The world’s last remaining rivers are in danger of disappearing along with the millions of lives and cultures that depend on them. Promoters of mega dams are calling their energy system ‘green’ and ‘clean’ but the reality is that land is being flooded, species are being threatened, and entire communities are being destroyed.Watch Now
Propaganda is a viral documentary film that blurs the line between reality, fiction and persuasion. Suggesting what might be a fictionalized premise that the film was presented to a translator from possible defectors from North Korea, the film is apparently a work of propaganda aimed against western society and culture as a means of bolstering the strength of the DPRK.Watch Now
Recent studies show that the average adult spends most of his or her waking hours staring at a screen on a device of some sort.
There are currently over 80,000 prisoners in England and Wales. A large number of these prisoners spent time in some type of government-funded institution as children.
The Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros act of 1971 states “Wild free-roaming horses shall be protected from capture, branding, harassment, or death.
“Only love begets love. Hatred and violence can only beget hatred and violence.” These thought-provoking words were penned by José Martí, a Cuban national hero and an important figure in Latin America literature.
This documentary shares three dramatic stories that highlight how one split second decision can change a person’s entire life. Ben Hayes decided to attend a party at the last minute.
Adopting a cruise ship life is a way of escaping reality— it’s a clear statement that one no longer wants to be a part of the issues and nuances of a land lifestyle.
This is a film about how the consequences of our choices aren’t limited only to us. Since we all share this planet we are all affected by the decisions others make.
DMT is a molecule found in some plants and animal species, that when ingested can cause a profound hallucinogenic spiritual experience with God.
Many years ago when there were no humans, there were great apes, very similar to the ones we know today. New research is underway to uncover and understand the unique regional behaviors of wild orangutans.
The statistics regarding what happens to war veterans are discouraging. It seems like after coming home from deployment many veterans try to handle the PTSD by abusing drugs and alcohol.
One of the most important decisions we make very early in life is to determine whether we live in a friendly or a hostile universe.
The slow down in economic activity has increased dissatisfaction toward government institutions while germinating extreme political movements around the world. To make matters worse, scientists are predicting that global warming will produce a mass extinction of life on Earth.
The city of Moscow has seven Stalin skyscrapers. Each one has a star at the very top. For roofers, touching one of these stars is a status symbol.
Imagine being in so much pain that you can even feel it in your sleep. Imagine that pain never ever going away, not even for a minute.
The oceans cover 71% of the surface of the earth and they provide us with the oxygen we need. Under the surface the oceans hold wonders we can scarcely imagine.
After 75 years of prohibition, Colorado and Washington State legalized recreational marijuana in 2012. For hundreds of years Cannabis had been an integral part of human civilization.
On April 3, 1848, a group of 83 merchants founded the Chicago Board of Trading. It was an exciting enterprise. Futures Trading permitted buyers and sellers to manage their risk against unpredictable price fluctuations.
Big Pharma exerts a powerful influence over the media, doctors, and all of us. They employ many tactics and strategies in order to keep making hundreds of millions of dollars by withholding valuable information from the public.
Mount Umunhum proudly stands 3,486 feet tall between San Jose, California and the Pacific Ocean. It is a sacred place for the tribal bands and indigenous people who live in the region.
This full-length documentary brings to the light a situation that remains virtually unknown to many Americans, and it’s the fact that for the first time in almost ten years, homelessness is on the rise.
This film was directed by Darius Clark Monroe and produced by Spike Lee. It tells the story of a group of young college athletes from the Wyoming Cowboys Football Team that decided to wear black armbands protesting against Brigham Young University, a large Mormon University.
American novelist Jack London once said, “Any man, who is a man, can travel alone.” Twenty-four year old Ben Page took this saying to heart and decided to cycle around the world.
West Papua lies 250 Km north of Australia. For over 45 years the people who live there have been fighting against the Indonesian military.
The cop shows might have lied to us by making gun tracing seem fast and easy. When a gun needs to be traced, the information is sent all the way to the Firearms Tracing Division, which is located in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
How does a country suddenly end up losing an entire city? The Philippines island of Mindanao lost more than 200,000 of its citizens as extremists, declaring allegiance to ISIS, swarmed in.
Believe it or not: not everybody is grossed out by insects. There are many scientists who legitimately love and adore these critters.
They say that every urban legend has a sliver of truth in it. This might be because the original stories get twisted as they are retold.
Because of the constant violence against women, many people have come to the conclusion that India is not a safe place to live.
