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
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.
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.
DramaParkland is the heart-stopping and powerful true story, never before told, of the people behind the scenes of one of the most scrutinised moments in history. Written and directed by Peter Landesman, Parkland recounts the chaotic events that occurred in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963. The day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.
DramaNicole Kidman stars as one of the twentieth century's most iconic women – Hollywood actress Grace Kelly, who became Princess Grace of Monaco when she married Prince Rainier (Tim Roth) in "the marriage of the century." Six years later, she was invited back to Hollywood by Alfred Hitchcock to star in his new film Marnie. But with French President, Charles de Gaulle, threatening to annex the Principality of Monaco, Grace found herself at a crossroads for her family, her marriage and her country. Would she return to Hollywood as a universally loved celebrity icon or remain with her family and take on her new role and identity as a true Princess of Monaco? Also starring Frank Langella, Paz Vega, Sir Derek Jacobi and more, this epic romance was directed by the acclaimed director of La Vie en Rose.
Documentary"A showcase of awe-inspiring talent, tenacity and passion, First Position paints a thrilling and moving portrait of the most gifted young ballet stars of tomorrow” -METACRITIC
The Youth America Grand Prix is one of the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world, where entrants compete for potential scholarships, funding and future roles with world famous dance companies. Bess Kargman’s award-winning documentary follows six aspiring dancers, aged between 14 and 17, from locations as diverse Colombia and Sierra Leone, through their intense training regimes as they prepare to finally perform in front of the judges. Displaying these young performers’ immense levels of commitment in insightful, revealing detail, FIRST POSITION is a breath-taking, heart-rending and truly inspirational account of what it takes t
DocumentaryAn intimate and provoking portrait of Lord Paul Smith, quirky designer and formidable businessman, through exclusive access to a poet of British fashion. Paul Smith has 400 shops and outlets in 35 countries, 12 clothing lines, 400 million Euros in yearly revenues, sales topping Chanel's, partnerships with Evian, Apple, and Austin, and prestigious bicycle and race car brands. The secret of his success? Who is Paul Smith? How has he managed to get millions of men interested in fashion? How did a modest man from Nottingham become synonymous with elegance in men's fashion?
DocumentaryFrom Academy Award nominated director Roko Belic, HAPPY takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real life stories from around the world and powerful interviews with leading scientists in happiness research, HAPPY explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.
DocumentaryInvestment bankers are the real Masters of the Universe, not politicians, armies or even countries. In economic powerhouse Germany, a top banker gives a disturbing insider’s account of his emotions, motivations and predictions. Revealing a parallel universe of extreme income and merciless pressure. A system disconnecting bankers from the outside world, unable to reflect about their work.
Music DocumentariesActor Michael Rapaport turns documentary filmmaker with this look at the turbulent career of progressive New York hip-hop outfit A Tribe Called Quest. Interviews with such fans and contemporaries as the Beastie Boys, De La Soul, Ludacris, Kanye West and Common reveal how the group helped steer collective hip-hop consciousness in an exciting new direction by combining divergent styles and penning positive lyrics before deciding to call it quits back in 1998. Additional interviews with members Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Q-Tip and Phife Dawg during their 2008 reunion tour offer added insight into their glory days as hip-hop pioneers and life after A Tribe Called Quest.
DocumentaryNarrated by Gabriel Byrne (Usual Suspects, Vanity Fair, Miller's Crossing), this seven-time Best Documentary award-winning film (Silver Lake Film Festival, Beverly Hills Film Festival) is the most comprehensive and mind-blowing investigation of humankind's relationship with death ever captured on film. Hailed by many viewers as a "life-transformational film," Flight from Death uncovers death anxiety as a possible root cause of many of our behaviors on a psychological, spiritual, and cultural level. Following the work of the late cultural anthropologist, Ernest Becker, and his Pulitzer Prize-winning book Denial of Death, this documentary explores the ongoing research of a group of social psychologists that may forever change the way we look at ourselves and the world. Over the last twenty-five years, this team of resear
DocumentarySeductive, fearless, and outrageous, Marina Abramović has been redefining what art is for nearly 40 years. Using her own body as a vehicle, pushing herself beyond her limits – and at times risking her life in the process – she creates performances that challenge, shock, and move us. Marina Abramović the Artist is Present follows the artist as she prepares for what may be the most important moment of her life: a major new retrospective of her work, taking place at The Museum of Modern Art. To be given a retrospective at one of the world’s premier museums is the most exhilarating sort of milestone. For Marina, it is far more: it is the chance to finally silence the question she has been hearing over and over again for four decades: “But why is this art?”
DocumentaryFunny, provocative, and surprisingly accessible, MANUFACTURING CONSENT explores the political life and ideas of Noam Chomsky, world-renowned linguist, intellectual and political activist. In a dynamic collage of new and original footage, biography, archival gems, imaginative graphics and outrageous illustrations, the film highlights the evolution of Chomsky’s philosophy, his probing analysis of mass media, and his critique of the forces behind the daily news. MANUFACTURING CONSENT stands as the definitive work on Chomsky, favoring a documentary style that encourages viewers to question its own workings, as Chomsky himself encourages his listeners to extricate themselves from the media's “web of deceit” by undertaking a course of “intellectual self-defense.” Winner of 22 international awards and honors includi
DocumentaryFive top baristas find themselves pushing the limits of coffee perfection to win the National Barista Championship – a surreal competition where even one mistake is far too many. Once a year, thousands of baristas square off in competitions around the U.S., but only one will become the National Champion. ”Barista” takes the viewer on a humorous, emotional and enlightening look into the unimaginable world of coffee competitions and the passionate, lovable and quirky characters that devote their lives to them. If you think you know coffee – this film will make you think twice. These baristas take this universally beloved beverage seriously. Their passion for it can be felt through every frame of the film. ”Barista” will take you beyond the drink and shine a light on a unique world very few of us ever knew exi
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 po
Special InterestMoving away from her hometown and family in 2010 to pursue training with a world-renowned Olympic trainer, Gabby Douglas was selected to compete with the U.S. Olympic women's gymnastics team at the 2012 Summer Olympics. There, Douglas became the first African American to win gold in the individual all-around event.
