The documentary about the ailing-yet-ferocious Ginger Baker, the brilliant and wildly self-destructive drummer for Cream and Blind Faith. An almost impossible man to be around, he allows the director unprecedented access--even if he strikes him violently on the nose with his cane on the final day of filming.
Traces the life and work of Mary Pickford, the legendary silent film star, movie pioneer, and keen businesswoman. Pickford's life also parallels an even larger story, telling of the birth of the cinema itself. Pickford co-created United Artists Studios, spearheaded the founding of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and established the Motion Picture Retirement Home. Mary, known as 'America's Sweetheart' was the first actress to earn one million dollars.
In 1966 Frank De Felitta made a documentary for NBC News about life for Southerners in Mississippi. The content of the film upset many white Southerners and led to the beating of a black man, Booker Wright, the loss of his job, and eventually his murder. Forty-six years later Booker's granddaughter, Yvette Johnson, and Frank's son, director Raymond DeFelitta, are on a quest to discover who Booker was and how he changed life for black people.
Join National Geographic phtographer Tim Laman and ornithologist Ed Scholes as they journey deep into the most remote jungles on earth in search of all 39 species of some of the most amazing birds in the world: Birds of Paradise.
The hottest in-studio practice brings three ultra-efficient toning and fat burning yoga workouts you can do at home. Ignite your metabolism and burn calories as you transform your body from the inside out. Includes Ready to sweat?; Strength practice; and Strong body, strong mind.
Explores the extraordinary lives, struggles and successes of a few of the over five million Americans living with bipolar disorder. Personal stories of harrowing events, medical mazes, discrimination and the effects of social stigma blend together to create a compelling look at a generation coming out of the bipolar closet.
Look and feel your best with Power Up Yoga, a combination of cardio and strength-focused yoga practices from renowned yogi Rodney Yee. This total-fitness based approach to yoga emphasizes strength and flexibility and is designed to increase your overall fitness level. Includes: Upper Body Tone; Core Challenge; and Lower Body Lengthen.
This gentle yoga practice can be used throughout pregnancy to build strength and stamina, reduce stress and fatigue, and connect body and mind. Celebrated yoga and fitness talent Desi Bartlett starts with meditation exercises, followed by floor and standing sequences.
French chef Michel Bras, one of the most influential chefs in the world, has decided to hand over his renowned 3-Michelin-Star restaurant to his son Sébastien. Having worked with his father for 15 years, Sébastien is ready. But it's not easy to take over the family business when your father is a master in his field.
In 2004, songwriter Seth Swirsky set out to talk to people who had crossed paths with the band he grew up idolizing, the Beatles. Features personal reflections from Sir Ben Kingsley, Beach Boy Brian Wilson, Henry Winkler, Smokey Robinson, Graham Nash, Davy Jones, Art Garfunkel, and many more. Stories range from the unforgettable chance encounter to intimate knowledge of the group members.
I.S.318 is an inner-city school where more than 65 percent of students are from homes with incomes below the federal poverty level, that also happens to have the best, most winning junior high school chess team in the country. If Albert Einstein, who was rated 1800, were to join the team, he'd only rank fifth best.
On the evening of September 30, 1952, the shape and sound of movies changed forever with the introduction of Cinerama. This unique widescreen process was launched when television was deemed as a major threat to US film exhibition. Fred Waller, Cinerama's creator, had indeed labored long on his dream of a motion picture experience that would recreate the full range of human vision. It used three cameras and three projectors on a curved screen 146 degrees deep. In celebration of the 60th Anniversary of its premiere, Flicker Alley is proud to present THIS IS CINERAMA exactly as it was seen by over 20,000,000 viewers in its original roadshow version. Travel around the world with Cinerama, from Venice to Madrid, from Edinburgh Castle to the La Scala opera house in Milan, and conclude with a flight across America in the nose of a B-25 bomber. Experience this cinema classic once again in this unique "Smilebox" curved screen simulation!
Amid national chaos and fear for his life, tyrannical King Gwanghae orders his trusted counselor to find a royal body double. He recruits a crude, working-class peasant, Ha-seon, a village performer who bears a startling resemblance to the ruler. When the king falls into a coma from poisoning, he is secreted away to recover and Ha-seon reluctantly assumes the throne, forced to pull off history's biggest masquerade.
There's a lot undiscovered about Canada's vast landscape- lakes and mountains that are still unknown. But the places known are worth exploring. See all of Canada's beautiful provinces in this exclusive set featuring more than five hours of spectacular scenery and destinations.
The story of Mark Manning, the only westerner to live with the people of Fallujah, Iraq, immediately following the November 2004 battle that destroyed their ancient and holy city. With unique access to both sides of the conflict, the film gives a voice to the people directly involved and affected by the war and takes an in-depth and humanizing look at the issues in Iraq. Includes interviews with American military and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.