OUR GODFATHER is a feature-length documentary about Tommaso Buscetta, the first high-ranking Italian mafia boss ever to turn against Cosa Nostra. Buscetta helped convict more than 400 Mafiosi. He became the Mob’s most wanted man in the world – and 11 members of his family were killed. “He was the most important, protected and endangered witness in US criminal history” The film tells – for the first time- the Buscetta story with exclusive access to his family, which is breaking its silence after 30 years in hiding.
The film centers on a random act of theft that has put Tom Hammond’s life into a tailspin. Stolen from his bookshop is Tom’s most treasured possession, a photograph of him with his son Luke…their last moment of shared happiness. The Last Photograph is set between London in 2002, and a dark night in 1988 when Pan Am 103 was blown out of the sky over Lockerbie.
Join Apollo 11 on its historic journey. The film seamlessly blends mission audio featuring conversations among Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins with new footage, NASA archive and stunning CGI to recreate the first moon landing.
Support for the far right is growing in Britain’s post-industrial towns and cities. This factual drama from the BAFTA-winning team behind Killed By My Debt and the Murdered by… films tells the story of a young man with no secure job, housing or future as he is drawn into a devastating hate crime. A steel-tipped state of the nation drama based on deep research into the realities of life in ‘forgotten Britain.’
On July 16, 1969, hundreds of thousands of spectators and an army of reporters gathered at Cape Kennedy to witness one of the great spectacles of the century: the launch of Apollo 11. Over the next few days, the world watched on with wonder and rapture as humankind prepared for its “one giant leap” onto the moon–and into history. Witness this incredible day, presented through stunning, remastered footage and interviews that takes you behind-the-scenes and inside the spacecraft, Mission Control, and the homes of the astronaut’s families.
Crystal is a Texan orphan with a horrible and tragic past. Her parents ritually abuse her, but one night strange lights appear outside her home and she blacks out to awake and find them brutally murdered. A few years later when she is a young adult, Crystal flees her Orphanage believing that other worldly forces are after her. Arriving at a remote ranch, she is discovered by a family who are forced to protect her and discover that alien paranormal phenomena is real
A father and daughter invent a teleportation device designed to ultimately replace all other forms of transport on Earth. During one of the tests, the daughter disappears and fails to arrive at the receiving device. The father desperately tries to recover her with devastating consequences. A shocking mind-boggling twist in the tale of a story with many layers to excite, horrify, and explore the power of human love.
Ryan a small time criminal on the run after a diamond heist gone wrong, is caught breaking into a cottage by its owner Mrs Potter; a bitter, unsociable and self isolated old lady, who has just been given a month to live. Although from very different worlds, the two realise they can help each other and agree to spend the month together; it’s a hasty decision that turns into the most extraordinary month of both their lives. A month that changes everything…
The Benny Hill Show is a British comedy television show that starred Benny Hill and aired in various incarnations between 15 January 1955 and 30 May 1991 in over 140 countries. The show focused on sketches that were full of slapstick, mime, parody, and double-entendre. Thames Television cancelled production of the show in 1989 due to declining ratings and large production costs at £450,000 per show.
When Eric pays an escort, Veronica, for 60 minutes of her time he intends to use this opportunity to convince her to quit this line of work. But Veronica is no damsel in distress and what ensues is a verbal battle of wits as sparks fly and the pair attempt to win their argument all the while peeling away the layers of who they really are. What they find out about themselves and the secret Eric holds will ensure nothing remains the same again. Told in real-time and set entirely in one location with only two characters ‘The Escort’ is a film about relationships today and the intimacy which is lost in the social media age. Written by Phoenix Waters Productions
Set ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, the film follows Liam (Sam Claflin), an ex-con trying to win back the love and trust of his family. He has lost everything at the hands of a local crime syndicate run by Clifford Cullen (Spall), who has high-level connections in politics, finance and the police force. Liam’s drive for redemption sees him caught up in a web of conspiracy, crime, and corruption.
Historian Lucy Worsley restages the 1840 wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Aided by a team of experts, Worsley recreates the most important elements of the ceremony and the celebrations, scouring history books, archives, newspapers and Queen Victoria’s diaries for the details. She reveals how every moment was brilliantly stage-managed for maximum effect. Woven into the recreation of the wedding day is the story of Victoria and Albert’s courtship and engagement, and its political importance.
Featuring a wealth of previously unseen archive, this film looks at how Bowie continually evolved: from Ziggy Stardust to the Soul Star of Young Americans, to the ‘Thin White Duke’. It explores his regeneration in Berlin with the critically acclaimed album Heroes, his triumph with Scary Monsters and his global success with Let’s Dance. With interviews with all his closest collaborators, David Bowie – Five Years presents a unique account of why Bowie has become an ‘icon of our times’.
Mariana 627, a sci-fi short about Kurt, a lone technician aboard a remote monitoring outpost deep in space, who finally gets a chance to leave his station and make the long journey home. But before he can, he must first train an interfacing AI system named IZAK to run the facility in his absence.
Brendan Cobbs (Jon-Paul Gates), a famous novelist, is struggling with writer’s block. His agent sends him to a remote cottage in rural England with undesirable and unwelcoming locals and no connection to the outside world. This is where he encounters Alfred, a child size doll, who can mysteriously come to life when Brendan isn’t watching him. Brendan thinks Alfred could be a great idea for his new book. But deadly consequences are about to hit Brendan as no matter what he does, he cannot seem to get rid of Alfred or his followers. Something big is coming for Brendan with the intent to kill…
A group of working-class friends finding unconventional ways to win at life in northern suburbia. These lads have dealt, scammed, bribed and conned their way through adolescence, but now, on the brink of adulthood, their dealing and stealing is catching up with them and a whole load of trouble is heading their way.
A group of young friends and neighbours come together for a fishing expedition after rumours spread of a giant carp in the area. In a world of broken families, cassette tapes and rumbling political fever, these friends, each with their own struggles to bear, share a moment of harmony.
Wendy, a hardened immigration officer is offered a high-profile asylum case, judged on her ability to quickly and clinically reject applicants. Through her interrogation, she must uncover whether Haile is lying and has a more sinister reason for seeking asylum.
Robert Eastwood is an innocent, brought up in a world of Born Again Christianity that’s taught him to look for signs and to believe evil in waiting just outside the front door. When he goes to school he’s shocked to discover that no one else thinks the world was made in 7 days or that Jesus will be returning. Caught between his Mother, who’s determined to bring Jesus’ love to a dead mining town, and his best friend Marcus who’s introduced him to teenage rebellion Robert becomes the centre of a spiritual tug of war as he tries to escape his religious beliefs. It’s then that he discovers a dead body in the woods and realises God has sent him a sign. The Devil Outside is a story of everyday madness.