Gennadiy Mohknenko is a Ukrainian pastor who fights against child homelessness by abducting street kids. His tough love approach has made him a hero to some and a lawless vigilante to others. Can this self-appointed savior save his city?
Director: Steve Hoover
Starring: Gennadiy Mokhnenko
An urgent wake-up call about the national threat posed by Alzheimer's disease. Many know the unique tragedy of this disease, but few know that Alzheimer's is also a major and rapidly growing public health crisis. This high-profile PBS documentary powerfully illuminates the social consequences for America unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease.
Director: Elizabeth Arledge
Starring: Elizabeth Arledge
Claude Lorius encountered his destiny at age 23 in the Antarctic. The film retraces his life's journey, from his first steps as a young glaciologist to the crowning moment of his glittering career, winning the Blue Planet Prize.
Director: Luc Jacquet
Presents the phenomenon of the polar lights from various aspects. The film crew for this international production shot in Norway, Greenland, Canada, Alaska and New Zealand.
Director: Ivo Filatsch
Starring: Howard Nightingall, Paul Hollingdale, Melanie Preston
In the summer of 2014, Mike Nichols sat down with his friend and colleague Jack O'Brien to discuss Nichols' early career: his stint as a '50s sketch performer with The Compass Players and Second City, the comedy partnership with Elaine May that turned both into stars, and his shift to directing in the mid-'60s, when he enjoyed phenomenal success on Broadway and in Hollywood, winning acclaim as a first-time film director with Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Director: Douglas McGrath
It is a searing investigation into the economic and environmental injustices that have resulted from industrial control in West Virginia. This new feature documentary details the struggles of a hard-working, misunderstood people, who have historically faced limited choices and have never benefited fairly from the rich, natural resources of their land. It delivers a striking portrait of a fractured population, exploited and besieged by corporate interests.
Director: Mari-Lynn C. Evans, Jordan Freeman
The NCAA is the face of college athletics, and it generates billions of dollars every year for the top universities in the United States. This is the first documentary that challenges the NCAA from the perspective of former student athletes.
Director: Bob DeMars
Starring: Ed O'Bannon, Ramogi Huma, Ramona Shelburne
Cancer is not laughing matter, but the archaic way people are beating it is. With a dose of good humor, heart, and a touch of rock'n'roll, this documentary reveals the forces that are keeping people sick and dares to ask: if up to 70% of cancer deaths are preventable, what are people waiting for?
Director: Meghan O'Hara
Starring: Morgan Freeman
It recounts the history of one of the most controversial, and urgently relevant political ideologies of the modern era. The century-old conflict in the Middle East continues to play a central role in world politics. And yet, amidst this fierce, often-lethal controversy, the Zionist idea of a homeland for Jews in the land of ancient Israel remains little understood and its meanings often distorted. It addresses the void with a gripping exploration of Zionism's meaning, history and future.
Director: Oren Rudavsky, Joseph Dorman
Based on the New York Times bestseller by Eric Schlosser, the film tells the story of a 1980 accident at a Titan II missile complex in Damascus, Arkansas, in minute-by-minute detail through the accounts of Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders who were there, revealing the incredible chain of events that brought America to the brink of nuclear disaster. Includes Theatrical (90 min) and Extended Broadcast (120 min) versions.
Narrated by actor Harrison Ford. The film is fifteen year realization of a cinematic dream that presents the profound and life-changing journey of innovative Western thinkers who travel to India to meet with the Dalai Lama to solve many of the world's problems.
Director: Khashyar Darvich
Starring: Harrison Ford, The Dalai Lama
It tells the never-before-told story of Waitstill and Martha Sharp, an American minister and his wife from Wellesley, Massachusetts, who left their children behind in the care of their parish and boldly committed to a life-threatening mission in Europe. Over two dangerous years they helped save scores of imperiled dissidents and refugees fleeing the Nazi occupation across Europe.
