Documentary lover and activist.
One Strange Rock
Series • 2018 - 2018
Showcases the remarkable and interconnected systems that make Earth a unique and thriving planet, as seen through the eyes of astronauts.
Through the Wormhole
Series • 2010 - 2017
Examines intriguing questions about the nature of our universe and explores the frontiers of scientific understanding.
Series • 2014 - 2014
Continues the exploration of the universe, following in the footsteps of the original Cosmos series and bringing scientific discoveries to a new generation.
Movie • 2019
Offers a gripping account of the 1969 moon landing, showcasing the immense human achievement and the historic significance of the mission.
Series • 2019 - 2019
Explores each planet in our solar system, providing a comprehensive and visually stunning journey through space.
Movie • 2017
Explores the extent of doping in sports, particularly in relation to the Russian Olympic team, revealing the inner workings of an elaborate scandal.
Movie • 2018
Sheds light on the untold story of the women who underwent astronaut training in the early days of the American space program.
Series • 2006 - 2006
Offers breathtaking footage of the Earth's diverse ecosystems, showcasing the beauty and fragility of our planet.
Challenger: The Final Flight
Series • 2020 - 2020
Chronicles the events leading up to the space shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986, examining its impact on the space program.
Kiss the Ground
Movie • 2020
Discusses regenerative agriculture as a solution to combat climate change and improve soil health.
Series • 2019 -
Explores the ethical implications and scientific advancements of gene editing and synthetic biology.
Into the Inferno
Movie • 2016
Takes viewers on a journey to the world's most active volcanic regions, revealing the power and beauty of volcanoes.
Night on Earth
Offers a unique look at the activities of wildlife during the night, showcasing the fascinating behavior of animals in darkness.
My Octopus Teacher
Explores the relationship between a man and an octopus, highlighting the wonders of marine life.
"Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" is a captivating series that explores the wonders of the universe. It combines stunning visuals, insightful storytelling, and scientific explanations to make complex concepts accessible to viewers.
Series • 2011 - 2012
Frozen Planet offers a captivating exploration of polar regions and their wildlife. It showcases the beauty and challenges of life in these harsh environments, shedding light on the impact of climate change.
Encounters at the End of the World
Movie • 2007
Encounters at the End of the World takes viewers on a mesmerizing journey to Antarctica, exploring its unique inhabitants and scientific research conducted in this extreme environment. It prompts contemplation about our place in the natural world.
"Jane" offers an intimate portrait of primatologist Jane Goodall and her groundbreaking research on chimpanzees. It showcases the power of women in scientific fields and wildlife conservation efforts.
The Serengeti Rules
"The Serengeti Rules" explores the fundamental principles that govern ecosystems and the delicate balance required for thriving biodiversity. It showcases the interconnectedness of nature.
Blue Planet II
Series • 2017 - 2017
"Blue Planet II" provides a mesmerizing exploration of the world's oceans, shedding light on their fragility and the urgent need for ocean conservation.
Series • 2019 - 2023
"Our Planet" explores the wonders of Earth's ecosystems, raising awareness about the urgent need for conservation efforts. It combines stunning imagery and crucial scientific information.
This groundbreaking series offers breathtaking visuals and deep insights into our planet's diverse ecosystems. It fosters a deeper appreciation for the natural world.
March of the Penguins
Movie • 2005
This captivating film chronicles the journey of emperor penguins and the challenges they face. It provides a touching perspective on the resilience of wildlife in harsh environments.
Years of Living Dangerously
Series • 2014 - 2016
Years of Living Dangerously" features celebrity correspondents investigating the impacts of climate change around the world. It combines personal stories with science, urging viewers to take action to combat global warming.
Movie • 2014
Citizenfour" documents Edward Snowden's revelations about mass surveillance by intelligence agencies. It raises important questions about privacy, government transparency, and individual freedoms.
Inequality for All
Movie • 2013
Featuring economist Robert Reich, "Inequality for All" examines the widening wealth gap in the United States. It sparks conversations about income inequality and advocates for a more equitable society.
