SportsIn the summer of 1995 Bobby Robson was diagnosed with cancer and given just months to live. Miraculously, less than a year later Robson was managing the legendary FC Barcelona - motto ‘More Than A Club’. But Bobby Robson was more than a manager. The miner’s son from Newcastle played for his country. When he transformed Ipswich into European winners it was clear his real talent lay in coaching. Fearless, his gift was to be at his best when the worst threatened. Via the Hand of God, Gazza’s tears, England’s greatest world cup abroad to titles in Europe’s top leagues and a Barcelona treble, Robson overcame the most extreme challenges before a career like no other came full circle when he returned to ‘save’ his beloved Newcastle. Many of today’s great managers owe their rise to Robson A daring coach he co
DocumentaryStudio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism - a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolise an entire era. Its co-owners, Ian Schrager and Steve Rubell, two friends from Brooklyn, seemed to come out of nowhere to suddenly preside over a new kind of New York society. Now, 39 years after the velvet rope was first slung across the club’s hallowed threshold, a feature documentary tells the real story behind the greatest club of all time.
DocumentaryMy Generation chronicles the cultural revolution that occurred in the 1960s England, narrated/presented by Sir Michael Caine and told through his eyes. Featuring interviews with Paul McCartney, Twiggy, Roger Daltrey and more.
DocumentarySince igniting the punk movement with ex-partner and Sex Pistols’ manager Malcolm McLaren, Dame Vivienne Westwood has been redefining British fashion for over 40 years, and is responsible for creating many of the most distinctive looks of our time. The film blends archive, beautifully crafted reconstruction, and insightful interviews with Vivienne’s fascinating network of collaborators, guiding us on her journey from a childhood in postwar Derbyshire to the runways of Paris and Milan. This is an intimate and poignant homage to one of the true cultural icons of our time, as she fights to maintain her brand’s integrity, her principles and her legacy in a business driven by consumerism, profit and global expansion.
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
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,
Documentary“CLAPTON IS GOD”. With these words graffitied across London, Eric Clapton became the ultimate guitar hero. He is undoubtedly one of the most iconic figures in music – the only three-time-inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, an 18-time Grammy Award winner, and widely renowned as one of the greatest performers of all time. This unflinching documentary, directed by Academy Award winner Lili Fini Zanuck and edited by Chris King (Amy, Senna, Exit Through The Gift Shop), gives audiences a rare insight into a deeply personal story encompassing the dizzying highs and extreme lows of his private and public life, made even more intimate by Clapton’s voice-over narrative assembled from historic and newly recorded interviews along with similar contributions from his close collaborators, friends and family.
Sports'Kenny' tells the unique story of a man whose life and career have become entwined with the fortunes of his adopted city. Tragedy and triumph have been shared over more than thirty years, cementing Kenny Dalglish's place in the hearts of everyone who lives in the city. Known as 'The King', Kenny Dalglish was revered by fans during his time at Liverpool FC, where as a player and manager he won thirty trophies. However, arguably his greatest challenge came in the aftermath of Hillsborough, when he became a beacon of hope and strength in the fight for justice that followed. In 1985, following the Heysel Stadium disaster, Kenny was appointed Player-Manager of Liverpool Football Club. Already lionised for his feats on the pitch, this intensely private 34-year old was now the public face of Liverpool, making the leap from pl
DocumentaryFeaturing a powerful cast of electronic dance music superstars, including Carl Cox and Martin Garrix, this critically acclaimed documentary explores the past, present and future of electronic dance music. What We Started is the definitive film of the genre, and includes an exclusive look into a widely misunderstood and well-insulated industry on its way to global domination.
DocumentarySupported by The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr, the glamour icon whose ravishing visage was the inspiration for Snow White and Catwoman and a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII. Weaving interviews and clips with never-before-heard audio tapes of Hedy speaking on the record about her incredible life - from her beginnings as an Austrian-Jewish émigré to her scandalous nude scene in the 1933 film Ecstasy to her glittering Hollywood life to her ground-breaking, but completely uncredited inventions - BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY brings to light the story of an
DocumentaryRonaldo: Filmed over 14 months with unprecedented access into the inner circle of the man and the sport, this is the first official and fully authorized film of one of the most celebrated figures in soccer. For the first time ever, the world gets vividly candid and unparalleled, behind-closed-doors access to the footballer, father, family man and friend in this moving and fascinating documentary. Through in-depth conversations, state-of-the-art soccer footage and never-before-seen archival footage, the film gives an astonishing insight into the sporting and personal life of triple Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo at the peak of his career. From the makers of Senna and Amy, Ronaldo takes audiences on an intimate and revealing journey of what it's like to live as an iconic athlete in the eye of the storm.
