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Narrated by Liam Neeson, ROAD tells the story one family’s legacy and two generations of motorcycle road racers.

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It’s 1966. A then unknown Jimi Hendrix is touring a series of London pubs.

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Jessie Chapman, renowned Byron Bay yoga teacher and Australia's bestselling yoga author of four books introduces her personal dynamic yoga practice filmed on Byron Bay's stunning beaches.

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NEW RELEASE: Murundak: Songs of Freedom

MURUNDAK: SONGS OF FREEDOM, is a documentary following the Black Arm Band, a collection of Australia's finest Aboriginal musicians, as they take to the wide open road with their songs of struggle, resistance and freedom.

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NEW RELEASE: Pianomania

Introducing Stefan Knüpfer, a softly-spoken, bespectacled piano tuner for Steinway and Sons who just might be the most gifted musical talent in the world... even though he's not a musician.

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NEW RELEASE: Finding Fela

Synthesising percussion and politics, Fela Kuti is one of the most significant figures in African history.

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NEW RELEASE: Howl

Hollywood it-guy James Franco delivers a knockout performance as Beat poet Allen Ginsberg. Ginsberg - poet, counter-culture icon - recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for fulfillment that led to his landmark, x-rated poem 'Howl'.

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In 1996 during the Robert Menzies Lecture, then Prime Minister John Howard used the phrase ‘This black armband view of our history’. This was a phrase that would eventually inspire a protest music movement to adopt the name the Black Arm Band in order to protest Howard’s dismissive historical views on the treatment of Indigenous Australians.
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IT’S RAINING PLEASURE documents a four-night reunion of seminal 1980s Australian band, The Triffids, and an impressive line-up of guest singers and performers at the Metro Theatre during the Sydney Arts Festival in January 2008. It marked the band’s first Australian concert performances in almost 20 years. The four concerts were staged to celebrate the song-writing genius of The Triffids late lead singer, David McComb, who died in February, 1999.
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