In 1986, an explosion occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear facility in the Ukraine. It is considered to be the most devastating nuclear power plant accident in history. The effects of the radiation has led to countless cases of cancer and deformities in the surrounding areas.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
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
In 1987 a videotape showing sadomasochistic sex between men fell into the hands of police in the North of England. This initiated one of the largest vice investigations in British History.
Chongqing is a metropolis that lies deep in the Chinese heartland, along the Yangtze River. This place has been an inspiration to poets for years, but now things are changing radically and instead of being known as the Mountain City, Chongqing has become Trap City.
Imagine going for a regular mammogram and then getting called to go back in for deeper examination. Then imagine having to hear your doctor tell you that he’s 90% sure that the results show a tumor and it’s breast cancer.
China’s ethnic diversity is one of the country’s best-kept secrets, but the cultural gems that these little known groups offer is beyond words.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a large, beautiful, mineral-rich country with wildlife that can’t be found anywhere else on Earth.
The Kentucky Derby is the fastest two minutes in sports. It always falls on the first Saturday of May. The Derby means different things to different people; it all depends on each individual’s perspective.
Growing up as the son of a famous jazz musician had its perks. As a young boy Milt Abel II remembers getting an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the life of an entertainer.
Back in 2003, the US government made decisions that seemed to be the right call. However, without those decisions there would be no ISIS today.
On April 26, 1986 there was an explosion in reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. Mijail Gorbachev later admitted that the accident that occurred that night was probably the true cause of the collapse of the Soviet Union.
The 9/11 trial is the biggest criminal trial in all of US history. Because it was an event that had never happened before it’s not easy for the legal team to come up with a protocol to handle it.
China, the most populated country on Earth has developed a thriving organ transplant industry. Previously, the government indicated that the organs were harvested from prisoners on death row or from donors, but discoveries that came to light in 2006 have shown that this is not always the case.
Nothing can prepare you for hearing that your child was murdered in a foreign country while fighting for somebody else’s freedom.
A young boy films his random habitual activities and the things that are important to him on his last days living in the neighborhood located in the shadow of Silicon Valley.
What motivates a person to fight someone else’s war? This behavior is called Robin Hood complex. The media has covered the stories of Western men and women who have left their countries and travelled to Iraq and Syria to join the terror group Islamic State.
Hepatitis C is a chronic viral infection that can cause fatal liver disease. Around 71 million people worldwide suffer from this condition.
In August 2012 a party took place in a small town called Steubenville located in Ohio. On that night a group of football players took advantage of an underage girl.
He believes that an artist or producer should try to top him or herself every time they go out there, and that’s what he tries to do.
San Francisco is one of the richest cities in the United States. The ‘City by the Bay’ is a favorite among many tourists and locals.
Plastic has become a real problem. We’ve never consumed more plastic than we do now at any other moment in history.
In 1986, an explosion occurred at the Chernobyl nuclear facility in the Ukraine. It is considered to be the most devastating nuclear power plant accident in history.
Zane and Wynde Thirus decided to homeschool their four kids until they were around 14 or 15 years old. They made that decision because they wanted to give their children balance and allow them to learn at their own pace.
One day Mr. Bharde sees a vendor selling chicks to boys and girls and decides that one of those would make a fun toy for his two cats.
The word shame is defined as a painful feeling of humiliation and distress. There’s a lot of shame surrounding poverty. That’s one of the reasons why so many are afraid of falling into it, afraid of admitting it, and afraid of asking for help.
Keep your finger off the trigger and do not point the rifle at anyone you don’t intend to shoot. This is great advice coming from a US Marine Veteran who has uses dancing to reprogram his mind in order to deal with anger, depression, and anxiety.
On January 4, 2012, an anonymous user posted an image that contained a cryptographic puzzle. He challenged users to uncover the message that he had hidden within the image and set into motion one of the most elaborate scavenger hunts in the history of the Internet.
There’s a community called Islamberg located in Delaware County. This is a rural area about 130 miles northwest of New York City.
We’ve all got to admit that without stunt people the movies we love would probably be lame. These brave men and women sometimes risk their lives just to create excitement for us to enjoy.
In 1984 while the Cold War raged between the United States and the Soviet Union, the United States experienced unprecedented social and economic growth.
There is a clear connection between teen depression and social media. In fact, the teen suicide rate has gone up in the last two or three decades.
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.
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?
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.