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
DocumentaryThe RAF’s motto: Per Ardua Ad Astra. “Through adversity to the stars”. For 100 years the Royal Air Force’s courage, perseverance and innovation have secured freedom, survival and safety for the many - at home and abroad. Since its infancy, the RAF has demonstrated the power behind its original mission: to embody an agile, adaptable, capable air force. 2018 marks our chance to inspire a new generation and look back at the stories of courage and sacrifice to mark the 100th anniversary. Including extraordinary and unseen historical footage of WW1 and 2 and narrated by Sir Martyn Lewis, '100 Years of the RAF' is a definitive film that pays tribute to the determination and courage our men and women take on in the theatres of war; to defend our freedom and bring relief to people in need.
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
DocumentaryLance 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
Documentary89 tells the incredible story of one of football’s greatest triumphs: when against all odds Arsenal snatched the Championship title from Liverpool at Anfield in the last minute, of the last game of the 1988/89 season. It’s a universal tale of a band of brothers who, led by an uncompromising and charismatic manager, came together to defy the odds and create history. Mixing archive and previously unseen footage with revealing interviews, insights & memories from the original squad, game officials, fans and the people who were there on the night this is the definitive account of a watershed moment in football and a must-watch for any sports fan.
DocumentaryThis is a sombre examination into the psyche of former London gangster Freddie Foreman: 85 years old, allegedly responsible for multiple murders, and nearing the end of his life. Fred is the only gangster who lived through the turbulent history of the British underworld and survived to tell the tale. Now he lives in a retirement home: alone, estranged from his family, with only the memories of his former crimes to look back on. Lead by a master interview with Freddie and time with him at home, delving deep into his life story to uncover the socio-economic and psychological factors that turned a young South London boy into a ruthless East End criminal - a tragic journey which resonates today.
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.
DocumentaryA cinematic and inspiring film charting one of the most amazing sports stories of our era: the meteoric rise of six working class boys from diverse backgrounds who came together to play for Manchester United Football Club, became the spine of the most lauded team in world football and who, throughout their period of unparalleled success, remained best mates. Capturing the rise to prominence and global sporting superstardom of these six supremely talented young footballers, The Class of '92 brings David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Gary Neville, Phil Neville and Paul Scholes back together to tell the story and share their memories. With unprecedented access to all six players, The Class of '92 has new insights about each individual and this special period in British football. Includes fantastic archive footage and e
DocumentaryIn 2017 the fittest athletes on Earth took on the unknown and unknowable during four of the most intense days of competition in CrossFit Games history. “The Redeemed and the Dominant: Fittest on Earth” captures all the drama as top athletes resembling chiseled Grecian gods descend on Madison, Wisconsin, to face a series of trials. Hercules faced 12; they take on 13. Emotions run high as a throng of Australian athletes rise to the top. By the end of the competition, some learn tough lessons—that all that glitters isn’t gold, or even bronze—and some learn that they’re even stronger than they realized. The best among them enter the pantheon of CrossFit giants and earn the right to call themselves the “Fittest on Earth.”
DocumentaryTHIS IS CONGO is a highly-immersive, unfiltered look into one of the longest conflicts in the world. The Democratic Republic of the Congo has seen more than five million conflict-related deaths, multiple regime changes and the wholesale impoverishment of its people in the past two decades. THIS IS CONGO transports the viewer onto the frontlines of battle with key players including a whistleblower and military commanders to provide a truly unfiltered and unique look into the conflict plaguing Congo.
SportsSteel City Media and Creative Concept bring you the much anticipated new feature film 'GAMBLE', bringing some of Downhill Mountain Bike racing's most talented and charismatic riders together and releasing them from the confines of the tape. Narrated by the infamous Alan Ford from ‘Snatch’ and ‘Lock, Stock’, the top dogs of downhill have been united round the table and they ain’t here to mess about. Filmed all across the World in locations such as Argentina, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa and featuring a powerhouse lineup including Greg Minnaar, Josh Bryceland, Steve Peat and Loic Bruni and more, this mob of reprobates are not afraid to get loose. With the chips well and truly on the table, get ready to go all in with raw speed, a heavy hitting soundtrack and virgin locations. GAMBLE is tailored fo
DocumentaryConor McGregor is the biggest star in the history of Mixed Martial Arts. Filmed over the course of 4 years, Notorious is the exclusive, all access account of Conor’s meteoric rise from claiming benefits and living in his parents’ spare room in Dublin to claiming multiple championship UFC belts and seven figure pay-packets in Las Vegas. Featuring unprecedented access, never before seen moments and explosive fight footage, this is the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at a sporting icon and his spectacular rise from the bottom to the very top.