For the last few years the United States has been going through the worst drug crisis in its history. This is tearing families apart.
What is it that makes us human? Is it the ability to love? Is it because we are able to show different emotions and express different feelings?
On 13 November 1974, police discovered six members of the De Feo family shot dead; the father, mother and four of the five children, at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York.
With the cameras in hot pursuit, Derren faces his toughest project yet, going in search of an unsuspecting member of the British public prepared to adopt the guise of a pastor and miracle worker.
In this documentary, Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney takes an extraordinary look at The National Hockey League’s Chris “Knuckles” Nilan. Born and raised in Boston, this aggressive enforcer had a simple task: to protect his teammates no matter the cost.
The documentary frames the lives of three addicts against this background; particularly their hopeless situations, while exploring them as human beings.
Realizing that the creepy urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mysterious disappearance of five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.
When You’re Strange uncovers historic and previously unseen footage of the illustrious rock quartet and provides new insight into the revolutionary impact of its music and legacy.
Lobsang Phuntsok is a Buddhist monk that received the honor of being trained under the guidance of His Holiness The Dalai Lama.
Propaganda is a viral documentary film that blurs the line between reality, fiction and persuasion. Suggesting what might be a fictionalized premise that the film was presented to a translator from possible defectors from North Korea, the film is apparently a work of propaganda aimed against western society and culture as a means of bolstering the strength of the DPRK.
Back in 1994 Little Rock was one of the most dangerous cities in the US. Sitting at the intersection of two major interstates from Los Angeles and New York, it had become a haven for drug trafficking.
In 2010, a video of an overweight two-year-old boy smoking cigarettes went viral. He was expertly twirling his cigarette between his fingers while he puffed smoke out his pouting lips.
On average, Americans throw out an average of 4.5 pounds of garbage every single day. But where exactly all this garbage end up?
Crackheads Gone Wild consists of footage of troubled people deeply addicted to crack cocaine. The film showcases how easily, regardless of upbringing, self-destruction can occur to a drug addict.
Episode 1: New Blood Broadcast in 1999, Walking with Dinosaurs set out to create the most accurate portrayal of prehistoric animals ever seen on the screen.
The modern way of life has become increasingly dependent on fossil fuel, although surprising amounts of people take this fact for granted.
This film was produced in order to help people to get a better understanding of what it is like for a person to have to live with Tourette syndrome.
Biologist Joe Hutto was mother to the strangest family in the world, thirteen endangered wild turkeys that he raised from egg to the day they left home.
This thought-provoking film highlights the lives of twelve homeless people living in Florida. Their stories all begin differently. None of them expected to become homeless, but life happened.
What makes a song great is when the listener can relate it to his or her own experience and feel it in his or her own life.
You were conceived from a single cell to a full-grown baby in only 9 months. This is amazing and miraculous because during ejaculation a mature healthy man can expel up to 500 million sperm inside a woman’s vagina.
Water – The Great Mystery spans the globe to reveal recent discoveries about water, the most amazing yet least studied substance in the world.
A Killer Whale Called Luna, alternatively titled “Saving Luna” and “The Whale,” is the emotional story of one young killer whale’s quest for companionship after he was separated from his family.
As the world struggled to imagine the torment endured by Elisabeth Fritzl, imprisoned in a cellar for 24 years, Colleen Stan describes her own terrifying ordeal with disturbing, sick similarities.
Twenty-three-year-old Alex Honnold is taking the high-stakes sport of free solo climbing to new heights. Climbing truly massive walls without a rope, and zero chance of survival if he falls, Alex is calm and fearless (except when it comes to girls).
This documentary tells the story of a six year old girl, Beth Thomas, labeled as “The Child Of Rage,” tells her story of healing from Reactive Attachment Disorder as a result of being sexually abused.
‘India Untouched – Stories of a People Apart’ is a comprehensive look at untouchability. Director Stalin spent four years traveling the length and breadth of the country to expose the continued oppression of Dalits, ‘the broken people’, who suffer under a 4,000-year-old religious system.
Married at 16 years old followed by over 20 years of violence left Wendy terrified. She summoned the courage to deal with her husband the only way she imagined would keep her and her kids safe from his abuse: by killing him.
Glories of Ancient Chang-An The Silk Road or Silk Route refers to a network of interlinking trade routes across the Afro-Eurasian landmass that connected East, South, and Western Asia with the Mediterranean and European world, as well as parts of North and East Africa.
