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Plastic: The Real Sea Monster
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Plastic floats. This is where our story begins. Millions of tons enter the ocean every year, pouring out from rivers and shores, ships and platforms. The worlds scientists have studied the phenomenon and come to alarming results. Plastic contains synthetic hormones that are released when plastic breaks down into tiny particles through wind, waves and exposure to the sun. Once in seawater, plastic absorbs toxic substances known as POPs, or persistent organic pollutants. This process allows toxins to accumulate in a density a million times higher than normal. What happens when fish and seabirds mistake the plastic for food? Scientists have found evidence that these toxins are entering the food chain, and ultimately winding up in our bodies. Worse still, plastic doesnt biodegrade. Instead, it becomes trapped in massive maelstroms of garbage. Scientists have identified five of these so-called gyres. A few of them are larger than Spain and Portugal combined. The worlds biggest dumps are at sea. This is what we kno
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Sea Of Death
Sea of Death is the ultimate documentary film about a catastrophe many times greater than Titanic: the sinking of three German refugee ships at the end of World War II when 20 000 people lost their lives. It combines unique under water footage from the divers who discovered the Steuben in 2005, interviews with survivors who have kept their trauma a secret for sixty years and access to secret sources in Russia that case new light on the tragic event. Towards the end of the Second World War millions of German civilians fled from the onslaught of the Soviet Army. Women, children, hospitalized soldiers together they crammed the Polish ports, their last chance of being evacuated. The situation was chaotic, the ships were loaded way over capacity. Off the coast, Soviet submarines were lying in wait, ready to attack any ship that ventured out into the Baltic Sea. The under water footage of the three wrecks Wilhelm Gustloff, Steuben and Goya is starkingly graphic: personal belongings left in panic sixty years ago
2013 Documentary, Sport
A diverse cast of non-professional runners attempt to complete the most difficult ultramarathon race series on Earth. Their dramatic journey takes them across the worlds most picturesque yet brutal landscapes, pushing their bodies, hearts and spirits through a myriad of external and internal obstacles. DESERT RUNNERS delves into the mindset of ultra-athletes, and the complex ways in which human beings deal with both heartbreak and triumph.
Beat the Devil
A group pf rogues are on their way to Africa to get rich when they encounter a seemingly innocent British couple.
Ancient Alien Question
2012 documentary, conspiracy, supernatural
Have we been visited by extraterrestrial beings? Join Philip Coppens as he reveals an array of astonishing truths about our history.
Dick Tracy Detective
Dick is faced with a series of brutal murders in which the victims, all from different social and economic backgrounds, are viciously slashed to pieces.
West of the Divide
Ted Hayden impersonates a wanted man and joins Gentry's gang only to learn later that Gentry was the one who killed his father. He saves Virginia Winters' dad's ranch from Gentry and also rescues his long-lost brother Spud.
Atomic Journeys: Welcome to Ground Zero
Prepare to enter the Atomic Age! It may be closer than you think! Visit and experience America's original nuclear weapons testing sites in states as diverse as Mississippi, Colorado and Alaska!
Cirque du Soliel: Kooza
2013 Documentary, Independent
Cirque du Soleil presents KOOZA, the story of an innocent and charming clown who strives to find his own place in the world. The Innocent’s journey introduces him to a panoply of comic characters. Between strength and fragility, laughter and chills, and turmoil and harmony, KOOZA, the 20th creation from Cirque du Soleil, explores themes of fear, identity, recognition and power.
Final Target: Planet Earth
This film takes a stark look at the present efforts and problems associated with the location and observation of possible life-threatening collisions by comets and asteroids, as well as plans humankind many eventually have to have for its protection.
Medicine of the Wolf
2015 Documentary, Independent
To look into the eyes of the Wolf is to see your own soul once proclaimed American Author and Scientist Aldo Leopold; In this beautiful and important documentary, filmmaker Julia Huffman travels to Minnesota and into wolf country to pursue the deep intrinsic value of perhaps the most unjustly maligned animal on the face of the planet. Medicine of the Wolf focusses on these extraordinary sentient creatures and the remarkable, world-renowned National Geographic photographer Jim Brandenburg, who has photographed and studied wolves for 45 years—longer than anyone in history. As our guide, Brandenburg enables us to see the world of the wolf as we have never seen it before. Documented with stunning cinematography of the Northern Minnesota landscape "wolf country”, Medicine of the Wolf tugs at the emotions while presenting the complexities and highly charged politics now surrounding an animal being pushed towards extinction.
With fascinating detail, Stanley Kubrick lays bare the intricate inner-planning of a racetrack heist by a deadly mastermind (Sterling Hayden) and his crew. Co-stars Coleen Gray.
In 1969, Larry Hillblom founded his global courier company DHL. In 1995, the entrepreneur vanished in a plane crash off his Micronesian island home, leaving his billion-dollar estate to a university -- or so he thought. Directed by Alexis Manya Spraic, this engaging documentary tells Hillblom's story through the legal battle that ensued when would-be heirs began popping up all over the place to lay claim to the billionaire's bucks.
Alien Crash At Roswell
2012 documentary, supernatural, conspiracy
The most enigmatic UFO incident in history exposed. Join Philip Coppens directs this unprecedented expose on the Roswell Incident, revealing that there is much more to this case than previously believed.
Paranormal Occult - Magick Angels and Demons
Just how close is the spiritual world to us? In this documentary, stand in the Magick Circle with Masters of the Art as they conjure the Spirits from the outer dimensions, and learn how to use these ancient skills to invoke Angels to visible appearance.
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson must protect a Swiss inventor of an advanced bomb sight from falling into German hands.
Alien Paranormal: Bigfoot, UFO's and the Men in Black
Experience terrifying, real events as documented by top authorities in this documentary.
Go for Broke
The story of Japanese-American soldiers who fought in Europe during World War II.
One of our favorite natural history subjects, the good old dinosaur, gets a makeover and then some in this fantastically ambitious and groundbreaking documentary. Based on cutting-edge paleontology and the latest fossil records, DINOTASIA presents a series of vignettes about dinosaurs - both familiar faces and some we have only found out about in the past ten years. The film uses CGI to bring the stories to life, but draws on animation's birth in silent film and early Disney to create proper, traditional visual storytelling. Werner Herzog narrates.