DocumentaryIn 1978, CBS aired the "Star Wars Holiday Special" the week before Thanksgiving to an audience of 13 million people. Considered one of the worst shows in television history, it aired only once. George Lucas tried to bury it and an infamous camp legend was born. This documentary unravels the mysteries behind the most bizarre Star Wars spin-offs of all time.
DocumentaryThe opening installment of an unprecedented multi-part documentary series, filmed primarily from the vantage point of their children, close associates, and witnesses to their assassinations. Four Died Trying considers the "turning” President John Kennedy, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Senator Robert Kennedy were making in the last year or so of their lives. Were they embracing ever-broader conceptions of the struggle for peace, social change and economic justice, and what forces may have stirred in opposition? What lessons do their lives and deaths hold for us today, as the world once again trembles on the cliff of an uncertain future?
DocumentaryWinner of the 2023 Sundance U.S. Documentary Audience Award, Madeleine Gavin’s Beyond Utopia — both a real-life thriller and an eye-opening documentary — is a visceral look at the lengths people will go for freedom. Compiled with captivating, real escape footage, the film follows a family of five as they embark on a treacherous journey out of North Korea, aided by a pastor who has helped thousands flee one of the most oppressive places on Earth. Meanwhile, a mother desperately attempts to reunite with the child she was forced to leave behind. Despite the risk of imprisonment or execution, these individuals fight to be free, and come to see their former North Korean heroes as villains.
DocumentaryIn the golden age of documentaries, who benefits? SUBJECT reveals the unintended consequences – good, bad, and complicated – of having your life shared on screen. Featuring the protagonists of acclaimed documentaries The Staircase, Hoop Dreams, The Wolfpack, Capturing the Friedmans, and The Square, as well as the filmmakers of An Inconvenient Truth, Cameraperson, MLK/FBI, and more.
DocumentaryThis unique documentary is composed entirely of archival footage and photographs, accompanied by the voice of Stanley Kubrick. Taken from a series of rare interviews, the film provides an opportunity to understand the work of a master filmmaker, giving voice to one of the greatest directors in the history of cinema, as well as one of the most controversial and enigmatic.
DocumentaryJoan Baez I Am A Noise is an unusually intimate psychological portrait of legendary musician and activist Joan Baez. Neither a conventional biopic nor a traditional concert film, this immersive documentary follows Baez on her final tour and delves into her extraordinary archive, including newly discovered home movies, diaries, artwork, therapy tapes, and audio recordings. Throughout the film, Baez is remarkably revealing about her life on and off stage – from her lifelong emotional struggles to her civil rights work with MLK and a heartbreaking romance with a young Bob Dylan. A searingly honest look at a living legend, this film is a compelling and deeply personal exploration of an icon who has never told the full truth of her life, as she experienced it, until now.
Music DocumentariesWhat began as a movie about the notorious rock group King Crimson and Robert Fripp mutated into something very different to a standard music documentary - a dark and hilarious exploration of music, time, cults, mortality, and the transcendent power of art to change lives. But with jokes.
DocumentaryA cinematic exploration of Shane MacGowan’s story, from his salad days, growing up in Ireland, to time spent on the mean streets of London and embracing the punk scene. To forming The Pogues and conquering the known universe, we discover MacGowan’s passions, his humor & deep knowledge of music, history, spirituality & popular culture. For this is Shane’s story. A vision of the world through the eyes of the great punk poet himself and an intimate cast of close friends and family members. Directed by Julien Temple.
DocumentaryIntrepid journalist and filmmaker David Farrier, whose previous film Tickled became a global sensation for exposing the dark underbelly of competitive endurance tickling, faces off against his greatest foe yet in Mister Organ an enthralling and bizarre tale that finds Farrier in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a mysterious con man who is wreaking havoc on his neighborhood.
DocumentaryWinner of the 2010 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize for documentary, RESTREPO chronicles the deployment of a platoon of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley, one of the most dangerous postings in the U.S. military. The movie focuses on 15 soldiers based at "Outpost Restrepo," named after a platoon medic killed early in the deployment. Filmed by author Sebastian Junger ("War") and award-winning photographer Tim Hetherington, RESTREPO takes viewers on their own 90-minute deployment, without comment or agenda. This is war, full stop. A National Geographic Entertainment release.
HolidayEveryone loves the warmth of a crackling fireplace in their home. Now you can experience a perfect crackling fireplace instantly. The Birchwood Fireplace Edition from Fireplace For Your Home offers you a genuine escape without the mess or work of building a real fire. It adds a special ambiance to any party, family gathering or evening, holidays or with that specific person. Enjoy a bright, crackling fireplace on your television or monitor with unbelievable clarity and quality. So crisp and clear – it’s better than the real thing!
DocumentaryOn a hot summer day in 1976, three masked men boarded a school bus in the town of Chowchilla, CA and kidnapped the driver and all twenty-six children aboard. The kids and their driver were transferred onto soundproofed vans, driven for hours, and buried alive in an underground chamber. With little to eat or drink, air rapidly running out, and the roof buckling from the weight of thousands of pounds of dirt the kidnappers had used to cover the chamber, one of the children lead a harrowing escape effort. The apprehension of the kidnappers and subsequent revelation of their identities only added to the shock of an event that would haunt those who survived it for decades as they struggled to regain all they had lost.
