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Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesn't stop him getting to the bottom of a story stranger than fiction.
CITIZENFOUR is a real time thriller, giving audiences an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his shocking revelations.
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.
InRealLife takes us on a journey from the bedrooms of British teenagers to the world of Silicon Valley, to find out what exactly the internet is doing to our children..
Director: Brian Knappenberger
Country: United States
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.
From Morgan Spurlock, director of SUPERSIZE ME, comes POM WONDERFUL PRESENTS: THE GREATEST MOVIE EVER SOLD - the world's very first Doc-Buster!
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.
Once the bastion of freedom and civil liberties, the UK is now one of the most advanced surveillance societies in the world - ranked third after Russia and China.
In RIP: A Remix Manifesto, Web activist and filmmaker Brett Gaylor explores issues of copyright in the information age, mashing up the media landscape of the 20th century and shattering the wall between users and producers.
Looking from afar, the Australian film industry appears glitzy and glamorous, robust and invincible. Into the Shadows challenges this notion and journeys beyond the glamour to meet the filmmakers who have been bringing Australian films to the screen.
Art & Copy is a powerful new film about advertising and inspiration. Directed by Doug Pray, it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of our time.
Anna Wintour, the legendary editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine for twenty years, is the most powerful and polarizing figure in fashion.
Hunt Angels is the true story of film industry outlaws Rupert Kathner and Alma Brooks, who in the late 1930's began a movie-making spree.
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