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Wild Antarctica (2017)
Director: National Geographic
To whet your appetite, take a 4-minute escape into the blissful serenity of Antarctica in this National Geographic short film.

Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2013)
Director: Anthony Powell
A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth. 10 years in the making, this critically acclaimed documentary was filmed in multiple Arctic locations.

Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Director: Werner Herzog
Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to Antarctica, where he finds a desolate, beautiful landscape, largely untouched by human hands, and a group of truly unique people who risk their lives to study it. Focused on McMurdo Station, the United States' largest Antarctic research center, Herzog explores the minds of the scientists willing to abandon civilization and endure extreme conditions to learn more about the continent's wildlife and awe-inspiring natural wonders.

Eight Below (2006)
Director: Frank Marshall
In this action adventure, the cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.

Shackleton (2002)
Director: Charles Sturridge
Featuring Kenneth Branagh, Phoebe Nicholls, Kevin McNally, Lorcan Cranich, Mark McGann and Matt Day, this 2-part UK TV dramatization tells the story of Ernest Shackleton’s 1914-1916 Endurance Expedition. Based on a definitive biography of the same name by Roland Huntford.

The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1966-1976)
Director: Philippe Cousteau Sr.
This award-winning episodic documentary chronicles the aquatic explorations of renowned sea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of his ship, the Calypso. Executive produced by Cousteau and narrated by Rod Serling; filmed in multiple locations around the world.

Dirigible (1931)
Director: Frank Capra
Featuring Jack Holt, Ralph Graves, Fay Wray and Hobart Bosworth. Competitive Navy pilots and adventurers try to attain the South Pole. When the expedition airplane of one of the pilots crashes, his friend and rival in romance has to undertake a dramatic rescue in a dirigible. Fay Wray went on to fame as the star of the film King Kong in 1933.

With Byrd at the South Pole (1930)
Cinematographers: Joseph T. Rucker and Willard Van der Veer
An account of Admiral Richard E. Byrd's 1928 expedition to the South Pole, with Academy Award-winning cinematography.

Around Cape Horn (1929)
Director: Irving Johnson
This iconic film features unique footage shot by the late Captain Irving Johnson during his 1929 rounding of Cape Horn on board a square rigger.

Roald Amundsen's South Pole Journey (1912)
Director: Roald Amundsen
Originally titled Roald Amundsens Sydpolsferd, this Norwegian documentary features Roald Amundsen's original footage from his 1910-1912 South Pole expedition. The film was seen for the first time in 1912 and was used by Amundsen for his traveling lectures. In 2005, UNESCO added the film to its Memory of the World register, one of the few to be listed in it. The film has been restored by the Norwegian Film Institute and its music re-recorded.

Wild Antarctica (2017)
Director: National Geographic
To whet your appetite, take a 4-minute escape into the blissful serenity of Antarctica in this National Geographic short film.

Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2013)
Director: Anthony Powell
A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth. 10 years in the making, this critically acclaimed documentary was filmed in multiple Arctic locations.

Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Director: Werner Herzog
Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to Antarctica, where he finds a desolate, beautiful landscape, largely untouched by human hands, and a group of truly unique people who risk their lives to study it. Focused on McMurdo Station, the United States' largest Antarctic research center, Herzog explores the minds of the scientists willing to abandon civilization and endure extreme conditions to learn more about the continent's wildlife and awe-inspiring natural wonders.

Eight Below (2006)
Director: Frank Marshall
In this action adventure, the cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.

Shackleton (2002)
Director: Charles Sturridge
Featuring Kenneth Branagh, Phoebe Nicholls, Kevin McNally, Lorcan Cranich, Mark McGann and Matt Day, this 2-part UK TV dramatization tells the story of Ernest Shackleton’s 1914-1916 Endurance Expedition. Based on a definitive biography of the same name by Roland Huntford.

The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1966-1976)
Director: Philippe Cousteau Sr.
This award-winning episodic documentary chronicles the aquatic explorations of renowned sea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of his ship, the Calypso. Executive produced by Cousteau and narrated by Rod Serling; filmed in multiple locations around the world.

Dirigible (1931)
Director: Frank Capra
Featuring Jack Holt, Ralph Graves, Fay Wray and Hobart Bosworth. Competitive Navy pilots and adventurers try to attain the South Pole. When the expedition airplane of one of the pilots crashes, his friend and rival in romance has to undertake a dramatic rescue in a dirigible. Fay Wray went on to fame as the star of the film King Kong in 1933.

With Byrd at the South Pole (1930)
Cinematographers: Joseph T. Rucker and Willard Van der Veer
An account of Admiral Richard E. Byrd's 1928 expedition to the South Pole, with Academy Award-winning cinematography.

Around Cape Horn (1929)
Director: Irving Johnson
This iconic film features unique footage shot by the late Captain Irving Johnson during his 1929 rounding of Cape Horn on board a square rigger.

Roald Amundsen's South Pole Journey (1912)
Director: Roald Amundsen
Originally titled Roald Amundsens Sydpolsferd, this Norwegian documentary features Roald Amundsen's original footage from his 1910-1912 South Pole expedition. The film was seen for the first time in 1912 and was used by Amundsen for his traveling lectures. In 2005, UNESCO added the film to its Memory of the World register, one of the few to be listed in it. The film has been restored by the Norwegian Film Institute and its music re-recorded.

Wild Antarctica (2017)
Director: National Geographic
To whet your appetite, take a 4-minute escape into the blissful serenity of Antarctica in this National Geographic short film.

Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2013)
Director: Anthony Powell
A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth. 10 years in the making, this critically acclaimed documentary was filmed in multiple Arctic locations.

Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Director: Werner Herzog
Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to Antarctica, where he finds a desolate, beautiful landscape, largely untouched by human hands, and a group of truly unique people who risk their lives to study it. Focused on McMurdo Station, the United States' largest Antarctic research center, Herzog explores the minds of the scientists willing to abandon civilization and endure extreme conditions to learn more about the continent's wildlife and awe-inspiring natural wonders.

Eight Below (2006)
Director: Frank Marshall
In this action adventure, the cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.

Shackleton (2002)
Director: Charles Sturridge
Featuring Kenneth Branagh, Phoebe Nicholls, Kevin McNally, Lorcan Cranich, Mark McGann and Matt Day, this 2-part UK TV dramatization tells the story of Ernest Shackleton’s 1914-1916 Endurance Expedition. Based on a definitive biography of the same name by Roland Huntford.

The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1966-1976)
Director: Philippe Cousteau Sr.
This award-winning episodic documentary chronicles the aquatic explorations of renowned sea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of his ship, the Calypso. Executive produced by Cousteau and narrated by Rod Serling; filmed in multiple locations around the world.

Dirigible (1931)
Director: Frank Capra
Featuring Jack Holt, Ralph Graves, Fay Wray and Hobart Bosworth. Competitive Navy pilots and adventurers try to attain the South Pole. When the expedition airplane of one of the pilots crashes, his friend and rival in romance has to undertake a dramatic rescue in a dirigible. Fay Wray went on to fame as the star of the film King Kong in 1933.

With Byrd at the South Pole (1930)
Cinematographers: Joseph T. Rucker and Willard Van der Veer
An account of Admiral Richard E. Byrd's 1928 expedition to the South Pole, with Academy Award-winning cinematography.

Around Cape Horn (1929)
Director: Irving Johnson
This iconic film features unique footage shot by the late Captain Irving Johnson during his 1929 rounding of Cape Horn on board a square rigger.

