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BBC World Service releases its first documentary on Instagram

Source:  journalism.co.uk The BBC World Service has released its first documentary on Instagram as a new way of engaging with audiences on the platform. The ten-minute documentary looks at the brujería (witchcraft) spiritual movement which has gained a following on...

The world’s longest-running reality series continues with “63 Up”

Source:  WBUR There’s an old Jesuit saying sometimes attributed to Aristotle, “Give me the child until he is seven, and I will give you the man.” It struck the fancy of filmmaker Paul Almond, who in 1963 conducted interviews with over a dozen seven-year-old children...

BBC Stories presents “The Instagram Suicide Network”

Source:  BBC Stories on YouTube A BBC investigation based on the phone of a 17-year-old Norwegian teenager who killed herself has revealed the shocking scale of self-harm and suicide material being shared on private Instagram accounts. The BBC was able to see inside...

“Oh les filles!” tells the history of french female rock stars

Source:  The Hollywood Reporter An alternative reading of French rock history is given in "Oh les filles" ("Haut les filles"), from French journalist-turned-director Francois Armanet, and as the title suggests, it tells the story from a female point-of-view. The...

David Attenborough talks climate change in BBC One special

Source:  New Scientist Global warming will enjoy a rare moment in the UK spotlight when the BBC airs a one-hour film on the subject on April 18. “Right now, we’re facing our gravest threat in thousands of years: climate change,” says narrator David Attenborough at the...