All Documentaries - 4

Guardians of the Amazon

Guardians of the Amazon

2020, Environment

Deforestation rates have doubled in the Amazon rainforest. Brazil's far-right president has embraced the destruction of this precious environmental resource in favor of increased commercial development. Meanwhile, the indigenous people who populate...

7.35
Have Fun in Pyongyang

Have Fun in Pyongyang

2019, Society

North Korea has long been painted as one of the globe's most sinister regions. Much of our understanding derives from the images we receive from mainstream media and the country's own self-produced propaganda, including lavish parades of nuclear...

6.70
Casanova Conman

Casanova Conman

2020, Crime

Hamish McLaren was the ultimate conman. Over three decades and across four continents, he targeted a series of vulnerable women and swindled them of their savings. Featuring revealing interviews with several of his traumatized victims, Casanova Conman...

6.65
We Shall Not Die Now

We Shall Not Die Now

2019, History

A stunning feature-length reminder of the lessons we must take from one of history's most grotesque and haunting chapters, We Shall Not Die Now dissects the chronology of the Holocaust in vivid and heart wrenching detail. Historians and survivors...

5.59
Brain Matters

Brain Matters

2019, Health

Brain Matters explores the reasons why some children are able to achieve their full potential later in life while others may dwell in disappointment and failure. When is the precise moment and to what extent is a child's future pre-determined during...

6.76
Kentucky Ayahuasca

Kentucky Ayahuasca

2018, Drugs

Steve Hupp hasn't exactly led a charmed life. He's a high school dropout and a convicted bank robber. He's also a noted shaman who many people look to for guidance as they fight to ease the lasting effects of trauma in their lives. Hupp is part of a...

5.15
ABBA: Thank You for the Music

ABBA: Thank You for the Music

The only thing more impressive than the meteoric rise of the Swedish supergroup ABBA is the longevity they've enjoyed for nearly five decades. Their music thrives through every generation. Originally produced in 2017, the exhilarating documentary...

7.96
Secrets of the Stone Age

Secrets of the Stone Age

2017, History

A beautifully produced two-part program from the DW Documentary series, Secrets of the Stone Age attempts to unveil the truths behind key moments in the history of humankind. The first segment - titled From Hunters to Farmers - travels back in time...

5.68
The Plastic Problem

The Plastic Problem

2019, Environment

Over 9 billion metric tons of plastic have been produced since 1950. Where has it all gone? In the illuminating documentary The Plastic Problem, the PBS NewsHour explores the scourge of plastic remnants in our oceans and lakes, their points of origin,...

7.90