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)
Film chronicles the history of naval aviation — from wobbly gliders and the first shipboard landing in 1911 to modern supersonic jets.

  

Bag It(1x60)
Witty documentary presents an eye-opening look at the environmental and health dangers posed by the use of disposable, non-biodegradable plastic products.

  

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.

  

Dear Albania(1x60)
American actress Eliza Dushku takes a fascinating trip to her ancestoral country of Albania on a 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)
A fast-paced documentary celebrating the spirit of innovation and creativity that uniquely defines California. Techno-wizards, artists, chefs, innovators, athletes and politicians, all testing the boundaries of what is possible.

  

Earth: The Operators' Manual(1x60)
Fast-paced documentary presents an objective assessment of the Earth’s problems and highlights alternative energy options that can save the planet.

  

Easy Like Water(1x60)
As floodwaters threaten Bangladesh, 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.

  

Finding Traction(1x60)
Inspirational story of ultra-runner Nikki Kimball and her incredible quest to become the fastest person to run the 273-mile Long Trail, a beautiful but brutal trek through deep forests, steep mountains and treacherous rock caverns.

  

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)
Doc follows language hunters who go to the ends of the earth to record rare and nearly extinct languages.

  

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)
Powerful documentary interweaves the experiences of four volunteers with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières.

  

Lost Bird Project, The(1x60)
Charming nature documentary follows Todd McGrain as he attempts to memorialize five extinct birds in the natural locations where they were last spotted.

  

Most Valuable Players(1x96)
Lively, entertaining film follows three high school drama troupes through the creative, funny and occasionally frustrating process of staging a musical.

  

New Recruits, The(1x60)
Idealists journey to the world's most volatile and war-torn regions to effect social change through business solutions.

  

Out on a Limb(1x60)
Documentary explores the amazing evolution of prosthetics and advancements in robotics and neuroscience that are helping adults and children who have lost a limb.

  

Powering the Planet(1x60)
Doc examines the best and worst energy policies from around the globe, and highlights 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)
Families of victims of the 1988 Pan Am bombing over Lockerbie, Scotland fight for justice.

  

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 how an attempt by a spiritual leader from India and thousands of his followers to create a utopian community in the United States collapsed amid charges of arson, wiretapping, election fraud and 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.

  

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

  

To the Ends of the Earth: East Africa(1x60)
Wildlife photographer Todd Gustafson showcases the incredible landscapes of East Africa and the amazing creatures that inhabit it in this stunning documentary. Narrated by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall.

  

True North: The Sean Swarner Story(1/60)
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, with only one fully-functioning lung.

  

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

  

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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