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Aliens attacking Earth is the stuff of sci-fi stories, but what if it really happened? Host Michelle Rodriguez brings together top scientists and military strategists to dramatize what will happen if and when aliens attack.
This film tells the stories of ordinary people living on both sides of the Wall and what life was like for them before, during, and after the Wall fell. Explodes some myths and gives a special, intimate, personal view of life in Berlin during those crucial historic years.
Travel back in time with National Geographic to the Holy Land to explore some of the Bible's most intriguing mysteries. From the mysterious lost stories of Christ to the greatest escape in history, this film examines the fundamental questions surrounding the ancient texts to shed new light on old mysteries.
Chronicles America's complicated perceptions of race and crime through the story of the Central Park 5-a group of minority teenagers wrongfully convicted of brutally raping a white woman in New York.
Wolves hunted buffalo across the vast plains until the westward settlement saw the virtual extinction of these vast herds and their eternal predators, the wolves. However, this ancient relationship continues uninterrupted in just one location-in a place called Wood Buffalo National Park. By getting to know the individual wolves in a specific pack, and following them as they hunt, viewers will get a sense of how these two animal species coexist in what seems like a forgotten corner of the world.
A look at the lives of the descendants of Hitler's top officials and how they are dealing with the legacy of their infamous relatives.
Chronicling a conflict that has spanned more than a decade and bridged generations, this film delivers a comprehensive 360-degree view of a complex war, from its swift and relentless beginnings to the eve of the U.S. pullout in 2014. Raw footage of combat, rare photos and intimate firsthand accounts capture all angles of the war from the soldiers' viewpoint and offer an in-depth perspective never before seen by the American public.
The definitive documentary about the impossible-to-hit pitch, the knuckleball. From acclaimed filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg, this heartfelt, funny, and deeply engaging film delves into the legendary subculture of the knuckleball and the brotherhood of men who share the drive, imagination, and humility to throw baseball's slowest, most disrespected pitch.
Takes an uncompromising yet life-affirming look at the lives of eight remarkable individuals, people who have found a way to make a life for themselves within the community of homelessness. Shows how their descent into society's basement has been exacerbated by the forces of gentrification and the increasing criminalization of homeless people, while exposing the draconian changes to the mental health care system that have compounded the problem.
True story about a man whose two defining passions the world cannot reconcile: his love for God and for his partner Mark. It is about church and state, love and marriage, faith and identity-and one man's struggle to dispel the notion that God's love has limits. Gene Robinson is the first openly gay person to be elected bishop in the high church. He confronts those who use religion as an instrument of oppression, and claims a place in the church and society, not just for LGBT people, but for all.
Review the story of how women have helped shape America over the last fifty years through one of the most sweeping social revolutions in American history, in pursuit of their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity, and personal autonomy.
In the early 1930's Hitler began firing Jewish musicians across Europe. Overcoming extraordinary obstacles, violinist Bronislaw Huberman moved these great musicians to Palestine and formed a symphony that would become the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. With courage, resourcefulness and an entourage of allies including Arturo Toscanini and Albert Einstein, Huberman saved nearly 1000 Jews-and guaranteed the survival of Europe's musical heritage.
Using the extraordinary images of the Earth's oceans, an international team of underwater cinematographers explains some of the planet's greatest natural mysteries, while reinforcing how essental it is to live in harmony with our oceans.
These are hard times in the Quad Cities, a great American crossroads along the border of Iowa and Illinois, where the Mississippi River intersects Interstate 80. It's home to John Deere manufacturing and the nation's breadbasket. But it's also an area deeply scarred by the Recession. FRONTLINE spent months following three young girls who are growing up against the backdrop of their families' struggles against financial ruin.
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An eye opening refutation of preconceived ideas on how or why piracy has become the world's most frightening multi-million dollar growth industry.
Go inside the eye of the superstorm, Hurricane Sandy, to explore why it happened and how it could happen again. Weaving together user-generated stories from those who rode out the catastrophic storm, first responders, weather experts and storm chasers, Superstorm 2012 explores the mammoth and merciless wake that caused fatalities and paralyzed life for millions of people.
The story of Danny Way, a visionary skateboarder who decided to jump the Great Wall of China.
This film focuses on the current struggles for democracy in Egypt, Malaysia, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe. Viewers will have a front row seat to the history-forging revolutions the filmmakers captured and had no idea would erupt mid-production in the making of their film. Democracy has always come at a price.
In this David and Goliath story for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on a celebrity tycoon. At stake is one of Britain's very last stretches of wilderness. After the Scottish government overturns its own environmental laws to give Donald Trump the green light to build a golf resort on an untouched Scottish coastline, the stage is set for an extraordinary summer of discontent, as the bulldozers spring into action.