All Documentaries - 2

The Great Leap Forward

The Great Leap Forward

2019, Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most significant leaps forward in the world of innovative technologies. The general public's knowledge of AI might be limited to its fanciful portrayals in modern TV and film, but how much of this...

7.19
Addicted: America's Opioid Crisis

Addicted: America's Opioid Crisis

2019, Drugs

It begins with the children. Haunted by abandonment and other horrors they are far too young to fully process, they testify to the toll their parent's addiction has taken on them. These opening moments of the BBC Three documentary Addicted: America's...

7.13
Plastic Tide: Choking on Coke

Plastic Tide: Choking on Coke

2019, Environment

Plastic pollution is suffocating our oceans, and leading to the destruction of multiple species of fish. One of the largest producers of plastic bottles - Coca-Cola - has promised to take steps to curb this environmental crisis. Are these empty...

8.38
Documenting Hate: Charlottesville

Documenting Hate: Charlottesville

2018, Politics

April 12, 2017. Ranting a chilling cry of "Jews will not replace us" in unison, white nationalists storm through the town square in Charlottesville, Virginia to oppose the proposed removal of a Confederate statue. They are met with fervor from those...

5.98
Cracking Up

Cracking Up

2019, Society

Australia is undergoing an apartment construction crisis. Walls are cracking, facades are crumbling, and consumer confidence is even shakier. These structural deficiencies are the result of poor workmanship and a government that has been far too slow...

8.32
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...

6.00
Shipbreakers

Shipbreakers

2004, Society

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

8.38
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...

4.84
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...

7.40
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...

7.36