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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Building the Nation - Sudan

Building the Nation - Sudan

Little over a month ago South Sudan celebrated its independence. But with widespread poverty and ...

8.0 Views: 1,705
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Bangladesh - The Drowning Country

Bangladesh - The Drowning Country

Ramita Navai finds out what it's like to live in this poor, extremely overpopulated, flat country...

4.3 Views: 1,863
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Aokigahara - Suicide Forest

Aokigahara - Suicide Forest

The forest is a popular place for suicides, reportedly the world's second most popular suicide lo...

7.3 Views: 180,572
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American Zombie

American Zombie

Filmmakers Grace Lee ("The Grace Lee Project") and John Solomon ("Nonsense Man") team up to shoot...

5.7 Views: 2,466
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After the Uprising - Burma

After the Uprising - Burma

Burma's capital is recovering. It was right here, only a few months ago that peaceful demonstrato...

6.0 Views: 1,506
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A Royal Engagement

A Royal Engagement

On this episode Listening Post looks at how a royal engagement in Britain made headlines from New...

7.5 Views: 1,489
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A Step from Heaven (Con los Pies en el Cielo)

A Step from Heaven (Con los Pies en el Cielo)

Juan Angel had an accident that left him quadriplegic at the age of 16 years, he is a social acti...

9.0 Views: 1,297
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6 Days in the Dark

6 Days in the Dark

During the French occupation, the mines in Morocco were exploited by French companies. One of the...

9.0 Views: 1,535
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101 East - Too Young to Work

101 East - Too Young to Work

As many Bangladeshi children work in risky and dangerous jobs, we look at government plans to era...

7.2 Views: 1,993
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101 East - Toxic Profits?

101 East - Toxic Profits?

A new rare earth refinery in Malaysia will generate billions of dollars, but could it cause an en...

7.5 Views: 1,849
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101 East - The Right to Pray

101 East - The Right to Pray

Indonesia has long been proud of its diverse ethnicity, cultures and spiritual beliefs. But recen...

6.5 Views: 1,570
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101 East - Thailand's Unborn

101 East - Thailand's Unborn

As most abortion is illegal in Thailand, we take on Thailand's taboo subject and ask if the count...

6.3 Views: 2,353
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101 East - The Philippines' Population Debate

101 East - The Philippines' Population Debate

101 East investigates why family planning remains a highly controversial issue in the Philippines.

5.5 Views: 1,922
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101 East - Thailand's Battle for Peace

101 East - Thailand's Battle for Peace

Thailand is bracing for new elections, but will they bring peace and stability or fresh political...

Views: 1,891
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101 East - Small Fry, Big Catch

101 East - Small Fry, Big Catch

Bangladesh is one of the world's biggest suppliers of shrimp, harvesting an estimated 20,000 tonn...

10.0 Views: 1,946
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101 East - Reeling Them In

101 East - Reeling Them In

The global appetite for fresh fish is growing, but at what cost is aquaculture booming across Asi...

5.0 Views: 1,627
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