Health & Medical documentaries

AIDS Inc

AIDS Inc. is a feature-length 2007 documentary by well known American AIDS denialist and alternative medicine advocate Gary Null, the film asserts that the pharmaceutical industry spreads fear and misconceptions about HIV and AIDS in order to continue to profit from the multi-billion dollar ind[...]

Enlightenment Now, The Awakening of Humanity

The world's leading spiritual masters, yogis and gurus explain what enlightenment is and how to attain it. A summary of all the various forms of yoga and meditation, including interviews with such luminaries as Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudeva, the Maharishi and the Maharaj, various[...]

Beyond The Cloud

Health & Medical Presenter 2016 Unrated

Beyond the Cloud is a 2016 French documentary co-produced by Vapexpo and the Vaping Post which was officially released straight to YouTube in full length for free viewing, the film takes the viewer on an international through several countries including America, France and Switzerland to explore vap[...]

Welcome Back, Big Tobacco

In recent years the biggest tobacco companies in the world have been taking a big beating, with millions of smokers switching to a cheaper and healthier alternative. The emergence of the electronic cigarette has been great news for the health of the nicotine addict, and the health of their wallet to[...]

Sex, Lies, and Cigarettes

Vanguard reporter Christof Putzel heads to Indonesia to explore the phenomenon of young children smoking cigarettes, with their parents apparently more than happy to supply them with cigarettes. Somehow the tobacco industry has managed to convince everyday Indonesians that smoking doesn’t caus[...]

We Love Cigarettes

Health & Medical Presenter Bill Nighy 2006 Unrated

The tobacco industry is worth $430bn a year globally, and that figure keeps on growing, literally billions of us smoke at least casually. It is perhaps surprising therefore that there are so few documentaries about tobacco around, right? We Love Cigarettes is a BBC Horizon documentary which attempts[...]

Bulgaria's Abandoned Children: Revisited

In 2007 a film crew travelled to Bulgaria to produce a documentary which shed a light on a culture where physically and mentally disabled children are institutionalized or ‘warehoused’ in appalling conditions, the country had the highest number of disabled children in institutions in Eur[...]

The Human Experiment

The Human Experiment, a 2013 documentary exploring chemicals in everyday consumer products with narration from American actor Sean Penn (Mystic River).   The film presents evidence gathered by journalists Dana Nachman and Don Hardy who interview people whose lives have apparently been aff[...]

The Weight of the Nation

The Weight of the Nation, a four-part health documentary series looking into the obesity crisis in the United States.   The film looks into all aspects of the problem from its root causes, symptoms and treatments. As well as providing on the ground research, "The Weight of the Nation[...]

Vegan: Everyday Stories

Vegan: Everyday Stories, a non-profit project that follows the lives of four completely different people who have one thing in common: they are all vegan.   If you enjoyed this documentary please consider donating to the filmmakers here: veganmovie.org/donate 

Land of Hope and Glory

Land of Hope and Glory, a 2017 documentary inspired by the 2005 documentary "Earthlings". While Earthlings focuses on animal rights in the United States many people were claiming that the situation in the UK was much better; to set the record straight this free documentary was made featuri[...]

Organic Food: Hype or Hope?

Organic Food: Hype or Hope? Organic food products are growing in demand in the west, however, are they any healthier? After all, consumers pay a premium for it but can one really believe what is said on the label? Who has verified its authenticity?   This film by Torsten Mehltretter inves[...]

Memory Hackers

Memory Hackers: The human brain is certainly a cunning creation, for if it was not able to create memories we would be perpetually stuck in the present and unable to think about the future.   This documentary explores the latest techniques that neuroscientists are using to "hack"[...]

The Big Think: How to Live Longer

The Big Think: How to Live Longer, people a living longer than ever. On average a human will live 2.5 years longer year-on-year. But the odds of living to the age of 100 and above are still very slim. Not only because of your body giving up the ghost but the chances of a random event striking you do[...]

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