How the novel that is widely considered the greatest work of modern fiction was created and the toll it took on James Joyce’s family
A follow-up of sorts to her infamous first efforts at documenting her life on and off stage in Truth or Dare, Madonna invites us in again, 14 years later in I’m Going to Tell You a Secret. It follows Madonna from the dancer auditions for her Re-Invention tour, to backstage behind the shows and all the real life that happens in-between. While not as titillating as her first foray into the documentary world, I’m Going ..
Taking off after the end of filming on the last season of 24, Kiefer Sutherland heads to Europe with his band Rocco DeLuca & The Burden. As their road manager, Sutherland faces the trials and joys of life on the road, whether it is locked venues, storming gigs, quiet audiences or giving out free tickets at the last minute to avoid an empty venue. The tour takes across Europe, including England, Germany and Iceland
American documentary film-maker George C. Stoney visits the Aran Islands to try and unravel some of the myths surrounding a film that had engrossed him as a youngster – Robert Flaherty’s famous documentary “Man of Aran” released in 1934
A documentary which chronicles a ninety-year-old love story, through the collective voice of seventy ladies
This documentary film is about the making of U2’s Achtung Baby. In 2011, U2 returned to Hansa Studios in Berlin to discuss the making of Achtung Baby. This film is directed by Davis Guggenheim. Screened in the UK as part of the BBC’s Imagine series, this film was the first ever documentary to open the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival. Included is bonus footage of “So Cruel,” “Love is Blindness,” and “The Fly” shot in ..
A filmmaker sets out to discover the life of Joyce Vincent, who died in her bedsit in North London in 2003. Her body wasn’t discovered for three years, and newspaper reports offered few details of her life – not even a photograph
Documentary filmmaker Amy Berg investigates the life of 30-year pedophile Father Oliver O’Grady and exposes the corruption inside the Catholic Church that allowed him to abuse countless children. Victims’ stories and a disturbing interview with O’Grady offer a view into the troubled mind of the spiritual leader who moved from parish to parish gaining trust … all the while betraying so many
The love story between British writer, Christopher Isherwood (whose book ‘The Berlin Stories’ inspired the musical and film Cabaret) and Don Bachardy, American portrait artist
The untold story of a Royal “propagandist in pearls” whose wartime friendship with President Roosevelt became a vital catalyst to win back freedom for her tiny occupied country