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  • The Museum On The Mountain

    60-minute documentary on the concept, design, and construction of the Miho Museum, near Kyoto, Japan, the most recent building of renowned architect I. M. Pei. Filmed over a six-year period from 1991 to 1997.

  • A Journey To Sundance

    Three filmmakers embark on a decade-long journey to answer the perennial question: What is Independent Film and when does it stop being independent? Filmed over 10 years, what follows is an in-depth look at the world-renowned Sundance Film Festival.

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JULIAN STARKS

    How an...

  • Finding Inner Hero

    The breaking point is the making point. Through the lens of the heroes journey, we examine how each person turns tragedy into an opportunity to create more joyful and meaningful lives.

    EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CONSTANCE BRENNEMAN

    How and why did you become a documentary filmmaker?
    Exploring the...

  • Maxima

    An indigenous woman from the Peruvian Andes who cannot read or write, stands up to the largest gold producer in the world, US-based Newmont Mining Corporation.

  • Mr Fish - Cartooning From The Deep End

    We find Mr. Fish, once successful outrageous editorial cartoonist, as his profession is dying out. Can he support his family and maintain his unique defiant voice in a world where biting satiric humor has an ever-diminishing market value.

  • Alaska Long Hunters

    This story follows the life of a young pilot who flew in Alaska’s frontier Arctic. You'll experience the front-seat thrills of bush planes that operated in the most dangerous conditions on earth and scenery that only Alaska has to offer.

  • A Man And His Trumpet - The Leroy Jones Story

    Follow the fascinating life story of trumpeter Leroy Jones. From the projects of New Orleans, Jones goes on to lead the brass band revival, and eventually catches the ear Harry Connick Jr., and becomes known worldwide.

  • The Boy From The Wild

    Growing up on a Game Reserve meant to help wildlife get out of captivity, it shares how it began and how Peter Meyer survived some incredible moments in the wild.

  • Finding Francis

    The award winning documentary film, follows one man on his journey to find the meaning of life, after being told by his doctors that he has one year to live.

  • Touching The Sound

    Miraculous story of Japanese pianist blind from birth, who has become a symbol of Hope for all those with disabilities, hurdles to overcome, and problems in life. Performing throughout the world as a musical ambassador for his country, Nobuyuki Tsujii, or 'Nobu' as he is called by millions on fan...

  • Gordon Getty - There Will Be Music

    This is the story of the American composer, Gordon Getty, the son of J. Paul Getty, who at his death in 1976 was the richest man in the world. J. Paul Getty was the head of a family dynasty known for scandal: suicides, drug overdoses, kidnapping. All suffered from the curse that comes with great ...

  • Eero Saarinen - The Architect Who Saw The Future

    Explore the life of Finnish-American modernist architectural giant Eero Saarinen (1910-1961), whose visionary buildings include National Historic Landmarks such as St. Louis’ iconic Gateway Arch and the General Motors Technical Center in Michigan. Saarinen also designed New York’s TWA Flight Cent...

  • REM

    An artful glimpse into the brilliant mind of the world's most celebrated architect. Over four decades, 'starchitect' and master provocateur Rem Koolhaas has shaken up the field of architecture, and redefined the role of the architect in the world. Filmmaker Tomas Koolhaas spent 3 years following...

  • Trapped In The Volcano

    The White Island Volcano eruption in December 2019 claimed the lives of 23 people. Despite extraordinary stories of heroism in the rescue effort, could more have been done to prevent this awful loss of life? Terrified members of a boat trip to the New Zealand island watched on as a tower of smoke...

  • 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.

  • Following Seas

    The family who disavowed the constraints of society in favour of life on the high seas. Bob and Nancy Griffith made twenty ocean voyages over two decades, fulfilling a dream of freedom and adventure in their 53-foot sailboat. Nothing seemed impossible for this couple and their growing family as ...

  • Immersion

    The darkness, the muffled noises, holding your breath until the very last minute: this documentary plunges into the world of free diving. Lakes, rivers, oceans - the abyss is a source of fascination for Igor. Travelling from Switzerland to the world’s deepest blue hole in the Caribbean, Igor star...

  • Banzai Switzerland

    Someone in Japan is in love with Switzerland, its culture, its folklore and, more specifically: the Swiss alphorn! The Tamagawa Alphorn Club from Nanasawa, Japan, is travelling to Switzerland to attend the International Alphorn Festival in Nendaz at the end of July. Alphorn playing started to be ...

  • Am I Boy Or Girl

    1 season

    A series designed to record, share and celebrate two personal stories of brave transgender women & men - stories of struggle, of courage and of triumph. Those individuals who chose to be involved with the project reflect the broad diversity that exists within the trans community itself. Though ...

  • Out Of The Dark

    The story of a brave young soccer team that gripped the world. The extraordinary international effort to find and rescue 12 boys and their coach from a remote cave in northern Thailand was watched closely by millions. Four Corners documents this wonderful and tragic tale from the day the boys fi...

  • Where To, Miss

    A courageous young woman tries to free herself from tradition in Delhi.
    In the sprawling, noisy madness of Delhi, Devki battles to achieve her dream - to become a taxi driver. The odds are stacked against her; the dangers, her sex and the deeply rooted traditions of Indian society. In this crafte...

  • Tanzania Transit

    The disparate lives of three passengers aboard a cross country train. On board a sleeper train crossing Tanzania, the stories of three passengers unfold. Rukia is an entrepreneurial woman, on her way to begin a new life. Isaya is an old Masai man heading back to the bush with his grandson. Peter,...

  • Dances With The Wind

    ‘Fury Dance’ is a story about a Korean protest dancer, Sam-hun Lee. He fought for the democratization of South Korea in the ‘80’s through dance, while giving up his own dream to become a ballerino. The film takes the viewer through prominent events in South Korean history, as Sam-hun dances to so...

  • Silent Forests

    More than half of the Central-African forest elephant population has been decimated by poachers in the last decade. Following one of Cameroon’s first female eco-guards, a grassroots law enforcement group, a Congolese biologist, a reformed poacher and a Czech activist, this intimate portrait gains...