Biography, Documentary, Sports: In a city where the devil would have needed bodyguards, Maradona became bigger than God himself. This is the wild and unforgettable story of God-given talent, glory, despair and betrayal, of corruption and ultimately redemption.
Documentary, Sports: English football’s famous ‘fallen giant’ Leeds United is at the start of a journey: to win promotion back to the Premier League. New owner Andrea Radrizzani has recruited a world-class head coach, Marcelo Bielsa, to lead the team back to the promised land. This will be one of the most dramatic seasons in the club’s history as fans, players and a city start to dream of a return to the top flight.
Action, Adventure, Documentary: Follow Jeremy Jones and other top freeriders as they travel to the world's snowboarding meccas and venture past the boundaries of helicopters, snowmobiles, and lifts to explore untouched realms.
Biography, Comedy, Documentary: An inspiring, triumphant and poignant portrait of one of comedy’s most enigmatic and important figures, CALL ME LUCKY tells the story of Barry Crimmins, a beer-swilling, politically outspoken and whip-smart comic whose efforts in the 70s and 80s fostered the talents of the next generation of standup comedians. But beneath Crimmins’ gru , hard-drinking, curmudgeonly persona lay an undercurrent of rage stemming from his long-suppressed and horrific abuse as a child – a rage that eventually found its way out of the comedy clubs and television shows and into the political arena. Featuring intimate interviews with both comedians and activists alike, director Bobcat Goldthwait’s ( World’s Greatest Dad, God Bless America ) CALL ME LUCKY bravely tells Crimmins’ incredible story of transformation from a rage-fueled funnyman into an acclaimed proponent of justice who personi ed the healing power of comedy.
Documentary: In this intimate yet epic love story filmed over two decades, indomitable matriarch Fox Rich strives to raise her six sons and keep her family together as she fights for her husband’s release from the Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola.
Crime, Documentary, Mystery: Over a span of two years, dozens of children went missing on a 100-meter stretch of road in an inconspicuous suburb of New Delhi, India. In a plain, ordinary house nearby, unimaginable acts of violence and murder were taking place. When eventually a small town beat cop broke the case, both culprits were sentenced to death under sensational media coverage and pressure from the government to instill swift justice. The gruesome case is told through by all of the players involved in the case: police investigators, the families relentlessly searching for their daughters, criminal prosecutors from both sides, the press that nearly brought down the Indian government, and the killers themselves: businessman Moninder Singh Pandher and his servant, Surender Koli.
Biography, Documentary, Music: 100% True. 100% Real. 1000% Metal. Jon Mikl Thor was a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star in the 70’s & 80’s whose theatrical band THOR hit the scene alongside Metallica and Kiss, but never achieved the gold record status of its contemporaries. After a brief but memorable film career saw him starring in the cult classics Rock ‘n’ Roll Nightmare and Zombie Nightmare, Thor all but disappeared from the entertainment map. But ten years into retirement, and incapable of living like a normal mortal human being, Thor attempts a comeback to achieve the level of success that had eluded him his entire career – a comeback that nearly kills him. Tracing the rise, fall, and rebirth of a determined performer over the course of a career that has seen more than its fair share of highs and lows, I AM THOR paints a fascinating and sometimes unbelievable portrait of this larger-than-life icon.
Crime, Documentary: Nine leading women advocates fight back against gender-based honor violence. Notions of shame and honor are challenged, and a dialogue that goes beyond assumptions emerges in their efforts to create change.
Biography, Documentary, Drama: When one night the Soviet alarms went off alerting military that US missiles were approaching, one man saved the world from a nuclear holocaust. The film tells the amazing story of Lt. Colonel Stanislav E. Petrov, formerly of the Soviet Army. A man who held the fate of the world in his hands for a few crucial minutes in history. When an alarm went off indicating that five American nuclear missiles had been launched against the Soviet Union, he followed his gut feeling and went against orders, convincing the armed forces that the threat was a false alarm, hereby saving the world from a nuclear war. Two decades later, the forgotten hero goes on a spectacular journey to the United States, where he is finally acknowledged for his historical deed – and he gets to meet the Americans who were once his mortal enemies. The Man Who Saved the World is an epic tale. Focusing on a man who, by sheer coincidence, was put to the ultimate test when he had to make a decision that could have changed our world forever. A successful Lt. Colonel who had been chosen especially to handle a test just like that. As Stanislav Petrov himself puts it, “No sane man would ever be able to make such a tremendous decision to decide if we should destroy our planet”.
