
POSITION AMONG THE STARS (E) 2010     HELMRICH, LEONARD RETEL    £19.99
   
The final part in the documentary trilogy following on from 'Eye of the Day' (2001) and 'Shape of the Moon' (2004). The film c
aptures life in the slums of Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, focusing on the Sjamsuddin family. Among their arguments, achievements and financial struggles we see how they and their country are being affected by economical changes and globalisation.
RESPOND TO SOUND (E)   £15.99
     Documentary depicting the evolution of Black American street dance from 1760s to the 1960s, and how it laid the foundation for Hip Hop.
RUBBLE KINGS (15) 2010   NICHOLSON, SHAN   £12.99
 A look at the gang violence in The Bronx during the  1960s and '70s. 
SEARCH FOR ROBERT JOHNSON (E) USA  1992       £12.99
     Documentary about the blues singer.
SIMON SCHAMA’S ROUGH CROSSING  (15) UK 2007    £15.99
     True story of the struggle for freedom endured by thousands of African-American slaves, whisked from the plantations to 
fight on the British frontline during the War Of Independence.
SING YOUR SONG (12A)   2011 ROSTOCK,  SUSANNE    £15.99
      Documentary about the life and work of singer and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte. 
SOUNDTRACK FOR A REVOLUTION (E)  2009  BILL GUTTENTAG, B/STURMAN, D £14.99
    Documentary about the role music played in the American civil rights movement. The film features interviews with civil rights 
activists as well as performances from The Roots, John Legend, Wyclef Jean, Angie Stone and more.
SPEED SISTERS (PG) 2015  FARES, AMBER ARABIC £15.99
 Documentary about the first all-female Arab racing team the Speed Sisters, who compete against one other and have to region's politics and  militaryas they travel from race to race and try to use their collective passion for racing to become role models for other young Middle Eastern women.
THE STORY OF THE JEWS (PG) 2012                £15.99
    Historian Simon Schama presents this five-part BBC documentary series that traces over 4,000 years of Jewish history.
THE STUART HALL PROJECT (PG) 2013    AKOMFRAH, JOHN    £19.99
    Documentary about cultural theorist Stuart Hall. The film examines Hall’s life and his journey from student to prominent left wing theorist.
UTOPIA (E)   2013    PILGER, JOHN         £14.99
    Aiming to uncover the truth about Australia's treatment of its Aboriginal people, Pilger travels to a remote region in the 
West dubbed 'Utopia' where the reality is far removed from the perfection suggested by its title. 
VITO (E) 2011        SCHWARZ, JEFFREY        £15.99
    Documentary about gay activist and author of 'The Celluloid Closet' Vito Russo. Having died in 1990 from AIDS-related problems, Vito is still held inhigh regard as one of the forerunners for gay rights in the United States and across the western world.  This film explores his legacy.
WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? (15) 2015   GARBUS, LIZ £13.99
 Film about the life and music of legendary American singer and renowned civil rights activist, Nina Simone.
WE THE PEOPLE - FROM CRISPUS ATTUCKS TO PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA (E) 2012   TAYLOR, TERRELL  £12.99
American documentary exploring the links between the death of Crispus Attucks in 1770, the subsequentRevolutionary War and abolition of slavery, and the election of the country's first African American president in 2008.Contributors include Spike Lee, Al Sharpton, Gayle King and Wyclef Jean.
THE WERETH ELEVEN (E) 2011            CHILD, ROBERT        £24.99
    Docudrama which weaves archive footage, interviews and drama to tell the  tale of eleven African-American soldiers
 who were executed by the Nazis in one of the lesser known war crimes of WWII. 
WHEN THE LEVEES BROKE: A REQUIEM IN FOUR ACTS (E) USA 2006 SPIKE, LEE  £25.99
     Documentary about Hurricane Katrina, which takes in personal stories and at the same time explores  a nation still 
divided along race and class lines.

LGBT  DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


BEFORE STONEWALL (15) 1984 USA SCHILLER, GRETA £14.99
    Revealing and often humorous history of homosexuality in America, from 1920’s Harlem through to World War II and the witch hunt trials of the McCarthy era.
CALL ME KUCHU (E) 2012 FAIRFAX WRIGHT, K/ZOUHALI-WORRALL, M £14.99
  Documentary about the struggle for gay rights in Uganda.
THE CASE AGAINST 8 (E) 2014 COTNER,B/WHITE, R £15.99
  Follows the legal battle to overturn the state of California’s ban on same-sex marriage.
THE CELLULOID CLOSET (E) 1995 USA EPSTEIN, R/FRIEDMAN, J. £17.99
  The film chronicles the way movies have portrayed homosexuals for the past 100 years.
COMMON THREADS – STORIES FROM THE QUILT (E) 1989 EPSTEIN,R/FRIEDMAN, J £15.99
  Award-winning documentary that tells the stories of five of the 47,000 people whose lives are commemorated in the AIDS quilt.
DO I SOUND GAY? (15) 2014  THORPE, DAVID    £17.99 
   When the Brooklyn filmmaker started to wonder why some gay men have stereotypical gay voices, he set out on a physical and emotional journey to find out the real reasons behind why his voice sounds gay.
HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE (E) 2012 FRANCE,DAVID £12.99
  Oscar-nominated documentary following the plight of activist groups ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power)and TAG (Treatment Action Group) and their fight for treatments for HIV/AIDS during the epidemic of the 1980s.
LES INVISIBLES (E) 2012 FRANCE LIFSHITZ, SÉBASTIEN £12.99
      Documentary about elderly homosexuals living in France. Director Sébastien Lifshitz speaks to male and female homosexuals who were born between the World Wars and who embraced their sexuality at a time when society excluded them.
DER KREIS/THE CIRCLE (15) 2014 SWITZERLAND HAUPT, STEFAN £15.99
  Set in 1950s Zurich this docu-drama blends real-life interviews with a beautifully filmed love story between a shy young teacher and a transvestite, who both belong to the pioneering gay organisation Der Kreis (The Circle) .
DRESSED AS A GIRL (18) 2015  ROTHBART,  COLIN   £15.99
   British documentary which follows a group of drag artists. Filmed over five years, the film provides an insight into East London's drag scene by profiling some of its most famous characters .
THIS IS WHAT LOVE IN ACTION LOOKS LIKE (15) 2011 USA FOX, MORGAN JON £15.99
  In the summer of 2005. Zach. a 16-year-old boy from Memphis, TN wrote on his MySpace blog that he had told his parents that he was gay. Withindays, his mother and father would send him to Love In Action, a fundamentalist Christian program that offered “freedom from homosexuality.”
THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK (E) 1984 EPSTEIN, ROB £12.99
  Award-winning documentary focusing on the life and times of San Francisco’s first openly gay politician.
VITO (E) 2011 SCHWARZ, JEFFREY £15.99
  Documentary about gay activist and author of ‘The Celluloid Closet’ Vito Russo. Having died in 1990 from AIDS-related problems, Vito is still held in high regard as one of the forerunners for gay rights in the United States and across the western world. This film explores his legacy.
WE WERE HERE (U) 2011 WEISSMAN,D/WEBER, B £15.99
  Documentary about the breakout of AIDS in San Francisco in the early 1980s.

ANTISEMITISM-HOLOCAUST  DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


AUSCHWITZ - THE NAZIS AND THE FINAL SOLUTION (TWO DISCS) (12)  2005  £19.99
 Combining rare footage with CGI illustrations and dramatic reconstructions, this documentary attempts to unfold the story and 
horrific ideologies behind the microcosmic Nazi State of Auschwitz.
BEYOND THE BARBED WIRE - AN ARTIST'S VIEW OF THE HOLOCAUST (E) 2013      WEBBER MATTHEW  £15.99
   
Documentary about one man's experience of Nazi concentration camps and how creative endeavours help him deal with the 
evil he has experienced.
BROKEN SILENCE (E) 2006     £19.99
     Five documentaries from around the world about the Holocaust, presented by Steven Spielberg’s Survivors of the 
Shoah Visual History Foundation.
DEFAMATION (E) 2009        SHAMIR, YOAV        £14.99
    Documentary investigating anti-Semitism and its presence in the world today.
DONAL MACINTYRE: NAZI HATE ROCK (E) 2009 £12.99
    Investigative journalist Donal Macintyre turns his attention to neo-Nazi rock, a secretive right wing musical movement aimed at 
promoting a white power philosophy. 
ECHOES THAT REMAIN (E)    £12.99
     Portrait of Eastern European Jewry before the Holocaust.
FOUR FILMS AFTER SHOAH (E)  LANZMANN,  CLAUDE   DVD - £39.99   BLU RAY - £69.99
   Collection of documentary films by director Claude Lanzmann. 'A Visitor from the Living' (1997) features an interview with a World War II Red Cross official who wrote a report on the Jewish concentration camps. 'Sobibór, October 14, 1943, 4PM' (2001) documents the Sobibór Revolt of 1943, one of only two successful Nazi uprisings.

'The Karski Report' (2010) focuses on the life of Polish resistant Jan Karski who, during the Second World War alerted the allies to the mass genocide that was being committed in German concentration camps. In 'The Last of the Unjust' (2013), Lanzmann explores the involvement of Benjamin Murmelstein, the last president of the Theresienstadt Jewish Council.
GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS FACTUAL SURVEY DUAL DVD + BLU-RAY RELEASE   £29.99
  Intended to be shown to the German people in 1946 damn the Nazi regime and shame the German people in to acceptance of Allied occupation, a complete rough-cut of this  disturbing documentary revealing the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps was viewed at the Ministry of Information in London and in the end never shown.
NIGHT WILL FALL (15) 2014    SINGER, ANDRE  £19.99
André Singer’s  documentary tells the extraordinary story of the filming of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. As the Allied forces liberated the Nazi concentration camps in, their terrible discoveries were recorded by army and newsreel cameramen, revealing for the first time the full horror of what had happened.
NUITE ET BROULLARD (15) 1955 FRANCE B/W (31 Mins.)  ALAIN RESNAIS   £12.99
 Devastating documentary about the horrors of  Auschwitz. 
PAPER CLIPS (U) 2004 USA   FAB, J /BERLIN, E   £19.99
     Documentary based on a school trying to come to terms with the actual numbers killed  during WWII’s Holocaust.
SHOAH BOX SET (E)  1985   FRANCE LANZMANN,   CLAUDE  IN GERMAN/POLISH/ENGLISH       4 DISCS    £49.99  
    Nine-hour  documentary about the Holocaust.

SIMON WIESENTHAL BOX SET (E) £74.99
     Features the following documentaries - Genocide (Dir. Arnold Schwartzman) (1982), Echoes That Remain
 (Dir. Arnold Schwartzman) (1991), Ever Again (Dir. Richard Tank),  Unlikely Heroes (Dir. Richard Tank) (2003), In Search Of Peace (Dir. Richard Tank) (2001), I Have Never Forgotten You (Dir. Richard Tank) 2007, Liberation (Dir. Arnold Schwartzman) (1994) & The Long way Home (Dir. Mark Jonathan Harris) (1997)  
THE STORY OF THE JEWS (PG) 2012                £15.99
    Historian Simon Schama presents this five-part BBC documentary series that traces over 4,000 years of Jewish history.
THREE DAYS IN AUSCHWITZ (E) 2015   MORA, PHILIPPE £12.99
  Director Philippe Mora visits to the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps. Over three visits to the sites in 2010, 2012 and 2014, Mora learnsabout the fates of many of his family members who were killed at the camps by the Nazi regime.

AFRICAN DOCUMENTARIES ON  DVD


A SMALL ACT (E) 2010        ARNOLD, JENNIFER    £14.99
    Documentary looks  at the effect caused by a Swedish woman who sponsors the education of a Kenyan student. When Hilde Back sponsored a young boy in rural Kenya to go through school, she never expected to hear anything more from him. But years later, Chris Mburu - now a Harvard graduate and a human rights lawyer for the United Nations - decides to track down the stranger who made it all possible.
ADRIFT - PEOPLE OF A LESSER GOD (E) 2010  MOLLARD, DOMINIQUE £12.99
   Dominique Mollard tells the story of 38 African migrants as they journey across the Atlantic in search of freedom in Europe.
AN AFRICAN ELECTION (E) 2011        MERZ , J/MERZ K    £15.99
    Documentary following the 2008 presidential election in Ghana, Africa.
BENDA BILILI! (PG) 2010     BARRET, R/LA TULLAYE, F DE        £15.99
    French filmmakers Renaud Barret and Florent de la Tullaye direct this rags-to-riches documentary telling the story of 
Benda Bilili, a Congolese band in which four of the seven members are paraplegic.
CONCERNING VIOLENCE (E) 2014    OLSSON, GÖRAN £15.99
   Documentary about Africa's movement towards liberation from colonial rule which took place during the 1960s and '70s.
CUBA: AN AFRICAN ODYSSEY (E) 2007  TAHRI, JIHAN EL         £24.99
    From 1961 to 1991, Africa was the battleground for a war between four competing and opposing interests: the Soviet Union 
which sought to extend its influence; the U.S. who were intent on capturing Africa’s natural resources; former European colonial empires; and young African nations trying to defend their newly-won independence. Called on to help these new nations in their revolutionary struggle, Cuba played a central, yet little known, role in supporting African national liberation.
ESCAPE FROM LUANDA (E)  2006  GRABSKY, PHIL    £14.99
 Documentary that follows three students at the only  Music School in Luanda
FIRE AT SEA (12A) 2016  ITALY     ROSI, GIANFRANCO £15.99
   Documentary centred on the Italian island of Lampedusa where 6,000 Sicilians are joined by hundreds of desperate migrants who arrive on their shores every week .
GARBAGE DREAMS (E)     2009    MAI ISKANDER        £14.99
    The film looks  at the effects on an entire class of people in Cairo of modernising the city’s rubbish disposal system. For generations
 the Zabbaleen, a Christian minority in Egypt, have made their living from collecting and sorting the city’s waste with pride and precision, recycling approximately 80 percent of the rubbish they collect.
HISTORICAL ICONS: MANDELA - MAN OF VISION (E) 2013   £14.99
   
Documentary about South African anti-apartheid politician Nelson Mandela.
HOPE THE PITANGA CHERRIES GROW (TBA) 2007   LIBERDADE, K/LIBERDADE. O £15.99
    Documentary about the lives of residents of Luanda, the capital of Angola.
IN THE SHADOW OF THE SUN (E) 2012  HARRY FREELAND     £14.99
    Director by Harry Freeland’s documentary looks at albinism, the belief that body parts can bring wealth and prosperity 
and have resulted in a number of murders and mutilations of albino persons  in Tanzania . In Swahili with English subtitles
THE LONG WALK OF NELSON MANDELA (E) 2013        £17.99
    Documentary that examines the remarkable life of Nelson Mandela, the South African civil rights activist and leader who 
spent over a quarter of a century in prison.
MANDELA: THE MAN AND HIS COUNTRY (E) 2012        £9.99
    This documentary relates his story and features interviews with leading civil rights activists and archive news footage.
NELSON MANDELA - THE FREEDOM FIGHTER (E) 2013     £19.99
    Three documentaries tracing the life and times of Nelson Mandela. Films  are: 'The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela', 'Projek Mandela' and 'Mandela's Last Mile'.
NELSON MANDELA: IN HIS OWN WORDS (E) 2008        £9.99
    Former South African President, Nelson Mandela, has dedicated his life to the struggle against apartheid in his native country.
In this documentary, Mandela talks about his fight against racial segregation from the early days of the Rivonia Trial in 1963, through to his incarceration for 27 years on Robben Island, to his eventual freedom and the birth of a new nation.
THE NELSON MANDELLA STORY: RESISTANCE (E)           £12.99
    Documentary detailing the life and significant events of the former South African Prime Minister.
STREETKIDS UNITED (E) 2010   PRITCHARD, TIM    £12.99
    2010, as South Africa geared up for the World Cup. another football tournament was taking place, away from the glare of the 
media and the attentions of big business. The South African city of Durban played host to the Street Child World Cup bringing together the vulnerable and overlooked - street kids from around the world, in search of a better and brighter future.
TOWN OF RUNNERS (E) 2012    ROTHWELL, JERRY         £15.99
    Documentary telling the story of two young girls from a small town in rural Ethiopia as they attempt to run their way into a different 
life by becoming professional athletes.
ZIMBABWE COUNTDOWN (PG) 2003        RAEBURN, MICHAEL    £15.99
    Film charts the turbulent political situation in Zimbabwe, and looking into the effects of colonial rule and the crisis now ravaging 
the country under the rule of Robert Mugabe

ECONOMICS DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


101 GADGETS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (E) 2012        £9.99
   
From the telephone to TVs and laptop computers, advances in technology have altered the way we interact with each other and the world around us. The programme attempts to rank the most influential gadgets of the past 200 years and takes a look at the stories behind their creation.
A CRUDE AWAKENING: THE OIL CRASH (PG) 2006    £19.99