Police received a call one night indicating that a woman was being stabbed in front of a WalMart. The victim was a 22-year-old woman who was getting married within a short period of time.
Eu Maior (Higher Self) is a feature-length Brazilian documentary, with subtitles, that explores self-knowledge and the pursuit of happiness. The filmmakers interview thirty individuals with various backgrounds, including spiritual leaders, intellectuals, artists and professional athletes.
The story of how the media bought what the White House was selling has not been told in depth on television.
There is no right or wrong way to enjoy skating. Many people get into it because it allows them to experience a sense of freedom and exhilaration as they engage in a number of daredevil tricks.
This is the story of a man named Alex, who wanted more out of life. He loved to do crazy things as a small child growing up in Southern Indiana.
DocumentaryStorm.com brings you another in our extremely popular conjoined twins series. This time, we look at Stuti and Aradhana: two twins from India who are extremely poor.
Having ruled Egypt for 30 years, Hosni Mubarak is now 83 years old. Mubarak, then vice-president, was the only candidate to succeed Anwar al-Sadat after the then Egyptian president was assasinated in 1981.
This documentary, written and directed by Norman Caruso, tells the story of the Power Glove, the first ever mass-produced gesture-based device.
This documentary tells the story a Dutch street performer who travels throughout rural China telling an unusual story that touches the hearts of young and old.
The main entrance to the skate park has the words ‘death to invaders’ written in red letters on the sides of two old vehicles.
In 1985 ‘Live Aid’ became a symbol of concern and generosity, but a little known fact is that during that year the hungriest countries in Africa gave twice as much money to developed nations than what they received from them.
This film is an experimental documentary created by Peter Bergmann and narrated by Terence McKenna. In 1971, 23-year-old Terence McKenna, his 19-year-old brother Dennis, and three other companions, travelled to the Colombian mission town of La Chorrera, where they hoped to encounter the elusive psychedelic oo-koo-hé.
This film by Plus M Productions and Protect Our Winters was created with the sole purpose of activating communities to rethink fossil fuels and their negative impact on the climate and the environment.
Once Upon a Time in Norway is about Norwegian Black Metal. It’s about Satanist undergrounds, secret brotherhoods, friendship, betrayal, arson, violent death and everything else that makes Norwegian Black Metal the most infamous music genre in the world.
Rhythmic gymnastics competitions are a huge favorite among sports enthusiasts. The discipline originated in Russia, and this country continues setting the bar for excellence and creativity.
Joel Huston Dodge. Male. Single. Has a son. Healthy. Perfect sight, hearing and speech. Extremely skilled cabinet maker. Has a collection of books, antiques and wooden barns which has to be seen to be believed.
Malaysia is home to some of the most dangerous and treacherous jungles on the planet. These jungles are home to an impressive diversity of living things.
Internet addiction is a growing threat to society in this century. In China, there are over 700 million Internet users and the number is continually growing.
Produced by Tribeca Digital Studios, in association with American Express, this film is a celebration of small businesses and entrepreneurship. It tells the story of the Taharka Brothers and their Original American Ice Cream Culture.
The Collective Evolution is a documentary aimed at showing the current state of the world, why it needs to be changed, and how each and every one of us can play a role in changing it.
The Jungle is one of the most formidable environments known to man and the Malayan jungle is the oldest jungle on the planet.
A standing army is a permanent militia maintained in times of peace and war. This film shares an often-untold story and reveals something of which most citizens of the United States are unaware.
India is home to many endangered species. Large mammals such as the Bengal tiger and the Asian elephant share the subcontinent with over a billion people.
In the year 2015, almost 70 people committed suicide every day in Japan. That amounts to a total of 24,025 documented cases.
Imagine being only six years old, waking up one day and being told you are going to leave your home and all the familiar places where you’ve played.
Although many of the school children who live in Colombia have never seen an armored vehicle, helicopters or any fighting in their streets, it doesn’t mean that they have been spared the tragedy that has dominated the country for the last 50 years.
There seems to be an insatiable thirst for firearms in the United States. Some statistics show that there are over 350 million guns in the country.
This short documentary produced by Brendan Hearne tells the story of 50-year-old competitive surfer Curt Harper. Harper was diagnosed with autism when he was around two years old.
In 2015, more than 800,000 immigrants entered Greece illegally through Turkey. They came from the Middle East and Africa. These days it has become common for thousands of volunteers to travel to Lesbos, Greece to meet these refugees and offer assistance.
