Description: In a tiny Ukrainian town, Olga Nenya, raises 16 black orphans amidst a population of Slavic blue-eyed blondes. Their stories expose the harsh realities of growing up as a bi-racial kid in Eastern Europe.
Description: Richard Kuklinski was a devoted husband, loving father--and ruthless assassin of over 100 people. You'll meet him in this strong documentary that details one of the most vivid and disturbing interviews ever recorded--taped behind the walls of the prison where Kuklinski is serving two consecutive life sentences for multiple homicide.
Description: When Montana couple Bruce Weide and Pat Tucker made the decision to adopt an abandoned wolf pup in 1991, they had tiny concept of how their fresh houseguest called Koani would end up shaping their lives. After a lengthy trial-and-error process of learning how to share zone with a territorial predator, they developed a healthy respect and profound appreciation for the line separating "man's greatest friend" and White Fang.
Description: A documentary about the history and production of the mockumentary tv series TRAILER PARK BOYS, directed and presented by Annemarie Cassidy (wife of TRAILER PARK BOYS director Mike Clattenburg).
Description: The prophetic jazz saxophonist Albert Ayler, who today is seen as one of the most necessary innovators in jazz, was obsessed with his radical melody and by the thought that folks one day would understand it. In 1962 he recorded his first album in Sweden. Eight years soon he was found dead in Fresh York's East River, aged 34. (TCM)
Description: An access-all-areas documentary about The Libertines reunion shows at Reading & Leeds Festivals 2010 from first time director Roger Sargent; photographer, witness and confidante of the band throughout their short and turmoil filled career. Featuring the show day storyline of the build up, rehearsals, warm-ups and concerts set vs the painfully honest interviews with every band member recounting the band's history and illustrated by Sargent's unparalleled archive of classic Libertines photographs. An intense and intimate portrayal of arguably Britain's most exciting and influential band of the last decade.
Description: Filmmaker Paul Crowder offers a look into the birth of Silicon Valley in the documentary The True Revolutionaries, which says the real storyline of "The Fairchild Eight" (or as Shockley named them "The Traitorous Eight") and how their innovations changed the shape of the globe during a decade of political upheaval.
Description: Comedy icon Joanna Lumley pursues a life-long dream to track down the elusive and pretty Northern Lights. She travels North across the Arctic Circle, up through Norway and finally to Svalbard, the most northerly permanently inhabited zone on Earth, where she has to cope with temperatures approaching minus 30° C. Joanna’s adventure takes her from train to boat and huskysled to snowmobile as she is pulled ever northwards and finally, in a breathtaking climax to the film, Joanna gets to see with her own eyes the spectacular beauty of the Northern Lights. As seen on ABC1.
Description: From risky drug addicts to struggling homeless to inspirational dreamers, a verité look at costumed characters on Hollywood's Walk of Fame trying to create rent one hint at a time off tourists from all over the globe before the sun sets or the cops crack down.
Description: Ron Peck talks about his experiences of growing up as a gay man, the attitudes to homosexuality in Britain, and his adventure towards making his movie "Nighthawks" (1978).
Description: Shot in the Occupied Spaces by Israeli director Avi Mograbi, this controversial documentary movie draws parallels between the Israeli - Palestinian case today and the enduring myths of Samson and Masada. Mograbi offers a powerful, at times chilling, lament of the continuing cycles of violence rooted in the past and threatening to engulf everyone's future. With the roots of so much real-world conflict left unexamined by today's restless media, this movie reminds us just how vital filmmakers like Avi Mograbi are. Documentary today is rarely immersed in questions of this magnitude - or tackles them with the lvl of eloquence shown here by Mograbi. An exceptional and challenging film.
