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  • Close Your Eyes And Fly

    The whole world thought it was impossible — that blind people could fly aeroplanes. Sabrina is a blind woman from birth who, with great tenacity, has learned to fly.

  • The Claustrophiles

    This film about caving is not meant for cavers. It was made for all those people who stay outside and ask questions such as: " How can you breathe? ", “Aren’t you afraid of being trapped there?" "But...what do
    you do in there?" Speleology films focus on the scientific study of caves and the cave ...

  • 3 Cents a Kilo

    The day-to-day lives of three Singaporean cardboard collectors. 3 Kilos takes us through their routines and ruminations, showing us how they meet unremitting hardship with grit, humour, and back-breaking hard work.

  • On Tour With Elvis

    This documentary mixes never before seen footage of Elvis on tour between 1973/74 at concerts in Las Vegas, Kansas, Bloomington and Philadelphia along with interviews with Elvis fans who attended concerts on that Tour. Considered some of his best performances.

  • Chico Heron & The Last 42

    The story of NY Yankees player, manager and scouter, Chico Heron, his life, and how he came to mentor the greatest closer of all time in Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera.

  • A Social Cure

    The true story of the highly successful South African social media campaign to combat AIDS

  • Ghost Mountain

    Family tried to flee, but ended up in an even more life-threatening situation. Without the tireless efforts of Non-Governmental Organisations and Government officials,who saved them in dramatic conditions, they would have been forgotten, like the millions of Cambodians who died. Decades later, wh...

  • In The Starlight

    In the Starlight is an intimate portrayal about the life of nature photographer Paul Zizka and his quest to capture the night skies.

  • Air Ace

    Story of Winnie Drinkwater, the world's first female commercial airline pilot. It details her trials and tribulations as she broke barriers in an industry
    dominated by men.

  • Someday My Prince Will Come

    Documentary following nine-year-old Laura Anne and her 11 year-old cousin, Steven, as they move towards the end of their childhoods over the course of a year. Set in a quiet village in Cumbria England against a striking backdrop of factories, fields and windmills frames the narrative as Laura Ann...

  • Fight Club London

    Fight Club London introduces three young fighters preparing for their upcoming MMA cage fights. Partaking in one of the fastest-growing and most violent sports, these three individuals, a 14 year old teen, a fully-fledged professional, and an engaged Indian girl, all dream to be named the best in...

  • Pink Saris

    Sampat Pal Devi had had enough of the violence and lack of freedom in Indian women's lives and decided to take matters into her own hands. She gathered like-minded women together and, wearing pink, they started storming the offices of corrupt officials, hectoring and beating abusive husbands and ...

  • The Legendary Marion Williams

    Marion Williams was an American Gospel Icon whose charismatic sound and unique “whaling” vocal techniques earned her international fame in the United States, Europe, and Africa. Marion’s powerful voice led the Ward Singers to national popularity when they began recording in 1948, and also inspire...

  • Serial Swindlers

    1 season

    Exposing the world's most conniving, creative, and criminally adept con men, Serial Swindlers goes inside their minds. While their crimes and exploits are a ready-made Hollywood script, their escapades have left a trail of heartache, poverty and destruction. Ordinary criminal minds they are not.

  • Auntie Moves In

    1 season

    Families call on some big-hearted but practical ‘Aunties’ to help them through the rocky terrain of modern life, from money woes to health problems and love life troubles. Real people, real problems – there are times when families need nothing short of their own fairy godmother to help them throu...

  • The Graduates

    Three students who've had tough upbringings in different parts of the world achieve their dreams by changing their lives through a university education.

  • Music For Elephants

    An incredible, unique and moving documentary about a British concert-pianist playing music to blind, injured and orphaned elephants with extraordinary results. At a sanctuary on the shores of the iconic River Kwai in Thailand, Paul Barton from Yorkshire plays the works of the world's great compos...

  • What's in A Name - A Versace Story

    In this documentary film, the Alfredo Versace story is one of much intrigue. A man raised from humble beginnings, builds a life of fortune, to have it all taken away; stripped of his name, fortune, and friends. However, Alfredo would survive this tragedy in a way that clearly reveals his true cha...

  • The Rapture Of Free Soloing On Acid

    This film follows the legendary climbing photographer and Stone Master, Dean Fidelman. Fidelman was at the forefront of the free climbing revolution in Yosemite Valley and Joshua Tree during the 1970s, making photographs with John Bachar, Lynn Hill, Ron Kauk, John Long, and many other talented cl...

  • Clowns

    Why would anyone choose a thankless career of balloon-folding, silly trousers, and five-year-old hecklers? Daisy Asquith investigates the lives of four children’s party entertainers. Some love children – nothing makes Potty the Pirate happier than watching their faces light up with laughter – whe...

  • Liz Smith's Summer

    A film about age, loneliness and an old lady at sea, this is a celebrity travelogue like you've never seen before. Actress Liz Smith, known for playing elderly women (who are always eventually killed off) she is now 87 and while her life has been an eventful one, she's never had a real holiday. T...

  • The Jazz Baroness

    The true story of a Jewish British Baroness who fell in love with the musical genius Thelonious Monk. Contemporary filmmaker Hannah Rothschild tries to uncover the real story behind her great aunt's sudden disappearance. In 1951 the beautiful married mother of five left home and went to New York ...

  • Oxygen The Old Man and His Bed

    Following an invitation to a hospital ward specialising in severe respiratory diseases, Marc Isaacs takes a liking to a patient called Bob. Struck by this man's optimistic, kind and humorous character, the director spends one long night filming an individual whose grave illness seems not to hinde...

  • Tracing Che

    Che Guevara, the man with the beret, embodies one of the strongest myths of the 20th century. He was a combination of saint and adventurer, somewhere between Don Quixote and a latter-day Jesus Christ. In his relations with Fidel Castro, he is the hero of a tragedy of Shakespearean proportions. Ch...