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  • Premieres Sunday 9th Dec at 11:00pm, 10:00pm BKK/JKT
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In this film, Paul Murton travels to America to explore how the phenomenon now better known as '2012' has swept across the internet with hundreds of websites featuring frightening predictions - all envisaging a different take on the impending world cataclysm. Murton examines how this terror has spawned 'survival communities' in which people hoard food supplies, learn how to defend themselves and build bunkers to see them through the impending apocalypse. To discover who the Maya really were, he visits the ruins of the ancient Maya city of El Mirador in Central America to see where the civilisation was founded and gain an insight into why they believed the world would be on the threshold of destruction in 2012 - specifically 21st December at 12pm. Murton commented, 'This city has been at the heart of vast and thriving civilisation thousands of years ago yet today it is...
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