SportsYes, Maria Sharapova is one of the greatest to ever play the game of tennis. Yes, she is beautiful, poised and articulate.Yes, her marketability among female athletes is unrivaled.Yes, she was embroiled in a controversy that resulted in suspension.Yet, despite all of this, the real Maria Sharapova is widely unknown. Told in her own words, with a raw intimacy never before revealed, the_point. spans the most pivotal year in Maria Sharapova’s life. The film begins with the moment Maria received notice of her suspension from tennis, and takes us through her triumphs and struggles as she works to prove her innocence, and ultimately, prepares for her comeback. As we follow Maria on her journey, we see her evolve. In the process of fighting for her truth, she has been emancipated and found a new perspective that’s break
DocumentaryWhat is the first thing you think of when the guy behind you gets his legs blown off? What time is it when it hits 'bomb o' clock'? What do you do when the woman you fall for reveals herself as an assassin? A GOOD DAY TO DIE is a narrative feature, six years in the making, documenting the life story and extraordinary adventures of British conflict photographer, Jason P. Howe. Jason survived 12 years on the frontline of four wars, capturing images of humanity at war, its suffering, and cultures in disarray. This is not just a film about war. This is a story about a man who chose a life of perpetual peril in pursuit of the perfect image, and what it takes to get those images published for the world to see. An insight on how passion led to the downward spiral of disillusionment in this crazy tale of survival and change. J
DocumentaryBased on the books series written by David Paulides Missing 411 chronicles the unsolved yet eerily similar disappearances of five children in the wilds of North America accross multiple decades. A real-life horror story for those involved, the film examines each case from multiple perspectives in an attempt to shed light on the unsettling topic. Les Stroud of Survivorman and Obama-appointed, former Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar are both interviewed for their insight into the topic, as are the families who have fallen victim to tragedy.
Documentary"Unacknowledged" focuses on the historic files of the Disclosure Project and how UFO secrecy has been ruthlessly enforced - and why. The best evidence for Extraterrestrial contact, dating back decades, is presented with direct top-secret witness testimony, documents and UFO footage, 80% of which has never been revealed anywhere else. The behind-the-scenes research and high level meetings convened by Dr. Steven Greer will expose the degree of illegal, covert operations at the core of UFO secrecy. From briefings with the CIA Director, top Pentagon Generals and Admirals, to the briefing of President Obama via senior advisor John Podesta, chairman of the Hillary Clinton Campaign - we take the viewer behind the veil of secrecy and into the corridors of real power where the UFO secrets reside. The viewer will learn that a si
Music DocumentariesThe Grammy Award winning chronicling of the triumphs and tragedies of the band's 16 year history, BACK AND FORTH chronicles FOO FIGHTERS entire existence: from Dave Grohl's cassette demos to the band forming to play those songs to their ascent to becoming one of the biggest rock bands on the planet--and every Grammy win and sold out show along the way. FOO FIGHTERS BACK AND FORTH features Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear recalling every stage of the band's existence more candidly and intimately than ever before culminating in a behind the scenes look at the direct-to-analog tape sessions in Grohl's garage that produced the new album, WASTING LIGHT.
DocumentaryA gripping documentary on one of the greatest movie stars of all time. In 1970 McQueen set out to make 'the ultimate racing movie'. It would be called Le Mans. He would lose his marriage, close friendships, control of his film and risk lives. Obsession, Betrayal & Vindication. The superstar who risked everything in pursuit of his dream.
DocumentaryDocumentary exploring the theft in March 2004, of street artist Banksy's ten-foot statue titled The Drinker. This sculpture was a replica of Rodin's The Thinker -with a traffic cone placed on its head and was installed in central London. One day, in broad daylight, masked thieves pulled up with a flatbed truck and stole 'The Drinker' before sending a ransom note to a national newspaper claiming to be art terrorists and demanding a ransom for it's safe return. The ensuing battle between Banksy and the art terrorist known as AK47 went on for a number of years before the art work disappeared completely. Now, after all this time, it seems that AK47 is about to breathe new life into the saga.
DocumentaryTold entirely in the words of James Baldwin, through both personal appearances and the text of his final unfinished book project, I Am Not Your Negro touches on the lives and assassinations of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Medgar Evers to bring powerful clarity to how the image and reality of blacks in America today is fabricated and enforced.
DocumentaryThe name McLaren is synonymous with motor racing excellence and stands today as a symbol for automotive superiority. Yet what is less known is that the brand was the creation of one young man from New Zealand – a pioneer who followed his dream and who against all odds led a team to greatness and himself to become a motorsport champion and hero. Despite the tragic end to his life, Bruce’s legacy lives on and his vision, passion, and drive to innovate continues to be at the heart of advanced motor engineering to this day. A truly inspirational story of a young boy from humble birth who dared to take on the elite world of motor racing and win.
DocumentaryLouis Theroux's first theatrical feature documentary, from the Oscar winning producer of Searching For Sugarman and Man On Wire, sees the renowned filmmaker delve into the world of Scientology, one of the worlds most mysterious and powerful religions, in what he regards as 'the Holy Grail of Stories'. With a lifetime of experience dealing with eccentric, unpalatable and unexpected human behaviour, the unassuming Theroux wont take no for an answer when his request to enter the Church of Scientology headquarters is turned down. Inspired by the Churches alleged techniques, and aided by former Scientology members turned whistleblowers, Theroux uses actors to recreate incidents people claim to have experienced as members in an attempt to better understand the way it operates. However, in a bizarre twist, it becomes clear th
DocumentaryLetters from Baghdad is the story of a true original - Gertrude Bell - sometimes called the "female" Lawrence of Arabia. Voiced and executive produced by actor Tilda Swinton, the film tells the dramatic story of this British spy, explorer and political powerhouse. Bell traveled widely in Arabia before being recruited by British military intelligence during WWI to help draw the borders of Iraq and as a result helped shape the modern Middle East. Using stunning, never-seen-before footage of the region, the film chronicles her extraordinary journey into both the uncharted Arabian desert and the inner sanctum of British colonial power. What makes the film stand apart is that the story is told entirely in the words of Gertrude Bell and her contemporaries, excerpted from their intimate letters, private diaries and official d
DocumentaryA mesmerizing psychological thriller with a killer whale at its centre, Blackfish is the first film since Grizzly Man to show how nature can get revenge on man when pushed to its limits. Blackfish tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity. Along the way, director-producer Gabriela Cowperthwaite compiles shocking footage and emotional interviews to explore the creature’s extraordinary nature, the species’ cruel treatment in captivity, the lives and losses of the trainers and the pressures brought to bear by the mulit-billion dollar sea-park industry. This emotionally wrenching, tautly structured story challenges us to consider our relationship to nature and reveals how little we humans have learned from these highly intelligent and enormously sentient fellow
DocumentaryFrom 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 archive 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 analyse her own problems. The combination of her raw honesty and supreme talent resulted in some of the most unique and adored songs of the modern era. Her huge success, however, resulted in relentless and invasive media attention which coupled with Amy’s troubled relationships and pre
DocumentaryTwenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests and violence in Los Angeles, LA 92 immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through stunning and rarely-seen footage. Produced by Oscar winner Simon Chinn and Emmy winner Jonathan Chinn and directed by Oscar winners Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin, the film brings a fresh perspective to a pivotal moment.
