A man who sells and restores pianos dreams of becoming an orchestra conductor. Peter Dimitrov is a skilled restorer and seller of pianos, with a deep knowledge and sensitivity of his instrument. He also still yearns to fulfill his dream of becoming a well-known conductor. Writer-director Kevork Aslanyan trains his lens on a man with […]
As a tiny primordial dwarf, Nick Smith is not your average 21 year old. His mum has to buy him baby clothes and his younger brother towers over him. Despite the challenges, Nick is determined to fulfil his life’s ambitions.
The torture victims of the Syrian regime fear being forgotten. Survivors of Bashar al-Assad’s jails are now fighting for justice in Germany. The principle of ‘universal jurisdiction’ could allow crimes against humanity in Syria to be prosecuted in foreign courts. Thousands of prisoners have been tortured and killed in Bashar al-Assad’s jails. Now survivors of […]
As the NSU neo-Nazi murder trial comes to a close, Beate Zschäpe has been given a life sentence for her part in a string of racially motivated killings. After more than five years, one of the most complex trials in post-war German history is coming to an end. Five defendants were charged with participating in […]
(Host: Neil Degrasse Tyson) – The human brain is the command center for the human nervous system. It receives input from the sensory organs and sends output to the muscles. The human brain has the same basic structure as other mammal brains, but is larger in relation to body size than any other brains. – […]
During the Stone Age, humans shifted from the nomadic lifestyle to the more settled life of farmers. A documentary on an important period of human history. Around 12,000 years ago, humans underwent a transition from nomads to settlers. That epoch, the Stone Age, produced monumental building works. Part 1 of this two-part documentary illuminates the […]
Linda Carty was born on the Commonwealth island of St Kitts. She’s awaiting execution in Texas: if she’s killed, she’ll be the first British woman to be executed since Ruth Ellis, over 50 years ago. Sophie Walker, an investigator working for the charity Reprieve, has just 90 days to try and save the life of […]