Waterman explores Duke Kahanamoku’s journey and legacy as a legendary swimmer, trailblazer, and the undisputed father of modern-day surfing. The film premiered at the Hawai’i International Film Festival in November 2021, and since then has appeared in numerous film festivals and won several awards.
Featuring exclusive interviews with survivors of the 2017 sexual abuse scandal, the documentary looks at the shocking stories of the gymnasts who made courageous efforts to reveal a dangerous system that prioritized winning over everything. Premiered worldwide at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. Now Available on HBO/On Demand.
This documentary follows Sir Philip Craven, the President of the International Paralympic Committee, and how he guided the world’s largest adaptive sports organization to become a global leader for social change.
This Emmy award winning documentary presents new insight into the first act of modern terror on a global stage, when Palestinian extremists killed 11 Israeli athletes, disrupting the Summer Olympics and shocking the world. With chilling detail, the film unravels why and how the attack happened, its aftermath, and its importance to us today. It also captures the subsequent 43-year fight for public remembrance by the victims’ families. Now Available on PBS
Doping for Gold is a 2008 episode of PBS’s Secrets of the Dead. The show used Sidewinder Films producer Dr. Steven Ungerleider’s book Faust’s Gold: Inside the East German Doping Machine, to look at the East German doping scheme of the 1970s. Originally featured on PBS. Watch Now.
This powerful Academy Award nominated American short documentary looks at the hard questions of end-of-life care. It follows Dr. Jessica Zitter, a palliative care specialist who leads a team in the Highland Hospital ICU in Oakland, California. Zitter helps families make end-of-life decisions for their loved ones, who are often terminally ill. Now Available on Netflix.
This Academy Award nominated documentary follows patients with terminal illnesses, their families, and the palliative care professionals making them comfortable. The film weaves together three stories of visionary medical providers who practice on the cutting edge of life and death, helping to change the way we think about both. Featured at the 2018 Sundance and San Francisco Film Festivals. Now Available on Netflix.
This biographical piece shares details from the life of Elsa Brändström, a Swedish nurse and philanthropist who, in the aftermath World War I, traveled to Siberia to help care for the German and Austrian POWs. Originally featured on BBC. Watch Now.