Category “Sport & Adventure”

Surviving Alone in Alaska

Have you ever wondered if you would survive in the wilderness, on your wits, alone? Heimo Korth did. Now, he’s the last man standing in an Alaskan wilderness. His neighbor is a polar bear. His other neighbor is a caribou. Say goodbye to civilization.Near the end of his Presidency, Jimmy Carter created the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: 20 million acres that were off limits to hunters and oil seekers. Six families were allowed to stay and occupy a cabin in the wild. There is only one man still standing. Heimo...

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Outback Fight Club

Fred Brophy is a fourth generation traveling showman and heads the last surviving tent boxing troupe in the world. To many, Fred is an outback hero. He is friend, counselor and savior to the rural unemployed and destitute. He invites drifters into his troupe and employs and mentors young people to keep them off drugs. He helps out communities and donates much of his income to local causes and charities. In 2010 Fred will embark on his final boxing tour of Queensland before retiring. An 80-year iconic Australian tradition will come to an end. But Fred wants to go out with a bang. He plans to...

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EVERYTHING’S BIGGER: Adam Pacitti’s Accidental Guide to Texas

'Everything's Bigger: Adam Pacitti's Guide to Texas' is a documentary about a documentary gone wrong. Originally a follow-up to 'Pinfall: A Professional Wrestling Documentary', this was meant to be broadcast on British television as an insight into the continued wrestling career of Adam Pacitti. However, Pacitti's lack of preparation left him in Texas for a week with just a camera crew for company. Improvising, he starts filming a new documentary about The Lone Star State. 'Everything's Bigger' covers everything from competitive eating and handguns to cowboys and conspiracy theorists. More...

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La Plaza de Toros

The Bullring, The art of the Bullfight. The film explores Bullfighting as an art form within sport, it doesn't show Bullfighting as a negative, conversely an art that can be admired by all. Training, dedication, concentration. Art, death, tragedy " Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death, and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance, is left to the fighters honour." - Hemmingway Stunning images blended with gripping subjects, a true exploration into how the Spanish, and many other cultures and generations have become obsessed with the...

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Michael Jordan to the Max

Michael Jordan to the Max is an American documentary released in IMAX in 2000. The film is about the life and career of basketball player Michael Jordan, focusing mainly on him during the 1998 NBA Playoffs. It is narrated by Laurence Fishburne. The film includes appearances by numerous celebrities and professional athletes including Phil Jackson, Doug Collins, Bob Costas, Bill Murray, Ken Griffey, Jr., Steve Kerr, Spike Lee, Willie Mays, Stan Musial, Ahmad Rashad, and Pat...

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Pinfall

Join Adam Pacitti as he ventures into the unpredictable world of professional wrestling. With just one month to train, will he be ready to compete in a ten man, over-the-top-rope rumble match in front of a sold out crowd at Bournemouth's Pavilion...

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Hillsborough

'Hillsborough' is a powerful documentary describing the events and aftermath of the 1989 tragedy - was aired on LFC TV to mark the 20th anniversary of the day 96 Liverpool fans lost their lives at a football match. Featuring contributions from the likes of Sheila Coleman, Phil Hammond, Neil Fitzmaurice, Peter Carney, Rogan Taylor, John Barnes and John Aldridge amongst others, 'Hillsborough' is essential viewing for not just Liverpool fans, but all football...

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The Fight Of Their Lives: Benn v McClellan

Britain's most brutal, controversial fight. Boxing's most compelling story. A new ITV1 documentary revolving around the infamous world championship bout between Nigel Benn and Gerald McClellan in February 1995. The Fight of Their Lives is a story of human courage, the search for the truth and for redemption. It is a story that reaches far beyond the ropes of the boxing ring. Gerald 'The G-Man' McClellan was one of the hardest punchers in history, a fearsome boxer who fought pit-bull dogs. Today he is brain-damaged, cared for by his sister Lisa. Nigel 'The Dark Destroyer' Benn was a...

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Ali Frazier I: One Nation Divisible

A look at the events leading up to and including the legendary March 1971 bout between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. The film also looks at the political and social factors that helped to make this fight more than just an ordinary boxing match between two of the greatest heavyweight champions that ever lived as Ali was a symbol for liberals, militant blacks and hippies and Frazier was a symbol for the more conservative elements for...

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