Society Documentaries

Darfur Diaries

Message From Home

Genocide is taking place in Darfur and millions of innocent men, women, and children are consistently being brutally murdered. Darfur is located in the Western region of Sudan.

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Human Garbage

Manchester is a large city that offers visitors and locals a variety of entertainment. But during the last few years, something strange has been happening: the homeless population has grown exponentially.

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I’m Sameer From Damascus

The war in Syria has been going on for over five years. Many have fled the country but many have stayed.

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Preempting Dissent

In June of 2010, the leaders of the world’s wealthiest countries met to discuss the future of their nation. On that day, thousands of protesters marched down the street of Toronto to protest the policies of G20.

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Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow: The Futurism of Walt Disney

This documentary features original footage and interviews with various Disney legends and historians along with valuable archival material that are the property of The Walt Disney Company.

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Collaboration: On the Edge of a New Paradigm?

This documentary, which was produced and directed by Alfred Birkegaard and Katja Gry Birkegaard Carlsen, explores how the Internet is changing the way in which we do science and create knowledge.

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VICE on HBO: Season 3

VICE is a documentary TV series that travels the world to uncover some of the most intriguing, often controversial, topics that often go uncovered by the mainstream media.

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Offline is the New Luxury   

Digital networks are becoming denser. People are online all the time and every day it seems like there are less places where one can really disconnect and be alone. 

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City LAX: An Urban Lacrosse Story

A group of inner city eleven–year olds from Denver, Colorado have been given a way of escape and what one might call salvation, in an unlikely team sport.

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The Women’s Kingdom

Just east of the city of Shangri-La, lies a beautiful lake that stands before a village called Luoshui. Most Chinese know this area as Women’s Kingdom—a place where the women do not accept many of society’s rules.

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The Secret Country: The First Australians Fight Back

This 1985 documentary, by John Pilger, shares the shameful and tragic story of the persecution, massacre, and blatant disrespect of Aborigines in Australia.

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TURLOCK

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.

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OverCriminalized

Alternatives to Incarceration

We’re living at a time in which being homeless, being on drugs, or being mentally ill are crimes that can send you to prison.

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Earthships

Self-Sustaining Homes for a Post-Apocalyptic US?

The State of New Mexico gave them two acres to do any kind of experimental architecture they wanted to, and so they started working on projects that wouldn’t normally be accepted by other counties.

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Welcome to Australia

This 1999 special report hosted by John Pilger takes a painful look at Australia’s deliberate exclusion of its Aborigines in sports as well as in other areas.

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BUM: 7 Days on the Streets of Melbourne

More than 100,000 people in Australia live on the streets without any access to secure and adequate housing. Almost half of them are under the age of 25 and a little over 50% are male.

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DISOBEDIENCE

The Rise of the Global Fossil Fuel Resistance

The weather is increasingly going to extremes. It’s either the hottest it has ever been or the coldest. There’s either a devastating drought or sudden flooding.

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Apartheid Did Not Die

In 1994, millions of South Africans waited patiently to vote in the country’s first democratic elections. The world was inspired because it was the end of Apartheid; a system in which people were forcefully segregated based on the color of their skin. 

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Café Sheroes: Life After an Acid Attack

Agra City, India is the location of a famous hangout that is attracting national and international attention. Although each young woman who works there has her own story, they have one experience in common: every single one of them has had acid poured on her face and body.

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The Weight of the Nation

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.

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The Potter’s Field

Somebody once said that you can tell a lot about how a society treats its living by the way it treats its dead.

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Albino Africa

Assaulted and Maimed for the Colour of Their Skin

This film, directed by Aleksandr Avilov, tells the story of those who have the misfortune of being born albino in Tanzania, Africa.

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Vice on HBO: Season 2

VICE is a documentary TV series that portrays the sometimes-absurd reality of what’s going on around the world. These are the controversial and intriguing stories that the mainstream media usually overlooks.

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Migingo: The Iron-Clad Island

One Thousand Men Living on Fish and Packed Like Sardines

Migingo is a small island in East Africa that’s part of a cluster of three islands. It rises out of the waters of Lake Victoria.

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