Économie et politique, Histoire, Science : The world once watched Apollo 11's journey on TV. Now, 50 years later, we can finally see it the way the astronauts did.
Documentaire, Histoire, Guerre: Heroism. Horror. World War I’s brutal trenches and terrible new technologies buried romantic notions of combat forever.
Biographie, Documentaire, Drame: An emotional rollercoaster ride. Astonishing plot twists. It's hard to believe this is a documentary.
Action, Documentaire, Histoire: From his embed with US Marines Echo Company in Afghanistan, photojournalist and filmmaker Danfung Dennis reveals the devastating impact a Taliban machine-gun bullet has on the life of 25-year-old Sergeant Nathan Harris. The film seamlessly transitions from stunning war reportage to an intimate, visceral portrait of one man's personal struggle at home in North Carolina, where Harris confronts the physical and emotional difficulties of re-adjusting to civilian life with the love and support of his wife, Ashley. Masterfully contrasting the intensity of the frontline with the unsettling normalcy of home, HELL AND BACK AGAIN lays bare the true cost of war.
Documentaire, Histoire, Guerre: ”The Network” connects both past and present – bouldering, sport, and competition climbing – and this cutting-edge film tangles the viewer inside the spider web of connections that makes up the world of the professional rock climber.
Documentaire, Histoire: Roping and riding across North America for the past 30 years, the International Gay Rodeo Association's courageous cowboys and cowgirls brave challenges both in and out of the arena on their quest to qualify for the World Finals at the end of the season. And along the way, they'll bust every stereotype in the book.
Policier, Documentaire, Histoire: Esclavage, Jim Crow, criminalisation… Se dessine une inégalité ethnique savamment forgée par la politique et l'économie.
Biographie, Histoire, Science : En 1961, la NASA envoie son premier astronaute dans l'espace, rétablissant ainsi la confiance du monde dans le programme spatial américain. Aujourd'hui, près de soixante ans plus tard, la soif d’exploration est toujours aussi forte. "Derrière l'Étoffe des héros" remonte aux tout débuts, lorsque les premiers astronautes américains (connus sous le nom de "Mercury 7") sont devenus des héros du jour au lendemain, à l'époque des grands enjeux de la course à l'espace. Ce nouveau documentaire signé Tom Jennings, primé aux Emmy et aux Peabody Awards ("Apollo : Missions vers la Lune", "Diana : Une icône mystérieuse"), est tiré du best-seller de Tom Wolfe du même nom, et accompagne la série Disney+ et National Geographic "L’Étoffe des héros". Jennings utilise la narration à la première personne pour nous raconter l’histoire du Programme Mercury de la NASA, qui a révolutionné le rôle des États-Unis dans la conquête spatiale. Raconté du point de vue de Wolfe et des astronautes de Mercury, ce documentaire de deux heures catapulte les spectateurs à la fin des années 1950 et lève le voile sur l'histoire remarquable qui a inspiré des générations futures de passionnés de l'espace. S’appuyant uniquement sur des documents d’archives tels que des extraits radio, des séquences audio inédites et nouvellement synchronisées de missions de la NASA, ainsi que des documents rares ou encore jamais présentés, "Derrière l'Étoffe des héros" plonge les spectateurs dans l'une des périodes clés de l'histoire américaine.
Histoire: Cet été-là, ils créent une communauté solidaire et plus encore : un mouvement qui changera l'histoire de l'humanité.
Biographie, Documentaire, Drame: 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”.
Biographie, Documentaire, Histoire: A searing account of what happens when raw talent and extreme personalities collide. In this unflinching, never-before-seen account of drugs and the dark side of professional skateboarding, brothers Tas and Ben Pappas' intense bond and charisma take them from the pinnacle of their sport into a spiralling world of self-destruction. All This Mayhem is the latest film from the producer of the award-winning documentaries Senna and Exit Through The Gift Shop.
