2007 documentaries

Zeitgeist

This documentary is all about connecting the dots. Zeitgeist looks into some of the worlds largest institutions and governments and divides them into their primary parts: Religion: Pagan astrological beliefs which reveals some interesting connections between the ancient world and the moder[...]

Endgame: Blueprint for Global Enslavement

Conspiracy Presenter Alex Jones 2007
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Alex Jones presents the plan of the new world order, a world government which intends to control everyone on the planet. According to Alex Jones this is just beginning and the future for me a you will be a bleak one if nothing is done about it now.

Led Zeppelin - Closer To Heaven

BiographyMusic Presenter Unknown 2007 Unrated

A documentary profile of the world renowned rock god's; Led Zepplin were an English rock band who formed in 1968 and in the 12 years bettween 68' and 80 they made some of the most recognised music in the world. This documentary explores the band from a differnt perspective that most have[...]

Hold fast

A documentary about new age environmentalists. this documentary followed moxie Marlinspike and a group of post-punk anarchists who rebuilt a boat and sailed it from Florida to the Dominican Republic. A fantastic low budget documentary.

Sicko

Sicko: A 2007 documentary by Michael Moore about the American health care system. Unlike the healthcare system in the United Kingdom and various other countries, the American health care system is run for profit which is often at the expense of the patients.    In this documenta[...]

Joy Division

Music Presenter Grant Gee 2007
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A documentary about the famous English Post-punk rock band Joy Division, who formed in Salford in 1976. The film explores how the band got together and what influenced them to make some of the most influential songs in English rock history against the backdrop of industrial 70&rs[...]

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters

Gaming Presenter Seth Gordon 2007
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A humerous and surprisingly compelling documentary following the tale of Steve Weibe, a humble teacher who attempts to beat the all time Donkey Kong record set by classic gaming legend Billy Mitchel in the 1980’s. What starts as fun attempt at a record while unemployed, quickly turns sour[...]

The Most Hated Family in America

Louis Theroux is known for creating some of the most well known documentaries of the last 20 years. He often meets people with unconventional views and finds out in great detail what they are all about in his own unique way which is more often than not extremely funny. In this film Louis meets with[...]

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[...]

The Victoria Cross: For Valour

A documentary presented by Jeremy Clarkson which closely focuses on how Major Cain won what was considered the “finest Victoria cross of the whole war”. The Victoria Cross: For Valour explores Major Cains’ story at the Battle of Arnhem and also looks into how other people won[...]

Louis Theroux: Gambling in Las Vegas

ActivismSociety Presenter Louis Theroux 2007 Unrated

Louis Theroux visits Las Vegas, the home of gambling and reveals the side of the city what most people ignore. Many of the people who are gambling in the top Casinos have the idea that they are going to win it big but often end up spending all of their life savings. 

In the Shadow of the Moon

A documentary about the manned missions to the moon. In the Shadow of the Moon follows the story of these historic events, the likes of which have not been superseded to this date. In the early 1960’s president of The United States proposed that the goal of landing a man on the Moon and b[...]

Final 24: His Final Hours, Tupac Shakur

The date is September 6th 1996. Tupac Shakur is undoubtedly the most successful and recognizable hip-hop artist in the world, known by his fans as “the king of rap”. To many he was the angry, though-provoking voice of urban America to which told the truth many shied away from.[...]

Percy Julian: Forgotten Genius

A documentary about determination and never giving up. Percy Julian was a pioneering research chemist specifically focusing on the synthesis of drugs from plants for medicinal purposes. He was the first person to synthesize physostigmine and worked on making industrial scale production of[...]

No End in Sight

No End in Sight: A documentary about the Iraq War. In this film, we take a look at how the Bush Administration conducted the war from its invasion of the country which took place in 2003. The plan was to first overthrow the dictator Saddam Hussein on grounds which are covered in detail here.&nb[...]

Absolute Zero -The Race For Absolute Zero

The first in a two part series about the quest for absolute zero presented by Simon Schaffer and first aired back in 2007. This documentary focuses on how laboratories across Europe in, Britain, France, Poland and Holland achieved the ultimate cold which is only a few billionths of a degree awa[...]

