All Documentaries - 24

Billions in Change

Billions in Change

Entrepreneur Manoj Bhargava unexpectedly found himself a billionaire with the worldwide success of his own concoction - the popular 5-hour Energy drink. Possessing more money than he could ever hope to spend on himself, he set out to discover...

9.18

Atari: Game Over

Atari: Game Over

How do you go from the fastest growing company in the history of the United States to a debt-infested and dissolved empire in less than a decade? With the release of Pong in the late 1970's, Atari established a...

8.27

Boob Envy

Boob Envy

What's behind the cultural obsession with the female breasts? Documentary Boob Envy, hosted by actress and television personality Thalia Zucci, examines this phenomenon which has become increasingly prominent in our media driven society. Although the tone of the film...

6.33

The Living Stones of Sacsayhuaman

The Living Stones of Sacsayhuaman

A fascinating document of an architectural, historical and cultural wonder, The Living Stones of Sacsayhuaman takes viewers on a journey to the outskirts of Peru where a team of Russian researchers work to uncover the mysteries of the stone...

8.93
2014 , 9/11 32 Comments

Skygate 911

Skygate 911

Skygate 911 is one of many independently produced conspiracy theory films released in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks that questions whether the United States government played a role in its own country's greatest modern tragedy. Produced by...

8.30

The Real House of Saud

The Real House of Saud

In this episode of The Empire Files host Abby Martin turns a sharp eye towards the United States' relationship with Saudi Arabia and delivers an alarming overview of the country's poor track record with regards to human rights violations....

8.59

Nuclear Fruit

Nuclear Fruit

The Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union sparked a series of reverberations that continue to resound throughout the international community even to this day. Some echoes from this intense period of conflict have made themselves evident...

8.58

Mankind Rising

Mankind Rising

Mankind Rising is a computer animated re-imagining of the biological evolution of humanity, beginning with the genetic makeup of the first primordial cell and ending with the emergence of the first bipedal species, Homo erectus. Beginning 4,000 million years...

7.67
2015 , Media 9 Comments

Mosaic of Facts

Mosaic of Facts

Investigative filmmaker Miguel Francis-Santiago hosts Mosaic of Facts, an exploration of the role of the media in information sharing, and the many ways in which it is used to sway and manipulate public opinion. Inspired by his 2014 exploration...

7.73
2015 , 9/11 33 Comments

9/11 and the Belligerent Empire

9/11 and the Belligerent Empire

Released on the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, this edition of The Empire Files is a scathing anti-war piece centered on what the filmmakers describe as a political disinformation campaign that lead to the US invasion of Afghanistan...

8.79

Turning into a Giant

Turning into a Giant

Turning into a Giant presents a "day-in-the-life" perspective of a handful of patients living with Acromegalic Gigantism, or Acromegaly, a condition which results from a tumor on the pituitary gland and causes an extreme surge in growth hormone. We...

7.89

Stickup Kid

Stickup Kid

Produced as part of the acclaimed PBS series Frontline, the searing Stickup Kid tells the story of Alonza Thomas, a troubled young teen who was arrested following a botched armed robbery attempt at a gas station. Controversially, Alonza was...

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