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
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
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 the 1920s a man by the name of Charles Ponzi promised investors a 50% return within months if they placed money into his business of international mail coupons.
Tinkers Bubble is one of the oldest off-grid communities in the UK. In this space the community members grow their own foods, live sustainably and as fossil fuel free as possible while they enjoy the fullness of nature.
It has been estimated that more than 70 million persons in the United States rely on Medicaid, but about 30 million are not insured at all.
Few people understand the life-long struggle that Blacks in the United States face. It’s confusing to hear those who have no idea what it feels like to be rejected and judged solely based on skin tone, say that it’s an exaggeration.
In mid-January of 2020, as the festivities of the Chinese New Year begin, two journalists head from Beijing to Wuhan to cover a story on a new type of pneumonia.
Savagery wins wars. This is true both for humans and for animals. If you’re strong enough to fight, you can take over.
It seems like the Western world has become captivated by ayahuasca, particularly in the last ten years or so. Ayahuasca is a traditional indigenous medicinal tea made from leaves of certain plants, which can have powerful psychedelic and entheogenic effects.
This film takes the viewer on a trip to visit production landscapes, shipyards, and factories in China to unveil the secret world of the objects we use on a daily basis.
For the last twenty years, Indian cities have been enhanced by the arrival of American-style shopping centers filled with Western brands.
Varanasi is considered the holiest of the seven sacred cities in India. According to Hindu scriptures, if you die in Varanasi and get cremated along the Holy Ganges River, you break the cycle of rebirth and are liberated.
We spend much of our lives chasing money to make a living and accomplish our dreams, but at the same time, it can be an instrument of destruction because it drives many to steal, lie, cheat, and even murder.
A discovery of historic significance was made while searching for planets beyond our Solar System. It was a planet a little larger than Earth and it was seen orbiting a red dwarf star known as Proxima Centauri.
The Nasca lines are some of the most intriguing mysteries of ancient Peru. Thousands of geometric shapes and spirals have been drawn on the desert surface for unknown purposes.
The search began when somebody made a video of the coastline of lake Winnewanka indicating that the water clearly had no curvature and hence was proof that the Earth is flat.
In 2010 people from all around the world were asked to film their lives and answer a few questions. The result was an interesting film that gave us a deeper insight into how people in other countries can be so different and yet so similar.
In order to find out if life has ever existed on Mars scientists set a bold goal. They wanted to know if the planet was safe now for exploration.
Technology is advancing faster than ever before and it seems that we are at the dawn of a new age– the age of Artificial Intelligence.
Poker machines first appeared in Australian pubs in 1992. At first, everyone saw them as harmless mechanical toys– videogames. Nobody was prepared for the effect the ‘pokies’ would have on the lives of so many.
Billions of years ago, Venus may have had life-giving habitats similar to those that were once familiar on early Earth. Today, however, its surface is a fossil of volcanic destruction hiding beneath a dense toxic atmosphere.
Colette has been nominated for an Academy Award (2021) in the category of best documentary short. 90-year-old Colette Marin-Catherine is a former French resistance fighter.
Navigating one of Britain’s most elite institutions is no easy feat. It can become even more intense if you don’t blend into the crowd.
There is a high level of conflict between environmentalists and those opposed to wolves. Farmers are allegedly losing large percentages of their flocks to wolves, but on the other hand, the wolves are considered an endangered species and there are those demanding their protection.
Hundreds of years ago, families lived in extended communities in which people worked together to make sure everybody was taken care of.
In 1994 the Zapatista national liberation army rose up against the Mexican government in an attempt to reclaim indigenous lands. The Mexican army and paramilitaries launched an offensive against indigenous groups that had sided with the Zapatistas.
As a bright schoolboy from a loving, middle-class family Ben Rogers was expected to make a success of his life. Raised in a quiet, picturesque village Ben was a Boy Scout, loved cricket, played in the school orchestra and looked forward to the annual family holiday.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old who worked as an analyst for the National Security Agency (NSA) has been called a criminal, a coward, and a traitor who betrayed his country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This documentary, which was produced and directed by Alfred Birkegaard and Katja Gry Birkegaard Carlsen, explores how the Internet is changing the way in which we do science and create knowledge.
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.
A short documentary which looks at the initial theories behind the effectiveness of fluoride and where it originated. It goes on to show the lack of science behind the use of Fluoride and reveals Fluoride as a toxic waste substance that is being pumped into our drinking water.
This film is about a man who had a dream. Even though he started out selling mini kites on the street, he dreamed of visiting one of the remotest places on Earth.
Gluten has become the new dietary enemy as more people are eliminating wheat and grains from their diets, in pursuit of better health.
Internet Rising looks at the relationship that exists between the world wide web and human collective consciousness. Documentaries like this one provokes interspersion about the very device you are on right now.
