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Face Of Unity is the definitive Nelson Mandela documentary feature and first retrospective to be released since the president's death in late 2013. It includes a never before seen speech where Mandela outlines the groundwork for peace and reconciliation to future generations. The piece also includes tributes to Nelson Mandela from President Barack Obama, Sam Jackson, ...Read allStream Full Movie
Family secrets, lies, high drama and generations of contemporary history unspool in this international story that begins with World War II and concludes with an emotional 21st-century family reunion. Izak was born inside the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp in 1945 and sent for adoption in Israel. Secret details of his birth mother, an unknown brother in Canada an...Read allStream Full Movie
Filmmaker Taggart Siegel captures two turbulent decades in the life of John Peterson, an Illinois farmer who not only tends the land but also delves into writing and performance art. A man who would as soon work the fields in a feather boa as in a pair of jeans, Peterson rises out of the bankruptcy and depression plaguing Midwest farm communities in the 1980s and saves his livelihood through organic agriculture.Stream Full Movie
If, in 1940, you had a lobotomized aunt, an institutionalized father, a racist mother, and were the only gay kid on the block, what do you think the odds would be that you'd end up a Tony winner, a staple of television, and a generational icon? Enter "The Life Of Reilly". The cliché goes that truth is stranger than fiction. In this case, it is also funnier and more he...Read allStream Full Movie
In this documentary about personal and universal concerns, Adrian Grenier, who's in his early 20s, tries to determine the identity of his biological father. Based on what his mother has told him about her romantic past, he believes his father is a middle-aged man living in Ohio. But his mother says Grenier's father might actually be her current boyfriend. On the way to Ohio, Grenier stops to talk to non-family members about the essence of fatherhood.Stream Full Movie
This British documentary goes inside Mulberry Bush School, which is home to some 40 children with various types of behavioral disorders. For these kids, many of whom have suffered emotional trauma and all of whom have been dropped from the public school system, Mulberry Bush is a last option. Following five students over the course of a year, the film explores how the patience and determination of a small group of instructors can transform even the most damaged child.Stream Full Movie
The Cream Will Rise is a documentary that exposes the turbulent and troubling side of singer/songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins' early years when a confrontation with her mother forces her to come to terms with some of the demons and darker moments of her childhood. This moving portrait combines Hawkins' performance footage with intimate moments of revelation.Stream Full Movie