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Arnold Part 1: Athlete

   2023    History
Experience the remarkable career of Arnold Schwarzenegger, a man who lived three lifetimes – from bodybuilding champion to Hollywood icon to California governor. Delve into the captivating series 'Arnold' and witness the incredible journey of this multifaceted legend.
The first episode explores his journey from a challenging childhood in Austria to becoming a dominant force in the world of bodybuilding. Despite a problematic family environment, Arnold's inner strength and determination fueled his pursuit of excellence. He competed relentlessly, amassing an impressive 13 world bodybuilding championships, including Mr. Olympia. As Arnold's bodybuilding career reached its pinnacle, he decided to transition into acting, driven by a vision to become a star. Throughout the series, Arnold's indomitable spirit and unrelenting commitment to his aspirations serve as a testament to the remarkable journey that transformed him from an iconic bodybuilder and actor to prominent politician.
Series: Arnold

Chimp Empire: War

   2023    Nature
In the third episode of the series, the intricate social dynamics of the Ngogo chimpanzee community come to a head. Decades of growth and dominance have made this the largest known chimp group, but internal rivalries lead to a significant schism, with a faction of males breaking away to form their own group, the Westerners. Once comrades, these chimps now face each other as deadly enemies. The tension escalates with the mysterious death of Pork Pie, leaving the central chimps in a state of heightened alert and mourning, while leadership struggles and territorial disputes intensify within both factions.
As the Westerners grow bolder, driven by the likes of Richmond and the ambitious Rollins, they encroach further into central territory, setting the stage for an inevitable clash. Amidst the power plays, we witness the personal struggles of individuals like Jackson, the embattled alpha, and Bartoli, who must protect her son Herzog from the looming threat.
This episode masterfully captures the raw emotion and brutal reality of chimpanzee warfare, leaving viewers on edge as alliances are tested and the fight for dominance reaches a fever pitch.
Series: Chimp Empire

Social Networkers

   2024    Nature
The third episode unveils the enigmatic world of octopuses, long believed solitary creatures, revealing their unexpected social behaviors. Follow Dr. Alex Schnell as she forms a unique bond with Scarlett, a shy female day octopus, challenging the long-held belief that these creatures are ultimate loners. Witness intense interactions, from rival confrontations to cooperative hunting with other species, shedding light on the complex social dynamics of these intelligent beings. The film also takes you deep beneath the ocean to octopus nurseries and an extraordinary octopus oasis where multiple species coexist.
Discover how octopuses use their remarkable problem-solving abilities and sophisticated communication to navigate their environments and form selective social interactions. ‘Social Networkers’ redefines our understanding of these ancient, intelligent marine animals and their secret social lives, making it a must-watch for nature enthusiasts and curious minds alike.
Series: Secrets of the Octopus

Freightened: The Real Price of Shipping

       Technology
90% of the goods we consume in the West are manufactured in far-off lands and brought to us by ship. The cargo shipping industry holds the key to our economy, our environment and the very model of our civilization; without it, it would be impossible to fulfill the ever-increasing demands of our societies. Yet the functioning and regulations of this business remain largely obscure to many, and its hidden costs affect us all. Due to their size, freight ships no longer fit in traditional city harbors; they have moved out of the public's eye, behind barriers and checkpoints.
The film answers questions such as: Who pulls the strings in this multi-billion dollar business? To what extent does the industry control our policymakers? How does it affect the environment above and below the water-line? And what's life like for modern seafarers? Taking us on a journey overseas and oceans, we reveal in an audacious investigation the many faces of world-wide freight shipping and sheds light on the consequences of an all-but-visible industry.

Eating You Alive

   2018    Medicine
A provocative and enlightening documentary that delves into the little-known power of plant-based eating to heal our bodies and the planet. Through concrete interviews and compelling testimonials, the film explores how chronic diseases, which have become epidemics in the Western world, can be significantly improved and even reversed by changes in diet. Doctors, scientists, and celebrities share their insights and personal experiences, debunking the notion that medicine and surgical procedures are the only answers to serious health conditions. This documentary not only highlights the transformative impacts of diet on health but also addresses the ethical and environmental implications of our food choices.
‘Eating You Alive’ offers an inspiring vision of how we can take control over our health, live in harmony with the environment, and effect positive change in our lives and the world around us. This film is a call to action, not just for those looking to improve their health but also for those committed to sustainability and the well-being of the planet.

Our Precious Isles

   2023    Nature
In the first episode, Sir David Attenborough reveals the unexpected wildlife riches of the British Isles, showcasing the dramatic and spectacular habitats that rival any across the globe. This journey uncovers the diversity of life in the UK's unique landscapes, from the intricate world of bumblebees to the swift lives of kingfishers. The episode captures extraordinary scenes of nature, including killer whales preying on seals, golden eagles in the Scottish mountains, the cunning tactics of woodland plants, and the perilous life of puffins evading gulls. It highlights Britain's geological diversity as a cornerstone of its natural wealth, contributing to an array of habitats and supporting a wide range of life.
Britain's importance extends to being a haven for migratory birds, with our seas feeding 65% of the world's gannets and supporting the largest colony of northern gannets on Scotland's Bass Rock. The west coast of Scotland offers sanctuary to barnacle geese due to its abundant food and mild climate, though they remain vigilant against hunting sea eagles. Despite these natural treasures, Britain faces challenges as one of the most nature-depleted countries globally. Sir David Attenborough emphasizes the need to conserve and restore these wild isles for the enjoyment and benefit of future generations.
Series: Wild Isles