Documentary

Motherboard Guide to Cinema

New Documentary Digs Into the Wild Life of Alleged UFO Technician Bob Lazar

Jeremy Corbell’s new documentary offers a rare on-camera interview with Bob Lazar, who put Area 51 on the map 30 years ago.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.4.18
Motherboard Guide to Cinema

‘Hunt for the Skinwalker’ Is the First Video Released From UFO-Obsessed Billionaire’s Haunted Ranch

The latest film in Jeremy Corbell’s ‘Extraordinary Beliefs’ series digs into the history of Skinwalker Ranch, an alleged hotbed of UFO activity formerly owned by Robert Bigelow.
Daniel Oberhaus
9.17.18
The Most Unknown

The Geomicrobiologist Searching for the Origins of Life

Penn State professor and geomicrobiologist-slash-astrobiologist Jenn Macalady is answering how we and other organisms could survive on other planets, by looking deep into Earth’s history.
Samantha Cole
8.23.18
Motherboard Guide to Cinema

‘Do You Trust This Computer’ Is a Documentary That Taught Me Nothing About AI

I trust artificial intelligence more than the companies that make it. But that’s not what this film is about.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.9.18
election influence

Watch Cambridge Analytica’s CEO Offer to Entrap Political Opponents With Sex Workers

Secret video of Cambridge Analytica’s top executives reveals how the firm covertly and unethically influences elections around the world.
Sarah Emerson
3.19.18
living with jaguars

Watch the Trailer for ‘Living With Jaguars,’ Motherboard’s New Interactive VR Film

A unique experiment in jaguar conservation is playing out in Brazil. Motherboard went to see how it’s working, and took some VR cameras.
Kate Lunau
3.15.18
psa

Watch MOTHERBOARD on VICELAND Starting May 12

Tune into us Fridays on your TV or internet-connected device.
Motherboard Staff
4.14.17
Documentary

The Disease We're Getting Wrong

Radio Motherboard talks to producer Elliot Kirschner about The New Face of Diabetes.
Ankita Rao
12.27.16
Motherboard Guide to Cinema

Behind the 'Curse of the Man Who Sees UFOs'

A new documentary captures the comedy and tragedy of Christo Roppolo, a man who's been seeing UFOs since he was 8.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.6.16
Film

Werner Herzog On Science, Language, Mars, and His Fever Dreams

A chat with the unstoppable filmmaker on Radio Motherboard.
ALEX PASTERNACK
10.28.16
Features

Why We Can't Resist Volcanoes, According to Werner Herzog's Volcanologist

The volcano scientist behind (and front and center of) Herzog’s new documentary on how science mixes with magic, and the beautiful danger of volcanoes.
Tim Maughan
10.28.16
videos

'This All Seems Kinda Illegal': Watch Scientists Emerge From A Year On Fake Mars

A snapshot of the moment when scientists emerged from their habitat atop Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano, courtesy of the directors of "Red Heaven," a new film about the mission.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.9.16
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