Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank: A portrait of recently retired Congressman Barney Frank, one of America's most well-known and least understood political figures.
King: Man of Peace in a Time of War: A salute to a man who remains an inspiration and a force for social change nearly forty years after his untimely death at the age of 39.
Fritz: 'Fritz' is a documentary film which tells the story of a deaf 70 year old artist whose girlfriend has recently passed away. The film explores his travels to NYC in 1977 to become a ...
The Terry Fox Story: Terry Fox has lost a leg to cancer. Frustrated with the lack of public support for or recognition of cancer victims and amputees, he sets himself the task of running across Canada to raise money for cancer research: his "Marathon of Hope".
Hey Boo Harper Lee and 'To Kill a Mockingbird': It is our national novel. Reading to Kill a Mockingbird is something we all have in common. Harper Lee's first and only novel turns 50 this summer and the author hasn't given an interview since 1964 or published a second book. In compelling interviews with Scott Turow, James McBride, Wally Lamb, Rosanne Cash, Anna Quindlen, Oprah Winfrey,Tom Brokaw, among others, and with rare cooperation from Harper Lee's sister and friends, Mary Murphy traces the history of this astonishing phenomenon.
The Secret Life of Ian Fleming: British television fictitious account of the James Bond series author's experiences in the British Secret Service.
Prophet's Prey: A new documentary called Prophet's Prey details the story of Warren Jeffs, a former president of Mormon fundamentalist denomination The Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Public Sex, Private Lives: Public Sex, Private Lives is an intimate look at the professional and private lives of porn performers Lorelei Lee, Princess Donna, and Isis Love.
Experimenter: Famed social psychologist Stanley Milgram, in 1961 conducted a series of radical behavior experiments that tested ordinary humans willingness to obey authority.
Blue: Against a plain, unchanging blue screen, a densely interwoven soundtrack of voices, sound effects and music attempt to convey a portrait of Derek Jarman's experiences with AIDS, both ...
Stardust: The Bette Davis Story: Combining unprecedented access to Davis' vast personal archives with original interviews, this documentary reveals a startling portrait of one of hollywood's most gifted and enigmatic stars.
Blind Spot. Hitler's Secretary: Documentary featuring interview footage with Traudl Junge, one of Hitler's personal secretaries during WWII.
The Creep Behind the Camera: An exploration of the making of b-movie sci-fi cult classic "The Creeping Terror" and its con-man director Art "A.J." Nelson/Vic Savage.
Noble: Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.
Live from New York!: "Saturday Night Live" has been reflecting and influencing life in the United States for 40 years. Live From New York! goes deep inside this cultural phenomenon exploring the laughter that pulses through American politics, tragedy and popular culture.
Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog: This documentary focuses on the life and music of jazz composer Charles Mingus (1922-1979), combining archival footage and interviews with two of his wives, Sue Mingus (a co-producer of this film) and Celia Mingus Zaentz, plus a variety of performers and past Mingus associates, including Dannie Richmond and John Handy.
A Funny Man: A biography of the Danish actor and comedian, Dirch Passer.
Finding Francis: One man's search for joy in life after finding out it'll soon be gone.
The Child Of Silent Winter: Katja is a young retiree and frustrated. At 24, she is living in a circle of solitude, spending her days walking her dog and looking out of the window.
Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World: Both a mesmerizing introduction to Giger's oeuvre and a must-see for Giger devotees, Belinda Sallin's definitive documentary DARK STAR: H. R. GIGER'S WORLD shares the intimate last years of the artist's life and reveals how deeply he resided within his own artistic visions.
Sunshine Superman: A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular -and dangerous- feats of foot-launched human flight.
Back on Board: Greg Louganis: Feature-length documentary about the greatest diver of all time. Four-time Olympic champion Greg Louganis has faced more than his share of challenges. In 2011, he is far from the public eye and struggling to pay his mortgage. Now, the openly gay, HIV+ world-class athlete returns to diving to mentor the USA Olympic hopefuls. This may be his best chance to regain the notoriety -- and financial stability -- he enjoyed at the height of his career.
Yalom's Cure: This cinematic feature documentary is more than a classic biography. Yalom takes the audience on an existential journey through the many layers of the human mind while he shares his fundamental insights and wisdom.
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon: A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never-before-seen footage.
Martin Luther: Martin Luther is born into a world dominated by the Catholic Church. For the keenly spiritual Luther, the Church's promise of salvation is irresistible. Caught in a thunderstorm and ...
Empires: Peter & Paul and the Christian Revolution: This film by Margaret Koval and Patricia Aste tells the stories of two men who played major roles in the beginnings of a new religious movement that would change the world.
Obama: The Road to Moneygall : An hour long documentary about Barack Obama's long lost cousin, Henry Healy, and his efforts to bring the American president to visit him in the remote Irish village of Moneygall.
Winchell: The true story of the influential and controversial columnist, Walter Winchell.
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: She was the 20th century's First Lady. Now see her for the woman she really was.
Lemonade: More than 130,000 advertising professionals have lost their jobs in this 'Great Recession.' Lemonade is about what happens when people who were once paid to be creative in advertising are forced to be creative with their own lives.
The Go Master: A Chinese man becomes an expert player of the traditional game of Go.
Hustle: An addiction to gambling dims baseball legend Pete Rose's star.
The Gamechangers: The struggle of Houser's legal feud against American lawyer Jack Thompson, over the morality of the Grand Theft Auto video game series.
Kung Fu Elliot: The film tells the bizarre story of Elliot 'White Lightning' Scott, who plans on becoming Canada's first kung fu action hero with his low-budget karate epic, Blood Fight.
Mad As Hell: The Young Turks, one of the most popular online news shows in the world, has amassed a YouTube network consisting of millions of subscribers and billions of views. But that wasn't always the case. MAD AS HELL documents the tumultuous, at times hilarious and altogether astonishing trajectory of Cenk Uygur, The Young Turks' main host and founder, as he traverses from unknown Public Access TV host to internet sensation by way of YouTube.
Call Me Lucky: Barry Crimmins was a volatile but brilliant comic who became an honored peace activist and influential political satirist. Famous comedians and others build a picture of a man who underwent an incredible transformation.
Out of Print: A documentary exploring the importance of revival cinema and 35mm exhibition - seen through the lens of the patrons of the New Beverly Cinema - a unique and independent revival cinema in Los Angeles.
The D.C. Sniper's Wife: A Barbara Kopple Film: The life of John Allen Muhammad. The D.C. Sniper, as told by his ex-wife Mildred.
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson: The story of Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight boxing champion.
Coming Out of the Ice: Victor and his family moved to the USSR in the mid '30's. When he refused to sign his skydiving accomplishment as a citizen of the USSR, he was not tried but simply sent to prison.