Propaganda is a viral documentary film that blurs the line between reality, fiction and persuasion. Suggesting what might be a fictionalized premise that the film was presented to a translator from possible defectors from North Korea, the film is apparently a work of propaganda aimed against western society and culture as a means of bolstering the strength of the DPRK.Watch Now
The world’s last remaining rivers are in danger of disappearing along with the millions of lives and cultures that depend on them. Promoters of mega dams are calling their energy system ‘green’ and ‘clean’ but the reality is that land is being flooded, species are being threatened, and entire communities are being destroyed.Watch Now
The Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros act of 1971 states “Wild free-roaming horses shall be protected from capture, branding, harassment, or death.
“Only love begets love. Hatred and violence can only beget hatred and violence.” These thought-provoking words were penned by José Martí, a Cuban national hero and an important figure in Latin America literature.
This documentary shares three dramatic stories that highlight how one split second decision can change a person’s entire life. Ben Hayes decided to attend a party at the last minute.
Adopting a cruise ship life is a way of escaping reality— it’s a clear statement that one no longer wants to be a part of the issues and nuances of a land lifestyle.
This is a film about how the consequences of our choices aren’t limited only to us. Since we all share this planet we are all affected by the decisions others make.
DMT is a molecule found in some plants and animal species, that when ingested can cause a profound hallucinogenic spiritual experience with God.
Many years ago when there were no humans, there were great apes, very similar to the ones we know today. New research is underway to uncover and understand the unique regional behaviors of wild orangutans.
The statistics regarding what happens to war veterans are discouraging. It seems like after coming home from deployment many veterans try to handle the PTSD by abusing drugs and alcohol.
One of the most important decisions we make very early in life is to determine whether we live in a friendly or a hostile universe.
The slow down in economic activity has increased dissatisfaction toward government institutions while germinating extreme political movements around the world. To make matters worse, scientists are predicting that global warming will produce a mass extinction of life on Earth.
The city of Moscow has seven Stalin skyscrapers. Each one has a star at the very top. For roofers, touching one of these stars is a status symbol.
Imagine being in so much pain that you can even feel it in your sleep. Imagine that pain never ever going away, not even for a minute.
The oceans cover 71% of the surface of the earth and they provide us with the oxygen we need. Under the surface the oceans hold wonders we can scarcely imagine.
After 75 years of prohibition, Colorado and Washington State legalized recreational marijuana in 2012. For hundreds of years Cannabis had been an integral part of human civilization.
On April 3, 1848, a group of 83 merchants founded the Chicago Board of Trading. It was an exciting enterprise. Futures Trading permitted buyers and sellers to manage their risk against unpredictable price fluctuations.
Big Pharma exerts a powerful influence over the media, doctors, and all of us. They employ many tactics and strategies in order to keep making hundreds of millions of dollars by withholding valuable information from the public.
Mount Umunhum proudly stands 3,486 feet tall between San Jose, California and the Pacific Ocean. It is a sacred place for the tribal bands and indigenous people who live in the region.
This full-length documentary brings to the light a situation that remains virtually unknown to many Americans, and it’s the fact that for the first time in almost ten years, homelessness is on the rise.
This film was directed by Darius Clark Monroe and produced by Spike Lee. It tells the story of a group of young college athletes from the Wyoming Cowboys Football Team that decided to wear black armbands protesting against Brigham Young University, a large Mormon University.
American novelist Jack London once said, “Any man, who is a man, can travel alone.” Twenty-four year old Ben Page took this saying to heart and decided to cycle around the world.
West Papua lies 250 Km north of Australia. For over 45 years the people who live there have been fighting against the Indonesian military.
The cop shows might have lied to us by making gun tracing seem fast and easy. When a gun needs to be traced, the information is sent all the way to the Firearms Tracing Division, which is located in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
How does a country suddenly end up losing an entire city? The Philippines island of Mindanao lost more than 200,000 of its citizens as extremists, declaring allegiance to ISIS, swarmed in.
Believe it or not: not everybody is grossed out by insects. There are many scientists who legitimately love and adore these critters.
They say that every urban legend has a sliver of truth in it. This might be because the original stories get twisted as they are retold.
Because of the constant violence against women, many people have come to the conclusion that India is not a safe place to live.
For the last few years the United States has been going through the worst drug crisis in its history. This is tearing families apart.
The war in Syria has completely destroyed many towns. Nearly half a million people have been killed and many more are missing.
This award winning film explores a topic that has awakened a lot of controversy in the last few years. The film stars a young man who is passionately interested in exploring the neurological differences between himself and his brother who was born just 11 months after him.
History books traditionally depict the pre-Columbus Americas as a pristine wilderness where small native villages lived in harmony with nature. But scientific evidence tells a very different story: When Columbus stepped ashore in 1492, millions of people were already living there.
A Documentary examining the details, and people involved in the (in)famous “Enfield Poltergeist” case from the 1970s. It includes interviews with Maurice Grosse, one of the main investigators, and even of Janet, the young girl (at the time) that the activity seemed to focus on.
