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Adam Darke’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2011: Highlights and Official Film is an exhilarating journey that captures the excitement of the tournament for international players and fans. The opening ceremony was held on 17 February 2011 at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka and the tournament was played between 19 February and 2 April, with 14 national cricket teams taking part. All matches were One Day Internationals played over 50 overs.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Jonah Lomu following the tragic news of his death this morning. So many of us have been moved by the candour of Jonah’s story and the way he shared the intimate details of his life on camera.
Godfrey Reggio’s ‘Visitors’ is a compelling and provocative meditation on our fixation with screen-based media. Set to a compelling score by Phillip Glass, the film expands on his central themes of the hypnotic nature of technology and drives the point home with artful imagery.
20 years on from the most important moment in his career, Jonah Lomu is still global rugby’s first true superstar. Jonah took the world by storm in the 1995 Rugby World Cup semi-final, smashing England with a 4-try steamroll, despite being anaemic, exhausted, and suffering from kidney disease. The most recognisable All Black ever and one of the most iconic rugby players of all time, he went down in history during South Africa’s Rugby World Cup, and still remains the legend of international rugby.
Just in time for the Rugby League grandfinal, beamafilm is bringing back the popular documentary Footy Chicks. An alternative look into the sport where sex, fame and relationships are explored. Check it out before the game this afternoon!
“Ping Pong” follows eight pensioners from around the world as they train for and compete in the over 80’s table tennis world championship in Inner Mongolia. As this fun, inspiring film’s tagline proclaims “You’re never too old for gold!”
With the US Open having reached its stunning conclusion, take a look at two of tennis’ greatest legends: the sisters Serena and Venus Williams. Ever since Venus and Serena started playing in tennis tournaments, they’ve provoked strong reactions – from awe and admiration to suspicion and resentment. Find out the behind-the-scenes stories of these extraordinary women and their success.
Professional surfer Stephanie Gilmore won her first world championship event at age 17 on a day off from high school. Over the next four years, she led the sport, claiming consecutive world titles as the undisputed champion. Stephanie’s talent seemed untouchable – until a violent turn of events abruptly ended her winning streak. This intimate documentary portrait follows Stephanie on the professional circuit as she reassesses her future.
In 1998 Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia. This titanic feat of physical and mental endurance has never since been matched. Pantani was a hero to millions and was seen as the saviour of cycling during a time when doping scandals threatened to destroy the sport. But six years after this extraordinary feat and aged only 34, tragically, Pantani was dead.