Roald Amundsen's South Pole Journey (1912)
Director: Roald Amundsen
Originally titled Roald Amundsens Sydpolsferd, this Norwegian documentary features Roald Amundsen's original footage from his 1910-1912 South Pole expedition. The film was seen for the first time in 1912 and was used by Amundsen for his traveling lectures. In 2005, UNESCO added the film to its Memory of the World register, one of the few to be listed in it. The film has been restored by the Norwegian Film Institute and its music re-recorded.

Amundsen (2019)
Director: Espen Sandberg
The critically acclaimed film that tells the life story of Arctic explorer Roald Amundsen.

Polar Bear Lifes (2016)
Director: National Geographic
This National Geographic documentary chronicles the polar bear, whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle. This carnivore has evolved to occupy a narrower ecological niche, with many body characteristics adapted for cold temperatures, for moving across snow, ice, and open water, and for hunting seals. For thousands of years, the polar bear has been a key figure in the material, spiritual, and cultural life of circumpolar peoples, and polar bears remain important in their cultures.

Fortitude (2015-2018)
Directors: Kieren Hawkes and Hettie Macdonald
Created by Simon Donald, this TV episodic murder mystery is set in a fictional version of the Swedish archipelago Svalbard. Winner of the Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS) TV Award for Excellence in Sound for a TV Drama, winner of the Royal Television Society Craft & Design Award for Best Sound, and a BAFTA Television Craft Award nominee. Filmed in Reyðarfjörður, Eastern Iceland and the UK.

Operation Arctic (2014)
Director: Grethe Bøe-Waal
This Norwegian action adventure dramatizes the story of three sibling children who are accidentally left alone in a winter storm on the island of Spitsbergen in Svalbard. No one on the mainland, an ocean apart, knows where they are. Originally titled Operasjon Arktis.

Frozen Planet (2011-2012)
Director: Ray Dal
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough and from the award-winning BBC team behind Planet Earth and Blue Planet comes the ultimate portrait of Earth's polar regions. The Arctic and Antarctic remain the greatest wildernesses on Earth; the scale and beauty of the scenery and the sheer power of the elements-the weather, the ocean and the ice-is unmatched anywhere else on our planet. Yet these harsh environments are teeming with life: home to iconic animals from polar bears to emperor penguins, from killer whales to wandering albatrosses.

Zero Kelvin (1995)
Director: Hans Petter Moland
Larsen, an aspiring poet in 1920s Oslo, leaves his girlfriend to spend a year as a trapper in East Greenland. There he is teamed with a seemingly rough old sailor/trapper, Randbek, and a scientist, Holm. Trapped in a tiny hut together as the Arctic winter sets in, a complex and intense love/hate relationship develops between Randbek and Larsen, who are more similar than either would like to admit. A powerful psychological and physical drama set against stunning Arctic scenery. Originally titled Kjærlighetens kjøtere.

When the Light Comes (1990)
Director: Stijn Coninx
A German-Dutch/Belgian romantic adventure drama based on an autobiography of the then 19-year-old student in Amsterdam who spent the winter in Svalbard living with a fur trapper. This love story explores themes of isolation and relationship building between two totally different people in harsh living conditions.

Captain James Cook (1988)
Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark
This acclaimed television biography dramatizes the voyages of Captain James Cook, a preeminent navigator of his age who sailed north through the Bering Strait into the Arctic Ocean in search of the Northwest Passage.

Orion's Belt (1985)
Directors: Ola Solum and Tristan DeVere Cole
Norwegian dual-language, political action thriller based on Jon Michelet's 1977 novel by the same name. The film follows three Svalbard-based shabby seamen who discover a Soviet bearing station. They are subsequently targets of Soviet liquidation and American interrogation in an attempt to quiet them and retain the cold war political status quo.

The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
Director: Jan Troell
The Swedish 19th-century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man to land on the North Pole. He launches a polar expedition with two friends, using a hydrogen balloon known as "The Eagle." They men depart Svalbard in 1897, but are never heard from again. Originally titled Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film.

Cry of the Wild (1973)
Director: Bill Mason
Filmed over three years in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, the High Arctic and near the Gatineau Hills in Quebec, this nature documentary offers viewers access to moments never before seen on film and dispels the myth of the bloodthirsty wolf. Filmed in multiple locations including Gatineau Hills and the Northwest Territories.

The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1966-1976)
Director: Philippe Cousteau Sr.
This award-winning episodic documentary chronicles the aquatic explorations of renowned sea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of his ship, the Calypso. Executive produced by Cousteau and narrated by Rod Serling; filmed in multiple locations around the world.

The Salt of the Earth (2014)
Director: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and Wim Wenders
After 40 years of photographing international conflicts and major events in human history, Sebastião Salgado journeys on a new path to find some of the most pristine flora and fauna on the planet. Winner of 12 awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Brazil, Indonesia and Russia.

A Última Estação (2012)
Director: Marcio Curi, Di Moretti
When teenagers Tarik and his brother, Karim, leave Lebanon for Brazil they make friendships with other teenagers on the ship who are in search of better lives. Tarik and Karim part ways in Brazil. 51 years later Tarik and his daughter, Samia, travel across Brazil in search of the then teenagers who journeyed with him on the ship to Brazil. Filmed in multiple locations including Belém, Brazil, Beirut, Lebanon and more.

Ondine (2009)
Director: Neil Jordan
Syracuse “Circus” finds a nearly drowned woman in his fishing net. The woman, who calls herself Ondine, refuses to go to the hospital or to be seen by anyone so Circus takes her to a cottage that once was his mother’s. When his wheelchair-bound daughter, Annie, discovers Ondine she believes she is a selkie, a seal that turns into a human while on land. Winner and Nominee of multiple awards including Irish Film and Television Awards Winner for Best Actor in a Lead Role in a Film and Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Film. Filmed in multiple locations including Cork.

The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Director: Ken Loach
Brothers Damien O’Donovan and Teddy O’Donovan join the Irish Republican Army in a dangerous fight for freedom against the Black and Tan squads from Britain. When a treaty is agreed upon to end the bloodshed, civil war breaks out and families that fought side by side find themselves pitted against one another as enemies. Winner and Nominee of multiple awards including Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards Winner for Best Irish Film. Filmed in Cork.

Central Station (1998)
Director: Walter Salles
Josué, a 9-year-old boy, has never met his father. His mother sent letters to his father through Dora, an elderly woman who works at Rio de Janeiro’s Central Station writing and mailing letters for illiterate people. When Josué’s mother dies in a car accident, Dora travels with him to find his father. Originally titled Central do Brasil. Filmed in various locations throughout Brazil.

Moon Over Parador (1988)
Director: Paul Mazursky
When Jack Noah, an unknown actor, is in Parador at the time of the dictator’s death, he is asked to play the dictator in real life. Jack is able to convince the masses that he is the dictator, but not his close confidants. Filmed in multiple locations including Rio de Janeiro and Salvador de Bahia.

The Given Word (1962)
Director: Anselmo Duarte
When Zé do Burro’s donkey becomes terminally ill, Zé promises that he will give his land to the poor and carry a cross all the way from his farm to the Saint Bárbara Church in Salvador, Bahia, where he will offer the cross to the local priest. In 1962, this film won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival; one year later, it became the first Brazilian and South American film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Originally titled O Pagador de Promessas. Filmed in Salvador de Bahia.

Moby Dick (1956)
Director: John Huston
Ishmael, the sole survivor of the lost whaling ship Pequod, relates the tale of Captain Ahab’s self-destructive obsession to hunt Moby Dick, the great white whale that bit off much of Captain Ahab’s left leg in a previous encounter. Winner and nominee of multiple awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Cork.

