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Meet the man who tried to feed the world

Source:  American Experience American Experience's "The Man Who Tried to Feed the World" tells the story of Norman Borlaug, an American agronomist who won the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in fighting global hunger. By increasing the world’s food supply,...

Find out the truth about recycling in FRONTLINE’s “Plastic Wars”

Source:  FRONTLINE Despite efforts across the country to reduce the use of the material, the plastics industry is rapidly scaling up new production and promoting a familiar solution: recycling. But it’s estimated that no more than 10 percent of plastic produced has...

BBC America is airing a ton of calming nature documentaries

Source:  Vulture In November, BBC America replaced its entire Saturday schedule with shows and specials devoted to wildlife and the natural world, rebranding itself as Wonderstruck one day each week. Now, realizing audiences could use more cuddly creatures in their...

“After Truth” examines the real-world impact of fake news

Source:  IndieWire A film about fake news might seem like a tough sell given the nonstop political discourse of the last few years, but Andrew Rossi's "After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News" offers a new take on the issue. “After Truth" takes a more...

CrossFit doc “The Fittest” is getting an early release

Source:  Men's Health CrossFit fans might be frustrated that they're stuck at home with most gyms across the country closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but their spirits will surely lift when they find out they're getting an early gift. The Buttery Bros—the...

“The Last Glaciers” highlights the grim effects of climate change

Source:  South China Morning Post A year after releasing "A Plastic Ocean," a documentary about the disastrous effects of disposable plastic on the world’s oceans, Craig Leeson turned his attention to a different project. In 2017, the Australian and long-time Hong...

“Crip Camp” uncovers a forgotten history

Source:  IndieWire Nicole Newnham and Jim LeBrecht’s feature documentary “Crip Camp” starts off like any other summer camp story:  Kids of different backgrounds meet up, hook up, and fall into a series of youthful hijinks. The only distinction is that the residents of...

10 Must-See Errol Morris Documentaries

Source:  Screen Rant Wormwood (2017) - Errol Morris's six-part Netflix miniseries is about a recently declassified Cold War-era CIA experiment known as Project MK Ultra.  Along with comprehensive interviews from those involved, 'Wormwood" features hallucinatory...