The story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. 42 stars Harrison Ford as the innovative ... more
Dodger's general manager Branch Rickey, the MLB executive who first signed Robinson to the minors and then helped to bring him up to the show, and Chadwick Boseman as Robinson, the heroic African American who was the first man to break the color line in the big leagues.
A Beautiful Mind stars Russell Crowe in an astonishing performance as brilliant mathematician John Nash, on the brink of international acclaim when he becomes entangled in a mysterious conspiracy. Now... more
only his devoted wife (Jennifer Connelly) can help him in this powerful story of courage, passion and triumph.
Explores the personal and professional struggles that made Shel Silverstein, who died in 1999, a unique voice. Silverstein’s resume includes best-selling books such as “The Giving Tree,” poetry ... more
collections “Where the Sidewalk Ends” and “A Light in the Attic,” chart-topping songs such as Johnny Cash’s “A Boy Named Sue” and Dr. Hook’s “The Cover of Rolling Stone”; and memorable illustrations.
Between 1959 and 1963, Dr. Gilbert Mason, a Biloxi physician, leads nonviolent "wade-ins" against segregation on Gulf Coast beaches. The protests spark violence from whites and results in the first su... more
ccessful anti-discrimination suit against the state of Mississippi.
A fact-based crime drama about New York City District Attorney chief investigator Andy Rosenzweig's struggle to solve the 27-year-old murder of a friend … even though the case seems as cold and dead... more
Van Vlahakis left Greece five decades ago with only $22 dollars in his pocket and headed for the U.S. hoping for a better future for his family. Eftichios (as is his Greek name), not only managed to l... more
ive the American dream, but also created one of the largest environmentally safe concepts – Earth Friendly Products, now a US giant in eco-friendly products. His story covers his life as it transforms from immigrant to CEO of Earth Friendly Products. The story centers on the modern day Vlahakis who is diagnosed with cancer and given only few months to live. As he reflects on his early life as an immigrant during the 1950’s, he decides to push himself to the limit by closing one final business deal that will solidify his company’s success even if it means taking on one of the largest corporations on the planet.
Patrice Émery Lumumba, a Congolese independence leader, becomes the first democratically elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo, after he helps win its independence from Belgium in June ... more
1960. Only twelve weeks later, Lumumba's government is deposed in a coup during the Congo Crisis.
In 1992, Nick Broomfield made his first documentary about serial killer Aileen Wuornos, and this follow-up comes a year after Wuornos' execution for killing six men during her years as a Florida prost... more
itute. Wuornos gave Broomfield the last interview of her life, and this film includes scenes of Broomfield testifying about his experiences with her.
The true story of one of history's most luminous and influential leaders, Alexander the Great—a man who had conquered 90% of the known world by the age of twenty-seven. Alexander led his virtually i... more
nvincible Greek and Macedonian armies through 22,000 miles of sieges and conquests in just eight years, and by the time of his death at the age of thiry-two had forged an empire unlike any the world had ever seen. The story chronicles Alexander's path to becoming a living legend, from a youth fueled by dreams of myth, glory and adventure to his lonely death as a ruler of a vast Empire. Alexander is the incredible story of a life that united the Known World and proved, if nothing else, fortune favors the bold.
Explores the life of Kurt Cobain, who formed Nirvana in 1987 with bassis Krist Novoselic and drummer Dave Grohl. Nirvana ushered in the Seattle grunge music movement in the early ‘90s. Cobain died o... more
f a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1994, leaving behind his wife and a daughter.