Courtside Jones is an innovative new series of interview-based basketball documentaries featuring intimate, first-person accounts of the lives and careers of some of the NBA's all-time greatest players. Legends like Rick Barry, Willis Reed, Kenny Anderson, and Cliff Robinson open up from striking locations beautifully shot.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama's story has just begun. The Obamas have remained quite busy with their new life of activism which includes their issue-oriented production company, Higher Ground, which won an Oscar for Best Documentary in 2020. Mrs. Obama's autobiography, Becoming, has become the best-selling memoir of all time and even won a Grammy following the publication of her book. Get lost in the incredible journey of this modern-day First Lady's story in the making.
Flint: The Poisoning of an American City explores the critical question of how 100,000 people in the United States could be poisoned by their own state. The film intersperses interviews with area residents and experts in lead and water with testimony at congressional oversight committee hearings. Flint serves as a warning for the rest of the country. This documentary educates and inspires action, seeking to radically change how we view and value water.
Play Fair explores five decades of activism and legal challenges that women fought to ensure they would have equal access and rights to compete in sports on elite and community levels. There have been many victories but has equity really been achieved?
Coque Malla meets with a number of female artists during the creative process of his new musical work. Intimate essays, confidences, complicity, sense of humour and creative passion that will culminate in the live recording of the album ´Mujeres´ (Women). A journey through the life of an artist with songs and women as absolute protagonists, with the exception of his close friend, Antonio Dyaz. ESP: Coque Malla se reúne con varias artistas femeninas durante el proceso creativo de su nuevo trabajo musical. Ensayos intimistas, confidencias, complicidad y pasión creativa que culmina con la grabación del disco ´Mujeres´. Un viaje por la vida del artista con canciones y mujeres como protagonistas absolutas, con la excepción de su amigo cercano, Antonio Dyaz
Jasmine Colucci is no stranger to the pain and suffering of the dogs she rescues. As a bullied teenager, depression dominated her life; there was no escaping the daily panic attacks stemming from social anxiety. Her doctor suggested she volunteer with an organization that helps the less fortunate and she begrudgingly decided to foster a neglected dog. That one act would become the beginning of Jasmine’s mission to rescue the abandoned dogs of Manitoba’s northern reserves.
In Texas, nonprofits and cities are taking unprecedented action to fight the payday loan industry and protect the poor. The Ordinance is a documentary that examines the payday loan and auto title loan industry while also following a small Texas town that is fighting for change. In a time when political disillusionment is growing this story serves as an important example of how the best, and worst, of our political system can unite a community. The film documents the first issue ever that had Catholics, Southern Baptists, and Cooperative Baptists worked together on at a national level.
Synchronized swimming is for girls. It’s for girls who can run a 400-metre sprint while holding their breath, and smiling. Perfect dives beyond the sequins and mascara to follow a team of elite athletes that do whatever it takes to make it to the Olympics. They’ll suffer concussions, black eyes, dislocated knees and sacrifice all on their quest for perfection.
Tragedy befalls a world-famous sommelier attending an important wine event when he suddenly, inexplicably loses his palate. His mission to recover his talent leads him on a journey through peerless wineries and beautiful vineyards, but most importantly into his own soul.
How do we live, knowing we are going to die? In search of answers, we probed the minds of atheists and agnostics, Buddhists, Jews and Christians, physicians and philosophers, authors and academics, a legendary stand-up comic and scores of random pedestrians. But at the heart of the story are a terminally ill poet determined to become a clown, a cancer-stricken student facing 50/50 odds of survival, and a combat medic whose traumatic experiences erase his fear of death.
Brazil is synonymous with the world game, and it is this passion that has produced some of the worldʼs best players. But here is only one man who is known as the King of Football. Known simply as “Pelè”, he joined Brazilʼs World Cup team at the age of 17, fulfilling the promise he made to his father to “win a World Cup” for him. He starred, scoring twice in the final against Sweden. From then on he was targeted with rough treatment from opponents who feared his influence on the game.