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Showing at the Banff Mountain Film Festival’s UK tour, The Super Salmon is a rip-roaring ride up Alaska’s Susitna River with a powerful take-home message
Based on true events, a journey through time and space gives this heart-aching story of loss a distinct geographical tinge
Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio unveils his two-year documentary into climate change
Terrifying and almost-accurate, Deepwater Horizon returns to the moments before the worst oil disaster in history
An intense and sobering tale of what happens when two communities – both living in Peru, yet occupying very two different worlds – clash, as globalisation collides with tradition

Kayaking the Aleutians

Now showing at the Ocean Film Festival UK tour, Kayaking the Aleutians follows British kayakers Sarah Outen and Justine Curgenven on their 1,500-mile journey along one of the world’s roughest archipelagos
Broaden your horizons – and that dent in the sofa – with six of the best documentaries streaming on Netflix right now
Brace yourself for Embrace of the Serpent – it explores the dark and difficult history of colonialism in the Colombian rainforest, from the eyes of the people that lived there

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