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What makes a film score unforgettable? Featuring Hans Zimmer, James Cameron, Danny Elfman, John Williams, Quincy Jones, Trent Reznor, Howard Shore, Rachel Portman, Thomas Newman, Randy Newman, Leonard Maltin, and the late James Horner and Garry Marshall, SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY brings Hollywood's elite composers together to give viewers a privileged look inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world's most international music genre: the film score. A film composer is a musical scientist of sorts, and the influence they have to complement a film and garner powerful reactions from global audiences can be a daunting task to take on. The documentary contains interviews with dozens of film composers who discuss their craft and the magic of film music while exploring the making of the most iconic and beloved scores in history: “James Bond”, “Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” “Titanic,” “The Social Network,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” and “Psycho.”
FAT tells the far-fetched but completely true history of how our country became so unhealthy. In 1970, just over 1. 5 million people had been diagnosed with Diabetes in the United States. Now over 30 million have Diabetes. What's even more alarming is that 100 million people, 1 in 3, have Diabetes or are Pre-Diabetic. This is not to mention the 40% of the population that are obese. How is this possible with the non-stop flow of new diets, exercise machines and our general obsession with health and weight loss? We're as unhealthy as ever. The truth is that we have pretty much had everything completely upside-down and backwards. FAT traces a detailed history spanning 150 years to show how misinformation and outright lies have become "truth. "
Fat: A Documentary 2 is the sequel to the international sensation that delves deeper into the lies and myths surrounding the age old question: "What should I be eating?" "Common knowledge" regarding healthy eating has grown more and more confusing seemingly by the day. Vinnie Tortorich and a host of health experts talk about the conflicts between plant eaters and meat eaters and how hidden machinations in the food industry are the reasons why we believe what we do about food and optimal health.
How might your life be better with less? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many flavors of minimalism by taking the audience inside the lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are striving to live a meaningful life with less.
In S.R. Bindler’s 1997 cult classic, Hands On a Hardbody, two-dozen small-town Texans compete for a brand-new "hardbody" pickup truck at a local car dealership. The event is a contest of endurance and sleep-deprivation. Whoever can remain standing the longest with one hand on the truck will get to drive it home. Capturing several days of lunacy, laughter, struggle and heartbreak, Hands On a Hardbody is more than a documentary about winning a truck. It is a remarkable study of competition, camaraderie, faith and determination. It is the ultimate human drama. Available for the first time in ten years, this new edition of Hands On a Hardbody has been digitally re-mastered from the original Hi8 analog tapes. Hands On a Hardbody continues to be a cult hit a decade after its initial release. It won AFIʼs Best Documentary Award, numerous film festival and critics' honors and was a smash hit to sold-out audiences from coast to coast during its theatrical run.
With beloved cult classic Galaxy Quest reaching its 20th Anniversary, this star-studded anniversary documentary unveils how the film turned fans in to true heroes and predicted a future where geeks would rule the world! The cast and crew recall how a fire on set, the loss of a powerful director and an unconvinced studio couldn't stop the film that would never give up and never surrender!
The Try Guys, four mega-viral internet celebrities willing to try anything, reveal the secrets behind their fame, their private relationships with each other, and their dramatic split from media giant BuzzFeed in 2018. Over the course of their first-ever national live performance tour, Keith, Ned, Zach, and Eugene confront the tension between their personal aspirations versus their collective goals and attempt to redefine what it means to be a YouTuber. Behind The Try is a never-before-seen look inside their tour bus & backstage where four very different creative individuals each wonder: is this the start of a new future or the last hurrah?
CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY is a remarkable portrait of an artist, an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact, influence and transform people’s lives around the world.
