DocumentaryWhat 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 unusual and accomplished woman, spurned as too
DocumentaryFrom BBC Earth Films, the studio that brought you Earth, comes the long awaited sequel - Earth: One Amazing Day, an astonishing journey revealing the power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands, from exotic jungles to urban jungles. Astounding breakthroughs in filmmaking technology bring you up close and personal with a cast of unforgettable characters; a baby zebra desperate to cross a river, a penguin who heroically undertakes a death-defying daily commute to feed his family, a school of sperm whales who like to snooze vertically and a sloth on the hunt for love. Told with humour, intimacy, emotion and jaw-dropping cinematic splendour, Earth: One Amazing Day is the enchanting big screen family friendly adventure that spectacularly
DocumentaryThe Final Year is a unique insiders' account of President Barack Obama's foreign policy team during their last year in office. Featuring unprecedented access inside the White House and State Department, The Final Year offers an uncompromising view of the inner workings of the Obama Administration as they prepare to leave power after eight years.
The film revolves around a foreign policy team assembled by Barack Obama nearly a decade ago, during his first presidential campaign: Secretary of State John Kerry, UN Ambassador Samantha Power, Deputy National Security Advisor and presidential confidant Ben Rhodes, as well National Security Advisor Susan Rice and President Obama himself.
The film tracks this team over the course of 2016, as they travel the world attempting to solidify and "lock-in" policies that they believe
DocumentaryDocumentary profiling the ancient architecture, customs and unique people of the city of Istanbul, as seen through the eyes of the most mysterious and beloved animal humans have ever known, the cat.
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.
SportsCanada’s Mark McMorris has defied the odds since he began his snowboarding career in 2009. Filmmaker, and childhood friend, Adam Burwell follows Mark every step of the way as he competes with the world’s best in Big Air and Slopestyle earning his spot on the Canadian Olympic team. Then on March 25, 2017, everything changes. With the competition season over, Mark explores the Whistler backcountry with his brother Craig, Torstein Horgmo, and friends. While cameras are rolling, the unthinkable happens - a horrific accident leaves Mark clinging to life with his brother and friends doing all they can to save him. After Mark wakes up in ICU, a battle to save his life becomes a battle to save his passion and career as a professional snowboarder with an uncertain future ahead of him. With intimate access, this 44-minute
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.
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.
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,
DocumentaryDirector Kelly Noonan Gores' documentary takes us on a scientific and spiritual journey where we discover that our thoughts, beliefs, and emotions have a huge impact on our health and ability to heal. The latest science reveals that we are not victims of unchangeable genes, nor should we buy into a scary prognosis. The fact is we have more control over our health and life than we have been taught to believe. This film will empower you with a new understanding of the miraculous nature of the human body and the extraordinary healer within us all. HEAL not only taps into the brilliant minds of leading scientists and spiritual teachers, but follows three people on actual high stakes healing journeys. Healing can be extremely complex and deeply personal, but it can also happen spontaneously in a moment. Through these inspir
DocumentaryFrom acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters, Life Itself), Academy Award® Nominee Abacus: Small Enough to Jail tells the incredible saga of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings of Chinatown, New York. Accused of mortgage fraud by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., Abacus becomes the only U.S. bank to face criminal charges in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The indictment and subsequent trial forces the Sung family to defend themselves – and their bank’s legacy in the Chinatown community – over the course of a five-year legal battle.
DocumentaryIn 1962 four young men - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - came together to form the 20th century musical phenomenon known as 'The Beatles'. The band stormed Europe in 1963 and, in 1964, they conquered America. Their groundbreaking world tours changed global youth culture forever and, arguably, invented mass entertainment as we know it today. All the while, the group were composing and recording a series of extraordinarily successful singles and albums. However, the relentless pressure of such unprecedented fame (which in 1966 became uncontrollable turmoil) led to the decision to stop touring. In the ensuing years The Beatles were then free to focus on a series of albums that changed the face of recorded music. Master storyteller and Oscar winner, Ron Howard, explores this incredible journe
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.
DocumentaryLouis Theroux's first theatrical feature documentary, from the Oscar winning producer of Searching For Sugarman and Man On Wire, sees the renowned filmmaker delve into the world of Scientology, one of the worlds most mysterious and powerful religions, in what he regards as 'the Holy Grail of Stories'. With a lifetime of experience dealing with eccentric, unpalatable and unexpected human behaviour, the unassuming Theroux wont take no for an answer when his request to enter the Church of Scientology headquarters is turned down. Inspired by the Churches alleged techniques, and aided by former Scientology members turned whistleblowers, Theroux uses actors to recreate incidents people claim to have experienced as members in an attempt to better understand the way it operates. However, in a bizarre twist, it becomes clear th
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.