Amazônia Groove (2018)
Director: Bruno Murtinho
This documentary showcases the rich rhythms and melodies of northeastern Brazil and captures the natural beauty of the Amazon river while artists share their culture, spirituality and talents. Enjoy a diverse collection of music including classical, jazz, technobrego and more. SXSW Film Festival Winner. Filmed in Belém.

A Caribbean Dream (2017)
Director: Shakirah Bourne
This modern version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is set under a full moon during a Caribbean festival on the island of Barbados. When a butler named Puck and some staff turn into fairies, their playfulness affects the wedding plans of three multicultural couples. Filmed in Barbados.

Sheep’s Clothing (2014)
Director: Paulo Morelli and Pedro Morelli
A group of friends who love literature decide to bury letters that they will open ten years later, as a way to compare the dreams of their youth with what they have become in the future. Originally titled Entre nos. Filmed in Brazil.

The Salt of the Earth (2014)
Director: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado and Wim Wenders
After 40 years of photographing international conflicts and major events in human history, Sebastião Salgado journeys on a new path to find some of the most pristine flora and fauna on the planet. Winner of 12 awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Brazil, Indonesia and Russia.

A Última Estação (2012)
Director: Marcio Curi, Di Moretti
When teenagers Tarik and his brother, Karim, leave Lebanon for Brazil they make friendships with other teenagers on the ship who are in search of better lives. Tarik and Karim part ways in Brazil. 51 years later Tarik and his daughter, Samia, travel across Brazil in search of the then teenagers who journeyed with him on the ship to Brazil. Filmed in multiple locations including Belém, Brazil, Beirut, Lebanon and more.

Bay of All Saints (2012)
Director: Annie Eastman
This documentary follows the lives of three single mothers who live in urban poverty in palafitas—shacks built on stilts above water slums. The mothers, and hundreds of families, are promised new government housing because the government wants to reclaim the bay for ecological restoration. Filmed in Salvador de Bahia.

Chrissy (2012)
Director: Marcia Weekes
This inspirational drama is about Chrissy, a disadvantaged schoolgirl who triumphs over being bullied and discriminated against. With an “I can do anything” attitude, Chrissy remains steadfastly focused on her goals. Filmed in Barbados.

Neighboring Sounds (2012)
Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho
When an independent private security firm arrives in a middle-class neighborhood in Recife, Brazil, the residents feel a sense of both safety and anxiety. This film reflects on Brazilian history and noise. Originally titled O Som ao Redor. Filmed in multiple locations including Recife.

The Invisible Collection (2012)
Director: Bernard Attal
When Beto learns from his mother that the family finances are in peril, he goes on a journey to find a wealthy cocoa plantation owner who had bought a collection of valuable prints 40 years earlier from Beto’s art dealer father. Hoping to buy the prints back, Beto is challenged when the plantation owner’s wife and daughter are hostile to him when he arrives on their land. Filmed in Salvador de Bahia.

Big River Man (2009)
Director: John Maringouin
Watch the longest and most treacherous swim in history as Slovenian long-distance swimmer Martin Steel tries to swim the Amazon river. Winner and nominee of multiple awards including Sundance Film Festival Winner for World Cinema - Documentary. Filmed in multiple locations including Belém, Brazil and Iquitos, Peru.

Long Road North (2008)
Director: Ian Hinkle
This modern-day “Motorcycle Diaries” documentary takes viewers on a long road trip through 18 countries, beginning at the southern tip of Argentina. Ride along through Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Panama, Peru and more. Filmed in multiple locations including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay and Peru.

Ó Pai, Ó: Look at This (2007)
Director: Monique Gardenberg
Tenants who live in a falling-to-pieces tenement house try to get by on creativity, humor, irony and music during the Carnival. This film was nominated for four awards. Filmed in Salvador de Bahia.

Posthumous Memories (2001)
Director: André Klotzel
Based on Machado de Assis’s The Posthumous Memoirs of Bras Cubas, this comedy-drama follows wealthy Bras Cubas as he recounts his life after his death. This film has won awards for Best Film, Best Supporting Actress, Best Director and Best Screenplay, as well as the Kikito Critics Prize. Filmed in multiple locations including Rio de Janeiro and Salvador de Bahia.

Central Station (1998)
Director: Walter Salles
Josué, a 9-year-old boy, has never met his father. His mother sent letters to his father through Dora, an elderly woman who works at Rio de Janeiro’s Central Station writing and mailing letters for illiterate people. When Josué’s mother dies in a car accident, Dora travels with him to find his father. Originally titled Central do Brasil. Filmed in various locations throughout Brazil.

Moon Over Parador (1988)
Director: Paul Mazursky
When Jack Noah, an unknown actor, is in Parador at the time of the dictator’s death, he is asked to play the dictator in real life. Jack is able to convince the masses that he is the dictator, but not his close confidants. Filmed in multiple locations including Rio de Janeiro and Salvador de Bahia.

The Given Word (1962)
Director: Anselmo Duarte
When Zé do Burro’s donkey becomes terminally ill, Zé promises that he will give his land to the poor and carry a cross all the way from his farm to the Saint Bárbara Church in Salvador, Bahia, where he will offer the cross to the local priest. In 1962, this film won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival; one year later, it became the first Brazilian and South American film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. Originally titled O Pagador de Promessas. Filmed in Salvador de Bahia.

Holiday for Lovers (1959)
Director: Henry Levin
When Meg goes on a 4-week tour in São Paulo and gets engaged to an older mentor’s son, she decides to stay for an additional six weeks. Meg’s father, upon hearing about Meg’s extended stay in Brazil and unaware of the engagement, takes his wife and younger daughter to Brazil to find out Meg’s motives for extending her stay. Filmed in multiple locations including Rio de Janeiro.

The Return of Monte Cristo (1946)
Director: Henry Levin
This swashbuckling film is a sequel to The Count of Monte Cristo. After Edmond Dantes, the grandson of the Count of Monte Cristo, is falsely accused of forgery and imprisoned on Devil’s Island, he escapes and seeks revenge against those responsible.

Shipwrecked on a Great Lake (2014)
Director: Peter Rowe
This adventure docudrama tells the story of Ned Myers, the 24-year-old Canadian-American sailor who was one of the few survivors of the shipwreck of two warships, the Hamilton and the Scourge, in August 1813. Based on the story by James Fenimore Cooper, who appears as a character in the film.

North America (2013-)
Director:
Sweeping across some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, this TV documentary takes viewers from the silent grandeur of lofty snowcapped peaks to fertile forests and dramatic windswept coasts. Wild animals living in these astonishing and often extreme habitats must be fiercely resilient sharing that human spirit the continent is known for. Narrated by Tom Selleck and Rudger Hauer. Filmed in multiple locations.

Waterlife (2009)
Director: Kevin McMahon
This documentary examines the natural beauty and environmental crisis surrounding the Great Lakes.

Mysteries of the Great Lakes (2008)
Director: David Lickley
Through several interlocking stories, including the story of maritime commerce and the ships that move cargo through the inland waterway, this acclaimed documentary takes viewers on a journey through one of the greatest lake systems in the world, showcasing the unique geography, ecology, science and history of the region.

The Kodiak Queen (2018)
Director: Rob Sorrenti
Katie Winslet and filmmaker Rob Sorrenti share how the Kodiak Queen, a decorated WWII warship that survived Pearl Harbor, is transformed into an artificial reef/dive site and art exhibit in a bay near Virgin Gorda, as well as reminding viewers of the large task that laid ahead for the British Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma struck land. Winner of two awards. Filmed in British Virgin Islands.

A Caribbean Dream (2017)
Director: Shakirah Bourne
This modern version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is set under a full moon during a Caribbean festival on the island of Barbados. When a butler named Puck and some staff turn into fairies, their playfulness affects the wedding plans of three multicultural couples. Filmed in Barbados.

Aerial America: Puerto Rico & US Virgin Islands (TV) (2016)
Director: Toby Beach
See the natural beauty of the Caribbean and learn about its significant history from above in this documentary that takes you, via helicopter and impressive high-definition aerial cinematography, on a tour of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

Chinese Puzzle (2014)
Director: Cédric Klapisch
This final film in the L’Auberge Espagnole trilogy finds Xavier in the Big Apple after his wife, Wendy, leaves him for someone else and takes their two children with her to New York. Not wanting to be far from his children, Xavier finds a home in Chinatown, but trouble comes his way. Originally titled Casse-tête chinois. Filmed in various locations throughout New York City.

Cubamerican (2013)
Director: José Enrique Pardo
This documentary explores the reasons why millions of Cubans left communist Cuba for the United States. Filmed in multiple locations including Boston, Miami and New York City.

Chrissy (2012)
Director: Marcia Weekes
This inspirational drama is about Chrissy, a disadvantaged schoolgirl who triumphs over being bullied and discriminated against. With an “I can do anything” attitude, Chrissy remains steadfastly focused on her goals. Filmed in Barbados.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)
Director: Rob Marshall
While searching for the elusive fountain of youth, Jack Sparrow crosses paths with the beautiful but dangerous female pirate Angelica, who, along with her father, Blackbeard, is also on the hunt for the fountain. Filmed in multiple locations including Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

The Rum Diary (2011)
Director: Bruce Robinson
Freelance journalist and hard drinker Paul Kemp moves to Puerto Rico during the 1960s for a newspaper job and discovers that finding a balance between island culture and the expatriates who live there is difficult. Filmed in Puerto Rico.

Eat Pray Love (2010)
Director: Ryan Murphy
A woman realizes how unhappy her marriage is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on an around-the-world journey to “find herself.” Filmed in multiple locations including Bali, Indonesia; Delhi, India; New York City, New York; and Rome, Italy.

New York, I Love You (2009)
Directors: Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Randall Balsmeyer, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman and Brett Ratner
In this modern comedy/drama/romance, multiple love stories unfold in one of the most beloved cities in the world—New York. Filmed in New York City.

Whatever Lola Wants (2008)
Director: Nabil Ayouch
After Lola is encouraged to belly dance at a local restaurant, she decides that she wants to become a professional dancer and travels to Egypt to seek lessons from retired dancing star Ismahan. Lola also meets famous impresario Nasser Radi, who helps her perform at the prestigious Nile Tower. When she learns that Ismahan and Nasser were once lovers who were forced apart, she takes it upon herself to reunite the two. Filmed in multiple locations including Cairo and New York City.

Lovesickness (2007)
Directors: Carlitos Ruiz and Mariem Pérez Riera
This film deals with the ironies of love as they relate to a middle-class family, a hostage situation and an elderly couple. Winner of numerous awards for Best Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best First Work and more, and chosen to represent Puerto Rico at the 80th Academy Awards. Originally titled Maldeamores. Filmed in Puerto Rico.

View from the Top (2003)
Director: Bruno Barreto
After reading Sally Weston’s book, Donna Jensen is not only convinced that becoming a flight attendant is her only way out of Silver Springs, Nevada, but that she will work in first class on New York–Paris flights. Filmed in multiple locations including Laughlin, Nevada; New York City, New York; and Paris, France.

For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000)
Director: Joseph Sargent
This biopic tells the story of famed Cuban trumpet player Arturo Sandoval. Because of his fame, Arturo is granted some privileges; however, he still questions the dictatorship that rules the country he loves so much. When Arturo decides to leave Cuba, he is worried that his wife and child might not be able to join him. Filmed in Miami and San Juan.

Hamlet (2000)
Director: Michael Almereyda
In this modern adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragic play, the castle at Elsinore is replaced by the “Denmark Corporation,” and a remarkable cast breathes new life into the classic tale. The film stars Ethan Hawke, Liev Schreiber, Bill Murray and Sam Shepard. Filmed in New York City, New York.

Buena Vista Social Club (1999)
Director: Wim Wenders
This documentary features legendary Cuban musicians talking about their lives in Cuba. Footage includes songs being recorded in Havana and concerts in New York City’s Carnegie Hall and in Amsterdam. Filmed in Havana, Amsterdam and Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Paging Emma (1999)
Director: Roberto Busó-García
After watching her husband get shot and then abducted, Emma retreats from the world and finds solace in her work as an operator at a paging company. She begins to receive personal messages that only her husband could have written and discovers that things are not always what they seem. Filmed in Puerto Rico.

The Great Gatsby (1974)
Director: Jack Clayton
When Nick Carraway, a Midwesterner new to Long Island, becomes intrigued by his ritzy and enigmatic neighbor, Jay Gatsby, he becomes a witness to obsession and tragedy. Filmed in multiple locations including New York City, New York and Newport, Rhode Island.

Galápagos (2017)
Director: Michael Davis
Join Liz Bonnin, a biochemist, wild animal biologist and presenter, on a mission of a lifetime to one of the most diverse environments on Earth: Galápagos Islands. Liz and a scientific team on board the state-of-the-art research and exploration vessel Alucia voyage across the archipelago for an incredible expedition.

When Two Worlds Collide (2016)
Directors: Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel
This documentary shares the passion of an indigenous environmental activist who takes a stand against large businesses that are encroaching upon the Amazon. Winner of the Special Jury Award: Best Debut Feature at the Sundance Film Festival 2016. Filmed in Peru.

Galápagos 3D (TV) (2013)
Director: Martin Williams
In this British nature documentary series notable for its pioneering use of 3D cameras for underwater filming, David Attenborough takes viewers to Galápagos Islands where he travels throughout the archipelago to explain the origin, adaptation and evolution of the islands. Royal Television Society, UK Winner for Best Sound: Entertainment & Non-Drama.

Ghosts of Machu Picchu (TV) (2010)
Production Company: PBS Distribution
Nova visits the ruins of Machu Picchu to try and determine what happened to the most famous archaeological ruin in the Western Hemisphere.

Darwin’s Dangerous Idea (TV) (2009-)
Directors: Kate Bartlett, Paul Olding, Francis Whately
In this three-part documentary series, Andrew Marr explores Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection, including how Darwin’s theory has transformed our understanding of what it means to be human, Darwin’s impact on politics and society, and how Darwin’s ideas are helping us to save ourselves and all life on Earth from extinction.

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Director: Walter Salles
This Oscar-winning film is about the 4-month motorcycle trip taken by Ernesto “Che” Guevara in 1952 with his friend Alberto Granado. A student at the time, and one semester away from graduation, Ernesto’s life would be forever changed after his travels. Originally titled Diarios de motocicleta. Filmed in multiple locations including Buenos Aires, Argentina; Havana, Cuba; Lima, Peru; and Machu Picchu, Peru.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Director: Peter Weir
During the Napoleonic Wars the Acheron, a French warship, is in the Atlantic off South America heading toward the Pacific in order to extend Napoleon’s reach of the wars. Jack Aubrey, the captain of the H.M.S. Surprise, a smaller vessel, has orders to pursue and capture or destroy the Archeron, a seemingly impossible feat for such a small vessel in a large ocean. Winner of multiple awards, including two Academy Awards (Best Cinematography and Best Sound Editing). Filmed in multiple locations including the Galápagos Islands and Ecuador.

The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Director: John Malkovich
When a series of attacks against people in politics escalates from remote villages to areas near the capital, Lieutenant Agustin Rejas is assigned to investigate. As a way to relieve the stress of the investigation, Rejas begins to keep company with a dancer and teacher of his teenage daughter’s ballet class. Filmed in multiple locations including Madrid, Spain; Porto, Portugal; and Quito, Ecuador.