It was a strange and curious misfit. Though born a Buick, the Grand National was clearly something else. It was too quick and too brutish to carry that stodgy name. There was something inside the car trying to get out. Its straight-line acceleration was extraordinary. Nothing in the mid-1980s could match it. Not Corvette. Not Lamborghini. Not Ferrari. But, in spite of this talent, the car was little more than a curiosity, a sidebar in debates about the performance elite of the day. Its roots as a Buick Regal, a conventional, mass-produced personal luxury car, marked it as an outsider, something too ordinary for serious discussion. Its shortcomings were obvious and plentiful – a boxy design, a mediocre chassis, an undersized engine, an electronically limited top speed, and an unremarkable pedigree. But with just six cylinders, an intercooled turbo, and fierce black paint, the Grand National became a legend. In its final year of production, outfitted in GNX trim, it was the quickest production car in America, reaching 60mph in only 4.7 seconds. Impossible? Ridiculous? After road testing the Grand National for Car and Driver, Technical Editor Csaba Csere remembers thinking, “there’s no way this can go that fast.” But it did, test after test, and on streets across the country. The only Grand Prix it could qualify for was the “stop light” kind, but that was enough to prove its worth. But, how to reconcile these opposites? This car that straddled worlds, where did it come from? Where did it fit? And now, two decades after its passing, what is its legacy? In BLACK AIR: The Buick Grand National Documentary, these questions – and more – are answered by the people who built the car, who wrote about the car, and who own the car. Featured voices include Lloyd Reuss, the Buick General Manager who launched the Grand National project; Tony Assenza, the Car and Driver Editor who dubbed the GNX an “ax-wielding barbarian;” Richard Clark, the renowned owner, enthusiast, and collector; and many, many others. On December 11, 1987, Buick built the last Grand National. 25 years later, BLACK AIR arrives to commemorate this landmark car.
Thousands of people are waiting in the dark. Behind his DJ booth Robbert van de Corput is checking his tracklist one more time. As he stands the stage lights up. He spreads his arms, lasers make their way through the stadium and the first track thrills the delirious audience. He is DJ Hardwell: chosen as #1 DJ in the world in 2013. He kicks off his first concert of the I AM Hardwell tour in Amsterdam, but fame travels faster than he can. Bookings are added, venues become bigger and shows are sold out sooner. The pressure is rising and Hardwell wants to prove he is worthy of his #1 position. This results in an extraordinary journey, on stage as well as off stage, as he visits 34 cities. The highlight is the sold out concert at Madison Square Garden in New York. Experience Hardwell even closer, personal and more spectacular than ever before! The documentary ‘I AM HARDWELL’, in which the then 25 years old DJ/producer was followed during his journey from upcoming talent to #1 DJ in the world, gave us an intriguing glimpse of Hardwell’s life. His all-encompassing motto ‘If you can dream it, you can do it’, is about the childhood dream of the once 16 years old Robbert van de Corput, to become the world’s best DJ one day. The documentary “Living the Dream”, defines how the life of the now 27 years old talent was turned upside down, since he was elected the #1 DJ in the world, both in 2013 and 2014. We follow Hardwell for 14 months, from his coronation as the #1 Dj in the world, to his legendary show at Madison Square Garden in New York.
Independently owned video game stores specializing in used media can be found in small towns and big cities all across North America. However, these shops and their owners face an uncertain future. Internet-dependent consoles, rising data speeds, and the cost-heavy path to retail has lead most games to be sold exclusively in digital storefronts. Directed by Kevin J. James (Computer Fighters; Guaranteed* Video; The Creed), Not For Resale examines the sea change in video gaming from physical media to the digitally distributed future, featuring interviews with store owners, game developers, journalists, and preservationists about what lies ahead for the world of physical media and how it affects more than just video games. When there are no more physical games to sell, what gets left behind?
