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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

This documentary reveals the Hedy Lamarr hidden behind the famously beautiful Hollywood star's glamorous image: a technological trailblazer whose inventions form the basis of modern WiFi, GPS, and Bluetooth systems.

Jane

Jane

Jane Goodall, a young and untrained woman, challenges male-dominated scientific consensus with her chimpanzee research and revolutionizes people's understanding of the natural world.

A River's Last Chance

A River's Last Chance

A story of salmon, timber, weed, and wine along California's Eel River.

Look and See

Look and See

In poetry and prose, Wendell Berry documents the difficult choices made by fellow farmers in Henry County, Kentucky, and how modernity dramatically reshapes their relationship with the land.

Dawson City: Frozen Time

Dawson City: Frozen Time

An exploration of a massive cache of rare silent films unearthed by a bulldozer in 1978 from the permafrost beneath a busted Gold Rush boom town.

Tomorrow (Demain)

Tomorrow (Demain)

As mankind is threatened by the collapse of the planet’s ecosystems, a team of young French people explore the world in search of solutions to our most pressing social, economic and environmental issues.

Love Lives of Sea Creatures: Films by Jean Painlevé, Isabella Rossellini, and Roberto Rossellini

Love Lives of Sea Creatures: Films by Jean Painlevé, Isabella Rossellini, and Roberto Rossellini

The reproductive behavior of sea creatures is central to these lyrical and wondrous films by Jean Painlevé, Isabella Rossellini, and Roberto Rossellini.

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

Dream Big: Engineering Our World

An exploration of the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels — big and small — that reveals the heart driving engineers to create better lives for people around the world.

AAAS Science and Film Showcase

AAAS Science and Film Showcase

Meet the scientists and filmmakers behind five award-winning science films at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2016 Science Film Showcase. The event features clips from each film, conversation with the filmmakers and scientists, and audience questions.

Marjorie Prime

Marjorie Prime

In the near future, in a time of artificial intelligence, 86-year-old Marjorie has a handsome new companion who looks like her deceased husband and is programmed to feed the story of her life back to her.

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

A team of African American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.

At the Fork

At the Fork

An omnivore grapples with the moral aspects of farming animals for food and explores what goes on at a large-scale American farm.

How to Build a Time Machine

How to Build a Time Machine

Two men pursue lifelong fantasies in very different ways, both inspired by H.G. Wells' classic novel The Time Machine. 

Marie Curie

Marie Curie

Physicist and chemist Marie Curie struggles for recognition in the male-dominated science community in early 20th-century France.

Before the Flood

Before the Flood

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World

Filmmaker Werner Herzog examines the past, present, and future of the Internet and how it affects human interaction and modern society.

Zero Days

Zero Days

A documentary focused on Stuxnet, a piece of self-replicating computer malware that the US and Israel unleashed to destroy a key part of an Iranian nuclear facility, and which ultimately spread beyond its intended target.

Life, Animated

Life, Animated

A coming-of-age story about a boy and his family who overcame great challenges by turning Disney animated movies into a language to express love, loss, kinship, and brotherhood.

The Destruction of Memory

The Destruction of Memory

The war against culture, and the battle to save it.

The Man Who Knew Infinity

The Man Who Knew Infinity

A true story based on the life of math genius Srinivasa Ramanujan and Professor G.H. Hardy, who recognized Ramanujan’s brilliance despite the latter’s lack of formal training and education.

I Voted

I Voted

A documentary examining the capture and counting of ballots in elections in the United States.

The Modern Jungle

The Modern Jungle

Tradition clashes with contemporary culture in a village in the Mexican jungle.

Fastball

Fastball

Baseball legends and scientists explore the magic within the 396 milliseconds it takes a fastball to reach home plate, and decipher who threw the fastest pitch ever.

Operator

Operator

When a programmer is hired to create the ideal personality for an automated call center, his attempts to quantify what it means to be human throws his life into chaos.