Science

SAMUEL IN THE CLOUDS
SAMUEL IN THE CLOUDS

2017  Environmental Studies  Latin-American Studies  Science  Sociology  Cinema Studies 

In Bolivia, the glaciers are melting. Samuel, a ski lift operator at the world’s highest elevation ski resort is seeing firsthand the effects of climate change. Generations of his family have lived and worked in the snowy mountains, but now due to unprecedented environmental changes, the snow is gone. With scientists looking for answers, Samuel turns to ancient rituals to soothe the mountain’s spirit in hopes of bringing back the snow and his way of life.

IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE
IN PURSUIT OF SILENCE

Environmental Studies  Health  Religion & Spirituality  Science  2017 

In Pursuit of Silence is a meditative exploration of our relationship with silence, sound and the impact of noise on our lives. This critically acclaimed documentary takes us on an immersive cinematic journey around theglobe.

THE CREEPING GARDEN
THE CREEPING GARDEN

Science  2016  Environmental Studies  Biology 

Featuring stunning macroscopic time-lapse footage, The Creeping Garden is an award winning documentary that takes us deep into the world of slime mold and explores the work of fringe scientists, mycologists and artists who love it.

CODY: THE FIRST STEP
CODY: THE FIRST STEP

Disabilities  Health  Women's Studies  Science  Sociology  Political Science  2009 

Narrated by actress Glenn Close, this heartfelt documentary follows Cody Unser, a remarkable young woman left paralyzed from a rare neurological disorder, as she learns to live with her disability while working to raise awareness, improve quality of life and find a cure for those afflicted with spinal cord related paralysis.

THE BEEKEEPERS
THE BEEKEEPERS

Environmental Studies  Science  World History  2009 

What can the behavior of bees tell us about our environment? The Beekeepers is an innovative documentary that investigates the causes behind Colony Collapse Disorder, the mass disappearance of bees all over the world.

THE LOST COLONY
THE LOST COLONY

Anthropology  Health  Europe  Eastern Europe  Science  Russia  Biology  2008  Directed by Women 

The recent history of Abkhazia - a breakaway republic in Georgia, like South Ossetia - is told through the story of a once-renowned scientific institute struggling to survive after the disintegration of the Soviet Union. It's a far different perspective on the Russia-Georgia crisis than what's reported on CNN.

MAPPING STEM CELL RESEARCH: TERRA INCOGNITA
MAPPING STEM CELL RESEARCH: TERRA INCOGNITA

Science  Health  Disabilities  American Studies  Political Science  Biology  Kartemquin Films  2007  Medicine  Directed by Women 

Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita puts a human face on the stem cell debate by following the work of Dr. Jack Kessler, a renowned expert in the field, as he searches for a cure to spinal cord injury, and the breakthrough that will allow his injured daughter to walk again.

RIVER OF TIME
RIVER OF TIME

Science  Russia  Physical Science  Europe  Eastern Europe 

A poetic journey into the groundbreaking theories of Russian scientist Igor Novikov, renowned for his work in astrophysics and amazing theories on the concept of time.

BUTTERFLIES
BUTTERFLIES

Science  Environmental Studies  Biology 

How long do butterflies live? Why are butterflies colors so bright? This short film presents an informative, educational and visually stunning look at our favorite winged creatures.

BRAVE NEW MEN
BRAVE NEW MEN

Science  Health  Biology  Asian Studies 

Brave New Men is an extraordinary triple-portrait of charismatic, top-notch geneticists from the wildly different “gene cultures” of Europe, the U.S. and Asia.

SCIENCE WAGES WAR ON HUNGER
SCIENCE WAGES WAR ON HUNGER

Science  Environmental Studies  Biology  African Studies 

Millions of people in Africa do not have enough food to eat. This video follows Dr. Florence Wambugu as she reveals the immediate needs of the African people to fight crop disease and pests, essential in saving their population from hunger and famine.

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WAR LAB

World History  Sociology  Science  Peace & Conflict  Directed by Women 

A compilation historical documentary offering a critical look at the development of bombs and other weapons of mass destruction since WWII.

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