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Horizon, Series 49, Episode 17, What Makes Us Human?
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directed by Toby MacDonald, fl. 2002; presented by Alice May Roberts, 1973-; with Michael Tomasello, 1950-; produced by Toby MacDonald, fl. 2002, in Horizon, Series 49, Episode 17 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
Professor Alice Roberts is making a new human being. She's five months pregnant. But as an anatomist, and doctor, Professor Roberts has a rather different perspective on her pregnancy than most mothers. As this remarkable process happens inside her, Alice sets out to discover the latest in scientific understanding...
directed by Toby MacDonald, fl. 2002; presented by Alice May Roberts, 1973-; with Michael Tomasello, 1950-; produced by Toby MacDonald, fl. 2002, in Horizon, Series 49, Episode 17 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
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Horizon, Series 46, Episode 1, Do I Drink Too Much?
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directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; presented by John Marsden, fl. 1987; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 46, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
Addiction expert Dr John Marsden likes a drink. But his father was an alcoholic and although he has taken the decision to allow himself to enjoy drinking, Dr Marsden is obviously conscious of having inherited his father's genes. So how much alcohol can we safely drink? Should we drink at all? And what turns someon...
directed by Nikki Stockley, fl. 1993-2013; presented by John Marsden, fl. 1987; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 46, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009), 52 mins
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Living with Chimpanzees: Portrait of a Family
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directed by Flavia Fontes; produced by Flavia Fontes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 5 mins
Here is the entertaining story of an unusual nuclear family, Roberta and Phil and the two chimpanzees they have adopted, Charlie and his half sister Casey. It shows the joys and challenges of life with our closest primate relatives. It investigates their adaptive abilities when removed from their natural habitat,...
directed by Flavia Fontes; produced by Flavia Fontes (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 5 mins
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I Talk to Animals: A Portrait of Samantha Khury
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written by Samantha Khury, fl. 1992; directed by Peter Friedman, fl. 1992; produced by Peter Friedman, fl. 1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 55 mins
This documentary is a portrait of an "animal therapist and psychic" who has convinced skeptical pet owners, zoo keepers, and race horse trainers that she really can "talk" to their animals. We see her at work counseling race horses in need of leisure time, depressed cats, and misguided ants. We hear from owners an...
written by Samantha Khury, fl. 1992; directed by Peter Friedman, fl. 1992; produced by Peter Friedman, fl. 1992 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 55 mins
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Horizon, Series 22, Episode 14, Nice Guys Finish First
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presented by Richard Dawkins, 1941-; produced by Jeremy Taylor, fl. 1966, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 22, Episode 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 50 mins
Dr Richard Dawkins discusses the misinterpretation of his book The Selfish Gene and how evidence shows mankind could gain from more co-operative behaviour.
presented by Richard Dawkins, 1941-; produced by Jeremy Taylor, fl. 1966, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Series 22, Episode 14 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1986), 50 mins
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