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.
DocumentaryGrace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami takes the viewer on an intimate and electrifying journey that moves between four cinematic layers - performance, family, artist and gypsy - to explore the fascinating world of this pop cultural phenomenon. Here we see her behind the mask as a daughter, mother, sister and grandmother, alongside taking to the stage for a specially commissioned performance, with legendary hits including Pull Up to the Bumper and Slave to the Rhythm showcased in full. Larger than life, bordering on cartoon, wild, scary and androgynous - Grace Jones plays all these parts.
DocumentaryFour Finnish cave divers face their worst nightmare when two of their friends drown deep inside an underwater cave in Norway. When the official recovery operation is called off by the Norwegian and British authorities after being deemed too risky, the friends set out on a secret mission to retrieve the bodies themselves. Diving Into the Unknown isn't just the dramatic story of a life-threatening mission. It is also a story about unconditional friendship that truly runs deep. While each member of the team has years of experience exploring dangerous deep-sea caves, together they are about to face the biggest challenge of their lives.
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'?
DocumentaryThe Battle of the Sexes tells the story of 'a match that defined a movement' the infamous tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in Houston 1973. Weaving together the story of the embryonic women's movement and the battle to establish equality on the tennis court (a literal level playing field). It shows how a group of women banded together to overthrow the male establishment - to become true pioneers. More than a mere historic telling, we hope this film has the emotional power of a drama.
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.
Documentary"What 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 inc
DocumentaryA new breed of action sports film comes to life as Red Bull Media House, in association with Brain Farm Digital Cinema, present “The Art of FLIGHT”, a Curt Morgan Film. Two years in the making, “The Art of FLIGHT” gives iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends the opportunity to redefine what is possible in the mountains. Experience the highs, as new tricks are landed and new zones opened, alongside the lows, where avalanches, accidents, and wrong-turns strike. Immerse yourself in a cinematic experience as Brain Farm and their arsenal of filmmaking technology capture the culture, wildlife and scenic landscapes the riders take in along the way. Join in the ride as the creators of “That’s It, That’s All” completely rewrite the formula for action sports cinema with “The Art of FLIGHT.”
Heber Cannon, Mariah Moore, Marston Sawyers & Ian Wittenber
DocumentaryThe 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games were a grueling five-day, 15-event test to find the fittest man and woman on Earth. "Fittest on Earth: A Decade of Fitness" follows the dramatic story of the top athletes who qualified and competed and offers an inside look at what it takes to be among the world's elite athletes, both in training and on the competition floor. The CrossFit Games challenge competitors to perform intense physical tasks, but the hardest part is sometimes mental. Athletes often learn the details of the events only minutes before they begin, and everyone handles the pressure differently. Which of these fierce competitors will rise to the top and earn the title of Fittest on Earth?
DocumentaryAmerican Valhalla tells the story of an unlikely musical collaboration between two mavericks of American rock: Joshua Homme, frontman of Queens of the Stone Age and Iggy Pop, the Godfather of Punk. The film, co-directed by Homme, follows the recording of Iggy’s final album ‘Post Pop Depression’ in the California desert, with his band comprising of Homme, his QOTSA bandmate Dean Fertita and Arctic Monkeys’ drummer, Matt Helders, as well as the explosive tour that builds to a crowning performance at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall. Featuring stunning cinematography and intimate access, American Valhalla reveals the growth of an intense bond between the musicians who have taken to heart the mantra: "you risk nothing you gain nothing. "
DocumentaryThe Cineflex-camera, developed by US secret services, brings razor sharp aerial close-ups and breathtaking panoramic images to life. Filmed exclusively with aerial shots, this is a unique cinematic expedition from the peaks of Mont Blanc to the Dolomites and traces the history and geography of the Alps.
SportsSince the dawn of time, everything that has lived and breathed on this planet has been subject to the whims of Mother Nature. The nature of an adventurer is inherently rogue - typically wild in character, subject to the fancy of their imagination. We are unequivocally drawn to nature’s rawest fury and deepest mysteries. These are the irreverent souls who pursue the edge. In the winter of 2017, the magnitude of winter's force was on full display. Telephone pole-snapping storms pounded the Wyoming landscape. Regions to the west, recently left arid and forgotten, were gifted with unprecedented accumulation. Blizzards in Europe buried towns in an instant before disappearing just as fast, leaving the lucky few who were there to wonder if it even happened. A Bolivian expedition found grace above 18,0
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.
