Take a trip through America's glorious landscapes. Experience sights and sounds that showcase the power and beauty of our great land. Shot in stunning high definition, this captures the magnificent power of the USA.
Nominated for an Academy Award as Best Documentary, this film celebrates the spirit of the long-suffering Soviet people as they heroically repulse the Nazi invasion threatening their homeland. Director: Frank Capra. Starring: Anthony Veiller, Ion Antonescu, Nikolai Cherkasov
One man's journey to find meaning in Bill Murray's many unexpected adventures with everyday people. Enjoy an inside look at rare and never-before-seen footage of the comedic icon participating in stories previously presumed to be urban legend. Director: Tommy Avallone. Starring: Joel Murray, Peter Farrelly, Gavin Edwards, David Allen, Jordan Goetz
In 1931, Victor 'Young' Perez rose to great fame as the youngest world champion in boxing history. Twelve years later he was deported to Auschwitz, where he was forced to box for the amusement of the camp guards. When Actor Tomer Sisley was inspired to make a movie about Perez after hearing his story. This follows Sisley's quest to learn the secret of his tragic fate. Director: Sophie Nahum. Starring: Tomer Sisley
The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico is a site of explosive festivity unlike any other in the world. In celebration of San Juan de Dios, patron saint of firework makers, conflagrant revelry engulfs the town for ten days. Artisans show off their technical virtuosity, up-and-comers create their own lo fi combustibles, and teams build larger-than-life papier-mache bulls to parade into the town square, adorned with fireworks that blow up in all directions. Director: Viktor Jakovleski
Charlie Sheen narrates a documentary about the making of Platoon, the award-winning, non-union, low-budget film cast with young, unknown actors. Insider stories of Oliver Stone's unique directing style and brutal filming conditions. Director: Paul Sanchez. Starring: Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Johnny Depp, Kevin Dillon, Charlie Sheen
Meet the fascinating felines and the people who pamper them in this whimsical look at the ins and outs of Canada's competitive cat show circuit. Director: Michael McNamara, Aaron Hancox. Starring: Kim Langille, Shirley McCollow, Sabrina Rehman, Sharon Soules
Based on the bestselling book by Jonathan Safran Foer and narrated by co-producer Natalie Portman, this is an urgent, eye-opening look at the environmental, economic, and public health consequences of factory farming. It offers attainable, common-sense solutions to a growing crisis while making the case that ethical farming is not only an animal rights issue but also one that affects every aspect of life. Director: Christopher Dillon Quinn. Starring: Natalie Portman
Chronicles one night in the lives of young Native American men and women living in the Bunker Hill district of Los Angeles as they flirt, drink, party, fight, and dance. Includes four short films, film clips, commentary, and more.
A mother recalls how her brilliant teenage son came to shatter their idyllic family through one horribly violent and shocking act. Now, left to pick up the pieces, the survivors test the boundaries of their newly defined reality in this moving true crime exploration of the nature and limits of familial love. Director: Katie Green, Carlye Rubin
The groundbreaking documentary tells the dramatic, true story of the Prophet-Herald known as the Báb. His message and the origins of a new era in world religion. Director: Bob Hercules. Starring: Adam Mondschein, Tala Delvarani, Yaani King Mondschein, Rainn Wilson
Simultaneously a deeply personal journey, rigorous historical essay, and raucously entertaining expose, this bears witness to the global boom bust economy, as well as the corrupted American Dream and the human costs of capitalism, narcissism, and greed.
The body of a homeless woman is found in an abandoned farmhouse. Beside the body lies a diary that documents a journey of starvation and the loss of sanity. For nearly four months, Linda Bishop, a prisoner of her own mind, survived on apples and rain water, waiting for God to save her. As her story unfolds, we learn about our systemic failure to protect those who cannot protect themselves. Director: Todd Wider, Jedd Wider. Starring: Lori Singer
Eagle Rock is delighted to announce the release of two films by John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Both films, which focus on the Imagine era, have been hand restored frame by frame from the original film reels into HD. This is the first time both films have been commercially available at the same time. Director: Andrew Solt. Starring: John Lennon, Yoko Ono
From Oscar-nominated director Hava Kohav Beller comes a suspenseful, multi-layered documentary centered on a group of young people born into a violent, on-going war. They are young Palestinians and Israelis, caught in the duality of the pomegranate: will they embrace rebirth and each other's humanity, or will they pull the pin on the grenade? Director: Hava Kohav Beller. Starring: Ofra Eviatar
Comedy powerhouse Jim Gaffigan has made a career out of finding the extraordinary in the ordinary with his hilarious yet biting observational style. Using humor to deal with the unthinkable, Gaffigan proves that indeed, laughter is the best medicine...or is it?
Kevin Smith, the filmmaker/podcaster/comedian known for playing the character Silent Bob is anything but quiet in this new comedy special that was recorded an hour before his widely reported massive heart attack in February.
A vibrant journey of discovery for both father and son as director Jake Oelman documents the work of his father, nature photographer Robert Oelman. Struggling with a midlife crisis, Robert leaves his established psychology career in the early 1990s to pursue his real passion of photography. Moving from the U.S. to the rainforests of Colombia, he records and connects with over 15,000 previously undiscovered species of bugs, magnifying the tiniest of creatures in the most spectacular fashion. Director: Jake Oelman. Starring: Robert Oelman, Christian Lopez
An honest retrospective on the early life of John Lennon and the tragedies that shaped his personality and later his music. The film includes rare and previously unseen memoirs along with interviews with some of his closest family, friends, and associates.