     The film is  an urgent warning that the age of abundant oil is over.
BANANAS! (E) 2009       GERTTEN,  FREDRIK    £14.99
    Documentary charting the legal action by a group of Nicaraguan banana plantation workers against their American corporate employers.
BEHEMOTH (E) 2015 CHINA  ZHAO, LIANG    £15.99
  The film looks at  how China's growing industrialism and productivity has altered the environmental and social landscape of the surrounding regions by focussing on the  Inner Mongolia's coal mines and iron works.
BLACK GOLD  (E)   £14.99
     Documentary about the Multinational coffee industry
BULLETPROOF SALESMAN (E) 2008  EPPERLEIN, P/TUCKER, M  £14.99
    Documentary about armoured vehicle expert Fidelis Cloer. The film follows Cloer as he sells bulletproof cars to various 
clients in war-torn Baghdad and carries out research in order to improve his vehicles.
CAPITALISM - A LOVE STORY (12)    USA 2009    MOORE, MICHAEL    £19.99
    Political activist and filmmaker Michael Moore sets out to examine the roots of the financial collapse of the late 2000s.
COLLAPSE (E) 2009    USA     SMITH, CHRIS     £14.99
    Profile of American radical thinker Michael Ruppert who  predicted the economic collapse of the 2000s . He also discusses the 
perils of the global dependence on oil, and delivers a stark warning about the various related crises he sees lying ahead.
CORPORATION (E) CANADA 2003     ACHBAR, M / ABBOTT, J    £5.99
     Powerful documentary exploring  impact corporations on our society.
CRUDE.  THE REAL PRICE OF OIL (E) USA 2009    BERLINGER, JOE    £14.99
    Documentary telling the story of the legal battle between tens of thousands of Ecuadorian residents living in and around the 
Amazon jungle and oil giant Texaco.
DETROPIA (E) 2012   EWING,H/GRADY, R    £15.99
   Three working residents of Detroit, video blogger Crystal Starr, nightclub owner Tommy Stephens and United Auto Workers local President George McGregor,  each give their own view on the decline of the city and its potential hopes for a radically different future.
DISPOSSESSION - THE GREAT SOCIAL HOUSING SWINDLE (E) 2017 SNG, PAUL  £15.99
 Maxine Peake narrates this documentary which focuses on the UK's failed housing policy. The film traces the root of the current social housing crisis back to the introduction of the Right to Buy scheme implemented by Margaret Thatcher and the Conservatives in the 1970s.
THE DIVIDE (E) 2016 ROUND, KATHARINE £14.99
Examining current economic and social trends in the context of real lives from a variety of backgrounds, the documentary follows a Wall Street psychologist, a woman on a zero-hours contract and the resident of a neighbourhood in which violent crime is escalating.
ENRON: THE SMARTEST GUYS IN THE ROOM (15) USA 2005 GIBNEY, A.£19.99
     Oscar-nominated documentary revealing the psychology of greed and corporate corruption.
FAST FOOD NATION  (15) USA  2002  LINKLATER, RICHARD   £19.99
     Film inspired by the book that exposed the hidden facts behind America’s fast food industry.
FOOD INC (E) USA 2008    KENNER, ROBERT    £14.99
    Documentary about  the highly mechanized underbelly of the American food industry.
I.O.U.S.A. (E) 2008   £15.99
 Exposing the economic crisis currently facing the United States, I.O.U.S.A. pulls no punches in its grim projection of the country’s financial future.
INSIDE JOB (12A0 2010     FERGUSON, CHARLES        £19.99
    Award-winning documentary analysing the global financial crisis of 2008, which plunged America and many other First World countries into recession. Based around interviews with politicians, journalists, academics and financial insiders, the film chronicles the rise of a largely unregulated financial services industry that eventually imploded, bringing the economy to its knees.
IRAQ IN FRAGMENTS (12)   USA/IRAQ  1966   LONGLEY, J.   £19.99  
    Three-part documentary about war-torn Iraq, giving three intimate portraits of life through the eyes of Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds.
JOSHUA OPPENHEIMER: 12 EARLY WORKS (PG)     £12.99
   Collection of 12 documentaries -  'Light Test' (1995), 'Camera Test' (1995), 'Hugh' (1995), 'The Challenge of Manufacturing' (1996), 'These Places We've Learned to Call Home' (1996), 'The Entire History of the Louisiana Purchase' (1997), 'Land of Enchantment' (2000), 'The Globalisation Tapes' (2002), 'Market Update' (2002), 'A Brief History of Paradise As Told By the Cockroaches' (2002), 'Muzak - A Tool of Management' (2002) and 'Postcard from Sun City, Arizona' (2003).
LIFE AND DEBT (PG) 2001 £15.99
   A documentary covering Jamaica and the effects Globalisation and The World Bank are having on the economy and resources.
THE OVERNIGHTERS (12A) 2014   JESSE MOSS   £15.99
 With the  introduce fracking in North Dakota, the town of Williston  has  become a mecca for workers looking for employment in the oil business. Film-maker interviews many of these new arrivals.
PAPERBACK DREAMS (E) 2008        BECKSTEAD, ALEX        £15.99   
   
Documentary about the struggle of independent bookstores in the changing economy. With the growth of chain stores and online 
retailers, Andy Ross of Cody's Books and Clark Kepler of Kepler's books have seen their businesses suffer. The film explores how these stores have managed to survive despite the tough challenges and examines their importance within the local community.
POSITION AMONG THE STARS (E) 2010     HELMRICH, L .R.  £19.99
    The film captures life in the slums of Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, focusing on the Sjamsuddin family. Among their arguments, achievements and financial struggles we see how they and their country are being affected by economical changes and globalisation.
SECRET CITY (E) 2012    CHANAN, MICHAEL        £14.99
    The film examines how the City of London Corporation (the capital's powerful governing body) is an anti-democratic system 
which adheres to ancient laws and takes a look at its impact on Britain's economy.
STEVE JOBS - THE MAN IN THE MACHINE (E) 2015   GIBNEY, ALEX £19.99
   A look at the life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.
THE TAKE (E) 2005 ARGENTINA LEWIS, AVI  £14.99
    The film follows a group of 30 former employees of a now defunct factory in Argentina. Desperate for employment and frustrated 
by a financial system that has left workplaces across the country worthless and deserted, the workers decide to restart the factory’s machines themselves and run the business as a democratic collective.
UK GOLD (E) 2015     DONNE, MARK   £15.99
   Journalist Mark Donne looks at the  UK's  tax avoidance industry and the role played by the City of London
WAL MART (PG) USA 2 005 GREENWALD, ROBERT     £19.99
     Documentary about this corporate monster.
WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR? (U)  USA PAINE,  CHRIS £15.99
 In the 1990s, following California’s passing of the Zero Emission Vehicle mandate and  American car companies began producing 
electric cars for mainstream consumption The documentary looks at the tangled web of interests behind the electric car’s untimely demise, laying out convincing cases against the auto industry, big oil, corrupt federal and state governments, and consumers themselves.
WINCONSIN RISING (E) 2014    MAYFIELD, SAM   £11.99
   Documentary about protests for worker's rights. In 2011 the largest worker's protests in American history took place after Republican Governor Scott Walker proposed that state employees should lose their collective bargaining rights in the workplace.

EDUCATIONAL DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (E)      £24.99
     A self-teaching tool designed for students and those who speak English as a second language to learn how to read, pronounce and speak with ease and confidence.
EXPERT’S GUIDE: INTERVIEW SKILLS - ESSENTIAL  (E)  £19.99
EXPERT’S GUIDE: INTERVIEW SKILLS - ESSENTIAL  (E)  £19.99

     Headhunters, Managing Directors and recruiters to share their techniques as to what it is that makes the difference at an interview
TEN EASY WAYS TO HELP YOU IMPROVE YOUR MEMORY (E)   £9.99
 This fascinating programme offers helpful techniques and advice on improving your memory.

ART, CULTURE & DESIGN DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


A SPELL TO WARD OFF THE DARKNESS (15) 2013  RUSSELL, B/RIVERS, B    £22.99
    Documentary following an unnamed man through three significant events in his life. The journey begins with the man on a small island in Estonia then follows him as he moves to the Finnish wilderness and then finally on to the scene of a concert in Norway where he is performing as singer and guitarist of a black metal group. Robert A.
A VENUE FOR THE END OF THE WORLD (E) 2016 PROVENZA, PAUL   £12.99
   Featuring interviews with rock stars and comedians the documentary looks at the power of manipulation held by these performers  and the similarities of their stage presence with that of the Nazis rallies.
AI WEIWEI - NEVER SORRY (15) 2012    KLAYMAN, ALISON    £15.99
 
   Feature-length documentary about the life and work of Chinese contemporary artist and political activist Ai Weiwei. The film begins in 2009 as Weiwei starts to lay the groundwork for the art installation that is to become Sunflower Seeds at London's Tate Modern and becomes increasingly involved in a political campaign to challenge the Chinese government over its response to the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.
AKRAM KHAN: HOMELAND - THE MAKING OF DESH (E) 2011        £15.99
   
Documentary following the creative process behind British-Bangladeshi dancer and choreographer Akram Khan's solo dance show, 'Desh'.
ALTMAN (15) 2014  MANN,  RON £17.99
 Film  about American film-maker Robert Altman.
AMERICAN ARTIFACT: THE RISE OF AMERICAN ROCK POSTER ART (E) 2009  BECKER, MERLE £12.99
    Film looks at the rise of American rock poster art from its inception in the 1960s to today.
ARCHITECTURES VOL.1-5 (E)  £89.99
 Series  concentrates on  remarkable structures such as  The Dessau Bauhus, Georges Pompidou Centre, 
Vienna Savings Bank,  Jewish Museum Berlin,  Yoyogi Olympic Gymnasiums.
ARCHITECTURES: 6 (E)  £19.99
    Documentary series which looks at the work of influential architects and their creations. This volume looks at six important 
designs from a variety of time periods. The buildings examined are: ‘The Royal Mosque at Isfahan’, ‘The Pyramid of Pharoah Djoser at Saqqara’, ‘The Philharmonie Luxembourg’, ‘The Menier Chocolate Factory’, ‘The SAS Royal Hotel’ and ‘Saint Pancras Station’.
AROUND CHINA WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (U) 2015   £15.99  
 Taken from a variety amateur and professional footage in the BFI National Archives, the films cover the years 1900-1948.
AROUND THE WORLD WITH ORSON WELLES (E) 1955 £22.99
   Orson Welles writes, directs and presents this British TV series in which he travels around Europe. 
ART OF AMERICA (E) 2011   £19.99
   Art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon presents this three-part BBC series in which he examines the history of art in the USA.
ATARI - GAME OVER (E) 2014   PENN, ZAK £16.99
   In 1983 it was claimed that the Atari game 'E.T. the Extra Terrestrial was crushed and buried in a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico due to bad reviews.  Involving game designer Howard Scott, the film-makers investigate the event that has now become known as a fabled urban legend. 
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: POWER (E)     £16.99
    The programme discusses the art of Cai Guo-Qiang, Laylah Ali, Krzysztof Wodiczko and Ida Applebroog.  
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: HUMOUR (E)     £16.99
    The programme features the work of Raymond Pettibon, Eleanor Antin, Elizabeth Murray and Walton Ford.
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: LOSS AND DESIRE (E)     £16.99
   Film  explores how contemporary artists express emotion in their work. The programme discusses the art of 
Collier Schorr, Gabriel Orozco and Janine Antoni.
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: BALANCE (E) 2013    £17.99
    Award-winning series of 24 programmes in which 100 contemporary artists explain their creative processes, and their 
perceptions of art. This programme explores the art of Sarah Sze, Rackstraw Downes and Robert Mangold.
    Main Language:    English, Italian
    Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: COMPASSION (E) 2014     £17.99
    Documentary about contemporary artists and how empathy features in their work. The programme discusses art by 
Doris Salcedo, Carrie Mae Weems and William Kentridge.
    Main Language:    English, Italian
    Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: CONSUMPTION (E) 2013    £17.99
    Features in the programme include Barbara Kruger, Michael Ray Charles, Matthew Barney, Andrea Zittel and Mel Chin.
    Main Language:    English, Italian
    Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: IDENTITY (E) 2013    £17.99
    The programme features the work of Bill Nauman, Louise Bourgeois, Kerry James Marshall and Maya Lin.
    Main Language:    English, Italian
    Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: PLAY (E) 2013    £17.99
    Explores the art of Oliver Herring, Arturo Herrera, Jessica Stockholder and Ellen Gallagher.
    Main Language:    English, Italian
    Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: PROTEST (E) 2013    £17.99
    Documentary exploring how contemporary artists comment on current affairs through their work. The programme 
takes a look at the art of Jenny Holzer, An-My Lê, Nancy Spero and Alfredo Jaar.   
    Main Language:    English, Italian
    Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: SYSTEMS (E) 2013    £17.99
    The artists featured in the programme include John Baldessari, Julie Mehretu, Kimsooja and Allan McCollum.
    Main Language:    English, Italian
    Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
ART 21 - ART IN THE 21ST CENTURY: TIME (E) 2013    £17.99
    Documentary about contemporary artists and how the concept of time features in their work. The programme 
discusses art by Martin Puryear, Paul Pfeiffer, Vija Celmins and Tim Hawkinson.
    Main Language:    English, Italian
    Subtitles:     German, French, Spanish
BALLET BOYS (12) 2014   NORWAY ELVEBAKK,  KENNETH DVD - £15.99   BLU RAY - £19.99
  Documentary about the highs and lows of the Norwegian Ballet Academy.
BENJAMIN BRITTEN: PEACE AND CONFLICT (E) 2013    BRITTEN, TONY    £12.99
    Using a dramatic narrative to explore the development of Britten's pacifist beliefs during the time he spent at the 
liberally progressive Gresham's School in Norfolk between the years of 1928-1930.
A BIGGER SPLASH (15) 1974    HAZAN, JACK     £19.99
    Director Jack Hazan and writer David Mingay had access to David  Hockney and his circle from 1971 to 1973, 
a critical period for the internationally- acclaimed artist, during which time they crafted this ground-breaking and  enthralling docu-drama, celebrating Hockney’s life, work and milieu
BEING ELMO - A PUPPETEER'S JOURNEY (E) 2011    MARKS, C/SHANE, P   £14.99
    Documentary about the life of Kevin Clash, the man behind the much-loved Sesame Street puppet Elmo. The film traces 
Clash's life from a young boy in Baltimore harbouring the unusual dream of working as a puppeteer, to becoming the voice, heart and soul of Elmo, one of the world's best-known puppet characters.
BEYOND THE BARBED WIRE - AN ARTIST'S VIEW OF THE HOLOCAUST (E) 2013      WEBBER MATTHEW  £15.99
   
Documentary about one man's experience of Nazi concentration camps and how creative endeavours help 
him deal with the evil he has experienced.
BILL CUNNINGHAM NEW YORK (12A)    2010        £14.99

    Profile of New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham.
BREAKING LOS ANGELES (E) 2013   B, JOSEPH/CHIANG, Y    £10.99
  Through interviews with some of the unsigned bands desperate to get a record contract and a number of industry experts, the film-makers tell of the great difficulties acts face when they come up against an industry that demands marketability over individual creativity.
BRITISH GUIDE TO SHOWING OFF (15) 2011 UK BENSTOCK, JES  £15.99
    English artist Andrew Logan is featured in this documentary BLU RAY £19.99
CATHEDRALS OF CULTURE (12A) 2014    £14.99
   The documentary examines six prominent cultural cathedrals - the Berlin Philharmonic, the National Library of Russia, Halden Prison, the Salk Institute, Oslo Opera House and the Centre Pompidou.
CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS (E) 2010    HERZOG, WERNER        £17.99
    3D-filmed documentary about the 30,000-year-old Paleolithic paintings at the Chauvet Pont d’Arc Caves in Southern France.
CINEMA KOMUNISTO (TBA) 2010    TURAJLIC, MILA        £19.99
   
Documentary about the history of Yugoslavian cinema and Marshal Josip Broz Tito's connection to it. A film lover himself, Tito 
supported the industry and filmmakers, enabling soldiers to work as extras and Hollywood stars and directors to use the country for location shoots. However, following Tito's death the industry went into decline with studios and workers going out of business.

The film features interview footage of Tito's personal projectionist Leka Konstantinovic, as well as other movie professionals 
from that prosperous time.
CITY OF GOLD (18) 2015  GABBERT, LAURA £19.99
   A documentary about  Los Angeles renegade foodie and cult icon Jonathan Gold.
CLASSICAL MUSIC AND COLD WAR - MUSICIANS IN THE GDR (E) 2009    ZINTL, THOMAS£19.99
    Documentary exploring what life was like for classical musicians in the GDR after the division of Germany in 1945.
COLOURS OF THE PRISM, THE MECHANICS OF TIME (E) 2011     CAUX,  JACQUELINE    £15.99

    Documentary charting a section of 20th century music including experimental, minimalist, repetitive, postmodern and techno.
DANCER (12) 2017  CANTOR,  STEVEN   £15.99
   The story of Sergei Polunin, who became the youngest ever principal dancer for the British Royal Ballet at the age of 19
DANNY SAYS - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DANNY FIELDS (E) 2017 £12.99
    Film about  Danny Fields, one of the most sought after managers and publicists in the music industry. Credited with discovering bands including The Ramones, The Stooges and MC5.
DAVID BOWIE (PG)   £29.99
 Six documentaries focusing on the career of  David Bowie.  The collection includes: 'Inside Bowie and the Spiders - 1969-1972', 'Inside Bowie and the Spiders - 1972-1974', 'Total Rock Review: Bowie and the Spiders - 1969-1974', 'Music in Review', 'Up Close and Personal' and 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust'.
DAVID BOWIE: INSIDE OUT - A RETROSPECTIVE (E)         £24.99
   
Triple bill of programmes looking at the career of English rock singer-songwriter David Bowie.
DIARY OF A VAMPIRE - THE LEGACY OF BRAM STOKER (E)         £15.99
   
Documentary exploring the world of Bram Stoker and the mystery behind his mythical horror story 'Dracula'.
DESIGN  (E)  £24.99

      Placing the art of design in its sociological and technological context, this collection tells the story of the 20th century.  Objects 
include the DS19, the Bubble Club sofa, the BIC ballpoint pen, the Akari lamp, the Hoover 150 and the iMac.
DESIGN 2 (E)  £24.99
     Objects include the Bookworm bookshelf, Concorde, the Cafetiere coffee maker, the Leica camera, the lounge chair 
and the Vespa scooter.
DESIGN 3 (E)  £24.99
     Objects included in this instalment are: the Pouf Sacco chair, the Algol Television, the Fauteuil Paimio chair, 
the Sony Walkman, the Valentine portable typewriter and the E Type Jaguar.
DANCING DREAMS (E) 2010 GERMANY   HOFFMAN, RAINER/LINSEL, ANNE £17.99
    Documentary that follows the German choreographer Pina Bausch as she stages a ballet using a group of 40 young people.
DANCING FOR MR. B - SIX BALANCHINE BALLERINAS (E) £14.99
    Documentary on the great Russian emigre choreographer, George Balanchine, who revolutionised American ballet in the 20th century
DIOR AND I (12) 2014   TCHENG, FRÉDÉRIC   £15.99
   Film  explores the inner workings of the Dior fashion house founded in 1946 by Christian Dior.
DRIES (E) 2017    HOLZEMER, REINER   £15.99 
  Documentary about the life and career of Belgian fashion designer Dries van Noten. Rarely in the spotlight he has risen to become one of the titans of the fashion world thanks to his championing of cerebral and eccentric styles. 
DRESSED AS A GIRL (18) 2015  ROTHBART,  COLIN   £15.99
   British documentary which follows a group of drag artists. Filmed over five years, the film provides an insight into East London's drag scene by profiling some of its most famous characters .
THE EDGE OF DREAMING (E) 2010        HARDIE, AMY        £12.99
    Documentary by Scottish film maker Amy Hardie who experienced a series of strange, seemingly-prophetic dreams.
EL BULLI - COOKING IN PROGRESS (12A) 2011    WETZEL, GEREON    £15.99
   
