A short art documentary exploring labor, empathy, and humanity in the tech-saturated era of pandemic.
The Mitchells vs the Machines
A quirky, dysfunctional family's road trip is upended when they find themselves in the middle of the robot apocalypse and suddenly become humanity's unlikeliest last hope.
The Wood Thrush
An elusive bird’s song draws a girl into the forest.
A diverse group of middle-school students from San Jose, CA competes in a nationwide tournament to code satellites aboard the International Space Station.
Inhabitants: An Indigenous Perspective
Five Native American Tribes restore their traditional land management practices across deserts, coastlines, forests, and prairies.
The Truffle Hunters
Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years old, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle—which to date has resisted all of modern science's efforts at cultivation.
This immersive look at the lives of stray dogs on the streets of Istanbul examines human society through their eyes and ears.
M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity
Diary musings, excerpts from lectures, and striking images offer insight into the life and work of Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher.
Woman in Motion
Nichelle Nichols, best known as Star Trek's Lt. Uhura, launches a recruiting campaign aimed at changing the face of NASA.
In a world where cool kids are nerds, the orchestra is world class and being Asian American is the norm, seniors at Lowell High School compete for the top prize: admission to the college of their dreams.
Son of Monarchs (Hijo de Monarcas)
A Mexican biologist's return from New York to his hometown near butterfly forests of Michoacán sparks a personal metamorphosis.
Preparations to Be Together for an Unknown Period of Time
A neurosurgeon falls in love, leaving her shining American career behind to start a new life.
Father of the Cyborgs
A neurologist known as "the father of cyborgs" confronts the ethical quandaries of self-experimentation and a future where human brains and technology combine.
Sound of Metal
A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.
Acclaimed paleontologist Mary Anning works alone selling common fossils to tourists to support her ailing mother, but a chance job offer changes her life when a visitor hires her to care for his wife.
Will the Blue Brain Project—a highly publicized billion-euro effort to create a complete digital simulation of the human brain—revolutionize neuroscience or fall victim to hype, criticism, and its own ambitions?
A skilled cook travels west to find his fortune in Oregon.
When his father dies in an accident, a young man decides to fix his family's financial situation by building an innovative airship with his friends.
When mysterious ailments strike a dial painter at American Radium, a dark truth emerges: She is not the first in the watch factory to fall ill. Her sister's legal fight against the corporation in 1928 launched workplace safety reforms and closer study of the dangers of radioactivity.
Brave Blue World
From reuse to energy generation, new innovations across five continents are explored in this documentary about building a future for sustainable water.
Con-artists Theresa and Robert have spent 26 years training their only daughter to swindle, scam, and steal at every opportunity. When they charm a stranger into joining their next scam, their world is turned upside down.
My Octopus Teacher
A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest.
A secret agent given a single word as his weapon must travel through time and bend the laws of nature to prevent the onset of World War III.
From Controversy to Cure
An unlikely mix of controversy, science and engineering, politics, the space race, and urban renewal transform Cambridge, Mass.'s Kendall Square into the biotechnology capital of the world.