Episode 1: The Shores of the Cosmic Ocean In this highly acclaimed series written for PBS by astronomer/author Dr. Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan, the universe is the topic of discussion.
Water – The Great Mystery spans the globe to reveal recent discoveries about water, the most amazing yet least studied substance in the world.
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.
Lobsang Phuntsok is a Buddhist monk that received the honor of being trained under the guidance of His Holiness The Dalai Lama.
With the cameras in hot pursuit, Derren faces his toughest project yet, going in search of an unsuspecting member of the British public prepared to adopt the guise of a pastor and miracle worker.
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.
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.
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.
Visual effects artists work behind the scene creating some of the most iconic and mind-blowing effects in the movies we love.
Most children in the United States that were born between the late sixties and the early nineties watched Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
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.
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.
Scared Sacred is a feature-length film written, directed, and narrated by Velcrow Ripper. This documentary takes us on a five-year journey to the “Ground Zeros” of the world in search of hope and meaning.
Some experts believe that in only fifty years from now one in every three people will live in a slum. Every city has one.
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).
In 2001, China joined the World Trade Organization with the support of a Democratic US president and a Congress that was controlled by Republicans.
It was Martin Luther King who once said that ‘injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.’ These are the words belted out over a megaphone as a group of supporters in the US take to the streets to speak out against Coca Cola’s shady business practices in countries such as Colombia.
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.
Using text from Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes and ancient Aztec and Mayan poetry, narrator Martin Sheen leads us on a visual journey through this country’s rich and varied past and present.
The Panama Deception documents the untold story of the December 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama; the events which led to it; the excessive force used; the enormity of the death and destruction; and the devastating aftermath.
The city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil has over 1,000 poor neighborhoods that are infested by drugs and violence. These places are like small cities and they are called favelas.
What makes a song great is when the listener can relate it to his or her own experience and feel it in his or her own life.
When they were young kids they played basketball all day everyday. Some of them took it as seriously as a job, spending up to eight hours or more a day out on the court.
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.
When he hit 42, Nikolay Polissky decided to change his life. He had been a very successful artist up until then, but he wanted to take his talent a step further.
There seems to be an insatiable thirst for firearms in the United States. Some statistics show that there are over 350 million guns in the country.
This documentary is guaranteed to make you smile or your money back! In this time of a tough economy, it’s inspiring to see the next generation of entrepreneurs starting to emerge from the shadows.
Imagine being only six years old, waking up one day and being told you are going to leave your home and all the familiar places where you’ve played.
You were conceived from a single cell to a full-grown baby in only 9 months. This is amazing and miraculous because during ejaculation a mature healthy man can expel up to 500 million sperm inside a woman’s vagina.
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.
In this documentary, United Nations Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio takes a three-year personal journey around the world with the intention of exploring the topic of climate change.
A keystone species is a species that is essential to the functioning of the ecosystem as a whole. Such a species supports the entire interdependent network of life because other animals simply cannot live without it.
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.
Since the dawn of consciousness humans have searched for a belief system. We want to know, ‘How should I live?’ ‘Why is the world like this?’ and ‘What happens when I die’?
Mikhail Morozov is a Russian patriot, good Christian and successful businessman. He owns Durakovo – the “Village of Fools” – 100 km southwest of Moscow.
This documentary tells the story a Dutch street performer who travels throughout rural China telling an unusual story that touches the hearts of young and old.
In 2015, more than 800,000 immigrants entered Greece illegally through Turkey. They came from the Middle East and Africa. These days it has become common for thousands of volunteers to travel to Lesbos, Greece to meet these refugees and offer assistance.
About 300 smartphones get reported as stolen every week in the Netherlands. In Amsterdam alone, about 17 missing phones are reported every day.
This is a film that captures the lives of Syrian refugees as seen through the eyes of the workers of the Oasis Program.
A team comprised of 14 female researchers hop on a yacht and sail to the Caribbean. When they first made the announcement, there were many chuckles.
This award-winning documentary, originally released in 2010, tells the true story of a medical doctor and PhD biochemist named Dr. Stanislaw Burzynski, founder of the Burzynski Research Institute, a bio-pharmaceutical company that is committed to developing cancer treatments based on genomic and epigenomic principles.
In his 2012 State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama stated that nowhere is the promise of innovation greater than in American-made energy.
Every area of our modern day life is affected by the petrochemical industry in one way or another. Parts of the history of oil are well known, but other parts are not common knowledge.
During times of war, high grade intelligence is as vital as firepower. During World War II, the MI19, an intelligence department of the British war office, set out to exploit over 4,000 German prisoners of war in the most ambitious surveillance operation ever attempted.
Internet addiction is a growing threat to society in this century. In China, there are over 700 million Internet users and the number is continually growing.
With California and the rest of the country going bankrupt, one business is booming. How Weed Won the West is the story of the growing Medical Marijuana industry, focusing on Los Angeles with over 700 legal dispensaries doling out the buds.
