In December of 1968, Apollo 8 went to the moon. When the cameras turned to give viewers a look of Earth, many were touched deeply beyond words. On the 40th anniversary of the notorious ‘Blue Marble’ photograph taken from space by Apollo 17 in 1972, Planetary Collective presented this short film.Watch Now
Joaquin Guzman Loera, better known as ‘El Chapo,’ which is slang for Shorty, is officially the world’s most powerful drug trafficker. His Mexican drug cartel controls hundreds of distribution cells throughout Mexico, The United States, Brazil, Europe and even Australia.Watch Now
A few years ago, George W. Bush stated “America will not impose our own style of living on the unwilling. Our goal instead is to help others to find their own voice, attain their own freedom, and make their own way.” Nevertheless the United States’ actions in Latin America are proof that exactly the opposite is true.Watch Now
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.
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.
An international team of experienced reporters worked together to untangle a huge network of companies that hide the financial affairs of corporations, politicians, oligarchs, and criminals.
This film follows Marvin “Popcorn” Sutton— an American legend, a true mountain man best known for his moonshine. He was born and raised in Maggie Valley, North Carolina.
Guilt is a powerful emotion. It can torture and torment a person relentlessly until it destroys their ability to make sound decisions.
The war in Afghanistan allowed no victory on either side. WWII cost about $50,000 per year per troop. This war cost close to $800,000 per troop.
This compelling documentary reaffirms the power of one of the world’s greatest traditional medicine, ayahuasca. The film gathers an impressive cast of traditional practitioners, enthusiasts, and Western converts to reveal the essence of the ayahuasca experience.
Rosa Monckton has a fourteen-year old daughter with Down syndrome. She has campaigned for over a decade for the rights of disabled children and their families.
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.
To most people living in the United States and Canada, it’s hard to imagine that there’s such a thing as Devil worship in these modern times.
Rhythmic gymnastics competitions are a huge favorite among sports enthusiasts. The discipline originated in Russia, and this country continues setting the bar for excellence and creativity.
Nowadays it’s easy to come across somebody offering miracle cures and fake therapy. But when somebody comes around that can actually back up his claims, it’s time to set aside all preconceived notions and start learning.
During the 1920s and early 30s, there were laws in the United States that prohibited the sales, production, transportation, and importation of alcoholic beverages.
Civilization comes at a price. It brings with it predictable days and lonely nights. That’s why in May of 2011 two young men left their jobs, friends, and family in search for adventure.
This film was produced in order to help people to get a better understanding of what it is like for a person to have to live with Tourette syndrome.
Budd Dwyer was a very public man. He lived that way, and he died that way. It’s what he wanted. He was a very popular and likeable man.
Charlie Morley taught himself to lucid dream at the age of 16. As an adult he began practicing Buddhism, then in 2008 he began teaching lucid dreaming.
According to the Michigan Public Act 436 of 2012, the State can take over financially struggling cities by handing over full authority to an appointed emergency manager.
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.
Some of the most extraordinary discoveries in Science are explained by the work of one man— Albert Einstein. Even after 100 years of announcing his Theory of Gravity / General Relativity, Science continues to be moved by it.
Somebody once said that you can tell a lot about how a society treats its living by the way it treats its dead.
It’s a war and cyberspace is the theater. Do Internet hosting services have a moral responsibility when it comes to what’s available on the Internet?
Eu Maior (Higher Self) is a feature-length Brazilian documentary, with subtitles, that explores self-knowledge and the pursuit of happiness. The filmmakers interview thirty individuals with various backgrounds, including spiritual leaders, intellectuals, artists and professional athletes.
This film, directed by Aleksandr Avilov, tells the story of those who have the misfortune of being born albino in Tanzania, Africa.
This short film is an interview with James Clewett. As a young boy, he always loved math and physics. This passion led him to pursue a degree in electronics.
Few people are aware of the fact that over 90% of the world’s black market opium is produced in Afghanistan. Most of that opium ends up in the international drug market and the profits are used to fund organized crime and terrorist groups like ISIS.
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.
This film, directed by Scott Lindgren, was recognized as one of the ‘Top Twenty Adventure Films of All Time.” It delves into a remote corner of Tibet where seven world-class kayakers embark on a journey to take on the most feared whitewater river known to man.
Manga is an ancient Chinese name of a bird that was known for collecting things. In time, the term evolved to refer to a book that held a collection of poems or pictures.
