Pain and Gain of Russian Rhythmic Gymnasts
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.
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.
Some of the most extraordinary discoveries in Science are explained by the work of one man— Albert Einstein. Even after 100 years of announcing his Theory of Gravity / General Relativity, Science continues to be moved by it.
Manitowoc County, Wisconsin is a small rural town where the majority are working-class farmers. The Avery family was one of the few to step out of the mold: they had a salvage yard, the road they lived on was named after them, they dressed differently to everybody else, and they weren’t involved in the regular community activities.
This film tells the captivating story of Robert Eads, a female to male transsexual, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Filmmaker Kate Davis follows him around as he shares his experience of living with this ironic diagnosis.
The Story of Dr. Raphael Mechoulam and the Endocannabinoid System
This is a documentary that traces the personal story of Nobel Prize nominee Dr. Mechoulam. He was born in Bulgaria and grew up during the war.
When Art Holbrook first found out that his stepson was making pornographic films, he was disgusted by it. Having come from an extremely religious conservative family with strong moral values, he found it hard to believe that his son would engage in such an activity.
If we could understand scientifically what it is that causes certain content to go viral, companies could deliberately design viral content that would result in billions of dollars in revenue.
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.
Joseph Stalin. Idi Amin Dada. Muammar Gaddafi.
What is daily life like for an assassin who holds the power of life or death for millions of people? What are the mechanisms that lead an ambitious individual to a spiral of cruelty and excess?
The Story of Surfing's Oldest Grom
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.