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Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.
Victor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.
Struggling NSW farmer Chris Rohrlach desperately needs a second income. Fourteen years ago, his pregnant girlfriend Rachel suffered a massive stroke which left her incurably quadriplegic at age 21.
Once upon a time, during WWII, somewhere in Nazi occupied Romania, a night of comic misadventures ensues when a boy discovers a dead soldier.
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.
After The Storm captures the lives of the kids and crew as they turn a gym into a theater, come together as a company, and create hope and purpose in the midst of devastation and despair.
In January 1942, Papua New Guinea became the battleground for nearly 2 million foreign soldiers. This film documents the experiences of Papua New Guinea's population during this violent campaign.
Annie Leibovitz has produced some of the most iconic images of the last 30 years. Life through a Lens reveals a woman who has become as iconic as the people she has photographed.
On Australia Day 1988, over 20 film crews across the country filmed from midnight to midnight, searching behind the curtain of the official Bicentennial celebrations to reveal the thoughts and attitudes of ordinary Australians.
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 hit at the Sundance Film Festival - where it won the Special Jury Prize - BEING ELMO showcases the story behind an oft-forgotten and largely invisible artistry.
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.
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 Currawinya, and hopefully, save the fast-vanishing bilby from extinction.
BLACK AND DUSTY follows a group of Indigenous competitors as they compete in the annual Finke Desert Race across 250 km of central Australian desert by car, buggie or bike.
An inspiring story of struggle and hope from this beautiful island off the North Queensland coast.
A disgraced sports star and gambling addict attempts to turn his life around with the support of his number one fan.
Follows a Palestinian leader who unites Fatah, Hamas and Israelis in an unarmed movement to save his village from destruction. Success eludes them until his 15-year-old daughter jumps into the fray.
Winter, 1915. Confined by her family to an asylum in the South of France - where she will never sculpt again - the chronicle of Camille Claudel's reclusive life, as she waits for a visit from her brother, Paul Claudel.
Internationally-acclaimed Director John Duigan returns home to make his first Australian film since audience favourites The Year My Voice Broke, Flirting and Sirens.
Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.
Can modern man hunt in a pack equipped like cavemen with primitive weapons? More importantly, why would they want to?
A behind-the-scenes look at the fans who gather by the thousands each year in San Diego, California to attend Comic-Con, the world's largest comic book convention.
When a prank caller claiming to be a police officer convinces a fast food restaurant manager to interrogate an innocent young employee, no one is left unharmed.
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.
Two cricket fans who became journalists, Old Etonian Sam Collins and larrikin Aussie Jarrod Kimber, from opposite ends of the social and geographic scale but united by their love of Test cricket, join forces to try to help save it.
A look at the history of the American comedy publication and production company, National Lampoon, from its beginning in the 1970s to 2010, featuring rare and never-before-seen footage.
For one night only Duran Duran took the stage with a performance that included some of the most celebrated guests in music history. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker David Lynch who brings his own visual style for a truly memorable musical experience.
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames were America's most influential and important industrial designers.
Director: TIROLA Douglas
Country: United States
Behind the scenes of the blockbuster exhibition of paintings by the Indigenous artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye which toured Japan attracting record crowds.
A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one of the most accomplished street photographers.
Food Chains exposes the human cost in our food supply and the complicity of the supermarket industry. Supermarkets earn $4 trillion globally and have tremendous power over the agricultural system.
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.
Trapped in “the world’s largest open-air prison” and ruled by war, a new generation is drawn to the beaches. Sick of occupation and political gridlock, they find their own personal freedom in the waves of the Mediterranean.
A wild community of outcasts fight for their right to live rough in a "designated scenic area" in West Auckland, New Zealand.
Guts, stamina, dedication, power. You’ll need all four to be crowned ‘Most Graceful Girl’.
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.
Independent Australian political documentary about the US installations in Australia at Pine Gap.
Vicki Maloney is randomly abducted from a suburban street by a disturbed couple. As she observes the dynamic between her captors she quickly realises she must drive a wedge between them if she is to survive.
An intimate and deeply personal portrait of comic genius Spike Milligan through the eyes of his brother, three daughters and third wife.
InRealLife takes us on a journey from the bedrooms of British teenagers to the world of Silicon Valley, to find out what exactly the internet is doing to our children..
Between 1968 and 1972, nine American spacecraft voyaged to the Moon, and 12 men walked upon its surface.
Inside Out is a film about the french artist JR giving away his method and the inspiring stories that follow.
Most teachers are underpaid, overworked and under appreciated; and yet the impact that they might have on a student can be life changing. In a series of observational portraits we get a glimpse of what it means to truly inspire someone
Mark finds his first real love and tries to escape all the bad things in his life with her.
A poetic cine-essay about race and Australia’s colonised history and how it impacts into the present. When the filmmaker returns to Tasmania to make a film about her childhood she doesn’t know much about Aboriginal history,culture or colonisation.
During the Depression, Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, the activist in him reawakens and he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation.
A look at the period of time musician John Lennon and his family spent living in New York City during the 1970s.
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.
Ron Howard and Brian Grazer join forces with Shawn “JAY Z” Carter to create MADE IN AMERICA, an electrifying and inspiring behind-the-scenes documentary about last year’s multi-genre Budweiser Made in America music festival in Philadelphia.
Feeding the world's ever-expanding population is a growing global concern. Where is the land that once grew food? It's at your own back door!
After a vicious attacks leaves him brain-damaged and broke, Mark Hogancamp seeks recovery in "Marwencol", a 1/6th scale World War II-era town he creates in his backyard.
