A timely exploration into the complex links between the US and China, Vanessa Hope's documentary feature debut evokes the personal and the international with its accent on diplomacy, activism, and individual experience.
Director: Vanessa Hope
Observational documentary series about the pain and joy of fertility treatment as couples strive to conceive a baby. The Baby Makers witnesses the work of embryologists, doctors and nurses who specialize in fertility treatment, hoping to make there would be parent's dreams come true. Viewers also get to see the step-by-step process of IVF and the delicate scientific procedure which takes place in the fertility clinic laboratory.
It explores the life, times and music of piano legend James Booker, who Dr. John described as 'the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced.' Lily Keber's roller coaster portrait traces Booker's life from his early years as a chart-topping child prodigy, to his star-studded years touring and playing as a sideman, through his outrageous solo career in America and Europe.
Director: Lily Keber
Starring: James Booker
For over 1,000 years, chariots thundered across China's battlefields, dominating warfare longer than anywhere else on Earth. Now, a series of amazing archaeological findings enable a team of experts to reconstruct and test China's first super-weapon.
Starring: Eric Meyers
Follows the relationships between abused stray dogs and prison inmates working towards a second chance at a better life. In an attempt to re-build their confidence and prepare for a new life outside, these prisoners must first learn to handle and care for a group of neglected strays. This heart-warming story reconfirms the timeless connection between man and dog and shows the resiliency of a dogs' trust and the generosity of the human spirit in the unlikeliest of places.
Director: Brean Cunningham, Douglas Seirup
The remarkable story of Elian Gonzalez, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, and how the fight for his future changed the course of US Cuban relations.
Director: Tim Golden, Ross Mcdonnell
As the Ebola pandemic was sweeping across West Africa in the spring of 2014, one organization was willing to step up and fully commit its people and resources to provide comfort, compassion, and care to the hurting people of Africa; all in the Name of Jesus. When the deadly virus infected one of its own medical personnel, the epic crisis truly hit home for Samaritan's Purse and its leader Franklin Graham.
Director: Arthur Rasco
Starring: Franklin Graham, Kent Brantly, Amber Brantly
In the '60s and '70s, the Space Race inspired a generation to pursue careers in science and technology. Then it all stopped. The film asks why this happened and calls to reawaken our sense of wonder and discovery.
Director: Paul Hildebrandt
Dr. Michael Mosley and botanist James Wong celebrate the physics, chemistry, and biology hidden inside every bite of a next meal. Learn how the hidden chemistry of food keeps bodies fit and healthy; take a global culinary adventure to reveal the science that makes food taste delicious; and discover how the chemistry in food affects the brain and creates the deepest cravings.
A provocative documentary, where worldwide experts in the fields of futurology, anthropology, neuroscience and philosophy consider the impact of technological advances on the two certainties of human life: work and death.
Director: Sean Blacknell, Wayne Walsh
Starring: Stuart Armstrong, Peter Cochrane, Joanna Cook
It is a stylish and poignant documentary featuring compelling stories from dozens who have been affected by bullying in schools and continue to be affected, giving viewers a candid look inside the world of bullying and the inspiration to find hope amid the darkness.
Director: Bill Cornelius
In the heart of Lithuania, a Holocaust secret lies buried. A team of archaeologists probes the ruins of a Nazi death camp to find the truth behind tales of a tunnel dug by desperate Jewish prisoners and their daring escape.
Starring: Jay O. Sanders
The documentary provides an intimate look at Heath Ledger through the lens of his own camera as he films and often performs in his own personal journey. It was his creative energy and unshakable willingness to take risks that instilled such an extraordinary deep love and affection in the people that entered his life.
As vice-president of Hungary's far-right extremist party, Csanad Szegedi espoused anti-Semitic rhetoric and Holocaust denials, and founded the Hungarian Guard, a now-banned militia inspired by a pro-Nazi militia complicit in the murder of thousands of Jews during WWII. But his life was soon upended when Szegedi's maternal grandparents were revealed to be Jewish and his beloved grandmother an Auschwitz survivor who had hidden her faith, fearing further persecution.
