Nature

Great Wide Open

Great Wide Open

Jared Leto, the Oscar-winning star of Dallas Buyer's Club, shows an unexpected side of himself in his new directorial effort - a multi-part documentary series on America's breathtaking national parks titled Great Wide Open. The film is more than just a...

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Return of the Bible Plagues: Mosquitoes

Return of the Bible Plagues: Mosquitoes

On the surface, the match-up of man versus mosquito may sound like a comical notion, but it actually represents a grave challenge for countless people throughout the world. In some regions, the uncontrolled infestation of mosquitoes constitutes a major humanitarian crisis,...

7.62

The Living Body

The Living Body

With meticulous and startling detail, The Living Body examines the miracle of the human species from birth to death. The journey of a human life - the inner processes that bind us all - has rarely been rendered with such stunning...

7.38

Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks

Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks

Darwin Island, a remote oceanic region on the outskirts of the Galapagos Archipelago, is home to a growing population of great whale sharks. What is about this inconspicuous island - measuring just one square kilometer - that draws the sharks there?...

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Shark Attacks

Shark Attacks

We're often confronted by reports of vicious shark attacks, deepening a long-held fear of one of the most tenacious species in the history of our planet. But to what degree are sharks truly a danger to humans? The Naked Science documentary...

7.44

Silencing the Thunder

Silencing the Thunder

Silencing the Thunder presents audiences with the challenges facing bison (or buffalo) conservationists, and cattle ranchers in Montana and near Yellowstone National Park. Brucellosis, a disease that is carried by immune elk and buffalo, and has never been transmitted from bison...

8.74

Living amongst Gorillas

Living amongst Gorillas

Filmmaker Thomas Behrend has endured a perilous eight hour drive through the jungles of the Central African Republic to reach the habitat of 3,000 silverback Makumbas, a majestic and generally mild-mannered gorilla. Assisted by world renowned zoologist Angelique Todd, who is...

7.66

The Planet of Life

The Planet of Life

The Planet of Life is a scientific documentary that explores the characteristics necessary for life as well as characteristics of life itself. Appearances from professors with prestigious university affiliations, and use of relevant graphics throughout feel appropriate for the style of...

7.77

Animals Like Us: Business

Animals Like Us: Business

This installment of the series Animals Like Us focuses on the "business" or "mutual aid" relationships between species. The audience is spectator to the methods utilized in nature to obtain things such as camouflage, nesting grounds, and food sources. By studying...

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Natural Genius

Natural Genius

Can moths hear? How do sound waves move through water? How do foxes detect mice beneath the surface of snow? These are just a few of the questions posed as the filmmakers study the many ways the aural senses are used...

8.14

In the Mind of Plants

In the Mind of Plants

Plants are a vital source of life, providing sustenance and oxygen to the human and animal inhabitants of the world. But is plant life closer to sentient life than expected? This documentary from Jacques Mitsch outlines the ways in which intelligence...

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