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 bod..
Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who and Amazing Journey: Six Quick Ones are two exhilarating feature films about one of the greatest rock bands in the world! Spanning four decades, this authorized and definitive anthology of The Who relives their journey from humble beginnings to their meteoric rise to rock legend status in a 2-film DVD set. Fill..
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.
A fascinating look at a motorcycle gang of ex-cons and former drug users who have been converted to the teaching of Jesus Christ. Firm in their religious convictions, these bikers have become soldiers of Jesus who take to the road to spread the word.
A year in the life of City Springs, a failing Baltimore elementary school serving a poor African-American community. Given one year to upgrade test scores or be closed. City Springs decides to introduce a radical curriculum called Direct instruction.
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..
This film follows an Algerian reporter Mohammed Sifaoui over a period of four months as he infiltrated an Islamic AL-Qaeda network in France. Passing himself as a religious fundamentalist, who believes in the theories of Osama Bin Laden, he wins the confidence of the network members, who suggest that he do propaganda work, reconnaissance and inform..
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.
The Red Cross is still one of the richest stories of our history. The Red Cross Committee is the only organization working in every country, on every conflict. This film follows the training of the young delegates on their first mission.
To response to acts of delinquency and criminal offenses the US states of Texas, Tennessee, and Missouri have resorted to public humiliation in lew of jail time. The basic idea in quite simple, once they have been arrested, the offenders must choose between jail or public humiliation. The public humiliation can take the form of walking with a sign ..
The deeply personal values of a gay minister who is planning to enter into his own same sex marriage and a religious-right activist fervently against same sex marriage collide when they agree to exchange lives to debate same-sex marriage in a fascinating social experiment. From conservative rural beef country, to the heart of the urban gay communit..
Wade Davis: The Explorer follows Davis from a river trip with his family on the Stikine in Alaska and Northern B.C. to the Incan ruins of the high Peruvian Andes. He is able to slip off the map for awhile, to live with the voodoo priests in Haiti, the Penan in Borneo or the Quechuen of Chinchero.
The firemen of the Bronx are the most active in the world. The 65 fire stations situated in the Bronx receive fire calls about 160,000 times a year, that is to say 200 times a day. Some are false alarms, but many are very dangerous situations.The fires are caused by different reasons, but most of the fires are cases of arson. A special fire brigade..
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..