DocumentaryFrom BAFTA award-winning director Asif Kapadia (SENNA), AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. A once-in-a-generation talent, Amy Winehouse was a musician that captured the world's attention. A pure jazz artist in the most authentic sense - she wrote and sung from the heart using her musical gifts to analyse her own problems. The combination of her raw honesty and supreme talent resulted in some of the most unique and adored songs of the modern era. Her huge success, however, resulted in relentless and invasive media attention which coupled with Amy’s troubled relationships and pre
SportsDEATHGRIP puts the defining style of Brendan Fairclough with the progressive filmmaking of Clay Porter, slamming them together into an in-your-face, non-stop onslaught of race-pace action set against Planet Earth scenery. It pushes mountain biking to a new level of intensity and documents the sport at a pulse faster than ever before. Starring Brendan Fairclough and featuring Brandon Semenuk, Josh Bryceland, Sam Reynolds, Ryan Howard, Nico Vink, Andrew Neethling, Kyle Jameson and Olly Wilkins. The future is now. #DEATHGRIPMOVIE
DocumentaryWidely hailed as the greatest concert movie ever made, director Jonathan Demme’s celebrated film captures Talking Heads live at Hollywood’s Pantages Theatre in December,1983. The film’s legendary opening sees David Byrne walk onto an empty stage and give a mesmerising, stripped-back rendition of Psycho Killer. From here the set and the band literally evolve song by song until both are complete and Byrne appears in his now iconic ‘big suit’. Capturing the infectious energy of a unique Talking Heads performance, Stop Making Sense is an unforgettable musical and cinematic experience.
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
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
DocumentaryIn a race against time and all odds, the revolutionary F1 racing car Ferrari 312B will get back on the Monaco circuit, 46 years later, under the wing of it's creator, the genius engineer Mauro Forghieri.
DocumentaryThe Heretic is a documentary film following the life and work of Rob Bell, one of the most polarizing figures in modern day Christianity. The film follows Rob with unprecedented access over several years as he challenges deeply held conservative ideals while grappling with some of the most important questions of our time: Can faith and science coexist, or do belief and progress stand in opposition? Is religion insufficient for explaining the complexity of our modern world, or does it give language to something even greater? And do spiritual traditions simply serve to further divide our world, or can they offer real help and hope for a better tomorrow?
DocumentaryUnforgettable, chilling and emotional, The Imposter tells the gripping true story of a Texan boy who went missing in 1994 and was miraculously found three and a half years later thousands of miles away in southern Spain. Despite glaring inconsistencies in his physical appearance, the boy's family brought their long-lost "son" home to restart his life in Texas. Questions soon arise: how could the Barclay’s blonde, blue-eyed son have returned with darker skin and eyes? How could his personality and even accent have changed so dramatically? Truth soon proves stranger than fiction as the real story emerges. Universally critically acclaimed and nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, this is a jaw-dropping story about the lies we want to believe and the truths we choose to construct.
DocumentaryBeing AP is the incredible inside story of a sporting legend. As AP McCoy nears the end of his career, the characteristics that have driven him to dominate the most dangerous of sports remain as strong as ever. Fearless and willing to sacrifice everything to achieve his goals, this film reveals the exhaustive training routine, injuries, doubt, triumphs, failures, and AP’s soul-searching to find a way to leave the stage.With unprecedented access to AP and those closest to him, Being AP celebrates an incredible man who became the greatest jump jockey the world has ever seen.
DocumentaryIn mid 90's, with no money and no English, Danilo, Marcio and Yuri left Brazil and everything behind to live in Hawaii and surf the world's most famous waves. At that time, Laird Hamilton and his gang had just invented Tow Surfing, using the help of jet skis to catch giant waves on the outer reefs. Laird became a legend and his new sport attracted surfers looking for fame and money. Then, in 2006, dreaming of surfing Jaws in the purest style, the 3 “amigos” began a saga that lasted 5 years. They challenged Jaws year after year, paddling, with no safety, no inflatable vests, nothing. In 2011, Danilo became the first surfer to ever win the XXL Big Wave Award, paddling a giant wave in Jaws.
SportsIn this bundled version of two of Sitka's most popular short films, activists from the Sitka surf team set out to search for waves on remote stretches of British Columbia's unspoiled coast. As they surf, explore and learn from local conservationists, they find that protecting these wild places for the future is just as important as enjoying them today. Presented in partnership with Pacific Wild.