DocumentaryThe first documentary of its kind to mix history, criticism and an unapologetic revelry of all things Apple into a movie experience. The film explores the early years of Apple, the many challenges Apple has faced, and what the future may hold for the company and its products. Ex-Apple employees, engineers and community members offer insight on the company's innovations, failures, cultural impact and what the future may be like beyond the reign of its co-founder Steve Jobs. Interviews include Andy Hertzfeld, Guy Kawasaki, Leander Kahney, Jim Reekes, and Ron Wayne, original co-founder of the Apple Computer Company.
DocumentaryThe real story of the most controversial figure in cryptocurrency and the fastest appreciating asset ever. In this feature-length documentary, Muse Storytelling documents Richard Heart and the Hex token to see if he is the new king of crypto or a billion-dollar con man.
DocumentaryIn 2001, the tiny Pacific island of American Samoa suffered a world record 31-0 defeat at the hands of Australia. Ten years later they're still the worst soccer team on the planet and have yet to score a goal. And so they turn to maverick coach Thomas Rongen to help turn their fortunes around. The Dutchman arrives to discover his ailing squad includes the emotionally scarred goalkeeper who conceded 31 goals against Australia, a fa'fafine central defender, and soon learns his best player has been posted 6000 miles away by the US military. With the team about to embark on another gruelling World Cup Qualification campaign, Rongen has just one month to transform this ragtag of losers into a winning team - and perhaps learn a little about himself along the way.
DocumentaryExit to Quartzsite for cheap gas, there’s not a whole lot else. But every winter its population swells from 600 to over a million – as an unlikely cross section of snowbirds, crustpunks and libertarians make their annual pilgrimage to live in this "giant parking lot." Some bought into the American Dream and lost everything; others dropped out long ago. Now they’re all neighbors on the same piece of dirt – all trying to live free and not die. ONE ROAD TO QUARTZSITE is an observational portrait of people trying to live outside of the constraints of American society, or to simply escape the winter.
DocumentaryTo mark the 200th anniversary of Napoleon’s death, this documentary explores the complex relationship between Napoleon, culture and art. It is about the language he used to build a new imperial iconography and a new architectural style, in a reconstruction that will also allow us to reflect on the relationship between power and image mediated by art, as well as look at the regimes of the twentieth century and the world today. A unique tour from Brera Academy in Milan to the Louvre in Paris in the company of the best art historian experts and Jeremy Irons who passes his fascination to the viewers.
DocumentaryFor the first time, Werner Herzog, gives us a glimpse into his life. With exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, rare archive and in-depth interviews - Werner Herzog: Radical Dreamer presents a comprehensive portrait of an iconic artist.
DocumentaryFrom his early years as a professor at the University of California to his leadership of the Los Alamos Laboratory, this documentary explores Oppenheimer's pivotal role in the development of nuclear physics.
DocumentaryAt age 14, filmmaker Nick Broomfield by chance met Brian Jones, the founder and creative genius behind The Rolling Stones. Jones was at the height of his success; yet just six years later, he would be dead. The Stones and Brian Jones explores the creative musical genius of Jones, the key to the success of the band, and uncovers how the founder of what became the world’s greatest rock'n'roll band was left behind in the shadows of history. Featuring revealing interviews with all the main players and unseen archival footage, the film looks at the relationships and rivalries within the band in those formative years. It also explores the iconoclastic freedom and exuberance of the 60s, a time of intergenerational conflict and sexual upheaval.
DocumentaryMichael Jackson’s THIS IS IT is a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the performer as he developed, created and rehearsed for his sold-out concerts at London’s O2 Arena. Chronicling the months from April through June 2009, this film was produced with the full support of the Estate of Michael Jackson and drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage featuring Jackson rehearsing a number of his songs for the show. In raw and candid detail,
Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT captures the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius and great artist at work as he creates and perfects his planned final London shows.
DocumentaryMemories for Life: Reversing Alzheimer’s is a remarkable story about the first Alzheimer's patients who are reversing their symptoms by following a new health protocol. Developed by a renowned American neurologist, Dr. Dale Bredesen, this therapeutic approach uses health data to combat the problem, allowing patients to retain the memories they love.
DocumentaryKiller whales are beloved, majestic, friendly giants, yet infamous for their capacity to kill viciously. Blackfish unravels the complexities of this dichotomy, employing the story of the notorious performing whale Tilikum, who — unlike any orca in the wild — has taken the lives of several people while in captivity. Blackfish expands on the discussion of keeping such intelligent creatures in captivity.
DocumentaryJim Marrs, author of the bestselling JFK book, “Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy” uncovers the latest new evidence on the plot to assassinate John F. Kennedy, ruling out the lone gunman theory.
DocumentaryIn this documentary feature film, nice white women attend the wildest dinner party of their lives. The main course is a radically honest conversation on racism. While sipping wine and passing the breadbasket, these women experience an eye-opening journey, discovering how they uphold white supremacy every single day. For some guests there are epiphanies, others resistance. But for all the guests, something has changed, and they can never unknow the painful truths about racism and white supremacy that are revealed over this dinner. Meet the entrepreneurial women behind this powerful work and explore why this work is worth risking their lives.
