Don't Tell My Mother...

October 2016

S5 Ep5 - Thailand

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Thailand - In the season finale, Diego travels through the beautiful paradise of Thailand. The challenges Thailand faces run the gamut from saving the majestic elephants that are the symbol of this nation, to helping prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS that has been a blight on the population here and rehabilitating women in prison for drug trafficking. Diego travels to the conflict zone of the South, where a largely unreported war has killed thousands during its seven year reign. Join Diego as ...

S5 Ep4 - Central America

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Central America - Diego takes us on a wild journey through four countries in Central America, which serves as a crucial link between South America and Mexico en route to the United States. It’s a poignant and often nail biting ride as he meets immigrants spending their last dimes on their journeys to the US, gang members in an over-crowded prison, an anonymous street artist spreading a message of peace and police under the threat of urban warfare. Join Diego as he learns what price these nation...
September 2016

S5 Ep3 - Ukraine

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Ukraine - Diego finds himself in the Ukraine which first gained its independence after the fall of the Russian Tsar in 1917 only to have it snatched away again in 1920. After this the Ukrainians suffered through famines, World Wars and 70 odd years of brutal Soviet rule. Emerging as an independent state once again in 1991, they are still working to achieve political and economic stability. Diego shows us the plight of this relatively new nation as it fights human trafficking and illegal arms tr...

S5 Ep2 - Antarctica

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Antarctica - After a six and a half hour plane ride from Cape Town, South Africa, Diego arrives on the almost featureless 2,000 metre thick ice sheet that covers Antarctica. The sun rose here last October, it won’t set until March. Now he has just 28 days to adjust to the highest, driest, windiest, emptiest, coldest (and right now, brightest) place on earth. Here Diego will join scientists as they go about their daily experiments, poking and prodding the environment to help us learn what is g...

Don't Tell My Mother I'm In... S5 Ep1 - Pakistan

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Pakistan - It’s known as 'The Battleground on the Roof Of the World' and Diego spends a few weeks with some of the 10,000 Pakistani soldiers who call this remote mountain range their home, as they defend an invisible line between them and India on the largest non-polar glacier in the world - Siachen. Diego gasps for air on his way up the mountain, in an attempt to reach 7000 meters - an altitude that scientists say cannot sustain life. Yet, the Pakistani soldiers here regularly spend two months...

S4 Ep5 - USA

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Diego focuses his visit on the perhaps lesser-known region west of the Mississippi River and it is here that he encounters the resilient human spirit Americans are famous for, as he investigates the new challenges America faces. It’s been battling two wars for 10 years now, the economy has not been immune from the worldwide recession, and deep political and moral divides have emerged across the country. (From France) (Documentary) M

S4 Ep4 - Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan - Since its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, there has been a race among the world’s superpowers to clean up Kazakhstan's nuclear capabilities, utilise its massive oil resources, and limit the possibilities for Islamic extremism within its borders. This episode, Diego visits the plundered landscape that the Soviets left behind and talks to those who are struggling, with limited resources, to help the thousands of innocent people whose lives were so carelessly toyed with. I...

S4 Ep3 - Somalia

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Somalia - Piracy, lawlessness, Islamic extremism: all reasons that Somalia has made the front pages of newspapers around the world. Islamic Militias have taken over the streets, and pirates taken over the seas. The country has also been plagued by drought and famine causing a humanitarian crisis of overwhelming proportions. Diego returns to his roots as a war reporter to take on a region that very few journalists have the opportunity or the desire to explore. Strapped tightly into his flak jack...

S4 Ep2 - Indonesia

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Indonesia - In the season four premiere, Diego Bunuel and his team island hop through the worldʼs biggest archipelagic nation to find out what life is really like when you go off the grid in Indonesia. Diego begins his journey in Ache. This region suffered the greatest toll in the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. Diego finds that much of the regional capital of Banda Aceh has been rebuilt, but not everything is the same. Sharia law has been increasingly enforced here since the natural disaster and to...
August 2016

S4 Ep1 - Russia

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Russia - This episode, Diego Bunuel takes a wild ride from the materialistic riches of Moscow to the silent spiritualism of Siberia as he explores the world’s biggest country. (From France, in English & Russian) (Documentary) PG(A)