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
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
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
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.
This short film offers a heartbreaking view of the way in which society tends to marginalize the elderly. For many, aging has simply become a long boring wait until death.
This thought-provoking short film by Lucas Jatoba and Andrew Goldie tells the story of eight convicts on death row and the last words they spoke before being executed.
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 the story of a man named Alex, who wanted more out of life. He loved to do crazy things as a small child growing up in Southern Indiana.
There are over one million high school football players. About 60,000 of them will go on to play in college in the hopes of making it to the NFL, but less than 1,700 of them will be given that opportunity.
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.
Over 12 million Filipinos live in extreme poverty, and many sell drugs to make a living. This caused crime rates to be at an all-time high.
You can’t describe what it means to be a Juggalo; it’s beyond comprehension and reasoning. This short film is a sequel to Sean Dunne’s popular first project (watch the first American Juggalo here) where he brought to light the subculture of the Juggalos.
In order to survive, sometimes you need to remember what your ancestors taught you. This is especially true if you live in a place like Toksook Bay, Alaska where the total population is less than 1000.
About four million Pakistani children are forced to work from an early age to help support their families. More than a million of these children actually live on the streets.
If you’ve ever read the Old Testament, you’ve heard about the Hittites because they are mentioned over 50 times there. They were a defiant and proud group of men and women who ruled the near East and changed the ancient world.
After watching a very disturbing video on Youtube in which ISIS showed just how easily they could kill anybody who didn’t share their ideology, a group of young people decided it was time to take a stand.
California is best known for a healthy lifestyle, healthy environment, organic agriculture and being on the cutting edge of conservation. But very few people are aware that California is the nation’s third largest producer of oil and gas.
This film tells the amazing story of a horse from a small countryside racetrack few people had ever heard about. The horse wore a pink Hello Kitty mask and lost a hundred races, but in 2003 she became a glimmer of hope for losers everywhere.
People are not reluctant to talk about the genocides in Darfur, Rwanda, Cambodia or the Holocaust. But when it comes to what took place in Turkey over 100 years ago, many take offense.
The military conflicts that the United States has been involved in has produced thousands of veterans. Most of these men and women have a very hard time coping with real life once they return home.
Each year more people die from drug overdose than from car accidents or gun violence. Approximately one in five high school seniors reports misusing prescription drugs at least once in their lifetime.
Police received a call one night indicating that a woman was being stabbed in front of a WalMart. The victim was a 22-year-old woman who was getting married within a short period of time.
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.
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.
Like many other species, humans have always made an impact on the ecosystem. After all, we’ve all heard of locust and mice plagues.
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.
Hydraulic facturing, also known as fracking, raised more debate in New York City than any other issue in recent history. Since 2005, gas companies started leasing land in New York to frack.
Over a thousand men and women are housed at the Albany County Correctional Facility in upstate New York. They are kept there while they await their trials.
There is a man-made island that is the size of two football fields in the Pechora Sea. It can accommodate 200 people and its known as the Prirazlomnaya Platform.
This film presents the painful reality of those who have to struggle with mental disease every day. Most of the times medications have little to no effect and the patients are left hanging on to sanity by the fingernails.
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.
Until 1991 there used to be a US air force base in Angeles City in the Philippines. These days it is a well-known sex tourism destination, where mostly wealthy retired men from all over the world go to get a taste of Philippine women.
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.
According to United Nations data, in the Democratic Republic of The Congo, there are over 25,000 homeless children. Many of them are living in that condition because they have been accused of doing witchcraft.
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.
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.
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.
In 1975, Genie was returned to the custody of her mother, who wished to care for her daughter. After a few months, the mother found that taking care of Genie was too difficult, and Genie was transferred to a succession of six more foster homes.
In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Islamic fundamentalism has, in the minds of many, taken the place once held by communism as the leading threat to the safety and security of the industrialized West.
In the far reaches of the Galapagos archipelago there is a remote island that is more like an ancient crumbling volcano.
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.
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.
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 the year 2015, almost 70 people committed suicide every day in Japan. That amounts to a total of 24,025 documented cases.
Glories of Ancient Chang-An The Silk Road or Silk Route refers to a network of interlinking trade routes across the Afro-Eurasian landmass that connected East, South, and Western Asia with the Mediterranean and European world, as well as parts of North and East Africa.