DocumentaryIt's a rare person who would give up fame and fortune to toil in obscurity for someone else's creative vision. Yet, that's exactly what Leon Vitali did after his acclaimed performance as Lord Bullingdon in Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon. The young actor surrendered his thriving career to become Kubrick's loyal right-hand man. For more than two decades, Leon played a crucial role behind-the-scenes helping Kubrick make and maintain his legendary body of work. The complex, interdependent relationship between Leon and Kubrick was founded on devotion, sacrifice and the grueling, joyful reality of the creative process. By entering their unique world, we come to understand how the mundane gives rise to the magnificent as timeless cinema is brought to life at its most practical and profound level.
SportsIt was billed Mission Impossible, beating double World Champions New Zealand in a test series in their own back yard, a feat only done once before in the Lions' 129 year history. Few gave them a chance against the mighty All Blacks, not beaten at home since 2009 - a run of 47 matches and 2849 days. Yet the strongest steel is forged in the hottest fire and the 2017 Lions showed their mettle to draw the series and do the iconic jersey proud. Lions Uncovered tells the story of a team of rivals, the best of the best from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales who came together with a single purpose under head coach Warren Gatland. Charting the tour in graphic detail, this is the inside account of how the Lions took on the most successful sports team in history 10,000 miles from home, against all odds. Witness the real life,
DocumentaryA unique cinematic and musical collaboration between the Australian Chamber Orchestra and BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom, Mountain is a dazzling exploration of our obsession with mountains. Only three centuries ago, climbing a mountain would have been considered close to lunacy. The idea scarcely existed that wild landscapes might hold any sort of attraction. Peaks were places of peril, not beauty. Why, then, are we now drawn to mountains in our millions? Mountain shows us the spellbinding force of high places - and their ongoing power to shape our lives and our dreams.
DocumentaryThe 1950s. Dawn of the iconic Scuderia Ferrari in the Formula One World Championship and deadliest decade in motor racing history. As cars pushed the limits of human ingenuity, drivers lived on a knife edge between life and death. At the centre of it all was Enzo Ferrari, a towering figure in motor racing and patriarch of Ferrari who dared to dream about speed in ways nobody else could. Amidst the stiff competition within his team, two of its stars, Peter Collins and Mike Hawthorn, decided that their friendship was as important as winning the next race. Ferrari: Race to Immortality tells the story of the loves and losses, triumphs and tragedy of Ferrari's most decorated drivers in an era where it was la dolce vita during the week and a coin toss of whether they lived or died on the weekend.
DocumentaryThe extraordinary life and career of Welsh-Italian Boxer, Joe Calzaghe, and his father and trainer, Enzo. The film charts Joe's life from impoverished beginnings in industrial Wales and a child-hood of gruelling training and horrendous bullying, to Joe and Enzo taking on the vicious world of Boxing, beating the best fighters that America could throw at them and getting out with their lives, relationship and fortune in tact. Mr. Calzaghe is a real life Rocky tale of incredible sporting challenges and triumphs and an emotional study of a unique father and son team.
DocumentaryDirected by Adrian Sibley (director of BAFTA Craft Award winner The Show Must Go On) and narrated by Rupert Everett (My Best Friend's Wedding), this definitive documentary takes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of the world's most eminent and unique culinary establishments, as it embarks on its first major renovation in 25 years. At the heart of London's Theatreland, The Ivy's renowned décor and dining experience has earned it a global fame on a par with its star-studded clientele. Now, The Ivy's charismatic director, Fernando Peire and his outspoken Executive Chef, Gary Lee are undertaking an extraordinary transformation, while simultaneously welcoming camera crews into the restaurant for the first time in its history. As the renovation commences, The Ivy closes its doors for a face-lift designed to bring t
DocumentaryWhat if most modern diseases are really just symptoms of the same problem? The Magic Pill follows doctors, patients, scientists, chefs, farmers and journalists from around the globe who are combating illness through a paradigm shift in eating. And this simple change – embracing fat as our main fuel – is showing profound promise in improving the health of people, animals and the planet. Since the beginning of time mankind has depended on a diet consisting largely of plant based foods, fats and proteins with little to no carbohydrates, The relatively recent shift in traditional eating habits has caused a major decline in health globally. The Magic Pill investigates the stories of several patients, many of them sufferers of chronic and severe medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes and cancer, detailing their incr
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.
