Storyville

Storyville

1988 - 2013, Arts / Culture
Showcase of the best international documentaries.
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Episode Guide

  • Storyville - Up for Debate - Team Qatar (Episode 100)
    Episode 100:

    Up for Debate - Team Qatar

    Five teenagers are initiated into the cut-throat subculture of competitive high school debate.

  • Storyville - A Story of Love and Hate (Episode 89)
    Episode 89:

    A Story of Love and Hate

    Japan's bubble economy.

  • Storyville - Blast (Episode 88)
    Episode 88:

    Blast

    Scientists try to figure out how the galaxies formed by launching a revolutionary new telescope under a NASA high-altitude balloon.

  • Storyville - Power Trip (Episode 83)
    Episode 83:

    Power Trip

    AES, the massive American global power company took over the electricity grid in post-Soviet Georgia.

  • Storyville - Belgrade Radio Warriors (Episode 82)
    Episode 82:

    Belgrade Radio Warriors

    Young radio workers give a candid account of life in Belgrade throughout the years of war.

  • Storyville - Red Card (Episode 81)
    Episode 81:

    Red Card

    The 2002 murder of Iranian football star Nasser Mohammad Khani's wife, the subsequent confession to the crime by his mistress Shahla and her fight to escape the death penalty.

  • Storyville - Martin Luther King: Citizen King (Episode 79)
    Episode 79:

    Martin Luther King: Citizen King

    In 1963, a 34-year-old preacher galvanizes millions with his dream for an America free of racism.

  • Storyville - Cool and Crazy (Episode 78)
    Episode 78:

    Cool and Crazy

  • Storyville - The Deported (Episode 77)
    Episode 77:

    The Deported

    Five individuals are returned to the countries they attempted to escape.

  • Storyville - Lost in Transit (Episode 76)
    Episode 76:

    Lost in Transit

    Two would-be immigrants from Benin find themselves at the mercy of smugglers.

  • Storyville - Peace One Day (Episode 75)
    Episode 75:

    Peace One Day

    Filmmaker Jeremy Gilley seeks to persuade the United Nations to sanction a global cease-fire day.

  • Storyville - The Fight (Episode 74)
    Episode 74:

    The Fight

    Black American Joe Louis takes on German Max Schmeling in one of boxing's most famous bouts.

  • Storyville - The Importance of Being Elegant (Episode 73)
    Episode 73:

    The Importance of Being Elegant

    Members of Papa Wemba's flamboyant Congolese SAPE cult adhere to a strict designer-label dress code.

  • Storyville - The Russian Newspaper Murders (Episode 72)
    Episode 72:

    The Russian Newspaper Murders

    Six Russian journalists are murdered between 1995 and 2003.

  • Storyville - Number 17 (Episode 71)
    Episode 71:

    Number 17

    A victim of a bus bombing is buried anonymously after the police give up trying to discover his identity.

  • Storyville - Russia From My Window (Episode 70)
    Episode 70:

    Russia From My Window

    Filmmaker Viktor Kossakovsky's view of the year of roadworks in the street below his window encompasses the surreal side of everyday life in St. Petersburg.

  • Storyville - The Cockettes (Episode 69)
    Episode 69:

    The Cockettes

    A flamboyant theatrical ensemble performs a series of legendary midnight musicals at San Francisco's Palace Theater.

  • Storyville - Who Am I Now? (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Who Am I Now?

    Journalist Sheena McDonald re-examines her life and her memory following a near-fatal car accident in 1999.

  • Storyville - Morning Sun (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    Morning Sun

    Persecutors and victims of China's Cultural Revolution describe Chairman Mao's volcanic period of sweeping change.

  • Storyville - The Traveller (Episode 66)
    Episode 66:

    The Traveller

    Photographer Alen MacWeeney documents the lives and culture of Ireland's marginalized itinerant community during the 1960s.

  • Storyville - The Passions of Louis Malle (Episode 65)
    Episode 65:

    The Passions of Louis Malle

    Profile of French film director Louis Malle, whose works include 'Au Revoir, Les Enfants' and 'Atlantic City.'