The world’s last remaining rivers are in danger of disappearing along with the millions of lives and cultures that depend on them.
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 documentary tells the story of a six year old girl, Beth Thomas, labeled as “The Child Of Rage,” tells her story of healing from Reactive Attachment Disorder as a result of being sexually abused.
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.
John Sweeney investigates the Church of Scientology, endorsed by some major Hollywood celebrities, but which continues to face the criticism that it is less of a religion and more of a cult.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
What is it that makes us human? Is it the ability to love? Is it because we are able to show different emotions and express different feelings?
Central Valley, California, is home to some of the most impoverished rural towns in America, where crystal meth addiction is prolific.
When an ordinary teenaged girl from North London goes on to become an overnight sensation, the world sits up and pays attention.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A standing army is a permanent militia maintained in times of peace and war. This film shares an often-untold story and reveals something of which most citizens of the United States are unaware.
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.
Episode 1: Different Worlds A look at space travel and the latest planetary explorations. Episode 2: Terra Firma The story of the pioneering missions to our neighboring worlds.
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.
There is no right or wrong way to enjoy skating. Many people get into it because it allows them to experience a sense of freedom and exhilaration as they engage in a number of daredevil tricks.
This 1999 special report hosted by John Pilger takes a painful look at Australia’s deliberate exclusion of its Aborigines in sports as well as in other areas.
Thirteen minute, 28 second narrated color film clip of a 1977 Alyeska Pipeline construction progress report. Alyeska (meaning “mainland” in Aleut and referring to Alaska) is a consortium of companies that own the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) The report gives a good overview of the challenges faced during construction of the 800 mile-long pipeline.
They convinced the citizens of the United States that the danger was grave. They were said to have biological weapons such as anthrax and botulism.
Green Medicine is a documentary film made by Geek Media, directed by Diego Estay and produced by Paradise Seeds. The film offers insight into the medical cannabis scene in Chile.
The ten hottest years that have ever been measured have all occurred in the last fourteen years. Global warming is the world’s current greatest concern; it’s real and humans are most certainly to blame because industrial civilization has caused irreparable damage.
Spain is reeling from an avalanche of allegations of baby theft and baby trafficking. It is thought that the trade began at the end of the Spanish civil war and continued for 50 years, with hundreds of thousands of babies traded by nuns, priests and doctors up to the 1990s.
This is a film that captures the lives of Syrian refugees as seen through the eyes of the workers of the Oasis Program.
A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth about Factory Farming exposes the little-known, but painful truth about the industrial system of meat and poultry production.
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’?
Many years ago Brazil was well known for its cocoa plantations. The southern state of Bahia had such a huge production of cocoa that it was known as the Cocoa Cultivation Region.
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.
Having ruled Egypt for 30 years, Hosni Mubarak is now 83 years old. Mubarak, then vice-president, was the only candidate to succeed Anwar al-Sadat after the then Egyptian president was assasinated in 1981.
In June of 2010, the leaders of the world’s wealthiest countries met to discuss the future of their nation. On that day, thousands of protesters marched down the street of Toronto to protest the policies of G20.
Children of God explores the life of the children who live beside the Baghmati River in Nepal – on the sacred grounds of a Hindu temple in Kathmandu an area forgotten and ignored by the world, but considered the holiest and most sacred to the Nepalese people.
Episode 1: To the Edge of Time Today, the science of astronomy is being transformed by a new age of technological advances.
Journeyman Pictures presents, “A Shining Light,” a short film of only 11 minutes following Illac Diaz who began a project called “Liter of Light.” The film takes place in the slums of Manila, Philippines in August of 2012.
Celebrating it’s 20th anniversary release in August 2014, the story of Oasis’ debut album Definitely Maybe is worth revisiting in documentary form.
The Collective Evolution is a documentary aimed at showing the current state of the world, why it needs to be changed, and how each and every one of us can play a role in changing it.
The story of how the media bought what the White House was selling has not been told in depth on television.
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.
It seems as if police brutality has been consistently increasing within the last few decades. A quick look at the latest reports reveal that it’s not an issue of police ganging up against a certain race, it’s an issue of police not being accountable for the excessive use of force on common citizens.
