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
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
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.
Israel exists at the very crossroads of history and religion. The region has been defined by decades of conflict and a continuing search and struggle for peace.
The history of industrialization has proven that limitless economic growth, advanced technology, and material affluence are the keys to financial prosperity.
Erica is 23 years old and she lives in Kyoto at the ATR Institute. She speaks in a slightly robotized voice with a pleasant British accent.
This is the story of a young man named Danny, who was born in a small town in North Korea where he lived with his mother and grandmother.
This is the story of an amazing man who lives in Daggett Creek, Idaho. At the age of 94, he is a self-taught conservationist.
Endangered species don’t have to become extinct if they receive good care. For instance, mother pandas can only rear one child at a time, yet they usually give birth to two.
What can be driving so many people, all over the world, to use the Internet to threaten, bully, and offend others?
In January 2014, a new Jihadist group invaded Syria and set up its headquarters in Raqqa. Since then the Islamic State they established has become the most extremist terrorist group in the modern history of the world.
The concept of Kawsak Sacha (living forest) is not new; it’s just common sense. And the Kitchwa men and women know exactly why this is important.
Freediving is a sport that involves diving underwater on a single breath, without any scuba gear, relying only on one’s own physical and mental strength.
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.
Bob Larson confronts Satanism’s First Family of black magic, Nikolas Schreck and Zeena Schreck. Their philosophy of the occult explain their devotion to Set, the ancient Egyptian Lord of Darkness.
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.
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.
While we enjoy the sweet taste of chocolate, the reality is strikingly different for African children. In 2001 consumers around the world were outraged to discover that child labor and slavery, trafficking, and other abuses existed on cocoa farms in the Ivory Coast, a country that produces nearly half the world’s cocoa.
“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.
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.
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.
The media is to democracy what the nervous system is to the body. If the media is not functioning well, the democracy suffers.
In August of 1974, Dr. Jacque Fresco was a guest on The Larry King Show. Dr. Fresco was then introduced as a social engineer, industrial engineer, designer, inventor, consultant, and copywriter, among numerous other titles.
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.
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?
The slave trade was officially abolished throughout the British Empire in 1807. This documentary reveals one of Britain’s darkest secrets: a form of slavery that continued well into the 20th century – the story of Indian indentured labour.
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.
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.
Do you think you’re tough? Let’s take a trip to the mountains of Peru and see how these hypermasculine folks bottle up their personal grudges all year long and then on Christmas day battle it out in the middle of town.
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.
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’?
In spite of the fact that military personnel have access to receiving psychiatric drugs that are allegedly designed to help, there is an average of 23 suicides per day among soldiers in active duty and veterans.
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.
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.
Episode 1: To the Edge of Time Today, the science of astronomy is being transformed by a new age of technological advances.
With the help of a hammer-wielding scientist, Jennifer Aniston and a general anaesthetic, Professor Marcus du Sautoy goes in search of answers to one of science’s greatest mysteries: how do we know who we are?
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 documentary frames the lives of three addicts against this background; particularly their hopeless situations, while exploring them as human beings.
This feature-length documentary focuses on the efforts by troops in the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to oppose the war effort by peaceful demonstration and subversion.
Stonehenge, located on the Salisbury Plain in Southern England, has long been associated with Druids, a group of wise men present in England more than 2000 years ago.
Sibrel believes that there were numerous insurmountable scientific and technical problems which made it improbable that men could land on the moon and return to Earth safely.
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.
Just east of the city of Shangri-La, lies a beautiful lake that stands before a village called Luoshui. Most Chinese know this area as Women’s Kingdom—a place where the women do not accept many of society’s rules.
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.
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.
NOVA looks at the ‘next big things’ that will be affecting the way that we live, work, and breathe.
This film is about Montreal-born stunt driver Ken Carter, who made a living by risking his life. He was born as Kenneth Gordon Polsjek in a poverty stricken neighborhood.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On March 11th 2011 Japan was hit by the greatest tsunami in a thousand years. Through compelling testimony from 7-10 year-old survivors, this film reveals how the deadly wave and the Fukushima nuclear accident have changed children’s lives forever.
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.
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.
For a man of peace, Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. saw more than his share of war. He lived at a time where there was an ongoing bitter confrontation between Blacks and Whites.
Gluten has become the new dietary enemy as more people are eliminating wheat and grains from their diets, in pursuit of better health.
On February 6, 2012 A & L Poultry egg farm workers abandoned 50,000 hens in wire cages without food. They simply walked off the compound and left the hens there to starve to death.
The story of how the media bought what the White House was selling has not been told in depth on television.
