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Alien Contact: Outer Space (Video 2017) 3.9

Alien Contact: Outer Space (Video 2017)

Storyline:Many people think of Space as a quiet and desolate vacuum of emptiness, but new evidence reveals that space is rife with activity beyond our comprehension. Just as we sent Voyager and Pioneer probes beyond o...

The Man who Shot Tutankhamun (2017) 6.3

The Man who Shot Tutankhamun (2017)

Storyline:This is the story of an unsung hero of photography: Harry Burton, the man whose images of the Tutankhamun excavation created a global sensation in the 1920s. Explore the spectacular locations where Burton wo...

Samsara (2011) 8.5

Samsara (2011)

Storyline:Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial comple...

Koyaanisqatsi (1982) 8.3

Koyaanisqatsi (1982)

Storyline:This experimental film looks at the world and more specifically the effect man has had on the landscape and the environment. Without narration, the film shows the world in a pristine condition and untouched:...

Baraka (1992) 8.6

Baraka (1992)

Storyline:Without words, cameras show us the world, with an emphasis not on "where," but on "what's there." It begins with morning, natural landscapes and people at prayer: volcanoes, water falls, veldts, and forests;...

Man on Wire (2008) 7.8

Man on Wire (2008)

Storyline:On August 7, 1974, Philippe Petit, a French wire walker, juggler, and street performer days shy of his 25th birthday, spent 45 minutes walking, dancing, kneeling, and lying on a wire he and friends strung be...

Religulous (2008) 7.7

Religulous (2008)

Storyline:Bill Maher interviews some of religion's oddest adherents. Muslims, Jews and Christians of many kinds pass before his jaundiced eye. Maher goes to a Creationist Museum in Kentucky, which shows that dinosaurs...

The Look of Silence (2014) 8.3

The Look of Silence (2014)

Storyline:An Indonesian man with a communist background named Ramli was brutally murdered when the "Communist" purge occurred in 1965. His remaining family members lived in fear and silence until the making of this do...

We Blew It (2017) 5.1

We Blew It (2017)

Storyline:How did America change from Easy Rider into Donald Trump? What became of the dreams and utopias of the 1960's and 1970's? What do the people who lived in that golden age think about it today? Did they really...

Game of Thrones: Season 2 – Character Profiles (Video 2013) 8.9

Game of Thrones: Season 2 – Character Profiles (Video 2013)

Storyline:Get to know the major power players in Season 2 of 'Game of Thrones' with these seven profiles, including Renly and Stannis Baratheon, Robb Stark, Theon Greyjoy and more.User Reviews: Find showtimes, watch t...

Citizenfour (2014) 8.1

Citizenfour (2014)

Storyline:In January 2013, Laura Poitras started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from "CITIZENFOUR," who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with othe...

Conspiracy Chronicles: 9/11, Aliens and the Illuminati (Video 2018) 4.2

Conspiracy Chronicles: 9/11, Aliens and the Illuminati (Video 2018)

Storyline:It is widely believed that the 9/11 attack was an inside job - but by whom? Many believe it was a political ruse to instigate war with the Middle East and to justify removing many of our civil liberties. Als...

Dolphins and Whales 3D: Tribes of the Ocean (2008) 6.5

Dolphins and Whales 3D: Tribes of the Ocean (2008)

Storyline:This documentary goes to coral reefs of the Bahamas and the waters of the Kingdom of Tonga for a close encounter with the surviving tribes of the ocean: wild dolphins and belugas, the love of a Humpback moth...

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (2019) 7.5

Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (2019)

Storyline:This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.User Reviews: It's a kinetic cut of Beyoncé's Coachella p...

Naqoyqatsi (2002) 6.6

Naqoyqatsi (2002)

Storyline:In this cinematic concert, mesmerizing images are plucked from everyday reality, then visually altered with state-of-the-art digital techniques. The result is a chronicle of the shift from a world organized ...

Tyson (2008) 7.5

Tyson (2008)

Storyline:Mike Tyson narrates his life story as a reaction to fear and as a resolution not to be bullied or humiliated as he was when a boy in Brooklyn's mean streets. He starts boxing while at a state detention cente...

The King (2017) 6.8

The King (2017)

Storyline:Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, a musical road trip across America in his 1963 Rolls Royce explores how a country boy lost his authenticity and became a king while his country lost her democrac...

Sharkwater Extinction (2018) 8

Sharkwater Extinction (2018)

Storyline:Discovering that sharks are being hunted to extinction, and with them the destruction of our life support system - activist and filmmaker Rob Stewart embarks on a dangerous quest to stop the slaughter. Follo...