Culinary documentary following a year in the life of Ferran Adrià, the renowned chef at the world's most famous restaurant, 
Spain's El Bulli on the Catalan coast.
ELECTRIC BOOGALOO - THE WILD, UNTOLD STORY OF CANNON FILMS (18) 2014   HARTLEY, MARK   £19.99
   Documentary about the history of Cannon Films.
ELIANE RADIGUE: VIRTUOSO LISTENING (E) 2012        £17.99
    Documentary about French electronic music composer Eliane Radigue. Composing the majority of her works on a single 
modular synthesizer, Radigue wrote over twenty pieces between 1967 and 2000, after which she began focusing on acoustic instrumental music. Her work was commended by The Spitalfields Summer Music Festival in June 2011.
EXTREMES (E) 1971     KLINGER,T/LYTTON, M   £10.99
    Documentary about the British counterculture movement in the 1970s. The film-makers travel to London and the Isle of Wight Festival to interview hippies, mods, skinheads, Hell's Angels and drug addicts to find out why so many of them have taken a step back from society and decided to rebel against it.
FRANCESCO’S ITALY - TOP TO TOE (E)  UK  2008  £24.99
     Francesco Da Mosto takes us on a sweeping tour of the  art, history and beauty of Italy.
FRANCESCO’S MEDITERRANEAN VOYAGE (E)  UK  2008  £24.99
     Da Mosto journeys  from Venice to Istanbul, to the cities and islands where western civilisation was born.
FRESH DRESSED (15) 2015 JENKINS,  SACHA £15.99
    The film looks at hip-hop and urban fashion 
FRY’S PLANET WORD (15) 2011            £19.99
    All five episodes from the BBC series in which Stephen Fry explores language.
FUTURE SHOCK! THE STORY OF 2000AD (15) 2014  GOODWIN, PAUL £15.99
    Film about the science-fiction comic '2000AD' which was first published in 1977 and went on to inspire countless films and television shows including 'RoboCop' and 'Alien'.
GOYA: VISIONS OF FLESH AND BLOOD (E) 2016  BICKERSTAFF, DAVID £14.99
   Documentary about Spanish romantic painter Francisco Goya  featuring location footage and explores the artist's best work as well as some of his revealing letters.
GRAZING THE SKY (E) 2013 ALCALA, HORACIO £15.99
 The film follows the lives of circus artists from around the world and  documents their acrobatic rehearsals and performances.
GEORGE MARTIN: PRODUCED BY GEORGE MARTIN (E) 2012        £13.99
  
  An in-depth profile of the life and work of the Beatles' legendary record producer.
GERHARD RICHTER - PAINTING (E) 2011  BELZ, CORINNA £19.99

     Shot over the course of three years, film charts the creative process of the renowned artist in his studio as he works 
on a series of large abstract canvasses.
GRAYSON PERRY: ALL IN THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE (E) 2012    £14.99
    Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry as he sets out to explore the links between fashion tastes and social class.
GRAYSON PERRY: WHY MEN WEAR FROCKS/SPARE TIME (E) 2014    £13.99
    Double bill of documentaries in which Perry investigates transvestitism,  In 'Spare Time' the artist looks at the ways we 
spend our leisure time, contrasting modern pursuits with those from a pre-World War II film called 'Spare Time'.
THE GREAT MUSEUM (PG)  2014 GERMANY JOHANNES HOLZHAUSEN  £15.99
    Behind the scenes look at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
HARRY BENSON - SHOOT FIRST (E) 2017  £12.99
  Documentary about the Scottish photographer who made a name for himself after he accompanied The Beatles on their tour of America in 1964.
HEART OF A DOG (PG) 2015 ANDERSON, LAURIE   £15.99
 Unconventional and philosophical documentary about Laurie Anderson’s  relationship with her late dog, with musings on  topics including Buddhism, surveillance and the limitations of language and verbal expression.
HECKLER (18)  £12.99
 How do stand-up comedians deal with hecklers? That’s the question posed by popular actor/comedian Jamie Kennedy 
in this documentary, which offers a close-up view of the relationship between fan and performer.
HENRI TOULOUSE-LAUTREC (E) 2009  £18.49
     Profile of the life and work of the great French Post-Impressionist painter.
HOCKNEY (15) 2014 WRIGHT,  RANDALL £19.99
    With unprecedented access to his private archive of photographs and film the film sets about creating a homage to the artist, his life and his work.
I AM (E) 2010        £12.99
    Hollywood director Tom Shadyac asks some of the world's greatest thinkers 'What's wrong with our world, and what can we do about it?'. Contributors including Desmond Tutu, Noam Chomsky and Lynne McTaggart share their own personal views about how to move forward.
I'M NO DUMMY (E) 2016    SIMON, BRYAN W. £12.99
   Documentary about the modern revival of comedy ventriloquism. Contributing performers include Jeff Dunham, Jay Johnson and Lynn Trefzger.
IN SEARCH OF ROBERT BURNS (E) 2013        £12.99
   
David Hayman presents this documentary about Scottish poet Robert Burns.
IRIS (U) 2014  MAYSLES, ALBERT   £15.99
   A profile the New York fashion icon Iris Apfel.
THE JAZZ BARONESS (E)  2009   ROTHSCHILD, HANNAH  £14.99
    Documentary that attempts to shed new light on the life of Baroness Pannonica de Koenigswarter, a well known lover and
 patron of jazz music. The documentary is narrated by Helen Mirren.
JERRY GARCIA AND THE U.S. COUNTERCULTURE (E) 2017   £15.99
  Documentary focusing on the American counterculture movement of the 1960s. 
JIG (PG) 2010    BOURNE SUE        £15.99
    Feature-length documentary telling the story of the 40th Irish Dancing World Championships, which were held in Glasgow 
in 2010. The film follows the personal stories of contestants from around the world as they painstakingly prepare to participate in this most cutthroat of professional dance competitions.
JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI (U)   2011   JAPAN        GELB, DAVID    £17.99
    Japanese documentary about Michelin three-star sushi restaurant Sukiyabashi Jiro, located in Chuo-ku, Tokyo, and its 
85-year-old owner Jiro Ono. While Jiro works endlessly, committed to producing the perfect sushi, his son Yoshikazu prepares to take over his father's small but world famous restaurant.
JOHN BALDESSARI (E)   2009 £18.49
     Documentary about John Baldessari who revolutionised contemporary art in the 1960s.
KAMPAI!: FOR THE SAKE OF LOVE (PG) 2015   KONISH,I MIRAI   £19.99
 A look at the traditional and secretive world of the Japanese alcoholic drink sake.
KARAJAN: THE SECOND LIFE (E)         £19.99
    Explores the musical vision of the legendary conductor Herbert Von Karajan.
 
KEN RUSSELL: THE GREAT COMPOSERS (PG) 1968   £29.99
   This collection brings together three career-defining works by Ken Russell showing him to be an inventive and ground-breaking pioneer. 'Elgar' (1962) dramatises the life of English composer Sir Edward Elgar, 'The Debussy Film' (1965), co-written by Melvyn Bragg, tells the story of a film crew making a film about the life and work of Claude Debussy (Oliver Reed). And  'Song of Summer' (1968) depicts the last five years of Frederick Delius (Max Adrian)'s life as the young composer Eric Fenby (Christopher Gable) aids him in completing his final, unfinished scores.  Dual format dvd and Blu Ray edition.
KEN RUSSELL: THE GREAT PASSIONS (12)   £29.99
   Triple bill of BBC dramas from film-maker Ken Russell. ‘'Always On Sunday' (1965) charts the life of French post-impressionist painter Henri Rousseau (James Lloyd) while 'Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World' (1966) depicts the life of acclaimed American dancer Isadora Duncan (Vivian Pickles). 'Dante's Inferno' (1967) chronicles the complex relationship between the English poet and painter Dante Gabriel Rossetti (Oliver Reed) and his wife Elizabeth Siddal (Judith Paris). Dual format dvd and Blu Ray edition.
KORDAVISION (PG)  £15.99
     Documentary of photographer Alberto Diaz ‘Korda’, who took the  iconic photograph of Che Guevara.
THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS (PG) 2013 JAPAN £19.99
     Documentary about Japanese film company Studio Ghibli and three of the men behind its success - directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata and producer Toshio Suzuki.
THE KINGDOM OF ZYDECO (E) 2014 MUGGE, ROBERT    £14.99
    Documentary about the black Creole music scene of Southwest Louisiana which underwent a controversial overhaul after the death of founding father and self-proclaimed King of Zydeco Clifton Chenier.
LEONARD COHEN: BIRD ON A WIRE (E) 1972     PALMER, TONY     £8.99   
    Film documenting Leonard Cohen's 1972 'Bird On a Wire' tour. The 20-city European tour, which began in Dublin on 
18 March 1972 and ended on 21 April in Jerusalem, caught Cohen at the pinnacle of his career
LIBERTY OF LONDON: SERIES 1 & 2 (E) 2014    £13.99
    All the episodes from the Channel 4 series that looks behind-the-scenes of the famous London department store Liberty.
LIFE ITSELF (15) 2014 JAMES, STEVE    £15.99
    Film-maker Steve James speaks to Pulitzer Prize-winning American film critic, author and screenwriter Roger Ebert about various milestones of his career.
LONDON IN THE RAW (15) 1964 COHEN,N./ MILLER,A.L. £17.99
 Cult documentary exploring 1960s London nightlife.
PRIMITIVE LONDON (15) 1964 COHEN,N./ MILLER,A.L. £17.99
   Sequel to 'London in the Raw'  exploring the more explicit side of London life after dark, this time the film centres around events at the Ace Cafe and features interviews with mods, rockers, strippers and beatniks.
THE LOOK (15) 2011  MACCDARONE. ANGELINA  £15.99
    Film exploring the many faces of actress Charlotte Rampling. The film, divided into nine chapters, including 'Exposure', 
'Age', 'Beauty and 'Demons', is based around clips from Rampling's films, still photographs and filmed interactions with friends, including novelist Paul Auster and photographer Juergen Teller.
LA MAISON DE LA RADIO (PG) 2013 FRANCE PHILIBERT, NICOLAS   £15.99
   Documentary which goes behind the scenes of the French public radio broadcaster 'Radio France'. 
MAKING WAR HORSE (E) 2009   PHIL GRABSKY, P./BICKERSTAFF, D.      £10.99
   
Channel 4 documentary following the staging by the National Theatre of the celebrated children's novel 'War Horse' 
by Michael Morpurgo.
THE MAN BEHIND THE POSTER (TBA)  2013  SHARKEY, ERIK  £19.99
    Documentary about the legendary movie poster artist Drew Struzan.
MAGICIAN - THE ASTONISHING LIFE AND WORK OF ORSON WELLES (12A) 2014   WORKMAN, CHUCK   £19.99
   Documentary exploring the life and work of acclaimed film-maker Orson Welles. 
MANET - PORTRAYING LIFE (E)     GRABSKY, PHIL/HARDING, BEN
    
The film is centred around an exhibition of the painter's work held at the Royal Academy in London called 'Manet - Portraying Life'.
MAPPLETHORPE - LOOK AT THE PICTURES   BARBATO,R/BAILE, F    £15.99
   A look at the life of controversial artist Robert Mapplethorpe .
MARGOT (E)   PALMER, TONY  £12.99
 Fonteyn is widely considered to be the nation’s greatest ever dancer, yet her life story is as tragic as it is inspiring. Tony Palmer’s 
film uses archive performance footage and fascinating interviews to explore the myths and truths of her legacy.
MARINA ABRAMOVIC - THE ARTIST IS PRESENT (15) 2012        £14.99
  
  Feature-length documentary about Yugoslavian-born performance artist Marina Abramovic. The film follows Abramovic as 
she prepares for a retrospective of her work at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. The centrepiece of the show is the presence of Abramovic herself, who sits at a table in the museum's atrium.
MARLENE DIETRICH - THE TWILIGHT OF AN ANGEL (E) 2012  LEEB, DOMINIQUE          £12.99
    Documentary about the legendary movie star and singer, Marlene Dietrich
MARLEY (15) 2012        MACDONALD, KEVIN        £19.99
   
Feature documentary chronicling the life and music of reggae star Bob Marley.
MARWENCOL (E) 2010   MALMBERG, JEFF    £15.99
    Artist Mark Hogancamp having lost the ability to write and draw in an attack builds a full 1/6th scale version of a World War II-era Belgian town named Marwencol in his back garden, complete with characters and storylines reflecting those around him.
MASTERPIECES - THE ARCH OF ENLIGHTENMENT (E)             £14.99
    Documentary following the reconstruction of South Korea’s Gyeongbokgung Palace, which was first built in the lates 1300s.
MATHEW BARNEY (E) USA 2006   CHERNICK, ALISON   £19.99
     This documentary follows artist Matthew Barney.
MATISSE-PICASSO (E) FRANCE 2002   £12.99
 This documentary studies the similarities in the work between Matisse and Picasso and the impact of their work on 
their bond of friendship.
MAVIS!(E) 2015   EDWARDS, JESSICA £15.99
  Documentary about singer, actress and civil rights activist Mavis Staples and her family band The Staple Singers.
METRO-LAND (E) 1973 UK BETJEMAN, JOHN £24.99
Poet John Betjeman presents this classic 1970s television documentary, a colourful and eccentric eulogy to the people and places served by London Underground's  Metropolitan Line.
MILIUS (15) 2013    JOEY FIGUEROA, J/KNUTSON, Z    £19.99
    Profile of screenwriter and director, John Milius.

MINERS’ HYMNS (U) 2010 UK     MORRISON, BILL     £15.99
    Filmmaker Bill Morrison and composer Jóhann Jóhannsson collaborate on this documentary about the history of coal 
mining in North East England. Using archive and brand new footage, the film explores the heritage of the industry and takes a look at the people who lived and worked in mining communities.
MINUTE BODIES (U) 2016   STAPLES, S/REEVE, D   DUAL FORMAT DVD-BLU RAY £19.99
 The film is a tribute to the astonishing work and achievements of naturalist, inventor and pioneering filmmaker F Percy Smith. Smith worked in the early years of the 20th century, developing various cinematographic and micro-photographic techniques to capture nature’s secrets in action.
LES MISÉRABLES - FROM BOOK TO STAGE AND SCREEN (E) 2012    £12.99
  
 
 Documentary about Victor Hugo's classic nineteenth-century story and its subsequent adaptations to stage and screen
MOLLY DINEEN COLLECTION: VOL. 3 (12) 2007        £19.99
   
This third collection of British filmmaker Molly Dineen's works features three made-for-TV documentaries. Filmed shortly 
after she left girl group the Spice Girls, 'Geri' (1999) follows the career of Geri Halliwell, containing interviews with the singer and behind-the-scenes footage. 'The Lord's Tale' (2002) explores the effect of the change in Britain's political system that no longer allowed for Lords in the House of Commons to inherit their position, resulting in 700 losing their titles. 'The Lie of the Land' (2007) investigates the agricultural issues faced by farmers and other country dwellers due tochanges being made in government legislation.
MORDANT MUSIC: MISINFORMATION (18) 1986        £14.99
    Electronic artist Mordant Music provides a new soundtrack for this collection of public information films. Among the 
documentary shorts, which come from the Central Office of Information archives, are 'Illusions', 'AIDS - Iceberg' and 'Sea in Their Blood'.
NARCO CULTURA (E) 2013   MEXICO     SCHWARZ, SHAUL    £15.99
  Documentary about the Mexican drug war in Ciudad Juárez and how those involved are portrayed in popular culture, including within the rising subgenre of narcocorrido music.
NASTY TERRIBLE T-KID 170: JULIUS CAVERO (E) 2016  STARR, C/NILES, B £12.99
   In-depth look at  the American graffiti artist known as Terrible T-KID 170, who began painting subway trains in the 1970s and soon gained a reputation amongst his peers.
NOTEBOOKS ON CITIES AND CLOTHES (U) 1994        WENDERS, WIM    £12.99
    Wim Wenders directs this exploration of authorship in the post industrial age by following the work and life of 
Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto.
ON YER BIKE - A HISTORY OF CYCLING ON FILM (E) 1983    £22.99
   History of cycling on British film. Featuring archive footage from short films, animations, advertisements, newsreelitems and public information broadcasts, the programme follows the history of cycling on film in Britain between 1899 and 1983.
PAPERBACK DREAMS (E) 2008        BECKSTEAD, ALEX        £15.99   
   
Documentary about the struggle of independent bookstores in the changing economy. With the growth of chain 
stores and online retailers, Andy Ross of Cody's Books and Clark Kepler of Kepler's books have seen their businesses suffer. The film explores how these stores have managed to survive despite the tough challenges and examines their importance within the local community.
THE PUNK SYNDROME (15) 2012    £15.99
   
Film follows Finnish punk rock band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät as they begin to gain popularity. The film captures the group, which 
comprises four mentally disabled members as they work in the recording studio and go on tour. 
OVER YOUR CITIES GRASS WILL GROW (U) 2010    FIENNES, SOPHIE    £15.99
    Sophie Fiennes directs this documentary examining the creative processes of German industrial artist Anselm Kiefer.
RENOIR: REVERED AND REVILED (E) 2016 GRABSKY, PHIL   £14.99
  The film explores Renoir's later work, created after he developed a new style of painting which was a source of inspiration for painters such as Picasso and Matisse.
ROTHKO’S ROOMS (E) 2000   £14.99
    Award-winning television documentary chronicling the life and work of the Latvian-born, American painter Mark Rothko.
SALT OF THE EARTH (12) 2014  WENDERS, WIM IN ENGLISH  DVD - £15.99 BLU RAY - £19.99   
Powerful homage to the Brazilian photographer Sebastiaõ Salgado, whose black-and-white photographs have documented scenes of great suffering as well as great beauty around the world.
SHAKESPEARE AND THE SPANISH CONNECTION (E) 2011   £24.99
    Documentary examining the relation of traditional Spanish theatre to the work of William Shakespeare. It is widely 
known that Shakespeare adapted his plays from a variety of sources and cultures. The Theatre Department of the University of California sets out to trace the influence of traditional Spanish theatre on Shakespeare's plays.
THE SHARD: THE TALLEST TOWER (E) 2013    £14.99
    Film looks at the construction of London's tallest building, the Shard.
THE SHEIK (15) 2014     HECHT, IGAL   £17.99
   Film about Iranian professional wrestler Khosrow Vaziri. The films follows  Khosrow from his upbringing in Iran  to his success in the World Wrestling Federation.
SIMON SCHAMA'S THE FACE OF BRITAIN (E) 2015 £19.99
 The nation through its portraits. 
SPIRA MIRABILIS (E)     CAILLAT, G/JUBAN, P M      £29.99
    A documentary portrait of the young collective of classical musicians known as 'Spira Mirabilis', who study, 
practise and perform concerts without the involvement of a conductor. 
STATION TO STATION (12A) 2015   AITKEN, DOUG   £15.99
 Set on a cross-country train travelling 4000 miles from New York to San Francisco over 24 days,, this  documentary follows a group of artists, musicians and dancers who join the journey at various points to take part in a series of one minute artistic performances.
TONY ROBINSON'S COAST TO COAST: SERIES 1 (E) 2017 £19.99
 Historical documentary series in which presenter Tony Robinson journeys from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay in North Yorkshire, taking Wainwright's 'A Coast to Coast Walk' as his guide.
THE TYPEWRITER IN THE 21ST CENTURY (E) 2013 LOCKETT, CHRISTOPHER    £23.99
    Documentary about the typewriter and its importance in the 21st century.
UN TANGO MÁS/OUR LAST TANGO (15) 2015 ARGENTINA     KRAL,  GERMAN   £15.99
   German Kral’s documentary  tells the story of legendary tango dancers María Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes. The couple met as teenagers and went on to dance the tango together for almost 50 years. 
VERMEER AND MUSIC - THE ART OF LOVE AND LEISURE (E) 2013    £17.99
    Tim Marlow presents this biographical documentary about the life and work of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer.

