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.
The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.
When the world's most celebrated soccer star, the Brazilian champion Pele, signed with the N.Y. Cosmos in 1975, the once ignored North American Soccer League became a hit with both fans and the media. The players - including Pele - became the toast of the town, earning their own private table at Studio 54. This documentary looks at the team's remarkable history and includes interviews with many of the Cosmos' star players.
In his lifetime Haydn achieved a degree of fame that easily surpassed that of Mozart and Beethoven. IN SEARCH OF HAYDN is an intricate portrait of Haydn's life told through performances and interviews from today's most admired classical musicians.
Costa-Gavras presents a powerful and riveting account of the implementation of the Final Solution and the culpability of the Vatican in the extermination of millions in Nazi Death Camps. Chemist Kurt Gerstein is an SS officer in charge of hygiene. When he learns that methods he developed to eradicate typhus are being used in gas chambers, he turns to representatives of the Vatican for help, to find that the only one who will listen to him is a young and powerless Jesuit priest.
Baseball legend Jackie Robinson stars as himself in this compelling biopic of the man who bravely challenged (and broke) the color barrier that existed in America's greatest pastime. The film starts with his college athletic career and proceeds to document his rocky and abuse-ridden tenure in the minors, his relationship with supportive Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey (Minor Watson), and his eventual big league debut, in 1947.
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