In the ocean we can find the answer to many of our questions about life as we know it, because it is there that life itself seems to have begun.
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.
The Bajau people, also known as Sea Gypsies, live in the waters of the Sulu Sea and the Celebes Sea, east of Borneo.
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.
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.
The slave trade was officially abolished throughout the British Empire in 1807. This documentary reveals one of Britain’s darkest secrets: a form of slavery that continued well into the 20th century – the story of Indian indentured labour.
A film about understanding the creation of the Osama bin Laden as a phenomenon of the interplay between history, politics, global economics and the media.
Ten years in the making and culled from 5000 hours of footage, We Live in Public reveals the effect the web is having on our society, as seen through the eyes of “the greatest Internet pioneer you’ve never heard of”, artist, futurist and visionary Josh Harris.
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 Second World War in Colour documents World War 2 as the troops saw it – in full colour. This three-hour digitally remastered video presents a rarely-seen picture of the war.
Antarctica is still the most undiscovered continent on Earth because freezing temperatures and deadly storms have defeated explorers and scientists in search for answers about this mysterious, uninhabited land.
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.
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).
Most children in the United States that were born between the late sixties and the early nineties watched Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
World War II began on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. Two days later, Britain and France declared war on Germany and most of the other members of the Commonwealth of Nations followed suit.
Isaac is a giant pouched rat that saves human lives. He was born in a special training center in Tanzania called APOPO, which stands for development of landmine detection equipment.
In this documentary, naturalist Sir David Attenborough investigates whether the world is heading for a population crisis. In his lengthy career, Sir David has watched the human population more than double from 2.5 billion in 1950 to nearly seven billion.
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.
Some believe that the concepts of ugliness and beauty are all in the mind. Maybe that’s why it is said that ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder’.
Nowadays it’s easy to come across somebody offering miracle cures and fake therapy. But when somebody comes around that can actually back up his claims, it’s time to set aside all preconceived notions and start learning.
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.
For the conspiracy buffs out there, you’ve probably already seen or at least heard of Zeitgeist: The Movie. This film is renowned for its compelling narrative and controversial subject matter yet there are plenty that call the documentary out for it’s alleged factual errors.
South Africa is home to a unique blend of people of many different cultures. Its abundance of natural diversity and resources has fueled economic growth and modernization.
The Day the Wave Came gives a detailed account of the magnitude and destruction of a tsunami using the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami as its backdrop.
Using text from Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes and ancient Aztec and Mayan poetry, narrator Martin Sheen leads us on a visual journey through this country’s rich and varied past and present.
In the far reaches of the Galapagos archipelago there is a remote island that is more like an ancient crumbling volcano.
In this documentary, professional photographer Christopher Anderson shares his life-changing experience aboard a Haitian refugee boat headed for the United States.
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.
A keystone species is a species that is essential to the functioning of the ecosystem as a whole. Such a species supports the entire interdependent network of life because other animals simply cannot live without it.
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.
BASE jumping is an extreme sport that has become increasingly popular in the last few years. In 2016, there was a dramatic rise in BASE jumping deaths.
The world’s last remaining rivers are in danger of disappearing along with the millions of lives and cultures that depend on them.
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.
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.
Traditionally people of all cultures and backgrounds seem to bond well over sports and cricket is no exception to this fact.
Up to five million people have lost their lives to war and violence in the province of Northern Kivu, to the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
With California and the rest of the country going bankrupt, one business is booming. How Weed Won the West is the story of the growing Medical Marijuana industry, focusing on Los Angeles with over 700 legal dispensaries doling out the buds.
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.
The concept of Kawsak Sacha (living forest) is not new; it’s just common sense. And the Kitchwa men and women know exactly why this is important.
Society loves labels. You get labeled because of your sex, race, religious beliefs, and even what neighborhood you grew up in.
According to author and activist Chris Hedges, most people have no concept about how fragile our environment really is. He believes there’s an emotional incapacity to understand collapse even when it’s facing us.
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.
This is the story of an amazing man who lives in Daggett Creek, Idaho. At the age of 94, he is a self-taught conservationist.
According to Wray Harris, The idea that the military goes around spreading freedom is twisted. If they had done at home what they did to people in other countries would they be celebrated as heroes?
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.
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.
Campania is a scenic region located in southwestern Italy. The place is famous for the historic city of Naples, Mount Vesuvius, and its mouth-watering food..
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.
