Jon Griggs

In the 25 year history of the World Championships of Formation Skydiving no team has ever won gold in two of the most prestigious and dynamic events, the 4-way and 8-way. Over the course of one glorious year, the US national team dared to do such a thing, risking all to accomplish what was widely considered in the skydiving world to be impossible.

From the blistering heat of endless training jumps in Arizona, to dodging hurricanes at the US nationals in Florida, to the unpredictability of the final showdown at the world championships in Australia, the filmmakers travelled behind the scenes with the members of the team, offering a glimpse into a world little know by those who have never leapt from a plane.

Airspeed is a seldom-seen look into the world of professional  extreme-athletes, driven characters who overcome enormous odds and risk all for little money and scant recognition. But if you ever wondered what it feels like to truly fly, 'Airspeed' will transport you up to the sky and into the realm of some of the greatest  body-pilots on the planet.

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Nanking - Narrated
Nanking - Narrated
2007 | 90mins
A powerful, emotional and relevant reminder of the heartbreaking toll war takes on the innocent, this award-winning documentary tells the story of the Japanese invasion of Nanking, China, in the early days of World War II. As part of a campaign to conquer all of China, the Japanese subjected Nanking?which was then China's capital?to months of aerial bombardment, and when the city fell, the Japanese army unleashed murder and rape on a horrifying scale. In the midst of the rampage, a small group of Westerners banded together to establish a Safety Zone where over 200,000 Chinese found refuge. Unarmed, these missionaries, university professors, doctors and businessmen?including a Nazi named John Rabe?bore witness to the events, while risking their own lives to protect civilians from slaughter. The story is told through deeply moving interviews with Chinese survivors, chilling archival footage and photos, testimonies of former Japanese soldiers?and a staged reading of the Westerners' letters and diaries by Woody Harrelson, Mariel Hemingway, Jurgen Prochnow and others. NANKING is a testament to the courage and conviction of individuals who were determined to act in the face of evil and a powerful tribute to the resilience of the Chinese people?a gripping account of light in the darkest of times. This version of the film features descriptive narration for the blind and visually impaired, created by the Narrative Television Network.
Nanking - Narrated