In July-August 1987, after 100 shows around the world on The Bridge Tour, Billy Joel accepted the Kremlin’s invitation to the U.S.S.R. for six fully-staged rock shows in Moscow and Leningrad, fulfilling a long-time desire to perform in Russia. During their stay, Billy and his family, along with musicians, staff, and a huge press entourage spent their days interacting with the Russian people, forging true bonds of friendship wherever they went. For the first time A Matter Of Trust – The Bridge To Russia: A Documentary presents an expanded version of what fans saw and heard over a quarter-century ago. The brand-new 90-minute film takes a fresh look at the groundbreaking trip, painstakingly incorporating some of the documentary material from 1988, both released and unreleased. But the heart and soul of this new film comprises up-to-date interviews with nearly 20 U.S. and Russian participants, including Billy, Christie Brinkley, band musicians, crew, and many others. There is a passion and intimacy to their interviews that underscores the historical significance of what these fellow travelers all witnessed, and the warmth that the Russian people showered on them. Billy has always considered that going to Russia was the most important thing he’d ever done as a performer. The freedom and excitement of his presence permanently affected the country and played a role in the ultimate dissolution of the U.S.S.R. in 1991. This new deluxe box set A Matter Of Trust – The Bridge To Russia also includes newly commissioned essays and previously unseen photography.
Cassette inventor Lou Ottens digs through his past to figure out why the format won’t die. Musicians like Henry Rollins and Thurston Moore join a new generation of bands releasing tapes to help Lou remember the importance of his creation.
“Qi” is a fascinating documentary that demystifies the Eastern concept of energy known as Qi (chi). As a window into an intriguing world, this film identifies the various properties of Qi and its effects on human physiology. Most importantly, “Qi” reveals the untapped power within our life force.
Although Hal Ashby directed a remarkable string of acclaimed, widely admired classics throughout the 1970s—Harold and Maude, The Last Detail, Shampoo, Coming Home, Being There—he is often overlooked amid the crowd of luminaries from his generation. Amy Scott’s exuberant portrait explores that curious oversight, using rare archival materials, interviews, personal letters, and audio recordings to reveal a passionate, obsessive artist. Ashby was a Hollywood director who constantly clashed with Hollywood, but also a unique soul with an unprecedented insight into the human condition and an unmatched capacity for good. His films were an elusive blend of honesty, irreverence, humor, and humanity. Through the heartrending and inspiring HAL, you feel buoyed by Ashby’s love of people and of cinema, a little like walking on water.
1 month. 80 breweries. 5000 miles. 1 state. This is Craft: The California Beer Documentary. From director Jeff Smith (The Arrested Development Documentary Project) comes an all new documentary highlighting the undisputed king of craft beer, California. With over 600 breweries and a $6.5 billion economic impact, California has been leading the charge for many years. The film explores California’s important place in the world of craft beer told from the masters of the industry including Sierra Nevada, Stone and Lagunitas. Starting with America’s first craft brewery, Anchor Steam, the film explores topics ranging from the environmental concerns of running a brewery in a state with a serious water shortfall, the potential for a craft beer bubble and micro vs. macro beer. This is Craft: The California Beer Documentary.
When it comes to loveable rogues throughout history, Pirates have always been in a class of their own, and the world of literature, closely followed by Hollywood, certainly knows how to tell a terrific Pirate tale — complete with swashbuckling heroes, fair damsels in distress and the pre-requisite number of scurvy sea dogs to stand on a poor unfortunate dead man’s chest! Take to the High Seas for a true celebration of the greatest Pirate adventures, from the pages of such classics as “Treasure Island” and “Peter Pan”, right through to the spectacular movie “Pirates of the Caribbean”. Step back in time and sort fact from fiction and discover the real magic of Pirates, investigating the stories of Blackbeard, Sir Henry Morgan, Captain Kidd and many more, including the notorious women Pirates, Anne Bonny and Mary Read. For Pirate enthusiasts of all ages, this documentary really offers something for everyone, and whether you want to know the difference between a Pirate and a Buccaneer, what a piece of eight is, or where a Pirate’s distinctive manner of speaking comes from, the answers are all here, as these seafaring dead men really do tell their tales.
UnSlut: A Documentary Film features the stories of girls and women who have experienced sexual shaming, including Rehtaeh Parsons, a Canadian teenager who took her own life after being gang-raped and subsequently labeled a 'slut' by her classmates; Samantha Gailey Geimer, who was shamed by the media at age thirteen after director Roman Polanski sexually assaulted her in 1977; Gina Tron, who was shamed by defense attorneys out of pursuing charges against a serial rapist; N'Jaila Rhee, who coped with her sexual assault and the subsequent loss of support from her family and church by reclaiming her sexuality; and Allyson Pereira, who was ostracized in her New Jersey town after texting a photo of her breasts to an ex-boyfriend.
Over four decades, 'starchitect' and master provocateur Rem Koolhaas has shaken up the field of architecture, and redefined the role of the architect in the world. Filmmaker Tomas Koolhaas spent 3 years following his father around the globe, playing witness to Rem's extraordinary creativity, as well as exploring his works through the eyes of those who actually inhabit them. REM is a rare and unique insight into the mind of a genius.
Seabiscuit: The Lost Documentary is an extraordinary piece of horse racing history. This "lost" original documentary was made in 1939 by Seabiscuit's owner, Charles Howard, in honor of Seabiscuit winning the coveted title of "Horse of the Year." You'll see Seabiscuit's birth, his early life at the stables, and Seabiscuit's first race where his fourth place finish earned him $50. This action-packed film chronicles Seabiscuit's most thrilling races including the heart-stopping photo finish at the Santa Anita Handicap, and the legendary match race with War Admiral. You've read the best-selling novel and seen the major motion picture - now you can experience a rare authentic journey back to the 1930's when the sensational Seabiscuit was in his prime. Expertly restored in the original black-and-white format, and expanded to include a vibrant color version, this fast-paced film will appeal to horse racing aficionados, history buffs, and anyone who's ever loved a champion.
Two years in the life of Swedish House Mafia.
The story of Nile Kinnick: child of the Depression, winner of the Heisman Trophy, and pilot in WW2. The story of a man becoming myth unfolds in cinematic detail in this feature documentary, revealing what pushed a young man from Adel, Iowa to reach ever higher and ascend to the realm of legend in the minds of sports fans across the nation.
Featuring contributions from some of Football Manager’s creators and famous fans from the worlds of football and entertainment, 'An Alternative Reality: The Football Manager Documentary' will examine the game’s enduring appeal and how it has seeped into and influenced the culture of the world’s favourite game.
The movie intimately covers 2013's Asian and European legs of their aptly titled world tour, "Who are you?? Who are we??" Spanning over a month a half, the movie follows the footsteps of the group though 12 shows in 11 countries; France, Germany, England, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Korea, Thai, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Taiwan. Performing for local fans in packed venues, the band is giving it their all and the fans give it right back in return. Backstage footage shows the nervousness and drama that comes with touring. Although already hugely successful in there home country, the band goes back to their indie roots as they travel across Europe and Asia. Experiencing different cultures and seeing new sights, this film shows their fight and hunger to get to the next stage, the world. The director of the film, Hiroyuki Nakano, is known for directing various music videos as well as having a long career in feature films. Working with many different musical acts in his impressive carrier, he successfully manages to capture the here and now of the current state of music through ONE OK ROCK.
When Charlie Chaplin was born in London on the 16th of April 1889, no one could have predicted what his future would be. Charlie’s meteoric rise to fame in the pioneering days of the film industry is truly one of the most dramatic rags to riches stories ever told, and the enduring charm of his instantly recognizable “Little Tramp,” continues to thrill film enthusiasts the whole world over to this very day. Chaplin’s life was full of contrasts, from his poverty-stricken childhood in the London slums, right through to his millionaire status as one of the first great celebrities of Hollywood. The treasured black and white silent movies that made Charlie his fortune give a fascinating insight into the character of this great comedian, but to really understand the nature of his genius you need to step back in time. This program will transport you back to Chaplin’s London at the turn of the 20th century and you can see for yourself the influences that were to shape his later work on the silver screen. Trace his footsteps to the workhouse and the lunatic asylum where his beloved mother struggled to overcome poverty and illness, and see the school where Charlie first faced the injustice of authority. Follow the story further with Charlie’s departure for America, as his phenomenal success is charted in precise detail with extracts from his movies providing a stunning backdrop. Every aspect of Chaplin’s life and work, triumphs and disasters, are all explored in order to bring you the real man behind the “Little Tramp’s” mask.
