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  • Dear… - Season 1

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    Dear… - Season 1

    An inventive and cinematic approach to biographies of the most iconic figures in society today by using letters written by those whose lives have been changed through their work.

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  • Roots - Season 1

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    Roots - Season 1

    The epic tale of celebrated Pulitzer-prize winning author Alex Haley's ancestors as portrayed in the acclaimed twelve hour mini-series Roots, was first told in his 1976 bestseller Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The docu-drama covers a period of history that begins in mid-1700s Gambia, West Africa and concludes during post-Civil War United States, over 100 years later. This 1977 miniseries eventually won 9 Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, and a Peabody award, and still stands as the most watched miniseries in U.S. history.

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  • American Soul - Season 2

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    American Soul - Season 2

    The story of entrepreneur Don Cornelius, who developed the Soul Train show, which rose to prominence in the 1970s.

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  • Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life & Ghastly Death of Al Adamson

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    Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life & Ghastly Death of Al Adamson

    Maverick indie filmmaker Al Adamson's real life was even crazier than one of the 30-plus sex 'n' schlock drive-in movies he made in the '60s and '70s.

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  • Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

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    Ella Fitzgerald: Just One of Those Things

    Ella Fitzgerald was a 15-year-old street kid when she won a talent contest in 1934 at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem. Within months she was a star. Over the next six decades, her sublime voice would transform the tragedies of her own life and the troubles of her times into joy. JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS retraces this extraordinary journey.

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  • Mystify: Michael Hutchence

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    Mystify: Michael Hutchence

    Ghost Pictures and Passion Pictures and a documentary feature about the troubled heart and soul of Michael Hutchence, lead singer and songwriter of INXS.

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  • The Erotic Adventures of Anais Nin

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    The Erotic Adventures of Anais Nin

    A one-hour celebration of Anais Nin's ground-breaking diaries, this special programme brings the influential author's voice to the fore in a way not seen before on television. Shivani Kapur and Lucy Cohu star as Anais in dramatisations of different periods of her life, while Alix Wilton Regan plays the young polar-necked reporter, Leah, who helps uncover Nin's story. The drama is punctuated with commentary from high- profile fans, such as writer and broadcaster Rowan Pelling. Fascinating and racy, this documentary brings her work to life for a whole new generation.

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  • Private Lives of the Monarchs - Season 2

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    Private Lives of the Monarchs - Season 2

    The iconic images of the monarchs, frequently captured in famous portraits and paintings, are part of the very fabric of national culture, in carefully-arranged poses. This is all well and good, but actually, they were all just human beings, with the same ticks and foibles, bad habits and weaknesses, as the rest of us.

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  • The Great - Season 1

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    The Great - Season 1

    A genre-bending, anti-historical ride through 18th century Russia following the rise of Catherine the Nothing to Catherine the Great and her explosive relationship with husband Peter, the emperor of Russia.

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  • A Child of the King

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    A Child of the King

    An American doctor establishes an orphanage in Ecuador to help the starving and homeless children of the Amazon rain-forest.

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  • Tortured for Christ

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    Tortured for Christ

    A cinematic retelling of the testimony of 'Voice of the Martyrs' founder, Pastor Richard Wurmbrand, as written in his international bestseller "Tortured for Christ".

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  • Disney Fam Jam - Season 1

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    Disney Fam Jam - Season 1

    Coached by choreographer Phil Wright, families take their moves out of the living room and into the spotlight to see if they've got what it takes to be the next champion and win a $10,000 cash prize.

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  • Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy

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    Peter Sellers: A State of Comic Ecstasy

    To mark the 40th anniversary of his death, friends, family, colleagues and critics provide an insight into the life of one of the greatest comedians of all time.

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  • Elon Musk: The Real Life Iron Man

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    Elon Musk: The Real Life Iron Man

    Discover the meteoric rise of Elon Musk, the man who is transforming the way we think about travel technology through electric cars, the Hyperloop, and revolutionary ideas on how we live through artificial intelligence and colonizing Mars.

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  • Capone

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    Capone

    Once a ruthless businessman and bootlegger who ruled Chicago with an iron fist, Alfonse Capone was the most infamous and feared gangster of American lore. At the age of 47, following nearly a decade of imprisonment, dementia rots Alfonse’s mind and his past becomes present as harrowing memories of his violent and brutal origins melt into his waking life

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  • The Clan

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    The Clan

    In Argentina, between 1982 and 1985, the Puccios, a well-established family of San Isidro, an upper-class suburb of Buenos Aires, kidnap several people and hold them as hostages for a ransom.

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  • The Trials of Muhammad Ali

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    The Trials of Muhammad Ali

    Brash boxer Cassius Clay burst into the American consciousness in the early 1960s, just ahead of the Civil Rights movement. His transformation into the spiritually enlightened heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali is legendary, but this religious awakening also led to a bitter legal battle with the U.S. government after he refused to serve in the Vietnam War. This film reveals the perfect storm of race, religion and politics that shaped one of the most recognizable figures in sports history.

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  • The Two Popes

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    The Two Popes

    Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce) requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church. Behind Vatican walls, a struggle commences between both tradition and progress, guilt and forgiveness, as these two very different men confront their pasts in order to find common ground and forge a future for a billion followers around the world.

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  • Manson: Music From an Unsound Mind

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    Manson: Music From an Unsound Mind

    The untold story of Charles Manson's obsession to become a rock star, his rise in the LA music scene, the celebrities who championed his music, his tragic friendship with The Beach Boys' Dennis Wilson and his descent into violence and chaos once his dreams fell apart.

