planet Documentaries

Powaqqatsi

1988
1

  Powaqqatsi is the next documentary that award-winning filmmaker Godfrey Reggio made after the ground-breaking Koyaanisqatsi (1982).   This film explores how technology in developing, second-world countries is affecting people as they transition into first-world west-style m[...]

Programming of Life 2: EARTH

2015 Unrated

  Programming of Life 2: EARTH, is the follow-up to the popular documentary "Programming of life" by Jason LaBarge which examines the delicate balance of life on Earth.   The film shows how small changes in the orchestra of variables which make life possible can have a h[...]

Kymatica

2009 Unrated

  Kymatica, a 2009 documentary by Benjamin Stewart which explores the human condition, conscious and the possibility to conjure infinite ideas.   Do we really control reality that surrounds us? Or are humans doomed to extinction in a world built around chaos? Kymatica explores que[...]

Bag It

2010
4

  Bag It is a 2010 comedy documentary following American actor Jeb Berrier (I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore)  after he made a pledge to stop using plastic bags.   While he doesn't see himself as a "tree hugger", he and his wife came to the realisa[...]

The Choice is Ours

2015
1

  "The Choice is Ours" documentary directed by Roxanne Meadows shows an optimistic vision of the world if we apply science & technology for the benefit of all people and the environment.   The film is an advocation of sustainable technologies which will ensure our fu[...]

Racing Extinction

2015
1

  Racing Extinction is a 2015 documentary by Greek-American photographer Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) which brings to attention the mass extinction of plant and animal life prominently caused by the growing number of humans on planet Earth.   Using never before seen imagery and inter[...]

The 11th Hour

2007 Unrated

  The 11th Hour is 2007 environmental documentary discussing problems the worlds eco-systems are facing narrated and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio.   To investigate problems such as Global Warming, deforestation, extinction and pollution Leonardo interviews more than 50 people in[...]

Inside Planet Earth

2009 Unrated

  Star Trek's Patrick Stewart presents a scientific voyage inside planet Earth.   Beginning on the surface this documentary explores through the mantle, liquid outer-core and solid iron core of the Earth showing how much more hostile it gets as you travel downward us[...]

Chasing Ice

2012
1

Chasing Ice is an epic adventure following photographer James Balog and his team of researchers who are conducting the “extreme ice survey”, collecting visual information on the effects of climate change to provide ocular evidence for the numerous studies by scientists who have publ[...]

BBC Blue Planet II

2017
2

BBC Blue Planet II is a follow up to the massively popular 2001 nature documentary series exploring the world's oceans. The series was first shown on BBC One on October 29th, 2017 and is presented by David Attenborough, possibly the most famous naturalist in the world right now.  [...]

NOVA: Chasing Pluto

2015 Unrated

Almost everyone knows about the New Horizons space probe that was sent on a 10 ten year mission to the dwarf-planet Pluto, more than 3 billion miles away from Earth. On July 14, 2015, New Horizons made it epic closest approach to the mysterious body in the void. The NOVA produced documentary &l[...]

Home

2009
2

Home (2009) is a feature length documentary which shows the immense diversity of life on planet Earth using wide angle shots from the international space station and filmed in over 50 countries using helicopter aerial shots. The documentary was created by French director and photographer Yann A[...]

Baraka

1992
1

Baraka is a 1992 documentary film directed by Ron Fricke about the world as it was more than 25 years ago. Unlike most documentaries Baraka is a simply a collection or “montage” of well framed photographic recordings with out any narration whatsoever which allows the viewer to focus more[...]

The Salt of the Earth (preview)

2014
1

The Salt of the Earth is a documentary about the life of Sebastião Salgado, a renowned photographer who has travelled the world over the last 40 years telling the stories of deprived societies. After photographing for such a long time, Sebastião has a created a massive collection of wo[...]

Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

2014
1

  Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret, a documentary about finding answers for one of the most important environmental issues affecting the entire planet. co-produced by filmmakers Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn, Cowspiracy specifically looks into the damage that mass ani[...]

The Cross of the Moment

2015
1

The Cross of the Moment is a 2015 documentary created by film maker Jacob Freydont-Attie about Earth’s the current environmental crisis. This feature length documentary film aims to elucidate the connecting dots between Fermi’s Paradox, climate change, capitalism, and coll[...]

If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

2009 Unrated

Earth Days is a 2009 documentary about the worlds growing awareness of environmental problems directed by Robert Stone who is renowned for making a number of feature-length documentaries such as Pandoras Promise (2013) and Oswalds Ghost (2007). The centrepiece of this film is the history of Earth Da[...]

Planet Earth 2 (preview)

2016
3

Planet Earth 2 episode 1 – Islands,   exploring the wonderful array of animals that live on both large and small islands. This is episode 1 of the highly popular natural history documentary series Planet Earth presented by Sir David Attenborough and produ[...]

Before the Flood

2016
31

Before the Flood is a 2016 documentary about the effects of climate change created by award-winning American Actor/producer/writer Fisher Stevens and presented by actor Leonardo DiCaprio (Catch me if you can, Wolf of Wall Street). First revealed at the Toronto film on September 9th the fil[...]

Voyage of Time (preview)

2016
1

Voyage of Time is a new 2016 science documentary narrated by Hollywood actors Brad Pitt & Cate Blanchett examining the story of the Universe. The film which will be presented in IMAX technology is the culmination of four years work by director Terrence Malick (November 30, 1943) who is the[...]

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