The Oscar®-nominated masterpiece BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB weaves artist biographies with a glimpse of modern Cuba remembering its past.
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.
The exploits of Ned Kelly, Australian icon and notorious outlaw regularly raise questions amongst historians and social commentators of injustice and oppression.
Marker takes us to many fascinating sights in Japan, Iceland and Africa and interrogates the nature of filmmaking, travel, memory and "the dreams of the human race" in one of the most remarkable film essays ever made.
Hollywood outcast, best-selling author and chronicler of the rich and famous, Dominick Dunne is one of the world's leading journalists and society commentators. This is his story.
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.
Programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz has his fingerprints all over the internet - he was integral to the development of the basic internet protocol RSS and co-founded the global social news and entertainment website Reddit.
Molly and Mobarak is the story of Mobarak Tahiri, a young Hazara refugee, who is living in the town of Young, in rural NSW.
Growing Change is an inspiring documentary that looks at one of the most exciting experiments in the world to grow a fair and sustainable food system.
Daughter is an exploration of gendered violence and victim blaming, as shown through the experiences of three different women on a Friday night out in St Kilda.
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.
Australia's political life as seen through the eyes of five editorial cartoonists: a documentary that takes us from the children overboard to the War in Iraq.
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.
More than anything in the world, 60 year-old Cornelia longs for her adult son, Barbu, to reciprocate her affections. But the pair barely speak.
1945 was a pivotal year in British history. The unity that carried Britain through the war allied to the bitter memories of the inter-war years led to a vision of a better society.
THE FARMER’S CINEMATHEQUE interprets a rich archive of films by Relvy and John Teasdale, farmers from the Victorian Wimmera, revealing stories and spirits embedded in the land.
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.
Cross Life is a community-produced drama set in Kings Cross, one of Australia's most socially liberal and culturally diverse places, and grapples with themes of family, identity and freedom.
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.
HUMAN CAPITAL begins at the end, as a cyclist is run off the road by a careening SUV the night before Christmas Eve.