It does not bring a fabulous budget, does not surprise with expensive special effects, and does not shine with outstanding acting. Instead, documentaries found here are striking in their realism, topicality, and magnificence of the natural. Often, documentaries are associated with biopics or popular science films. But this is far from true.

Deepsea Challenge 3D

There are several places on Earth that have not been touched by the history of human development. In complete darkness and silence, they keep the greatest secrets of the Earth. Inaccessible, like distant planets. One such place is the Mariana Trench. James Cameron, a renowned filmmaker and passionate ocean explorer driven by a lifelong dream, ventures alone to the bottom of the deepest point on the planet.

Unforgettable: the most guarded secret will be revealed

The film explores the secret kitchen of one of the richest and most powerful organizations in the world – the so-called “Church of Scientology”. The documentary thriller turns the viewer’s ideas about the possibilities of modern sects and how far they can go in an effort to protect their money and power. 

The film sheds light on the secret life of the stars of Scientology and is based on the stunning testimony of former top managers of the organization, who for many years was forced to remain silent about what was happening behind its walls. The shocking investigation of the Oscar-winner, one of the greatest documentarians of our time, is based on a Pulitzer-winning bestseller.

Sugar: what are healthy foods hiding?

The essence of this documentary comes down to an experiment that Australian director and actor Damon Gamo put on himself. During the course of the study, he begins to exclusively eat food labeled “healthy” to reveal to viewers the bitter truth about sugar, which is actually hidden in fresh juices, low-fat yogurts, muesli, protein bars, and other healthy foods.