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Off the Grid

Off The Grid

Thoreau said that if an emergency struck, a man should be able to leave his home with nothing more than the clothing on his back and feel like he left nothing behind. Self sufficiency is almost impossible to obtain in modern society. Did you know there's a dream that...

7.34
Plants for a Future

Plants for a Future

A garden you can eat, a garden you can wear, a garden you can use as your medicines, a garden you can use as fuel and to build your houses... a garden full of purposes, and a garden you can enjoy as well - that you can sit in - and a garden that...

8.99

The Secret Life of Plants

The Secret Life of Plants

It means even on the lower levels of life, there is a profound consciousness or awareness that bonds all things together. Published in 1973, The Secret Life of Plants was written by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird. It is described as "A fascinating account of the...

7.57
The Blue Planet: Seas of Life

The Blue Planet: Seas of Life

2001, Nature

Although the oceans comprise two-thirds of planet Earth, much of what goes on beneath their surface remains shrouded in mystery, and most certainly soaking wet. The BBC series The Blue Planet: Seas of Life dips into the briny deep, exploring an...

8.87
Shark Week

Shark Week

1987, Nature

What better time could there possibly be to take an entire week and devote it to all things shark than the dog days of summer! Discovery Channel has been doing just that for more than twenty years and, based on its immense popularity, it is certain to...

8.86

Winged Migration

Winged Migration

An odyssey over three years in the making, Winged Migration certainly is an amazing experience to behold. Its most impressive and moving achievement is its ability to draw the viewer into an almost foreign world, traveling along with a myriad of bird species as they...

7.94

Life in the Undergrowth

Life in the Undergrowth

Take a trip through an amazing universe without even stepping off of the ground as host David Attenborough explores the lives of the planet's most fascinating insects in a documentary that utilizes advanced technology to prove that in the wondrous world of nature, size...

8.29
Baraka

Baraka

1922, Nature

Named after a Sufi word that translates roughly as breath of life or blessing, Baraka is Ron Fricke's impressive follow-up to Godfrey Reggio's non-verbal documentary film Koyaanisqatsi. Fricke was cinematographer and collaborator on Reggio's film, and...

8.66

March of the Penguins

March of the Penguins

One of the year’s most unexpectedly moving films, this French-made documentary about the mating cycle of emperor penguins took moviegoers by surprise and became a box-office blockbuster in the process. Small wonder: March of the Penguins is cinema vérité at its...

7.05
Coral Reef Adventure

Coral Reef Adventure

2003, Nature

Whether you are a diving enthusiast, love to snorkel in the sea, or are simply fascinated by all things ocean, Coral Reef Adventure, directed by Greg MacGillivray, is a treat not to be missed. It is filmed in the South Pacific, in such familiar places...

7.63

Deep Sea

Deep Sea

The beauty and mystery of life beneath the surface of the ocean is brought to the screen in this documentary, shot in 3-D and exhibited in the high-definition IMAX film format. Shot in the ocean depths off the coasts of Baja, the Caribbean, and North Carolina, Deep Sea...

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