This film by Steve Cowan explores what it takes to stay in a political office and the impact that money has on the elected leaders.
Clearing the Smoke reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy, cancer, and many other illnesses both mental and physical.
At 57m long, 6m wide and 20m high, the Great Sphinx at Giza is the largest single-stone sculpture in the world.
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.
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.
This is the highly anticipated documentary from director Robert Greenwald investiagates the impact of the U.S. Drone Wars, at home and abroad.
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.
For years we’ve been warned about the dangers of eating too much fat or too much salt. Most people try to be conscious of this when grocery shopping.
Clinton Cash is an investigative documentary that explores how Bill and Hillary Clinton went from being “dead broke” and deeply in debt after leaving the White House to amassing a net worth of over $150 million, with over $2 billion in contributions to their foundation.
The British Empire was the largest empire the world has ever known and the city of London was the world’s biggest global financial center.
We’ve known about the dangers of climate change for six decades. Back when scientists first started warning about it, there was still barely enough time to make changes in the way we treated our natural resources.
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.
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.
There’s a community called Islamberg located in Delaware County. This is a rural area about 130 miles northwest of New York City.
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 the far reaches of the Galapagos archipelago there is a remote island that is more like an ancient crumbling volcano.
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.
“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.
Kim Dotcom is a larger-than-life controversial Internet entrepreneur. It has been reported that he made $175 million dollars with his file sharing website Megaupload.
This film presents serious research that answers some really important questions about our financial system. It attempts to provide well-investigated answers and tackle this issue from a UK perspective.
There is a man-made island that is the size of two football fields in the Pechora Sea. It can accommodate 200 people and its known as the Prirazlomnaya Platform.
This film tells the interesting story of how it came to be that the United States Government joined the space race and challenged NASA to embark on a mission to explore the moon.
A man steps out of a jeep somewhere near Pretoria, South Africa. He calls out a name and within seconds two large female lions trot towards him and throw their full weight against his body.
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.
Human trafficking takes many different forms. However it’s identifiable because there’s always some type of exploitation. Contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t usually involve criminal gangs or people being snuck across a border.
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.
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.
Mike Davidson first arrived at Big Bend because he was moving out of Texas and wanted to be around mountains. As an active outdoorsman he thought it would be a good idea to visit the national park before leaving.
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.
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.
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.
Reporter Ramita Navai goes undercover for a rare look at the uprising from inside Syria. This documentary also shows a profile of the dictator who has managed to hold on longer than any amidst the Arab unrest—President Bashar al-Assad.
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.
Hepatitis C is a chronic viral infection that can cause fatal liver disease. Around 71 million people worldwide suffer from this condition.
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.
Andy Ricker is quick to point out that he comes from a family of people with addictive personality disorder. He himself has become addicted to a number of things throughout his life, including rock climbing.
Each year more people die from drug overdose than from car accidents or gun violence. Approximately one in five high school seniors reports misusing prescription drugs at least once in their lifetime.
In Western Mexico, there’s a place called Michoacán de Ocampo. It’s one of the states that comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico.
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.
This film, titled “Not Business As Usual,” takes a provocative look at capitalism and the price of success. According to Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab, twentieth century capitalism has one rule in its operating system which is that the purpose of the corporation is to maximize shareholder value exclusively, even if that means that there are significant unintended consequences.
The modern way of life has become increasingly dependent on fossil fuel, although surprising amounts of people take this fact for granted.
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.
Everybody wants to be liked. This is especially true for kids growing up in the Age of the Digital Revolution. In this documentary, author Douglas Rushkoff takes a look at how the modern teenager’s quest for identity has shifted towards the Internet.
China is one of the countries with the largest number of organ transplants per year. Although the statistic sounds noble, very little is known about the source of these organs.
Radical ideas of a Cambridge biomedical gerontologist called Aubrey de Grey who believes that, within the next 20-30 years, we could extend life indefinitely by addressing seven major factors in the aging process.
It is said that for one day every year Hmong people from a remote village in Vietnam reunite with old lovers.
History books traditionally depict the pre-Columbus Americas as a pristine wilderness where small native villages lived in harmony with nature. But scientific evidence tells a very different story: When Columbus stepped ashore in 1492, millions of people were already living there.
In the last 30 years, over 10,000 Crop Circles have been reported. Explanations vary with some believing that they are alien-made, while others believe there are always human pranksters that are responsible.
Mountain climbing requires exceptional physical strength because it relies entirely on that. It’s an extreme sport that’s also somewhat of a gamble between life and death.
Losing a loved one can be a hard blow to recover from. When it comes to losing a sibling, however, sometimes the pain is even sharper than what more people expect.
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.
Edward Theodore Gein was born on August 8, 1906. He and his family moved to a farm near Plainfield, Wisconsin. His father was an alcoholic who was always either drinking or working.
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.
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.