Year of Release 2009

Myths for Profit

Myths for Profit

Wide Open Exposure, a group of Montreal-based social justice activists, present Myths for Profit, a film that challenges the notion that Canada is a benevolent country with minimal involvement in global warfare. Claiming the Canadian government and its allies exploit this reputation for...

6.54

God and the Scientists

God and the Scientists

Why are we here, how did we come to be, and can these common existential questions best be explained through faith or proven facts? Oxford University Professor of Neuroscience Colin Blakemore gives viewers an overview of Christianity's historically volatile relationship with science in...

7.96

Science and Critical Thinking

Science and Critical Thinking

Produced by the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, this compilation titled Science and Critical Thinking presents a series of convincing vignettes designed to celebrate the power of science from unique perspectives. Each enlightening segment features insights from a panel of philosophers,...

7.93

Robot Revolution

Robot Revolution

It's the stuff of science fiction. One day, robots will be seamlessly integrated into society, assisting in the workplace and home, and able to mirror human emotions, motivations and nuance. Given our steady cinematic diet of indestructible terminators and murderous machines from other...

6.67

Symbols of an Alien Sky

Symbols of an Alien Sky

As a modern society, we stand in awe as we gaze upon the colossal monuments and mysterious cultures of ancient times. These civilizations were vastly different from our own; so different, in fact, that our perspectives on the world as it exists today...

7.62

Nepal, in the Mountain's Shadow

Nepal, in the Mountain's Shadow

Nepal is home to the Himalayan Mountains. For thousands of years people have traveled to the Himalayas seeking spiritual enlightenment, proclaiming man could be freed of all sin by merely gazing upon their peaks. This tradition is continued today by pilgrims who journey...

8.64

Pandemic: A Horizon Guide

Pandemic: A Horizon Guide

This is a story played out in an era of unprecedented technical change in which new scientific advances have given us the tools to confront some of nature's greatest threats and where shifting national rivalries have shaped their implementation. It is also a...

7.28

What Would It Look Like?

What Would It Look Like?

We like to think that this planet is experiencing a spiritual evolution but there are no signs of it. We're still trying to invade one another's minds and we're still trying to tell each other what to do and what to think. Can...

7.49

Gypsy Child Thieves

Gypsy Child Thieves

For centuries gypsies lived on the margins of society and faced brutal discrimination. Many have resorted to begging and stealing to survive, but in the last twenty years organized crime has taken over and since 2007, when Romania joined the European Union, gypsy...

8.36

The Botany of Desire

The Botany of Desire

They are four of the most ordinary plants. We've always had this idea that we are in charge, but what if, in fact, they have been modeling us? We don't give enough recognition to plants. They have been laboring on us, and they've...

8.71