The Blue Planet: Coasts (TV) (2001)
Production Company: BBC
In this final episode of The Blue Planet, an eight-episode British nature documentary series, the most dynamic of all ocean habitats is examined: coastal environments. On the Galápagos Islands, the perils of living in such a place are highlighted by sea-going marine iguanas that have adapted to cold waters, huge waves and a limited food supply. Winner of multiple awards, including a Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Cinematography for Non-Fiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera).

Galápagos: Beyond Darwin (TV) (1996)
Directors: David Clark and Al Giddings
This Discovery Channel documentary displays the incredible marine and terrestrial life of the Galápagos Islands, the area where British biologist Charles Darwin discovered many new species and organisms that gave the Galápagos Islands international acclaim. Marvel as new discoveries are made when a state-of-the-art submersible plunges 3,000 feet beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

The City and the Dogs (1985)
Director: Francisco J. Lombardi
Based on Mario Vargas Llosa’s 1962 novel The Time of the Hero, this film tells the tale of a group of cadets at a military academy in Lima, Peru, where their harsh environment puts their code of honor to the test. Originally titled La Ciudad y los Perros. Winner at two international film festivals.

Gregorio (1984)
Directors: Fernando Espinoza, Stefan Kaspar, Alejandro Legaspi
This drama is based on a young boy, Gregorio, who emigrates with his family from a poverty-stricken countryside of Peru to the capital city, Lima. Thrust into the chaos of the city, Gregorio is challenged with experiencing culture shock, learning a new language and working to provide for his family. Special Prize winner at the Bogota Film Festival for its cast of children. Filmed in Lima, Peru and Andes, Peru.

Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Director: Werner Herzog
Irishman Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, also known as “Fitzcarraldo,” is a dreamer and an opera lover living in the Amazon Basin in Peru. After a failed attempt to build a trans-Andean railroad, Fitzcarraldo becomes obsessed with raising enough money to build an opera house in the heart of the rainforest with the intent of bringing an internationally known Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, to perform at the opera house. Golden Globes Nominee for Best Foreign Film and winner of multiple awards, including Cannes Film Festival Winner for Best Director. Filmed in multiple locations including Iquitos, Peru and the Amazon Rainforest.

Secret of the Incas (1954)
Director: Jerry Hopper
Harry Steele is an American adventurer working as a tourist guide in Peru who has his sights set on finding hidden treasures buried by Spanish conquistadores somewhere in Machu Picchu. But Harry isn’t the only one racing to find the Inca treasures. Filmed in multiple locations including Machu Picchu, Peru.

Amundsen (2019)
Director: Espen Sandberg
The critically acclaimed film that tells the life story of Arctic explorer Roald Amundsen.

Wild Antarctica (2017)
Director: National Geographic
To whet your appetite, take a 4-minute escape into the blissful serenity of Antarctica in this National Geographic short film.

Polar Bear Lifes (2016)
Director: National Geographic
This National Geographic documentary chronicles the polar bear, whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle. This carnivore has evolved to occupy a narrower ecological niche, with many body characteristics adapted for cold temperatures, for moving across snow, ice, and open water, and for hunting seals. For thousands of years, the polar bear has been a key figure in the material, spiritual, and cultural life of circumpolar peoples, and polar bears remain important in their cultures.

Fortitude (2015-2018)
Directors: Kieren Hawkes and Hettie Macdonald
Created by Simon Donald, this TV episodic murder mystery is set in a fictional version of the Swedish archipelago Svalbard. Winner of the Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS) TV Award for Excellence in Sound for a TV Drama, winner of the Royal Television Society Craft & Design Award for Best Sound, and a BAFTA Television Craft Award nominee. Filmed in Reyðarfjörður, Eastern Iceland and the UK.

Operation Arctic (2014)
Director: Grethe Bøe-Waal
This Norwegian action adventure dramatizes the story of three sibling children who are accidentally left alone in a winter storm on the island of Spitsbergen in Svalbard. No one on the mainland, an ocean apart, knows where they are. Originally titled Operasjon Arktis.

Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2013)
Director: Anthony Powell
A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth. 10 years in the making, this critically acclaimed documentary was filmed in multiple Arctic locations.

Frozen Planet (2011-2012)
Director: Ray Dal
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough and from the award-winning BBC team behind Planet Earth and Blue Planet comes the ultimate portrait of Earth's polar regions. The Arctic and Antarctic remain the greatest wildernesses on Earth; the scale and beauty of the scenery and the sheer power of the elements-the weather, the ocean and the ice-is unmatched anywhere else on our planet. Yet these harsh environments are teeming with life: home to iconic animals from polar bears to emperor penguins, from killer whales to wandering albatrosses.

Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Director: Werner Herzog
Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to Antarctica, where he finds a desolate, beautiful landscape, largely untouched by human hands, and a group of truly unique people who risk their lives to study it. Focused on McMurdo Station, the United States' largest Antarctic research center, Herzog explores the minds of the scientists willing to abandon civilization and endure extreme conditions to learn more about the continent's wildlife and awe-inspiring natural wonders.

Eight Below (2006)
Director: Frank Marshall
In this action adventure, the cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.

Shackleton (2002)
Director: Charles Sturridge
Featuring Kenneth Branagh, Phoebe Nicholls, Kevin McNally, Lorcan Cranich, Mark McGann and Matt Day, this 2-part UK TV dramatization tells the story of Ernest Shackleton’s 1914-1916 Endurance Expedition. Based on a definitive biography of the same name by Roland Huntford.

Zero Kelvin (1995)
Director: Hans Petter Moland
Larsen, an aspiring poet in 1920s Oslo, leaves his girlfriend to spend a year as a trapper in East Greenland. There he is teamed with a seemingly rough old sailor/trapper, Randbek, and a scientist, Holm. Trapped in a tiny hut together as the Arctic winter sets in, a complex and intense love/hate relationship develops between Randbek and Larsen, who are more similar than either would like to admit. A powerful psychological and physical drama set against stunning Arctic scenery. Originally titled Kjærlighetens kjøtere.

When the Light Comes (1990)
Director: Stijn Coninx
A German-Dutch/Belgian romantic adventure drama based on an autobiography of the then 19-year-old student in Amsterdam who spent the winter in Svalbard living with a fur trapper. This love story explores themes of isolation and relationship building between two totally different people in harsh living conditions.

Captain James Cook (1988)
Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark
This acclaimed television biography dramatizes the voyages of Captain James Cook, a preeminent navigator of his age who sailed north through the Bering Strait into the Arctic Ocean in search of the Northwest Passage.

Orion's Belt (1985)
Directors: Ola Solum and Tristan DeVere Cole
Norwegian dual-language, political action thriller based on Jon Michelet's 1977 novel by the same name. The film follows three Svalbard-based shabby seamen who discover a Soviet bearing station. They are subsequently targets of Soviet liquidation and American interrogation in an attempt to quiet them and retain the cold war political status quo.

The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
Director: Jan Troell
The Swedish 19th-century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man to land on the North Pole. He launches a polar expedition with two friends, using a hydrogen balloon known as "The Eagle." They men depart Svalbard in 1897, but are never heard from again. Originally titled Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film.

Cry of the Wild (1973)
Director: Bill Mason
Filmed over three years in the Northwest Territories, British Columbia, the High Arctic and near the Gatineau Hills in Quebec, this nature documentary offers viewers access to moments never before seen on film and dispels the myth of the bloodthirsty wolf. Filmed in multiple locations including Gatineau Hills and the Northwest Territories.