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
DocumentaryIreland's victory over Italy at the World Cup in New Jersey in 1994, remains a source of Irish pride. But it is haunted by memories of a massacre: terrorists opened fire and killed six innocents while they watched the match in a small village pub in Northern Ireland. Remarkably, no one was ever charged for the crime. For more than twenty years the victims' families have searched for answers. Now, at last, they may have found them. But what they learn turns a murder mystery into bigger inquiry relevant for us all: what happens when governments cover up the truth?
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 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.
DocumentaryBritain, 1975: Brian Clough is sacked as manager of Leeds United after just 44 days in charge. Seemingly impossible to work with, Clough's only offer of work comes from a run-down second division club called Nottingham Forest, who are going nowhere fast. Set to a fantastic 70s soundtrack, using unseen footage of games and the great man himself, and including interviews with every player from Clough's European Cup-winning side, I Believe in Miracles is the untold story of how the team nobody believed in and the manager nobody wanted, went on to beat the world's best and become one of the greatest sides in British football history.
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
DocumentaryIn 1976 Niki Lauda survived one of the most famous crashes in Formula One history. Using previously unseen footage, Lauda: The Untold Story explains what happened on that fateful, and near fatal day at the Nurburgring, then follows Lauda’s courageous journey to recovery culminating in a miraculous comeback in Monza just weeks later. The film also investigates the impact that his crash had not just on his own life but on the sport as a whole, looking at the safety developments from the 1900s to the present day. Featuring exclusive access to Mercedes HQ and interviews with Lauda, his family, and motor-sport legends past and present including Sir Jackie Stewart, David Coulthard, Marc Webber, Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Hans-Joachim Stuck and Jochen Mass. Lauda: The Untold Story is a must-see for all motor-sport fans.
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.
SportsProximity is a film that pairs surfing’s living legends with today’s most progressive young surfers. The film is directed by award-winning filmmaker Taylor Steele and produced by Teton Gravity Research (TGR) in association with Garage Productions. Proximity will explore the delicate relationship between people, time, and place, showcasing surfing icons from different generations in diverse locations around the world.
DocumentaryUsain Bolt is a globally adored icon. He is a man who defines athletics, transcends sport, and embodies his homeland, a man whose signature lightning pose has become a symbol of inspiration for generations now and to come. He is a man we know from the track – his focus, his smile, his winning, and now I Am Bolt lets us see the real man behind the Triple Treble Olympic Gold Medals for the very first time. Usain shares unprecedented access to himself, welcoming us into his life as an Olympic & sporting legend, best friend, teammate, and son. Experience first-hand & close up what being Usain Bolt is really like - from his grueling training days with his incredible coach and sprint team, to competing on the global stage, much of which was shot by Usain himself. See how he overcomes major setbacks and challenges along the
DocumentaryEngland 1990: football was a dirty word. The game was in disgrace, the fans, hooligans, the nation, it seemed, were all played out.Then there was Italia 90 - The World Cup - a shot at redemption. But this was no ordinary World Cup and no ordinary time. Over six short weeks Sir Bobby Robson and his band of brothers united a nation, coming within a heart beat of reaching the World Cup Final. Narrated by Gary Oldman, featuring match action - from the cool finishing of Lineker to the silky skills of Gazza - and previously unseen behind-the-scenes footage, this is the definitive story of England's greatest adventure on foreign soil... so far.
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
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.
DocumentaryTHAT SUMMER centres on the film project Peter Beard initiated together with Lee Radziwill about her relatives, the Beales of Grey Gardens. Lost for decades, this extraordinary footage re-emerges in the documentary that focuses on Peter Beard and his family of friends who formed a vibrant and profoundly influential creative community in Montauk in the 1970s. Featuring Peter Beard, Lee Radziwill, Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale, Edith Bouvier Beale (Little Edie and Big Edie), Andy Warhol.
DocumentaryThe 24 hours of Le Mans is the most prestigious endurance motorsport event in the world. Fantelli Productions follows Great British privateer team Jota Sport, taking an intimate look at the feat of human endurance and the marvel of engineering it takes to compete in one of the most challenging races on earth. We bring to the screen the spectacle that is Le Mans, through the eyes and emotions of the men at the very heart of it. Proving with enough hard work, dedication and passion, you really can achieve anything. Journey to Le Mans is a depiction of the blood, sweat and tears we see, as we travel with the team. Our journey playing out over the season to - and during - Le Mans 2014.
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 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.
DocumentarySet inside a single room in Folsom Prison, The Work follows three men from outside as they participate in a four-day group therapy retreat with level-four convicts. Over the four days, each man in the room takes his turn at delving deep into his past. The raw and revealing process that the incarcerated men undertake exceeds the expectations of the free men, ripping them out of their comfort zones and forcing them to see themselves and the prisoners in unexpected ways. "The Work" offers a powerful and rare look past the cinder block walls, steel doors and the dehumanising tropes in our culture to reveal a movement of change and redemption that transcends what we think of as rehabilitation.