DocumentaryBy 2050, the world population will grow to ten billion people. In the middle of the heated debate about food security, comes this broad and analytic look into the enormous spectrum of global food production and distribution - from artificial meat, insects, industrial farming to trendy self-cultivation. Director, best-selling author and Food Fighter Valentin Thurn seeks for solutions worldwide and gives place for innovation and visions for our future.
DocumentaryAfter he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, while he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.
DocumentaryIn the high-stakes game of big-wall climbing, the Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru may be the ultimate prize. It’s a deadly route that has seen more failed attempts by elite climbing teams over the past 30 Years than any other ascent in the Himalayas. When Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Özturk attempted the 21,000ft climb they suffered set back after set back including dwindling supplies, 10 feet snowstorms, and sub-zero temperatures. Beaten back even when the summit is in sight, heartbroken, and totally defeated, Anker, Chin, and Özturk face up to some extraordinary challenges that makes Meru a unique story of friendship, sacrifice, hope and obsession.
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 intimate and heart-warming look at the man behind the legend – as we’ve never seen Ali before. ‘I Am Ali’ is told through exclusive, unprecedented access to Ali’s personal archive of ‘audio journals’ combined with touching interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends, including his daughters, son, ex-wife and brother, plus legends of the boxing community including Mike Tyson, George Foreman and Gene Kilroy. Experience Ali’s extraordinary story, as a Fighter, Lover, Brother, Father - told from the inside for the very first time.
DocumentaryWhen feminist filmmaker Cassie Jaye sets out to document the mysterious and polarizing world of the Men's Rights Movement, she begins to question her own beliefs. Jaye had only heard about the Men's Rights Movement as being a misogynist hate group aiming to turn back the clock on women's rights, but when she spends a year filming the leaders and followers within the movement, she learns the various ways men are disadvantaged and discriminated against. The Red Pill challenges the audience to pull back the veil, question societal norms, and expose themselves to an alternate perspective on gender equality, power and privilege.
DocumentaryEight months in the life of a fighter, the film provides the opportunity to discover the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) sport in a fresh and striking new light, revealing the life of a dedicated fighter on his way to the top. In times of hard labor and an infamously tough economy, this film inspires the very spirit of our existence... to never give up. A FilmBuff presentation.
DocumentaryBefore Big Tymers or Rich Gang, there was a Baby with a dream. Before Anythang is an inspiring portrait of Bryan “Baby/Birdman” Williams, whose Cash Money Records empire would shake up rap music and reverberate far beyond the Crescent City. His origin story is filled with tragedy and belief, hustle and community, told by the people closest to him and narrated by Baby himself.
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,
DocumentaryMany movies have their own provocative interpretations, but none as rich and far-ranging as Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. In Room 237, we hear from people who believe they have decoded the hidden symbols and messages buried in the late director's film.Disclaimer: This film is not approved or endorsed by, nor is it any way associated with, the Kubrick Family, Warner Bros., or The Shining filmmakers, nor do the views and opinions expressed in it reflect the views of Stanley Kubrick or The Shining filmmakers.
DocumentaryIn a post sexual revolution world, where you can purchase a vibrator just as easily as a pair of shoes, roughly one-third of all women have never experienced an orgasm. Armed with shocking sexual data, a bunch of insecurities and a determination to unlock the key to feminine sexual energy, filmmakers Catherine Oxenberg and Gabrielle Anwar seek out sexual experts, tantric masters, researchers and everyday women to unearth the full female potential.
DocumentaryFocusing on the career and family of its legendary founder Sir Frank Williams, the British sports documentary tells the extraordinary story of the Williams Formula 1 team, from its inception to the present day.
DocumentaryFrom the Oscar-winning team behind MAN ON WIRE comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. Following Nim’s extraordinary journey through human society, and the enduring impact he makes on the people he meets along the way, the film is an unflinching and unsentimental biography of an animal we tried to make human. What we learn about his true nature – and indeed our own – is comic, revealing and profoundly unsettling.
DocumentaryTold entirely in the words of James Baldwin, through both personal appearances and the text of his final unfinished book project, I Am Not Your Negro touches on the lives and assassinations of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Medgar Evers to bring powerful clarity to how the image and reality of blacks in America today is fabricated and enforced.
