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A Century of the Queen Mother:100 Years in 100 Minutes

A Century of the Queen Mother:100 Years in 100 Minutes  

This remarkable portrait digs beneath the surface and presents for the first time a balanced account of the life of a powerful and exceptional woman. Presenting a vivid portrait of The Queen Mother.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Alias Ruby Blade

Alias Ruby Blade   

A story of love and revolution, Alias Ruby Blade tells of one courageous woman’s journey from undercover agent to First Lady of East Timor and the untold story of the birth of a new nation.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour or 1 x 78-minutes / USA


Althea

Althea  

A documentary about the trailblazing athlete Althea Gibson.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 78-minutes / USA


American Grindhouse

American Grindhouse  

The feature-length documentary American Grindhouse explores the hidden history of the American Exploitation Film.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 82-minutes / USA


An Unlikely Obsession

An Unlikely Obsession   

An Unlikely Obsession is the extraordinary story of how Winston Churchill devoted his life to protecting the Jewish faith from political, sociological and maniacal destruction.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 68-minutes / USA


Beatles, The: Made on Merseyside

The Beatles: Made on Merseyside   

The Beatles defined music and popular culture like no other band ever will - but how did they make the journey from Merseyside teenagers to international pop stars in the 1960s?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes (1 x 54-minute version also available) / UK


Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez  

Chronicling the birth of a modern American hero, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labour organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father, and his commitment to fighting for basic living wages for oppressed California farm workers. 

 

Fiction / 1 x 101-minutes / USA, Mexico


Charles at 50: Heir To Sadness

Charles at 50: Heir To Sadness  

After the impact of Diana’s death, the focus has shifted to Charles, widower and parent and heir to the throne.  This programme examines his relationship with his sons, his long-term lover Camilla and his future as King. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Charles:  A Portrait – A Man Alone

Charles: A Portrait – A Man Alone  

An in depth look at Prince Charles as a young man  and the character behind the public façade. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin

Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin  

When Anatoly Karpov, a loyal member of the Communist Party, fought against Viktor Korchnoi, a critic of the Soviet regime and high-profile defector, for the title of World Chess Champion, their teams were locked in a war of espionage, parapsychologists and KGB agents. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes (1 x 55-minute version also available) / UK


Dangerous Indiscretions: The Decline of the House of Windsor

Dangerous Indiscretions: The Decline of the House of Windsor  

This in-depth documentary looks at the scandals that have blighted the credibility and popularity of the royal family through the ages, right up to the more recent controversies surrounding Diana, Fergie and Camilla.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Defiant Requiem

Defiant Requiem  

Defiant Requiem illuminates the extraordinary, untold story of the brave acts of resistance by the Jewish prisoners at Terezín during World War II.

 

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / USA


Diana: A Day in the Life

Diana: A Day in the Life  

Exclusive footage showing the transformation of a shy teenager into one of the most admired woman in the world Diana, Princess of Wales, including moving images of her last days.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Diana: A Model Princess

Diana: A Model Princess  

This programme takes a searching look at the creation of Princess Diana’s own fashion style and the designers and magazine editors who helped her establish it.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Diana: A Portrait

Diana: A Portrait  

No other woman in modern times has commanded so much attention as Diana, Princess of Wales.  She was seen by her adoring public as a fairy-tale princess, caring wife, devoted mother and fashion icon. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Diana: In Search of Happiness

Diana: In Search of Happiness  

The definitive portrait of the 20th century's most remarkable woman Princess Diana - with exclusive interviews and moving footage of her legendary rise to popularity and celebrity status.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Effie Gray

Effie Gray  

A look at the scandalous love triangle between Victorian art critic John Ruskin, his teenage bride Effie Gray, and Pre-Raphaelite painter John Everett Millais.

 

Fiction / 1 x 109-minutes / UK


Elstree 1976: An Untold Star Wars Story

Elstree 1976: An Untold Star Wars Story  

Go behind-the-scenes with several key players who helped create the film which would define a whole generation of moviegoers!

