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On Thanksgiving Day 2012, American photojournalist James "Jim" Foley was kidnapped in Syria, two years before the infamous video of his public execution introduced much of the world to ISIS.
Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'.
Throughout his ten-year career, Hetherington dedicated himself to dramatic frontline stories such as Liberia and Afghanistan, becoming one of the most important journalists of his generation.
In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earthâ??s changing climate.
In the tradition of great fly-on-the-wall documentaries, PAGE ONE: INSIDE THE NEW YORK TIMES deftly gains unprecedented access to The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk.
Australian publisher, Ross Dunkley started Burmaâ??s leading newspaper The Myanmar Times. The paper comes out weekly in both Burmese and English and every edition is a tactical struggle against the censors.
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.
Equal parts love story, film noir, brainy B-movie and demented fairy tale, Tabloid is a delirious meditation on hysteria, both public and personal, from a filmmaker who continues to break down and blow open the documentary genre.
Anna Wintour, the legendary editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine for twenty years, is the most powerful and polarizing figure in fashion.
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.
Australia's political life as seen through the eyes of five editorial cartoonists: a documentary that takes us from the children overboard to the War in Iraq.
Against the backdrop of the first Gulf war, there was another war fought on the Northern Beaches of Sydney - between The Manly Daily newspaper and an upstart competitor, The Weekender.
Director: Gil Scrine