DocumentaryIconic writer, director, actor, comedian and musician Woody Allen allows his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. With this unprecedented access, Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Robert B. Weide followed the notoriously private film legend over a year and a half to create the ultimate film biography. Beginning with Allen's childhood, WOODY ALLEN: A DOCUMENTARY chronicles the trajectory and longevity of Allen's career - from teen writer to TV scribe, from standup comedian to award-winning writer-director averaging one film-per-year for more than 40 years. Exploring Allen's writing habits, directing, and relationship with his actors first-hand, new interviews with A-listers, writing partners, family and friends provide insight and backstory to the usually inscrutable filmmaker.
DocumentaryInRealLife takes us on a journey from the bedrooms of British teenagers to the world of Silicon Valley, to find out what exactly the internet is doing to our children? Filmmaker Beeban Kidron suggests that rather than the promise of free and open connectivity, young people are increasingly ensnared in a commercial world. Beguiling and glittering on the outside, it can be alienating and addictive. In Real Life asks if we can afford to stand by while our children, trapped in their 24/7 connectivity, are being outsourced to the net?
DocumentaryDoctors, nutritionists, authors and entrepreneurs from 4 countries share why they choose to go against conventional health wisdom to promote paleo. The film also reflects on how they were profoundly transformed by the lifestyle beforehand.
Music Feature FilmsWith more than 300 hours of film shot during the 2010 tour, No Room For Rockstars documents the true stories of modern era rock and roll from every possible angle. From the kids in the van playing parking lots to gain notice, to the veteran stage manager whose life was saved by the tour, to the musician who crosses over to mainstream success while on the road, No Room For Rockstars is cinema vérité story-telling at its finest. A historical retrospective or concert film this is not. No Room For Rockstars is meaningful insight into current state of rock and roll and the zeitgeist of youth culture.
SportsIn the world of sports, there is a point in every young athletes career when they will be tested both physically and mentally to see if they are among the elite to make it into the professional arena. In surfing, the battleground lies on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, where surfers from all over the world come to claim supremacy in the sport of surfing. Every winter on the seven mile stretch on North Shore Oahu, the best surfers in the world come to charge the infamous Bonzai Pipeline. It is on the deadliest wave in the world, where they are met by media frenzy as they fight for the spotlight while hundreds of cameras flash from ashore. Due to the massive media hype, The Bonzai Pipeline has attracted the most ambitious young surfers from all over the world. They have come to prove their worthiness among the world's b
DocumentaryAn action-packed, award-winning film exploring human struggles, hope and personal courage in the face of overwhelming odds.
From executive producer Denis Leary ("The Amazing Spider-Man", TV's "Rescue Me", "The Thomas Crown Affair") this riveting and inspiring film spends a year with Detroit firefighters, who are charged with the thankless task of saving a city many have written off as dead.
With vast stretches of abandoned buildings, the highest arson rate in the country, and a budget crisis of epic proportions, these brave men and women risk injury, disablement, and death to try and make a difference for the city they call home.
The firefighters’ worst fears are realized when a charismatic young fireman is devastatingly injured on the job. The brotherhood is tested when the city turns to new a new fire comm
DramaJordan (Lily Hall), a 20 year old lesbian athletic university student has added another extracurricular activity to her over-scheduled life—seducing her tutor, Angie (Christina Hallett), while doing research work for Angie’s partner Cameron (Andrew Curry), who is also Jordan's professor. Bi best friend Lucas (Kevin Dee) teases her that she’s an over-achiever, but not even Jordan can keep all these balls in the air indefinitely. The film is set to a propulsive pop beat, while the sparse dialogue and alternately meditative and frenetic editing captures the college experience, where everything seems possible but the plethora of choices becomes its own kind of burden. As the rounds of study, swimming, clubbing, and sex speed faster and faster, Jordan has to make a decision about what she wants out of life—before th
DocumentaryOriginally released in 1943, The Battle of Britain represents the fourth movie in Frank Capra's epic "Why We Fight" documentary series. This film traces the fate of the British during the dark days of "The Blitz." It is a portrait of the desperate, but ultimately successful struggle to prevent a Nazi invasion of England. The film begins after the fall of France. With their army in shambles, the British have to rely on their naval and air forces to stave off invasion. These prove to be formidable adversaries, as does Prime Minister Winston Churchill. His stoic attitude and resolve keep the nation focused on victory. Throughout "The Blitz" the population never wavers. This presentation of The Battle of Britain also includes two rare wartime Ministry of Information shorts. "V-1" shows the "buzz bomb" attacks, while "Fight
ComedySchool’s out and Fred Figglehorn’s (Lucas Cruikshank) dreams of waterslides, Clydesdales and waffle bars turn to nightmares of gruel, poisonous berries and Crocobearimoose when his mom signs him up to the wrong camp! Stuck at Camp Iwannapeepee, Fred is convinced his cabin mates are being poisoned and fed to camp director Floyd (Tom Arnold) -- who's really a Rat Monster in disguise! GHAAAA!!! Not even Fred's uber-cool Dad (WWE superstar John Cena) can help him escape! Luckily, Fred makes new friends, and together they battle Kevin's Camp Superior in the 70th Annual Summer Camp Games. Will a rousing speech and an epic musical number be enough to win the competition?
DocumentaryIn the 50 year of the Cuban Revolution, this is one of the most intimate access films ever made in the Communist state. Access has rarely, if ever, been granted to film freely in a state institution. SONS OF CUBA is set in the legendary Havana Boxing Academy, and this is no ordinary institution: this is a boarding school that hand picks 9-year-old boys, and turns them into the best boxers in the world. The results have been stunning: Cuba has dominated Olympic boxing for the past quarter of a century. The boys duties extend far beyond the ring: They are groomed not only as world-class fighters, but also to be international symbols for their country, dubbed by Castro: "the standard bearers of the Revolution". SONS OF CUBA follows the stories of three young hopefuls through 8 dramatic months of training and schooling as
Special InterestTHE HAPPIEST BABY reveals a secret used for centuries by the world's top parents...the calming reflex. It is almost an "off switch" for your baby's crying and an "on switch" for sleep. With just a little practice, you'll calm most crying fast...and add 1-3 hours to your baby's sleep! For over 30 years, Dr. Karp has taught his remarkable techniques to over a million parents, from working moms to superstars like Madonna!
