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The Story of India: Beginnings

   2007    History
Through ancient manuscripts and oral tales Michael Wood charts the first human migrations out of Africa. He travels from the tropical backwaters of South India through lost ancient cities in Pakistan to the vibrant landscapes of the Ganges plain. In Turkmenistan dramatic archaeological discoveries cast new light on India’s past.
Series: The Story of India

Hidden Spain

   2020    Nature
Spain is found at the crossroads between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, between Europe and Africa, resulting in diverse landscapes, ancient cultures and magnificent wildlife. It's a hidden Spain missed by many tourists who fail to venture outside the resorts. Worlds within worlds, the medieval towns, to farming communities, desert, mountains and forests with some of the most dramatic and diverse wildlife of the continent.

My Octopus Teacher

   2020    Nature
A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.
After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher: a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal's trust and they develop a never before seen bond between human and wild animal.

Naledi A Baby Elephant Tale

   2016    Nature
The film tells the true story of a baby elephant born into a rescue camp in the Botswana wilderness. When she’s suddenly orphaned at one month, the keepers and scientist looking after the herd become tireless surrogate mothers while they fight to save the entire species.

Searching for Sugar Man

   2012    History
In the early 1970s, Sixto Rodriguez was a Detroit folksinger who had a short-lived recording career with only two well received but non-selling albums. Unknown to Rodriguez, his musical story continued in South Africa where he became a pop music icon and inspiration for generations. Long rumored there to be dead by suicide, a few fans in the 1990s decided to seek out the truth of their hero's fate. What follows is a bizarrely heartening story in which they found far more in their quest than they ever hoped, while a Detroit construction labourer discovered that his lost artistic dreams came true after all.
How the Universe Works Season 6
How the Universe Works Season 6

   2018    Science
Chef's Table
Chef's Table

   2017    Art
Out of the Cradle
Out of the Cradle

   2019    History
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Elvis Presley: The Searcher

   2018    History
Space Deepest Secrets
Space Deepest Secrets

   2019    Science
The Truth About
The Truth About

   2018    Medicine
How Art Made the World
How Art Made the World

   2006    Art
The Big Think
The Big Think

   2017    Technology