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The Super-Rich and Us, Episode 1
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in The Super-Rich and Us, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
Never before has money been so polarised in Britain: the richest 85 people now own more than half of the world's population. The country has more billionaires per head than any other country on earth, it is also the most unequal nation in Europe. In this two-part series, told through rigorous investigation, in...
in The Super-Rich and Us, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 50 mins
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The Super-Rich and Us, Episode 2
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Never before has money been so polarised in Britain: the richest 85 people now own more than half of the world's population. The country has more billionaires per head than any other country on earth, it is also the most unequal nation in Europe. In this two-part series, told through rigorous investigation, in...
in The Super-Rich and Us, Episode 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 49 mins
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Manislam
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directed by Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, fl. 2008-2014; produced by Jørgen Lorentzen, fl. 2003-2014, Integral Film (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2014), 1 hour 5 mins,
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Manislam boldly examines the burden of manhood within Islamic cultures and questions the role of men in contemporary Islam. In Muslim culture, there is no question that boys have more privileges than girls, as Islam has always been a patriarchy. This documentary questions if male privilege is empowering contempora...
directed by Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, fl. 2008-2014; produced by Jørgen Lorentzen, fl. 2003-2014, Integral Film (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2014), 1 hour 5 mins,
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The Blind Advocate, Vol. 33, No. 433, May 1936
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in Records Created or Inherited by the Ministry of Health and Successors, Local Government Boards and Related Bodies (MH). Ministry of Health: Health Divisions: Public Health Services, Registered Files (93000 Series) and Other Records (MH55), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (MH55, 607: Blind Welfare: Legislation. Amendment of Blind Persons Act 1920, Representations by National League for the Blind: Blind March on London 1936) (London, England - Kew), in The Blind Advocate, Vol. 33, No. 433, May 1936 (London, England: United Kingdom. National League of the Blind and Disabled, 1936), 8 page(s)
The Blind Advocate, a periodical issued by the National League of the Blind of Great Britain and Ireland, focuses on the issues of blind persons in the United Kingdom.
in Records Created or Inherited by the Ministry of Health and Successors, Local Government Boards and Related Bodies (MH). Ministry of Health: Health Divisions: Public Health Services, Registered Files (93000 Series) and Other Records (MH55), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (MH55, 607: Blind Welfare: Legislation. Amendment of Blind Persons Act 1920, Representations by National League for the Blind: Blind March on London 1936) (London, England - Kew), in The Blind Advocate, Vol. 33, No. 433, May 1936 (London, England: United Kingdom. National League of the Blind and Disabled, 1936), 8 page(s)
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Why We Fight
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directed by Eugene Jarecki, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Eugene Jarecki, fl. 1993-2016 and Susannah Shipman, fl. 1994-2007, BBC Storyville and Charlotte Street Films; performed by Joseph Cirincione, 1949-, Richard Perle, 1941- and Chalmers Johnson, 1931-2010 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2006), 1 hour 39 mins,
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WHY WE FIGHT, the new film by Eugene Jarecki which won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, is an unflinching look at the anatomy of the American war machine, weaving unforgettable personal stories with commentary by a 'who’s who' of military and beltway insiders. Featuring John McCain, Will...
directed by Eugene Jarecki, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Eugene Jarecki, fl. 1993-2016 and Susannah Shipman, fl. 1994-2007, BBC Storyville and Charlotte Street Films; performed by Joseph Cirincione, 1949-, Richard Perle, 1941- and Chalmers Johnson, 1931-2010 (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2006), 1 hour 39 mins,
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Border Country: The Story of Britain's Lost Middleland, Episode 1
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in Border Country: The Story of Britain's Lost Middleland, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 57 mins
In this beautifully filmed series, historian Rory Stewart studies the extraordinary landscape, oral history and archaeology of the Anglo-Scottish border, finding parallels with frontiers from Turkey to Nepal. Two thousand years ago, the Romans dominated the world. They divided their northernmost territory with a...
