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TV Show: Unknown ( 2023 )
A four-part docuseries event that tells breathtaking stories of adventure and exploration in awe-inspiring uncharted territories. Premiering weekly, each film pushes the boundaries of knowledge, ventures into unexplored regions, and unlocks the secrets of our world through the stories of remarkable people and places never before captured on camera. From unearthing the world's oldest graveyard to a heart-pounding look at the use of artificial intelligence in warfare, get ready to embark on a thrilling expedition that will broaden your horizons and awaken the adventurer within.
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TV Show: Wonders of the Moon with Dara Ó Briain ( 2023 )
Since the beginning of time, generations have looked to the moon – it's a place filled with wonder, romanticism and dreams. It commands time, tide and life and has had an astonishing impact on life on Earth. It's spawned countless myths and legends, from werewolves to the belief that a full moon can make you crazy.

Now, in this two-part documentary – writer, comedian, amateur astronomer and astrophotographer Dara Ó Briain explores the ways in which the moon shapes just about everything around us and how we are now looking to shape the moon in the future.
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TV Show: Alien Abyss ( 2022 )
Explore the bizarre mating rituals of the ocean's most peculiar creatures, from bloody battles to super-size litters.
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Movie: Unknown: Cave of Bones ( 2023 )
Follows Paleo anthropologist Lee Berger in South Africa, as he and his team try to prove that the world's oldest graveyard, they found, is not human. A small brained, ape-like creature could have practiced complex burial rituals.
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TV Show: The Mission ( 2023 )
The Mission is a brand-new documentary series that sees Walkley Award-winning journalist Marc Fennell embark on a global treasure hunt to piece together one of the largest and strangest art heists in Australian criminal history.
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TV Show: The Bermuda Triangle: Into Cursed Waters ( 2022 )
The Bermuda Triangle is the most notorious stretch of ocean in history, evoking fear and endless fascination. Bounded by Florida, Bermuda and Puerto Rico, these waters have swallowed countless ships and planes and their crews—some vanishing without a trace.
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Movie: Hell Camp: Teen Nightmare ( 2023 )
Out-of-control teens across America were sent to a therapy camp in the harsh Utah desert. The conditions were brutal, but the staff were even worse.
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TV Show: Lost in the Wild ( 2019 )
Journalist Kinga Philipps and filmmaker J.J. Kelley investigate the most-fascinating missing person cases on the planet. At each harrowing location, the intrepid explorers speak to locals, witnesses and experts in hard-hitting interrogations. They follow the evidence trail no matter where it goes, putting themselves in heart-pounding situations that test their limits.
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TV Show: Unexplained and Unexplored ( 2019 )
Did the Maya Empire relocate to America? How did Meriwether Lewis really die? Where did the Ark of the Covenant end up after being smuggled out of Jerusalem? Explorers Justin Fornal and Emiliano Ruprah use historical maps as well as modern imaging techniques to examine these and other mysteries.
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TV Show: Extinct or Alive ( 2018 )
What if extinct animals weren't really extinct? The methods used to declare a species extinct are not as fool proof as people might assume. From eyewitness accounts to last known photographs, there is evidence that suggests some of these creatures are still very much alive in the wild. The search is on for wildlife adventurer and biologist Forrest Galante, as he explores the real stories behind animals thought to be gone forever and tries to prove their existence so he can protect them and help them thrive again. From the Florida everglades to remote jungles, the cameras follow Forrest Galante as he meets and listens to locals, some whom claim to be eyewitnesses of animals we thought were no longer in existence. Armed with the information and clues, Forrest sets out to prove the unimaginable, and be the voice for species the world has given up on.
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Movie: Unknown: Cosmic Time Machine ( 2023 )
Follows a team of engineers and scientists in an ambitious mission to launch the James Webb Space Telescope and take the next giant leap in the understanding of the universe.
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Movie: Seaspiracy ( 2021 )
Passionate about ocean life, a filmmaker sets out to document the harm that humans do to marine species - and uncovers alarming global corruption.
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TV Show: I Was There ( 2022 )
Through original archival material, expert testimony and dramatic re-creations using CGI technology to place Theo E.J. Wilson in the scene, each episode challenges ideas of what really happened during some of the most pivotal moments in history.This season explores Abraham Lincoln's assassination; the Hindenburg disaster; the Salem witch trials; the death of Jesse James; the Oklahoma City bombing; the battle of Stalingrad; H.H. Holmes' murder spree during the 1893 Chicago World's Fair; the Chernobyl accident; the 1965 Bloody Sunday march from Selma to Montgomery; the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster; the 1889 catastrophic Johnstown flood in eastern Pennsylvania and the St. Valentine's Day massacre.
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TV Show: Secrets in the Ice ( 2020 )
Visits to the most remote, cold and inhospitable places on the planet to reveal great mysteries that have been frozen in time.
