Latest Documentaries

  • The Heart Is a Drum Machine

    What is music? Is it a feeling, an emotion, or a vibration? And where does a musical idea start? Join today’s top artists, actors, and scholars as they tackle these questions and others in this cinematic look at what might just be a uniquely human obsession. This documentary is about the meaning and power of music. In 1976, when the Science Mission of NASA’s Voyager was being designed, a group of specialists were asked to create an interstellar message project. […]

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  • Yuck!

    Zachary Maxwell is a 4th grade student that goes undercover to expose the failed school lunch program in New York public schools. This hard hitting documentary is a story rife with corruption, bribery, pizza and cheese sticks.  OK, no corruption or bribery, and maybe the program hasn’t actually failed, but this young filmmaker has struck a chord and his film has been making headlines. Zachary’s revealing investigation began as an effort to prove to his parents that the school lunches […]

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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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  • Buy Buy Europe

    This documentary is made up of five episodes that analyze the ongoing Euro crisis. When the Euro was launched there were high hopes for all but today we can see that the plan failed miserably. Never before has there been such an imbalance between the rich and the poor. Buy Buy Europe examines how the situation got out of hand and who exactly the winners and losers are the Euro crisis. In the first episode, “A Bank Crisis a Week,” […]

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  • Four Horsemen

    Described in the book of revelations as the harbingers of the apocalypse, the Four Horsemen symbolize conquest, war, famine and death. Drawing upon this imagery, the 2012 documentary Four Horsemen directed by Ross Ashcroft examines the crisis facing the contemporary world and where our future may lie. Focusing in particular on the fate of the 99%, who have suffered most during the recent economic problems the film brings together 23 of the greatest contemporary thinkers, including the likes of Noam […]

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  • Panopticon

    As technology advances our privacy is disappearing. This documentary, Panopticon, explores just how much our personal lives are being affected by the usage of invasive technology to monitor us. The film was made in Holland and uses local examples such as their train system. The Rotterdam tram, face recognition cameras scan passengers before they can board. The purpose is to identify “unwanted” passengers but most people boarding the trolleys are completely unaware of that this invasive system not only exists […]

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  • Favela Rising

    Of Rio de Janeiro’s over 300 favelas, or slums, the Vigario Geral favela is considered to be one of the most dangerous of them all. It’s a place where lullabies are replaced by the sound of gunshots, where nobody wants to play the cop in cops and robbers, and where a child’s most common aspiration is to become a drug lord. Police brutality is rampant and on one tragic night in 1993, officers assassinated 21 residents in an attempt to […]

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  • Haze

    This documentary was created with the intent of bringing to light the issues that are causing the death of 1,700 young adults across the nation every year, turning another 100,000 into victims of sexual assault, and injuring up to 700,000. We’re referring to binge drinking, alcohol-laden hazing rituals, and rapid-fire drinking games.  These behaviors would have never become so intertwined with the college experience if a few crucial steps had been followed. Young adults need to be taught that there […]

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  • Makers: Women Who Make America

    Makers: Women Who Make America is a three-hour documentary charting the second wave of feminism and the birth of the modern women’s movement that begun in the early 1960s. The film is narrated by Meryl Streep and was initially distributed by PBS as a TV documentary in February 2013. Divided into three parts leading up to the end of the century, the film profiles and interviews a variety of women and events that helped changed the course of history. Beginning […]

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  • Stealing a Nation

    This documentary exposes the shocking and little-known story of how the inhabitants of a small tropical island in the Indian Ocean were forcefully deported in order to allow for the United States of America to set up an offshore military base. Once a peaceful tropical island, Diego Garcia, the largest island among the Chagos Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, is now home to one of the largest US military bases with more than four thousand troops stationed there. From this […]

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  • 80 Waves

    This surf documentary took over five years to film. Over 10 different locations were filmed and some of the best surf pros can be seen in action. Watch surfers and foil-boarders, tow-in surfing and body-boarding. Listen to interviews with well-known pro-surfers like Adam D’Esposito and Ken Bradshaw. High definition cameras capture the culture and beauty of the world’s best surf spots, including the beaches of Tahiti, Bali and Java in Indonesia. Enjoy exquisite shots of breath-taking waves and the surfers that […]

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  • Earthlings

    Remember your first pet?  They were probably small, furry and needy.  Remember how much you LOVED that little guy and how sure you were that he loved you?  For most of us this was our introduction to some key areas of our development.  Our first real contact with non human animals.  Unconditional love.  Nurturing and caring for another being.  Responsibility. As we got older, we most likely lost our child-like adoration for these non human animals to a certain degree.  […]

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