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The Hard-Knock Life of a Bouncer (Night-Life Documentary) | Real Stories
10,215 views - 05/28/20
This funny, irreverent and often surprising film follows the boys of Newport's biggest security firm over a summer of booze, brawls and...
Jewish and Protesting Israel (Israel-Palestine Documentary) | Real Stories
14,035 views - 05/26/20
Not in My Name takes a critical yet balanced look at the movement of the political Jewish Left Wing community in North America and their...
Painted Soldiers & New Zealand's Happiest Pig (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
7,462 views - 05/24/20
Meet Giggles, the happiest pig in New Zealand, Mary a pensioner so organised she has already painted her coffin, the owner of the...
You'll Never Walk Alone (Human Interest Documentary) | Real Stories
12,504 views - 05/23/20
The film ‘You´ll Never Walk Alone’ tells the story of a song that has become the epitome of a global folk song. Each and every weekend,...
My Life with Amnesia (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
9,985 views - 05/21/20
A documentary exploring the effects of amnesia. Facebook - Instagram - @realstoriesdocs...
The Story of an Ageing Stuntman | The Guy | Real Stories Original
9,507 views - 05/19/20
Stuntman. Actor. UPS employee. Former WWF wrestler, Disney World performer, and NFL nose tackle. Brian Donahue has seemingly done it all....
Grace Under Fire (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
14,103 views - 05/17/20
Obstetrician Grace Kodindo is known across the world for her fight to stop women dying unnecessarily in pregnancy and childbirth....
Gringo Favelado (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
20,561 views - 05/16/20
Venture deep inside the self-branded Marvellous City, beyond the veneer, at a critical point in Rio’s history. As the 2016 Olympics loom...
Being Bipolar (Psychology Documentary) | Real Stories
51,733 views - 05/14/20
One minute you’re up and the next you’re down. But what if those ups were manias, generating feelings of omnipotence and invincibility?...
Three Convicted Abusers Face Group Therapy | Group (Domestic Abuse Documentary) | Real Stories
18,718 views - 05/12/20
“Group” follows three convicted abusers as they confront the attitudes and beliefs that led to their violence, with the help of a...
Should I End My Life? | Victor's Last Class (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
88,920 views - 05/10/20
A brazen acting teacher suffering from chronic pain announces he is going to end his life, and spends the next five months hashing the...
My Life As a Death Row Executioner (Death Penalty Documentary) | Real Stories
297,076 views - 05/09/20
This documentary casts a penetrating look at the consequences of the death penalty through three powerful stories - the rare perspective...
Flying Dreams: Women Airforce Pilots of WWII (Extraordinary People Documentary) | Real Stories
9,093 views - 05/07/20
25,000 American women, many still in their teens, others in their 50s, volunteered to become WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots), all...
Living with HIV (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
38,177 views - 05/05/20
Chhaya Hematkar and Shakshi Sawant speak with great openness about living with HIV and their hopes and fears for the future. Facebook -...
Golden Dawn: Neo-Nazis in Greece (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
18,499 views - 05/03/20
The rise of fascism in Greece, also known as Golden Dawn, is narrated by Greeks living in Germany. Facebook -...
Poor Kids of Lagos (Poverty Documentary) | Real Stories
82,331 views - 05/02/20
The children of Lagos, Nigeria resort to petty criminal acts in order to make a living. Facebook -...
True Crime Story: The Magic Syringe (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
577,801 views - 04/30/20
An alarming number of deaths occurring in the Intensive Care Unit of a California hospital had staff members highly concerned. Hospital...
Burn Before Reading: Kafka's Last Story (Mystery Documentary) | Real Stories
28,542 views - 04/28/20
This film is a detective story; an adventure that crosses geographical boundaries as well as cultural and chronological ones; an...
Banished: The Gaza Disengagement (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
16,383 views - 04/26/20
Banished tells the story of the aftermath of the Gaza Disengagement. The film investigates in-depth what went wrong with the...
Americana Swaperama: From Leeds to Louisville (Life Swap Documentary) | Real Stories
39,693 views - 04/25/20
This documentary takes a family from a selected town, and swap their entire life with that of a family who live in their city’s twinned...