DocumentaryWith unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a harrowing look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy – the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In the Mexican state of Michoacán, Dr. Jose Mireles, a small-town physician known as “El Doctor,” leads the Autodefensas, a citizen uprising against the violent Knights Templar drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Meanwhile, in Arizona’s Altar Valley – a narrow, 52-mile-long desert corridor known as Cocaine Alley – Tim “Nailer” Foley, an American veteran, heads a small paramilitary group called Arizona Border Recon, whose goal is to stop Mexico’s drug wars from seeping across our border. Filmmaker Matthew Heineman embeds himself in the heart of darkness as Nailer, El Doctor, and the cartel each vie to bring th
DocumentaryChasing Great follows All Black Rugby legend, Richie McCaw, through his final season as he attempts to guide New Zealand to an unprecedented, back-to-back double of World Cup victories.Woven through that final season, this astonishing documentary film tells the story of Richie’s life. With unique access to Richie and a remarkable family video archive, Chasing Great is the story of how a shy farm boy went on to become one the greatest and most respected Rugby Union players of all time. It takes the audience inside Richie’s world, that of a dedicated professional sportsman. What emerges is a very personal insight into high level competition, and a psychological profile of the mind of a champion.
DocumentaryThe Secret. It has been passed throughout the ages, traveling through centuries… to reach you. This is the secret to everything – joy, health, money, relationships, love, happiness… everything you have ever wanted. In this astonishing film are ALL the resources you will need to understand and live The Secret. For the first time in history leading scientists, authors, and philosophers will reveal The Secret, a secret that utterly transformed the lives of those who lived it… Plato, Newton, Carnegie, Beethoven, Shakespeare, Einstein. Now YOU will know The Secret, and it can change your life forever.
Documentary"As soon as I knew we were about to get a record deal, I never slept" - Caleb Followill. Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon is a unique insight into one of the biggest bands on the planet. Now a global phenomenon, the film charts their humble beginnings in the deep South, struggling with the grasp of God and the pleasures of the Devil through alcohol, recreational drugs and most importantly, the rock n' roll that would make them superstars, to signing a record deal and selling out stadiums worldwide. Featuring interviews with the full band Caleb, Nathan, Jared, and Matthew Followill, plus exclusive footage of other family members and influential figures in the band's lives and career, this is the first time their tremendous journey has been documented. Talihina Sky is the definitive story of the Kings of Leon, to
DocumentaryThis spellbinding documentary follows Aisholpan, a 13 year old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kasakh family. Through breathtaking aerial cinematography and intimate verite footage, the film captures her personal journey whilst also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.
DocumentaryWhen feminist filmmaker Cassie Jaye sets out to document the mysterious and polarizing world of the Men's Rights Movement, she begins to question her own beliefs. Jaye had only heard about the Men's Rights Movement as being a misogynist hate group aiming to turn back the clock on women's rights, but when she spends a year filming the leaders and followers within the movement, she learns the various ways men are disadvantaged and discriminated against. The Red Pill challenges the audience to pull back the veil, question societal norms, and expose themselves to an alternate perspective on gender equality, power and privilege.
DocumentaryFrom “Lemmy” filmmaker Wes Orshoski comes the story of the long-ignored pioneers of punk, The Damned. Seminal punks, court jesters, goth trend setters, the original line-up led the London 70s punk rock scene, being the first to release a UK single and album, and the first to cross the Atlantic. A complex, bitter and often hilarious tale of discord, the film charts the band's colourful history and many interpersonal conflicts, from disagreements over unpaid royalties to estranged former members striking out on competing anniversary tours. Including interviews with all original members of the band, with additional appearances by Chrissie Hynde, Mick Jones (The Clash), Lemmy and members of Pink Floyd, Black Flag, Guns 'N' Roses, the Sex Pistols, Blondie and The Buzzcocks, Dangerous Minds: “Funny, intimate and at tim
DocumentaryStan Romanek is the center of the world's most documented extraterrestrial contact story, and the multitude of evidence accumulated over the past decade has convinced thousands around the world that his story is true. This documentary film takes audiences on a journey through Stan's past, present and future with one goal in mind: help the world understand that no one knowingly chooses the challenges Stan and his family have endured. This film's intention is not to prove the existence of UFOs and extraterrestrials, but it does pose the question: What if this is all true? "extraordinary: the stan romanek story" is about one man's evolution through a life he did not choose and the messages he is driven to deliver to mankind.
DocumentaryZeitgeist: The Movie (2007) is a treatment on Mythology and Belief in society today presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues. Chapter 1 presents historical data relating to the astronomical/astrological origins of the Judeo-Christian theology. Chapter 2 presents a alternative view of the events of Sept. 11th 2001. Chapter 3 presents a shotgun tour through the subjects of Central Banking, War Pretexts, Banking Panics, the Military Industrial Complex, Media Culture and ultimately the mental neurosis and deadly addiction known as Power.
DocumentaryCatfish centres on a riveting mystery that is a product of our times, where social networking, mobile devices, and electronic communication so often replace face-to-face personal contact. Henry Joost, Nev Schulman and Ariel Schulman's compassionate documentary is a remarkable and powerful story of grace within a labyrinth of online intrigue.