DocumentaryBeyond Clueless is a dizzying journey into the mind, body and soul of the teen movie, as seen through the eyes of over 200 modern coming-of-age classics. Narrated by Fairuza Balk with an Original Score by Summer Camp.
DocumentaryThe husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America's most important designers. Perhaps best remembered for their mid-century plywood and fibreglass furniture, the Eames Office also created a mind bending variety of other products, from splints for wounded military during World War II, to photography, interiors, multi-media exhibits, graphics, games, films and toys. But their personal lives and influence on significant events in American life - from the development of modernism, to the rise of the computer age - has been less widely understood. Narrated by James Franco, Eames: The Architect and The Painter is the first film dedicated to these creative geniuses and their work.
Special InterestFilmmaker Todd Verow abandons his home base New York City for the City of Light, Paris, in this sexy drama of two very different men thrown together by fate. The story begins one evening when Claude (Yann de Monterno) happens upon a young man passed out on a side alley. With no ID, he decides to take him to his apartment to safely sleep it off. This begins the unconventional relationship between forty-something Claude and twenty-something Brad, an American actor. An accomplished, serious gay romance featuring an especially touching performance by de Monterno as a man whose stable life is upended by the presence of either the love of his life or just a sex-filled mistake.
DramaLuke (Mike Dytri) is a rootless hustler who's determined to "live fast, die young, and make a beautiful corpse," while Jon (Craig Gilmore) is a freelance writer whose life and stability are devastated when he finds out he's HIV positive. They meet by chance (or is it fate?), and when Luke kills a cop, they take to the road, embarking on a wild odyssey with devastating consequences.
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.
DocumentaryJust days before Bernard Madoff captured headlines as the largest Ponzi schemer in U.S. history, Marc Dreier, a prominent Manhattan attorney, was arrested for orchestrating a massive fraud scheme that netted hundreds of millions of dollars from hedge funds. Brazen forgeries and impersonations branded the white-collar crime spree remarkable. "Unraveled" is set in the "purgatory" of house arrest in an upper East Side penthouse, where the Court has ordered Dreier confined until his sentencing day. The film weaves Dreier's struggle to prepare for the possibility of life imprisonment with first-person flashbacks, which reveal his audacious path of destruction. Destroyed by his own hubris, Dreier attempts to grasp his tragic unraveling. With unprecedented access, "Unraveled" exposes a portrait of a man who achieved the disti
Special InterestThe moviemaker's career comes into sharp focus in this compelling documentary narrated by Tom Cruise. Fascinating footage glimpses Kubrick in his early years, at work on film sets and at home, augmented by candid commentary from collaborators, colleagues and family.
Special InterestGurmukh and Snatam Kaur guide you into a mystical world of yoga and music in this incredible Kundalini Yoga class for the nervous system. Gurmukh teaches this kriya with her signature depth and spunk, making 70 years old look like the new 30! Incredible live music by Snatam Kaur, Todd Boston, Matthew Schoening and Jason Parmar with a special live Gong relaxation with Gurushabd Singh.
This class focuses on healing and reactivating the power of the body`s central nervous system, the central channel, called the Sushmana. It also focuses on balancing the 2 hemispheres of the brain and the 5 Tattvas (the elements of the body). This invigorating kriya will activate the flow of energy through your central nervous system and create new connections in your brain`s neurons to direct the energy`s movement. You will feel your bo
DocumentaryKathleen Hanna, lead singer of the punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre, rose to national attention as the reluctant but never shy voice of the riot grrrl movement. She became one of the most famously outspoken feminist icons, a cultural lightning rod. Her critics wished she would just shut-up, and her fans hoped she never would. So in 2005, when Hanna stopped shouting, many wondered why. Through 20 years of archival footage and intimate interviews with Hanna, The Punk Singer takes viewers on a fascinating tour of contemporary music and offers a never-before-seen view into the life of this fearless leader.
DocumentaryGoing behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, the innovative California start-up Tesla Motors and an independent car converter named Greg “Gadget” Abbott to find the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. When electric cars first appeared on the market in the 1990s, mass production and commercialisation was abruptly and dubiously shut down, a story told in Chris Paine’s first documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? Just a few short years later, the race is back on to develop an affordable, stylish electric car and win over a sceptical public. Revenge of the Electric Car goes behind the closed doors of Nissan, GM, the innovative California start-up Tesla Motors and an independent car converter named Greg “Gadget” Abbott to find the story of the global resurgence of electric cars. This new generation
DocumentaryFrom critically acclaimed producers The Duplass Brothers comes ASPERGER'S ARE US. In this coming-of-age documentary directed by Alex Lehmann, four friends on the autism spectrum whom have bonded through humor and performed as the comedy troupe Asperger's Are Us will prepare for one final, ambitious show before going their separate ways.
DocumentaryThe remarkable story of a maverick farmer and his unruly cows, filmed over four years on the marshes of the Pevensey Levels. In an attempt to save his family farm, Stephen Hook decides to turn his back on the cost cutting dairies and supermarkets, and instead stay small and keep his close relationship with the herd. However farmer Hook's plans to save the farm do not always go down well with his 55 spirited cows.