DocumentaryAs the sport of climbing turns from a niche pursuit to mainstream media event, Marc-André Leclerc climbs alone, far from the limelight. On remote alpine faces, the free-spirited 23-year-old makes some of the boldest solo ascents in history. Yet, he draws scant attention. With no cameras, no rope, and no margin for error, Marc-André's approach is the essence of solo adventure. Intrigued by these quiet accomplishments, veteran filmmaker Peter Mortimer (The Dawn Wall) sets out to make a film about Marc-André. But the Canadian soloist is an elusive subject: nomadic and publicity-shy, he doesn't own a phone or car and is reluctant to let the film crew in on his pure vision of climbing. As Peter struggles to keep up, Marc-André's climbs grow bigger and more daring. Elite climbers are amazed by his accomplishments, while others worry that he is risking too much. Then, Marc-André embarks on a historic adventure in Patagonia that will redefine what is possible in solo climbing. The Alpinis
DocumentaryThe 1950s. Emergence of the iconic Scuderia Ferrari in the Formula One World Championship and deadliest decade in motor racing history. As cars pushed the limits of human ingenuity, drivers lived on a knife edge between life and death.At the centre of it all was Enzo Ferrari, a towering figure in motor racing and patriarch of Ferrari who dared to dream about speed in ways nobody else could. Amidst the stiff competition within his team, two of its stars, Peter Collins and Mike Hawthorn, decided that their friendship was as important as winning the next race. Ferrari: Race to Immortality tells the story of the loves and losses, triumphs and tragedy of Ferrari's most celebrated drivers in an era where it was la dolce vita during the week and a coin toss of whether they lived or died on any given Sunday.
DocumentaryThirty years after acclaimed director Oliver Stone’s first examination of the JFK assasination, Stone reassess the horrific event that shaped a generation and an entire country. Using newly declassified and reexamined footage, Stone presents a case that suggests that conspiracy theories in this case may be “conspiracy facts”.
Documentary“Showrunners” is the first ever feature length documentary film to explore the fascinating world of US television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. These are the people responsible for creating, writing and overseeing every element of production on one of the United States' biggest exports – television drama and comedy series. Often described as the most complex job in the entertainment business, a showrunner is the chief writer / producer on a TV series and, in most instances, the show’s creator. Battling daily between art and commerce, showrunners manage every aspect of a TV show’s development and production: creative, financial and logistical. Featuring interviews with the showrunners behind Lost, Boardwalk Empire, Bing Bang Theory, The Good Wife, Sons of Anarchy, Spartacus, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Battlestar Galactica, Person of Interest and Firefly.
DocumentaryA fraught love, a myth-shattering search for truth, and a heartbreaking discovery. Quirky and at times sobering, filmmaker Rebecca Carpenter confronts the revelation that head injury likely impacted her relationship with her father, NFL figure Lew Carpenter. Executive Produced by Cody Gifford—son of legendary player and broadcaster Frank Gifford—and former NFL lineman Chris Borland, the film unravels the paradoxes of a life committed to winning and loving. With Kathie Lee Gifford.
DocumentaryIn 1989, five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem were arrested and later convicted of raping a white woman in New York City's Central Park. The Central Park Five tells the story of that horrific crime, the rush to judgment by the police, a media clamoring for sensational stories and an outraged public, and the five lives upended by this miscarriage of justice.
DocumentaryNarrated by Oscar Nominee MICKEY ROURKE - Former Government physicist Bob Lazar made headlines world-wide in 1989 when he came forward with his account of reverse-engineering an alien spacecraft for the US Military. The reason the public even knows the name Area 51 is because Lazar talked about the work he did at the formerly secret military base. Burdened with a revolutionary secret, he had to choose between his oath to his country or his conscience. His wife believes him, his mom believes him, and the closer you get to his inner-circle, the more YOU believe him. His testimony remains the most controversial and important UFO story of all time; especially if it’s true. Lazar blew the whistle, shocked the world, then went silent.Corbell’s film intimately chronicles the triumphs and travails of a cosmic whistleblower. It investigates Lazar’s groundbreaking claims of our government’s secret program to create a fierce technology based on recovered alien vehicles. It reveals the dev
DocumentaryAfter stumbling upon a bizarre “competitive endurance tickling” video online, wherein young men are paid to be tied up and tickled, reporter David Farrier reaches out to request a story from the company. But the reply he receives is shocking—the sender mocks Farrier's sexual orientation and threatens extreme legal action should he dig any deeper. So, like any good journalist confronted by a bully, he does just the opposite: he travels to the hidden tickling facilities in Los Angeles and uncovers a vast empire, known for harassing and harming the lives of those who protest their involvement in these films. The more he investigates, the stranger it gets, discovering secret identities and criminal activity. Discovering the truth becomes Farrier’s obsession, despite increasingly sinister threats and warnings. With humor and determination, Farrier and co-director Dylan Reeve summon up every resource available to get to the bottom of this tickling wormhole.
DocumentaryCelebrated photographer, creative director and filmmaker Anton Corbijn’s first feature documentary SQUARING THE CIRCLE (THE STORY OF HIPGNOSIS) tells the story of Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey “Po” Powell, the creative geniuses behind the iconic album art design studio, Hipgnosis, responsible for some of the most recognizable album covers of all time, including ""The Dark Side of the Moon"" and ""Band on the Run."" They formed Hipgnosis in Cambridge during the ferment of the sixties and became rock royalty during the boom time of the seventies. They conjured into existence sights that no one had previously thought possible, produced visuals which popularized music that had previously been considered fringe, and were at the white-hot center of the maddest, funniest and most creative era in the history of popular music. During this period, record companies didn’t dictate to acts like Peter Gabriel, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, and Paul McCartney what their LP covers should look like -
DocumentaryThe Golden Gate Bridge is an iconic structure; a symbol of San Francisco, the West, freedom - and something more, something spiritual, something words cannot describe.Director Eric Steel and his crew spent an entire year focusing on the Bridge. Running cameras for almost every daylight minute, they documented nearly two dozen suicides and a great many unrealized attempts. In addition, the director captured nearly 100 hours of incredibly frank, deeply personal, often heart-wrenching interviews with the families and friends of the departed, as well as with several of the attempters themselves.The Bridge is a visual and visceral journey into one of life's gravest taboos, offering glimpses into the darkest, and possibly most impenetrable corners of the human mind.