A team comprised of 14 female researchers hop on a yacht and sail to the Caribbean. When they first made the announcement, there were many chuckles.
This is a film that captures the lives of Syrian refugees as seen through the eyes of the workers of the Oasis Program.
“Holy Death, protect us. Holy Death, hear us. Holy Death, come into us. Holy Death, be with us…” These are the words of a prayer offered once a month before an altar set up on a street corner in Mexico City.
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.
Orange-and-black wings fill the sky as NOVA charts one of natures most remarkable phenomena: the epic migration of monarch butterflies across North America.
This four-part HBO Documentary Films series explores a situation that has now reached epidemic proportions in the United States. It seems like everywhere you turn some new weight-loss product is being advertised or some new fat-busting system is being promoted.
Society is obsessed with stuffing everybody into its mold and severely punishing all who don’t comply. But how many of us actually fit into the mold?
In the beautiful coastal city of Recife, Brazil – a world capital for sex tourism – a couple of determined women decided they would try to break the cycle of domestic violence and get kids off the streets.
Halden Prison is Norway’s most humane prison. It’s a maximum-security facility that houses 260 inmates and has a staff of 340.
Lake Baikal is the world’s oldest and deepest lake. It contains 20% of the world’s fresh water, and it is Russia’s biggest national treasure.
It was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who aptly said ‘in the end we will remember, not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.’ This documentary film tells the stories of real people who survived genocide in their own countries.
It’s humanity’s oldest dream – immortality, a world where we never age, a world where death will be purely optional, and a handful of scientists believe that this really will be our future.
In this documentary, Marianne Thieme, who is a member of the Parliament Party for the Animals in The Netherlands explains passionately the ways in which humans have been destroying and depleting the oceans.
It was author Cheri Register who said, “The joy and the tragedy co-exist. That is the paradox of adoption and we are all caught up in it.” Adopting a child seems a lot easier than it really is.
Frederick Douglass said that power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. The world hasn’t ended, but the world as we know it, certainly has.
Canada captured and housed Nazi POWs during World War II. In twenty five camps across Canada, German soldiers spent years of their life.
This film presents the painful reality of those who have to struggle with mental disease every day. Most of the times medications have little to no effect and the patients are left hanging on to sanity by the fingernails.
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.
Straight from Youngstown, Ohio – one of the roughest neighborhood in the United States – emerged Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini who became the lightweight champion of the world and an unlikely ambassador for the sport.
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.
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.
Zeitgeist: Moving Forward, by director Peter Joseph, is a feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society.
What can happen when three young men decide to stop seeing their condition as a limitation and instead see it as a gift?
In the fall of 1943 the United States began an aggressive campaign against Japanese defenses in the Central Pacific. Over 35,000 US Marines and Naval forces were assembled for an invasion.
This silent documentary, Nanook of the North, was the result of a series of explorations that took place in the Canadian Arctic between 1910 and 1916 by the explorer Robert J.
Montana Meth paints a broad, harrowing picture of the meth problem in Montana, which ranks second in the nation for teenage and adult abuse of the drug.
DMT is a molecule found in some plants and animal species, that when ingested can cause a profound hallucinogenic spiritual experience with God.
Guarding the Queen is a three part series showcasing the most recognizable soldiers in the UK, the Grenadier Guards. Originally filmed between December 2006 and June 2007, it is the first time in over ten years that the Grenadiers have been filmed.
Samba is the essence of Brazilian culture. It is the oldest and most important genre of music created in this South American country.
How do you find inner peace and happiness? What most people do is follow a certain set of rules or participate in a few rituals in the hope that in the end, they will be satisfied.
Before the existence of competitive leagues playing hockey in front of thousands of fans there was pond hockey. Pond hockey is a sport that is very similar to traditional ice hockey except that it’s played outdoors on a natural frozen body of water.
Many difficulties came about as a result of the collapse of The Soviet Union in December of 1991. This dissolution gave rise to 15 independent states, including Tajikistan.
The shape of the universe is determined by a struggle between the momentum of expansion and the pull of gravity. The rate of expansion is expressed by the Hubble Constant, Ho, while the strength of gravity depends on the density and pressure of the matter in the universe.
My Small Breasts and I uncovers the complex, poignant, and sometimes amusing relationship women have with their tiny breasts. Talking candidly, three women reveal how they really feel about their own bodies and the lengths to which they’ll go to change their situation.