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A collection of new documentaries added to Docur. Last update June 18, 2018 @ 12:36 PM

The Art of Russia

HistoryArt Presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon 2009 Unrated

The Art of Russia, a three-part documentary made in 2009 by British historian and art-critic Andrew Graham-Dixon looking into the wonderful history of art in Russia.

Secrets of the Mona Lisa

ArtMystery Presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon 2015 Unrated

Secrets of the Mona Lisa, a 2015 art documentary presented by British historian and broadcaster Andrew Graham-Dixon.   The Mona Lisa is easily the most famous single piece of art in the world. Much of this attention has come from the seductive mystery of the woman depicted in the painting[...]

The Two Escobars

A documentary about the two most famous Escobars from Columbia, Andrés and Pablo. While the two were not related and most certainly did not have the same profession their fates were intertwined as "The Two Escobars" shows.   Pablo Escobar needs no introduction for his is[...]

India’s Daughter

Crime Presenter Leslee Udwin 2015 Unrated

India’s Daughter, a 2015 crime documentary film by Leslee Udwin based on the Dehli Gang-Rape, an infamously disturbing incident which happened in December 2012. Jyoti Singh a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was raped and murdered while travelling home on a bus after watching the movie "[...]

The Private Life of Plants

Nature Presenter David Attenborough 1995 Unrated

The Private Life of Plants: a 1995 documentary by naturalist David Attenborough who presents a compelling look at the life cycles of plants from across the globe. The time scale plants change on is more suited to be analysed on a weekly to monthly basis and as a result, this was one of the earlier d[...]

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[...]

Red Light

Red Light, a new 2018 documentary series presented by American journalist Sarah Rashford for Vice.   The show examines how new laws surrounding sex work in the United States have impacted the lives of those in the industry. FOSTA-SESTA (Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act) prohibits many wa[...]

Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World

HistoryScience Presenter stephen Hawking 2010 Unrated

Genius of Britain, a 5-part documentary charting the history of some of Britain's most important scientists and innovators.   The main presenter is Theoretical Physicist & Cosmologist Stephen Hawking. Segments covering scientists in different fields of study are presented by those[...]

Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections: Super Tankers

British TV presenter from the popular series "Top Gear" Richard Hammond presents a documentary about the some of the worlds largest man-made moving objects; supertankers.   Specifically, he looks at an LNG carrier, a tank ship designed for transporting liquefied natural gas[...]

Michio Kaku: Time

Science Presenter Michio Kaku 2006 Unrated

Time: A four-part documentary series presented by American theoretical physicist and pioneer of string theory Michio Kaku.   Beginning with our everyday perception of time through our body clocks, Michio delves deeper and deeper into our understanding of this universal variable. He looks[...]

The Queens Coronation in Colour

The Queens Coronation in Colour, a 2018 documentary presented by Alexander Armstrong in celebration of the 65th anniversary of the Queen of England.   The new colour footage brings justice to one of the most elaborate events in history that happened on a typical British summers day in 195[...]

Atom

Science Presenter Jim Al-Khalili 2008 Unrated

Atom, a three-part documentary series by British physics professor Jim Al-Khalili telling the story of how we came to realise that everything was made from atoms.   As scientists discovered more and more about the atom, the stranger and stranger the very nature of reality appeared to be.[...]

The Flow of Time

Science Presenter Robert Llewellyn 1999 Unrated

The Flow of Time, a captivating documentary exploring the nature of time using Einstein's general theory of relativity as an anchor point.   The film discusses the implications of space-time, a reassuring idea that says everything that has existed still does on a fourth-dimensional ax[...]

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin

TechnologyHistory Presenter Daniel Mross 2014 Unrated

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin, a documentary examining the history of Bitcoin and its tremendous impact on society.   The film tells the story of Bitcoin through the eyes of Daniel Mross, a 35-year-old programmer from Pittsburgh. In 2011 he became obsessed with the cryptocurrency and today[...]

Beware the Slenderman

Crime Presenter Irene Taylor Brodsky 2016 Unrated

Beware the Slenderman, a 2016 biographical crime documentary film about two girls who murdered one of their friends in order to appease "The Slenderman".   "The Slenderman" is a fictional faceless monster reportedly featured in a horror story on the website fanfiction.[...]

The Science of Interstellar

ArtScience Presenter Matthew Mcconaughey 2014 Unrated

The Science of Interstellar: physicist Kip Thorne who worked on the Christopher Nolan movie "Interstellar" explains how the amazing visuals featured in the film are based on real science.   This documentary is a journey in wormholes, black holes, interstellar travel, and much mo[...]

NASA: Triumph and Tragedy

Science Presenter Alisdair Simpson 2009 Unrated

NASA: Triumph and Tragedy, a two-part documentary series hosted by Alisdair Simpson made in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the first Moon landing.   The film features recent interviews with many of the most well known Apollo astronauts including Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong and[...]

Egypt's Great Pyramid: The New Evidence

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter Paul Mcgann 2017 Unrated

Egypt's Great Pyramid: The New Evidence: The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and for more than 4000 years it was the tallest man-made structure in the world.   It is considered to be one of humankind's best achievements ever. Despite this, ve[...]