DocumentaryBased on the best-selling book, "Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad?" by Dr. Timothy George. Words unfamiliar to most Americans are now heard daily on the evening news: jihad, Islam, Allah, Quran, fatwa, imam, ummah, Ramadan. Today, Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world, with more than 13,000 mosques in North America alone. Now that Muslims are our neighbors, how do we talk to them about Christ? What do Muslims think about Jesus? Which beliefs do we share in common with Muslims and where do we differ from them? Do we worship the same God they worship? Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad? Noted theologian, best-selling author, Dr. Timothy George, teams with T N Mohan, producer-director of the award winning films, "Hanged on a Twisted Cross," "Here I Stand," "For One English Officer," to answ
DocumentaryAn intricate tale of 'medicine, monopoly and malice', Fire in the Blood tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments aggressively blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of Africa and the global south in the years after 1996 - causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths - and the improbable group of people who decided to fight back. Shot on four continents and including contributions from global figures such as Bill Clinton, Desmond Tutu and Joseph Stiglitz, Fire in the Blood is the never-before-told true story of the remarkable coalition which came together to stop 'the Crime of the Century' and save millions of lives in the process. As the film makes clear, however, this story is by no means over. With dramatic past victories having given way to serious setbacks engineere
DocumentaryEngland's newest skipper, Sultan of Spin and wanted man down under, Graeme Swann, goes on a wry old romp through cricket's craziest moments and fiercest rivalries! Cricket really is in a spin! Ireland are winning World Cup games, Lords dressing room windows are being shattered, England have thrashed the Aussies down under for the first time in over 20 years and whitewashed the Indians for the first time in over 35 years... just for starters... Witty, hilarious and an expert at the England Team's new dance craze, The Sprinkler, Swanny gives his unique spin on the best, worst and most bizarre moments through the history of the wonderful game. From dazzling dismissals and brilliant batting, to inept run outs and trips in the slips. SWANNY- IN A SPIN! will feature the all-time greats and greatest moments as you've never se
DocumentaryYoga was brought to the west from India by a lineage of male teachers. Now there’s a generation of women who are leading the way. They’re strong, they’re inspiring, and they’re radically changing people’s lives. From the busy streets of Manhattan to the dusty slums of Kenya, from the golden beaches of Australia to the serene piazzas of Italy, Yogawoman (narrated by Annette Bening) uncovers a global phenomenon that has changed the face of yoga forever.
RomanceIt's a classic case of opposite attraction: Handsome Ben Bennet (Ethan Sharrett) is a gay, affluent, stylish attorney at the top of the genteel social set in southern Virginia, while Lee Darcy (Chase Conner) is a rough-hewn welder with a secret that he nightly tries to blot out with an excess of liquor. When Lee is wrongly accused of domestic abuse, he overhears a derogatory comment made about him in court by Ben. Soon after, the men inadvertently come face to face and, surprisingly, find common ground when hiking with a group of friends in the gorgeous nearby wooded ridges. A quiet friendship slowly forms that is complicated when Ben discovers that he has a secret of his own - he has fallen in love with Lee. Byrum Geisler's cinematically gorgeous directorial debut is a modern day variation on Jane Austen's classic nov
DocumentarySTAR WARS isn't just a series of films. It's an indelible part of the last thirty years of American culture, going far beyond mere entertainment. For some, its become a way of life. Join us as we profile a unique group of individuals whose love of STAR WARS goes well beyond mere movie fan. JEDI JUNKIES is a fun, affectionate and funny look at a series of people whose personal and professional lives were changed forever by this incredible franchise.
DocumentaryNever-before-seen collection of insane animal encounters, from the creators of "Jackass" and "Wildboyz." Manny "The Shark Man" Puig and camera operator Mark Rackley engage nature's perfect killing machines: sharks, alligators, bears, venomous snakes, and more. Manny and Mark are world-renowned for their ability to get closer than anyone to the largest apex predators in the wild, and this footage proves it. Features chilling and hilarious experiences retold by "Jackass" cast members Johnny Knoxville, Steve-O, Chris Pontius.
ComedyHistory was made...by these guys? Zed (Jack Black) and Oh (Michael Cera) are cavemen who stumble out of the mountains into an epic journey of biblical proportions. One’s a bumbling hunter, the other’s a gentle gatherer; together, they become unlikely participants in history’s most pivotal moments. Directed and co-written by comedy legend Harold Ramis (Groundhog Day, Caddyshack, Analyze This), Year One is rude, crude, wildly absurd, deliciously tasteless and laugh-out-loud funny!
SportsFighting for a Generation: 20 Years of the UFC takes you behind the scenes like never before for one of the most revealing looks at the fastest growing sports organization in the world. For the hardship the UFC faced in its early years to its meteoric rise into a global combat sports powerhouse, this riveting documentary traces the UFC's history with compelling interviews, rare footage and captivating insight from those who shaped the organization. In addition to interviews with some of the sport's most recognizable names, Fighting for a Generation: 20 Years of the UFC features emotional commentary from former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, Senator John McCain, rock musician Anthony Kiedis, actor David Spade, pro skateboarder and TV star Rob Dyrdek and more. This is the ultimate documentary for any true UFC fa
SportsFollow England’s journey to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. England, managed by Roy Hodgson and with a squad of both experienced and young, exciting players worked tirelessly for the cause, scoring 31 and conceding only 4 goals in their 10 games. The English team improved throughout a dramatic qualifying campaign that saw England undefeated, finally topping Group H and ensuring England’s coveted place at football’s showpiece tournament. Experience all the action and goals from every one of England’s qualifying games, culminating in the must-win confrontation with Poland that saw Wayne Rooney and Steven Gerrard score the much needed goals that sent them racing to Rio, igniting the hopes and dreams of the nation. Watch highlights from every game, this is the definitive story of England’s ‘Road to Rio’.
DramaAcademy Award-nominee Helena Bonham Carter stars in this beautiful and challenging biography of famed children’s author Enid Blyton, whose prolific output made her one of the most successful and widely-read writers of the 20th century. Telling the story of a wife and mother who often struggled to balance those roles with her career, Enid Blyton puts at its center a fascinating historical figure whose complex character stood in powerful contrast to the simplicity of her beloved stories. James Hawes directs.
DocumentaryLife off Grid is a two-year journey exploring the lives of Canadians in every province and territory who have made the choice to disconnect. Life off Grid is a film about people who have chosen to build their lives around renewable energy, with beautiful, inspiring, and often challenging results.
