Before they led America through national crises, Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson were all transformed by personal trauma. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin reveals the all too human men who became legends.
A documentary on American political campaign marketing tactics and their consequences.
Nuclear Nightmare: Japan in Crisis presents a comprehensive timeline of the massive earthquake and tsunami that triggered a horrific domino effect at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi power plant.
Baby mamas, single mothers, deadbeat dads, absent fathers: these polarizing terms are commonplace in today?s African-American community. Nearly 72% of black children are born out of wedlock, and most are being raised by single mothers. Why is it that black men continue to neglect their parental responsibilities?
Through humour and absurdity, two friends presents critical questions about Jewish identity in the 21st century and the place of Yiddishkayt in that identity.
"Por Qué?! Una Crisis Endémica" is a film essay that analyzes have been developed as each of the stages of the Spanish Crisis from interviews with renowned experts in the economic and business fields.
When the world’s financial bubble blew, the solution was to lower interest rates and pump trillions of dollars into the sick banking system. But what happens when the solutions are identical to the mistakes that caused the very crisis?
Explore the events of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and hear from some of the actual participants in this riveting program. After an American naval blockade intercepted Soviet submarines on a secret mission to set up a military base in Cuba, the two nations engaged in a tense standoff that led the world to the brink of nuclear war. Submariners from both sides talk about the conflict, and viewers get a look inside their subs and the U.S. war room.
In the summer of 1969, Bernard, a Gaspesian fisherman's son, arrive in Perce to fin work. He meets Paul, Jacques and Francis, Quebec Independence activists who have come to open the 'Fisherman's House'. They aim to organize public conferences and offer lodgings to young travelers. A motley crowd of Quebecers from all over the province soon flocks to Perce: artists, hippies, rockers, hitchhikers and the like shake local authorities. Bernard is won over by the trio's ideas and gets increasingly involved in their project. The following year, the will join the Front de liberation du Quebec (FLQ) and play a pivotal role in the Summer Crisis 1969.
The life of a stressed out air controller falls apart as he battles a court case involving a mid-air collision which is causing the unhappiness of his wife.
Earth Crisis' 10 year legacy is captured and documented on this full length release. Their revolutionary and militant stance against animal cruelty and substance abuse gained them a universal legion of diehard followers. Earth Crisis have toured with many of hard rock's biggest names and appeared on the inaugural OzzFest dates.
The story revolves around a hardcore Onyanko Club fanatic who decides he wants to kill the girls to prevent the young, cute idols from getting old and married - in a sense, to preserve their youth for eternity.
Following up on his 2007 documentary, The Most Hated Family in America, Louis Theroux returns to Topeka, Kansas, for a week-long visit with the Westboro Baptist Church. He again joins the Phelps family on their controversial pickets where they try to antagonise communities with offensive slogans and anti-gay placards. But four years on from Louis's last visit, there are signs of disarray in the Phelps clan. A series of defections of family members has shaken up the church.
The economic crisis and consequences of the strict austerity policies have hit the Italian people hard. Tax offices are being occupied while business people are taking their own lives in despair. We document the current mood in Italy from the point of view of those whose existence is threatened by this crisis.
Drawing on the book of the same name, League of Denial crafts a searing two-hour indictment of the National Football League’s decades-long concealment of the link between football related head injuries and brain disorders.
500 noches para una crisi is the sixth live album of Joaquin Sabina. The concert was recorded live in Luna Park (Argentina) September 20th, 2014 and is composed of the song performed while on tour. This tour was a celebration of the 15th anniversary of the publication of the album 19 dias y 500 noches in 1999.
A long and thoughtful look at those desperate days of October 1970, when Montréal awaited the outcome of FLQ terrorist acts. This film puts the October Crisis in the long perspective of history. Compiled from news and other films, it shows independence movements past and present, and their leaders; it reflects the mingled relief, dismay, defiance, when the Canadian army came to Montréal; and it shows how political leaders viewed the intervention.
Documentation of the Cuban missile crisis (from 13 days supplementary material)