Description: "I would like the movie to respond the need for community - to present how folks are tied together, sometimes paradoxically" Artur Aristakisyan Palms is Aristakisyan's astonishing portrait of folks who live on the margins of life and exist outside normal society. Profound, spiritual and hallucinatory, Palms is remarkable at each lvl and one of the most visionary movies of newest years. Narrated by the director addressing his unborn son, the movie is compassionate, revelatory and bold in its originality and was awarded the NIKA (Russian Oscar) for Greatest Documentary in 1994. This is its first-ever release on DVD.
Description: All White in Barking is a compassionate and illuminating documentary probing the attitudes of Barking's white residents toward their fresh immigrant neighbours. Isaacs is an unseen, but prominent, presence, questioning prejudices and prying at preconceptions with remarkable effects to produce a vivid picture of the attitudes and perceptions at the heart of an increasingly multicultural Britain.
Description: In Boys of the City, Isaacs takes a more stylised approach to the lives of workers in the Town of London during the newest financial meltdown, balancing sensitive portraits of diverse individuals striving to retain their dignity and humanity in the midst of the crisis. Powerful human characters are at the heart of all of Isaacs' work, and with these movies he continues to make a special vision of modern Britain.
Description: Warriors is often cited as the definitive documentary movie on the topics of boxing. It brilliantly captures both the romanticism and the agonising, sweat-dripping discipline inherent in this hardest minigame of all.
Description: RUNAWAY follows the stories of five young women who arrive at a refuge in Iran’s capital town Tehran, having run away from abusive or neglectful families. Some are in despair, others are simply mischievous; but somehow they gotta all learn to face the future.
Description: DIVORCE IRANIAN STYLE unfolds inside an Iranian divorce court, providing a subtle and intimate look at the lives of girls in a country stereotypically associated with fanaticism and oppression. Astute and beautifully observed, the movie reveals the ingenuity and humour with which Iranian girls negotiate the restrictions of their society.
Description: See parasitic wasps turn caterpillars into helpless living incubators for their young, beetles war to defend lumps of dung, and a giraffe licking ants out of his own nose.
Description: Each autumn thousands of wrestlers throughout Pennsylvania start their seasons with the dream of making it to the PIAA State Championships. Several ever create it and even less win. But, for all who try, the adventure to receive the most elusive games in high school wrestling is one of dedication, pain, sacrifice, failure and triumph.
Description: In the pantheon of predators, it's one of the best discoveries since the T-Rex: a snake 48 feet long, weighing in at 2,500 pounds. Uncovered from a treasure trove of fossils in a Colombian coal mine, this serpent is revealing a lost globe of giant creatures. Travel back to the period following the extinction of dinosaurs and encounter this creature predator.
Description: This is about sex. About sex in Germany and who, on which side of the Iron Curtain, was better at it. At the end of the Second Globe War, Germans shared the same culture, lifestyle, morals. But four decades later, everything had changed. Forty years of division left their tag in many places—including the beds of the German people.
Description: Jan Czarlewski's father is a Polish character and diplomat who puts his heart into his work and barely pays attention to his son. "He has dedicated his entire life to his country, but he never had any time for me," tells Czarlewski. In an attempt to create up for lost time, he decides to visit his dad in Brussels, where Czarlewski senior works as a diplomat. He movies the visit, following him wherever he goes: during a minigame of tennis, in his bed, while laying a wreath, and at the office. But the boy is unenthusiastic, showing his irritation when his son movies him or tries to interview him. The father attempts to convince his son that his work is necessary and discretion at the Embassy is essential. Czarlewski emphasizes the distance between him and his father with moments of silence and by filming himself on his own when he's been cordially uninvited.
Description: This fascinating narrative is based in part on 2 years of research, interviews, newly unearthed footage and photos, and the writings of Davis and Obama himself. Dreams from My True Father weaves together the proven facts with reasoned logic and speculation in an attempt to fill-in the obvious gaps in Obama's history. Is this the storyline Barack Obama could have told, revealing his real agenda for "fundamentally transforming America?" Director Joel Gilbert concludes, "To understand Obama’s plans for America, the question is ’Who is the true father?’"