DocumentaryA reflection on love, sacrifice, and the creative spirit, this candid New York story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of renowned “boxing” painter Ushio Shinohara and his artist wife, Noriko. As a rowdy, confrontational young artist in Tokyo, Ushio seemed destined for fame, but met with little commercial success after he moved to New York City in 1969, seeking international recognition. When 19-year-old Noriko moved to New York to study art, she fell in love with Ushio abandoning her education to become the wife and assistant to an unruly, husband. Over the course of their marriage, the roles have shifted. Now 80, Ushio struggles to establish his artistic legacy, while Noriko is at last being recognized for her own art—a series of drawings entitled “Cutie,” depicting her challenging past with Ushio. Span
DocumentaryMeet Scientology's highest-level defector, Marty Rathbun. As the former Inspector General of Ethics in the organisation, Rathbun worked closely with its leader, David Miscavige, and celebrity follower Tom Cruise. Now he lives in small town America, a man under siege. "The squirrel himself, how you doing Mr Squirrel?" A woman in a blue poncho cackles at the top of her voice, her wild eyed-face jammed into the camera lens. She's one of the Squirrel Busters who have for months besieged Marty Rathbun's house. They're sent to harass and torment members who leave and then make public their Scientology experiences. It's an incredible turnaround for Marty who had been David Miscavige's number two in the Church and was a master of these 'dirty tricks': "I didn't think twice about silencing critics or punishing someone". The Chu
DocumentarySince the tragic death of Princess Diana, it has been claimed that there was an orchestrated criminal conspiracy to end the life of Diana, Princess of Wales. But could the British Royal family really be behind the murder of a lady who became an international icon? As Diana was thrust into the Monarch and the public spotlight, she helped change the public perception of the Royal family. She often struggled with a turbulent private life, which was made public to the world. We take an in depth look into the life and death of Lady Diana and ask questions as to why the ambulance took between 1 hour and 15 minutes and 1 hour and 40 minutes to get to the hospital in the middle of the night when normally it should take 11 minutes during rush hour. Why was the Mercedes s280 the only available car that night, which had previous
Documentary"The Principle", destined to become one of the most controversial films of our time, brings before the public eye astonishing results from recent large-scale surveys of our universe-surveys which disclose unexpected evidence of a preferred direction in the cosmos, aligned with our supposedly insignificant Earth."The Principle” includes narration by Kate Mulgrew (“Star Trek Voyager”, “Orange Is The New Black”, and “Ryan’s Hope”), stunning animations by BUF Compagnie Paris ("Life of Pi", “Thor”), and commentary from prominent scientists including George Ellis, Michio Kaku, Julian Barbour, Lawrence Krauss, and Max Tegmark. Tracing the development of cosmology from its inception (Stonehenge, the Great Pyramid at Giza), through the great revolution of Copernicus, to the astonishing new discoveries of Ear
DocumentaryAward-winning director David Sington presents the story of the 2008 financial credit crisis that brought suffering to millions. Forsaking easy explanations of greedy bankers and incompetent regulators, this investigation goes to the root causes of the USA’s and UK’s deluded belief that everyone could be rich and property prices would rise forever. The question arises: why are the perpetrators of the mess now entrusted with the lucrative task of clearing it up?
DocumentaryAs the youngest Member of Parliament and sole heir to his family's 7,000-acre English estate, Lord Edward Montagu's life was one of riches and privilege. However, in 1954, Edward Montagu, then aged twenty-five, became England's most infamous aristocrat when he was arrested for homosexual offences and became the focus of a landmark trial known as “The Montagu Case”. His guilty verdict sent shock waves through British society and became the catalyst to overturn a centuries old law. Edward’s once pristine reputation and career were all but ruined. After serving a year in prison, Montagu re-emerged into the spotlight when he boldly transformed his private estate and family home into a public tourist attraction in a bid to save it from financial ruin. Creating Britain's first motor museum, he pioneered a new form of
DocumentaryNarrated by Ms Lauryn Hill, Concerning Violence is both an archive-driven documentary covering the most daring moments in the struggle for liberation in the Third World, as well as an exploration into the mechanisms of decolonization through text from Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth. Fanon’s landmark book, written over 50 years ago, is still a major tool for understanding and illuminating the neocolonialism happening today, as well as the violence and reactions against it.
SportsModern society has long believed that women hold up half the sky in terms of equality and progression. So when it comes to the sport of professional cycling, why aren't women receiving half the road?Directed by pro cyclist Kathryn Bertine, Half The Road: explores the world of women's professional cycling, focusing on both the love of sport and the pressing issues of inequality that modern-day female athletes face in male dominated sports. With footage from some of the world's best races to interviews with Olympians, World Champions, rookies, coaches, officials, doctors and family members, Half The Road offers a unique insight to the drive, dedication, and passion it takes for a female cyclist to thrive.Included as well are notable women who have achieved inroads in other sports, such as Kathrine Switzer, the first woma
DramaIs there anything more complex than a gay man's relationship with his mother? When writer Lorenz returns from Berlin to his native small town home he expects an uneventful break - maybe even a chance overcome his writers block. But when he arrives he finds his fiercely independent, gregarious mother needs more than a little attention. And when a one night stand with a hot young local man begins to get seriously complicated, it becomes clear that this isn't going to be anything like a normal trip home! Heartwarming, refreshingly honest and genuinely funny, the award-winning A Man, His Lover and His Mother is a true gem.
DocumentaryNarrated by Peter Coyote, OUT OF THE BLUE is widely considered the best documentary ever made about Unidentified Objects. The producers travelled around the world to investigate some of the most famous UFO events on record. Through exclusive interviews with high-ranking military and government personnel, this award-winning film supports the theory that some UFOs are of extraterrestrial origin.
Documentary"I think he might be as young as three or four", the Swedish investigator says, a grim look on her face as she and her colleague analyze a new batch of child abuse photos. They quietly study the images, looking for clues. "What does that say? That's a British brand isn't it? Yes, that's a typical UK plug. Let's send these to the Brits." Quickly an international operation is in place to identify, locate and detain the suspects. "A cousin came and suggested he take me to Italy for work. Mom said I should go..." remembers a young Romanian girl. But when she arrived, "he brought all kinds of men... they hit me if I didn't do what they said". When a Romanian man came to her rescue, she thought she was saved. Instead the abuse grew worse. "At the Romanian's place I got beaten by the women, everyone... I was even dragged behi
DocumentaryChina is the first country to label “Internet addiction” a clinical disorder. With extraordinary intimacy, Web Junkie investigates a Beijing rehab center where Chinese teenagers are deprogrammed, focusing on three teens, their parents and the health professionals determined to help them kick their habit.
