Latest Documentaries

  • Short

    Is it true that shorter men have a better sense of humor? Why do women seem to always go for tall guys? Through interviews with shorter than average men and discussions with experts this documentary titled “Short” examines how height can affect a man’s life. Filled with humor and self-exposure, this charming documentary is an entertaining watch. In the film, we talk to young boys who open up about their dreams of growing tall as well as short statured adults […]

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  • Young Kids, Hard Time (Director’s Cut)

    Nelson Mandela said, “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” The U.S. is the nation with the highest incarceration rate in the world and the only nation that sentences juveniles to life without parole. This documentary, “Young Kids, Hard Time,” takes us behind prison walls into the juvenile cellblock of an adult “correctional facility” that houses 53 children who have been tired and prosecuted as adults. The fact […]

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  • Getting into Cirque Du Soleil

    Getting into Cirque Du Soleil

    If you have ever wondered where Cirque du Soleil finds such incredible performers, now you can take a behind the scenes look at the work of the talent scouts, the auditions, the annual training camp, as well as what it means to be a performer in one of the most famous circus shows in the world. 16×9 Global News was granted unprecedented access into the world of Cirque du Soleil and has released this entertaining documentary. Getting into Cirque du […]

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  • Super Amigos

    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. To many, it is considered to be a concrete jungle where only the strong survive. Many societal problems plague the city including poverty, crime, and corruption. These issues have spiraled out of control and it seems like the city is broken beyond repair. When politicians and police fail to protect […]

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  • Back to Eden

    “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. Dana & Sarah Films, a nomadic grassroots film production company, travel to Washington where Paul Gautschi has developed a revolutionary gardening technique that is estimated to cut back on the need for irrigation by up 95%. Paul is known locally as a master arborist and is now inspiring people across the nation to experiment […]

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  • Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We’ll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren

    Produced by Carl Christman, “Freedom Fries and Other Stupidity We’ll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren”, explores the phenomenon of “hollow patriotism” that has been occurring for some time in the U.S.  As the French Minister of Foreign Affairs at the time, Dominique de Villepin, explicitly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq following the attacks of 9/11 many, including Congress, took their own twist on sticking it to France for their “anti-American” behavior. Changing the name of a non-French dish, […]

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  • The Future of Weed

    The Future of Weed

    In May of 2013 Colorado became the first state in the United States to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Motherboard headed to Colorado after the state’s legalization of marijuana. Calling Colorado the “Silicon Valley” of marijuana, they take us on a trip visiting some of the industry’s head businesses and supporters from all different backgrounds. Marijuana has been used for thousands of years for medicinal, therapeutic, and sacred purposes. Only since 1970 was marijuana classified as a schedule 1 drug […]

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  • Extreme Cave Diving

    Dr. Kenny Broad and his team of divers plunge in to explore the mysterious blue holes of the Bahamas. It is believed that these underwater time capsules formed during the last ice age, the salt water is trapped without oxygen under fresh water in these deep underwater caves. Every dive into these unexplored caves is an exhilarating and dangerous endeavor with the divers grateful to come out of each dive alive. The divers never know what they are going to […]

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  • Pond Hockey

    Before the existence of competitive leagues playing hockey in front of thousands of fans there was pond hockey. Pond hockey is a sport that is very similar to traditional ice hockey except that it’s played outdoors on a natural frozen body of water. People who have played pond hockey say there is nothing like playing with the sky above your head with the fresh air in your lungs. They say this is the way hockey is was meant to be […]

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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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  • Naked Citizens

    Naked Citizens

    Can you imagine waking up one day to a banging at your door and being escorted by armed men to a prison because you were suspected of being a terrorist? Andreg Holm was taken from his home in Berlin because systematic government monitoring of his academic research tagged him as a likely leader of a militant group. After 30 days in solitary confinement he was released with no charges. Across Western Europe and North America, civilians are losing their privacy […]

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  • The Boy Who Lived Before

    After death, is it possible that we come back to this world for another round? This documentary, produced by Channel 5 in the United Kingdom, The Boy Who Lived Before, tells the story of Cameron Macauley. Ever since he was able to speak he would talk about his previous life on the Island of Barra which is over 220 miles from his home in Glasgow. He talks of his other parents, of his dog, of the white house he lived […]

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