General Documentaries


     
10 That Changed America(7x60)
Explore trend-setting works of architecture and urban design that have shaped and inspired the American landscape.

  

4 Wheel Bob(1x60)
Bob Coomber sets out to become the first wheelchair hiker to cross the treacherous Kearsarge Pass in California's Sierra Nevada mountains. Fraught with danger, Bob must deal with altitude sickness, the threat of a diabetic coma and possible fatal falls in the steep terrain.

  

Angle of Attack(2x60)
The amazing history of naval aviation — from wobbly gliders and the first shipboard landing in 1911, to the modern supersonic jets of today.

  

Bag It(1x60)
Is your life too plastic? An eye-opening look at how your health and environment are impacted by disposable, non-biodegradable plastic products.

  

Bonsai People: The Vision of Muhammad Yunus(1x60)
Explore the groundbreaking work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus and his vision of microcredit and social business.

  

Coexist(1x60)
Rwanda’s experiment in government-mandated reconciliation is revealed through the eyes of a diverse range of survivors: victims, perpetrators and those who bore witness to the 1994 genocide.

  

Day It Snowed in Miami, The(1x90)
One of the most divisive and galvanizing events in the history of gay rights: when Anita Bryant led a repeal of Miami’s gay rights ordinance and set the movement back decades.

  

Dear Albania(1x60)
Film and tv actress Eliza Dushku visits her ancestoral country of Albania, in this fascinating journey of cultural, historical and personal discovery.

  

Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century(1x60)
How has digital media transformed learning? This doc explores the fascinating ways that games, smart phones and the Internet are transforming the way people learn in the 21st Century.

  

Dreamland(1x60)
Celebrating the spirit of innovation that uniquely defines California, this documentary features techno-wizards, artists, chefs, innovators, athletes and politicians who are achieving their dreams.

  

Earth: The Operators' Manual(1x60)
A look at what energy problems we face globally, and what alternative energy options can help save our planet.

  

Easy Like Water(1x60)
As floodwaters threaten Bangladesh due to climate change, a visionary architect is building solar powered floating schools and creating a blueprint for his country’s survival.

  

Energy Quest(1x60)
Follow five American communities as they introduce some surprising initiatives designed to encourage smart, sustainable energy choices.

  

Everest: A Climb for Peace(1x60)
Nine climbers tackle the world's highest mountain in the name of global peace.

  

Finding Traction(1x60)
Ultra-runner Nikki Kimball attempts to become the fastest person to run the 273-mile Long Trail, a brutal trek through a wilderness of steep mountains, treacherous rock caverns and deep forest.

  

Gandhi's Awakening(1x60)
Explores Mohandas Gandhi’s early formative years in South Africa that led to the spiritual epiphany which transformed him to become the Mahatma or Great Soul.

  

Gandhi's Gift(1x60)
Reveals inspiring details about Gandhi’s life and his timeless message of nonviolence and interfaith harmony, which is more relevant now than ever.

  

Get Off Your Knees: The John Robinson Story(1x60)
The inspiring story of a man who overcame severe physical disabilities to live the life of his dreams.

  

Linguists, The(1x60)
Every two weeks, one of the world's 7,000 languages goes extinct. Follow language hunters who travel the globe to record these rare languages before they disappear forever.

  

Little Stones(1x60, 1x90)
Four women artists use their unique art forms to empower women and survivors of gender-based violence in this inspiring film.

  

Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders(1x60, 1x90)
Volunteer doctors from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières struggle to provide emergency medical care under extreme conditions.

  

Lost Bird Project, The(1x60)
Sculptor Todd McGrain attempts to memorialize five extinct birds in the locations where they were last spotted in this unique nature documentary.

  

Most Valuable Players(1x96)
Meet three high school theater troupes vying to win the Freddy Award for best musical in their region, in this hilarious and heartwarming documentary.

  

New Recruits, The(1x60)
Business school graduates are in for the challenge of their lives as they journey to the world's most volatile and war-torn regions to effect social change.

  

Out on a Limb(1x60)
Discover the amazing evolutions in robotics, prosthetics and neuroscience that are helping adults and children who have lost a limb.

  

Powering the Planet(1x60)
A hard look at the best and worst energy policies from around the globe, and the consequences for countries that make bad choices.

  

Right Footed(1x60, 1x82)
The inspiring story of Jessica Cox who was born without arms but learned to fly a plane with her feet, and has become a leading advocate for people with disabilities.

  

Since: The Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103(1x90)
Recounts the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland and the decades-long investigation and search for justice that followed.

  

Sold: Fighting the New Global Slave Trade(1x60)
Three courageous individuals defy danger to end the practice of child slavery.

  

Stranger than Fiction: The Saga of Rajneeshpuram(1x60)
The unbelievable story of a spiritual leader with thousands of followers who created a utopian community, only to have it collapse amid charges of arson, wiretapping, election fraud and even attempted murder.

  

Summer Help, The(1x66)
Every summer, scores of international students travel to America to work temporary jobs. This engaging film looks at who they are, and how working as “the summer help” changes them and their view of America.

  

These Streets Belong to Us(1x60)
An eye-opening and inspiring look at how South Africans are dealing with one of the highest crime rates in the world.

  

Through a Dog's Eyes(1x60)
Follow the life-changing journey of disabled individuals as they go through the process of being matched with a trained service dog.

  

To Be First: The Quest for Yangmolong(1x60, 1x90)
The epic story of a group of climbers who struggled more than three years to be the first ever to summit China's remote Yangmolong Mountain.

  

To the Ends of the Earth: East Africa(1x60)
A breathtaking look at East Africa's wildlilfe with award-winning photographer Todd Gustafson. Featuring stunning visuals of animals in the wild.

  

True North: The Sean Swarner Story(1x60)
Sean Swarner's incredible quest to become the world’s first cancer survivor to scale the highest point on all seven continents and hike to the North and South Poles.

  

Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution(1x90)
A dishy documentary about the most notorious fashion show battle in history.

  

Wild Ponies of Chincoteague, The(1x60)
See the famous annual Chincoteague wild pony swim and auction in Virginia, and follow one girl’s journey to buy her first foal.

  

World Peace and Other 4th Grade Achievements(1x60)
Documentary interweaves the story of a remarkable teacher and the extraordinary game he developed to demonstrate the complexities of peace and global conflict.

  


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