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 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 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.
Death is a natural part of living. Every single one of us will die at some point. As somebody pointed out ‘none of us will survive; it’s just a matter of when and how we will die’.
Silicon Valley is not just a location in the southern San Franciso Bay area of northern California; it’s an idea. When the urge to digitize, track, and store all the information in the world came about, then Silicon Valley became a reality.
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.
The world’s last remaining rivers are in danger of disappearing along with the millions of lives and cultures that depend on them.
From Hasidic punk rockers, Yiddish street performers, African-American Jewish activists, this film covers politics, art, fashion, and religion like you have never seen before.
When the people of the “new world” first laid eyes on Christopher Columbus, they thought he and his crew were gods sent from heaven.
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.
‘India Untouched – Stories of a People Apart’ is a comprehensive look at untouchability. Director Stalin spent four years traveling the length and breadth of the country to expose the continued oppression of Dalits, ‘the broken people’, who suffer under a 4,000-year-old religious system.
For the last few years the United States has been going through the worst drug crisis in its history. This is tearing families apart.
Almost four decades ago Jadav Payeng embarked on an impressive project. He decided that he wanted to save his beloved hometown.
Rick Kirkham was born in Oklahoma City in 1958, into what seemed to be the perfect family. In fact, life was good right up until Rick’s dad went to do three tours in Vietnam.
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.
Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most tragic artists of all-time. During his lifetime he sold no paintings. After less than ten years of serious painting, Van Gogh took his own life with a shot to the head – having sliced off one of his ears a couple of years earlier.
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.
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.
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.
Renowned director and cinematographer Vic Sarin set out of a journey of self-discovery. After having traveled the world and after becoming a huge success, he still continued to feel like an outsider.
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).
Chinese Director Weijun Chen’s charming film takes us into the world of Chinese schoolchildren, learning about democracy for the first time as they try to vote for their class monitor.
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.
The Antichrist takes a harrowing look at an evil so obscure that he answers only to Satan. Follow the emergence of the Antichrist from pre-Judaic texts, through the Book of Daniel and Revelation, into Christian writings of the Middle Ages, and beyond.
It was Martin Luther King who once said that ‘injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’ These are the words belted out over a megaphone as a group of supporters in the US take to the streets to speak out against Coca Cola’s shady business practices in countries such as Colombia.
Married at 16 years old followed by over 20 years of violence left Wendy terrified. She summoned the courage to deal with her husband the only way she imagined would keep her and her kids safe from his abuse: by killing him.
The city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil has over 1,000 poor neighborhoods that are infested by drugs and violence. These places are like small cities and they are called favelas.
Why is the lifestyle of consumerism a source of such rage today? How come the privilege of buying goods does not automatically lead to happiness?
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 journey begins as FRONTLINE correspondent Forrest Sawyer takes viewers to a secret location: the Treasury’s debt auction room, where the U.S.
Plastic has become a real problem. We’ve never consumed more plastic than we do now at any other moment in history.
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.
The stress response: in the beginning it saved our lives, making us run from predators and enabling us to take down prey.
For nine generations the Rosaire family has brought laughter and joy to the world through their work as circus performers. Torn between tradition and the changing world of entertainment, the film documents the family at a crossroads.
In 2010, a video of an overweight two-year-old boy smoking cigarettes went viral. He was expertly twirling his cigarette between his fingers while he puffed smoke out his pouting lips.
This thought-provoking film tells the story of a Holocaust survivor in her own words. Henia was born into a middle-class Jewish family.
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.
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?
The trend in the United States is that people are still drinking a whole lot of beer. The good news is that many are discovering that there are other options available besides what is regularly advertised on television.
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.
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.
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.
About 4,800 people die every day from waterborne diseases. The World Health Organization has determined that as much as 80% of the world’s illnesses are caused by people drinking water that is filled with harmful chemicals and toxins.
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.
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.
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.
Frank Lee arrived in Canada in 1960. He was Grandmaster White Crane Kung Fu who devised his own style for contact fighting.
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.
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.
Although many of the school children who live in Colombia have never seen an armored vehicle, helicopters or any fighting in their streets, it doesn’t mean that they have been spared the tragedy that has dominated the country for the last 50 years.
