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  • Free to Play

    FREE TO PLAY is a feature-length documentary that follows three professional video game players as they compete for a $1,000,000 prize in a competition that could change their lives forever. In August 2011, a five-day international tournament for the popular online strategy game Dota 2 was held in Cologne, Germany. Gamers from countries such as Ukraine, Singapore, Malaysia, China, and the United Stated signed up to participate in this revolutionary event. When the massive prize was announced, gaming blogs and […]

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  • Straight Acting

    In this documentary film, Spencer Windes tells the story of what it was like for him to evolve from a Mormon missionary to an openly gay man through violent contact sports. As the middle child in a middle class family, he wanted to be like the other boys but instead lived in a closet praying for Jesus to set him straight. At the age of 31, overweight and empty, he was still a college dropout, unemployed, and living at home. […]

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  • Kicking It

    This ESPN film is a documentary that takes a look at global homelessness through the lens of an international football (or soccer, in America) tournament for homeless people. In 2001, a Scot and an Austrian decided to help homeless people transform their lives, with football, by founding The Homeless World Cup. Word traveled quickly and after five years about 20,000 homeless men and women from around the world were involved in the all-year programs to come together to learn how […]

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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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  • Surfing and Sharks

    Sharks have carried a stigma ever since the first surfers entered South Africa’s coastal waters looking for epic swell conditions. The film seeks to educate viewers so they’ll willingly bridge the gap between myth and reality regarding shark attacks. Every single day during the summer when the ocean swells to its peak, there are Great White sharks swimming in the proximity of the surfers. Most of the time they move about harmlessly, dispelling the myth that they’re blood-thirsty monsters. Instead, […]

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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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  • Beyond Gravity

    This adrenaline-inducing film is about rock climbing and the people who are passionate about it. Narrated by renowned mountaineer and author Greg Child, the film is packed with breathtaking footage of majestic mountains and gorgeous valleys. Whether you’re climbing up, down or across rock formations, it’s all about discovering the natural world around you. Although some movies have made it out to be all glamorous, small injuries do occur regularly. For instance, it’s common to cut up your hands and […]

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  • 80 Waves

    This surf documentary took over five years to film. Over 10 different locations were filmed and some of the best surf pros can be seen in action. Watch surfers and foil-boarders, tow-in surfing and body-boarding. Listen to interviews with well-known pro-surfers like Adam D’Esposito and Ken Bradshaw. High definition cameras capture the culture and beauty of the world’s best surf spots, including the beaches of Tahiti, Bali and Java in Indonesia. Enjoy exquisite shots of breath-taking waves and the surfers that […]

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  • Parkour: People in Motion

    How do you find inner peace and happiness? What most people do is follow a certain set of rules or participate in a few rituals in the hope that in the end, they will be satisfied. But as you watch this amazing documentary on Parkour, you’ll discover that peace can be found in the most uncommon ways. Although we have society’s permission to move about on streets and roads, something seems to be missing. Something’s not right.  What we now […]

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  • Getting into Cirque Du Soleil

    Getting into Cirque Du Soleil

    If you have ever wondered where Cirque du Soleil finds such incredible performers, now you can take a behind the scenes look at the work of the talent scouts, the auditions, the annual training camp, as well as what it means to be a performer in one of the most famous circus shows in the world. 16×9 Global News was granted unprecedented access into the world of Cirque du Soleil and has released this entertaining documentary. Getting into Cirque du […]

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  • Super Amigos

    Superheroes do exist and they are fighting injustices on the streets of Mexico City. Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, is one of the most populated cities in the world. To many, it is considered to be a concrete jungle where only the strong survive. Many societal problems plague the city including poverty, crime, and corruption. These issues have spiraled out of control and it seems like the city is broken beyond repair. When politicians and police fail to protect […]

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  • Pond Hockey

    Before the existence of competitive leagues playing hockey in front of thousands of fans there was pond hockey. Pond hockey is a sport that is very similar to traditional ice hockey except that it’s played outdoors on a natural frozen body of water. People who have played pond hockey say there is nothing like playing with the sky above your head with the fresh air in your lungs. They say this is the way hockey is was meant to be […]

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