Call number: V-127


Holidays in the Danger Zone: Places That Don't Exist - Transdniestria
[Simon Reeve visits countries that the rest of the world refuses to recognise. He travels to Moldova where he goes on a drunken fishing trip with the president before meeting a village so poor that 32 men there sold their kidneys. He then crosses over to the breakaway state of Transdniestria to find a region where Lenin statues still take pride of place, and 'independence' day is celebrated with a show of force by thousands of troops.]
BBC, 2005
Written and presented by Simon Reeve
Filmed and directed by Will Daws
Series producer: Will Daws

BBC2, This World, 11 May 2005
30 minutes; starts 3 minutes into tape

AND
4 minutes of irrelevance

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Holidays in the Danger Zone: Places That Don't Exist - Abkhazia and South Ossetia
[Simon Reeve visits countries that the rest of the world refuses to recognise. He crosses the front line past Russian tanks and into the breakaway state of South Ossetia, where he is shown graveyards in a school playground and joins a birthday drink with troops returning from the front, before being chased out by the local KGB. In Georgia proper he finds an alarming legacy from Soviet times - a warehouse full of 30,000 shells.]
BBC, 2005
Written and presented by Simon Reeve
Filmed and directed by Will Daws
Series producer: Will Daws

BBC2, This World, 25 May 2005
30 minutes

AND
2 minutes of irrelevance

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A Story of People in War and Peace
[Documentary about the Nagorno-Karabakh War (1989-1994), one of the first signs of Soviet collapse. Journalist Vardan Hovhannisyan was in the trenches alongside the soldiers and captured their last words to their families and their reflections on life and war. Ten years later he returned to the villages still in ashes, to the soldiers, nurses and ordinary people who survived to find out how people continue to live their lives after experiencing such extraordinary and traumatic events.]
A Bars Media Documentary Studio production for BBC, 2006
Editors: Tigran Baghinyan and Carla-Jo Geraghty
Filmed, produced and directed by Vardan Hovhannisyan
Series editor: Nick Fraser

BBC4, Storyville, 24 April 2007
70 minutes

AND
1 minute of irrelevance

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Charles Wheeler: A Shadow over Europe
[Charles Wheeler presents a documentary uncovering how Czechoslovakia drove millions of ethnic Germans from their homes in 1945, a mass expulsion sanctioned by wartime Allies which cost thousands of lives.]
BBC, 2002
Written and presented by Charles Wheeler
Editor: Joe Frost
Produced and directed by Tony Stark

BBC4, Time Shift, 22 July 2008
40 minutes

Source: BBC2, 11 and 25 May 2005; and BBC4, 24 April 2007 and 22 July 2008
System: Pal


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