Year of Release 2014

Cocaine: White Gold

Cocaine: White Gold

2014, Drugs

Cocaine is the 2nd most popular illegal drug used in the USA, with four million users alone. Its raw material is the coca plant which turns into a paste that forms the base of the drug's familiar white powder form. The coca plant is grown over 4,000...

8.00
Prison State

Prison State

2014, Society

The United States has the world's largest prison population. There are currently 2.3 million people in US prisons, approximately 25% of all the people currently inside a jail or detention facility on the planet. These figures don't even include those...

8.63
DamNation

DamNation

2014, Environment

In the first half of the 20th century, Americans built dams all over the country to provide growing population potable water for homes, farms and communities. They were also a source of clean and sustainable hydroelectric power, a welcome alternative...

7.49
Generation Like

Generation Like

2014, Society

Although it was first produced in 2014, Generation Like is an incredibly insightful and prescient take on the social media phenomenon. It's a culture that has since become a dominating factor in the lives of young people. Human interaction has morphed...

6.55
Water: The Shape Shifter

Water: The Shape Shifter

2014, Science

Water plays an essential role in the development of weather. It—ús also a master of transformation that comes in many forms. The variations of water, and its power to both nurture and destroy, are explored in Water: The Shape Shifter, another...

7.81
Wind: The Invisible Force

Wind: The Invisible Force

2014, Science

Wind rotates around our daily lives unseen. It is the most powerful force behind the world's most catastrophic weather events. But for such a consequential element, few people know where it originates. To address this, host Richard Hammond...

7.82
Temperature: The Driving Force

Temperature: The Driving Force

2014, Science

How does weather work? Every living beyond across the globe experiences the temporary inconveniences of foul weather or the disastrous impacts of more extreme atmospheric conditions - from hurricanes to torrential rains to suffocating droughts. But...

7.47
Criminal Doctors: Auschwitz

Criminal Doctors: Auschwitz

2014, History

The letter from Viktor Brack was written in a dispassionate and matter-of-fact tone. In it, he described the processes by which Jewish prisoners could be sterilized and castrated. It was addressed to Heinrich Himmler, a top ranking Nazi official and...

8.07
Freedom from Choice

Freedom from Choice

2014, Conspiracy

Many Americans regard freedom as one of life's most cherished gifts. The documentary feature Freedom from Choice claims that these freedoms are merely an illusion. After all, the film argues, how free can we be when the U.S. government colludes with...

7.59
Let There Be Life

Let There Be Life

2014, Science

Quantum physics, the field of science that studies the unpredictable behavior of subatomic particles, could hold the answers to many of life's most confounding secrets. So says noted physicist Professor Jim Al-Khalili. As host of the intriguing...

7.48
Einstein's Nightmare

Einstein's Nightmare

2014, Science

The true nature of the smallest elements that make up our universe - the atoms, photons and electrons - has long mystified and tormented our greatest scientists. Are they ruled by order or by mere chance? The answer could reshape our perception of...

7.67
Making the Future

Making the Future

2014, Technology

Our world is constantly evolving. In recent decades, the digital age has revolutionized the way we consume and share information while green technologies have given us the means to produce our own energy. Soon, the world may experience another seismic...

7.73
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...

8.33