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It’s a tough life trying to make people laugh. It might be fun for some but utter misery for others – it is a journey nonetheless into the unpredictable existence of the jobbing comedian.
Fun, disarming and musically provocative, the Topp Twins are New Zealand's finest lesbian country and western singers and the country's greatest export since rack of lamb and the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.
8 players with 703 years between them compete in the World over 80s Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia.
Following the publication of a study forecasting the possible extinction of mankind by 2100, Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent travelled through 10 countries to understand the reasons of this upcoming catastrophe and, most of all, how to prevent it.
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.
This is the celebratory story of the renowned international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma.
THE FARMER’S CINEMATHEQUE interprets a rich archive of films by Relvy and John Teasdale, farmers from the Victorian Wimmera, revealing stories and spirits embedded in the land.
Filmmaker Steven Cantor examines the life and career of ballet dancer Sergei Polunin, from his early days in the Ukraine to his performances in the United Kingdom, Russia and America.
Director: Morgan Neville
Country: United States
Daughter is an exploration of gendered violence and victim blaming, as shown through the experiences of three different women on a Friday night out in St Kilda.
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.
A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home: these scenes and others are woven into CAMERAPERSON.
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.
David Lynch takes us on an intimate journey through the formative years of his life.
A behind-the-scenes look at the fans who gather by the thousands each year in San Diego, California to attend Comic-Con, the world's largest comic book convention.
The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we've got nuclear power wrong?
As many irreplaceable seeds near extinction, SEED reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a David and Goliath battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12,000 year food legacy.
Where there is imagination, there is darkness and from within that darkness lurks a being of unfathomable terror.
Two Hands is a classic Aussie crime tale about a young man coming of age in a tough world of crooks and villains.
A documentary that goes inside one of the great museums of the world: The National Gallery in London.
A wild community of outcasts fight for their right to live rough in a "designated scenic area" in West Auckland, New Zealand.
John Pilger reveals that the world's greatest military power, the United States, and the world's second economic power, China, both nuclear-armed, are on the road to war.
Beyond Our Ken gains access to Australia’s notorious cult Kenja – a ‘spiritual awareness centre’ accused of hypnotic mind control, sexual abuse and blamed by families for the disappearance of loved ones.
Filmmaker Werner Herzog examines the past, present and future of the Internet and how it affects human interaction and modern society.
Between 1968 and 1972, nine American spacecraft voyaged to the Moon, and 12 men walked upon its surface.
A group of passionate and adventurous young people leave their known worlds behind to spend 100 days in the jungles of Borneo.
Mark finds his first real love and tries to escape all the bad things in his life with her.
The exploration of the traditional, complex, and secretive world of sake, often called Japanese rice wine, through the eyes of three distinctive outsiders who have devoted themselves to sake.
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.
Winner of the Directing Award at the Sundance Film Festival, LIFE, ANIMATED is the inspirational story of Owen Suskind, a young man living with autism whose life is enriched by Disney animated films, and the unconditional love of his family.
This beautifully-layered, insightful and very funny documentary feature is the latest in Nick Torrensâ?? long-term Hong Kong-China series.
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.
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.
Natalie Dessay prepares to take on the role of Violetta in this documentary about the staging of Verdi's masterwork at the Aix-en-Provence Festival in France.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An inspirational and life-affirming rags-to-riches true story of a barmaid who bred a champion racehorse.
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.
Show me the Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
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.
An intimate and deeply personal portrait of comic genius Spike Milligan through the eyes of his brother, three daughters and third wife.
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.
Three young commuter cyclists and an adventure across the United States.
Ten years in the making, the film is an extraordinary eyewitness account of the living traditions of PutuparriÂs people.
Feeding the worldâs ever-expanding population is a growing global concern. Where is the land that once grew food? Itâs at your own back door!
Academy AwardÂ®-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative, subversive and hilarious film yet.
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.
Two cricket fans who became journalists, Old Etonian Sam Collins and larrikin Aussie Jarrod Kimber, from opposite ends of the social and geographic scale but united by their love of Test cricket, join forces to try to help save it.
"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.
16 year old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons.
Victor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.
Dorjee Sun, a young Australian Entrepreneur, believes there's money to be made from protecting rainforests in Indonesia, saving the orangutan from extinction and making a real impact on climate change.
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.
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.
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.
CITY OF GOLD chronicles Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Goldâ??s relationship to his beloved and sprawling metropolis, Los Angeles.
Life Off Grid is a two-year journey exploring the lives of Canadians in every province and territory who have made the choice to disconnect.
A high speed roadtrip through modern creativity, STATION TO STATION is a revolutionary feature comprised of 62 one-minute films highlighting an exciting and eclectic mix of artists, musicians, writers, places, and perspectives.
With exclusive access to the Australian rehearsals of his global theatre hit, MATILDA AND ME charts the relationship between Tim Minchin and the musical he has become famous for.
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.
A feisty and resilient community centre in an industrial seaside town is in the process of setting up a community-based funeral service when they are suddenly faced with the challenge of caring for one of their own.
With unprecedented access, CARTEL LAND is a fearless exposÃ© about two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy - Mexico's vicious, murderous drug cartels.
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.
Three intimate portraits of a close-knit group of inspiring people who share a passion for perfection. These three artisans and their apprentices live and work in a quiet valley in Tasmania, in the shadow of Sleeping Beauty Mountain.
JEREMY SCOTT: THE PEOPLE'S DESIGNER follows the story of Jeremy Scott's ascent from a small town in Missouri to his current position as the Creative Director of Moschino.
Women without A Pause compares the most significant transition in all womenÂ´s life throughout different cultures: the menopause.
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
This is the story of unsung hero Steve Fairless, a country boy who represented Australia in road cycling at the Seoul Olympics in 1988.
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.
BLACK AND DUSTY follows a group of Indigenous competitors as they compete in the annual Finke Desert Race across 250 km of central Australian desert by car, buggie or bike.
If you dream your own death, can it come true?
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 Palio is the oldest horse race in the world, and turns the Italian city of Siena into a high-stakes battleground of strategy, intrigue, and simmering machismo.
The Tube is full of surprising oddities and historical quirks. You probably walk right past a few every day, without ever noticing.
Walking the Camino captures the trials and tribulations of six modern-day adventurers equipped with only a backpack, a pair of boots and an open mind on the epic 500-mile pilgrimage along Spain's 1200 year-old Camino de Santiago
Country: United Kingdom
In a forbidden valley 100 kilometres from Sydney runs a river where the wild horses run free... Can two very different men work together to save them?
GAYBY BABY is a portrait of four kids - Gus, Ebony, Matt and Graham - whose parents all happen to be gay.
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.
Relive the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, arguably the greatest cricket tournament on the planet, from the stunning Opening Ceremony to its exciting climax in Mumbai.
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?
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 ground-breaking puppetry and animation technique pioneered by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson is brought to life in this definitive documentary, revealing the passion and dedication behind their process.