Ordered by Rating | Year
I Am Bob (2007) - Short Film
On his way to a Make Poverty History gig in Scotland, Bob Geldof is accidentally stranded by an incompetent chauffeur in a run-down motel in Northern England. To his horror, he discovers a lookalike contest is taking place, and no-one will believe he is the real Bob Geldof. Just when he thinks things can't get any worse, he discovers he may not be the only Bob Geldof in the room... (imdb)
Live Aid (1985) - TV Special
Taking place simultaneously in two seperate stadiums in the USA and the UK, many of the top contemporary rock music acts play many of their most popular songs to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. (imdb)
The Old Fools (2002) - Short Film
A clear-eyed look at the inevitability of our demise based on Philp Larkin's poem of the same name, voiced by Bob Geldof. A direct look at the inevitability of our own decay and death. With some humour and visual seduction, the film uses images that are visceral, abrasive and sometimes quite beautiful, hinting at the consequences of our society's denial of death (animateprojects.org)
Live 8 (2005) - TV Special
20 years on from their Live Aid (1985) triumph, Bob Geldof and Midge Ure recruit the world's music superstars once again to perform live and put pressure on Western governments to help Africa and Make Poverty History. (imdb)
Number One (1985) - TV Movie
A down on his luck Irishman in London decides to play snooker for money. (imdb)
Being Mick (2001) - TV Movie
Fly-on-the-wall documentary about rockstar Mick Jagger, and his friends and family, during the recording of his 2001 album 'Goddess in the Doorway'. (imdb)
Sketches of Frank Gehry (2005) - TV Episode
Director Sydney Pollack has made his first feature length documentary on the acclaimed architect, Frank O. Gehry. The two men have been friends for many years, and Pollack completed the film over a period of five years, starting in 2000. (Sony Pictures Classics)
"Oh My God" asks people from all walks of life, from celebrities, to the religious, to atheists and the common Man - the question - "What is God?"
8 shorts centered around 8 themes directed by 8 famous film directors involved and sharing their opinion on progress, on the set-backs and the challenges our planet faces today.
The Return of Spinal Tap (1992) - TV Movie
Based around Tap's performance at the Royal Albert Hall in 1992. In between the footage of St. Hubbins, Tufnel, and Smalls performing in front of a huge crowd enthusiastically determined to go along with the joke, there are clips purporting to investigate the band's humble origins in the East London suburb of Squatney, and updates from "rockumentary" director Marty DiBergi and hapless record plugger Artie Fufkin from the original movie.