Most Unknown

This epic documentary film sends nine scientists to extraordinary parts of the world to uncover unexpected answers to some of humanity’s biggest questions. How did life begin? What is time? […]

Science Fair

Hailed by critics as “immensely likeable,” “brilliant and quirky” and an “ode to the teenage science geeks on whom our future depends,” and winner of the audience award at Sundance […]

Genesis 2.0

Co-presented by the Embassy of Switzerland and the Freer Gallery of Art   On the remote New Siberian Islands in the Arctic Ocean, hunters search for tusks of extinct mammoths. […]

Nature’s Epic Journey

A hundred thousand caribou face starving bears and wolves, deadly frozen rivers and rugged mountains as they undertake the world’s longest land migration – 5,000 kilometres through the frozen Arctic […]


Finalist: Eric Moe Award for Best Short on Sustainability After the fall of the Soviet Union, Tajikistan, a former Soviet Socialist Republic, plunged into a devastating civil war. A famine […]

In the Hills and Hollows

Co-presented with the American Conservation Film Festival (ACFF)  Due to a shift in market demand, and the development of technology to access the Marcellus Shale formation, a massive natural gas […]

Point of No Return

Thirteen years ago, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg began building what many experts said was impossible—a solar-powered airplane capable of flying day and night. With the wingspan of a 747 […]

Dog, The

When Sony stopped manufacturing replacement parts for its Aibo pet robot, owners scrambled to save the robot-dogs that had become part of their families. Directed by Drea Cooper & Zackary […]

Return of the Atom

Finland was the first country in the west to give permission to build a new nuclear power plant after the Chernobyl disaster. The OL3 plant in Eurajoki is being built […]

As Pentagon Overhauls Nuclear Triad

Part of the Nuclear Power Play: Screening & Discussion, presented with the Pulitzer Center. The Pentagon is preparing for an extensive — and expensive — modernization of the country’s half-century-old land, air, and sea-based […]