The film tells the story of Opportunity, nicknamed Oppy, a Mars rover launched in 2003 that originally was expected to operate for only 90 sols but explored Mars for nearly 15 years. The film features archival and interview footage with scientists and engineers and re-creations of the rover’s treks over the Martian landscape in search of water.
Fire of Love
Fire of Love is a 2022 documentary film about the lives and careers of volcanologists Katia and Maurice Krafft.
The Territory is an 2022 internationally co-produced documentary film directed by Alex Pritz. It follows a young Indigenous leader of the Uru-eu-wau-wau people fighting back against farmers, colonizers and settlers who encroach on a protected area of the Amazon Rainforest.
Into the Ice
Three scientists go onto and into the Greenland ice sheet – further than anyone has travelled before – to find out how fast the ice is melting and gather the data that will help predict our future.
Back from war in Afghanistan, a young British soldier struggling with depression and PTSD finds a second chance in the Amazon rainforest when he meets an American scientist, and together they foster an orphaned baby ocelot.
POP! The Science of Bubbles
Physicist Dr Helen Czerski takes us on a journey into the science of bubbles – not just fun toys, but also powerful tools that push back the boundaries of science.
Global Spyware Scandal: Exposing Pegasus
FRONTLINE and Forbidden Stories investigate the powerful spyware Pegasus, sold to governments around the world by the Israeli company NSO Group.
Ice Age Footprints
Ancient footprints provide new evidence of humans and extinct giant beasts of the Ice Age.
Oak Tree: Nature’s Greatest Survivor
George McGavin investigates the dramatic life of the oak tree – a species that makes extraordinary transformations as it meets the challenges of the four seasons.
Frozen Planet 2
Life in the extreme. In a fragile world of beauty and hostility, nature finds a way to survive and thrive. Sir David Attenborough explores a planet on the brink of major change.
The Norwegian Fjords: Life in the Twilight
Norway’s fjords are a little-known wilderness. Billions of herring darken the waters and orcas feast on the banquet. Salmon leap up waterfalls and colourful sea slugs glow in the deep. Diving below the surface, award-winning filmmaker Jan Haft reveals the extraordinary diversity of life hidden within the deep waters. It’s an intimate portrait of a unique landscape – in the dark, icy grip of winter, under the magical glow of the northern lights, and during the long polar nights of the midnight sun.
Buster Keaton, the Genius Destroyed by Hollywood
A documentary about how the most talented comic genius of all time Buster Keaton fell prey to the Hollywood Studio system machinery in 1930s which curbed his artistic freedom, leading to alcoholism and ultimately completely destroyed not only his career but also his life.