From Brett Kavanaugh to Robert Bork, FRONTLINE investigates how a 30-year-old grievance transformed the United States’ highest court and turned confirmations into bitter, partisan conflicts. Link.
By 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans. It’s an environmental crisis that’s been in the making for nearly 70 years. Plastic pollution is now considered one of the largest environmental threats facing humans and animals globally.
Originally a nickname for an area just south of San Francisco that referred to its role in the development of silicon chips and computers, Silicon Valley has a much broader, largely untold history. Home to Apple and Facebook, Intel and Google, the region has spawned or nurtured not just innovative products but entire industries. Science Channel’s three-part documentary comprehensively examines Silicon Valley, `how all the right ingredients came together to create a game-changing atmosphere of unparalleled innovation’, the network says. The series includes interviews with some of the Valley’s most prominent innovators — including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who helped make the region what it is today — and the tech entrepreneurs who are leading the Valley into the future.
A documentary on the GameStop squeeze, and the characters involved, during 2020/2021.
The Cameron Years is a two-part 2019 documentary television series on the premiership of David Cameron. Drawing on an exclusive interview with David Cameron, the series explores his leadership, the events that led to the EU referendum and his overall impact on the country’s political landscape. Available on Youtube.
A mysterious fugitive, a hijacked aeroplane, and a daring mid-air escape. This is the extraordinary, real-life tale of one of the greatest unsolved heists in American history and a case that has taunted the FBI for decades.
In 1978, fourteen Americans drove stock Jeeps from the tip of South America to the Arctic Ocean. This is that story.
Long Way Round is a documentary from 2004 documenting the 19,000-mile (31,000 km) journey of Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman from London to New York on motorcycles. They traveled eastwards through Europe and Asia, flew to Alaska and continued by road from there to New York.
The series can be seen at Apple TV+
Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In is a 2021 documentary film about the former Scotland, Aberdeen and Manchester United football manager Sir Alex Ferguson. Available to rent on Youtube.
Documentary from 2019. The Fyre Festival was billed as a luxury music experience on a posh private island, but it failed spectacularly in the hands of a cocky entrepreneur. May be seen in the context of marketing, but also in relation to previously mentioned documentary about Woodstock.