For 130 years National Geographic has been bringing amazing stories from around the world to our readers and viewers. Now, in this collection, some of the best feature length documentaries come together to continue this tradition.
Uninterrupted stories of some of the people and events that have changed our world will be shown 7.30pm AEST/NZST every Sunday night - commercial free.
What to Watch this August
LA 92: The Riots | Sunday August 4, 7.30pm AEST/NZST | National Geographic
In the spring of 1991, Rodney King, a black motorist, was brutally beaten by four white Los Angeles police officers after a high-speed chase. A nearby resident videotaped the beating from the balcony of his apartment. When the tape was made public, the police officers were tried and found not guilty. The city exploded in riots which resulted in the worst civil unrest in U.S. history.
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Gender Revolution | Sunday August 11, 7.30pm AEST/NZST | National Geographic
Katie Couric sets out to explore the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity.
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Inside Syria’s Deadly Dynasty | Sunday August 18, 7.30pm AEST/NZST | National Geographic
The story of the family at the heart of one of the world’s worst conflicts. The film explores how the Assads have shaped Syria over five decades.
Atlantis Rising | Sunday August 25, 7.30pm AEST/NZST | National Geographic
Executive Produced by James Cameron, "Atlantis Rising" is a detective thriller that seeks out, uncovers and explores artefacts such as archaeological finds, satellite photographs and manuscripts hiding in plain sight and underwater. The one-off special attempts to "decode" the artefacts in order to further the investigation and get to the bottom of the story.
Diana In Her Own Words | Sunday September 1, 7.30pm AEST/NZST | National Geographic
Entirely in her voice, with no interviews, DIANA: IN HER OWN WORDS weaves archival footage and photography with these rarely heard recordings.The film shines fresh perspective on the Princess’ emotional journey from childhood to her relationship with HRH Prince of Wales and her pervasive public life under the microscope.Recorded with her permission by a close friend, this documentary reveals Diana’s thoughts and feelings at a very specific point in her life, presenting one side of a very complicated story…her side