Tupamaro: Urban Guerrillas (Vigilante Documentary) | Real Stories
16,815 views - 04/24/20
In the slums of Caracas, Venezuela there are places where the police don’t go. Here in the murder capital of the world armed leftist...
HIV Stopping the Spread | Love in a Time of HIV (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
21,228 views - 04/21/20
A married couple go through a process called "sperm washing" to prohibit the spread of HIV to the uninfected spouse. Facebook -...
Women in the Arab World | A Revolution in Four Seasons (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
14,909 views - 04/19/20
The Tunisian Revolution sparked the Arab Spring. But revolution was the easy part—as two women learned on the journey from protest to...
Inside Prison Tattooing (Body Art Documentary) | Real Stories
59,230 views - 04/18/20
Inside Tattooing is a unique documentary looking at the art of prison tattooing. Through a series of candid discussions with inked up...
Grassroots: The Cannabis Revolution (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
16,399 views - 04/16/20
‘GrassRoots: The Cannabis Revolution’ is a feature-length and one-hour documentary exploring the medicinal use of cannabis, the patients...
Plan Andinia: A New Jewish State? (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
20,766 views - 04/12/20
Patagonia is one of the remotest regions in the world. It is situated in the southernmost point of South America and is shared by...
Punk Attitude (Music Documentary) | Real Stories
63,561 views - 04/11/20
Filmmaker Don Letts examines the history of punk rock and its impact on the music industry. Facebook -...
You, Me and Cancer (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
13,366 views - 04/09/20
What do you and your family do when the Big C strikes? Facebook - Instagram -...
The World's Only LGBT Political Party (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
16,325 views - 04/07/20
As leader of the world’s only LGBT political party, Bemz Benedito dreams of being the first transgender woman in the Philippine Congress....
True Crime Story: You Asked to See the Monster (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
1,852,376 views - 04/05/20
“You Asked To See The Monster…so here is the monster you made me” Gary Green wrote, a year after his wife filed for divorce. “There will...
Coronavirus: How to Isolate Yourself (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
14,475 views - 04/04/20
As millions in the UK prepare for weeks of self-isolation, Dr Xand van Tulleken and psychologist Kimberley Wilson offer an expert,...
India's Dancing Men in Drag (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
24,845 views - 04/02/20
Indian TV journalist Ritu Bhardawaj reckons that the dancing girls have a special insight into the plight of women. That’s because...
When Dogs Grow Old | In Dog Years | (Animal Documentary) | Real Stories Original
42,629 views - 03/31/20
Old dogs are celebrated in 10 short stories about love, loss and letting go. As dogs get old, they can go blind, slow down or grow weak....
Fighting China's Forced Organ Harvesting (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
264,977 views - 03/29/20
Red Reign exposes forced organ harvesting in China of prisoners of conscience, Falun Gong, who's tenets are truth compassion and...
Havana Curveball (Extraordinary People Documentary) | Real Stories
18,393 views - 03/28/20
Mica, is a classic young teen. Enthusiastic. Idealistic. Dreaming baseball. At 13, he is studying for his Bar Mitzvah, the Jewish coming...
Fight For Justice, David & Me (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
380,530 views - 03/26/20
When troubled teen Ray Klonsky began writing letters to prison inmate David McCallum, both of their lives changed forever. Hundreds of...
Breaking the Silk Ceiling | Part 1 | (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
19,328 views - 03/24/20
In New Delhi, Ritu Bhardawaj is a star to the neighbourhood children. Not only does she help with their homework, but she’s also a...
Chatham Island's Lone Policeman  (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
20,343 views - 03/22/20
Take a tour with the islands' sole policeman, meet the Air Chathams' chief pilot who owns a 1950s flight simulator the size of a house...
True Crime Story: Dangerous Company (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
1,926,042 views - 03/21/20
The life of an international trafficker is seedy and extremely dangerous, and exactly the kind of life a couple of Kentucky bluebloods...
UK and US Families Swap Lives (Culture Clash Documentary) | Real Stories
213,022 views - 03/19/20
From Doncaster to Wilmington, North Carolina. This documentary takes a family from a selected town, and swap their entire life with that...
The Masses (Multicultural Documentary) | Real Stories Original
12,599 views - 03/17/20
The Masses is a visceral and empathetic portrayal of three South Londoners devotion to their respective religions: Islam, Christianity...
