Category: Biography

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (2017) 7.7

Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey (2017)

Fred Beckey is the original American "Dirtbag" climber whose name evokes mystery, adulation and vitriol. Since the 1940s, Beckey has led an obsessive and nomadic quest of first ascents while poetically chronicling the ex...

Still Got Joy (2020) 5.7

Still Got Joy (2020)

Based on the book 'Dying To Live' this film is the inspiring true story of Dr. Shonda Reynolds . A native of Pulaski, Tennessee she overcame addiction after entering drug rehab, where she had a spiritual awakening and ex...

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America (2016) 7.6

Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America (2016)

Daryl Davis is an accomplished musician who was played all over the world. He also has an unusual hobby, particularly for a middle aged black man. When not displaying his musical chops, Daryl likes to meet and befriend m...

A Bag of Marbles (2017) 7.3

A Bag of Marbles (2017)

In occupied France, Maurice and Joseph, two young Jewish brothers left to their own devices demonstrate an incredible amount of cleverness, courage, and ingenuity to escape the enemy invasion and to try to reunite their ...

A Bag of Marbles (1975) 6.7

A Bag of Marbles (1975)

Two young French Jewish boys and their family struggle to survive in WWII during the invasion of Germans.::Troye...

Enfant Terrible (2020) 6.2

Enfant Terrible (2020)

The life and the impact of iconic German New Wave director, Rainer Werner Fassbinder.::Ulf Kjell Gür...

The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997) 5.6

The Last Time I Committed Suicide (1997)

Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence. When his girlfriend, Joan, tri...

Omo Child: The River and the Bush (2015) 8.2

Omo Child: The River and the Bush (2015)

For many generations people in the Omo Valley (tribal southwest Ethiopia) believed some children are cursed and that these 'cursed' children bring disease, drought and death to the tribe. The curse is called 'mingi' and ...

Madame Claude (2021) 5.6

Madame Claude (2021)

Paris, the late 1960s. Madame Claude is at the head of a flourishing business dedicated to prostitution that gives her power over both the french political and criminal worlds. But the end of her empire is closer than sh...

Dalida (2016) 6.9

Dalida (2016)

Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixiè...

Tina (2021) 8.3

Tina (2021)

Exclusive access to the Grammy Award-winning artist to celebrate her career....

Gold – Du kannst mehr als du denkst (2013) 8

Gold – Du kannst mehr als du denkst (2013)

The emotional story of three outstanding top athletes. Henry Wanyoike, a blind marathon runner from Kenya, Kirsten Bruhn, paralyzed swimmer from Germany and Kurt Fearnley, Australian wheelchair racer on their way to the ...

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005) 5.3

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams (2005)

Based on a true story: This is a journey through the psyche of a Southern Captain in the waning days of the American Civil War. In an emotionally charged performance, Julian Adams portrays his great-great grandfather Rob...

Father Rupert Mayer (2014) 6.6

Father Rupert Mayer (2014)

Father Rupert Mayer (Oliver Gruber) served in World War I and was awarded the Iron Cross dedicating his life to the Eastern Front, where his leg was taken from him during battle. Father Mayer spent many years during Worl...

Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008) 7.9

Anvil: The Story of Anvil (2008)

At 14, best friends Robb Reiner and Lips made a pact to rock together forever. Their band, Anvil, hailed as the "demi-gods of Canadian metal, " influenced a musical generation that includes Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax...

Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015) 7.5

Muhammad: The Messenger of God (2015)

Abousofyan tells Aboutaleb, Muhammad's uncle, that in the upcoming morning he wants to kill the holy prophet of Islam and Muslims, who are in boycott. Aboutaleb remembers the past years when Abraha charges ahead Mecca to...

God Loves Caviar (2012) 6

God Loves Caviar (2012)

God Loves Caviar is the compelling story of IOANNIS VARVAKIS, and his journey from humble Greek pirate to international caviar millionaire, with the ear of Catherine the Great of Russia. His wealth and power, however, do...

The Dreamlife of David L (2014) 6.7

The Dreamlife of David L (2014)

"The Dream Life of David L." is a fictional feature film that takes inspiration from a key point in the life of director David Lynch: the time he spent as a student in a fine arts college. Initially attracted to painting...

Nathan East: For the Record (2014) 8

Nathan East: For the Record (2014)

Nathan East For The Record is a documentary film that takes viewers behind-the-scenes as one of the most influential bass players in modern music recorded his debut solo album last year. His long-awaited solo album (rele...

Flannery (2019) 8.2

Flannery (2019)

"Anything that comes out of the South is going to be called grotesque by the northern reader, unless it is grotesque, in which case it is going to be called realistic..." Flannery O'Connor, 1958. Shy, funny, devout, disa...

Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century (2015) (TV) 7.5

Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century (2015) (TV)

through different audio and visual files, this documentary reconstructs a new and unfamiliar look about public and private life of one of the most important men of state in Europe: winston churchill...

The Real Abraham Lincoln (2009) (TV) 7.5

The Real Abraham Lincoln (2009) (TV)

Lincoln's journey from his early years as a rising politician through his presidency, the Civil War, and his untimely death....

Kim Swims (2017) 7.6

Kim Swims (2017)

The inspiring true story of an accomplished open water swimmer's attempt to become the first woman to swim 30 miles through a stretch of cold, rough and shark-inhabited waters off of the San Francisco coast....

Dennis and Lois (2019) 8.3

Dennis and Lois (2019)

DENNIS AND LOIS is a documentary about two quirky New York City characters who came together over their fervent fan-hood of fringe bands in the '70s, fell in love, and embarked on a lifelong quest, fueled by love and gra...

Cazuza: Time Doesn’t Stop (2004) 6.9

Cazuza: Time Doesn’t Stop (2004)

The "daddy's boy" Cazuza is a dysfunctional, drug and booze addicted, homosexual that disrespects basic social rules and terrible and irresponsible son and man. He loves his freedom, his friend and singing with his garag...

Bonaparte: The Egyptian Campaign (2016) (TV) 7.4

Bonaparte: The Egyptian Campaign (2016) (TV)

In the spring of 1798, Napoleon set out with 38,000 men and 10,000 sailors to conquer Egypt....

Crime After Crime (2011) 7.6

Crime After Crime (2011)

The story of the battle to free Debbie Peagler, an incarcerated survivor of brutal domestic violence. Over 26 years in prison cannot crush the spirit of this determined African-American woman, despite the injustices she ...

Tough Guy: The Bob Probert Story (2019) 7.4

Tough Guy: The Bob Probert Story (2019)

Archival footage and personal testimonials present an intimate portrait of the life and career of legendary NHL tough guy Bob Probert....

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Stars and Stripes Forever (1952) 7.2

Stars and Stripes Forever (1952)

In the 1890s, Sgt. Major John Philip Sousa, leader of the Marine Corps Band, meets Private Willie Little, inventor of an instrument he calls the Sousaphone...and Little's girlfriend, shapely showgirl Lily. To support his...

Creation Stories (2021) 6.7

Creation Stories (2021)

Creation Stories tells the unforgettable tale of infamous Creation Records label head Alan McGee; and of how one written-off young Glaswegian upstart rose to irrevocably change the face of British culture....

End of the Spear (2005) 6.8

End of the Spear (2005)

"End of the Spear" is the story of Mincayani, a Waorani tribesman from the jungles of Ecuador. When five young missionaries, among them Jim Elliot and Nate Saint, are speared to death by the Waorani in 1956, a series of ...

Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer (2013) 7

Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer (2013)

Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial in a case that has gripped the nation and the world beyond, three young artists or the ...

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill (2016) (TV) 8

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill (2016) (TV)

It's 1959 in a seedy bar in Philadelphia, and Billie Holiday is giving one of her last performances interlaced with salty, often humorous, reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music 4 months b...

The Fabulous Ice Age (2013) 7.1

The Fabulous Ice Age (2013)

The era of the great American touring ice shows revealing how, with their dazzling production numbers and variety acts, they dominated family entertainment for decades. It also depicts one skater's quest to keep this his...

Quincy (2018) 7.6

Quincy (2018)

An intimate look into the life of icon Quincy Jones. A unique force in music and popular culture for 70 years, Jones has transcended racial and cultural boundaries; his story is inextricably woven into the fabric of Amer...

JFK: The Making of a President (2017) (TV) 6.4

JFK: The Making of a President (2017) (TV)

Explore how John F. Kennedy's worldview was influenced by his younger years, when he endured poor health, family tragedy and a demanding father....

Gracie (2007) 6.1

Gracie (2007)

This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and fa...

Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World, A Personal Exploration by Jason Riley (2021) (TV) 9.1

Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World, A Personal Exploration by Jason Riley (2021) (TV)

Traces Thomas Sowell's journey from humble beginnings to the Hoover Institution, becoming one of our era's most controversial economists, political philosophers, and prolific authors. Hosted by Jason Riley, a member of T...

Kid 90 (2021) 7.6

Kid 90 (2021)

An intimate look at young Hollywood starlets growing up in the 1990s, using hundreds of hours of footage captured by Soleil Moon Frye....