Professional skateboarder Amelia Brodka examines the skateboarding industry's approach to how it markets, promotes and supports women in its sport. Underexposed explores the past, present and future of women's skateboarding. It focuses on the current uprise of female skaters by featuring footage of girls ripping all over the world. The film couples skate footage with interviews from the top marketing and media professionals of the skateboarding industry. Interviews include the heads of Thrasher, TransWorld, Etnies, Toy Machine, SkateOne and Hoopla. By exploring the business side of skateboarding, Underexposed seeks to figure out how to generate more opportunities for women in skateboarding.
Scores of citizens attend 420 festivals openly celebrating pot smoking. Others experience tragic consequences: citizens being arrested, shot at and even murdered for mere possession of cannabis. From 420 festivals to DEA raids, this fast paced film exposes how the public has been duped for the last 80 years by spin doctors and politicians who feign concern over the very youth who fall prey to marijuana prohibition and the drug war. Law enforcement retirees provide shocking commentary and outspoken regret over a policy they enforced only to realize it was a tragic mistake they hope to reverse.
Unexpected events and chaotic situations are bound to happen. No matter how advanced we think we are as a species, there is always something unpredictable that could cripple us as not only individuals but as an entire society. It's not a matter of if but when. We can’t do much about preventing these events from happening - we can only prepare for them in advance. Humans and other life forms have developed complex systems for dealing with environmental stressors. In fact, these pathways actually make us more resilient against the same kind of stress in the future. Thus, we become stronger by the stress we experience. The biological phenomenon for this is called ‘hormesis’. Stronger by Stress is a documentary film about leveraging the concept of hormesis to our advantage with the help of biohacking. It talks about the science of stress, how it affects our bodies, what to do for stress management and which kind of positive stressors we should incorporate into our lives. Learn from the world’s top experts in biohacking and health optimization.
Documentary footage of the band traveling the world on tour between April through June of 2016 for "the GazettE WORLD TOUR 16 DOGMATIC: TROIS," their third world tour. Their previous world tour in September 2013 "the GazettE WORLD TOUR 13" covered a total of 9 cities including the EU and seven South American countries, but this latest 2016 footage captures them playing in North America for the first time as well as their shows in Central America, Asia, and the EU for a total of 15 shows spanning 10 countries. Don't miss this up close and personal coverage of their bigger and better world tour!
In 2015 filmmaker Themistocles Lambridis set off on an adventure to shed light on a side of Greece that few are aware of. With his camera in hand and snowboard under foot, he shredded a vast playground of snow, explored fresh tracks and revealed a backcountry unlike any other. From the island of Crete to Mount Olympus, “The Thing About Greece” is an epic documentary that will forever alter your perception of this coastal country.
Cancer is a dreaded disease, plaguing society. It has claimed the lives of millions of men, women, and children and has resulted in needless suffering and heartache to individuals all around the globe. Currently in the United States, cancer is the second leading cause of death. Studies estimate that if trends continue, cancer is expected to overtake heart disease and become the leading cause of death by the year 2030. Are there missing pieces in this cancer puzzle that can help us to reduce or even change this devastating trend? The Cancer Documentary sheds light on this all important key that can help revolutionize how we perceive cancer. From extensive interviews with doctors, nurses, cancer patients and survivors, The Cancer Documentary focuses on an often overlooked aspect of cancer - diet and lifestyle. Drawing from current research in the field, this documentary explores what cancer is, how it develops in the body, and the importance of living a healthy lifestyle.
Being BeBe intimately charts 15 years-in-the-life of drag performer BeBe Zahara Benet, an immigrant from homophobic Cameroon, first winner on iconic LGBTQ+ reality show RuPaul's Drag Race, and legendary artist celebrating Queer Black Excellence today.The film follows BeBe's remarkable journey with unprecedented access: A portrait of an artist who chooses to live a creative life against all odds.