Between April in 1915 and January 1916, a military disaster took place that claimed the lives of about 58,000 allied soldiers on the Gallipoli Peninsula in the northwestern coast of Turkey.
Although many of the school children who live in Colombia have never seen an armored vehicle, helicopters or any fighting in their streets, it doesn’t mean that they have been spared the tragedy that has dominated the country for the last 50 years.
The world is changing quickly and the things that some take for granted are impossible dreams for others. Many men, women, and children have had to leave the comforts of their home and the familiarity of their place of birth to set out on a quest for survival.
It was a long and bitter race that lasted months and cost at least $2.5 billion dollars. This documentary takes you on a tour of the US 2012 presidential campaign, from the high and low moments, to the Spin Room, to the noisy campaign ads that blanketed the swing states.
Pete Weber calls himself the best in the world because he believes he is. He was inducted to the Bowling Hall of Fame in 1998 and holds 37 career titles.
In the year 2015, almost 70 people committed suicide every day in Japan. That amounts to a total of 24,025 documented cases.
Borneo is the third largest island in the world and it contains the oldest rainforest on earth. It’s home to many species that can’t be found anywhere else.
In this feature-length documentary, husband and wife team Karsten Heuer (wildlife biologist) and Leanne Allison (environmentalist) follow a herd of 120,000 caribou on foot across 1500 km of Arctic tundra.
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.
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.
A hazardous mix of waste is flushed into the sewer every day. The billions of litres of water – combined with unknown quantities of chemicals, solvents, heavy metals, human waste and food – where does it all go?
This film is an experimental documentary created by Peter Bergmann and narrated by Terence McKenna. In 1971, 23-year-old Terence McKenna, his 19-year-old brother Dennis, and three other companions, travelled to the Colombian mission town of La Chorrera, where they hoped to encounter the elusive psychedelic oo-koo-hé.
21 American soldiers came to an astonishing decision following the Korean War: they chose to stay in China and build a life there.
The Theory of Special Relativity as part of the educational process: not for the sake of understanding the theory itself, but in using Einstein’s particular discovery as a case study to demonstrate and walk people through real human thinking.
About 4,800 people die every day from waterborne diseases. The World Health Organization has determined that as much as 80% of the world’s illnesses are caused by people drinking water that is filled with harmful chemicals and toxins.
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.
A tragedy is sweeping over Japan at a steady pace. Hundreds of thousands of young men are turning their backs entirely on society and real life.
This is third in a special five-part series presented by NOVA. It originally aired back in February of 2000. Throughout the series a crew from NOVA strive to discover the forgotten secrets of the long-forgotten engineers and architects.
Niall Ferguson makes a strong, compelling case for the development of money and banking as a catalyst for the advancement of civilization.
Vatican City is the smallest independent state in the world. It’s located right in the heart of Rome. This arresting presence has deeply influenced Italy politically, socially, and economically and made the country the symbol of the Catholic Church.
This documentary is about Scott, a 40-year-old divorced father, his four children Job (20), Craig (18), Heather (15) and Sam (13).
Remember when that “Zombie” in Miami chewed a homeless man’s face off in real life? Think back to early 2012. Yes, that wasn’t a dream.
David Teitel has had a job as a cashier at health food stores since the mid-1980s. As he rings up the total of their purchases, he enjoys sharing historical facts, baseball statistics, Guinness World Records, and complicated arithmetic with customers.
Medical marijuana is legal on a state level in 17 states, yet illegal federally. Join journalists as they explore Otherside Farms in Irvine.
Where and what is nano? How will it shape our future? Nanoscience is the study of phenomena and manipulation of materials at the nanoscale, where properties differ significantly from those at a larger scale.
This documentary was aired in 2007. It was filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and Zürich, Kanton Zürich, Switzerland. The Suicide Tourist aired on Canadian Television (CTV), worldwide (all media) and on the Toronto International Film Festival.
Made by The Berrics, a skateboard park owned by the skateboarders Steve (Ber)ra and E(ric) Koston. The Aberrican Me series brings videos of pro skateboarders personal lives to light through interviews and reenactment.
Brockville Mental Health Centre is a forensic psychiatric hospital where people who have committed violent crimes are sent to receive treatment for their mental illness.
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.
Heckler is a comedic documentary film exploring the increasingly critical world we live in. After starring in a film that was critically bashed, Jamie Kennedy takes on hecklers and critics and ask some interesting questions of people such as George Lucas, Bill Maher, Mike Ditka, Rob Zombie, Howie Mandel and many more.
Every year tens of thousands of people visit South Philadelphia to take a look at Isaiah Zagar’s art and to witness his life commemorated on the walls.
Gluten has become the new dietary enemy as more people are eliminating wheat and grains from their diets, in pursuit of better health.
“I have been filming the Skyliners on an incredible exploration into the world of free flight. Tancrède, Julien, Seb and Antoine are pioneers in ‘highlining’ – a vertiginous combination of climbing, slackline and tightrope walking.