Year of Release 2008

Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown

Lovecraft: Fear Of The Unknown

Howard Phillip Lovecraft knew madness from an early age. As a young boy, he saw his father shipped off to a mental institution, and his own existence was plagued by frequent bouts of childhood illness and crippling anxiety which followed him into adulthood....

7.85

Children of God

Children of God

The documentary Children of God starts and a striking statement is soon made in the voice of a child. The child informs the man behind the camera, and transversely the audience, that he is 12 years old, and will die by the next...

8.35

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 is defined...

8.76

The Fake Trade

The Fake Trade

This is a documentary about an illegal activity that's engulfing the world. It's a narrative about the popular brands and the "appetite" gone wild for their imitations. It's a story about how China became the superpower where almost everything is produced and manufactured...

8.20

SuperPower

SuperPower

Superpower is a power that has no rivals, which can wield its influence at will, which can impose its own policies, its own agenda, it can go wherever it wants to go, and not worry about the consequences. United States is that superpower......

8.16

Cheetah: Against All Odds

Cheetah: Against All Odds

In the Serengeti cheetahs live edgy lives. Females with cubs must hunt for food and if left alone their offspring are prone to the cruelty of more dominant predators. Even scavengers can abuse this slim feline built for speed. Cheetahs are the most...

8.94

Has God Forsaken Africa?

Has God Forsaken Africa?

The story of this documentary unfolds in a working-class neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal. The director, Musa Dieng Kala, returns there to see what happened in a district he grew up in. Twenty years have passed since he and his friends dreamt of rebuilding...

7.24

Permaculture: A Quiet Revolution

Permaculture: A Quiet Revolution

On the eighth International Permaculture Convergence over 200 permaculture design course graduates and their mentors have gathered in Brazil. Together, they unite 43 countries in the common goal of preparing for and mitigating our looming global crisis. Their strategy's clear: Create sustainability now...

8.61

One Giant Leap: What About Me?

One Giant Leap: What About Me?

Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman travelled for 7 months through all 5 continents, and recorded in over 50 locations to create the most inspiring film and album they could imagine. Their mission was not only to gather insights on the huge universal themes...

8.38

America's War Games

America's War Games

The United States' military expenditures today account for about 40 percent of the world total. In 2012, the US spent some $682bn on its military - an amount more than what was spent by the next 13 countries combined. Now that the war...

8.32

Under Our Skin

Under Our Skin

In the 1970s, a mysterious and deadly illness began infecting children in a small town in Connecticut. Today it's a global epidemic. A real-life thriller, this shocking festival hit exposes the controversy surrounding chronic Lyme disease. Following the stories of individuals fighting for...

8.16