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
Snowboarding is a recreational activity that involves, but isn’t limited to, descending a snow-covered slope while standing on a board that is attached to the feet.
An ancient practice that can be traced all the way back to medieval times continues to baffle all who hear about it.
In the 1990s Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori promoted a sterilization campaign that targeted underprivileged indigenous women and men living in rural communities.
Even though it’s against the law to marry underage girls in Tanzania, many parents continue to follow the ancient tradition. This means that they give their daughters as young as 11 or 12 in marriage to men who are much older, sometimes more than three times their age.
Society loves labels. You get labeled because of your sex, race, religious beliefs, and even what neighborhood you grew up in.
Since 2012, there have been a new set of laws in the United Kingdom that seem to have the sole purpose of keeping people away from their loved ones.
Many famous name brands deliberately choose to manufacture their products in countries where labor is cheap. This comes at a high cost that usually involves human rights violations and abuse of power.
This award winning film tells the story of one of the world’s most accomplished skiers: Candide Thovex. Born in France in 1982, Candide has won numerous contests and accolades from a very young age.
Hundreds of years from now, few people will remember the names of famous celebrities, but everyone will remember the names of those four brave men and women who were the first to live on Mars.
Is it illegal to seek asylum? Is it illegal to go to another country seeking safety and protection? Well, that’s a difficult question to answer these days when over 50 million persons have fled their country in search for peace.
There’s a small village on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain called Mejorada del Campo. It’s mostly an unknown location except for one resident who has been building a cathedral there for over fifty years.
World War II began on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. Two days later, Britain and France declared war on Germany and most of the other members of the Commonwealth of Nations followed suit.
Jonathan Adam Neuman began dreaming about becoming a rock star back in the days of the mix tapes. He loved listening to Buddy Holly’s songs.
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.
This short documentary tells the story of Vikram, a young underprivileged boy who lives in Dharavi, in Mumbai. Dharavi is the biggest slum in India and it’s located right in the center of the financial district.
It was Roald Dahl who said “those who do not believe in magic will never find it.” Oberon Zell-Ravenheart seems to have taken those words to heart.
What can happen when three young men decide to stop seeing their condition as a limitation and instead see it as a gift?
Visual effects artists work behind the scene creating some of the most iconic and mind-blowing effects in the movies we love.
For those who don’t understand the sport, mixed martial arts seems barbaric and unnecessarily violent. At the end of a fight the cage is usually covered in a mixture of blood and other body fluids and the participants seem to be in serious pain.
About a hundred years ago there were close to one million rhinos living in South Africa. These days their amounts have dwindled to about 20,000 white rhinos, 4,000 black rhinos, and only three northern white rhinos The population just keeps shrinking.
Civil war broke out in the Central African Republic in 2012. It was a bloody conflict between Muslims (Seleka) and Christians (Anti-balaka) that led to the loss of thousands of lives.
How many of the health problems that we are witnessing today are the result of our modern food culture? With all the advancements in medicine, people should be healthier now than ever before, however it seems like exactly the opposite is the case.
North Korea, officially the DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea), has been called the land of whispers for a long time and it’s because people just don’t say things in public.
In November of 2013, 21-year-old Alex Gilbert set out to meet his birth parents for the first time. He travelled for over 30 hours from New Zealand to Russia and then drove six hours more to the Arctic circle and finally to Rybinsk on the Volga River.
It is said that for one day every year Hmong people from a remote village in Vietnam reunite with old lovers.
A man steps out of a jeep somewhere near Pretoria, South Africa. He calls out a name and within seconds two large female lions trot towards him and throw their full weight against his body.
This documentary tells the story of an unbelievable occurrence that has been going on for about a century or so. The village of Jharia in India is located right on a coalfield where an underground fire started in 1916— a hundred years ago, and hasn’t stopped burning yet.
Over 200,000 Iraqi refugees have applied for asylum in the United States since April 2013. A little less than half have been approved.
This short film was shot on location in New Zealand. It documents the life and research of Dr. Ingrid Visser. From a very young age, Dr.
Life is very cruel. If people really knew what went on outside on the streets after 10:00 p.m., they would go home, lock their doors and never come out.
Many economists believe that the biggest economic crisis of all times is still on its way. This award winning film opens our eyes to what is really going on globally when it comes to the financial situation.
On 13 November 1974, police discovered six members of the De Feo family shot dead; the father, mother and four of the five children, at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York.
This film tells the little-known story about the selectivity and aims of great power and how the modern world is ordered.
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.
The United States is the world’s largest consumer of illegal drugs. That insatiable appetite needs a supplier, and Mexico is more than happy to comply.
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 interesting film takes place in the heart of Nepal where there is an unusual tribe of honey hunters called Gurung.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The world’s last remaining rivers are in danger of disappearing along with the millions of lives and cultures that depend on them.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Israel’s history has been dominated by violence. Israelis are scared of foreign threats – but do their internal tensions post a larger threat to the future of Israel?
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?
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.
In this feature-length documentary, director Paul Jay was given unprecedented access to the world of Bret Hart and pro wrestling as his camera followed Bret “the Hitman” Hart for one year.
In October 1962, the entire world was on stand by holding its breath because just a few miles from the Florida coast, the two great superpowers were at a stand-off.
Gluten has become the new dietary enemy as more people are eliminating wheat and grains from their diets, in pursuit of better health.
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.
Michael Ruppert is an independent journalist who has made a minor career out of telling people news that most folks do not want to know.
