Documentaries and other non-fictionby Jimmycat | created - 28 May 2016 | updated - 04 Aug 2016 | Public
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3. Alexandria: The Greatest City (2010 TV Movie)
51 min | Documentary
Bettany Hughes goes to Alexandria, Egypt, too look at one of the great cities of history. Founded by Alexander the Great, Alexandria was once one of the intellectual and culture hubs of the... See full summary »
4. Inequality for All (2013)
PG | 89 min | Documentary
A documentary that follows former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich as he looks to raise awareness of the country's widening economic gap.
Votes: 6,270 | Gross: $1.21M
National Geographic Explorer (1985– )
Nightmare in Jamestown
National Geographic examines Jamestown the first permanent English settlement in North America. It looks at forensic and archaeological evidence that tells a story of famine, disease, violence, and cannibalism.
Secrets of the Dead (2000– )
Death at Jamestown
Documentary, History, Mystery
Scientists investigate what led to the demise of the British colony of Jamestown, VA around 1610. Were the starvation and outbreaks they faced caused by a string of unfortunate events or did Spain have something to do with it as well?
115 min | Documentary
Director: André de la Varre Jr.
16. Pompeii: Back from the Dead (2011 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 48 min | Documentary, History
As destruction rained on Pompeii, 74 men, women and children hid in a dark cellar. They clung to life as Vesuvius raged, only to become the last people to die in the disaster. Their bones ... See full summary »
17. A Place at the Table (2012)
PG | 84 min | Documentary
A documentary that investigates incidents of hunger experienced by millions of Americans, and proposed solutions to the problem.
Votes: 1,060 | Gross: $0.23M
19. Craig Ferguson: I'm Here to Help (2013 TV Special)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Comedy
Craig Ferguson wants to tell a joke. And he'll try to finish the joke. But he may not remember to get to the punchline, because he's distracted by hysterical thoughts of fatherhood, Helen ... See full summary »
22. Ancient Mysteries (2016– )
British documentary series following the work of experts who are using cutting-edge technology to explore some of the world's greatest ancient mysteries and put forward new theories and interpretations.
24. Metal Evolution (2011–2014)
Metal Evolution is broken down into episodes about a different piece of metal history. The series includes interviews with and about Alice Cooper, Slash, Lemmy, Rob Zombie, members of ... See full summary »
25. Fixing the Future (2012)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary
Do people exist to serve the economy, or should the economy exist to serve the people? In Fixing the Future, host David Brancaccio, of public radio's Marketplace and NOW on PBS, visits ... See full summary »
26. The Mind-Benders: LSD and the Hallucinogens (1967)
Not Rated | 25 min | Documentary, Short
This FDA film explores the history of hallucinogenic drugs, and specifically the effects and therapeutic uses of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Combining graphics that suggest a ... See full summary »
27. Yardbirds (1992)
55 min | Documentary, Music
Documentary about the '60s British rock group The Yardbirds, with interviews with the band's various members, managers and other musicians. Also shown are clips from their TV appearances, ... See full summary »
28. DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2010)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
An investigation into the long-obscured mystery of dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a molecule found in nearly every living organism and considered the most potent psychedelic on Earth.
29. The Divide (II) (2015)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
The Divide tells the story of 7 individuals striving for a better life in modern day US and UK - where the top 0.1% owns as much wealth as the bottom 90%. By plotting these tales together, we uncover how virtually every aspect of our lives is controlled by one factor: the size of the gap between rich and poor.The film is inspired by "The Spirit Level" by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett.