Best Documentary Movies of 1992
A paralysingly beautiful documentary with a global vision—an odyssey through landscape and time—that attempts to capture the essence of life.
Mariah Carey: MTV Unplugged
Recorded in 1992, this unforgettable performance features Mariah backed by an all-star band in the most intimate of settings. Included are the #1 hits "Emotions", "Someday" and the Jackson 5 classic "I'll Be There" featuring Trey Lorenz. Recorded at Kaufman Astoria Studios, New York on 16 March 1992.
Ram ke Naam
On the rise of Hindu fundamentalism as reflected in the temple/mosque conflict in Ayodhya that led to nation wide carnage.
Fishing with John
John Lurie knows absolutely nothing about fishing, but that doesnâ€™t stop him from undertaking the adventure of a lifetime in Fishing with John. Traveling with his special guests to the most exotic and dangerous places on earth, John Lurie battles sharks with Jim Jarmusch off the tip of Long Island, goes ice fishing with Willem Dafoe at Maineâ€™s northernmost point, braves the Costa Rican jungle with Matt Dillon, takes Tom Waits to Jamaica, and searches for the elusive giant squid with Dennis Hopper in Thailand.
Authors, teachers, social activists and feminists explore manifestations of contemporary women's spirituality in the Western world.
Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio
For 50 years radio dominated the airwaves and the American consciousness as the first â€œmass medium.â€ In Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio, Ken Burns examines the lives of three extraordinary men who shared the primary responsibility for this invention and its early success, and whose genius, friendship, rivalry and enmity interacted in tragic ways. This is the story of Lee de Forest, a clergymanâ€™s flamboyant son, who invented the audion tube; Edwin Howard Armstrong, a brilliant, withdrawn inventor who pioneered FM technology; and David Sarnoff, a hard-driving Russian immigrant who created the most powerful communications company on earth.
Fires of Kuwait
After Saddam Hussein had the Kuwait Oil wells lit up, teams from all over the world fought those fires for months. They had to save the oil resources, as well as reduce air pollution. The different teams developed different techniques of extinguishing the fires. Man's emergency creativity can be seen at it's best.
Billy, How Did You Do It?
An interview in six parts between Volker Schlöndorff and Billy Wilder.
Is That All There Is?
Award winning director Lindsay Anderson subverts the mockumentary genre and presents to the audience a detailed and humored account of what truly means to be Lindsay Anderson.
Elton John: Live In Barcelona
Live in Barcelona is a DVD release of Elton John performing some of his hits live in Barcelona, Spain. The concert was recorded on July 21, 1992. Gianni Versace served as the show's production designer, designing the costumes and lighting