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  • Scared Sacred

    Scared Sacred is a feature-length film written, directed, and narrated by Velcrow Ripper. This documentary takes us on a five-year journey to the “Ground Zeros” of the world in search of hope and meaning. And in each place, the filmmaker unearths unforgettable stories of survival, ritual, and recovery. The first stop in this journey is in Bhopal, India for a visit to the site of the world’s worst industrial disaster; the Union Carbide Pesticide Factory. In December, 1984 a valve […]

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  • I Am

    An unexpected film by Tom Shadyac, this documentary takes us into deep water exploring what it means to be truly human.  Best known for directing comedy, Shadyac was living what he thought was the Amercian dream after hits like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar Liar and Bruce Almighty.  A bicycle accident would leave him with Post-Concussion Syndrome, a condition that resulted in mental and physical instability, and lead him to question not only the reality of the world, but also […]

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  • The Nature of Existence

    The Nature of Existence

    Best known for his documentary Trekkies, Roger Nygard returns to the documentary with The Nature of Existence in the hopes of finding the fundamental questions of existence. Interviewing a wide range of people, from spiritual gurus, artists and scientists to pizza chefs, Nygard searches for the foundational answers to explain our existence. Traveling all across the world, Nygard supposes that the real answers to our presence on earth may be found in the most unexpected places.

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  • Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

    Shortly after the unfortunate events that rocked the globe on September 11, 2001, The Gallup Organization made the startling decision to create a poll that would show the world what was really going on in the minds of Muslims around the world. There was no political or even social agenda, just the desire to act as a bridge between the Muslim world and the Western world. This thought-provoking documentary explores the process and results of this poll. This endeavor turned […]

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  • The Buddha

    The Buddha

    In this documentary, directed by filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, we learn the Buddha’s story. The story starts 2500 years ago in India where there lived a sage whose story inspired the world’s fourth largest religion.  Siddhartha Gautama, the prince of a small Indian kingdom, abandoned a life of luxury and pleasure to seek enlightenment.

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  • Yoga, Inc

    Yoga’s history stretches back centuries. Written appearances of its practice have been found in spiritual Hindu texts dating back to over 1400 years before the common era. Through the ages, yoga practitioners have been dedicating their lives to attain yoga’s ultimate goal: “to develop self-awareness to the point of liberation.” But wait, that’s for the hippies. Today, yoga has transformed from an ancient spiritual practice into a competitive, commercialized, multi-million dollar industry, making some people very rich. Yoga has evolved […]

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  • Sex Crimes and the Vatican

    Sex Crimes and the Vatican and the new pope. Pope Francis is the new pope in town. The newly elected Pope is the first Pope chosen outside of Europe, ever, the first Jesuit pope, and the first first pope to choose the name Francis. To celebrate, we are posting a documentary made by Colm O’Gordan about his experience being sexually abused by priests.

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  • Female Suicide Bombers

    Female Suicide Bombers

    What would compel a woman to strap on a bomb, kill herself, and take the lives of innocent by-standers? Meet the newest weapons of terror: female suicide bombers. They’re also the hardest to detect and understand. They’ve pierced the heart of Moscow and sunk Russia beneath a tidal wave of grief. They hace ripped apart markets in Jerusalem and assassinated an ex-prime minister of India. After September 11, we thought we knew what terrorists looked like: angry young men. But […]

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  • Investigating the Haitian Zombie

    Investigating the Haitian Zombie

    We’ve all heard about the Haitian zombies. What most of us didn’t know is that zombification can be an induced state. In this documentary Hamilton takes you on a journey to downtown Port Au Prince where he bravely investigates the Haitian zombie.

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  • Hollywood’s Most Secretive Religious Relic: E-Meter Testing

    Hollywood’s Most Secretive Religious Relic: E-Meter Testing

    Join Rocco Castoro as he heads out to Union Square and gives random passersby E-meter readings to determine their spiritual and moral fiber. The Hubbard Electrometer, E-meter for short, is a “religious artifact” used to measure the state of electrical characteristics in the static field surrounding the body. E-meters operate almost like lie detectors. They rely on a type of electrical circuit called a wheatstone bridge which measures the subject’s galvanic skin response. This reading is obtained through the palms, […]

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  • Behind the Scenes: Recreating the Temple

    Behind the Scenes: Recreating the Temple

    In this controversial documentary, Gary Glassman and Tristan Barako travel to Syria to give you a behind the scenes tour of the temple that Judaic King Solomon built. Solomon´s temple is the archetype of sacred space for both Judaism and Christianity. Ironically, most of Solomon’s temple survived and has contributed valuable data to historians and bible scholars. There are two reliable sources of information regarding what the temple looked like and details of its architecture. One source is the Bible. […]

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  • The Road To Armageddon: A Spiritual Documentary

    At DocumentaryStorm.com we like to show you challenging videos about religion. Often, these take the shape of challenges to religion and we have a muscular section devoted to people such as Richard Dawkins, Atheism, Christopher Hitchens, etc. Today, we bring you a more spiritual journey.

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