HBO Spotlight: Muhammad Ali’s GREATEST FIGHTS Debuts in October

Image description: Muhammad Ali’s Greatest GIft to Dirk Nowitzki. Getty Image. All rights reserved. Debuts exclusively on HBO October 5th.   HBO Films presents in association with SAF Films West MUHAMMAD ALI’S GREATEST FIGHT. Famous for both his signature shuffle and verbal sparring, boxer Cassius Clay quickly rose to fame in the ‘60s, becoming the world’s best-known athlete – and …

HBO Spotlight: In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye

Editors Eye, VOGUE Magazine Celebrating VOGUE’s 120th Anniversary HBO Spotlight – To celebrate Vogue’s 120th anniversary, HBO will air In Vogue: The Editor in honor of the famed magazine’s iconic images as chosen by its editors. Fashion admirers and readers of Vogue will no doubt want to tune in to this special commemorative documentary, airing on December 6th exclusively on HBO. Editor …

HBO Spotlight: Ethel, A First-hand Look Inside a Political Dynasty

A family affair. HBO Spotlight: Ethel, A First-hand Look Inside A Political Dynasty is a documentary by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Rory Kennedy (HBO’s Ghost of Abu Ghraib) as she examines the remarkable life of her mother, Ethel Kennedy. Ethel celebrates the life of the Kennedy matriarch that reveals little-know anecdotes from her family: “When Robert F. Kennedy was U.S. attorney general, his wife, Ethel, …

HBO Spotlight: Gibney’s ‘Mea Maxima Culpa’

Silence in the house of God. Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God sheds light on the hidden truth of abuse and pedophilia in the Catholic Church that range from smaller, individual churches well on to the Vatican itself. The documentary will also make note of the roles Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI– the former Vatican overseer for sex-abuse …

HBO Spotlight: The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

“By conservative estimates, one in five people are dyslexic” HBO Spotlight – The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia  tells the story of four young people who strive to overcome dyslexia and surpass society’s low expectations. Filmmaker James Redford was inspired to make the film due to the challenges facing his son, Dylan, who was diagnosed as dyslexic after being functionally illiterate in the fourth grade. Many …