Year of Release 2012

Few Words

Few Words

2012, Biography

The life and career of championship freestyle skier Candide Thovex take center stage in Few Words, a fascinating personality profile that features snow-capped visual landscapes of indescribable beauty. "Candide was like an extra-terrestrial," says one...

8.39
Churchill's Traitors

Churchill's Traitors

Our understanding of key events throughout history continues to evolve as new evidence comes to light. The documentary Churchill's Traitors takes on a series of historically significant events - the raid at Pearl Harbor, the fall of Singapore, and the...

6.92
The Boy Who Can't Forget

The Boy Who Can't Forget

2012, Mystery

For many of us, there are moments in our lives that we'd rather forget. But that isn't an option for Aurelien, a 20-year old student who resides in Durham, England. Possessed with the power of near-perfect recall, he can recite specific events from...

7.61
Death by China

Death by China

2012, Politics

When China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, bolstered by the unwavering support of both Democrats and Republicans in the United States government, America was promised a new wave of growth and prosperity for its own people. In the 15 years...

7.40
Banaz: A Love Story

Banaz: A Love Story

2012, Biography

Banaz Mahmod was executed for the crime of love. Strangled to death at 20 years of age and stuffed in a suitcase, Mahmod was the subject of an "honor killing". This classification of murder is committed by members of the victim's own family in...

9.13
Are All Men Pedophiles?

Are All Men Pedophiles?

2012, Sexuality

The provocatively titled documentary Are All Men Pedophiles? is no less provoking and challenging in its content. The filmmakers sift through the history of ancient customs and human development in their attempts to gain a fresh perspective on the...

5.59
Mankind Rising

Mankind Rising

2012, Science

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...

7.63
The Electric Comet

The Electric Comet

2012, Mystery

The third episode of the Symbols of an Alien Sky series, Electric Comet investigates the science of comets with a focus on the electrical behavior of the sun in comet creation, and the greater cosmic implications of these findings. Through the use of...

7.76
Punk Jews

Punk Jews

When you think of traditional Judaism, what comes to mind? Jesse Zook Mann, the filmmaker behind Punk Jews, is willing to bet that not a one of the individuals profiled in his film are anything like the preconceptions you likely have about followers...

7.43
Planet Ocean

Planet Ocean

An elegantly filmed documentary, Planet Ocean takes us on a beautiful adventure into the strangest domains of our planet - the oceans. Directed by Yann Arthus-Bertrand - the noted environmentalist, journalist, and photographer, whose previous...

9.10
Keep Drifting Fun

Keep Drifting Fun

2012, Sports

Motorsport enthusiasts turned indie filmmakers, Will Roegge and Joshua Herron, introduce viewers to the sport of "drifting" in this short-form documentary. The film opens with competitive drifters acknowledging that the sport of drifting may be...

6.75