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Astonishing 1955 Asbestos Documentary

1955 00:17:58 Unrated

This astonishing 1950’s Asbestos documentary shows how amazingly stupid the human race can be in light of a new discovery that at face value seems great. The 50’s...

CIA Secret Experiments

2007 00:50:13

A 2007 National Geographic about CIA Secret Experiments, during the mid 20th century the United States Central Intelligence Agency embarked on covert experiments using hu...

Side by Side

2012 01:38:59

  Side by Side is a documentary film that explores the usage of two filmmaking processes, digital and film development. Produced by the famous Hollywood actor Keanu Re...

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

2010 01:30:08

Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a 2001 documentary about the wonderful Chauvet cave located in Southern France. Chances are you have not heard anything about this cave b...

Cold Waves

2007 00:00:55 Unrated

Making a documentary about a non-visual medium is no easy task and for all its political complexity, this is a fantastic demonstration of how to make visual the fear the craziness...

20 Feet from Stardom

2013 01:13:12 Unrated

American director Morgan Neville presents, 20 Feet from Stardom, a documentary about backup singers. The backup singer lives just outside the limelight of the lead singer...

The Silver Pharaoh

2010 00:52:12

Out of all the historic monuments in Egypt the royal tomb of Psusennes “the silver Pharaoh” is one of the most spectacular, yes, even more so that that of the famous ki...

Rewind This!

2013 01:30:19 Unrated

Rewind This! is a 2013 documentary about the VHS tape, something that changed the world. The historical and cultural effect of the VHS tape was simply massive. This documentar...

Inside Obamas White House - Episode 1

2016 00:58:50

Inside Obama’s White House is a 2016 documentary series narrated by Frank Sesno about Barack Obama’s president-elect period from 2008 – 2016. Through sp...

9/11 Firehouse

2014 00:45:00

9/11 Firehouse is a 2014 documentary film that tells the story of the firefighters who worked at fire house 10, New York on September 11th 2001. This company was the...

The Story Of Flight 93 - Real Stories

2016 00:55:39

The Story Of Flight 93: This documentary film tells the harrowing story of flight 93 which was hijacked by terrorists on September 11th 2001. United Airlines Fl...

Man with a Movie Camera

1929 01:08:45

A man travels around a city with a camera slung over his shoulder, documenting urban life with dazzling invention. This is one of the first “documentary” film examples...


1985 04:39:36 Unrated

Shoah, a 1985 documentary film by French writer and director Claude Lanzmann (November 27, 1925 in Paris, France) about one of the worst crimes against humanity ever; the holo...

The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara

2003 01:47:00

The Fog of war is a 2003 documentary film directed by Errol Morris about the life of former US secretary of Defense, Robert s. McNamara. Using a wealth of archive footage we see so...

The Act of Killing

2012 02:39:54

The act of killing, a 2012 documentary film directed by Joshua Oppenheimer and produced by award winning producer Signe Byrge Sørensen about the people who took part in the...

Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribes of the American Northwest

2016 01:06:55 Unrated

To anyone wanting to watch the documentary; the quality is not good but we will update to a higher quality version when available online. Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribe...

Play It Loud: The Story of Marshall

2014 00:58:47

The story of the Marshall amplification company which was founded in London in 1962, more than 50 years ago today by “lord of the loud” Jim Marshall.   ...

Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered

2014 00:58:35

  Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered. In this documentary, Dallas Campbell heads over to Egypt to uncover the truth about the most famous pharaoh of them all, The boy go...

Who Were the Greeks?

2016 00:58:53 Unrated

Who were the Greeks? This two part documentary series presented by Dr Michael Scott investigates the past of this amazing ancient civilisation and how it’s legacy is very muc...

Genius of the Modern World: Karl Marx

2016 00:58:54

The first episode in a three part documentary series Genius of the Modern World. This film investigates the revolutionary ideas of German Journalist, Sociologist, philosopher and e...

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