This week's shorts and reports

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  • USA - State of Surveillance (HD) - 14' min (22 April 2014)

    Across the US, Hollywood-style surveillance technology, is inching closer to reality. Sophisticated technologies enable access to more data than ever before, raising questions about how the information is used.

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  • Mongolia - Out of Steppe (HD) - 28' min (22 April 2014)

    Mongolia is powering into huge economic growth. However with this shift comes great concerns over identity and wealth inequality, as many Mongolians are left behind.

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  • USA - Fighting Chance - 21' min (20 March 2014)

    In this moving report, we meet a family who have to decide whether their son should undergo life-threatening brain surgery in a last-ditch attempt to stop his Tourette's in its tracks.

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  • Tunisia - Battle for Bizerte (HD) - 47' min (9 August 2013)

    Ultra-conservative Islamists known as Salafists, want Tunisia to be run along strict Koranic lines. Their influence is growing, and the democratic Government is struggling to assert its authority.

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  • Nepal - 40 Days At Base Camp (HD) - 54 min (14 March 2013)

    An avalanche that killed 15 people raises concerns in Nepal about the Everest climbing business. Yet as Everest gets more dangerous, the more it becomes the globe's most extreme playground.

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  • Yemen - Child Brides (HD) - 21' min (14 April 2014)

    More than 40% of marriages in Yemen's poorest areas are celebrated with girls younger than 15. Subjected to sexual violence, many die as a result of internal bleeding, childbirth, or attempt suicide.

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  • Senegal - The Global Thrift Store (HD) - 27 min (14 April 2014)

    In Senegal, cotton fields stretch as far as the eye can see. Yet this natural wealth is increasingly overlooked in favour of used foreign imports as the country experiences a boom in second-hand trading from Europe.

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  • Syria - Reporting for Al-Assad - 47 min (14 February 2013)

    This film offers a unique insight into Al-Ikhbariyah, a Syrian pro-regime TV channel in Damascus, meeting the reporters who are on the front line in the government's 'media war' against the outside world.

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  • South Africa - Crime Scene Pretoria (HD) - 25' min (3 March 2014)

    As Oscar Pistorius' returns to the witness box today, we look at the case against him. With no direct witnesses and both prosecution and defence stories stacking up, it comes down to forensic evidence.

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  • Europe - Tamiflu - 7' min (7 June 2010)

    The UK has spent 473m stockpiling the "ineffective" drug, Tamiflu. This archive report uncovers the controversial ties between the scientists behind the flu policies of the WHO and the manufacturers of Tamiflu.

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