The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1966-1976)
Director: Philippe Cousteau Sr.
This award-winning episodic documentary chronicles the aquatic explorations of renowned sea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of his ship, the Calypso. Executive produced by Cousteau and narrated by Rod Serling; filmed in multiple locations around the world.

Dirigible (1931)
Director: Frank Capra
Featuring Jack Holt, Ralph Graves, Fay Wray and Hobart Bosworth. Competitive Navy pilots and adventurers try to attain the South Pole. When the expedition airplane of one of the pilots crashes, his friend and rival in romance has to undertake a dramatic rescue in a dirigible. Fay Wray went on to fame as the star of the film King Kong in 1933.

With Byrd at the South Pole (1930)
Cinematographers: Joseph T. Rucker and Willard Van der Veer
An account of Admiral Richard E. Byrd's 1928 expedition to the South Pole, with Academy Award-winning cinematography.

Around Cape Horn (1929)
Director: Irving Johnson
This iconic film features unique footage shot by the late Captain Irving Johnson during his 1929 rounding of Cape Horn on board a square rigger.

Roald Amundsen's South Pole Journey (1912)
Director: Roald Amundsen
Originally titled Roald Amundsens Sydpolsferd, this Norwegian documentary features Roald Amundsen's original footage from his 1910-1912 South Pole expedition. The film was seen for the first time in 1912 and was used by Amundsen for his traveling lectures. In 2005, UNESCO added the film to its Memory of the World register, one of the few to be listed in it. The film has been restored by the Norwegian Film Institute and its music re-recorded.

Shipwrecked on a Great Lake (2014)
Director: Peter Rowe
This adventure docudrama tells the story of Ned Myers, the 24-year-old Canadian-American sailor who was one of the few survivors of the shipwreck of two warships, the Hamilton and the Scourge, in August 1813. Based on the story by James Fenimore Cooper, who appears as a character in the film.

North America (2013-)
Director:
Sweeping across some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, this TV documentary takes viewers from the silent grandeur of lofty snowcapped peaks to fertile forests and dramatic windswept coasts. Wild animals living in these astonishing and often extreme habitats must be fiercely resilient sharing that human spirit the continent is known for. Narrated by Tom Selleck and Rudger Hauer. Filmed in multiple locations.

Waterlife (2009)
Director: Kevin McMahon
This documentary examines the natural beauty and environmental crisis surrounding the Great Lakes.

Mysteries of the Great Lakes (2008)
Director: David Lickley
Through several interlocking stories, including the story of maritime commerce and the ships that move cargo through the inland waterway, this acclaimed documentary takes viewers on a journey through one of the greatest lake systems in the world, showcasing the unique geography, ecology, science and history of the region.

Shipwrecked on a Great Lake (2014)
Director: Peter Rowe
This adventure docudrama tells the story of Ned Myers, the 24-year-old Canadian-American sailor who was one of the few survivors of the shipwreck of two warships, the Hamilton and the Scourge, in August 1813. Based on the story by James Fenimore Cooper, who appears as a character in the film.

North America (2013-)
Director:
Sweeping across some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, this TV documentary takes viewers from the silent grandeur of lofty snowcapped peaks to fertile forests and dramatic windswept coasts. Wild animals living in these astonishing and often extreme habitats must be fiercely resilient sharing that human spirit the continent is known for. Narrated by Tom Selleck and Rudger Hauer. Filmed in multiple locations.

Waterlife (2009)
Director: Kevin McMahon
This documentary examines the natural beauty and environmental crisis surrounding the Great Lakes.

Mysteries of the Great Lakes (2008)
Director: David Lickley
Through several interlocking stories, including the story of maritime commerce and the ships that move cargo through the inland waterway, this acclaimed documentary takes viewers on a journey through one of the greatest lake systems in the world, showcasing the unique geography, ecology, science and history of the region.

Wild Antarctica (2017)
Director: National Geographic
To whet your appetite, take a 4-minute escape into the blissful serenity of Antarctica in this National Geographic short film.

Antarctica: A Year on Ice (2013)
Director: Anthony Powell
A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world, and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth. 10 years in the making, this critically acclaimed documentary was filmed in multiple Arctic locations.

Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Director: Werner Herzog
Acclaimed filmmaker Werner Herzog travels to Antarctica, where he finds a desolate, beautiful landscape, largely untouched by human hands, and a group of truly unique people who risk their lives to study it. Focused on McMurdo Station, the United States' largest Antarctic research center, Herzog explores the minds of the scientists willing to abandon civilization and endure extreme conditions to learn more about the continent's wildlife and awe-inspiring natural wonders.

Eight Below (2006)
Director: Frank Marshall
In this action adventure, the cold forces two Antarctic explorers to leave their team of sled dogs behind as they fend for their survival.

Shackleton (2002)
Director: Charles Sturridge
Featuring Kenneth Branagh, Phoebe Nicholls, Kevin McNally, Lorcan Cranich, Mark McGann and Matt Day, this 2-part UK TV dramatization tells the story of Ernest Shackleton’s 1914-1916 Endurance Expedition. Based on a definitive biography of the same name by Roland Huntford.

The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau (1966-1976)
Director: Philippe Cousteau Sr.
This award-winning episodic documentary chronicles the aquatic explorations of renowned sea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the crew of his ship, the Calypso. Executive produced by Cousteau and narrated by Rod Serling; filmed in multiple locations around the world.

Dirigible (1931)
Director: Frank Capra
Featuring Jack Holt, Ralph Graves, Fay Wray and Hobart Bosworth. Competitive Navy pilots and adventurers try to attain the South Pole. When the expedition airplane of one of the pilots crashes, his friend and rival in romance has to undertake a dramatic rescue in a dirigible. Fay Wray went on to fame as the star of the film King Kong in 1933.

With Byrd at the South Pole (1930)
Cinematographers: Joseph T. Rucker and Willard Van der Veer
An account of Admiral Richard E. Byrd's 1928 expedition to the South Pole, with Academy Award-winning cinematography.

Around Cape Horn (1929)
Director: Irving Johnson
This iconic film features unique footage shot by the late Captain Irving Johnson during his 1929 rounding of Cape Horn on board a square rigger.

Roald Amundsen's South Pole Journey (1912)
Director: Roald Amundsen
Originally titled Roald Amundsens Sydpolsferd, this Norwegian documentary features Roald Amundsen's original footage from his 1910-1912 South Pole expedition. The film was seen for the first time in 1912 and was used by Amundsen for his traveling lectures. In 2005, UNESCO added the film to its Memory of the World register, one of the few to be listed in it. The film has been restored by the Norwegian Film Institute and its music re-recorded.

Shipwrecked on a Great Lake (2014)
Director: Peter Rowe
This adventure docudrama tells the story of Ned Myers, the 24-year-old Canadian-American sailor who was one of the few survivors of the shipwreck of two warships, the Hamilton and the Scourge, in August 1813. Based on the story by James Fenimore Cooper, who appears as a character in the film.

North America (2013-)
Director:
Sweeping across some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, this TV documentary takes viewers from the silent grandeur of lofty snowcapped peaks to fertile forests and dramatic windswept coasts. Wild animals living in these astonishing and often extreme habitats must be fiercely resilient sharing that human spirit the continent is known for. Narrated by Tom Selleck and Rudger Hauer. Filmed in multiple locations.

Waterlife (2009)
Director: Kevin McMahon
This documentary examines the natural beauty and environmental crisis surrounding the Great Lakes.

Mysteries of the Great Lakes (2008)
Director: David Lickley
Through several interlocking stories, including the story of maritime commerce and the ships that move cargo through the inland waterway, this acclaimed documentary takes viewers on a journey through one of the greatest lake systems in the world, showcasing the unique geography, ecology, science and history of the region.

