Quintessentially British

A love letter to all things great and British from their castles, theater, aristocrats and classic cars to quirky traditions and self-deprecating sense of humor. Did you know that Buckingham Palace isn’t even the largest castle in England or that the Mad Hatter from Alice in Wonderland is based on a real person? There’s so much to discover. Welcome to being Quintessentially British.

Starring: Lady Carnarvon (Mistress of the real-life Downton Abbey), Sir Lindsay Hoyle (Speaker of the House of Commons), Sir Ian McKellen (Golden Globe-winning actor)

Directed By: Frank Mannion

Produced By: Frank Mannion, Oxana Popkova

Genre(s): Biography, History, * New Releases, 4K

FORMAT: 4K/ HD & 5.1

Runtime: (97 Min), YEAR: 2022

Queen Elizabeth II: Her Glorious Reign

Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in the history of Great Britain and the Commonwealth. While her service to her country is legendary, she has become a figure of strength, endurance, and dignity the world over and indeed we all feel connected to her. Through triumph, loss, scandal, and celebration, witness the story of how a young Princess became Queen to the people of the world.

Starring: Dicky Arbiter (former spokesman for Queen Elizabeth II), Sarah Bradford (Royal biographer), Gyles Brandreth (broadcaster/former Parliament member), Phil Dampier (journalist)

Directed By: Alan Byron

Produced By: Alan Byron

Genre(s): History, Royals, Biography, * New Releases

FORMAT: HD & 5.1

Runtime: (95 Min), YEAR: 2022

Prince Philip: The Man Behind the Throne

The incredible story of Prince Philip's journey from refugee to war hero to consort of Queen Elizabeth II. Descended from kings, queens, and czars, Philip’s life was shaped by assassination, war and revolution. Battling it out with the British Establishment, he shaped and modernized the British monarchy, preserving and protecting it for generations to come.

Starring: Dicky Arbiter (former spokesman for Queen Elizabeth II), Sarah Bradford (Royal biographer), Gyles Brandreth (broadcaster/former Parliament member), Phil Dampier (journalist)

Directed By: David Blakeman

Genre(s): Biography, Royals, History, * New Releases

Runtime: (83 Min), YEAR: 2022

Out of Darkness

A three-part documentary examining the untold history of African people, the African cultural contribution to the nations of the world, and the events that have contributed to the condition of African people today.

Starring: Narrated by Kaba Kamene and featuring interviews with Dr. Umar Johnson, Tony Browder, Dr. Claud Anderson, Tim Wise, Prof. James Small, and Dr. Joy DeGruy

Directed By: Amadeuz Christ

Genre(s): Civil Rights, History, * New Releases

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (192 min), YEAR: 2022

Shakespeare: The Truth Behind the Name

Romance, betrayal, and disgrace pulsate through William Shakespeare’s plays, but the biggest scandal of all hides behind the author’s name. He’s not who you think he is! The secret behind one of literary history’s greatest mysteries is finally exposed -- Edward de Vere, consort and court entertainer for Queen Elizabeth I, is revealed to be the true writer of the world's most beloved plays

Starring: Robin Phillips, Christina di Marlo

Directed By: Robin Phillips

Produced By: Christina di Marlo

Genre(s): Arts, Biography, History, * New Releases

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (93 Min), YEAR: 2021

Ali's Comeback: the Untold Story

It’s 1970, Muhammad Ali had been exiled from boxing for his stance against the Vietnam War, stripped of his title, and convicted of draft evasion. But in Atlanta, a diverse group came together to ensure he received his rightful comeback.

