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Dead or Alive

   2021    History
The Caribbean is home to a notorious band of British pirates called the Flying Gang. They plunder merchant ships, sailing from the Americas to Europe and Africa. England's King George I has had enough, so he comes up with a shock tactic to end piracy. It's an offer from the King, a pardon, clemency for those who turn their backs on piracy. Those who refuse will be hunted down and hanged. Two pirates, Blackbeard and Charles Vane stand the King's man, Woodes Rogers. Who will win the final battle?
Series: The Lost Pirate Kingdom

Game Over Kasparov and the Machine

   2003    History
Garry Kasparov is arguably the greatest chess player who has ever lived. In 1997 he played a chess match against IBM's computer Deep Blue. Kasparov lost the match. This film shows the match and the events surrounding it from Kasparov's perspective. It delves into the psychological aspects of the game, paranoia surrounding it and suspicions that have arisen around IBM's true tactics. It consists of interviews with Kasparov, his manager, chess experts, and members of the IBM Deep Blue team, as well as original footage of the match itself.

Human: The World Within
Human: The World Within

   2021    Medicine
Secrets of the Dead
Secrets of the Dead

   2017    History
Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

   2017    Art
Out of the Cradle
Out of the Cradle

   2019    History
Life in a Day
Life in a Day

   2021    Culture
Motivation
Motivation

   2017    Culture
How the Universe Works Series 8
How the Universe Works Series 8

   2019    Science