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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
Two men pursue lifelong fantasies in very different ways, both inspired by H.G. Wells' classic novel The Time Machine.
Physicist and chemist Marie Curie struggles for recognition in the male-dominated science community in early 20th-century France.
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
Filmmaker Werner Herzog examines the past, present, and future of the Internet and how it affects human interaction and modern society.
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.
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 war against culture, and the battle to save it.
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.
A documentary examining the capture and counting of ballots in elections in the United States.
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.
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.
Embrace of the Serpent
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond
The story of a woman whose paradigm-changing research helped launch modern neuroscience and redefined our understanding of the brain.
In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.
Four retired astronomers reunite in a journey across the American Southwest.
This Changes Everything
A look at seven communities around the world with the proposition that we can seize the crisis of climate change to transform our failed economic system into something radically better.