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  1. Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita (2008)

    Director
    Maria Finitzo
    Subject
    Medical sciences
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 1 NTSC, 83 minutes), £32.38

    Documentary about the experiences of Dr Jack Kessler, chair of Northwestern University’s Neurology department, who shifted his research from finding a cure for diabetes to finding a cure with stem cell...

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  2. Animal Rights: A Universal Declaration (2008)

    Subject
    Philosophy; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 40 minutes), £49.00 (DVD), £20.00 (1 Year Digital Licence), £49.00 (3 Year Digital Licence)

    This is a powerful and subjective film looking at the social and moral issues surrounding the treatment of animals and why people defend them. With extensive undercover footage the programme exposes the...

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  3. Who Killed the Electric Car? (2007)

    Director
    Chris Paine
    Subject
    Business studies; Engineering; Politics & government; Technology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 90 minutes), £19.99

    In the 1990s, following California’s passing of the Zero Emission Vehicle mandate, American car companies began producing electric cars for mainstream consumption. GM’s EV1, which was by all accounts...

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  4. Salesman (2007)

    Director
    Albert Maysles; David Maysles
    Subject
    Business studies; Psychology; Religious studies; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 91 minutes), £19.99

    Honoured by the Library of Congress as one of the 25 best American films ever made, SALESMAN is a fascinating, non-narrated account of four Boston bible sellers, selling lavish bibles to low income families....

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  5. First Human Clone, The (2007)

    Subject
    Biology

    Looks at the controversial attempts to clone a human being. Amid claims and counterclaims by various groups around the world, this programme documents the secretive efforts of a small group of doctors and...

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  6. Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price (2006)

    Director
    Robert Greenwald
    Subject
    Business studies; Film Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 95 minutes), £19.99

    The ethics of big business come under the spotlight in this documentary about the working practices of Wal-Mart, the world’s largest supermarket store. Owners of Asda stores in UK, this $100 billion...

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  7. Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2006)

    Director
    Alex Gibney
    Subject
    Business studies; Economics; Finance & Accounting; Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 105 minutes), £19.99

    Based on the whistle-blowing novel by Bethany McLean, the film is a searing examination of the Enron accounting scandal, revealing the psychology of greed and corporate corruption that facilitated the...

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  8. India: A Pound of Flesh - Selling Kidneys to Survive (2006)

    Subject
    Development studies; Medical sciences
    Distribution
    DVD

    Samantha Grant heads to Chennai in southern India to explore the illicit kidney trade. Travelling between India’s high-tech center of Bangalore and the slums to the south, Grant spoke to government...

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  9. Great Ideas of Philosophy, Series (7 Programmes) (2006)

    Subject
    Philosophy
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 48 minutes each), £39.95 each £219.95 set

    This series investigates core questions in philosophy, such as: Why is there something rather than nothing? What is right action? And what do we mean when we talk about the ‘mind’? Some of the world’s...

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  10. Whose Business? Stakeholders, Ethics and the Market Economy (2005)

    Subject
    Business studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 25 minutes), £125.00

    Using case-study examples, this film explores the different ways of looking at a business such as the people who work for it or figures on a balance sheet. Any business, regardless of size, has inputs,...

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