Hot Docs at Frontline
This is a story about a man whom historians consider as the most important spy of the Cold War.
A uniquely constructed portrait of the Polish Colonel Ryszard KukliÅ„ski, who provided the CIA with more than 40,000 strategic documents from the Warsaw Pact during the Cold War. Was he a traitor, or the savior of Poland?
Bhutto is the definitive documentary that chronicles the life of one of the most complex and fascinating characters of our time. Hers is an epic tale of Shakespearean dimension. It’s the story of the first woman in history to lead a Muslim nation: Pakistan.
Seeking to understand ‘why they hate us’, the US military adopts a new strategy of cultural awareness to win over the hearts and minds of the Iraqi and Afghan people. Controversy erupts when academics embed with combat troops and the war comes home to the university.
Shot a few weeks after the end of Israel’s January 2009 offensive, this sensitively crafted doc captures the human suffering and devastation wrought on Gaza’s Palestinian residents as they struggle daily to survive.
Meet Dr. NakaMats, octogenarian, demi-god in his native Japan, and the world’s most prolific inventor, holding over 3300 patents. Edison by comparison had only 1,093. Some of his most famous include: the floppy disk, the CD, the DVD, the taxi cab meter, Cinemascope and even Karaoke. Here, in a vivid, often comic tour de force, Danish filmmaker Kaspar Asrtrup SchrÃ¶eder takes us through the eccentric world of the great man.
From the makers of Jesus Camp, Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady, 12th & Delaware plants itself on the intersection of its title which is home to the bizarre setup of having an abortion clinic on one side of the street and a pro-life facility on the other. Unfolding over one year this is truly a war film, an ideological war that has the lives and future of the young women in the film at its core.