1996 documentaries

The Lost Treasure of the Library of Alexandria

Library of Alexandria documentary. The ancient library of Alexandria was the largest and most famous in all of ancient history. Within the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty, it flourished and was the capital of scholarship right up until the Rome invaded in the conquest of Egypt.   It is[...]

The Money Masters: How International Bankers Gained Control of America

The Money Masters: How International Bankers Gained Control of America. It is a fact that the Federal Reserve is a private corporation acting on behalf of its private interests. The Federal Reserve was a creation of the Federal Reserve Act signed into law by President Woodrow Wil[...]

When We Were Kings

  When We Were Kings, a 1996 sporting documentary about the historic “Rumble in the Jungle” boxing match in 1974 between the two best heavyweight boxers in the world, George Foreman and Muhammid Ali. This fight, held on October 24th, 1974 in the Republic of Congo w[...]

Fermat's Last Theorem

Science Presenter Eve Matheson 1996

A documentary by Eve Matheson Fermat's Last Theorem.   Andrew Wiles stumbled across the world's greatest mathematical puzzle, Fermat's Theorem, as a ten- year-old schoolboy, beginning a 30-year quest with just one goal in mind - to solve the problem that has baffled min[...]


Microcosmos (Le Peuple de L'herbe) is a 1996 French nature documentary co-directed by Claude Nuridsany, Marie Pérennou which takes us into the world of insects.   To capture these aliens worlds in meadows and ponds Microcosmos uses special macro lenses to provide amazing close[...]

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

Crime Presenter Joe Berlinger 1996

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills, a 2-hour long crime documentary by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky which tells the story of the murder of three young boys in West Memphis, Arkansas.   The case was so infamous the alleged perpetrators Jessie Misskelley Jr., Dami[...]