Genre Archives: Documentary

The Big Freeze

January 12, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"The Big Freeze" is a delightful documentary, daring to go to bitter-cold places to share the beauty of the ice, sculptures, and even ice-breaking ships. Jenna Sage, a young girl, narrates the film. The beautiful videos feature Ottawa, Canada; Michigan; Vermont; Sapporo, Japan; and finally Canada [...]

Elementary Prayers

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Elementary Prayers" is a powerful and compelling story. It's a look at a teacher, Susan Hooser, and the contributions she made to kids living in poverty as she offered them love and Jesus. She took them on interesting field trips, too. Through re-enactments, we see the difficulties she [...]

Chonda Pierce: Laughing in the Dark

October 27, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Chonda Pierce: Laughing in the Dark" is a funny, tear-jerking, wonderful documentary about the No. 1 female stand-up comic of all time --Chonda Pierce. In this film, she says that she deflects her pain with comedy, and she sure is funny when she does! The film features several clips of her [...]

Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown – Season 1

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This wonderful series features host Jack Hanna, who has traveled the world to see many different animals. From his base camp at the Columbus Zoo in Ohio, each episode in this season (22 total) is a countdown of his special trips, and he talks about the many animals he saw, zoos he visited, and [...]

Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin: Season 1

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Join Jeff Corwin as he discovers the mysteries of the ocean and swims with the manatee, ray, sea lion, jelly fish and whale shark, just to name a few. His investigation of different species tells of their survival and the studies that have been done to help prevent some of them from becoming [...]

The Wildlife Docs

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Join narrator Rachel Reenstra as she visits the special people of the Busch Gardens Zoo and talks about how these doctors and other specialists take care of the animals. From big cats to hippos, giraffes to zebras, owls to flamingos, viper snakes to hedgehogs, all of these wild animals need special [...]

Born to Explore: Season 1

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Richard Wiese travels the world to explore nature, people groups and creatures from around the world. Travel to Belize, visit a Mayan village or dig for dinosaurs in Canada with Dan Ackroyd and his wife, Donna Dixon. Wiese takes the viewer to volcanoes, icy tundras, deserts and jungles. Each [...]

Sea Rescue: Season 1

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"Sea Rescue" is a wonderful educational series that takes the viewer on journeys to California, Florida and South Africa, among other places, to rescue marine animals in harm's way. Members from SeaWorld, their rescue teams and other volunteers, including some doctors, do their part to help whales, [...]

A Beautiful Planet

April 29, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"A Beautiful Planet" is an awe-inspiring documentary. It features breathtaking shots of Earth from the vantage point of space as three astronauts (an American, a female Russian, and an Italian) travel together for six months at a rate of 17,500 mph. With her soothing voice, Jennifer Lawrence [...]

Bible Land Passages Vol. 1

March 30, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Bible Land Passages, Vol. 1" is very informative and educational. Today's Jerusalem, the Red Sea, and other biblically historical sites are featured in this inspiring film. The hosts cite biblical accounts as they show the locations of events in the Bible, such as Jesus' miracles, the battles of [...]