Society Documentaries

Society films are another must for the avid doc viewer. As groups of people with common interests, we all are involved in society in some way or another. This category will usually have something for all.

Page: 6 of 45 (715 docos)

Witness - Mohamad at Eton

Witness - Mohamad at Eton

In September 2010, 16-year-old Palestinian refugee Mohamad Fahed arrives at London's Heathrow air...

4.3 Views: 2,110
Society

Witness - Holding the Line - Libya

Witness - Holding the Line - Libya

Witness joins a group of Libyan rebel fighters defending the frontline in Misrata and uncovers an...

5.0 Views: 2,338
Society

Witness - The Guerrilla Son

Witness - The Guerrilla Son

Zanyar is a magazine publisher based in Sweden. He is about to become a father but before his bab...

4.0 Views: 1,627
Society

Witness - Tendenko - Surviving the Tsunami

Witness - Tendenko - Surviving the Tsunami

We ask if a code promoting self-preservation in a tsunami could account for one Japanese communit...

3.0 Views: 2,455
Society

Witness - The Disillusioned Soldier

Witness - The Disillusioned Soldier

Nepal's decade long conflict now feels like a distant memory. Up until 2006, every day brought ne...

Views: 1,864
Society

Witness - The Reluctant Outlaw

Witness - The Reluctant Outlaw

Nairobi's matatu drivers are generally despised and feared, but one driver dreams of beginning a ...

3.0 Views: 1,819
Society

Witness - The Mayor of Mogadishu

Witness - The Mayor of Mogadishu

Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, is considered one of the most dangerous places on earth. Its t...

2.0 Views: 2,109
Society

Witness - Homefront

Witness - Homefront

More women are serving on the frontlines than ever before, but many return home to find that new ...

Views: 1,734
Society

Witness - Children of the Riots

Witness - Children of the Riots

As the financial crisis weighs heavily on Greece, the country seems trapped in a cycle of violenc...

Views: 1,854
Society

Witness - Bitter Root

Witness - Bitter Root

Sunday Otto and Richard Odong were commanders in the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in northern Uga...

4.0 Views: 1,705
Society

Witness - Field of Hope

Witness - Field of Hope

In eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, every hour in the day some 48 women are raped. That is a...

7.3 Views: 2,299
Society

Witness - Man from the Mountains of the Moon

Witness - Man from the Mountains of the Moon

Clovis Kabaseke is determined to save his community in Western Uganda from both malaria and pover...

5.2 Views: 1,960
Society

Witness - Peru - A League of their own

Witness - Peru - A League of their own

Indigenous communities in the remote Andes face devastating drought from climate change, but the ...

4.5 Views: 1,953
Society

Witness - Dhaka's cholera wars

Witness - Dhaka's cholera wars

The city of Dhaka is surrounded by water, but it is so polluted that very little of it is drinkab...

7.0 Views: 2,480
Society

Witness - Native Son

Witness - Native Son

Most young American Indians now live in cities. But they are still at the bottom of the pile in t...

7.4 Views: 2,780
Society

Witness - Stranded - The Stateless Haitians

Witness - Stranded - The Stateless Haitians

For many Haitians fleeing poverty at home and looking for work in the cane fields, the Dominican ...

4.0 Views: 2,249
Society