Into Great Silence is a French Documentary film released in 2005. This edition has no subtitles, nor does it need it.
You’ll never look at a purring, domestic kitty the same way after you’ve seen “The Secret Life of Cats.” Behind that cute little face and playful attitude is a passionless, efficient killer.
Realizing that the creepy urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mysterious disappearance of five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.
‘India Untouched – Stories of a People Apart’ is a comprehensive look at untouchability. Director Stalin spent four years traveling the length and breadth of the country to expose the continued oppression of Dalits, ‘the broken people’, who suffer under a 4,000-year-old religious system.
Biologist Joe Hutto was mother to the strangest family in the world, thirteen endangered wild turkeys that he raised from egg to the day they left home.
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?
Central Valley, California, is home to some of the most impoverished rural towns in America, where crystal meth addiction is prolific.
This documentary primarily covers the psychological profiles and exploits of four particular serial killers (Albert Fish, Andrei Chikatilo, Jeffrey Dahmer, and John Wayne Gacy), and features various psychologists, authors, pioneering FBI profiler Robert Ressler, and the prosecuting and defense attorneys of the Jeffrey Dahmer trial discussing their thoughts on the events.
According to the documentary film Sicko, almost fifty million Americans are uninsured while the remainder, who are covered, are often victims of insurance company fraud and red tape.
Chaos theory has a bad name, conjuring up images of unpredictable weather, economic crashes and science gone wrong. But there is a fascinating and hidden side to Chaos, one that scientists are only now beginning to understand.
Episode 1: Welcome To BUD/s The 83 men of Class 234 have been accepted into the training program that forms one of the most elite fighting forces in the world.
A Killer Whale Called Luna, alternatively titled “Saving Luna” and “The Whale,” is the emotional story of one young killer whale’s quest for companionship after he was separated from his family.
In 2008, BBC cameras filmed two Swedish sisters throwing themselves into traffic on the M6. When it was shown on BBC One, nearly 7 million viewers were glued to their screens, and millions more watched it later on YouTube.
This adrenaline-inducing film is about rock climbing and the people who are passionate about it. Narrated by renowned mountaineer and author Greg Child, the film is packed with breathtaking footage of majestic mountains and gorgeous valleys.
A few years ago, George W. Bush stated “America will not impose our own style of living on the unwilling. Our goal instead is to help others to find their own voice, attain their own freedom, and make their own way.” Nevertheless the United States’ actions in Latin America are proof that exactly the opposite is true.
In this documentary, Academy Award-winning director Alex Gibney takes an extraordinary look at The National Hockey League’s Chris “Knuckles” Nilan. Born and raised in Boston, this aggressive enforcer had a simple task: to protect his teammates no matter the cost.
Twenty-three year old Alex Honnold is taking the high-stakes sport of free solo climbing to new heights. Climbing truly massive walls without a rope, and zero chance of survival if he falls, Alex is calm and fearless (except when it comes to girls).
This 2015 Best Documentary Feature Winner of the Mountain Film Festival portrays the experience of three friends who set out to climb two of the Seven Summits in 2013.
This documentary by Jacques Grimault and Patrice Pooyard posts some disturbing questions and their unbelievable answers. The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the only one that is still standing today.
Crackheads Gone Wild consists of footage of troubled people deeply addicted to crack cocaine. The film showcases how easily, regardless of upbringing, self-destruction can occur to a drug addict.
Immediately after the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, the United States government came to the conclusion that a lone gun man, a former U.S.
On average, Americans throw out an average of 4.5 pounds of garbage every single day. But where exactly all this garbage end up?
“Back to Eden” is a full feature documentary investigating a simple organic gardening method that may hold the solution to the complex agricultural issues faced today.
When You’re Strange uncovers historic and previously unseen footage of the illustrious rock quartet and provides new insight into the revolutionary impact of its music and legacy.
Episode 1: New Blood Broadcast in 1999, Walking with Dinosaurs set out to create the most accurate portrayal of prehistoric animals ever seen on the screen.
As the world struggled to imagine the torment endured by Elisabeth Fritzl, imprisoned in a cellar for 24 years, Colleen Stan describes her own terrifying ordeal with disturbing, sick similarities.
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.
This 2014 movie by Brandx Industries has at its core the very issues that are currently shaking the modern world: privacy, human rights, the role the government plays in the lives of its citizens, and the value and power of technology.
In 2001, American Author Michael Peterson’s wife Kathleen was found dead in a pool of blood at the bottom of the staircase in their home.
