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.
Che! : Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The film covers Guevara's life from when he first landed in Cuba in 1956 to his death in an ambush by government troops in the mountains of Bolivia in 1967.
Chuck Amuck: The Movie: Discussion of the career of animator Chuck Jones.
Garbo: The Spy: A compelling account of Juan Pujol, an extraordinary Spanish double agent during WWII who helped change the course of history.
The Drop Box: One winter, a pastor finds an abandoned infant on his church steps, and builds 'a drop box' to rescue any future foundlings.
Hollywood to Dollywood: Twin young men from North Carolina riding on the fumes of a dream to meet their idol, Dolly Parton the 'Backwoods Barbie', find more than what they bargained for in an RV named Jolene.
Saint Joan: Young Joan of Arc comes to the palace in France to make The Dauphin King of France and is appointed to head the French Army. After winning many battles she is not needed any longer and soon...
The Science of Lance Armstrong: Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team's Lance Armstrong has not won every Tour de France since 1999 simply because he puts in extra miles of training, watches what he eats or even because he's...
43: The Richard Petty Story: 1972 dramatized biographical movie about race car driver Richard Petty.
Il Divo: The story of Italian politician Giulio Andreotti, who has served as Prime Minister of Italy seven times since the restoration of democracy in 1946.
I Have Never Forgotten You: The Life & Legacy of Simon Wiesenthal: A documentary on the Austrian-Jewish architectural engineer who became a Nazi hunter after surviving the Holocaust.
Anastasia: An opportunistic Russian businessman tries to pass a mysterious impostor as the Grand Duchess Anastasia. But she is so convincing in her performance that even the biggest skeptics believe her.
Don King: Only in America: A cinematic portrait of the famous fight promoter and boxing manager.
Gorging: GORGING employs the story of canyoneering to examine larger questions about the pursuit of thrills and the consequences that follow.
Confucius: The life story of the highly-influential Chinese philosopher, Confucius.
Hollywood Banker: How Frans Afman, a banker from the Netherlands, developed a new system for film financing, revolutionized independent filmmaking in Hollywood, but could not prevent it all from crashing down, when ambition of others turned into greed.