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Tokyo - January 2015: The world’s number one restaurant, the Copenhagen based NOMA and its renowned chef-owner René Redzepi relocate the restaurant and its entire staff to the Mandarin Oriental Tokyo for 5 sold-out weeks of spectacular meals.
Philosopher Slavoj Zizek examines the hidden themes and existential questions asked by world renowned films.
Coal, Corruption and community resistance of one of Australias most controversial mining projects Whitehavens Maules Creek Coal Mine in the Leard State Forest.
Tiffany & Co. has captured the aspirational dreams of the world with its legendary jewels, signature blue box, and timeless elegance and sophistication.
On Australia Day 1988, over 20 film crews across the country filmed from midnight to midnight, searching behind the curtain of the official Bicentennial celebrations to reveal the thoughts and attitudes of ordinary Australians.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From the makers of AMY and SENNA. Director Mat Whitecross's film uses rare, unseen footage and exclusive interviews to tell the story of Oasis in all its intense and volatile glory.
In 1994 a 13-year-old boy disappears without a trace from San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later he is found alive, thousands of miles away in a village in southern Spain with a story of kidnap and torture.
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.
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.
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.
Acclaimed Artistic Director and Choreographer Stephen Page brings Bangarra Dance Theatres outstanding dance work SPEAR to the screen.
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.
For over forty years, America's "War on Drugs" has accounted for 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities at home and abroad.
Incomparable British broadcaster Louis Theroux is hilariously provocative in his first feature documentary, LOUIS THEROUX: MY SCIENTOLOGY MOVIE.
Each year, on the first Monday in May, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York opens its doors to host the biggest event on the fashion calendar, The Met Gala, the opening night party to the Costume Institute’s annual fashion exhibition.
Five top baristas find themselves pushing the limits of coffee perfection to win the National Barista Championship.
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.
Ten years in the making, the film is an extraordinary eyewitness account of the living traditions of PutuparriÂs people.
Academy AwardÂ®-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative, subversive and hilarious film yet.
"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.
The life and career of the legendary Hollywood insider, Shep Gordon.
Pastor Becky Fischer is an aggressive evangelical campaigner. She runs a summer camp called "Kids on Fire" for fundamentalist Christian children as young as six.
THE HUNTING GROUND takes audiences straight to the heart of a shocking epidemic of violence and institutional cover-ups sweeping college campuses across America.
3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS dissects the aftermath of the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis and the trial of Michael Dunn who, in 2012, shot him repeatedly at a Florida gas station for playing his music too loudly.
Winner of the Academy AwardÂ® for Best Documentary, The Cove is an alarming environmental thriller. In 2008, an elite team of scientists, filmmakers and free-divers embarked on a covert mission to expose a shocking secret.
In SILENCE IN THE HOUSE OF GOD: MEA MAXIMA CULPA Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney exposes the abuse of power in the Catholic Church.
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.
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.
Filmed over 211 shoot days in nine countries and five continents over four years, This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re-imagine the vast challenge of climate change.
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.
CITY OF GOLD chronicles Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Goldâ??s relationship to his beloved and sprawling metropolis, Los Angeles.
To be the first to climb the famous, notorious Eiger North Face - that is the dream of many mountain climbers from all over Europe in the summer of 1936.
Still the Enemy Within is a unique insight into one of history's most dramatic events: the 1984-85 British Miners' Strike.
Based on John M Brinnin's account of his hell-raising hero, Dylan Thomas', first visit to New York in 1950.
A knock-about rugby team - made up of salt-of-the-earth dairy farmers - is staring down the barrel of a long run of bitter losses. With pluck and determination, the men unite to inspire their small community.
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.
During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation.
The Look of Silence is Joshua Oppenheimer’s powerful companion piece to the Oscar®-nominated The Act of Killing. Through Oppenheimer’s footage of perpetrators of the 1965 Indonesian genocide, a family of survivors discovers how their son was murdered
Struggling NSW farmer Chris Rohrlach desperately needs a second income. Fourteen years ago, his pregnant girlfriend Rachel suffered a massive stroke which left her incurably quadriplegic at age 21.
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.
Four young cowboys hatch an outrageous plot to adopt, train, and ride a string of wild mustangs 3,000 miles from Mexico to Canada through the wildest terrain of the American West.
The Tube is full of surprising oddities and historical quirks. You probably walk right past a few every day, without ever noticing.
FLAMBOYANT, TALENTED, CHARMING... A TRUE INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY - WHO IS MICHAEL WHITE?
Six brothers, known as The Wolfpack, grew up surrounded by the bustling electricity of New York City, but were trapped within the confines of their Lower East Side apartment.
Country: United Kingdom
Why do some people "sound gay" but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment?
In 1971, a group of friends sailed into a nuclear test zone. Their protest captured the world's imagination.
IRIS pairs legendary documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old New York style icon and muse.
FRACKMAN tells the story of accidental activist Dayne Pratzky and his struggle against international gas companies.
The Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Waco: The Rules of Engagement from director William Gazecki, the controversial documentary about the stand-off between an unorthodox Christian group - the Branch Davidians.
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.
GOING CLEAR is a provocative tale of ego, exploitation and lust for power. The film profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology.
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.
Academy Award® winning Director Alex Gibney takes an unprecedented look at the National Hockey League's most feared enforcers.
Once upon a time, during WWII, somewhere in Nazi occupied Romania, a night of comic misadventures ensues when a boy discovers a dead soldier.
Off the field its anyones game. The possibility of sex with a football player is a fantasy for many women and a reality for some.
When a prank caller claiming to be a police officer convinces a fast food restaurant manager to interrogate an innocent young employee, no one is left unharmed.
Ever since Venus and Serena Williams started playing in tennis tournaments, they've provoked strong reactions - from awe and admiration to suspicion and resentment.
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.
Inside Out is a film about the french artist JR giving away his method and the inspiring stories that follow.
Banksy is revered and reviled, considered both a vandal and a genius. Completely anonymous, he is nevertheless without question one of the worlds best known living artists.
About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein.
Established in the fashion world as a minimalist designer, Simons has both his reputation and the legacy of Dior on the line when appointed Creative Director of the iconic Parisian brand.
Hold on to your pool chairs! All three of Penelope Spheeris' entertaining, heartbreaking and iconic Decline of Western Civilization documentaries - the films' chronicling L.A.'s hardcore punk, hair-metal and gutter-punk phenomena.
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.
Director: David Ridgen, Nicolas Rossier
Country: United States
CITIZENFOUR is a real time thriller, giving audiences an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his shocking revelations.
THE RESCUERS, the latest film from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Michael King, uncovers the largely unknown stories of 13 heroic and courageous diplomats who, at tremendous personal cost, saved tens of thousands of Jews during World War II.
Scod, Yon and Gatesy are Tripod - one of the most popular and prolific comedy acts working in Australia today.
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.
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.
Commissioned in 2007 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival, CHACUN SON CINEMA (To Each His Cinema) is a collaboration between 35 of the world's best and most respected directors.
The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we've got nuclear power wrong?
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 1978 Jimmy Graham, a thirty four year old happily married the father of two, scored his dream job with Operation Deepfreeze - training American scientists in survival skills in Antarctica. He left in December of that year.
This real life thriller tells the story of one of Israel's prized intelligence sources, the son of a top Hamas leader. Under the code name "The Green Prince", he is recruited to spy on his own people for over a decade.
Codenamed 'The White Mouse' for her elusiveness, international femme fatale, Nancy Wake was a key inspiration behind Sebastian Faulkes' celebrated fictional spy Charlotte Gray.
Imagine being able to watch as Edison turned on the first light bulb, or as Franklin received his first jolt of electricity? PARTICLE FEVER gives audiences a front row seat to our generation's most significant scientific breakthrough as it happens.
Director - and piano-player - Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical acts as well as interviews and performances by such living legends as Ray Charles, Fats Domino and Dr. John.
It's 1966. A then unknown Jimi Hendrix is touring a series of London pubs.
MURUNDAK: SONGS OF FREEDOM, is a documentary following the Black Arm Band, a collection of Australia's finest Aboriginal musicians, as they take to the wide open road with their songs of struggle, resistance and freedom.
Synthesising percussion and politics, Fela Kuti is one of the most significant figures in African history.
IT'S RAINING PLEASURE documents a four-night reunion of seminal 1980s Australian band, The Triffids, and an impressive line-up of guest singers and performers at the Metro Theatre during the Sydney Arts Festival in January 2008.
'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.
Rocky Braat, a young man from a fractured family and a troubled past, went traveling through India without a plan. Then he met a group of HIV positive children living in an orphanage - a meeting that changed everything for him.
The man who lived in Hitler's court, working as his telephone operator and bodyguard, tells about the final years of Hitler's life and about his last hours.
After The Storm captures the lives of the kids and crew as they turn a gym into a theater, come together as a company, and create hope and purpose in the midst of devastation and despair.
Scott Walker is one of the most influential and enigmatic figures in rock history.
Professional surfer Stephanie Gilmore won her first world championship event at age 17 on a day off from high school.
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.
Private Adam Winfield was a 21-year-old soldier in Afghanistan when he attempted, with the help of his father, to alert the military to heinous war crimes his platoon was committing.
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.
1984. A fishing boat goes missing off the coast of Iceland, leaving the fishermen at the mercy of frigid waters. Miraculously, one of the crew, Gulli, survives.
ALOIS NEBEL tells the tale of a Czechoslovakian train dispatcher who is haunted by the events in which he played a part during the Second World War.
More than anything in the world, 60 year-old Cornelia longs for her adult son, Barbu, to reciprocate her affections. But the pair barely speak.
There are few professions like that of an ambulance worker - we have a rare license to enter the homes of complete strangers and bear witness to their most personal moments of crisis.