Iona (2015)
Director: Scott Graham
Iona and her tormented teenage son leave Glasgow and return home to the island where she was born. While Iona’s son seeks forgiveness for a crime committed in Glasgow, Iona recovers from a turbulent relationship and comes to terms with her loss of faith. Nominated for multiple awards. Filmed in Iona and Glasgow.

Brigh a’ Chiuil: Return to the Voice (TV) (2014)
Director: Robbie Fraser
This short documentary follows the acclaimed Polish arts company Song of the Goat Theatre as they wade through Scottish traditional music, which culminates into a beautiful production that is emotionally resonating. Well-known Scottish Gaelic singers are interviewed. Celtic Music Festival Nominee for Best Arts. Filmed in multiple locations including Lewis & Harris (Stornoway).

Simon King’s Shetland Diaries (TV) (2010–)
Director: Nick Shoolingin-Jordan
Simon King, a wildlife cameraman and presenter, moves to the Shetland Islands with his family to live through the changing seasons.

Archipelago (2010)
Director: Joanna Hogg
When Edward experiences a quarter-life crisis he quits his job to do volunteer work in Africa. Before leaving for Africa, Edward’s mother and sister plan a family vacation for the three of them to the remote Isles of Scilly. Deeming the vacation "family only," Edward’s mother and sister refuse to let Edward’s girlfriend, Chloe, join them. As soon as everyone gets settled feelings grow into anxiety and bitterness. Nominated for multiple awards. Filmed in Scilly Isles (Tresco) and Cornwall.

Ondine (2009)
Director: Neil Jordan
Syracuse “Circus” finds a nearly drowned woman in his fishing net. The woman, who calls herself Ondine, refuses to go to the hospital or to be seen by anyone so Circus takes her to a cottage that once was his mother’s. When his wheelchair-bound daughter, Annie, discovers Ondine she believes she is a selkie, a seal that turns into a human while on land. Winner and Nominee of multiple awards including Irish Film and Television Awards Winner for Best Actor in a Lead Role in a Film and Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Film. Filmed in multiple locations including Cork.

The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)
Director: Ken Loach
Brothers Damien O’Donovan and Teddy O’Donovan join the Irish Republican Army in a dangerous fight for freedom against the Black and Tan squads from Britain. When a treaty is agreed upon to end the bloodshed, civil war breaks out and families that fought side by side find themselves pitted against one another as enemies. Winner and Nominee of multiple awards including Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards Winner for Best Irish Film. Filmed in Cork.

The Matchmaker (1997)
Director: Mark Joffe
Marcy Tizard, assistant to Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland to find McGlory’s relatives to engage the Irish-American vote in a tough re-election battle. Marcy arrives in Ireland at the same time an annual matchmaking festival is underway. While Marcy attempts to locate McGlory’s relatives, professional matchmakers try to match Marcy with local bachelors. Filmed in multiple locations including Inishmore.

An Sgoth (1995)
Director: Sam Maynard
This documentary follows traditional boat builder John MacLeod as he builds the last Lewisian Sgoth, a traditional fishing boat. Filmed in Lewis & Harris (Stornoway).

A Pride of Islands (1973)
Director: Oscar Marzaroli
This short documentary explores life in the Inner and Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland Islands of Scotland. Filmed in multiple locations including Shetland Islands (Lerwick) and Lewis & Harris (Stornoway).

Islands of the West (1972)
Director: Bill Forsyth
Take a tour of the Western Isles of Scotland in this short documentary that explores the landscape and wildlife. Filmed in multiple locations including Lewis & Harris (Stornoway).

Ryan’s Daughter (1970)
Director: David Lean
Rosy Ryan lives in an isolated village on the Dingle Peninsula and is bored with life and her uninterested husband. When a troubled British officer arrives in the village in the wake of the 1916 Easter Rising, Rosy and the officer begin a passionate liaison. Winner and Nominee of multiple awards including Academy Awards Winner for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Golden Globes Winner for Best Supporting Actor. Filmed in multiple locations including Dingle Peninsula.

Moby Dick (1956)
Director: John Huston
Ishmael, the sole survivor of the lost whaling ship Pequod, relates the tale of Captain Ahab’s self-destructive obsession to hunt Moby Dick, the great white whale that bit off much of Captain Ahab’s left leg in a previous encounter. Winner and nominee of multiple awards. Filmed in multiple locations including Cork.

Galápagos (2017)
Director: Michael Davis
Join Liz Bonnin, a biochemist, wild animal biologist and presenter, on a mission of a lifetime to one of the most diverse environments on Earth: Galápagos Islands. Liz and a scientific team on board the state-of-the-art research and exploration vessel Alucia voyage across the archipelago for an incredible expedition.

When Two Worlds Collide (2016)
Directors: Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel
This documentary shares the passion of an indigenous environmental activist who takes a stand against large businesses that are encroaching upon the Amazon. Winner of the Special Jury Award: Best Debut Feature at the Sundance Film Festival 2016. Filmed in Peru.

Galápagos 3D (TV) (2013)
Director: Martin Williams
In this British nature documentary series notable for its pioneering use of 3D cameras for underwater filming, David Attenborough takes viewers to Galápagos Islands where he travels throughout the archipelago to explain the origin, adaptation and evolution of the islands. Royal Television Society, UK Winner for Best Sound: Entertainment & Non-Drama.

Ghosts of Machu Picchu (TV) (2010)
Production Company: PBS Distribution
Nova visits the ruins of Machu Picchu to try and determine what happened to the most famous archaeological ruin in the Western Hemisphere.

Darwin’s Dangerous Idea (TV) (2009-)
Directors: Kate Bartlett, Paul Olding, Francis Whately
In this three-part documentary series, Andrew Marr explores Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection, including how Darwin’s theory has transformed our understanding of what it means to be human, Darwin’s impact on politics and society, and how Darwin’s ideas are helping us to save ourselves and all life on Earth from extinction.

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Director: Walter Salles
This Oscar-winning film is about the 4-month motorcycle trip taken by Ernesto “Che” Guevara in 1952 with his friend Alberto Granado. A student at the time, and one semester away from graduation, Ernesto’s life would be forever changed after his travels. Originally titled Diarios de motocicleta. Filmed in multiple locations including Buenos Aires, Argentina; Havana, Cuba; Lima, Peru; and Machu Picchu, Peru.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Director: Peter Weir
During the Napoleonic Wars the Acheron, a French warship, is in the Atlantic off South America heading toward the Pacific in order to extend Napoleon’s reach of the wars. Jack Aubrey, the captain of the H.M.S. Surprise, a smaller vessel, has orders to pursue and capture or destroy the Archeron, a seemingly impossible feat for such a small vessel in a large ocean. Winner of multiple awards, including two Academy Awards (Best Cinematography and Best Sound Editing). Filmed in multiple locations including the Galápagos Islands and Ecuador.

The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Director: John Malkovich
When a series of attacks against people in politics escalates from remote villages to areas near the capital, Lieutenant Agustin Rejas is assigned to investigate. As a way to relieve the stress of the investigation, Rejas begins to keep company with a dancer and teacher of his teenage daughter’s ballet class. Filmed in multiple locations including Madrid, Spain; Porto, Portugal; and Quito, Ecuador.

The Blue Planet: Coasts (TV) (2001)
Production Company: BBC
In this final episode of The Blue Planet, an eight-episode British nature documentary series, the most dynamic of all ocean habitats is examined: coastal environments. On the Galápagos Islands, the perils of living in such a place are highlighted by sea-going marine iguanas that have adapted to cold waters, huge waves and a limited food supply. Winner of multiple awards, including a Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Cinematography for Non-Fiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera).

