Society Documentaries

The Cross of the Moment

This feature-length documentary is a powerful source of information based on interviews done with some of the top academics, scientists and public intellectuals.

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Billions in Change

A Film About Inventions with a Purpose

Whether we want to admit it or not, our world is facing more than a few huge problems. All the experts seem to have an idea about how to solve them, but most of what they say is just talk and we all know that talk doesn’t reduce pollution, grow food, or heal the sick.

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HUMAN

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?

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HOME

A Stunning Visual Portrayal of Earth

In just a relatively short period of time, humans have managed to disrupt the balance that is essential to life. Earth is the perfect distance from the sun, so its atmosphere allows it to conserve water in liquid form.

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American Addict

This film, based on the book American Addict by Gregory A. Smith, explores the reasons why the United States can represent only 5% of the world’s population and still be the country that consumes the most legal drugs.

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Cobra Gypsies

Musician and filmmaker Raphael Treza journeys into the heart of Northern India to spend three months living among one of the country’s nomadic tribes: the gypsies of Rajasthan called Kalbelia.

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A Dream Preferred

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.

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The Year of Pluto

Our Solar System has a mysterious zone that holds the clue to our origins. NASA has been trying since 2006 to gain access to this zone aboard the biggest rocket yet.

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Our Generation

According to a 2010 United Nations report, Indigenous people across the world are living in a critical situation. Many are the victims of gross human rights violations.

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Banana Land

Blood, Bullets, and Poison

It seems like everybody loves bananas. It’s the most consumed fruit in the United States although it’s grown hundreds of miles away.

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Forest Man

Almost four decades ago Jadav Payeng embarked on an impressive project. He decided that he wanted to save his beloved hometown.

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Green Gold

The story of how modern man is slowly exhausting the planet is not a new one. Deserts are advancing, water is becoming scarce, and every twelve years the Earth’s population increases by 1 billion people.

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Jessie’s Dad

On February 23, 2005, a repeat sex offender that lived right across the street in a trailer abducted and murdered the nine-year-old daughter of a Florida truck driver by the name of Mark Lunsford.

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I Am Fishead

Psychopaths: The Invisible Enemy

The ancient Chinese said ‘a fish stinks from the head’. Is that true? Is the answer to our questions about society really that simple?

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The Last Survivor

Four Tragedies. Four Journeys. One Purpose.

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.

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Udita

This film documents five turbulent years in the lives of the women who are at the grass roots of the garment workers struggle in Bangladesh.

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Sewing Hope

This film, Narrated by Forest Whitaker, tells the story of a corner of the world that has lived without peace for over 25 years.

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Hot House

With chants of ‘no cease fire, no surrender,’ Palestinians demand the release of their loved ones who are mostly young men in their late twenties and early thirties.

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Lost for Life

Could You Forgive?

This thought-provoking documentary tells the story of a few of the more than 2500 individuals in the US who are serving life sentences with no possibility of parole.

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Stalking Amanda Todd: The Man in the Shadows

The story of the torment suffered by Amanda Todd, a Canadian teenager, begins in the Netherlands. Although continents divided them, the Internet connected them.

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The Choice is Ours

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.

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Between the Peaks

This 2015 Best Documentary Feature Winner of the Mountain Film Festival portrays the experience of three friends who set out to climb two of the Seven Summits in 2013.

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Silencing the Thunder

The Yellowstone landscape is vast and diverse. The population of bison that live on this landscape has developed many different survival strategies.

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Back to the Moon for Good

In December 1972 two astronauts climbed into a small metal capsule and prepared to return to Earth. The Apollo 17 crew included the first scientist to set foot on the moon and the astronauts spent more than three days exploring.

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