Highest Rated "educational", Documentary Titles
2. 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 »
3. 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.
7. 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.
10. Govt. vs Green (2009)
28 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy
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 »
13. The Legend of Sofa Kingdom (2011)
85 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Follows the 'winning-est' Quizzo team on their way to defend their Quizzo Bowl title, while exploring the history of Quizzo and it's major players.
14. The Universe (2007– )
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.
15. 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 »
21. 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.
22. 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.
23. 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.
24. Out of Annapolis (2010)
73 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Explores the lives of LGBT Alumni of the US Naval Academy. Here they share their experiences while at Annapolis and while serving in the naval service.
29. 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.
31. 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 »
34. 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.
35. The Hobart Shakespeareans (2005 TV Movie)
Rafe Esquith, 1992 American Teacher of the Year and National Medal of Arts recipient, teaches 5th-grade children whose parents don't speak English at a school in a dangerous, poor, drug-infested 100% Latino/Asian neighborhood in Los Angeles.
36. 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.
37. 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 »
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 »
45. Raw Faith (2010)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
This surprisingly open and revealing documentary follows two years in the private life of a minister. Marilyn Sewell is successful and beloved in the pulpit, but behind the scenes she is ... See full summary »
Votes: 60 | Gross: $0.00M
47. A Perfect Soldier (2010 Video)
56 min | Documentary, War
One man's journey from child soldier to national hero. As a young boy, Aki Ra was groomed to be an instrument of war by the Khmer Rouge regime. In his adult life, Aki Ra has worked to ... See full summary »
50. Last Paradise (2016)
100 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
In the beautiful wilderness of New Zealand a daredevil bunch of kids in the 60's experimented with something that would change the world of adventure travel. This is their global quest for ... See full summary »