DocumentaryTom Osborne's chase for a National Championship began in 1973 when he was named the head coach of the Nebraska Huskers on the back of repeat national titles in ‘70 and ‘71. It would take 21 years before the Huskers would reach the goal that the fans, the team, the state of Nebraska, and Coach Osborne lived and breathed. But amid the triumph, a more significant struggle brewed off the field. Crippled by controversy and dropped to their knees with tragedy, the Nebraska Huskers program defied all odds by winning three National Championships in 4 years. Featuring interviews with famous fans like Peyton and Archie Manning, Larry the Cable Guy, and numerous NCAA and NFL legends, Day By Day is the riveting untold story of one of the most dominant, celebrated, and controversial football teams ever.
DocumentaryREQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM is the definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky, widely regarded as the most important intellectual alive, on the defining characteristic of our time - the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a select few. Through interviews filmed over four years, Chomsky unpacks the principles that have brought us to the crossroads of historically unprecedented inequality - tracing a half-century of policies designed to favor the most wealthy at the expense of the majority - while also looking back on his own life of activism and political participation. Profoundly personal and thought provoking, Chomsky provides penetrating insight into what may well be the lasting legacy of our time - the death of the middle class and swan song of functioning democracy. A potent reminder that power ultimately rests in the hands of the governed, REQUIEM is required viewing for all who maintain hope in a shared stake in the future.
DocumentaryBradley Martyn: The Influencer delves into the life story of fitness sensation Bradley Martyn and his battle to have his gym remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic. A story of the true power of influence, the right to free speech, and healthy living in spite of dangerous times. The film also chronicles Bradley overcoming childhood trauma after his father’s suicide, turning to bodybuilding to inspire millions with positivity and fitness. A journey of resilience and purpose through adversity.
Documentary"The Lost Weekend: A Love Story" explores the 18-month relationship (1973-1975) that John Lennon spent with May Pang, his Chinese American assistant turned lover (on Yoko Ono's insistence). With May's help, Lennon reunited with his son Julian and had his most artistically and commercially productive period post-Beatles—with the albums "Mind Games", "Walls and Bridges" which included his only #1 Hit Single "Whatever Gets You Through the Night", "Rock and Roll" and collaborated with Elton John, David Bowie, Harry Nilsson, Mick Jagger, and Ringo to name a few. Pang chronicles it all revisiting her younger self, a naïve 22-year-old experiencing her first unforgettable love.
DocumentaryA stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free solo climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream:scaling the face of the world’s most famous rock — the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park — without a rope. Renowned filmmakers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin capture the death-defying climb with exquisite artistry and masterful, vertigo-inducing camerawork.
DocumentaryWhat happens when four legends of British stage and screen get together? Dame Maggie Smith, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Eileen Atkins, and Dame Joan Plowright are among the most celebrated actresses of our time, with scores of iconic performances, decades of wisdom, and innumerable Oscars, Tonys, Emmys, and BAFTAs between them. They are also longtime friends who hereby invite you to join them for a weekend in the country as they catch up with one another, reminisce, and share their candid, delightfully irreverent thoughts on everything from art to aging to love to a life lived in the spotlight. Bursting with devilish wit and whip-smart insights, Tea With The Dames is a remarkable opportunity to spend time in the company of four all-time greats—up close and unfiltered.
DocumentaryA century of illegal UFO secrecy has cost humanity hundreds of years of spiritual, cultural and technological development. Dr. Steven Greer presents "The Lost Century", which will expose the cost of the coverup to the planet, and the human race, and how we can reclaim control of our collective destiny.
DocumentaryDaniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson join filmmaker Chris Columbus and other esteemed cast members across all eight Harry Potter films as they travel back to Hogwarts for the first time to celebrate the anniversary of the franchise's first film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, which premiered 20 years ago. The retrospective special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts will tell an enchanting making-of story through all-new in-depth interviews and cast conversations, inviting fans on a magical first person journey through one of the most beloved film franchises of all time.
DocumentaryTwo literary legends - writer Robert Caro and his longtime editor, Robert Gottlieb - have worked together to create some of the greatest non-fiction books in history. Now 86, Caro is determined to complete the final volume of his masterwork, The Years of Lyndon Johnson; Gottlieb, 91, wants to edit it. With humor and insight, this unique double portrait reveals the work habits, peculiarities and professional joys of these two ferocious intellects as they attempt to finish the final masterstroke in their lives' work.
DocumentaryWhen governments use Covid emergency act edicts to restrict the gathering and worship of the Church, three pastors facing the risk of imprisonment, unlimited fines, and their own Churches splitting apart take a courageous stand and re-open in the face of a world that has chosen to comply.
Music DocumentariesJackson went from child prodigy to King of Pop catapulted by the success of Off the Wall. This film explores the seminal album with interviews and footage from those who helped create it and those whose lives it impacted with its success and legacy.