  • Storyville - In Search of a Lost Novelist (Episode 64)
    Episode 64:

    In Search of a Lost Novelist

    Filmmaker Mark Moskowitz sets out to find an author whose work left an impression on him as a teenager.

  • Storyville - Somewhere Better (Episode 63)
    Episode 63:

    Somewhere Better

    The lives of gypsy asylum seekers living in Hackney, East London.

  • Storyville - The Man With an Opera House in His Living Room (Episode 62)
    Episode 62:

    The Man With an Opera House in His Living Room

    A man attempts to stage a production of a Mozart opera in his living room.

  • Storyville - Paris Brothel (Episode 61)
    Episode 61:

    Paris Brothel

    Licensed brothels remain a part of life in Paris until their closure in 1946.

  • Storyville - Footprints (Episode 60)
    Episode 60:

    Footprints

    Ben Hopkins' documentary examines the effect of cluster bombs on both people and the landscape.

  • Storyville - Star Wars Dreams (Episode 59)
    Episode 59:

    Star Wars Dreams

    The history of the United States' multibillion-dollar missile defense system.

  • Storyville - Robert Capa: In Love and War (Episode 58)
    Episode 58:

    Robert Capa: In Love and War

    The career of the famous war photographer spanned five epic conflicts.

  • Storyville - Chavez, Inside the Coup (Episode 57)
    Episode 57:

    Chavez, Inside the Coup

    Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez was deposed in a 2002 coup but returned to power within 48 hours.

  • Storyville - The Smith Family (Episode 56)
    Episode 56:

    The Smith Family

    AIDS devastates a Salt Lake City family.

  • Storyville - Buddhism: Wheel of Time (Episode 55)
    Episode 55:

    Buddhism: Wheel of Time

    A Werner Herzog documentary explores the Buddhist Kalachakra movement for world peace.

  • Storyville - A Texas Murder in Black and White (Episode 53)
    Episode 53:

    A Texas Murder in Black and White

    Black and white townspeople of Jasper, Texas, comment on a 1998 racially motivated murder.

  • Storyville - I Was a Slave Labourer (Episode 52)
    Episode 52:

    I Was a Slave Labourer

    Retired businessman Rudy Kennedy seeks compensation for the work he did as a slave laborer in a German company during World War II.

  • Storyville - Milosevic: How to Be a Dictator (Episode 51)
    Episode 51:

    Milosevic: How to Be a Dictator

    An investigation into the ambitions that drove European dictator Slobodan Milosevic.

  • Storyville - Sincerely Yours (Episode 50)
    Episode 50:

    Sincerely Yours

    South African filmmaker Dumisani Phakathi returns to his old neighborhood.

  • Storyville - Simon and I (Episode 49)
    Episode 49:

    Simon and I

  • Storyville - The Somme (Episode 48)
    Episode 48:

    The Somme

    Commemorating the World War I battle that claimed the lives of over 1 million soldiers.

  • Storyville - Black Beach (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

    Black Beach

  • Storyville - Family (Episode 47)
    Episode 47:

    Family

  • Storyville - Do It Yourself (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    Do It Yourself

    Controversial designer Vivienne Westwood, originator of Punk fashion, bares herself for the camera.

  • Storyville - My Terrorist (Episode 46)
    Episode 46:

    My Terrorist

  • Storyville - The Beauty Academy of Kabul (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    The Beauty Academy of Kabul

  • Storyville - Journeys With George (Episode 45)
    Episode 45:

    Journeys With George

  • Storyville - My Sperm Donor Dad (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    My Sperm Donor Dad

    Canadian filmmaker Barry Stevens joins forces with a previously unknown half-brother living in London to locate their biological father.

  • Storyville - Dubya Double: Journeys With George (Episode 44)
    Episode 44:

    Dubya Double: Journeys With George

  • Storyville - Live Forever (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    Live Forever

    The rise and fall of Britpop in the 1990s.

