What begins as a patient story evolves into an investigation into the history of Lyme disease dating back to its discovery in 1975. A paper trail of scientific research and buried documents reveals why ticks—and the diseases they carry—have been allowed to quietly spread around the globe.
Ana is a filmmaker who gets hooked on Crypto trading. Her husband and her father want her to go to therapy, but instead Ana decides in desperation and as a healing exercise to make a documentary about Bitcoin fever. With her enabling producer, a chaotic production crew of newly-converted crypto-speculators and an exasperated economist father who wants to protect his daughter from being bankrupted by a scam Bull Run...
Born of desperation, a caravan of migrants left Honduras in October 2018 with the goal of walking to the US border with Mexico. Donald Trump repudiated these migrants as they traveled north through Central America, inflating the threat they posed to the United States declaring that they were drug dealers, criminals and Islamic terrorists.
The Caravan follows Yuri, eight months pregnant, as she walks from her home in Honduras...
Searching for Nika
When Russian forces invaded Ukraine and bombed Kyiv, film director Stas Kapralov’s family dog, Nika, ran away… Determined to find her, Stas sets out into the devastation and documents his journey as he joins volunteers helping to rescue animals. Becoming a part of their cause, Stas films the trials and successes of the volunteers as he continues his search for Nika, which takes him to ‘Sirus’ Animal Shelter,...
The 19th is the first nonprofit, nonpartisan news agency in the United States. Its mission is to focus on the impact of national politics and policy on women. Breaking the News provides an inquisitive and dynamic view of the inner workings of a news agency as its journalists aim to disrupt entrenched biases including their own.
Crime boss or fearless dissident? An extraordinary portrait of a former ultra-orthodox Jewish kid who transformed the drug-dealing business, took on the Israel government and became a hero to millions.
There are no others like Neil Harbisson - at least not yet. As the world’s first officially recognised cyborg, he is on a mission to design himself & to promote that right for others. Born colour-blind, artist Harbisson has an antenna implanted in his skull that enables him to hear colour. Will others join him in upgrading their bodies?
In 2017, the #MeToo hashtag shook the world, sparking an unprecedented wave of sexual assault revelations in the Western world. Today, the storm of virulent misogyny is raging on, flooding our screens with harassment, defamation, sextortion, revenge porn, rape & death threats, and more. 73% of women are abused online.
We dodge boulders at an active volcano in Indonesia, descend to a lava lake in Vanuatu, and visit acid ponds and geysers in Ethiopia. Travel across the globe to see the archeological ghost town of Pompeii, hydrothermal vents at the bottom of the ocean, and witness the devastating effects of the 2018 Kilauea eruption in Hawaii.
At the height of the cold war, US broadcaster ABC set about making a made-for-TV movie about the effects of a nuclear bomb on ordinary American people, little knowing the obstacles & opposition they would face during its production, & the eduring impact it would have once broadcast - both in the US & in Russia.
We follow a pair of Humpback Whales on their great migration from the warm tropics to Antarctica, via an Ocean Current that is home to thousands of interconnected species. As we cross multiple eco-systems, it becomes evident that the ocean itsself is the blue heart of our entire planet.
Formerly a well-known actor throughout Turkey, Rüzgar hoped he could lead a private life as a transman. Things looked positive at first – until he was outed on Twitter and suddenly Rüzgar’s journey is thrust onto the front pages. A media frenzy ensues, and the question of trans-rights grips Turkey, with Rüzgar the reluctant figurehead.