All Documentaries - 7

The Rise of History's Biggest Empire

The Rise of History's Biggest Empire

The new documentary titled The Rise of History's Biggest Empire explores the origins and current mechanics behind America's forceful dominance on the world stage. According to the views expressed in the film, the United States frequently hides behind the guise of diplomacy and...

8.45

Oil and Water

Oil and Water

The fishing and oil and gas industries make for strange bedfellows. Their tremulous co-existence lies at the heart of Oil & Water. The setting is Louisiana, a region distinguished by the generations of Cajun families who have made their living capturing the seafood...

8.24

HUMAN

HUMAN

An epic document of the struggles and triumphs that unite us all, HUMAN takes viewers on a journey across the globe to uncover the essential truths about what it means to be human. Through a series of more than 2000 interviews conducted throughout...

9.24

The Truth behind Capitalism

The Truth behind Capitalism

The Truth behind Capitalism explores the precarious foundations and fallacies inherent in this widely championed economic system. In the wake of the largest global market crash in history, the film implores viewers to reconceive their notions of capitalism by providing provocative contrasts with...

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Afghanistan's Billion Dollar Drug War

Afghanistan's Billion Dollar Drug War

Al Jazeera's 101 East correspondent Steve Chao takes viewers to Afghanistan to investigate the country's role in the global drug industry, revealing the devastating impact it has had on Afghan citizens in particular. Studies estimate there are some 2.9 million heroin users in...

7.27

Solar Superstorms

Solar Superstorms

This episode of Cosmic Journeys educates viewers on the turbulent nature of solar activity, how superstorms that occur on the sun have impacted Earth in the past, and what threat they may pose to us in the future. An informative documentary relying primarily...

8.84

Digital Food

Digital Food

It is estimated that by the year 2050, the world population will reach nine billion. Digital Food asks how we will feed this future population, and what steps can be taken today to prepare for those sustenance needs. The filmmakers speak to authors,...

7.70

Arctic Manhunt

Arctic Manhunt

Arctic Manhunt is a dramatic forensic documentary that attempts to identify the mystery man at the center of one of the biggest manhunts in Canadian history. Equal parts criminological exam footage and creative re-enactments, this episode of Pure History Specials offers a stylized,...

8.26

Momenta

Momenta

Momenta is an environmental conservation film that serves as a call to action, aiming to motivate communities in the Pacific Northwest to fight against the coal export industry. The filmmakers and interview subjects ask the audience to rethink fossil fuels and the inevitable...

8.63