Fred Schepisi's celebrated first feature is a lushly photographed period drama detailing a young boy's coming-of-age in a strict Catholic seminary in 1950s Victoria.
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'.
FACES PLACES documents their heart-warming journey through rural France and the unlikely, tender friendship they formed along the way.
From the remote Australian desert to the opulence of Buckingham Palace – this is the iconic story of the Namatjira family, tracing their quest for justice.
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.
Based on John M Brinnin's account of his hell-raising hero, Dylan Thomas', first visit to New York in 1950.
The development of inland Australia largely depends on the men who keep open the supply lines and communications - the outback mailmen.
Jorn Utzon was awarded the first prize in an international architecture competition to design an Opera House for Sydney.
Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.
One of the most influential films of all time, Alain Resnais' first feature is a beautifully realised parable of love and war set in bomb-ravaged Japan.
The film traces the life of Tudawali from the moment he's selected to play the lead in Jedda, right through until his premature death at around age 40 from severe burns.
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.
Seven retired Chinese from different backgrounds and life experiences come together to form a cycling team.
ALOIS NEBEL tells the tale of a Czechoslovakian train dispatcher who is haunted by the events in which he played a part during the Second World War.
Erwin Wagenhofer approaches the subject of education much more comprehensively and radically then is usually the case.
Established in the fashion world as a minimalist designer, Simons has both his reputation and the legacy of Dior on the line when appointed Creative Director of the iconic Parisian brand.
Following the publication of a study forecasting the possible extinction of mankind by 2100, Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent travelled through 10 countries to understand the reasons of this upcoming catastrophe and, most of all, how to prevent it.
A rare gem of cinematic storytelling that weaves docudrama, fictional reenactment, and experimental photography into a powerful, reflective work on the early days of German cinema.
The Palio is the oldest horse race in the world, and turns the Italian city of Siena into a high-stakes battleground of strategy, intrigue, and simmering machismo.
1984. A fishing boat goes missing off the coast of Iceland, leaving the fishermen at the mercy of frigid waters. Miraculously, one of the crew, Gulli, survives.