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ALICE: A FIGHT FOR LIFE

UK, 1982 (MIFF 1983, Trans-Media)

Director: John Willis

The most comprehensive investigation of the perils of asbestos ever made in a television programme caused national reverberations which continue months after transmission. The Health and Safety Commission halved asbestos control limits in the wake of the public outcry, and asbestos company shares plunged.

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Nine Miles High in a Hot Air Balloon

UK, 1974
In January 1972, at Bhopal, in central India, two young Englishmen, Julian Nott and Felix Pole, floated thousands of feet into the unknown to break the world altitude record for hot-air ballooning &m… More »

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