New documentaries

A collection of new documentaries added to Docur. Last update October 31, 2015 @ 07:16 PM

Krokodil: Russias Deadliest Drug

DrugsSociety Presenter Vice 2012

Krokodil is a home-made drug that is popular in eastern Europe and Russia. The effects that it has on people is truly horrendous as it is highly addictive and the drug is usually made out of an array of different deadly chemical. The side effects causes addicts skin to turn dry, scaly and the f[...]

What Is Reality?

Science Presenter bbc 2011

A BBC horizon documentary which aims to answer a fundamental question: What is reality? Surely this is obvious but when you think about it, it is not as there is a strange world which underlays the normal, physical reality. The world of quantum. We still know very little about the quantum world[...]

The History of Halloween

SocietyHistory Presenter Harry Smith 1997 Unrated

The History of Halloween: Halloween is a yearly celebration which is observed in a number of countries across the world. According to some scholars Halloween was historically influenced by Celtic harvest festivals with pagan roots while others say that it has only Christian roots.  [...]

Einsteins Big Idea

ScienceBiography Presenter nova 2005

It has been more than 100 years since Albert Einstein released his famous publication containing the simple, elegant yet incredibly complex equation E = mc2. This documentary explores the history behind this famous equation and the events which lead up to its discovery.    Einstein&#[...]

Joy Division

Music Presenter Grant Gee 2007

A documentary about the famous English Post-punk rock band Joy Division, who formed in Salford in 1976. The film explores how the band got together and what influenced them to make some of the most influential songs in English rock history against the backdrop of industrial 70&rs[...]


Sicko: A 2007 documentary by Michael Moore about the American health care system. Unlike the healthcare system in the United Kingdom and various other countries, the American health care system is run for profit which is often at the expense of the patients.    In this documenta[...]

hunting the edge of space

Science Presenter Lance Lewman 2012

NOVA presents hunting the edge of space.  from 0.000000000000000000000000000000000001 after the big bang when space expanded rapidly, through the formation of basic elements 3 minutes after the big bang to the birth of the sun 5,000,000,000 years before today and beyond. We as a species are alw[...]

Are We Still Evolving ?

Anatomist Dr Alice Roberts looks into one of the great question about the human species: Are we still evolving. We as humans are the products of millions of years worth of evolution here on earth, but now in the 21st century can we safely say that we have escaped "the survival of the fittest&qu[...]

Which Universe Are We In?

Science Presenter Jaye Griffiths 2015

This documentary explores the idea of multiple universes, and multiple instances of our own universe which are all running at the same time; according to the theory described here there is another universe where the Germans won world war 2 and where you are the president of the united states.[...]

Hold fast

A documentary about new age environmentalists. this documentary followed moxie Marlinspike and a group of post-punk anarchists who rebuilt a boat and sailed it from Florida to the Dominican Republic. A fantastic low budget documentary.

The Real Jurassic Park

A fantastic documentary from 1993 and presented by Jeff Goldblum which explores whether dinosaurs could actually be cloned. The documentary looks at different parts of the 1993 movie "Jurassic Park" and asks scientists whether the cloning techniques used in the movie could one day be[...]

How the earth was made - Mount Everest

A look at how Mount Everest was made, the tallest peak in the world. This documentary explore what it took to create the Himalayan mountains which were once apart on an ancient ocean bed. In the documentary you will find a lot of geological explanations along side supporting evidence. 

Defeating the hackers

In the past the biggest threat to the world was almost solely nuclear weapons however, in 2015 the greatest threat is almost certainly the keyboard. As everything that we do in our lives is connected to the internet we can never be sure that our personal information is 100% safe from lone hacke[...]

Into Eternity: A Film for the Future

A thought provoking documentary which explores the impact of our increasing use of nuclear energy. It looks into the argument from a different perspective which will make you think about how safe the radioactive waste from such energy production is as it takes 1000's of years to become safe agai[...]

Wings of the Luftwaffe:

Military & War Presenter Luke Swann 1991 Unrated

The first documentary in a series which focuses on the Nazi aircraft which were developed during world war 2. In this documentary, we learn about the Arado Ar 234 or "The Blitz" which was a jet-powered bomber developed by the Arado company and introduced in the closing stages of the war.[...]

What Makes a Genius

Who is a genious and what makes them become one? In this documentary Marcus du Sautoy a professor of mathemathics looks deep into this question to try to understands why. There are a number of questions to answer which are looked at in detail such as; what are geniuses? and is their physic[...]


Woodstock: A documentary which gives a full chronicle of the highly legends Woodstock music festival in 1969. In the film, there are many famous acts including the late Jimi Hendrix, Joan Baez, The Who, Joe Cocker, Canned Heat, Sly and the Family Stone and more.  Director Michael Wadleigh[...]

Super Size Me

Super Size Me: Everyone wanted to get a somewhat clear idea of what eating only fast does to you? This is what Morgan Spurlock wanted to find out so he decided to eat only Mcdonalds food for one month. Not only do we see what effects this kind of diet has on a relatively healthy human body but also[...]