Pro wrestling legends Bret Hart, Superstar Billy Graham, and dozens more peel back the curtain on the severe toll working on the road 350 days a year took on their bodies, families, marriages, and psyches. This compelling documentary chronicles their struggles to survive the chaos of 1980s era wrestling. Living a rock and roll lifestyle, they faced nightly temptations, battled their vices, and were absentee parents and spouses while chasing dreams of fame and fortune. Director: Fulvio Cecere. Starring: Tito Santana, Paul 'Mr. Wonderful' Orndorff, Greg 'The Hammer' Valentine, Bret Hart, Wendi Richter, Lex Luger, 'Superstar' Billy Graham, Ted Dibiase
Explore the history of the American South and its music through the life of country star Charley Pride. Raised in the brutally segregated Mississippi Delta, Pride's buttery voice, talent, and steely resolve led him to the Country Music Hall of Fame. A GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award winner, his journey shows the ways that artistic expression can triumph over prejudice and injustice.
Frankie and Allie fight to make a difference against the heroin epidemic. The two recovering addicts spend their lives pulling needles out of the arms of active users. After that problem is solved, the addicts must be placed into the proper treatment facility. Sadly, the corrupt billion-dollar treatment industry has made it difficult and dangerous. They allowed the film crew all access for one weekend. What transpires over 72 hours is a heartbreaking account of addicts struggling to survive. Director: Pat McGee, Adam Linkenhelt. Starring: Allie Severino, Franklin Holmes
Radically combining collaborative documentary, western, and musical elements, the new film follows several members of a close-knit community as they attempt to reckon with their town's darkest hour. In 1917, nearly 2,000 immigrant miners, on strike for better wages and safer working conditions, were violently rounded up by their armed neighbors, herded onto cattle cars, shipped to the middle of the New Mexican desert, and left there to die. Director: Robert Greene. Starring: Mike Anderson, Charles Bethea
Delivering a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore. The film highlights the positive actions undertaken by groups and individuals, who come together to rebuild, heal, and forge a better way forward. Director: Marilyn Ness. Starring: Dante Barksdale, Monique Brown, Clayton Gunton, Tia Latrell
How did the Egyptians engineer the Great Pyramid of Giza so precisely, and who were the thousands of laborers who raised the stones? New archaeological evidenc, including a logbook of a labor team leader, provides new insights into these age-old questions. NOVA delves into these construction secrets to trace how mobilizing labor and resources on such a massive scale transformed ancient Egypt. Producer: Melanie Gerry.
From Mussolini to Saddam Hussein, dictators have shaped the world we live in. How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? This series answers those questions in six immersive hours, each a revealing portrait of brutality and power.
A tribute to Freddie Mercury, almost 30 years after his tragic death. Featuring contributions from his closest friends and colleagues plus fellow musicians and the finest critics, writers and broadcasters, this film also boasts extensive archive footage, interviews and news reports from the man himself and with the group which he so expertly co-created.
A documentary about an important American still photographer who captured New York City in the 1960s (his work there is said to have influenced the TV show Mad Men) and later the West in Texas and Los Angeles. Director: Sasha Waters Freyer. Starring: Geoff Dyer, Laurie Simmons, Matthew Weiner, Garry Winogrand, Jeffrey Fraenkel, Susan Kismaric
Andre Leon Talley has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it's difficult to imagine a time when he wasn't defining the boundaries of great style. Kate Novack's intimate portrait takes viewers on an emotional journey from Andre's roots growing up in the segregated Jim Crow South to become one of the most influential tastemakers and fashion curators of the times. Director: Kate Novack. Starring: Andre Leon Talley, Manolo Blahnik, Naomi Campbell, Sean Diddy Combs, Cindy Crawford, Divine, Tom Ford, Whoopi Goldberg
Hal Ashby's obsessive genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar-winning classics, including Harold and Maude, Shampoo and Being There. But as contemporaries Coppola, Scorsese and Spielberg rose to blockbuster stardom in the 1980s, Ashby's uncompromising nature played out as a cautionary tale of art versus commerce. Director: Amy Scott. Starring: Allison Anders, Judd Apatow, Rosanna Arquette
Discover the real Harriet Tubman in this compelling documentary narrated by Alfrelynn Roberts and featuring expert interviews with leading scholars, including Dr. Eric Lewis Williams of the Smithsonian Institute and Carl Westmoreland of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. It also features remarkable early 20th century audio recordings of African-American spirituals sung by former slaves.
