Go behind the scenes and get the perspective of the worlds best athletes, the game-changing coaches and the most die hard fans with this selection of sport documentaries!
The English Premier League is back and Liverpool FC will defending their first Premier League title win in 30 years without their spiritual leader and hero, Steven Gerrard. Gerrard retired a Liverpool legend in 2015, winning basically every title, besides the one he and Liverpool wanted most. In fact in 2014 he literally saw the title slip away…
‘Formula 1: Drive to survive’ delivers amazing insights into the life of drivers, team principals and teams involved in Formula 1. You’ll experience the highs and lows endured throughout a season as you’re taken on the ride of every team’s season journey in achieving their objectives. Highly recommended to not only F1 fans, but anyone interested in a behind the scenes view into a professional sporting environment.
‘The Test’ is a docu-series that follows the Australian Test Cricket Team, going behind the scenes in one of the mentally straining sporting environments. The Test’s timeline covers the Australian Cricket Team’s fall from grace to retaining respect and integrity from the Australian public.
‘When We Were Kings’ shows the build up to the famous ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ fight between Ali and Foreman. Throughout, Ali is shown speaking of his beliefs and dignity of native Africans and hope for African-Americans in the future. Ali’s relationship with the people of Zaire is shown, demonstrating a mutual love between Ali and the people of the nation, in contrast with Foreman’s unsuccessful attempts to increase his own popularity. You’ll also be shown famous boxing promoter Don King working on his first big promotion and legendary singers James Brown and B.B. King performing in Zaire.
‘Pumping Iron’ was integral in making of Arnold Schwarzenegger a household name. Pumping Iron is documents what is considered the golden age of building, the 1970s, depicting two major competitions: Mr Universe (for amateur participants) and Mr Olympia (for professionals). Follow the journey of discipline and dedication featuring recognised names contending for the title such as Lou Ferrigno, Franco Columbo and of course Arnold Schwarzenegger – who is contending for a sixth straight victory.
‘A Sunday in Hell’ is a Danish Documentary made in 1976 that takes us into the depths of perspectives of participants, organizers and spectators of the famous Paris-Roubaix. The Paris-Roubaix is known to be one of the most gruelling and dramatic races of the spring classics (cycling season), with the race portioned over narrow, cobbled tracks that choke with dust on dry days and are slick and muddy in the rain. It is the ultimate test for riders to keep going without a puncture or crashing.
‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’ delivers a complete behind the scenes experience to one of the biggest and most followed professional football clubs in England. You’ll learn about the pressures, disappointments and elations on and off the pitch. The documentary provides deep insights into the CEO’s, Team Manager’s and players’ daily challenges, to the emotions of the devout fans that live and breathe Sunderland FC!
Filmmaker Bryan Fogel delivers a documentary to uncovers the truths about doping in sports. Fogel has a chance meeting with s Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller! You will learn the underlying truths from dirty urine tests, an unexplained death and and Olympic gold These are all exposed in the biggest scandal in sports history.
‘Year of the Dogs’ takes us deep into the clubrooms and corporate headquarters of VFL/AFL club The Western Bulldogs or formerly known as Footscray. The club is in financial turmoil, the team is not performing and the club could potentially fold or merge with another club. There’s only one thing the can help the club survive…
Alex Honnold is a free soloist climber with a dream of achieving the unthinkable. Alex’s dream is to climb the face of the world’s most famous rock, the 3,000ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park – without a rope. A single distraction, brain fade or slip will cost Alex his life, but he willing to put it all on the line to achieve his ultimate goal. Free Solo is both an edge-of-your seat thriller and an inspiring display of an athlete who exceeds our understanding of what is possible physically and mentally.
‘Come Fly with Me’ takes you into the life of the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan. You’ll experience incredible insights in Jordan’s life at home, his skills on the golf course and in the air. Relive some of Jordan’s fascinating moments with spectacular highlights from his University days at North Carolina, NBA career and All-Star Games.
‘TT3D: Closer to the Edge’ documents one of the most dangerous road races on the globe, the Isle of Man TT. While the Isle of Man TT® may not be extremely well known, it has a devout following that is growing and never fails to thrill. The documentary follows legendary riders partaking in the road race in 2010 from the build up to the action – which is sure to thrill!
‘Williams’ focuses on the career and family of its legendary founder Sir Frank Williams, the British sports documentary tells the extraordinary story of the Williams Formula 1 team, from its inception to the present day. Learn about the early struggles to Williams’ glory days to the present challenges!