DocumentaryI Am is the story of a successful Hollywood director, Tom Shadyac who experiences a life threatening head injury, and his ensuing journey to try and answer two very basic questions: “What’s wrong with our world?” and “What can we do about it?” With a film crew of four, Tom visits some of today’s great minds, including authors, poets, teachers, religious leaders, and scientists (Howard Zinn, Lynne McTaggart, Desmond Tutu, Thom Hartmann, Coleman Barks) searching for the fundamental endemic problem that causes all of the other problems, while simultaneously reflecting on his own life choices of excess, greed and eventual healing. What if the solution to the world’s problems was right in front of us all along?
DocumentaryWith pockets full of cash, charisma and a preternatural memory for vintages, an unassuming young Rudy Kurniawan earns the reputation of a wine savant, surrounding himself with some of high society’s most fervent wine connoisseurs. But when Bill Koch, a top US collector,and, Laurent Ponsot, a Burgundian wine producer, discover suspicious bottles, a humorous and suspenseful investigation begins into one of the most ingenious cons of our time.
Documentary“Australien Skies 2: Contact Of Interest” is the second film in the critically acclaimed "Australien Skies" UFO series from documentary film maker Don Meers. In “Contact Of Interest” we accompany Don as he returns to Kiama in New South Wales to visit UFO contactee Liam Freaney, who appeared in the first Australien Skies film. With a collection of UFO footage, black helicopters and claims of government conspiracy, Liam’s appearance in the first film caused a great deal of excitement and controversy. However, as Don discovers, not all is well with Liam. In the time that has passed, his experiences have taken a decidedly darker turn. After listening to Liam’s concerns, both Don and Liam enlist the help of internationally recognized regression therapist Mary Rodwell. Having worked with over three thousand conta
DocumentaryUnravelling the riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma, that is Russia. Since Russia was brought to its knees in the 1990s by crippling debt and the grip of the oligarchs following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Putin has made it his mission to return superpower status to Russia. Taking on the might of America and Europe he has succeeded in cementing a sphere of influence in the former Soviet Union, and extending his reach into the Middle East and Asia. While not partisan to Putin's wrongs, this insightful doc examines the logic and motivations of Putin’s vilified regime, and why he is so loved in his homeland.
Documentary"First Contact,” narrated by Golden Globe-winning actor James Woods, is the true story of Darryl Anka’s close encounter with a UFO, after which he became a trance channel for an extraterrestrial entity named Bashar. The film presents a deeper investigation into the nature of reality, mankind’s place in the cosmos and the potential impact of ET contact on our society.
DocumentaryCity of Gold chronicles Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Gold's relationship with the food and culture of Los Angeles. Gold has long been known for his robust writing about the hidden culinary treasures in LA and here the rigour, knowledge and compassion that makes Jonathan's style of criticism stand apart is explored. Jonathan maps Los Angeles through his Odyssey-like quests for new food experiences so that we too can discover and understand the city. Featured in the film are Roy Choi, David Chang, and Ludo Lefebvre, as well as the chefs and owners behind some of Gold's favourites: Jitlada (Thai), Guelaguetza (Oaxacan), Meals by Genet (Ethiopian), and Chengdu Taste (Sichuan). City of Gold offers the rare opportunity to see Los Angeles through the eyes of its foremost cultural writer, and most loyal fa
Action & AdventureInstruments of Change is a surfing documentary that takes the legendary crew of Mark Occhilupo, Tom Curren and Gary Elkerton on a voyage through Indonesia's pristine coastline in search for perfection! Also along for the ride are the next generation of surfing's superstars: Pat Curren, Kalani Ball and Keanu Asing. Together, these surfers explore unchartered waters and find awesome uncrowded waves.
DocumentaryIn Congo, a young peasant dreams of a better future for his loved ones. His only wealth lies in the strength of his arms, the bushland around him and his strong will. Set out on dangerous and exhausting roads in order to trade the fruit of his work, he discovers the value of his effort and the price to pay for his dreams.
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.
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.
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.
DocumentaryIn the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. This courtship will begin with a long journey - a journey that will take them hundreds of miles across the continent by foot, in freezing cold temperatures, in brittle, icy winds and through deep, treacherous waters. They will risk starvation and attack by dangerous predators, under the harshest conditions on earth, all to find true love.
DocumentaryA new film from the producers of Ride the Divide.
Inspired to Ride follows a handful of cyclists from around the world as they race unsupported in the inaugural year of a 4,233 mile transcontinental race across the USA. This race is the antithesis to events like Tour de France and Race Across America. There are no teams, no support vehicles, no special jerseys and not a dime in prize money.
