In this report for Britain's Channel 4, reporter Sandra Jordan and
producer Rodrigo Vasquez face gunfire and tear gas within hours of
arriving at a memorial service for Rachel Corrie, the peace activist
crushed by an army bulldozer two days before.
That sets the scene for the next five weeks during which the filmmakers
also document the grievous wounding of British peace activist Tom
Hurndall, the death of award winning cameraman...
The opening episode introduces the series by showing examples of extraordinary feeding, hunting, courting and parenting behaviour from across the animal kingdom and around the globe. In Florida Bay, bottlenose dolphins catch leaping fish as they attempt to escape a corral of encircling mud, whipped up with the lead dolphin's tail. Other unusual collaborative hunting techniques include three cheetahs combining to bring down an ostrich and Antar...
In Idaho, Louis meets military enthusiasts and
right-wing patriots who are preparing for a global catastrophe,
including trips to survivalists’ store Safetrek and a mountain refuge
for conspiracy theorists called Almost Heaven.Louis
also visits the Aryan Nation Church and helps to build a straw-bale
home. The episode focuses on the survivalism movement and communities
formed around it.The fact that several self-proclaimed survivali...