Director: Joseph Martin, Sam Blair
Starring: Csanad Szegedi
Adapted from the Tony-nominated stage play, this is an examination of contemporary Britain, part political thriller, part family drama. After the Queen's death, Prince Charles finds himself wrestling his conscience over a bill to sign into law, resulting in a constitutional and political crisis.
Director: Rupert Goold
Starring: Charlotte Riley, Nyasha Hatendi, Tim Pigott-Smith
Through the compelling stories of eight performers in the thriving drag scene in the unlikely location of Columbus, Ohio, the film dives into the often misunderstood topic of 'gender' itself. Giving rare insight into an underground scene, KQIB captures how an unlikely Midwestern city full of vibrant performers tackles complexities of gender expression, personal identity, and human rights, all with humor, great music, big hair, and duct tape.
Director: Gabrielle C. Burton
After replacing the legendary Eric Clapton in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Peter went on to form Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac, one of the most successful bands to come out of Britain in the 60's. Peter's genius on the guitar was matched by the songs he wrote including Black Magic Woman, later a huge debut hit for Santana, and the supernatural and sublime instrumental Albatross, as well as the classic Oh Well.
Starring: Peter Green, Mick Fleetwood, Noel Gallagher, John Mayall, John McVie
Bringing together the world's most interesting thinkers, entrepreneurs, artists, leaders, and educators. They discuss their work and their view on the shift to the new business, social, and political landscape.
Director: Ross Ashcroft
What happens when love runs out of time? For a 92-year-old mother, Mimi, who has cared 64 years for her daughter, Dona, who has an intellectual disability, it means facing the inevitable. She will not outlive her daughter. This poignant, heartbreaking and, at times, humorous documentary traces this process through the story of a wonderfully quirky and deeply connected mother-daughter duo.
Director: Sophie Sartain
Mummies are everywhere, and they are turning up in the most unexpected places. Most are in astonishingly good condition, and all have astonishingly good stories to tell. Discover their secrets as cutting-edge virtual autopsies are conducted to solve ancient cold cases and get unprecedented looks into lost civilizations.
Starring: Jason Priestley
Featuring never-before-seen archival footage and new research, it reveals how the modern Olympics were shaped by the collaboration of interests between Hitler and ambitious Olympic planners. The grand themes and controversial issues from the 1936 Berlin Games have continued to this day: monumentality, budget overruns, and collusion with authoritarian regimes, corruption, and sometimes even bribery.
Follows the lives of three gay Palestinian friends confronting their national and sexual identities in Tel Aviv. Determined to change their reality, the three friends form a group called 'Qambuta,' a non-violent cultural resistance movement fighting for gender and national equality. Through their activism they address what it's like to grow up with the burden of a multifaceted identity.
Director: Jake Witzenfeld
It is an all-archival documentary about the original performer-president's role of a lifetime. Teasing apart the spectacle at the heart of finger-on-the-button global diplomacy, the film follows Ronald Reagan's rivalry with charismatic Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, tracing how the Communicator-in-Chief uses his public relations chops to overcome Soviet mistrust, the objections of a skeptical press corps and the looming threat of WW III.
Director: Pacho Velez, Sierra Pettengill
Starring: Ronald Reagan
The documentary explores the topic of coastline erosion, showing what has been done in the past, what is being done now, what worked, what didn't and what the coastal areas can expect in the future. Through interviews with scientists, experts, nonprofits, homeowners, government officials, and other groups offering possible solutions Rising Tides will explore all angles of this issue.
Director: Jason Auerbach, Scott Duthie
Sad Vacation is an up close and personal account of the tumultuous and stormy relationship between Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen and how it ended in Room 100 of the Chelsea Hotel. Directed by Danny Garcia (The Rise and Fall of The Clash, Looking for Johnny), this films holds no punches and reveals the facts through personal friends, insiders and witnesses providing a first hand account of Sid and Nancy's mysterious deaths.