Director: Ken Burns, Atremis Joukowsky III
Starring: Tom Hanks, Marina Goldman
Robert Frank, now 91 years old, is among the most influential artists of the last half-century. His seminal volume, The Americans, published in 1958, records the Swiss-born photographer's candid reactions to peculiarly American versions of poverty and racism. Today it is a classic work that helped define the off-the-cuff, idiosyncratic elegance that are hallmarks of Frank's artistry.
Director: Laura Israel
Starring: Robert Frank
The true story behind entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson's daring adventures in flying across the ocean in a hot air balloon. Branson attempts to break world records in a display of determination, despair, and triumph.
Director: Daniel Gordon
Starring: Sir Richard Branson, Eve Branson, Mike Kendrick, Per Lindstrand
It follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been typically been handed down from father to son for centuries.
Director: Otto Bell
Starring: Daisy Ridley
This film takes a broader look and explores the impact that our food choices have not only on our own health, but also on the health of our planet as well as on the lives of other living species on earth and shows how everything is intrinsically interconnected. This film features interviews with renowned doctors, nutritionists, environmental experts, holistic health practitioners, athletes, musicians, celebrities, authors, bloggers as well as people that shared their amazing stories.
Director: Michal Siewierski
Kahlo was declared a symbol of Mexican national heritage, made into a cult figure by the women's movement, and praised by the likes of Picasso and Breton. Blue House in Coyocan, where she spent the last years of her life, has been turned into a museum dedicated to the artist. Haunting self-portraits and a stirring world of images tell of her life and passions, thoughts and feelings, exhausting love for Diego Rivera, and her deep connection to Mexico. Includes trailer, and photo gallery.
The ideal of providing for one's family via a home-based garden and small orchard has come full circle and these days, more and more people around the world are looking to do this, from the tiny urban apartment garden up to the traditional quarter acre sections many grew up with and still have today. Now, three generations after the last great war, when people had to make do with what they could grow, the youngest generation are wanting to learn the arts of growing, processing and preserving.
Director: Anton Steel
A how to video that outlines the design and step by step building of a radically sustainable passive solar greenhouse built from up cycled materials and operated using fully renewable natural energies.
Director: Curt Close
Dutch immigrant Harry delayer journeyed to the United States after World War II and developed a transformative relationship with a broken-down Amish plow horse he rescued off a slaughter truck bound for the glue factory. Harry paid eighty dollars for the horse and named him Snowman. In less than two years, Harry & Snowman went on to win the triple crown of show jumping, beating the nation's top pedigree horses and wealthiest socialites. They became famous and traveled around the world together.
Director: Ron Davis
Patty Schemel casually documented her life as a rock star - at band practice, on the road, backstage and in front of millions of people. She captured rare, precious moments behind the scenes with Hole and Kurt Cobain and the intense highs and lows of these dynamic relationships often shaped by an addiction that consumed her and almost killed her.
Director: P. David Ebersole
Starring: Patty Schemel, Courtney Love, Eric Erlandson
Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant looms just 35 miles from Times Square. With over 50 million people living in close proximity to the aging facility, its continued operation has the support of the plant's operators and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, yet has stoked a great deal of controversy in the surrounding community. Ivy Meeropol presents a balanced argument about the issues surrounding nuclear energy and offers a starting reality check for our uncertain nuclear future.
Director: Ivy Meeropol
Join Melissa Cable for an in-depth introduction to working with leather. Begin by learning all about the different types of leather, and what works best for each project, then move on to the best tools for each technique. Additional topics include: Three options for punching holes; How to incorporate hardware and adhesives into leather jewelry; How to set eyelets, rivets, spots, and snaps using leather setting tools, and much more.
Starring: Melissa Cable
It follows actress Kate Lyn Sheil (House of Cards, The Girlfriend Experience, Listen Up Philip) as she prepares for her next role: playing Christine Chubbuck, a Florida newscaster who committed a shocking act on live television in 1974. As Kate investigates Chubbuck's story (long rumored to be the inspiration for the classic Hollywood film NETWORK), uncovering new clues and information, she becomes increasingly obsessed with her subject.