DocumentaryDeep in the San Fernando Valley, behind the train tracks and amidst dilapidated warehouses, was rock n' roll's best kept secret. Sound City, America's greatest unsung recording studio, housed a legendary, one-of-a-kind recording console, and became the birth place to the seminal albums that defined 20th century music. Fleetwood Mac, Neil Young, Rick Springfield, Tom Petty, Nirvana, amongst many others, all put magic to tape within these walls. It was Rock n’ Roll hallowed ground.
Directed by Dave Grohl (Nirvana, Foo Fighters) and featuring interviews and performances by the iconic musicians who made their careers in the studio, SOUND CITY tells the story of real rock n'roll history, and celebrates the human element of music, as Grohl gathers some of rock's greatest artists to collaborate on a new album. Using S
Documentary22nd November 2003: The Rugby World Cup Final.
After six weeks of gruelling competition, England is battling reigning champions Australia. The two teams are inseparable after eighty minutes: the game drags deep into extra time with just two minutes left on the clock.
England rumble to within 40 yards of the post. The ball is sent spiralling back to Jonny Wilkinson, the golden boy of English rugby, in a split second he drop kicks for goal and a chance for sporting immortality….
From Director James Erskine (The Battle of the Sexes, Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist) and producer Victoria Gregory (Senna, Man on Wire) Building Jerusalem combines scintillating match action, extraordinary original interviews with the key players including Jonny Wilkinson, Sir Clive Woodward, Martin Johnson and Matt Dawson,
DocumentaryThe BAFTA award winning true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985. Stunning docudrama about a 1985 mountaineering expedition that went horribly wrong, told in the words of the survivors. From the director of the Oscar-winning One Day In September.
DocumentaryFollowing Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, his investigation into sex abuse in the Catholic church, Academy® Award-winning director Alex Gibney (HBO’s Taxi to the Dark Side) turns his gaze to Scientology in Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright. Gibney profiles eight former members of the church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, including their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion.
Heber Cannon, Mariah Moore, Marston Sawyers & Ian Wittenber
DocumentaryThe 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games were a grueling five-day, 15-event test to find the fittest man and woman on Earth. "Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness" follows the dramatic story of the top athletes who qualified and competed and offers an inside look at what it takes to be among the world's elite athletes, both in training and on the competition floor. The CrossFit Games challenge competitors to perform intense physical tasks, but the hardest part is sometimes mental. Athletes often learn the details of the events only minutes before they begin, and everyone handles the pressure differently. Which of these fierce competitors will rise to the top and earn the title of Fittest on Earth?
DocumentaryBlessed with astonishing power and poise, Sergei Polunin took the dance world by storm and became the Royal ballet's youngest ever principal. At the peak of his success, aged 25, he walked away, driven to the brink of self-destruction by stardom - his talent more a burden than a gift. Here is an unprecedented look into the life of a complex young man who has made ballet go viral. Urban rebel, iconoclast, airborne angel, Sergei is transforming the shape of ballet as we know it. But virtuosity comes with a high price. How can you be free to be yourself when you are ballet's 'hottest property'?
SportsAction Figures is the directorial debut of Travis Pastrana, Nitro Circus founder and 17-time X Game medalist, a film he wrote, directed, and produced alongside his best friends from the world of action sports and in association with Nitro Circus. It is a first of a kind film by these modern day action heroes in which each athlete contributed to filming and editing their section of the film. Action Figures is an energy packed, high octane, wild ride of a film that is both an ode to the old school action sports videos and a bold step forward in filmmaking and extreme human performance. This is Travis Pastrana’s personal passion project in which he makes the dream stunts of his close friends become reality. It is one crazy ride with Travis at the wheel as his friends achieve multiple worlds’ firsts along the way. The
DocumentaryHe was football's first rock and roll star - a handsome, charismatic Belfast boy who could thrill and excite the crowds with every turn of the ball. But George Best was also the lead in his own Shakespearean tragedy, a flawed genius, brought down by drink, temptation and depression. Director Daniel Gordon (Hillsborough, The Fall) recounts the tale of this beloved but be-devilled superstar with riveting, evocative footage and testimony by those who knew him at his best - and worst. There's a lot of ground to cover in Best's short life - from his electrifying debut with Manchester United at the tender age of 17, through the glory years that United won the 1968 European Cup, his adventures in the North American Soccer League, not to mention his time spent romancing the world's most beautiful, intoxicating women. But Gordo
DocumentaryDying Laughing is a candid look inside the complicated and fascinating lives of some of the world’s greatest stand-up comedians. A beautiful, funny and unique feature length documentary on the agony and the ecstasy of making people laugh.
DocumentaryOn 1st June, 1967 The Beatles released what would become the world’s first concept album, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Described by Rolling Stone magazine as “The most important rock & roll album ever made…” the album not only changed the course of music but went on to become one of the biggest selling records of all time. Featuring interviews with former employees, fellow musicians, family members and journalists, and supported by a vast array of original and exclusive never-seen-before footage, the film offers a fascinating insight into the swinging sixties and the 12 months surrounding the album’s release. Examining the band’s disillusionment with touring, their changing relationship with manager, Brian Epstein, and the advent of the Summer Of Love, this star-studded rockumentary offers a fasci
DocumentaryHow might your life be better with less? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.
DocumentaryOne More Time with Feeling began as a performance-based concept around the making of new Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album Skeleton Tree, but evolved into something more complex as director Andrew Dominik delved into the personal backdrop of the writing and recording of the album. Interwoven throughout the Bad Seeds’ filmed performance of the new album are interviews and footage shot by Dominik, accompanied by Cave’s intermittent narration and improvised ruminations. Filmed in black-and-white and colour, the result is stark, fragile and raw. A co-production between Iconoclast and Pulse Films, in association with JW Films, and produced by Dulcie Kellett and James Wilson, One More Time with Feeling was officially selected for world premiere at the 2016 Venice Film Festival.
SportsFor a fleeting moment in the early 80s Tommy Byrne was the world's greatest driver, the motor racing equivalent of George Best and Muhammad Ali all rolled into one. Eddie Jordan the former team-owner, who worked with both Ayrton Senna and Michael Schumacher, will tell you: 'Forget Schuey and Senna - Tommy Byrne was the best of them all.' His rise was meteoric and his fall spectacular.