Tower (2016) 8

Tower (2016)

Storyline:Nearly fifty years ago, a gunman rode the elevator to the twenty-seventh floor of the University of Texas Tower and opened fire. TOWER, an animated and action-packed documentary, shares the untold story of t...

Riding Giants (2004) 7.9

Riding Giants (2004)

Storyline:A semiserious, often rollicking, multigenerational insider's look at the origins of surfing, the colorful and subversive birth of surf culture, and the mythology and lure of the big wave. This passionate and...

Lemmy (2010) 7.8

Lemmy (2010)

Storyline:A documentary on the life and career of revered heavy-metal musician Lemmy Kilmister.User Reviews: Do you love Lemmy?? No, nor me. Or at least, I didn't before I went to see this documentary as a brownie-poi...

"Nature" Owl Power (TV Episode 2015) 8.5

"Nature" Owl Power (TV Episode 2015)

Storyline:For centuries, the mysterious nighttime lives and uncanny hunting skills of owls have made them fascinating hallmarks of children's stories and folk tales the world over. But what actually makes owls so spec...

Step Into Liquid (2003) 7.5

Step Into Liquid (2003)

Storyline:Surfers and secret spots from around the world are profiled in this documentary.User Reviews: Step Into Liquid is full of breathtaking cinematography of (mostly American) surfers achieving heroic feats of be...

Apollo 11 (2019) 8.5

Apollo 11 (2019)

Storyline:A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.User Reviews: A half-century ago, Neil Armstrong stepped off the ladder of the L...

Last Breath (2019) 7.9

Last Breath (2019)

Storyline:A deep sea diver is stranded on the seabed with 5 minutes of oxygen and no hope of rescue. With access to amazing archive this is the story of one man's impossible fight for survival.User Reviews: What are y...

Rise of the Superheroes (2018) 6.4

Rise of the Superheroes (2018)

Storyline:This is the story of how superheroes from Tim Burton's prototype blockbuster Batman, Blade, X-Men, Spiderman to Iron Man and the Black Panther brought to life from the pages of comic books, first took over H...

Cocaine Prison (2017) 6.9

Cocaine Prison (2017)

Storyline:From inside Bolivia's craziest prison a cocaine worker, a drug mule and his little sister reveal the countries relationship with cocaine.User Reviews: Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track you...

Gimme Shelter (1970) 7.9

Gimme Shelter (1970)

Storyline:A documentary on the Rolling Stones' 1969 US tour and the tragic events that concluded it. We see footage of their concerts and of them making the Sticky Fingers album in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. However, the...

WWII from Space (TV Movie 2012) 7.5

WWII from Space (TV Movie 2012)

Storyline:This spectacular two-hour special delivers the tipping points of World War II as you've never seen them before. The key editorial feature of the program is an all-seeing CGI eye; bringing a new visual approa...

Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012) 7.4

Shut Up and Play the Hits (2012)

Storyline:On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. LCD frontman James Murphy had made the conscious decision to disband one of the most celebrated and influential bands of its...

Capitalism: A Love Story (2009) 7.4

Capitalism: A Love Story (2009)

Storyline:Capitalism: A Love Story examines the impact of corporate dominance on the everyday lives of Americans (and by default, the rest of the world). The film moves from Middle America, to the halls of power in Wa...

Butterfly Kisses (2018) 5.9

Butterfly Kisses (2018)

Storyline:A filmmaker discovers a box of video tapes depicting two students' disturbing film project featuring a local horror legend, The Peeping Tom. As he sets out to prove this story is real and release it as a wor...

Korengal (2014) 6.8

Korengal (2014)

Storyline:Picks up where Restrepo left off. Once again we meet the men of Battle Company, 2nd Battalion, 503nd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team in 2007-8. They are deployed at one of the most dang...

The Sorrow and the Pity (1969) 8.3

The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)

Storyline:From 1940 to 1944, France's Vichy government collaborated with Nazi Germany. Marcel Ophüls mixes archival footage with 1969 interviews of a German officer and of collaborators and resistance fighters from Cl...

Charles Lloyd: Arrows Into Infinity (2012) 7.9

Charles Lloyd: Arrows Into Infinity (2012)

Storyline:Charles Lloyd was one of the most influential jazz musicians of the 1960s. His music crossed traditional boundaries and explored new territories. Catapulted into worldwide fame in his 20s, by his early 30s, ...

The Rise and Fall of The Clash (2012) 6.2

The Rise and Fall of The Clash (2012)

Storyline:The definitive biography of the group's fall from grace after they made it to SHEA Stadium USA and were on their way being a smashing success in the world! This story is one of the most shocking of the music...