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2019

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Aquaman: Heroines of Atlantis
Aquaman: Heroines of Atlantis
Amber Heard and Nicole Kidman discuss their characters Mera and Atlanna.
Aquaman: Heroines of Atlantis 2019
The Movies
The Movies
CNN Original Series explores American cinema through the decades and the cultural, societal and political shifts that framed its evolution. Combining archival footage and interviews with leading actors, directors, producers, critics and historians, the series showcases the most pivotal moments in film that have stirred the imagination and influenced our culture.
The Movies 2019
Grass and Glass
Grass and Glass
A glacial psychedelic experience exhibiting the abstract images seen by an individual slowly dying on the floor of their home.
Grass and Glass 2019
Bleeding Solar
Bleeding Solar
An experimental landscape film shot across three countries -- the USA, Canada & Sweden -- and collaboration with ambient musician, Arterial Red (silent apart from the composer’s 96 minute score), which explores the abstract essence of space in the context of naturalistic environments, through four chapters and an interlude.
Bleeding Solar 2019
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch
For a year, acclaimed British filmmaker Jeanie Finlay was embedded on the set of the hit HBO series “Game of Thrones,” chronicling the creation of the show’s most ambitious and complicated season. Debuting one week after the series 8 finale, GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCH delves deep into the mud and blood to reveal the tears and triumphs involved in the challenge of bringing the fantasy world of Westeros to life in the very real studios, fields and car-parks of Northern Ireland. Made with unprecedented access, GAME OF THRONES: THE LAST WATCH is an up-close and personal portrait from the trenches of production, following the crew and the cast as they contend with extreme weather, punishing deadlines and an ever-excited fandom hungry for spoilers. Much more than a “making of” documentary, this is a funny, heartbreaking story, told with wit and intimacy, about the bittersweet pleasures of what it means to create a world – and then have to say goodbye to it.
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch 2019
Какофонія Донбасу
Какофонія Донбасу
Какофонія Донбасу 2019
A Florida Melancholy
A Florida Melancholy
At the beginning of the summer of 2018, filmmaker Eli Hayes, who has been struggling with depression for his entire life, fell deep into the inky chasms of the disease. Days later, Hayes was called down to Tallahassee, Florida for a job opportunity. While in Florida, the despondency grew more severe and eventually took complete control of his psychological well-being. Over the course of the summer, good days would occur sparsely and sporadically; on these days, Hayes would bring his camera outside to film the beauty of his environment, despite knowing full well that the dejection would soon return. "A Florida Melancholy" is a landscape film of emotional survival, comprised of the footage that Hayes shot while in Florida throughout the darkest season of his life, during which all that he could rely on for hope & direction were his camera, and his surroundings.
A Florida Melancholy 2019
Brecht
Brecht
Bertolt Brecht, a theatre revolutionary, poet of the state, outsider, looks back on his life in 1956, the year of his death, in East Berlin: adolescent provocations in Augsburg during the First World War, early poetic and amorous flights of fancy in the Munich and Berlin of the 1920s, his escape from Hitler, returning from the US exile, followed by his later years caught in a dilemma between timeless classic and a failing GDR class fighter, an indefatigable free spirit and compromised artist.
Brecht 2019
Chasing the Moon
Chasing the Moon
An unprecedented look at the decade-long odyssey to land a man on the moon that pulls back the curtain on the familiar narrative of the moonshot that we think we know, revealing a fascinating stew of scientific innovation, political calculation, media spectacle, visionary impulses and personal drama.
Chasing the Moon 2019
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley
With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. Then, overnight, her 10-billion-dollar company dissolved. The rise and fall of Theranos is a window into the psychology of fraud.
The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley 2019
Psychomagie, un art pour guérir
Psychomagie, un art pour guérir
If each of us has a genetic heritage, it also has a psychological legacy, passed from generation to generation. Alejandro Jodorowsky, filmmaker and multidisciplinary artist, convinces us that art only has a deeper meaning if it heals and releases our consciousness. Thus, creating Psychomagic. Through theatrical and poetic acts directed directly to the unconscious, this therapy has the ability to free blockages. Psychomagic, an art for healing, is the most comprehensive documentary on the evolution of the creative and therapeutic works of Alejandro Jodorowsky.
Psychomagie, un art pour guérir 2019
The Imagineering Story
The Imagineering Story
Explore the past, present and future of Walt Disney Imagineering with noted filmmaker Leslie Iwerks. Ms. Iwerks comes from a family with deep Disney history — her grandfather was an early Disney animator and her father is a former Imagineer — and her previous work includes profiles of Pixar Animation Studios and visual effects house Industrial Light & Magic.
The Imagineering Story 2019
Pavarotti
Pavarotti
Featuring never-before-seen footage, concert performances and intimate interviews, filmmaker Ron Howard examines the life and career of famed opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti.
Pavarotti 2019
Varane : Destin de Champion
Varane : Destin de Champion
Varane : Destin de Champion 2019
Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock 'n Roll
Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock 'n Roll
Documentary about Asbury Park.
Asbury Park: Riot, Redemption, Rock 'n Roll 2019
Mosul
Prime Video
Mosul
An Iraqi journalist joins an army of uneasy allies and unforgettable characters in the epic battle to liberate the city of Mosul from the Islamic State.
Mosul 2019
Home Away from Home
Home Away from Home
Benji Sandergaard and his family go on a trip to Hollywood, the City Of Stars.
Home Away from Home 2019
Diego Maradona
Prime Video
Diego Maradona
Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the personal life and career of the controversial football player Diego Maradona who played for SSC Napoli and Argentina in the 1980s.