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TV Show: Legends of the Wild ( 2020 )
Across the planet, there are startling reports about strange animal attacks against humans, new apex predators changing the natural order, and sightings of mysterious creatures that nobody can explain. Now, two lifelong friends and wilderness experts, Damian Duffy and Matt Hoffmann will use their combined skills in an attempt to document, discover and solve the most extraordinary mysteries of the natural world.
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TV Show: Ancient Apocalypse ( 2021 )
Ancient Apocalypse investigates six catastrophic stories of how the world's greatest civilisations collapsed.Every continent has its ruins — places where only stones tell the tale of a fallen people. They might lay buried under the Earth, in the shade of jungle canopy or amidst the teeming industry of a modern city. However, they all raise the same questions: How could something so great all but vanish? Why do civilisations collapse?In this 6-part series, we uncover the scientific reasons why some of history's most fascinating peoples have disappeared in the face of the natural world's might. We investigate the end of The Akkadian Empire, The Lost City of Helike, Sodom and Gomorrha, The mystery of the Sea Peoples, The Maya Civilisation and Doggerland. Some of the world's greatest natural disasters reduced these societies to nothing.
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TV Show: Brink of Disaster ( 2022 )
Hurricanes, storm surges, earthquakes, and sea level rise create danger and potential catastrophe around the globe. See how metropolises are at constant risk of destruction by these elemental forces and what the latest science and tech can do to help. 
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TV Show: History's Greatest Mysteries ( 2020 )
History's Greatest Mysteries will investigate a wide range of historically compelling topics and the mysteries surrounding each including the Titanic, D.B. Cooper, Roswell, John Wilkes Booth, and more. Each program within the franchise will showcase fresh, new evidence and perspectives including never-before-released documents to the general public, personal diaries and DNA evidence to unearth brand-new information about these infamous and enigmatic chapters in history.
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Movie: Fantastic Fungi ( 2019 )
June 12, 2019 From the Maui Film Festival's Celestial Cinema. Imagine an organism that feeds you, heals you, reveals secrets of the universe and could help save the planet. Fantastic Fungi is a revelatory time-lapse journey, from 2019 Maui Film Festival Visionary Award honoree and director Louie Schwartzberg, about the magical, mysterious and medicinal world of fungi and their power to heal, sustain and contribute to the regeneration of life on Earth that began 3.5 billion years ago.
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Movie: Lost on Everest ( 2020 )
A team of climbers set out to find Irvine and his climbing partner George Mallory camera. If that camera could be found, it would rewrite history.
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Movie: The Rescue ( 2021 )
The Rescue chronicles the enthralling, against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside a flooded cave in Northern Thailand. Using a wealth of never-before-seen material and exclusive interviews, E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin keep viewers on the edge of their seats as they bring alive one of the most perilous and extraordinary rescues in modern times, shining a light on the high-risk world of cave diving, the astounding courage and compassion of the rescuers, and the shared humanity of the international community that united to save the boys.
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Movie: Tiger 24 ( 2023 )
When a wild tiger kills men who enter his territory he is declared a man-eater and locked up in a zoo. This galvanizes massive social uproar and activists take their cause to the streets, online, on to billboards and all the way to the Supreme Court.
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Movie: Attenborough's Life That Glows ( 2016 )
Sir David Attenborough explores the world of bio-luminescence, the often spectacular natural light produced by some creatures. Specially designed cameras reveal nature's leading lights.
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Movie: The Social Dilemma ( 2020 )
Set in the dark underbelly of Silicon Valley, The Social Dilemma fuses investigative documentary with enlightening narrative drama. Expert testimony from tech whistle-blowers exposes our disturbing predicament: the services Big Tech provides-search engines, networks, instant information, etc.-are merely the candy that lures us to bite. Once we're hooked and coming back for more, the real commodity they sell is their prowess to influence and manipulate us.
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Movie: Apollo 11 ( 2019 )
On its fiftieth anniversary, the events surrounding the actual Apollo 11 space mission are presented solely using archival footage and still photographs of or associated with the mission. The events span from the eleventh hour preparations for the launch to shortly after the safe touchdown of the capsule with its three astronauts back on Earth. The mission is historic as the first time humans had stepped on the surface of the Earth's moon. It arguably made household names of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin as the first and second to walk on the moon, and slightly less so for the third astronaut, Michael Collins, who remained inside the capsule at the time. It was arguably the most dangerous space mission at the time in part to the astronauts leaving the safety of the capsule.
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Movie: Good Night Oppy ( 2022 )
The film follows Opportunity, the Mars Exploration Rover affectionately dubbed Oppy by her creators and scientists at NASA. Oppy was originally expected to live for only 90 days but she ultimately explored Mars for nearly 15 years.
