With an impressive ensemble cast including Billy Crudup (Watchmen), Graham Rogers
(Quantico), Liana Liberato (The Best of Me), Stefanie Scott (Wreck-It Ralph) and Tim
Roth (The Hateful Eight), Life at These Speeds is an inspiring, emotional, and heart-warming drama about love, loss and the power of our happiest memories to sustain us in the worst of times.
Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes / USA
In the cutthroat world of pro soccer, a club lives and dies by the stars on its under-21
team. They are the future of any franchise, but most will never make it. 21 Thunder is
the story of the Montreal Thunder U21 team, on and off the field.
Fiction / 8 x one hour / Canada
Hall of Famer Michael Irvin is on a quest to give one amateur athlete the opportunity of a lifetime in the inspirational reality series 4th And Long. Irvin has picked just 12 hopefuls from thousands of entrants to compete for a coveted spot in the Dallas Cowboys training camp.
Non-Fiction / 10 x one hour / USA
Arm Wars is the world’s only professional television Arm Wrestling super series. Arm Wrestling, one of the world’s oldest of sports, is an explosive mix of strength and combat which makes for the ultimate challenge of raw power, speed, technique and mental power…as well as oversized biceps and forearms of course!
Non-Fiction / 260 x half hours / UK
Beer, broads and baseball combine with hilarious results in Artie Lange's Beer League, an over the top comedy about a group of misfits whose weekly softball games seem to have a lot more to do with getting into fights for macho dominance than hitting home runs.
Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes
An investigative documentary that takes viewers inside the high stakes business of boxing, beyond the bright lights of the ring, to the scandal that has always been part of the boxing scene. From the time the mob ran the fight game in the 40s and 50s to the recent allegations that fighters' ratings can be rigged with a bribe, the business of boxing has operated in the shadows. The film takes viewers inside the FBI investigation into corruption at one of the biggest boxing organizations in the world, the International Boxing Federation. This troubled sport still defies efforts to reform it. While the businessmen who run boxing obey only the rules of unfettered capitalism, boxers risk their lives and their livelihoods for a shot at becoming champion of the world. Boxing: In and out of the Ring is an unprecedented look at the inner workings of the fight world from both sides of the ropes.
Non-Fiction / 4 x two hours
Roller derby is an American contact sport that has seen a nationwide revival in recent years. Brutal Beauty: Tales of the Rose City Rollers tells the story of Portland, Oregon's league, the Rose City Rollers. For more than a year and a half, an embedded film crew documented the thrills and spills of derby life. Through unlimited access to team bouts, practices and the private lives of the players, Brutal Beauty puts the viewer on the inside track to this high-contact, and sometimes dangerous, sport. In their own words, the Rose City Rollers tell how roller derby saved their souls.
Fiction / 1 x one hour
Based on the book White Circus by Ken Read, this is the story of the Canadian skiing legends that overcame adversity and became the first North Americans to crack the Euro dominated World Cup Circuit in 1975. After a disappointing season the year before, the Canadian men's alpine team returns for another shot at the daunting task of unseating the Austrian ski legend Franz Klammer from his domination of the sport.
Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes
Supported by excellent 3D animation and insight from medical professionals, this series examines sports injuries and the perseverance of dedicated athletes who put recovery and comeback ahead of all else. We talk to the athletes involved to find out first hand exactly what happened and what impact the injury has had on their career, their psyche, their lives, and we follow them through recovery and rehabilitation. We talk to the orthopedic surgeons, the rehabilitation specialists and human performance engineers who help rebuild the athletes. For some competitors that means the opportunity to play another day, for others it means the chance at living a normal life.
Non-Fiction / 6 x half hours
In the past five decades, nearly 10,000 men and women have tried to climb Mount Everest. Less than 500 have succeeded. Those that do are granted new views of the world, and of themselves. But for every 60 climbers that leave base camp in an average season, only four will reach the summit and two will die. Why is it that so few make it to the top? The answer lies in a struggle with the elements. Despite all of today's technological advances, Everest remains just as perilous a climb as it ever was. Six miles in the sky, this is a realm of killing forces. The Dark Side of Everest is a one hour special on the elements that conspire against life and how they kill. This film is the story of those who come to take on the mountain and their tales of courage, and suffering. Some will succumb on its slopes. Some, in incredible feats of endurance, will hang on to survive. But for all the brave climbers who attempt to ascend to the roof of the world, the struggle is the same. This is the brutal battle against the elements they all face. This is the story of the dark side of Everest.
Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour
Meet the world’s most unique race team as disabled motorcyclists set out to compete
against able-bodied riders on the very machine that disabled them, in this inspiring documentary feature from Speechless Films, delivering the ultimate life-affirming message to never give up.
Non-Fiction / 1 x 96-minutes / UK
Which sports superstar has what it takes to become the ultimate champion?
Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / UK
High speed, sensuous affairs, big money and backhanded deals, Fast Track unfolds behind the scenes of the cut throat auto racing world. Dr. Richard Beckett, a former racecar driver, now a prominent doctor, gets lured back to the track when his arch rival, Christian Chandler, asks him to become the Motor Speedway medic. Beckett wants to put his obsession with racing behind him, but a mysterious and fatal crash draws him back in. He finds a deadly mystery waiting for him along with two dangerously attractive women, Mimi, a tough as nails lawyer who likes a good time and happens to be Chandler's kid sister, and Nicole, Chandler's current wife and Beckett's former lover. Vying for position, the tension is palpable, the affairs sensuous, the jealousies volatile, and Beckett is caught in the complex web.
Fiction / 22 x one hour
Co-produced by Woodcut Media and The Development Partnership, lifelong football fan Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones) uncovers a century’s worth of stories, moments and characters in this intimate and engaging documentary, as he searches for football’s roots and, at the same time, the seeds of contemporary Britain.
Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour / UK
Since childhood, with an often absentee mother, Olympic athlete Silken Laumann met every challenge with single minded determination. In 1982, she entered the highly competitive world of international rowing where her natural athletic talent enabled her to become a world class rower in single skulls. Her dynamic personality and talent that attracted many notable coaches and mentors as well as the eye of John Wallace, a rower on the men's team, are played out in this true story of the Olympic athlete. Armed with an incredible drive to succeed, Silken was poised for greatness at the Barcelona Summer Olympics in 1992. Then, ten weeks before the Olympics, tragedy struck when she suffered a horrific crash. Battling grueling pain and numerous operations, Silken beat the odds and raced in the Olympics, incredibly winning a silver medal.
Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes
Gored takes a hard, unflinching look at one of the most controversial sports in the world today, and the life of one of its most devoted practitioners.
Non-Fiction / 1 x 75-minutes / UK
The Great Alone offers audiences an inside-look at one determined soul seeking to rid his body of cancer in order to continue his family’s tradition of racing in the Iditarod.
Non-Fiction / 1 x 80-minutes / USA
Conor is a ticket scalper, gambler and, now, Little League baseball coach for a rag-tag team of kids in one of the toughest parts of Chicago.
Fiction / 1 x 107-minutes / USA
The extraordinary life story of international show jumping legend Harry deLeyer, a Dutch immigrant whose career was launched by his famous show jumping horse Snowman.
Non-Fiction / 1 x 84-minutes / USA
Aspiring young footballers Dan (Rik Young, Beowulf) and Steve (Daniel Bayle, Diana) who have bribed their way into a premier league football stadium to play in an illicit underground football club leading to a dangerous game of cat and mouse.
Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / UK
Academy Award® winning director Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side, Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God) takes an unprecedented look at the career and legacy of one of sport’s greatest legends, ice hockey star Chris “Knuckles” Nilan, in this poignant and inspirational film.
Non-Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / USA
Small town dreams can quickly turn to nightmares when faced with the reality of big league competition. Corey Dyson takes big risks on the ice, but he may face his biggest danger off the ice. When he becomes involved with the team owner's daughter, his small town values are severely tested. Corey has nothing to lose and everything to gain, but one mistake can cost him his future.
Fiction / 1 x two hours
Six extraordinary women athletes burst onto the scene and captured international media attention as they triumphed during one historic week at the 1928 Olympics, when just being allowed to compete was victory enough. This one hour documentary is the story of these six women, Bobbie Rosenfeld, Myrtle Cook, Ethel Smith, Jane Bell, Ethel Catherwood and Jean Thompson, and their remarkable achievement of capturing the overall point's title for women's athletics at the 1928 Games. Their record breaking results at their own country's Olympic trials earned them the title of The Matchless Six, and caught the attention of the international media, who quickly proclaimed them the team to beat. We trace their story through the teams' only surviving member, 85 year old Jane Bell Doane, who travels back to the Grand Stadium in Amsterdam 67 years after her Olympic debut and relives her triumph in the 4x100m relay. She meets a Dutch runner she competed against, Rie Jutte Briejer, and together they reminisce about what it meant to be, in Jane's words, an ambassador to the world.
Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour
Four friends reunite after ten years for their former curling coach's funeral. The foursome tries to sweep the past behind them to win the coveted golden broom championship and bring honor and pride to their small home town.
Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes
Six teenagers test their limits at Windells Academy, the only boarding school where skaters, skiers and snowboarders can come to live, learn and ride on the same turf that launched Shaun White, Louis Vito, Kelly Clark, Nick Goepper and Ryan Sheckler.
Non-Fiction / 6 x half hours / USA
This hilarious comedy follows the adventures of two down-on-their-luck Liverpool cabbies who will do anything to take their sons to watch their beloved football team play in one of the greatest football clashes of all time – the Champions League Final in Istanbul.
Fiction / 1 x 93-minutes / UK
The tiny Pacific Island nations of Tonga, Fiji and Samoa reconnect with their warrior heritage and take on the giants of the rugby World Cup in this remarkable documentary feature uncovering the story of the greatest underdogs in professional sport.
