In the tradition of March of the Penguins, The White Planet sets out to discover the fragile and threatened world or the Arctic
An intimate tale of love and ambition and a rare record of the very first steps in the brilliant career of Tim Minchin, now an Australian comedy and music superstar.
In 1971, Roman Polanski spent a weekend with world champion driver Jackie Stewart as he attempted to win the Monaco Grand Prix. Polanski was given intimate access to Stewart's world for three days, both on the track and off.
The controversial retail giant Walmart faces the scrutiny of filmmaker Robert Greenwald in this documentary showcasing the adverse effects some believe the behemoth inflicts on communities and individuals.
An intimate chronicle of three underprivileged student football players from inner-city Memphis and the volunteer coach's mission to help them beat the odds - both on and off the field.
Winner of the award for Best Long Form Music Video at the 53rd Grammy Awards, and narrated by Johnny Depp, When You're Strange is an intimate exploration of one of the world's most influential rock bands.
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.
Winner of eight film festival awards, an unexpectedly delightful documentary that follows the casting, rehearsal, and presentation of Shakespeare's play, The Tempest, by convicted felons inside Kentucky's Luther Luckett Correctional Complex.
For the first time ever, six former heads of Israel's secret service tell their story. After the Six Day War in 1967 Israel was left it in control of a vast, hostile population under occupation, and overseen by the Shin Bet secret service agency.
Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But when 9/11 threatens his life on the New York streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home, the two embark on a new journey.
They were one of America's richest, extravagant couples. Then came the GFC. With epic proportions of Shakespearean tragedy, follow two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream.
Trace the genesis of New York as a fashion powerhouse, the success of which is linked almost exclusively to the setting up of "The Tents" at Bryant Park, which finally brought the couture together under one (removable) roof.
The true story of the relationship which develops between a Hollywood star and a 14-year-old paparazzo photographer. Featuring interviews with celebrities such as Alec Baldwin, Lindsay Lohan, Paris Hilton and Matt Damon.
Learn the hidden side of Muhammad Ali. From his Islamic religious beliefs, decision to change his name and his refusal to serve in the Vietnam War, it is easy to understand why Ali was such a controversial, charismatic and influential figure.
Investigating the secret crimes of a charismatic priest who abused over 200 deaf children in a school under his control, the film shows the face of evil that can lurk behind the smiles and denials of authority figures and institutions.
Professional surfer Stephanie Gilmore won her first world championship event at 17. Over the next four years, she led the sport and her talent seemed untouchable, until a violent turn of events abruptly ended her winning streak.
Four in five of us will soon live in a megacity. Architect Jan Gehl has studied urban dwelling for 40 years and believes modern cities today actually make people sick and unhappy. He's pushing for a change in how we live in the concrete jungle.
In August 2008, 22 climbers from several international expeditions converged on High Camp of K2, the last stop before the summit of the most dangerous mountain on Earth. Two days later, 11 had been killed or disappeared.
A patriot to the last and a champion for worldwide human rights, Harry Belafonte is one of the truly heroic cultural and political figures of the past 60 years. This is his story, but it is also a chronicle of the civil rights movement in the US.
The greatest tennis match in feminism's history. 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.
An epic, real-life adventure following two best friends on their quest to hunt down and ride the biggest and most dangerous waves in Australia.
To the celebrities he pursued, photographer Ron Galella was the beast who threatened beauty. His shots have been the cause of tears, grins and jeers but what does it mean to exhibit the work of the man who considers himself the very first paparazzo?
This is the story, in their own words, of a group of men who came be considered the 'tip of the spear' for American efforts in the remote Korengal Valley of eastern Afghanistan. This is the real Hurt Locker.
For 17 years thought to be lost, this candid in-depth interview with the late visionary was filmed in 1995. Steve Jobs discusses his early days, career battles and vision for the future, just two years before he would retake control of Apple.
Hidden behind her trademark bob and sunglasses, Anna Wintour, the legendary editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine for twenty years, has never allowed anyone to scrutinize the inner workings of her magazine. Until now.
