16 Must Watch Documentaries of 2014

A list of hand-picked, topical films watched in 2014 on DA.

Psychopath

Psychopath

2000. The programme looks at the most recent research into the brains and behaviour of psychopath...

7.6 Views: 70,691
Psychology

The Universe: Alien Moons

The Universe: Alien Moons

2008. The number of known moons of the outer planets have exploded in recent years. Each has it o...

6.5 Views: 70,198
Science

In Search of History: Born Killers: Leopold and Loeb

In Search of History: Born Killers: Leopold and Loeb

This program tells the story of the Simpson trial of its time, involving a bizarre murder by two ...

7.4 Views: 78,018
Crime

Superfish

Superfish

The billfish are the biggest, fastest, and most dangerous gamefish in the sea. All have captured ...

9.0 Views: 73,609
Nature

Inside The Dark Web

Inside The Dark Web

Twenty-five years after the World Wide Web was created, the issue of surveillance has become the ...

7.9 Views: 67,565
Society

Christopher Wilder - The Beauty Queen Killer

Christopher Wilder - The Beauty Queen Killer

Chris Wilder was a photographer who covered beauty pageants, auto races and took model photos. At...

5.6 Views: 77,856
Crime

Planet Egypt: Pharaohs at War

Planet Egypt: Pharaohs at War

For centuries the Pharaohs managed to shield Egypt from the outside world. But in the second mill...

7.5 Views: 56,226
History

Hitler Andes

Hitler Andes

In April 1945, Hitler was the most wanted man in Europe. Dead or alive, the victorious allies nee...

7.0 Views: 66,947
Mystery

It's a Girl

It's a Girl

In India, China and many other parts of the world today, girls are killed, aborted and abandoned ...

6.8 Views: 59,747
Society

The Secrets of Nature: Time Limits

The Secrets of Nature: Time Limits

Throughout the ages, people have been obsessed with measuring time. We can't touch it, we can't s...

8.2 Views: 58,596
Science

Space Navigation

Space Navigation

1967. This documentary, produced for NASA, shows the methods that were used for determining space...

6.1 Views: 53,871
Science

Concept Cars

Concept Cars

This is a documentary about the role of concept cars in the auto industry. The special vehicles a...

5.8 Views: 60,802
Technology

Britain BC: Rise and Fall of the Druids

Britain BC: Rise and Fall of the Druids

Britain BC: Life in Britain and Ireland Before the RomansTraditionally, British history has been ...

5.6 Views: 58,820
History

Britain's Darkest Taboos: Britain's First White Honour Killing

Britain's Darkest Taboos: Britain's First White Honour Killing

Laura Wilson was just 17-years-old when she was stabbed to death next to a canal in Rotherham, Ma...

5.5 Views: 68,053
Crime

Time Travellers: Clash Of The Maya Kings

Time Travellers: Clash Of The Maya Kings

Maya kings were the centers of power for the Maya civilization. Each Maya city-state was controll...

3.4 Views: 55,432
History

Greatest Tank Battles: The Battle for the Hochwald Gap

Greatest Tank Battles: The Battle for the Hochwald Gap

In February 1945, the First Canadian Army launches an attack to cross the Rhine and enter the Ger...

8.3 Views: 56,133
History