Jane" offers an intimate portrayal of primatologist Jane Goodall and her groundbreaking research on chimpanzees. This film inspires a deep appreciation for nature, conservation, and the power of scientific discovery.
Earthlings exposes the cruelty inflicted upon animals for food, clothing, research, and entertainment purposes. It encourages viewers to adopt a more compassionate lifestyle.
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
Movie • 1996
Paradise Lost delves into the wrongful conviction of three teenagers for the brutal murders of three young boys and examines the flaws in the criminal justice system.
Movie • 2012
Chasing Ice documents the effects of climate change on glaciers and showcases stunning visuals that emphasize the urgency of addressing this global issue.
Movie • 2015
Racing Extinction sheds light on the alarming rate of species extinction and the role humans play in it. It advocates for conservation and prompts viewers to take action.
Movie • 2003
The Corporation exposes the unethical practices of major corporations and analyzes their impact on society and the environment. It raises awareness about the need for corporate responsibility.
The True Cost
The True Cost examines the social and environmental impact of fast fashion and encourages viewers to be more conscious consumers.
Movie • 2010
Gasland investigates the environmental and health risks associated with hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, and calls for stricter regulations in the energy industry.
Before the Flood
Before the Flood, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, explores the consequences of climate change and advocates for global action to mitigate its effects.
Movie • 2008
Food, Inc. uncovers the realities of the industrial food system and the impact it has on our health, animal welfare, and the environment. It encourages viewers to make more sustainable choices.
Movie • 2009
The Cove exposes the brutal dolphin hunting industry in Japan and raises awareness about the need for conservation efforts to protect marine life.
Blackfish sheds light on the mistreatment of captive killer whales and explores the ethical issues surrounding marine theme parks. It encourages viewers to advocate for animal rights.
An Inconvenient Truth
Movie • 2006
This documentary by former Vice President Al Gore highlights the devastating effects of climate change and inspires viewers to take action to protect the environment.
The Manchurian Candidate
Movie • 1962
This film delves into a conspiracy involving brainwashing and political manipulation, exploring themes of power, loyalty, and the vulnerabilities in democratic systems.
Movie • 1972
This film follows an idealistic lawyer who becomes a candidate for the U.S. Senate, exploring the compromises and corrupting influences of the political campaign process, shedding light on the intricate nature of politics.
State of Play
Series • 2003 - 2003
State of Play investigates a murder linked to political intrigue, uncovering conspiracy and corruption within the halls of power, offering a thrilling and thought-provoking exploration of politics and journalism.
In the Loop
A British satirical film that portrays the chaos and incompetence of politics, In the Loop humorously highlights the absurdities of government decision-making and the impact of language on political discourse.
Based on true events, this film tells the story of The Washington Post's decision to publish the Pentagon Papers, highlighting the importance of a free press and its role in holding the government accountable.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Movie • 1939
A classic film about idealism and corruption in politics, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington follows a naive but passionate young senator who takes on a corrupt political system, highlighting the power of standing up for principles.
Boss portrays the morally ambiguous Mayor of Chicago as he wields power and navigates political alliances, offering a gritty and nuanced examination of the corrupt underbelly of urban politics.
Charlie Wilson's War
Based on true events, this film depicts Congressman Charlie Wilson's efforts to support Afghan rebels during the Soviet invasion, highlighting the complexities of foreign policy and the consequences of political decisions.
The Ides of March
Movie • 2011
This film delves into the high-stakes world of political campaigns, following a young press secretary as he becomes embroiled in a scandal that exposes the darker side of politics.
Wag the Dog
Movie • 1997
In this film, a political spin doctor and a Hollywood producer join forces to fabricate a fictional war, highlighting the manipulative power of media and the lengths politicians will go to distract the public.
Movie • 1991
JFK delves into the conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, uncovering political corruption and raising questions about government accountability.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
Movie • 1964
A dark comedy that satirizes Cold War politics and the absurdity of nuclear weapons, Dr. Strangelove remains a classic in its exploration of the dangers of political brinkmanship.
