This is the true story of an African prince sold into slavery in the American South, his remarkable survival and eventual return to his kingdom.
Three years in the making, Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet, travels in the footsteps of the prophet to the Arabian desert and the holy city of Mecca where much of Muhammad’s story unfolded. But the film does not just stay in the past.
Bearing witness to a dramatic unfolding of historic events, the filmmaker spends over four years gathering stories from all sides of the clergy sex abuse crisis. Resisting simplistic or sensational explanations, Holy Water-Gate instead bravely investigates disturbing and unanswered questions of this tragedy, provid- ing razor sharp insight into the causation and consequences of the sex abuse in the Catholic Church.
Banned by the military and hounded by the Nixon administration, this lost classic has not been seen since it was mysteriously pulled from theaters one week after its 1972 release. FTA referred to a military recruiting phrase “fun, travel, adventure”, more commonly used to mean “F*ck the Army”.
This film charts the rise and fall of Islamic Spain, taking viewers on an epic journey back into one of the most fascinating and important periods of world history.
This documentary is a gripping account of this great adventure that goes far beyond the epic story. By drawing the viewer inside the individual experiences, this incredible story of human triumph, and Shackleton’s great leadership, is revealed.
Anne Frank Remembered is the first ever eyewitness account of the life and legacy of Anne Frank. Combining personal testimony, never-before-seen photos, family letters and rare archive footage with evocative contemporary film, Anne Frank Remembered documents the history of the Frank family, focusing on the spirited girl whose Holocaust Diary has sold over twenty-five million copies in fifty-four languages since its first publication in 1947.
This insightful and warm profile comes on the occasion of the 70th anniversaries of Rosalind Russell’s breakthrough role as Sylvia Fowler in The Women (2009) and her most famous role as Hildy Johnson in His Girl Friday (2010).
RAISING RENEE is the story of a family’s remarkable response to being broken apart and rearranged after nearly 50 years. The film explores deep themes of family dynamics, disability, race and class through the interplay of painting, cinema and life.
The film focuses on two women from meager means who immigrated to the US nearly a hundred years ago, reinvented themselves and ultimately created the cosmetics, health, and beauty industry we know today.