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Bill Nye: Science Guy

Bill Nye: Science Guy

Television personality Bill Nye attempts to restore science to its rightful place in a world that is hostile to evidence and reason.

Spoor

Spoor

An animal-rights activist gets mixed up in a mystery when avid hunters in her mountain village begin turning up dead, with animal tracks next to their bodies. Have the hunted become the hunters?

Get Out

Get Out

When a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a sinister plot in comedian-turned-Oscar-nominated-filmmaker Jordan Peele’s smash-hit horror masterpiece.
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.

Call of the Forest

Call of the Forest

A documentary about scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger, who believes that the enchantment and restoration of the global forest provide can provide answers to climate change and other modern dilemmas.

The Girl with All the Gifts

The Girl with All the Gifts

In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.

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.

Bugs

Bugs

Will eating insects save our Earth? A chef and a food lab researcher go globe-trotting to investigate edible insects.

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.

One Big Home

One Big Home

A carpenter on Martha's Vineyard takes off his tool belt and picks up a camera to document—and fight—the incursion of massive seasonal homes that is changing the face of his island.

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.