VIDEO DICTIONARY OF CLASSICAL BALLET (E) £29.99
    Comprehensive visual reference guide to the movements of ballet, including over 800 variations in Rusian, French 
and Cecchetti styles. Includes sections on Positions and Directions, Barre, Linking Steps, Centre Practice, Pirouettes, Adage, Allegro, Batterie, Pointe and Musical Enchainements.
LA VILLE LOUVRE (PG) 1990 FRANCE    PHILIBERT, NICOLAS        £15.99
    Behind the scenes documentary of the world’s Louvre in Paris.
WAGNER'S DREAM (E) 2010         FROEMKE, SUSAN        £14.99
   
The film follows the turbulent five-year journey taken by Lepage and the New York Metropolitan Opera as they set 
about trying to realise Wagner's dream of a perfect Ring.
WATCHMAKER'S APPRENTICE (E) 2015     ARMSTRONG, DAVID £17.99  
  Documentary about renowned watchmakers Dr. George Daniels and Roger Smith. The story tells of Dr. George Daniels' journey from Dickensian poverty to becoming one of the finest watchmakers of his time. His fame led young watchmaker Roger Smith to seek him out, hoping to learn the craft under the guidance of Daniels.
WELCOME TO MACINTOSH (E) 2008    BACA,R/RIZZO, J    £15.99
  
  Documentary tracing the history of Apple computers and the influence its products have had on the modern world.

SPORTS DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


THE ARMSTRONG LIE (15) 2013 GIBNEY, ALEX DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £24.99
Explores the controversial career of American cyclist Lance Armstrong.
BARCA DREAMS (E) 2014  LLOMPART, JORDI  £17.99
 The film charts the rise of the Catalan club FC Barcelona from being  founded in 1899 by Joan Gamper to its  current position as a global club.
BECOMING ZLATAN (12) 2015   GERTTEN,F/GERTTEN, M £19.99
  Biographical documentary about Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
BOBBY (PG) 2016  SCALPELLO, RON £19.99
   Film about England's world cup-winning captain Bobby Moore, which marks the 50th anniversary of the national team's triumph and charts the highs and lows of Moore's career both on and off the pitch.
THE CRASH REEL (12A) 2013      WALKER, LUCY      £19.99
   
Documentary about snowboarder Kevin Pearce and his fight back from a career-threatening injury.
FACING ALI (15) 2009   MCCORMACK, PETE    £17.99
   Tribute to boxer Muhammad Ali, based around interviews with his former rivals.
FIRE FROM OLYMPIA (E) 2004        MILES, CHRISTOPHER            £9.99
    Historical documentary that explores the origins of the modern Olympic Games.
THE FOUNDERS (E) 2016  FISK,C/SCHRADER,C   £17.99
  Documentary on the emergence of the Ladies Professional Golf Association in the 1940s in the face of strong discrimination and sexism.
FREE TO RUN (PG) 2016    MORATH, PIER    £19.99
 Look at the rise in popularity of the sport of running from an elitist male dominated activity  to becoming one of the most popular and accessible activities in the world of sport today.
GINGA - THE SOUL OF BRAZILIAN FOOTBALL (E)         £12.99
    Documentary about Brazilian football. Following seven young players, the film examines that special quality known as 'Ginga' 
that Brazilians develop as a result of the passionate culture they grow up in; an attribute which ultimately gives footballers the edge over those from other nations.
GREATEST MOMENTS OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES: COLLECTION (E) 3 DVDS    £19.99
    A collection of documentaries that explore the history and spirit of the Olympic Games. 'The Olympic Spirit' traces the history 
of the Olympic Games from their origin in Ancient Greece to their revival in 1896, under the stewardship of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, and subsequent growth. 'Greatest Moments of the Olympics' and 'Golden Moments of the Olympics' are comprised of a series of two-minute vignettes that set out to capture the spirit of the Olympic Games.
GUNNIN' FOR THAT #1 SPOT (12) 2008    YAUCH, ADAM    £15.99
    Basketball documentary directed by Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, following eight top young players as they compete in the first ever 
'Elite 24' tournament at Rucker Park in New York's Harlem district and then go on to become millionaires and sports personalities.
LAUDA: THE UNTOLD STORY (PG) 2014  SCHALLE, H. M. £15.99
 Film of  three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda. 
THE OLYMPIC SPIRIT (E)         £12.99
    Documentary that looks back at the origins and history of the Olympic Games. The Olympics originated in Ancient Greece and 
saw athletes from the various Greek city states compete for victory. The games were revived in 1896, under the stewardship of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, and have gone from strength to strength since.
OUT OF NOTHING (15) 2013   DEROSA, CHAD   £19.99
   Documentary following the journey of four men as they attempt to break motorcycle land speed racing world records.
PALIO (12A) 2015 ITALY  SPENDER, COSIMA £15.99
   Documentary about the Palio, a traditional medieval horse race, which is held in the city of Siena in Italy twice a year.
PERSONAL BEST (12A) 2012 UK        BLAIR, SAM        £15.99
    Film follows four young athletes, James Ellington, Richard Alleyne, Jeanette Kwakye and Omardo Anson, for a period 
of four years as they attempt to make it to the 2012 London Olympics.
SALUTE (PG) 2008    NORMAN. MATT        £19.99
 
   Matt Norman, nephew of Olympic silver medallist Peter Norman, directs this documentary about an iconic moment in the civil 
rights movement that took place at the 1968 Olympic games. 
THE SEARCH FOR FREEDOM (E) 2015   LONG, JON £19.99
 Documentary about extreme sports and the people who practise them.
THE SHEIK (15) 2014 HECHT, IGAL £17.99 Film about Iranian professional wrestler Khosrow Vaziri. The films follows Khosrow from his upbringing in Iran  to his success in the World Wrestling Federation.
SPEED SISTERS (PG) 2015 FARES, AMBER ARABIC £15.99 Documentary about the first all-female Arab racing team the Speed Sisters, who compete against one other and have to region's politics and military as they travel from race to race and try to use their collective passion for racing to become role models for other young Middle Eastern women.
STORY OF THE OLYMPICS (E)     4 DVDS      £24.99
    A collection of documentaries that explore the history and spirit of the Olympic Games. 'The Olympic Spirit' traces the history 
of the Olympic Games from their origin in Ancient Greece to their revival in 1896, under the stewardship of Baron Pierre de Coubertin, and subsequent growth. 'Olympic Sports' takes an in-depth look at the history and evolution of individual Olympic sports including sprinting, middle distance running, swimming, diving and cycling and includes interviews with current Olympic champions Pieter Van Den Hoogenband and Michael Phelps.
TOUR DE FRANCE: 2012 - BRADLEY WIGGINS & THE BRITISH INVASION (E) 2012    £23.99
   
Highlights of the 2012 Tour de France, won by Bradley Wiggins.
TOWN OF RUNNERS (E) 2012        ROTHWELL, JERRY    £14.99

    Documentary telling the story of two young girls from a small town in rural Ethiopia as they attempt to run their way into a 
different life. Narrated by their friend Biruk, the film follows their highs and lows over three years as they try to become professional athletes. By depicting their struggle, the film gives an insight into the ambitions of young Ethiopians and the delicate balance they tread between tradition and the modern world.
WILLIAMS (15) 2017   MATTHEWS, MORGAN   £15.99
  Documentary focusing on the Williams Formula One team and its founder Sir Frank Williams.
WIMBLEDON: 2013 - MEN'S FINAL - MURRAY VS DJOKOVIC (E)     £19.99
    Coverage of the 2013 Wimbledon Men's Singles Final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic.

FILM AND MEDIA DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


50 YEARS OF THE BBC (15) UK 2004        £9.99 
     Documentary of 50 years of BBC news.

A FLICKERING TRUTH (12A) 2015 AFGHANISTAN BRETTKELLY, PIETRA £19.99
  This Dari-language documentary  follows a group of Afghan film enthusiasts as they attempt to recover over 8000 hours of film footage which had been concealed during Taliban rule.
A GOOD DAY TO DIE (E) 2016   £13.99
 Film about  British war photographer Jason P. Howe, from  capturing images of the Colombian conflict between FARC guerrilla fighters as well as photographing  front line British troops in Lebanon, Iraq and Afghanistan, before he was banned from the front line by the British Ministry of Defence.
A MOVIE LOVER’S GUIDE TO FILM LANGUAGE  (E)   £19.99      
    General introduction to film language and five “lessons” covering: LIGHTING, CAMERA, MISE EN SCENE, SOUND and EDITING.
ACQUA E ZUCCHERO: CARLO DI PALMA, I COLORI DELLA VITA/WATER AND SUGAR - CARLO DI PALMA, THE COLOURS OF LIFE (EX)  2016  ITALY  KAMKARI ,  FARIBORZ  15.99  
 Documentary focusing on the career of Italian cinematographer Carlo Di Palma. The son of a film camera operator and a flower seller on the Spanish Steps, Di Palma developed an interest in films at an early age and, despite his poor background, went on to work with influential directors including Michelangelo Antonioni, Woody Allen and Vittorio De Sica. 
ALISTAIR COOKE'S AMERICA (E)  £49.99
     First transmitted in 1972, 'Alistair Cooke's America' is a series of thirteen films documenting his personal views of  
the history of the USA from the early settlers, to the present day.
ANIMAL HOUSE OF BLUES (E) 2014    RICHARDSON,J/LEAKE,M £12.99
   Documentary about the 1978 college comedy 'Animal House'. Focusing on the contributions of American author and countercultural figure Ken Kesey and blues and soul singer-songwriter Curtis Salgado.
ANSEL ADAMS (E)    2002    BURNS, RIC        £12.99
   
Look at the life and work of award-winning American photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams. Best known for his 
black-and-white photographs of the American West, Adams' work has become widely recognised and admired by many as being visionary in technique and contributing towards a better understanding of the environment and man's place within it.
ALTMAN (15) 2014  MANN,  RON £17.99
 Film  about American film-maker Robert Altman.
AROUND CHINA WITH A MOVIE CAMERA (U) 2015   £15.99  
 Taken from a variety amateur and professional footage in the BFI National Archives, the films cover the years 1900-1948.
AROUND THE WORLD WITH ORSON WELLES (E) 1955 £22.99
   Orson Welles writes, directs and presents this British TV series in which he travels around Europe. 
BACK IN TIME (E) 2015  ARON, JASON £15.99
  Documentary about the cultural impact of the 'Back to the Future' film series. 
BEFORE THE NICKELODEON: THE EARLY CINEMA OF EDWIN S PORTER (E) USA 1982  MUSSER, CHARLES             £19.99
      Documentary about the early cinema pioneer:  Edwin S Porter.
BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD (15) 2013   KUHNS, ROB  DVD - £15.99   BLU RAY - £19.99
Documentary about George A. Romero the seminal 1968 zombie film 'Night of the Living Dead'.
CAMERAPERSON (15) 2016  JOHNSON, KIRSTEN   £15.99
   Kirsten Johnson directs this reflective documentary which showcases her career in film-making and cinematography. She has made films as diverse as 
examination of Jacques Derrida's philosophy, Osama bin Laden driver,  Edward Snowden's revelations, post-war Bosnia Herzegovina, abortion laws in the United States and hospitals in Nigeria. 
CINÉMA VERITÉ-DEFINING THE MOMENT(E) CANADA WINTONICK, P.    £15.99
 Comprehensive history of the documentary.
CONTROL ROOM (12) 2003   NOUJAIM, JEHANE  £19.99
     Film about Al-Jazeera, the first commercial non-state-owned Arab satellite channel. Demonstrating how radically different 
versions of “the truth” of the Gulf War conflict have been told to viewers the world over, this extraordinary film raises difficult and disturbing questions about the function of propaganda in Western society.
CREATURE DESIGNERS - THE FRANKENSTEIN COMPLEX (12) 2015   PENSO, G/PONCET, A £15.99    
  Documentary about the processes involved in bringing creatures to the big screen, with interviews with film-makers and the designers behind the monsters.
DAVID LYNCH - THE ART LIFE (15) NGUYEN, JON    £18.99
 Film exploring the life and career of renowned film-maker and screenwriter David Lynch.
DEREK (18) UK 2008  ISAAC, JULIAN £19.99
 Narrated and written by Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton, Derek combines rare archival footage and interviews 
to create a deeply personal portrait of the film maker Derek Jarman.
EASY RIDERS, RAGING BULL (15)  USA  2003   £5.99
     Documentary about the new breed of actors and directors from the late 60’sand early 70’s. Adapted from Peter Biskind’s book which
 traced the highs and lows, the scandals and celebrations, the tragedies and triumphs that shaped this period in cinema history.
ELECTRIC BOOGALOO - THE WILD, UNTOLD STORY OF CANNON FILMS (18) 2014   HARTLEY, MARK   £19.99
   Documentary about the history of Cannon Films.
THE ELSTREE STORY (12) 1952        £9.99
    Actor Richard Todd presents this documentary on the iconic Elstree Studios, where many classic English films were made between 1927 and the programme's recording in the 1950s.
ELSTREE 1976 2015  SPIRA, JON £15.99
 Film  which tells the stories of some of the actors and extras who held minor roles in the acclaimed sci-fi film 'Star Wars Episode IV - A New Hope' (1977).
EUROCRIME! THE ITALIAN COP AND GANGSTER FILMS THAT RULED THE '70S (18) 2012  MALLOY, MIKE £12.99
 Documentary exploring the violent Italian crime films of the 1970s. Actors from the films talk about the  infamous productions including the problems they faced due to rushed shooting schedules, dangerous stunts and brutal action sequences. They also share their view of the violence prevalent in Italian society during the decade which the genre of films sought to represent.
EXOTIC EUROPE, JOURNEYS INTO EARLY CINEMA (E)         £25.00
    A selection of 15 restored documentary films from 1905-1926.
FILM/NOTFILM (PG) 2015   LIPMAN, ROSS DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY/DVD £23.99
 Experimental documentary about the silent short 'Film' (1965), written by Samuel Beckett. The feature chronicles the making of Beckett's only movie which left its star Buster Keaton confused and its writer deriding it as a failure.
FILMED IN SUPERMARIONATION (PG) 2014    LA RIVIÈRE, STEPHEN      £14.99
  Documentary about the puppet and animation techniques devised and utilised by husband and wife production duo Gerry and Sylvia Anderson.
FINDING VIVIAN MAIER (12) 2013   SISKEL,C/MALOOF , J   DVD - £17.99 BLU RAY - £21.99
   Critically acclaimed documentary about a mysterious nanny who spent all her spare time taking photographs.  Decades after her death over 100,000 of her photographs were discovered in storage lockers and she is now being acclaimed as one of the  20th century’s greatest photographers.
FUTURE SHOCK! THE STORY OF 2000AD (15) 2014  GOODWIN, PAUL £15.99
    Film about the science-fiction comic '2000AD' which was first published 
in 1977 and went on to inspire countless films and television shows including 'RoboCop' and 'Alien'.
HARRY BENSON - SHOOT FIRST (E) 2017  £12.99
  Documentary about the Scottish photographer who made a name for himself after he accompanied The Beatles on their tour of America in 1964.
HEARTS OF DARKNESS (15) 1991 USA    FAX BAHR, F/HICKENLOOPER G. £15.99
    Documentary film about the making of ‘Apocalypse Now’ in February 1976.
HELVETICA  (E) USA 2006     HUSTWIT, GARY   £17.99
     Documentary celebrating 50 years of Helvetica, the film provides an invaluable insight for those interested in 
typography, graphic design, and global visual culture.
HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT (12A) 2015     JONES, KENT   £15.99
 Film-makers including Wes Anderson, David Fincher, Martin Scorsese and Richard Linklater come together to discuss the influence of Truffaut's book on modern cinema.
THE HOLLYWOOD BANKER (TBA) 2014  AFMAN, ROZEMYN £15.99
   Look at financier Frans Afman, who created a new financing system that revolutionised Hollywood film-making. Together they were responsible for financing 'Platoon' (1986), 'Terminator' (1984) and 'Superman' (1978).
INGRID BERGMAN IN HER OWN WORDS (15) 2015  BJÖRKMAN, STIG £19.99 
  Behind-the-scenes look at her life and career of Ingrid Bergman using home movies, personal letters and diary entries.
INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO BOX SET (E)  £19.99
     Featuring several acting legends : - Robert De Niro and Al Pacino and Russell Crowe.
JOHN PILGER: BREAKING THE MIRROR (E) 1997    MUNRO, DAVID    £9.99
     Film documenting the downfall of the British media following The Sun's move to Wapping in 1986.
THE KID STAYS IN THE PICTURE (15) 2002     £14.99
    Candid and colourful documentary about the life and times of legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans. 
THE KINGDOM OF DREAMS AND MADNESS (PG) 2013 JAPAN £19.99
     Documentary about Japanese film company Studio Ghibli and three of the men behind its success - directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata and producer Toshio Suzuki.
THE LAST IMPRESARIO (E) 2013 OTTO,GRACIE     £15.99
   Documentary about the life of film and theatre producer Michael White.
LISTEN TO ME MARLON (15) 2015  RILEY, STEVAN   £19.99
 Documentary film about the life and career of American actor, director and activist Marlon Brando. 
LOOKING FOR LIGHT - JANE BOWN (E) 2014   DODD, L/WHYTE, M   £17.99
Documentary about British photographer Jane Bown. Bown began working as a photojournalist for The Observer newspaper in 1949 and has since taken portraits of countless well-known subjects.
LOST  CINEMATOGRAPHY TEAM WITH CD ROM GUIDE  F1194DVD (E)  £24.99
     Featuring the Directors of Photography and their entire team as they shoot the primetime ABC series ‘Lost’ on the 
beaches and the jungles of Hawaii.   Special Features   Bonus material and a CD-ROM guide for students.
LOST WORLD OF FRIESE-GREEN  (E) UK  1924-26   £19.99
     Footage of  early colour film of life in the UK in the 1920s.
LOST WORLD OF TIBET (E) UK     CRUICKSHANK, DAN   £19.99
      Early colour footage from the 1930s, 40s and 50s.
LOVE IS ALL (U) 2014   LONGINOTTO, KIM   £19.99
    Using archive footage from the British Film Institute to document how the theme of love has been displayed throughout the ever-changing twentieth century as it witnessed the break-out of war and the birth of youth culture.
THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT (15) 2016  ADAM,R/CANNAN, R £17.99
  In 1978 two of the biggest stars in South Korean cinema, Shin and Choi,  were abducted by North Korean agents.  This documentary looks at how  this abduction was part of Kim Jong-il's plan to revolutionise the North Korean film industry. While in North Korea, Shin and Choi  were befriended by Kim and provided with all the resources needed to make a number of new movies.
LUCK, TRUST AND KETCHUP (15) 1993  KAPLAN, MIKE £15.99
 Documentary about the making of Robert Altman’s film ‘Short Cuts’, based on stories by Raymond Carver. 
Includes appearances by the entire 22-member cast.
MAGICIAN - THE ASTONISHING LIFE AND WORK OF ORSON WELLES (12A) 2014   WORKMAN, CHUCK   £19.99
   Documentary exploring the life and work of acclaimed film-maker Orson Welles. 
LA MAISON DE LA RADIO (PG) 2013 FRANCE PHILIBERT, NICOLAS   £15.99
   Documentary which goes behind the scenes of the French public radio broadcaster 'Radio France'. 
MARLENE DIETRICH - THE TWILIGHT OF AN ANGEL (E) 2012  LEEB, DOMINIQUE IN FRENCH         £12.99
    Documentary about the legendary movie star and singer, Marlene Dietrich