DocumentaryJodorowsky's Dune is the story of legendary cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s staggeringly ambitious but ultimately doomed film adaptation of the seminal science fiction novel DUNE. Through interviews with legends and luminaries including H.R. Giger (artist, ALIEN), Gary Kurtz (producer, STAR WARS) and Nicolas Winding Refn (director, DRIVE and ONLY GOD FORGIVES), and an intimate and honest conversation with Jodorowsky filmed over the course of three years, director Pavich’s film - featuring never-before-seen realizations of Jodo’s mind-blowing psychedelic space opera (animated by Emmy Award nominated Syd Garon) - finally unearths the full saga of ‘The Greatest Movie Never Made’.
DocumentaryTo celebrate the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth in January 2006 'In Search of Mozart' is the first major feature-length documentary on Mozart's life. His biography is told through interviews and performances with over 70 of the greatest exponents of Mozart's music including Sir Charles Mackerras, Renée Fleming, Magdalena Kožená, Sandrine Piau, Ian Bostridge, Gerald Finley, Sir Thomas Allen, Imogen Cooper, Pierre Laurent Aimard, Leif ove Andsnes, Lang Lang, Ronald Brautigam and Škampa Quartet. In Search of Mozart traces the composer's life through his music and extensive correspondence. From K1a to K626 (Requiem), over 80 works are featured in chronological order, revealing striking parallels between the music and Mozart's own experiences. Throughout, it's the music that takes centre stage, with the jigsaw of M
DocumentaryA Story of Children and Film is the world’s first movie about kids in global cinema. It’s passionate, poetic, portrait of the adventure of childhood : its surrealism, loneliness, fun, destructiveness and stroppiness: as seen through 53 great films from 25 countries. A story of children and film is an eye opener, a landmark film and a celebration of both childhood and the movies.
DocumentaryOne hundred and fifty years ago, the corporation was a relatively insignificant entity. Today, it is a vivid, dramatic and pervasive presence in all our lives. Like the Church, the Monarchy and the Communist Party in other times and places, the corporation is todays dominant institution. But history humbles dominant institutions. All have been crushed, belittled or absorbed into some new order. The corporation is unlikely to be the first to defy history. In this complex and highly entertaining documentary, Mark Achbar, co-director of the influential and inventive MANUFACTURING CONSENT: NOAM CHOMSKY AND THE MEDIA, teams up with co-director Jennifer Abbott and writer Joel Bakan to examine the far-reaching repercussions of the corporations increasing preeminence. Based on Bakans book The Corporation: The Pathological Purs
DocumentaryThis gripping documentary chronicles the monumental life and tragic death of legendary Brazilian motor-racing champion, Ayrton Senna. Spanning the decade from his arrival in Formula One in the mid 80's, the film follows Senna's struggles both on track and off, depicting a dynamic and complex public figure who could be both spiritual and ruthless, all while becoming a global superstar.
DocumentaryThe Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is the greatest motorcycle road race in the world, the ultimate challenge for rider and machine. It has always called for a commitment far beyond any other racing event, and many have made the ultimate sacrifice in their quest for victory. Following legendary riders Guy Martin (BBC’s The Boat That Guy Built), Ian Hutchinson, John McGuinness, Conor Cummins and many more, TT: Closer to the Edge is a story about freedom of choice, the strength of human spirit and the will to win. It’s also an examination of what motivates those rare few, this elite band of brothers who risk everything to win the race.
Comedy3 times the laughs. 3 times the stupid. 3 times the pain. The Jackass guys are back for their wildest round of mischief and mayhem yet! You’ll laugh ‘til your bladder pops or your spleen spleens as Johnny Knoxville goes roller-skating in a buffalo herd, Bam Margera barrels through a hallway of high-voltage stun guns, and Steve-O takes to the skies in a fully-loaded porta-potty. Get ready to go AC or DC with your choice of theatrical or unrated version, loaded with all the outrageous footage not shown in theaters. So brace yourself for uncensored, unbelievable and totally explicit stunts from the idiots you’ve come to know and love from a safe and sanitary distance!
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.”
DocumentaryWelcome to the no-holds-barred epic portrayal of the life of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. Tyson: The Movie will take you on an incredible journey into the legendary boxer’s life, from his days as a teenage drug dealer and thief in New York to his meteoric rise to fame as the champion of the world and through to his shocking, outrageous decline. For the first time in history, and in his own words, this unparalleled extremist takes you deep into his gritty world of crime, drug addiction and violence. Labelled a "monster" by the media, you’ll witness Tyson fighting for his reputation and his very life while imprisoned for rape, tearing the ear off Evander Holyfield with his bare teeth and tasting painful defeat at the hands of Britain’s Lennox Lewis... The top of the world or the bottom of the ocean... there is
Documentary!Shangri-La Entertainment and Tuff Gong Pictures have produced, in association with Cowboy Films, this definitive film about one of the true and most loved international icons of the 20th Century: Bob Marley. His music and message of love and redemption are known throughout the world and his story has finally been brought to life in this definitive work by the acclaimed talent of Kevin Macdonald. Bob Marley’s universal appeal, impact on music history and his role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. His music and message transcend culture, language and creed and resonate around the world today as powerfully as when he was alive. Only a handful of musicians have ever achieved such an impact and Bob Marley, though his life was far too short, stands among them. As one of the most accomplish
DocumentaryMeet 85 year-old Jiro Ono, widely praised as the world's greatest sushi chef. His tiny restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro, is tucked away in a Tokyo subway station and only seats ten, yet bears 3 Michelin stars and has a month-long reservation waiting list. Jiro runs this culinary gem with a will of iron, deft fingers and his eldest son Yoshikazu. Their fascinating relationship lies at the heart of this wasabi-infused tale, as the apprentice struggles with the sometimes overbearing aura of the master. David Gelb's feature film debut nimbly explores every facet of Jiro's daily life, from his total commitment to the craft to his role as patriarch, making our mouths water along the way.
Music DocumentariesHailed as one of the most innovative and intimate documentaries of all time, experience Kurt Cobain like never before in the only ever fully authorized portrait of the famed music icon. Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen expertly blends Cobain's personal archive of art, music, never seen before movies, animation and revelatory interviews from his family and closest friends. Wildly creative and highly acclaimed, follow Kurt from his earliest years in this visceral and detailed cinematic insight of an artist at odds with his surroundings. Fans and those of the Nirvana generation will learn things about Cobain they never knew while those who have recently discovered the man and his music will know what makes him the lasting icon that he still is today.