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 97-minutes / UK


Escobar: Paradise Lost

Escobar: Paradise Lost  

In Colombia, a young surfer meets the woman of his dreams - and then he meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar

 

Fiction / 1 x two hours / France


Fergie Story: Paradise Lost, The

The Fergie Story: Paradise Lost  

The Fergie Story provides a unique glimpse into the life of the woman who could have been one of the most influential members of the Royal Family.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Fergie: Downfall of a Duchess

Fergie: Downfall of a Duchess  

A challenging and thought-provoking programme looking behind the headlines, telling the untold stories and making some sense of everything written and spoken about Sarah, Duchess of York.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Field Punishment No. 1

Field Punishment No. 1  

This remarkable film, based on true events and people, is not your usual war story. 

 

Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / New Zealand


Fourteen Weddings and a Divorce

Fourteen Weddings and a Divorce  

This documentary explores the history of royal marriages in the twentieth century and asks what next for a royal family increasingly battered by pressures from all sides.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Gangster No 1: The Freddie Foreman Story

Gangster No 1: The Freddie Foreman Story   

To Britain’s criminal underworld, Freddie Foreman is The Godfather and his name instils more fear than any other. Rightly or wrongly, he has been attached to almost every unsolved gangland murder in London over the last 50 years and remains one of the most iconic and well respected men of his generation.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / UK


H.M. The Queen: 50 Golden Years: The Remarkable Life and Marriage of The Queen and Prince Philip

H.M. The Queen: 50 Golden Years: The Remarkable Life and Marriage of The Queen and Prince Philip  

This programme is a sympathetic look at not only the lives of the Queen and Prince Philip, but also an insight into Britain and the changes it has gone through in 50 Golden Years. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


H.M. The Queen: A Remarkable Life

H.M. The Queen: A Remarkable Life  

This programme gets behind the surface to evoke the character of a modest but truly great Queen.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Harry: The Mysterious Prince

Harry: The Mysterious Prince  

This balanced and engaging documentary uses previously unknown facts and footage to throw light on a royal prince dogged by tragedy and controversy.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


In The Name of Love: The Life and Death of Diana Princess of Wales

In The Name of Love: The Life and Death of Diana Princess of Wales  

This balanced and revealing programme examines how a beguiling teenager became a despairing royal wife, but grew into a humanitarian figure of international stature. 

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Irish Mob, The

The Irish Mob  

A tale of shamrocks and sub-machine guns, this captivating documentary series from Abú Media Films spans more than 100 years of history to chart the extraordinary rise of the Irish Mob in America.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / Ireland


Killing Patient Zero

Killing Patient Zero  

When a new, deadly virus spreads across North America at an alarming rate, one man is singled out for bringing the disease to the continent. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 98-minutes / Canada


King Charles and Queen Camilla: Into the Unknown

King Charles and Queen Camilla: Into the Unknown  

This revealing documentary examines the past, present and future of a royal romance which has survived against all odds.  But what will that future bring for King, ‘Queen’ and country?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Krays: Myth Behind The Legend, The

The Krays: Myth Behind The Legend  

Directed by Christopher Matthews and produced by BAFTA-nominated Revelation Films, The Krays: Myth Behind The Legend is the inside story of the Krays, told by the people who really knew them. No hearsay. Just facts.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


Last Knights

Last Knights  

A fallen warrior rises against a corrupt and sadistic ruler to avenge his dishonored master.

 

Fiction / 1 x 115-minutes / South Korea


Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, The

The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond  

A rebellious socialite defies social conventions for a once-in-a-lifetime shot at true love, only to see her hopes for the future shattered after a priceless diamond vanishes into thin air in this romantic drama adapted from a long-lost Tennessee Williams screenplay.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 102-minutes / USA


Lost in France

Lost in France  

Lost in France, an exhilarating new documentary, explores the rise of this Glaswegian music scene, revisiting a defining, chaotic trip to France in the musicians’ early careers.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 97-minutes / Ireland/UK


Low Down

Low Down  

A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1970s jazz scene.

