Leonora Carrington was a key part of the surrealist movement during its heyday in Paris and yet, until recently, remained a virtual unknown in the country of her birth. This film explores her dramatic evolution from British debutante to artist in exile, living out her days in Mexico City, and takes us on a journey into her darkly strange and cinematic world.
Blue Planet II explores parts of the ocean that nobody has ever visited, encountered extraordinary animals, and discovered new insights into life beneath the waves. In Our Blue Planet, Sir David Attenborough examines the impact of human life on life in the ocean. In this final episode, we uncover the impact that our modern lives are having on our best-loved characters from across the series, including devoted albatross parents unwittingly feeding their chicks discarded plastic and mother dolphins potentially exposing their newborn calves to pollutants through their contaminated milk. Scientists have even discovered that increasing noise levels may stop baby clownfish finding their way home.
Language: English 1.74 GiB | 1 h 14 min | 3 359 kb/s | Matroska | 1280x720 | AAC, 48.0 kHz, 2 channels, 129 kb/s Genre: Documentary
A group of free-diving Russian journalists into the cruel global trade in wild sea mammals. With unprecedented access to the gangs involved in the capture and transportation of these creatures to supply the world's entertainment industry, the documentary reveals, for the first time, the shocking and heart-breaking conditions beluga whales that entertain audiences in our sea parks and aquariums are subjected to.
To the surprise of a whole world, the ex-Yugoslavian now Slovenian cult band Laibach became the first rock group ever invited to perform in the dictatorially repressed state of North Korea. Under the firm guidance of an old fan turned director and cultural diplomat, Laibach must deal with strict ideology, cultural differences and many technological difficulties in order just to perform. Struggling to get their songs through rigorous censorship, they race against the clock so they can be unleashed on an audience never before exposed to alternative rock'n'roll.
The show follows Josh Gates on a worldwide trip around the globe. In each episode he heads off on a journey and attempts to solve some of the world's most puzzling problems, In this episode Josh takes a break from his travels to show a few of his favorite people, places, experiences, and eats from his many expeditions. He also shares never-before-aired footage and his most meaningful moments between him and his crew.
50 years ago, on 1st June, 1967, an album was released that changed music history - The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. In this film, composer Howard Goodall explores just why this album is still seen as so innovative, so revolutionary and so influential. With the help of outtakes and studio conversations between the band, never heard before outside of Abbey Road, Howard gets under the bonnet of Sgt Pepper. He takes the music apart and reassembles it, to show us how it works - and makes surprising connections with the music of the last 1,000 years to do so.
Last Christmas, British consumers were cheated out of £10 million after paying for presents online that were either fake or did not even exist. ITV Tonight reporter Dan Clark-Neal investigates how thieves are defrauding the public - and what people can do to keep their cash safe