The Queen and Her Prime Ministers
The Balance of Power in the UK

Java Films
Show More

Related videos

China's 3 Dreams - The Missing History of China
"In the 1970s, we had three dreams: a watch, a wireless and a bicycle". What are the dreams of the Chinese people today? Filmed over an 11-year period, Nick Torrens' third essay film about China in the modern world is an exploration of the missing years - the years of…
Juan Carlos - From Francoism to Democracy in Spain
Juan Carlos de Bourbon, for decades one of the most popular and powerful monarchs of Europe, reflects on his life in this documentary. Born to a royal family in exile, following the proclamation of the second Spanish Republic, his childhood was shrouded in uncertainty. He was educated under the benevolent…
Freedom Stories
Freedom Stories is an exploration by filmmaker Steve Thomas of the achievements and struggles of former 'boat people'. Now Australian citizens, they arrived seeking asylum from the Middle-East around 2001 - a watershed year in Australian politics sparked by the Tampa affair and Prime Minister John Howard's declaration: "We will…
Girlfriend in a Coma
A cautionary tale for the West from Italy, a country once so crucial in defining western civilisation, and whose travails now raise fundamental and universal issues for civic education Filmmaker Annalisa Piras and former Economist Editor Bill Emmott explore the malaise of Italy over the past 20 years, as the…
Guangzhou Dream Factory - The African Community in Guangzhou, China
Immigration, globalization, Chinese factories and African dreams...This documentary weaves stories of Africans chasing alluring, yet elusive, "Made in China" dreams into a compelling critique of 21st century global capitalism. Guangzhou, a.k.a. Canton, is southern China's centuries-old trading port. Today it's a booming metropolis - the Mecca of mass consumption -…
Spain: Facing Uncertainty - Spain's Evolving Political State
Spain's transition from dictatorship to democracy, following the death of Franco, amazed the world. Today, Spain amazes for the wrong reasons. Billions wasted in public works. Astronomical unemployment rates, peaking at 58.5% youth unemployment. A royal princess accused of tax fraud and over 600 politicians and public officials implicated in…
Conspiracy - An Investigation of Sydney’s 1978 Hotel Bombing
Australia was rocked in 1978 by the explosion of a massive bomb placed in a rubbish bin outside the Sydney Hilton Hotel. A dramatic reinvestigation of this unsolved crime. On the 13th of February 1978 at 12:40 am, a massive bomb which had been placed in the rubbish bin outside…
The Last Clan
They are a model of socialism. Living as a collective and as equals in a family-based commune. They are the Hakka from the mountainous region of South East China. Their home is a fortress-like structure called the Tulou, where as many as five hundred family members share an ancient way…
Winston Churchill - Winning The War, Losing The Peace
BBC
The 26 July 1945 has gone down as one of the greatest shocks in British electoral history. Triumphant wartime leader Winston Churchill and the Conservative party were heavily defeated. The Labour opposition, which had never before won a majority of parliamentary seats, was elected on a landslide. It was a…
Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago - Following Six People on a Spiritual Pilgramiage
This film is an up-close look at the ancient spiritiual pilgrimage known as the Camino de Santiago, or Way of St. James. Since the ninth century, millions have embarked on this pilgrimage across northern Spain. There are many routes to Santiago, and "Walking the Camino" focuses on the most well…
Faces of Terror - Examining Terrorist Acts in France
Why are European children of immigrants like Amedy Coulibaly or the Kouachi brothers attacking their countries of birth? What leads them to reject the values of the nation which they grew up in and be reborn as extremists of Al Qaeda and the Islamic State? How does religion play in…
CIA: Covert Experiments - CIA Mind-Control Experiments in the 1950's
In August 1951, inhabitants of the picturesque French village of Pont-Saint-Esprit were suddenly tormented by terrifying hallucinations. People imagined lions and tigers were coming to eat them. A man jumped out of a window thinking he was a dragonfly. At least seven people died, dozens were taken to the local…