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..
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.
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..
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 ..
The film accompanies teams of Bounty Hunters night and day as they track down Americas most wanted criminals. Many of the Bounty Hunters are former criminals themselves, and know how a fugitive thinks, acts, and hides. Also the film joins Legendary Bounty Hunter Don Cuellar as he tracks down and captures two bounty jumpers.
Awaking Arthur offers a very different approach to the well-known King Arthur story. Featuring vivid recreations, this documentary traces the origins of the Arthurian Legends seperates the fact from the legend. and was filmed on location in France, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England.
A look inside the La Modelo prison in Bogota. Colombia. Called a model prison by Colombia officials the prison in reality is controlled more by the prisoners than the guards. With 5000 prisoners for 2400 spots, and not more than 150 security guards assigned to the prison. The prison is awash in violence, and drugs. Last year, 162 prisoners were kil..
From Waco to the WTO protests, weaponry and tactics once reserved for the battlefield have been used in police operations on U.S. soil. Urban Warrior investigates the debate over the use of military tactics in law enforcement.