A mother and a daughter climb a mountain trying to cope with a past the mother has spent years suppressing. The daughter was sexually abused by her stepfather, and now she wants to understand why her mother didn’t notice.
This documentary investigates Burzynskis hidden cancer treatment, its successes and the decades of failed lawsuits the US government and FDA have pursued in order to try to silence him.
Finding Fidel tells the remarkable story of war cameraman Erik Durschmied, who in 1958 journeyed to Cuba’s Sierra Maestra mountains to interview a little-known rebel leader named Fidel Castro. A month later, Castro’s band of fighters rolled into Havana, and the world would never be the same.
Cenk Uygur's transforms from unknown talk show host on Public Access TV to internet sensation, with his show amassing a billion views. Hired by MSNBC, his uncensored views are compromised & he becomes the nexus in the battle between new & old media.
"Chávez" is a documentary based on the public and political life of the Venezuelan Ex-President from the day of the rebellion he commanded on February 4th, 1992 until his death on March 2013.
When Shawney was six his father bought 'The Manor', a small-town strip club. Shawney's role as struggling filmmaker and outcast son provides a rare glimpse into a family facing the consequences of their livelihood and dependence. Told with humour and frankness.
Sidney Rittenberg arrived in China as a GI at the end of World War II. Discharged there, he joined the Communist Party, and was an active participant in the Communist revolution & its aftermath, including the Cultural Revolution, Great Leap Forward & Hundred Flowers Campaign.
In 1969, an American war hero moves to a remote village in the Philippines and invites hundreds of women to live with him. For over 30 years he ruled as a King before facing charges of over 80 counts of rape.
In 1988, Olivier made a perilous journey across Afghanistan, under Soviet occupation, with a $50,000 donation in his backpack. He then had a car accident, amnesia and the new challenge of rebuilding his identity.