A documentary that goes inside one of the great museums of the world: The National Gallery in London.
To be the first to climb the famous, notorious Eiger North Face - that is the dream of many mountain climbers from all over Europe in the summer of 1936.
The atomic bomb and meltdowns like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we've got nuclear power wrong?
"PAUL KELLY - STORIES OF ME charts the remarkable life of one of Australia’s most gifted and beloved singer-songwriters. For almost 40 years, in over 350 songs, Paul Kelly has been mapping out the Australian landscape and its people.
Philosopher Slavoj Zizek examines the hidden themes and existential questions asked by world renowned films.
8 players with 703 years between them compete in the World over 80s Table Tennis Championships in Inner Mongolia.
Re-enchantment is an immersive journey into the hidden meanings of fairy tales.
A group of passionate and adventurous young people leave their known worlds behind to spend 100 days in the jungles of Borneo.
SEDUCED AND ABANDONED is the story of two men – James Toback and Alec Baldwin – attempting to film their attempt to make a film deal at Cannes and all the hilarious, moving and surprising things that happen to them along the way.
Based on John M Brinnin's account of his hell-raising hero, Dylan Thomas', first visit to New York in 1950.
Sherpa, tells the story of how, in the face of fierce opposition, the Sherpas united in grief and anger to reclaim the mountain they call Chomolungma.
Show me the Magic takes us on an enthralling journey into the life and work of legendary Australian cinematographer Don McAlpine.
On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden.
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.
Three young commuter cyclists and an adventure across the United States.
The life and career of the legendary Hollywood insider, Shep Gordon.
Equal parts love story, film noir, brainy B-movie and demented fairy tale, Tabloid is a delirious meditation on hysteria, both public and personal, from a filmmaker who continues to break down and blow open the documentary genre.
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'.
Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to turn over a new leaf.
Winner of the Academy Award ® for Best Documentary, The Cove is an alarming environmental thriller. In 2008, an elite team of scientists, filmmakers and free-divers embarked on a covert mission to expose a shocking secret.
If you dream your own death, can it come true?
Jorn Utzon was awarded the first prize in an international architecture competition to design an Opera House for Sydney.
Still the Enemy Within is a unique insight into one of history's most dramatic events: the 1984-85 British Miners' Strike.
The bizarre true story of Australia's most notorious cult.
For the first time ever, six former heads of Israel’s domestic secret service agency, the Shin Bet, share their insights and reflect publicly on their actions and decisions.
Most people know about the Mabo and Wik decisions but few know much about the decision makers The High Court of Australia.
Don Brash stepped down as leader of the National Party in November 2006, the day before the release of investigative journalist, Nicky Hager's book The Hollow Men.
For over forty years, America's "War on Drugs" has accounted for 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities at home and abroad.
Maria TIimon, a Kiribati woman living in Sydney, has the task of alerting the world to her sinking homeland. Sea level rise is threatening the lives of 110,00 people spread over 33 atolls in this remote corner of the Pacific.
In 1994 a 13-year-old boy disappears without a trace from San Antonio, Texas. Three and a half years later he is found alive, thousands of miles away in a village in southern Spain with a story of kidnap and torture.
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.
This beautifully-layered, insightful and very funny documentary feature is the latest in Nick Torrens' long-term Hong Kong-China series.
A look at a frightening condition that plagues thousands; sleep paralysis.
Three intimate portraits of a close-knit group of inspiring people who share a passion for perfection. These three artisans and their apprentices live and work in a quiet valley in Tasmania, in the shadow of Sleeping Beauty Mountain.
Follows the journey of enigmatic Australian musician Jeremy Oxley, lead singer of Sunnyboys as he emerges from a 30-year battle with schizophrenia. An inspiring story of hope, survival and the healing power of unconditional love.
A man delivers telegrams to farming families during World War II in a rural community letting them know a husband or son was killed in action.
An inspirational story for our times, The Triangle Wars is the story of the battle being waged between local government, big business and the community over the development of a tiny sliver of crown land on the foreshore of St Kilda.
When fashion photographer Cassandra Andreadis meets an impossibly young woman caught up in the world of human sex trafficking, she understands she can no longer be the bystander.
The true story of Luna, a young, wild killer whale who tries to befriend people on the rugged west coast of Vancouver Island.
Journalist David Farrier stumbles upon a mysterious tickling competition online. As he delves deeper he comes up against fierce resistance, but that doesn't stop him getting to the bottom of a story stranger than fiction.
The incredible, true, and little known story of Australia's first sporting hero—TOM WILLS is essential viewing for anyone who thought they knew a thing about Australian sport.
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.
Ever since Venus and Serena Williams started playing in tennis tournaments, they've provoked strong reactions - from awe and admiration to suspicion and resentment.
The Academy Award-nominated and Emmy Award-winning Waco: The Rules of Engagement from director William Gazecki, the controversial documentary about the stand-off between an unorthodox Christian group - the Branch Davidians.
Wendy sets out one day on a long drive north to Alaska. Accompanied only by her dog, Lucy, and buoyed by thoughts of employment at her destination.
Walking With Destiny highlights Churchill's years in the political wilderness, his early opposition to Adolf Hitler and Nazism, and his support for Jews under threat by the Nazi regime.
Women without A Pause compares the most significant transition in all women´s life throughout different cultures: the menopause.
A documentary on Woody Allen that trails him on his movie sets and follows him back to Brooklyn as he visits his childhood haunts.