MICHAEL H - PROFESSION: DIRECTOR (18) 2013    MONTMAYEUR, YVES  £15.99
    Documentary about award-winning film-maker Michael Haneke.

MILIUS (15) 2013    JOEY FIGUEROA, J/KNUTSON, Z    £19.99
    Profile of screenwriter and director, John Milius. 
MINUTE BODIES (U) 2016   STAPLES, S/REEVE, D   DUAL FORMAT DVD-BLU RAY £19.99
 The film is a tribute to the astonishing work and achievements of naturalist, inventor and pioneering filmmaker F Percy Smith. Smith worked in the early years of the 20th century, developing various cinematographic and micro-photographic techniques to capture nature’s secrets in action.
MY FATHER AND THE MAN IN BLACK (15) 2015   HOLIFF,  JONATHAN £14.99  
  After the suicide of Johnny Cash’s manager, Saul Holiff, Sauls son  discovers  that his father had left behind a plethora of material, including letters and audio diaries, which offer an insight into his relationship with Cash .
MY LIFE DIRECTED BY NICOLAS WINDING REFN (15) 2014  CORFIXEN, LIV £9.99
   Documentary following the Danish film-maker Nicolas Winding Refn, during the filming and release of his 2013 film 'Only God Forgives'. 
NIGHT WILL FALL (15) 2014    SINGER, ANDRE  £19.99
André Singer’s  documentary tells the extraordinary story of the filming of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. As the Allied forces liberated the Nazi concentration camps in, their terrible discoveries were recorded by army and newsreel cameramen, revealing for the first time the full horror of what had happened.
NORMAN MCLAREN:  THE MASTER’S EDITION (E.) USA  1930-70            £79.99
     Norman McClaren is one of the leading figures in the genesis of animation
ON YER BIKE - A HISTORY OF CYCLING ON FILM (E) 1983    £22.99
   History of cycling on British film. Featuring archive footage from short films, animations, advertisements, newsreel items and public information broadcasts, the programme follows the history of cycling on film in Britain between 1899 and 1983.
OUTFOXED: RUPERT MURDOCH’S WAR ON JOURNALISM (E)  USA 2004   £12.99
     Documentary on FNC, the news channel owned by Rupert Murdoch.
PAGE ONE - A YEAR INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES (E) 2011 ROSSI, A.    £14.99
    Documentary that makes use of unprecedented access to follow life in the New York Times newsroom for a year.
PERVERT’S GUIDE TO CINEMA (18) 2006  FIENNES,SOPHIE    £21.99
    The film  takes the viewer on an exhilarating ride through some of the greatest movies ever made. Serving as presenter and guide is the charismatic Slavoj Zizek, the Slovenian philosopher and psychoanalyst. With his engaging and passionate approach to thinking, Zizek delves into the hidden language of cinema, uncovering what movies can tell us about ourselves.
PIONEERS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN CINEMA(E) 5-DISC DVD SET - £49.99  5-DISC BLU-RAY SET - £69.99
 Extensive look at the  the landmarks of early African-American cinema,  with this newly restored  collection of features and shorts.
PUBLIC INFORMATION FILMS OF THE BRITISH HOME FRONT 1939-1945 (E) £24.99
 Ministry of Information films designed to encourage greater effort from those on the Home Front.
RAY HARRYHAUSEN - SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN (PG) 2011  PENSO, GILLES    £17.99
    Documentary which looks at the life, career and influence of Ray Harryhausen, a man deemed the grandfather of stop-motion animation.
ROMAN POLANSKI - A FILM MEMOIR (15) 2011 BOUZEREAU, LAURENT £14.99
Award-winning director Roman Polanski talks candidly about his life and career.
ROOM 237 (15) 2012        ASCHER,  RODNEY         £19.99
    Documentary examining the numerous theories that have arisen over the years about the hidden meanings within Stanley Kubrick's 1980 horror film 'The Shining'.

SCI FI SCIENCE (E)     £24.99
 
   Theoretical physicist Dr Michio Kaku examines the viability of pieces of technology imagined by science fiction authors and filmmakers. From warp drives and time travel to lightsabers and force fields, authors of speculative fiction have imagined numerous technological marvels. Kaku talks to a number of sci-fi fans and uses his own knowledge to comment on the possibilities of future technological design.
SEX AND THE SILVER SCREEN (18)        £29.99

     Six part study of sex and censorship during a century of cinema.
SHADOWS OF PROGRESS - DOCUMENTARY FILM IN POST-WAR BRITAIN...(15) 1977        £29.99
    A collection of post-war documentaries offering a revealing portrait of Britain's social, cultural and industrial development 
throughout the 1950s, '60s and '70s.
SHOT! THE PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL MANTRA OF ROCK (TBA) 2016  CLAY,  BARNEY   £12.99 
  Film about photographer Mick Rock, who charted the rock and roll legends such as Iggy Pop, Lou Reed and Queen, as well as personal photographer to David Bowie.
SIDE BY SIDE (15) 2012    KENNEALLY, CHRIS        £15.99
    Explores the ongoing debate between traditional celluloid and digital film.

SILENT BRITAIN  (E) UK        £19.99
      Pioneering BBC4 documentary, Matthew Sweet takes us on a journey through the first three decades of British cinema.
THE SOVIET INFLUENCE: FROM TURKSIB TO NIGHTMAIL (E)     1929    £19.99
    This film analyses the importance of early Russian films in shaping British documentaries by comparing and contrasting 
Viktor Turin’s 1929 ‘Turksib’ with subsequent British documentaries, including ‘Night Mail’ 1936, and the work of such filmmakers as John Grierson, Paul Rotha, Harry Watt and Basil Wright.
STARSUCKERS (12) UK 2009    ATKINS, CHRIS  £14.99  
    Documentary looking at the often devious ways the media machine works both to fuel and to feed off an increasingly celebrity-obsessed culture.
STEPHEN FRY AND THE GUTENBERG PRESS (E) 2008        £14.99
   Stephen Fry presents this documentary about Johann Gutenberg, inventor of the printing press.
A STORY OF CHILDREN AND FILM (E) 2013  COUSINS, MARK   £14.99
    Documentary examining the relationship between film and childhood. Director Mark Cousins uses excerpts from movies made over the years to highlight the way children have informed and inspired certain film-makers in their work and what this means for the art form itself.
THE STORY OF FILM - AN ODYSSEY (15) 2011  COUSINS, MARK   5 DISCS £49.99
    Documentary series, from director and film expert Mark Cousins, which takes an in-depth look at the evolution of movies, from their tentative first steps to the multi-million dollar bluster of modern blockbusters. 
TABLOID (E) 2011 UK        MORRIS, ERROL        £14.99
    Documentary looking into the stranger-than-fiction life of Joyce McKinney, an American beauty queen with an exceptionally high IQ who, over the course of four decades, has generated a multitude of bizarre and sensational tabloid headlines.
THIRTIES IN COLOUR (E)  £15.99
     BBC documentary series that uses the nascent colour films of the period to provide a snapshot of life in the 1930s.
TWO IN THE WAVE(E) 2010        LAURENT, EMMANUEL           £15.99
    Film about the friendship between Jean-Luc Godard and Francois Truffaut.
VAMPIR CUADECUC (E) 1971 SPAIN  PORTABELLA, PERE IN CATALAN DVD -   £12.99   BLU RAY - £17.99
 Experimental documentary that  follows the shooting of Jesús Franco's 'Count Dracula' (1970) starring Christopher Lee, featuring behind-the-scenes footage of the production process accompanied by a soundtrack from Catalan artist and musician Carles Santos
VISIONS OF LIGHT: THE ART OF CINEMATOGRAPHY  (PG) 1992 GLASSMAN, A.     £19.99
     Award-winning documentary celebrating of one of the most vital - yet frequently 
overlooked - contributors to the art of filmmaking: the Cinematographer.
VERSUS - THE LIFE AND FILMS OF KEN LOACH (12) 2016  OSMOND, LOUISE £15.99
 Marking his 80th birthday,  British film-maker Ken Loach  discusses his life and career.
VOYAGE À TRAVERS LE CINÉMA FRANÇAIS/A JOURNEY THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA (15) 2016 FRANCE  TAVERNIER,  BERTRAND £18.99
  Bertrand Tavernier  profiles a number of renowned directors, actors and writers as he discusses the influence they have had on his own career and also the role each has played in French cinema history. 
THE WAR YOU DON’T SEE (E) 2010    PILGER, JOHN    £14.99
    John Pilger examines the role of the media in wars, and champions the right of the public to know the truth.
WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION (E) USA 2006 SCHECHTER, DANNY     £14.99
      Emmy-award winning TV journalist Danny Schechter turns the cameras on the role of the media in the Iraq War.
WOMEN AND CHILDREN AT WAR (E) UK     £15.99
      Public information films about the contribution made to Britain’s war effort by women and the experiences of evacuee children.

LITERATURE DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

AUTHOR - THE JT LEROY STORY (15) 2016   FEUERZEIG, JEFF £15.99   
  Film about  elusive author Laura Albert,  who under the pseudonym JT LeRoy has written the  successful novels, 'Sarah' (2000) and 'The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things' (2001). Albert tells her version of how and why she was able to deceive the literary world for so long before the truth ultimately came out.
BY OUR SELVES (15) 2015    KOTTING, ANDREW    £22.99
    Documentary drama which follows Toby Jones, Iain Sinclair and a straw bear as they retrace the footsteps of poet John Clare on an 80-mile walk from Epping Forest to Helpston.
CHARLES DICKENS’S ENGLAND (E) 2009   £15.99
     Derek Jacobi presents this documentary exploring the towns, villages and rural locations where novelist Charles Dickens lived
and worked, and looking at how he went on to use these places in his novels and stories.

CLASSIC LITERATURE - D.H. LAWRENCE (E)    £4.99
 Exploring the man behind the myth and the context in which works such as LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER and SONS AND LOVERS were written.
CLASSIC PEPSI COLA TV COMMERCIALS  (E)     £14.99
CLASSIC LITERATURE - CHARLES DICKENS  (E)    £12.99
CLASSIC LITERATURE - JANE AUSTEN  (E)    £12.99
CLASSIC LITERATURE - THOMAS HARDY  (E)    £12.99
DIARY OF A VAMPIRE - THE LEGACY OF BRAM STOKER (E)         £15.99
   
Documentary exploring the world of Bram Stoker and the mystery behind his mythical horror story 'Dracula'.
FILM/NOTFILM (PG) 2015   LIPMAN, ROSS DUAL FORMAT BLU RAY/DVD £23.99
 Experimental documentary about the silent short 'Film' (1965), written by Samuel Beckett. The feature chronicles the making of Beckett's only movie which left its star Buster Keaton confused and its writer deriding it as a failure.
GEORGE ELIOT - LIFE AND LITERATURE  (E)     £10.99

GAS! GAS! QUICK BOYS! (E) 2014    £10.99
Documentary inspired by the poem 'Dulce et Decorum Est' by Wilfred Owen. After witnessing the horrific deaths of his fellow comrades on thefrontline of the Great War, Owen wrote this moving poem about gas, the most brutal weapon of the war.
GONZO - THE LIFE AND WORK OF DR. HUNTER S. THOMPSON (15) USA 2008  GIBNEY, ALEX £17.99
 Portrait of one of journalism’s most controversial and talented superstars.
THE GREAT WAR POETS (E) 2014   £10.99
      This powerful documentary hosted by Emmy Award  winning writer and film maker Bob Carruthers revisits the battlefields where the war poets found their inspiration and presents a moving and comprehensive survey of their lives and work.
INNOCENCE OF MEMORIES (12) 2015 TURKEY    GEE, GRANT   £17.99
  Film of  the construction of a museum by author Orhan Pamuk which catalogues the artefacts of an unrequited love in 1970s Istanbul, the subject of his novel, 'The Museum of Innocence'.
JUST THE FACTS: UNDERSTANDING LITERATURE - THE ELEMENTS OF DRAMA (E)   £14.99
    Educational documentary which introduces students to the many elements of literary drama.
MUSE OF FIRE - A SHAKESPEARE ODYSSEY (12) 2013   POOLE,D/TERERA, G £17.99
   The directors travel the globe to discover everything they can about Shakespeare and talk to Judi Dench, Ian McKellen, James Earl Jones, Tom Hiddleston, Jude Law and Baz Luhrmann.
PLAYING SHAKESPEARE (E)   1984  3 DISCS    £24.99
    Produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company. Divided into nine lessons,  features such actors as Dame Judi Dench, Sir Ian McKellen, and Patrick Stewart offering their insights on performing works by The Bard.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE - HAVING A BALL (E) 2013        £19.99
    Film offer new insight into Jane Austen's novel 'Pride and Prejudice' by recreating the Netherfield ball which provides 
the setting for the two lead characters' first meeting. Amanda Vickery and Alastair Sooke, along with a team of professionals, put on a regency ball at Chawton House, taking into account various aspects including music, dance, food and clothing.
THE SEASONS IN QUINCY - FOUR PORTRAITS OF JOHN BERGER (12A) 2016 £15.99
  Split into four segments, directed by Bartek Dziadosz, Christopher Roth, Colin MacCabe and Tilda Swinton respectively, the film explores various aspects of Berger's life.
SHAKESPEARE AND THE SPANISH CONNECTION (E) 2011   £24.99
    Documentary examining the relation of traditional Spanish theatre to the work of William Shakespeare. It is widely known that Shakespeare adapted his plays from a variety of sources and cultures. The Theatre Department of the University of California sets out to trace the influence of traditional Spanish theatre on Shakespeare's plays.

SHAKESPEARE CONSPIRACY (E)  £19.99
     Who was the man who wrote these plays and poems?
SIMON SCHAMA'S SHAKESPEARE (E) 2012            £19.99
    Schama looks at the time period Shakespeare lived in to help us understand his works.