DocumentaryStorm is proud to present “Witch Hunt,” a feature length documentary narrated by Sean Penn that tells the story of a small American city and the police’s witch-hunt that terrorized its citizens.
The best music transcends your playlist and moves into a place in your life where it becomes your companion. This film by Eastwood Allen chronicles the evolution of John Mayer: singer/songwriter, guitar player, touring musician, and recording artist.
An uplifting feature documentary highlighting the transformative power of art and the beauty of the human spirit. Top-selling contemporary artist Vik Muniz takes us on an emotional journey from Jardim Gramacho, the world’s largest landfill on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, to the heights of international art stardom.
We’ve all heard the saying ’you can’t teach an old dog new tricks’. Well scientists are proving this old adage to be absolutely wrong.
In the spring of 2003, the United States invaded the country of Iraq and removed its dictator, Saddam Hussein from power.
In much the same way as an operator’s manual gives you important information regarding your car or refrigerator, Earth Science can do the same for the planet.
This film is a powerful reminder of the heart-rending toll that war takes on the innocent. It tells the story of how the Japanese subjected Nanking and its inhabitants to months of aerial bombardment and cruel emotional torture.
In December 1972 two astronauts climbed into a small metal capsule and prepared to return to Earth. The Apollo 17 crew included the first scientist to set foot on the moon and the astronauts spent more than three days exploring.
The Crisis of Civilization is a feature-length documentary that examines the major crisis that we are facing in the contemporary world.
Dubbed ‘The Ken and Barbie Killers’ for their blonde, tanned and seemingly wholesome image, Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka were in fact a husband and wife team of serial killers from Ontario, Canada.
“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.
A Walk to Beautiful is an award-winning feature documentary about five Ethiopian women reclaiming their dignity. Rejected by their husbands, having undergone horrifying childbirths, and alone, these women go on a walk and find true beauty.
This is a documentary that traces the personal story of Nobel Prize nominee Dr. Mechoulam. He was born in Bulgaria and grew up during the war.
This two-part documentary film by Roxanne Meadows and Joel Holt explores the determinants of behavior to dispel the myths and prove that environment shapes human behavior.
Meet Mr. Happy Man: 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes devotes six hours every day to an endearing traffic ritual that has made him one of the island’s most cherished citizens.
On the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, expert witnesses gathered at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada to provide evidence-based research that basically opposed the official story of what took place on that fateful day.
This award-winning documentary is considered one of the best ever made about UFOs and alien life. Even if you’re skeptical, you’ll be presented with an in-depth look at the scientific side of the debate about extraterrestrial life.
At a research site in Fongoli, Senegal, a female chimpanzee breaks off a branch, chews the end to make it sharp, and then uses this rudimentary spear to skewer a tasty bush baby hiding inside a hollow tree.
It was Thomas Jefferson who said that ridicule is the only weapon that can be used against unintelligible propositions. There are quite a few people around the globe that refuse to watch movies that aren’t comedies.
Imagine that all you need to live is a new heart. The surgeons are standing by. People are dying all around you.
Everything is a Remix: in four parts. Digital technology has made everything into a remix: our photographs, our videos, our songs, our memories are a constant re-imagining, re-positioning, and re-filtering.
This film tells the story of what it’s like to live in a place where you feel trapped and alone, a place where it’s safer to be silent than to be yourself.
There are estimated to be over 1.6 billion Muslims around the world, comprising almost a quarter of the world’s population. Most Muslims are peaceful and do not support terror.
Waxing and waning in popularity over the decades, the Klan is the proverbial phoenix, rising from the ashes to gain membership and popularity when it seems to be extinguished.
Every single one of us can take steps right now to make our planet, our families, and ourselves much better. The purpose of this film is to inspire everybody to choose a healthier lifestyle so we can preserve this planet for the generations to come.
This documentary film brings to the light a few recent cases in which government employees and contractors went before the media to expose their discoveries on fraud and abuse.
In 1987, Sudan’s Muslim government pronounced death to all males in the Christian south: 27,000 boys fled to Ethiopia on foot.
Skid Row is a 50 to 54-square block area in downtown Los Angeles between 3rd and 7th Streets to the North and South, and Alameda and Main to the East and West.
Join DocumentaryStorm, Tony Harris, and Al Jazeera as we go into Baltimore, into the inner city, into the classrooms, and into the head of black boys of America.
