1999 documentaries

Nova - To the Moon

The full story of how the American space program put a man on the moon. This documentary was originally broadcast on July 13th 1999 and tells the largely untold story of the engineering and science behind the project which first went to the moon in 1968 as millions of people watched on T.V[...]

Ultimate Guide: Dolphin

Ultimate guide: Dolphin documentary. Dolphins are a diverse group of marine mammals dissimilar to whales and porpoises but grouped as paraphyletic. Currently there are 40 known species of this animal and it’s closest determined relative is the hippopotamus having separated ways around 40[...]

Hyena: Families in the Wild

The Hyena is one of the most feared animals on the planet, and if you do not believe that try walking through the African plains and confronting a number of them; its a big scary problem. Hyena have a reputation that proceeds them and this is exactly what this 1999 wildlife documentary titled &ldquo[...]

Aircrash: The Downing of Korean Airlines Flight 8509

History Presenter Stephen Bogaert 1999 Unrated

A documentary about Korean Airlines Cargo Flight 8509 which crashed after taking off from Stanstead airport in 1999 killing all four crew members on board the Boeing 747-200F. Shortly after liftoff, something caused the plane to bank over harshly causing it to quite literally fall out of the sky. Bu[...]

Blink-182 The Urethra Chronicles

BiographyMusic Presenter Blink-182 1999 Unrated

  Here we have a historic look back on the pop-punk band Blink-182 in this documentary directed by Rick DeVoe. The film uses footage captured from the early to late 1990’s of band members Mark Hoppus, Tom DeLonge, and Travis Barker and includes rares live performances of the[...]

Friedrich Nietzsche: Human, All Too Human

SocietyBiography Presenter Haydn Gwynne 1999 Unrated

  Friedrich Nietzsche: Human, All Too Human.   Human, All Too Human is a three-part documentary television series produced by the BBC. It follows the lives of three prominent European philosophers: Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, and Jean-Paul Sartre.   The the[...]

Walking With Dinosaurs

Walking With Dinosaurs is a 1999 BBC documentary series narrated by Kenneth Branagh and directed by Tim Haines.   The idea for the series came about during the mid-nineties with the resurgent interest in dinosaurs thanks to the release of the highly successful 1993 movie "Jurassic Pa[...]

Chelsea Headhunters

SportCrime Presenter Donal MacIntyre 1999 Unrated

A 1999 investigative documentary by Irish journalist Donald MacIntyre following the notorious Chelsea Headhunters football hooligan firm, which has ties to the professional Premier league football club Chelsea.   Chelsea F.C has a worldwide following including a group of London-based hool[...]

Nukes in Space

Nukes in Space, a 1999 documentary by Peter Kuran with narration from American actor William Shatner (Star Trek) about the development of the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in both Russia and the United States.   Kuran is known for his visual effect works on many high-profile m[...]

The Flow of Time

The Flow of Time, a captivating documentary exploring the nature of time using Einstein's general theory of relativity as an anchor point.   The film discusses the implications of space-time, a reassuring idea that says everything that has existed still does on a fourth-dimensional ax[...]

Renaissance: Andrew Graham-Dixon

ArtSociety Presenter Andrew Graham-Dixon 1999 Unrated

Renaissance is a six-part documentary series hosted by British art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon about the Italian Renaissance.   This Renaissance began in the 14th century and lasted into the 17th century. It was the earliest European Renaissance and marked a huge shift in cultural changes[...]

Mein liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski (My Best Fiend)

Biography Presenter Werner Herzog 1999 Unrated

My Best Fiend (original title in German – Mein Liebster Feind - Klaus Kinski) is a documentary made in 1999 by German filmmaker Werner Herzog, about his friend and colleague, actor Klaus Kinski.