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
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
Most children in the United States that were born between the late sixties and the early nineties watched Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
Traditionally people of all cultures and backgrounds seem to bond well over sports and cricket is no exception to this fact.
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.
There’s a 16 year old girl at the heart of Hong Kong’s democracy movement. She wears a white surgical mask and is known only as The Chalk Girl.
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.
This thought-provoking film highlights the lives of twelve homeless people living in Florida. Their stories all begin differently. None of them expected to become homeless, but life happened.
An internationally recognized law known as “terra nullius” (no man’s land) declares that if no one states a claim on a land, then anyone is entitled to it as his or her own.
China and North Korea share a border split by the rivers Yalu and Tumen. At night you can stand on one side and experience the complete darkness on the other side.
People who are struggling with depression are usually willing to do whatever it takes to find some relief. Many people believe that pharmaceutical companies prey on this to be able to sell more medicine and hence make more money.
According to Wray Harris, The idea that the military goes around spreading freedom is twisted. If they had done at home what they did to people in other countries would they be celebrated as heroes?
The city of Dearborn has one of the biggest and oldest Arab-American communities in the United States. Most of the members of this community are Lebanese, Iraqi, or descendants of these groups.
Code Therapy is a documentary that explores how technology can give relief to those who suffer from mental health issues. It’s a relatively new field that has blossomed in the last few years.
This interesting film gives viewers an inside look at Moscow’s underground wrestling scene from the perspective of a promising young performer.
Scott Neeson went from being a poor young immigrant from Scotland, working as a projectionist in a drive-in movie theater to becoming a top Hollywood movie industry executive.
In the 1980s Medellin, Colombia was considered one of the most dangerous cities in Latin America. Pablo Escobar ran his drug cartel from this location and made millions of dollars yearly from drug trade and other illegal activities.
One weapon has dominated the battlefields of Japan for over a thousand years. It’s known as the Samurai sword and it dates back to before the 10th Century.
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.
Starsuckers is a feature documentary about the celebrity obsessed media, that uncovers the real reasons behind our addiction to fame and blows the lid on the corporations and individuals who profit from it.
At 57m long, 6m wide and 20m high, the Great Sphinx at Giza is the largest single-stone sculpture in the world.
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?
Lobsang Phuntsok is a Buddhist monk that received the honor of being trained under the guidance of His Holiness The Dalai Lama.
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.
This animated short film won Best Short Documentary at the Melbourne International Film Festival in 2015. The story is narrated by two men who were detained at Australia’s Manus Island Offshore Processing Centre.
Married at 16 years old followed by over 20 years of violence left Wendy terrified. She summoned the courage to deal with her husband the only way she imagined would keep her and her kids safe from his abuse: by killing him.
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.
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.
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.
On average, Americans throw out an average of 4.5 pounds of garbage every single day. But where exactly all this garbage end up?
“Holy Death, protect us. Holy Death, hear us. Holy Death, come into us. Holy Death, be with us…” These are the words of a prayer offered once a month before an altar set up on a street corner in Mexico City.
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.
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.
This thought-provoking documentary tells the story of a few of the more than 2500 individuals in the US who are serving life sentences with no possibility of parole.
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.
Born Into Brothels is a documentary about the inspiring non-profit foundation Kids With Cameras, which teaches photography skills to children in marginalized communities.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
This documentary is about Scott, a 40-year-old divorced father, his four children Job (20), Craig (18), Heather (15) and Sam (13).
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.
This award-winning documentary film, shot in Vancouver, Canada’s notorious Downtown Eastside, caught the eyes of audiences, film makers and critics world wide for its unusual and sensitive depiction of life on the street.
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.
In the far reaches of the Galapagos archipelago there is a remote island that is more like an ancient crumbling volcano.
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.
Almost four decades ago Jadav Payeng embarked on an impressive project. He decided that he wanted to save his beloved hometown.
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.
The Jungle is one of the most formidable environments known to man and the Malayan jungle is the oldest jungle on the planet.
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.
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.
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.
In 1985 ‘Live Aid’ became a symbol of concern and generosity, but a little known fact is that during that year the hungriest countries in Africa gave twice as much money to developed nations than what they received from them.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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?
In this documentary, Rebounds, we follow the careers of two basketball players who have been humbled after receiving the news that they have not made it to the NBA.
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.
Malaysia is home to some of the most dangerous and treacherous jungles on the planet. These jungles are home to an impressive diversity of living things.
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.
Episode 1: To the Edge of Time Today, the science of astronomy is being transformed by a new age of technological advances.
What does it mean when you tell somebody you won National Rabbit Queen or King? This film by Amy Do sheds the light on a delightful organization that few people have heard of.
