SuperEagles ‘96: From director Yemi Bamiro, when a new coach takes over the Nigerian national football team – fittingly known as the Super Eagles – he sweeps away the prevailing corruption and apathy, and the team stuns the world on their magical gold-medal run in the Olympics of 1996. Ironically, this success takes place during a decade of political upheaval and social instability. The documentary explores how Nigeria’s people leaned into their pride and happiness for the Super Eagles amid a turbulent historical period.
A high-paced dive into the scandal that shocked popular culture, when two unsuspecting aspiring artists were hired to lip sync an album that would unexpectedly become a Grammy winning megahit. When the truth about Milli Vanilli was exposed, it destroyed the careers and lives of Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus, leaving them to pick up the pieces of a lost dream while the industry that chewed them up moved on.
In partnership with Rolling Stone Films, MRC Non-Fiction explores the public career of Rudy Giuliani, based on the 2020 article “What Happened to America’s Mayor?” by Seth Hettena. From Oscar®-nominated Zach Heinzerling and two-time Emmy® Award-winner Gabrielle Schonder, the film reflects on how “America’s Mayor” fell from grace.
Four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning director Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and Oscar® and Emmy® Award-winning executive producer Common tell the story of groundbreaking artist and king of funk, Sly Stone, founding member of Sly and the Family Stone, who was forced to walk the fine line of impossible expectations after explosive mainstream pop success and the responsibility of representing Black America.
How can one rock band be successful, underrated, hugely influential, and criminally overlooked all at the same time? Edgar Wright (Baby Driver, Hot Fuzz) directs his debut documentary taking audiences on a musical odyssey through five weird and wonderful decades with brothers/bandmates Ron and Russell Mael celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks: your favorite band’s favorite band.
A feature documentary, from director Alex Holmes, that follows the unbelievable story of cyclist Greg LeMond, who came back from the brink of death after a hunting accident to win the closest race in the history of the Tour de France.
MRC Non-Fiction works with a diverse group of artists to develop, finance and produce feature documentaries and docuseries for global audiences who seek enduring and definitive storytelling. The first release from MRC Non-Fiction is “The Sparks Brothers,” the debut documentary from filmmaker Edgar Wright (“Baby Driver”) released by Focus Features, chronicling the 50-year career of influential American duo Sparks.