251. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God(2012)
Release Date:16 Nov 2012
Description:Academy Award®–winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) explores the charged issue of pedophilia in the Catholic Church, following a trail from the first known protest against clerical sexual abuse in the United States and all way to the Vatican.
, Terry Kohut
, Gary Smith
, Pat Kuehn
253. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy(2004)
Original Title: Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy
Release Date:12 Sep 2004
Description:Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy is a 2004 documentary film directed by Kevin Burns and narrated by Robert Clotworthy. It documents the making of the original Star Wars trilogy.
, Kevin Burns
, Walter Cronkite
, George Lucas
, Steven Spielberg
Description:A group of British children aged 7 from widely ranging backgrounds are interviewed about a range of subjects. Director Michael Apted plans to re-interview them at 7 year interviews to determine how their lives and attitudes have changed.
Description:A funny, intimate and heartbreaking portrait of one of the world’s most beloved and inventive comedians, Robin Williams, told largely through his own words. Celebrates what he brought to comedy and to the culture at large, from the wild days of late-1970s L.A. to his death in 2014.
, Steve Allen
, Robert Altman
, Roseanne Barr
Description:In the shady campgrounds of Yosemite valley, climbers carved out a counterculture lifestyle of dumpster-diving and wild parties that clashed with the conservative values of the National ...
, Nick Rosen
, Josh Lowell(co-director)
, Alex Honnold
, Yvon Chouinard
, Royal Robbins
Description:Five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease and dementia—many of them alone in nursing homes. A man with a simple idea discovers that songs embedded deep in memory can ease pain and awaken these fading minds. Joy and life are resuscitated, and our cultural fears over aging are confronted.
, Louise Dueno
, Nell Hardie
, Norman Hardie
Description:DEEP WATER is the stunning true story of the fateful voyage of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur yachtsman who enters the most daring nautical challenge ever – the very first solo, non-stop, round-the-world boat race.
, Jerry Rothwell
, Simon Russell Beale
, Clare Crowhurst
, Donald Crowhurst
Description:The little nomad girl Nansal finds a baby dog in the Mongolian veld, who becomes her best friend - against all rejections of her parents. A story about a Mongolian family of nomads - their ...
Description:Filmmaker Christopher Quinn observes the ordeal of three Sudanese refugees -- Jon Bul Dau, Daniel Abul Pach and Panther Bior -- as they try to come to terms with the horrors they experienced in their homeland, while adjusting to their new lives in the United States.
Directors:Christopher Dillon Quinn
, Tommy Walker(co-director)
, John Bul Dau
, Nicole Kidman
, Daniel Abol Pach
Description:Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
Description:Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond go on a seven-day road trip from Venice, Italy, to Pau, France, in this special episode from the BBC motoring series. Along the way the pair visit the ...
, Richard Hammond
, The Stig
Description:New York, 1980: three complete strangers accidentally discover that they are identical triplets, separated at birth. The 19-year-olds' joyous reunion catapults them to international fame, ...
, Eddy Galland
, Ron Guttman
, David Kellman
Description:A documentary encompassing the lives of world heavyweight boxing champions, Vitali & Wladimir Klitschko. The first time in history two brothers have shared all the heavyweight world titles,...
Description:Legendary martial artist Bruce Lee is the subject of this thoughtful documentary by Lee aficionado John Little. Using interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and action sequences from Lee's ...
, Bruce Lee
, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
, Peter Archer
, Sun-Man Bae
Description:An inspiring feature documentary and love story, about the overnight sensation, actor and international sex symbol, Andy Whitfield, who put the same determination and dedication that he brought to his lead role in "Spartacus" into fighting life-threatening cancer.
, Andy Whitfield
, Indigo Whitfield
, Jesse Whitfield
Description:Eddie Izzard's routine has a loose trajectory from the beginning of the Old Testament and the creation of the world in seven days to Revelations; God, in the voice of James Mason, makes ...
Description:In 1995 Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) returned to rural Southern Illinois to reconnect with Stevie Fielding, a troubled young boy he had been an 'Advocate Big Brother' to ten years earlier.
, Stephen Fielding
, Tonya Gregory
, Bernice Hagler
Description:In 1964, to explore the adage "Give me a child until he is seven and I will give you the man," World in Action filmed seven-year-olds. Every seven years, Michael Apted visits them. At 49, ...
Description:Just two years away from turning 30, participants in Michael Apted's documentary series are facing serious questions of identity and purpose, wondering whether they've found their place in the world.
Description:One Life captures unprecedented and beautiful sequences of animal behaviour guaranteed to bring you closer to nature than ever before, as well as a second disc packed full of never before seen extras including an exclusive making of featurette narrated by Daniel Craig.
Description:When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the 1980s, they reinvented not only their chosen sport but themselves too – as they evolved from insecure outsiders to the most influential athletes in the field.
, Steve Caballero
, Fred Durst
, Shepard Fairey
Description:"José and Pilar," a documentary by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, is a deeply moving story about love, loss and literature. It follows the days of José Saramago, the Nobel-laureate Portuguese ...
Director:Miguel Gonçalves Mendes
, Àngels Barceló
, Pilar del Río
, Juan Echanove
Original Title: Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit
Release Date:08 Oct 1971
Description:Through examining Fini Straubinger, an old woman who has been deaf and blind since her teens, and her work on behalf of other deaf-blind people, this film shows how the deaf-blind struggle to understand and accept a world from which they are almost wholly isolated.
, M. Baaske
, Elsa Fehrer
, Heinrich Fleischmann
Description:Biographical documentary of the war photographer Don McCullin, with sections on his upbringing, early work for the Observer and extensive war reporting for the Sunday Times until the purchase of the newspaper by Rupert Murdoch in the 1980s.
, Jacqui Morris
, Don McCullin
, Michael Parkinson
, Sue Ryder