Society

Congo, My Precious

Congo, My Precious

The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the world's most resource-rich countries. The region harbors a wealth of gold, diamonds, uranium, and other highly lucrative minerals. So why are so many of the country's people forced to live...

8.33

The Happiest People on Earth

The Happiest People on Earth

The ironically titled documentary The Happiest People on Earth is an enlightening journey into one of the world's most contentious and controversial countries: North Korea. The cameras capture one of the few times each year that foreign guests are...

8.94

Greed: A Fatal Desire

Greed: A Fatal Desire

It's one of the seven deadly sins, and it seems to be an integral component of human nature. It could also serve as the gateway to moral bankruptcy and the trigger for global devastation. What drives our thirst for...

7.70

On the Streets

On the Streets

The plight of homelessness is particularly rampant in the city of Los Angeles. On the Streets plants cameras at the center of this epidemic, speaks to those who struggle to survive without proper housing, and examines the larger issues...

8.47

Israel: The Royal Tour

Israel: The Royal Tour

Israel: The Royal Tour provides a lively travelogue through one of the most culturally diverse and historically significant regions of the world. The audience's guide is none other than the country's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The tour begins in...

6.51

Poor Kids

Poor Kids

In the U.K., the gap between the rich and poor is growing ever wider. The country's impoverished children are the most vulnerable victims of this divide. The documentary Poor Kids profiles the daily lives and observations of a handful...

8.51

Chasing Bubbles

Chasing Bubbles

There's a lot to admire about Alex Rust. His life was guided by an irrepressible free spirit, a genuine fondness for people and an insatiable curiosity about the world around him. But his ambitions for adventure frequently outweighed his...

8.54

The Dwarf in China

The Dwarf in China

Jeanmarie sits near a flowing river bank and marvels at nature's ability to inspire a feeling of solidarity and balance. This mirrors the same soothing sense of purpose he brings to his work as a globe-trotting children's performer. Documentary...

9.13

Guns in America

Guns in America

Guns in America, a documentary series produced by AJ+ Docs, is an ambitious look at the country's relationship to firearms in the age of relentless fear mongering, domestic and international terrorism, and widespread gun violence. This comprehensive series is...

6.44

Four of a Kind

Four of a Kind

Julie Carles is in the record books, though for a reason she likely never could have predicted. She is one of only 27 mothers worldwide who has given birth to identical quadruplets. The entertaining documentary Four of a Kind...

8.90

Siberia's Next Supermodels

Siberia's Next Supermodels

In Russia, thousands of young girls dream of finding fame and fortune in the modeling industry. From an early age, they hone their skills, and work closely with professional photographers and talent recruiters in the hopes of breaking through...

7.66