Category: Biography

Raising Matty Christian-2014 9.1

Raising Matty Christian-2014

This inspirational documentary profiles the life of Matthew G. Christian (1983-2009), known as 'Matty' from the town of Canton, Massachusetts, who was born without a full set of arms and legs and without a tongue. As tol...

Everybody’s Child-2014 7.2

Everybody’s Child-2014

Garry Fraser was born into a family of poverty, violence and alcohol addiction on Edinburgh's notorious Muirhouse estate, the same place that inspired the world-acclaimed film, Trainspotting. In this documentary, filmmak...

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior-2020 7.9

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior-2020

Tanhaji is an action epic about the titular Maratha warrior and Shivaji's military commander who lost his father in a battle and grew up to become a fierce warrior with powerful combat skills. When Mughal emperor Aurangz...

Amber’s Story-2006 6.1

Amber’s Story-2006

Amber Hagerman was just a 9 year old girl and on Saturday, January 13, 1996 at 3:30 p.m. while riding her bike in an abandoned grocery store parking lot, she was abducted and murdered two days later. Her mother wanted to...

Left on Purpose-2015 7.9

Left on Purpose-2015

Midway through the filming of a documentary about his life as an anti war activist, Mayer Vishner declares that his time has passed and that his last political act will be to commit suicide - and he wants it all on camer...

Dr Megavolt: From Geek to Superhero-2015 -

Dr Megavolt: From Geek to Superhero-2015

The story of America's first Electronaut....

1/10 of a Second-2015 8.6

1/10 of a Second-2015

The rise, fall, and redemption of the oldest professional motorcycle racer in the U.S., Johnny Rock Page....

Edith Walks-2017 5.7

Edith Walks-2017

Edith Walks is a 60 minute 66 second feature film inspired by a walk from Waltham Abbey in Essex via Battle Abbey to St Leonards-on-Sea in East Sussex. The film documents a pilgrimage in memory of Edith Swan Neck. Bits o...

No No: A Dockumentary-2014 7.2

No No: A Dockumentary-2014

In the 1970s Dock Ellis pitched a no-hitter on LSD and his outspoken style courted conflict and controversy, but his latter years were spent helping others recover from addiction. No No: A Dockumentary weaves a surprisin...

Attenborough at 90: Behind the Lens-2016 7.8

Attenborough at 90: Behind the Lens-2016

BBC goes through their archives and tells the story and highlights of national treasure David Attenborough.::André Eriksen...

Dirty Pictures-2010 7.1

Dirty Pictures-2010

Alexander 'Sasha' Shulgin is the scientist behind more than 200 psychedelic compounds including MDMA, more commonly known as Ecstasy. Considered to be one of the the greatest chemists of the twentieth century, Sasha's va...

Pharos of Chaos-1983 7.1

Pharos of Chaos-1983

Documentary profile of actor Sterling Hayden.::Keath...

Resistance-2020 6.8

Resistance-2020

The story of a group of Jewish Boy Scouts who worked with the French Resistance to save the lives of ten thousand orphans during World War II.::Epicentral Studios...

Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston-2019 7.3

Pariah: The Lives and Deaths of Sonny Liston-2019

Overcoming the seemingly insurmountable odds that life threw his way, Liston became the heavyweight champion of the world when he knocked out Floyd Patterson in 1962. Just eight years later, his wife finds him dead in th...

ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas-2019 7.5

ZZ Top: That Little Ol’ Band from Texas-2019

Produced by the Emmy award-winning Banger Films, ZZ TOP: THAT LITTLE OL' BAND FROM TEXAS tells the story of how Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill, and Frank Beard became one of the biggest, most beloved bands on the planet, all ...

Mr. Nice-2010 6.4

Mr. Nice-2010

Mr Nice is the true life story of Howard Marks who was born into a coal mining family in South Wales in 1940's and then made it to Oxford University to study nuclear physics during the swinging sixties. With the help of ...

As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM-2015 7.2

As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM-2015

AS I AM: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DJ AM covers the late, great mash-up pioneer's entire life from seed to sorrow: his meteoric rise to become the first million dollar DJ in the United States, and his incredibly storied pers...

Mao’s Last Dancer-2009 7.3

Mao’s Last Dancer-2009

A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange t...

Once Upon a Time in China II-1992 7.4

Once Upon a Time in China II-1992

In the sequel to the Tsui Hark classic, Wong Fei-Hung faces The White Lotus society, a fanatical cult seeking to drive the Europeans out of China through violence, even attacking Chinese who follow Western ways. Wong mus...

