Here is a collection of handpicked documentaries. These documentaries have been chosen because of their informative nature and all you have to do is kick back and be entertained, educated and absorbed in these fascinating stories.
Earthlings is the single most powerful and informative documentary about society’s tragic and unforgivable use of nonhuman animals, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix with soundtrack by Moby. Directed by Shaun Monson, this multi-award winning film by Nation Earth is a must-see for anyone who cares about nonhuman animals or wishes to make the world a better place.
Big Game, Big Money: Illegal Wildlife Trade Documentary
Every day our planet’s rarest creatures are being hunted, trapped and slaughtered to nourish a global black market in wildlife products and this hard-hitting documentary lifts the lid on the multi-billion dollar illegal trade examines the latest efforts to stop the criminal networks endangering the protected species. Coming in at just under 23 minutes, the documentary focuses on rhino and pangolin poaching, and features interviews with park rangers on the frontlines, conservationists and campaigners.
Life in a Day
This ambitious crowd sourcing project aimed to document a day in the life of the world, specifically July 24 2010. Helmed by Touching the Void and Last King of Scotland director Kevin McDonald, and executive producers Ridley and Tony Scott, this 90-minute film pulls together over 80,000 submissions to give a snapshot of human existence, with everything from people making coffee and getting out of bed, to sky diving and climbing a human tower at a circus. A must see.