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Food Chains exposes the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of the supermarket industry. Supermarkets earn $4 trillion globally and have tremendous power over the agricultural system.
As night falls at Spookers, dozens of seemingly ordinary people become freaks, zombies and chainsaw-wielding clowns.
A look at the life and work of American journalist, I.F. Stone, who leads a one-man crusade against government deception.
SEDUCED AND ABANDONED is the story of two men – James Toback and Alec Baldwin – attempting to film their attempt to make a film deal at Cannes and all the hilarious, moving and surprising things that happen to them along the way.
A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never-before-seen footage.
Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.
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.
Phil Grabsky brings us the music and life story of one of the world's favourite composers, Fryderyk Chopin.
Director: TIROLA Douglas
Country: United States
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.
An intimate and deeply personal portrait of comic genius Spike Milligan through the eyes of his brother, three daughters and third wife.
Robert Frank revolutionised photography and independent film.
David Lynch takes us on an intimate journey through the formative years of his life.
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.
8 players with 703 years between them compete in the World over 80s Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia.
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.
Filmmaker Phil Grabsky examines the great composer's life and music.
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers.
Show me the Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
Five top baristas find themselves pushing the limits of coffee perfection to win the National Barista Championship.
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.
The life and career of the legendary Hollywood insider, Shep Gordon.
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.
CITY OF GOLD chronicles Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic Jonathan Goldâ??s relationship to his beloved and sprawling metropolis, Los Angeles.
MAVIS! is the first documentary on gospel/soul music legend and civil rights icon Mavis Staples and her family group, The Staple Singers.
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.
IRIS pairs legendary documentarian Albert Maysles with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old New York style icon and muse.
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.
Most teachers are underpaid, overworked and under appreciated; and yet the impact that they might have on a student can be life changing. In a series of observational portraits we get a glimpse of what it means to truly inspire someone
Academy Award® winning Director Alex Gibney takes an unprecedented look at the National Hockey League's most feared enforcers.
Ever since Venus and Serena Williams started playing in tennis tournaments, they've provoked strong reactions - from awe and admiration to suspicion and resentment.
Jorn Utzon was awarded the first prize in an international architecture competition to design an Opera House for Sydney.
A behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Isao Takahata's THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA.
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.
It's 1966. A then unknown Jimi Hendrix is touring a series of London pubs.
Introducing Stefan Knüpfer, a softly-spoken, bespectacled piano tuner for Steinway and Sons who just might be the most gifted musical talent in the world... even though he's not a musician.
Hollywood it-guy James Franco delivers a knockout performance as Beat poet Allen Ginsberg. Ginsberg - poet, counter-culture icon - recounts the road trips, love affairs, and search for fulfillment that led to his landmark, x-rated poem 'Howl'.
Humourous, authentic and compelling, BURT'S BUZZ is a journey into the remarkable double life of Burt Shavitz - a reclusive beekeeper who reluctantly became one of the world's most recognizable brand identities.
Studio Ghibli, the brainchild of directors Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata and producer Toshio Suzuki, has captivated audiences the world over with its dreamlike, fantastical animations such as SPIRITED AWAY and HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE.
KATY PERRY: THE GIRL WHO RAN AWAY is a revealing documentary about one of the world's most successful and celebrated pop icons.
KATY PERRY - IN HER OWN WORDS is a brand new documentary featuring numerous filmed interviews with Katy across her career.
Drama and reality combine in a fictitious 24 hours in the life of musician and international cultural icon, Nick Cave.
THE IRISH PUB is a celebration of the greatest institution in Irish society, the pub or more specifically, the traditional Irish publicans who run them.
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.
He worked in a post office. She was a librarian. With their modest means, the couple managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history.
Artist, innovator, visionary: architect Norman Foster is all this and more.
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.
"Premiere" is a feature length documentary about the Australian fashion designer Kym Ellery.
Country: United Kingdom
MISTAKEN FOR STRANGERS is a truly hilarious, unusual, and moving film about two brothers, Matt and Tom Berninger.
A mesmerising, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films.
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.
Anna Wintour, the legendary editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine for twenty years, is the most powerful and polarizing figure in fashion.
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.
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.
In this astonishingly candid documentary, wealthy Hong Kong entrepreneur VINCENT LEE opens up his world of influence, his successful business strategies, his dilemmas and his fears.
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