In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in the New York Times Magazine. 'Documented' chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an immigration reform activist/provocateur; and his journey inward as he re-connects with his mother, whom he hasn't seen in 20 years.
On August 9, 2014, Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black teenager, was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The outrage over the killing mobilized Ferguson’s black community and it also sparked massive protests throughout the US. How could a tiny suburb that no one had heard about before serve as the epicentre for the new civil rights movement?
DJ Rob Swift: Live! The Documented Movement is a behind the scenes look at one of the trail blazers of the DJ world, Rob Swift, as he embarks on a world tour to promote his ground breaking album The Architect. Special guests The X-ecutioners, Breez Evahflowin and The Buck 50 Kutters join forces with Rob on his never ending quest to prove the turntable is a musical instrument.
From filmmaker Melissa Elbirt comes this fascinating 2005 documentary that chronicles the part played by underground venue Burnt Ramen in turning the Bay Area into a hotbed for hardcore punk music. Featuring explosive performance footage and interviews with band members, the film delves into the stories behind Voetsek, Deadfall, Case of Emergency, Desolation, Strung Up, Blown to Bits, Brainoil, Scurvy Dogs and Exit Wound.
A rare look at the phenomenal career of Elvis Presley. How he got started in show business, rare footage of his early television appearances, his meteoric rise to fame, as well as Elvis' remarkable accomplishments in the movies.
Charting the life and times of Muhammad Ali, this documentary begins in Louisville, Kentucky, the birthplace of the future World Heavyweight champion and follows his career from his first amateur fight against Ronnie O'Keefe (for which he was paid the princely sun of $4.00) to the most famous fights of his life: "The Rumble in the Jungle" and "The Thriller in Manilla". Featuring classic footage from legendary fights, as well as interviews with his trainer Angelo Dundee and contributions from Henry Cooper, Joe Bugner and George Forman, this comprehensive guide to Ali’s life and times pays tribute to his unique, warm, and effervescent and charismatic character who took the boxing world by storm.