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American Symphony

   2023    Art
In this deeply intimate and moving documentary, musician Jon Batiste attempts to compose a symphony as his wife, writer Suleika Jaouad, undergoes cancer treatment.
In 2022, musician Jon Batiste finds himself the most celebrated artist of the year with eleven Grammy nominations including Album of the Year. In the midst of that triumph John embarks on his most ambitious challenge to date, composing an original symphony. This trajectory was upended when Batiste's life partner best-selling author Suleika Jaouad learns that her long-dormant cancer has returned.

Get Gotti Third Episode

   2023    History
The last installment of the series features a revealing first-person account that delves into the complexities of Gotti's mentorship and the stark realities of gang life. From a determined youth facing rejection from his father to his bold declaration to work for Gotti, witness the tumultuous ascent of Sammy ‘The Bull’ Gravano within the criminal underworld.
The narrative captures a pivotal confrontation, where Gotti chillingly outlines the dark path ahead, juxtaposed against the awe-inspiring backdrop of the Justice Department in Washington D.C., a symbol of the relentless pursuit that future gangsters will inevitably face. This episode doesn’t just recount events; it places you at the heart of an ongoing battle against organized crime, providing an intimate look at Gotti’s life, from his rise to power to his ultimate indictment and the intense legal battles that followed. Dive into a gripping exploration of loyalty, power, and the consequences of a life in the mafia.
Series: Get Gotti

Get Gotti Second Episode

   2023    History
Dive into the gripping world of organized crime with the enthralling documentary series focusing on John Gotti, a name synonymous with the Gambino crime family. In this second installment, viewers are transported into the shadowy corners of mob life, exploring the brutal enforcement of mafia rules and the dire consequences of betrayal. Highlighting a chilling assignment carried out in Florida, the documentary captures the ruthlessness embedded within the mafia's code, where personal lives intertwine dangerously with business, leading to violent outcomes.
The episode also provides a fascinating look into the pivotal legal battles that defined Gotti's reign as a mafia boss. Witness the intense courtroom drama involving Diane Giacalone, the tenacious assistant U.S. Attorney, who took on Gotti and his associates in a high-stakes trial. Despite her efforts, the complexities of prosecuting organized crime come to the forefront, showcasing the challenges faced by law enforcement in penetrating the secretive and loyal underworld. This documentary is a must-watch for those intrigued by true crime and the intricate dance of cunning and law that shapes the world of organized crime.
Series: Get Gotti

Get Gotti First Episode

   2023    History
Told from both sides of the law, this documentary series follows the FBI's battle to bring down infamous mob boss John Gotti, widely regarded as one of the most dangerous figures in the history of organized crime. Through the testimonies of journalists, real-life personalities who helped take down him, and even former mobsters, the showrunners tell the tale of Gotti’s rise to prominence and his subsequent downfall. The film features archival footage, audio tapes and exclusive interviews.
In the first chapter, when Paul Castellano, the head of the Gambino crime family, is murdered on a busy street, there's only one suspect: his former protégé John Gotti.
Series: Get Gotti

Dire Straits Live BBC Arena

       Art
On 20th and 21st of December 1980, Dire Straits played at the Rainbow Theatre, London. Both nights were recorded for broadcasting on BBC2 television. Cameras were on hand to film the return of Dire Straits from their triumphant 1980 Brothers in Arms world tour. The film features a superb concert they played and band members talk about their music and the pressures and the consequences of success.
Rehearsals took place at the Whood Wharf studio in London as well, between March 4-7, 1980, as well as interviews Less than a year later, before the recording sessions for ‘Making Movies’ ended (after Mark admitted that he wished they would continue indefinitely), David would leave the band, never to return.

Kennedy Sinatra and the Mafia

   2023    History
This featured documentary delves into the tangled web of politics, show business, and organized crime in post-World War II America. It traces the unlikely connections between President John F. Kennedy, iconic singer Frank Sinatra, and notorious mobsters, revealing a saga of mutual assistance amidst corruption and betrayal. The film highlights the complex interplay of fame, money, and power, illustrating how these forces helped these figures rise to prominence in a chaotic and corrupt American landscape, ultimately leading to personal and political tragedies.
The documentary paints a vivid picture of Kennedy and Sinatra's ascent, influenced by their ties with the mafia. Kennedy, groomed for power from birth, and Sinatra, rising from humble beginnings, both relied on mafia connections for their successes. As Kennedy's political career and Sinatra's entertainment stature grew, so did their dependence on the underworld. The film culminates in the portrayal of Sinatra's deep involvement in Kennedy's 1960 presidential campaign and the subsequent betrayal of the mafia by the Kennedy administration, suggesting that this complex network of relationships may have played a role in Kennedy's assassination. This provocative tale is a stark reminder of the dark intersection of fame, power, and crime.
Conquest of the Skies

Conquest of the Skies

2015  Nature
The Crime of the Century

The Crime of the Century

2021  Medicine
Minimalism

Minimalism

2015  Culture
The Story of Maths

The Story of Maths

2008  Science
The Jinx

The Jinx

2015  History
The Green Planet

The Green Planet

2022  Nature