As they battle lack of sleep, injuries and spirited competition, INSPIRED TO RIDE takes us on an invigorating road trip - amidst the jaw-dropping beauty of the TransAmerica Trail with its varied landscapes, intriguing locals and found stories which dot this path of discovery.
DocumentaryTuam, a name that traumatised the whole of Ireland in the spring of 2014, when an unimaginable story was revealed. A hidden mass grave containing the remains of some 800 children was discovered on the former grounds of a home for single mothers, a hell on earth where children died from ill treatment, and were shamefully buried in secret and forgotten. Up until the 1990s, dozens of these detention centres were run by religious orders, but the country is still reluctant to confront the ghosts of its past.
DocumentaryFor centuries, the Bunong indigenous people of Eastern Cambodia lived with elephants, depending on them for every aspect of life. Now with the forest around them threatened by logging and mining companies, both the Bunong and the elephant face a desperate struggle to survive. Last of the Elephant Men follows three generations of elephant owners as they attempt to save the animal at the heart of their identity. Filmed over several years, Last of the Elephant Men is an elegy for the domestic elephant in Asia and a plea to protect the remaining wild population. From pristine wilderness and isolated villages to the iconic temples of Angkor and the bustling streets of Phnom Penh, the film reveals an intimate portrait of Cambodia’s disintegrating heritage, remarkable human-animal interaction, and an indigenous people tryin
Music DocumentariesHailed as one of the most innovative and intimate documentaries of all time, experience Kurt Cobain like never before in the only ever fully authorized portrait of the famed music icon. Academy Award® nominated filmmaker Brett Morgen expertly blends Cobain's personal archive of art, music, never seen before movies, animation and revelatory interviews from his family and closest friends. Wildly creative and highly acclaimed, follow Kurt from his earliest years in this visceral and detailed cinematic insight of an artist at odds with his surroundings. Fans and those of the Nirvana generation will learn things about Cobain they never knew while those who have recently discovered the man and his music will know what makes him the lasting icon that he still is today.
DocumentaryHave you ever wanted to sit on the front row of a catwalk fashion show? The September Issue puts you in the shoes of the world’s most influential woman in fashion, Anna Wintour, icon and editor of U.S. Vogue magazine. Taking us behind her trademark bob and huge sunglasses, The September Issue is a revealing look at the inner workings and glamour of the fashion industry as they prepare the biggest ever issue of the magazine. Exposing the truth behind the pictures, and featuring appearances from some of the worlds most fascinating designers, as well as actress and covergirl Sienna Miller, The September Issue is the must have accessory for all fashion lovers.
DocumentaryFollowing Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, his investigation into sex abuse in the Catholic church, Academy® Award-winning director Alex Gibney (HBO’s Taxi to the Dark Side) turns his gaze to Scientology in Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright. Gibney profiles eight former members of the church of Scientology, whose most prominent adherents include A-list Hollywood celebrities, shining a light on how the church cultivates true believers, including their experiences and what they are willing to do in the name of religion.
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
SportsFrom his humble beginnings in his hometown of Sheffield, England, Steve Peat has established himself as one of the worlds most iconic cyclists. Peaty has been competing at the top level in his chosen sport of downhill mountain bike racing for the past 23 years, longer than the lifetime of many of his current competitors. Through 20 years of archival footage and photos and intimate interviews with Steve, his family, close friends and competitors, Won’t Back Down takes viewers on a captivating tour of the history of the sport of downhill mountain bike racing and offers a never-before-seen view into the life and legacy of this enduring icon.
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.
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
SportsThis is an epic tale of two gangs, like The Jets and The Sharks. But Girl and Chocolate aren't even gangs. Some of them act tough and some of them act like babies. But they are even more unlike the Jets and The Sharks in that they aren't even battling each other for territory. They really don't know what the hell they are doing. They don't have a feud, most of them really like each other so that is another thing they don't have in common with the Jets and the Sharks. What they do have in common with The Jets and The Sharks is they love to dance. And when I say dance, I mean SKATE. And when I say SKATE, I mean really good. From the directors that brought you Mouse, Yeah Right and Fully Flared, another chapter in this tale with no plot, no ending but beautiful inner battles acted out on a little board with wheels.
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.
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.