DocumentaryOver a period of 10 years, filmmakers Joachim Schroeder and Tommy Sowards hit the streets to follow a group of teenagers from L.A.'s Rollin' 20s Bloods documenting the violent and troubled lives of one of the toughest gangs in the country.
DocumentaryAt least 15 people were 'disappeared' by the IRA during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. Some of them are still missing. The most recent search was for the remains of 19-year-old Columba McVeigh who was disappeared in 1975. A specialist forensic team spent five months in 2013 digging in a bog in County Monaghan, but found nothing. The film highlights the powerful story of the life and harrowing death of widow and mother-of-ten Jean McConville. She was dragged from the arms of her young children by an IRA gang in 1972, then shot and buried. Her body was finally recovered in 2003. Michael McConville explains how at 11 years of age he was tied up and beaten when he threatened to tell police about what had happened. His sister Agnes recalls the abuse they got from other children afterwards, before the siblings were
DocumentaryIn the eighties, video games were synonymous with arcades, and games were bringing in enough quarters to fill the Rose Bowl. This endless possibility led Iowa entrepreneur Walter Day to declare himself the sole authority on high scores. In 1982, Walter launched his Twin Galaxies International Scoreboard and the rest, as they say, is history. Teenage superstars came from all over North America to join Walter in a LIFE Magazine feature spread, which recognized them as video game world champions. This led to nationally televised competitions, a touring National Video Game Team, and the promise of fame, fortune … and groupies. The participants came from throughout the continent with one common goal: To be the ultimate player. Feather-coiffed Bill Mitchell could plunk one quarter into a Pac-Man cabinet, conduct a veritabl
DocumentaryThe Cool School is an object lesson in how to build an art scene from scratch and what to avoid in the process. The film focuses on the seminal Ferus Gallery, which groomed the LA art scene from a loose band of idealistic beatniks into a coterie of competitive, often brilliant artists, including Ed Kienholz, Ed Ruscha, Craig Kauffman, Wallace Berman, Ed Moses and Robert Irwin. The Ferus also served as launching point for New York imports, Andy Warhol (hosting his first Soup Can show), Jasper Johns and Roy Lichtenstein as well as leading to the first Pop Art show and Marcel Duchamp's first retrospective. What was lost and gained is tied up in a complex web of egos, passions, money, and art. This is how L.A. came of age.
DocumentaryWith commentary from soldiers on both sides of the conflict, filmmaker Kevin Booth's incisive documentary wades into the murky waters of the American war on drugs, the longest and costliest war in U.S. history. Taking views from prisons and inner-city streets to the halls of Congress and his own kitchen, Booth attempts to sort out the intricacies of the national drug policy -- and the reasons for its unmitigated failure.
DocumentaryRyan Prior's life imploded October 22, 2006 when he was struck down by a disease that dozens of doctors were powerless to diagnose, let alone treat. Against great odds, he becomes a reporter and ventures to tell the story of his suffering and improbable recovery. He is shocked that millions globally remain sidelined by the same disease, many bedridden for decades. Forgotten Plague is a journey into the hidden world of myalgic encephalomyelitis (chronic fatigue syndrome). It is a chilling tale of our medical system's failures in addressing many chronic, complex diseases. Yet it is also a riveting story of science's remarkable ability to transform medicine and improve human life itself.
DocumentaryIs there life beyond this life? If we all knew our life on planet Earth is just one in a series of many lives, what would we do differently? What implications does this knowledge have on the everyday, the economy, and the world as we know it? Join filmmaker David Hinshaw as he documents the exploration of these questions and more in a dialogue between Dr. Eben Alexander and Dr. Raymond Moody. Set against the backdrop of Dr. Alexander’s Virginia home and contextualized by his own passionately recounted experience of being brain dead for a week—a near-death experience unlike any other ever detailed—the film invites you to become a part of the conversation as Dr. Alexander and Dr. Moody discuss: Soul School—what it is and why we are here. Consciousness—is it dependent on the brain or a richer, freer state that e
DocumentaryFilmmaker Peter McCarthy was randomly attacked on a night out in Galway City (Ireland), leaving him badly scarred and threatening the vision in his left eye. During his recovery, Peter came across an article on Muay Thai boxing in a newspaper and decided to leave Ireland for Thailand and learn how to defend himself. FIGHT OR FLIGHT documents Peter's journey over several years in Thailand as he goes from novice in Muay Thai to fighting in semi-professional bouts in arenas full to capacity around Thailand. Through the course of his experiences in Muay Thai, Peter learns that behind his compulsion to fight lies fear and ultimately a deep-seated anger that has driven him to risk his body in the ring.
SportsFluidride Like a Pro focuses on the body movement of successful cyclists, and breaks down complex movements into an easily understandable format. A mix of discussion, theory, physics, and actual lessons. Fluidride Like a Pro tackles each section from a variety of angles with excellent trail riding and racing examples to illustrate technique. Created by Fluidride owner Simon Lawton, a veteran downhill pro and instructor of 15 years and ace rider Lars Sternberg, this video will help take your riding to the next level. Intended for all off-road disciplines from novice to expert.
DocumentaryThe award-winning film documents the amazing, true-life adventures of Billy Meier, the only proven UFO contactee. Follow Meier's journey from his childhood in Switzerland, through the French Foreign Legion, his life as the "Phantom", a combination of "Indiana Jones", "Lawrence of Arabia" and Luke Skywalker, through 21 assassination attempts - to his role as the true prophet of the New Age.
