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She’s Fed Up and She’s Back… “Pauline Hanson: Please Explain!” charts the rise of the fiesty fish monger from Ipswich who went on to become one of the most divisive politicians in Australian history.
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.
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 “Where to Invade Next” Michael Moore sets out to tell his fellow Americans what most of us already suspect: America is not the middle class paradise that Americans are led to believe. It’s actually a long way down the table on healthcare, looking after the homeless, prison reform and other basic benefits that wealthy first world countries are expected to provide for its citizens.
“Hired Assassins” is a documentary that explores Australia’s political landscape as seen through the sharp eyes of its best editorial cartoonists. In it, we are plunged into the editorial world of daily newspapers and political satire as the cartoonists attempt to distill humour from the chaotic blend of world events.
Today is World Refugee Day and the beginning of Refugee Week in Australia. It is a time to reflect on the challenges faced by refugees and the courage they demonstrate in overcoming them.
Directed by Avi Lewis, “This Changes Everything” is a powerful call to act on the challenge of climate change. At its core, it contains a message of empowerment: that is, the capacity for the world to confront climate change by transforming the world’s failed economic system into something better.
We’ve released “The Enemy Within” a day early to coincide with May Day. No experts. No politicians. Thirty years on, this is the raw first-hand experience of those who lived through Britain’s longest strike.
Beginning on the 14th of April, the highly anticipated Tribeca Film Festival will run for 11 days, highlighting some of the world’s best upcoming independent features and documentaries.