Life of Pi
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.
Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.
Within the coming decades we will be able to create computers with greater-than-human intelligence, bio-engineer our species, and redesign matter through nanotechnology. How will these technologies change what it means to be human?
Math=Magic: How Science Powers Pixar’s Animation
Tony DeRose, senior scientist and research group lead at Pixar Animation Studios, delivers an illustrated lecture on the extraordinary contribution of mathematics to animated films.
A young surfer learns the secrets of surviving the towering waves of the infamous Mavericks surf break.
Bestiaire is a mesmerizing meditation on the relationships between animals and people through the seasons at a Quebec safari park.
After freshman Beca is cajoled into joining her college's all-girls singing group, she injects much needed energy into their repertoire as they take on their male rivals.
Sleepwalk with Me
A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.
Robot & Frank
In the near future, an ex-jewel thief receives a gift from his son: a robot butler programmed to look after him. But soon the two companions try their luck as a heist team.
The Last Ocean
The race to protect Earth's last untouched ocean—the Ross Sea in Antarctica—from our insatiable appetite for fish. The film raises the simple ethical question: do we fish the last ocean or do we protect it?
A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, sparking a frenzied search by the town's quirky inhabitants.
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
Last Call at the Oasis
Erin Brockovich, Robert Glennon, and Jay Famiglietti are among those interviewed in Jessica Yu's investigation of the world's looming water shortage.
When her single mom runs off to California, Laudurée, a passionate environmentalist, clings to her rural home and a carbon sequestration experiment.
Asteroid Impacts: How Hollywood Misses Reality
A look at the reality and fiction behind Hollywood's representation of asteroid impacts.
Of Dolls and Murder
An exploration of the Nutshell Studies of Unexplained Death, murder-scene dioramas intended as training tools for detectives in the 1930s and '40s.
During the final days at the Yankee Pedlar Inn, two employees determined to reveal the hotel's haunted past begin to experience disturbing events as odd guests check in for a stay.
Lost and Sound
This documentary explores the adaptive power of the brain and the impact technological advances can have in the lives of three individuals with hearing loss.
Birders: The Central Park Effect
A diverse group of full-of-attitude New Yorkers reveals how a hidden world of beautiful wild birds in the middle of Manhattan has upended and magically transformed their lives.
The Secret World of Arrietty
A tiny teen and her family live under a the floorboards of a house and survive by borrowing items from the home's human inhabitants.
The Last Reef 3D
A global journey exploring exotic coral reefs and vibrant sea walls pulsing with anemones and crustaceans.
Valley of Saints
War and poverty force two men to flee Kashmir. But a military crackdown derails their escape. Waiting for conditions to change, they discover a mysterious woman, braving the curfew to research the dying lake.