Documentary

  • Roboboy
    18-year-old Esteban Quispe Churata became world-famous as the “Bolivian Wall-E.” He is a self-taught robot maker who scours municipal dumps and flea markets to find e-waste to recycles into his inventive creations, many of which were...
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  • Roboboy
    Roboboy
    18-year-old Esteban Quispe Churata became world-famous as the “Bolivian Wall-E.” He is a self-taught robot maker who scours municipal dumps and flea markets to find e-waste to recycles into his inventive creations, many of which were...
  • Victor Walk
    Victor Walk
    ‘Victor Walk’ is about transforming victims of child sexual abuse into victors, because surviving is too difficult. This eye-opening documentary follows Stanley Cup winner, Olympic gold medalist and former NHL all-star Theo Fleury on his...
  • Puerto Rico: Anger on the island
    Puerto Rico: Anger on the island
    Strangled by a US imposed economic recession, the Caribbean island is experiencing a mass exodus.The Caribbean island of Puerto Rico was annexed in 1898 but is a US “Free Associated State” – a status that means it cannot declare...
  • Narco song of Sinaloa
    Narco song of Sinaloa
    Sinaloa isn’t just a state in Mexico; the word has become synonymous with a vicious gang. The CIA says it’s the most powerful drug cartel in the world. Life here is largely dependent on what the gangsters do, and so is death. On the...
  • Skybound
    Skybound
    In Russia, every schoolchild knows the name of Aleksey Maresyev. The legendary World War II fighter pilot’s heroic story was retold in a 1948 book, ‘The Story of a Real Man.’ After his plane was shot down by Nazi gunfire, he...
  • Australia's Shame
    Australia's Shame
    Revelations of shocking abuse in Australia’s youth justice system have shaken the public to its core. Released images from within the prison show conditions easily mistaken for Abu Ghraib or Guantanamo Bay. It almost defies belief, but in...
  • Overpill
    Overpill
    Over 20 million Americans are prescribed medication for a variety of mental disorders. Even young children are being given pills to treat ‘behavioral problems’. The drugs are intended to help, but many patients say they just don’t...
  • America’s child soldiers
    America’s child soldiers
    To maintain its presence in 146 countries, the US Army needs to recruit 80,000 young people a year. The Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps was set up to encourage young people to consider joining the army. Almost 500,000 cadets between 14 and 18...
  • Backlight: TTIP Might is Right
    Backlight: TTIP Might is Right
    The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TTIP, is a free trade agreement currently under negotiation between Europe and the United States. As shown in the insightful new documentary, ‘TTIP: Might is Right’, this agreement...
  • Immortal Letters
    Immortal Letters
    In Russia and the CIS, World War II is known by a different name – the Great Patriotic War. In that conflict, more Soviet people died than from any other nation. There were hardly any families in the USSR that had not lost loved ones. Today,...