Director: Danny Garcia
By 1970, Steve McQueen ruled Hollywood. He was the King of Cool and a ladies' man. He began his passion project, Le Mans, centered on the 24-hour car race in France. But the infamously troubled production was plagued with financial troubles, on-set rivalries and his own personal issues. The film interweaves stunning, newly discovered footage and McQueen's private recordings with original interviews to reveal the true story of how this cinema legend would risk everything in pursuit of his dream.
Director: Gabriel Clarke, John McKenna
Starring: Steve McQueen, Chad McQueen, John Sturges
The Thanhouser Company was a trailblazing studio based in New Rochelle, New York, where from 1910 to 1917 it released over 1,000 films that were seen by audiences around the globe. This documentary reconstructs the relatively unknown story of the studio and its founders, technicians, and stars as they entered the nascent motion picture industry to compete with Thomas Edison and the companies aligned with his Motion Pictures Patents Corporation.
Starring: Ned Thanhouser
Dr. Bassem Youssef leaves his job as a heart surgeon, in Egypt, to star in one of the world's most popular TV shows. He uses comedy to fight a president who abuses his power and to defend free speech.
Director: Sara Taksler
Starring: Bassem Youssef, Jon Stewart, Shadi Alfons, Ayman Wattar
It reveals the historical premises of the ongoing Ukrainian crisis, its current political backstage and its dangerous potential for the world. The speakers of the highest rank, president of Russia Vladimir Putin, ex-president of Ukraine Victor Yanukovych, interviewed by the filmmaker Oliver Stone share their thoughts about the reasons of the conflict and ways to solve it.
Director: Igor Lopatonok
It focuses on the Ogallala Aquifer and examines the conflicts, politics, economics and groundwater depletion in the High Plains region. Farmers and communities survive on the precious waters of the Aquifer, yet it is being depleted at alarming rates. Since the '60s, advances in irrigation technology allowed farmers to transform the 'Great American Desert' into their own fertile agricultural oasis.
Director: Merri Lisa Trigilio
The first in a series of Common Core programs that teaches the sight words covered in weeks one through nine of second grade. Join young host Marisa, who explains what sight words are, and enthusiastically presents each word, sounds it out slowly, and uses it in a simple sentence with on-screen graphics and illustrations that reinforce the use of the particular sight word. Ages 7-8.
In this brand-new, 2016, high-definition program, you will learn how to form and use regular and irregular verbs in the present and past tense. Rules are presented with numerous examples to reinforce key concepts. A comprehensive list of irregular verbs are covered to ensure familiarity with these 'tricky' verbs to which standard rules do not apply. On-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment reinforce important concepts and make learning fun.
The program meets Common Core third grade language standards, as it introduces and explores simple, compound, and complex sentences. What elements comprise each sentence type? What are independent and dependent clauses? How do we spot them easily? Definitions and examples are given for all three sentence constructions. Detailed graphics, diagrams, and exciting video, as well as on-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment, reinforce important concepts and make learning fun. Ages 8-9.
This program meets Common Core fourth grade language standards by introducing and differentiating between commonly confused homophones, such as to/too/two and there/their/they're. Detailed graphics, diagrams and exciting video, as well as on screen, multiple choice reviews at the end of each segment reinforce important concepts and make learning fun. Ages 9-10.
What is the correct order of adjectives in a sentence with more than one adjective modifying a single noun? When do you use commas between adjectives in a sentence? The answers to these questions are covered with detailed graphics, diagrams, and exciting video, as well as on-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment to reinforce important concepts and make learning fun. Ages 9-10.
The brand-new, 2016, high-definition program meets Common Core standards, as it teaches kindergarten students all about question words. Who, what, where, when, why, and how are presented with great, sample sentences to illustrate proper usage. On-screen, multiple-choice reviews at the end of each segment reinforce important concepts and make learning fun. Ages 3-6.
Understand alliteration, assonance, and consonance in connection to rhythm and meter and rhyme. Discover free verse as an artistic reaction against the poetry forms covered previously and as the dominant poetic form of our time. Classic works of poetry are presented along with detailed graphics, engaging examples and exciting video. Ages 12-17.