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Dying for Drugs
A powerful international investigation of the global pharmaceutical industry. Every year, many new drugs come to market which offer hope to the sick and dying. They also bring billions of pounds into the coffers of the pharmaceutical industry, making Big…
Poor Kids
Courtney is 8, and growing up in poverty in Bradford. Her friend Holly is "loaded" cos she went on holiday last year. With an astonishing understanding of social mobility she tells Holly, "You're gonna be richer when you grow up,…
Slavery
Slavery is officially banned internationally by all countries, yet despite this, in the world today there are more slaves now than ever before. In the four hundred years of the slave trade around 13 million people were shipped from Africa.…
Golden Oldies
An affectionate portrayal of being old today. Three Golden Oldies pass on their astute and humorous insights on becoming old and poor, and the stark choices they now face in their twilight years. Full of wisdom, independent spirit and hard…
Lost Girls of South Africa
Lost Girls of South Africa is a timely and revealing feature length documentary that offers a privileged glimpse into what life is really like for young girls growing up in South Africa. It follows the stories of four girls, aged…
World Without Water
As the highest water bills ever land on doormats across the UK this April, this film investigates the future of the world's water, and paints a disturbing picture of a world running out of the most basic of life's essentials.…
War Child
War Child is the full length feature documentary based on footage filmed for a Dispatches film, Children of Gaza. Children of Gaza was commissioned by C4 and funded by the C4, DRG and True Vision Productions. War Child was commissioned…
Slumdog Children of Mumbai
Filmed over three months through the monsoon, by award-winning film-maker Nick Read, we witness the bravery, resourcefulness and extraordinary resilience of these children, as they grow up long before they should. 7 year old Deepa works at the Bandra West…
Chinese Murder Mystery
In November 2011, public school educated Neil Percival Heywood, reportedly died of alcohol poisoning in the Lucky Holiday Hotel, in a remote Chinese city. His death, virtually unnoticed at the time, has gone on to shake China's Communist Party to…
The Dying Rooms
Producers/directors Brian Woods and Kate Blewett uncover the systematic neglect of abandoned babies in Chinese state-run orphanages. They find "dark rooms" where the weakest and least liked children are left to die. These are known as " The Dying Rooms…
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Chosen
In December 2013 Peter Wright was convicted of 12 offences against children committed at Caldicott while he was head teacher. He and Hugh Henry, who pleaded guilty to abusing Mark Payge and others, were due to be sentenced in Feb…
Kashmir: The Torture Trail
With the world's media attention focused on repression in Syria and the threat to the Euro, the Indian state of Kashmir, nestling in the shadow of the Himalayas, is in danger of becoming a forgotten conflict. But two years back…
Tibet Undercover
As Tibetan protesters take to the streets in the biggest and most bloody challenge to Chinese rule in nearly 20 years, Dispatches reports on the hidden reality of life under Chinese occupation after spending three months undercover, deep inside the…
Bulgaria's Abandoned Children
In the hills of rural Bulgaria lies Mogilino, a small village whose main employer is the children's Social Care Home - where 75 unwanted children are growing up. Few of the children can talk, not necessarily because they are unable…
China's Stolen Children
Ten years after the policy-changing and award-winning film, The Dying Rooms, the same team returns to a very different China where the infamous One Child Policy has had the horrific side effect of a boom in stolen children. With extraordinary…
City of Fear
It is October 2009 and the city of Islamabad is on high alert. As a new wave of violence shakes Pakistan, suicide bombers hit at the city's UN World Food Programme office and Islamic University. Beginning with these attacks, City…
Innocents Lost
Kidnapped, sold, starved, beaten and set to work round the clock, surviving on rubbish tips and road sides; given to the Gods as punishment for a sin committed by a family member; neglected and written off as worthless; dumped in…
Ukraine's Forgotten Children
Ten times as many children are in institutional care in Ukraine as in England. In this disturbing investigation, film-maker, Kate Blewett (The Dying Rooms, Bulgaria's Abandoned Children) finds out what a lifetime in the care of the state really means…