DocumentaryAs the seasons slip by at a centuries-old Dutch estate, an 85-year-old pruning master and the owner work on cultivating crops in the kitchen garden. To do this successfully requires a degree of obsessiveness, the old man explains in this calm, observational documentary. The pruning master still works every day. It would be easier if he were only 60 and young. For fifteen years, the two men have been working on a pear arbour, which this year may finally meet overhead. But how to prune it? And all the other trees, crops and spices that grow here? Once, you could even be a professor in this, but the university abolished the position and now the knowledge is in danger of being lost. Fortunately, the young owner wants to prevent this. While pruning and discussing the weather and the state of the world, he watches the cent
DocumentaryWorldwide, alcohol abuse kills more people than HIV, nearly 3.3 million per year. Yet the old saying, “Once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic,” is not as true as you think. Profiling recovering alcoholics, medical professionals and justice practitioners, this scientific investigation exposes the benefits of a little-known drug Naltrexone and explores why the health care industry is so reluctant to accept this life-changing medication, despite boasting a 78% success rate.
DocumentaryIn the 1950s, Tab Hunter is number one at the box office and number one on the music charts. He is Hollywood's most sought-after star and America's boy next door. Natalie Wood, Debbie Reynolds and Sophia Loren are just a few of the actresses he is romantically linked to. Nothing, it seems, can damage Tab Hunter's career. Nothing, that is, except for the fact that Tab Hunter is secretly gay.
DramaLove makes the world go round. At least that's what Marcel and Kyle believe until they suddenly discover that love can alternatively flip the world upside-down. When certain elements are set into motion, they tend to stay in motion. If tampered with, they can spin out of control. Marcel and Kyle are in love at first sight, and even though they can't legally marry, they will find a way to make it work. French Marcel marries their lesbian friend Sarah so he can stay in the US with Kyle. Together they can overcome any obstacle and hurdle any barrier. Together they cannot be stopped. Enter Kyle's sister April, a former prostitute. She needs a place to crash, but for how long? Taking a quick dislike to Marcel, April methodically drips poison into their happiness. Where Marcel sees a conniving woman with a not-so-hidden agen
DocumentaryLAST CHANCE by Paul Émile d'Entremont travels the world to tell the stories of five asylum seekers who flee their native countries to escape homophobic violence. Here in Canada, they face hurdles integrating into society and fear deportation. As they anxiously await a decision in their refugee claims, they remain hopeful their adopted land will show mercy. The five men and women are not alone in their fight for freedom. Friends, lawyers and support groups mobilize to get their cases heard at a time when Canada's tradition of openness is coming under threat. LAST CHANCE gives voice to sexual minorities who refuse to deny their core identity. It brings to light the reality of people who boldly and bravely assert their differences against all odds.
DocumentaryMusician Daryl Davis has an unusual hobby. He's played all over the world with legends like Chuck Berry and Little Richard, but it's what Daryl does in his free time that sets him apart. In an effort to find out how anyone can "hate me without knowing me" he takes an interesting line of research. Daryl likes to meet and befriend members of the Ku Klux Klan.
Special InterestFoggy with Whit - Back with a vengeance! The lean, mean, two wheeled racing machine, AKA Foggy is back on track and up to some of his old antics. Only this time he has his old sparring partner, friend and former Superbike adversary, James Whitham, along for the ride...... Two of motorcycle racing's most colourful characters go head to head to see if they still have that brutal winning streak and talent on two wheels ... and as you might imagine, they do! Jamie is best known for his sharp wit and hair-raising antics on (and off) the track... Carl, well what can we say... best known for being... Carl, fearless and fearsome... wind them up and point them in the same direction and it makes for some rather explosive action... From the safety of their Givin' It Gas nation-wide tour to the danger and drama of the Isle of Man
ComedyThe honeymoon is definitely over for newlyweds Nelson and Todd in the fifth season of this hit worldwide comedy mystery series when one of the grooms vanishes without a trace from a male only clothing optional resort only to turn up after an intense manhunt with a shocking confession! This time around America’s favorite gay bears find themselves thrust into a dangerous world of international intrigue chasing clues that take them to the non-stop party town of Palm Springs to the Downtown LA hipster bar scene and ultimately to a wild west shoot-em-up showdown in a deserted ghost town right in the heart of Mexico!
DocumentaryThe first definitive portrait of this 20th century American icon and inventor of the mobile, this program shows Calder at work in his studio, and features never-before-seen archival films and photographs. It includes contemporary shooting of dozens of works, seen as Calder meant them to be viewed, in dynamic motion. Interviewees include: Arthur Miller, Ellsworth Kelly, I.M. Pei, Brendan Gill, Marla Prather, David Ross, Calder’s daughters and grandson, Sandy Rower, and others.The film received rave reviews, including Pick-of-the-Week status in People and an A in Entertainment Weekly.
DocumentaryTwo years after the death of Elvis Presley, Sun Records began promoting a masked singer named Orion whose uncanny voice led many to believe ‘The King’ was still alive. The stranger than fiction, true story of that mysterious masked man is revealed in Jeanie Finlay’s moving and wildly entertaining new film.
DocumentaryJust who is changing the world? Who Cares? answers that question by traveling the globe in search of the most innovative social entrepreneurs currently imagining a better planet. This eye-opening documentary introduces us to the people with simple solutions to the hard questions that affect us all, like Bill Drayton (founder of Ashoka), Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize), Mary Gordon and Rodrigo Baggio, among others: brilliant oddballs who are making changes, bringing solutions to the problems we face, generating huge social impact and, most of all, inspiring people to do the same.
DocumentaryMystical death curses, visions of Messiah, an important world political figure under threat, religious leaders in shock, a cryptic kabbalistic death note . . . The story is shocking – the story is true – the story is still unfolding . . . In the fall of 2005, a 108-year-old rabbi, the most venerated rabbinical Jewish leader in Israel, proclaimed that he knew the name of the real Messiah. He insisted that he knew where the Messiah was and when He was going to reveal Himself to the world. Rabbi Kaduri claimed that he had personally seen the Messiah in a vision. But . . . there were just a couple catches: Kaduri declared that a particular and famed world leader had to die before the Messiah appeared publicly. Also, the name of the Messiah was to be mysteriously sealed in a message. Instructions were given to lock the
DocumentaryFor five years a group of mediums and scientists witnessed more phenomena than in any other experiment in the history of the paranormal, including recorded conversations with the dead, written messages on sealed film, video of spirit faces and even spirit forms materializing. Can the dead speak to the living via electronic devices such as radios and tape recordings?