Documentary, Family: Every Christmas The Nutcracker is performed in cities around the world. What does it take to produce this timeless ballet? Witness the passion of young dancers, from auditions to the final, triumphant performance.
Documentary: A filmmaker blows the lid off a conspiracy of silence. The risks are heavy, but our planet's future is worth it.
Documentary, Mystery, Sci-Fi: A lonely gaucho lives a solitary existence on a remote farm ever since he witnessed a UFO event. Filmmaker Alan Stivelman - together with the help of well-known scientist and researcher Jacques Vallée -begin an epic journey to help Juan in understanding the deep meaning of his close encounter. This true story shows the long-term consequences of close encounters, proving that no one is exempt from a potential contact.
Biography, Documentary, History: My Father's Vietnam personifies the connections made and unmade by the Vietnam War. Featuring never-before-seen photographs and 8mm footage of the era, My Father's Vietnam is the story of three soldiers, only one of whom returned home alive.
Documentary, History: Waco: The Rules of Engagement explores the shocking revelations behind the tragic series of events outside Waco, Texas that killed four federal agents and 76 members of the Branch Davidian religious sect.
Documentary: Professor Dave Cliff takes viewers away from "fake news" and on an intellectual journey through philosophy, math, science, and technology. What all of these domains have in common is that they run on logic, the universality of truths and falsehoods. From Aristotle to Alice in Wonderland, sci-fi to supercomputers, this is the fascinating story of certainty and the fundamentals of reasoning itself.
Documentary: Directed by Ron Davis, "Life in the Doghouse" is the inspiring story of Danny & Ron's Rescue, originally intended to house pets displaced by Hurricane Katrina. Since then, Ron Danta and Danny Robertshaw have adopted out 10,000 dogs and are a voice for abandoned and abused animals.
Documentary, Music: Long-term Coldplay collaborator Mat Whitecross blends spectacular live performances with exclusive band interviews and a huge array of previsouly-unseen archive footage to produce ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’- The definitive story of one of the world’s biggest bands.
Biography, Comedy, Documentary: An Honest Liar is a feature documentary about truth and deception and the life of world-famous magician, escape artist, and master skeptic, James ‘The Amazing’ Randi. The film brings to life Randi’s intricate investigations that publicly exposed psychics, faith healers, and con artists with quasi-religious fervor. A master deceiver who came out of the closet at the age of 81, Randi created fictional characters, fake psychics, and even turned his partner of 25 years, the artist, Jose Alvarez, into a sham guru named Carlos. But when a shocking revelation in Randi’s personal life is discovered, it isn’t clear whether Randi is still the deceiver – or the deceived.
Animated, Comedy, Documentary: They thought his voice would never be heard again. Until Peter Pan, Simba and Ariel opened a whole new world.
Biography, Documentary, Music: After the Oscar-winning film SHINE told the story of his extraordinary life, concert pianist David Helfgott achieved world fame as a unique artistic personality.HELLO I AM DAVID! is the first ever documentary about this exceptional pianist; a wunderkind whose career seemed to be over after a nervous breakdown. Yet through the healing power of music and his great love for his wife Gillian, he fought his way back to normal life and the concert stage. This film allows us to witness David Helfgott's infectious passion and impulsiveness. He plays what he feels, he says what he thinks, and touches people in the true sense of the word.Pure and direct in both his playing and character – this moving, inspiring film gives us a revealing insight into David Helfgott's personality and life in music. Yet HELLO I AM DAVID! is above all a film about love: The love of life, the love of music - and the compelling love between two people who are as enchanting as they are dissimilar.
Crime, Documentary: Tales of the Grim Sleeper is a 2014 documentary film by Nick Broomfield about the serial killer Lonnie David Franklin Jr., nicknamed the Grim Sleeper.
Biography, Documentary, Music: An inside look at David Bowie, one of the most creative and influential rock artists of all time. Featuring exclusive contributions from those who worked with David Bowie and archive interviews with the man himself.
Documentary: Pet Fooled in an in-depth exposé of the inner workings of the commercial pet food industry, the majority of which is owned by only a few multi-conglomerate companies.
Documentary, War: City of Ghosts follows the journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently” - a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014.