SportsMotorcycle road racing is the most dangerous of all motor sports. A sport in which men compete at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour on closed country roads. Roads that on any other day service cars, buses and tractors, roads that are lined with trees, telegraph posts and stone walls, unforgiving obstacles when struck by the human body. It is a sport that has claimed many lives over the years – and continues to do so to this day. Ireland and the Isle of Man are two of the few places in the world where the sport still survives. Narrated by Liam Neeson, Road is the heartbreaking and adrenaline-fuelled tale of a family who have dominated road racing for over thirty years. Robert and Joey Dunlop are quiet men from a rural village in Northern Ireland - but racers who risked everything to win. Robert’s sons, William and
DocumentaryIn 2012, a resurrection no one thought possible took place when legendary band, The Stone Roses reformed after 16 years. With unprecedented access to previously unseen archive footage, Made of Stone is a revealing journey through the life of one of the most revered and influential bands in British music history. Acclaimed film-maker Shane Meadows brings his unique directorial style, humour and emotional depth to the film, capturing the band at work and in their everyday lives as they rehearsed for their much-anticipated reunion, which culminated in three triumphant homecoming gigs at Manchester’s Heaton Park in front of 220,000 adoring fans. Incorporating never-seen-before material spanning the band’s musical history, the personal experiences of many of those touched by the band and their music, and unparalleled ac
DocumentaryHave you ever wanted to sit on the front row of a catwalk fashion show? The September Issue puts you in the shoes of the world’s most influential woman in fashion, Anna Wintour, icon and editor of U.S. Vogue magazine. Taking us behind her trademark bob and huge sunglasses, The September Issue is a revealing look at the inner workings and glamour of the fashion industry as they prepare the biggest ever issue of the magazine. Exposing the truth behind the pictures, and featuring appearances from some of the worlds most fascinating designers, as well as actress and covergirl Sienna Miller, The September Issue is the must have accessory for all fashion lovers.
Music DocumentariesKaty Perry is living proof that if you just be yourself, you can be anything! Get an inside look into the real Katy Perry and find out how this regular California Girl with big dreams became one of the biggest stars in the world. This “undeniably irresistible” film is your chance to experience Katy Perry’s teenage dream come true* Elizabeth Weitzman, NY DAILY NEWS
DocumentaryA film by Frédéric Tcheng (Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel and Valentino: The Last Emperor). Filmmaker Frédéric Tcheng follows up his work on excellent fashion films, including Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel and Valentino: The Last Emperor, with another masterful exploration of a towering fashion institution. In Dior and I, one enters the storied world that is the House of Christian Dior with a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons’ highly anticipated first Haute Couture collection as the iconic brand’s new Artistic Director. From conception through its ultimate exhibition, the process is shown to be a true labor of love by the stoic Simons and a dedicated, charming, and often humorous team of collaborators. Beautifully melding the everyday, pressure-filled components of
DocumentaryOn August 7th 1974, Philippe Petit stepped out on a wire connecting New York’s twin towers. After nearly an hour dancing on the wire, he was arrested, taken for psychological evaluation, then brought to jail and finally released. This is his story. Following six and a half years of dreaming, Petit spent eight months in NYC planning the execution of the coup. Aided by a team of friends and accomplices, Petit had to find a way to bypass the WTC’s security; to smuggle the steel cable and rigging equipment into the towers; to pass the wire between the two rooftops; to anchor the wire and tension it to withstand the winds and swaying of the buildings. James Marsh’s documentary brings Petit’s extraordinary adventure to life through the testimony of Philippe himself and some of the co-conspirators who helped him creat
SportsFrom his humble beginnings in his hometown of Sheffield, England, Steve Peat has established himself as one of the worlds most iconic cyclists. Peaty has been competing at the top level in his chosen sport of downhill mountain bike racing for the past 23 years, longer than the lifetime of many of his current competitors. Through 20 years of archival footage and photos and intimate interviews with Steve, his family, close friends and competitors, Won’t Back Down takes viewers on a captivating tour of the history of the sport of downhill mountain bike racing and offers a never-before-seen view into the life and legacy of this enduring icon.
DocumentaryThe Academy Award-winning producer of Man on Wire unveils the incredible and mysterious story of Rodriguez, a ‘70s U.S. rock icon who disappeared into oblivion and rose from the ashes decades later as a megastar on another continent. SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN is not just about a musician, but about a humble man’s unbelievable and inspiring journey through an extraordinary life that he loves.
DocumentaryCelebrated photographer Don McCullin worked for The Sunday Times from 1966 to 1983, at a time when the newspaper was widely recognised as being at the cutting edge of international investigative photo-journalism. During that period he covered wars and humanitarian disasters on virtually every continent: from civil war in Cyprus, the war in Vietnam and the man-made famine in Biafra to the plight of the homeless in swinging sixties London. This new documentary from the producers of the award-winning SENNA uses rich, detailed archive footage and incredible in-depth interviews to reveal the truth behind McCullin’s hard-hitting and controversial images, piecing together his remarkable story in truly breathtaking style.
DocumentaryThe Italia ’90 World Cup was a renaissance for English football, watched by millions of people across the UK. Its leading star was the young Paul Gascoigne - a player who had come to prominence with his hometown club Newcastle United and who now, upon England’s semi-final exit, captured the hearts of the nation. Gascoigne returned home to a hero’s welcome and became a superstar of international football. With his irrepressible spirit and extraordinary skills he was for a generation of players and fans the most captivating footballer they had ever seen. Gascoigne is the definitive story - in his own words - behind the inspired play on the pitch and the personal struggles and controversies off it. With revealing contributions from Gary Lineker, Jose Mourinho and Wayne Rooney, it tells one of sport’s most remarkab
DocumentaryUnforgettable, chilling and emotional, The Imposter tells the gripping true story of a Texan boy who went missing in 1994 and was miraculously found three and a half years later thousands of miles away in southern Spain. Despite glaring inconsistencies in his physical appearance, the boy's family brought their long-lost "son" home to restart his life in Texas. Questions soon arise: how could the Barclay’s blonde, blue-eyed son have returned with darker skin and eyes? How could his personality and even accent have changed so dramatically? Truth soon proves stranger than fiction as the real story emerges. Universally critically acclaimed and nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, this is a jaw-dropping story about the lies we want to believe and the truths we choose to construct.