The Great Global Warming Swindle

A documentary that challenges the famous documentary by Al Gore; “An Inconvenient Truth”. The Great Global Warming Swindle, as the name suggests tackles some of the scientific facts and data that have been publicised massively on the main stream media to millions of people for years now.[...]

2057: The Body

Science Presenter Michio Kaku 2007
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What would it be like to live in the year 2057? This documentary series presented by Michio Kaku aims to give us a better idea. From robot assisted bodies to flying ambulances the future seems like it will be a great leap forward from where we are now.   The movie shows that the applicati[...]

2057: The City

Science Presenter Michio Kaku 2007 Unrated

The second documentary in the series 2057 presented by Michio Kaku. In this film we look at what the future might look like for cities from the buildings to the people who live in them. It is a world where we are all wearing cloths that have thousands of micro computers which monitor our health and[...]

2057: The World

Science Presenter Michio Kaku 2007 Unrated

The third documentary in the series 2057 presented by Michio Kaku. The previous episode looked into how cities may work in the future, in this episode we look at how the world is going to work as a whole which is a much more complex task. In the next 50 years we as a species will need to work t[...]

New Horizons: Passport to Pluto and Beyond

New Horizons documentary. New Horizons is the culmination of more than ten years worth of work by the National Aeronautics and Space administration. This documentary follows the people behind the project to gain greater knowledge about how this tremendous feat of engineering and science was achieved[...]

Malaria: The Serial Killer

A documentary about Malaria. Malaria is a deadly disease which is caused by a small parasite that commonly infects mosquitoes. In the west, the problem of malaria has largely been quashed thanks in a large part to pesticides and insecticides but overall it is still one of the largest killers hence t[...]

The Mars Underground

A 2007 documentary film which explores a cost effective manned Mars mission; Mars direct. The main problem as argued by the Mars Direct figure head, Robert Zubrin is that NASA and other space agencies around the world have been running quite literally in circles since the Apollo space program was ca[...]

The Putin System

The Putin System: Vladimir Putin, former KGB officer is both the instrument and the architect of a new Russian political system.    Whether it be called a managed democracy, a militocracy or a semi dictatorship, it has restored national pride, by creating new domestic and foreig[...]

Prince - The Glory Years

BiographyMusic Presenter Prince 2007
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Prince documentary. On the untimely death of Prince at the age of 57 on April 21st 2016 we look back on the glory days of his music career in this film. Prince was an extremely successful American Singer-songwriter, actor and record producer who was known as an innovator, and was[...]

This Is the Zodiac Speaking

Crime Presenter David Prior 2007
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This Is the Zodiac Speaking documentary. A film covering the story of “the Zodiac” who was a serial killer who murdered victims in Northern California during the 1960’s and early 1970’s, more specifically between December 1969 and October 1969. Three women and four men a[...]

Voyage of the Lonely Turtle

Voyage of the Lonely Turtle. A story of one loggerhead turtle which makes a 9000 mile journey across the vast ocean to nest solo. She travels solo but she will not be lone as there will hammer-head sharks, squid and other dangerous predators in her path which is why the loggerhead tur[...]

Jupiter: The Giant Planet

Jupiter documentary. In this film, we travel more than 700,000 km out to the gas giant planet Jupiter on a voyage to discover the properties of it and its orbiting moons. Jupiter is by far the largest object orbiting the sun and contains around 70% of the mass of the solar system (excluding the sun[...]

Saturn: Lord of the Rings

ScienceSpace Presenter Erick Thompson 2007 Unrated

Saturn documentary. In this film take a close look at the 6th planet from the sun located 9.8 AU from the sun or about 10 times the distance as the Earth is away. Saturn is the second largest planet in the solar system with an equatorial diameter of 108,728 km which is massive but it is nothing comp[...]

The Outer Planets: Uranus - Neptune - Pluto

The Outer planets, Uranus, Pluto and Neptune documentary. This documentary focuses on the cold outer-side of our solar system and its planets.   Uranus   The seventh planet from the sun is Uranus. It was first discovered by William Herschel on March 13th, 1781 using a telescope[...]