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.
NOVA looks at the ‘next big things’ that will be affecting the way that we live, work, and breathe.
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.
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.
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.
The world’s last remaining rivers are in danger of disappearing along with the millions of lives and cultures that depend on them.
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.
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.
DocumentaryStorm.com brings you another in our extremely popular conjoined twins series. This time, we look at Stuti and Aradhana: two twins from India who are extremely poor.
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.
The Atomic Cafe is an acclaimed documentary film about the beginnings of the era of nuclear warfare, created from a broad range of archival film from the 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s – including newsreel clips, television news footage, U.S.
Cosmic Journeys has released the latest in their very popular science series. BIRTH OF THE MOON tells the story of how Earth’s moon came to be.
Makers: Women Who Make America is a three-hour documentary charting the second wave of feminism and the birth of the modern women’s movement that begun in the early 1960s.
“So, the universe is absolutely huge. Imagine yourself driving down a road…” Thus starts this playful and information-packed four minute journey through the universe.
Straight from Youngstown, Ohio – one of the roughest neighborhood in the United States – emerged Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini who became the lightweight champion of the world and an unlikely ambassador for the sport.
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.
In 2004, the Dover school board ordered science teachers to read a statement to high school biology students suggesting that there is an alternative to Darwin’s theory of evolution called intelligent design – the idea that life is too complex to have evolved naturally and therefore must have been designed by an intelligent agent.
Thousands of poor Chinese workers wait years to petition against injustices suffered in their home districts with the court of the plaintiffs in Beijing – often the last resort for those seeking redress for dismissals, land confiscations, beatings and arrests.
Chronicling a bold voyage of discovery – the Cassini/Huygens mission to Saturn and its enigmatic moon Titan – “Voyage to the Mystery Moon” delivers awe-inspiring images of these fascinating planetary bodies nearly a billion miles from Earth.
Slab City, also just knows as The Slabs, is a one of kind community. It might be one of the only places in the United States where laws and regulations aren’t enforced.
Chavalos is a term used to refer to the children marred by drug addiction and crime who roam the streets of Granada, the oldest city in Nicaragua.
There is one stretch of Park Avenue on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that is the wealthiest neighborhood in New York City.
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.
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.
Size Matters: from our vast solar system to our galaxy and universe. Enormity is unimaginable. Then the particles and atoms…smaller and larger than we can comprehend.
Norwegian Black Metal has actually become a brand, being one of Norway’s largest exports in the music industry. This documentary, produced by VICE Magazine, is an introduction to the Black Metal scene of Bergen, Norway.
The people who live in the city of Flint, Michigan have been through a lot in the last few the years; including extreme poverty and being labeled the most dangerous city in America.
‘The Quran is our constitution. To see martyrdom in the path of Allah is our highest ambition and our goal.’ These are the words of one of the founding fathers of the Jihad in the UK and one of the people most responsible for spreading jihad throughout the Western world.
We’ve all heard about the Haitian zombies. What most of us didn’t know is that zombification can be an induced state.
In this documentary Hank describes how our brains respond biochemically to various addictive substances and behaviors and how those behaviors originate.
Between 1970 and 1972 the Angry Brigade used guns and bombs in a series of symbolic attacks against property. A series of communiqués accompanied the actions, explaining the choice of targets and the Angry Brigade philosophy: autonomous organization and attacks on property alongside other forms of militant working class action.
Spent: Looking for Change, a documentary film that was created by a collaboration between American Express and Academy Award-winning filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth, Waiting for “Superman”), tells the stories about everyday hardworking Americans that are struggling with basic financial challenges.
Reporter Ramita Navai goes undercover for a rare look at the uprising from inside Syria. This documentary also shows a profile of the dictator who has managed to hold on longer than any amidst the Arab unrest—President Bashar al-Assad.
An army of high-tech telescopes, including the Hubble Space Telescope, is peering into every corner of the universe. They are gathering huge volumes of data that offer explanation to many of the questions that have baffled scientists for years.
The true story of Christopher Columbus was not only one of victorious discovery; it was also marked by disaster, accusation, and betrayal.
Cosmology, the study of the universe as a whole, has been turned on its head by a stunning discovery that the universe is flying apart in all directions at an ever-increasing rate.
James Byron Dean (February 8, 1931 — September 30, 1955) was an American film actor. He is a cultural icon best embodied in the title of his most celebrated film, Rebel Without a Cause (1955), in which he starred as troubled Los Angeles teenager Jim Stark.
This film documents five turbulent years in the lives of the women who are at the grass roots of the garment workers struggle in Bangladesh.