I too share hopes and dreams of a grand future for humanity - be it on this world or on others.
Around the World in 80 Faiths is a British television series which was first broadcast by the BBC on 2 January 2009. The series was presented by Anglican vicar Pete Owen-Jones, who was researching the various faiths from around the world.
Brave New World with Stephen Hawking is a 2011 science documentary television mini-series. Over 5 episodes, Professor Stephen Hawking presents a global exploration of the scientific breakthroughs that are transforming our lives in the 21st century. I really enjoyed watching the series.