Al Jazeera

Al-Jazeera - My Own Private Bollywood (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Oct. 5, 2017
Al-Jazeera - My Own Private Bollywood (2017)

Al-Jazeera - My Own Private Bollywood (2017)
HDTV | 1280x664 | .MKV/AVC @ 2573 Kbps | 47 min 5 s | 889 MiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Gautam Singh grew up in a remote village in the Indian state of Jharkhand. He was fascinated by the art of movies and wanted to become a filmmaker ever since a travelling cinema group passed through his isolated village when he was 10 years old. The nearest movie theatre was 50km away from his village and there were no buses around, so Singh would skip school and walk almost a day to watch a film and then come back. Like every aspiring Indian filmmaker before him, he eventually moved to Mumbai to try to make a name for himself.

Al-Jazeera Witness - Waiting for Invasion (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Oct. 5, 2017
Al-Jazeera Witness - Waiting for Invasion (2017)

Al-Jazeera Witness - Waiting for Invasion (2017)
HDTV | 1280x664 | .MKV/AVC @ 2352 Kbps | 46 min 59 s | 813 MiB
Audio: Lithuanian AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Only 25 years after gaining independence from Russia, Lithuania is fearful of occupation again. The airspace above the Baltic states has seen regular incursions by Russian military aircraft since Russia annexed the Crimea. And the armed conflict that has been raging in eastern Ukraine for nearly three years has left people wondering if Lithuania could be next. This documentary tells the story of two young Lithuanians getting ready to defend their country in case the unimaginable happens and Russia invades. But the film is not about the war, it is about peace and the people who are willing to fight to preserve it.
Al-Jazeera - Snow of the Andes - Bolivia: Coca and Cocaine (2017)

Al-Jazeera - Snow of the Andes - Bolivia: Coca and Cocaine (2017)
HDTV | 1280x664 | .MKV/AVC @ 3135 Kbps | 47 min 58 s | 1.07 GiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Bolivia fights to maintain its traditional use of the coca leaf as drug trafficking threatens national customs. Bolivia is the third largest coca and cocaine producer in the world. The country has a long history of using the coca plant for many of its traditional medicines, in food and in daily consumption. It is something Bolivians, young and old, have chewed for centuries. The plant is one of the most important agricultural commodities in the country.

Al-Jazeera Witness - Welcome to Germany: Cafe Waldluft (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 22, 2017
Al-Jazeera Witness - Welcome to Germany: Cafe Waldluft (2016)

Al-Jazeera Witness - Welcome to Germany: Cafe Waldluft (2016)
HDTV | 1280x664 | .MKV/AVC @ 1483 Kbps | 47 min 28 s | 526 MiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

In the pristine Bavarian Alps, Mama Flora's hotel - once a popular tourist destination - has become a home for refugees. Cafe Waldluft is a rustic hotel in the picturesque Bavarian town of Berchtesgaden, near Hitler's former mountain retreat. Over the past few years, tourist numbers and the business have started to decline, so when Flora Kurz, the cafe owner, was approached by the German authorities to house refugees, she decided to fill her rooms with asylum seekers from Syria, Afghanistan and Sierra Leone.

Al-Jazeera World - Horses of Misfortune (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Sept. 8, 2017
Al-Jazeera World - Horses of Misfortune (2017)

Al-Jazeera World - Horses of Misfortune (2017)
HDTV | 1280x664 | .MKV/AVC @ 2590 Kbps | 43 min 29 s | 826 MiB
Audio: Arabic AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The story of two Moroccan men so obsessed with betting on horses that it has split their families and ruined their lives. Gambling - and particularly sports betting - has taken off around the world. But wagering money or something of value on the outcome of an event is nothing new. The origins of popular modern casino games go back decades if not centuries.

Al-Jazeera - The People vs America (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 28, 2017
Al-Jazeera - The People vs America (2017)

Al-Jazeera - The People vs America (2017)
HDTV | 1280x664 | .MKV/AVC @ 2882 Kbps | 2x~47min | 1.77 GiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

We explore the construction of the American Dream and uncover the reality of exclusion and denial. The election of Donald Trump in November 2016 exposed a deep vein of distrust across the US, where millions became disillusioned with a political and corporate elite out of touch with the sentiments of ordinary Americans. The institutions that serve US citizens are increasingly regarded as self-serving while the people are increasingly divided and polarised along racial and economic lines.

Al-Jazeera - The Caliph (2016)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 19, 2017
Al-Jazeera - The Caliph (2016)

Al-Jazeera - The Caliph (2016)
HDTV | 1280x664 | .MKV/AVC @ 2337 Kbps | 3x~48min | 2.65 GiB
Audio: English AAC 64 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Al Jazeera tells the story of the 1,300 year struggle for the caliphate, providing a fascinating insight into how the first caliphs of Islam built and expanded their empire.

Al-Jazeera - The Making and Breaking of Europe (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at Aug. 16, 2017
Al-Jazeera - The Making and Breaking of Europe (2017)

Al-Jazeera - The Making and Breaking of Europe (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 664 | .MKV/AVC @ 2803 Kbps | 2x~47mn | 1.82 GB
Audio: English AAC 64.0 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Europe is at a crossroads. Populist far-right movements are challenging the very premise of an integrated European Union. Anti-immigration rhetoric is coalescing with anti-EU politics to challenge the liberal ideals of the European integrationist project.

Al-Jazeera World - Exile in New Caledonia (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 6, 2017
Al-Jazeera World - Exile in New Caledonia (2017)

Al-Jazeera World - Exile in New Caledonia (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 664 | .MKV/AVC @ 2654 Kbps | 46 min 13 s | 899 MB
Audio: English AAC 64.0 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The untold story of Algerians deported by France to the Pacific island of New Caledonia in the 1870s, some of whose descendants still deeply resent their exile.

Al-Jazeera - Canada's Dark Secret (2017)  Video

Posted by Tutorial at July 3, 2017
Al-Jazeera - Canada's Dark Secret (2017)

Al-Jazeera - Canada's Dark Secret (2017)
HDTV | 1280 x 664 | .MKV/AVC @ 2554 Kbps | 47 min 29 s | 890 MB
Audio: English AAC 64.0 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The story of indigenous children forcefully sent to boarding schools to assimilate them into Canadian culture. 6,000 students died due to the harsh conditions.