Dawson City: Frozen Time
An exploration of a massive cache of rare silent films unearthed by a bulldozer in 1978 from the permafrost beneath a busted Gold Rush boom town.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
In 1951, the unauthorized and uncompensated harvesting of cancerous cells from Henrietta Lacks led to breakthroughs that changed the face of medicine forever. Fifty years later, her daughter and a journalist set out to discover more about the African-American woman whose silent contribution changed the world.
As mankind is threatened by the collapse of the planet’s ecosystems, a team of young French people explore the world in search of solutions to our most pressing social, economic and environmental issues.
After fighting to adjust to life as a quadruple amputee, Will Lautzenheiser must decide whether to risk it all on an experimental surgery that could give him new arms.
Love Lives of Sea Creatures: Films by Jean Painlevé, Isabella Rossellini, and Roberto Rossellini
The reproductive behavior of sea creatures is central to these lyrical and wondrous films by Jean Painlevé, Isabella Rossellini, and Roberto Rossellini.
Bill Nye: Science Guy
Television personality Bill Nye attempts to restore science to its rightful place in a world that is hostile to evidence and reason.
I Am Another You
Filmmaker Nanfu Wang explores the meaning of personal freedom through the eyes of a young drifter who rejects society's rules and chooses to live on the streets.
An animal-rights activist gets mixed up in a mystery when avid hunters in her mountain village begin turning up dead, with animal tracks next to their bodies. Have the hunted become the hunters?
Get OutWhen a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a sinister plot in comedian-turned-Oscar-nominated-filmmaker Jordan Peele’s smash-hit horror masterpiece.
Dream Big: Engineering Our World
An exploration of the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels — big and small — that reveals the heart driving engineers to create better lives for people around the world.
AAAS Science and Film Showcase
Meet the scientists and filmmakers behind five award-winning science films at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2016 Science Film Showcase. The event features clips from each film, conversation with the filmmakers and scientists, and audience questions.
In the near future, in a time of artificial intelligence, 86-year-old Marjorie has a handsome new companion who looks like her deceased husband and is programmed to feed the story of her life back to her.
A team of African American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.
Burden of Genius
The story of Dr. Thomas Starzl, the first surgeon to successfully transplant a liver, and his journey from medical renegade to father of transplantation.
The Twinning Reaction
An inside look at the dangers of medical arrogance and the enduring bonds of twinship, the film follows a tragic 1960s human research experiment that separated identical twins in infancy and secretly studied their lives as they grew up unaware of their siblings.
Deep Astronomy and the Romantic Sciences
An enthralling live performance piece that explores a wide range of science and astronomy-related topics, combining enchanting visuals, mesmerizing lectures, and brilliantly catchy songs.
Through the use of over three million photographs, this documentary time-lapse beautifully depicts the unsettling damage urban light pollution is having on astronomy, nocturnal animals and insects, and star-gazing.
At the Fork
An omnivore grapples with the moral aspects of farming animals for food and explores what goes on at a large-scale American farm.
How to Build a Time Machine
Two men pursue lifelong fantasies in very different ways, both inspired by H.G. Wells' classic novel The Time Machine.
Physicist and chemist Marie Curie struggles for recognition in the male-dominated science community in early 20th-century France.
Before the Flood
A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do to prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.
Call of the Forest
A documentary about scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger, who believes that the enchantment and restoration of the global forest provide can provide answers to climate change and other modern dilemmas.
The Girl with All the Gifts
In the future, a strange fungus has changed nearly everyone into a thoughtless, flesh-eating monster. When a scientist and a teacher find a girl who seems to be immune to the fungus, they all begin a journey to save humanity.
Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World
Filmmaker Werner Herzog examines the past, present, and future of the Internet and how it affects human interaction and modern society.