Starring: Robert Kassel, Attorney. Boxing promoter; Leroy Johnson, Georgia State Senator (1963-75); Khalilah Ali, Wife of Muhammad Ali (1967-77; Evander Holyfield, 5 Time Boxing Heavyweight Champion; Andrew Young, Former UN Ambassador and Atlanta Mayor; Sam Massell, Atlanta Mayor (1970-74); Juan Carlos, Olympic Bronze Medalist (1968) The World’s Fastest, Humanitarian;

Directed By: Art Jones

Produced By: Mandy Fason, Yahya McClain, Brittany Wyatt

Genre(s): Sports, Civil Rights, History, Biography, * New Releases

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (80 Min), YEAR: 2020

Gatsby in Connecticut: The Untold Story

The summer Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald met a mystery millionaire who threw extravagant parties inspired one of the world’s most beloved novels: The Great Gatsby. Discover the untold story of the real-life Jay Gatsby himself. Narrated by famous actor Keir Dullea.

Starring: Sam Waterston (Grace & Frankie), Bobbie Lanahan (Granddaughter of Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald), Charles Scribner III (Fitzgerald’s publisher), Barbara Probst Solomon (New Yorker author), Keir Dullea (2001: A Space Odyssey)

Directed By: Robert Steven Williams

Produced By: Robert Steven Williams

Genre(s): History, Arts, * New Releases

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (71 Min), YEAR: 2020

Color of Medicine, The: The Story of Homer G. Phillips Hospital

The rise and fall of what would become the number one African-American hospital in the world. Located in St. Louis, Missouri, Homer G. Phillips Hospital provided state-of-the-art medical training to over two-thirds of all African-American physicians and nurses in the US and abroad from 1937 to 1979.  While its founder was mysteriously killed, the hospital in his name thrived during the most turbulent of segregated times, allowing so many people of color to achieve greatness for the benefit of humankind.

Starring: Dr. Homer G. Phillips (Activist), Dr. Earle U. Robinson Jr. (Father 1st graduating class), Rebecca Robinson (Grandfather and Father trained at hospital), Dr. LaSalle Doheny Laffal Jr. (First Black President of the American Cancer Society)

Directed By: Brian Shackelford , Joyce Fitzpatrick

Produced By: Brian Shackelford , Joyce Fitzpatrick

Genre(s): History, Civil Rights, * New Releases

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (109 Min), YEAR: 2020

World's Most Dangerous Paper Route

Witness the story of the unsung heroes who write and photograph for the Stars and Stripes military newspaper as well as those who deliver the newspaper to soldiers in Afghanistan along the world’s most dangerous paper route.

Starring: Steven Berger (Colonel, Commander – Area Support Group), Dylan Grace (Sgt., 371st Sustainment Brigade), Steve Kroft (Narrator, former Stars and Stripes journalist), Casey McMurray (Sgt., 371st Sustainment Brigade), Robert Riceman (Stars and Stripes distribution Manager)

Directed By:  Matthew Hausle

Produced By: Steven C. Barber

Genre(s): Biography, History, Military

FORMAT: HD & 5.1

Runtime: (90 Min), YEAR: 2019

Duchess of Windsor: The Woman Who Stole the King's Heart, The

Willis Simpson was born in 1896 but was way ahead of her time. She was a socialite with modern ideas. She cut her hair short, went to parties and had an affair with the then Prince Edward, who was to eventually become King Edward VIII. Edward was so infatuated with Willis that he became the only monarch in British history to voluntarily abdicate the throne to marry a twice divorced lady who was not from a royal family. One can say that this was a true love story, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor grew old together…and lived happily ever after

Starring: Hosted by Scott Watkins and Tom Morris and with interviews from Hugo Vickers (Biographer to Queen Elizabeth), Jacques Kelly (Columnist), Benjamin Preston Rich (Grandson of Mayor James H. Preston), Joan Carter Jermakian (Alumnae Director, Oldfields School), Diana Daily (Relative of the Duchess), Philip Baty (Duchess of Windsor Museum) and Alexandra Deutsch (Curator at Maryland Historical Society)

Directed By: Douglas B. Maddox

Produced By: Douglas B. Maddox

Genre(s): Biography, History, Royals

FORMAT: HD

Runtime: (45 Min), YEAR: 2017