Millions worldwide are physically dependent on commonly prescribed psychiatric drugs. Pharmaceutical companies have hidden their dangerous side effects, addictive nature and long-term harm. This is the story of the disastrous consequences that occur when profit-driven medicine intersects with human beings in distress.
Cryptopia: Bitcoin, Blockchains and the Future of the Internet
In the same way that the first applications of computer technology can now look primitive and undeveloped, the same will likely be said about blockchain and the current focus on cryptocurrencies. The potential is so vast and expansive that it is difficult to fathom, while also being widely misunderstood.
Put simply, blockchains are shared ledgers that don’t require any trusted...
The symbiosis of the brain / mind and artificial intelligence will give rise to a new humanity, a kind of ´super-humanity´.
Brain-machine communication will allow that the cognitive capabilities of human beings will be enhanced, giving rise to the first augmented humans. Connected brains will lead to powerful synthetic telepathy technologies making it possible to not only to read other person’s thoughts, but also...
We join Thaddeus and Nanci, a Native / Non Native Montanan couple, in the lead up to their wedding, as they face their biggest challenge yet. Thaddeus wants Nanci to convert to his Cheyenne way of life even if it forces Nanci into a subordinate role.
Both Nanci and Thaddeus were adopted as teenagers by families with different ethnicities: Thaddeus by a white Christian family, and Nanci by the Lakota tribe. It’s no...
A vibrant portrait of photographer Martha Cooper, who in 70s New York, captured the first images of graffiti. Decades later, Martha realises she's become an icon of the street art world. Her joyous photography having inspired the spread of graffiti around the globe, she reenters the subculture.
With the world fighting a deadly pandemic, another heartbreaking public health crisis is raging in North America. A new synthetic drug - Fentanyl - is 100 times stronger than heroin, and is killing more than gun crime, homicide and car accidents combined.
Sextortion syndicates target victims globally through social media. Illegal endangered animal trades thrive on Facebook. Digital black markets operate anonymously using software designed for press privacy and freedom to sell drugs. Secret child pornography rings run rampant in closed groups and private chats.
No longer confined to your computer or your phone, the Internet is now in garbage cans, refrigerators, and the infrastructure of our cities. The future will either be a surveillance nightmare or an eco-utopia, the outcome determined by startups in Silicon Valley and Shenzhen.
Drag Kids is an intimate journey into the lives of four child drag queens from around the world. As they prepare for the big show, each faces their own unique challenges, as well as some they have in common - feelings of isolation and the struggle to claim a place of your own on the fringes of a fringe culture.
With exclusive access, The Rise of Jordan Peterson gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the firestorm sparked by professor, provocateur and best selling Author exploring the tension between free speech and hate speech, and the points-of-view of those on both sides of this heightened debate.
Saudi Arabia is known for its wealth, strict faith and oppression, but while Prince MBS has decreed that it wants to reform, the world is startled by human rights violations. We follow the developments from the inside. Are they just empty promises or is Saudi Arabia actually able to change?
In this feature length film, acclaimed director Werner Herzog travels the globe on a journey to understand his friend - adventurer and legendary writer Bruce Chatwin.