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
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
In 1968, Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Racism across the United States was rampant. Instead of ignoring the problem that was plaguing the country, one teacher in an all-white Iowa town, Jane Elliot, decided to rise to the challenge and become part of the solution.Watch Now
About 6,000 migrant women learn how to cycle each year in the Netherlands. Cycling is the preferred form of transportation in this country and the laws that protect cyclists are so strict, that most cyclists don’t need to wear helmets.
Becoming a father can be a life-changing experience that can make you question your own childhood and either feel appreciation or contempt for the men that were there for it.
Why are some children able to thrive and make their dreams come true, while others aren’t? Is it up to fate?
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand is covered with thousands of mysterious graffiti. Whoever is making the drawings seems to have been doing it for years and is probably the most prolific street artist ever.
In 1968, Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. Racism across the United States was rampant. Instead of ignoring the problem that was plaguing the country, one teacher in an all-white Iowa town, Jane Elliot, decided to rise to the challenge and become part of the solution.
The ancient Chinese game of Go has long been seen as a challenge to artificial intelligence. It’s intensely contemplative and almost hypnotic.
Many young men and women escape the African Continent in the hopes of finding a better life somewhere else. Many of them end up in Italy; oblivious of the fact that racism continues to be an issue in this European country.
From the beginning of this world’s history, humans have had a somewhat cruel dominion over other living creatures. The excuse has always been that animals do not have a soul, but in the words of M.
The 13th amendment of the constitution makes it unconstitutional for someone to be held as a slave. However, there’s a clause or loophole that states “except as a punishment for crime.”
In 1918, children all around the world and of all cultures were orphaned in a matter of months as around 50 million men and women died due to influenza.
The suicide rate among farmers is almost double that of the rest of the population. This should not really come as a surprise considering the fact that a farmer’s work just goes on and on for hours without any rest.
Paradise was a beautiful tightknit community; everybody felt safe in the mountains and the place always had a healing effect on visitors and residents.
The tribes living in the Engan region are known in Papua New Guinea as the ones responsible for a lot of the fighting and killing that’s going on.
The Baalbek Temple Complex located in Beirut is one of the most amazing structures of antiquity. There have been many conflicts in the region for many years and even though it’s not currently the case, the buildings still hold traces of recent hostilities.
After paying taxes for 37 years, Paulette Wilson got a letter stating that she was an illegal immigrant. The letter shocked her to the core because for the first time in her life she had absolutely no idea who she was or where she belonged.
In 1993 the Los Angeles Police Department opened an investigation against Michael Jackson regarding allegations of sexual molestation of a minor by the name Jordan Chandler.
It’s a problem affecting thousands of new apartment owners across Australia. For many families, this is their only asset and they never expected to lose it.
The shipbreakers have a special prayer that they dedicate to the goddess Kali in the place where they live— the place where ships go to die.
Laurie Lipton says that there’s nobody on the planet that has drawn more than she has. She hasn’t cooked or had children.
The human race depends on pollination. If you lose pollination then you lose plants and eventually you lose people. Scientists in North America have been trying to figure out why the population of honeybees has been declining and many of them concluded that it was probably due to climate change.
Juan Francisco Estrada is ‘El Gallo’, an extremely talented Mexican boxer. But Estrada’s childhood was filled with loss and tragedy. As he prepares for his biggest fight yet, he shares his thoughts and philosophies about life, intertwined with his memories.
We suffer because we become attached to the past. We live on our memories that then shape our future. The concept of past and future is only important to the intellect because it gives the individual a sense of control over what is going on in his or her life.
Greenlanders have always lived in survival mode. The mountains, the ice and the fierce wind are not new to them. They were born and raised in Greenland and it’s the place they love.
This film is a 30-minute documentary about Hinewai, a beautiful place located on New Zealand’s Banks Peninsula. In 1987 Hugh Wilson announced to the local community that he was planning to allow a weed to grow as a nurse canopy to regenerate farmland into native forest and restore the native biodiversity as much as possible.
This is a short documentary about people who are often referred to as animals. It analyzes the mindset of gang members and identifies why it’s easy for high-risk young men and women to end up becoming gangstas.
