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Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

In the future, an outbreak of canine flu leads the mayor of a Japanese city to banish all dogs to an island garbage dump. When a boy arrives on the island to find his beloved pet, the outcasts embark on an epic journey.

The Female Brain

The Female Brain

When a female scientist studies the differences between the male and female brain, her findings dictate how she lives her life.

I, Tonya

I, Tonya

Did she or didn't she? Global scandal engulfs top figure skater Tonya Harding after her ex-husband orchestrates a hapless attack on her rival, Nancy Kerrigan, six weeks before the Olympics—perhaps with Harding's blessing.

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.

Rat Film

Rat Film

Across walls, fences, and alleys, rats not only expose our boundaries of separation but make homes in them. Filmmaker Theo Anthony looks at the rat—and the people who love them or kill them—to explore the history of classism and racism in Baltimore.

A River's Last Chance

A River's Last Chance

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

Chasing Coral

Chasing Coral

Divers, photographers, and scientists set out on an ocean adventure to discover why coral reefs are disappearing and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.

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.

Score

Score

This documentary brings Hollywood's premier composers together to give viewers a look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most international music genre: the film score.

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.

Stumped

Stumped

After fighting to adjust to life as a quadruple amputee, Will Lautzenheiser must decide whether to risk it all on an experimental surgery that could give him new arms.

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.

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.