DocumentaryUnfolding as it did in reality, over four days and nights of escalating horror, Belief: The Possession of Janet Moses lifts the veil of secrecy on what became known as “The Wainuiomata Exorcism” to reveal the extraordinary true story of how both love and fear drove a family to unwittingly kill one of their own.
DocumentaryTrue Grit follows David Pocock’s epic journey from an idyllic childhood on a Zimbabwean farm, to the terror of fleeing Robert Mugabe’s land requisitions, to a new start in Australia. Pocock’s pilgrimage around the world has imbued him with a keen sense of social and environmental justice that has seen him stand up for same sex marriage and protest fossil fuel extraction. Despite suffering career-ending injuries, and abuse for his beliefs, Pocock has come out on top, and stronger than ever.
DocumentaryIn 1986 Michael Morton’s wife Christine is brutally murdered in front of their only child, and Michael is convicted of the crime. Locked away in Texas prisons for a quarter century, estranged from his son, he has years to ponder questions of justice and innocence, truth and fate. Though he is virtually invisible to society, the Innocence Project and Michael’s pro bono attorney spend years fighting for the right to test DNA evidence found at the murder scene. Their discoveries ultimately reveal that the price of a wrongful conviction goes well beyond one man’s loss of freedom.
DramaThis is the FIRST EVER filmed version of The King James Version of the Gospel of John verbatim, as it was actually written. The Gospel of John is the initial film in the series of 4 Gospels which will be made available over the coming months. The film is beautifully shot, wonderfully performed and something to be enjoyed and treasured with family and friends particularly during the Holiday season.
DocumentaryUFO and Alien Disclosure! The government cover-up finally exposed! MJ-12 refers to an elite TOP SECRET military group called into action by United States presidential order to investigate and conceal real alien and UFO encounters. This story and the trail of scientific discovery that followed proves that the official US government position on UFOs has been, and still is, a carefully orchestrated deception designed to hide the most extraordinary secret in recorded history. Includes the shocking facts behind this amazing story and features video, photos, and secret government documents, along with a fascinating series of spellbinding interviews with investigators, witnesses, researchers, scientists, astronauts and the best known, most credible UFO stories in the world today. Written by Jim Marrs, New York Times best-sell
DocumentaryAs westerners revel in designer lattes and cappuccinos, impoverished Ethiopian coffee growers suffer the bitter taste of injustice. In this eye-opening expose of the multi-billion dollar coffee industry, Black Gold traces one man’s fight for a fair price. Multinational coffee companies now rule our shopping malls and supermarkets and dominate the industry worth over $80 billion, making coffee the most valuable trading commodity in the world after oil.But while we continue to pay for our lattes and cappuccinos, the price paid to coffee farmers remains so low that many have been forced to abandon their coffee fields. Nowhere is this paradox more evident than in Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee. Tadesse Meskela is one man on a mission to save his 74,000 struggling coffee farmers from bankruptcy. As his farmers strive
HorrorThe line between art and sex gets blurred in this erotic thriller. Lilly, a wanna-be model, falls in love with Johanna, an up and coming New York City painter. Louise, another model, enters the picture and a threesome spins things out of control and into dangerous new heights.
DocumentaryBecause of their position as Britain’s most infamous criminals, much has been said about the Kray Twins and their criminal empire. Using rare archive footage this film takes you behind the headlines and paints a vivid picture of the London crime scene of robbery, extortion and police corruption. It tells the story of how two men from humble beginnings became the nation’s most feared criminals, then celebrities and ultimately prisoners.
DocumentaryFor fixed-gear cyclists, Los Angeles is a city that has it all. From the neon glow of Hollywood to the sun-drenched boardwalk of Venice Beach, fixed-gear has evolved into a vibrant street culture that is uniquely L.A. From director David Rowe (Fast Friday) comes a new documentary feature that explores a side of L.A. few outsiders have ever seen. From races through rush-hour traffic to midnight loft parties, To Live & Ride in L.A. is a fast paced-trip through the busy streets and back-alleys of one of the world's largest cities. To Live & Ride in L.A. features talented local riders tearing up the streets with first-time visitor Keo Curry (Fast Friday, Macaframa) - one of the living legends of the sport. Bike to hidden spots off the map, race a midnight alley-cat, keep pace with the riders from Wolfpack, and hang with th
DocumentaryThis rare documentary explores the early days of The Beatles with rare interviews, newsreels, press conferences and TV appearances. This celebration of Beatlemania presents a candid look at the Fab Four detailing their thoughts of fame, the screaming fans and the media's fascination with their hair. The Beatles are charming, honest and clever throughout this insightful documentary film. Highlights include the Beatles' first trip to America, behind-the-scenes of A Hard Day's Night and their hysterical appearance on a British TV show performing Shakepeare, presented in color for the first time!
DocumentaryTry going a day without plastic. In this touching and often flat-out funny film, we follow "everyman" Job Berrier as he embarks on a global tour to unravel the complexities of our world. What starts as a film about plastic bags evolves into a wholesale investigation into plastic and its effect on our waterways, oceans and even our bodies. We see how our crazy-for-plastic world has finally caught up to us and what we can do about it. Today. Right Now.
Music DocumentariesThink of a ukulele and you probably imagine grass skirts, slide guitar and kitschy lyrics, but far from being just a Hawaiian novelty instrument, the uke has a rich history and has profoundly affected music around the world. Born in Hawaii in the 1880's, the ukulele was so easy to play that by the 20's it was the most popular instrument in the American home. But then the rise of the rock and roll guitar pushed the uke into nerdy obscurity. UNTIL NOW! In the Internet age, the instrument is making a comeback, and a new generation is rediscovering a unique musical voice. MIGHTY UKE travels the world to chronicle the amazing comeback of a musical underdog.
DocumentaryA documentary feature that presents ways to transform our unsustainable society into a regenerative planetary culture. This can be achieved through a personal and global change of consciousness and the systemic implementation of ecological design.