This is the story of a fourteen-year-old young man who, like many kids his age, spends most of his time online.
At the return of the first crew to ever set foot upon the moon, the world cheered. The astronauts had fulfilled one of humanity’s boldest dreams.
There is a lot of unnecessary suffering going on all around. Alexis has decided to make a difference, however small. Having been diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, she knows what it’s like to feel afraid of dying.
This award winning short documentary sheds some light on the brutal crimes that are being committed against innocent women. Studies show that one in every five female college student will be sexually assaulted on her campus.
In the 1980s Medellin, Colombia was considered one of the most dangerous cities in Latin America. Pablo Escobar ran his drug cartel from this location and made millions of dollars yearly from drug trade and other illegal activities.
Net neutrality is a topic that makes many headlines but is often not fully understood. How does net neutrality affect our lives and do we really need to be that concerned?
In January 2014, a new Jihadist group invaded Syria and set up its headquarters in Raqqa. Since then the Islamic State they established has become the most extremist terrorist group in the modern history of the world.
The State of New Mexico gave them two acres to do any kind of experimental architecture they wanted to, and so they started working on projects that wouldn’t normally be accepted by other counties.
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.
This feature-length documentary focuses on the efforts by troops in the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to oppose the war effort by peaceful demonstration and subversion.
Like many other species, humans have always made an impact on the ecosystem. After all, we’ve all heard of locust and mice plagues.
Nancy Wake was described as being a drop-dead gorgeous New Zealander journalist. She formed great friendships with other journalists and the men were always very protective of her.
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.
An absorbing and chilling documentary about the National Socialist aesthetic, and how attempts to create the Aryan Ideal caused the extermination of millions.
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.
This documentary looks at children who have lost their parents to suicide at a young age. When your father or mother – the people who teach you about the world – take their own life, what is that teaching you?
The opinions about TempleOS vary depending on who is consulted. Some think it’s the product of a deranged mind, while others believe it’s the work of a misunderstood genius.
In this feature-length documentary, director Paul Jay was given unprecedented access to the world of Bret Hart and pro wrestling as his camera followed Bret “the Hitman” Hart for one year.
A tragedy is sweeping over Japan at a steady pace. Hundreds of thousands of young men are turning their backs entirely on society and real life.
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.
Over time as we mature, our beliefs change. This is exactly what happened to Jay Wilde. He grew up on a farm and played with cows for as long as he could remember.
The Theory of Special Relativity as part of the educational process: not for the sake of understanding the theory itself, but in using Einstein’s particular discovery as a case study to demonstrate and walk people through real human thinking.
Evolution is a term to define only one organism and that’s the self. The self is the universe, the self is the alpha and omega, god, and infinity, and that’s the only thing that evolves because we are all part of the self.
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.
The modern way of life has become increasingly dependent on fossil fuel, although surprising amounts of people take this fact for granted.
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.
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).
Did you know that there is a mythical creature that millions of people believe to exist? What can happen in a country of 97 million inhabitants if 80% of the population were all brought up to believe in the boogeyman?
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.
In 2006, Andrew Miners’ vision was to build an eco-resort and center for marine conservation in West Papua, Indonesia. This place holds the world’s most bio diverse marine habitat.
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.
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.
This is a film about discrimination and greed and about what happens when keeping up appearances is no longer necessary. The first thing you notice about Sarnia, Ontario is the smell.
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.
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.
This documentary, written and directed by Norman Caruso, tells the story of the Power Glove, the first ever mass-produced gesture-based device.
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..
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.
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.
The world’s last remaining rivers are in danger of disappearing along with the millions of lives and cultures that depend on them.
The world is changing quickly and the things that some take for granted are impossible dreams for others. Many men, women, and children have had to leave the comforts of their home and the familiarity of their place of birth to set out on a quest for survival.
Every area of our modern day life is affected by the petrochemical industry in one way or another. Parts of the history of oil are well known, but other parts are not common knowledge.
On February 6, 2012 A & L Poultry egg farm workers abandoned 50,000 hens in wire cages without food. They simply walked off the compound and left the hens there to starve to death.
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.
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.
Scott Neeson went from being a poor young immigrant from Scotland, working as a projectionist in a drive-in movie theater to becoming a top Hollywood movie industry executive.