Biographie, Documentaire, Histoire: RED ARMY is an inspiring true story about the Cold War played out on the ice rink, and a man who stood up to a powerful system, paving the way for generations of Russians. From Oscar(r) nominated and Emmy award-winning filmmakers, RED ARMY examines the most successful dynasty in sports history: the Red Army hockey team. Told from the perspective of its captain Slava Fetisov, the story portrays his transformation from national hero to political enemy. With the demise of Communism came the end of the Cold War, as Soviet players began joining the National Hockey League. The film explores how sport mirrors social and cultural movements in Cold War Russia.
Documentaire, Histoire: Ce documentaire décrit comment le talent d'Hitler pour la manipulation et la psychologie a presque permis à cet homme aux origines modestes de conquérir le monde.
Documentaire, Histoire: Une réévaluation de la tragédie de Waco, au Texas, qui a coûté la vie à 76 membres de la secte religieuse de Davidian, ainsi qu'à 4 agents fédéraux. Ce document explore les révélations choquantes concernant le traitement de l'événement par l'ATF, exigeant une réévaluation.
Documentaire, Histoire: Ce documentaire revient en images sur les violences policières et la révolte civile qui ont précédé l'acquittement des policiers filmés en train de tabasser Rodney King.
Biographie, Policier, Documentaire: The unbelievable but true story of four young men who brazenly attempt to execute one of the most audacious art heists in U.S. history.
Policier, Documentaire, Histoire: After a Malaysian public wealth fund is looted of $3.5 billion, investigative reporters retrace the dirty money, via real estate deals and movie financing including “The Wolf of Wall Street,” back to the top echelons of the government.
Documentaire, Histoire: Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism--a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolize 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.
Biographie, Documentaire, Histoire: 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.
Biographie, Comédie, Documentaire: 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.
Documentaire, Histoire: A famous prison escape sparks the idea for a cult-like race that has seen only 10 finishers in its first 25 years. This award-winning, oddly inspiring, and wildly funny documentary reveals the sports world’s most guarded secret.
Biographie, Documentaire, Histoire: Academy Award®-winner for Best Documentary Feature, THE FOG OF WAR is the story of America as seen through the eyes of the former Secretary of Defense, under President Kennedy and President Johnson, Robert S. McNamara. McNamara was one of the most controversial and influential political figures of the 20th century. Now - for the first time ever - he sits down one on one with award-winning director Errol Morris (The Thin Blue Line) to offer a candid and intimate journey through some of the most seminal events in contemporary American history. As leader of the world's most powerful military force during this nation's most volatile period in recent years, McNamara offers new and often surprising insights into the 1945 bombing of Tokyo, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the effects of the Vietnam War. Featuring newly released Oval Office recorded conversations with Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, THE FOG OF WAR received critical acclaim for its up-close and personal insider perspective. See the film that Roger Ebert (Chicago Sun-Times) hailed as "a masterpiece!"
Action, Aventure, Documentaire: Armed only with cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history. Mike and Carlos embed with U.S. Forces fighting on the front lines in Afghanistan, amidst the constant threat of the Taliban. They are the only Father and Son Journalist Team to ever embed with the US Frontline Armed Forces due to the extreme danger involved. Their journey, ‘The Hornet’s Nest’, is a true story of survival not only for the soldiers, but for a father and son team who seek to re-connect under the most harrowing of circumstances.
Biographie, Histoire, Musique: Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, two-time Sundance Grand Jury winner Eugene Jarecki’s new film takes the King’s 1963 Rolls-Royce on a musical road trip across America. From Memphis to New York, Las Vegas, and beyond, the journey traces the rise and fall of Elvis as a metaphor for the country he left behind. In this groundbreaking film, Jarecki paints a visionary portrait of the state of the American dream and a penetrating look at how the hell we got here. A diverse cast of Americans, both famous and not, join the journey, including Alec Baldwin, Rosanne Cash, Chuck D, Emmylou Harris, Ethan Hawke, Van Jones, Mike Myers, and Dan Rather, among many others.