. .

BLOG

date: 19th Oct 2016

tags: Documentary, Humanities, Law


motherface_blog

This documentary follows one woman’s quest to get justice for her mother, who was violently raped and beaten in her Johannesburg, South Africa, home in 1988. Although 59-year-old Laura Henkel identified her assailant, a combination of police ineptitude and neighbors’ conflicting accounts led to her attacker, a white teenager, being let off. Since then, Laura has been unable to heal from the trauma, so her daughter Cathy takes matters into her own hands, returning to the scene of the crime.

>> Watch “The Man Who Stole My Mother’s Face” Now

[READ MORE…]

puttapari

Putuparri and the Rainmakers (2015) is an epic film about about courage, family, Aboriginal culture and law as Putuparri Tom Lawford, a Kimberley Wangkajunga man, takes a deeply rewarding journey back to his desert home and traditional lands.

>>Watch “Putuparri and the Rainmakers” Now.

[READ MORE…]

date: 15th Jun 2016

tags: Activism, Documentary, Law


3-1-2-minutes-1920

On November 23rd 2012, Jordan Davis, a black 17 year-old, and his friends pulled into a gas station. Three and a half minutes later, ten shots had been fired.

>> Watch “3 ½ Minutes, 10 Bullets” Now

[READ MORE…]

date: 17th Dec 2015

tags: Activism, Documentary, Environment, Law, Politics, Science


frackman

Australia will soon become the world’s biggest gas exporter as more than 30,000 ‘fracked’ wells are sunk in the state of Queensland alone. ‘The Frackman’, a.k.a. Dayne Pratzky, is an activist standing up to coal seam gas conglomerates who demand the right to drill wells on private farmland. Along with others in the community wanting to keep mining away from land where they’re planning to build new homes, Dayne soon realises they have no legal rights to prevent fracking on their own land.


[READ MORE…]

date: 11th Dec 2015

tags: Documentary, History, Humanities, Law, Politics, Religion


wacoMED

Academy Award nominated Best Documentary, WACO: The Rules of Engagement addresses conspiracies behind the Waco siege (Feb-April 1993) involving an unorthodox Christian group – The Branch Davidians, US Federal/Texan state law enforcement and the US military. The film goes back to the shootouts and the 51 day standoff including the fire that destroyed the compound in which 76 people died including charismatic leader David Koresh.
[READ MORE…]

date: 30th Sep 2015

tags: Drama, Law


Compliance

How far would you go to obey the voice of authority? “Compliance” is a terrifying thriller that asks the audience that very question – and it’s even more frightening because it’s based on fact.


[READ MORE…]

date: 12th Aug 2015

tags: Culture, Documentary, Internet, Law, Media, Music


Rip a Remix Manifesto

Immerse yourself in the energetic, innovative and potentially illegal world of mash-up media with Rip!: A Remix Manifesto. Let web activist Brett Gaylor and musician Greg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, serve as your digital tour guides on a probing investigation into how culture builds upon culture in the information age.
[READ MORE…]

date: 23rd Jun 2015

tags: Activism, Documentary, Internet, Law, Politics


citizenfourMED2

Winner of the 2014 Oscar for Best Documentary, CITIZENFOUR follows the real life thriller of NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden. Filmed in Hong Kong as events unfold, this political thriller will have you think about the ways you interact with the digital world.
[READ MORE…]

date: 10th Jun 2015

tags: Australian history, Biography, Law


courtMED

Mabo and Wik may have been two of the biggest cases to ever be heard in the High Court of Australia, but who were the people behind the scenes? Who were the decision makers? This documentary goes beyond the cases and looks at those behind the scenes.
[READ MORE…]

date: 26th May 2015

tags: Biography, Crime, Law


kirbyMED

Not just your ordinary person, the Hon Michael Kirby during his long career in law has always been a man of strong personal convictions. Viewed by many of his colleagues as a talker and as an “Activist Judge” the film explores personal, moral and spiritual convictions of one of our most compassionate and incisive legal minds.
[READ MORE…]

SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER:

SUBSCRIBE NOW:
QUICK LINKS

Home
Films
Subscribe
Blog
Libraries
About
How It Works
More Options

THREE CATALOGUES:

SHARE

Celebrate independent stories, ideas, art, film and voices. Support and share creativity by following Beamafilm:

670 Bourke St, Redfern, NSW 2016 | +61 2 9362 8731 | info@Beamafilm.com | © Beamafilm

Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | Help | Unsubscribe