Since 1989, the government of Sudan, led by Omar al-Bashir, has committed mass murder of its citizens. Violence has continued until the present day including the use of chemical weapons that specifically target civilians.
Because of the Catholic Church’s strict views regarding celibacy, a priest who desires marriage and children only has two options: leaving the church or living in secret.
In June of 2010, the leaders of the world’s wealthiest countries met to discuss the future of their nation. On that day, thousands of protesters marched down the street of Toronto to protest the policies of G20.
Often considered one of the greatest documentaries of all time, The Endless Summer offered a unique look at the surf sub-culture in the late 1960s.
For the last half a century, Cuban immigrants have had an enormous historical, political, and economic influence on the city of Miami, Florida.
The military conflicts that the United States has been involved in has produced thousands of veterans. Most of these men and women have a very hard time coping with real life once they return home.
Life in a Day, in our opinion, is one of the most charming documentaries ever made. The entire documentary takes place over the span of one day on Earth.
“So, the universe is absolutely huge. Imagine yourself driving down a road…” Thus starts this playful and information-packed four minute journey through the universe.
FREE TO PLAY is a feature-length documentary that follows three professional video game players as they compete for a $1,000,000 prize in a competition that could change their lives forever.
The Panama Deception documents the untold story of the December 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama; the events which led to it; the excessive force used; the enormity of the death and destruction; and the devastating aftermath.
The Man Who Changed the World Militant Islam enjoyed its first modern triumph with the arrival in power of Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran in 1979.
This is the story of a young man named Danny, who was born in a small town in North Korea where he lived with his mother and grandmother.
Deep in the jungles of northern Borneo, Malaysia, lies a small village. It’s the last portion of untouched rainforest left in the country.
What is it like to have God like surgical powers, yet to struggle against your own humanity? What is it like to try and save a life, and yet to fail?
These days, if you want to get your message across, you need to think outside the box. This is exactly what Andrew Szabo, an environmental activist and novice kayaker did.
World War I was unlike any war anybody had seen before. This war introduced machines and airplanes, armored battleships and oversized zeppelins, tanks and poison gas.
This short film is an interview with James Clewett. As a young boy, he always loved math and physics. This passion led him to pursue a degree in electronics.
Somebody once said that you can tell a lot about how a society treats its living by the way it treats its dead.
Zeitgeist Addendum is the follow-up to the widely popular film “Zeitgeist.” The movie focuses on topics of social distortion and corruption.
You might have seen Randy rolling on the sidewalk and drooling. The stench of his body might have caused you to cross the street.
“No matter how far the chips are down if you’ve got the skill and the mental acumen and the prediction to know what’s coming next you can get out of any situation.” This is what Seth Killion, Director of Community & Online at Capcom has to say about the 2004 Street Fighter tournament clip that went viral.
In 1966, a successful Swedish businessman started High Chaparral as a place where he could hang out with his friends and customers and make business deals.
The civil war has been going on in Somalia for decades. It has now become a daily occurrence in the lives of over a million people.
An ancient practice that can be traced all the way back to medieval times continues to baffle all who hear about it.
Sibrel believes that there were numerous insurmountable scientific and technical problems which made it improbable that men could land on the moon and return to Earth safely.
In today’s supermarkets, you’d be hard-pressed to find food that didn’t contain some form of genetically modified substances. These genetically modified substances’ effects on our health are completely unknown and Big Industry players such as Monsanto, DuPont, and Syngenta, are essentially exposing us to one of the largest and dangerous science experiments ever conducted on our civilization.
Life in North Korea is the result of a seventy-year social experiment that started out with the intention of shielding people from the corrupting influence of the outside world.
About 44,000 people in Los Angeles are homeless and statistics show that the number of people living in their vehicles has doubled within the last two years.
This two-part documentary film by Roxanne Meadows and Joel Holt explores the determinants of behavior to dispel the myths and prove that environment shapes human behavior.
A British documentary on zoophilia presenting various personal, religious, psychological, and sociological views on the phenomenon of sexual relations between humans and other animals.
The USSR and the United State of America competed with all of their scientific might to put the first man into space.
This feature documentary explores the daily struggles faced by individuals living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The general population still grossly misunderstands this anxiety disorder.
The ten hottest years that have ever been measured have all occurred in the last fourteen years. Global warming is the world’s current greatest concern; it’s real and humans are most certainly to blame because industrial civilization has caused irreparable damage.