The Thick of It
Series • 2005 - 2012
This sharp and hilarious British series follows the lives of government ministers and their advisors, exposing the chaos and absurdities of political life with biting satire and witty dialogue.
Series • 2010 - 2022
Set in Denmark, this series explores the world of politics through the lens of Birgitte Nyborg, the country's first female Prime Minister, delving into the challenges of leadership and the compromises necessary to govern effectively.
Series • 2012 - 2018
Scandal centers around Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert and political fixer, as she navigates the dark underbelly of Washington D.C., featuring high-stakes political intrigue and complex characters.
All the President's Men
Movie • 1976
Based on the true story of the Watergate scandal, this film follows two reporters as they investigate and expose political corruption at the highest levels of the U.S. government, showcasing the power of investigative journalism.
Good Night, and Good Luck.
Set in the 1950s, this film portrays the clash between news anchor Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy, shining a light on media's vital role in holding powerful political figures accountable.
Based on the real-life interviews between British journalist David Frost and former President Richard Nixon, this film delves into the world of political journalism and the pursuit of truth.
This film delves into the life of Abraham Lincoln and his efforts to abolish slavery, capturing the political tensions of the time and showcasing the challenges faced by the President during a pivotal period in American history.
Parks and Recreation
Series • 2009 - 2015
Parks and Recreation" follows the eccentric employees of the Parks and Recreation Department in the fictional town of Pawnee. Through satire and humor, this series satirizes local politics and highlights the importance of community engagement.
Series • 2014 - 2019
Madam Secretary" tells the story of Elizabeth McCord, a former CIA analyst who becomes the U.S. Secretary of State. This series explores the complexities of international diplomacy and global politics.
Series • 2012 - 2014
The Newsroom" explores the inner workings of a cable news network and the challenges faced by journalists navigating the intersection of politics and media. This series delves into the importance of journalistic integrity in a rapidly changing media landscape.
Chernobyl" dramatizes the 1986 nuclear disaster in Ukraine and exposes the political cover-ups and systemic failures that contributed to the catastrophe. This gripping series underscores the profound consequences of political negligence.
Series • 2012 - 2019
Veep" offers a satirical take on American politics, following the antics of Vice President Selina Meyer and her bumbling staff. This witty series skewers the absurdities of political power and the pursuit of personal ambition.
Series • 2016 - 2023
The Crown" provides a captivating glimpse into the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, showcasing the complex relationships and political challenges she faces as the leader of the United Kingdom.
House of Cards
Series • 2013 - 2018
This political drama follows the ruthless and manipulative Francis Underwood as he climbs the ranks of power in Washington D.C. The show delves into the dark side of politics and the lengths people will go to maintain control.
The West Wing
Series • 1999 - 2006
This critically acclaimed series offers a compelling behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the White House, exploring the intricacies of politics and the challenges faced by those in power.
Set against the backdrop of the Egyptian Revolution, this film follows the lives of several activists as they fight for political change and social justice.
The Dust Bowl
Series • 2012 - 2012
Ken Burns investigates the devastating ecological and agricultural disaster that struck the Great Plains during the 1930s, exploring its impact on the region and its people.
Series • 2007 - 2007
Exploring World War II through the eyes of ordinary Americans, this series provides a comprehensive and personal look at the war's impact.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Ken Burns delves into the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, exploring their immense impact on American history.
The Act of Killing
Former Indonesian death squad leaders reenact their brutal killings, offering a chilling exploration of memory, power, and the consequences of impunity.
The Civil War
Series • 1990 - 1990
Ken Burns' meticulous and expansive examination of the American Civil War provides a deep understanding of this transformative period in U.S. history.
The Fog of War
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara, reflects on his life and the decisions made during the Vietnam War, provoking thoughts on war and its consequences.
Movie • 1970
A legendary documentary capturing the landmark Woodstock Music & Art Fair of 1969, a pivotal moment in countercultural history.
