Forgotten Planet is a 6 series TV show highlighting the rise and fall of locations that were once popular and are now desolate and dilapidated areas on our globe. All the structures were man made and most were abandoned due to man made disasters. Each episode features a place overseas and a location here in America. They extensively cover its origins and its falling.
Want to talk about a documentary that may make you angry? Food, Inc. does reach into the heart of our food source and makes you aware of what you may actually be eating. From inhumane treatment to animals, antibiotics and corn and other items used to feed the animals and GMOs, this film will make you shiver to know what is in your food and, ultimately, in your body.
Fuel, a documentary on our dependence of fossil fuels, was created by filmmaker Joshua Tickell who sets out to prove that biodiesel is a viable alternative. This documentary shows our history and our dependency on oil and how politicians and energy executives have done their best to turn attention away from biodiesel. Fuel highlights the advantages of biodiesel from an environmental and economic standpoint not just for our country, but for the world. It shows how the benefits of living a greener lifestyle and using green products can benefit us financially, environmentally and physically with our health. It is a great movie to watch if you want to learn more about biodiesel and its advantages.
This controversial 2013 documentary, Blackfish, directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite explores the capture, captivity and treatment of Orca Whales, AKA Killer Whales. It focuses on the captivity of Tilikum and the consequences of keeping Orcas in captivity. It also reveals how their captivity affects their emotional state and the cover-ups of organizations in order to continue making a profit. NOTE: Some material in this documentary is graphic. I suggest viewer discretion.
Featuring Michael Pollan and based on his best-selling book, this special takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world -- seen from the plants' point of view. Narrated by Frances McDormand, the program shows how four familiar species -- the apple, the tulip, marijuana and the potato -- evolved to satisfy our yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control.
By 2006, as many as 5,000 electric cars were destroyed by the major car companies that built them. Today, the electric car is back... with a vengeance. Without using a single drop of foreign oil, this new generation of car is America s future: fast, furious, and cleaner than ever. Narrated by Tim Robbins, and from the director of Who Killed the Electric Car?, the film goes behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, the Silicon Valley start-up Tesla Motors and an independent car converter to find the story of the global resurgence of electric cars, following the race to be the first and the best, and to win the hearts and minds of the public around the world. It s not just the next generation of green cars that s on the line, it s the future of the automobile itself.