Year of Release 2008

Asteroid Strike

Asteroid Strike

Geological findings prove that the impact of a large asteroid brought about the obliteration of up to 70% of all life on Earth 65 million years ago. Asteroid Strike traces each step of this catastrophic event, and shows how this planet's last occurrence...

8.75

Planet of Fire

Planet of Fire

In Episode 3 of Catastrophe series, host Tony Robbins continues to explore the global disasters that enabled humanity's evolution. This segment traces the events that lead to the massive Permian Extinction that decimated 95% of life on the planet some 250 million years...

6.42

Snowball Earth

Snowball Earth

Over 650 million years ago, our entire planet existed in a frozen state. So speculates the hypothesis known as Snowball Earth. The mounting evidence of this controversial phenomenon is explored in great depth in the second episode of Catastrophe series, as scientists and...

8.42

Birth of the Planet

Birth of the Planet

In this first episode of Catastrophe series, host Tony Robinson speaks with planetary experts, archaeologists and paleontologists to understand one of our solar system's first great disasters and its most notable outcome: the emergence of our Moon and oceans and their roles in...

8.61

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...

8.80

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...

8.13

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......

8.13

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...

7.26