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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The Rageh Omaar Report - The Right to Roam

The Rageh Omaar Report - The Right to Roam

Unwanted, marginalised, defiant - the Roma people have become the target of governments across Eu...

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The Kirkby Rent Strike 1979

The Kirkby Rent Strike 1979

The Kirkby Rent Strike was a 14-month long rent strike initiated by 3000 tenants on October 9, 19...

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Slavery in the 21st century

Slavery in the 21st century

Slavery has been officially abolished. But it still exists in today’s society - from child labor ...

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Fault Lines: US Midterm Elections - A Town Hall Debate

Fault Lines: US Midterm Elections - A Town Hall Debate

Now that the 2010 US midterm elections are over, it is time to talk about what the results mean -...

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The Anarchist Commune in the Rainforest: Poole’s Land

The Anarchist Commune in the Rainforest: Poole’s Land

Manisha Krishnan travels to Poole's Land, an anarchist commune on the western edge of Canada to f...

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A Long Road

A Long Road

This video highlights the experiences of five African-American K-State icons. One desegregated a ...

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Why isn't poverty history yet?

Why isn't poverty history yet?

Daniel Ben-Ami, finance and economics journalist; author Ferraris for All: in defence of economic...

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Thailand and the fallout from mass tourism

Thailand and the fallout from mass tourism

Plastic garbage and the death of the coral reefs show the downside of mass tourism in Thailand, w...

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By train across Sri Lanka

By train across Sri Lanka

Asia’s most beautiful railway line? The “Main Line” cuts through tea plantations and jungle, then...

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The Hidden Lives Of 'Housegirls

The Hidden Lives Of 'Housegirls

In Uganda, young women are leaving their homes to try and find jobs as domestic workers, but for ...

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Fault Lines: On the Brink - Iraq, Kurdistan and the battle for Kirkuk

Fault Lines: On the Brink - Iraq, Kurdistan and the battle for Kirkuk

On this week's episode of Fault Lines Josh Rushing travels to Northern Iraq to look at one of the...

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Iraq For Sale

Iraq For Sale

A documentary on the privatisation of the Iraq war and the problems such policies have led to not...

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Niger: The Land Of Fear

Niger: The Land Of Fear

The Sahara is the biggest desert on earth. It takes its name from the Arab word for "emptiness". ...

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Mitt Romney and the Mormon factor

Mitt Romney and the Mormon factor

Mitt Romney is the favourite to become the Republican Party's candidate in November's US presiden...

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North Korea - All the dictator's men

North Korea - All the dictator's men

North Korea is one of the poorest countries in the world, but its leader Kim Jong Un has still fo...

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Shall I? (Ar Verta?)

Shall I? (Ar Verta?)

"Shall I?" is a truthful, sometimes shocking, yet entirely honest dialogue between a filmmaker an...

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