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GAYBY BABY is a portrait of four kids - Gus, Ebony, Matt and Graham - whose parents all happen to be gay.
A knock-about rugby team - made up of salt-of-the-earth dairy farmers - is staring down the barrel of a long run of bitter losses. With pluck and determination, the men unite to inspire their small community.
THE HUNTING GROUND takes audiences straight to the heart of a shocking epidemic of violence and institutional cover-ups sweeping college campuses across America.
American Samoa's soccer team is an international laughing stock. Losers who haven't won a game in 10 years, they are desperate to gain the support and pride of their nation.
Why do some people "sound gay" but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture but also a trigger for bullying and harassment?
Sepideh wants to become an astronaut. She spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe, while her family will do anything to keep her on the ground.
16 year old Billie's reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans to gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons.
It was a match made in heaven: she was the darling of American tennis, an outspoken activist against sexism in sport and society; he was the charismatic, fast-talking, hustling chauvinist showman.
ABOUT FACE: SUPERMODELS, THEN AND NOW reveals the stories behind the magazine covers, displaying these multicultural pioneers as they are: beautiful, candid, courageous and outspoken.
Women without A Pause compares the most significant transition in all womenÂ´s life throughout different cultures: the menopause.
W. Reich was the last censored scientist in the 20th century. Arrested by the FBI, he died in prison. Now we discover that his findings are true ... the amazing biography of a visionary.
Globe-trotting Christine wakes up one ordinary day to find that her biological clock has gone off with a vengeance...
Fun, disarming and musically provocative, the Topp Twins are New Zealand's finest lesbian country and western singers and the country's greatest export since rack of lamb and the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy.
Ten women have six weeks to learn the art of burlesque. Their lives will never be the same.
Off the field its anyones game. The possibility of sex with a football player is a fantasy for many women and a reality for some.
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.
To the Other Shore is a poetic diary film about motherhood. It interweaves moments from the filmmaker's home movies with dramatised therapy sessions and scenes from family life, alongside fairy stories, archival film.
The search for the perfect red. With an off beat sense of humour, LIPSTICK looks at the politics and glamour of lipstick and the dilemmas of the modern woman in a marketed world.
Through one woman's experience as an adopted person and also as a mother who relinquished her child in 1971, this documentary highlights the many complex issues associated with adoption.
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'.
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.
Puberty Blues traces the lives of two adolescent females who have spent the first part of their lives in a group by themselves, while desperately trying to break into the "in" crowd who dominate the Greenhill beach.
A poetic documentary on four generations of maternal family in Tasmania, from the 1890s to 1978, using archival footage and excerpts from key early feminist films to trace significant changes in womenâ??s place in the family and society.