Staying Healthy Documentaries
Confronting America's Obesity Epidemic
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.
Filmmaker Haskell Wexler started working on this documentary when he was 75. A co-worker had recently lost his life and this event forced Wexler to realize that the only thing that he really owned was his time.
Our Roots. Our Planet. Our Future.
Every single one of us can take steps right now to make our planet, our families, and ourselves much better. The purpose of this film is to inspire everybody to choose a healthier lifestyle so we can preserve this planet for the generations to come.
The War Over Your Water is About To Begin
This is not a film about saving the environment; rather it is a film about saving ourselves. It doesn’t really matter what your stance is regarding environmental, religious, or political issues; if you go without water for a week, you cry blood.
The ten hottest years that have ever been measured have all occurred in the last fourteen years. Global warming is the world’s current greatest concern; it’s real and humans are most certainly to blame because industrial civilization has caused irreparable damage.
A Yoga Documentary
Why We Breathe is a documentary about Yoga that was filmed over a period of six months as the crew traveled across the US to discover what drives yoga practictioners to practice.
The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms
A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth about Factory Farming exposes the little-known, but painful truth about the industrial system of meat and poultry production.
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?
Can We Live Forever? Technology has made this question less rhetorical nonsense and more practical planning. Surgery, drugs, and the study of DNA have all contributed to a human species living into our 80’s, 90’s, and even 100’s.
BBC guides us through a series of videos documentaries on the truth about food. Some questions that are explored: News presenter Fiona Bruce takes us on a journey through the digestive system and learns why there is good and bad bacteria.