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

Sep 8, 2019

Hopelessly Ever After (2019)


Three men travel to the Philippines to search for the love of their lives. But find that their lives are not important to the woman they find.

General Idi Amin Dada: A Self Portrait (1974)


Uganda's dictator, General Idi Amin Dada, accepts a foreign crew's request to interview and film him. He talks to the camera about his outreach to Arab nations, his goal of eradicating Israel, his views on economic policy, and his views of Nixon, Kissinger, and other world leaders. We also see him dressing down his ministers at a cabinet meeting (two weeks after this meeting, the foreign minister, whom Amin criticizes here, is murdered), supervising a war-game simulation of an invasion of Israel, visiting a village, and addressing a conclave of Ugandan physicians.

Sep 7, 2019

Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe (1980)


Famous German auteur Werner Herzog dines on leather footwear after losing a bet to a fellow filmmaker Errol Morris. The unappetizing meal is a message of support for aspiring filmmakers, who should follow their creative dreams.

Sep 6, 2019

That Guy... Who Was in That Thing (2012)


Documentary about sixteen actors who detail their ups and downs as they struggle to forge careers in Hollywood. They've played cops, lawyers, bosses, best friends, psychopaths, politicians and everything in between. Now you'll know who they are.

Good Ol' Freda (2013)


Freda Kelly, a shy Liverpudlian teen, works for a new local band -- the Beatles -- hoping to make it big. As the band's fame multiplies, Freda bears witness to music and cultural history but never exploits her insider access. A documentary in which Freda Kelly looks back at her career as lifelong secretary for The Beatles.

Sep 5, 2019

I Am Bruce Lee (2012)


Bruce Lee is universally recognized as the pioneer who elevated martial arts in film to an art form, and this documentary will reveal why Bruce Lee's flame burns brighter now than the day he died over three decades ago. The greatest martial artists, athletes, actors, directors, and producers in the entertainment business today will share their feelings about the one who started it all. We will interview the people whose lives, careers, and belief systems were forever altered by the legendary "Father of Martial Arts Cinema". Rarely seen archival footage and classic photos will punctuate the personal testimonials. Prepare to be inspired.

Elena (2012)


Elena - a young Brazilian woman - travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood, which was spent hiding during the years of the military dictatorship.

Buck (2011)


American cowboy Buck Brannaman has a unique way of communicating with horses, and it's exactly this unorthodox style of training that inspired the novel "The Horse Whisperer." In this documentary, director Cindy Meehl gets to know the real-life Buck as she reveals his fascinating story about how an abusive childhood helped teach him the compassion and insight needed to train horses, not with punishment but by treating them the way he would treat humans -- with respect.

Sep 4, 2019

The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat (2012)


In 1959, a working-class government employee in the tiny desert town of Lone Pine, California, asked world-famous modern architect Richard Neutra to design his modest family home. To his surprise, Neutra agreed. Thus began an unlikely friendship that would last until Neutra's death in 1970. The Oyler House: Richard Neutra's Desert Retreat tells the story of this house and its stunning desert setting through interviews with Richard Oyler, actress Kelly Lynch, who currently owns the house, Neutra's two sons, and well-known LA real estate agent Crosby Doe.


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