SportsJourney to the world's most incredible riding locations with riders worthy of such a venue in MOTO 9, the latest of the world's most progressive moto video franchise. From the soul-shredder life to the woods to the AMA Championship program, MOTO 9 brings every piece of the dirtbike spectrum to the screen. Combined with top tier cinematography and music to match, it's core MOTO - the type of stuff that will have viewers running to fire up their bikes.
DocumentaryDirector Jon Brewer unearths the fascinating story that was the undercurrent of film icon Steve McQueen's favourite pastime and hidden talent, dirt-bike racing, in this fast-paced biographical documentary narrated by Charley Boorman. The film explores McQueen's obsession with speed and the invention of a racing bike, the Desert Racer, a by-product of his relationship with Bud Ekins, his stunt double on The Great Escape. Steve McQueen: Desert Racer boasts new and candid interviews with Chad McQueen from his Malibu home. McQueen's racing contemporaries John Cooper and Dave Ekins also contribute, with first hand stories featuring Steve McQueen in his happiest times. Now the Metisse motorbike designed by Steve and Bud Ekins is being re-created in Limited Edition, handcrafted in the UK.
DocumentaryDirected and written by legendary rock promoter Simon Napier-Bell, manager of The Yardbirds, T Rex and George Michael, and created to coincide with the 50 anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality, this is an engaging journey through the subsequent years of how those changes affected LGBT lives. It features interview with leading activists and cultural commentators including Sir Ian McKellen, Sir Elton John, Matt Lucas, Sir Derek Jacobi and Simon Callow.
DocumentaryOlé Olé Olé: A Trip Across Latin America is a feature documentary that follows The Rolling Stones’ tour of early 2016 through 10 Latin American cities as the band attempt to pull off a once in a lifetime open air concert in Havana, Cuba. A road movie that celebrates the revolutionary power of Rock n Roll - exhilarating and at times disorientating the film chronicles the tour, local culture and unique bond that exists between the Latin American people and The Rolling Stones. The film combines electrifying live performance footage with intimate insight into the world of The Rolling Stones. A portrait of a band still at the very top of their game, four friends that have seen it all but remain as hungry as ever to break new ground.
Music DocumentariesA feature-length documentary on Beyoncé's life followed by her spectacular concert performance in Atlantic City. Offering a rare glimpse into the realities of Beyoncé's life, the documentary sheds light on the 16-time Grammy Award-winning singer, business-woman, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, wife and mother.
DocumentaryEXPERIENCE THE ULTIMATE BRITISH COMBAT SPORT, THROUGH THE EYES OF THE BARE KNUCKLE BOXING WORLD ELITE. Despite being centuries old, the sport of bare knuckle fighting is one that’s always sat firmly in the shadow of its gloved alternative. Previously shunned to the darkest nooks of the UK, these boxers, rather than for financial reward are there purely for the fight itself, united by a fierce subculture of honour, pride and violence. Although remaining far removed from the glamour of pro-boxing, the underworld fighting scene has recently enjoyed a huge surge of mainstream attention, with many pro-boxers from around the world supporting the renaissance. Attracting huge crowds and selling out national arena bookings, this divisive sport has experienced a meteoric shift in favour, moving from the underground to a prime-
DocumentaryMeet a surgeon who claims to remove highly advance implants, nanotechnology microchips imbedded by aliens, non-humans monitoring our earth. Discover the world of abductions, scalar wave transmissions, and a program to study or manipulate the human race. Armed with a patient, a scalpel, black lights and a stud finder; we seek to verify the authenticity of this alleged Off-World Implant Technology.
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.
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.
DocumentaryEver since Venus and Serena Williams emerged onto the professional tennis scene, they've provoked vivid reactions, from admiration and awe to curiosity and debate. They've been winning championships for over a decade, pushing the limits of longevity in a demanding sport and breaking new ground for female and African American athletes. The 2011 tennis season proved to be one of the most testing of their careers, with both sisters battling life and career-threatening health problems, personal tragedy and media controversy. In VENUS AND SERENA, we gain unprecedented access into their lives, both in the spotlight and behind closed doors, watching the sisters as they draw their greatest strengths from one another and overcome countless adversities.
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.
