Oct 15, 2019
From executive producers Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, Shawn Gee and Alex Gibney, each episode of this series focuses on a groundbreaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture. From the early hip-hop battles to verses that sparked hope and inspired change, watch artists deconstruct their composition, revisit the impact the song had on them personally, and dissect the socio-economic and cultural conditions that inspired the landmark work and gave voice to a generation.
Ten years after the death of V. I. Lenin in 1924, Soviet filmmaker Dziga Vertov celebrates the man and his legacy in this three-part propagandistic documentary. The first section depicts the triumph of Communism over Islam through education for women and automated agriculture. The second looks back at the period of mourning that followed Lenin's death. The triumphant final section showcases the Soviet Union's rapid social and technological advances in the decade after the leader's passing.
Never-before-heard audio tapes recorded with Neil Armstrong during the final years of his life reveal an intimate portrait of this iconic - and famously private - man. Illustrated through previously unseen personal photographs and archival footage, this documentary special takes viewers on an emotional journey into the thoughts and experiences of the first man on the Moon.