Galápagos: Beyond Darwin (TV) (1996)
Directors: David Clark and Al Giddings
This Discovery Channel documentary displays the incredible marine and terrestrial life of the Galápagos Islands, the area where British biologist Charles Darwin discovered many new species and organisms that gave the Galápagos Islands international acclaim. Marvel as new discoveries are made when a state-of-the-art submersible plunges 3,000 feet beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

The City and the Dogs (1985)
Director: Francisco J. Lombardi
Based on Mario Vargas Llosa’s 1962 novel The Time of the Hero, this film tells the tale of a group of cadets at a military academy in Lima, Peru, where their harsh environment puts their code of honor to the test. Originally titled La Ciudad y los Perros. Winner at two international film festivals.

Gregorio (1984)
Directors: Fernando Espinoza, Stefan Kaspar, Alejandro Legaspi
This drama is based on a young boy, Gregorio, who emigrates with his family from a poverty-stricken countryside of Peru to the capital city, Lima. Thrust into the chaos of the city, Gregorio is challenged with experiencing culture shock, learning a new language and working to provide for his family. Special Prize winner at the Bogota Film Festival for its cast of children. Filmed in Lima, Peru and Andes, Peru.

Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Director: Werner Herzog
Irishman Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, also known as “Fitzcarraldo,” is a dreamer and an opera lover living in the Amazon Basin in Peru. After a failed attempt to build a trans-Andean railroad, Fitzcarraldo becomes obsessed with raising enough money to build an opera house in the heart of the rainforest with the intent of bringing an internationally known Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, to perform at the opera house. Golden Globes Nominee for Best Foreign Film and winner of multiple awards, including Cannes Film Festival Winner for Best Director. Filmed in multiple locations including Iquitos, Peru and the Amazon Rainforest.

Secret of the Incas (1954)
Director: Jerry Hopper
Harry Steele is an American adventurer working as a tourist guide in Peru who has his sights set on finding hidden treasures buried by Spanish conquistadores somewhere in Machu Picchu. But Harry isn’t the only one racing to find the Inca treasures. Filmed in multiple locations including Machu Picchu, Peru.

Galápagos (2017)
Director: Michael Davis
Join Liz Bonnin, a biochemist, wild animal biologist and presenter, on a mission of a lifetime to one of the most diverse environments on Earth: Galápagos Islands. Liz and a scientific team on board the state-of-the-art research and exploration vessel Alucia voyage across the archipelago for an incredible expedition.

When Two Worlds Collide (2016)
Directors: Heidi Brandenburg and Mathew Orzel
This documentary shares the passion of an indigenous environmental activist who takes a stand against large businesses that are encroaching upon the Amazon. Winner of the Special Jury Award: Best Debut Feature at the Sundance Film Festival 2016. Filmed in Peru.

Galápagos 3D (TV) (2013)
Director: Martin Williams
In this British nature documentary series notable for its pioneering use of 3D cameras for underwater filming, David Attenborough takes viewers to Galápagos Islands where he travels throughout the archipelago to explain the origin, adaptation and evolution of the islands. Royal Television Society, UK Winner for Best Sound: Entertainment & Non-Drama.

Ghosts of Machu Picchu (TV) (2010)
Production Company: PBS Distribution
Nova visits the ruins of Machu Picchu to try and determine what happened to the most famous archaeological ruin in the Western Hemisphere.

Darwin’s Dangerous Idea (TV) (2009-)
Directors: Kate Bartlett, Paul Olding, Francis Whately
In this three-part documentary series, Andrew Marr explores Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection, including how Darwin’s theory has transformed our understanding of what it means to be human, Darwin’s impact on politics and society, and how Darwin’s ideas are helping us to save ourselves and all life on Earth from extinction.

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Director: Walter Salles
This Oscar-winning film is about the 4-month motorcycle trip taken by Ernesto “Che” Guevara in 1952 with his friend Alberto Granado. A student at the time, and one semester away from graduation, Ernesto’s life would be forever changed after his travels. Originally titled Diarios de motocicleta. Filmed in multiple locations including Buenos Aires, Argentina; Havana, Cuba; Lima, Peru; and Machu Picchu, Peru.

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)
Director: Peter Weir
During the Napoleonic Wars the Acheron, a French warship, is in the Atlantic off South America heading toward the Pacific in order to extend Napoleon’s reach of the wars. Jack Aubrey, the captain of the H.M.S. Surprise, a smaller vessel, has orders to pursue and capture or destroy the Archeron, a seemingly impossible feat for such a small vessel in a large ocean. Winner of multiple awards, including two Academy Awards (Best Cinematography and Best Sound Editing). Filmed in multiple locations including the Galápagos Islands and Ecuador.

The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
Director: John Malkovich
When a series of attacks against people in politics escalates from remote villages to areas near the capital, Lieutenant Agustin Rejas is assigned to investigate. As a way to relieve the stress of the investigation, Rejas begins to keep company with a dancer and teacher of his teenage daughter’s ballet class. Filmed in multiple locations including Madrid, Spain; Porto, Portugal; and Quito, Ecuador.

The Blue Planet: Coasts (TV) (2001)
Production Company: BBC
In this final episode of The Blue Planet, an eight-episode British nature documentary series, the most dynamic of all ocean habitats is examined: coastal environments. On the Galápagos Islands, the perils of living in such a place are highlighted by sea-going marine iguanas that have adapted to cold waters, huge waves and a limited food supply. Winner of multiple awards, including a Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Cinematography for Non-Fiction Programming (Single or Multi-Camera).

Galápagos: Beyond Darwin (TV) (1996)
Directors: David Clark and Al Giddings
This Discovery Channel documentary displays the incredible marine and terrestrial life of the Galápagos Islands, the area where British biologist Charles Darwin discovered many new species and organisms that gave the Galápagos Islands international acclaim. Marvel as new discoveries are made when a state-of-the-art submersible plunges 3,000 feet beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

The City and the Dogs (1985)
Director: Francisco J. Lombardi
Based on Mario Vargas Llosa’s 1962 novel The Time of the Hero, this film tells the tale of a group of cadets at a military academy in Lima, Peru, where their harsh environment puts their code of honor to the test. Originally titled La Ciudad y los Perros. Winner at two international film festivals.

Gregorio (1984)
Directors: Fernando Espinoza, Stefan Kaspar, Alejandro Legaspi
This drama is based on a young boy, Gregorio, who emigrates with his family from a poverty-stricken countryside of Peru to the capital city, Lima. Thrust into the chaos of the city, Gregorio is challenged with experiencing culture shock, learning a new language and working to provide for his family. Special Prize winner at the Bogota Film Festival for its cast of children. Filmed in Lima, Peru and Andes, Peru.

Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Director: Werner Herzog
Irishman Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, also known as “Fitzcarraldo,” is a dreamer and an opera lover living in the Amazon Basin in Peru. After a failed attempt to build a trans-Andean railroad, Fitzcarraldo becomes obsessed with raising enough money to build an opera house in the heart of the rainforest with the intent of bringing an internationally known Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, to perform at the opera house. Golden Globes Nominee for Best Foreign Film and winner of multiple awards, including Cannes Film Festival Winner for Best Director. Filmed in multiple locations including Iquitos, Peru and the Amazon Rainforest.

Secret of the Incas (1954)
Director: Jerry Hopper
Harry Steele is an American adventurer working as a tourist guide in Peru who has his sights set on finding hidden treasures buried by Spanish conquistadores somewhere in Machu Picchu. But Harry isn’t the only one racing to find the Inca treasures. Filmed in multiple locations including Machu Picchu, Peru.