Actress Mary Pickford soared to fame in the early days of silent film. When talking pictures made their appearance, however, her world began to collapse. With archival footage, photographs and excerpts from her own films, this documentary paints a complex portrait of one of the most powerful and beloved women in the history of film.
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Genius of the Ancient World
Within 100 years of each other, three of the greatest minds in history - Buddha, Socrates and Confucious - helped to define what it is to be human. Despite being...
Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia
Explore the the life and career of outspoken writer Gore Vidal as he examines the course of American history right up to the modern day.
Leslie Caron - The Reluctant Star
Leslie Caron, star of Gigi and An American in Paris, is one of the last witnesses to the golden age of American cinema of the mid-20th century. Now, discover...
Looking for Lowry
Chronicles the life and work of British artist L.S. Lowry, best known for his atmospheric urban and industrial landscapes.
Life in Stills
At the age of 96, Miriam Weissenstein never imagined that she would be facing a new chapter in her life. But when The Photo House - her late husband Rudi’s life’s work - was destined for...
What a Difference a Day Made: Doris Day Superstar
This tongue-in-cheek account of Day's turbulent and successful life combines film clips, music and interviews for an engaging look at...
In the small mountain town of Heber Springs, the eccentric Arkansas portrait photographer known as Mike Disfarmer captured the lives and emotions of the people of rural America during the two...
Bloodied But Unbowed: Early Vancouver Punk
In the late '70s and early '80s Vancouver, punk music reared its ragged rancid head and let forth a rebel howl. Director Susanne Tabata's...