All Documentaries

Running on Empty

Running on Empty

2019, Economics

The writing is on the wall, and on the road. Combustible engines are on their way out, and electric cars are our future. The countries that lag behind this emerging trend are destined to be left in the dust. So argues the new documentary Running on...

4.75
Shipbreakers

Shipbreakers

2004, Society

In Alang, India, just under 200 miles from bustling Mumbai, lies one of the worldќs most impressive graveyards. There are no headstones or burial plots marking these sights of disintegration and desecration. Instead, there are harbors lined with the...

6.50
The Girl Who Became Three Boys

The Girl Who Became Three Boys

2012, Conspiracy

A profoundly unusual true crime tale, The Girl Who Became Three Boys wallows in themes of deceit, betrayal and sexual confusion. Elements of the story play like absurd tabloid fodder, but the underlying pathology behind these crimes create a deeper...

4.88
Is Anybody Out There?

Is Anybody Out There?

2015, Science

Our first contact with extraterrestrial life might be just around the corner. The stimulating documentary Is Anybody Out There? explores the stepping stones in space exploration that brought us to this point, and the mounting evidence that suggests...

7.24
Qantas Flight 72

Qantas Flight 72

2019, Technology

Imagine a commercial passenger plane with a mind of its own. It acts against the demands of the pilot, and seems determined to kill everyone on board. This unlikely scenario is precisely what transpired on October 7, 2008, as Qantas Flight 72 spiraled...

6.68
Cause of Death: Unknown

Cause of Death: Unknown

2019, Health

The opioid epidemic represents the most profound public health crisis in recent times. The statistics are staggering. More than 200,000 Americans have perished from opioid related causes over the past five years. Now, the crisis has spread to regions...

7.35
China's Forgotten Emperor

China's Forgotten Emperor

2015, History

Wu Zetian rose to power over 1300 years ago when she became the only woman in history to claim the title of Emperor of China. Her history has been marred in scandal and controversy. In its examination of newly discovered artifacts and other materials,...

7.39
The New Silk Road

The New Silk Road

2019, Economics

China's global reach and influence have made them a true global superpower, a status they are determined to widen ever further through the construction of a complex set of interconnections between Asia and all of Europe. This is one of the most...

8.14
Trump/Russia

Trump/Russia

2018, Politics

For the past few years, the world has been asked to reckon with an uncomfortable possibility. Did Russia interfere with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and to what extent did President Trump willfully collude in these efforts? These accusations...

4.25