A deeply personal documentary that weaves together the stories of a deaf boy growing up, his deaf grandfather growing old and Ludwig van Beethoven the year he was blindsided by deafness and wrote his iconic sonata.
The first documentary portrait of fashion icon Ralph Lauren, this feature-length documentary reveals the man behind the icon and the creation of one of the most successful brands in fashion history.
József is a pianist who fuses contemporary jazz with Roma music. Befriended by sax legend Tim Ries, he longs to escape humdrum Hungary and make it big in America, yet learns that more important than the destination is the journey itself.
The life of Jesús Gil is one of the most surprising and extraordinary stories of the last few decades in Europe. A unique character, he broke the mould in the world of politics, football and real estate in Spain.
For more than three decades, Alabama public interest attorney Bryan Stevenson has advocated on behalf of the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned, seeking to eradicate racial discrimination in the criminal justice system.
Two-part HBO Sports documentary, chronicling the extraordinary life of one of the 20th century’s most iconic figures.
“Everybody has problems. Nobody goes through life unscathed, and I think if you write about those things, you’re going to touch people.” This film is an intimate and candid look at the life and art of legendary composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim.
A portrait of the esteemed figurative painter by the man who knew him best: his son. In intimate interviews, actor Robert De Niro, Jr. profiles an artist whose talent went largely unrecognized as the pop-art movement swept the nation in the 1960s.
This feature documentary chronicles how five generations of one American family have shared the “glorious burden” of collecting, preserving and documenting a treasure trove of photographs, rare books and artifacts relating to Abraham Lincoln.
This is a documentary feature that chronicles the inspiring, relentless pursuit by a pair of parents, both doctors, to save their only son Sam from the extremely rare and fatal premature-aging disease of progeria.
An intimate look at the extraordinary life and work of playwright, author and LGBT activist Larry Kramer, whose passion and persistence inspired a generation to stand up and fight back.
An illuminating look at the final years in the life of civil-rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr 50 years after his assassination in Memphis.
Combining previously unseen family memorabilia, archival footage and modern-day interviews with those who remember them, this documentary follows the quest of Ivy Meeropol to understand her grandparents and the difficult choices they made.
This documentary chronicles the life and career of Marty Glickman, a Jewish-American athlete-turned-broadcaster who pioneered many of the techniques, phrases and programming innovations that are commonplace in sports reporting today.
Governor Jim McGreevey famously resigned from office after declaring himself “a gay American”. Alexandra Pelosi follows McGreevey as he embarks on his new calling – ministering to female inmates and training to become an ordained pastor.
David McCullough, the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography that inspired John Adams the miniseries, welcomes viewers into his public and private world, exhibiting the infectious curiosity, humor and humanity that have defined his work and life.
Con man tells the story of a convicted thief who lied his way into a Princeton University scholarship — a decade after he’d attended the University of Wyoming, and five years after he’d re-enrolled in a California high school.
After a highly unconventional childhood in the Children of God, a cult that mixed religion with sex, filmmaker Noah Thomson escaped to begin a normal life. But after experiencing years of sexual abuse and neglect, Noah may never know what “normal” is.
The story of two iconic newspaper reporters and columnists from New York, Jimmy Breslin and Pete Hamill, who probed the human side of newsworthy stories over the past 50 years and whose pioneering influence on journalism still reverberates today.
An intimate and candid profile of the public triumphs and private struggles of the Olympic gold medal diver and LGBT trailblazer – Greg Louganis.
The genesis of acclaimed director/producer Mike Nichols is brought vividly to light in this intimate, one-on-one conversation, culled from some of the last interviews Nichols gave before his death.
An illuminating and extremely personal documentary profiling the life and career of legendary playwright Arthur Miller, from the perspective of his daughter, the filmmaker Rebecca Miller.
This biographical film goes to the heart of who Jane Fonda really is, as told through a combination of home movies and photos, clips from her films, and recent interviews with family members, close friends, and Fonda herself.
Illuminating profile of Arizona Senator John McCain, whose recent battle against cancer epitomizes the courage and fortitude of a man who spent five-plus years as a Vietnam POW, followed by an illustrious 31-year career in Congress.
Considered by many to be the “crown prince” of Italy, Fiat mogul Gianni Agnelli became, for many Italians, the “symbol of what Italy could do.” Agnelli charts the highs and lows of his incredible life, in five parts.
Acclaimed documentarian Susan Lacy pulls back the curtain on the remarkable career of Steven Spielberg, one of the most famous filmmakers in the world.
Gloria Vanderbilt and her son, TV journalist Anderson Cooper, take a candid look back on Vanderbilt’s remarkable life as an artist, entrepreneur and celebrity who has spent over nine decades in the public eye.
This revealing documentary looks at the many different sides of Richard Nixon, one of our most complex presidents, through thousands of hours of recently declassified audiotapes recorded in the Nixon White House.
Extraordinary story of a young Pakistani woman who married against her family’s wishes, and narrowly escaped death after a subsequent attempted “honor” killing by her father and uncle. Nominated for a 2016 Academy Award® for Best Documentary Short.
In this candid portrait of acclaimed writer/director Nora Ephron, her son, director and journalist Jacob Bernstein, seeks to understand whether his mother truly believed in her avowed mantra that “Everything is copy.”
From executive producers Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner comes an up-close-and-personal portrait of illustrator and artist Hillary Knight, whose whimsical life is rivaled only by Eloise, the iconic book character he brought to life.
Two film icons share memories of their lives in the spotlight – and allow viewers into their private world – in this candid portrait of Hollywood royalty, filmed before the recent and unexpected deaths of Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds.
Adaptation of the acclaimed one-character show blends humor with poignancy in telling the story of a son who created a list of things worth living for – all in an attempt to raise the spirits of his chronically depressed mother.
This fascinating documentary traces the remarkable life, career and credo of Warren Buffett, who despite being one of the world’s richest men lives a modest, even frugal life in his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska.
In this fictional drama, a former IBM executive, Joe MacMillan (Lee Pace), plans to reverse-engineer the flagship product of his former employer, and he forces his current company, Cardiff Electric, into the personal computer race. MacMillan enlists the help of Gordon Clark (Scoot McNairy), a once-great engineer who dreams of creating a revolutionary product while trying to manage his initially unsupportive wife, Donna (Kerry Bishé), and Cameron Howe (Mackenzie Davis), a volatile prodigy who puts her future in jeopardy to join MacMillan’s rogue PC project.
The series charts the changing culture of Texas’ Silicon Prairie while tensions build within the group as they attempt to navigate the thin line between visionary and fraud and genius and delusion, and as their drive to do something that matters runs up against their ability to truly innovate.
This is an industry founded on a singular concept: As soon as you invent something, someone else has invented something that does exactly the same thing, but better, cheaper and faster.
Directed and produced by Andrew Jarecki and produced and shot by Marc Smerling (the Oscar nominees behind “Capturing the Friedmans”), this six-part documentary series exposes long-buried information discovered during their seven-year investigation of a series of unsolved crimes, and the man suspected of being at its center – Robert Durst, scion of New York’s billionaire Durst family – and was made with his full cooperation. Brilliant, reclusive and the subject of relentless media scrutiny, Durst has never spoken publicly – until now. During exclusive interviews with Jarecki, he talks with startling candor, revealing secrets of a case that has baffled authorities for 30 years. Long suspected in the 1982 disappearance of his beautiful young wife in New York, the 2000 murder of the key witness in the case in Beverly Hills, and the subsequent murder and dismemberment of a neighbor in Galveston, Tex., Durst has consistently maintained his innocence, and remains a free man today.
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