The Struggles of the Roma (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
26,251 views - 03/15/20
Hungary’s fragile economy has been badly hit by the economic crisis. Growing social tensions have resulted in a spate of horrific attacks...
The Brothers Who Aged Backwards (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
733,791 views - 03/14/20
What would you do if your adult children developed an age-defying disease which saw them regress back to childhood in front of your very...
The Middle Men (Human Interest Documentary) | Real Stories
31,918 views - 03/12/20
The Middle Men reveals the emotional and material worlds of eight middle-aged men living and working in England, each confronting life on...
Innocence for Sale: Kids on South Africa's Streets  (Poverty Documentary) | Real Stories
141,575 views - 03/10/20
We speak to girls as young as twelve whose childhoods are being spent working the streets of South Africa's capital. Facebook -...
The Prince (Royalty Documentary) | Real Stories
27,400 views - 03/08/20
In Pakistan a feudal prince’s family has been making life hell for local villagers for centuries. Rafeh Malik inherited Ratrian, a...
True Crime Story: The Family Slayer (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
620,943 views - 03/07/20
In 1982 Wilkes Barre, Pennslyvania was rocked by a shocking killing spree. In a matter of hours, 40 year old ex-prison guard George Emil...
The Rules of the Game (Cultural Documentary) | Real Stories
9,665 views - 03/05/20
For the last 900 years, every Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday the residents of the quiet English town of Ashbourne have come out to play...
Malaysia's Underground Skin Trade (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
52,800 views - 03/03/20
For over forty years Malaysia's forests supplied python skin to major Euro fashion brands in a trade worth billions of dollars. But that...
Gangsta's Paradise: New Zealand's HipHop Crimewave (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
276,566 views - 03/01/20
Ten year old Sam describes himself as "a little thug from Otara". He spends his time; "stealing bikes, drinking", although he has given...
God Stole My Sister (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
58,499 views - 02/29/20
Beckie Williamson is 15 and lives in Leeds with her parents and older sister. She became pregnant at 13 and had a daughter, Courtney. At...
Families of Murder Victims Interview Murderers (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
48,359 views - 02/27/20
Three different countries, three murder cases. Three men who have killed and three families who have lost a loved one. In our standard...
Toots Hibbert & The Birth of Reggae (History Documentary) | Real Stories
11,837 views - 02/25/20
This is the never-before-told story of one of the most influential artists ever to come out of Jamaica, Toots Hibbert. It features...
Australia's Number One Communist (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
10,719 views - 02/23/20
Author Frank Hardy was the most outspoken and well known Communist in Australia. He was a writer, gambler, larrikin and for 45 years a...
The Path to Shaolin (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
19,218 views - 02/22/20
The Path to Shaolin follows Tim Mrazek to the Songshan mountains in China, where, he travels deep inside the heart of Chinese Kung Fu to...
Starting My Own Backyard Wrestling League | From Parts Unknown | Real Stories Original
8,814 views - 02/20/20
Jesse “Madman” Manson decided to live out his fantasy by starting an underground Professional Wrestling league in the backyards of...
The Process: Will the Palestine/Israel Conflict Ever End? (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
72,534 views - 02/18/20
A spoilt teenager, a clueless misfit and a struggling mother show what it really means to live in the Promised Land. These three...
Persons of Interest: The Student Revolutionary (Espionage Documentary) | Real Stories
16,525 views - 02/16/20
One of the most notorious student radicals of the 1960s, Michael Hyde called for the violent overthrow of the State. Hyde and his...
True Crime Story: Material Witness (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
1,392,510 views - 02/15/20
Three workers from CBS left work, only to walk into a kidnapping and were shot dead as they tried to help. Police in New York work with...
Homeless Man Given iPhone to Document His Life on the Street | Home Stream | Real Stories Original
19,153 views - 02/13/20
Rowen has been homeless for several years. A filmmaker gave him an iPhone to tell us his story. Directed by Giulia Gandini & Rowen R...
Life on the Canada/US Border (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
127,289 views - 02/11/20
BorderLine is a documentary that explores how life has changed for people living on the 5000 km long Canada / U.S. border since the 9/11...