MUSIC DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD


20 FEET FROM STARDOM (12) 2013  NEVILLE, MORGAN   
    DVD - £19.99 BLU RAY - £24.99
    Oscar-winning documentary exploring the often neglected role of backing singers in rock and roll history. 
20,000 DAYS ON EARTH (15) 2014 UK  FORSYTH, I/POLLARD, J £19.99
  Documentary about Australian musician, songwriter and author Nick Cave.
25 YEARS GERMAN REUNIFICATION (E) 2009 GERMANY  ZINTL, T.  £19.99
  Documentary used to advertise the merits of the East German classical music and culture-loving population in direct contrast to the 'decadent', western pop music.
A LONDON TRILOGY - THE FILMS OF SAINT ETIENNE 2003-2007 (PG)    £19.99
   
Three documentaries about London set to music by electronic band Saint Etienne.  Features -  'Finisterre' (2003),  
'What Have You Done Today Mervyn Day?' (2005) & , 'This Is Tomorrow' (2007) .
ACOUSTIC ROUTES (E) 1992        LEMAN ,JAN     £14.99
    Documentary that sets out to tell the story of the influential Scottish folk singer-songwriter Bert Jansch.
AMY (15) 2015  KAPADIA, ASIF   £13.99
 Chronicles singers Amy Winehouse life using  archive footage and interviews with the artist herself,.
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE -COMPLETE SERIES 1(E)  1975  PALMER, TONY £49.99
 Features all 17 episodes of the series ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE, which looked in detail at popular music throughout the 
20th century up until the mid 1970s
ALVIN LUCIER: NO IDEAS BUT IN THINGS (E) 2013  RUSCHE,V/HAUKE H.   £21.99
    Documentary about experimental music composer Alvin Lucier
BATUQUE (E) 2006        PAES, MARIE CLEMENCE £15.99
    Documentary about the ‘Batuque’, a dance and music culture unique to Cape Verde.  In Portuguese with English subtitles
BAYOU MAHARAJAH (E) 2013   KEBER, LILY £19.99
   Film examining the life and music of legendary New Orleans pianist James Booker.
THE BEATLES: ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE (E)    PALMER, TONY     £6.99
    Filmed in the late '70s as part of Tony Palmer's series on the history of modern pop music, this particular 
episode focuses on The Beatles and their contribution to the music of the period.
BEAT CITY  (E) DVD - £12.99
 This hour-long programme explores the Merseybeat phenomenon of the early 60s.
BENDA BILILI! (PG) 2010     BARRET, R/LA TULLAYE, F DE        £15.99
    French filmmakers Renaud Barret and Florent de la Tullaye direct this rags-to-riches documentary telling the story 
of Benda Bilili, a Congolese band in which four of the seven members are paraplegic.
BENJAMIN BRITTEN: PEACE AND CONFLICT (E) 2013    BRITTEN, TONY    £12.99
    Using a dramatic narrative to explore the development of Britten's pacifist beliefs during the time he spent at the
 liberally progressive Gresham's School in Norfolk between the years of 1928-1930.
BEWARE OF MR. BAKER (15) 2012   BULGER, JAY   DVD - £15.99   BLU-RAY - £19.99   
   
Award-winning documentary about ex-Cream and Blind Faith drummer, Ginger Baker.
 
BLUE SUEDE SHOES (E) 1980 £12.99
  A documentary on 50s rock 'n' roll, including rare footage of Gene Vincent, Billy Fury, Eddie Cochran, Bill Haley, Cliff Richard and Tommy Steele. 
BRIAN WILSON: THE SECOND WAVE - AFTER THE SURF (E) 2017  
   The film focusing on the career of Brian Wilson from the 1970s onwards.
BREAKING LOS ANGELES (E) 2013   B, JOSEPH/CHIANG, Y    £10.99
  Through interviews with some of the unsigned bands desperate to get a record contract and a number of industry experts, the film-makers tell of the great difficulties acts face when they come up against an industry that demands marketability over individual creativity.
BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB: ADIOS (PG) 2017  WALKER, LUCY  £19.99 
  Film tells the  stories of the local Havana musicians who recorded the highly successful Cuban music album 'Buena Vista Social Club' in 1997. Musicians such as Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo and Manuel Mirabal share some of their favourite memories from their remarkable careers.
CALLAS (E)            PALMER, TONY        £6.99
 
   Tony Palmer profiles the life and legend of Maria Callas.
COLOURS OF THE PRISM, THE MECHANICS OF TIME (E) 2011     CAUX,  JACQUELINE    £15.99

    Documentary charting a section of 20th century music including experimental, minimalist, repetitive, postmodern and techno.

CREAM: FAREWELL CONCERT: EXTENDED EDITION (E) 1968   (DUAL FORMAT DVD - BLU RAY)  £19.99
    Final concert by the 60s super group. 
DANNY SAYS - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DANNY FIELDS (E) 2017 £12.99
    Film about  Danny Fields, one of the most sought after managers and publicists in the music industry. Credited with discovering bands including The Ramones, The Stooges and MC5.
DAVID BOWIE (PG)   £29.99
 Six documentaries focusing on the career of  David Bowie.  The collection includes: 'Inside Bowie and the Spiders - 1969-1972', 'Inside Bowie and the Spiders - 1972-1974', 'Total Rock Review: Bowie and the Spiders - 1969-1974', 'Music in Review', 'Up Close and Personal' and 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust'.
DAVID BOWIE: INSIDE OUT - A RETROSPECTIVE (E)         £24.99
    Triple bill of programmes looking at the career of English rock singer-songwriter David Bowie.

DEVIL AND DANIEL JOHNSTON (15) USA 2005   FEUERZEIG, JEFF     £19.99
     Daniel Johnston is a man whose life has been defined not only by his musical talent, but by his struggle with mental illness.
DON'T STOP BELIEVIN': EVERYMAN'S JOURNEY (15) 2013 DIAZ, RAMONA S.  DVD -  £15.99    BLU RAY - £17.99
Arnel Pineda who ,growing up in the Philippines in the 1970s, dreamed of being in the band Journey.  This documentary follows Pineda in 2007 when he  received an email from Journey guitarist Neal Schon who had seen his performance on  YouTube and wanted him to travel to San Francisco to audition for the band.
DR FEELGOOD: OIL CITY CONFIDENTIAL (15) 2009  TEMPLE, JULIEN £9.99
    Film  about pub rock band Dr Feelgood and their formation on Canvey Islands in 1970s.
EAT THAT QUESTION (15) 2016  SCHÜTTE, THORSTEN £12.99
  Documentary constructed entirely of archive footage of interviews and performances of  Frank Zappa. 
ECSTASY OF WILKO JOHNSON (15) 2015    TEMPLE, JULIEN   £19.99
    Film captures the guitarist as he begins working on a long talked about project with The Who's Roger Daltrey and his experiences on what he believes will be his farewell tour.
ELIANE RADIGUE: VIRTUOSO LISTENING (E) 2012        £17.99
    Documentary about French electronic music composer Eliane Radigue. Composing the majority of her works on a single modular 
synthesizer, Radigue wrote over twenty pieces between 1967 and 2000, after which she began focusing on acoustic instrumental music. Her work was commended by The Spitalfields Summer Music Festival in June 2011.
ESCAPE FROM LUANDA (E)  2006  GRABSKY, PHIL    £14.99
 Documentary that follows three students at the only  Music School in Luanda
EXTREMES (E) 1971     KLINGER,T/LYTTON, M   £10.99
    Documentary about the British counterculture movement in the 1970s. The film-makers travel to London and the Isle of Wight Festival to interview hippies, mods, skinheads, Hell's Angels and drug addicts to find out why so many of them have taken a step back from society and decided to rebel against it.
GIL SCOTT-HERON: BLACK WAX (E) 1982   MUGGE, ROBERT   £12.99
   Film about jazz-funk musician and poet Gil Scott-Heron and how he influenced hip hop, rap and R&B artists.
GLASTONBURY THE MOVIE - IN FLASHBACK (E) 1995 £15.99
    Re-working of the 1995 documentary 'Glastonbury the Movie'. The film offers an audience perspective of the event, 
while following bands both on and off stage
GLASTONBURY  (12) UK 2005  TEMPLE, JULIEN  £19.99
     Documentary of the legendary music festival.
HARRY BENSON - SHOOT FIRST (E) 2017  £12.99
  Documentary about the Scottish photographer who made a name for himself after he accompanied The Beatles on their tour of America in 1964.
HEAVY METAL IN BAGHDAD (E) 2007    SUROOSH ALVI | EDDY MORETTI £14.99
    Feature-length documentary following Iraqi heavy metal band Acrassicauda over the three-year period following the fall 
of Saddam Hussein in 2003. Playing heavy metal in a Muslim country was always going to be a tricky proposition, but when Saddam’s regime was toppled, there was a short period when artistic freedom seemed a real possibility for the band. However, that hope was quickly dashed as their country fell into a bloody insurgency.
I DREAM OF WIRES (E) 2013    FANTINATTO, ROBERT       DVD - £22.99 BLU RAY - £23.99
    Film about the modular synthesizer, exploring the obsessions and dreams of people who have dedicated their lives to instrument.

JAZZ: A FILM BY KEN BURNS (E) 2011        £49.99
    Ken Burns directs this documentary series chronicling the history of jazz.
JERRY GARCIA AND THE U.S. COUNTERCULTURE (E) 2017   £15.99
  Documentary focusing on the American counterculture movement of the 1960s. 
JOE STRUMMER: I NEED A DODGE! (E) 2014    HALL,NICK £19.99
   Documentary attempts to shed some light on British musician Joe Strummer's relationship with Spain.
THE KINGDOM OF ZYDECO (E) 2014 MUGGE, ROBERT    £14.99
    Documentary about the black Creole music scene of Southwest Louisiana which underwent a controversial overhaul after the death of founding father and self-proclaimed King of Zydeco Clifton Chenier.
LAMBERT AND STAMP (15) 2014  COOPER,  JAMES D. £19.99
   The film uses  extensive archive footage and interviews the documentary tells the story of The Who's first managers Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp. 
LEONARD COHEN: BIRD ON A WIRE (E) 1972     PALMER, TONY     £8.99   
    Film documenting Leonard Cohen's 1972 'Bird On a Wire' tour. The 20-city European tour, which began in Dublin on 18 March 1972 and ended on 21 April in Jerusalem, caught Cohen at the pinnacle of his career
THE LOST PARADISE (E) 2015 ATTELN, GÜNTER £19.99
 The film follows  composer Arvo Pärt over the course of a year in his home country Estonia, as well as in Japan and the Vatican.
MADE IN AMERICA (15) 2013    HOWARD, RON   £14.99
    Film about the 2012 'Made in America' music festival curated by American rapper and entrepreneur Jay Z.
MADE IN JAMAICA (15)  2006 LAPERROUSAZ, EROME £15.99
    A music documentary that traces the culture of reggae in Jamaican society.
MUSCLE SHOALS (E) 2013 CAMALIER, GREG    £14.99
    Film  about the iconic recording studios in Alabama where artists like Aretha Franklin,  Percy Sledge, 
Etta James, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and the  The Rolling Stones recorded.
NE-YO: THE GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD (E) 2013        £12.99
    Music documentary about R 'n' B star Ne-Yo, who began his career as a songwriter for numerous artists. After being signed 
by Jay-Z who recognised the songwriter's own singing talents, Ne-Yo has gone on to sell millions of albums worldwide.
NO MORE WUNDERKIND - SERGEI NAKARIAKOV (E) 2012     GERMANY SCHMIDT-GARRE, JAN  £19.99
    A profile of the Russian trumpet virtuoso Sergei Nakariakov.
PUBLIC ENEMY - WELCOME TO THE TERRORDOME (E) 2014    £12.99
‘Public Enemy’s 20 year career has had a monumental impact on the music world. 
PULP: A FILM ABOUT LIFE, DEATH, AND SUPERMARKETS (12 1914 HABICHT, FLORIAN £17.99
Almost 20 years after they found fame and success with their single 'Common People', the band return to their home town of Sheffield where they give their final performance. The film also features interviews with fans and group members Jarvis Cocker, Mark Webber, Candida Doyle, Nick Banks and Steve Mackey.
THE PUNK SINGER: A FILM ABOUT KATHLEEN HANNA (E) 2013 ANDERSON, SINI £14.99
Documentary about American punk musician and feminist activist Kathleen Hanna. 
THE PUNK SYNDROME (15) 2012    £15.99
    Film follows Finnish punk rock band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät as they begin to gain popularity. The film captures 
the group, which comprises four mentally disabled members as they work in the recording studio and go on tour. 
RESPOND TO SOUND (E)  YOUNGE, ADRIAN £15.99
     Black American street dance from 1760s to the 1960s, and how it laid the foundation for Hip Hop.
RIP! - A REMIX MANIFESTO (E) 2009 USA GAYLOR,  BRETT  £14.99
 Documentary exploring the thorny issue of music copyright within the context of the re-mixing, sampling 
and mash-up media  prevalent in popular music today.
ROGER WATERS THE WALL (15) 2014   WATERS,R/EVANS,S   £19.99
    Film combining live performance footage by former Pink Floyd member Roger Waters with documentary segments. 
THE ROLLING STONES: OLÉ OLÉ OLÉ - A TRIP ACROSS LATIN AMERICA (12) 2016 £13.99  
   Film follows  The Rolling Stones as they travel through South America as part of their 2016 tour  finishing with a historic free concert in the Cuban capital of Havana..
RUBINSTEIN REMEMBERED (E) ROSEN, PETER £5.99
Features interviews, photographs, newsreels and home movies as well as live performances of the Polish pianist Arthur B. Rubinstein, narrated by his son John Rubinstein.
SALZBURG FESTIVAL - A BRIEF HISTORY (E) UK  2006  PALMER, T.    £19.99
     History of the Salzburg Festival featuring rare archive material.
SEARCH FOR ROBERT JOHNSON (E) USA  1992       £12.99
     Documentary about the blues singer.
SHOT! THE PSYCHO-SPIRITUAL MANTRA OF ROCK (TBA) 2016  CLAY,  BARNEY   £12.99 
  Film about photographer Mick Rock, who charted the rock and roll legends such as Iggy Pop, Lou Reed and Queen, as well as personal photographer to David Bowie.
SOAKED IN BLEACH (15) 2015   STATLER, BENJAMIN   £19.99
 Docudrama investigating the events around the death of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain.
SOUND IT OUT (E) 2011     FINLAY, JEANIE      £14.99
    The record shop ‘Sound It Out’ is located in Stockton-on-Tees and has been run for over 20 years by owner Tom. Despite the advent of CDs and digital means of purchasing music, Tom has a love of vinyl and is determined to keep the store open.
SOUND CITY (E) 2012    GROHL , DAVE   £11.99
    Foo Fighters frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl directs this documentary about 
Los Angeles' Sound City Studios which specialised in analog recording.
SOUNDTRACK FOR A REVOLUTION (E)  2009  BILL GUTTENTAG, B/STURMAN, D £14.99
    Documentary about the role music played in the American civil rights movement. The film features interviews with civil rights activists as well as performances from The Roots, John Legend, Wyclef Jean, Angie Stone and more.
SPIRA MIRABILIS (E)     CAILLAT, G/JUBAN, P M      £29.99
    A documentary portrait of the young collective of classical musicians known as 'Spira Mirabilis', who study, practise and perform concerts without the involvement of a conductor. 
STRETCH AND BOBBITO - RADIO THAT CHANGED LIVES (15) 2015  GARCIA, BOBBITO   £19.99
  Music documentary about the 1990s hip hop radio show 'Stretch and Bobbito', which became groundbreaking for the number of unknown musical acts it brought to mainstream attention including Jay-Z and Eminem.
STYLE WARS (18) 1983    CHALFANT, H | SILVER, T    £19.99
    Cult hip-hop documentary explores the creative explosion that gave birth to hip hop culture. Focusing on the subway graffiti ‘taggers’ whose art and method defined the rebellious from which sprang the music and fashion of Hip Hop subculture.
TIME IS ILLMATIC (E) 2014 ONE9 £15.99
   Documentary detailing the creative process and cultural significance of American rapper Nas's highly-praised and seminal 1994 album 'Illmatic'.
UPSIDE DOWN - THE STORY OF CREATION RECORDS (15) 2010 O'CONNOR, DANNY £14.99
Film about the independent UK record label Creation Records.  Primal Scream, Oasis, Super Furry Animals and Teenage Fanclub were among the acts signed to the label. 
VIRAMUNDO (15) 2013 FRANCE  BORGEAUD, PIERRE-YVES IN FRENCH £17.99
    Pierre-Yves Borgeaud's documentary follows the renowned Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil as he embarks on a journey around the southern hemisphere to promote cultural diversity.
WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? (15) 2015   GARBUS, LIZ £13.99
 Film about the life and music of legendary American singer and renowned civil rights activist, Nina Simone.

NATURAL HISTORY & SCIENCE DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

101 GADGETS THAT CHANGED THE WORLD (E) 2012        £9.99
   
From the telephone to TVs and laptop computers, advances in technology have altered the way we interact with each other and the world around us. The programme attempts to rank the most influential gadgets of the past 200 years and takes a look at the stories behind their creation.
500 NATIONS (E) UK         £29.99

     Explores the history of the indigenous peoples of North and Central America.
ANIMAL FILMS (15) 1981  SCHONFIELD.V/ALAUX, M    £19.99
    Powerful and shocking documentary about the exploitation of animals in modern society.
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS (PG) 2002   £19.99
   
  Witty intrepid traveller Michael Palin attempts to recreate the fictional voyage of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg. 
ASYLUM (E) 1972  ROBINSON, PETER   £12.99
   Documentary following the schizophrenic residents of a refuge based upon the theories of radical Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing. Spending three weeks with London's Archway community, film-maker Peter Robinson captures the patients and therapists as they live side by side and try to help each other recover from their diagnosed illnesses through compassion and ultimately regain their freedom.
ATARI - GAME OVER (E) 2014 PENN, ZAK £16.99
  In 1983 it was claimed that the Atari game 'E.T. the Extra Terrestrial was crushed and buried in a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico due to bad reviews. Involving game designer Howard Scott, the film-makers investigate the event that has now become known as a fabled urban legend.
ATTENBOROUGH AT 90 (U) 2016 £15.99
   BBC documentary that celebrates the 90th birthday of British naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
BELLMAN EQUATION (E) 2011    BELLMAN, GABRIEL LEIF .    £12.99
    Film about the influential 20th century mathematician Richard Bellman.
BLACKFISH (E) 2013     COWPERTHWAITE, GABRIELA    £17.99
    Documentary which aims to expose the truth about killer whales being held in captivity for the benefit of a multi-billion dollar sea park industry.
BLUE PLANET (E)        £34.99
 
Documentary about the mysteries of the ocean.  
BLUE PLANET II (U) 2017 DVD  - £19.99  BLU RAY - £26.99
  David Attenborough presents and narrates this new series that exploring the planet's oceans using the latest filming techniques.  
CHARLES DARWIN AND THE TREE OF LIFE (PG)  2008  £15.99  
 Made to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth, this fascinating documentary uncovers the life and work of Darwin.
CHASING ICE (E) 2012     ORLOWSKI, JEFF   DVD - £14.99 BLU-RAY - £19.99
 
   The impact of climate change on the world's ice caps is shown in this documentary. The film follows 
National Geographic photojournalist James Balog, a former skeptic about climate change, as he uses time-lapse cameras to capture a record of the world's changing ice landscapes over a period of several years. 
COMET - UNSEEN IMAGES FROM THE ARCHIVES (E) 2014 £34.99
   The story of world's first jet airliner which was produced by British manufacturer de Havilland and made its first flight in 1949.
DAVID ATTENBOROUGH: LIFE STORY (PG) 2014 £22.99
    This wildlife programme charts the lives of various animals on our planet, chronicling their differing journeys from birth to adulthood.
DAWKINS AND LENNOX: HAS SCIENCE BURIED GOD? (E)    £12.99
 Richard Dawkins and John Lennox go head-to-head on the question of the existence of God.
DEEP BLUE (E) UK 2005     2 DISCS    £19.99
     Documentary of the oceans and the life within.
DINOSAUR 13 (E) 2014  MILLER,  TODD DOUGLAS   £15.99
  Documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever recorded.
EARTH (PG)  UK  2007  WRIGHT, JOE  £19.99
     Feature length documentary of the BBC series ‘Planet Earth’.
ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD (U) 2007 HERZOG, WERNER  £19.99
     Documentary about Antarctica’s unique landscape.
FIVE (U) 2003    KIAROSTAMI, ABBAS
    Documentary film that comprises five segments, all focusing on the ocean.
FROZEN PLANET (E) 2011        3 DISCS   DVD -  £29.99   BLU RAY - £33.99
    Sir David Attenborough narrates this nature documentary series exploring the polar extremes. 
F*CK FOR FOREST (18) 2012      MARCZAK,  MICHAL    £14.99
    Documentary following the efforts of the charity from the  the streets of Berlin to the very centre of 
the Amazon rainforest, where they consider purchasing a large plot of land.
GALAPAGOS  (E) UK 2005  £19.99
     Documentary exploring the distinctive flora and fauna of the Galapagos archipelago.
THE GALÁPAGOS AFFAIR - SATAN CAME TO EDEN (E) 2013   GOLDFINE,D./GELLER,D.     £11.99
    Galápagos Islands and the people who came to settle there
GALAPAGOS WITH DAVID ATTENBOROUGH (E) 2013    £19.99
    Documentary about the islands of the Galapagos presented by naturalist David Attenborough. 
GRIZZLY MAN (15) 2005  HERZOG, WERNER £15.99
   Documentary from acclaimed director Werner Herzog which explores the life and death of amateur grizzly bear expert and wildlife preservationist Timothy Treadwell.
HAWKING (PG) 2012         FINNIGAN,  STEPHEN   £19.99
    A documentary profile of the world-renowned physicist and cosmologist.

