Tagged: documentary

Cobra Gypsies India

The Kalbeliyas of Rajasthan, India are a mythical nomadic tribe of dancers and musicians. Their name means “those who love snakes”. Raphael Treza spent 3 months with these gypsies and documented his adventure.

The Buddha

This documentary tells the story of the Buddha’s life, a journey especially relevant to our own bewildering times of violent change and spiritual confusion. It features the work of some of the world’s greatest...

Status Anxiety

Status Anxiety (2004), presented by Alain de Botton and based on his book of the same name. In this documentary film, Alain de Botton discusses the desire of people in many modern societies to...

Robot Revolution

A neat documentary about how the nuclear disaster at Fukushima sparked rapid advances in humanoid robotics research and development around the world. All of a sudden, robots evolved and started to look like Iron...

Miracle Planet: Ep.2 – Snowball Earth

Miracle Planet is a five-part documentary series, co-produced by Japan’s NHK and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), narrated by Christopher Plummer, which tells the 4.6-billion-year-old story of how life has evolved from...

Miracle Planet: Ep.3 – New Frontiers

This third episode follows our ancestors from the shallow saltwater seas to the freshwater rivers, then discusses the colonization of land. The focus is mainly on the Devonian and Carboniferous periods. Miracle Planet is...