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Wendy sets out one day on a long drive north to Alaska. Accompanied only by her dog, Lucy, and buoyed by thoughts of employment at her destination, Wendy is forlorn. When her car breaks down in Oregon, and with no money left for dog food, Wendy turns to shoplifting. But after being caught by an over-zealous store attendant and finding that Lucy has run away, Wendy feels her luck slowly slipping away…
From Executive Producers Werner Herzog and Errol Morris, “National Bird” is the story of courageous whistle-blowers who break the silence around the secret U.S. drone war – a decision that will change their lives forever.
New Zealand journalist David Farrier discovers “Competitive Endurance Tickling” videos online. Immediately curious, he begins to investigate. Fit young men from all over the planet are being flown to Los Angeles to compete. Each is tied down to a bed, while the others take turns tickling them. Farrier and his friend Dylan Reeve look into this mysterious company; meeting participants who have found themselves subject to online harassment when they refuse to be tickled. The more they investigate, the stranger it gets, discovering secret identities and criminal activity…
From award-winning director Mat Whitecross, “Oasis: Supersonic” tells the remarkable story of iconic band Oasis – in their own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage, “Oasis: Supersonic” charts the meteoric rise of Oasis from the council estates of Manchester to some of the biggest concerts of all time in just 3 short years. This palpable, raw and moving film shines a light on one of the most genre-shaping and generation-defining British bands that has ever existed.
Why do humans love watching each other fight? Mixed martial arts megastars Ronda Rousey and Jon “Bones” Jones are joined by a number of the sport’s biggest names in “The Hurt Business.” Director Vlad Yudin’s cameras venture beyond the octagon and offer viewers the daily lives of Jones (UFC light-heavyweight champion), Rousey (the first and recent UFC women’s bantamweight champion) and Rashad “Suga” Evans (former UFC light-heavyweight champion).
Acclaimed Artistic Director and Choreographer Stephen Page brings Bangarra Dance Theatres outstanding dance work “Spear” to the screen. Striking and original, Page weaves story through dance to deliver an extraordinary cinematic experience in his feature film debut.
“Show Me the Magic” takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine, from a one-horse town in outback New South Wales to the heights of Hollywood.
Incomparable British broadcaster Louis Theroux is hilariously provocative in his first feature documentary, “Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie”, created in collaboration with director John Dower and two-time Academy Award® winning producer Simon Chinn. Following a long fascination with the religion, and with a lot of experience dealing with eccentric human behaviour, Theroux won’t take no for an answer when his request to enter the Church of Scientology’s Los Angeles headquarters is turned down…
This documentary follows one woman’s quest to get justice for her mother, who was violently raped and beaten in her Johannesburg, South Africa, home in 1988. Although 59-year-old Laura Henkel identified her assailant, a combination of police ineptitude and neighbors’ conflicting accounts led to her attacker, a white teenager, being let off. Since then, Laura has been unable to heal from the trauma, so her daughter Cathy takes matters into her own hands, returning to the scene of the crime.