The year is 1970. It has been three and a half years since Muhammad Ali was stripped of his title. Convicted of draft evasion. Threatened with imprisonment. Banned In all 50 states, he is unable to work in the field for which he had no equal. The wide door on his illustrious career seems to be closing. But in Atlanta, Georgia, an astute white businessman, a visionary black senator, and a progressive Jewish mayor came together to make it possible for Ali to resume his amazing boxing career.
WELCOME TO UNITY is a story filmed by a group of exchange students and local American teens. These exchange students sink their teeth into rural Oregon, while becoming the stars of their high school football team, and simultaneously learn to live the “American Way.” A light-hearted, teen angst film that voyeuristically illustrates that adolescence is a universal experience.
Featuring classic automobile shows and collections, in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. With appearances by celebrities and prolific car collectors such as talk show host Jay Leno.
The transmission of traditional cultures is not a matter of imitation, but of exploring our roots. Thinking and asking questions, finding the knowledge that has remained unchanged through the test of time, and transforming it into the energy and motivation to deal with the unknown. A contemporary perspective is used to reconnect with, and understand traditional Chinese culture.
Having lived abroad his entire life, host Harry Yuan is back in China, travelling across the country to trace back his heritage along the mighty Yangtze River. He wants to see how this aquatic life-blood provided sustenance to communities and gave rise to settlements that have transformed a nation.
Presenting a beautiful ecological picture of the harmonious coexistence of man and nature, recreating the ecological landscape of the Sanjiangyuan National Park and Qilian Mountains National Park on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which maintain the originality and integrity of the natural ecosystem, and revealing the great significance of ecological protection.
Filmmaker Connor Luke Simpson explores the underground —and often misunderstood— subculture known as Feederism. A community where the fatter you are, the sexier you are. Portrayed as a freak show attraction, the community speaks out against the mainstream media and wider society, who have smeared them for decades…
Throughout the film, Connor meets a range of feeders and feedees who have found salvation in their fetish, fat gainers cite a liberating feeling that comes from letting yourself go, as well as promoting the benefits of experimenting with food in the bedroom. But with skyrocketing obesity rates worldwide, critics ask ‘is this too good to be true?’
Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam will flood 280 km of Ethiopia’s Blue Nile River to provide 80% of Ethiopia’s electricity. Eco-explorers Ben Peters and Charlie Head paddle-board this ancient river one last time – before it is lost forever – navigating uncharted territories and dangerous wildlife as they meet some of the 20,000 people who’ll be affected and learn how they feel about this change.
Last Paddle chronicles a life-long commitment to river conservation and restoration around the globe and is clearly a testament to the “power of one”. The film also delves into Mark’s current efforts, including the need to better protect and restore city waterways, understanding the impacts of climate change on rivers, and doing more to conserve the planet’s greatest river environments. In acknowledging Mark’s accomplishments, including the founding of World Rivers Day, Last Paddle makes an eloquent plea to cherish and better care for our life-giving waterways while also offering hopeful insights into how we might attain a more sustainable future.
This inspirational and visually stunning film chronicles the amazing lifetime journey of renowned river advocate Mark Angelo who has paddled more than 1000 rivers in well over 100 countries; perhaps more than any other individual.