Six blind Tibetan teenagers, shunned by their culture as sinners or possessed by demons, band together to climb the north side of Mount Everest. With the inspiration of their fiery, blind teacher…
"description": "Six blind Tibetan teenagers, shunned by their culture as sinners or possessed by demons, band together to climb the north side of Mount Everest. With the inspiration of their fiery, blind teacher who fought to establish a Tibetan school for blind children, the teens are guided by Erik Weihenmayer, the only blind mountaineer to have successfully scaled Everest. The climbers suffer through illness, bad weather, and the stark challenge of tackling one of the greatest natural wonders on the planet.",
Olympic skier Jimmie Heuga's battle to live with the debilitating effects of a chronic disease.
The documentary series "Something to Talk About" brings you a film about nonprofessional runners who attempt to complete the most-difficult ultramarathon series on Earth. Their dramatic journey…
The highs and lows of online poker seen through the eyes of a rich professional player and a gambling addict.
Famous and not-so-famous people put their heads together to effect radical changes in Haiti after the earthquake in 2010.
The discovery of the largest natural gas field in the United States.
Nine women's rights advocates with roots in Muslim societies work to change their communities and the world.
Rock icons -- Jimmy Page, the Edge and Jack White -- from three different generations come together to discuss the electric guitar and their musical influences. The men swap stories and crank up…
New evidence is uncovered suggesting President Kennedy used back channels to negotiate a peace with Nikita Krushchev, and he was determined to withdraw from Vietnam.
Documentary filmmaker Marilyn Agrelo chronicles the lives of several New York City schoolchildren as they get ready for a dancing competition sponsored by the nonprofit group American Ballroom…