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Meru - Mountain Climbing in the Himalayas
Three renowned climbers navigate nature's harshest elements and their own complicated inner demons to ascend Mount Meru, the most technically complicated and dangerous peak in the Himalayas. Winner of the Audience Award for Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival .…
Wrestle - An Intimate Look at High School Athletes on a Difficult Path
Hoop Dreams goes to the mat in this intimate, coming-of-age documentary about four members of a high-school wrestling team at Huntsville's J.O. Johnson High School, a longstanding entry on Alabama's list of failing schools. Coached by teacher Chris Scribner, teammates…
A Skin So Soft - The World of Body-Builders
Jean-Francois, Ronald, Alexis, Cedric, Benoit, and Maxim are gladiators of modern times. From the strongman to the top-class bodybuilder, to the veteran who has become a trainer, they all share the same definition and obsession: overcoming the limitations of their…
In Whose Honor? - American Indian Mascots in Sports
The Cleveland Indians. Washington Redskins. Atlanta Braves. What's wrong with American Indian sports mascots? This moving, award-winning film is the first of its kind to address that subject. In Whose Honor? takes a critical look at the long-running practice of…
Gunnin' For That #1 Spot - Top High School Basketball Players Compete at a Tournament
Filmmaker and Beastie Boy Adam Yauch documents the lives and talent of some of America's most gifted high school basketball players as they prep for the first annual Elite 24 all-star game in 2006 at Harlem's famed Rucker Park. Wilt…
Infinite Football - Revolutionizing the Rules of the World’s Most Popular Sport
This documentary follows the travails of a former soccer star and current local bureaucrat in a small Romanian town who dreams of revolutionizing the rules of the world's most popular sport. Directed by the Corneliu Porumboiu ( When Evening Falls…
John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection - An Immersive Look at a Driven Tennis Player
This unique film revisits the rich bounty of 16-mm-shot footage of the left-handed tennis star John McEnroe, at the time the world's top-ranked player, as he competes in the French Open in 1984. Close-ups and slow motion sequences of McEnroe…
Burn the Ships - A Women's Softball Team that Refuses to Quit
Women's professional softball has spent decades fighting for survival, forcing the best players in the world to choose between their livelihood and their dreams. BURN THE SHIPS is the story of one woman and her team who sacrifice it all…
The Russian Five - Russian Players Join the Detroit Red Wings
In the late 1980s, the Detroit Red Wings hockey team was a laughing stock, often called the "Dead Wings". After a wealthy pizza magnate bought the failing franchise, he appointed an unorthodox General Manager to build a championship team. Throwing…
POV: Swim Team - Competitive Young Swimmers on the Autism Spectrum
PBS
What would you do if your community gave up on your child? The parents of a boy on the autism spectrum take matters into their own hands, forming a competitive swim team, recruiting teens on the spectrum and training them…
All for One - Australia’s First ProTour Cycling Team
A five year journey. Thousands of miles biked. Unlikely champions born. ALL FOR ONE follows the a tremendous team of Aussies on their long road to success becoming Australia's first ProTour cycling team. Nominated for Best Documentary at the Australian…
Supergirl - The Story of a Young Orthodox Jewish Weightlifter
Naomi seems like a typical 11-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl, but watching her lift almost three times her bodyweight tells a different story. SUPERGIRL tells an empowering story about one girl who is coming of age while testing the limits of…
Not Just a Game - Power, Politics & American Sports
We've been told again and again that sports and politics don't mix, that games are just games and athletes should just "shut up and play", but according to Nation magazine sports editor, Dave Zirin, this notion is just flat-out wrong.…
K2: Siren of the Himalayas
Four world-class alpinists including National Geographic's Explorer of the Year Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner team up in a dangerous foray of high altitude mountaineering in the breathtaking documentary K2: Siren of the Himalayas. The film follows an attempt to reach the summit…
Personal Gold - An Underdog Olympic Women's Cycling Team Story
This documentary focuses on the experience of four underdog women cyclists who become America's hope for a medal at the 2012 London Olympics after the men's team was banned during the Lance Armstrong drug scandal. In this post-Armstrong period, the…
More Than a Word - Native American-Based Sports Mascots
An exploration of Native American-based mascots, especially the Washington R_dskins, and their impact on real-life attitudes, issues, and policies. Through interviews with scholars, tribal leaders, lawyers, policy experts, activists, and Washington R_dskins fans, the film explores the history of the…
Awake: The Life of Yogananda
An enlightening documentary about Hindu mystic Paramahansa Yogananda who brought yoga and meditation to the West in 1920. Yogananda was the author of the spiritual classic Autobiography of a Yogi, which became the go-to book for seekers and yoga enthusiasts…
Screwball - Inside the Doping Scandal that Rocked Major League Baseball
Recounting the high-profile doping scandal that rocked Major League Baseball, SCREWBALL takes us into the surreal Miami underworld that provided performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez and other star players. Steroid peddler Anthony Bosch's medical credentials may be lacking,…
Under the Boardwalk - The Monopoly Story
This Emmy Award-winning film presents the captivating story of how a classic board game became a worldwide cultural phenomenon, and follows the colorful players who come together to compete for the title of Monopoly World Champion. Culminating with the high-stakes…
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Harder Than Everest
A high adventure film about Tim Macartney-Snape's incredible expedition to climb Gasherbrum IV - an 8000 metre symmetrical pyramid mountain of rock and ice on the border of Pakistan and China in the Karakoram Range of the western Himalaya. Tim,…