DocumentaryThanks to their sweary rants about modern England, Nottingham duo Sleaford Mods have been called "the voice of Britain" by their fans, "Britain's angriest band" by the Guardian and "The world's greatest rock 'n' roll band" by Iggy Pop. Jason Williamson, a former chicken factory worker and father of two, his band mate, beatmaker Andrew Fearn, and their manager Steve Underwood, avant-garde bedroom label owner and former bus driver, have won over fans with their brutally honest lyrics and DIY ethos. Following them on their two-year journey from bedroom recording sessions to mainstream success, Christine Franz's official documentary feature tells the story of three guys taking on the music business on their own terms.
DocumentaryFrom crippling lows to joyous highs, and everything in between, we follow the journey of one dancer to realise their dream of ‘making it’. Funny, intimate and raw, learn first hand what it takes to succeed in today's highly competitive, and ever-shifting, commercial dance industry. Director and Choreographer Brendon Hansford builds one professional dancer from the ground up and within this Vlog documentary he sets out to demystify this notoriously difficult industry. In the process, the documentary offers insights, trends, tips and truths passed on by industry experts such as Matt Steffanina, Brittney Cherry, Stuart Bishop, Adam Parson and Dax O’Callaghan. The Director says: “This feature strips away the glamorous facade of dancers. It is not about how to be a good dancer, but rather how to become a successful
Sports"Where the Trail Ends..." is a film following the worlds' top freeride mountain bikers as they search for un-ridden terrain around the globe, ultimately shaping the future of big mountain freeriding. This unparalleled story documents man's challenge of mother nature and himself showcased through a cast of colorful characters. This is the most progressive and ambitious mountain biking ever attempted resulting in an entertainment adventure unlike anything experienced before.
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.
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
DocumentaryRoger Waters, co-founder and principal songwriter of Pink Floyd, fuses the epic and the personal in Roger Waters The Wall, a concert film that goes well beyond the stage. Based on the groundbreaking concept album, Roger Waters The Wall could be called a concept film: it’s a state-of-the-art show that dazzles the senses, combined with an intensely personal road trip that deals with the loss Roger has felt throughout his life due to war. On stage and now on film, Waters has channeled his convictions into his art and his music. With Roger Waters The Wall, Waters – together with his fellow musicians and his creative collaborators – brings audiences an exultant ride of a rock and roll concert, and delivers an unforgettable, deeply emotional experience.
DocumentaryCelebrating the 50th anniversary of England’s 1966 World Cup win, Bobby is the revealing story of triumph and tragedy behind one of sport’s greatest ever heroes, Bobby Moore. With spectacular archive footage including film from the ’66 World Cup that’s never been seen, the golden era of English football is vividly brought to the big screen. Featuring stars of the football world and more including Pelé, Sir Geoff Hurst, Gordon Banks, Harry Redknapp, Wayne Rooney, Russell Brand, Ray Davies and Bobby Moore’s family, this authorised account is an incredible tale of an extraordinary man.
DocumentaryExperts compare football stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - their upbringing, progression into the world of sports, skills, talent, influence and marketability on and off the field. Hear it all to decide which player is the best!
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
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.
DocumentaryThis award-winning, thrilling story is about a group of discarded kids who revolutionized skateboarding and shaped the attitude and culture of modern day extreme sports. Featuring old skool skating footage, exclusive interviews and a blistering rock soundtrack, DOGTOWN AND Z-BOYS captures the rise of the Zephyr skateboarding team from Venice's Dogtown, a tough "locals only" beach with a legacy of outlaw surfing.
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.
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.
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.
DocumentaryMichael Jackson’s THIS IS IT is a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the performer as he developed, created and rehearsed for his sold-out concerts at London’s O2 Arena. Chronicling the months from April through June 2009, this film was produced with the full support of the Estate of Michael Jackson and drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage featuring Jackson rehearsing a number of his songs for the show. In raw and candid detail, Michael Jackson’s THIS IS IT captures the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius and great artist at work as he creates and perfects his planned final London shows.
DocumentaryTwenty years after its release, Illmatic has become a hip-hop benchmark that encapsulates the socio-political outlook, enduring spirit, and collective angst of a generation of young black men searching for their voice in America. Time is Illmatic tracks the musical legacy of the Jones family, handed down to Nas from his jazz musician father, Olu Dara. It also examines the social conditions and environmental influences that contributed to Nas’ worldview. Along the way, Time Is Illmatic shows how Nas—with the support of his Queensbridge neighborhood crew, the loyalty of his younger brother Jabari “Jungle” Jones, and sacrifices of his mother, Ann Jones—overcame insurmountable odds to create the greatest work of music from hip-hop’s second golden era.