Sharks have carried a stigma ever since the first surfers entered South Africa’s coastal waters looking for epic swell conditions. The film seeks to educate viewers so they’ll willingly bridge the gap between myth and reality regarding shark attacks.
Imagine waking up all alone in your hometown. Your village was evacuated and everybody left… except you. In this thought-provoking documentary, listen to the reasons why one farmer, Naoto Matsumura, chose to stay in the ghost town of Tomioka, Fukushima, Japan, in spite of the radiation, and in spite of the painful loneliness.
This film is a powerful reminder of the heart-rending toll that war takes on the innocent. It tells the story of how the Japanese subjected Nanking and its inhabitants to months of aerial bombardment and cruel emotional torture.
Lance Armstrong is a cheater. When he came clean, he blew the lid, once and for all, on a dirty little secret: sports doping.
Highlights the mystical and musical side of Islam as and looks at the traditions of Sufi music in Syria, Turkey, Pakistan, India and Morocco.
This documentary investigates an incident in 1997, where thirty-nine members of the San Diego-based cult “Heaven’s Gate” committed mass suicide. They intended to reach an alien spacecraft which they believed to be following Comet Hale-Bopp, which was at that time brightly visible in the nighttime sky.
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.
According to a 2008 survey, the models in the New York Fashion Week were: 6% Black 6% Asian 1% Latina 87% White The Colour of Beauty is a shocking short documentary that examines blatant racism in the fashion industry.
3D printers have been making headlines over the past couple of years. As 3D printing technology has evolves, prices have continued to decline and consumer grade versions can be bought for under $1000.
Ask any person what he or she wants most in life and the answer is usually “to be happy.” People are desperately seeking inner peace.
This documentary explores the complex relationship between coastal Cajuns in Louisiana and the oil and gas industry. It follows the Terrebone family and their seafood business.
Getting into North Korea was one of the hardest and weirdest processes VBS has ever dealt with. After we went back and forth with their representatives for months, North Korea officials finally said they were going to allow 16 journalists into the country to cover the Arirang Mass Games in Pyongyang.
On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian city of Pripyat exploded and began spewing radioactive smoke and gas.
This documentary celebrates the vibrant culture and tenacious struggle of the Canadian Gypsy and introduces a new generation of Roma who claim their roots with pride.
Superheroes do exist and they are fighting injustices on the streets of Mexico City. Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is one of the most populated cities in the world.
This eye-opening documentary brings up a well-known issue that concerns every parent and teacher alive. Millions of teenagers all over the world are falling prey to the attacks of consumerism and the overwhelming desire to be cool and to fit in.
This is the highly anticipated documentary from director Robert Greenwald investiagates the impact of the U.S. Drone Wars, at home and abroad.
Since 1989, the government of Sudan, led by Omar al-Bashir, has committed mass murder of its citizens. Violence has continued until the present day including the use of chemical weapons that specifically target civilians.
This feature length documentary, “This Is What Winning Looks Like,” produced by VICE, is a disturbing look into the sexual misconduct, corruption, drug abuse, and overall incompetence of the Afghan security forces and the overall state of affairs in Afghanistan as US and British troops have began to withdraw.
This is a film that captures the lives of Syrian refugees as seen through the eyes of the workers of the Oasis Program.
Loaded with breathtaking footage, this documentary brings to light what’s really going on in our world. Obviously the universe has the astonishing ability to maintain balance and to thrive.
Here is a very special treat: a rare Leonard Cohen documentary that was made BEFORE his first album. “I can feel myself changing into a completely different kind of man,” Leonard says in the film.
Kids who grew up in The Bronx in the 1930s and early 1940s thought of nothing else but baseball and Hank Greenberg: the baseball Moses.
Would you want to stay at a hotel where giraffes wandered free? Would you be brave enough to hold food for a giraffe in your mouth and allow this enormous animal to take it from your mouth?
Joel Huston Dodge. Male. Single. Has a son. Healthy. Perfect sight, hearing and speech. Extremely skilled cabinet maker. Has a collection of books, antiques and wooden barns which has to be seen to be believed.
According to some sources, the type of pornographic videos that are most searched for on the Internet are those that include teenaged girls.
720 of the world’s last silverback mountain gorillas are fighting desperately for their survival. Filmed in the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo, this documentary shows how the future existence of the majestic beings depends on this sole patch of land in the mountains, surrounded by a sea of humans.
This powerful film goes in search of answers to a 24-year-old mystery. In the only TV interview Megrahi has ever given about his case, he claims new evidence will prove him innocent.