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.
In the mid 80s, David Graham Scott started experimenting with film and with drugs. His experiments led him to become an addict with an aimless hollow existence.
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.
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.
In this documentary, Rebounds, we follow the careers of two basketball players who have been humbled after receiving the news that they have not made it to the NBA.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Jungle is one of the most formidable environments known to man and the Malayan jungle is the oldest jungle on the planet.
Most children in the United States that were born between the late sixties and the early nineties watched Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
This documentary is guaranteed to make you smile or your money back! In this time of a tough economy, it’s inspiring to see the next generation of entrepreneurs starting to emerge from the shadows.
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.
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 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.
This documentary features original footage and interviews with various Disney legends and historians along with valuable archival material that are the property of The Walt Disney Company.
In the last ten years, the premiums for healthcare costs have doubled. No other expense has seen that great an increase over the same length of time.
Israel’s history has been dominated by violence. Israelis are scared of foreign threats – but do their internal tensions post a larger threat to the future of Israel?
A Remarkable talk by Carnegie Mellon Professor and ex Disney Imagineer Jesse Schell. He looks at the phenomena of Facebook and argues that life does not end with Facebook: it mutates.
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.
Migingo is a small island in East Africa that’s part of a cluster of three islands. It rises out of the waters of Lake Victoria.
Dan Hardy is a champion. He isn’t delusional about exactly where his talents lie: “I get paid to beat people up,” he has said at the Canadian/USA border when asked by border patrol what he does for a living.
This short documentary film explores the diversity that is found within the Chinese martial art of Kung Fu. Seven practitioners and masters were interviewed for the film and each one described what the art means to him or her personally.
This Documentary explores the world of three women who are sexually and emotionally attracted to objects. These so-called ‘objectum sexuals’ shy away from contact with other humans in favour of structures large and small.
Bill Mason— a lover and defender of wildlife, directed this film by the National Film Board of Canada. Very few people can honestly say that they have ever heard the howl of the wolf echoing across the Northern Lake.
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.
As our modern society changes and evolves, so should our ideas, definitions and expectations about topics that were once considered taboo.
People who are struggling with depression are usually willing to do whatever it takes to find some relief. Many people believe that pharmaceutical companies prey on this to be able to sell more medicine and hence make more money.
This amazing 90-minute Discovery Channel feature documentary was written, co-edited and associate-produced by Kim MacQuarrie and narrated by Linda Hunt. SPIRITS OF THE RAINFOREST won two Emmy Awards, a Cine Golden Eagle, and awards at three Film Festivals.
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.
What is the Higgs Boson? In July, 2012, scientists announced that they are very, very close to proving the ‘God Particle.”
Believe it or not: not everybody is grossed out by insects. There are many scientists who legitimately love and adore these critters.
In Juchitán, Mexico, muxes are children who were identified as boys at birth but who are chosen from a very young age to become girls.
A Documentary examining the details, and people involved in the (in)famous “Enfield Poltergeist” case from the 1970s. It includes interviews with Maurice Grosse, one of the main investigators, and even of Janet, the young girl (at the time) that the activity seemed to focus on.
It was Roald Dahl who said “those who do not believe in magic will never find it.” Oberon Zell-Ravenheart seems to have taken those words to heart.
Meet Mr. Happy Man: 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes devotes six hours every day to an endearing traffic ritual that has made him one of the island’s most cherished citizens.
On September 11, 2001 shortly after the first tower fell, many retired firefighters rushed into Manhattan to offer their help. They spent about two weeks digging through the rubble.
Steve Jobs died in early October of 2011, but not before re-inventing the personal computer, the animation film industry, the music industry, the phone industry, etc, etc.
People & Power: The Cancer Sell takes viewers on a journey to Tijuana, Mexico to explore the many alternative cancer therapy clinics.
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.
Zeitgeist Addendum is the follow-up to the widely popular film “Zeitgeist.” The movie focuses on topics of social distortion and corruption.
Little Thumb takes a look at the life of Frank Wybenga, a Dutch citizen that was captured and imprisoned in a forced labor camp for refusing to fight for the Nazis, who escaped his dark past by immigrating to the USA.
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.