  • Storyville - Dubya Double: Last Party 2000 (Episode 43)
    Episode 43:

    Dubya Double: Last Party 2000

  • Storyville - Greedy in Thailand (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    Greedy in Thailand

  • Storyville - Ghosts of Attica (Episode 42)
    Episode 42:

    Ghosts of Attica

  • Storyville - Fashion Victim (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    Fashion Victim

  • Storyville - Gods of Brazil (Episode 41)
    Episode 41:

    Gods of Brazil

    The story of the Brazilian footballers Pele and Garrincha.

  • Storyville - Muhammad Ali, The Greatest (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    Muhammad Ali, The Greatest

  • Storyville - Marlene (Episode 40)
    Episode 40:

    Marlene

  • Storyville - Kabul Emergency Room (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    Kabul Emergency Room

  • Storyville - Christ Comes to Papuans (Episode 39)
    Episode 39:

    Christ Comes to Papuans

  • Storyville - Cry For Argentina (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    Cry For Argentina

  • Storyville - Steps (Episode 38)
    Episode 38:

    Steps

  • Storyville - See What Happens (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    See What Happens

  • Storyville - Steps: It's My Life (Episode 37)
    Episode 37:

    Steps: It's My Life

  • Storyville - Louis Malle's India (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Louis Malle's India

  • Storyville - Fashion Victim (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    Fashion Victim

  • Storyville - The Cuban Game (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    The Cuban Game

  • Storyville - Life and Death in Soweto (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    Life and Death in Soweto

  • Storyville - Shadowplay (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    Shadowplay

  • Storyville - An Unquiet Peace (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    An Unquiet Peace

  • Storyville - Dark Days (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    Dark Days

  • Storyville - Genocide, the Judgement (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    Genocide, the Judgement

  • Storyville - Scottsboro (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Scottsboro

  • Storyville - A Cry From the Grave (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    A Cry From the Grave

  • Storyville - Life And Debt in Jamaica (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Life And Debt in Jamaica

  • Storyville - Gleaners and I (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Gleaners and I

  • Storyville - Domestic Violence (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    Domestic Violence

  • Storyville - Kurt and Courtney (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    Kurt and Courtney

  • Storyville - Robots Are Us (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Robots Are Us

  • Storyville - An American Love Story (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    An American Love Story

  • Storyville - The Game of Their Lives (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    The Game of Their Lives

  • Storyville - Baria's Big Wedding (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    Baria's Big Wedding

  • Storyville - More Than a Life (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    More Than a Life

    A man's struggle with cancer touches his entire family.

  • Storyville - Little Dieter Needs to Fly (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    Little Dieter Needs to Fly

  • Storyville - Ajax (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Ajax

    Behind the scenes with the successful Dutch football club Ajax.

  • Storyville - Picasso Days (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Picasso Days

  • Storyville - Meeting My Daughter (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    Meeting My Daughter

  • Storyville - Rats in the Ranks (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    Rats in the Ranks

  • Storyville - The Guguletu Seven (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    The Guguletu Seven

  • Storyville - Jazzman From the Gulag (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    Jazzman From the Gulag

  • Storyville - Nico Icon (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    Nico Icon

  • Storyville - East Side Story (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    East Side Story

  • Storyville - Pie in the Sky (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Pie in the Sky

  • Storyville - Intimate Stranger (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Intimate Stranger

  • Storyville - The Settlers (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    The Settlers

  • Storyville - 444 Days (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    444 Days

  • Storyville - This Is Palestine (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    This Is Palestine

  • Storyville - Last Cigarette (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    Last Cigarette

  • Storyville - Who Is Bernard Tapie? (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    Who Is Bernard Tapie?

  • Storyville - My Best Friend (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    My Best Friend

  • Storyville - Much Ado About Something (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Much Ado About Something

    The authenticity of Shakespeare's work is examined, including the many theories about his true identity.

