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  • Minecraft: The Story of Mojang

    This film tells the story of one of the most popular video games of all times, Minecraft. The documentary profiles the first year of Mojang, the studio that created the hugely successful computer game Minecraft. Mojang’s founder, Markus ‘Notch’ Persson, was born in Sweden in 1979. He grew up in a small town in Stockholm. He remembers as a child always longing to create games. In fact, he created his first game at the age of 8. He once told […]

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  • A Fighting Chance

    A FIGHTING CHANCE, an ESPN Film, is the story of Kyle Maynard, a young man born without arms or legs who lives his life with no excuses. Kyle is an extraordinary individual. There are very few things that he can’t do. He’s not held back by his physical limitations at all. Watch him pulling groceries off shelves, dialing a number on his cell phone, driving a car, even signing a voucher. If he were to be judged solely by his […]

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  • The Record Breaker

    The Record Breaker is a short documentary that tells the life story of Ashrita Furman, an eccentric and charming middle-aged man who happens to be the person with the most Guinness World Records of all time. Since 1979, he has set over 400 Guinness World Records. From a young age, Ashrita would admire people who were able to do unusual things. But he never thought that he could become one of them. He describes himself as a nerd when he […]

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  • Google Me

    This unusual documentary is about a man named Jim Killeen who Googled his name one day and was shocked to see other people that shared his name. And so, he was struck with a strange idea; he decided to take it a step further and embark on a year-long journey to meet and interview as many Jim Killeens as possible. Jim was interested in finding out what they have in common, their views about life, and what moves them. Of […]

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  • I Am

    An unexpected film by Tom Shadyac, this documentary takes us into deep water exploring what it means to be truly human.  Best known for directing comedy, Shadyac was living what he thought was the Amercian dream after hits like Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar Liar and Bruce Almighty.  A bicycle accident would leave him with Post-Concussion Syndrome, a condition that resulted in mental and physical instability, and lead him to question not only the reality of the world, but also […]

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  • Favela Rising

    Of Rio de Janeiro’s over 300 favelas, or slums, the Vigario Geral favela is considered to be one of the most dangerous of them all. It’s a place where lullabies are replaced by the sound of gunshots, where nobody wants to play the cop in cops and robbers, and where a child’s most common aspiration is to become a drug lord. Police brutality is rampant and on one tragic night in 1993, officers assassinated 21 residents in an attempt to […]

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  • Who’s Afraid of Ai Weiwei?

    This is the story of Ai Weiwei, one of the most intriguing people in China. This man has emerged in recent years as China’s first global art star. Museums all over the world showcase his monumental sculptures and provocative photography. In fact, nobody else in China is generating this kind of world-wide attention. Ai Weiwei is a fearless man who speaks what’s on his mind. This boldness is evident in his art. Weiwei obsessively documents his daily life and posts […]

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  • Bob Marley – Freedom Road

    Robert Nesta Marley, best known simply as Bob Marley, was an extraordinary man. Long after his death, his songs continue to inspire and motivate change in people of all races, all over the world. He was a Rastafarian and had a strong belief that peace and love can make the world a better place. And true to this, Bob Marley used his lyrics as a sword to battle against injustice. This Bob Marley documentary takes you behind the scenes and […]

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  • Kings of Cannabis

    Kings of Cannabis

    Since 1995, Arjan Roskam and his head breeder, Franco Loja, have been producing some of the most well-known strains of marijuana out of their sophisticated lab in Amsterdam. Arjan has won 38 Cannabis Cups and dubs himself the “King of Cannabis.” Along with his crew, he now travels all over the world searching for rare, untouched cannabis strains. Once these seeds are found, they are brought back to his lab in order to develop new varieties of marijuana. As marijuana […]

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  • Nelson Mandela: Free At Last

    On February 11, 1990 the whole world watched as Nelson Mandela walked to freedom. He had been a political prisoner held in a tiny cell for 27 years. In this documentary you will witness Mandela’s struggles against Apartheid and all the injustice suffered by black South Africans eventually leading up to his imprisonment. You’ll learn of the events that led up to Mandela’s release, and hear the powerful first words he spoke when he was finally set free. Mandela once […]

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  • The Buddha

    The Buddha

    In this documentary, directed by filmmaker David Grubin and narrated by Richard Gere, we learn the Buddha’s story. The story starts 2500 years ago in India where there lived a sage whose story inspired the world’s fourth largest religion.  Siddhartha Gautama, the prince of a small Indian kingdom, abandoned a life of luxury and pleasure to seek enlightenment.

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  • To Stand Above The Clouds

    At a height of 29,028 feet (8,848 meters), Mount Everest is the highest mountain on our planet. It is located in the Himalayas and sits on the border between China and Nepal. Climbing Everest is a feat for the brave with only around 3,000 people on record to have ever reached its summit. Mountaineers who decide to take on the challenge must endure the effects of the altitude sickness, as well as deal with extreme weather conditions, and other dangers […]

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