DocumentaryA one-of-a-kind documentary sure to unite trekkies worldwide, For the Love of Spock tells the life of Star Trek’s Mr. Spock and the actor who played him, Leonard Nimoy, for nearly fifty years. The film’s focus began as a celebration of the fifty-year anniversary of Star Trek: The Original Series, but after Leonard passed away in February 2015, his son, director Adam Nimoy, was ready to tell another story: his personal experience growing up with Leonard and Spock. Adam not only shares details on the creation, evolution, and universal impact of Mr. Spock, but also about the ups and downs of being the son of a TV icon. For the Love of Spock is laden with never-before-seen footage and interviews of friends, family and colleagues that include William Shatner and the original Star Trek cast, Zachary Quinto and the new cr
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.
DocumentaryWhen body image activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photo in 2013, it was seen by more than 100 million people worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy. In her forceful debut, Brumfitt continues her crusade exploring the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us to change the way we think about ourselves and feel about our bodies. Throughout her journey, she travels the world to interview an impressive range of women including talk show host Ricki Lake; Mia Freedman: the youngest ever editor of Australian Cosmopolitan; Harnaam Kaur: the bearded dame; UK talk show host/photographer Amanda de Cadenet; German actress Nora Tschirner; Professor Marika Tiggemann; body image blogger Jes Baker (a.k.a. The Militant Baker); and motivational speaker Turia Pitt.
DocumentaryDarwin is a documentary feature about an isolated community at the end of a weathered road in Death Valley, California. Propelled from society by tragic turns, the people of Darwin (population 35) must now find ways to coexist in a place without a government, a church, jobs, or children. The film tells the story of a uniquely American place and yet a place that is unique even within America.
DocumentaryHigh and Hallowed: Everest 1963 is the deeper story of the greatest Himalayan climb in American mountaineering history. Narrated by best selling author, and Everest veteran, Jon Krakauer, High and Hallowed takes us from the turbulence of America in the early 60's to the solace of the highest mountain on earth where man pits himself against nature. Profiling the bold and visionary efforts of the 1963 American Mount Everest Expedition, the film examines the sheer commitment, step-by-step struggle and lasting impact of the first American ascent of Mt. Everest and the pioneering first ascent of the West Ridge by Tom Hornbein and Willi Unsoeld. Five decades later, a team of elite mountaineers journey back to Everest to attempt the same routes climbed in 1963 and discover if the essence of risk, adventure and the unknown tha
DocumentaryIf God could be filmed, what would He look like? In this explosive documentary, filmmaker Darren Wilson attempts to do the impossible: film God and understand His character. Along the way, Darren and his team encounter powerful witch doctors, violent gang leaders, Hindu holy men, and everyday people with extraordinary experiences to tell. Father of Lights attempts to tear away much of the bad press the Almighty has received over the years, and reveals a God who is far better than anyone could have possibly imagined.
DocumentaryThis documentary offers a provocative look at the physical, psychological and spiritual impact of meditation on the body. Filmed over a period of five years and covering three continents, this documentary features interviews from a spiritual guru, scientific experts and practitioners — including those who are suffering from HIV.
SportsAnother super polished, overly produced debacle—Ty Evans’s new film, The Flat Earth, delivers the gnarliest skateboarding from this year’s new breed of rippers: Jamie Foy, Chase Webb, Carlos Iqui, Michael Pulizzi and Cody Lockwood. “If anyone knows where the end of the Earth is, can they take us there?” This was the burning question running through the minds of five skaters after discovering rumors that the Earth is flat. They didn’t all ride for the same team, but they piled in a blacked out van with a laser cannon attached to the front and began their journey. The crew consisted of: Big boy Jamie Foy from Florida, one of skateboarding’s newest pros with insane skills on huge rails and anything in his way. Chase Webb, who’s been known as “that one famous guy’s friend” for too long, now makin
DocumentaryMavis! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group The Staple Singers. From the freedom songs of the 60s and hits like "I'll Take You There" in the 70s, to funked-up collaborations with Prince and her recent albums with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Mavis has stayed true to her roots, kept her family close, and inspired millions along the way. Featuring powerful live performances, rare archival footage, and conversations with friends and contemporaries including Bob Dylan, Prince, Bonnie Raitt, Levon Helm, Jeff Tweedy, Chuck D, and more, Mavis! reveals the struggles, successes, and intimate stories of her journey. At 75, she's making the most vital music of her career, winning Grammy awards, and reaching a new generation of fans. Her message of love and equality
SportsVans is proud to announce the brand’s first-ever full-length snowboard film, LANDLINE. Shot primarily on Kodak 16mm film, LANDLINE. conveys a raw, behind the lens perspective of the Vans snowboard team as they travel the globe showcasing their creative talents and eclectic personalities. Featuring full parts from some of the most popular names in modern day snowboarding, from seasoned pros, rising stars, and bona fide pioneers of the sport, LANDLINE. embodies the true spirit and culture of snowboarding today.