DocumentaryHundreds of Palestinian villages were depopulated in 1948. To Israelis, it was the War of Independence, to Palestinians it was 'Al Nakba' - the Catastrophe. Director Alon Schwarz revisits former Israeli soldiers as well as Palestinian residents in an effort to re-examine what happened in Tantura, the location of an alleged, Israeli-perpetrated massacre, and find out why 'Al Nakba' is still a taboo in Israeli society.
Action & AdventureThis film takes audiences into the fire, to feel for the first time what those fighting these blazes face in taking on a life of rising danger as climate change makes fires more frequent. It's a portrait of a system stretched to its breaking point in a world that is sure to push it further.
DocumentaryOn Thanksgiving Day, 1976, The Band gave its farewell concert at Winterland in San Francisco. On hand to help say goodbye to this influential rock group were some of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 1960s and '70s. This film is not only a vibrant documentary of that historic evening, but also a commentary on the rock world at the time. Most of the picture is concert footage of The Band and their guest performers -- highlighted by interviews with members of the group, who eloquently articulate their personal involvement in the history of rock and roll.
DocumentaryThis unique rock concert film experience captures the essence of Led Zeppelin, one of the most exciting and durable rock bands of all time. Filmed during the group's now-famous 1973 New York City concerts, this documentary mixes live performances of "Dazed and Confused," "Stairway to Heaven," "Whole Lotta Love" and other signature songs with fantasy sequences and personal backstage footage of the group. Surviving band members recently supervised the digital remastering and Dolby 5.1 remixing of the film's picture and audio, so it now looks and sounds better than ever before!
DocumentaryThe Conductor pulls the curtain back on the mysterious art of conducting and shows how a conductor becomes the conduit for a composer’s message. The Marin Alsop that unfolds before us is a person who makes no secret about the fact that she fought every moment of her life to achieve her place in the classical music world. Throughout the film we meet both people who inspired her and the next generation of musicians to whom she is committed, like Valentina Peleggi who was taught and mentored by Marin. We feel the link between Alsop’s empathy for the struggles of these young talents and the hurdles she faced in becoming a conductor with no female role models.Towards the end ofthe film we find Marin in Vienna, where she performs for the first time as Chief-conductor of her new orchestra, the RSO Vienna. Vienna itself presents new challenges. “I am not a good person for places with a lot of rules and traditions,” she says. “Rules can feel like a straight-jacket to me,” she adds.
DocumentaryThings are not always as they appear, especially in the case of Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard. In this true-crime documentary that follows a bizarre case involving one of psychology's most controversial conditions--Munchausen by proxy syndrome--a treacherous web of lies, child abuse, mental illness and forbidden love is untangled in provocative fashion. Dee Dee and her wheelchair-bound daughter, Gypsy Rose, were beloved residents of Springfield, MO. But after Dee Dee was found murdered, Gypsy was tracked to Wisconsin and implicated in her death--but what began as a grisly tale of matricide morphed into a bizarre story of deception and abuse.
DocumentaryThe heroic true story of legendary cyclist Greg LeMond comes to life in this stirring documentary. With captivating footage and interviews with LeMond, his wife Kathy, and Tour de France rivals, The Last Rider follows LeMond's inspiring journey — from his victory as the first American to win the Tour de France (1986) through his life-threatening accident to his nail-biting matchup against Laurent Fignon and Pedro Delgado at the 1989 Tour de France — as he overcomes the odds to redefine what it means to be a champion.
DocumentaryKorengal picks up where Restrepo left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but a very different look at the experience of war. Korengal explains how war works, what it feels like and what it does to the young men who fight it. As one soldier cheers when he kills an enemy fighter, another looks into the camera and asks if God will ever forgive him for all of the killing he has done. As one soldier grieves the loss of his friend in combat, another explains why he misses the war now that his deployment has ended, and admits he would go back to the front line in a heartbeat. Every bit as intense and affecting as Restrepo, Korengal goes a step further in bringing the war into people's living rooms back home.
DocumentaryDavid Weissman's critically-acclaimed 2012 Independent Spirit Award nominee, WE WERE HERE is the first documentary to take a deep and reflective look back at the arrival and impact of AIDS in San Francisco. It explores how the City's inhabitants were affected by, and how they responded to, that calamitous epidemic. Though a San Francisco-based story, WE WERE HERE extends beyond San Francisco and beyond AIDS itself. It speaks to our capacity as individuals to rise to the occasion, and to the incredible power of a community coming together with love, compassion, and determination. Offering an intensely personal account of five individuals whose lives were forever transformed by the tragedy of AIDS, WE WERE HERE offers a hauntingly beautiful tribute to an era of tremendous suffering, loss and resilience.
DocumentaryThe true story of how Congressman Devin Nunes uncovered the operation to bring down the President of the United States. Following the book The Plot Against the President by investigative journalist Lee Smith, this feature length documentary explores new information and additional interviews as the case unfolds.
DocumentaryWhen so many are struggling for connection, inspiration and hope, Fantastic Fungi brings us together as interconnected creators of our world. Fantastic Fungi, directed by Louie Schwartzberg, is a consciousness-shifting film that takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an underground network that can heal and save our planet. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists like Paul Stamets, best-selling authors Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions the fungi kingdom offers us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges.
