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
Runtime: (109 Min), YEAR: 2020
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
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)
Directed By: Robert Steven Williams
Produced By: Robert Steven Williams
Genre(s): History, Arts, * New Releases
Runtime: (71 Min), YEAR: 2020
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
Runtime: (80 Min), YEAR: 2020
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
The events that unfolded at Dunkirk remain one of the greatest stories in human history. In a race against time, over eight hundred defenseless private boats crossed the English Channel to rescue the stranded soldiers from the inferno at the beaches of Dunkirk. Examine the extraordinary personal bravery of individual veterans – from moments of fear and chaos, to their uplifting stories of heroism and sacrifice in a battle that changed the course of WWII.
Directed By: Sonia Anderson
Produced By: SEIS Imagery Limited
Genre(s): Military, History
Runtime: (70 min), YEAR: 2018
Decorated veterans experience trauma returning to civilian life after their adrenaline-filled experiences in war have ended. And so their new mission begins, serving other veterans on the home front and changing the world for the better.
Starring: FEATURED VETERANS: Josh Hisle, Scott Blakely, Edward Smith, Jared Vrazel, Frank Weston, Matt Lorscheider, Nick Salcedo, Justin Oxenrider, Hans Palmer, Rick Pickeral, Kenny Bass, Ragtime, Travis Elfgren, Josh Rivers, Tyler Engel, Mark Llano, and Mike Whiter.
Directed By: Josh Hisle, Daniel R. Collins
Genre(s): History, Military
FORMAT: HD & 5.1
Runtime: (104 Min), YEAR: 2017
In January 1979, the last Shah of Iran and his family went into exile to flee from the uprising Revolution. Why would an ally of the US leave his throne? The answer lies in his medical records. Uncover the mystery of the Shah’s death with details of the political climate at the time and interviews from his medical team.
Starring: Leon Morgenstern, MD, Morton Coleman, MD, Gaspar Garcia de Paredes, MD, Lynn Boyd-Judson, PhD, Jorge Cervantes, MD, Abbas Safavian, MD, Iraj Shaham, MD, Björn Thorbjarnarson, MD, Jerry Berlin, PhD, Amir Aslan Afshar, Ardeshir Zahedi, Ali Ansari and Manouchehr Ganji
Directed By: Bobak Kalhor
Produced By: Bobak Kalhor
Genre(s): History, Biography
Runtime: (85 Min), YEAR: 2017
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
Runtime: (45 Min), YEAR: 2017
Award-winning film director, Philippe Mora and music legend Eric Clapton have joined forces to co-produce a very personal film - Three Days in Auschwitz - which details life and death in the Auschwitz concentration camp. As a Jew, born in 1949, Philippe Mora is a second-generation holocaust survivor who lost eight members of his family at Auschwitz. Unaware for many years that his father was in the French Resistance and his mother evaded Auschwitz by one day, Philippe Mora takes us on a personal journey that many holocaust survivors have had to walk to come to terms with the scale of inhumanity that the Nazis showed towards the Jews.
Starring: Mirka Mora and Philippe Mora
Directed By: Philippe Mora
Produced By: Pamela Krause Mora, Phillipe Mora, Eric Clapton
Runtime: (55 Min) plus (30 min bonus), YEAR: 2015
Ruby McCollum’s landmark case haunted jurors for decades. This is the story of an African-American woman who killed a prominent white doctor/ Senator-elect in Live Oak, Florida, after being subjected to years of sexual abuse. Remarkable secrets and terrible truths were revealed during her trial and incarceration, which paved the way for change in our society.
Starring: Sam McCollum, Jr (son), Tracy Long (granddaughter), Henry Curtis Aue (juror)
Directed By: John Cork
Produced By: Jude Hagin, Hilary Saltzman, Kitty Potapow, Lisa van Eyssen
Genre(s): Crime, History, Current Affairs, Civil Rights
Runtime: (88 Min), YEAR: 2014