I Heart New York | Love In A Time of HIV (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
23,885 views - 02/09/20
Sixteen year old Christina Rodriguez, born HIV positive, talks openly about how she copes with the disease. As the headlines have...
Am I a Psychopath? (Psychology Documentary) | Real Stories
126,987 views - 02/08/20
Meet Sam Vaknin, author of the book Malignant Self Love. Sam knows he’s a supreme narcissist, but is he also, as he suspects, a...
Why Are My Friends Killing Themselves? (Mental Health Documentary) | Real Stories
98,238 views - 02/06/20
A real-life drama about why, in the beautiful and quirky rural town of Hebden Bridge, filmmaker Jez Lewis’ childhood friends are killing...
Struggle for Justice: The Michael Dumont Story (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
43,598 views - 02/04/20
The case of Michel Dumont, who was wrongfully convicted. Facebook - Instagram -...
How to Organize a Genocide (War Documentary) | Real Stories
20,117 views - 02/02/20
Rwanda is a country full of murderers, a fact evidenced by the million people who were killed with machetes over 3 months during the...
Maksim Gelman: Behind the NYC Stabbing Spree (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
49,782 views - 02/01/20
The story of Maksim Gelman, who killed four people and wounded five in a 28-hour stabbing spree in New York City in February 2011....
Flat 13: Facing Down Apartheid (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
6,730 views - 01/30/20
This is the story of the apartment in downtown Johannesburg that, between the late 1940s and early 1960s, became a hub of resistance...
Ending The War: How This President Won a Nobel Peace Prize  | Port of Destiny: Peace | Real Stories
9,730 views - 01/28/20
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won international praise and the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for ending a five-decade civil war that...
Anjar: Flowers, Goats and Heroes (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
15,537 views - 01/26/20
Growing up in Lebanon during the Lebanese Civil War, the filmmaker's life in a small Armenian village becomes forever linked to a group...
I Didn't Do It: Jamie Nelson's Story (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
133,091 views - 01/25/20
Jamie Nelson was wrongfully convicted of rape by a woman who went on to accuse more than 30 other men of assault or rape. The ordeal cost...
Trapped Miners: Behind The Chile 33 (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
9,652 views - 01/23/20
On 5th August 2010, 33 miners were trapped nearly 700m below ground in the Atacama Desert, Chile. After 69 days underground, the miner’s...
Crisis in New Delhi: Earth's Most Polluted City (Climate Documentary) | Real Stories
41,305 views - 01/21/20
New Delhi is the most polluted major city in the world, and air quality is so bad that it's the equivalent of smoking ten cigarettes a...
These Men Work in an Active Volcano | Gate of Hell (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
22,382 views - 01/19/20
In this episode we visit Kawah Ijen´s active volcano in Indonesia to investigate the labour conditions that miners bear everyday in...
True Crime Story: The Hungerford Massacre (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
298,754 views - 01/18/20
Explores the case of 27-year-old Michael Ryan, who committed a number of shocking acts of violence. Facebook -...
From Russia With Love | Love in a Time of HIV [Part 2] (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
26,567 views - 01/16/20
The relationships among a group of young friends who have HIV in Russia's second city, St Petersburg. As the headlines have disappeared,...
True Crime Story: Mississippi Burning (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
68,940 views - 01/14/20
The FBI investigates the nationally known case of the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Philadelphia Mississippi amid the...
Private Violence: Exploring Domestic Abuse (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
295,630 views - 01/11/20
Private Violence explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her...
Swim the Channel (Wholesome Documentary) | Real Stories
13,200 views - 01/09/20
Documentary which tells the story of the volunteer coaches and the unlikeliest of athletes who they tirelessly support in their dream to...
Gary Foley: The Australian Black Panther (Spy Documentary) | Real Stories
31,713 views - 01/07/20
This documentary profiles high profile Aboriginal activist Gary Foley who was a member of the Black Power Movement and a leader in the...
Cheated of Childhood (Poverty Documentary) | Real Stories
87,833 views - 01/05/20
11 year old Yuriy and his 13 year old friend Max are just two of the millions of children thought to be living on Russian streets. Once...
Meet Nambia's First Female Trawler Captain | Real Stories
10,413 views - 01/04/20
Johanna is Namibia’s first female trawler captain. She trained with the Namibian Maritime Fisheries Institute and became skipper after...