DocumentaryFlorida Justice Transitions is home to 120 convicted sex offenders. Like in many other U.S. states, sex offenders are not allowed to live within 1000 feet of places frequented by children. Because of this, many sex offenders live under bridges or in woods – or in the trailer park Florida Justice Transitions – also known as Pervert Park. The crimes committed by the residents range from misdemeanors to horrible acts unbearable to know of. The characters in Pervert Park are all fighting their own very different battles and demons. In this film they tell us their stories as they have never told them before. Pervert Park is a film about the people no one wants as a neighbor. It follows everyday life of the sex offenders in the park as they struggle to reintegrate into society, and tries to understand the offenders and how to end the circle of sex crimes being committed and lives destroyed.
Music Feature FilmsA Bocelli Family Christmas captures the wonder and music of the holidays with a mix of classic carols and original songs from the Bocelli family's brand new multi-generational album. It's a magical Christmas special for the whole family.
ComedyOlder but not wiser, Johnny Knoxville and the crew are back for the most unbelievably outrageous jackass yet. Brace yourself as they reach new levels of immaturity and with a little help from some brave new friends and guest stars, their wildly outrageous pranks and dangerously bone-crunching stunts will have you laughing until it really, really hurts. Some people never learn.
DocumentaryThe Biggest Little Farm chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature. Through dogged perseverance and embracing the opportunity provided by nature's conflicts, the Chesters unlock and uncover a biodiverse design for living that exists far beyond their farm, its seasons, and our wildest imagination. Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature's call, The Biggest Little Farm provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet.
Music DocumentariesMusician Lil Peep was on the verge of mainstream success when he died of a drug overdose at 21 years old. Dubbed the future of emo by Pitchfork, Peep managed to touch countless lives across the world in just a short two years with an innovative mix of punk, emo and trap music. Executive produced by Terrence Malick, Everybody’s Everything explores the meteoric rise of Lil Peep, from recording songs in his bedroom to a worldwide tour, and the unbelievable impact he left from trying to be all things to all people.
DocumentarySet against the chaotic backdrop of recent events in the Middle East, Nadav Schirman’s THE GREEN PRINCE retraces the details of a highly unprecedented partnership that developed between sworn enemies. In the style of a tense psychological thriller, this extraordinary documentary recounts the true story of the son of a Hamas leader who emerged as one of Israel’s prized informants, and the Shin Bet agent who risked his career to protect him.
DocumentaryJoin star hosts Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Jimmy Stewart, Liza Minnelli, Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald O'Connor, Peter Lawford, and Debbie Reynolds in a joyous celebration of MGM musicals, the Hollywood studio that practically invented the musical. Starting from 1929's "The Broadway Melody," up to 1958's Academy Award-winning "Gigi", this collection of song, dance, out takes, and interviews will entertain the whole family. Featuring scenes from such American musical classics as "Singin' In the Rain," "Showboat" and "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and a parade of stars, including Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Esther Williams, and Clark Gable. A huge commercial and critical success, it was followed by two sequels.
DocumentaryWinning a war is not easy. LANCASTER tells the story of the iconic WW2 bomber, through the words of the last surviving veterans. Starting with 'The Blitz', we follow our 38 contributors as they join-up, learn to fly and go to war. With the enemy strong and RAF Bomber Command badly equipped, losses were high. But eventually, the tide turned with the introduction of the 'Lanc'. Designed to take the war to the enemy - and to win it - the Lancaster was both loved and feared.From the firestorms of Hamburg, through the famous Dambuster raids and the still-controversial bombing of Dresden, emotional testimonies tell of courage, fear, friendship and moral ambiguity. For there was a deadly price to be paid in the lethal night skies over Germany - 55,000 aircrew and 600,000 civilians were killed. Such was the cost of defeating the Nazis and restoring peace to Europe.
DocumentaryExperience joy and happiness at its purest in this life-affirming, universal celebration of the magic and innocence of Babies. Proving that if you surround your baby with love it doesn’t matter what culture you’re from or what child-rearing practices you follow. Babies travels the globe following four children from vastly different corners of the world—Ponijao from Namibia, Bayarjargal from Mongolia, Mari from Tokyo and Hattie from San Francisco. Sure to put a smile on your face and a warm feeling in your heart, it’s the film that critics and audiences agree “could be the feel-good movie of the decade!” (Moviefone)
DocumentaryThe History of the Eagles is a 2-part documentary about one of the biggest rock bands in history. Following them from their earliest musical memories to rock superstardom, and then from their breakup to reunion. This film details everything; the highs and lows, all told from the band members’ themselves – in their own words.
DocumentaryA commercial diver is stranded on the seabed with five minutes of oxygen, but with no chance of rescue for half an hour. With access to astonishing underwater archive, this is the true story of one man’s impossible fight for survival. GRAVITY meets TOUCHING THE VOID - 100 metres underwater.
Music DocumentariesAn inside look at The Elephant 6 Recording Co., the ’90s rock collective that launched Neutral Milk Hotel, The Olivia Tremor Control, The Apples in Stereo, and other bands. Around 1985, a group of Louisiana high schoolers began experimenting with whatever random instruments and gear they could find. Influenced by psychedelia, and with little to distract them, they birthed a musical revolution.
DocumentaryTourists flock to the west coast of Ireland to take in the breathtaking Cliffs of Moher, but the real treasure lies in the soulful, acoustic sounds wafting out of pubs and living rooms of Doolin, County Clare. The denizens of this unspoiled coastal village of tight-knit neighbors and unlocked doors revel in the passion and history of their traditional folk songs, using music as a thread through generations to create community, connection, and joy.