Description: In this David and Goliath storyline for the 21st century, a group of proud Scottish homeowners take on celebrity tycoon Donald Trump as he buys up one of Scotland's last wilderness territories to build a golf resort.
Description: In this one-off documentary, David Malone looks at four brilliant mathematicians – Georg Cantor, Ludwig Boltzmann, Kurt Gödel and Alan Turing – whose genius has profoundly affected us, but which tragically drove them insane and eventually led to them all committing suicide. The movie also talks to the recent in the line of thinkers who have continued to pursue the question of whether there are things that mathematics and the human mind cannot know. Risky Knowledge tackles some of the profound questions about the real nature of reality that mathematical thinkers are still trying to respond today.
Description: The documentary about the Reichstag-Building was screened open-air and for gratis near the Reichstag in Berlin between June and October 2012 in combination with a light and sound show.
Description: In the wake of the turbulent 1960s, a fresh style of song and songwriter came to the fore – a style marked by vulnerable introspection and raw, naked emotion. Backed by tiny more than a lone acoustic guitar or easy piano, these exciting voices descended upon Los Angeles, actually emerging as the center of the American melody scene. Their epicenter for self-expression became an old beatnik folk club and a fitting name: The Troubadour. TROUBADOURS traces Carole King, James Taylor and the singer/songwriter stage during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The movie also interweaves the intriguing storyline of the 'world famous' Troubadour club that cemented their musical legacy, the mercurial impresario called Doug Weston who ran it, and the performing careers of some of the greatest songwriters of their generation – and perhaps any generation: Carole Lord and James Taylor, as well as Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Joni Mitchell, Kris Kristofferson, Bonnie Raitt, Eagles and many others.
Description: When 35 year old stand-up comedian Steve Mazan learned he was dying of cancer, he dedicated the rest of his life to making his dream come true: performing comedy on The Late Present with David Letterman. This documentary chronicles his five-year journey, as he races his own ticking clock to achieve a nearly impossible goal. Hilarious and heart-breaking, Steve brings a brand-new perspective to living with cancer. This is a storyline that proves it's not how much time you have, it's what you do with it. As Steve says, 'If you stop chasing your dreams, you're already dead.'
Description: For 50 years radio dominated the airwaves and the American consciousness as the first “mass medium.” In Empire of the Air: The Boys Who Made Radio, Ken Burns examines the lives of three extraordinary boys who shared the basic responsibility for this invention and its early success, and whose genius, friendship, rivalry and enmity interacted in tragic ways. This is the storyline of Lee de Forest, a clergyman’s flamboyant son, who invented the audion tube; Edwin Howard Armstrong, a brilliant, withdrawn inventor who pioneered FM technology; and David Sarnoff, a hard-driving Russian immigrant who created the most strong communications company on earth.
Description: Inspired by one of their own, Daniela Robles, NBCT, twenty educators at Mitchell School stepped up to the challenge of the rigorous, self-directed professional development of National Board and Take One! Motivated by Robles’ vision of a cohort helping one other to reach for excellence, her colleagues responded. They were even more impressed by the transformation they saw in Robles, who had gone into the National Board process as a nice teacher and emerged as a real teacher leader. From Amy Coyle in her third year of teaching, to Billie Williams in her 22nd year, the Mitchell 20 formed a special and remarkably diverse cohort all focused on a single goal—enhancing their classroom performance. Recognizing what a strong professional development occasion this was, the school’s administration, the Isaac District Office and the Arizona K12 Center all rallied to help this exceptional endeavor. From this, the Mitchell 20 emerged!
Description: Through filming wonderful spiritual encounters around the world, Darren Wilson cuts through religious misconceptions in an effort to search the real nature and hero of God.
Description: This short movie portrays the storyline of singer Paul Anka, who rose from obscurity to become the idol of millions of adolescent fanatics around the world. Taking a candid look at both sides of the footlights, this movie examines the marketing machine behind a generation of pop singers. Interviews with Anka and his manager reveal their perspective on the industry.
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