• Santa Claus in Baghdad
    Set in modern-day Iraq, this is a story about sacrifices, the social order of society, and the power of a simple gift.
  • Evergreen
    After a 40-year nationwide “War on Drugs,” the state of Washington became a key battleground in the fight to legalize marijuana.
  • In Search of Memory
    “Memory is everything. Without it we are nothing,” says neuroscientist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize for his groundbreaking research on the physiology of the brain’s storage of memories.
  • Edge of the Earth
    To help promote global awareness, Thirty Seconds to Mars takes on the challenge of shooting a music video in the Arctic.

Films & Series

Discover exclusive streaming inspirational movies, critically acclaimed documentaries and thought-provoking TV series. Gaiam TV has something for everyone — hard-to-find independent films, family-friendly movies, meaningful stories, transformative talks with today’s most influential teachers and much more. Our library of streaming inspirational films has been carefully curated for its entertaining and engaging content.

New & Noteworthy

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Santa Claus in Baghdad (2008)
39 minutes
Santa Claus in Baghdad is a story about giving set in modern-day Iraq. It’s a story about sacrifices, the social order of society, and the power of a simple gift.
Available worldwide
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Evergreen: The Road to Legalization (2014)
86 minutes
After a 40-year nationwide “War on Drugs,” the state of Washington has become a key battleground in the fight to legalize marijuana. But many marijuana advocates were vehemently opposed to I-502, the law that legalizes ...
Only available in Canada, United States
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4.5
In Search of Memory (2008)
94 minutes
A compelling blend of autobiography and history that recounts the life of one of the most important neuroscientists of the 20th century and illuminates scientific developments in our understanding of the brain’s role in ...
Only available in Canada, United States
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4.61111
Meet Me by the Lake (2014)
9 minutes
A young couple meet one last time at the place they met to reminisce about the evolution of their relationship.
Available worldwide

Exercise Your Curiosity

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In Organic We Trust (2012)
82 minutes
Our food system is broken: Is organic the answer? It’s time to reveal the true meaning of organic and look beyond the label for solutions. Change is happening from the soil up.
Available worldwide
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4.5
Edge of the Earth (2009)
52 minutes
The behind-the-scenes story of one of the hottest rock bands, Thirty Seconds to Mars, fronted by brothers Shannon and Jared Leto, making a global awareness music video in Greenland, where the glaciers are disappearing at an ...
Not available in Brazil
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4.77778
My Way to Olympia (2013)
82 minutes
The film director Niko von Glasow undertakes a journey to meet athletes who compete at the Paralympic Games in London 2012. He tells this story with an intelligence, wit, depth, passion and insight that set it apart from any ...
Only available in Canada, United States
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Philanthropy, Inc. (2009)
70 minutes
When big business meets big charity, the partnership can be very profitable for both. At the same time this modern-day alliance presents interesting ethical questions about the nature of corporate altruism.
Only available in United States

Inspiration: Africa

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The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)
97 minutes
A young man reluctantly embarks on a journey to his ancestral land of Lesotho to bury his estranged father, and finds himself drawn to the mystical beauty and hardships of the people and the land he had forgotten.
Available worldwide
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Road to Your Heart (2014)
117 minutes
A successful young businessman, Basson, has to get to Cape Town in five days for his father's funeral. A series of events causes him to meet wonderful characters who allow for hilarious moments and life-changing experiences. ...
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Running Wild (1995)
98 minutes
A filmmaker determines to document the story of a conservationist who is struggling to save wild leopards in Africa from extinction.
Only available in Canada, United States
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)
113 minutes
The classic film, with an all-star cast, based on the short story by Ernest Hemingway: As renowned writer Harry Street lies dying on the frozen slopes of Kilimanjaro, he reflects on his life.
Available worldwide

Short Takes on the Battle of the Sexes: Enjoy Our Shorts

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Sunday Punch (2013)
9 minutes
A middle class couple, Anna and Jason, speak over breakfast when Anna hits a nerve and their morning routine spins into an alternate reality. An amusing and thought-provoking perspective on domestic disharmony.
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Brownie Points (2011)
11 minutes
On their anniversary, all Jake wants is to give his wife Sandy the most romantic day ever.
Available worldwide
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3.90411
Into the Unknown (2009)
14 minutes
Life for retired couple Al and Fern is as peaceful as the lake in their cottage's backyard --until the fateful day they discover a black hole growing in their shower drain.
Available worldwide
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3.444445
How to Eat Bacon (2009)
14 minutes
Even when Charlie Macadoo’s wife gives him an ultimatum to go and ask for a raise, it wasn’t enough to make him shed his diffident ways.
Available worldwide

Dive into Social Action with One of Our Series

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Awakening the Dreamer – Changing the Dream (2011)
8 Episodes
Wake up to your own role in creating a new future. This empowering new perspective of the current state of our planet features top scientific, indigenous and activist minds from around the world.
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The Change Makers (2010)
6 Episodes
Céline Hue travels the world in search of people who do good – people who act to change their world and the daily lives of the people around them.
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GIFTS: Great Ideas for Transforming Societies (2010)
6 Episodes
Uncovering the most innovative ideas, projects and solutions that are creating positive change in the world
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Responsible Business (2008)
13 Episodes
Responsible Businesses are leading global corporations that are developing business-driven solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing our world today. These businesses’ goals are not only to increase profits, but because it's the right thing to do.

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