SportsFrom the creators of The Art of FLIGHT, Red Bull Media House presents THE FOURTH PHASE, a snowboarding epic starring iconic athlete Travis Rice. A gifted innovator, Rice has always held the keys to what’s possible, yet he still seeks more. While exploring the untapped backcountry of his native Wyoming with mentor Bryan Iguchi, Rice plots a 16,000 mile course to follow the hydrological cycle around the northern Pacific, where snow and ice create dreamlike landscapes on the towering mountains above. On his journey, Rice is joined by several of snowboarding’s most innovative riders, including Mark Landvik, Eric Jackson, Bryan Iguchi, Pat Moore, Mikkel Bang, Jeremy Jones, Victor de Le Rue, Ben Ferguson From the Japanese Alps to the volcanoes of Russia and a spectacularly remote area of Alaska, the team is committed to
Documentary9.79* tells the fascinating story of the controversial 100 metre race at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, where the scandalous tale of illegal substance abuse changed the world of athletics forever. Canadian Ben Johnson and the USA’s Carl Lewis had one of the greatest sporting rivalries of the 20th century, and their competition led to one of the most dramatic moments in Olympic history as Johnson took the gold medal but just hours later was stripped of his win after organisers announced he had tested positive for banned substances. For the first time, all eight 100m athletes and a number of other contemporaries reconstruct the race and the climate of the times - a fascinating period where steroid abuse became an open secret amongst athletes. With drug testing in its infancy and only performed at times
DocumentaryFrom Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.
DocumentaryIn 1998 Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia - a titanic feat of physical and mental endurance that no rider has repeated since. He was a hero to millions - the saviour of professional cycling following the doping scandals which threatened to destroy the sport. However, less than six years later, aged just 34, he died alone, in a cheap Italian hotel room. This film is not just about cycling but an emotional exploration of what drives athletes to compete; man versus mountain, athlete versus the system, Marco Pantani versus himself.
DocumentaryThe Startup Kids is a documentary about the growing number of young web dynamos such as the founders of Vimeo, Soundcloud, Kiip, InDinero, Dropbox, and Foodspotting in the U.S. and Europe. Made by two Icelandic entrepreneurs who founded their first company shortly after the economic collapse of Iceland, this doc is an insider's look into what it takes to make it even when everyone is telling you it is impossible.
DocumentaryRich Froning Jr. entered the 2014 CrossFit Games competition with three consecutive victories, a feat that no other athlete had accomplished. After finding CrossFit in 2009, Froning began a history-making career, finishing second at the CrossFit Games in 2010 and dominating the competition for the next four years. His four titles, five trips to the podium, 16 event wins, 35 top-five event finishes and 45 top-10 event finishes are all records, and he’s revered in the community. Froning’s athletic prowess has been under the microscope for five years, but there’s much more to the man from Tennessee than snatches and pull-ups. In this in-depth documentary by Heber Cannon, take a look into the life and childhood of the fittest man in history, follow his quest to a fourth straight CrossFit Games championship, and see
DocumentaryThis feature-length documentary examines the prime-ministerial career of Tony Blair and his business activities since leaving office - a role described as 'The Blair Rich Project'. Combining testimony from prominent observers, ambassadors and statesmen, with extensive archive footage, animation and illustrations from the award-winning political cartoonist Steve Bell, George Galloway sets out his argument that, despite good things that his government achieved, Tony Blair's actions since leaving office reveal that his overriding motivation may have always been a messianic pursuit of personal glory and financial reward. Featuring contributions from Stephen Fry, Rt. Hon. Clare Short, Peter Oborne, Lauren Booth, Seumas Milne, Rt. Hon. David Davis, Matthew Norman, Will Self, Francis Beckett, Craig Murray, Max Keiser, Richard
DocumentarySet against the backdrop of a high school football season, Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin’s documentary Undefeated, the Academy Award® winner for Best Documentary Feature, is an intimate chronicle of three underprivileged student-athletes from inner-city Memphis and the volunteer coach trying to help them beat the odds on and off the field. Founded in 1899, Manassas High School in North Memphis has never seen its football team, the Tigers, win a playoff game. In recent decades, the last-place Tigers had gone so far as to sell its regular season games to rival schools looking to chalk up an easy win. That began to change in 2004, when Bill Courtney, former high school football coach turned businessman, volunteered to lend a hand. When Courtney arrived, the Tigers were accustomed to timeworn equipment and a sorry patch o
SportsLance Armstrong was considered one of the greatest sports figures of all time and put competitive cycling into the global spotlight, by beating cancer and winning the Tour de France seven times. That success earned him an immense fortune and worldwide fame. His was also one of the most influential and inspiring sports stories of recent memory and became a pop culture phenomenon, thanks to his Livestrong initiative. Beginning in 2009, Academy Award winning documentarian Alex Gibney followed Armstrong for four years chronicling his return to cycling after retirement, as he tried to win his eighth title. Unexpectedly, Gibney was also there in 2012 when Armstrong admitted to doping, following a federal criminal investigation, public accusations of doping by his ex-teammates, and an investigation by the US Anti-Doping Agenc
DocumentaryWith his trademark charm and biting wit, award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore sets off on a rollicking journey to the heart of America, hoping to discover why the American pursuit of happiness is so riddled with mass violence. Moore boldly asks a question that post September 11, no other American dare ask: Are we a nation of gun nuts - or are we just nuts? For Americans, it is a damningly funny indictment of a culture of fear that is armed to the teeth and running amuck. For everyone else, it is a humorous warning about what could happen to any country that chooses the American Way of creating a massive permanent underclass that must be fought off with a constitutionally-protected Uzi.
DocumentaryIn 1962 four young men - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - came together to form the 20th century musical phenomenon known as 'The Beatles'. The band stormed Europe in 1963 and, in 1964, they conquered America. Their groundbreaking world tours changed global youth culture forever and, arguably, invented mass entertainment as we know it today. All the while, the group were composing and recording a series of extraordinarily successful singles and albums. However, the relentless pressure of such unprecedented fame (which in 1966 became uncontrollable turmoil) led to the decision to stop touring. In the ensuing years The Beatles were then free to focus on a series of albums that changed the face of recorded music. Master storyteller and Oscar winner, Ron Howard, explores this incredible journe
DocumentaryREINCARNATED documents the life and career of Calvin Broadus Jr, from his days as a young hustler in Long Beach, to his ascent to international icon Snoop Dogg - through the ups and downs, including the loss of his best friends Tupac and Nate Dogg. Snoop's life has always attracted controversy, though perhaps never more so than after his recent decision to reinvent himself as Snoop Lion. During a trip to Jamaica to record a new reggae-influenced album with Major Lazer, Snoop immerses himself in Jamaican culture, from the backstreets of the crime-ridden Tivoli Gardens to the secret marijuana farms of the Blue Mountains. But it is during an epic baptism from high priests of the Nyabinghi Rastafarian Order that Snoop finds the ultimate high.
