NEW AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2016 DOCUMENTARIES ON DVD

A FLICKERING TRUTH (12A) 2015 AFGHANISTAN BRETTKELLY, PIETRA £19.99
This Dari-language documentary follows a group of Afghan film enthusiasts as they attempt to recover over 8000 hours of film footage which had been concealed during Taliban rule.
AUTHOR – THE JT LEROY STORY (15) 2016 FEUERZEIG, JEFF £15.99
Film about elusive author Laura Albert, who under the pseudonym JT LeRoy has written the successful novels, ‘Sarah’ (2000) and ‘The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things’ (2001). Albert tells her version of how and why she was able to deceive the literary world for so long before the truth ultimately came out.
CREATURE DESIGNERS – THE FRANKENSTEIN COMPLEX (12) 2015 PENSO, G/PONCET, A £15.99
Documentary about the processes involved in bringing creatures to the big screen, with interviews with film-makers and the designers behind the monsters.
FIRE AT SEA (12A) 2016 ITALY ROSI, GIANFRANCO £15.99
Documentary centred on the Italian island of Lampedusa where 6,000 Sicilians are joined by hundreds of desperate migrants who arrive on their shores every week during the European migrant crisis.
FREE TO RUN (PG) 2016 MORATH, PIER £19.99
Look at the rise in popularity of the sport of running from an elitist male dominated activity to becoming one of the most popular and accessible activities in the world of sport today.
FUOCOAMMARE/FIRE AT SEA (12A) 2016 ITALY ROSI, GIANFRANCO £15.99
Documentary centred on the Italian island of Lampedusa where 6,000 inhabitants are joined by hundreds of desperate migrants who arrive on their shores every week during the European migrant crisis.
I’M NO DUMMY (E) 2016 SIMON, BRYAN W. £12.99
Documentary about the modern revival of comedy ventriloquism. Contributing performers include Jeff Dunham, Jay Johnson and Lynn Trefzger.
INGRID BERGMAN IN HER OWN WORDS (15) 2015 BJÖRKMAN, STIG £19.99
Behind-the-scenes look at her life and career of Ingrid Bergman using home movies, personal letters and diary entries.
THE KILLINGS OF TONY BLAIR (15) 2016 BERGH, S VAN DEN/WARD, G £15.99
Politician George Galloway presents this documentary about the legacy of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Galloway charts the death of old Labour and its values, the British and US invasion of Iraq in 2003 and the financial gain made by Blair while working as an adviser to investment bank JP Morgan..
LONG SHADOW: THE GREAT WAR (E) 2014 £19.99
Historian David Reynolds presents this BBC documentary about World War I, challenge modern perceptions of the War.
MARY BEARD COLLECTION – ROME (E) 2016 £24.99
Feature ‘Meet the Romans’ is a three-part series about life in Ancient Rome and ‘Mary Beard’s Ultimate Rome – Empire Without Limit’ is a four-part series.
MY FATHER AND THE MAN IN BLACK (15) 2015 HOLIFF, JONATHAN £14.99
After the suicide of Johnny Cash’s manager, Saul Holiff, Sauls son discovers that his father had left behind a plethora of material, including letters and audio diaries, which offer an insight into his relationship with Cash .


NOMA MY PERFECT STORM (15) 2015 DESCHAMPS, PIERRE £19.99
Film-maker Pierre Deschamps looks at Danish chef René Redzepi and his two-Michelin star restaurant Noma, four-time winner of Best Restaurant in the World. The film explores the sacrifices necessary to achieve such success.
WE ARE MANY (12) 2014 AMIRANI, AMIR £12.99
15th of February 2003 millions of people all around the globe protested against the plan to invade Iraq. BBC journalist Amir Amirani speaks to a number of demonstrators, organisers and celebrities involved in the protest.
WHAT HAPPENED, MISS SIMONE? (15) 2015 GARBUS, LIZ £13.99
Film about the life and music of legendary American singer and renowned civil rights activist, Nina Simone.
WHERE TO INVADE NEXT (15) 2015 MOORE, MICHAEL £15.99
To gather answers to the most pressing social and economic issues in the United States, spanning childhood obesity, paternity leave, the education system and the rehabilitation of offenders, Moore travels to countries including Finland, France, Italy, Portugal, Norway and Slovenia, to get the answers.
WEINER (15) 2016 KRIEGMAN,J/, E £15.99
Documentary about disgraced New York politician Anthony Weiner and his attempt to deal with scandal while making a second New York City mayoral bid in 2013. and working relationships under increasing strain.
WORLD WAR II: 1942 AND HITLER’S SOFT UNDERBELLY (E) 2012 £19.99
Professor David Reynolds presents this documentary examining the reasons behind Britain’s journey through North Africa and Italy during World War II to ultimately defeat Adolf Hitler in Germany.

 

DVDs available to buy from J.Whiting Books/Worldonlinecinema.com at –

http://www.worldonlinecinema.com/Home/documentaries

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