ISIS is the most brutal terrorist group in recent history. They murder, rape, pillage, enslave, and destroy, and it’s all done in the name of religion.
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.
A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth about Factory Farming exposes the little-known, but painful truth about the industrial system of meat and poultry production.
At DocumentaryStorm.com we like to show you challenging videos about religion. Often, these take the shape of challenges to religion and we have a muscular section devoted to people such as Richard Dawkins, Atheism, Christopher Hitchens, etc.
Portrait photography has a way of humanizing even the most distant situations. And so with this goal in mind, this young photographer and filmmaker set out on a mission that would be completely self-funded and independent.
If you’ve never heard of Transnistria or Pridnestrovie, you are not alone. This is the ‘Renegade Republic’, which no state in the world recognizes although they have their own parliament, currency, passport, and national anthem.
In this documentary, former undercover DEA agent Celerino Castillo III shares how he helped train death squads, participated in search and destroy missions, and blew up cocaine labs.
Britain has one of the most contradictory democracies in the world. By definition, monarchy is incompatible with democracy. This is the reason why the English people fought a civil war, made a revolution, and cut off their king’s head in the 17th century.
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.
This 1996 feature-length documentary presents Troy James Hurtubise, an adventurer that willingly goes face to face with Canada’s grizzly bear— the deadliest land mammal in the country.
When you’re in your eighties, you get to do a lot of things you wouldn’t dare to do at a younger age.
After watching Morgan Spurlock’s documentary Super Size Me, comedian and former health writer, Tom Naughton had a few problems with the conclusions that the film presented.
This documentary by Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films exposes some of Walmart’s shady corporate practices. For instance, when a Walmart opens in a small town, it hurts all the ‘mom and pop’ stores that have been around for decades and sends them out of business.
On March 20, 2012 security cameras film a man stepping off the London metro. He then walked to an apartment complex in East London and waited patiently.
Meth is an amine derivative of amphetamine used in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride to stimulate the Central Nervous System.
The American government relies more and more often on robots to do their fighting. Starting with Operation Desert Storm, many wars are fought from a distance.
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.
At a height of 3.5 thousand meters in the Peruvian Andes, one can find a fascinating city called Cuzco that was built during the reign of the Incas.
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.
Hiroshima, 1945. The Emperor’s Tram Girls were trained to drive tens of thousands of Japanese troops through the town. The drivers were young, pretty, bubbly girls who were picked for their winning personalities.
This film is about celebrating the 25th anniversary of the well-known video game: Street Fighter. It includes dozens of interviews with fans, designers, and experts, all of which attest that their lives would have been very different if Street Fighter had not existed.
Feeling unhappy at work and experiencing a midlife crisis, the film’s subject quits his job and tries to become nationally recognizable in a month’s time.
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.
Clinton Cash is an investigative documentary that explores how Bill and Hillary Clinton went from being “dead broke” and deeply in debt after leaving the White House to amassing a net worth of over $150 million, with over $2 billion in contributions to their foundation.
What’s the hidden motive behind all your purchases? According to Geoffrey Miller, professor of psychology, humans seem to have gone collectively psychotic.
Stepping Into the Fire is the cinematic release that reaches into the ash of the bare bones of existence and asks the question “is humanity born to die, or is humanity born to live?” The film follows the true story of three successful individuals brought together by an ancestral medicine from South America that has become legendary for its miraculous and profound effects.
Joaquin Guzman Loera, better known as ‘El Chapo,’ which is slang for Shorty, is officially the world’s most powerful drug trafficker.
Inspired by musician and eco-philosopher David Rothenberg’s book of the same title, this documentary explores the intriguing, charming, complex and often conflicting theories on why birds sing like they do and why humans are so attracted to the sound.
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.
The strike that killed Osama bin Laden provided a glimpse of the vast and often secret campaign by US special forces and troops to kill thousands of Taliban and Al Qaeda fighters.
This documentary features original footage and interviews with various Disney legends and historians along with valuable archival material that are the property of The Walt Disney Company.
Tribal Attorney Tony Cohen’s “Our Sovereignty’s Not For Sale” documents a crucial period in the struggle of California Indian Tribes to achieve economic self-sufficiency through the development of casinos.