DocumentaryFrom the Academy Award-winning Director of An Inconvenient Truth comes a groundbreaking feature film that provides an engaging and provocative look at public education in the United States. Waiting For “Superman” has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of the struggles students, families, educators and reformers have had to face and overcome. Inspiring and poignant, Waiting For “Superman” will motivate immediate action and leave a lasting and powerful impression you will want to share with your friends and family.
DocumentaryWinner of multiple awards, Fabergé: A Life of Its Own tells the definitive story of the world's most famous artist jeweller. Starting in Imperial St Petersburg, the film traces an epic journey from Peter Carl Fabergé's intensely personal commissions for the Tsars, through the tragic demise of the Romanov family, the Russian Revolution and a flood of Fabergé to the West, and on into the company's 21st century resurrection. With access to the collections of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and many others, Fabergé's famous Imperial Easter Eggs and other immaculate creations are shown in sparkling detail but balanced with wider historical context. The film features interviews with family members Tatiana and Sarah Fabergé and a wide range of collectors and experts, with brief appearances by Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett M
DocumentaryChasing Niagara, a new feature-length kayaking film by Red Bull Media House and River Roots, follows Ortiz on a three-year journey to plan, prepare and train to run Niagara Falls. To prepare for this mission, Rafa Ortiz enlists the help of world-renowned paddler Rush Sturges and a tight team of their friends. Together they go on a remarkable three-year journey from the rainforest rivers of Mexico to the towering waterfalls of the U.S. Northwest. Their journey concludes in Canada where the team plays a cat-and-mouse game with local police before Rafa’s mission comes to a heart-stopping climax at the iconic Falls.
DocumentaryA behind-the-scenes look at 'Fauda', the Israeli TV thriller which has found a huge audience in Arab countries and beyond after it was acquired by Netflix. How successfully does it portray the world of the Israeli Special Forces and Palestinian militants? And can a drama series help to reconcile real life enemies?
DocumentaryAyrton Senna is still arguably the most popular Formula 1 driver ever, but how did he get there? Adversity builds champions and for Senna this adversity came in the 1983 Formula 3 season from little known Martin Brundle. Relive the epic battles between the two men with wildly different career trajectories and discover the unknown racer who nearly pushed Senna to the breaking point.
DocumentaryAt the age of 21 Saar Maoz arrived in the UK after being kicked out from his religious Kibbutz. Following the highs and lows that accompanied his newfound freedom Saar discovered an alternative family with The London Gay Men's Chorus. After 19 years, Saar has reached out to his conservative and religious Israeli family in an attempt at reconciliation. Now his parents are coming to visit... Who's Gonna Love Me Now? celebrates the triumph of love over hate, of understanding over ignorance and the melding of cultures who traditionally view each other as extreme. This isn't Saar Moaz's singular journey, it is a monumental trek undertaken by his entire family.
DocumentaryFrank Lee is more than just a celebrated martial artist; he's practically a superhero, able to knock down evildoers before they know what hit them. Renowned for bringing White Crane kung fu to North America, Frank evolved his own style of full contact fighting and established himself as coach, promoter and the owner of a successful fight gym. But as far as his son, filmmaker Corey Lee, is concerned, Frank, a champion at everything else, has never quite been a champion father. Frank's status as a trainer and world-renowned coach has kept him at an emotional and physical distance from Corey. After decades of estrangement, Corey sets out on a bridge-building mission - he will try to connect with his father by training with him again for the first time in 25 years. It will not be easy for a man in his forties - with two ch
DocumentaryIn 1976, during the hottest summer on record, Star Wars was shot in suburban North London. Nobody involved had any idea how big the film would become, many couldn't even remember the title. Yet, for the extras and actors in smaller roles, their faces hidden in masks and helmets, this seemingly insignificant job would go on to colour their lives even four decades later. Filmmaker Jon Spira has tracked down a cross-section of these actors and extras, including David Prowse (Darth Vader) and Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett), to find out what it means to have been a part of the most beloved cinematic universe of all time.
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
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
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.
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'?
SportsunReal is for those of us who escape. A film that celebrates breaking free from the confines of reality and venturing into a boundless world. This place isn’t remote or hard to find, and yet many never see it. Here, glacial walls transform into mountain bike trails, rain and snow aren't the only elements to fall from the sky and thousand pound mammals become riding partners. Breathtaking visuals conjure feelings of awe and pure joy; feelings that only those of us who venture outside can truly understand. This film is dedicated to you — the dreamers, the rule-breakers, the ones who never grow up, the ones who know the secret — the ones who know the way into the unReal world.