Special When Lit rediscovers the lure of a lost pop icon - pinball. The American invention made more money than Hollywood through the 50s and 60s. Its success swept the world making it the epitome of ‘cool’. But now pinball is all but forgotten. This is the definitive story of the rise and fall of pinball as told by the fans, collectors, designers and champion players from across the globe. Its history is charted with a series of uniquely stark and entertaining interviews with some of pinball’s greatest names. A game, a sport, a lifestyle – pinball takes this eclectic bunch back to their youth. It seems at times like an emotional and sensitive area, with the fans describing the game like a relationship, their faces lighting up as if they were recounting their first kiss. Archive footage of former US news anchorman Dan Rather opens the film from a 1977 60 Minutes segment on pinball. ‘I spent an incredible amount of time at gas stations, honky tonks and other off the beaten path places trying to appear cool...while obsessively following the descent of a steel ball down the playing surface of a garishly lit machine...a pinball machine". Pinball was everywhere. But now pinball is virtually nowhere. Kids don’t even know what a pinball machine is. Their world is online, not at the arcade or corner store. The fate of pinball seems decided yet there exists a passionate sub culture keeping the dream alive. Roger Sharpe, pinball authorative, tells the story of Pinball’s early rise to prominence in the Depression era, its eventual banning by the US Government for 30 years, the boom time in the 1970’s, and eventual defeat to video games. Living through the industry ups and downs, legendary game designers Steve Kordek, Steve Ritchie and Pat Lawlor reveal the inner workings of a game that fuses the mechanical and electrical ages. From a primitive steel ball rolling around on a flat piece of wood, designers craft a game based on the simple premise - easy to play, but hard to beat. And crucially, the collectors who feed off the designer’s handywork all crave one thing - more space. But pinball is a game with a score. And where there are scores there are competitions. ‘The Storm’, a stockbroker from New York City, confesses that you have to ‘build up your pinball muscles’ in order to compete at the highest level. From the European championships in Amsterdam and Sweden, to the World Pinball Championships in Pittsburgh, and a smattering of amateur backyard tournaments in between, Special When Lit shares the tension, dreams and disappointments of pinball’s tournament players. Rick Stetta, former World Champion, entertains with his flamboyant playing style, while current legend Lyman Sheats Jr. counters with ice-cool precision. Each to his own in a contest that is as much a mental game as physical. But it is in the final story of former arcade owner, Steve Epstein, who ran the famous Broadway Arcade in midtown New York City, that sets the inevitability of pinball. Describing pinball as a ‘universe in a box that is a lot like life - you never know what is around the corner’. Pinball was more than coins in the slots for Epstein, it became his whole social life. In a time where we can instantly access any song or movie from our past, pinball offers a throwback to a tactile physical experience that can’t be digitally reproduced. We now share our fun in a different way, but have we lost something in the process? Special When Lit recounts an alternative love for a game which brought out a wealth for memories for many generations but also the sad dissolution of what could be described as a certain way of living and playing. Perhaps pinball deserves a better fate than simply a nostalgic footnote. Whatever the future, Special When Lit will leave you searching for an arcade to line up your coins and master the silver ball.
After six-years of absence, the GazettE returned to leave their mark overseas with “the GazettE WORLD TOUR13”. This audio-visual work “the GazettE WORLD TOUR13 DOCUMENTARY” is a complete documentary of the band on that tour, spanning nine solo shows across seven Latin American and European countries to a combined audience of 20,000 fans. This film contains behind-the-scenes footage, selected excerpts of their live performances, and a rare glimpse of the members’ taking time off as they toured across the world inSeptember 2013.
A story showcasing Godchaserz Entertainment's 15 year journey of bringing Christ-centered hip hop to the world and what it looks like to run an independent record label focused on sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ through hip hop.
From Zeina Daccache, the acclaimed director of "SCHEHERAZADE'S DIARY" comes another compelling and acclaimed feature doc inspired by the classic "12 Angry Men". A theatre director specialising in working with disadvantaged and traumatised people, Zeina Daccache struggled to set up Lebanon's first prison-based drama project in the country's notorious Roumieh Prison. For 15 months, 45 inmates, some completely illiterate, found themselves working together to present an adaptation of the famous stage play '12 Angry Men', here re-named '12 Angry Lebanese'. Through their new-found creative outlet, we witness the prisoners coalesce into a slick, professional ensemble. Inspiring and honest, this account of the prisoners' journey demonstrates the positive effect of art therapy and the positive effect on some of the most ostracised individuals in society. Winner, Best Documentary, Audience Award, Dubai Film Festival; Audience Award, Dox Box, Damascus.
