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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.
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.
When CHASING ASYLUM director, Eva Orner relocated to the United States in 2004 she never anticipated The Pacific Solution and offshore processing would still be policy in 2016.
From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief), ZERO DAYS tells the story of Stuxnet, a self-replicating computer malware.
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.
Academy AwardÂ®-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative, subversive and hilarious film yet.
CITIZENFOUR is a real time thriller, giving audiences an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his shocking revelations.
Still the Enemy Within is a unique insight into one of history's most dramatic events: the 1984-85 British Miners' Strike.
No twentieth-century figure has had a more profound effect on the worlds of literature, film, politics, historical debate, and the culture wars than Gore Vidal.
Three young women face seven years in a Russian prison for a satirical performance in a Moscow cathedral. But who is really on trial in a case that has gripped the nation and the world beyond, three young artists or the society they live in?
1945 was a pivotal year in British history. The unity that carried Britain through the war allied to the bitter memories of the inter-war years led to a vision of a better society.
Determined to stop a gas mine being built near her inner-city Sydney home, Anna Broinowski, in a world first, goes to North Korea to meet the masters of propaganda filmmaking.
Chinaâ??s most famous and outspoken visual artist and dissident, Ai Wei Wei works domestically against a background of strict censorship and internationally to great acclaim.
For the first time ever, six former heads of Israel’s domestic secret service agency, the Shin Bet, share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and decisions.
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.
An inspirational story for our times, The Triangle Wars is the story of the battle being waged between local government, big business and the community over the development of a tiny sliver of crown land on the foreshore of St Kilda.
Colombia today: the biggest trial against Paramilitary - accused of killing thousands of Colombians.
The International Criminal Courts Chief Prosecutor, Luis Moreno-Ocampo has one of the toughest jobs in the world.
Curtis Levy is a man on a musical mission - running for the Australian Senate on a single ticket to make the folksong 'Waltzing Matilda' the new national anthem when Australia becomes a republic.
While the Indonesian army continues to dominate the indigenous inhabitants of West Papua, three friends gather in Melbourne to record outlawed folk songs with renowned Australian rock musicologist David Bridie.
Follows a Palestinian leader who unites Fatah, Hamas and Israelis in an unarmed movement to save his village from destruction. Success eludes them until his 15-year-old daughter jumps into the fray.
BHUTTO is the definitive documentary that chronicles the life of one of the most complex and fascinating characters of our time.
The world's biggest fruit company is on trial in the USA ... for poisoning their workers!!
About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein.
The Most Dangerous Man in America catapults us to 1971 where we find America in the grip of a familiar scenario: a dirty war based on lies.
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.
Don Brash stepped down as leader of the National Party in November 2006, the day before the release of investigative journalist, Nicky Hager's book The Hollow Men.
Dr Helen Caldicott, firebrand anti-nuclear campaigner, celebrated author and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is too alarmed to retire. Certain that the White House's War on Terror is escalating the global nuclear arms race.
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
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.
AFI nominated director, Charlie Hill-Smithâ??s first documentary, is a telling insight into the complexities that face modern China.
Buried Alive exposes some of the ugly truths about the nature of Western Democracy, the world media and third world colonialism. But the story of East Timor also presents the potential for individuals to effect change.
IN September1982, at the height of an economic recession, the Australian steelworks BHP announced its intention to close down some of its coal mines.
Independent Australian political documentary about the US installations in Australia at Pine Gap.