It’s Earth Day and National Geographic have released a brand new documentary, Jane Goodall: The Hope on Disney+ in the United States. Jane Goodall: The Hope begins where Jane (2017) left off. Dr, Jane Goodall arrived at a 1986 conference as a scientist and-after learning the extent of the threat facing chimpanzees-left as an activist. […]

This week is National Park Week and usually it would be time to encourage visitors to the parks, but sadly due to the current crisis, we can only view from afar. Having visited many of the US National Parks myself, the idea of walking through a beautiful forest, travelling through the wilderness or overlooking a natural […]

National Geographic is celebrating this year’s Earth Day, with a brand new documentary, Jane Goodall: The Hope, which is a follow up to the 2017 documentary Jane (which is also available on Disney+). In this documentary, we get to see a behind the scenes look at the life of the environmentalist, how she travels the […]

With Earth Day coming up later this month, National Geographic Documentary Films has announced a new documentary short, AKASHINGA: THE BRAVE ONES. Executive produced by three-time Academy Award winner James Cameron and directed by Maria Wilhelm, executive director of the Avatar Alliance Foundation, the film tells the story of Akashinga, the all-female anti-poaching unit in […]

Today sees the addition of the National Geographic series, Hostile Planet on Disney+ in Canada.  This series is a ground-breaking wildlife series that explores Earth’s most hostile environments. Over the course of six episodes, we explore the extremes of deep, high, cold, hot, wet and dry and reveal the truly extraordinary ways in which animals […]

With the National Geographic new show Genius: Aretha Franklin, being delayed to production issues caused by the Coronavirus situation, National Geographic have announced that it is pulling forward the release date for its upcoming series, Barkskins to Memorial Day, May 25th. Barkskins examines the mysterious massacre of settlers in the vast and unforgiving wilds of […]

Disney has released a new trailer for the upcoming National Geographic documentary “Jane: The Hope”, which is the next chapter of Dr. Jane Goodall’s life’s work. The documentary film ‘JANE’ is a phenomenon – but it’s only part of the story. The film covers the remarkable journey of 26 year old Jane Goodall as a […]

National Geographic Documentary Films has announced that is has secured the feature documentary Saudi Runawa. Following the success of the film banner’s second consecutive Oscar nomination for The Cave, which focuses on the first female leader of a Syrian hospital, Saudi Runaway is a story from a Swiss-German female director, Susanne Regina Meures, and is […]

National Geographic has released a new trailer for their upcoming drama series, Genius: Aretha.  The series stars Academy Award Nominee Cynthia Erivo as Aretha Franklin in the third season of the critically acclaimed global anthology series, which follows Genius: Einstein and Genius: Picasso. Check out the trailer below: The new show will premiere on Memorial […]

Each month, I’m going to bring you my list of the top 50 documentaries available on Disney+, which include both movies and series from across the many brands available including Disney, Star Wars, Marvel, National Geographic and Pixar. This month, there has been lots of new additions to Disney+ this month, with the sixteenth season […]

Today, during a Disney+ panel at the Realscreen Summit in New Orleans, Disney announced this series, which will be made by National Geographic. “Meet the Chimps” takes viewers into the secret life of one of the largest and most unique wildlife sanctuaries in the world – Chimp Haven—a 200-acre refuge tucked deep in the forested […]

National Geographic has announced a new feature documentary, Torn (working title), in partnership with Lightbox, the studio co-founded by Academy Award- and Emmy-winning producer Simon Chinn and Academy Award-nominated and Emmy-winning producer Jonathan Chinn. Chris Murphy is also producing, and the director is photographer and National Geographic Explorer Max Lowe. The film will turn the […]

National Geographic has released a trailer for the upcoming documentary,  Jane Goodall: The Hope.  In this two-hour documentary special will take viewers through chapters of Dr. Goodall’s journey in the 60 sixty years since her groundbreaking discoveries in Gombe researching wild chimpanzees, including her activism, creation of her non-profit organization, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) […]

National Geographic has announced the third season of Cosmos, called Cosmos: Possible Worlds, which will be coming to the National Geographic channel on Monday, March 9th at 8/7c. Check out the trailer below: COSMOS: POSSIBLE WORLDS, helmed by Sagan’s collaborator, Ann Druyan, boldly carries the torch forward, making this season the most ambitious yet. In […]