Transforming Gender (Transgender Documentary) | Real Stories
166,052 views - 01/02/20
Transforming Gender explores what it’s like to be in conflict with the gender assigned to you. The battle over the rights and freedoms of...
Hong Kong: Life in Cages (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
58,853 views - 12/31/19
The rift between rich and poor in Hong Kong is profound. Despite being the global capital of the super-wealthy, the premium on space has...
Fasting To Death (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
51,641 views - 12/29/19
In a country where any criticism of the state is not tolerated, we meet the young Turkish people prepared to fast themselves to death to...
True Crime Story: (Almost) Escaping Death Row (Prison Documentary) | Real Stories
949,261 views - 12/28/19
In late October of 1983, a group of inmates slated for death launched the elaborate scheme that would set them free. Each of the six were...
Josie: How To Make a Country Hate You (Controversial Documentary) | Real Stories
202,803 views - 12/26/19
Josie Cunningham has occupied the media spotlight by creating as much controversy as she can, including a plan to sell tickets to the...
Donald Trump & the Ethics of Foreign Aid (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
16,340 views - 12/24/19
One of President Trump's first acts in office was to sign an order tying US foreign aid to the issue of abortion. We see the knock-on...
Life in The Holy Land (Israel-Palestine Documentary) | Real Stories
33,463 views - 12/22/19
Half a million Israeli settlers live within the Palestinian territories forming the main barrier to a two-state solution. They do not see...
Anatomy of a Giant (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
26,229 views - 12/21/19
Anatomy of a Giant follows the incredible journey of Sun Ming Ming, a young man who dreams of a life beyond his home in China to one in...
Crisis Point: Australia's Packed Jails (Prison Documentary) | Real Stories
174,141 views - 12/19/19
At a time when over-representation of Indigenous Australians in prison is deemed a national crisis, this film shares the experiences,...
Sorie Kondi, the Blind Busker (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
15,020 views - 12/17/19
Musician Sorie Kondi, blind from birth, has been called Sierra Leone’s Stevie Wonder, but he’s still trying to make it as a world...
Tender Moments | Love in a Time of HIV [Part 1] (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
302,643 views - 12/14/19
Listen to our podcast episode on the mysterious case behind our Real Stories Original: "Vanished: The Surrey Schoolgirl" with journalist...
Heroes of the Empire (Extraordinary People Documentary) | Real Stories
17,128 views - 12/12/19
Listen to our podcast episode on the mysterious case behind our Real Stories Original: "Vanished: The Surrey Schoolgirl" with journalist...
Why Did People Vote For Trump? (Politics Documentary) | Real Stories
28,298 views - 12/10/19
Listen to our podcast episode on the mysterious case behind our Real Stories Original: "Vanished: The Surrey Schoolgirl" with journalist...
Climate Chaos in the Global South (Environmental Documentary) | Real Stories
15,641 views - 12/08/19
Listen to our podcast episode on the mysterious case behind our Real Stories Original: "Vanished: The Surrey Schoolgirl" with journalist...
Strategy of Silence (Cover-Up Documentary) | Real Stories
40,949 views - 12/07/19
Listen to our podcast episode on the mysterious case behind our Real Stories Original: "Vanished: The Surrey Schoolgirl" with journalist...
True Crime Story: Who Was The Unabomber? (Crime Documentary) | Real Stories
371,086 views - 12/05/19
Listen to our podcast episode on the mysterious case behind our Real Stories Original: "Vanished: The Surrey Schoolgirl" with journalist...
The Last Prayer? Christians in the Middle East (Global Documentary) | Real Stories
35,000 views - 12/01/19
As ISIS and other extremists threaten, enslave and persecute Christians, is their history in the birthplace of their faith coming to an...
The Woman with 15 Personalities (Mental Health Documentary) | Real Stories
342,786 views - 11/30/19
Meet Paula, a woman with 14 different personalities each living inside her mind. She has Dissociative Identity Disorder, a condition in...
Intersexion: Boy or Girl? (Intersex Documentary) | Real Stories
57,747 views - 11/28/19
In this groundbreaking documentary, intersex individuals reveal the secrets of their unconventional lives -- and how they have navigated...