It is the birthplace of the Kama Sutra and Bollywood romances but in real life, kissing in the street or just talking about sex in India is considered obscene. In a place where 90% of marriages are arranged and the bride's family must pay a large dowry, young girls are taught that society considers them a burden. From forbidden love stories to arranged marriages and spectacular weddings where the bride and groom only just met, follow the epic stories of young couples in India. Director: Sarah Fournier
Makala (Swahili for 'charcoal'), the new documentary by Emmanuel Gras, is a powerful testament to one man's commitment to his family, and his edurance in working to provide them with a brighter future. Kabwita, a 28-year-old man living in Congo with his wife and daughters, dreams of purchasing a plot of land to expand the family home. He sees his opportunity to earn money by selling charcoal. Director: Emmanuel Gras
A personal look at the extraordinary life, career, and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, it is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary. Director: Ian Bonhote, Peter Ettedgui
Barack Obama launched into national consciousness at the 2004 Democratic National Convention and ever since, he's delivered messages of patriotism, unity, and hope through the power of words. Interviews with eminent historians and key figures in his writing process give rare insights into these iconic speeches, as well as the Obama presidency and the man himself.
How state governments and Wall Street led America's public pensions into a $4 trillion hole. Correspondent Martin Smith investigates the consequences for teachers, police, firefighters, and other public servants. Who will be held accountable? Starring: Martin Smith
In the early decades of cinema, some of the most innovative and celebrated filmmakers in America were women. Alice Guy-Blache helped establish the basics of cinematic language, while others boldly continued its development: slapstick queen Mabel Normand, action star Grace Cunard, and LGBTQ icon Alla Nazimova. Director: Lois Weber, Mabel Normand, Alice Guy-Blache. Starring: Alla Nazimova, Mabel Normand
It follows Osamu Tomita, Japan's reigning king of ramen, as he reveals every single step of his obsessive approach to creating the perfect bowl of noodles. He is relentless in his search for the highest-quality ingredients, as are his competitors. This delicious documentary also profiles five other notable ramen shops, each with its own philosophy and flavor, which exemplify different aspects of the ramen world. Director: Koki Shigeno
They say she was beautiful. A dream. But for all her good looks, she was also a killer. It is an epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision and courage. It is the story of an airplane that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered, and refined in the white heat of combat, going on to become the most famous fighter plane ever made. Director: Anthony Palmer, David Fairhead
Explains climate change from a kid's perspective by exploring the way we humans have impacted the Earth. The film also goes over recent, drastic fluctuations in weather as well what is being neglected when those in charge turn a blind eye in order to increase profits for corporations. Director: Dylan D'Haeze
The award-winning documentary tells the transformative story of Matt, a bodybuilder, world-record powerlifter, cancer survivor, father of three teenage sons, and former U.S. Marine, as he transitions into a woman, now known as Janae. Director: Michael Del Monte. Starring: Janae Marie Kroczaleski
NOVA takes viewers inside the operating room to witness organ transplant teams transferring organs from donors to recipients. Meet families navigating both sides of a transplant, and researchers working to end the organ shortage. Their efforts to understand organ rejection, discover ways to keep organs alive outside the body, and even grow artificial organs with stem cells, could save countless lives.
The film follows a team of laborers living a real-life version of fantasy football. By day, they sweat to build the World Cup; by night, they compete in a 'workers welfare' football tournament, playing in the same stadiums that will one day host the world's greatest players. Director: Adam Sobel
Deep space exploration will open new worlds of learning and technological advancement that will lead to new discoveries in medicine, technology, engineering and physics. This exciting program explores NASA's capability to take humanity farther into the solar system than people have ever gone before and will look at the science behind this fantastic journey.
Introducing a brand-new 2018 series that introduces kids to possible career choices, giving them a comprehensive look at what it takes to become successful in that particular field. In this program, learn about computer programming and understand what a computer programmer does.
Introducing a brand-new 2018 series that introduces kids to possible career choices, giving them a comprehensive look at what it takes to become successful in that particular field. In this program, learn about the medical profession and understand the prerequisites for becoming a viable medical school candidate.
Kiki is an enterprising young girl who must follow tradition to become a full-fledged witch. Venturing out with only her black cat, Jiji, Kiki flies off for the adventure of a lifetime. Landing in a far off city, she sets up a high-flying delivery service and begins a wonderful experience of independence and responsibility as she finds her place in the world.
The biggest, most exciting collection of non-stop fire truck and firefighting action ever seen. Now get two complete programs on one DVD. Program One - Brave Heroes & Big Rigs - With lights flashing and sirens wailing race along on real fire calls with real firefight heroes. Program Two - Amazing Rescue Rigs - From racing red fire engines and highflying choppers to giant pumper trucks and amazing rescue rigs see firefighting and emergency rescue equipment of every shape and size.
What happens when you throw plastic away? Dylan D'Haeze, a thirteen-year-old filmmaker from the San Juan Islands, decides to find out by following plastic trash to its end source, which is the ocean. As the 'downhill to everything,' that great blue expanse serves as an unintentional dumping ground and a transportation system as countless pieces of plastic debris wash up on shores around the world. Director: Dylan D'Haeze
In 2011, construction workers were shocked to uncover the remains of a woman in an abandoned lot in Queens, New York. Follow forensic archaeologist Scott Warnasch and a team of historians and scientists as they investigate this woman's story, revealing a vivid picture of what life was like for free African American people in the North.