There are few characters from literature that take on a life of their own, but Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective, is definitely one of them. From his first appearance in 1887 in the “Strand Magazine”, Sherlock Holmes and his constant companion Dr. Watson delighted every reader who came into contact with them, and when Conan Doyle, tiring of his masterly creation, killed him off in 1893, there was such a public outcry that he was forced to devise a complex story line to bring him back to life. This program has been designed to explore not only the legend of Sherlock Holmes, but also take you on a journey of discovery through the life and times of his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Beginning with the medical establishments of Edinburgh, where Conan Doyle trained as a Doctor, we will travel to London and Baker Street. Today you'll find that 221b Baker Street, the fictional home of the great detective is in fact the Sherlock Holmes Museum. After enjoying the hustle and bustle of the metropolis it will be time to head off on a detective’s trail of our own around Great Britain. Visit if you dare Dartmoor at the dead of night, inspiration for the blood curdling “Hound of the Baskervilles” and follow in the footsteps of Sherlock Holmes and the brilliant Conan Doyle to discover why this fictional character has endured through the ages to thrill readers and film goers of the past, present, and without any shadow of doubt, the future.
A documentary detailing the International Love that Dj Stephen received from around the world.
From the makers of the critically acclaimed documentary "The Old, The Young and The Sea," comes Beyond. An African Surf Documentary. Beyond explores the unique board-riding cultures found in Morocco, Mauritania, Gambia and Senegal. Dropping into some of the most isolated coastlines in the world, the travelers spent three months on the road filming, photo-graphing and interviewing a host of fascinating characters that have all found ways to adapt to the harshness of their respective environs while still carving out surfing and other adventurous lifestyles. Dealing with thematic issues such as individualism in traditional societies, the potential conflicts that arise when 21st century ambitions collide with time honored traditions, and the quest for personal fulfillment.
This film takes an intimate look at Jack Johnson’s music and tour greening initiatives. When Jack goes on the road, he doesn’t just show up and play music. The tour partners with local non-profits, local food vendors and strives to leave a lasting positive impact. The entire tour is an extension of the environmentally conscious and socially engaged life he leads along with his wife, Kim. After years on the road, playing venues around the globe, the Johnson’s have established an inspiring way of touring with a focus on creating as little impact on the earth as possible. Along the way, the tour gives a platform to dozens of local non-profits working to educate and inspire others to make choices that benefit our communities and the greater global environment. While following Jack’s 2014 west coast tour, this film highlights the Johnson‘s Kokua Hawaii Foundation, the All At Once campaign, and several non-profit partners and businesses focusing on plastic free initiatives and sustainable local food systems. Additionally, the film highlights the unique way in which tour is run. From traveling on biodiesel-powered buses, to sourcing organic and locally grown meals to carefully disposing of waste created along the way. The goal of the tour and this documentary is to inspire people to get involved, make the right choices, and enjoy the music along the way.
Complementing the book Being the Change, this feature documentary film delves into the life of Caltech / Jet Propulsion Laboratory atmospheric scientist Peter Kalmus, showing how a change in life philosophy and mind frame enabled Kalmus to cut his fossil fuel use to 1/10th of the average American. All while boosting his happiness and raising a family in a typical California suburb. Inspirational, hopeful, and doable by anyone, the message is clear: we can all change our minds and actions and live happier, more satisfying lives while reconnecting with ourselves, our communities, and the biosphere that sustains us all. And in the process we might just spark a climate revolution that truly changes everything.
From producers of Jesus Christ Superstar, "Superstars", a feature length documentary about the making of the original "Jesus Christ Superstar" theatrical movie. This 90 minute documentary features making of footage and original "on set" interviews with cast members and Norman Jewison.