Documentaries

'German reunification - a short history' Documentary

Another great documentary from DW. This documentary is about the Fall of the Berlin Wall and Germany's reunification back in 1989. Interesting details revealing behind the scenes on how West Germany handled the reunification behind the backs...

The True Story of the Internet: Dot Com Bubble (Documentary)

Older, but still good documentary about the dot-com bubble from early 2000-s. Would recommend watching to crypto investors now. The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the tech bubble, and the Internet...

'The Kim dynasty in North Korea' DW Documentary

Lately, DW has been one of my favorite sources for documentaries, 'The Kim dynasty in North Korea' is a great short documentary for those trying to educate on North Korea topic. Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump did hold a second summit...

'Is tourism harming Venice?' DW Documentary

Venice is threatened by mass tourism. Some 30 million visitors a year come to the city in Italy, making their way through the narrow streets. it has been a while since we returned from our latest Italy trip, back at the end of 2015 and start...

Documentary - Scammed: Investment Fraud Revealed

Interesting documentary about fraudulent investment schemes in Indiana, US. From Wall Street to Main Street in cities and towns across Indiana…anyone with money to invest is vulnerable to financial fraud. Business professionals we thought...

"The Necessary War" - Documentary About WWI

The Necessary War is a documentary about WWI, produced by BBC In this documentary author answers on the question - what was the role of United Kingdom during WWI, and why did Britain enter on conflict with Germany over Belgium? This year (2014)...

The Grand Documentary of 2017

The Grand Documentary of 2017 is a second part from the never-ending Grand Documentary series, originally set back in 2016. The Grand Documentary of 2017 is a 5 minutes and 23 seconds long short film documenting our lives back in 2017. ...

The Grand Documentary of 2016

Filmed in 8 countries throughout 2016, glued, sanded, laminated, blamed and put together in Tbilisi, Georgia using Adobe Premiere CC.  The Great Documentary is 13 minutes and 2 seconds long short from our lives back in 2016.  The story...

Documentary "Inside Mao's China"

A very interesting film by Martin Gronemeyer, telling a story about foreign expats in China during the cultural revolution. The film tells a unique personal story combined with rare historical footage give a new perspective on Mao’s utopia....

Documentary about The Winter War 1939 (Soviet Union vs Finland )

A very well documented documentary about the Winter War fought back in 1939. About defensive war and great guerilla tactics to fight a more powerful army. The Winter War was a military conflict between the Soviet Union and Finland in 1939–1940. It...

Documentary about Kazakhstan: The new green superpower? Oil giant tries to wean itself off the black stuff

An interesting documentary from the Guardian. About Solar panels, renewable and green energy. Kazakhstan should be on every investor radar. See also: Invest in Kazakhstan - Peer to Peer lending loans up to 21% Yield from Kredit24 on Mintos.com...

Documentary "The Black August. Default" About Russia's Financial Crisis in 1998

20 years ago, Russia experienced one of the most devastating crises in its recent history — on 17 August 1998 the government defaulted.  Today I watched an interesting documentary in Russian - Черный август. Дефолт, documentary ...

An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea

An Inconvenient Border: Where China Meets North Korea is a great documentary by ABC news I would highly recommend to all interested in North Korea / China. Both North Korea and China has been on my radar for the last decade at least. ...

Documentary "Khrushchev Does America"

Documentary "Khrushchev Does America" is a 2013 film by Tim Toidze.  The story of the unconditional, no-holds-barred tour of America by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, leader of World Communism and America's arch nemesis, during 13 sun-...

Documentary Around the World by Graf Zeppelin (1929 footage)

Documentary Around the World by Zeppelin is a film by Dutch director Ditteke Mensink made first aired on BBC Four in 2010. This was one of the most interesting and quality films I've watched lately. The story is about Graf Zeppelin...

'Lermontov' Documentary Film

Lermonov is a documentary film about famous Russian poet Mikhail Lermontov made by Star Media. Babich design. Released on 2014. Film is spoken in Russian, English subtitles are provided. I have never though I will actually spend and evening of...

Engineering An Empire The Byzantines

A long time has passed since I have reviewed some documentary film. Today, I watched an interesting documentary made by History Channel - Engineering an Empire The Byzantines. I must admit that now I feel more educated about ancient history....

Joseph Stalin Declassified

A History channel documentary on Joseph Stalin.In this documentary is pictured time how Stalin took the power after death of Lenin. About mass deportations and Stalins plans to conquer the west.Not very objective, but still enjoyable documentary.

The Truth About Immigration in the UK

The Truth About Immigration in UK is a BBC documentary shot in 2014, investigating effects on Immigration in United Kingdom.In 2004, when European Union expanded by 10 more new countries, United Kingdom opened its door for new job seekers for...

Pushing the limits - Brain power

Nice documentary about our brain power

North Korea - Crossing the line

The film is about a former U.S. Army soldier, James J. Dresnok, who defected to North Korea on August 15, 1962. The film was directed and produced by British filmmakers Daniel Gordon and Nicholas Bonner, and was shown at the 2007 Sundance Film...

Educating North Korea

Educating North Korea is a documentary from British BBC Panorama. It's one of the most closed and repressive societies on earth. Its ruthless young leader Kim Jong-un has threatened nuclear war against America and recently executed his own uncle....

Russia in miniature

Russia in Miniature is an amazing documentary about modelling worlds largest country Russia in scale 1:87 and put it on exhibition hall, brought to us by Russia Today.Breathtaking work is done, by building all these small details. If you area...

How China fooled the world

This is really great documentary about China's economic rapid development in recent 30 years, in this documentary is told how China forced it's economy when Western countries had economic crisis. In this documentary is pictured a China's city...

Overpopulated

One of the best documentaries I have recently seen - a humble scientist from Sweden explains many interesting facts, like how many child are born for woman in average, does Asia and Africa is overpopulated?  Scientist explains how medicine and...

Albert Einstein: Equation of Life and Death

Documentary from History channel about life of Albert Einstein.Obstacles he faced to prove his science works. °One of the most interesting things I find in this documentary is about WW1. In time WW1 broke out - Einstein was working with American...

Transnistria - the western outpost of Russia

Kinda provocative documentary about Republic of Transnistria. About role of Russia to "stabilize" separatist region of Transnistria. Moldova un Romania.. Wouldn't call this a masterpiece, actually it's crappy propaganda, but if you are interesting...

Europe, What's Next? - A Journey to Estonia

Another documentary from Deutche Welle. Over a decade ago, we visited Estonia. We've come back to meet the same people and see how their lives have changed. The fisherwoman from the island of Saaremaa has opened a shop, and the former student...

A Journey through Latvia

Found this documentary on YouTube. Deutsche Welle visits Latvia in 2013, and compare with Latvia in 2000. About Latvia after joining EU in 2004. About mass immigration. Nice series from Deutsche Welle

The New India

The New India is yet another interesting documentary from BBC. Might be a few years old (2013), but still - for a person who never has been to India, very interesting :) In the film, it is told about how India is rising, and how it after one...