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BBC Imagine - Born to be Wilde (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 21, 2018
BBC Imagine - Born to be Wilde (2018)

BBC Imagine - Born to be Wilde (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2251 Kbps | 1 h 5 min | 1.09 GiB
Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Prepare for an Odyssey. This is the remarkable story of Rupert Everett's ten-year quest to write, direct and star in his own film about the tragic last years of his hero Oscar Wilde, the great Irish writer imprisoned for loving another man. imagine… joins Everett five years on, halfway through his epic journey. The programme follows Everett from his onstage triumph playing Oscar in the West End, through numerous false starts and setbacks. As the years go by there are highs and lows, peppy optimism and lunatic serendipity. This is an adventure like no other

BBC Our World - My Stolen Childhood (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 20, 2018
BBC Our World - My Stolen Childhood (2018)

BBC Our World - My Stolen Childhood (2018)
HDTV | 1280x656 | .MKV/AVC @ 2377 Kbps | 23 min 5 s | 404 MiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Thousands of women across West Africa have been enslaved by a centuries-old practice called 'Trokosi', whereby girls are forced to live and work with priests in religious shrines to 'pay' for the sins of family members. Brigitte Sossou Perenyi was one of those girls, until she was adopted by an American and moved to the US. Twenty years later, Brigitte goes on a journey to understand what 'Trokosi' really is and why her family gave her away.

BBC - The History of the Future: Cars (2009)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 20, 2018
BBC - The History of the Future: Cars (2009)

BBC - The History of the Future: Cars (2009)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2342 Kbps | 28 min 36 s | 506 MiB
Audio: English AAC 127 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Phill Jupitus looks at how we thought the car of the future was going to turn out and finds out why it didn't happen that way, focusing on the classic era of the 50s and 60s, a time when they hadn't quite yet worked out how to make cars fly and instead just made them look like they could. In his quest to trace the dream car of his childhood, Phill visits the places where the future of motoring seemed to have arrived and learns about the visionaries who let their imaginations rove in the heroic days before marketing and 'sustainability' domesticated the car into the homogenous transports we see today.

BBC - Tap America: How a Nation Found its Feet (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 19, 2018
BBC - Tap America: How a Nation Found its Feet (2018)

BBC - Tap America: How a Nation Found its Feet (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2080 Kbps | 1 h 19 min | 1.23 GiB
Audio: English AAC 129 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Clarke Peters, the writer of Five Guys Named Moe and actor in the likes of The Wire and Three Billboards, explores the origins, development and modern significance of a great American vernacular art form he has loved since a child - tap dancing. From 17th-century accounts of the dances performed by African slaves on American soil to celebrated 19th-century dance-offs and contests between Irish and African-American dancers, through to the troubled Hollywood heyday of tap in the 1930s and 40s when black dancers were routinely excluded from the film roles their talent deserved.

BBC - Aristotle's Lagoon (2010)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 18, 2018
BBC - Aristotle's Lagoon (2010)

BBC - Aristotle's Lagoon (2010)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3150 Kbps | 57 min 52 s | 1.33 GiB
Audio: English AAC 126 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

In the 4th century BC the Greek philosopher Aristotle travelled to Lesvos, an island in the Aegean teeming, then as now, with wildlife. His fascination with what he found there, and his painstaking study of it, led to the birth of a new science - biology. Professor Armand Leroi follows in Aristotle's footsteps to discover the creatures, places and ideas that inspired the philosopher in his pioneering work.

BBC The Sky at Night Guides: Planets (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 18, 2018
BBC The Sky at Night Guides: Planets (2018)

BBC The Sky at Night Guides: Planets (2018)
HDTV 720p | MKV | 1280x720 | AVC@1098 Kbps | English AAC@125 Kbps | 2 channels | 58 min 59 s | 517 MiB
HDTV 1080p | MKV | 1920x1080 | AVC@3339 Kbps | English AAC@125 Kbps | 2 channels | 58 min 59 s | 1.43 GiB
Genre: Documentary

The planets have fascinated us for millennia, but over the past 60 years our understanding of them has been transformed. Using The Sky at Night archives, Maggie Aderin-Pocock takes us on a spectacular voyage of discovery through our exploration of the planets. From incredible technological achievements, to astonishing phenomena such as epic storms on Jupiter and the stunningly complex rings of Saturn, this is the definitive guide to the planets. And the journey doesn't end at the edges of our solar system. We're now discovering that the Milky Way is full of weird and wonderful exoplanets outside our own solar system. Yet the more we learn, the more we discover how special our own planet really is.

BBC - The Last Man on the Moon (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 17, 2018
BBC - The Last Man on the Moon (2018)

BBC - The Last Man on the Moon (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1988 Kbps | 1 h 29 min | 1.34 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

When Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan stepped on the moon in December 1972, he left his footprints and his daughter's initials in the lunar dust. This film takes Cernan back to the launchpads of Cape Kennedy to tell his story of burning ambition, fulfilment, love and loss. Using a wealth of rare archive, home movies, scrapbooks and interviews, it recounts how Cernan's burning ambition carried him from a quiet Chicago suburb to the spectacular and hazardous environment of space.
BBC Natural World - Pangolins: The World's Most Wanted Animal (2018)

BBC Natural World - Pangolins: The World's Most Wanted Animal (2018)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 3178 Kbps | 58 min 36 s | 1.36 GiB
Audio: English AAC 136 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The endearing pangolin is a little-known scaly mammal. Found in Africa and Asia, these shy creatures have an unfortunate tagline - they are the most poached and illegally trafficked animals in the world. Based in Namibia, conservationist Maria Diekmann rescues and rehabilitates her local pangolins. In a bid to better understand the global issues they are facing, we follow Maria to Vietnam, Thailand and China into the very heart of the crisis, where demand for pangolin products is greatest. In what turns out to be an emotional journey, Maria joins forces with a Chinese megastar to build a campaign to bring awareness to the plight of an animal most people have never even heard of.

Simon Amstell: Numb (Live at the BBC) (2012)  Video

Posted by Tavaz at May 15, 2018
Simon Amstell: Numb (Live at the BBC) (2012)

Simon Amstell: Numb (Live at the BBC) (2012)
WEB-DL | MKV | 1280x720 | English | H264 @ 3480 kbps | E-AC-3 @ 128 kbps | 58 min 17 s | 1.47 GiB
Subtitles: English
Genre: Comedy

This one-off stand-up special is a performance of Simon Amstell's stand-up show, 'Numb', which he toured to sell-out audiences around the UK and Ireland in 2012, as well as Australia and, more recently, Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York. …

BBC Arena - Jana Bokova's Havana (1990)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 15, 2018
BBC Arena - Jana Bokova's Havana (1990)

BBC Arena - Jana Bokova's Havana (1990)
HDTV | 960x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1374 Kbps | 1 h 45 min | 1.06 GiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Havana has a dilapidated ruined beauty - decaying grandeur alongside squalor with a string atmosphere of Africa and Old Spain. Despite the political turmoil of Cuba's last 30 years, its people remain among the most imaginative and fascinating in the world. Under the dictatorship of Castro, Cuba has become a highly regulated state to say the least. Director Jana Bokova persuaded the citizens of Havana to talk about their lives, their city and Cuba, despite their anxieties and fears about opening up to a foreign film crew.