Documentaries

'German reunification - a short history' Documentary

March 14, 2019
Another great documentary from DW. This documentary is about the Fall of the Berlin Wall and Germany's reunification back in 1989. Interesting details revealing behind the scenes on how West Germany handled the reunification behind the backs of the Allied Forces The fall of the Berlin Wall changed the...

The True Story of the Internet: Dot Com Bubble (Documentary)

March 08, 2019
Older, but still good documentary about the dot-com bubble from early 2000-s. Would recommend watching to crypto investors now. The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the tech bubble, and the Internet bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of...

'The Kim dynasty in North Korea' DW Documentary

March 05, 2019
Lately, DW has been one of my favorite sources for documentaries, 'The Kim dynasty in North Korea' is a great short documentary for those trying to educate on North Korea topic. Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump did hold a second summit meeting in late February in Vietnam. At their June 2018 summit, they...

'Is tourism harming Venice?' DW Documentary

February 28, 2019
Venice is threatened by mass tourism. Some 30 million visitors a year come to the city in Italy, making their way through the narrow streets. it has been a while since we returned from our latest Italy trip, back at the end of 2015 and start of 2016. We greeted the New year of 2016 in Venice's St Mark...

Documentary - Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed

February 26, 2019
Interesting documentary about fraudulent investment schemes in Indiana, US. From Wall Street to Main Street in cities and towns across Indiana…anyone with money to invest is vulnerable to financial fraud. Business professionals we thought were trustworthy sometimes lie, cheat, and steal for their own...

"The Necessary War" - Documentary About WWI

January 15, 2019
The Necessary War is a documentary about WWI, produced by BBC In this documentary author answers on the question - what was the role of United Kingdom during WWI, and why did Britain enter on conflict with Germany over Belgium? This year (2014) turns 100 years since WWI or how it was referred in the interwar...

The Grand Documentary of 2017

December 29, 2018
The Grand Documentary of 2017 is a second part from the never-ending Grand Documentary series, originally set back in 2016. The Grand Documentary of 2017 is a 5 minutes and 23 seconds long short film documenting our lives back in 2017.  Filmed in various countries across the Globe throughout 2017, glued,...

The Grand Documentary of 2016

December 11, 2018
Filmed in 8 countries throughout 2016, glued, sanded, laminated, blamed and put together in Tbilisi, Georgia using Adobe Premiere CC.  The Great Documentary is 13 minutes and 2 seconds long short from our lives back in 2016.  The story starts in Venice, Italy, travels to Georgia, Armenia, then Latvia,...

Documentary "Inside Mao's China"

December 04, 2018
A very interesting film by Martin Gronemeyer, telling a story about foreign expats in China during the cultural revolution. The film tells a unique personal story combined with rare historical footage give a new perspective on Mao’s utopia.  At the height of Maoism, China was as closed off as present-...

Documentary about The Winter War 1939 (Soviet Union vs Finland )

November 28, 2018
A very well documented documentary about the Winter War fought back in 1939. About defensive war and great guerilla tactics to fight a more powerful army. The Winter War was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland in 1939–1940. It began with the Soviet invasion of Finland on 30 November 1939, and...

Documentary about Kazakhstan: The new green superpower? Oil giant tries to wean itself off the black stuff

November 27, 2018
An interesting documentary from the Guardian. About Solar panels, renewable and green energy. Kazakhstan should be on every investor radar. See also: Invest in Kazakhstan - Peer to Peer lending loans up to 21% Yield from Kredit24 on Mintos.com Marketplace Kazakhstan is rich with oil, gas, and coal but...

Documentary "The Black August. Default" About Russia's Financial Crisis in 1998

November 16, 2018
20 years ago, Russia experienced one of the most devastating crises in its recent history — on 17 August 1998 the government defaulted.  Today I watched an interesting documentary in Russian - Черный август. Дефолт, documentary tells about events and causes which led to the default. What...

An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea

October 27, 2018
An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea is a great documentary by ABC news I would highly recommend to all interested in North Korea / China. Both North Korea and China has been on my radar for the last decade at least.  Bob Woodruff’s daring 880-mile journey along the China-North Korea...

Documentary "Khrushchev Does America"

September 06, 2018
Documentary "Khrushchev Does America" is a 2013 film by Tim Toidze.  The story of the unconditional, no-holds-barred tour of America by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, leader of World Communism and America's arch nemesis, during 13 sun-filled days in the fall of 1959. Watch it on Youtube 

Documentary Around the World by Graf Zeppelin (1929 footage)

March 29, 2018
Documentary Around the World by Zeppelin is a film by Dutch director Ditteke Mensink made first aired on BBC Four in 2010. This was one of the most interesting and quality films I've watched lately. The story is about Graf Zeppelin flight around the world in 1929. The route is following  New York -...