Documentaries - Geography

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Tropic of Cancer (2010 Mini-Series)
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Simon Reeve makes another trip around the world, like in Tropic of Capricorn, but now in the Northern hemisphere...
 
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Equator (2006 Mini-Series)
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For most people the equator is just an imaginary line running 25,000-miles around the globe. But the... (180 mins.)
 
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Long Way Round (2004 Mini-Series)
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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world...
 
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New Europe (2007 Mini-Series)
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Tropic of Capricorn (2008 Mini-Series)
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Simon Reeves makes another "round the world" trip following the tropic of Capricorn which is parallel... (60 mins.)
 
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180° South (2010 Documentary)
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The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. (85 mins.)
Director: Chris Malloy
 
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Deep Water (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary about the disastrous 1968 round-the-world yacht race. (93 mins.)
 
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North Face (2008)
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Based on a true story, North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps... (126 mins.)
Director: Philipp Stölzl
 
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Touching the Void (2003 Documentary)
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The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. (106 mins.)
Director: Kevin Macdonald
 
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How the States Got Their Shapes (2011 TV Series)
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Follows correspondent Brian Unger as he criss-crosses the country reporting on the tales behind the boundaries... (60 mins.)
 
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How to Start Your Own Country (2005 Mini-Series)
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This six part BBC series follows intrepid everyman Danny Wallace as he takes up the challenge and begins... (30 mins.)
 
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Wheel of Time (2003 Documentary)
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Wheel of Time is Werner Herzog's photographed look at the largest Buddhist ritual in Bodh Gaya, India. (81 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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When the Road Bends... Tales of a Gypsy Caravan (2006 Documentary)
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A brief look into Romani culture and Rom (Gypsies) from around the globe as five famous Romani groups tour the USA. The film visits their families at home in Spain, India, Macedonia and Romania. (110 mins.)
Director: Jasmine Dellal