Director: Robert Greene
Starring: Kate Lyn Sheil
Born into poverty and a broken family, Maya Angelou's gift for poetry and storytelling propelled her to international renown as a leader in African-American culture and literature. Ultimately, her personal story and written words inspired and delighted millions from all races around the world. Witness a close-up portrait of a legendary figure in this first feature documentary about her life.
Director: Bob Hercules, Rita Coburn Whack
Five years after the Fukushima disaster, the future of nuclear power is in question. Join engineers as they embark on an unprecedented cleanup and investigate new nuclear technologies that would prevent future meltdowns.
It is the incredible true story of six men who embark on a treacherous, 2,000-mile journey across the forbidding sea-ice of the Northwest Passage, an alien voyage on planet Earth designed to prepare NASA astronauts for an eventual mission to Mars. But as an expedition that was supposed to take weeks stretches into a two-year odyssey, the crew must overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges and life-threatening conditions if they hope to realize their dream of someday reaching the Red Planet.
Starring: Zachary Quinto, Buzz Aldrin, Charlotte Rampling
Rodney Yee guides you through four beginner yoga practices, each with a different benefit. The DVD includes: Yoga Basics-20 minutes, Yoga for Flexibility-20 minutes, Yoga for Energy-20 minutes, and Yoga for Relaxation-20 minutes.
Starring: Rodney Yee
After traveling the world alongside migrating birds and diving the oceans with whales and manta rays, Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud return to more familiar ground: the lush green forests and megafauna that emerged across Europe following the last Ice Age.
Director: Jacques Cluzaud, Jacques Perrin
Follows maternal health workers in Ethiopia, Cambodia and Haiti though beautiful and brutal circumstances. A surgical health officer in Ethiopia, a rural midwife in Cambodia, and a traditional birth attendant in Haiti work tirelessly to save the lives of women and babies. If there is a war on women, these health workers are the shock troops in their defense. Their stories reveal strategies in place to improve maternal health and the crisis of maternal and newborn mortality.
Director: Brenda Davis
Follows people seeking a personalized experience into Bindle & Keep, a tailoring company based in Brooklyn that caters to the LGBTQ community. They look beyond the gender binary, creating custom-made gender-nonconforming suits for their clients.
Director: Jason Benjamin
Acclaimed filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert present the coming-of-age story of a young male leopard with a unique personality. We follow this leopard through his life stages...from clumsy cub and stubborn teenager to independent adult. Get an extraordinary, up-close view into this leopard's life from when he is ten days old to when he has to move away from his mother and off into the wide world, living on his instincts and adapting to his oversized paws and lack of experience.
Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, literally vanishing from their hives. Filmed across the U.S., in Europe, Australia, and Asia, examine the alarming disappearance of honeybees and the greater meaning it holds about the relationship between mankind and Mother Earth. As scientists puzzle over the cause, organic beekeepers indicate alternative reasons for this tragic loss.
Director: George Langworthy, Maryam Henein
Starring: Ellen Page
The name Kitty Genovese became synonymous with urban apathy after news that she was stabbed to death while 38 witnesses did nothing. Fifty years later, her brother uncovers a lie that transformed his life, condemned a city, and defined an era.
William Genovese, Shannon Beeby, Kitty Genovese
A black ops cyber attack launched by the U.S. and Israel on an Iranian nuclear facility unleashed malware with unforeseen consequences. The Stuxnet virus infiltrated it's pre-determined target only to spread it's infection outward, ultimately exposing systemic vulnerabilities that threatened the very safety of the planet. Delve deep into the bourgeoning world of digital warfare in this documentary thriller from Academy Award winning filmmaker Alex Gibney.
Director: Alex Gibney
Starring: David Sanger, Emad Kiyaei, Eric Chien
Duck encourages Shark to dance in his show called 'The Dancing Duck Bonanza.' When Shark comes up on land, he flops all over the stage! Can Duck find a way to put on his show and include Shark? Later, Sheep is getting ready to put on a big musical show! While singing Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star in front of his friends, Duck gets a case of stage fright. Can Sheep and Ant help Duck overcome his stage fright?