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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.
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 captivating step back in time, Pozieres explores the small village in Northern France which, during the Great War in 1916, was the setting of one of the bloodiest battles in history, a twentieth century tragedy.
One of the most brutal conflicts in Australian war history, the Kokoda Campaign was a powerful victory that directly saved Australia from the threat of Japanese occupation.
The Killing Fields is the true story of one man's heroism and the struggle for two men to reunite.
A man delivers telegrams to farming families during World War II in a rural community letting them know a husband or son was killed in action.
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 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.
In January 1942, Papua New Guinea became the battleground for nearly 2 million foreign soldiers. This film documents the experiences of Papua New Guinea's population during this violent campaign.
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.
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.
Academy AwardÂ®-winning director Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative, subversive and hilarious film yet.
A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's protÃ©gÃ©. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.
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.
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.
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
Once upon a time, during WWII, somewhere in Nazi occupied Romania, a night of comic misadventures ensues when a boy discovers a dead soldier.
About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein.
In the tribal areas of Pakistan lies a town where the local industry is the handcrafting of firearms. It has been this way since long before the "War on Terror".
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.
Thanks Girls and Goodbye is a documentary about a group of women who worked on farms during the Second World War in Australia - 'the land girls'.
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.
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.
KORENGAL picks up where the Oscar-nominated RESTREPO left off; the same men, the same valley, the same commanders, but KORENGAL explains what war really feels like, and the scars it leaves behind.
Codenamed 'The White Mouse' for her elusiveness, international femme fatale, Nancy Wake was a key inspiration behind Sebastian Faulkes' celebrated fictional spy Charlotte Gray.
Four modern stories of remarkable courage while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin, the man who coined the term 'genocide'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From the producers of THE CONSTANT GARDENER and THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, HALF OF A YELLOW SUN is based on the best selling novel. When civil war breaks out in Nigeria in the late 60s, political lines are drawn and families are forced to scatter.
Based on the diaries of Kurdish-Iranian poet Sadegh Kamangar, RHINO SEASON tells the story of Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel and his wife Mina, a couple unjustly incarcerated during Iran's Islamic Revolution.
The men and women of Taring Padi have survived kidnappings, beatings, torture, fundamentalist violence and poverty to stand against a corrupt state and the draconian powers of the Indonesian military.
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.
Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill journeys into the hidden world of America's covert wars, from Afghanistan to Yemen, Somalia, and beyond.
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.
An American girl, sent to the English countryside to stay with relatives, finds love and purpose while fighting for her survival as war envelops the world around her.
A documentary that challenges former Indonesian death squad leaders to reenact their real-life mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Director: Gil Scrine
Maria and Carlos, refugees from the war in El Salvador are living in suburban Melbourne.
Award winning film director Janus Metz arrives in Afghanistan with a group of young soldiers on their first tour of duty.
Could a regional love of hummus be the recipe for peace in the Middle East?
After being seriously wounded in Afghanistan, Marine Sgt Nathan Harris is forced to cut his tour short, leaving the danger and excitement of life on the front line behind.
From May 2007 to July 2008, Battle Company of the 173rd Airborne Brigade was stationed in the remote Korengal Valley of eastern Afghanistan - considered one of the most dangerous postings of the war.
Hope In A Slingshot explores the day-to-day realities of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and the effect on civilians on both sides. A journey through the underbelly of the occupation of Palestine by Israel.
A documentary about Afghanistan and the difficulties of delivering aid to a country that is suffering from â??aid fatigueâ?� and prolonged exposure to Western misunderstanding.
An investigation and celebration of women's work from white settlement to the present, a story told by Aboriginal and migrant women, convict women and today's women.
The US has operated military bases in Japan for six decades. Their presence has rubbed salt into unhealed wounds from the war, a complex trauma.
Colombia today: the biggest trial against Paramilitary - accused of killing thousands of Colombians.
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