Inner Planets: Venus - Mercury

ScienceSpace Presenter Erick Thompson 2007 Unrated

Inner Planets: Venus - Mercury documentary.   Venus is the second furthest planet from the sun named after the roman goddess of love and is sometimes referred to as Earth’s sister, however while some similarities exist one could describe it as Earth’s evil twin. When the[...]

Life and Death of a Star

Life and Death of a Star documentary. Firstly, where are stars born? Found in a region of the cosmos clumps of gas and dust as dark and dense than projected shadows strongest recorded to date in interstellar space for this class of cosmic objects. Infrared observations of these unique regions,[...]

1991 Gulf War

Gulf war documentary. This is the 8th and last episode in a documentary series produced by the BBC which focuses on the story of operation desert storm in 1991. This campaign made use of revolutionary technology that we all take for granted in warfare today such as stealth bombers and high precision[...]

1968 Vietnam War

20th Century Battlefields 1968 Vietnam war documentary. The Vietnam war, also known as the resistance war against America was a cold war era proxy war which began on the first of November 1955 and ended with the fall of Saigon on the 30th April 1975. It was fought by the Soviet & Chinese&nb[...]

Taxi to the Dark Side

Crime Presenter Alex Gibney 2007 Unrated

Taxi to the Dark side is a 2007 documentary produced by critically acclaimed film makers Alex Gibney, Eva Orner and Susannah Shipman. This film focuses on the killing of an Afghan taxi driver Dilawar back in December 2002 who was beaten to death while being held in detention at Parwan Detention[...]

Tool: Vicarious

BiographyMusic Presenter Tool 2007
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A Tool documentary. Tool: Vicarious is a 2007 documentary film about the America rock band tool who formed in Los Angeles in 1990. The band consists of four members, drummer Danny Carey, Adam jones (guitarist), Maynard James Keenan (guitarist) and Justin Chancellor who is the front man and vocalist.[...]

Encounters at the End of the World

In the documentary Encounters at the End of the World, filmmaker Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams) travels to one of the most southerly places on Earth inhabited by humans on the continent on Antarctica. Herzog meets many different people during his visit to a place that is only[...]

Cold Waves

Making a documentary about a non-visual medium is no easy task and for all its political complexity, this is a fantastic demonstration of how to make visual the fear the craziness and triumph experienced by just one part of Europe between the late 70s and 80s. This is no spoon-fed narrative and requ[...]

Super High Me

In the documentary Super High Me stand up comedian Doug Benson aims to give an insight into the effects of using Cannabis by constantly smoking the plant a thirty day period. Doug is a stoner himself so to make the effects on him carry a little more objective weight he completely stops using th[...]

CIA Secret Experiments

A 2007 National Geographic about CIA Secret Experiments, during the mid 20th century the United States Central Intelligence Agency embarked on covert experiments using humans as guinea pigs which included mind-control and various other dark tests.

The Alpha Diaries

An unprecedented, groundbreaking and voyeuristic look into military reserve life in Israel, this film was shot over a 5 year period in director and reserve soldier Yaniv Berman's life. A soldier in the Israeli army reserves, Alpha Company, Berman had unparalleled access and filmed the soldiers a[...]

Here Is What Is

BiographyMusic Presenter Daniel Lanois 2007 Unrated

  A film looking at the famous Canadian record producer Daniel Lanois who has worked with artists such as Bob Dylan. Lanois is also a singer-songwriter with a particular taste for Ambient Pop music.

Kryptos: The CIAs Unsolved Secret Code

ArtConspiracy Presenter nova 2007 Unrated

  The most mysterious of all codes in the most clandestine of all places has yet to be fully broken. "Kryptos," a coded sculpture in the courtyard of CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia, contains a long string of seemingly senseless letters that conceal a message devised by sculp[...]

Dogfighting Undercover

  In 2005 a BBC investigative team went undercover to show the reality of the world of international dogfighting.   Dogfighting Undercover captures on camera the savagery of organised fights and the sales of illegal dog breeds such as American Pitbull Terriers for the purpose[...]

Bomb It

ArtSociety Presenter Jon Reiss 2007 Unrated

  Bomb It, a 2007 documentary film by award-winning director Jon Reiss about the controversial art-form and sub-culture: Graffiti.   Graffiti is not some new movement that has just sprung up as Jon explains in his documentary. In fact, you can go back to the dawn of man and see th[...]