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.
DocumentaryAfter Porn Ends 2 picks up where it’s predecessor left off and not only turns back the clock to meet the oldest living stars in adult film’s history, but goes in depth with some of Its most current retirees and juxtaposes their experiences in a life after porn. Delving deeper into society’s ongoing stigmas of race, misogyny, and the reality of decreasing opportunities for these former VHS box cover stars. For some, their careers in adult entertainment is accepted proudly and without regret. In fact, it seems to have proven to be the pathway to their current happiness and inner peace. For others, however, a career in porn has proven to be a conduit to certain despair as they struggle to find a way to bury their past and emerge with a new career or calling.
DocumentaryA deep look into the mind of one of rock’s greatest living photographers: Mick Rock. Rock’s work with some of the most accomplished personalities of the past forty years - David Bowie, Queen, Blondie, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop – created many of the images that would come to define them. Presented in his own words, Rock takes us through his journey from the glam rock shimmer of London, through to the snarl of NYC punk and into the new millennium, combining a portrait of the man who did the work, with a look at what the work did to a man. With a searing soundtrack featuring tracks by Lou Reed, Barrett, Bowie and The Sex Pistols, and featuring rare audio, film footage and stills from Rock’s collection, SHOT! is a dazzling, psychedelic account of a man destined to become one of the world’s greatest, and wildest, phot
DocumentaryEvery twenty years the sacred Japanese temple of Ise Jingu is rebuilt entirely from scratch. Its creation involves both huge scale and absolute attention to detail - and it takes the full twenty years to build. It's an endless cycle, time slowed down, classic Japanese. This doc contrasts traditional Japanese wisdom against the impact of modern life as celebrated photographer Masaaki Miyazawa brings his theme to life with riveting panache.
Documentary'Song of Granite' revolves around the life of the great traditional Irish singer, Joe Heaney. The harsh landscape combined with the myths, fables and songs of his Connemara childhood helped shape this complex and fascinating character. Enigmatic and complex, Heaney’s devotion to his art came at a huge personal cost. Heaney was born just outside of Carna in 1919. From an early age he was fascinated by the stories and music around him, "drinking (them) from the bottle when (he) was in the cradle”. By the time of his death in Seattle in May 1984, he was widely recognised as one of the most important figures in Irish traditional music, having won fans and admirers from every part of the globe and most particularly from the folk music scene in the United States.
DocumentarySince classical times the Bosphorus has been a waterway of critical geo-political importance. Now, more than 50,000 ships a year navigate the treacherously narrow strait, carrying oil and other pollutants through the heart of Istanbul. Crowded with tankers, commuters, fishing boats and cruise ships, the bottleneck is an accident waiting to happen. This beautifully crafted doc explores how its people tirelessly keep the stretch open and safe.
DocumentaryCatfish centres on a riveting mystery that is a product of our times, where social networking, mobile devices, and electronic communication so often replace face-to-face personal contact. Henry Joost, Nev Schulman and Ariel Schulman's compassionate documentary is a remarkable and powerful story of grace within a labyrinth of online intrigue.
DocumentaryWelcome to the no-holds-barred epic portrayal of the life of heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. Tyson: The Movie will take you on an incredible journey into the legendary boxer’s life, from his days as a teenage drug dealer and thief in New York to his meteoric rise to fame as the champion of the world and through to his shocking, outrageous decline. For the first time in history, and in his own words, this unparalleled extremist takes you deep into his gritty world of crime, drug addiction and violence. Labelled a "monster" by the media, you’ll witness Tyson fighting for his reputation and his very life while imprisoned for rape, tearing the ear off Evander Holyfield with his bare teeth and tasting painful defeat at the hands of Britain’s Lennox Lewis... The top of the world or the bottom of the ocean... there is
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
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
DocumentaryAfter Porn Ends, is a documentary that not only examines the lives and careers of some of the biggest names in the history of the adult entertainment industry; but what happens to them after they leave the business and try and live the “normal” lives that millions of other Americans enjoy. They hailed from the rural South, steel towns, and the San Fernando Valley. As teenagers, and young adults, none of them thought that porn was in their future. They were artists, baseball players, child prodigies, and even Ivy Leaguers. Now, after their lives in porn; they’re TV stars, bounty hunters, writers, and social activists. What happened in between? And now that they’ve moved on, can they really live a normal life after porn?
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.