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Anthony Weiner was a young congressman on the cusp of higher office when a sexting scandal forced a humiliating resignation. Just two years later, he ran for mayor of New York City, betting that his ideas would trump his indiscretions. He was wrong.
The rise and smash success of Elite modeling agency founder John Casablancas is chronicled in this biography of the man who invented the supermodel.
Artist and filmmaker Philippe Mora is producing a graphic novel about his late father, Georges, widely known in Melbourne as a beloved contemporary art patron and owner of bohemian eateries Mirka Café, Café Balzac and the Tolarno Restaurant.
Based on John M Brinnin's account of his hell-raising hero, Dylan Thomas', first visit to New York in 1950.
Millions know the man, but few know his story. In BEING EVEL, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Daniel Junge and actor/producer Johnny Knoxville take a candid look at American daredevil and icon Robert "Evel" Knievel.
This is the story of unsung hero Steve Fairless, a country boy who represented Australia in road cycling at the Seoul Olympics in 1988.
MAVIS! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The Staple Singers.
Robert Frank revolutionised photography and independent film.
A colourful character who was not only ahead of her time but helped to define it, Peggy Guggenheim was an American heiress who became a central figure in the modern art movement.
The exploits of Ned Kelly, Australian icon and notorious outlaw regularly raise questions amongst historians and social commentators of injustice and oppression.
The creators of GENERATION IRON bring you the untold story of six-time world champion power lifter, and 'baddest muthaf**ka' of all time, CT Fletcher.
Yves Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his career.
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.
For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling in the footsteps of an ever changing humanity. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of the wild fauna and flora, and grandiose landscapes.
Programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz has his fingerprints all over the internet - he was integral to the development of the basic internet protocol RSS and co-founded the global social news and entertainment website Reddit.
Synthesising percussion and politics, Fela Kuti is one of the most significant figures in African history.
Director: Brian Knappenberger
Country: United States
It's 1966. A then unknown Jimi Hendrix is touring a series of London pubs.
IRIS pairs legendary documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old New York style icon and muse.
Hindu mystic Paramahansa Yogananda brought yoga and meditation to the West in 1920.
The life and career of the legendary Hollywood insider, Shep Gordon.
FLAMBOYANT, TALENTED, CHARMING... A TRUE INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY - WHO IS MICHAEL WHITE?
Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.
Examining Ali's life outside the ring, beginning with the announcement of his deeply held and controversial Islamic religious beliefs and the decision to change his "white man's name" of Cassius Clay to Muhammad Ali.
Wayne Lynch burst onto the Australian surfing scene in the 1960s and rode a wave like no one else.
'Time is Illmatic' cemented Nas' unassailable skills. It was his debut. He was 17. NAS: TIME IS ILLMATIC delivers an electrifying account of the gestation of a rap milestone, utilising the Nas of then and now.
Humourous, authentic and compelling, BURT'S BUZZ is a journey into the remarkable double life of Burt Shavitz - a reclusive beekeeper who reluctantly became one of the world's most recognizable brand identities.
Follows the journey of enigmatic Australian musician Jeremy Oxley, lead singer of Sunnyboys as he emerges from a 30-year battle with schizophrenia. An inspiring story of hope, survival and the healing power of unconditional love.
A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
Father Bob Maguire, the irreverent philosopher and working class hero, eschews the collar and piousness of his own religion.
Jonah Lomu is without a doubt the most famous rugby player of all time. His outstanding physique, his power, his speed, and determination helped revolutionise the game around the world.
Show me the Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
"PAUL KELLY - STORIES OF ME charts the remarkable life of one of Australia’s most gifted and beloved singer-songwriters. For almost 40 years, in over 350 songs, Paul Kelly has been mapping out the Australian landscape and its people.
A mesmerising, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films.
Ever since Venus and Serena Williams started playing in tennis tournaments, they've provoked strong reactions - from awe and admiration to suspicion and resentment.
BUCK follows the real-life "horse-whisperer", Buck Brannaman, from his abusive childhood to his phenomenally successful approach to horses.
Documentary follows Bobby Liebling, lead singer of seminal hard rock/heavy metal band Pentagram, as he battles decades of hard drug addiction and personal demons to try and get his life back.
The sudden death of dancer/choreographer Tanja Liedtke brought her life into sharp focus. Life in Movement is a portrait of an obsessive artist at work and the impact her life and death has on her collaborator.
Three years in the making, AMERICAN: The Bill Hicks Story brings the tale of one of modern cultureâ??s most iconic heroes to the big screen.
A hit at the Sundance Film Festival - where it won the Special Jury Prize - BEING ELMO showcases the story behind an oft-forgotten and largely invisible artistry.
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers.
BHUTTO is the definitive documentary that chronicles the life of one of the most complex and fascinating characters of our time.
JOAN RIVERS: A PIECE OF WORK takes us on a year long ride with the irreverent comedian and pop icon Joan Rivers.
An enigmatic musical poet, world-renowned pianist Glenn Gould continues to captivate twenty-seven years after his untimely death.
â??We all get dressed for Bill,â?� says Vogue editrix Anna Wintour. The â??Billâ?� in question is 80+ New York Times photographer Bill Cunningham.
W. Reich was the last censored scientist in the 20th century. Arrested by the FBI, he died in prison. Now we discover that his findings are true ... the amazing biography of a visionary.
Filmed during and after his time on the High Court of Australia, this documentary about Justice Michael Kirby explores the personal, moral and spiritual convictions of one of our most compassionate and incisive legal minds.
About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein.
Jacques Tati, France's unique master of comedy film, was a loner and did not belong to any school except his own.
Country: United States
Annie Leibovitz has produced some of the most iconic images of the last 30 years. Life through a Lens reveals a woman who has become as iconic as the people she has photographed.
Hollywood outcast, best-selling author and chronicler of the rich and famous, Dominick Dunne is one of the world's leading journalists and society commentators. This is his story.
A portrait of Australian Prime Minister Ben Chifley, his wife Elizabeth, and their spirit kept alive in the NSW country town of Bathurst for five decades since his death.
A maverick, a dreamer, an artist: Philippe Petit is all of these things and more.
He worked in a post office. She was a librarian. With their modest means, the couple managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history.
A renowned photo-realist, Close's artistic glory is his talent for creating remarkably true-to-life portraits of famous friends and peers.
When he died in 1987, Sam Wagstaff left behind a photography collection worth $5 million at the Getty Museum - and very few solid facts about his life.
Scott Walker is one of the most influential and enigmatic figures in rock history.
An intimate and deeply personal portrait of comic genius Spike Milligan through the eyes of his brother, three daughters and third wife.
A man ahead of his time, Eddie Koiki Mabo, left an indelible legacy to the people of Australia, reshaping the landscape and opening up possibilities that many never dreamed of.