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  • Hell on the Border

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    Hell on the Border

    This epic, action-packed Western tells the incredible true story of Bass Reeves, the first black marshal in the Wild West. Having escaped from slavery after the Civil War, he arrives in Arkansas seeking a job with the law. To prove himself, he must hunt down a deadly outlaw with the help of a grizzled journeyman. As he chases the criminal deeper into the Cherokee Nation, Reeves must not only dodge bullets, but severe discrimination in hopes of earning his star--and cement his place as a cowboy legend.

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  • I Am Durán

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    I Am Durán

    The story of four-time World Champion Panamanian boxer Roberto Durán. A one man wrecking-ball who took on the world, transcended his sport and helped inspire a nation to rise up against its CIA funded dictator to achieve independence. From his days shining shoes on the street, to packing out arenas across the world, this is the story of modern Panama and its most celebrated child.

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  • 7 Plus Seven

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    7 Plus Seven

    After a 7 year wait, director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born children from Seven Up! The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

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  • 28 Up

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    28 Up

    Just two years away from turning 30, participants in Michael Apted's documentary series are facing serious questions of identity and purpose, wondering whether they've found their place in the world.

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  • 35 Up

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    35 Up

    Director Michael Apted revisits the same group of British-born adults after a 7 year wait. The subjects are interviewed as to the changes that have occurred in their lives during the last seven years.

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  • Heavenly Creatures

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    Heavenly Creatures

    Wealthy and precocious teenager Juliet transfers from England to New Zealand with her family, and soon befriends the quiet, brooding Pauline through their shared love of fantasy and literature. When their parents begin to suspect that their increasingly intense and obsessive bond is becoming unhealthy, the girls hatch a dark plan for those who threaten to keep them apart.

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  • The Rise of Eve

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    The Rise of Eve

    For all the shame we hide For all the blame assigned It's time we have our say On how we are defined

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  • To Hell and Back

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    To Hell and Back

    The true WWII story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U.S. history. Based on the autobiography of Audie Murphy who stars as himself in the film.

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  • Flash of Genius

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    Flash of Genius

    In this David vs. Goliath drama based on a true story, college professor Robert Kearns (Greg Kinnear) goes up against the giants of the auto industry when they fail to give him credit for inventing intermittent windshield wipers. Kearns doggedly pursues recognition for his invention, as well as the much-deserved financial rewards for the sake of his wife (Lauren Graham) and six kids.

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  • Love, Antosha

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    Love, Antosha

    From a prolific career in film and television, Anton Yelchin left an indelible legacy as an actor. Through his journals and other writings, his photography, the original music he wrote, and interviews with his family, friends, and colleagues, this film looks not just at Anton's impressive career, but at a broader portrait of the man.

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  • Searching for Sugar Man

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    Searching for Sugar Man

    Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez. The film won Best Documentary at the 85th Academy Awards.

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  • American Me

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    American Me

    Edward J. Olmos made his directorial bow with the powerhouse crime saga American Me. Olmos stars as street-gang leader Santana, who during his 18 years in Folsom Prison rules over all the drug-and-murder activities behind bars. Upon his release, Santana goes back to his old neighborhood, intending to lead a peaceful, crime-free life. But his old gang buddies force him back into his old habits. The

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  • Meeting Gorbachev

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    Meeting Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union, sits down with filmmaker Werner Herzog to discuss his many achievements. Topics include the talks to reduce nuclear weapons, the reunification of Germany and the dissolution of his country.

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  • Pollock

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    Pollock

    In August of 1949, Life Magazine ran a banner headline that begged the question: "Jackson Pollock: Is he the greatest living painter in the United States?" The film is a look back into the life of an extraordinary man, a man who has fittingly been called "an artist dedicated to concealment, a celebrity who nobody knew." As he struggled with self-doubt, engaging in a lonely tug-of-war between needing to express himself and wanting to shut the world out, Pollock began a downward spiral.

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  • Searching for Bobby Fischer

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    Searching for Bobby Fischer

    A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer.

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  • If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd

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    If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd

    The story of Lynyrd Skynyrd; The Greatest American Rock Band Ever. We fly beyond Free Bird to celebrate the life & times of leader Ronnie Van Zant, from boogie-woogie beginnings in Jacksonville’s Shantytown to a tragic end in a Mississippi swamp.

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  • The Case of the Three Sided Dream

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    The Case of the Three Sided Dream

    The documentary film on the life and legacy of Rahsaan Roland Kirk – a one of a kind musician, personality, activist and windmill slayer who despite being blind, becoming paralyzed, and facing America’s racial injustices - did not relent.

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  • The Irishman

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    The Irishman

    World War II veteran and mob hitman Frank "The Irishman" Sheeran recalls his possible involvement with the slaying of union leader Jimmy Hoffa.

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  • Shelby American

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    Shelby American

    Carroll Shelby came from humble beginnings working as a chicken farmer in rural Texas. He exploded into the auto-racing scene by beating all the top-tier drivers of the era and winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1959. All while still wearing his chicken-overalls. Carroll had a heart condition that nearly killed him, forcing him to retire from racing. He started Shelby American and assembled a rag-tag team of hot-rodders to execute his vision of building groundbreaking sports cars like the Shelby Cobra. He also led Ford and the GT40 to multiple victories at Le Mans over Ferrari. Shelby’s cars, driven by the greatest drivers in the history of racing, cemented his legacy. He is the only man in history to win Le Mans as both a driver and a manufacturer. And is still the only American auto-manufacturer to win the World Manufacturing Championship.

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