The Case for Christ

SocietyBiography Presenter Lee Strobel 2007 Unrated

The Case for Christ documentary is based on a 1998 book by atheist author Lee Strobel who tried to prove his wife's Christian faith.   To make the case Strobel interviewed a number of respectable scholars to find out whether the resurrection of Christ was actually true and if the[...]

The 11th Hour

Environment Presenter Leonardo DiCaprio 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[...]

Trashed

  The 2007 documentary Trashed is about exactly what it says on the tin; the garbage business.   American filmmaker Bill Kirkos investigates one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S (according to 2007) to find out why there is so much junk, what problems it's causing a[...]

Yoga, Inc.

Health & Medical Presenter John Philp 2007 Unrated

  Yoga, Inc., a 2007 documentary by John Philp which explores the state of Yoga in the 21st century and what has led to it becoming big business.   Yoga has been around for thousands of years and was a spiritual journey which helped people liberate themselves and become self-aware[...]

Mystery of the Romanovs

MysteryHistory Presenter Dan Krauss 2007 Unrated

  When Russia's last tsar, Nicholas II, and his family disappeared 90 years ago, eyewitness accounts said the family was brutally murdered. What really happened to them? Grand Duchess Anastasia documentary by Dan Krauss investigates this mystery.

Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi

Society Presenter Alexandra Pelosi 2007 Unrated

  Friends of God: A Road Trip with Alexandra Pelosi is a 2007 documentary presented by American journalist Alexandra Pelosi about evangelicals in the United States.   In the film, she visits a number of megachurches to interview their members and leaders. The main goal of this doc[...]

Nostradamus: The Truth

Mystery Presenter Oliver Dimsdale 2007 Unrated

Where Nostradamus' 942 predictions from his 1555 book his book Les Propheties real? This 2007 Nostradamus documentary with narration by English actor Oliver Dimsdale aims to separate fact from fiction and provide some straight answers.

Helvetica

ArtSociety Presenter Gary Hustwit 2007 Unrated

The Helvetica font is one of the most of the most widely used sans-serif typefaces ever, over the years everything from perfume bottles, to billboards to electronic devices have made use of it, even this website is using a variant of this typeface: "Helvetica Neue".   Helvetica[...]

Dangerous Knowledge

Dangerous Knowledge, a two-part historical science documentary made in 2007 by British filmmaker David Malone which looks at the story of a group of the world most brilliant mathematicians who went insane in the pursuit of all seeing knowledge. Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel an[...]

One Minute to Nine (Every F*c*ing Day of My Life)

Crime Presenter Tommy Davis 2007 Unrated

One Minute to Nine (also known by its less contemporary name Every F*c*ing Day of My Life) is a 2007 crime documentary by Tommy Davis about Wendy Maldonado and her eldest son who were sentenced for the manslaughter of her husband in 2005.   This story is a tragic one, for according to Wen[...]

Sigur Rós: Heima

Music Presenter Dean DeBlois 2007 Unrated

"Sigur Rós: Heima", a 2007 documentary by Dean DeBlois which chronicles the legendary 2006 tour of Iceland by rock band Sigur Rós.   Having toured sellout concerts around the world to hundreds of thousands of people, the band decided that they would give something[...]

The Last Days of Left Eye

MusicBiography Presenter Lauren Lazin 2007 Unrated

The Last Days of Left Eye, a 2007 biographical documentary by American filmmaker Lauren Lazin about Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes.   Lisa Lopes was one of the singers in the R&B girl-group TLC which was massively popular during the 1990's. Some of their most famous hits include &q[...]

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High, a debut documentary by Canadian filmmaker Brett Harvey about the growth, sale and trafficking of Cannabis.   The film primarily focuses on the illegal trade between British Columbia and the United States. The money to be made from shipping Cann[...]

The Universe

The Universe documentary featuring Erik Thompson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly explores many topics and questions about the universe.   This 2007 education series features interviews with leading experts in the fields of cosmology, astronomy and astrophysics who are asked questions rangin[...]