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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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My Life with Amnesia (Medical Documentary) | Real Stories
9,985 views - 05/21/20
A documentary exploring the effects of amnesia. Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/RealStoriesChannel Instagram - @realstoriesdocs...
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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....
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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....
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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...
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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?...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 -...
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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 -...
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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 -...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 -...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 -...
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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 - https://www.facebook.com/RealStoriesChannel Instagram -...
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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....
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 -...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 - https://www.facebook.com/RealStoriesChannel Instagram -...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 -...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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