Documentary, educational (Sorted by IMDb Rating Descending)
1. Little Brother: Things Fall Apart (2010)
Not Rated | 18 min | Documentary, Short
Set in Camden, New Jersey, well-known as one of the nation's most dangerous cities, "Things Fall Apart" takes a look at boys growing up amongst extreme violence, poverty and crime, and ... See full summary »
4. Diverseeds: Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (2009 Video)
51 min | Documentary, News
This documentary film shows the importance of agricultural biodiversity for food and agriculture, with astonishing pictures from Europe and Asia. In agriculture, the widespread adoption of ... See full summary »
5. Govt. vs Green (2009)
28 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
Paul Pearson, a lifelong Santa Monica resident, has been building electric cars for his own use and for friends in Santa Monica. He was recently visited by a DMV sting operation, in which ... See full summary »
9. Cambio de sentido (2009)
79 min | Documentary, News
800 million units circulate around the globe. It is the largest contributor to air pollution worldwide and accounts for 8,300 deaths every day. And every night it sleeps in your garage.
28 min | Documentary, Short, News
A cinematic, documentary examination of efforts to save the Chesapeake Bay through the eyes of three separate yet mutually dependent industries; blue crabs, farmers, and oyster ... See full summary »
13. 22 Years from Home (2009)
40 min | Documentary, Short, Drama
1983. 5 AM. Wernyol, Sudan. Kuek Garang, six years old, grabbed by the collar, is shoved out the back of his grass hut. His terrified parents beg him to run for his life. Kuek ran. Then ... See full summary »
16. Wonders of the Universe (I) (2011– )
TV-G | 59 min | Documentary
Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most dramatic parts of the globe to explain the fundamental principles that govern the laws of nature - light, gravity, energy, matter and time. With ... See full summary »
17. Chekhov for Children (2010)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Chekhov for Children tells the story of renowned New York writer Phillip Lopate's ambitious 1979 staging on Broadway of 'Uncle Vanya' with public school 5th graders, including the filmmaker.
24. Wonders of the Solar System (2010)
TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary
In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system.
26. Discovery '70 (1962–1971)
30 min | Documentary, Family
Historical and cultural documentary TV series for children aired on ABC originally as a weekday series, but later moved to Saturday afternoons or Sunday mornings throughout most of the Sixties.
27. Surviving Edged Weapons (1988)
TV-MA | 84 min | Documentary, Action, Crime
A documentary issued to police in the 80's on how to survive edged-based attacks, primarily blades -- with often comical and novel examples.
28. Bipolar Light (2009)
Not Rated | 138 min | Documentary, Comedy
Bipolar Light ... because it is a light showing the way, it is en-lightening, and you won't gain weight from watching it. Through the example of bipolar, the biggest secrets to ... See full summary »
29. A Message from the East (2009)
Not Rated | 56 min | Documentary, Family, History
The story of Muhammad Iqbal, a turn of the century poet/philosopher from South Asia. Through Iqbal's work we open a dialog between the East and West, refute the notion of a class of civilizations and discover our shared humanity.
31. The Universe (2007–2015)
45 min | Documentary, History
This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.
33. Star Gazers (1976– )
5 min | Documentary
This is a weekly television program about naked-eye astronomy. Information about celestial objects and events in the night sky is presented. The program teaches viewers where to look for these objects and events.
Every Frame a Painting (2014– )
Buster Keaton - The Art of the Gag
Documentary, History, Talk-Show
Before Edgar Wright and Wes Anderson, before Chuck Jones and Jackie Chan, there was Buster Keaton, one of the founding fathers of visual comedy. And nearly 100 years after he first appeared... See full summary »
Star: Tony Zhou
38. A Necessary Ruin (2010)
30 min | Documentary, Short, History
Upon its completion in October 1958, the Union Tank Car Dome, located north of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was the largest clear-span structure in the world. It was based on the engineering ... See full summary »
39. In Search of the Second Amendment (2006 Video)
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary
While the American right to arms has for a century been controversial in courts, scholarship, and the popular press, its history has never before been explored by a documentary. 'In Search ... See full summary »
40. Busted: The Citizen's Guide to Surviving Police Encounters (2004 Video)
45 min | Documentary
A film illustrating the American civil rights pertaining to police encounters with various dramatized scenarios illustrating how they can be exercised.
41. From Swastika to Jim Crow (2000)
60 min | Documentary
Independent documentary exploring the little-known story of Jewish refugee scholars teaching at historically black colleges before and during the Second World War.
43. Great Big Show (2017– )
Great Big Story presents an Emmy-nominated collection of cinematic shorts for the intellectually curious. The Great Big Show intrigues and excites with stories from more than 80 countries around the world.