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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...

8.29
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...

8.62
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...

9.06
Guns in America

Guns in America

2017, Society

Guns in America, a documentary series produced by AJ+ Docs, is an ambitious look at the country's relationship to firearms in the age of relentless fear mongering, domestic and international terrorism, and widespread gun violence. This comprehensive...

5.72
Four of a Kind

Four of a Kind

2011, Society

Julie Carles is in the record books, though for a reason she likely never could have predicted. She is one of only 27 mothers worldwide who has given birth to identical quadruplets. The entertaining documentary Four of a Kind explores this obstetrical...

8.71
Siberia's Next Supermodels

Siberia's Next Supermodels

2014, Society

In Russia, thousands of young girls dream of finding fame and fortune in the modeling industry. From an early age, they hone their skills, and work closely with professional photographers and talent recruiters in the hopes of breaking through in a...

7.49
One Man, Six Wives and 29 Children

One Man, Six Wives and 29 Children

1999, Society

First produced in 1999, One Man, Six Wives and 29 Children tells the revealing and surreal story of a practicing polygamist who lives with his large brood in the middle of a Utah desert. The filmmakers document the family's daily existence, and probe...

6.12
The Hyena Men

The Hyena Men

2013, Society

In the early moments of The Hyena Men, a fascinating documentary short produced by CCTV Africa, we see performers interacting with a series of dangerous wild animals, including baboons, hyenas and poisonous snakes. Their daring feats aren't being...

5.75
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

2016, Society

In 2013, the Black Lives Matter hashtag began trending on Twitter, and gave birth to one of the most prominent civil rights movements of the 21st century. A new documentary of the same name examines the origins, influence and evolving mission behind...

8.52
Scent from Heaven

Scent from Heaven

2016, Society

Can a fragrance drive men to murder? In the case of Oud, it can and often does. A precious scent derived from a species of tree which is currently teetering on the verge of extinction, Oud is one of the most treasured commodities originating from the...

8.09