The Fidel Castro Tapes (2014)

The Fidel Castro Tapes (2014)

The Fidel Castro Tapes (2014)
Director: Tom Jennings
Language: English
Country: USA

The Fidel Castro Tapes (2014)

The Fidel Castro Tapes (2014)

Give me liberty or give me death!

This is the story of the Cuban dictator’s turbulent career, told in part through media reports, rare images and recordings. It chronicles the Cuban leader’s ability to maintain control through ongoing tumult in his country, and in his dealings with the United States and the rest of the world.

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Fire in Babylon (2010)

Fire in Babylon (2010)

Fire in Babylon (2010)
Director: Stevan Riley
Language: English
Country: UK

Fire in Babylon (2010)

Fire in Babylon (2010)

I Intend to make them grovel

Feature documentary about the great West Indies cricket team of the 1970’s/80’s. The documentary describes the ascension of West Indies cricket from being a team  largely composed of highly talented, entertaining, “Calypso Cricketers” to a determined unit that dominated world cricket for nearly twenty years.

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The Life of Birds (1998)

The Life of Birds (1998)

Director: Mike Salisbury
Writer: David Attenborough
Language: English
Country: UK

The Life of Birds (1998)

The Life of Birds (1998)

Feathers, flight and song.

David Attenborough’s comprehensive and richly detailed study of birds, examining the variety of different species and their ways of life.

A ten-part insight into the evolution and behaviours of birds.

  • To Fly or Not to Fly?
  • The Mastery of Flight
  • The Insatiable Appetite
  • Meat-Eaters
  • Fishing for a Living
  • Signals and Songs
  • Finding Partners
  • The Demands of the Egg
  • The Problems of Parenthood
  • The Limits of Endurance 

Awards

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards – Best Documentary Series
BAFTA TV Award – Best Sound
Royal Television Society, UK – Best Presenter (David Attenborough)

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Animals Are Beautiful People (1974)

Animals Are Beautiful People (1974)

Director: Jamie Uys
Language: English
Country: South Africa

Animals Are Beautiful People (1974)

Animals Are Beautiful People (1974)

Some folks call them animals.

Nature documentary about the wildlife in Southern Africa. It was filmed in the Namib Desert, the Kalahari Desert and the Okavango River and Okavango Delta.

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Awards

Golden Globe – Best Documentary Film

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The War Photographer (2001)

The War Photographer (2001)

Director: Christian Frei
Language: English, German and French
Country: Switzerland

The War Photographer (2001)

The War Photographer (2001)

A world full of voices through the eyes of a silent man

Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey. As well as telling the story of an iconic man in the field of war photography, the film addresses the broader scope of ideas common to all those involved in war journalism, as well as the issues that they cover.

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Awards

Cologne Conference – Best Non-Fiction Program
Gent Viewpoint Documentary Film Festival – Best Documentary
Peabody Award – Best Documentary
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival – Best Documentary
Encounters South African International Documentary Festival – Best Documentary

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Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids (2004)

Born Into Brothels: Calcutta’s Red Light Kids (2004)

Director: Zana Briski, Ross Kauffman
Language: Bengali, English
Country: USA

Born Into Brothels Calcutta's Red Light Kids

Born Into Brothels Calcutta’s Red Light Kids

Kids with Cameras!

Documentary film about the children of prostitutes in Sonagachi, Kolkata’s Red Light District.The director (Zana Briski) is determined to use the photography to provide the children with the opportunity for higher education, hope & a better life.

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Awards

Academy Awards – Best Documentary
Ashland Independent Film Festival – Best Documentary Film
Bangkok International Film Festival – Best Documentary
Chicago International Film Festival – Best Documentary
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards – Best Documentary
News & Documentary Emmy Awards – Best Documentary

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