In Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, winner of the a best documentary writing award from the Writers Guild of America for writer/director Alex Gibney tells the story of the notorious scandal behind the crash of the energy company. The documentary takes on the daunting topic of shredded documents, private equity funds and false accounting and turns it into something eminently compelling.
Plastic bags. Billions of the handy throwaway items are used around the world every year. They take hundreds of years to biodegrade and have sparked heated debates in cities from San Francisco to Mumbai. This documentary gets a handle on the bag battle.
Question; How did the polar bear become the rock star of the animal kingdom? The answer may be that around the world millions of otherwise ordinary people have developed a serious case of polar bear fever. It afflicts photographers, environmentalists, eco-tourists and ordinary citizens who can't bear the thought that this magnificent solitary creature may be in trouble.