SportsSee the sport of surfing as it’s never been captured before in John Florence and Blake Vincent Kueny’s second signature release, this time in association with the award-winning film studio Brain Farm. The first surf film shot in 4K, View From a Blue Moon follows the world’s most dynamic surfer John Florence and his closest friends from his home on the North Shore of Oahu to his favorite surfing destinations around the globe. From the dreamy blue perfection of the South Pacific to the darkest uncharted waters of Africa (and everywhere in between), Florence faces a broad spectrum of emotions as he continues to seal his legacy as one of the most gifted surfers ever. And while the young Hawaiian is pulled in increasingly different directions, there is no form of pressure that will keep him from his ultimate goal —
DocumentaryThe Unbelievers follows renowned scientists Richard Dawkins and Lawrence Krauss across the globe as they speak publicly about the importance of science and reason in the modern world - encouraging others to cast off antiquated religious and politically motivated approaches toward important current issues. Blasphemous to some, heroic to others - the weight of their message is impossible to ignore.
DocumentaryFrom a starving teenager who fought to feed his family, to a Congressman working tirelessly to improve the lives of his people, “Manny” explores the many triumphs and tribulations of Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao, the greatest pound for pound fighter the world has ever seen. Narrated by Liam Neeson, directed by Ryan Moore and Academy-Award® winner Leon Gast, Manny is an inspiring, action-packed story of the life of one of the world’s greatest sportsman inside and outside the ring.
DocumentaryFive years in the making and told using the Sun as a guide, the remarkable breath-taking story of Earth is filmed with high definition cameras to create an unforgettable journey through the changing seasons and daily struggle for life across our planet. We follow a year on earth joining our fellow creatures, as they battle to raise their young in a world that is rapidly changing. Narrated by Patrick Stewart and with music composed and conducted by George Fenton, Earth offers us a chance to recognise and celebrate the beauty of our planet; whilst at the same time it serves as a timely reminder of its' ecological fragility and the creatures that live on it. From rarely seen stunning landscapes to the smallest details in the lives of our best loved, wildest and most elusive creatures, Earth combines rare action‚ unimagi
DocumentaryOverweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross was at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. With doctors and conventional medicine unable to help, Joe traded in junk food and hit the road with a juicer and generator in tow, vowing only to drink fresh fruit and vegetable juice for 60 days. Across 3,000 miles Joe had one goal in mind: To get off his pills and achieve a balanced lifestyle.
DocumentaryMore Than a Game follows USA sports Superstar, LeBron James’ extraordinary rise to fame and, for the first time, allows audiences a VIP pass to his personal history. As well as gripping basketball action, this remarkable true-life coming of age story is about the rare and fierce friendship of five players in the face of unprecedented fame. Coached by a charismatic but inexperienced player’s father, and led by LeBron "King" James, the "Fab Five’s" improbably nine-year journey leads them from a decrepit inner-city gym to the doorstop of a national high school championship and, for some, all the way to the thrones of the NBA. Along the way, the close-knit team is repeatedly tested – both on and off the court – as James’ unparalleled talent explodes into worldwide celebrity, threatening to destroy everything th
DocumentaryOne man’s journey to discover the bitter truth about sugar. Actor Damon Gameau (Underbelly) embarks on a unique experiment to document the effects of a high sugar diet on a healthy body, consuming only foods that are commonly perceived as ‘healthy’ but which are in fact laden with hidden sugars - eg low-fat yoghurt, muesli bars, juices and cereals. Through this entertaining and informative journey, Damon highlights some of the issues that plague the sugar industry, and where sugar lurks on supermarket shelves. That Sugar Film will forever change the way you think about ‘healthy’ food.
IndependentCITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving unprecedented access to Edward Snowden as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass incriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the NSA.
DocumentaryA Very British Gangster is an all access guide into one of Britains most dangerous crime families. For the very first time, a group of hardened criminals open their lives to reveal a brutal world and an underclass which relies upon gangsters for justice, rather than police. Britains best-known investigative journalist turned director, Donal MacIntyre, presents a close-up view of a world embroiled in kidnapping, torture, narcotics and murder. But behind the mach bravado, a poignant world is revealed where a community struggles with poverty, violence and drugs. The film follows the trials and tribulations of mob boss Dominic Noonan over three years, as he lurches from criminal trial to criminal trial. Dominic, head of the Noonan crime dynasty, a second generation family of Irish stock, legally changed this name to Lattla
DocumentaryThe Perfect Human Diet is the unprecedented global exploration for a solution to our epidemic of overweight, obesity and diet-related diseases - the #1 killer in America. This film, by broadcast journalist C.J. Hunt, bypasses current dietary group-think by exploring modern dietary science, previous historical findings, ancestral native diets and the emerging field of human dietary evolution - revealing for the first time, the authentic human diet. Film audiences finally can see what our species truly needs for optimal health and are given a practical template based on scientific facts.
DocumentaryHawking is the extraordinary story of the planet’s most famous living scientist, told for the first time in his own words and by those closest to him. Made with unique access to Stephen Hawking’s private life, this is an intimate and moving journey into his world, both past and present. An inspirational portrait of an iconic figure, Hawking relates his incredible personal journey from boyhood underachiever, to Ph.D. genius, to being diagnosed with Motor Neurone disease and given just two years to live. Despite the constant threat of death, Hawking makes amazing scientific discoveries and rises to fame and superstardom. A remarkable man, a remarkable movie.
DocumentaryThe life of famed East End luminary Lenny McLean gets a touching, personal treatment in The Guv’nor. Famous (and infamous) as a bareknuckle boxer, bouncer, enforcer, and doorman from the late ‘60s, McLean’s journey from unlicensed fighter to best-selling author and star of Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels is also the story of a working class man from Hoxton weathering the changing decades before his untimely death in 1998. Director Paul Van Carter follows his son Jamie as he explores his father’s story, from troubled upbringing to stardom, on the way meeting a variety of East London characters to director Guy Richie. What emerges is a picture of a complex, troubled and driven family man.
