Year of Release 2012

The Electric Comet

The Electric Comet

The third episode of the Symbols of an Alien Sky series, Electric Comet investigates the science of comets with a focus on the electrical behavior of the sun in comet creation, and the greater cosmic implications of these findings. Through the use of...

7.50

Punk Jews

Punk Jews

When you think of traditional Judaism, what comes to mind? Jesse Zook Mann, the filmmaker behind Punk Jews, is willing to bet that not a one of the individuals profiled in his film are anything like the preconceptions you likely have about followers...

7.74

Planet Ocean

Planet Ocean

An elegantly filmed documentary, Planet Ocean takes us on a beautiful adventure into the strangest domains of our planet - the oceans. Directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand - the noted environmentalist, journalist, and photographer, whose previous environmental documentary work includes the Home Project -...

9.14

Keep Drifting Fun

Keep Drifting Fun

Motorsport enthusiasts turned indie filmmakers, Will Roegge and Joshua Herron, introduce viewers to the sport of "drifting" in this short-form documentary. The film opens with competitive drifters acknowledging that the sport of drifting may be ridiculous, likening it to the risk/thrill dynamic of...

6.35

Overview

Overview

In 1968, Apollo 8 went to the moon. They didn't land but they did circle the moon and, as was shown on television, at a certain point one of the astronauts casually said that they're gonna turn the camera around and show us...

8.43

Take Me To Pitcairn

Take Me To Pitcairn

This documentary is about a man who wants to go to one of the most inaccessible islands on the planet. But since no one seems to know this island, he wants to make a film about it, even though he's just an ordinary...

7.61

The Magical Forest

The Magical Forest

In a nutshell, this documentary answers why the lynx needs a caterpillar, why does the tree need the fish and why does truffle fungus need flying squirrel. Connections like these form the planet's great ecosystems and they're vital for all life. The host,...

9.04

Christian Dilemmas

Christian Dilemmas

The authentic beliefs, customs and concepts of Christianity were immensely different from what they're today. The Christian Dilemmas, a three part series, discerns the changes and analyzes the disagreements that have caused anxiety among religious scholars and advocates of the faith. The dictionary...

7.18

Energy Quest USA

Energy Quest USA

Americans used to depend on animals for transporting people and cargo from one place to another. Oil from whales was used to illuminate their evenings. Today it's petrol and cars, and enormous amounts of electricity to brighten their cities and support their economy....

7.72

Powering the Planet

Powering the Planet

The number of humans on Earth has now passed seven billion. And world energy usage is estimated to inflate more than 25% during the next 15 years, and probably will nearly double by the year 2050. But how much energy we need to...

7.80