The exploration of the Statue of Liberty's right foot reveals a powerful message of acceptance and equality that is essential to the entire country's creation. Director: Andy T. Jones. Starring: Johnny Heller, Jo Anna Perrin
It tells the story of the legendary performer and iconic social satirist, who transcended race and social barriers by delivering his honest, irreverent, and biting humor to America's stages and living rooms until his death at 65. Featuring an iconic comedic cast, historians, activists and artists who provide a unique brushstroke into the complex world of Pryor. The film dives deeply into the psyche of a comedic genius whose mother was a prostitute, father a pimp, and grandmother a madam. Director: Jesse James Miller. Starring: Tiffany Haddish, Lily Tomlin, Howie Mandel, Sandra Bernhard, Mike Epps, Jimmie Walker
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted in 2018, sending rivers of lava through communities and into the sea. Join scientists and local residents as they investigate this frightening spike in volcanic activity that turned an island paradise into an inferno. Director: Peter Chinn
In 1982, soon after the first Gay Games, 'West Hollywood Swim Club,' as it was known then, registered as the first openly gay masters swim and water polo club. This feature documentary film follows their battle for acceptance: from their humble beginnings, to how these men and women have become a renowned force fighting injustice in the world of competitive sports. Director: Lis Bartlett. Starring: James Ballard, Charlie Bartel, Mauro Bordovsky, Errol Graham, Michael Mealiffe
A story of the world's first female tiger trainer, who claimed her love for her tigers was so great she wanted to die in the ring. Director: Leslie Zemeckis. Starring: Patricia White, Trudy Strong, Roger Smith
In the daily drama at one of the world's wildest hospitals, a jungle veterinarian, his zoologist girlfriend, and their team of dedicated staff and volunteers take on dangerous and exciting challenges as they care for a cast of iconic endangered animals. Some animals stay for a month, others for a day, and some, sadly, never return to the forest at all. But every animal deserves a fighting chance to be wild.
There has been a continuous African American presence in the LDS Church from its earliest days. Until the 1850s, some Black converts were even ordained to the Mormon priesthood. This documentary discusses that little-known legacy. It confronts the hard issues which surfaced during the 1960s, when the Civil Rights Movement drew attention to the Church's priesthood restriction. Director: Darius Gray, Margaret B. Young
At only twenty-three years old, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad's life is a dizzying array of important undertakings, from giving testimony before the U.N. Security Council to visiting refugee camps to soul-bearing media interviews, emotionally draining speeches and an endless succession of one-on-one meetings with top government officials. Director: Alexandria Bombach. Starring: Murad Ismael, Nadia Murad, Amal Clooney, Ki-Moon Ban
A pediatrician accused of sexually abusing Native American boys for years. An investigation with The Wall Street Journal into the decades-long failure to stop a government doctor who moved from reservation to reservation despite warnings.
Told through the eyes of Ted DiBiase's son, former WWE Superstar, Ted DiBiase Jr. He journeys through pro wrestling's past to find his father's story and to find his own faith all over again. This is the story of professional wrestling legend The Million Dollar Man, Ted DiBiase. Director: Peter Ferriero. Starring: Ted Dibiase, Ted Dibiase Jr.