The Vietnam War
A comprehensive and immersive look at one of the most significant events in American history, the Vietnam War, with perspectives from all sides of the conflict.
The Yes Men Fix the World
A hilarious and thought-provoking film where activists impersonate corporate spokespersons to expose the flaws of the modern capitalist system.
A Plastic Ocean
This enlightening documentary uncovers the scale and consequences of plastic pollution in the world's oceans, calling for immediate action to protect marine life.
This heartwarming documentary follows the extraordinary journey of emperor penguins as they trek across Antarctica to breed and survive.
The Ivory Game
This gripping documentary sheds light on the illegal ivory trade, exposing the criminal networks that are pushing elephants toward extinction and emphasizing the urgency of wildlife preservation.
Sir David Attenborough narrates this mesmerizing nature documentary series, diving into the depths of the world's oceans and highlighting the importance of marine conservation.
Andrew Morgan critically examines the fashion industry's impact on the environment and human rights, highlighting the need for sustainable and ethical practices within the global fashion system.
Werner Herzog tells the story of Timothy Treadwell, an environmental activist who lived among grizzly bears, ultimately exploring the delicate balance between humans and nature.
Josh Fox's investigative documentary exposes the environmental and health risks associated with hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and raises awareness about the importance of clean energy alternatives.
Louie Psihoyos uncovers the brutal annual dolphin hunt in Taiji, Japan, in this deeply moving documentary, which advocates for an end to this cruel practice and the protection of marine life.
This landmark nature documentary series provides a captivating exploration of the Earth's breathtaking landscapes and wildlife, inspiring viewers to appreciate and protect the natural world.
This visually stunning nature documentary series narrated by David Attenborough showcases the diversity of Earth's ecosystems and educates viewers about the need for conservation to protect our fragile planet.
Actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio travels the world to witness firsthand the effects of climate change and advocates for immediate action to prevent further damage.
Louie Psihoyos investigates the sixth mass extinction caused by human activities, shedding light on the devastating consequences and emphasizing the importance of conservation efforts.
This gripping documentary by Gabriela Cowperthwaite reveals the controversy surrounding captive killer whales, ultimately highlighting the ethical implications of keeping these highly intelligent creatures in captivity.
Jeff Orlowski captures the stunning and alarming effects of climate change through incredible imagery, motivating viewers to take action and protect our planet's glaciers.
Robert Kenner exposes the hidden truths of the food industry in this eye-opening documentary, which encourages viewers to make more informed choices about the food they consume.
This groundbreaking documentary by Davis Guggenheim explores the impact of global warming and raises awareness about the urgent need for environmental action.
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room
Delves into the rise and fall of the Enron corporation, exposing corporate greed and corruption.
Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes
Provides insights into the mind and actions of infamous serial killer Ted Bundy, exploring the psychology of a murderer.
The Innocence Files
Examines the flaws in the US criminal justice system through the stories of wrongfully convicted individuals, emphasizing the importance of innocence projects.
Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist
Investigates the bizarre pizza bomber case in Erie, Pennsylvania, revealing a complex web of deception and manipulation.
Wild Wild Country
Explores the clash between the controversial Indian guru Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and the residents of a small town in Oregon.
Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer
Series • 2021 - 2021
Chronicles the crimes of Richard Ramirez and the efforts to capture him, providing insight into the psychology of a serial killer.
The Thin Blue Line
Movie • 1988
Investigates the case of Randall Adams, who was wrongfully convicted of murder, leading to his eventual release from prison.
Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel
Examines the mysterious disappearance of Elisa Lam at the Cecil Hotel and delves into the dark history of the infamous establishment.
Investigates the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik and the alleged abuse at a Catholic high school in Baltimore.
Time: The Kalief Browder Story
Tells the tragic story of Kalief Browder, who was unjustly held at Rikers Island for three years without trial, highlighting flaws in the criminal justice system.
Series • 2004 - 2018
Follows the trial of Michael Peterson, who was accused of murdering his wife, and explores the complexities of the justice system.