The Hunter-1980 6.4

The Hunter-1980

In order to track down bail jumpers, Ralph 'Papa' Thorson goes on a series of routine and not-so-routine searches. Sometimes he takes down his quarry easily. At other times, he's forced to extreme measures which result i...

Just Mercy-2019 7.5

Just Mercy-2019

A powerful and thought-provoking true-story, "Just Mercy" follows young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Bryan might have had his pick of lucrative...

Admiral-2015 7

Admiral-2015

When the young republic of The Netherlands is attacked by the great Kingdom of England, France, and Germany, and the country is on the brink of civil war, only one man can lead the country's strongest weapon, the Dutch f...

Max Manus: Man of War-2008 7.3

Max Manus: Man of War-2008

The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.::Anonymous...

Monica Z-2013 6.9

Monica Z-2013

Set in the glamour and free spirit of the early sixties. Monica, a young Swedish small town girl is dreaming of the vibrant city jazz clubs of Stockholm. She embarks on an intense journey in the limelight as a celebrated...

Becoming Bond-2017 7.5

Becoming Bond-2017

The stranger-than-fiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969), despite h...

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus-2006 6.5

Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus-2006

In 1958, in New York City, the upper class Diane Arbus is a frustrated and lonely woman with a conventional marriage with two daughters. Her husband is a photographer sponsored by the wealthy parents of Diane, and she wo...

A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story-2020 7.5

A Life of Speed: The Juan Manuel Fangio Story-2020

The life of five-time Formula One world champion Juan Manuel Fangio. The first official documentary.::Rodrigo H. Vila...

Georgetown-2019 6

Georgetown-2019

Ulrich Mott, an ambitious social climber, marries a wealthy widow in Washington D.C. in order to mix with powerful political players.::Anonymous...

Iron Jawed Angels-2004 7.5

Iron Jawed Angels-2004

Alice Paul and the women of the 1917 Women's Suffrage movement fight for future generations right to vote and run for office. Sacrificing their health, marriages and the limited amount of freedom they had, women were imp...

A Hidden Life-2019 7.5

A Hidden Life-2019

Based on real events, A Hidden Life is the story of an unsung hero, Bl. Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for t...

Web Junkie-2013 6.4

Web Junkie-2013

The Chinese government is the first to classify internet addiction as a clinical disorder. 'Web Junkie' identifies internet addiction and focuses on the treatment used in Chinese rehabilitation centres. The film delves i...

Death by Metal-2016 7.5

Death by Metal-2016

Here comes DEATH's probing and pulsing rock doc, DEATH BY METAL, pulling back the palm fronds of DEATH's origins in Altamonte Springs, Florida, and latching a narrative hook into the headstrong Chuck Schuldiner juggernau...

Harishchandrachi Factory-2009 8.4

Harishchandrachi Factory-2009

Dadasaheb Phalke had abandoned a well established printing business after a quarrel with his business partner. He gave his word to the worried partner that he would never enter into the printing business again as competi...

True History of the Kelly Gang-2019 6.1

True History of the Kelly Gang-2019

Based on Peter Carey's novel. The story of Australian bushranger Ned Kelly and his gang as they flee from authorities during the 1870s.::Polly_Kat...

The Captains-2011 6.8

The Captains-2011

The Captains takes the audience on a voyage of discovery as pop culture phenom William Shatner interviews Sir Patrick Stewart (Captain Jean-Luc Picard Star Trek: The Next Generation), Avery Brooks (Captain Benjamin Sisko...

Chief Crazy Horse-1955 6.2

Chief Crazy Horse-1955

When young Crazy Horse, of whom great things were predicted, wins his bride, rival Little Big Man goes to villainous traders with evidence of gold in the sacred Lakota burial ground. Of course, a new gold rush starts des...

Winnerz-2013 5.9

Winnerz-2013

Four childhood friends learn to cheat dice games from a heroine addict. They soon learn that the game of dice isn't about how the dice roll, it's about the people you roll with.::Anonymous...

Lady Jane-1986 7.1

Lady Jane-1986

The death of King Henry VIII throws his kingdom into chaos because of succession disputes. His weak son King Edward VI is on his deathbed. Anxious to keep England true to the Reformation, a scheming minister John Dudley ...

King David-1985 5.3

King David-1985

Israel circa 1,000 B.C. The adult life of David, who would eventually become King of Israel, is presented. The blessing of the Prophets, as the voice of God, is required before the King can take any major action. It is b...

Get Rich or Die Tryin’-2005 5.3

Get Rich or Die Tryin’-2005

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.::Seth Weinstein ...