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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Still the Enemy Within is a unique insight into one of history's most dramatic events: the 1984-85 British Miners' Strike.
In 1971, a group of friends sailed into a nuclear test zone. Their protest captured the world's imagination.
Independent Australian political documentary about the US installations in Australia at Pine Gap.
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.
About the life and work of controversial American Jewish academic Norman Finkelstein.
A poetic cine-essay about race and Australia’s colonised history and how it impacts into the present. When the filmmaker returns to Tasmania to make a film about her childhood she doesn’t know much about Aboriginal history,culture or colonisation.
An enlightening, intelligent, and profoundly shocking film about our most valuable, non-renewable resource: oil.
CITIZENFOUR is a real time thriller, giving audiences an exclusive front-row seat to the moment Edward Snowden changed history with his shocking revelations.
Country: United States
Most people know about the Mabo and Wik decisions but few know much about the decision makers â The High Court of Australia.
Jorn Utzon was awarded the first prize in an international architecture competition to design an Opera House for Sydney.
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.
Synthesising percussion and politics, Fela Kuti is one of the most significant figures in African history.
Some of the biggest names in classic rhythm and blues performed at the Washington Convention Center at the Presidential Inaugural Concert.
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.
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.
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.
Director: David Siegel
Country: United States
Director: Brian Knappenberger
Country: United States
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.
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?
BHUTTO is the definitive documentary that chronicles the life of one of the most complex and fascinating characters of our time.
Three years in the making, AMERICAN: The Bill Hicks Story brings the tale of one of modern cultureâ??s most iconic heroes to the big screen.
Director: Gil Scrine
The remarkable story of The Weather Underground, radical activists of the 1970s, and of radical politics at its best and most disastrous.
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.
This is the breathtaking story of how the West Indies triumphed over its colonial masters through the achievements of one of the most gifted teams in sporting history.
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 Australian woman, Jocelyn Ortt-Saeed, lives with her husband Saeed in their home in the Punjab region of Pakistan. Nawaz the cook and Mehnaz the maid, look after the house, and live nearby.
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.
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.
Jamie Johnson, a 27-year-old heir to the Johnson and Johnson pharmaceutical fortune. Johnson, who made the EmmyÂ®-nominated HBO documentary Born Rich, here sets his sights on exploring the political, moral and emotional rationale.
For 12 years, film maker Leonard Retel Helmrich followed an Indonesian family from the slums of Jakarta.
Eccentric British developer Lord McAlpine has a dream - an urge to create a whole new civilisation in Australia's North based around the town of Broome in the remote north of Western Australia.
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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