Diego Maradona 2019
Apollo 11
Prime Video
Apollo 11
A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin.
Apollo 11 2019
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom
In 1936, Victor H. Green (1892-1960) published The Negro Motorist Green Book, a book that was both a travel guide and a survival manual, to help African-Americans navigate safe those regions of the United States where segregation and Jim Crow laws were disgracefully applied.
The Green Book: Guide to Freedom 2019
Bring the Soul: The Movie
Bring the Soul: The Movie
A glimpse into K-pop group BTS’ world away from the stage, featuring intimate group discussions alongside spectacular concert performances from their world tour.
Bring the Soul: The Movie 2019
The Great Hack
The Great Hack
Data—arguably the world’s most valuable asset—is being weaponized to wage cultural and political wars. The dark world of data exploitation is uncovered through the unpredictable, personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data story.
The Great Hack 2019
Fantastic Fungi
Fantastic Fungi
A vivid journey into the mysterious subterranean world of mycelium and its fruit— the mushroom. A story that begins 3.5 billion years ago, fungi makes the soil that supports life, connecting vast systems of roots from plants and trees all over the planet, like an underground Internet. Through the eyes of renowned mycologist Paul Stamets, professor of forest ecology Suzanne Simard, best selling author Michael Pollan, food naturalist Eugenia Bone and others, we experience the power, beauty and complexity of the fungi kingdom.
Fantastic Fungi 2019
Memory: The Origins of Alien
Memory: The Origins of Alien
The untold origin story behind Ridley Scott's Alien - rooted in Greek and Egyptian mythologies, underground comics, the art of Francis Bacon, and the dark visions of Dan O'Bannon and H.R. Giger. A contemplation on the symbiotic collaborative process of movie-making, the power of myth, and our collective unconscious.
Memory: The Origins of Alien 2019
Fyre
Fyre
He promised supermodels and yachts, but delivered tents and cheese sandwiches. How one man engineered a music festival disaster.
Fyre 2019
The Elephant Queen
The Elephant Queen
Join Athena, the majestic matriarch, as she leads her elephant herd across an unforgiving African landscape.
The Elephant Queen 2019
Knock Down the House
Knock Down the House
In 2018, a young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri join a movement of insurgent candidates challenging powerful incumbents in Congress. Without political experience or corporate money, these four women are attempting to do what many consider impossible.
Knock Down the House 2019
QT8: The First Eight
QT8: The First Eight
A detailed account of the life and artistic career of legendary filmmaker Quentin Tarantino, from his early days as a video club manager to the scandalous fall in disgrace of producer Harvey Weinstein. A story about how to shoot eight great movies and become an icon of modern pop culture.
QT8: The First Eight 2019
Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly
Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly
While crafting his Grammy-nominated album "Astroworld," Travis Scott juggles controversy, fatherhood and career highs in this intimate documentary.
Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly 2019
College Behind Bars
College Behind Bars
Out of the more than 50,000 men and 2500 women incarcerated in New York State, only a tiny fraction have access to higher education. The Bard Prison Initiative (BPI) enrolls incarcerated men and women earning Associate and Bachelor’s degrees; it’s a program with wide-ranging benefits, including lower rates of recidivism, and it challenges our prioritization of punishment over education.
College Behind Bars 2019
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese
Part documentary, part concert film, part fever dream, this film captures the troubled spirit of America in 1975 and the joyous music that Dylan performed during the fall of that year.
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese 2019
The Game Changers
The Game Changers
From the UFC Octagon in Las Vegas and the anthropology lab at Dartmouth, to a strongman gym in Berlin and the bushlands of Zimbabwe, the world is introduced to elite athletes, special ops soldiers, visionary scientists, cultural icons, and everyday heroes—each on a mission to create a seismic shift in the way we eat and live.
The Game Changers 2019
Happy, la Méditation à l'école
Happy, la Méditation à l'école
Happy, la Méditation à l'école 2019
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé
This intimate, in-depth look at Beyoncé's celebrated 2018 Coachella performance reveals the emotional road from creative concept to cultural movement.
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé 2019
Honeyland
Honeyland
When nomadic beekeepers break Honeyland’s basic rule (take half of the honey, but leave half to the bees), the last female beehunter in Europe must save the bees and restore natural balance.
Honeyland 2019
The Biggest Little Farm
The Biggest Little Farm
The successes and failures of a couple determined to live in harmony with nature on a farm outside of Los Angeles are lovingly chronicled by filmmaking farmer John Chester, in this inspiring documentary.
The Biggest Little Farm 2019
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks
Prime Video
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks
The fantastic story of how an ancient martial art, Chinese kung fu, conquered the world through the hundreds of films that were produced in Hong Kong over the decades, transformed Western action cinema and inspired the birth of cultural movements such as blaxploitation, hip hop music, parkour and Wakaliwood cinema.
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks 2019
Everybody’s Everything
Everybody’s Everything
The story of artist Lil Peep from his birth in Long Island and meteoric rise as a genre blending pop star & style icon, to his death due to an accidental opioid overdose in Arizona at just 21 years of age.
Everybody’s Everything 2019
Demon House
Demon House
As mass hysteria breaks-out over an alleged demonic possession in an Indiana home, referred to as a “Portal to Hell,” Ghost Adventures host and paranormal investigator Zak Bagans buys the house, sight unseen, over the phone. He and his crew then become the next victims of the most documented case of demonic possession in US history… the “house of 200 demons.
Demon House 2019
Tell Me Who I Am
Tell Me Who I Am
In this documentary, Alex trusts his twin, Marcus, to tell him about his past after he loses his memory. But Marcus is hiding a dark family secret.
Tell Me Who I Am 2019