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1 Mile To You (AKA Life at These Speeds)

1 Mile To You (AKA Life at These Speeds)  

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


21 Thunder

21 Thunder  

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


Althea

Althea  

A documentary about the trailblazing athlete Althea Gibson.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 78-minutes / USA


Arm Wars

Arm Wars   

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 League

Beer League  

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


Boxing: In and out of the Ring

Boxing: In and out of the Ring  

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. 

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x two hours


Brutal Beauty

Brutal Beauty  

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. 

 

Fiction / 1 x one hour


Crazy Canucks

Crazy Canucks  

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


Crunch: Sports Collisions and Recoveries

Crunch: Sports Collisions and Recoveries  

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


Dark Side of Everest, The

The Dark Side of Everest  

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


Dream the Impossible

Dream the Impossible  

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


Eternal Glory

Eternal Glory  

Which sports superstar has what it takes to become the ultimate champion?

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / UK


Fast Track

Fast Track  

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


Fastest

Fastest  

Shot around the world in 2010 and 2011, Fastest distills the thrilling, terrifying reality of the MotoGP World Championship into a maximum-speed, full-length documentary feature film.

 

Non-Fiction / USA


Football: A Brief History By Alfie Allen

Football: A Brief History By Alfie Allen  

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


Going Vertical

Going Vertical  

The epic search to unravel surfing’s great mystery… who started the Shortboard Revolution? 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / Australia


Golden Will: The Silken Laumann Story

Golden Will: The Silken Laumann Story  

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

Gored   

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


Hardball

Hardball  

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


Harry And Snowman

Harry And Snowman  

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


Hooligan Factory, The

The Hooligan Factory  

The Hooligan Factory is a hilarious take on the football hooligan genre, you’ve seen Footsoldier, you’ve seen Football Factory and you saw Green Street but you have never seen anything like this.

 

Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / UK


ID2 Shadwell Army

ID2 Shadwell Army  

DC Mohammed ‘Mo’ Anwari, a young and ambitious British Muslim undercover police officer, is sent to infiltrate the violent East London Shadwell Town gang.

 

Fiction / 1 x 92-minutes / UK


Kick - Presented By Palatin Media

Kick - Presented By Palatin Media  

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


Kicking Off

Kicking Off  

The beautiful game just got ugly. Despite a disastrous season, loyal fans Wigsy (Warren Brown, Luther) and Cliff (Greg McHugh, Fresh Meat) join the thousands of adoring supporters each Saturday in the terraces to sing and cheer their boys to victory. But today is different. Today is important. Win: they stay up. Lose: they go down.

 

Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / UK


Magic Hour: Rookies

Magic Hour: Rookies  

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


Matchless Six, The

The Matchless Six  

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


Men with Brooms

Men with Brooms  

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


My Side of the Sky

My Side of the Sky  

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


One Night In Istanbul

One Night In Istanbul  

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


Pacific Warriors

Pacific Warriors  

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


Power Play

Power Play  

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


Saint Ralph

Saint Ralph  

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


Shooting For Socrates

Shooting For Socrates  

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


Special ID

Special ID  

Martial arts legend Donnie Yen (Ip Man, Blade II) stars as Chan, a Hong Kong undercover police officer deep within the ranks of one of China’s most ruthless underworld gangs. 

 

Fiction / 1 x 100-minutes / China


Steve McQueen: Desert Racer

Steve McQueen: Desert Racer  

Director Jon Brewer unearths the fascinating story that was the undercurrent of film icon Steve McQueen’s favourite pastime and hidden talent, dirt-bike racing, in this fast-paced  biographical documentary narrated by Charley Boorman.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


Streetball Confidential

Streetball Confidential  

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


Strongman Champions League

Strongman Champions League  

The Strongman Champions League World Series is the biggest Strongman League in the World.

 

Non-Fiction / 2017 Season: 16 x one hour; 2016 Season: 16 x one hour; 2015.. / Global


Studs

Studs  

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


Sunshine Superman

Sunshine Superman  

A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular -and dangerous- feats of foot-launched human flight.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 102-minutes / USA


Supergirl

Supergirl   

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 / USA


The Drew: No Excuse, Just Produce

The Drew: No Excuse, Just Produce   

The power of sports meets the power of people in this incredible story of the unlikely rise of The Drew League, the premiere destination for pro-am basketball in the USA.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 77-minutes / USA


The Great Alone

The Great Alone   

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


The Last Gladiators

The Last Gladiators  

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


Touch the Wall

Touch the Wall  

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


Trials of Muhammad Ali, The

The Trials of Muhammad Ali   

The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers Ali’s toughest bout: his explosive battle to overturn a five-year prison sentence for refusing US military service in Vietnam. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 93-minutes / USA


Waiting for Lightning

Waiting for Lightning  

From the producers of Act of Valor, Step Into Liquid and Dust to Glory comes Waiting for Lightning, the story of visionary skateboarder Danny Way, who attempted to jump China’s Great Wall on a skateboard and created a new movement in sport.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 96-minutes / USA


Wall Crawler, The: The Vertical Adventures of Alain Robert

The Wall Crawler: The Vertical Adventures of Alain Robert  

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


Warriors

Warriors  

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-minute version also available) / UK


When Billie Beat Bobby

When Billie Beat Bobby  

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


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