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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Fault Lines - Horn of Africa Crisis - Somalia's Famine

Fault Lines - Horn of Africa Crisis - Somalia's Famine

The worst drought in 60 years has thrown some 13 million people across the Horn of Africa into cr...

3.6 Views: 2,835
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Fault Lines - Horn of Africa Crisis - Drought Zone

Fault Lines - Horn of Africa Crisis - Drought Zone

As world leaders discuss climate policy in Durban, Fault Lines travels through Kenya's drought zo...

8.3 Views: 2,610
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Honduras - The War on Children

Honduras - The War on Children

Jenny Kleeman travels to Honduras, where a war has broken out between adults and children, with ...

7.1 Views: 5,438
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India - Children of the Inferno

India - Children of the Inferno

Aidan Hartley visits North East India, where vast subterranean coal fires burn out of control be...

6.7 Views: 3,702
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India - Saffron Warriors

India - Saffron Warriors

As the Indian state of Gujarat continues to be torn apart by communal violence, we investigate th...

8.4 Views: 2,961
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Indonesia's Dirty War

Indonesia's Dirty War

Jonathan Miller finds that security forces have been committing human rights abuses against civil...

5.7 Views: 1,985
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Mexico - The City of Lost Girls

Mexico - The City of Lost Girls

Sandra Jordan reports from Ciudad Juarez where more than 370 women have been murdered, at least 1...

6.2 Views: 8,014
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Mugabe and the White African

Mugabe and the White African

Mugabe and the White African is a 2009 documentary film by Lucy Bailey and Andrew Thompson. The f...

7.2 Views: 3,828
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Outside The Law - Stories from Guantanamo

Outside The Law - Stories from Guantanamo

A documentary telling the story of Guantanamo: torture, extraordinary rendition and secret prison...

5.3 Views: 2,696
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Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Food Chain Slaves

Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Food Chain Slaves

In the opening episode of Slavery: A 21st Century Evil, Al Jazeera's Rageh Omaar investigates foo...

5.0 Views: 3,257
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Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Sex Slaves

Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Sex Slaves

There are an estimated 1.4 million sex slaves in the world today; most of them are women, althoug...

7.9 Views: 8,821
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Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Bonded Slaves

Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Bonded Slaves

In this episode of Slavery: A 21st Century Evil, Al Jazeera's Rageh Omaar investigates slavery th...

2.0 Views: 2,195
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Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Child Slaves

Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Child Slaves

There are at least 8.4 million child slaves in the world today. Nearly two million of these are f...

5.8 Views: 2,919
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Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Charcoal Slaves

Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Charcoal Slaves

Brazil, once the world's largest importer of slaves from Africa, has taken the lead in fighting 2...

5.3 Views: 2,321
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Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Bridal Slaves

Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Bridal Slaves

India has one of the world's fastest growing economies. But the southwest Asian country also has ...

8.3 Views: 3,171
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Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Prison Slaves

Slavery - A 21st Century Evil - Prison Slaves

Once an isolationist communist state, over the last 20 years China has become the world's biggest...

8.7 Views: 5,145
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