HOW THE EARTH MADE US (E) 2009    DVD - £24.99  BLU RAY - £29.99
    All five episodes of the BBC earth sciences documentary series presented bygeologist Iain Stewart.  
HOW TO GROW A PLANET (E)     2011        £24.99
    Three-part documentary series offering a new take on the history of the planet.

HOW WE INVENTED THE WORLD (E)         £14.99
    Discovery Channel documentary series that explores five inventions that changed the world. From destructive devices such as guns to communication tools such as mobile phones, the programme looks at the origins of the inventions and how they have altered the world in which we live. The episodes are: 'Skyscrapers', 'Cars', 'Aeroplanes', 'Mobile Phones' and 'Guns'.

HUBBLE: COLLECTION (E)         £18.99
    Collection of Discovery Channel documentaries that explore the operation and importance of the giant space telescope Hubble. 
The programmes included are: 'Hubble Live: The Final Mission', 'Hubble: Secrets from Space', 'Mission Critical: Hubble', 'The Ends of the Universe: Hubble's Final Chapter' and 'Hubble and Beyond: Telescopes in Space'.
HUMAN PLANET (PG) 2010 UK            £33.99
    All eight episodes of the BBC natural history series examining how different peoples have adapted to their natural surroundings around the world.
HUNTED (PG) 2015     £25.99
  Latest David Attenborough wild life series.
INDUSTRIAL REVELATIONS: BEST OF BRITISH ENGINEERING WITH RORY MCGRATH (E)     £14.99
    Rory McGrath explores the stories behind a number of key inventions and visits Ironbridge in Shropshire, the place that labels itself the 'Birthplace of the Industrial Revolution'.

INSIDE LIFE (E)   2009 £12.99
 All ten episodes from the CBBC wildlife photography series.
INDIA WITH SANJEEV BHASKER  (E) UK 2007    £12.99
 Travelogue series following the comedian  as he journeys through the land of his fathers.

INTO THE UNIVERSE WITH STEPHEN HAWKING (E)    £12.99
 
   Renowned physicist lends his perspective and insight to some of the biggest questions in science.
JOANNA LUMLEY'S INDIA (12) 2017   £19.99
   ITV travel series following Joanna Lumley as she explores the country of her birth.
KISS THE WATER (E) 2013   STEEL, ERIC       £17.99
    Film explores the life and work of Megan Boyd, the unorthodox Scottish woman whose salmon fishing flies have developed a cult following. 
LEVIATHAN (E) 2012     CASTAING-TAYLOR, L/PARAVEL, V   £14.99
   
Using unconventional camerawork the film captures the day-to-day running of a fishing vessel by its crew while working off the coast of Massachusetts.
LIFE (E) 2009 UK £39.99
 Natural history series that explores the unusual and spectacular behaviour employed by the world’s wildlife in order to survive.
LIFE IN COLD BLOOD (E) BBC 2007 £27.99
     David Attenborough explores the lives of Reptiles and Amphibians.

LIFE IN THE FREEZER (E) £16.99 
 This nature series centres on animals living in  Antarctica, the coldest continent on Earth.
LIFE IN THE UNDERGROWTH (E) £24.99
 Features the world of insects and arachnids that is hidden in the undergrowth.
LIFE OF MAMMALS (E)   COMPLETE  £39.99
 The story of four thousand species which have outlived the dinosaurs and conquered the farthest places on earth.
LIFE ON EARTH (E)  £34.99
 Hosted by David Attenborough, this critically acclaimed TV series is a fascinating history of nature that captures the rarely seen mysteries and splendours of life on earth.
LIFE ON MARS  (15) Uk  2005      £39.99
 BBC series about a cop who is transportered back in time to a police station in the 1970s.
LIVE FROM SPACE (E) 2014    £19.99
   Dermot O'Leary following the crew of the International Space Station.
MARCH OF THE PENGUINS (E) FRANCE  2005 JACQUET, LUC      £17.99
     Documentary about the life of the Emperor penguins.
MICHAEL PALIN-NEW EUROPE (PG) UK 2007   £24.99
 Michael Palin takes us on a fascinating journey behind the former Iron Curtain countries.
MICHAEL WOOD’S STORY OF INDIA  (E) UK 2007    £24.99
     Michael Wood embarks on an expedition through today’s India.
MING OF HARLEM - TWENTY ONE STOREYS IN THE AIR (U) 2014   WARNELL, PHILLIP £22.99
  Documentary about the relationship between humans and wild animals kept as pets, focusing on Harlem resident Antoine Yates and Ming, his pet tiger. 
NASA - 50 YEARS OF SPACE EXPLORATION  (E)   2007     £34.99
     Five-disc set charting the history of American space exploration.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: GREAT LOST CIVILISATIONS (E)  £19.99
 Triple set of documentaries that reconstructs ancient civilisations by combining the latest archaeological evidence, CGI animation, and on-site exploration. Titles include ‘Secret Cities of the Amazon’, ‘The Great Inca Rebellion’ and ‘Royal Maya Massacre’.
NATURAL RESISTANCE (12) 2014 ITALY  NOSSITER, JONATHAN £15.99
   The film takes a look at four Italian winegrowers - Giovanna Tiezzi, Corrado Dottori, Elena Pantaleoni and Stefano Belloti - who all use radical methods to produce natural wine despite resistance from the government.
THE NIGHTMARE (15) 2015   ASCHER,  RODNEY    £15.99
   Rodney Ascher directs this documentary about those suffering from sleep paralysis. 
OCEANS (E)  2008 £29.99
 Stunning BBC series that explores the hidden depths of our world’s seas.
OPEN ROAD  (E) UK 1924      FRIESE-GREENE, CLAUDE          £19.99
     Travelogue that records life on the road between Land’s End and John O’Groats.
PANDORA'S PROMISE (12) 2013        STONES ,ROBERT        £12.99
    Film exploring the past, present and future of nuclear energy. 
THE PERFECT HUMAN DIET (E) 2012   HUNT C J        £16.99
    Journalist CJ Hunt directs and presents this US documentary that sets out to find an answer to the growing problems of obesity and ill-health in privileged areas of the world. 
PLANET EARTH (E) UK 2005  FOTHERGILL, ALASTAIR    £39.99
 Mammoth BBC documentary undertaking that resulted in more than 2000 days of production, filmed across 200 different locations around the world. 
PLANET EARTH II (PG) 2017 DVD  - £14.99  BLU RAY - £18.99
  A decade after the success of the original documentary series, which was the most expensive nature documentary ever commissioned by the BBC, David Attenborough returns to narrate another colossal project showcasing life on this planet. The series consists of six episodes, each focusing on a different habitat. The episodes are: 'Islands', 'Mountains', 'Jungles', 'Deserts', 'Grasslands' and 'Cities'.
THE PLANETS (E)     £34.99.
 The planets uses state-of-the-art computer graphics, unseen space footage, and interviews with leading scientists to create the most comprehensive and spectacular account of space exploration ever made.

QUANTUM MIND OF GOD  (E) 2012 GARDINER, P    £15.99
    The programme explores the gap between religious beliefs and the reality of our existence demonstrated by scientific evidence.
RICHARD DAWKINS PRESENTS - GENIUS OF CHARLES DARWIN (E) 2008  19.99
 Evolutionary biologist  Richard Dawkins explores the work of Charles Darwin.
RICHARD HAMMOND’S INVISIBLE WORLDS (E) 2009      £15.99
    Using state-of-the-art imaging technologies, the series examines the extent to which the things we cannot see shape our lives.

RISE OF THE CONTINENTS (E) 2013    £19.99       
    Professor Iain Stewart presents this four-part BBC series charting the history of the continents

SCI FI SCIENCE (E)     £24.99
    Theoretical physicist Dr Michio Kaku examines the viability of pieces of technology imagined by science fiction authors and filmmakers. From warp drives and time travel to lightsabers and force fields, authors of speculative fiction have imagined numerous technological marvels. Kaku talks to a number of sci-fi fans and uses his own knowledge to comment on the possibilities of future technological design.
THE SECRET LIFE OF ELEPHANTS (E)   £19.99

 This amazing series  filmed in northern Kenya’s stunning Samburu National Reserve  follows the remarkable lives of wild elephants  and the research team trying to help them.
SPACE RACE (E)  UK 2005   £17.99
 Spanning twenty years from the Second World War through to the moon landings it exposes the ruthlessness and the 
brilliance of the scientists involved and the extreme levels of endurance needed by those wanting to succeed over the rest.
STATE OF THE PLANET (E) 2000  £15.99
 David Attenborough presents a programme that delves into the current state of the planet- he journeys across the globe to demystify what is happening to the planet as a result of human destruction.

STEPHEN HAWKING'S GRAND DESIGNS (E)         £12.99
    Documentary sets out to explain what science can tell us about the meaning of life.
STEVE JOBS - THE MAN IN THE MACHINE (E) 2015   GIBNEY, ALEX £19.99
   A look at the life of the late Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.
THAT SUGAR FILM (12A) 2014  GAMEAU,  DAMON £15.99
   Australian actor and film-maker Damon Gameau presents this documentary about sugar and its impact on our bodies.
TROPHY (15) 2017   CLUSIAU, C/SCHWARZ,S £19.99
  The film looks at the issues surrounding the big-game hunting of endangered animals.
TRANSHUMANISM: RECREATING HUMANITY (E) 2014    £10.99
  Documentary exploring the ideas and scientific research around transhumanism which suggest that mankind will one day create technology that is far more powerful than the human brain.
TRIALS OF LIFE (E) 1990   £29.99
 Wildlife series from Sir David Attenborough which covers all aspects of animal behaviour and took three and a half years to make.
UNBRANDED (15) 2015    BARIBEAU, PHILLIP   £15.99
   Documentary following four college graduates as they embark upon a journey of self-discovery and travel 3000 miles on horseback across the American West.
VILLAGE AT THE END OF THE WORLD (E)   2012    GAVRON,  SARAH/KATZNELSON, DAVID   £14.99
    Documentary exploring life on one of the most remote settlements in the world.
WALKING WITH BEASTS - THE COMPLETE SERIES (E) 2001  £24.99
 BBC nature documentary uses animation and hours of researched facts to attempt to recreate the age between the extinction of the dinosaurs and the dawn of the modern human.
WALKING WITH DINOSAURS (E) 1999    £24.99
 High-tech animatronics and computer graphics are used to bring the world of the dinosaurs to life, in this popular documentary series.
WALKING WITH CAVEMEN(E) 2002 £24.99
  BBC team turn their attention to the amazing story of human evolution using the latest special effects. 
WATERMARK (E) CANADA  BAICHWA,J/BURTYNSKY, E      £22.99
    The film explores the history of water and the varying uses to which mankind have put it over time.
WE ARE MANY (12) 2014   AMIRANI,  AMIR £12.99
  15th of February 2003 millions of people all around the globe protested against the plan to invade Iraq. BBC journalist Amir Amirani speaks to a number of demonstrators, organisers and celebrities involved in the protest, including Danny Glover, Richard Branson and Ken Loach, to gain a better understanding of the day in question and how it has influenced later events.
WILD ARABIA (PG) 2012            £19.99
   
BBC natural history series exploring the wildlife and cultural heritage of the Arabian Peninsula.
WILD WEATHER (E) 2002 £19.99
 3D animation recreates the unseen wonders of the world's most wild weather whilst Donal MacIntyre experiences the thrills first hand.

WONDERS OF LIFE (E) 2012        £19.99
    Professor Brian Cox tells the story of the origins and history of life, from the fundamental laws which govern its creation, to the myriad species that populate our planet. Tracing how light, gravity, time, matter and energy combined 3.7 billion years ago to begin a process which ultimately led to the huge diversity of life we now have on Earth, Prof. Cox visits locations around the world to reveal how life came to adapt and develop in the most unusual and unexpected places.

WONDERS OF THE UNIVERSE/WONDERS OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM (E) 2010 UK    £29.99
    Two BBC science documentary series presented by physicist Brian Cox.    BLU RAY - £39.99
WONDERS OF THE UNIVERSE (E) 2010                    £19.99
    Physicist Brian Cox presents this exploration of the universe and its effect on human life. 

ENVIRONMENT AND CLIMATE DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

11TH HOUR (E) USA         £15.99
     Leonardo DiCaprio  presents this  transformational look at where our planet is heading.
AGE OF STUPID (E) 2009 UK  ARMSTRONG,  FRANNY    £17.99
    Docudrama  tackling the subject of climate change and the depletion of the earth’s fossil fuels.
AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH (E) USA 2006    GUGGENHEIM, DAVIS      £19.99
     Al Gore  attempts to make the world aware of global warming.
ATTENBOROUGH AT 90 (U) 2016 £15.99
   BBC documentary that celebrates the 90th birthday of British naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough.
BEHEMOTH (E) 2015 CHINA  ZHAO, LIANG    £15.99
  The film looks at  how China's growing industrialism and productivity has altered the environmental and social landscape of the surrounding regions by focussing on the  Inner Mongolia's coal mines and iron works.
FLOW - FOR LOVE OF WATER (E) 2008        SALINA,  IRENA        £14.99
      Documentary investigates the increasing privatisation of the world’s fresh water supply.
HOME (E) 2009    YANN ARTHUS-BERTRAND    £12.99
    Based around aerial footage of over 50 countries around the world, the film looks at the changing environment of our planet and shows how Earth’s many problems are interlinked. 
IF A TREE FALLS - A STORY OF THE EARTH LIBERATION FRONT (E) 2011 CURRY, M/                CULLMAN, S £14.99
    Film about the Earth Liberation Front (ELF), an organisation that uses radical methods to protest against the destruction of the environment. 
IL ÉTAIT UNE FORÊT/ONCE UPON A FOREST (E) 2013 FRANCE  JACQUET, LUC   £19.99
    Documentary from Oscar-winning director Luc Jacquet. With footage showing what really happens above and below the forest canopy.
INSIDE THE NATIONAL TRUST(E) 2013 £39.99
20-part documentary series presented by Michael Buerk in which he visits National Trust locations across the United Kingdom. 
NO IMPACT MAN (E) 2009    LAURA GABBERT | JUSTIN SCHEIN        £14.99
    Professional Manhattanites Colin Beavan and Michelle Conlin as they embark on a year-long adventure of adopting a lifestyle that has no negative impact on the environment.
PANDORA'S PROMISE (12) 2013        STONES ,ROBERT        £12.99
    Film exploring the past, present and future of nuclear energy.

PETROPOLIS - AERIAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE ALBERTA TAR SANDS (E) 2009  £14.99
    Conceptual documentary produced for Greenpeace . The film focuses on the Canadian Alberta Tar Sands that have been a battleground for oil companies and environmentalists.
PROJECT WILD THING (PG)   2013    BOND, DAVID    £15.99
    David Bond’s film  exploring the relationship of modern youngsters with nature.

REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR (E) 2011        PAINE, CHRIS    £14.99   
   
Tim Robbins narrates this documentary going behind the scenes and into the boardrooms of the electric car industry. 
A follow-up to Chris Paine's 2006 film 'Who Killed the Electric Car?', this film moves away from the political perspective to look in more detail at the business side of this emerging industry, showing the different ways in which major car companies are developing and reacting to the new technology and to growing public demand.
STATE OF THE PLANET (E) UK 2004    £15.99
     Attenborough uses  the latest scientific research to explain the situation of the planet.
TRUTH ABOUT CLIMATE (E) UK 2006    £15.99
     David Attenborough’s personal journey to discover how global warming is changing the planet.
UNBRANDED (15) 2015    BARIBEAU, PHILLIP   £15.99
   Documentary following four college graduates as they embark upon a journey of self-discovery and  travel 3000 miles on horseback across the American West.
THE UNDERSEA WORLD OF JACQUES COUSTEAU: COLLECTION (E) 22 DISCS   £99.99
 
   All 36 episodes of the groundbreaking documentary series in which underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau brought images 
from beneath the waves to viewers. Narrated by Rod Sterling of 'The Twilight Zone', the show followed Cousteau as he traversed the seas in his faithful ship, 'Calypso', capturing images of sea creatures and maritime life that were a revelation to many. The collection also includes three Cousteau feature films: 'The Silent World' (1956), 'World Without Sun' (1964) and 'Voyage to the Edge of the World' (1976).
THE WATER WARS (E)   2009    BURROUGHS, JIM            £15.99
    Jim Burroughs writes and directs this documentary looking into the critical issues surrounding the supply and control of 
the world’s fresh water supplies.
WATERMARK (E) CANADA  BAICHWA,J/BURTYNSKY, E      £22.99
    The film explores the history of water and the varying uses to which mankind have put it over time.
WEIR'S WAY: THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION (E) 2014 £39.99
       52 episodes of the TV series which follows Scottish climber, author and broadcaster Tom Weir as he travels around Scotland exploring its landscape and natural history
WHO KILLED THE ELECTRIC CAR? (U)  USA PAINE,  CHRIS £15.99
 In the 1990s, following California’s passing of the Zero Emission Vehicle mandate and  American car companies began producing electric cars for mainstream consumption The documentary looks at the tangled web of interests behind the electric car’s untimely demise, laying out convincing cases against the auto industry, big oil, corrupt federal and state governments, and consumers themselves.