DocumentaryFormer Vice President Al Gore presents an eye-opening and compelling view of the future of our planet - and our civilization - in the Must-See documentary of the year. This is a wake-up call that cuts through myths and misconceptions to deliver the message that global warming is a real and present danger. An Inconvenient Truth brings home Gore's persuasive argument that we must act now to save the earth. Each and every one of us can make changes in the way in which we live our lives and Become Part of the Solution..
DocumentaryAn edifying must-see that has received accolades at film festivals the world over, 'We Were Here' is the first film to take a deep and reflective look back at the arrival and impact of a definitive chapter in San Francisco's queer history. It explores how the City's inhabitants were affected by, and how they responded to, a calamitous epidemic, opening a window of understanding to those who have only the vaguest notions of what transpired in those years. In the face of adversity they stood strong and united. This is their story.
SportsHidden among glaciers on Axel Heiberg Island, high in the Arctic Circle, are mountain bike lines too incredible to ignore. Harsh temperatures, volatile weather and nine-month winters mean that the area is normally devoid of human life. But each summer, this frozen landscape flourishes under endless daylight, revealing a spectacular ecosystem. Since the last ice age, glaciers have exposed massive polar deserts with the perfect moisture-to-sediment ratio on terrain beyond anything ridden in the history of the sport. Veteran freeride mountain bikers Darren Berrecloth and Cam Zink, embark on an expedition to the top of the world to explore this relatively unknown land, while sharing their knowledge with up-and-comers Carson Storch and Tom Van Steenbergen. With guidance from scientists based on the island, they discover a r
DocumentaryThis film tells Jeff’s story from his earliest days growing up in Wallington, Surrey with his home made guitars, teenage friendship with Jimmy Page and the influences of guitarists such as Les Paul, Cliff Gallup and James Burton. With essential tracks from throughout his career it follows his journey from art school and early bands, through his various groups, musical ventures and passion for hot rods, to the release of his latest album and sell-out show at the Hollywood Bowl. We hear testimony to the genius of Jeff Beck from musicians who have recorded and played along side him such as Jimmy Page, David Gilmour, Eric Clapton, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood, Jennifer Batten, Beth Hart, Joe Perry and Slash who all shine a light on his ever-evolving guitar style and reveal why to this day he remains not only a musical vision
DocumentaryWhat if killing animals is the only way to save them? Endangered species like elephants, rhinos and lions march closer to extinction each year. Their devastating decline is fuelled by a global desire to kill these majestic animals for sport. Trophy investigates the powerhouse industries of big-game hunting, breeding and wildlife conservation through the eyes of impassioned individuals who drive them. From an American trophy hunter to the world’s largest rhino breeder in South Africa, the film grapples with the consequences of imposing a cash value on animals. What are the implications of treating animals as products? Do breeding, farming and hunting offer some of the few remaining options to conserve animals? Directed by award winning filmmakers Shaul Schwarz and Christina Clusiau, Trophy will leave you debating what
DocumentaryFrom PBS and American Masters - More than four decades of 20th-century America are filtered through Lange's life and lens — her creations and achievements, her tragedies and losses. Known for her powerful images from the Great Depression, her haunting "Migrant Mother" remains emblematic of that period. In 1936, when photographs of the poverty-stricken mother of seven, stranded in a camp in California, were published, a national awareness began. As America matured into a world power, Lange continued to bear witness — mass migration, increasing urbanization and the cost of war at home — bringing subjects alive, transmitting raw emotions and capturing the human condition. This film is made by Dyanna Taylor, Lange’s granddaughter, who began her artistic vision, literally, at Lange's feet.
DocumentaryWhat does it take to become a champion? Jackson’s MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has trained over 10 world champions, with owner Greg Jackson earning awards including Mixed Martial Arts coach of the year. “The Proving Grounds” provides a no-holds-barred, all-access inside look at the academy, following the lives of Greg Jackson and his family, and the strategies, philosophies, history, and hardships behind the best MMA school in the world. A FilmBuff Presentation.
SportsChasing The Storm 2 picks up where Chasing The Storm left off. While Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg and his crew of Dirt Bike Kidz search for the perfect natural terrain jumps, the film captures the athletes' unique personalities and behind-the-scenes antics while traveling to iconic freeriding locations such as Ocotillo Wells, Glamis, Beaumont, Reche Canyon, Temecula and unknown spots in Santa Cruz and Northern California. This is an action-packed sequel featuring stars of the sport such as Jeremy “Twitch” Stenberg, Ken Roczen, Cooper Webb, Ryan Villopoto and Aaron Plessinger as well as new and returning favorites like Tyler Bereman, Darryn Durham, Axell Hodges, Josh Hansen, Carey Hart, Josh Grant, Broc Tickle, Andy Bakken, Vinnie Carbone, Kris Foster and many more.