Comedian Shane Mauss goes on a series of adventures to deepen his understanding of psychedelics. He describes the indescribable and takes us through some of his most intense experiences while getting the added perspectives of some of the top scientists and experts in this realm. With moments of both confusion and clarity, this is as an honest account of the experiences of a genuine Psychonaut. Director: Brian Bellinkoff. Starring: Shane Mauss
On March fifth, 2010, while filming a snowmobiling segment in the Sierra Nevada backcountry, Grant Korgan burst-fractured his L1 vertebrae and was told he would never walk again. Despite his prognosis, Grant Korgan and his wife Shawna focused on the goal of 120% recovery. On January seventeenth, 2012, along with two seasoned explorers, Grant accomplished the impossible and became the first spinal cord-injured athlete to literally push himself nearly 100 miles to the geographic South Pole. Director: Grant Korgan. Starring: Grant Korgan, Shawna Korgan, John Davis, Ken Evans, Tal Fletcher
Team Storror showcases parkour on a stage never before seen, the rooftops of Asian megacities. The film follows Team Storror on their exploration into what drives them to push the sport to such extremes and the battles that face them when trying to shoot a feature film totally guerilla. RCA delves into the mental and physical preparation parkour athletes have to undertake to make impossible 'leaps of faith' possible. Director and Starring: Benj Cave, Callum Powell, Drew Taylor, Joshua Burnett-Blake, Sacha Powell
In 1969 off the California coast, a US Navy crane carefully lowered a massive tubular structure into the waters. It was designed for an elite group of divers to spend days or even months at a stretch living and working on the ocean floor. The video tells the little-known story of the daring program that tested the limits of human endurance and revolutionized undersea exploration. Director: Stephen Ives
A thrilling, action-adventure journey that follows filmmaker Rob Stewart as he exposes the billion-dollar illegal shark fin industry and the political corruption behind it. It is Stewart's third film following his multi-award-winning features. It dives into the often violent underworld of the pirate fishing trade. Shark finning is still rampant, shark fin soup is still being consumed, and endangered sharks are now also being used to make products for human consumption. Director: Rob Stewart
A feature-length documentary following three unlikely aspiring stand-up comedians, an ultra-Orthodox Jew, a couch-surfing custodian, and a personal injury lawyer, risking everything to find their voices on the cutthroat New York comedy scene. Director: Jonathan Miller. Starring: David Finklestein, Sarah Parks, Raafat Toss
A mother-daughter team attempting a six-month journey through a mountain wilderness; a group of nuns who inhabit a mountain retreat to be closer to God; an impassioned alpinist; a focused snow artist; a couple who has been living off grid in the mountains for nearly 50 years. Shot in cinematic detail, this is a riveting examination of human passion set high in the peaks of British Columbia. Director: Grant Baldwin
After stumbling upon a bizarre 'competitive endurance tickling' video online, wherein young men are paid to be tied up and tickled, reporter David Farrier reaches out to request a story from the company. But the reply he receives is shocking. The sender mocks Farrier's sexual orientation and threatens extreme legal action should he dig any deeper. So, like any good journalist confronted by a bully, he does just the opposite: he travels to the hidden tickling facilities in Los Angeles. Director and Starring: David Farrier, Dylan Reeve
Tells the gripping and world-changing story of a group of young international lawyers and activists who fought to make rape a crime of war, and the Rwandan women who came forward to testify and win justice where there had been none. Up until this point, rape had not been prosecuted as a war crime and was committed with impunity. Leading to the trial at an international criminal court and the results that changed the world of criminal justice forever. Director: Nick Louvel, Michele Mitchell. Starring: Thierry Cruvellier, Mukasarasi Godelieve, Sara Darehshori, Pierre-Richard Prosper
See the world through the eyes of nature's fastest animal: the peregrine falcon. Though once endangered in the US, this spectacular predator is now thriving again in American cities and on every continent but Antarctica. Join expert Lloyd Buck as he trains a captive peregrine and puts its hunting skills to the test. What's the secret behind the peregrine falcon's blistering speed? Director: Simon Baxter
It is the first feature documentary to explore America's desperate need for modern paid family leave policies. With the help of a variety of experts, we follow the historical arc of family and medical leave and how the nation arrived where it is now: lagging behind every other country in the world except for Papua New Guinea. The feature film explores the economic, social, medical, marital and global perspective for paid family leave. Director: Ky Dickens
Brother and Sister Goose join Mother Goose to present 40 rhymes using upbeat, pop-style music sung to traditional melodies. The playful geese lead kids through each rhyme, teaching them about being safe, using manners, and accepting responsibility. Songs include Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-a-Cake, Three Little Kittens, Hey Diddle Diddle, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Where Has My Little Dog Gone, Row, Row Your Boat, and many more.
An entertaining collection of videos featuring silly songs and favorite sing-alongs. Many of these classic songs have unexpected, delightful verses. Colorful animation and amusing characters add to the excitement. Includes: Bingo, The Muffin Man, Down by the Bay, On Top of Spaghetti, Peanut Butter & Jelly, She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain, Ants Go Marching, Head Shoulders Knees & Toes, Woodchuck Song, and more. Fun for getting kids out of their seats and creating physical activity.
Enjoy the collection of nursery rhymes that Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony have selected, arranged and performed for children. Families all around the world have sung nursery rhymes to each other for many generations! Nearly everybody has a favorite nursery rhyme from when they were children.