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Movie: Banksy and the Rise of Outlaw Art ( 2020 )
Banksy, the world's most infamous street artist, whose political art, criminal stunts, and daring invasions outraged the establishment and created a revolutionary new movement while his identity remained shrouded in mystery.
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Movie: The Farthest ( 2017 )
It is one of humankind's greatest achievements. More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space - the first human-made object ever to do so.
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Movie: First Contact: An Alien Encounter ( 2022 )
Since the mid-20th century, astronomers have been searching for extra-terrestrial life in the Universe. This documentary imagines how the scientific community and world would react if an alien object passed through our Solar System.
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TV Show: The Titan Sub Disaster: Minute by Minute ( 2024 )
It was a story that left the world holding its breath. The search for the Titan sub sparked an international rescue operation and gripped public attention across the globe. In this exclusive two-part documentary we examine, minute by minute, the race against time to try and save five people on their doomed dive to the wreck of the Titanic. In a world first, we reveal exclusive audio from the frantic global rescue operation that ultimately ended in tragedy, leaving everybody onboard dead. But why did this extraordinary expedition go so terribly wrong?
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TV Show: The Mega-Brands That Built America ( 2023 )
The Mega-Brands That Built America is the newest series in History's "That Built" franchise, telling the origin stories of some of the most successful businesses in history: from mega-stores like Costco and Walmart to sporting goods giants like Spalding and Wilson, titans like Ivory Soap, Schick and Gillette, to shipping giants like Fedex and UPS, and countless more of the biggest brand names in history. Each story is told through the "That Built" franchises' signature blend of expert interviews and archival, mixed with original premium recreations. Through the eyes of the visionaries and entrepreneurs behind the brands, the series takes viewers on a journey; starting with how it all began, following the innovations, the failures, and all the incredible achievements that forever changed the way Americans live. It's everything you didn't know about the colossal brands you know so well.
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TV Show: Pirate Gold of Adak Island ( 2022 )
Will this expert team unearth legendary pirate treasure? Follow the hunt for buried gold amid the harsh Alaskan wilderness in this documentary series.
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TV Show: Britain's Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls ( 2015 )
In this brand-new three-part series for ITV, adventurer Bear Grylls heads out on an epic journey of discovery across England, Scotland and Wales to experience the British Isles at their most spectacular. You don't always have to travel to the ends of the earth to experience incredible adventures and mind-blowing landscapes. Sometimes the best things are found right here, at home, in Great Britain.
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TV Show: The Reluctant Traveler With Eugene Levy ( 2023 )
The Reluctant Traveler With Eugene Levy will see Eugene Levy visit some of the world's most remarkable hotels, as well as explore the people, places and cultures that surround them. Self-confessedly not your average travel show host — he's not usually adventurous or well-versed in globe-trotting — he's agreed the time is right for him to broaden his horizons. Levy will be packing his suitcase with some trepidation but hoping his experiences might lead to a whole new chapter in his life — that's as long as he doesn't have to battle his motion sickness, and still gets dinner at 7.
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TV Show: Lost Beasts ( 2023 )
Archaeological digs shed light on the extinct beasts of old, from the Tyrannosaurus Rex to the Tasmanian tiger, sabre-toothed tiger, and the woolly mammoth, and look at the legends and myths surrounding them.
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TV Show: Undercurrent: The Disappearance of Kim Wall ( 2022 )
Undercurrent: The Disappearance of Kim Wall tells the story of accomplished journalist Kim Wall, who tragically went missing in 2017. She was last seen just prior to interviewing the eccentric entrepreneur Peter Madsen aboard his self-made submarine in Danish waters. Madsen changes his story multiple times during the course of a police investigation that ultimately uncovers the truth: Wall was murdered on the submarine. Madsen is soon put on trial, and a judge is tasked with determining what actually happened on the vessel.
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TV Show: Secrets dans le sable ( 2023 )
Experts uncover global stories of extraordinary curiosities that were once concealed in the deserts of the planet.
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Movie: TMZ Presents: Child Star Syndrome: Triumphs, Tragedies & Trolls ( 2023 )
Hollywood creates new child stars every generation, but now that social media reveals their every move, the spotlight burns ever brighter.
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Movie: The Antisocial Network: Memes to Mayhem ( 2024 )
A group of lonely teenagers formed an online community and bonded over their isolation, but their collective beliefs warped reality.
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TV Show: Secrets of the Hells Angels ( 2024 )
Under former leader Sonny Barger, the Hells Angels "brotherhood" expanded across the United States. With continued accusations of criminal activity, the biker club became known as a serious threat and not to be crossed. Secrets of the Hells Angels examines the history of the group of outlaws to uncover the organization's darkest secrets. With access to 5 former chapter presidents including Charles "PeeWee" Goldsmith, Thomas Eriksen, Pat Matter, Matt Zanoskar and George Christie alongside exclusive interviews with law enforcement officers, undercover agents, victims and more, it is revealed that the Hells Angels were a much more violent, devious, and highly organized group than anyone realized.
