The film does an outstanding job of laying out the many ways women are disadvantaged in the United States under the Constitution. Using facts, figures, interviews, colorful graphics, news footage and occasional humor, the audience is led through current challenges to wage parity, legal protections, maternity leave, ending violence and poverty. The argument is clear and compelling. It\'s provocative but avoids man-bashing as it makes the case for why men and women should be fighting to get the Equal Rights Amendment passed.
This documentary takes the viewer on a deeply personal journey into the everyday lives of families struggling to fight Goliath. From a family business owner in the Midwest to a preacher in California, from workers in Florida to a poet in Mexico, dozens of film crews on three continents bring the intensely personal stories of an assault on families and American values.
When George Carlin is asked which HBO concert is his favorite, his answer is always, \"Jammin\' In New York.\" The reasons are several: It was his first HBO show done live; it was the first he...
Ticked off comic Denis Leary talks honestly about subjects ranging from smoking, red meat, drugs, his family, rehab, and yes, cancer.
Wolves tells the remarkable story of one of the world\'s most tenacious species and our closest fellow predator. The film follows these elusive subjects across remote landscapes in an effort...
A303: Highway to the Sun: The A303 is the road that passes Stonehenge on the way to the beaches of Devon and Cornwall. On the way, it whisks drivers through 5,000 years of remarkable moments in British history.
Micky Flanagan: Back in the Game Live: Recorded live at London\'s Hackney Empire, join one of the nation\'s best-loved comedians performing to his home crowd in this hilarious brand new DVD packed full of guaranteed laughter.
The Comeback: After an absence of five years, six times Mr Olympia winner Arnold Schwarzenegger makes a comeback and attempts to take the World Body Building Championship for the 7th time.
4 Elements shows in a poetic way the battle of humanity with the four primal elements. Four places on earth where companionship and mutual trust are still of vital importance.
In an effort to address the obesity epidemic, notification letters are being sent to students whose body mass do not fall within a narrow range deemed \"acceptable\" by the government; essentially telling children, even as young as kindergarteners, that they are fat. When a determined sixth-grader in Ohio voices her protest against the \'Fat Letters\', student journalist Bailey Webber is inspired to take her fight to the highest levels of government. THE STUDENT BODY is a true underdog story of two brave girls who take a stand against bullying, government intrusion and hypocrisy while exploring the complex and controversial truths behind the childhood obesity debate.
Cult film critic Kim Newman discusses the little known films of Richard Lester, Gary O\'Hara and others in celebration of the BFI\'s Flipside releases.
GANGSTA WALKING THE MOVIE! First collaborative movie about Memphis Hip Hop and Dance culture, EVER! Gangsta Walking the Movie tells the hidden secrets of how the Memphis Rap Music and Dance culture started. Listen to Lord Infamous from the OSCAR AWARD WINNING 3-6 Mafia, now deceased, talk about his experience with Gangsta Walking. Listen to Soni D the world class DJ, now deceased, speak about Gangsta Walking. Listen to the OSCAR AWARD WINNER, Frayser Boy and over 30 RAP STARS from Memphis and OVER 40 diverse dancers illustrate this long awaited DOCUMENTARY. 56 minutes of pure Ahhh and Adrenaline! Listen to the frustration of each artist and find out why, Memphis RAPPERS never came together before now, before Gangsta Walking the Movie! You Will Rewind!
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.
A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig ...
Hilarious stand-up comedy special featuring energetic comedian Brad Williams\' inimitable take on disability, relationships, sex and race with perfect timing and explosive delivery that proves that you can in fact overcome any shortcomings... pun intended.
A documentary on American journalist Theo Padnos who was Kidnapped by Al-Qaeda in Syria.
(T)ERROR is the first documentary to place filmmakers on the ground during an active FBI counterterrorism sting operation. Through the perspective of \"Shariff\", a 63-year-old Black revolutionary turned informant, viewers get an unfettered glimpse of the government\'s counterterrorism tactics and the murky justifications behind them. Taut, stark and controversial, (T)ERROR illuminates the fragile relationships between individual and surveillance state in modern America, and asks who is watching the watchers.
When Rob Brown, a Native American gang leader on a remote Minnesota reservation, is sentenced to prison for a fifth time, he must confront his role in bringing violent drug culture into his...
