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MH17: Caught in the Crossfire

MH17: Caught in the Crossfire

The world media caught fire on July 17th, 2014 when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over pro-Russian separatist territory in the Ukraine. All 283 passengers and 15 crew members were killed in the catastrophe, figures that combined to make up both...

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Life: Destiny or Chance?

Life: Destiny or Chance?

Life: Destiny or Chance? attempts to answer the fundamental question of whether life is the result of articulate cosmic design, or simply a lucky (for us, anyhow) occurrence predicated solely on chance. Basically, are we a mistake? Looking at it from a very...

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Digital Amnesia

Digital Amnesia

Focusing on the vulnerability of digital data, Digital Amnesia ponders the sustainability of modern artifacts that have no material state. Notable archivists share their perspectives on the Digital Age and whether it poses great promise or threat to the longevity of digital information...

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Canadian Cannabis

Canadian Cannabis

Vice's episodic documentary Canadian Cannabis examines the impact of a recently updated medical marijuana law on Canadians suffering from a variety of ailments. Reporter Damian Abraham, himself a user of medicinal marijuana, explores the topic by visiting grow operations and dispensaries. In addition...

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Shots of Awe

Shots of Awe

Jason Silva hosts Shots of Awe, a short documentary series produced and distributed by TestTube (a Discovery Digital Network) that summates some of mankind's most daunting scientific pursuits into fun and exciting videos that the layman can understand. Silva aims to inspire and...

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Our Generation

Our Generation

Our Generation is feature-length documentary that explores the complicated relationship between the world's oldest living culture, the Australian Indigenous (Aboriginal) people, and the world's newest, the colonization of Western peoples in the same country. For over 60,000 years, more than 400 aboriginal communities...

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Battle at Home

Battle at Home

The reputation of the American soldier is one of valor and bravery, an image that continues to be sold to young patriots in an effort to recruit them into the military. However, the reality of war and its long-term psychological consequences is a...

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Disruption

Disruption

Disruption opens with a serene archival footage, from Apollo 8 lunar mission, of the Earth rising over the horizon of the Moon before jumping sharply to modern images of extreme storms and the devastation faced in their aftermath. Cities lie in ruin, streets...

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Women on the Front Line

Women on the Front Line

Women on the Front Line is a one-hour documentary exploring the battle between the women's rights movement and rigid Sharia law in modern day Iran. The expose comes from Hossein Martin Fazeli, a filmmaker with a track record of bringing Iranian cultural topics...

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The Mysterious Origins of Man: Part 2

The Mysterious Origins of Man: Part 2

This companion documentary to the original NBC broadcast, The Mysterious Origins of Man, features interviews with Michael Cremo and Richard L. Thompson, as well as a variety of so-called "suppressed scientists" who call into question the widely accepted Darwin's theory of evolution by...

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What Makes Art Valuable?

What Makes Art Valuable?

What makes a piece of art worth tens of millions dollars at auction? A number of things, but not always the things you'd think. BBC's The World's Most Expensive Paintings chronicles the world's ten most valuable paintings, by way of journalist Alastair Sooke's...

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Who Took Down Stockton?

Who Took Down Stockton?

Stockton, California boasts the most foreclosures in America and is the most bankrupt city in national history. This short documentary seeks to discover the cause behind the intended rise and subsequent fall of a city run into the ground by a combination of...

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    • Hacked: When Cyber Spies AttackHacked: When Cyber Spies AttackIn this documentary, ABC Australia looks into the ever-growing problem of cyber...
    • Punk JewsPunk JewsWhen you think of traditional Judaism, what comes to mind? Jesse Zook Mann, the...
    • Someday I'll FlySomeday I'll FlySomeday I'll Fly tells the story of singer/songwriter John Mayer as told in...
    • Counter-IntelligenceCounter-IntelligenceIt is no secret that CIA is engaged in criminal activities around the world, some...
    • Space Station TourSpace Station TourMost of the modules in the International Space Station have four sides and...
    • The CoveThe CoveThe Cove begins in Taiji, Japan, where former dolphin trainer Ric O’Barry has...
    • The Perfect VaginaThe Perfect VaginaWhat began as a wander through the wacky world of genital plastic surgery became...
    • Evolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. GodEvolution Vs. God is a documentary trying to challenge the theory of evolution....