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50 Glorious Years: The Remarkable Life and Marriage of The Queen and Prince Philip

50 Glorious Years: The Remarkable Life and Marriage of The Queen and Prince Philip  

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

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


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


Allies

Allies  

In 1944, an American Captain and a British Sergeant need to work together to finish a mission, end the war and find out who their true allies are.

 

Fiction / 1 x 93-minutes / UK


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


Assault & Rescue

Assault & Rescue  

Assault and Rescue cracks open the playbook in an extraordinary moment-by-moment case study:  The 1976 Entebbe hostage crisis.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


Auschwitz

Auschwitz   

Using brutally realistic imagery, filmmaker Uwe Boll depicts the harsh reality of the process inside one of the most infamous Nazi death camps.

 

Fiction / 1 x 73-minutes


Barabbas - Presented By Palatin Media

Barabbas - Presented By Palatin Media  

Based on the Nobel Prize® winning novel by Pär Lagerkvist, Barabbas explores the epic story of the ultimate biblical sinner Barabbas, the great robber, brigand and freedom-fighter.

 

Fiction / 1 x 100-minutes (2 x 90-minute or 3 x 45-minute + 1 x 68-minute.. / USA/Italy


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


Becoming Bond

Becoming Bond  

Becoming Bond is a unique documentary / narrative hybrid chronicling the stranger-thanfiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / USA


Belle

Belle  

Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Belle, a mixed race girl raised as an aristocratic Lady in England at the end of the 18th Century. Half black and half white, Dido is the result of a union between British Naval officer, Sir Admiral John Lindsay and a an African slave woman.

 

Fiction / 1 x 100-minutes / UK


Bobby Sands: 66 Days

Bobby Sands: 66 Days  

Directed by RTS Award-winner Brendan J. Byrne (Breaking the Silence) and produced by IFTA-winner Trevor Birney (Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God), this feature documentary from Fine Point Films is the definitive account of the events that turned an enigmatic prisoner into an iconic and divisive figure of the 20th Century.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes (1 x 90-minute version also available) / UK


BOJAYÁ: Caught in the Crossfire

BOJAYÁ: Caught in the Crossfire  

BOJAYÁ: Caught In The Crossfire follows the story of Leyner Palacios, a community leader and Nobel peace prize nominee, who lost 32 relatives in one massacre.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 80-minutes / Ireland / Colombia


Bomber Boys: The Fighting Lancaster

Bomber Boys: The Fighting Lancaster   

Using a unique blend of living history elements, first-person interviews, CGI and never-before-seen footage from the Second World War, this series follows a new generation of young men - all of whom are descendants of WWII RCAF veterans - as they undergo training to become a Lancaster aircrew.

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x one hour / Canada


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


Chicago 10

Chicago 10  

A war in a foreign land was tearing people apart. The President’s approval rating was at an all-time low. The country was divided. America was lost without a moral compass. The year was 1968. There was revolution in the air.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 100-minutes / USA


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


Counter Force

Counter Force  

Counter Force is an unflinching look into the reclusive and clandestine world of the global war against terrorism. This award-winning three-part series profiles elite anti-terrorist units from around the world.

 

Non-Fiction / 3 x one hour / Canada


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


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


Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine

Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine  

Dumb charts the rise and fall of the irreverent, boundary-pushing Big Brother Magazine, whose taboo-breaking stunts and un- apologetically crass humour spawned MTV’s Jackass and a generation of skaters.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 79-minutes / USA


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


Elián

Elián  

Executive produced by Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney, this is the remarkable story of Elián González, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, and how the fight for his future changed the course of US–Cuban relations.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 110-minutes / Northern Ireland & USA


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


Evolution of Driving – The International Car Magazine - Presented by Palatin Media

Evolution of Driving – The International Car Magazine - Presented by Palatin Media  

In the 20th century, the automobile became the epitome for the mobility of man and therefore its constant companion. Mobility has become the motor of change. Cars are masterpieces of technology and unique racing machines.

 

Non-Fiction / 10 x one hour / Germany


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


First Film, The

The First Film  

Filmmaker David Nicholas Wilkinson uncovers the fascinating truth behind the greatest mystery in cinema history in The First Film, following his 33-year quest to prove who really invented moving images.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 106-minutes / UK


Football: A Brief History By Alfie Allen

Football: A Brief History By Alfie Allen  

Co-produced by Woodcut Media and The Development Partnership, lifelong football fan Alfie Allen (Game of Thrones) uncovers a century’s worth of stories, moments and characters in this intimate and engaging documentary, as he searches for football’s roots and, at the same time, the seeds of contemporary Britain.

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour / UK


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


Fred Dinenage: Murder Casebook

Fred Dinenage: Murder Casebook   

Fred Dinenage takes a fresh look at the murders that shocked the UK in the 20th century, and the killers that committed them.

 

Non-Fiction / 25 x one hour / UK


Freeheld

Freeheld  

Based on the Oscar®-winning short documentary and adapted by the writer of Philadelphia, Freeheld is the true love story of Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore) and Stacie Andree (Ellen Page) and their fight for justice.

 

Fiction / 1 x 103-minutes / USA


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


Going Going Gone: Nick Broomfield's Disappearing Britain

Going Going Gone: Nick Broomfield's Disappearing Britain  

Intrepid BAFTA-winning filmmaker Nick Broomfield is on the case of two iconic British buildings threatened with demolition in these compelling documentary films.

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x half hours (1 x one hour version also available / UK


Goltzius & The Pelican Company

Goltzius & The Pelican Company  

Goltzius and the Pelican Company tells the story of Hendrik Goltzius, a late 16th century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints.

 

Fiction / 1 x 123-minutes / UK/Netherlands/France/Croatia


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


Hear My Voice

Hear My Voice  

Hear My Voice is a cinematic tribute to those who suffered loss as a result of the Northern Irish conflict (1968-1998). Timed to mark the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday agreement that brought violence to an end, the film is based on artist Colin Davidson’s elegiac exhibition of paintings, Silent Testimony.

 

Fiction / 1 x 23-minutes / UK


Here to Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits

Here to Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits   

The hitherto overlooked story of one of British music’s most influential and game-changing bands.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / UK


Hip-Hop Evolution - Presented by Palatin Media

Hip-Hop Evolution - Presented by Palatin Media  

Award-winning film and television production company Banger Films (Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey, Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage) presents Hip-Hop Evolution. Critically acclaimed MC and journalist Shad Kabango sets out to uncover the foundations of hip-hop music.

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x one hour / Canada


History's Toughest Soldiers

History's Toughest Soldiers   

History’s Toughest Soldiers is about how the best soldiers on Earth - past and present - fight, train and conduct themselves in battle. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x half hour / Canada


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