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Miracle Planet: Ep.2 – Snowball Earth

Miracle Planet is a five-part documentary series, co-produced by Japan’s NHK and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), narrated by Christopher Plummer, which tells the 4.6-billion-year-old story of how life has evolved from...

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Miracle Planet: Ep.3 – New Frontiers

This third episode follows our ancestors from the shallow saltwater seas to the freshwater rivers, then discusses the colonization of land. The focus is mainly on the Devonian and Carboniferous periods. Miracle Planet is...

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Frida Kahlo – A Biography

This biography is about Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, a woman who gracefully balanced a private life of illness and pain against a public persona that was flamboyant, irreverent and world-renowned. Kahlo was an eyewitness...

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Animate: Crises of Capitalism

In this neat animation, renowned academic David Harvey asks if it is time to look beyond capitalism towards a new social order that would allow us to live within a system that really could be responsible, just, and humane? (11:10 min)

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BBC Adventures In Architecture – Beauty

Historian and writer Dan Cruickshank celebrates architecture as a creative force as he explores the world’s greatest cities, buildings and monuments. In the first episode, Cruickshank explores how humanity has created beauty through architecture...