All Documentaries - 2

2016 , Drugs 6 Comments

Welcome Back, Big Tobacco

Welcome Back, Big Tobacco

Is there such a thing as a safe cigarette? Every year, millions die from smoking-related illnesses. Meanwhile, Big Tobacco continues to peddle their products to nearly a billion smokers worldwide with little accountability. In this climate of devastating addiction...

7.97

Making Dogs Happy

Making Dogs Happy

How well do you really know your dog? You're likely to reassess your understanding of man's best friend after watching Making Dogs Happy, a playful and informative new documentary from Australia's ABC-TV Catalyst series. The film pairs three dog...

8.19

Gatekeeper

Gatekeeper

Retired police detective Yukio Shige is haunted by the memories of those he could not save. He frequently keeps watch on the Tojinbo Cliffs which overlook the sprawling Sea of Japan, seeking any opportunity to save someone from self-inflicted...

8.86

A Fighting Chance

A Fighting Chance

For competitive athletes - particularly those who hail from the most impoverished regions - the road to Olympic glory is paved with seemingly insurmountable obstacles. But every four years, hopefuls from around the world set out to overcome these...

8.63

Tashi and the Monk

Tashi and the Monk

Nestled deep within the foothills of the Himalayas, Jhamtse Gatsai is one of the most extraordinary and inspiring communities you're likely to witness. It's led by Buddhist Monk Lobsang, a renowned spiritual teacher who works to create a reality...

9.37

A New Story for Humanity

A New Story for Humanity

Marked by bustling metropolitan cities and modern technologies, Western culture feels as though it exists on a separate plane from nature. As a result, pollution levels are perilous, animal and sea life is waning, and climate change is a...

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2005 , Health 1 Comment

The Man with the Seven Second Memory

The Man with the Seven Second Memory

According to his son, Clive Wearing was at one time an "intellectual colossus". He was also a highly acclaimed conductor and musician. Then, in 1985, a virus left sections of his brain severely impaired, particularly those responsible for memory...

8.38

Gun Nation

Gun Nation

First published in 2000, Zed Nelson's book of photography titled Gun Nation became a seminal perspective on America's enduring gun fetish. In the years since, the country's love of guns is more prominent than ever before, as is the...

7.67

Great Lakes, Bad Lines

Great Lakes, Bad Lines

Many environmental documentaries recount the aftermath of a grave disaster. Great Lakes, Bad Lines is refreshingly different in this regard. The film concerns the inevitable erosion and malfunction of Enbridge Line 5, a Canadian-owned pipeline that stretches across over...

6.79

Death by China

Death by China

When China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, bolstered by the unwavering support of both Democrats and Republicans in the United States government, America was promised a new wave of growth and prosperity for its own people. In...

7.64

Chevron vs. the Amazon

Chevron vs. the Amazon

The oil industry giant Chevron began operating in Ecuador's Amazon rain forest in 1964. Over the course of thirty years, this majestic environmental wonder became the victim of unregulated corporate abuse and greed. By the time the corporation vacated...

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