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst
Series • 2015 - 2024
Investigates the mysterious life of New York real estate heir Robert Durst, revealing shocking revelations along the way.
Making a Murderer
Series • 2015 - 2018
Follows the story of Steven Avery, who was wrongfully convicted and then charged with another crime, sparking debates about the criminal justice system.
Paris Is Burning
Movie • 1990
Paris is Burning explores the vibrant world of New York's drag balls, celebrating the creativity and resilience of the LGBTQ+ community while shedding light on issues of race, class, and gender identity.
March of the Penguins chronicles the annual journey of emperor penguins in Antarctica, emphasizing the challenges they face and the need to protect their habitat.
Exit Through the Gift Shop
Exit Through the Gift Shop explores the world of street art and examines questions of artistic authenticity and commercialization in the art industry.
Citizenfour documents the revelations made by Edward Snowden about mass surveillance, prompting discussions about privacy, government transparency, and individual rights.
This stunning nature documentary takes viewers on a breathtaking journey around the world, showcasing the beauty and diversity of our planet while highlighting the need for conservation and sustainable practices.
This influential true crime documentary reexamines the case of Randall Adams, a man wrongfully convicted of murder in Texas. Through its investigative approach, it raises profound questions about the justice system and the power of documentary storytelling.
This captivating series explores the rise and fall of the controversial Rajneeshpuram community in Oregon during the 1980s. Through interviews and archival footage, it raises questions about religious freedom, community development, and the clash of cultures.
Making a Murderer" investigates the case of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man convicted of a violent crime. This gripping series raises questions about the criminal justice system, exposing potential flaws and biases in the legal process.
When They See Us
This gripping miniseries chronicles the wrongful conviction and exoneration of the Central Park Five, a group of Black and Latino teenagers accused of a brutal assault. Through its poignant storytelling, it exposes systemic racism and the flaws of the criminal justice system.
Ken Burns' landmark series offers an in-depth exploration of the American Civil War, examining its causes, major battles, and the impact on the nation. Through historical accounts and expert analysis, it provides a comprehensive understanding of this pivotal moment in American history.
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick delve into the complexities of the Vietnam War through firsthand accounts, archival footage, and in-depth analysis. The series offers a comprehensive view of the conflict and its impact on America and Vietnam, encouraging reflection on war and its consequences.
Planet Earth" takes audiences on a remarkable journey, showcasing the diversity and beauty of Earth's ecosystems. With its groundbreaking footage and narration by Sir David Attenborough, it raises awareness about the need for environmental preservation.
The Cove" uncovers the brutal annual dolphin hunt in Taiji, Japan, and the environmental consequences of this practice. The film exposes the hidden truths behind the lucrative dolphin industry and advocates for marine conservation.
This powerful documentary challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their crimes in various cinematic genres. By blurring the lines between reality and fiction, it provides insights into the collective memory and trauma of the country's dark past.
Blackfish" reveals the dark side of the captive whale industry, focusing on the infamous Orca, Tilikum, who was responsible for the deaths of several trainers at SeaWorld. The film exposes the cruelty and ethical issues surrounding the captivity of marine mammals.
Super Size Me
Movie • 2004
Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock documents his month-long experiment of eating only fast food from McDonald's, revealing the harmful effects of a diet high in processed food and the influence of the fast-food industry on public health.
Bowling for Columbine
Movie • 2002
This thought-provoking documentary investigates the causes and consequences of the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School, exploring gun violence in America and the culture of fear.
Former Vice President Al Gore educates viewers about the urgent reality of climate change and advocates for sustainable living in this impactful documentary.
Werner Herzog delves into the tragic story of Timothy Treadwell, an environmental activist who lived among grizzly bears in Alaska before his untimely death. The film raises questions about the boundaries between humans and wildlife, and the consequences of obsession.
This groundbreaking documentary examines the presidency of George W. Bush and the impact of the September 11 attacks on the United States, offering a critical perspective on American politics and the media.