DocumentaryA determined group of women, midwives, and doctors fight to increase access to abortion pills in the United States outside of a clinic setting. In 2014, Francine, a social scientist based in Los Angeles, and her partners, launched Plan C to spread the word about access to abortion pills online. This is the story of the work done between 2020 and the overturning of Roe v. Wade in 2022.
Music DocumentariesFrom BAFTA Award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse – in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archival footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A once-in-a-generation talent, Amy Winehouse was a musician that captured the world’s attention. A pure jazz artist in the most authentic sense – she wrote and sung from the heart using her musical gifts to analyze her own problems. The combination of her raw honesty and virtuosity resulted in some of the most unique and adored songs of the modern era. But her massive success resulted in relentless and invasive media attention, which coupled with Amy’s troubled relationships and precarious lifestyle, saw her life tragically begin to unravel, resulting in her untimely death in July 2011 at the age of 27.
DocumentaryJulia brings to life the legendary cookbook author and television superstar who changed the way Americans think about food, television, and even about women. Using never-before-seen archival footage, personal photos, first-person narratives, and cutting-edge, mouth-watering food cinematography, the film traces Julia Child's 12 year struggle to create and publish the revolutionary Mastering the Art of French Cooking (1961) which has sold more than 2.5 million copies to date, and her rapid ascent to become the country’s most unlikely television star. It’s the empowering story of a woman who found her purpose – and her fame – at 50, and took America along on the whole delicious journey.
DocumentarySEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN tells the incredible true story of Rodriguez, the greatest ‘70s rock icon who never was. After being discovered in a Detroit bar, Rodriguez’s sound struck 2 renowned producers and they signed a recording deal. But when the album bombed, the singer disappeared into obscurity. A bootleg recording found its way into apartheid South Africa and over the next two decades, he became a phenomenon. The film follows the story of two South African fans who set out to find out what really happened to their hero.
DocumentaryControversy erupts when an unassuming young man floods the American wine market with fake vintages valued in the millions, bamboozling the wine world elite, in this humorous and suspenseful tale of an ingenious con on the eve of the 2008 stock market crash.
DocumentaryThe Fog of War is a 20th century fable, a story of an American dreamer who rose from humble origins to the heights of political power. Robert S. McNamara was both witness to and participant in many of the crucial events of the 20th century: the crippling Depression of the 1930s; the industrialization of the war years; the development of a different kind of warfare based on air power and the creation of a new American meritocracy. He was also an idealist who saw his dreams and ideals challenged by the role he played in history.
DocumentaryBehind the headlines, beyond the spotlight… lies Justin’s real story. Get to know Justin Bieber as only the lucky few do – honest, funny and totally captivating – through incredible performances and exclusive interviews with the star himself. This is the compelling documentary that goes backstage to reveal Justin’s real story: his insights on evolving as an artist, the relationships that matter most to him, and what it’s like to come of age in the spotlight. It also includes thrilling never-before-seen concert footage, unprecedented behind-the-scenes access and special appearances from manager Scooter Braun, Pattie Mallette and many more.
DocumentaryStrokes of Genius is a world-class documentary capturing the historic 13-year rivalry between tennis icons Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It is timed for release as the anticipation crests with Roger as returning champion, 10 years after their famed 2008 Wimbledon championship – an epic match so close and so reflective of their competitive balance that, in the end, the true winner was the sport itself. The feature-length film will capitalize on the anticipated, massive, global 10th-anniversary celebration, the 50th anniversary of the Open Era and the 150th anniversary of the All England Lawn Tennis Club. To seize upon this once-in-a-lifetime moment, the film brings together four complementary auspices who will transport viewers between the lines and directly into the heart of this breathtaking rivalry.
DocumentarySeptember 11th, 2001. An event and a day many will never forget. However, for a growing population this event did not occur during their lifetime, but is merely a footnote in a new history book. Loose Change 9/11 serves as an alternate history book, setting out to ask the hard questions from that fateful day. Combining the four existing editions into one and incorporating new footage released to the public, this high definition version will hopefully leave you looking at September 11th, and the world, differently. Narrated by Daniel Sunjata of FX's "Rescue Me" with an original score by Mic Cartier.
DocumentaryThe discovery of the mutilated body of a mentally challenged young mother begins a journey into madness that is so unbelievable that the mastermind behind the crime ultimately got away with murder.
DramaChris and Shanann Watts were by all accounts the perfect couple, with two perfect children Celeste and Bella. In 2018 this family was shattered by the disappearance and murder of Shanann and the kids – at the hands of Chris himself who had appealed to the public for help in finding them. How is it possible for something this horrific to happen in the sleepy mountain town of Frederick, Colorado? Did Chris simply snap the morning of the murders, or was it something much more calculated and sinister? Friends of the Watts family come together to unravel the secrets behind this tragedy.
