Posts Tagged ‘Documentaries’

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Coachella Thru My Eyes (Directed by Sean Puff Daddy Combs)


Puff Daddy made a splash at the inaugural weekend for Coachella 2014. Along with making a surprise appearance during the Nas 20th anniversary Illmatic set to perform “Hate Me Now”, his REVOLT TV imprint caught with multiple fans on hand to discuss the vibe this year in comparison to past along with Odd Future, A-Track and various other artists shown enjoying themselves. After a brief look into his performance with Esco and Drake making his first ever Coachella appearance for Jhené Aiko’s set, Puffy was backstage more this time with JAY Z, Pharrell Williams, Jimmy Iovine, Steven Tyler, Shaheem Reid and T.I.P. among others.

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

‘Iverson’ Documentary Trailer


The trials and tribulations of former NBA star Allen Iverson are set to be examined in a documentary making its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday. The trailer for Iverson, from director-producer Zatella Beatty, presents the point guard as a player whose “style shocked the league” throughout his 14-year career in the NBA.

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Nas | Time Is Illmatic [Trailer]


Tribeca Film Festival film Time Is Illmatic — chronicling the making of hip-hop artist Nas‘ 1994 debut album — will be the inaugural recipient of the Candescent Award, part of a new grant program designed to support the making of documentary films.

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

FREE TO PLAY: The Movie


FREE TO PLAY is a feature-length documentary that follows three professional gamers from around the world as they compete for a million dollar prize in the first Dota 2 International Tournament. In recent years, E Sports has surged in popularity to become one of the most widely-practiced forms of competitive sport today. A million dollar tournament changed the landscape of the gaming world and for those elite players at the top of their craft, nothing would ever be the same again.

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

The Legend of Swee’ Pea | Trailer


Lloyd Daniels’s unlikely rise to the NBA is the stuff that myths are made of: the most sought-after college basketball recruit of his generation, he got busted buying cocaine in a police sting operation. Two years later was almost killed after getting shot three times in the chest while negotiating an $8 crack deal. Yet somehow managed to make it to the NBA without having played a single college game, with remnants of bullets still in his body, and with years of crack addiction behind him.

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Black Business: Modern Day Yakuza


Japan is famous for many things, such as technology, sushi, temples, geisha and amazing customer service. One side of Japan not often seen but living in plain sight are the people conducting in “Black Business”, the Yakuza. They’re not petty criminals confined to the streets, they’re international business men. Using knowledge, money, powers of persuasions and their influence in the government to help secure them lucrative international black business deals. From the filmmakers of Underground Hero: Love To Hate Me.

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Young Kids, Hard Time [Documentary]


The YIA cellblock is home to 53 kids who are rarely permitted to leave the unit, due to the dangers posed by the adult prisoners just outside their door. But once a youth offender turns 18, they begin the immediate transition into the general prison population, where thousands of adult prisoners await.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Nas | Time Is Illmatic (Teaser)


When you get a chance to get an in-depth look at the creation of one of the best albums of all time, you don’t hesitate. This year at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, Nas will be opening the event with his brand new documentary “Time Is Illmatic” on April 16th.

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

The Drop Box [Documentary Trailer]


There is a man in South Korea that is doing something strange with a wooden drop box. It looks like what you would use to drop off your mail, but that’s not what he finds inside. He actually collects other people’s babies… to save their lives. Pastor Lee Jong-rak from the Jusarang Church in Seoul South Korea asks people to place their unwanted children in the box instead of dumping them on the street or in the trash.

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Curing Cancer With HIV


We’ve recently noticed an inspiring short film circulating on the internet about how doctors in the US have apparently cured a child of leukaemia by “injecting her with HIV”.