DocumentaryFrom Tribeca film. Movies were shot, edited and projected using photochemical film. But over the last two decades a digital process has emerged to challenge photochemical filmmaking. SIDE BY SIDE, a new documentary produced by Keanu Reeves, takes an in-depth look at this revolution. Through interviews with directors, cinematographers, film students, producers, technologists, editors, and exhibitors, SIDE BY SIDE examines all aspects of filmmaking - from capture to edit, visual effects to color correction, distribution to archive. At this moment when digital and photochemical filmmaking coexist, SIDE BY SIDE explores what has been gained, what is lost, and what the future might bring.
Documentary"Woodstock," the concert, gave voice to the spirit of a generation, offering the world a three-day microcosm of the turbulent '60s, set to the music of the era's greatest rock performers. "Woodstock," the film, captures it all, now with more than 40 minutes of added material and masterfully remixed sound. This Academy Award-winner for Best Documentary Feature shows in spectacular detail how and why the legendary "Summer of Love" festival was an historical event, and now features additional interviews, memorable footage and, of course, more of the music that brought this "happening" together. The Hollywood Reporter calls this "inspiring and dramatic... With the terrific new sound, gorgeous new prints and overall high quality of filmmaking, the entire film feels as fresh and vital as when it first burst on the scene in 1
DocumentaryA mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never before seen photographs, films and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.
DocumentaryWatch it now while it’s in theaters. From Academy Award®-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney comes this gripping edge-of-your-seat thriller about Julian Assange and the creation of WikiLeaks, the controversial website that facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. Paralleling Assange’s rise and fall with that of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the troubled young soldier who leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents, We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks is a “riveting, nail-bitingly tense” (Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly), multi-layered exposé about transparency in the information age and our ever-elusive search for the truth.
DocumentaryFrom the creators of the award-winning film Baraka: Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson, comes a new non-verbal masterpiece. Filmed over a five-year period in 25 countries across five continents, Samsara transports us via stunning Panavision Super 70 cinematography to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. By dispensing with dialogue and descriptive text, Samsara subverts our expectations of a traditional documentary. It encourages our own interpretations, inspired by breathtaking images that infuse the ancient with the modern and set against a mesmerizing musical score featuring the work of Lisa Gerrard, Michael Stearns and Marcello De Francisci.
Documentary"My Father Pablo Escobar" tells the inside story of the life, death and legacy of drug lord Pablo Escobar as seen through the eyes of his only son and the sons of his most prominent victims. To some Pablo Escobar was a ruthless criminal. To others, he was a noble saint, but to Sebastian Marroquin, he was one thing above all others: a father. "My Father Pablo Escobar" takes you inside the world of the most notorious drug trafficker of the modern era, from a new perspective: the voice of his only son. For the first time, Sebastian Marroquin (formally Juan Pablo Escobar) invites the world deep into the house of Escobar through photographs, recordings and intimate memories. Along the way, Sebastian reaches out to the sons of his father's most prominent murder victims, Colombian politicians and anti-drug trade crusaders Lui
DocumentaryTelling harsh truths about the modern music business, this riveting and award-winning documentary gives intimate access to singer/actor Jared Leto (“Requiem for a Dream,” “Dallas Buyers Club”) and his band Thirty Seconds to Mars as they fight a relentless lawsuit with record label Virgin/EMI and write songs for their album “This Is War.” Opening up his life for the camera during months of excruciating pressures, Leto reveals the struggles his band must face over questions of art, money and integrity. A FilmBuff Presentation.
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 cheers when they kill an enemy fighter, another looks into the camera and asks if God will ever forgive them for all the killing. As one grieves the loss of his friend in combat, another explains why he missed the war after his deployment ended and he would go back in a heartbeat if he could. Every bit as intense and affecting as Restrepo, Korengal goes a step further in bringing the war into peoples living rooms back home.
DocumentaryMany politicians have seen their careers careen off the tracks, but few instances have been captured so completely on film as the incisive and painfully funny Weiner. With unprecedented access to Anthony Weiner, his family, and his campaign team as they mount his New York City mayoral campaign, the film documents the impending political meltdown of epic proportions. What begins as an unexpected comeback from a disgraced ex-congressman takes a sharp turn once Weiner is forced to admit to new sexting allegations. As the media descends and rips apart his every move, Weiner tries desperately to forge ahead, but the increasing pressure and crippling 24-hour news coverage halts his political aspirations dead in their tracks. Weiner deftly teeters the line between political farce and personal tragedy, exposing the ex-congress
DocumentaryThe Academy Award® Winner for Best Documentary, Inside Job directed by Charles Ferguson, is the first film to expose the shocking truth behind the economic crisis of 2008. The global financial meltdown, at a cost of over $20 trillion, resulted in millions of people losing their homes and jobs. Through extensive research and interviews with major financial insiders, politicians and journalists, INSIDE JOB traces the rise of a rogue industry and unveils the corrosive relationships which have corrupted politics, regulation and academia.
Music DocumentariesShine a Light spans the career of rock and roll band The Rolling Stones. Martin Scorsese filmed the Rolling Stones for two nights at New York City's Beacon Theater on October 29 and November 1, 2006. Footage from the shows will be intercut with backstage footage, historical clips and contemporary interviews with the band. The shows were noted for their star-studded crowds, including former President Bill Clinton. Shine A Light will be the Stones' fifth theatrically released motion picture, following 1970's Gimme Shelter, 1974's Ladies and Gentleman: The Rolling Stones, 1982's Let's Spend the Night Together, and 1992's The Rolling Stones At the Max.
DocumentaryBased on the best-selling book of the same name by Fortune reporters Bethany McLean and Peter Elkind, Alex Gibney incredibly reveals how top executives of America’s seventh-largest company walked away with one billion dollars leaving investors and employees with absolutely nothing. The film comes to a harrowing denouement as we hear Enron traders ringing hundreds of millions of dollars in profits out of the California energy crisis and as a result, we come to comprehend how the unimaginable excess of the Enron hierarchy had such a shocking and profound domino effect that may shape the face of our economy for years to come…