DocumentaryFrom Academy Award-Winning director Bryan Fogel (ICARUS), The Dissident is a critically acclaimed edge-of-your-seat, adrenaline-filled thriller that plays out at the highest levels of power, exposing the labyrinth of deceit behind the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
DocumentaryWhat makes a film score unforgettable? Featuring Hans Zimmer, James Cameron, Danny Elfman, John Williams, Quincy Jones, Trent Reznor, Howard Shore, Rachel Portman, Thomas Newman, Randy Newman, Leonard Maltin, and the late James Horner and Garry Marshall, SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY brings Hollywood's elite composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most international music genre: the film score. A film composer is a musical scientist of sorts, and the influence they have to complement a film and garner powerful reactions from global audiences can be a daunting task to take on. The documentary contains interviews with dozens of film composers who discuss their craft and the magic of film music while exploring the making of the most iconic and beloved scores in history: “James Bond”, “Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Titanic,” “The Social Network,” “Mad Max:
DocumentaryIn 2014, a demon possession story out of Gary, Indiana caused a worldwide media sensation. It included claims that a boy had walked backwards up a hospital emergency room wall, and that a priest had performed multiple exorcisms. Famous paranormal investigator Zak Bagans was producing an episode of his popular television series when the story broke; he then bought the location of the haunting a day later over the phone, sight unseen. “This was it!” thought Zak, who has investigated over 1,000 hauntings. “The mega-story I’ve always wanted to investigate.' It was the next Amityville. But Zak and his crew were unprepared for what awaited them at a house that was possessed by “200 demons.” Zak suffered from a debilitating illness, crew members quit and were fired, people nearly died... Zak even started to wonder if just viewing the film could open audiences up to possession themselves - had he made a movie too dangerous to release?
DocumentaryMOONAGE DAYDREAM illuminates the life and genius of David Bowie, one of the most influential artists of our time. Told through sublime, kaleidoscopic, never-before-seen footage and performances, this experiential cinematic odyssey explores Bowie's creative, musical and spiritual journey. The film is guided by the icon's own narration and is the first officially sanctioned film on the artist.
DocumentaryWith unfettered access to the Zappa Vault and all its archival footage, Zappa explores the private life behind the mammoth musical career that never shied away from the political turbulence of its time. Alex Winter’s assembly features appearances by Frank’s widow Gail Zappa and several of Frank’s musical collaborators including Mike Keneally, Ian Underwood, Steve Vai, Pamela Des Barres, Bunk Gardner, David Harrington, Scott Thunes, Ruth Underwood, Ray White and others.
DocumentaryADHD is one of the most commonly diagnosed-and widely misunderstood-neurological conditions in the world today, affecting nearly 10% of kids and a rising number of adults. But what if having an ADHD brain is actually an asset? A growing number of innovators, entrepreneurs, CEO's, Olympic athletes, and award-winning artists have recently disclosed that their ADHD, managed effectively, has played a vital role in their success. The Disruptors hears from many of those game-changing people about their ADHD, and takes an immersive look at our approach to ADHD that debunks the most harmful myths, and intimately takes viewers inside a number of families as they navigate the challenges - and the surprising triumphs - of living with ADHD.
DocumentaryGenesis: Paradise Lost brings the first chapter of the Bible to life! Using stunning visual effects, epic orchestration, and the latest scientific and historical research, this film explores the context of the highly studied and hotly debated book of Genesis. Vivid CG animation and interviews with experts and PhD's ignite this powerful production to deliver an incredible, thought-provoking investigation of our origins. Genesis: Paradise Lost challenges our culture’s indoctrination into the evolutionary worldview with biblical and scientific facts. As the Creation to the Cross message unfolds, it reveals that a person’s view of origins affects a person’s moral opinion on many things including the sanctity of life, an individual’s purpose for existing, and what happens after death. The film ends with a clear presentation of the Gospel. Producers Strean, Hovind, and Harrity fully realize that the increasing attack on the idea that God created the universe remains a battleground f
DocumentarySynchronised swimming is for girls. It’s for girls who can run a 400 metre sprint while holding their breath, and smiling. Perfect is a documentary feature that dives beyond the sequins and mascara to follow the Canadian synchronised swimming team through the most gruelling year of their lives as they battle for a spot at Rio 2016. This team of elite athletes will do whatever it takes to make it. They’ll suffer concussions, smashed vertebrae, fractured feet, broken noses, black eyes and dislocated knees. That’s because synchronised swimming is as much of a contact sport as football.“You go out there, you kill. This is war,” trainer Meng Chen tells her girls before they compete. The biggest challenge for Team Canada is not their choreography nor their synchronicity, but their diversity. In a conservative sport like synchronised swimming, the definition of perfection is sameness. But Team Canada representsthe country’s cultural diversity, which makes them the underdogs. The o
DocumentaryExperience 1980s Cold War tensions and the threat of a nuclear apocalypse through the lens of the ABC Network, as it narrowly succeeds in producing the most watched, most controversial TV-movie ever made, THE DAY AFTER. With irreverent humour, witness television's former power as it shakes a nation and shifts President Reagan's tone at the height of the nuclear arms race with Soviet Russia.
ThrillerIn late 2007, filmmakers Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost sensed a story unfolding as they began to film the life of Ariel’s brother, Nev. They had no idea that their project would lead to the most exhilarating and unsettling months of their lives. A reality thriller that is a shocking product of our times, Catfish is a riveting story of love, deception and grace within a labyrinth of online intrigue.
DocumentaryA new breed of action sports film comes to life as Red Bull Media House, in association with Brain Farm Digital Cinema, present “The Art of FLIGHT”, a Curt Morgan Film. Two years in the making, “The Art of FLIGHT” gives iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends the opportunity to redefine what is possible in the mountains. Experience the highs, as new tricks are landed and new zones opened, alongside the lows, where avalanches, accidents, and wrong-turns strike. Immerse yourself in a cinematic experience as Brain Farm and their arsenal of filmmaking technology capture the culture, wildlife and scenic landscapes the riders take in along the way. Join in the ride as the creators of “That’s It, That’s All” completely rewrite the formula for action sports cinema with “The Art of FLIGHT.”