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At the Fork - Grappling with the Morality of Farming Animals for Food
A timely and refreshingly unbiased look at how farm animals are raised for our consumption, "At the Fork" follows filmmaker and omnivore John Papola, together with his vegetarian wife Lisa, as they investigate our the way our agricultural system produces…
Chicken People - A Peek into the Lives of Professional Show Chickens
Chicken may just be considered food for most people but raising the perfect chicken is an all-consuming passion for some. CHICKEN PEOPLE is a documentary that takes a charming and fascinating look at the colorful and hugely competitive world of…
Dogs of Democracy - How Stray Dogs became a Symbol of Hope in Greece
Dogs of Democracy is a documentary about the stray dogs of Athens and the people who take care of them. Author and first-time filmmaker Mary Zournazi explores life on the streets through the eyes of the dogs and the experiences…
Oceans
Part of the Series: EARTH
PBS
World renowned scientist, Dr. Jeremy Jackson, tells Sanjayan the oceans are in trouble, that a "rise of slime" is coming. But Sanjayan goes in search of a very different future. He travels to one of the remotest reefs on earth.…
The Dream of Lu - El Sueño de Lu
After an attempted suicide, Lucia reassesses her life in order to move on. Facing the grief over the loss of her son, she discovers new bonds of friendship and small miracles. A chance encounter and an unexpected journey will help…
Emptying the Skies - Saving the Songbirds of Southern Europe
Based on a widely republished New Yorker essay by best-selling novelist Jonathan Franzen, EMPTYING THE SKIES exposes the rampant poaching of migratory songbirds in southern Europe. Songbird populations have been drastically declining for several decades, with a number of species…
Queen of the Sun - What are the Bees Telling Us?
From Taggart Siegel, director of the award-winning documentary The Real Dirst on Farmer John , comes a profound, alternative look at the global bee crisis. Queen of the Sun takes us on a journey through the catastrophic disappearance of bees…
Social Climbers
Part of the Series: The Life of Mammals
BBC
The most brilliantly coloured of all mammals are our relatives the monkeys.The scarlet face of a Uakari and bright blue bottom of a Mandrill, are matchless. But colour-vision first gave this group another advantage up in the trees - finding…
A Winning Design
Part of the Series: The Life of Mammals
BBC
David Attenborough makes a world-wide journey of discovery in search of fascinating mammals to illustrate why they are so incredibly successful and diverse.Watching an arctic fox hunting at 20 degrees below, he observes... 'The only reason that it and I…
The Messenger - An Ode to the Imperiled Songbird
Su Rynard's wide-ranging and contemplative documentary THE MESSENGER explores our deep-seated connection to birds and warns that the uncertain fate of songbirds might mirror our own. Moving from the northern reaches of the Boreal Forest to the base of Mount…
Unbranded - Inspiring Adoption of Wild Horses
3,000 Miles, 16 Wild Horses, 5 states, 4 Men, 1 Goal: To ride from Mexico to Canada on an adventure of a lifetime through the deepest back-country in the American West and prove the worth of 50,000 wild horses and…
Jane's Journey
It would be hard to name anyone who has had more of an impact in the realm of animal research and wildlife conservation than Jane Goodall, whose 45 year study of wild chimpanzees in Africa is legendary. In Jane's Journey…
Water
Part of the Series: EARTH
PBS
Both humans and wildlife depend on water for survival. This episode explores how a misuse of water can lead to unparalleled destruction; however, sharing our water with wildlife does not only benefit the wild, it may also be a crucial…
Home
Part of the Series: EARTH
PBS
Tanzania Sanjayan meets the most famous chimpanzees on Earth, but he also finds they're stranded and, penned in by people. The chimps are genetically doomed, unable to mate with other populations and what's worse, their proximity to villagers means they've…
The Unnatural History of the Kakapo
Once thought extinct, the Kakapo are now the world's rarest and strangest wild parrot -- a flightless, nocturnal bird with an odd mating call. With a lifespan up to 120 years, the Kakapo were one of the most widespread birds…
Life in the Trees
Part of the Series: The Life of Mammals
BBC
An emergent tree in a tropical forest can grow to over forty metres high. The first branch may be twenty metres from the ground. A slip from this height would almost certainly be fatal.To make matters worse, branches may break…
Animal Misfits
Part of the Series: Nature
PBS
Alongside the fastest, strongest, smartest animals are nature's misfits, odd, bizarre and unlikely creatures that at first glance seem ill-equipped for survival. Left at the starting line in the race for life, these are the apparent losers in the story…
Forests
Part of the Series: EARTH
PBS
Sanjayan travels into the Amazon's "Intangible Zone" with a team of scientists who believe it could be the most bio-diverse place on earth. Despite being virtually "off the map" there are still people here: the Waorani, who are fierce defenders…
Ice People - Following Antarctica's 21st Century Explorers
Unique in the genre of exploration and adventure films, ICE PEOPLE takes you on one of the earth's most seductive journeys--Antarctica. Award-winning filmmaker Anne Aghion spent four months "on the ice" with modern-day polar explorers, to find out what drives…
Secret Life of the Dog
BBC
Dogs have been domesticated for longer than any other animal on the planet and humans have developed a unique relationship with their furry friends. We treat our pets like a part of the family, often like children - our attitude…