• A False Reality
    From the moment we are born, the institutions of the planet own us – our lives are not our own.
  • Mystery of the Sphinx
    This revolutionary film presents geological evidence that the Great Sphinx of Egypt is thousands of years older than we have been taught.
  • Love Paleo
    Doctors, nutritionists, authors and entrepreneurs share why they choose to eat paleo.
  • The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton
    Thomas Merton was one of the foremost spiritual thinkers of the twentieth century.

Films & Series

Discover exclusive streaming inspirational movies, critically acclaimed documentaries and thought-provoking TV series. Gaia 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

Frank vs. God (2014)
101 minutes
Sometimes overcoming life’s trials begins by serving God – with a lawsuit.
Available worldwide
Heartbreak & Beauty (2014)
15 minutes
Heartbreak & Beauty is an experimental film that explores the joy and pain of relationships through poetry, visual metaphor and dance.
Available worldwide
The Mysterious Stone Monuments of Markawasi Peru (2009)
60 minutes
On a remote plateau in Central Peru hundreds of enigmatic figures and faces – figures that should not be there at all – have been found in the living rock.
Available worldwide
Moon Views (2008)
54 minutes
Filmmaker Jose Escamilla colorized black-and-white Apollo photographs that contain anomalies.
Available worldwide

Documentaries: Topics in Social Action

Way of Life (2013)
79 minutes
Way of Life follows the story of Michael Daube, a young artist of modest means from small town America who finds a valuable piece of art in an abandoned warehouse, sells it at auction and builds a hospital in one of the most ...
Only available in Canada, United States
Donna Karan‘s Dream (2009)
41 minutes
Internationally renowned fashion designer Donna Karan has a dream – to awaken the practice of medicine to treating the patient rather than the disease. Now hear from the astonishing array of healers she mobilized to aid her in ...
Available worldwide
Elemental (2013)
93 minutes
A powerful and unusually intimate portrait of modern environmental activism, Elemental captures the stories of three eco-warriors, separated by oceans, but united by their deep connection with nature and commitment to confront ...
Only available in Canada, United States
The Man Who Saved the Taj Mahal (2010)
57 minutes
The Taj Mahal is one of the greatest monuments in history, but it is quickly succumbing to damage from industrial pollution. Mahesh Chander Mehta shares his experiences and footage of his 14 year legal battle with the Indian ...
Only available in Canada, United States

Inspirational Films: Runaways and Stowaways

The Butterfly (2002)
79 minutes
Eight-year-old Elsa and her mother move in next to Julien, an ornery old entomologist with a lavish butterfly collection in his apartment. Her mom is hardly ever home, and Elsa soon grows attached to her neighbor.
Available worldwide
The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2010)
95 minutes
A poignant, sometimes funny, very female, coming of age story that explores the tension between creating identity and finding it within.
Only available in Canada, United States
Little Brother of War (2003)
96 minutes
A young boy's heroic journey in search of his deceased parents sets forth a series of events, changing his life and the lives of others.
Only available in Canada, United States
When I Find the Ocean (2008)
105 minutes
Longing for the father she lost to the ocean, Lily strikes out on her own.
Only available in Canada, United States

Shorts: Variations on The Office

Work Mate (2014)
19 minutes
When an introverted office worker is invited by a new colleague with a vision impairment to go cycling, he tries desperately to find a way out of it.
Available worldwide
Chasing Daycare (2015)
15 minutes
Helena has just started a new job – and she’s already pregnant. To have her work contract extended after her pregnancy, she sets out on a desperate search for daycare.
Available worldwide
Laura in Action (2008)
15 minutes
Laura Fagerhold arrives in the big city hoping to publish her graphic novel, but in the tough world of publishing, talent alone isn't always enough.
Available worldwide
The Right Person for the Job (2014)
7 minutes
Jean, a recently unemployed 55-year-old, waits anxiously during his first time in a job interview center.
Not available in Japan

Series: Intrepid Explorers

Ring of Fire: An Indonesian Odyssey (1987)
5 Episodes
The classic adventures of the Blair brothers – Lawrence and Lorne – and their decade of exploring the remote cultures and creatures of Indonesia.
Ultimate Africa (2008)
9 Episodes
Take African exploration to the extreme with this fast-paced adventure series hosted by veteran Safari Guide Jean Du Plessis.
Journeys to the Ends of the Earth (2001)
13 Episodes
David Adams, man of action, takes us on a global adventurer's tour, intrepidly conquering the most enigmatic yet extreme environments on earth. Journeys to the Ends of the Earth is driven by the motto: If Marco Polo were alive today, where would he go?
TreeCycle (2012)
6 Episodes
Shrenik Rao's epic eco-cycling journey along the length of India brings us the sights and sounds of Indian life.

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