PBS - Paris: The Luminous Years (2010) [Repost]
26-03-2017 Category: documentaries Posted By: goldenminer   
PBS - Paris: The Luminous Years (2010) [Repost]

PBS - Paris: The Luminous Years (2010)
HDTV | 1280 x 720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1886 Kbps | 1h 52mn | English AC-3 384 Kbps, 6 channels | 1.82 GB
Genre: Documentary, Arts

A storm of Modernism swept through the art worlds of the West in the early decades of the twentieth century, uprooting centuries of tradition in the visual arts, music, literature, dance, theater and beyond. The epicenter of this storm was Paris, France. For an incandescent moment from 1905 to 1930, Paris was the magnetic center for radical innovation and experiment, the Mecca for creative talents from Michigan to Moscow, from Brooklyn to Barcelona, who would change the course of art throughout the Western world.
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BBC - Vatican: The Hidden World (2010)
26-03-2017 Category: documentaries Posted By: goldenminer   
BBC - Vatican: The Hidden World (2010)
BBC - Vatican: The Hidden World (2010)
PDTV | 704x400 | .AVI/XviD @ 1600 Kbps | 58mn 55s | 731 MiB
Audio: English AC3 128 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

To mark the Papal visit to the UK, camera crew have spent a year filming a world that few have ever seen. With unprecedented access to the Vatican and the people who live and work there, this is a unique profile of the heart of the Catholic Church and the world's smallest Sovereign State. Archivists reveal the Vatican's secrets, including the signed testimony of Galileo recorded by the Inquisition. A Cardinal journeys deep below St Peter's Basilica to inspect the site claimed to be tomb of the Saint himself, and curators share a private viewing of Michelangelo's extraordinary decoration of the Sistine Chapel.
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Discovery Channel - Abandoned Engineering: Part 4 Ghost Ships (2017)
26-03-2017 Category: documentaries Posted By: goldenminer   
Discovery Channel - Abandoned Engineering: Part 4 Ghost Ships (2017)
Discovery Channel - Abandoned Engineering: Part 4 Ghost Ships (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 3164 Kbps | 43mn 48s | 1.02 GiB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Some of the world’s most amazing engineering projects and buildings now lie in ruins. But how and why?
In this episode we hear about some once-great triumphs of marine engineering, now left to rust. A ship graveyard in Maryland has been colonised by wildlife. And we go inside a Cold War sub.
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PBS - American Masters: Patsy Cline (2017)
26-03-2017 Category: documentaries Posted By: goldenminer   
PBS - American Masters: Patsy Cline (2017)

PBS - American Masters: Patsy Cline (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2393 Kbps | 54mn 3s | 976 MiB
Audio: English AAC 127 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary | Biography

Features exclusive access to the Cline estate, rare performances and new interviews with Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes, Kacey Musgraves, Wanda Jackson, Beverly D’Angelo and others, with narration by Rosanne Cash.
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Constantine's Sword (2008)
22-03-2017 Category: documentaries Posted By: goldenminer   
Constantine's Sword (2008)
Constantine's Sword (2008)
DVDRip | 640x352 | .AVI/XviD @ 1956 Kbps | 1h 35mn | 1.46 GiB
Audio: English AC3 224 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Why are hatred, intolerance, violence and war so deeply ingrained in religion? Why did the Cross become a rallying symbol for persecution? What happens when military power and religious fervor are combined? How does one man who loves the Church confront its history of crusade and conquest? Constantine’s Sword is the story of James Carroll, a former Catholic priest on a journey to confront his past and uncover the roots of religiously inspired violence and war. His search also reveals a growing scandal involving religious infiltration of the U.S. military and the terrible consequences of religion’s influence on America’s foreign policy.
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BBC - Kidnapped: A Georgian Adventure (2011)
19-03-2017 Category: documentaries Posted By: goldenminer   
BBC - Kidnapped: A Georgian Adventure (2011)
BBC - Kidnapped: A Georgian Adventure (2011)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 4000 Kbps | 59mn 4s | 1.70 GiB
Audio: English AAC 129 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

In 1728, 12-year-old James Annesley was snatched from the streets of Dublin and sold into slavery in America - the victim of a wicked uncle hell-bent on stealing his massive inheritance. Dan Cruickshank traces James's astonishing journey from the top table of 18th century society to its murky depths. The story, which helped inspire Robert Louis Stevenson's book Kidnapped, reveals some disturbing home truths that cast a shadow over the century of the Enlightenment.
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Biography - Reese Witherspoon (2007)
19-03-2017 Category: documentaries Posted By: goldenminer   
Biography - Reese Witherspoon (2007)

Biography - Reese Witherspoon (2007)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 1988 Kbps | 42mn 56s | 743 MiB
Audio: English AC3 384 kbps, 6 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary | Biography

Born in Louisiana in 1976, Reese Witherspoon began seriously pursuing her acting career after first enrolling at Stanford University. Her early critical successes included roles in films such as Pleasantville and Election, but it was her portrayal of Elle Woods in the box-office hit Legally Blonde that marked a turning point in her career. Witherspoon went on to win an Academy Award in 2005 for her role in Walk the Line. Recent films include Water for Elephants, This Means War and Wild.
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Constantine's Sword (2008)
19-03-2017 Category: documentaries Posted By: goldenminer   
Constantine's Sword (2008)
Constantine's Sword (2008)
DVDRip | 640x352 | .AVI/XviD @ 1956 Kbps | 1h 35mn | 1.46 GiB
Audio: English AC3 224 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Why are hatred, intolerance, violence and war so deeply ingrained in religion? Why did the Cross become a rallying symbol for persecution? What happens when military power and religious fervor are combined? How does one man who loves the Church confront its history of crusade and conquest? Constantine’s Sword is the story of James Carroll, a former Catholic priest on a journey to confront his past and uncover the roots of religiously inspired violence and war. His search also reveals a growing scandal involving religious infiltration of the U.S. military and the terrible consequences of religion’s influence on America’s foreign policy.
Read More