CNN presents Millennium 2000--one hundred hours of all-inclusive global news coverage of millennium-related events and turn-of-the-century issues. This two-hour video will underline the New Year's Eve program that covers celebrations and New Year's Day interviews from the world's greatest cities--Paris, London, Rome, Sydney, New York, Berlin, Los A..
Criminal Confessions is a behind-the-scenes look into the inner workings of the criminal mind through never-before-seen interrogations and confessions of convicted criminals caught on videotape. Join experts as they examine the puzzling reasons and often disturbing realities behind these crimes. Featured Segments Include: Joseph Paul Franklin- a ra..
Coming to Hollywood as a celebrated boy genius featuring a spectacular career arc in New York including his War of the Worlds radio hoax, Orson Welles is stymied on the subject for his first film. After a dinner party at Hearst Castle, during which he has a verbal altercation with Hearst, Welles decides to do a movie about Hearst. It takes him some..
A run down Zen Buddhist priest, chef, and Tessajara Bread Book author Edward Espe Brown takes over Buddhist center kitchens around the globe to educate viewers in the joys of organic cooking as filmmaker Doris Dörrie rolls camera to explore just how Zen wisdom and a sharp chef's knife can be the key components to a meal that nourishes both the body..
Experience the moving lecture that generated a National Bestselling book and inspired millions to believe in the power of achieving their childhood dreams. Carnegie Mellon professor Randy Pausch was asked to deliver his Last Lecture - a series designed to examine the final lessons the speaker would impart when facing their own mortality. For Paus..
This adrenaline-packed documentary takes a virtual thrill ride through the evolution of skateboarding with a chronicle of the first 10 years of the X Games (1995-2004). Watch as the worlds best skaters forge exciting innovations in big-air, street, and vert skating through jaw-dropping performance footage and comprehensive summaries of each event.
In a series of episodic vignettes, pioneer director D.W. Griffith (Birth of a Nation) explores the life and turbulent times of the 16th President of the United States. Historically accurate and to the point, the film explores the birth, loves and tragic presidency of Abe Lincoln. Credited with the skillful use of a moving camera, it was also Griffi..
The first successful attempt of the ascent of Everest was in 1953. The British team was lead by John Hunt but it was Edmund Hillary from New Zealand and Tenzing Norgay a Sherpa from Nepal as part of that British Expedition that reached the summit.
By combining actual footage with film re-enactments, this film offers both a documentary and fictional account of the life of Adolf Hitler, from his childhood in Vienna, through the rise of the Third Reich, to his final act of suicide in the waning days of World War II. The film also provides considerable, and often shocking, detail of the atrocit..
Music and movie fans alike cheered this Hollywood adaptation of the real-life tale of brothers Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, and its top-drawer musical numbers. Starring as themselves (alongside many of their actual band-members), with actors filling out the remaining roles, these two icons of Big Band, Jazz and Swing recount the rise and fall of their ..
Documentary about the 25th and last bombing mission of a B17 the Memphis Belle. The Memphis Belle took part in a great bombing raid on sub-pens in Wilhelmshafen Germany. On their way they encountered heavy AA fire and interceptors
Ken Leishman: The Flying Bandit tells the remarkable story of the life of Canadian bank robber, prison escape artist and folk hero Ken Leishman. Earning his nickname The Flying Bandit, by using his plane as a getaway vehicle. Leishman masterminded several stylish yet completely non-violent bank robberies throughout Canada during the 1960s and 1970s..
Super Star Celine Dion and others are featured in this look at the driving passion of all artists to reach their performance peak and rise to the top of their stardom. Celine Dion sings several songs and discusses how her intense passion for performing fueled her incredible personal rise from a unknown French Canadian schoolgirl to World singing se..