Society Documentaries

Society films are another must for the avid doc viewer. As groups of people with common interests, we all are involved in society in some way or another. This category will usually have something for all.

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Colombia's Oil Fix

Colombia's Oil Fix

Saira Shah finds that the oil boom in Colombia has caused an increase in misery and violence for ...

5.5 Views: 2,324
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Congo - The Real Mobile Phone War

Congo - The Real Mobile Phone War

Juliana Ruhfus finds that the lucrative mining of the ore coltan from which tantalum is extracted...

6.0 Views: 3,080
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Fault Lines - The decline of labour unions in the US

Fault Lines - The decline of labour unions in the US

For decades, labour unions in the US have been on the decline. While they are widely credited wit...

6.0 Views: 3,161
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Guyana - Bitter Harvest

Guyana - Bitter Harvest

Zaiba Malik finds that economic problems are adding to political turmoil and ethnic violence betw...

5.0 Views: 3,154
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Mauritania - Selling the Future

Mauritania - Selling the Future

Kim Willsher reports on the impact of the European Union's fishing agreement on fishermen in Maur...

6.0 Views: 2,244
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Sudan - Market of Death

Sudan - Market of Death

If the benefits of globalisation really do trickle down, you'd expect to see poor people becoming...

8.0 Views: 2,368
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The World According to Monsanto

The World According to Monsanto

Monsanto is the world leader in genetically modified organisms (GMOs), as well as one of the mo...

7.5 Views: 4,197
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Fault Lines - Fast Food, Fat Profits - Obesity in America

Fault Lines - Fast Food, Fat Profits - Obesity in America

Obesity in America has reached a crisis point. Two out of every three Americans are overweight, o...

7.3 Views: 9,197
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Fault Lines - Outsourced - Clinical Trials Overseas

Fault Lines - Outsourced - Clinical Trials Overseas

US pharmaceutical companies have moved their operations overseas over the course of the past deca...

7.2 Views: 2,805
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Freedom from Pain

Freedom from Pain

For much of the Western world, physical pain ends with a simple pill. Yet more than half the worl...

7.2 Views: 2,687
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The Cancer Sell

The Cancer Sell

People & Power goes undercover to investigate the alternative therapy clinics offering cancer...

7.5 Views: 2,397
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100 Years of Silence

100 Years of Silence

One hundred years ago, the Herero people of Namibia were nearly exterminated by German colonial s...

5.4 Views: 4,036
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Brazil - Slaves of the Amazon

Brazil - Slaves of the Amazon

It's been over a century since Brazil officially abandoned slavery. But tens of thousands of impo...

1.0 Views: 2,126
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China and North Korea - The Great Escape

China and North Korea - The Great Escape

Oliver Steeds witnesses North Koreans who flee to China, forced to live in miserable conditions ...

6.8 Views: 5,945
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China's Bleak House

China's Bleak House

Documentary filmed over a decade, following Chinese workers fighting against injustices suffered ...

8.0 Views: 2,387
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Fault Lines - Rio - Olympic City

Fault Lines - Rio - Olympic City

An explosion of joy on the streets of Rio greeted the announcement that the city would be hosting...

8.0 Views: 2,400
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