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'.
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.
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.
The development of inland Australia largely depends on the men who keep open the supply lines and communications - the outback mailmen.
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.
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.
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.
Halfway between a sports documentary and a conceptual art installation, ZIDANE consists of a full-length soccer game entirely filmed from the perspective of soccer superstar Zinedine Zidane.
Natalie Dessay prepares to take on the role of Violetta in this documentary about the staging of Verdi's masterwork at the Aix-en-Provence Festival in France.
A romantic drama set in Germany just before WWI and centered on a married woman who falls in love with her husband's protege. Separated first by duties and then by the war, they pledge their devotion to one another.
An enigmatic musical poet, world-renowned pianist Glenn Gould continues to captivate twenty-seven years after his untimely death.
3 1/2 MINUTES, TEN BULLETS dissects the aftermath of the murder of 17-year-old Jordan Davis and the trial of Michael Dunn who, in 2012, shot him repeatedly at a Florida gas station for playing his music too loudly.
Victor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.
ADVANCED STYLE examines the lives of seven unique New Yorkers whose eclectic personal style and vital spirit have guided their approach to aging. Based on Ari Seth Cohen’s famed blog of the same name, this film paints intimate and colorful portraits.
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.
There are few professions like that of an ambulance worker - we have a rare license to enter the homes of complete strangers and bear witness to their most personal moments of crisis.
Erwin Wagenhofer approaches the subject of education much more comprehensively and radically then is usually the case.