Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee’s emergence as a martial-arts superstar after his legendary secret showdown with fellow martial artist Wong Jack Man.
The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case of meningitis, grew up with a single mother in a working-class neighborhood. Things come to a dramatic head when both families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls.
Birth Stories is a Canadian documentary television series that aired from 2000 to 2004 on Slice. It is produced by Cineflix, Slice and Sky Living.
Taken at Birth (2019) A Heartbreaking Story of Hundreds of Illegally Sold Babies.
Crushed, flooded and exploded into life – Europe is a battlefield of Nature. Discover the extraordinary and shocking geological story of how Europe was created by nature’s most titanic forces.
The series reveals how the success of peoples and nations of Europe was controlled by the natural mineral resources of the land: from Stone Age flints to the uranium of the Nuclear Age.
The untold social history of "shopping" including its role in cementing womens rights, economic change and social progress. Who knew?
Paul Merton's Birth of Hollywood is a 2011 BBC documentary series written, directed and presented by Paul Merton. The three-part series traces the rise of the American film-making industry in Hollywood through from the early years of film-making to the foundation of the major motion-picture studios and the new class of the film star.
Join Tony Robinson as he ventures into the country's extraordinary and fiery past, revealing how our islands were forged from molten rock, volcanic explosions, ice and seismic upheaval.
Series in which conductor Charles Hazlewood explores the lives, times and music of great composers.
John A.: Birth of a Country is a Canadian television film, which aired on CBC Television in 2011. Dramatizing the events that led up to Canadian Confederation in 1867 based on Richard Gwyn's non-fiction book John A.: The Man Who Made Us, the film stars Shawn Doyle as Sir John A. Macdonald, the first Prime Minister of Canada. The film's cast also includes Peter Outerbridge as George Brown, David La Haye as George-Étienne Cartier, Aidan Devine as John Sandfield Macdonald and Patrick McKenna as Alexander Galt, as well as Michelle Nolden, Peter MacNeill, Cedric Smith and Rob Stewart. The film won two Canadian Screen Award acting categories at the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards, for Lead Actor in Television Film or Miniseries and Supporting Actor in a Drama Program or Series. It also won the top direction and writing awards.
In early 1972, Ita Buttrose and Kerry Packer got together to create a magazine that became one of the most dramatic sensations in Australian publishing history. CLEO Magazine - begun in a "fit of pique" - went on to help define women, Australia and the relationship between the two.
Historian and author Helen Castor, presenter of the popular series She-Wolves, explores how the people of the Middle Ages handled the most fundamental moments of transition in life: birth, marriage and death. In doing so she reveals how people in the medieval world thought and what they believed in. For the people of the Middle Ages the teachings of the Catholic Church shaped thoughts and beliefs across the whole of Western Europe. But by the end of the Middle Ages the Church would find itself in the grip of momentous change and the way of medieval birth, marriage and death would never be quite the same again.