Old Street Films
16 films Found
An exploration of the French colonial invasion of Niger in 1899 which continues to scar the country and gives the background to the current turbulent events in West Africa. A young British-Nigerian writer/activist travels to Niger to follow the route of Captain Paul Voulet one of the most monstrous killers in colonial history, and meets communities along the way who live scarred by Voulet’s legac…
The UN estimates 3000 were killed in the Khmer Rouge Po Chrey massacre. But journalist Thet Sambath tracked down several perpetrators for the first time and discovered the truth is much more alarming.
Nuon Chea, or 'Brother Number 2' of the Khmer Rouge, was one of Pol Pot's most infamous deputies. We bring you a series of shocking interviews; the only time he has told the true story of his time in power.
One of the most audacious frauds ever attempted was uncovered last week after two men were convicted of faking bonds worth $2.3 trillion.
George Bush identified North Korea as part of the 'Axis of Evil'. Taking an archive based trip through the country's recent history, this chilling documentary indicates that Bush's statement was not mere exaggeration.
A Dutch lorry driver and a Chinese interpreter have been convicted over the deaths of 58 Chinese who suffocated in the back of a lorry to Dover in June 2000. Piece by piece we painstakingly map the intricate network of those truly responsible for the trade in human lives - the snakeheads in Rotterdam and London.
She’s known as the leper of the sea, a ship with 30,000 tons of petrol now stranded on the high seas off Malta, with no country prepared to give her shelter.
It is cheaper to hire a qualified nurse from the Philippines, than it is to train one in Britain. And the agencies managing this recruiting process have been accused of ruthlessly exploiting the nurses in question.