In the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide in 1994, Kate Ashby was adopted and raised in the UK by world-renowned human rights lawyer Eve Ashby. Kate has battled with her past her entire life and is now working as a legal investigator alongside her adoptive mother. The relationship between Kate and Eve approaches the breaking point when Eve takes a case against a militia leader in the International Criminal Court — and Kate finally confronts the shadow hanging over her since her birth. Written and directed by Hugo Blick, Black Earth Rising stars Michaela Coel, Harriet Walter, and John Goodman. The limited series premieres January 25, 2019, on Netflix.
On the 30th anniversary of Ted Bundy's execution, Netflix is releasing a docu-series following one of America's most notorious serial killers. Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes will use over 100 hours of death row interviews with Bundy himself along with archival footage to profile what some have called "the very definition of heartless evil." The four-part series will begin streaming on January 24, 2019.
Organic labeled food and vegetables have gone from a trend to the mainstream in our grocery stores. With claimed benefits from more nutrients to being ethically and sustainably grown, buying organic has taken on the aspect of being a moral responsibility for many people. But the supposed advantages of organic food might not be as clearcut as you've been led to believe. Kurzgesagt looks at what science has to say about the organic vs regularly grown food debate.
Steve Albini is a rock legend that has worked with bands like Bush and Nirvana. But this isn't about his musical history. Albini is also now a legend at the table. In this mini-documentary, Stories from the Felt goes into the non-producer's past with poker and how he won his first WSOP Gold Bracelet in 2018.
Don't make the mistake of thinking Snoop Dogg is just a rapper. The LA native and hip-hop icon got a special invitation from NHL commissioner Gary Bettman to join the LA Kings broadcasting crew for a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins and show off his play-by-play chops. Snoop is just as quick-thinking in the booth as he is in front of a mic, reeling off some of the best color commentary you'll hear.
When Alex Honnold free solo climbed El Cpaitan — with no ropes or safety equipment — he raised the bar for climbing. Filming the monumental event wasn't nearly as challenging, but had its own set of problems, like finding experienced climbers that could also operate a camera, and overcoming the logistics of shooting a climb on a nearly-vertical, 3,000-foot rock face. Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, the directors of Free Solo go into detail about how they shot one of the biggest feats in athletic history for the world to see.