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Showing posts with label Biography. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Biography. Show all posts

Sep 4, 2019

Iris (2014)


Filmmaker Albert Maysles pays tribute to nonagenarian Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, longtime interior designer and outspoken champion of eclectic fashion.

Cutie and the Boxer (2013)


This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed boxing painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role as her overbearing husband's assistant, Noriko finds an identity of her own.

Craigslist Joe (2012)


With only a laptop computer, cell phone, toothbrush and the clothes on his back, Joseph Garner sets out to survive for 31 days solely on items gleaned from Craigslist.

Bill Frisell: A Portrait (2017)


Filmmaker Emma Frantz's salute to guitarist Bill Frisell provides an immersion into the creative world of the prolific composer and bandleader, Grammy Award winner, and Downbeat Guitarist of the Year for 10 consecutive years.

Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012)


Beauty Is Embarrassing is the story of the vaulted high's and crushing low's of one of America's most important story. Filmmaker Neil Berkeley delivers a personal look at what it's like to follow your passion and do what you love no matter what. A documentary on the life and current times of artist Wayne White.

Awake: The Life of Yogananda (2014)


With his quest for enlightenment and sharing his struggles along the path, Hindu mystic Paramahansa Yogananda made ancient teachings accessible to a modern audience.

Sep 2, 2019

Twinsters (2015)


A French fashion design student stumbles upon a familiar face on YouTube: her own. Finding the resemblance uncanny, she sends the video's American creator a message and the two discover that they are, in fact, twins separated at birth.

Sep 1, 2019

The Girl Who Talked to Dolphins (2014)


A scientist tries to teach a dolphin named Peter to understand and mimic human speech in order to speak to extraterrestrial life.

Snervous Tyler Oakley (2015)


Actor and YouTube star Tyler Oakley discusses his life and career as he embarks on his Slumber Party world tour.

Ronaldo (2015)


Documentary charting the life of superstar Portuguese footballer Chistiano Ronaldo. From his humble beginnings to his record-breaking career, this film tells the story of one of the world's most renowned sporting stars.

Tea with the Dames (2018)


Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers. They're in their seventh decade of cutting-edge, epoch-defining performances on stage and on screen. Funny, smart, sharp, competitive, tearful, hilarious, savage, clever, caustic, cool, gorgeous, poignant, irreverent, iconic, old, and unbelievably young. Special friends, special women and special dames: a chance to hang out with them all, at the same table, at the same time, and enjoy sparkling and unguarded conversation spliced with a raft of archive.

Meet the Patels (2014)


A laugh out loud real life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost 30 year old Indian American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams, and his parents.

Listen to Me Marlon (2015)


A documentary that utilizes hundreds of hours of audio that Marlon Brando recorded over the course of his life to tell the screen legend's story. Actor Marlon Brando reveals personal thoughts on audio tape, offering insight into his life and career.

Jaco (2015)


Telling the story of Jaco Pastorius, a self-taught musician who changed the course of modern music. Never-before-seen archive unveils the story of Jaco's life, his music, his demise, and the lasting victory of artistic genius.

He Named Me Malala (2015)


After the Taliban tries to kill her for speaking out on behalf of girls' education, Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai emerges as a leading advocate for children's rights and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

Finders Keepers (2015)


Amputee John Wood finds himself in a stranger-than-fiction battle to reclaim his mummified leg from entrepreneur Shannon Whisnant, who found it in a grill that he bought at an auction. A story about fame, addiction and a custody battle over a man's leg.

Being Evel (2015)


Filmmaker Daniel Junge examines the life, career and legacy of Evel Knievel, the young man from Montana who stared death in the face to become a legendary daredevil.

Aug 31, 2019

The Black Godfather (2019)


An expansive look at the exceptional life and legacy of Clarence Avant, one of the most influential dealmakers in music, entertainment, and politics over the last 60 years.

Stiv (2019)


The life and times of Stiv Bators, legendary frontman of the Dead Boys and The Lords of The New Church.

Aug 28, 2019

This Is It (2009)


Months before King of Pop Michael Jackson was set to stage a spectacular comeback at London's O2 arena, he died suddenly, under tragic circumstances. This documentary, directed by the man who was set to choreograph the highly anticipated gigs, offers a look at preparations for the shows and provides a revealing portrait of the man behind the controversy.


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