A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
A speculation on the fate of the famous hijacker who parachuted with his ransom and disappeared in the mountains. Has Cooper succeeded in following a meticulous plan to disappear into anonymity despite the best efforts of a dogged cop?
Professional musician turned intrepid economist Arthur Brooks travels around the globe in search of an answer to the question: How can we lift up the world together, starting with those at the margins of society? His journey takes him through the chaotic streets of Mumbai, a town in Kentucky left behind by the global economy, a homeless shelter in New York, a street protest in Barcelona, and a Himalayan Buddhist monastery. Along the way, he discovers the secrets not only to material progress for the least fortunate, but also true and lasting happiness for all.
In 1986, Louis Malle (himself a transplant to the United States) set out to investigate the ever-widening range of immigrant experience in America. Interviewing a variety of newcomers — from teachers to astronauts to doctors — in communities from coast to coast, Malle paints a humane portrait of their individual struggles in an increasingly polyglot nation.
The Pursuit film takes you into the mind of Aaron Mulkey and his pursuit of mother nature’s greatest watery treasures. Interviews with his friends reveal that true adventure awaits those who choose to pick up the phone when he calls. With over 100 first ascents of frozen waterfalls and nearly 20 first descents of rivers and creeks around the world, Aaron Mulkey has proven he is not afraid to walk a little farther to explore unknown places.
William Popper is the son of a stockbroker and is thoroughly disenchanted with "the system." So much so that even though he can prove that he ran over a woman in his car entirely by accident, he accepts a sentence for manslaughter.
Lederer is a Hessian soldier who defects to the Americans during the Revolutionary War.He falls in love with a Yankee girl, but a thuggish local militiaman jealously makes things hard for him while he's a prisoner of war.
A surf movie that reflects the lives of a new generation of surfers. Each athlete has their own story to tell inside the broader story of THE PURSUIT.
Accompanied by his dog Skookum, artist Richard Alden goes to work painting the beauty of Laguna Beach. There he courts a city woman, much to the delight of a whimsical waif who weaves fantasies about the lovers. The idyll is interrupted, though, when Wyant Van Zandt, an ambitious millionaire, steals the artist's sweetheart. Alden marries the waif, who later bears him six children. Years pass, and Van Zandt's son falls in love with Helen, the artist's daughter. Indignant at the unsuitability of the match, the millionaire forces his son to break with Helen. Thinking that his daughter's honor has been compromised, Alden attacks and chokes the youth, but at young Van Zandt's bedside, all are reconciled. An allegorical epilogue contrasts the lots of Van Zandt and Alden. To the left, the millionaire embraces a skeleton in black, while, to the right, the artist holds his wife. -From TCM.com Database, powered by the AFI.
A documentary focusing on our relationship with the animal kingdom as seen through a group of people whose love of the hippopotamus binds them together.
There’s something happening in the world of video games. Thousands are flocking to arenas to watch tournaments unfold. Tens of millions are watching online. One percent of the world population is playing the most popular competitive game. In All Work All Play, go behind the scenes and follow the ascent of eSports, and watch as the best pro gamers in the world fight for the Intel Extreme Masters championship.
Ernie Ball highlights blink-182/Angels & Airwaves guitarist and songwriter Tom DeLonge. Experience the story behind Tom's early influences in the San Diego skate scene to his sonic evolution from blink-182 to Box Car Racer and Angels & Airwaves.
A drama with strong documentary elements, set in the port city of Fremantle, WA, at a time of American nuclear fleet visits. The film traces the conflicts Anna faces within her family and within a divided town. It explores and connects the critical issues of self-determination and self-reliance, both in personal and in international relationships.
The Pursuit of Normality tells the story of William Baxter, a 17-year-old aspiring writer who lands a cutthroat internship at a prestigious publishing house. With the promise of a full-time placement for the most impressive novel, Will faces fierce competition against his rival interns. While pushing the boundaries of morality as he writes his first novel, Will is led on an exploration of his sexuality alongside hallucinatory visions of his older self.
Frank, highly successful coach in the mid 80's, but his forced retirement due to match-fixing, forced him to stay away from the world of soccer. In other side, Matt, a good kid, good grades, got into a problem with some rude, older boys. Matt and his friends are forced to get into a game they don't want to loose. Matt see's in Frank his only hope. Will they have what it takes?
A look into subculture of true Honda Enthusiasts. These tuners became part of a culture, which steered away from body kits, large rims, and other cosmetic accessories and focused more on clean Japanese styling and serious performance. They give us a look inside their passion and the many areas of the Honda tuning scene. Which includes their project cars, JDM style, the internet's influence on the scene, road racing, and the growing problem of automotive theft. Featuring many well-known tuners including members of the infamous Southern California group FFSquad and the editors of both c16 Magazine (Former Editor Rodney Wills) and Super Street Magazine (Jonathan Wong). A real look at people who took lived and experienced a culture which made its way from the underground to the mainstream.
Ohio's annual Ferret Buckeye Bash is the largest and most popular ferret show in the country. Hundreds of top breeders, seasoned experts and ferret enthusiasts pamper and parade their pets in a quest for prizes and prestige. Though these mischievous and often quirky creatures are unlikely show animals, the competition is intense. Tension is high but the tiny competitors don't understand all the fuss; they're too busy creating mayhem!
A short smugglers’ drama in which a new employee of the harbour police starts working for an export trader, so as to keep an eye on the smugglers. After a wild chase, the smugglers are captured, and it turns out that harbour police agent and the daughter of the export trader get along very well.
This quirky documentary from PBS provides an inside look at the "Hair Olympics," an intense competition pitting hundreds of hairstylists from more than 40 countries against one another in a string of timed tests to determine styling skill. Following Team U.S.A., filmmaker Mark Lewis explores all the highlights and bad hair days as the trainers, competitors and models prep rigorously for the 31st International HairWorld Championships in Moscow.
A comic morality tale about getting ahead.
The Pursuit of Happiness is an American sitcom that aired from September 19, 1995 to November 7, 1995.
Pursuit of Happiness is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from October 30, 1987 to January 22, 1988.
Explores the ambition, determination and passion of those who pursue distinction in unconventional fields.
Just when everything seemed to go well for Ji An-Lei, a series of unfortunate events happens. Her promotion gets stolen by an outside hire, her boyfriend cheats on her, and she gets an unwanted roommate. When she discovers her new roommate had come all the way from Japan to win the love of his dream girl, who happens to be her boss' daughter and her ex's new girlfriend, she joins forces with him on an "Operation Fighting for Love."