  • Storyville - The Fifty Years War (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    The Fifty Years War

  • Storyville - The War Room (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    The War Room

  • Storyville - One Day in September (Episode 17)
    Episode 17:

    One Day in September

  • Storyville - Town Bloody Hall (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    Town Bloody Hall

  • Storyville - The Tour (Episode 16)
    Episode 16:

    The Tour

  • Storyville - More Sex Please, We're Scandanavian (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    More Sex Please, We're Scandanavian

  • Storyville - A Small Town in Poland (Episode 15)
    Episode 15:

    A Small Town in Poland

  • Storyville - Down From the Mountain (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Down From the Mountain

  • Storyville - Israel and the Arabs (Episode 14)
    Episode 14:

    Israel and the Arabs

  • Storyville - My Sperm Donor Dad (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    My Sperm Donor Dad

  • Storyville - Cod Wars (Episode 13)
    Episode 13:

    Cod Wars

  • Storyville - Chain Camera (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Chain Camera

    Los Angeles high school students are given cameras to film their lives for a week.

  • Storyville - Norman Mailer - Oh My America (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    Norman Mailer - Oh My America

  • Storyville - Southern Comfort (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Southern Comfort

  • Storyville - Ballad of Ramblin' Jack (Episode 11)
    Episode 11:

    Ballad of Ramblin' Jack

  • Storyville - Startup.com (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Startup.com

  • Storyville - Vision Man (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Vision Man

  • Storyville - Black Harvest (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Black Harvest

  • Storyville - Romancing the Throne (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Romancing the Throne

  • Storyville - First Contact (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    First Contact

  • Storyville - A Trial in Prague (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    A Trial in Prague

  • Storyville - George Wallace: Settin the Woods on Fire (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    George Wallace: Settin the Woods on Fire

  • Storyville - UK Premiere (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:

    UK Premiere

  • Storyville - The Sweetest Sound (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    The Sweetest Sound

  • Storyville - Three Salons at the Seaside (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Three Salons at the Seaside

  • Storyville - Black and White and in Colour (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:

    Black and White and in Colour

    Vera Dila, the most successful Romany singer in Europe searches for work.

  • Storyville - Closing Down (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Closing Down

  • Storyville - I Loved You (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    I Loved You

    The nature of love.

  • Storyville - Grey Gardens (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Grey Gardens

  • Storyville - Donald and Luba (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:

    Donald and Luba

    Filmmaker Don Boyd traces the roots of his Ukrainian family.

  • Storyville - Wrestling with Shadows (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Wrestling with Shadows

  • Storyville - Wednesday (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    Wednesday

  • Storyville - Out of Phoenix Bridge (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:

    Out of Phoenix Bridge

  • Storyville - Operation Filmmaker

    Operation Filmmaker

    Liev Schreiber gives an Iraqi film student the chance he thought lost forever, to train as a filmmaker.

  • Storyville - Storyville

    Storyville

  • Storyville - The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair

    The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill Tony Blair

    U.S. forces in Iraq capture Yunis Khatayer Abbas and send him to Abu Ghraib, on the faulty suspicion that he plotted to kill the British prime minister.

  • Storyville - The Ball

    The Ball

  • Storyville - Storyville - How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin

    Storyville - How the Beatles Rocked the Kremlin

  • Storyville - Storyville: Cage Fighting Women

    Storyville: Cage Fighting Women

  • Storyville - Storyville: Blast!

    Storyville: Blast!

  • Storyville - Storyville: Angels of Rio

    Storyville: Angels of Rio

  • Storyville - Marlene

    Marlene

  • Storyville - Storyville - Cannibals in the Andes: Stranded!

    Storyville - Cannibals in the Andes: Stranded!

  • Storyville - Storyville: Ghosts of the 7th Cavalry

    Storyville: Ghosts of the 7th Cavalry

  • Storyville - Storyville: The Baby and the Buddha

    Storyville: The Baby and the Buddha

  • Storyville - Storyville: Robert Capa - In Love and War

    Storyville: Robert Capa - In Love and War

  • Storyville - Storyville: Men in the City

    Storyville: Men in the City

  • Storyville - Storyville: Wild Art - Olly & Suzi Paint Predators

    Storyville: Wild Art - Olly & Suzi Paint Predators

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