SOCIETY  DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS (15) 2015   SILVER, MARC   £15.99
   US documentary examining the aftermath of the 2012 murder of Jordan Davis in Jacksonville, Florida which explores Florida's contentious stand-your-ground law.
A IS FOR AUTISM  (E)  UK  1992 WEBB, TIM     £8.99     
    A look into the condition, using drawings and music, along with  accounts from suffers.
A SPELL TO WARD OFF THE DARKNESS (15) 2013  RUSSELL, B/RIVERS, B    £22.99
    Documentary following an unnamed man through three significant events in his life. The journey begins with the man on a small island in Estonia then follows him as he moves to the Finnish wilderness and then finally on to the scene of a concert in Norway where he is performing as singer and guitarist of a black metal group. Robert A.
ASYLUM (E) 1972  ROBINSON, PETER   £12.99
   Documentary following the schizophrenic residents of a refuge based upon the theories of radical Scottish psychiatrist R.D. Laing. Spending three weeks with London's Archway community, film-maker Peter Robinson captures the patients and therapists as they live side by side and try to help each other recover from their diagnosed illnesses through compassion and ultimately regain their freedom.
ATARI - GAME OVER (E) 2014   PENN, ZAK £16.99
   In 1983 it was claimed that the Atari game 'E.T. the Extra Terrestrial was crushed and buried in a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico due to bad reviews.  Involving game designer Howard Scott, the film-makers investigate the event that has now become known as a fabled urban legend. 
BOMBAY BEACH (E) 2011            HAR’EL, ALMA        £14.99
    The lives of three men in the impoverished Californian desert town of Bombay Beach.
BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE (15) USA 2002    MOORE, MICHAEL      £19.99
     Excellent, award winning documentary about American gun culture
BRAND: A SECOND COMING (15) 2015  TIMONER, ONDI   £19.99
   Film chronicling the journey of comedian-turned-activist Russell Brand makes as he embarks to save the world. 
BRAZIL  CONFIDENTIAL  (E)       £14.99
     This unique documentary goes behind the scenes and films inside the Brazilian camp during one of the most exciting times in the country’s history. It starts with incredible shots from inside the dressing room as they prepare to play the 2002 World Cup final and follows them through qualification for the 2006 World Cup
CATFISH (12) 2010 USA     JOOST, H/SCHULMAN, A        £15.99
    Stranger-than-fiction reality documentary exploring the unexpected consequences of social networking.
CHILDREN UNDERGROUND (E) 2001 ROMANIA BELZBERG,  EDET £14.99
  Documentary detailing the plight of the street children of Romania’s capital city, Bucharest.
CLASSIC TV COMMERCIALS VOL.1  (E) USA    £14.99
     Collection of TV nostalgia from the 50’s, 60’sand 70’s.
EAGLE HUNTRESS (E) 2016   BELL, OTTO   £15.99
   Daisy Ridley narrates this documentary which follows 13-year-old Kazakh girl Aisholpan as she looks to become the first female eagle hunter in 12 generations of her family.
EXAMINED LIFE (12) 2008    TAYLOR, ASTRA    £12.99  
    Eight of America’s most influential modern intellectuals and philosophers ruminate on subjects such as life, love, individualism and the environment.
EXTREMES (E) 1971     KLINGER,T/LYTTON, M   £10.99
    Documentary about the British counterculture movement in the 1970s. The film-makers travel to London and the Isle of Wight Festival to interview hippies, mods, skinheads, Hell's Angels and drug addicts to find out why so many of them have taken a step back from society and decided to rebel against it.
DARK DAYS (E) 2000   SINGER, MARC     £14.99
    Acclaimed documentary about one of the many groups of homeless people who live in the subway tunnels beneath Manhattan.
DETROPIA (E) 2012   EWING,H/GRADY, R    £15.99
   Three working residents of Detroit, video blogger Crystal Starr, nightclub owner Tommy Stephens and United Auto Workers local President George McGregor,  each give their own view on the decline of the city and its potential hopes for a radically different future.
DREAMCATCHER (E) 2014    LONGINOTTO, KIM     £14.99
      Documentary written and directed by Kim Longinotto which focuses on a former prostitute who now helps youngsters escape the profession. 
DREAMS OF A LIFE (E) 2011    MORLEY, CAROL         £15.99
    Docu-drama about a woman whose body was not discovered until three years after her death.  The film investigates the facts of Joyce’s tragically short existence and the mysterious circumstances of her death, featuring interviews with friends and colleagues who had lost touch with her and reconstructed dramatic scenes from this seemingly forgotten woman.
ERASING DAVID (15) 2009    BOND, D/MCDOUGALL, M        £15.99
    Documentary exploring the role and implications of surveillance in British society.
ETRE ET AVOIR (E)    2002  FRANCE PHILIBERT,  NICOLAS IN FRENCH   £15.99
     Documentary that follows a year in the life of a French village school.
EXAMINED LIFE (12) 2008    TAYLOR, ASTRA    £12.99  
    Documentary in which eight of America’s most influential modern intellectuals and philosophers ruminate on subjects such as life, love, individualism and the environment.
THE FOUNDERS (E) 2016  FISK,C/SCHRADER,C   £17.99
  Documentary on the emergence of the Ladies Professional Golf Association in the 1940s in the face of strong discrimination and sexism.
GOOGLE ME (E) 2007 USA        JIM KILLEEN | JEANNIE ROSHAR    £15.99
    Struggling Los Angeles actor Jim Killeen, whose idle ‘Googling’ of his own name leads him to travel the world on an unusual voyage of discovery. Jim decides to contact six very different and diverse men who share his name, and he soon finds himself welcomed into the homes and lives.
HIS AND HERS (E) 2009        WARDROP, KEN    £15.99  
    Documentary composed entirely of interviews with women of all ages from across Ireland  exploring how women share their journey through life with men: their fathers, brothers, lovers, husbands and sons.
INSIDE THE FREEMASONS (E) 2017 £19.99
 Five-part Sky documentary on the Freemasons.
INTO THE ABYSS - A TALE OF DEATH, A TALE OF LIFE (12A) 2011  HERZOG    £15.99    
    Herzog’s typically probing documentary examines the case of two death row inmates.
JACQUES LACAN: LA PSYCHANALYSE REINVENTEE/LACAN PARLE (E)  £24.99
    Two films about French psychoanalyst and philosopher Jacques Lacan. Elisabeth Kapnist directs the documentary ‘Jacques Lacan: La Psychanalyse Reinvente’ (2001), which sheds light on Lacan’s ideas about the decline of patriarchy, the illusions of the French Revolution and the logic of madness. ‘Lacan Parle’ (1972) is a controversial speech by Lacan at the Catholic University of Louvain in 1972, taking on topics such as psychoanalysis, death, language, love, alienation and paranoia. When his speech is disrupted by a sceptical student, Lacan refuses to allow security to remove him, instead asking him to speak and incorporating his criticisms into his presentation. The talk is followed by a probing interview by Belgian documentarian Francoise Wolff.
JAMIES SCHOOL  DINNERS (EX)  UK 2004             £15.99
     Jamie Oliver attempt to improve school dinners.
JESUS CAMP (PG)  2006  USA  EWING H/GRADY, R     £19.99
     Documentary about a summer camp where kids as young as six are taught to become Christian soldiers in ‘Gods Army’.
THE KILLING OF AMERICA (18) 1981  RENAN,S/SCHRADER, L £14.99
  The film examines the senseless violence prevalent in American society between the 1960s and the 1980s and looks at a number of high-profile gun-related deaths.
THE LAND OF THE ENLIGHTENED (15) 2016   DE PUE, PIETER-JAN £19.99
   Pieter-Jan De Pue co-writes and directs this documentary which looks at gangs of tribal children as they attempt to make a living in the remote countryside of war-torn Afghanistan.
LAUGHOLOGY (E) 2009    NERENBERG, ALBERT   £12.99
 A look at the science behind laughing.
MEA MAXIMA CULPA: SILENCE IN THE HOUSE OF GOD (12) 2012  GIBNEY, ALEX £12.99
    This film which explores the scandals, cover ups and dark history of the Catholic Church.
NARCO CULTURA (E) 2013   MEXICO     SCHWARZ, SHAUL    £15.99
  Documentary about the Mexican drug war in Ciudad Juárez and how those involved are portrayed in popular culture, including within the rising subgenre of narcocorrido music.
NEW WORLD ORDER: THE CONSPIRACY TO RULE YOUR MIND (E) 2014 £15.99
Documentary that attempts to put forward the theory that the decisions, opinions and even thoughts of human beings across the planet are being heavily influenced by the so-called 'ruling elite', who have allegedly used the media, education systems, industry, military and political groups to achieve world domination.
NICK BROOMFIELD DOCUMENTING ICONS BOX SET  (18) UK 1981-96   £49.99
     Features Soldier Girls, Chicken Ranch, The Leader, His Driver and the Driver’s Wife, Tracking Down Maggie, Heidi Fleiss: 
Hollywood Madam and the uncut version of Fetishes
OF TIME AND THE CITY (12) UK 2008 DAVIES, TERENCE  £19.99
 A deeply personal evocation of post-World War II Liverpool, the film is a patchwork visual poem woven from archival footage, 
a mash-up of classical and pop music standards and Davies’ own incantations.
OLDER THAN IRELAND (E) 2015  FEGAN, ALEX   £12.99
  30 Irish men and women over the age of 100 are  interviewed and  reflect on the key moments of their lives and discuss the true meaning of their journeys.
OUT OF THE ASHES (E) 2010 UK        ALBONE, T/ MARTENS, L        £15.99
    Film following the  Afghan cricket team in its bid to qualify for the 2011 World Cup.
PATIENCE (AFTER SEBALD) (12A) 2010 GEE, GRANT  £15.99
    The life and work of the late author W.G. Sebald.  Drawing on one of Sebald’s most celebrated works, 
‘The Rings of Saturn’, in which he describes at length a journey along the East Anglian coast, the people he meets and the memories it provokes. The film recreates elements of the walk and also talks to fellow artists who were influenced by Sebald, including Robert Macfarlane, Rick Moody and Tacita Dean.
PETER WHITEHEAD AND THE SIXTIES (E) UK 1965/7  WHITEHEAD, PETER £19.99
 Two documentaries that capture 1960s counterculture as it happened in London.
PICTURES OF THE OLD WORLD (E) 1972   SLOVAKIA  HANÁK, DUSAN £12.99
 Film about the lives if  nine people living in the remote and forgotten villages of the Tatra mountains where they struggle with dire poverty and deprivation - a sharp contrast to the communist propaganda of the time which promised citizens a socialist paradise.
PRECINCT SEVEN FIVE (15) 2014 RUSSELL, TILLER   £15.99
   The film chronicles the corrupt practices of East Brooklyn's 75th Police precinct in the 1980 during the city's  crime and  crack cocaine epidemic. 
QUE TA JOIE DEMEURE/JOY OF MAN'S DESIRING (E) 2014  FRANCE CÔTÉ, DENIS £15.99
 The film examines workplace relationship by using actors as numbered factory workers, the film explores ideas surrounding the function of labour and the importance of work to society and individuals.
REDNECKS AND CULCHIES (E) 2016  MONAGHAN, TONY   £11.99
   Look at debilitating addictions of drink and drugs on the employed working class Midwest Americans.
THE REFEREES (E) 2009        £17.99
    Behind-the-scenes film following referees as they officiate at the Euro 2008 championships.
THE ROAD: A STORY OF LIFE AND DEATH (PG) 2012    ISAAC, MARC    £15.99
    Documentary film from Marc Isaacs which follows a number of people as they attempt to integrate themselves into a contemporary London setting after leaving their respective homes.

ROLL OUT THE BARREL - THE BRITISH PUB ON FILM (PG) UK        £22.99
   
Collection of shorts, documentaries, trade films and newsreel footage exploring the history of the British pub and its place in society. 
The titles comprise: 'The Story of English Inns' (1944), 'Down at the Local' (1945), 'The Inn That Crossed the Sea' (1950), 'Tramp's Ball' (1953), 'Beer and Skittles' (1954), 'The Old Pheasant' (1958), 'The Friendly Inn' (1958), 'Mining Review 16th Year No.5' (1963), 'Lucy's Table' (1965), 'All in Good Time' (1964), 'A Working Men's Club in Sheffield' (1965), 'The Ship Hotel - Tyne Main' (1967), 'Under the Table You Must Go' (1969), 'Guinness for You' (1971), 'A Round of Bass' (1972), 'Henry Cleans Up' (1974), 'What'll You Have?' (1977), 'New Pubs for Old - UK' (1979), 'New Pubs for Old - International' (1979)' and 'Local Life' (1982).
RUBBLE KINGS (15) 2010   NICHOLSON, SHAN   £12.99
 A look at the gang violence in The Bronx during the  1960s and '70s. 
SHADOWS OF PROGRESS - DOCUMENTARY FILM IN POST-WAR BRITAIN...(15) 1977        £29.99
    A collection of post-war documentaries offering a revealing portrait of Britain's social, cultural and industrial development throughout the 1950s, '60s and '70s.
SOFIA'S LAST AMBULANCE (E) 2012 BULGARIA METEV,  ILIAN £12.99
    Observational documentary which follows a paramedic crew in charge of an ambulance in the Bulgarian city of Sofia.
SOLDIER GIRLS (15)   BROOMFIELD, NICK £9.99
     Nick Broomfield travels to Fort Georgia to follow the lives of a number of female inductees as they go through Basic Army training.

THE SPIRIT OF '45 (E) 2012 LOACH, KEN    £14.99
   
 An impassioned documentary about how the spirit of unity which buoyed Britain during the war years carried through to create a vision of a fairer, united society
STORIES WE TELL (12A) 2012    POLLEY, SARAH     DVD - £15.99    BLU RAY - £19.99
    Documentary directed by Sarah Polley which aims to shed some light on her roots and family secrets. Sarah interviews family 
members and friends while encouraging them to speak of her mother who passed away when Sarah was just a young girl. 
 STREETKIDS UNITED (E) 2010   PRITCHARD, TIM    £12.99
    In 2010. as South Africa geared up for the World Cup. another football tournament was taking place, away from the glare of the media and the attentions of big business. The South African city of Durban played host to the Street Child World Cup bringing togetherthe vulnerable and overlooked - street kids from around the world, in search of a better and brighter future.
THE STUART HALL PROJECT (PG) 2013    AKOMFRAH, JOHN    £19.99
    Documentary about cultural theorist Stuart Hall. The film examines Hall’s life and his journey from student to prominent left wing theorist.
SUPER SIZE ME (12) USA 2004  SPURLOCK, MORGAN £15.99  
     Attempting to answer the question, ‘Why is America so fat?’ Spurlock, eats nothing  but McDonalds for 30 days.
A TECHNICOLOUR DREAM (E) UK 1967 £9.99
   Documentary about the underground movement in the UK during the sixties.
TASKAFA: STORIES FROM THE STREET/ESTATE, A REVERIE (E) 2015  ZIMMERMAN, ANDREA LUKA £12.99
 Narrated by John Berger, 'Taskafa: Stories from the Street' (2013) follows a resilient group of people from Istanbul as they take care of the stray street dogs which roam the city. In 'Estate, a Reverie' (2015) the defiant residents of Hackney in East London rally together as they continue to live in the boarded-up flats of their condemned housing estate in the last days before its scheduled demolition.
TERMINUS (E)     2005    £12.99
    A celebration of London’s Waterloo station in all its glory on a busy day, this film captures the essence of a 
British station at the beginning of the 1960s.
THE UNBELIEVERS (E) 2013 HOLWERDA, GUS £15.99
  The film follows renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss across the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world.
UTOPIA    (E) 2013    PILGER, JOHN         £14.99
   
Aiming to uncover the truth about Australia's treatment of its Aboriginal people, Pilger travels to a remote region 
in the West dubbed 'Utopia' where the reality is far removed from the perfection suggested by its title.
VALAAM - L'ARCHIPEL DES MOINES (E) 2012 RUSSIA    LESPES, FRANÇOIS  £12.99
    Director François Lespes visits the monastery and gives an insight into the daily lives of the monks 
who live on the Valaam archipelago situated in Lake Ladoga.
THE VATICAN EXORCISMS (15)     2012    MARINO, JOE    £15.99
    Documentary following US film-maker Joe Marino as he heads to Italy to investigate exorcisms 
and the truth behind rumours of demonic possession.
VISITORS (U) 2013    REGGIO, GODFREY  DVD - £17.99 BLU RAY - £19.99
    Dialogue-free documentary about human beings' relationship with modern life and technology. 
WE LIVE IN PUBLIC (E) 2009  TIMONER, ONDI  £14.99
    Documentary about the effect that the internet is having on our society.
WEST END JUNGLE (15) 1961 MILLER ARNOLD   £14.99
    Originally banned by the censor due to its delicate subject matter, this graphic account of prostitution in 
London during the early 1960s finally sees the light of day in its full uncut version.
THE WOLFPACK (15) 2015  MOSELLE, CRYSTAL   £17.99
  Document of the Angulo family who kept their 6 boys prisoners in their small New York apartment. The boys became curious about the outside world and began recreating to recreate it from  movies that they were allowed to watch including 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction'.
WORLD IN ACTION  (15) UK 1967-91     £19.99
      12 of the best documentaries from the flagship  ITV series.
YOUR JOB IN GREAT BRITAIN (E)    £12.99
     Collection of films made for American servicemen to familiarize themselves with Britain.
 
     
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