life Documentaries

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey 1- Standing Up In The Milky Way

2014 Unrated

Cosmos: A Space-time Odyssey, the first episode in the landmark follow-up to the original science documentary series presented by Carl Sagan.

After Life: The Strange Science of Decay

2011 Unrated

Ever since the big bang the universe has been constantly falling from an orderly state into a disorderly one, according to the law of entropy. This 2011 BBC science documentary explores this simple to comprehend yet strange and consistent property that our universe beholds to answer the question beh[...]

The Beginning and End of the Universe


Respected quantum physicist Jim Al-Khalili presents a two-part documentary series about the start and the demise of our universe titled “The Beginning and End of the Universe”. We know that the universe is expanding, this was first observed by Edwin Hubble who actually saw it acceleratin[...]

March of the Penguins (preview)

2005 Unrated

Penguin documentary. The 2005 national geographic documentary film, March of the Penguins takes us on a journey to the south pole in order to see the Emperor Penguins in their traditional breeding grounds in a fascinating mating ritual captured by award winning film makerLuc Jacquet. The film depict[...]

New Zealand: Earths Mythical Islands - Cast Adrift

2016 Unrated

New Zealand:  Earths Mythical Islands Episode 1: Cast Adrift, the first episode in a three-part documentary series narrated by Sam Neill (Jurassic Park) which looks into a fascinating world that has remained almost the same since the dinosaurs existed on Earth more than 300 million years a[...]

Life on the Reef: Summer


Life on the Reef, the epic three part documentary series presented by Rupert Ried following life living on some of the most amazing reef habitats in the world, from the Torres Straight to the great barrier reef. This episode looks at life on the great barrier reef during the summer; a tran[...]

Through The Wormhole: Are We Alone?

2010 Unrated

We know with almost certainty that aliens are out there in the universe, but why have we not found them yet? Scientist are hoping to change this equilibrium and make contact, a mission that will change our view on the universe like never before. In the documentary Through The Wormhole: Are We Alone?[...]

Living with Wolves


A documentary about living with Wolves narrated by Liev Schreiber. Wolves have been characterized as ruthless animals with no characteristics other than the lust for blood, determined to break this misconception, documentary film makers Jim and Jaime Dutcher spent six years living with an untam[...]

The Invocation


“The Invocation” is a documentary about the notion of God and world Peace. There are a lot of problems in the world and the reality is we should be working towards world peace and trying to reduce Earth pollution. Narrator Sharon Stone interviews many influential people such as, Dee[...]

Our Queen At 90 (preview)


“Our Queen at Ninety” A documentary about Queen Elizabeth The Second of England in celebration of her 90th birthday. Since her accession in 1952 she has been head of the commonwealth which includes a total of 53 countries and 2.1 billion people across six continents. She began her r[...]

Eat, Fast and Live Longer


In the BBC horizon documentary Eat fast and live longer Michael Mosley sets himself a massive goal. He wants to lose weight, live longer and stay younger. He has discovered a new science that uses the ancient idea of fasting that will achieve all three of the goals for him but the only catch is[...]

A Life on Screen: Stephen Fry


Stephen Fry is a true national treasure. His talent knows no bounds thanks to his intelligence, whitt and acting prowess. In this documentary we look at a true legand of British television who celebrates 10 years of hosting the BAFTAs. From his breakthrough on television with his othe[...]

Edwyn Collins home Again


An inspiring documentary about the Scottish musician Edwyn Collins. Collins formed the band Orange juice in 1979 and left to pursue a solo career in 1985. He is known world wide for the song “Never Met A Girl Like You” and a number of other hits. In 2004 Collins life changed when he w[...]

One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue


One Voice in the Cosmic Fugue: Episode 2 in one of the great educational series of all time by the late Carl Sagan. In this episode Carl Sagan explores the search for who we are by looking at life, through the Cambrian explosion, through natural selection on earth and suggesting theories about[...]

Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life

2009 Unrated

A documentary about evolution. Earth is the only known planet which sustains life and it does so with a huge abundance, from the north pole to the south the planet is teaming with life from massive flowers to strange reptiles there is life in seemingly every shape and form. With such huge biodiversi[...]

State of the Planet

2000 Unrated

We certainly live on an extraordinary planet which is dominated by a vast and complex array of life. David Attenborough has been documenting this life for more than 50 years and has created many films revealing animals from the mountain gorilla to the blue whale. In this documentary he explores[...]

First life


 David Attenborough travels around the world and back in time to discover the origins of life on planet Earth. This documentary paints a picture of what life was like back when it was only very primitive compared to its complexity now; it has only been in the last decade where scientific b[...]

The Search for Life: The Drake Equation


  What is the likeliness that we are alone in the universe? This is a question that has been pondered for centuries by philosophers and theologians, Dr Frank Drake was the first man to approach this question scientifically. In 1960 he began working on his theory, looking at several key[...]

Wonders of the universe - Aliens


Many of us want to know if there are aliens out there. Using mathematical principals it has been calculated that there are almost certainly aliens out there, somewhere in the cosmos, unfortunately we lack any real, tangible evidence yet. However there are a number of on-going projects with the[...]

Wonders of the universe - Dead or Alive


The Earth is the only place that we know of to support life in the traditional Carbon, water reliant form. For you to be viewing this documentary now there has been an amazing array of chance events which lead to the earth being formed in the way it has. Everything from being located in the God[...]

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