Genocide is taking place in Darfur and millions of innocent men, women, and children are consistently being brutally murdered. Darfur is located in the Western region of Sudan.
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.
Super Mario Bros, Zelda, Tetris, and the days of summers past! Starting with Atari and Nintendo and tracing the full 8-bit trajectory over the last 30 years.
This film offers an interesting journey into the unique history of snowboarding. It explores de cultural forces that shaped this sport into what it is today.
Celebrating it’s 20th anniversary release in August 2014, the story of Oasis’ debut album Definitely Maybe is worth revisiting in documentary form.
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.
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.
In the Israeli Army there’s a special service that has the main task of finding a dead soldier’s family as soon as possible and informing them about the loss of their loved one.
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.
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.
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.
In 2010, a video of an overweight two-year-old boy smoking cigarettes went viral. He was expertly twirling his cigarette between his fingers while he puffed smoke out his pouting lips.
Imagine travelling around the world with only a backpack. No access to your bank accounts, no special funding, but instead relying solely on the kindness of strangers.
It was Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who aptly said ‘in the end we will remember, not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.’ This documentary film tells the stories of real people who survived genocide in their own countries.
Getting into North Korea was one of the hardest and weirdest processes VBS has ever dealt with. After we went back and forth with their representatives for months, North Korea officials finally said they were going to allow 16 journalists into the country to cover the Arirang Mass Games in Pyongyang.
Rick Kirkham was born in Oklahoma City in 1958, into what seemed to be the perfect family. In fact, life was good right up until Rick’s dad went to do three tours in Vietnam.
On April 26, 1986, a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Ukrainian city of Pripyat exploded and began spewing radioactive smoke and gas.
This documentary celebrates the vibrant culture and tenacious struggle of the Canadian Gypsy and introduces a new generation of Roma who claim their roots with pride.
J is for Junkie comes as a hard-hitting and beautifully shot documentary on crack and being homeless. Filmed in “The Living Room” in Atlanta, a small cove tucked in behind a Texaco gas station, the documentary captures African-American men and women opening up to Corey Davis, a young filmmaker with an artistic flare and an anthropologist’s care for documenting lived reality.
Internet Rising looks at the relationship that exists between the world wide web and human collective consciousness. Documentaries like this one provokes interspersion about the very device you are on right now.
The mystery and allure of the flying saucer has long been a point of fascination and skepticism. Since World War Two, sightings of these flying spheres have only increased and there are countless reports, videos and testimonies depicting strange lights in the sky.
“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.
A sleep epidemic swept over Kalachi for about three years. The causes remained unknown for a long time even though quite a few scientists worked tirelessly to come up with possible reasons for this condition.
Breast enlargement surgery in the UK is on the up with an estimated 26,000 women going under the knife every year.
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.
Being only one of two commercial operators countrywide and boasting an array of nine hearses and eleven full-time staff, Taslim Funerals takes on the mammoth job of catering for Islam’s dead.
For years we’ve been warned about the dangers of eating too much fat or too much salt. Most people try to be conscious of this when grocery shopping.
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.
Often considered one of the greatest documentaries of all time, The Endless Summer offered a unique look at the surf sub-culture in the late 1960s.
In this documentary created by VICE, we take a trip down to a small town in Mexico where a revolution is taking place.
This documentary is about Scott, a 40-year-old divorced father, his four children Job (20), Craig (18), Heather (15) and Sam (13).
21 American soldiers came to an astonishing decision following the Korean War: they chose to stay in China and build a life there.
If it weren’t for a series of cataclysmic events, a comet impact being first on the list, our planet could well still be the domain of dinosaurs.
Best-selling historian and son of a Holocaust survivor, Daniel Jonah Goldhagen has been investigating genocide for over 30 years. He has spent most of his life dispelling the many myths that cloud the judgment of generally sensible people, and that keeps them for doing something to prevent this horrific crime.
In this day and age when the concept of privacy has been twisted and people feel the constant need to broadcast their business on social media, there’s a group of people who live fulfilling, sustainable lives off the grid.
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.
Marilyn Monroe just wanted to be wanted. Isn’t that what we all want, though? She was Hollywood’s sex goddess; a figure still recognized to this day.
In the closing months of World War II, defeat was imminent for the Germans. The invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 – D-Day – opened a second Allied front, and the Allies began overtaking a host of German positions; Paris was liberated on August 25; Romania and Bulgaria surrendered in quick succession.
Ask any person what he or she wants most in life and the answer is usually “to be happy.” People are desperately seeking inner peace.
This film is about a man who had a dream. Even though he started out selling mini kites on the street, he dreamed of visiting one of the remotest places on Earth.
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.