A child possessed. An exorcist locked in combat with an ancient evil. In the battle for saving a soul, just who really is the \'Hostage to the Devil\'?
Actress Kate Lyn Sheil prepares to portray the role of Christine Chubbuck, a real-life news reporter who took her own life on national television in 1974.
The 13th Step is an explosive new documentary that exposes the intimate truth about Alcoholics Anonymous, how its \'anonymous\' environment has become a breeding ground for sexual predators and violent criminals. From our Federal Government down to our children\'s cartoons, Alcoholics Anonymous has permeated our lives and filled us with misconceptions about alcohol abuse, dependency, rehab and healing for over 50 years. But what exactly goes on in those meetings? The truth will shock you. A former member of AA for 36 years, Monica Richardson has utilized her unprecedented access to members, leadership and victims to gain some of the most compelling footage to date regarding the horrific abuse that occurs within AA and how the organization itself is covering it up.
This documentary program investigates the Humboldt squid living in the Sea of Cortez. Is the squid a vicious and diabolical man-eating killer, armed with 36,000 razor-sharp teeth in its suckers? Or is it an intelligent, inquisitive, gentle, misunderstood creature?
After five years of war, over 400,000 syrians have been killed and millions have fled their homes. In areas out of regime control, those who remain rely on a group of volunteers dedicated to saving anyone in need. They search for survivors among the wreckage as bombs continue to fall.
National Geographic Royal Maya Massacre: Sixteen skeletons - the remains of a 9th century Mayan royal family - are discovered in a mass grave, revealing a sordid tale of sex, greed, rivalry... and the final clues to one of the greatest mysteries of the ancient world: what caused the collapse of the Maya Empire? Who were these people? What tragic and violent plot sent them to the bottom of a centuries-old cistern? Was it disease? Starvation? Or murder? A crack team of experts from Guatemala\'s Forensic Anthropology Foundation is hot on the trail. The royal massacre and subsequent collapse of other kingdoms suggest something even more insidious: a bloody power struggle among rival royal families. Exclusive access to one of the most important finds in Maya archaeology combines with the latest in forensics, gripping recreations and advanced computer graphics to present a dramatic tale of how sex, greed and royal power struggles led to the undoing of an ancient superpower.
The documentary film PlantPure Nation tells the story of three people on a quest to spread the message of one of the most important health breakthroughs of all time.
Documentary telling the remarkable story of Donald Trump\'s family history, an extraordinary immigration success story. What can we learn about the next President of the United States from his background?
A Dutch family left Holland to transform a 400 year old monastery into a home, artist\'s workshop, and nature preserve. Filmed entirely in remote village in Portugal, Convento bends the ...
Follows five British teenagers with Tourette\'s Syndrome as they spend a week in an American summer camp.
A film only a graffiti artist could make. If dreams become reality and the price you pay for it.
Over the course of two years film-maker Jamie Roberts meets those spreading extremist Islamic fundamentalism in Britain, including a bouncy castle salesman who is now one of the world\'s most wanted men.
Millionaire Boy Racers: For many Londoners, the summer is a chance to escape the noise and bustle of the capital in search of relaxation and sun overseas, but as the Brits hit the beaches, London becomes the top destination for super-rich Arab tourists and their supercars. This documentary provides an insight into the influx of supercars and their wealthy owners in central London each summer. Swapping the searing heat of their homes in the Middle East for the cool of the UK, increasing numbers of super-rich Arabs are packing their bags and cars for their annual vacation in the capital. Million-pound Bugatti Veyrons and extravagant Koenigsegg supercars have become a common sight on the streets of London but it has divided the opinion of the residents.
When the British satirist Peter Cook died in 1995, his widow refused the media access to his private recordings, diaries, letters etc. until she invited her friend Victor Lewis-Smith and a BBC film crew to make this film.
Miss Sharon Jones: Dreams never expire but sometimes they are deferred. Miss Sharon Jones follows the talented and gregarious soul singer of the Grammy nominated R&B band \"Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings.\" In the most challenging year of her life, Sharon Jones confronts pancreatic cancer. As she struggles to find her health and voice again, the film intimately uncovers the mind and spirit of a powerful woman determined to regain the explosive singing career that eluded her for 50 years.
Documentary of 1980\'s near-launch of a nuclear missile from Arkansas, based on Eric Shlosser\'s award-winning book of the same name.