Marie Antoinette gives herself over to the pleasures of life in Versailles, caring little of the political intrigue that surrounds her, including an affair with a Swedish nobleman. Meanwhile, political power plays are throwing France into chaos.
The powerful and critically-acclaimed story of Jesus told in a strikingly beautiful visual style. Stars Oscar-nominees and Rip Torn as Judas and Robert Ryan as John the Baptist with Jeffrey Hunter as Christ.
"More Than the Rainbow" not only chronicles the life and times of Matt Weber, but becomes a vibrant conversation about the photographic medium, artistic expression, and New York City.
After graduating from university, Sean Aiken struggled with the question 'What should I do with my life?' His father said to find his passion. Taking the advice to heart, Sean created The One-Week Job Project, with the goal of working 52 jobs in 52 weeks.
On September 11, 2001, Cantor Fitzgerald became famous for the worst of all possible reasons; 658 of their employees were missing in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Though Cantor suffered more casualties than any other organization, their story was soon pushed aside as the media ambushed CEO Howard Lutnick, who went from face-of-the-tragedy to pariah within weeks. A true stranger-than-fiction account, unfolding over months and years, the film captures what it feels like to be caught in the crosshairs of history.
The classic tale of a suicidal amnesia victim chosen by Russian expatriates to impersonate Anastasia, the last surviving member of the Romanov dynasty and heiress to the Russian throne.
Josh Aronson's documentary takes an unexpected approach to the "medical miracle" film by examining the political and emotional turmoil that erupts between brothers over the cochlear implant that might allow their deaf children to hear. The ways in which a so-called miracle cure can divide as well as heal families and communities is the focus of Sound and Fury.
BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield and his wife, Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England. Includes bonus features.
Filmmaker Christopher Browne documents the mission of a group of middle-aged bowlers as they attempt to revitalize the sport and get the television-watching public interested in it again.
Egypt - The land of the pharaohs. The Egyptian high culture under the rule of the pharaohs was one of the most important civilizations in ancient times and one of the longest, with a duration of over three thousand years. Everyone can instantly picture the impressive images of the pyramids, the great Sphinx in Giza, the temples and legendary treasures that survived in the dry sands of the desert. A stereoscopic journey will allow you to take a close look at the pyramids, pharaohs, mummification, the Sphinx, hieroglyphs and gods like no other documentary before! Discover the secrets of Egypt!
Same Day As Theaters. Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) along with executive producers Martin Scorsese (The Departed) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) present a film that tells the inspiring story of world-renowned film critic Roger Ebert. It explores the challenges and triumphs of his life's work to ultimately becoming one of the most influential cultural voices in America.
On April 4,1968, the Revered Samuel "Billy" Kyles stood beside Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee and bore witness to his brutal assassination. Through Rev. Kyles' recollections of those fateful moments and the days leading up to them, "The Witness: From the Balcony of Room 306" helps us remember why Dr. King made that fateful trip to Memphis, and takes us inside the last hours of his life.
In 1999, renowned American mountaineer Conrad Anker made a discovery that reverberated around the globe. High in Mount Everest's ""death zone,"" he found the body of George Mallory - 75 years after the British explorer mysteriously vanished during his attempt to become the first man to summit the world's tallest peak. Mallory had risked everything as he set out, dressed in gabardine and hobnailed boots, in pursuit of his dream of reaching the top of Everest - which in 1924 was the last great adventure left to man. He was last spotted alive just 800 feet below the summit. Then the clouds rolled in and Mallory vanished into legend. After discovering Mallory's body, Conrad Anker's life became intertwined with Mallory's story. Remarkably, Mallory's body was found with all his belongings intact. The only thing missing was a photograph of his wife, Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit. Haunted by Mallory's story, Conrad longed to return to Everest to lay Mallory's ghost to rest.
Available Same Day as Theaters. A dynamic and tragic portrait of the life of Reddit co-founder and computer prodigy Aaron Swartz, a champion of open access who grew up to lead the internet community into a new age of data sharing and free speech.
Marshall, Texas is home to Wiley College. In 1935, inspired by the Harlem Renaissance and his work as a union organizer, Professor Melvin Tolson coaches the debate team to a nearly-undefeated season that sees the first debate between students from white and Negro colleges. The team of four, which includes a female student and a very young James Farmer, is tested in a crucible heated by Jim Crow, sexism, a lynch mob, an arrest and near riot, a love affair, jealousy, and a national radio audience.
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