This award-winning documentary, originally released in 2010, tells the true story of a medical doctor and PhD biochemist named Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, founder of the Burzynski Research Institute, a bio-pharmaceutical company that is committed to developing cancer treatments based on genomic and epigenomic principles.
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.
Imagery rarely seen by the public which highlights space shuttle launches from 1981-2010. Set to certain relaxing music, this special video was produced by NASA engineers at the Glenn Research Center. Released Dec.
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.
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.
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.
Thirteen minute, 28 second narrated color film clip of a 1977 Alyeska Pipeline construction progress report. Alyeska (meaning “mainland” in Aleut and referring to Alaska) is a consortium of companies that own the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) The report gives a good overview of the challenges faced during construction of the 800 mile-long pipeline.
Since 1989, the government of Sudan, led by Omar al-Bashir, has committed mass murder of its citizens. Violence has continued until the present day including the use of chemical weapons that specifically target civilians.
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.
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 world turns its gaze toward the Arctic. Nowhere are the signs of climate change more visible; here global warming already affects the day-to-day lives of the local people.
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.
What do you do when you’ve been diagnosed with cancer and find out you only have a few more months to live?
Once when Justin was riding his bike he saw and elderly couple with a woman in a wheelchair on the street.
This film follows Marvin “Popcorn” Sutton— an American legend, a true mountain man best known for his moonshine. He was born and raised in Maggie Valley, North Carolina.
This award winning film explores a topic that has awakened a lot of controversy in the last few years. The film stars a young man who is passionately interested in exploring the neurological differences between himself and his brother who was born just 11 months after him.
The history of industrialization has proven that limitless economic growth, advanced technology, and material affluence are the keys to financial prosperity.
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?
Of Rio de Janeiro’s over 300 favelas, or slums, the Vigario Geral favela is considered to be one of the most dangerous of them all.
This film by Lars Johansson is about Shell and the Niger Delta, a vast swamp in Nigeria where the River Niger meets the Atlantic Ocean.
In the picture-postcard community of North Vancouver, filmmaker Murray Siple follows men who have turned bottle-picking, their primary source of income, into the extreme sport of shopping cart racing.
Conspiracy theories and fake news are flooding our newsfeeds. Every few minutes somebody else shares a video or picture of something that gets the tongues wagging.
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.
This film is a documentary about Guatemala’s struggle to repair itself and its people following a 36-year civil war. Guatemala is a small country located on the Northern end of Central America.
This documentary was aired in 2007. It was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and Zürich, Kanton Zürich, Switzerland. The Suicide Tourist aired on Canadian Television (CTV), worldwide (all media) and on the Toronto International Film Festival.
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.
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.
In 1975, investigators discovered a set of very strange footprints in a forest in the Pacific North West. The footprints were human-like, except that they were 18 inches long and 7 inches wide.
A short and interesting documentary on the social effects of atheism and the repercussions that can come about due to the admission of being atheist in the United States.
Is it illegal to seek asylum? Is it illegal to go to another country seeking safety and protection? Well, that’s a difficult question to answer these days when over 50 million persons have fled their country in search for peace.
Many famous name brands deliberately choose to manufacture their products in countries where labor is cheap. This comes at a high cost that usually involves human rights violations and abuse of power.
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.
This documentary is made up of five episodes that analyze the ongoing Euro crisis. When the Euro was launched there were high hopes for all but today we can see that the plan failed miserably.
Breast enlargement surgery in the UK is on the up with an estimated 26,000 women going under the knife every year.
If you happen to find yourself in Bulgaria, and have enough money lying around, you can purchase the following at reasonable prices: women, drugs, and a fully functioning nuclear weapon.
When he hit 42, Nikolay Polissky decided to change his life. He had been a very successful artist up until then, but he wanted to take his talent a step further.
A British documentary on zoophilia presenting various personal, religious, psychological, and sociological views on the phenomenon of sexual relations between humans and other animals.
This is the story of Ai Weiwei, one of the most intriguing people in China. This man has emerged in recent years as China’s first global art star.
About four million Pakistani children are forced to work from an early age to help support their families. More than a million of these children actually live on the streets.
Marieke De Lange had a vision of empowering underprivileged children by helping them to stage performances. She wanted their dramatizations to bring to life some of the hardships they face because of poverty.