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Movie: Red Heaven ( 2020 )
To help humanity get to Mars, four scientists, an engineer and an architect agree to embark on the longest space simulation in US history: 366 days in isolation and confinement on an active volcano in Hawai'i.
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Movie: The River Runner ( 2021 )
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Movie: An American Bombing: The Road to April 19th ( 2024 )
The events surrounding the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, tracing its roots in anti-government sentiment and examining its lasting impact.
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TV Show: Space Shuttle Columbia: The Final Flight ( 2024 )
Space Shuttle Columbia: The Final Flight examines the 2003 Space Shuttle disaster, in which Columbia broke apart in the skies over Texas. This four-part series combines first-hand testimony alongside previously unseen archive footage to chart the in-depth story of the Columbia tragedy. At the heart of this story are the people who lived through it all – the astronauts' wives, husbands and children, NASA staff, members of the Accident Investigation team, and a journalist, some of whom have never spoken before. The series reveals how and why the disaster happened, exploring human space travel's inherent risks and rewards.
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Movie: Bad Faith ( 2024 )
Exposes how Christian Nationalism has become the most powerful anti-democratic force in America. Leaders join forces to defend our country from this march to fascism, but American citizens seem unaware of the threat.
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Movie: The Sixth ( 2024 )
The Sixth is a portrayal of a city and nation under siege as well as a testament to the importance of truth, told through the eyes of 6 unique individuals whose lives will be forever changed by the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.
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Movie: The First Monday in May ( 2016 )
Follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's most attended fashion exhibition in history, "China: Through The Looking Glass," an exploration of Chinese-inspired Western fashions by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton.
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Movie: The Last Bumblebee ( 2024 )
The Last Bumblebee is a solution-based documentary featuring interviews with scientists, and environmentalists discussing the importance of bumblebees as pollinators and the various threats they face.
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Movie: Secrets of the Neanderthals ( 2024 )
A unique excavation unravels the complex and creative nature of Neanderthals, shattering preconceptions through the lens of a landmark discovery - the best-preserved Neanderthal skeleton found in over 25 years.
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Movie: Witness to 9/11: In the Shadows of Ground Zero ( 2020 )
With never-before-seen footage, "Witness to 9/11" reveals in real time how New Yorkers struggled to make sense out of the panic, confusion, and fear gripping their city just beyond the veil of 9/11's dust on the morning of the attacks.
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Movie: Revealed: How to Poison a Planet ( 2024 )
Investigates toxic chemicals that have sparked an international health and environmental catastrophe, and examines a decades-long battle between some of the world's largest chemical companies and the contaminated communities fighting for
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Movie: AI: The Doomsday Code, DNA Integration, and the Illuminati Connection ( 2024 )
Top tech leaders have been stressing their concerns over the dangers of AI's imminent rise in knowledge and power that will one day present a dire threat to humanity and warn that if restrictions aren't put in place immediately, the destructive consequences will happen sooner than later. AI's eventual control of nuclear weapons, disinformation campaigns, deadlier biol...Read all
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Movie: Oppenheimer: The Real Story ( 2023 )
The documentary covers Oppenheimer's contribution to nuclear physics as a professor and leader of the Los Alamos Laboratory.
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Movie: Amber: The Girl Behind the Alert ( 2023 )
Amber Hagerman's mother details her daughter's shocking murder and shares chilling documentary footage that captures the 9-year-old's final days; Amber's legacy is an alert system that has saved over a thousand children.
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TV Show: Hitler and the Nazis: Evil on Trial ( 2024 )
This gripping docuseries examines Adolf Hitler and the Nazis' rise, rule and reckoning from pre-WWII to the Holocaust to the Nuremberg trials.
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TV Show: How Music Got Free ( 2024 )
How Music Got Free details the fascinating, and often funny, inside story of the technology-driven disruption that changed music during the late-90s and early-2000s. File sharing technology, combined with the insatiable demand for new music, created both the means and the motive for millions of young people to participate in outright theft – and be celebrated for it.
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Movie: Evacuate Earth ( 2012 )
If we faced a countdown to destruction, could we build a spacecraft to take us to new and habitable worlds? Can we Evacuate Earth? This documentary special examines this terrifying but scientifically plausible scenario by exploring how we could unite to ensure the survival of the human race.
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Movie: Protecting Paradise: The Story of Niue ( 2024 )
After creating one of the world's largest marine protected areas in 2016 with National Geographic's support, Niue invites Pristine Seas back to assess changes using advanced tech and plan a sustainable future for their waters.