Catalogue: Film - Documentary
From Emperor Media Ltd. and acclaimed producer/director Jon Brewer, with exclusive voice over contributions from David Bowie, this feature documentary is an unprecedented celebration of the life and works of guitar virtuoso Mick Ronson – a rock hero virtually unknown despite his direct contribution and involvement in countless compositions, lyrics and recordings that changed the face of music forever.
2017 / USA
From the award winning director of DIG!, one of the greatest rock n’ roll movies of all time*, comes COOL IT; a controversial documentary which blasts through the polarizing logjam of the climate change debate, delivering a concrete plan to save the planet for just US$250 BILLION.
Sundance's World Premiere CRIES FROM SYRIA incorporates gripping firsthand accounts from activists, child protesters, and a former army general who joined the uprising.
Acclaimed director Evgeny Afineevsky has created a powerful and immediate depiction of the recent and current situation in Syria.
This compelling documentary bears witness to the resiliency of the people in the wake of their exposure to unthinkable crimes against humanity.
2017 / USA/Syria/Czech Republic
CRUEL AND UNUSUAL has been eight years in the making. But that’s nothing compared to the 43 years that Albert Woodfox spent in a 6 foot by 9 foot cell for a crime he did not commit. That’s Forty Three Years. Woodfox and Herman Wallace have spent longer in solitary confinement than any other prisoners in the United States. Together with Robert King, who was released in 2001 after 29 years in solitary, they have become known as the Angola 3. And this is their extraordinary story.
Both uproaringly funny and unerringly cautionary, Broomfield’s behind-the-scenes document of the making of a musical becomes a ceremonious unmaking-of as egos, budgets and general calamity conspire to ruin the best efforts of all involved in the New York rehearsals for an extravagant, glitzy production.
1988 / 88 minutes
At the annual Vent Haven Convention in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, ventriloquism capital of the world, director Mark Goffman discovers five extraordinary characters straight out of a Christopher Guest movie. But in this case the characters are real and their stories are deeply human and touching.
2010 / 85 minutes
Executive produced by Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney, Elián is the remarkable story of Elián González, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, and how the fight for his future changed the course of US-Cuban relations.
2017 / UK/USA
Executive produced by Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney, EliÁn is the remarkable story of Elián González, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, and how the fight for his future changed the course of US-Cuban relations.
*INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE AT TRIBECA*
Is it humankind's greatest achievement? 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space. It is the first human-made object ever to do so. Slowly dying within its heart is a plutonium generator that will beat for perhaps another decade before the lights on Voyager finally go out.
2017 / Ireland
Acclaimed filmmaker and master provocateur Morgan Spurlock returns to a cinema near you with tongue-in-cheek perfection as he examines the world of product placement, marketing, and advertising by making a film financed entirely by product placement, marketing, and advertising.
Broomfield revisits his classic and lethal documentary on the Boer separatist Eugene Terre’Blanche, THE LEADER, HIS DRIVER AND THE DRIVER’S WIFE. This time, he had to go back in disguise, apparently as a character from a Jilly Cooper novel.
2006 / 92 minutes / UK
John Cazale was in only five films - The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather, Part Two, Dog Day Afternoon, and The Deer Hunter - each was nominated for Best Picture. Yet today most people don’t even know his name. I KNEW IT WAS YOU is a fresh tour through movies that defined a generation
2009 / 40 minutes / USA
Janis Joplin was one of the world’s most influential rock icons and a goddess of sound, but there was far more to her than that. Academy® Award nominated director Amy Berg strips away Janis’ rock ‘n roll persona to reveal the gentle, trusting, sensitive, but powerful woman behind the legend, in the quintessential story of the short, turbulent, and epic existence that changed music forever.
2015 / USA
From the award-winning Director, THE LEADER, HIS DRIVER AND THE DRIVER’S WIFE portrays the sinister and comic sides of Eugene Terre‘Blanche, leader of the neo-Nazi AWB Afrikaner Party in South Africa.
1990 / 85 minutes / UK
World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2017.
Drawing on unprecedented access to US special forces, LEGION OF BROTHERS explores the nature and impact of nearly 15 years of constant combat since 2001 by focusing on the original foot soldiers in the war on terror: the small teams of Green Berets sent on secret missions into Afghanistan immediately after 9/11 to overthrow the Taliban.
2017 / USA
From the producers of David LaChapelle’s “Rize“ and with a remarkable soundtrack by Nitin Sawnhey, LIVING GODDESS offers a rich and gorgeously photographed view of a Nepalese world where, according to Hindu/ Buddhist tradition, three young girls are worshipped as living goddesses.
2008 / 89 minutes / UK
MANOLO: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards is a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most revered people in all of fashion, and a must see for anyone who’s ever looked longingly at a pair of his extraordinary shoes.
2017 / UK
Director Alex Gibney exposes the abuse of power in the Catholic Church and a cover-up that winds its way from the row houses of Milwaukee Wisconsin, through the bare ruined choirs of Ireland’s churches all the way to the highest office of the Vatican. By investigating the secret crimes of a charismatic priest who abused over 200 deaf children in a school under his control - the film shows the face of evil that lurks behind the smiles and denials of authority figures and institutions who believe that because they stand for good they can do no wrong.
Naledi: A BABY ELEPHANT’S TALE tells the incredible, heartwarming, emotional true story of Naledi – a baby elephant - and her journey from birth through early childhood, caught live on camera in stunning, intimate detail.
2016 / USA
PISTORIUS is ‘Senna’ meets ‘Making a Murderer,’ a riveting true-crime feature documentary about the rise and dramatic fall on an Olympic sports icon.
There is a conspiracy depicted in Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch”. Greenaway’s new documentary film explains it all – the event, the motive, the conspirators, the murderers, the numerous clues and the outcome. And all the evidence is in the painting “The Night Watch”, Rembrandt’s indictment.
2008 / The Netherlands