Non-Fiction / 1 x 94-minutes / UK
SEASON ONE In the world of professional sports, money, sex, power and women are the real goals behind the game. Brett Parker is the sharpest, fastest, toughest player in the league. But this superstar doesn't wear a uniform, he's a big time sports agent. As a dealmaker, he knows the score but as a father to his estranged daughter, he doesn't have a clue. But he's going to give it his best shot. SEASON TWO Power Play second season opens with Brett Parker forced to resign by Steelhead President Colleen Blessed. The future of the franchise is in jeopardy and team owner Duff McArdle must take drastic measures, a bail out from the Federal Government is the only option. Unfortunately, the Government help arrives in the officious, combative person of Senior Manager Level Three Regan Sexsmith. When Brett Parker decides to resume his former life south of the border, he is arrested and must seek refuge in Canada. With Brett Parker facing extradition to the United States, and the Steelheads on the brink of ruin, the team starts winning hockey games. Suddenly, a long run in the playoffs is a very real possibility.
Fiction / 26 x one hour
Ninth grader Ralph Walker is an oddball who has a knack for finding trouble at every turn as he tries to deal with his blossoming manhood. When his ill mother goes into a coma, Ralph realizes that he needs to create a miracle in order to bring her back to health. This unlikely hero finds an unlikely ally in former marathon runner Father Hibbert and outruns everyone's expectations, except his own, in his deluded quest to win the 1959 Boston Marathon.
Fiction / 1 x 100-minutes
Set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup, Shooting for Socrates follows nine-year-old Tommy who learns to pursue his dreams and to make sense of the world through his passion for football and his father’s love of Greek philosophy.
Fiction / 1 x 91-minutes / UK
Rap icon and former G Unit member The Game takes you to Cali's toughest courts where streetball legend Headache unleashes his most jaw dropping moves, including the Matrix, Kick Crossover, Snatch Back, and more. From impressive ball handling to spectacular dunks and amazing alley oops, the secrets behind the stunts are all revealed. Plus, see what happens when NBA's Baron Davis invites Headache to try his skills in a one on one challenge.
Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes
An amateur football team is getting a new manager who turns out to be a maverick with only one agenda: he wants the team to win the Cup!
Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / Ireland
Naomi seems like a typical 11-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl - watching her lift almost three times her bodyweight tells a very different story. Supergirl is a unique coming-of-age documentary which explores the extraordinary life of Naomi Kutin, an Orthodox Jewish pre-teen, who at the age of nine broke world records in powerlifting and became an international phenomenon.
Non-Fiction / 1 x 80-minutes
Swimming phenomenon and multiple Olympic gold medallist Missy Franklin was destined for greatness at an early age, but destiny can be a burden. When four-time Olympic silver medallist Kara Lynn Joyce joins Missy’s teenage swim club, destiny starts to become reality.
Non-Fiction / 1 x 102-minutes (1 x one hour version also available) / USA
After twenty years of climbing in natural landscapes, Alain Robert gained international recognition as the best solo climber of all time. In 1994, Alain began his migration from rural mountain peeks to skyscrapers. Impassioned by both architecture and culture, Alain sets out on the adventure of a lifetime, to free climb the tallest towers of the world. His spectacular gravity defying feats transcend culture astonishing onlookers and dominating press across the globe. During this unforgettable adventure we get to know the man behind the daredevil, through a mixture of lighthearted humor and brutal intensity. What inspired this man to begin a life of hair raising stunts? We observe Alain's training as he illustrates the technique and beauty of the sport, and witness the changes he goes through in mentally preparing for his perilous ascents. Alain's feats are scrutinized throughout the film, and as the story evolves so does our understanding of the man.
Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour
Under the shadow of Mount Kenya, a tribe of Maasai fear for their future. With ancient traditions such as female genital mutilation (FGM) being performed on girls as young as six years of age, and HIV / Aids a constant dark shadow, the community "must change or perish."
Non-Fiction / 1 x 87-minutes (1 x 52-minutes version also available) / UK
The year was 1973, feminism was still considered a dirty word. Tennis champion Billie Jean King fought for the rights of women tennis players, trying to emerge from under the shadow of men. In this struggle for equality, Bobby Riggs saw an opportunity. Once a victor at Wimbledon, the 55 year old tennis hustler aimed to become the champion of women's tennis, and he announced his intention to take the crown from King. To prove his point, he trounced top ranked women's player Margaret Court. Unable to ignore Riggs' taunts any longer, Billie Jean agreed to the match. With the stage set for The Battle of the Sexes, Riggs played the media like a pro, whipping up a publicity frenzy to ensure his fame and fortune. Billie Jean matched him stroke for stroke in front of the camera. But she would not let the media circus distract her from her mission. Pegged as the underdog, Billie Jean King strode onto the court with the hopes of women riding on her shoulders. Then she did what she does best. She triumphed in three straight sets of brilliant tennis, running Riggs ragged around the court. And she forever changed the world of women's professional sports.
Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes