Latest Documentaries

  • One Week Job

    After Sean Aiken graduated from college at the top of his class he discovered that there was one thing he still didn’t know; he had no clue what career he wanted to pursue. Everyone who knew him kept saying that he had a lot of potential, but the big question was where to apply that potential. And so the One Week Job Project was born. Sean decided that for the next 52 weeks, he would try out 52 different jobs. […]

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  • T-Shirt Travels

    T-Shirt Travels is a PBS documentary that explains how secondhand clothing, given away as charity, from the West finds its way to Zambia in Africa. This documentary is part of a wider series entitled “Global Voices,” which showcases internationally themed documentaries made by independent filmmakers from around the world.  This particular documentary is an exploration of charity and third-world debt, as the film uses the platform of the garment industry to explore various facets of the economic environment. The film […]

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  • Terminal Bar

    Terminal Bar

    The building that accommodated The Terminal Bar is set in the middle of one of the dirtiest, toughest, wildest neighborhoods in New York. It’s an area where anything can happen, and does.  It’s not unusual to see bums staggering down the street grabbing on to posts and trash cans for support, street hustlers boldly offering their illegal goods, well-dressed business people rushing by, and teenagers darting across the street trying to dodge traffic. Yet in spite of the unattractiveness of […]

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  • VICE on HBO: Episode 1 – Killer Kids

    VICE on HBO: Episode 1 – Killer Kids

    The people at VICE have been making waves with the controversial subject matter that they cover in their documentaries over the last several years. In 2013, VICE produced a documentary film series in the form of 10 episodes for HBO. This new backing provided the filmmakers with a much larger budget and brought their documentaries to a whole new audience. Originally only available to premium cable subscribers in the USA, the team at VICE are releasing several of the documentaries […]

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  • Kings of Cannabis

    Kings of Cannabis

    Since 1995, Arjan Roskam and his head breeder, Franco Loja, have been producing some of the most well-known strains of marijuana out of their sophisticated lab in Amsterdam. Arjan has won 38 Cannabis Cups and dubs himself the “King of Cannabis.” Along with his crew, he now travels all over the world searching for rare, untouched cannabis strains. Once these seeds are found, they are brought back to his lab in order to develop new varieties of marijuana. As marijuana […]

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  • At the Edge of the World

    Amid the breath-taking scenes of the Antarctic, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society crew waits patiently for its main target. Each day wasted means about 15 more dead whales. This documentary chronicles the controversial campaign against a Japanese whaling fleet. Whales were hunted nearly to extinction until 1986 when an international ban was enacted.  But the Japanese continue to hunt and kill these highly sophisticated mammals. Although they claim that it’s done for scientific research, there’s evidence that a lot of […]

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  • King Corn

    For the first time in US history, this generation is at risk of having a shorter lifespan than our parents, and it’s all because of what we eat. Looking for answers, two young men embark on an unusual journey to find out where their food comes from. Join Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis in this documentary as they raise some troubling questions about what really happens before food ends up on our plates. It seems like no matter which supermarket […]

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  • The Yes Men Fix The World

    The Yes Men are world renowned trouble-makers. They specialize in posing as representatives of big corporations they don’t like, making fake websites, and then waiting for people to accidentally invite them for interviews. They show up at press conferences masquerading as their adversaries and assertively rattle off contradictory information that exposes the truth. They do this as a way of making this world a better place. Sounds incongruous? Just watch this documentary and see. In this second film by the […]

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  • Nelson Mandela: Free At Last

    On February 11, 1990 the whole world watched as Nelson Mandela walked to freedom. He had been a political prisoner held in a tiny cell for 27 years. In this documentary you will witness Mandela’s struggles against Apartheid and all the injustice suffered by black South Africans eventually leading up to his imprisonment. You’ll learn of the events that led up to Mandela’s release, and hear the powerful first words he spoke when he was finally set free. Mandela once […]

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  • 10 MPH

    When Dean Kamen launched the revolutionary invention he called Segway Human Transporter, little did he know that a few years later, two young men would be taking it out for an unusually long test drive and making it the star of their film. This inspirational documentary tells the story of Hunter Weeks and Josh Caldwell who decided to leave their dull cubicle jobs to travel across the country, from Seattle to Boston, in 100 days, on a Segway. After years […]

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  • The Crisis of Civilization

    The Crisis of Civilization is a feature-length documentary that examines the major crisis that we are facing in the contemporary world. Rather than pointing the finger at individuals, governments or corporations, the film suggests that these crises are born out of a flawed global structure. Rather than problems independent of each other different causes, they are all intimately connected and all emerge from the same source. Using animation and archival film footage, the film suggests that the world is not […]

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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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