Hosted by Peter Jackson, The Sci-Fi Boys shows the history of special effects, from the earliest days of the silent film up through all the digital advances in computer effects. Top directors contribute effects films they made as kids.
A reality series following North America’s top comic cons while showcasing the best of pop culture’s creative talent. Heroes Manufactured: Creators Unleashed explores the world of illustration, cosplay, toy creation, game development, and much more…
Watch the trailer for The Jitterbugs: Pioneers of the Jit, coming soon to Millennium Extra. 1970’s Detroit slang for criminal was the term, Jitterbug! This film highlights the founders of Detroit’s leading dance legacy featuring Motown’s own Kim Weston as she managed to bring the group from off the street and on to the stage.
Ella, Liv and Vin are sisters who lost their parents as kids and now discover they have super powers. They attempt to help their community by acting as vigilantes, but their heroic efforts make them vulnerable to their natural enemies.
After the death of his wife, an Irish father summons his sons and his daughter to the family farm in Galway causing all to fear the worst, but he is not the only one with a secret… “I laughed, I cried, and I remembered how great it is to be Irish.” (Mail on Sunday)
Timbuktu is renowned for its ancient texts, which date back to when the Malian city was a vital scholastic centre over 500 years ago. Boubacar Saddeck Najim is one of the few remaining copyists who painstakingly replicates these precious manuscripts for posterity.
Tarren-Lynn January is part of the Juliet Crew, the only all-female bush firefighting unit in Cape Town, South Africa. She and her teammates were recruited to encourage more women into firefighting. In this documentary we bunker down with the crew at their barracks on the Western Cape mountains.
French children recognise Hondo as the voice of Donkey in Shrek. But to a generation of cinema-goers, Hondo was a radical filmmaker who used his creativity as a tool to fight injustice, wherever he saw it.
Fault Lines reports from Honduras on how extreme weather is upending livelihoods and forcing people to leave their homes. Over the years, hundreds of thousands of Hondurans have made the dangerous trip north to the United States, hoping to escape poverty and violence. But as the country endures repeated droughts, hurricanes and floods, people are also fleeing the effects of climate change.
Los Angeles has been plagued with gang violence for decades, and has even been called the “gang capital of America”. But they’re not just on the streets. Reports and lawsuits allege that there are deputy “gangs” within the LA County Sheriff’s Department. Fault Lines investigates.
Legendary Scottish indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian give a bright rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi” and their own “Song for Sunshine” at TED’s Countdown Summit, a global gathering aimed at accelerating solutions to the climate crisis.
As part of TED Countdown, TED’s global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis, @LET IT HAPPEN, a dance trio comprised of Dutch twin sisters Norah and Yarah along with younger sister Rosa, perform to remixes of funk classics – “Get On the Good Foot” by James Brown and “Hit the Road Jack” by Ray Charles.