Filmmakers Marc Levin and Daphne Pinkerson return to Little Rock, Arkansas ten years after filming Gang War: Bangin’ in Little Rock, to revisit gang war survivor Leifel Jackson, onetime leader of The Original Gangster Crips, as he is released from prison.
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.
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.
Celebrating it’s 20th anniversary release in August 2014, the story of Oasis’ debut album Definitely Maybe is worth revisiting in documentary form.
This documentary by John Pilger shows the appalling reality of what happens to a country under economic sanctions. It’s about the punishment of a whole nation—the killing of hundreds of thousands of people, including many young children.
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.
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.
Who is responsible for raising a healthy child? It’s obvious that humanity is facing a huge problem these days: kids are much heavier than they should be.
In the far reaches of the Galapagos archipelago there is a remote island that is more like an ancient crumbling volcano.
Up to five million people have lost their lives to war and violence in the province of Northern Kivu, to the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
It is almost time for humanity to start building humans. The stuff of science fiction has become more of an ethical debate than a theoretical one.
We’re living at a time in which being homeless, being on drugs, or being mentally ill are crimes that can send you to prison.
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.
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.
This film by Plus M Productions and Protect Our Winters was created with the sole purpose of activating communities to rethink fossil fuels and their negative impact on the climate and the environment.
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.
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.
In the mid 80s, David Graham Scott started experimenting with film and with drugs. His experiments led him to become an addict with an aimless hollow existence.
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.
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.
This is a film that captures the lives of Syrian refugees as seen through the eyes of the workers of the Oasis Program.
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.
Imagery rarely seen by the public which highlights space shuttle launches from 1981-2010. Set to certain relaxing music, this special video was produced by NASA engineers at the Glenn Research Center.
About 300 smartphones get reported as stolen every week in the Netherlands. In Amsterdam alone, about 17 missing phones are reported every day.
This documentary, written and directed by Norman Caruso, tells the story of the Power Glove, the first ever mass-produced gesture-based device.
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.
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 environmental significance of the Ecuadorian Amazon cannot be overstated. Its biodiversity is such that more species exist in the Amazon basin than anywhere else on Earth.
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.
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.
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.
Robert Schwartz is dying from AIDS at the age of 50. He’s had many complications and many close calls in the last ten years.
When Art Holbrook first found out that his stepson was making pornographic films, he was disgusted by it. Having come from an extremely religious conservative family with strong moral values, he found it hard to believe that his son would engage in such an activity.
This is a film about discrimination and greed and about what happens when keeping up appearances is no longer necessary. The first thing you notice about Sarnia, Ontario is the smell.
Guarding the Queen is a three part series showcasing the most recognizable soldiers in the UK, the Grenadier Guards. Originally filmed between December 2006 and June 2007, it is the first time in over ten years that the Grenadiers have been filmed.
In this controversial documentary, Gary Glassman and Tristan Barako travel to Syria to give you a behind the scenes tour of the temple that Judaic King Solomon built.
REDDIT has become the homepage of the internet. Founded in 2005, Reddit quickly grew into an influential community that decides what is important on the web.
One of the greatest gifts human beings possess is the capacity to love. We would not be able to survive without it.
Episode 1: To the Edge of Time Today, the science of astronomy is being transformed by a new age of technological advances.
Life in a Day, in our opinion, is one of the most charming documentaries ever made. The entire documentary takes place over the span of one day on Earth.
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.
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 film, based on the book American Addict by Gregory A. Smith, explores the reasons why the United States can represent only 5% of the world’s population and still be the country that consumes the most legal drugs.
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.
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.
This film, by the legendary John Pilger, is about the new rulers of the world and their impact on one country in particular.
Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville showcases three inspiring stories of all that can be accomplished when a person decides to defy barriers and push limits.
Have you ever wondered if you would survive in the wilderness, on your wits, alone? Heimo Korth did. Now, he’s the last man standing in an Alaskan wilderness.
The Disappearing Male is about one of the most important, and least publicized, issues facing the human species: the toxic threat to the male reproductive system.
According to a 2010 United Nations report, Indigenous people across the world are living in a critical situation. Many are the victims of gross human rights violations.
Vincent Van Gogh is one of the most tragic artists of all-time. During his lifetime he sold no paintings. After less than ten years of serious painting, Van Gogh took his own life with a shot to the head – having sliced off one of his ears a couple of years earlier.
In this documentary, naturalist Sir David Attenborough investigates whether the world is heading for a population crisis. In his lengthy career, Sir David has watched the human population more than double from 2.5 billion in 1950 to nearly seven billion.
This is a dramatized documentary of a famous Roman murder trial which established the law career of Cicero. Cicero is up against one of the finest prosecutors in the city – Erucius.
Know Your Mushrooms follows uber myco visionaries Gary Lincoff and Larry Evans (two of the more expert and unforgettably mercurial characters in the community) as they lead us on a hunt for the wild mushroom and the deeper cultural experiences attached to the mysterious fungi.
Good Copy Bad Copy vividly displays the global dilemmas of copyright law. It brings to light many important issues regarding copyright and culture that most people don’t even think about.
Paradise or Oblivion is a brand new documentary by The Venus Project. This documentary has been getting a lot of buzz.
This is a documentary about the decay and industrial collapse of Detroit, which used to be America’s fourth largest city. With about 700,000 residents today, the numbers have declined dramatically since Detroit’s prime when it was home to close to 2 million residents.