This film follows the arrival of Tasmania's first detention centre through the eyes of local knitting club member Mary and Afghan asylum seeker Mohammad who lives inside the centre, as they connect through the gift of a donated knitted beanie.
On 7 February 2009, Australia suffered its worst natural disaster in recorded history. A firestorm of cyclonic fury swept across Victoria and 173 lives were lost. Nowhere was the destruction more terrible than in the tiny hamlet of Strathewen.
A couple embarks on a journey home for Chinese new year along with 130 million other migrant workers, to reunite with their children and struggle for a future. Their unseen story plays out as China soars towards being a world superpower.
Sister Carmel, a sister of the Good Samaritans, is a fighter for social justice. Along with many of her contemporaries, she is passionately involved with the plight of refugees who were incarcerated in detention for many years.
A group of passionate and adventurous young people leave their known worlds behind to spend 100 days in the jungles of Borneo.
Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.
Bilby Brothers is the story of an extraordinary fight to build a fence that will enclose 25 square kilometres of one of Queenslands most remote and beautiful National Parks â?? Currawinya, and hopefully, save the fast-vanishing bilby from extinction.
A film concerning the love motels in Miami's Little Havana. Guests deal with infidelity, addiction, and prostitution. The film is a candid and compassionate commentary on love, loss and the human condition.
When CHASING ASYLUM director, Eva Orner relocated to the United States in 2004 she never anticipated The Pacific Solution and offshore processing would still be policy in 2016.
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.
A feisty and resilient community centre in an industrial seaside town is in the process of setting up a community-based funeral service when they are suddenly faced with the challenge of caring for one of their own.
Could a regional love of hummus be the recipe for peace in the Middle East?
Exploring the world of its tiny heroes in locations that are worlds apart - the Namibian savannah, the Mongolian steppe, a Japanese megalopolis and sunny California - Babies makes a universal statement with strength and passion.
A worldwide quest to discover the principle that drives humanity to believe in God - whatever or whoever that may be - from the Vatican to the Ganges, the Wailing Wall to the Dalai Lama Temple and Dome of the Rock Mosque. Narrated by Dawn French.
Music affects our development from the womb to the grave. This documentary examines the role music plays in developing our brains as humans.
Every living thing requires water. We humans interact with it in a myriad of ways, numerous times a day. But how often do we consider the complexity of that interaction?
For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling in the footsteps of an ever changing humanity. He is now embarking on the discovery of pristine territories, of the wild fauna and flora, and grandiose landscapes.
After his home is destroyed by deforestation, Blinky Bill sets out on a quest to find his displaced mother.
Amal Basry fled Iraq and 18 months later the boat she was on sank en route to Australia. 353 people drowned. Amal survived by clinging to the floating body of a dead woman for 22 hours.
For 12 years, film maker Leonard Retel Helmrich followed an Indonesian family from the slums of Jakarta.