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Homo Sapiens 1900 (1999)

6.6/10
Director: Peter Cohen
Starring: Narrated by, Jan Holmquist

Peter Cohen's sobering look at the world-wide interest in eugenics throughout the early 20th century. Emerging around 1900, eugenic movements spawned... Read more

Emmanuel's Gift (2005)

7.6/10
Director: Lisa Lax, Nancy Stern
Starring: Narrated by, Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey narrates this documentary examining the remarkable life of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, a Ghanian man born into poverty with a severely deform... Read more

The Marriage Of Figaro (1995)

8.2/10
Starring: Narrated by, Peter Ustinov

This unusual production is one of a series of Mozart's works performed by marionettes! The Salzburg Marionette Theatre joins forces with the Philharm... Read more

Global Warming: The Signs and the Science (2005)

6.4/10
Starring: Narrated by, Alanis Morissette

Exploring what is arguably the most significant environmental phenomenon of the last 10,000 years, this documentary was filmed in the United States, A... Read more

Plan Colombia: Cashing In on the Drug War Failure (2003)

7.9/10
Director: Gerard Ungerman, Audrey Brohy
Starring: Narrated by, Edward Asner

Colombia is synonymous with drug trafficking, the country earns an enormous amount of money every year by shipping its illegal wares to the US. But th... Read more

The Crusades: Knights of Christ (1994)

6.7/10
Starring: Narrated by, Michael Leighton

For nearly two centuries, generations of knights from England and western Europe marched to do battle with the Saracen hordes who occupied the Holy La... Read more

Great Composers: Bach / Mozart (1997)

8/10
Director: James Runcie, Francesca Kemp
Starring: Narrated by, Kenneth Branagh

This programme presents the lives and works of Bach and Mozart, as featured in the BBC series "Great Composers". It examines the backgrounds, influenc... Read more

Great Composers: Tchaikovsky / Puccini / Mahler (1997)

8/10
Director: Chris Hunt, Kriss Rusmanis, Simon Broughton
Starring: Narrated by, Kenneth Branagh

This respected BBC series examines the works of Tchaikovsky including 'Eugene Onegin' and 'The Queen Of Spades' ; Mahler including 'Das Lied Von Der E... Read more

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo (2004)

8.2/10
Director: Amy Stechler
Starring: Narrated by, Lila Downs

"The Life and Times Of Frida Kahlo" chronicles the life and art of the great Mexican painter as never before, framing Kahlo's life in relationship to... Read more

Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State (2005)

3.2/10
Director: Dominic Sutherland, Martina Balazova
Starring: Narrated by, Linda Hunt

This 6-part BBC series tells the story of the Auschwitz Death Camp, site of the largest mass murder in history. Writer Laurence Rees and his team inte... Read more