A famous prison escape sparks the idea for a cult-like race that has seen only 10 finishers in its first 25 years. This award-winning, oddly inspiring, and wildly funny documentary reveals the sports world's most guarded secret.
Featuring the biggest bands in heavy metal music, Get Thrashed! covers the origins, cultural impact, and musical influence of Thrash Metal. Told first-hand by the members of bands like Metallica, Slayer, and Anthrax, as well as using raw, original show footage. Along the way we witness the drugs, drinking, fighting, deaths, mosh pits, long hair and most of all - the groundbreaking new music.
A filmmaker explores the radical change of her once Democratic father to an angry right-wing fanatic after his immersion in talk radio and Fox News. She discovers this to be a powerful phenomenon that has divided families across the nation.
The privatization of war has become big business. Cheap, outsourced labour is hired from the poorest parts of the world. With US Department of Defense money, some private companies even hire former child soldiers from Sierra Leone and Uganda, despite an industry code of conduct. How US private military firms hire former child soldiers to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan.
An indepth look at the commercial pet food industry, the total lack of oversight, and what nutritional requirements cat and dogs actually have, compared to what they are being served. An eye opener, on a subject rarely exposed.
"Live PD: Police Patrol" brings viewers an unfiltered look at law enforcement officers in action across America, highlighting the daily life-and-death situations faced by sheriff's departments, highway patrols, and local police departments in a diverse range of jurisdictions from Connecticut to Arizona.
Exposing a neo-Nazi group that has actively recruited inside the U.S. military. An investigation with ProPublica shows the group's terrorist objectives and how it gained strength after the 2017 Charlottesville rally.
Meet the scientist whose groundbreaking writings revolutionized our relationship to the natural world. Mary-Louise Parker is the voice of Rachel Carson in this moving and intimate portrait.
An ex-Army Ranger who runs a homeless shelter for addicts in Seattle tries to give them hope by leading them up one of the most treacherous mountains in North America – Mt. Rainier. Will their personal mountains be too steep to overcome?
Go on a breathtaking journey in OVER Alaska! Come face-to-face with Mount McKinley, fly over electric blue glaciers, follow the Iditarod, join kayakers as they navigate icebergs, and get as close to Alaska's wildlife as is humanly possible.
What happened in Rwanda in 1994 was not simply the spontaneous eruption of inter-ethnic hatred. It was planned genocide, on an industrial scale. Something that was prepared for at least a year in advance. Lists were made. Weapons were collected. RTLM radio spent months conditioning their audience to believe that one sector of their population represented a threat.
With densely dramatized feature scenes, documentary and archive material, and surprising interviews with her companions, this highly emotional docudrama tells the very personal story of Anne Frank as it has never been seen before. Featured by XIVETV.
This is the incredible true story behind Quentin Tarantino's film Inglourious Basterds. As a teenager, Hans Wijnberg is sent to America from Holland to escape Nazi aggression; Fred Mayer and his family flee Germany. Both enlist in the U.S. army and are recruited for 'Operation Greenup.' They're sent to investigate a Nazi stronghold in one of the most successful and daring missions of WWII.
Frank Ferrante is 54, weighs 290lbs., had a lifetime of drug & alcohol abuse and as a result contracted Hepatitis-C. One day Frank stumbles into Cafe Gratitude, a Raw food café in San Francisco, and meets Ryland, the café's manager. Watch as Ryland, his brother Cary and best friend Conor, help Frank take on his weight, health, relationships and loving himself in just 42 days.
Overweight, sick and depressed, 54-year-old Frank Ferrante lives a life of despair and disappointment. One day he meets the young manager of a vegan café specializing in raw foods, who offers to coach Frank back to health.
Shari Duval was desperate to help her son Brett when he returned from Iraq, suffering from PTSD. She heard a story about a service dog helping a veteran and it sparked an idea. That idea, to start a service dog agency for veterans, gave Brett hope. The two formed K9s for Warriors, which pairs veterans with service dogs, many of whom are rescued from shelters. This is their story.
Few know the story of how the U.S. Navy SEALs (Sea, Air and Land) became the renowned warriors of today. Without them, much of world history would have been written differently, from the beaches of Normandy to the Pacific theater, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan.