Archive for the ‘Documentary’ Category

Iron Maiden: Flight 666

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Come fly with Iron Maiden and enjoy the hospitality of Flight 666 as the boys’ take on the biggest tour of their career, flying around the world in their own private Boeing 757. This insight into the background noise that is the logistical workings’ of the ’2008 Somewhere Back in Time’ World Tour is captivating, both behind the scenes as well as on stage. Performing in front of sell out crowds, this “Rocumentary” is an insight into the minds, bodies and souls of the family that is Iron Maiden.

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Taxi to the Dark Side

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Using the torture and death in 2002 of an innocent Afghan taxi driver as the touchstone, this film examines changes after 9/11 in U.S. policy toward suspects in the war on terror. Soldiers, their attorneys, one released detainee, U.S. Attorney John Yoo, news footage and photos tell a story of abuse at Bagram Air Base, Abu Ghraib, and Guantanamo Bay. From Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Gonzalez came unwritten orders to use any means necessary. The CIA and soldiers with little training used sleep deprivation, sexual assault, stress positions, waterboarding, dogs and other terror tactics to seek information from detainees. Many speakers lament the loss of American ideals in pursuit of security.

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Focaccia blues

Friday, June 11th, 2010

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War and Peace

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

A collage of documentary and dramatised sequences dealing with such topics as overkill, peace demonstrations, NATO arms policy and life after the next war.

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Rue Santa Fe

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

October 5, 1974: In the suburbs of Santiago, pregnant Carmen is badly injured and her partner Miguel, head of the resistance against Pinochet’s dictatorship, is killed in combat. So begins a journey into the memories of the defeated…

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Deep Blue

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Alastair Fothergill’s nature documentary Deep Blue consists of 90 minutes of footage of undersea creatures — living, surviving, fighting, and dying. Similar to like-minded documentaries such as Winged Migration and MicroCosmos, Deep Blue features footage from locations throughout the world. The great British actor Michael Gambon provides the narration, which favors involving the viewer emotionally over providing enlightening factual information on the creatures. The 22 segments of the film conclude with footage of how man has affected life under the sea. This film was originally produced for the British television series The Blue Planet. According to the filmmakers, some of the creatures seen here have never been previously recorded on film.

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The Best of the Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Video series spotlighting memorable moments and roasts hosted by Dean Martin. “Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts” were periodic specials aired in the 1970s and 1980s, which roasted (or honored) such stars as Lucille Ball, Muhammad Ali and Johnny Carson; guests then recalled comedic moments they shared. Comedian Rich Little (a regular on the “Roast” specials) served as pitchman for the videos in a series of TV infomercials

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The Carter

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

An in-depth look at the artist Dwayne LIL’ WAYNE Carter Jr, proclaimed by many as the “greatest rapper alive” With comprehensive and personal interviews with Lil’ Wayne, this film will also feature insight from those that know him best. The world will finally get to know the history surrounding one of the most prolific artists of this generation.

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One Peace at a Time

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Filmed in 20 countries, with the insights of Nobel Laureates: Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Peace Prize), Steve Chu (Nobel Prize Physics and President Obama’s Secretary of Energy) & Desmond Tutu (Nobel Peace Prize) with Helene Gayle (CEO of CARE, International) & special appearance by American legend Willie Nelson

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How Weed Won the West

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

From the creators of American Drug War the long awaited sequel -How Weed Won the West!
How Weed Won The West delves deeply into the culture and commerce of cannabis featuring California’s ganja growers,medicinal marijuana patients and law reform advocates. Kevin Booth’s vivid document from behind the front lines of the “war on pot” blows the lid off a multi-billion dollar industry on the verge.

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