in Border Country: The Story of Britain's Lost Middleland, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 57 mins
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Word of Mouth, Episode 2
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directed by John Gwyn, fl. 1985-2017; presented by John Hegley, 1953-; produced by John Gwyn, fl. 1985-2017, Arts Council of Great Britain and Border Television; performed by Gillian Clarke, 1937-, Jules Deelder, 1944-, Rita Dove, 1952- and Willem van Toorn, 1935-, in Word of Mouth (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1990), 25 mins
One of a ten-part series, presented by John Hegley, in which contemporary poets read their work. Featuring: Gillian Clarke, Jules Deelder, Rita Dove, and Willem van Toorn.
directed by John Gwyn, fl. 1985-2017; presented by John Hegley, 1953-; produced by John Gwyn, fl. 1985-2017, Arts Council of Great Britain and Border Television; performed by Gillian Clarke, 1937-, Jules Deelder, 1944-, Rita Dove, 1952- and Willem van Toorn, 1935-, in Word of Mouth (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1990), 25 mins
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Word of Mouth, Episode 7
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directed by John Gwyn, fl. 1985-2017; presented by John Hegley, 1953-; produced by John Gwyn, fl. 1985-2017, Arts Council of Great Britain and Border Television; performed by Francis Bebey, 1929-2001, Edwin Morgan, 1920-2010, Peter Reading, 1946-2011 and Linton Kwesi Johnson, 1952-, in Word of Mouth (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1990), 24 mins
One of a ten-part series, presented by John Hegley, in which contemporary poets read their work. Featuring: Linton Kwesi Johnson, Edwin Morgan, Peter Reading, and Francis Bebey.
directed by John Gwyn, fl. 1985-2017; presented by John Hegley, 1953-; produced by John Gwyn, fl. 1985-2017, Arts Council of Great Britain and Border Television; performed by Francis Bebey, 1929-2001, Edwin Morgan, 1920-2010, Peter Reading, 1946-2011 and Linton Kwesi Johnson, 1952-, in Word of Mouth (United Kingdom: Arts Council England, 1990), 24 mins
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The Company
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directed by Robert Altman, 1925-2006; produced by Robert Altman, 1925-2006, Joshua Astrachan, fl. 1996-2016, Neve Campbell, 1973-, Pamela Koffler, fl. 1994-2017, David Levy, fl. 1971-2012 and Christine Vachon, 1962-, Capitol Films, CP Medien AG, Killer Films, John Wells Productions, First Snow Productions, Sandcastle 5 Productions, S.R.O. Entertainment AG, Marly Pictures and Sony Pictures Classics; performed by Neve Campbell, 1973-, Malcolm McDowell, 1943- and James Franco, 1978- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2003), 1 hour 44 mins,
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From the legendary director Robert Altman comes THE COMPANY, a look at the world of ballet as only he could envision it. Throughout his extraordinary career, Altman has surprised, entertained and challenged audiences with vibrant, freewheeling films that stretch the boundaries of the medium. With THE COMPANY, this...
directed by Robert Altman, 1925-2006; produced by Robert Altman, 1925-2006, Joshua Astrachan, fl. 1996-2016, Neve Campbell, 1973-, Pamela Koffler, fl. 1994-2017, David Levy, fl. 1971-2012 and Christine Vachon, 1962-, Capitol Films, CP Medien AG, Killer Films, John Wells Productions, First Snow Productions, Sandcastle 5 Productions, S.R.O. Entertainment AG, Marly Pictures and Sony Pictures Classics; performed by Neve Campbell, 1973-, Malcolm McDowell, 1943- and James Franco, 1978- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2003), 1 hour 44 mins,
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The Brits Who Built the Modern World, 1, The Freedom of the Future
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directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation and Oxford Film and Television, in The Brits Who Built the Modern World, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 50 mins
How an exceptional generation of British architects, led by Norman Foster and Richard Rogers, conquered the globe with their high-tech vision.

The first episode includes glimpses of some of their most stunning recent work, such as London's new 'Cheesegrater' skyscraper, Spaceport America and the KK100 skyscra...

directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, British Broadcasting Corporation and Oxford Film and Television, in The Brits Who Built the Modern World, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2014), 50 mins
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