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One of the highest grossing documentaries in United States history, this multi-award-winning, Oscar-nominated film tells the inspiring true story of Chicago students who dream of becoming pro basketball players.
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A documentary that follows football player and pro-wrestler Chris Nowinski's quest to uncover the truth about the consequences of sports related head injuries.
The Frank Matthews Story
Richer than Frank Lucas. More powerful than the Mafia. He was the biggest drug dealer in America.
Amandla! A Revolution In Four Part Harmony
Interviews, archival footage, and filmed performances highlight the role of music in the South African struggle against apartheid.
420 the Documentary
This documentary exposes how our government and political leaders, including almost every president up to the current administration, has embraced a thug-like mentality when it comes to treating marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug (reserved for the most dangerous and addicitive of all drugs), despite the fact that scores of politicians and the last three presidents have admitted to smoking pot when they were young.
Filmmakers follow the physical and emotional journey of Brazil's Anderson Silva, UFC's longest reigning champion, as he prepares to defend his title to Seattle's Chael Sonnen.
Whitney Houston: An Icon Remembered
Relive the turbulent life of pop icon Whitney Houston. From Grammy Golden Girl to troubled wife of Bobby Brown to the coroner’s findings, we reflect on the incredible impact she had on the world of music.
Liberty Kid captures with compassion and street-smart humor the spirit and pain of America transformed by September 11 through the eyes of two Brooklyn youth.
The Iran Job
2012 Documentary, Sport, Independent
When American pro basketball player Kevin Sheppard begins playing in Iran, his world turns upside down. During the nation's controversial green revolution, and against the countrys laws, he befriends 3 Iranian women who forever change him.
While most people saw the documentary Super Size Me as an expose of the fast food industry, comedian and former health writer Tom Naughton saw it as a dare: He'd show that you could lose weight on a diet of burgers and fries. In addition to chronicling Naughton's weight drop, the film provides interviews with doctors, nutritionists and others to drive home his thesis that most of what we know about "healthy eating" is wrong.
2010 documentary, independent
Part mystery, part travelogue, and part banjo showdown, Oscar-nominated Gasland documents filmmaker Josh Fox's cross-country odyssey to find out if the controversial process of hydraulic fracturing-or fracking-is actually safe.
American Drug War 2
Director Kevin Booth navigates through the cutting edge of Cannabis research while becoming a foster parent to a child court ordered to take powerful mind altering drugs. After surviving brain surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy, a 2-year-old boy lay in a coma not eating for over 40 days. His parents are told to make funeral arrangements. However, his father had read about a version of an ancient drug made from cannabis. Unbeknownst to the hospital staff, the parents start secretly injecting the illegal drug into their dying son's feeding tube and soon a "miracle" takes place. When the doctors are told that cannabis was the cause of the "miracle," they have nothing to say. Every war has unintended victims and it's the children who are losing America's longest running war. From cartel recruiting grounds of Mexico - to a child being removed from his birth mother for smoking marijuana. Is it a conspiracy? Or simple profit motives that continue to keep marijuana inside the black market.
Fathers of the Sport
Tells the story of an American social culture embedded with racism, war, oppression, and poverty where these asphalt warriors escaped and rose above it all with a mutual love and respect.
A Family Thing
1996 Drama, Comedy
Robert Duvall and James Earl Jones portray long-lost brothers in this compelling and poignant family drama about a white Southerner whose identity is shaken after he learns that his natural mother was black.
Four children enter a high-stakes lottery. If they win, they can attend one of the best schools in New York. A look at the crisis in public education, The Lottery makes the case than any child can succeed.
My Life Over the Top
2015 Documentary, Crime
When a top notch street Pimp gets tired of dealing with all the problems that comes along with hoes and being a Boss Pimp, he decides the dope game might be a better life because there’s a lot more money. That’s when all of his problems started.
Everyone knows the woman who sued McDonald's over spilled coffee. HOT COFFEE exposes the propaganda campaigns to distort Americans' view of lawsuits.
A Kingdom For The Dzanga Gorillas
Deep in the heart of darkness in the lush rain forest of the Congo, is a woman with a very big heart. Italian scientist Chloe Cipoletta has dedicated her life to protecting and studying a remarkable family of lowland gorillas. Until now, these wonderful animals have lived a quiet, secret life away from people. But with human development on the horizon, the race is now on to ensure that Congos gorillas have a permanent home in the future. Chloes solution is radical, yet simple: she wants to habituate a family of gorillas to human contact. If she succeeds then a whole new tourist industry will be born, as well as a good financial reason to protect the forest home of one of humankinds closest relations.
In a time when America's economy was crumbling and sense of community was in question, one guy left everything behind to see if he could survive solely on the support and goodwill of the 21st century's new town square: Craigslist.