Society - 3

The Silk Roads

The Silk Roads

2017, Society

As we remain isolated in the bubble of our daily lives, and increasingly unengaged with the global society, a new world order is taking shape right under our noses. Why are we oblivious to it, and what lessons can we glean from it? Peter Frankopan, a...

7.35
Broken Lives Illustrated

Broken Lives Illustrated

2014, Society

Saint Petersburg, Florida is renowned for its leisurely lifestyle, cultural riches and sun-drenched beaches. But like most cities across the United States, this alluring sheen hides an underbelly of dysfunction and despair. Broken Lives Illustrated...

8.43
The Chinese World Order

The Chinese World Order

2016, Society

The future of globalization is no longer strictly a westernized construction. In fact, the economic fate of the world may soon be made in China. The Chinese World Order looks at the country's ambitious efforts to reshape global economics. The World...

7.24
Congo, My Precious

Congo, My Precious

2017, Society

The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the world's most resource-rich countries. The region harbors a wealth of gold, diamonds, uranium, and other highly lucrative minerals. So why are so many of the country's people forced to live in fear and...

8.66
The Happiest People on Earth

The Happiest People on Earth

2017, Society

The ironically titled documentary The Happiest People on Earth is an enlightening journey into one of the world's most contentious and controversial countries: North Korea. The cameras capture one of the few times each year that foreign guests are...

8.63
Greed: A Fatal Desire

Greed: A Fatal Desire

2017, Society

It's one of the seven deadly sins, and it seems to be an integral component of human nature. It could also serve as the gateway to moral bankruptcy and the trigger for global devastation. What drives our thirst for more, what is its impact on our...

8.02
On the Streets

On the Streets

2017, Society

The plight of homelessness is particularly rampant in the city of Los Angeles. On the Streets plants cameras at the center of this epidemic, speaks to those who struggle to survive without proper housing, and examines the larger issues which...

8.73
Israel: The Royal Tour

Israel: The Royal Tour

2014, Society

Israel: The Royal Tour provides a lively travelogue through one of the most culturally diverse and historically significant regions of the world. The audience's guide is none other than the country's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The tour begins...

6.52
Poor Kids

Poor Kids

2011, Society

In the U.K., the gap between the rich and poor is growing ever wider. The country's impoverished children are the most vulnerable victims of this divide. The documentary Poor Kids profiles the daily lives and observations of a handful of these...

8.22
Chasing Bubbles

Chasing Bubbles

2016, Society

There's a lot to admire about Alex Rust. His life was guided by an irrepressible free spirit, a genuine fondness for people and an insatiable curiosity about the world around him. But his ambitions for adventure frequently outweighed his skills of...

8.60
The Dwarf in China

The Dwarf in China

2014, Society

Jeanmarie sits near a flowing river bank and marvels at nature's ability to inspire a feeling of solidarity and balance. This mirrors the same soothing sense of purpose he brings to his work as a globe-trotting children's performer. Documentary The...

9.05