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DiCaprio-produced documentary about solar makes Netflix debut

Mother Nature Network (blog) - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Here's a little something different for your weekend movie watching. Pop a big bowl of popcorn and curl up on the couch this Earth Day weekend and watch "Catching the Sun" on Netflix.
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Sir David Attenborough's first wildlife show Zoo Quest to be screened in colour

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Sir David Attenborough's first nature documentary, originally aired in black and white, is to be shown in colour to mark his 90th birthday.

Documentary on Cook County Forest Preserves airs May 15

Chicago Daily Herald - ‎21 hours ago‎
"Chicago's True Nature: The Forest Preserves of Cook County," a one-hour documentary that explores the natural wonders and history of the Forest Preserves of Cook County, will debut at 7 p.m. May 15 on WYCC PBS Chicago. Other airings are at 9 p.m. May ...

Short documentary delves into Alzheimer's disease

Mother Nature Network - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
An investigative reporter is diagnosed with the disease, so he does what comes naturally - chronicling its progression and effect on his life.

'Unforgettable' Spirit Of The West documentary

Toronto Sun - ‎4 hours ago‎
It's near the end of the Celtic-rock legends' ostensible farewell concert at Massey Hall. Fiftysomething lead singer and force-of-nature John Mann, stricken with early-onset Alzheimer's, begins singing and then blanks on SOTW's signature hit Home For A ...
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Review: Jennifer Lawrence Narrates IMAX's Jaw-Dropping 'A Beautiful Planet'

Forbes - ‎11 hours ago‎
It is shot from the International Space Station and eventually becomes, as all nature documentaries must in this time of peril, a grim warning about the quickly declining health of our planet.

Save the Frogs Day! At Natural History Museum - ‎8 hours ago‎
Brewster native Alison Argo's PBS Nature documentary, “Frogs: The Thin Green Line,” will be shown all day in the Hay Room; frog-themed art activities will be available in the Wild Art Room, and a presentation by the museum's aquarist on Cape Cod frogs ...

Werner Herzog's New Film Tackles Something Even Scarier Than Nature—the Internet

VICE - ‎6 hours ago‎
In Les Blank's documentary Burden of Dreams, Werner Herzog—then in the process of filming his epic period piece Fitzcarraldo deep in the Peruvian jungle—rants against the "obscenity" of his lushly overgrown surroundings.

Sherpa and beyond: ten of the best Australian documentaries

The Guardian - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
... lost to the depths of the ocean, destroyed when the crew became shipwrecked. Nature would continue to be a major focus of local documentaries over following decades, such as Northern Safari, Desert People and the partly fictionalised Back of Beyond.

How America treats its sex offenders is deeply, morally complex

Quartz - ‎15 hours ago‎
When she was an adolescent, Lauren Book was sexually, physically and emotionally tortured by her nanny for six years. Her abuser's name will be forever included on a publicly available sex offender registry.

Neuroscientist David Eagleman on What Is Possible in the Cosmos

Smithsonian - ‎10 hours ago‎
He is also is TED speaker and a Guggenheim Fellow, as well as the writer, producer, and host of PBS's Emmy nominated documentary, The Brain with David Eagleman. I spoke with Eagleman recently about science and about whether what we learn about ...

Hot Docs 2016: Tickled Review - ‎2 hours ago‎
Despite the public nature of the online video, Farrier was met with extreme resistance when he began to investigate this strange sport for a potential news story.

In the galleries: The beauty of nature, in all its horror

Washington Post - ‎11 hours ago‎
Spence, whose previous Hamiltonian show invoked David Cronenberg's “The Fly,” muses on both the American forest and the Japanese anti-heroine in a video that melds documentary and free association. She's also displaying two leaves, apparently sacred ...

Holdsclaw documentary debuts on Logo

Amsterdam News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Intensely private by nature, for years New York City basketball legend Chamique Holdsclaw suffered in silence as she dealt with issues of depression and bipolar disorder.
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Vogue celebrates its 100th anniversary with 100-year-old model

Mother Nature Network (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
The attention that elderly fashion icons like Iris Apfel (I highly recommend her documentary, "Iris," on Netflix), and the women of the Advanced Style blog (here's another model who is 100), proves there's interest in the fashion community - and ...
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New NHB documentary tells stories of residents from Pulau Ubin

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
And because the people contribute to Ubin's character and charm, the National Heritage Board (NHB) chose to embark on a year-long piece of research, involving a documentary, on the former and current residents of the island. Titled the Pulau Ubin ...
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'A Beautiful Planet' Review: All the World's a Stage

Wall Street Journal - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
In recent years, though, IMAX nature documentaries, with their resplendent displays on immense screens, have faced the increasingly challenging task of sustaining kids' belief in a bright future while stressing the existential threats of ...

"Demo:Polis" Asks What We Mean When We Talk About Public Space

Metropolis Magazine - ‎11 hours ago‎
Yet, a few steps farther into the show, a quirky documentary video reveals the intricate and sometimes ambiguous nature of discussing public space. The film, Rita Schäfer Won't Give Up, follows the namesake protagonist around an urban planning office, ...

The Lamentations of Zeno review: glacial ground zero

Irish Times (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
... passengers can enjoy a brief taste of the deprivation of a bygone era, just one door removed from the warm cabin from where they can witness nature unleash its force through a glass pane as though they were watching a prizewinning documentary.”.
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Sir David Attenborough on New Zealand, why he hates rats, and life on other planets - ‎10 hours ago‎
He loves talking about nature, bristles slightly when you ask him about himself. The journalist from the South China News asks him about his famous and much parodied voice, whether he's conscious of it, or whether it's something he's cultivated.