Year of Release 2011

More Than a Game

More Than a Game

For some, gaming represents no more than a pleasant diversion. But the truly devoted gamers highlighted in the documentary More Than a Game live for the thrill of competition. They are the masters of their domain, and they enjoy a tremendous sense of...

6.84

Urban Living

Urban Living

In a landscape threatened by global warming and massive energy deficiencies, we look to the world of technology to provide us with inventive solutions for a better tomorrow. The answer could come in the form of renewable energies like wind and solar, which...

7.00

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 known as...

8.00

Beer Culture

Beer Culture

From micro brewing to craft beer, the documentary Beer Culture will take you into the beer industry and its avid brewers. The movie is focused on brewers in Colorado, a state that produces more beer than any other in the United States. The...

8.36

Stepping Into the Fire

Stepping Into the Fire

Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), psilocybin mushrooms, and mescaline-bearing peyote are the more well-known psychoactive drugs, but by no means the only ones. Stepping Into the Fire is a documentary about a much lesser-known option in this arena, ayahuasca. The film follows two recent...

7.80

What Makes Art Valuable?

What Makes Art Valuable?

What makes a piece of art worth tens of millions dollars at auction? A number of things, but not always the things you'd think. BBC's The World's Most Expensive Paintings chronicles the world's ten most valuable paintings, by way of journalist Alastair Sooke's...

8.46

The Archers of Bhutan

The Archers of Bhutan

Few places on Earth share the beauty and isolation of Bhutan, an autonomous kingdom in the Himalayan Mountains. The eerie spectacle of an almost mystical landscape serves as the lush backdrop for a film detailing fierce competition. Here archery is the nation's game,...

8.20

Selling the Girl Next Door

Selling the Girl Next Door

Men are renting girls barely in their teens on the Internet. The oldest profession is quickly moving off of the boulevards and onto the Internet, and the girls are getting younger and younger. This is how the girls get literally sold nowadays. Most...

7.38

The Ocean's Border

The Ocean's Border

Our planet is home to some very special places. In these unique spots radically different worlds await. There, cold meets hot, jungle meets desert, and North meets South. Opposing worlds are destined to live side by side, to discover each other, to share...

8.29