A mourning Hasidic widower enlists a reluctant biology professor in his obsessive quest to understand what exactly will happen to his young wife's body as it returns to dust.
The riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the cost—on Armstrong, his family, his colleagues, the nation—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.
Above and Beyond: NASA's Journey to Tomorrow
A look at NASA's role in the US and for the planet, celebrating past accomplishments, investigating current initiatives, and surveying future plans.
Filmmakers follow nine high school students from around the globe as they compete at the International Science and Engineering Fair. Facing off against 1,700 of the smartest, quirkiest teens from 78 countries, only one will be named Best in Fair.
Passionate teenage innovators from around the world create cutting-edge solutions to environmental threats.
In this thriller that unfolds entirely on computer screens, the desperate father of a missing 16-year-old girl breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her.
The Catcher Was a Spy
The true story of Moe Berg: Major League Baseball player, Ivy League graduate, attorney who spoke nine languages...and top-secret spy who helped the U.S. beat Germany in the race to build the atomic bomb.
Filmmaker Christopher Quinn examines the environmental, economic, and public health consequences of factory farming. Topics include animal rights, pollution, and the use of antibiotics and hormones.
Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf
An immersive and meditative documentary that reveals how the revolutionary landscape designer Piet Oudolf uses plants to evoke emotion, blurring the boundaries between nature and art, beauty and decay.
"Do we have the courage to face the realities of our time and allow ourselves to feel deeply enough that it transforms us and our future?" Director Chris Jordan gives his answer in this gorgeous chronicle of environmental tragedy, recounting the decimation of a population of albatross by the plastic refuse littering its habitat.
The House of Tomorrow
A sheltered, socially-awkward teen living in a geodesic dome with his Buckminster Fuller-worshiping grandmother becomes friends with a green-haired heart transplant patient who introduces him to punk rock.
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.
A misanthropic scientist is forced into sensitivity training at work and forms an unlikely friendship with the bubbly woman assigned to be her coach.
The Female Brain
When a female scientist studies the differences between the male and female brain, her findings dictate how she lives her life.
This Business of Autism
A documentary following businesses across the United States that are employing adults with autism spectrum disorders.
When scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall as a solution to overpopulation, Paul and Audrey decide to abandon their stressed lives, get small, and move to a luxurious new downsized community—a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.
Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution
Filmmaker James Redford embarks on a personal journey across the US to meet pioneers of clean energy technology, finding them in some very unlikely places.
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
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 Goodall, a young and untrained woman, challenges male-dominated scientific consensus with her chimpanzee research and revolutionizes people's understanding of the natural world.
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 story of salmon, timber, weed, and wine along California's Eel River.
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
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.