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The Giant Awakes, Episode 2, A Very Chinese Solution
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produced by Martin Smith, 1949-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Giant Awakes, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 50 mins
Three programmes looking at the economic awakening of China. Michael Robinson looks at the mushrooming of China's economy fuelled by foreign capital, cheap labour and a driving energy to catch up with the western world.
produced by Martin Smith, 1949-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in The Giant Awakes, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1994), 50 mins
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Shanty Town
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directed by John Goodyer, fl. 1992; produced by David Willcocks, fl. 1991-1996 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 50 mins
Film-maker John Goodyer spent six weeks living in Davao City in the Southern Philippines with half a million squatters trying to lead a normal life below the poverty line.
directed by John Goodyer, fl. 1992; produced by David Willcocks, fl. 1991-1996 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1992), 50 mins
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Silk Road, Episode 1
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Sam Willis, 1977-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Silk Road (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 1 hour 3 mins
Covering 5,000 miles, passing through 13 countries and crossing some of the most dramatic landscapes on the planet, this is the fascinating story of the lucrative trade route which changed the course of civilization forever. In this extraordinary series, Dr Sam Willis explores how the fortunes of the West were sha...
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Sam Willis, 1977-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Silk Road (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 1 hour 3 mins
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Treasures of the Indus, Episode 2, The Other Side of the Taj Mahal
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presented by Sona Datta; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Treasures of the Indus, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
The Indian Subcontinent: romantic, remote and mysterious. From the plains of Pakistan to the foothills of the Himalaya, from Northern India and Rajasthan to Tamil Nadu in the south, this vast melting pot of diverse civilisations, religions, cultures and glorious landscapes has seen some of the greatest artistic go...
presented by Sona Datta; produced by Tern Television Productions, in Treasures of the Indus, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 51 mins
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Treasures of the Indus, Episode 3, Of Gods and Men
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directed by Spike Geilinger, fl. 1996; presented by Sona Datta; produced by Spike Geilinger, fl. 1996, Tern Television Productions, in Treasures of the Indus, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 49 mins
The Indian Subcontinent: romantic, remote and mysterious. From the plains of Pakistan to the foothills of the Himalaya, from Northern India and Rajasthan to Tamil Nadu in the south, this vast melting pot of diverse civilisations, religions, cultures and glorious landscapes has seen some of the greatest artistic go...
directed by Spike Geilinger, fl. 1996; presented by Sona Datta; produced by Spike Geilinger, fl. 1996, Tern Television Productions, in Treasures of the Indus, Episode 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 49 mins
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Body Collectors of Bangkok
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directed by Krishna Govender, fl. 1995; produced by Krishna Govender, fl. 1995 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 51 mins
The Buddhist charity which cruises the streets of Bangkok, seeking out unclaimed corpses, caring for and burying them.
directed by Krishna Govender, fl. 1995; produced by Krishna Govender, fl. 1995 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1995), 51 mins
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Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, Episode 2, Reunion
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presented by David Myers, 1914-2004, Si King, 1966-, Ant Anstead, 1979-, Kate Humble, 1968- and Jing Lusi, 1985-; produced by Daisy Newton-Dunn, fl. 2000, Finn Aberdein, fl. 2006 and Yang Jian, fl. 2012, China Intercontinental Communication Center, All3Media and Lion Television, in Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 54 mins
The Hairy Bikers Dave Myers and Si King take us to New Year's Eve in Beijing, following an extraordinary day in China's capital city. They experience life in the mega-city on this special day, from preparations at the bell tower, which can only ever ring on the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve, to a Beijing fa...
presented by David Myers, 1914-2004, Si King, 1966-, Ant Anstead, 1979-, Kate Humble, 1968- and Jing Lusi, 1985-; produced by Daisy Newton-Dunn, fl. 2000, Finn Aberdein, fl. 2006 and Yang Jian, fl. 2012, China Intercontinental Communication Center, All3Media and Lion Television, in Chinese New Year: The Biggest Celebration on Earth, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 54 mins
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The Devil You Know
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directed by John Blake, fl. 1991; produced by John Blake, fl. 1991 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
The history, traditions, beliefs and practices of the Iraqi Islamic Movement in exile and the experience of refugees fleeing the fighting in Basra, Karvala and Najaf. The film profiles Mohammed Bakr Al-Hakim, the Iraqi Shi'a Leader exiled in Iran, whose followers have been responsible for the spontaneous Anti-Sadd...
directed by John Blake, fl. 1991; produced by John Blake, fl. 1991 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1991), 50 mins
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India: A Dangerous Place to Be a Woman
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directed by Ashok Prasad, fl. 1992; presented by Radha Bedi; produced by Ashok Prasad, fl. 1992, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 55 mins
British Asian journalist Radha Bedi travels to India to uncover the reality of life for young women there, six months after a medical student was brutally gang-raped on board a bus in the capital Delhi in December 2012 and later died of her injuries. The story made international headlines and shocked the world, bu...
directed by Ashok Prasad, fl. 1992; presented by Radha Bedi; produced by Ashok Prasad, fl. 1992, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 55 mins
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Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4, The Middle East
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directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
In this moving and at times disturbing film, Pete travels throughout the Middle East encountering Whirling Dervishes, folk religion of the Alevis and more. Peter Owen Jones explores the roots of religious conflict in the Middle East. His month-long journey starts in Jerusalem with sites sacred to three of the worl...
directed by Sian Salt, fl. 2009; produced by Sian Salt, fl. 2009, in Around the World in 80 Faiths, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 59 mins
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