Documentary

Back to Natural: A Documentary Film (2019)  Video

Posted by RSU75 at Aug. 17, 2020
Back to Natural: A Documentary Film (2019)

Back to Natural: A Documentary Film (2019)
DVD Video | 1hr 05mn | NTSC 16:9 | 720x480 | 4.92 Gb
DVDRip | MKV | AVC 720x480, ~ 1.7 Mbps | 1hr 05mn | 875 MB
English: AC3, 2 ch, 192 kbps | Subtitles: None
Genre: Documentary

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The Collection of Central Asian Documentary Films (1929–2006)

The Collection of Central Asian Documentary Films (1929–2006)
DVD Video, 10 x DVD5 | PAL 4:3 | 720x576 | ~ 39.7 Gb
Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek: Dolby AC3, 2 ch | Subtitles: English (hardcoded)
Genre: Documentary, Short

This set was released ca. 2006 by Public Fund Center of Central Asian Cinematography with the assistance of the Open Society Institute, in an effort to spread appreciation of Central Asian film making and understanding of the nations and peoples of Central Asia. It was released to diplomatic and educational institutions.
NHK Documentary TOKYO REBORN - Shibuya - Transforming a "Monster" (2021)

NHK Documentary TOKYO REBORN - Shibuya - Transforming a "Monster" (2021)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2000 Kbps | 48 min 59 s | 745 MiB
Audio: English AAC 126 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Nighttime in late May of 2020. With the lifting of Japan's national COVID-19 emergency declaration, an unprecedented construction project begins at the JR Shibuya Station in Tokyo. Without halting the station's operations, crews will relocate an entire train platform by 350 meters, and move 500 meters of track, all within 54 hours. It's a battle measured in minutes and seconds. Despite exhaustive preparations, unexpected hurdles emerge. Protecting workers against the novel coronavirus adds another layer of complexity. Go behind the scenes of the most difficult and challenging project of its kind in JR's history, and see Shibuya's transformation from a labyrinth to a model of disaster prevention.
NHK Documentary - Vision Hackers: Updated Takes on Saving the World (2021)

NHK Documentary - Vision Hackers: Updated Takes on Saving the World (2021)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1997 Kbps | 48 min 59 s | 745 MiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Around the world, young activists are using social media to change the world. They're finding new ways to organize and build support, whether for educating disadvantaged kids in Japan, creating jobs in Brazil, organizing essential workers in the US, or reinventing healthcare in Bangladesh. They're attempting to address the contradictions in global capitalism that the COVID-19 pandemic brought to light. And their influence is spreading far beyond their local communities.
NHK Documentary - COVID-19: Japan Under a State of Emergency (2020)

NHK Documentary - COVID-19: Japan Under a State of Emergency (2020)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1959 Kbps | 1 h 9 min | 1.07 GiB
Audio: English MP2 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Japan continues to rise, experts warn that deaths could soar, and the medical system could collapse. On the battle's front lines, healthcare workers are struggling to keep up with a surge in patients, while the resources at their disposal are stretched thin. NHK speaks with experts about new measures to combat this crisis and the dire consequences Japan could face unless the public and the government take swift action.
VA -  Hemingway, A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (Original Music from the PBS Documentary) (2021)

VA - Hemingway, A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (Original Music from the PBS Documentary) (2021)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 140 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 81 Mb | 00:35:03
Jazz, Soundtrack | Label: In a Circle Records

Ernest Hemingway, the iconic literary figure considered one of the greatest American writers and among the first to live and work at the treacherous nexus of art and celebrity, is the subject of an upcoming three-part, six-hour documentary series directed by award-winning filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (THE VIETNAM WAR, PROHIBITION, THE WAR, FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT) coming to PBS April 5-7, 2021.
Documentary Educational Resources - Afghan Nomads - The Maldar (1974)

Documentary Educational Resources - Afghan Nomads - The Maldar (1974)
WEB-DL | 640x480 | .MKV/AVC @ 1751 Kbps | 20 min 41 s | 278 MiB
Audio: Pashto AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

At dawn a nomad caravan descends on Aq Kupruk from the foothills of the Hindu Kush. In their camp, and in commerce with the townspeople, the Maldar reveal the mixture of faith and distrust that has kept nomads and sedentary people separate and interdependent over the centuries. The theme of the film focuses on political and religious beliefs. The film and accompanying instructor notes in this series embrace five different and complex units of analysis concerning how political change occurs; individual attitudes, ethnic identity, national loyalties, institutional affiliations, and ideological beliefs.

Documentary Educational Resources - Afghan Women (1974)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 23, 2021
Documentary Educational Resources - Afghan Women (1974)

Documentary Educational Resources - Afghan Women (1974)
WEB-DL | 640x480 | .MKV/AVC @ 1749 Kbps | 17 min 27 s | 235 MiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The words of the women and the rhythm of their lives in the seclusion of family compounds suggests both the satisfying and the limiting aspects of a woman's role in a rural Afghan community. Filmed in the Balkh Province, an area inhabited by Tajik and other Central Asian peoples. The town of Aq Kupruk is approximately 320 miles northwest of Kabul. The theme of the film focuses on women. The film and accompanying instructor notes examine the economic, political, religious, and educational status of women, their legal and customary rights, and the degree of change in their actual and perceived roles.

Documentary Educational Resources - Naim and Jabar (1974)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 23, 2021
Documentary Educational Resources - Naim and Jabar (1974)

Documentary Educational Resources - Naim and Jabar (1974)
WEB-DL | 640x480 | .MKV/AVC @ 1748 Kbps | 49 min 40 s | 667 MiB
Audio: English AAC 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The hopes, fears, and aspirations of adolescence are expressed in the close friendship of two Afghan boys. As their acceptance of the filmmakers leads them to express their feelings more and more openly, the film grows rich in fact and themes of universal concern. Filmed in the Balkh Province, an area inhabited by Tajik and other Central Asian peoples. The town of Aq Kupruk is approximately 320 miles northwest of Kabul.

FAT: A Documentary 2 (2021)  Video

Posted by rwdfox at March 6, 2021
FAT: A Documentary 2 (2021)

FAT: A Documentary 2 (2021)
WEBRip | 1h 20mn | 720x400 | MP4 AVC@1100Kbps | AAC@256Kbps 2CH | 0.76 GiB
WEBRip 1080p | 1h 20mn | 1920x1080 | MP4 AVC@2500Kbps | AAC@224Kbps 2CH | 1.53 GiB
WEB-DL 1080p | 1h 20mn | 1920x1080 | MKV AVC@8556Kbps | AC3@224Kbps 2CH | 4.91 GiB
Language: English | Genre: Documentary | Subtitles: English

FAT: A Documentary 2 is the sequel to the international sensation that delves deeper into the lies and myths surrounding the age old question: "What should I be eating?"