The Woman Who Loves Giraffes
While retracing the steps of her groundbreaking 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild, Dr. Anne Innis Dagg reflects on the forces that destroyed and restored her career and discovers a startling contrast between the world of giraffes she once knew and the one it has become.
A look at the world of automated vehicles and the future of driving.
One Man Dies a Million Times
Two Russian botanists in a besieged city must protect the invaluable edible specimens of a seed bank from their starving fellow citizens, enemy forces, rats, and each other.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
A boy in Malawi helps save his village from famine by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.
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 Sound of Silence
A successful "house tuner" in New York City, who calibrates the sound in people's homes in order to adjust their moods, meets a client with a problem he can't solve.
This documentary follows modern physicists to find out whether Einstein's theory of relativity—as it passes its 100th birthday—stands the test of time.
Aretha Franklin records her double-platinum, Grammy-winning gospel album Amazing Grace in front of a live congregation at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972.
Eating Up Easter
The most isolated community in the Pacific grapples with environmental and social challenges brought on by booming tourism and rapid development.
Director Douglas Tirola details the rise of craft beer’s popularity and follows two enthusiasts chasing their American brewing dreams.
Children of the Universe
A primary school class in the Swiss mountains embarks on an adventure to discover the mysteries of the universe, guided by the astrophysicist Stéphanie Juneau.
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.
Never Give Up: The Journey of Bassett Robotics
Six students from a struggling inner-city Los Angeles elementary school overcome disability, poverty, and self-doubt to take their robotics team to the world championships.
When tusk hunters on a thawing Siberian island discover a surprisingly well-preserved mammoth carcass, its resurrection becomes the first manifestation of the next great technological revolution—one that might turn the world upside down.
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.
The Bit Player
A film about Claude Shannon, father of information theory: a playful genius whose name is largely unknown though his work revolutionized nearly every aspect of modern life.
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.
Andy Irons: Kissed by God
Three-time world champion surfer Andy Irons struggles with bipolar disorder and opioid addiction.
Avengers: Infinity War
Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their most powerful enemy yet—the evil Thanos.