The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life's work.
Offended by lyrics they deemed too sexual and violent, Tipper Gore and Susan Baker campaigned to put warning labels on albums in 1985. Years later, warning labels have ended up in some unexpected places.
Maybe the best thing to come out of Scandinavia during the hippie years was, in fact, the story of a radical libertarian and a hedonist capitalist. Their friendship, forged by being outsiders in a conformist country, took them through years of adulation and success, with slight detours into the welcoming arms of vilification and imprisonment. A joyride through taxation, mass travel, hookers and politics. Not feeling too constrained by historical facts, director Christoffer Boe's story of Simon Spies and Mogens Glistrup covers just a few of their decades in a tale of warmth and humour, defiance and eccentricity.
A 71 minute look into the wacky world of religion. Targeting groups from Catholics to Baptists, this movie exposes the idiocy that is associated to religion in general. This is the fourth film release from B.A. Brooks and is quickly causing quite a stir in religious communities across the globe, while also hailing acclaim as a very entertaining, and insightful film experience.
Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of extravagant night club life in St. Petersburg, the society of drug addicts, marginalized and sex fetishists.
A biography of Ian Dury, who was stricken with polio at a young age and defied expectations by becoming one of the founders of the punk-rock scene in Britain in the 1970s.
There are high times in low places in this dark comedy as three stoner friends hang out with a drug dealer who winds up killing himself. The pals make a hazy judgment call to to bring the body to the desert -- and wind up with a suitcase of cash.
Committed slackers Stu and Rupert find their lifestyle threatened in this indie stoner comedy. After Stu loses his job at Starbucks, he gets evicted from his apartment and his ex-girlfriend lets him know she's pregnant with twins.
In Downtown Los Angeles, Skid Row contains one of the largest stable population of homeless people in the United States. Skid Row is not just an area but an example of marginalisation and inequality. "Sex, Drugs and Homelessness" is an exploration of the human condition. The great American social experiment, maintaining the divide with the creation of a “double triple under class, super triple underclass”. A glimpse into the under class as a community and how it has taken shape to exist within the system. Is Skid Row inevitable in the realm of this society or is there hope to reform?
The Dutch idea of a free society includes a legalized sex industry, the open sale of marijuana and hashish, total equality for gays, distribution of clean syringes and methadone to addicts, and government financed abortion, euthanasia and sex education for schoolchildren. Has this unconventional approach changed Holland from a land of tulips, windmills and wooden shoes into a modern day Sodom and Gomorrah? Apparently not. In Holland rates of drug use, addiction and AIDS transmission are extremely low, and the Dutch have the lowest rates of abortion, teenage pregnancy and imprisonment in the world. Filmed over the course of many months spent in Holland by writer/director Jonathan Blank, the provocative documentary has revealing interviews with everyone from government officials, police, clergy and scientists to club owners, drug dealers and prostitutes and outrageous scenes from hash bars, brothels, nightclubs, prisons and rallies.
A look at 1970s Hollywood when it was known as New Hollywood, and the director was the star of the movie.
In this trio of edgy tales, Eugene (Chris Dotson) spends his energy and inheritance on trying out new ways of having sex; a young brother and sister pop prescription pills as if they were candy; and a grieving father (Ricardo Gil) torments a weapon manufacturer's family. This highly suspenseful and provocative set of stories from writer-director Adrian Selkowitz also features Jim Storm, Alec Clawson, Katie Kocis, Drew Watson and Kelly Costa.
A filmed record of Eric Bogosian's acclaimed one-man show.
Generations of American children sat in dark classrooms and absorbed wisdom in the form of 16mm educational and social guidance films. Through the flicker of dim projector bulbs and the warble of optical soundtracks a blueprint for better living in the Atomic Age was spelled out in no uncertain terms. Now, just as you remember them, a special collection of rare educational films, ranging in date from the late 1940s to the early 1980s. Some historical, some hysterical and all filled with more important misinformation than you can digest in one viewing. Fantoma presents this specially priced 4-DVD set in a box shaped like a mini school locker.
Generations of American children sat in dark classrooms and absorbed wisdom in the form of 16mm educational and social guidance films. Through the flicker of dim projector bulbs and the warble of optical soundtracks a blueprint for better living in the Atomic Age was spelled out in no uncertain terms. Now, just as you remember them, Fantoma presents this collection of sex education and drug prevention films, ranging in date from the late 1940s to the early 1970s. Some historical, some hysterical and all filled with more important misinformation than you can digest in one viewing. Learn all about the dangers of marijuana, the perils of heavy petting, the difference between boys and girls, and the joys of menstruation. Films include: LSD: Insight Or Insanity?, It's Wonderful Being a Girl, Narcotics: Pit Of Despair, LSD: Case Study, & Marijuana (with Sonny Bono).
An uncompromising look at the lives of sex workers in an area of Leeds where, if you're buying or selling sex, you won’t get arrested.
Bursting out of the L.A. glam scene in the late 1980's, Guns N' Roses have gone on to epitomise everything that a rock band should be. Now, some 15 years later and with only one original member, they have somehow managed to retain an enormous army of de
Probably the most atypical star in the history of popular music, Ian Dury overcame Polio to be one of the most iconic figures of the late punk movement. With his supercharged live performances and unique blend of sexually poetic lyrics, Ian Dury achieved critical aclaim from both his fans and fellow artists. From his early days with Kilburn and the High Roads to his superstardom with the Blockheads, Ian Dury was a complicated cocktail of warmth, wit, bile and bombast... quite simply he was unique and unforgettable. To discover the legend that is Ian Dury this DVD contains amazing live performances of Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll, What A Waste, Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick, Sweet Gene Vincent and many other hits from his heyday, alongside in-depth interviews that give an insight to the man himself.
Six medical students whose lives revolves around drugs and sex, unwillingly come together to stage a play and participate in a prestigious competition. Coming soon - Sex Drugs & Theatre, a ZEE5 Original starring Shalva Kinjawadikar, Mitali Mayekar, Nayannah Mukey, Aadish Vaidya, Suyassh Zunzurke, Abhishek Deshmukh, Sujay Dahake, Pravin Tarde and Sunil Barve.
Johnny Rock is the aging lead singer of NYC's legendary early-'90s band The Heathens, who is trying to get both his band and his life back together. The aging and broke bad-boy rocker gets another shot at fame as a songwriter for a brash and talented young singer who's a big fan of his early work.
Stacey Dooley investigates current affairs issues affecting young people around the world.