human Documentaries

Ape To Man: Evolution


  In the Ape To Man: Evolution documentary by Nic Young we take a look back over the history of human evolution.   For decades scientists have been looking for the "missing link" which can tell us how we moved up the evolutionary ladder from Apes. Despite this being a 20[...]

Mankind: The Story of All of Us

2012 Unrated

Mankind: The Story of All of Us takes through the history of mankind in a highly dramatised way, from a difficult beginning on the African Savannah to the present day where we have become like the gods our ancient ancestors worshipped.   American actor Josh Brolin (No Country for Old Men)[...]

Walking with Cavemen


Walking with Cavemen is a four-part 2006 BBC history documentary series created by Nick Green about the history of Human evolution.   Unlike the other "walking with" documentaries; Walking With Dinosaurs, Walking with Beasts, and Walking with Monsters this final edition was not[...]

The Lost Tribes of Humanity

2016 Unrated

In “The Lost Tribes of Humanity” Dr. Alice Roberts looks into the origins of humanity using latest advances in genetics technology. Traditionally all research on the history of ancient humans has been done with paleo-anthropology which is based on the study of fossils, however[...]

The Greater Good - Mind Field - Trolley Experiment


A thrilling new documentary by the popular Youtube science channel Vsauce investigating how people will really react to the “trolley problem”. This thought experiment simply aims to distinguish what people will do in a life or death situation when they are compelled to take action w[...]

The Brain with David Eagleman - 1. What Is Reality?


A new documentary series presented by David Eagleman. This is the first episode in the series which explores how the Brain really works to create the reality that we experience in the world. Is the world we live in merely an illusion that are brain simply conjures up to allow us to live in it? These[...]

Blink A Horizon Guide to the Senses

2012 Unrated

Hearing, sight, smell, touch and taste are all senses that we use to link us with the world which surrounds us. In this documentary Dr Kevin Fong takes us back through 40 years worth of BBC horizon footage to help us understand what science has allowed humans to learn about our tools[...]

The Joy of Logic


In this documentary we take a step into the world of logic with computer scientist Dave Cliff. To explain how logic has enriched all of our lives we explore philosophy, maths, science and technology all of which at their core are defined by logic. An example used by Dave Cliff is the program th[...]

The Hunt for AI


The hunt for artificial intelligence is on. BBC Horizon investigates how close the human race is to making true AI. Every year computing power is almost doubling and we are now at the stage where a computer can match the power of the human brain. However, intelligence is not measured on calculating[...]

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