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Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate and investor, best known as the founder of Virgin Group, which comprises more than 400 companies. At the age of sixteen his first business venture was a magazine called Student. In 1970, he set up a mail-order record business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores. Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s, as he set up Virgin Atlantic and expanded the Virgin Records music label. According to the Forbes 2012 list of billionaires, Branson is the sixth richest citizen of the United Kingdom, with an estimated net worth of US$4.6 billion.
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Could dyslexia be a gift? Or can it only ever be a disability? Documentary maker Richard Macer sets off on a road trip with his dyslexic son Arthur to find the answer. En route, they meet Richard Branson and Eddie Izzard, and many other successful dyslexic people. - BBC
Runtime: 59 min.
Directed by: Richard Macer
MATTHEWS tells the incredible true story of the life and career of a man considered by many to be the greatest soccer player of all time, Sir Stanley Matthews.
Directed by: Ryan Scott Warren
Documentary about reggae music and culture in London in 1977. Filmed in Super 8 camera by Don Letts. With participation of Richard Branson, Neneh Cherry, Paul Cook, Sly Dunbar, Paul Weller, John Lydon, Joe Strummer, Siouxsie Sioux, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry and others. Released in 2017.
Runtime: 44 min.
As: Himself - Rider
Adventure. Challenge. The simple joy of riding the wind. The best kiteboard riders each have their own reasons for pursuing their sport to its uttermost limits, but they’re united in revealing its breathtaking beauty to the world.
Runtime: 82 min.
Directed by: Bob van de Gronde
Peter Diamandis dreamed of outer space his whole life. But since the days of his childhood, when the Apollo program was at its height, America's excitement for the exploration of space has waned, even if Peter's obsession never did. So Peter set out to find a way to kick-start the next evolution of spaceflight, inspiring people all over the world to look to the stars again. "Visioneer" tells the story of ...
Runtime: 52 min.
Documentary about the musician Mike Oldfield, whose 1973 album Tubular Bells launched the Virgin record label and became the biggest selling instrumental album of all time.
Runtime: 59 min.
Directed by: Matt O'Casey
MIRACLE RISING: SOUTH AFRICA is the epic legacy of South Africa's political transformation that culminated in the first free and fair elections in April 1994. Recounted through the personal accounts of key figures, both local and international, the documentary examines how South Africa avoided a civil war and moved towards, as Archbishop Desmond Tutu coined the phrase, "a rainbow nation." From the evil ...
Directed by: Brett Lotriet Best
A BBC4 Documentary on the rise and fall and resurgence of the venerable LP record, and the dynamics of marketing and consumption of music as told through artists and musicians of the classic album eras of the 60's and 70's.
Runtime: 87 min.
Directed by: Steve O'Hagan
Though up to 20% of students are dyslexic, many pass through school unidentified, misunderstood and performing below their potential. Paradoxically, these disorders are often found in highly intelligent, creative minds, and can also be seen as a gift, because many people with dyslexia naturally think outside the box and see the big picture, finding alternative solutions to problems that ...
Runtime: 60 min.
Directed by: James Redford
When you watch Choice Point, you'll finally get the answers that'll make all the difference - and what you're going to discover may well surprise you! Imagine how much faster your own journey to success would be if you could tap into the thinking and experiences of some of the world's leading visionaries, scientists and spiritual leaders, and receive life-directing guidance ...
Runtime: 77 min.
As: Himself - Founder, Virgin Group
Record high oil prices, global warming, and an insatiable demand for energy: these issues define our generation. The film exposes shocking connections between the auto industry, the oil industry, and the government, while exploring alternative energies such as solar, wind, electricity, and non-food-based biofuels.
Runtime: 112 min.
Directed by: Joshua Tickell
The Rabbit is the world's belling-selling vibrator. In the past year alone, millions have been sold all over the globe. Now experts are warning the Rabbit is becoming the new addiction; women who start using often find they simply cannot stop. RABBIT FEVER is the first film to follow the trials and tribulations of a group of Rabbit Addicts as they attempt to kick their Rabbit habit.
Runtime: 85 min.
Directed by: Ian Denyer
As: Balloon Man
A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.
Runtime: 120 min.
Directed by: Frank Coraci
Discover the meteoric rise of Elon Musk, the man who is transforming the way we think about travel technology through electric cars, the Hyperloop, and revolutionary ideas on how we live through artificial intelligence and colonizing Mars.
Runtime: 71 min.