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Fursonas documentary on Showmax. Picture: SUPPLIED/SHOWMAX

Discover the secret lives of adults who enjoy dressing in giant animal costumes, join Jeremy Clarkson for nine seasons of Top Gear and find out about the Zeitgeist conspiracy - all available to watch for free this summer.

Vodacom prepaid and contract customers who sign up to Showmax before the end of January will get three months of free Showmax and 15GB of Showmax data. Every month for three months, get 5GB of data for free to use for streaming series and movies on Showmax. On the lowest data usage setting on the Showmax app for phones and tablets, that’s a total of 45 hours or more of streaming that won’t cost you a cent.

For fans of non-fiction, here are nine documentaries to watch right now.

 

1. Top Gear seasons 14-22

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Picture: SUPPLIED/BBC

Join Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May in this much-loved show for petrol heads. The long-running series sees ordinary and extraordinary cars put to the test, ridiculous challenges and a host of celebrity guests.

Watch now >>> 

Watch the trailer below:

 

2. Zeitgeist: The Movie

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Picture: SUPPLIED/GRAVITAS

Is there a vast conspiracy using war and chaos to create a single world government? This provocative movie goes where no others dare, giving a fresh perspective on the events of the past few decades for a new truth.

Watch now >>>

Watch the trailer below:

 

3. Zeitgeist: Addendum

The world is in trouble, but it's not too late to do something. Following on from the first iconoclastic documentary, this next Zeitgeist chapter asks how we can still change our planet to be a better place for everyone.

Watch now >>>  

Watch the trailer below: 

 

4. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward

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Picture: SUPPLIED/GRAVITAS

The way our societies work, governed by banking, greed and power, is going to destroy humanity. But there is another way, a radical change to how we can all live together. Find out how in the final movie of the Zeitgeist trilogy.

Watch now >>>

Watch the trailer below:

 

5. Big Cats

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Picture: SUPPLIED/BBC

Discover the secret lives of big cats in this beautiful nature documentary that travels the globe to profile lions, cheetahs, leopards, pumas and more of the planet’s most amazing felines.

Watch now >>>

Watch the trailer below:

 

6. Blue Planet II

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Picture: SUPPLIED/BBC

This is the stunning sequel to the award-winning show The Blue Planet, narrated by Sir David Attenborough. New technology and filming techniques reveal even more astonishing underwater secrets.

Watch now >>>

Watch the trailer below:

 

7. Fursonas

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Picture: SUPPLIED/GRAVITAS

Controversial, loathed and even seen as dangerous, many people recoil in confusion when they hear of furries. But what is this subculture really about? Delve into the topic that has a surprising amount of heart.

Watch now >>> 

Watch the trailer below: 

 

8. Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History season 1

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Picture: SUPPLIED/FREMANTLE

Music has been a big part of celebrations and revolutions, tragedy and triumph. This incredible series goes back to those moments and the songs that helped define them. Full of great songs and interviews, this'll get you moving.

Watch now >>> 

Watch the trailer below: 

 

9. George Lopez: The Wall

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Picture: SUPPLIED/HBO

Stand-up master George Lopez steps up in this HBO comedy special, originally broadcast live. With no safety nets, Lopez lays it out: from Donald Trump to his family, the jokes never stop for an epic hour of comedy.

Watch now >>>

Watch the trailer below:


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There’s no contract or lock-in period - you can cancel Showmax at any time before the promotion ends and you will not be billed.

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