 

Fiction / 1 x 115-minutes / USA


Marilyn Monroe Declassified

Marilyn Monroe Declassified   

Marilyn Monroe Declassified balances the image of the blonde bombshell icon we thought we knew with information about her revealed in newly declassified FBI and CIA files. Here is the proof that her troubles were not all the product of her upbringing in an orphanage, abuse of prescription drugs and failed marriages.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 96-minutes / USA


New Royals, The

The New Royals  

As the new millennium came and went a new era dawned on the royal family.  Increasingly they found themselves sharing the spotlight with a new aristocracy, that of celebrity pop stars like the Spice Girls and Madonna as well as world famous footballers and tennis players. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Night We Called It A Day, The

The Night We Called It A Day  

A wonderfully crafted comedy drama based on the true story of Frank Sinatra’s uproarious visit to Sydney in 1974.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 91-minutes / Australia


Nuclear Nightmare: Inside the Cuban Missile Crisis

Nuclear Nightmare: Inside the Cuban Missile Crisis   

Nuclear Nightmare: Inside the Cuban Missile Crisis reveals how three human beings grappled with the most dangerous two weeks in human history, when events, many outside their control, threatened to ignite a nuclear holocaust that could have ended human civilization.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 78-minutes (1 x 74-mins and 1 x 55-mins also available).. / Ireland


Once Upon A Crime: The Borrelli-Davis Conspiracy

Once Upon A Crime: The Borrelli-Davis Conspiracy  

Seven years ago director Sheldon Wilson set out to tell a story involving crooked cops, a mafia Godfather, murder, a public poisoning, Elvis Presley, prison gang leaders and a cocaine-addicted newspaper editor who printed it all. As it turns out, this was just the beginning of the story.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 108-minutes / USA


Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus

Patterns of Evidence: The Exodus  

You never know where a crisis of faith will lead... filmmaker Timothy Mahoney chronicles an in-depth archaeological investigation in Egypt as his team attempts to corroborate the biblical text.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x two hours / USA


Prince Charles and Prince William: Royal Rivals

Prince Charles and Prince William: Royal Rivals  

This original programme asks how Charles and William have stayed so visibly fond of each other. A generous son to his father, and a great role model for his brother, William was always an enormous comfort for his mother.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Prince Edward & Sophie Rhys-Jones

Prince Edward & Sophie Rhys-Jones  

This programme portrays what is probably the least complicated royal romance of modern times.  Going behind the headlines to see the story of the Prince and the commoner, a girl from an ordinary middle class home. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Prince William – Royal Teenager: Behind the Headlines

Prince William – Royal Teenager: Behind the Headlines  

This is the story of a young man whose face is exposed on magazine covers and in tabloids; a face without a place to hide, who most private expressions photographers lurk to capture.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Prince William and Prince Harry: Prisoners of Celebrity

Prince William and Prince Harry: Prisoners of Celebrity  

With their every move, both positive and negative, subject to relentless media scrutiny, have William and Harry, like their mother Diana, become prisoners of their own celebrity?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Prince William and Prince Harry: The Next Royal Generation

Prince William and Prince Harry: The Next Royal Generation  

This probing documentary investigates the options open to the young princes at this incredibly difficult time and asks what lies in their future.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Prince William: A Royal Portrait

Prince William: A Royal Portrait  

The portrait of Prince William, future King of England and one of the most eligible men in the world, builds up a fascinating picture of an extraordinary individual.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Princess Camilla: Winner Takes All

Princess Camilla: Winner Takes All  

Balanced, engaging and informative, this documentary uses specially shot and rarely seen footage to explore Camilla’s sensational and intimate involvement with the very heart of the British monarchy.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Princess Diana: The Uncrowned Queen

Princess Diana: The Uncrowned Queen  

This programme provides a moving account of the unique life of the twentieth century’s most remarkable woman, with an American perspective on the events of her life, including footage from the auction held to sell her dresses.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


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