Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Hank Azaria’s touching, humorous, and often enlightening journey from a man who is not even sure he wants to have kids, to a father going through the joys, trials and tribulations of being a dad.
The bulls are released for day six of the Pamplona bull run in Spain. The week-long San Fermin festival has become a global tourist attraction, with hundreds pouring into the small town every July. Jake Ramirez is from Los Angeles. (SOUNDBITE) (English) RUNNER FROM LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, JAKE RAMIREZ, SAYING: "The sensation is great. I first came here back in '97 and I never thought I'd come back. So being that it's now 17 years later, it really explains the joy and the passion I have for the encierro [running of the bulls] in San Fermin." Some participants drink all night before the early morning run. Roberto Lombardo from Philadelphia says it's an adrenaline rush knowing you're about to risk your life. (SOUNDBITE) (English) RUNNER FROM PHILADELPHIA, ROBERTO LOMBARDO, SAYING: "It's very tough in there, it's not easy, you have to make your own way, so to speak." Over the past century, there have been 14 fatalities at the fiesta -- which dates back to the 13th century. The last person to be killed during a Pamplona bull run was in 2009. Saturday's run was a bit slippery due to rain, but there were no major injuries. And it was one of the fastest this week, finishing in just 2 minutes and 49 seconds.