Year of Release 2016

World War A: When Aliens Attack

World War A: When Aliens Attack

2016, Mystery

An entertaining combination of sound scientific observation and doomsday speculation, World War A: When Aliens Attack attempts to construct the likeliest scenario that would result from an alien visitation to our planet. Does such an event have its...

4.20
H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters

H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters

2016, Health

If you want to change the world, look no further than your dinner plate. According to the stirring feature-length documentary "H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters", that's where the potential for meaningful transformation lies within reach for all of us....

8.28
One Killer Punch

One Killer Punch

2016, Crime

Split second decisions can forever alter the course of your life. Sometimes, they can even mean the difference between life and death. The haunting "One Killer Punch" recounts three such stories that ended in bewilderment, loss and overwhelming grief....

7.85
An Insignificant Man

An Insignificant Man

2016, Politics

In 2011, protests began over the cancer of political corruption and the widespread exploitation of citizens in India. The movement grew as these protestors championed the passage of the Jan Lokpal Bill, a sweeping piece of legislation which called for...

8.07
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
The Reality of Truth

The Reality of Truth

2016, Mystery

In these chaotic modern times, it's easy to view the world as a dark and foreboding place. The 24-hour news cycle is awash in tales of terrorism, political corruption, and global strife. Is this truly the reality of the world in which we live? The...

6.58
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...

8.59
The Crusades: An Arab Perspective

The Crusades: An Arab Perspective

2016, History

An ambitious four-part documentary produced by Al Jazeera, The Crusades: An Arab Perspective features handsome production values, convincing historical reenactments and a wealth of revealing information on this much dissected period of world history....

5.45
London Calling

London Calling

2016, Media

The divide between hard news and propaganda has become murkier than ever in recent years. Audiences from both sides of the aisle have observed an insidious media bias at play whether they consume their news online, in the morning papers or on the...

8.12
Cultural Barbarians

Cultural Barbarians

Is art dead, or is its definition merely evolving? In Cultural Barbarians, an intriguing episode of the acclaimed VPRO Backlight series, we witness a collective of modern-day artists as they grapple with this question, and search for means of creative...

6.31