During Alice’s life there have been six different men that she’s thought of as being her dad – some meant more to her than others. But there’s one of these men Alice has no memory of – her biological dad. In this film Alice sets off on a journey to meet these different men from her childhood, and in the process work out what it really means to be a dad. And Alice has a big decision to make, she’s recently got engaged, but which of her dads will walk her down the aisle?
A 51-year-old Mormon with six wives and 29 children considers taking a seventh wife, a decision which is complicated by his son’s affection for the same woman.
This documentary follows the Radfords over the course of a year, as Britain’s biggest family experiences upheaval and change.
Rapper turned documentary maker Professor Green (aka Stephen Manderson) has done well, but he grew up in a home where there was a lot of stress over money. In this intimate documentary, he sets out to uncover what life is like for young people living on the breadline today. Over a period of months, Professor Green spends time with ten-year-old Kelly Louise, whose family have just been evicted from their home. They can’t afford a deposit on a new property, and facing the possibility of being homeless, Kelly Louise’s life is turned upside down. He also follows the story of 14-year-old Tyler, who has been living in cramped emergency accommodation for 18 months. Professor Green is witness to the damaging consequences of poverty on Tyler’s life now and his future.
A Private Violence – Amazon Prime
Private Violence is a 2014 American documentary film directed and produced by Cynthia Hill. The film focuses on the issue of domestic violence, as told through two survivors. Ultimately, the film centers on dispelling the logic of the commonly asked question: “Why didn’t she just leave?”
Danielle Lloyd embarks on a journey to understand the violent and controlling relationship she stayed in from the summer of 2004 until she won Miss GB in 2006.
Until recently in human history, all societies were small, non-literate, without centralized political leadership, and unlike the large societies with state governments that now dominate the world. Our modern child-rearing practices constitute just a tiny and atypical slice of the ones present in those traditional small societies.
“Using state-of-the-art 3D graphics and the timing of a stand-up comedian, world-famous statistician Professor Hans Rosling presents a spectacular portrait of our rapidly changing world. With seven billion people already on our planet, we often look to the future with dread, but Rosling’s message is surprisingly upbeat. Almost unnoticed, we have actually begun to conquer the problems of rapid population growth and extreme poverty.