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  • A Summer in the Cage

    A SUMMER IN THE CAGE is a feature-length documentary produced, written, and directed by filmmaker Ben Selkow. The film chronicles his friend Sam Murchinson’s battle with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder causes drastic changes in mood, energy, and activity levels. This affects the person’s ability to carry out simple day-to-day tasks. The symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe and are quite different from the normal mood swings that almost everyone experiences from time to time. Bipolar disorder can lead to damaged […]

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  • Consumed

    What’s the hidden motive behind all your purchases? According to Geoffrey Miller, professor of psychology, humans seem to have gone collectively psychotic.  We’re chasing status in public, with people who don’t really care, while we’re neglecting our own lovers, friends, neighbors, and kids. The urge to have the latest, the biggest, and the best is actually destroying us emotionally. In this documentary, you’ll be pushed to take a long, hard look at yourself. Brands seem to have become a significant […]

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  • Saving 10,000 – Winning a War on Suicide in Japan

    There’s an enemy at work in Japan. Around 300,000 people made the decision to end their lives through suicide in the last ten years. Ironically, nobody is willing to speak up about the problem, yet there are books and websites giving step-by-step instructions on how and where to kill yourself. This thought-provoking documentary is sure to make you take a good look inside and question your beliefs. According to experts, suicide seems to always be at the back of the […]

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  • A Class Divided

    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. As a teacher she felt that she had the responsibility to make a difference.

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  • The Boy Who Lived Before

    After death, is it possible that we come back to this world for another round? This documentary, produced by Channel 5 in the United Kingdom, The Boy Who Lived Before, tells the story of Cameron Macauley. Ever since he was able to speak he would talk about his previous life on the Island of Barra which is over 220 miles from his home in Glasgow. He talks of his other parents, of his dog, of the white house he lived […]

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  • The Chemistry of Addictions

    The Chemistry of Addictions

    In this documentary Hank describes how our brains respond biochemically to various addictive substances and behaviors and how those behaviors originate. Humans have figured out how to make their brains experience pleasure without having to be engaged in any activity. Sometimes the craving for that feeling can become larger than life. That’s the reason why the term addiction is not limited to drugs. There are many behaviors such as gambling, sex, or eating that can be pathologically addictive too. They […]

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  • Athene’s Theory of EVERYTHING

    Athene has come up with a theory about everything: philosophy, physics, chemistry – both between humans and objects. This is a fascinating theory that draws from numerous fields of study. Worth watching! Review included.

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  • Suicide: Now What? The Aftermath

    Suicide: Now What? The Aftermath

    This documentary looks at children who 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? How do you go on without your parents? In French with English subtitles.

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  • Dogs Decoded

    PBS NOVA brings us DOGS DECODED: a documentary for dog lovers from around the world. Did you know that there are more pet dogs in the world than there are babies? In many 1st world Countries, such as Japan, dogs have vastly overtaken human babies as the children of couples.

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  • Drugs Inc – Ketamine

    Drugs Inc – Ketamine

    Considered an essential drug in the healthcare system by the World Health Organization due to its several uses around a hospital, it also has become popular in the party scene, where it is known as “Special K.”

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  • How to Buy Happiness

    How to Buy Happiness

    “Money Can’t Buy You Love,” sang The Beatles. But they neglected to mention that money CAN buy you happiness. In this TED TALK, Michael Norton tells you how.

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  • Dog Whisperer

    Dog Whisperer

    Meet Cesar Millan: the dog whisperer. Cesar has become world famous for his revolutionary dog training techniques. Many people who watch his show are astounded by how quickly he can take even the most aggressive dogs and tame them.  Enjoy hours of “wow, I can’t believe that worked” moments.

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