A Story Of Life and Love In the Actual Arctic
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.
This film is a powerful reminder of the heart-rending toll that war takes on the innocent. It tells the story of how the Japanese subjected Nanking and its inhabitants to months of aerial bombardment and cruel emotional torture.
Life-changing stories of seeing the Earth from the outside
In December of 1968, Apollo 8 went to the moon. When the cameras turned to give viewers a look of Earth, many were touched deeply beyond words.
This film is about celebrating the 25th anniversary of the well-known video game: Street Fighter. It includes dozens of interviews with fans, designers, and experts, all of which attest that their lives would have been very different if Street Fighter had not existed.
A powerful civilization ruled the rainforests of Central America for thousands of years, and then mysteriously vanished. Historians have never known for sure what triggered their disappearance, although many have speculated about it.
During times of war, high grade intelligence is as vital as firepower. During World War II, the MI19, an intelligence department of the British war office, set out to exploit over 4,000 German prisoners of war in the most ambitious surveillance operation ever attempted.
Legend states that King Yax K’uk Mo’s spirit haunts a valley deep in the jungles of Honduras in Central America. For over a decade, scientists searched unsuccessfully for the remains of this alleged first king.
The Story of Siddhartha
In this documentary, directed by filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, we learn the Buddha’s story. The story starts 2500 years ago in India where there lived a sage whose story inspired the world’s fourth largest religion.
Travel with Igor Berglin to the frontlines of the Vodka Wars where he tries to discover who really invented this popular drink and finds out that the strained relationship between Russia and Poland can be salvaged by a bottle.
A Neolithic burial pit in Germany, found filled with expertly butchered human remains, challenges assumptions about cannibalism. Now, National Geographic explores how recently cannibalism existed in Europe -or whether it is still be practiced.
anOther Story Of Progress is a Do-It-Yourself documentary based on the anarcho-primitivist idea that humanity took a wrong turn with domestication and agriculture, leading to the chaotic situation of today with rampant environmental destruction and suffering.
This is third in a special five-part series presented by NOVA. It originally aired back in February of 2000. Throughout the series a crew from NOVA strive to discover the forgotten secrets of the long-forgotten engineers and architects.
This documentary has one modest goal: to seriously disrupt the beliefs of Jews, Christians, and Muslims. They go about digging in Jerusalem and excavating new proof from the time of Jesus that could challenge the very concepts of the bible – and the very bible, itself.
Gandhi’s Children is not a documentary about Gandhi’s next of kin. It is a documentary about his legacy: on India. It is a documentary about where the children of India find themselves today: many decades after Gandhi’s assassination.