Armed with a laptop and a backpack, Dorjee Sun, a young Australian, sets out across the globe to find investors as he believes there's money to be made from protecting rainforests in Indonesia, saving the orangutan from extinction.
The war on drugs is not about drugs at all. For more than 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for 45 million arrests and made America the world's largest jailer. But drugs in America are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before.
In this chilling and inventive documentary the unrepentant former members of Indonesian death squads are challenged to re-enact some of their many murders in the style of the American movies they love.
Explore Scott Walker's music and career, from his early days as a jobbing bass player on the Sunset Strip, to mega-stardom in Britain's swinging 60s pop scene, to his evolution into one of the most astonishing soundmakers of the last few decades.
On a windy day in the summer of 1974, a lone figure appeared high above the heads of the people of Manhattan, balancing perfectly on a high-wire strung between the World Trade Centre towers in one of the greatest daredevil acts in history.
In 1976, after seeing the Sex Pistols, four young men from ruined, post-industrial Manchester, England formed a band, Joy Division. Now 30 years later, they are enjoying a larger audience and more influence than ever before with a profound legacy.
Follows the sporting aspirations of two inner-city basketball hopefuls who dare to dream the impossible, beginning with casual games in the urban playground and ending with the possibility of college basketball offers.
Eric Bana set about documenting his own 25 year-long love story - A simple tale of one man's ongoing relationship with his very first car. Featuring Jay Leno, Jeremy Clarkson, and Dr Phil.
From the dangerous savannahs of Kenya to the winding trails of the Atlas mountains in Morocco, from the suffocating heat of Southern India to the vast, dizzying plateaux of Patagonia, these children are all united by the same quest, the same dream.
The Cosmos began as a rag-tag team, started on a whim, but within five years, it had convinced the greatest player in the history of the soccer, Pele, to to leave his beloved Brazil and become a soccer missionary in the USA.
A front row seat to our generation's most significant and inspiring scientific breakthrough. Six brilliant scientists gear up for the launch of the Large Hadron Collider, the start-up of the biggest and most expensive experiment in history.
Boundary-pushing Oscar-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock explores the world of product placement, marketing and advertising in a film that was fully financed through product placement, marketing and advertising.
Gain unprecedented access to The New York Times newsroom and the inner workings of the Media Desk. This year, the biggest story's their own.
Embark on a worldwide trek to investigate just what it means to grow old and what it could mean to really live forever from the viewpoints of delightfully unusual characters alongside those of health, fitness and life-extension experts.
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work takes us on a year long ride with the irreverent comedian and pop icon Joan Rivers, peeling away the mask of the legendary performer, laying bare both the struggle and thrill of living life as a groundbreaking performer.
Legendary director Julien Temple takes an epic time-travelling voyage to the heart of his hometown, London. From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and above all ordinary people.
Are you poor? Uneducated? Or from a bad neighbourhood? Here's how to get by. Told from the perspective of former drug dealers, law enforcement officers and rights advocates, this is your guide to the violent but extremely lucrative drug industry.
How did political and religious forces contrive to make an example of three young artists who stepped out of line in Russia? But with Nadia, Masha and Katia, Russia's ruling powers got more than they bargained for. Are you ready for a Pussy Riot?
American Samoa's soccer team is an international laughing stock, losers who haven't won a single game in 10 years. But fiery maverick coach Thomas Rongen flies in and finds a fighting spirit and a hunger to win that gives them all fresh hope.
The digital revolution of the last decade has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities. But does democratized culture mean better art or is true talent instead drowned out.
Punk, passion, politics and public protest collide in an exploration of the rich musical history of Melbourne and the overwhelming public outcry ignited by news of the imminent closure of one of its most renowned and beloved rock and roll venues.
Not Quite Hollywood is a fast moving journey through Australian genre cinema of the 70s and early 80s - a forgotten cinematic era unashamedly packed full of pubes, boobs, tubes... and kung fu.
Two boxes of letters and diaries of the beautiful, iconic, troubled Marilyn Monroe, are read by some of Hollywood's finest actors, giving us new insight into her turbulent, troubled mind, and why her star shone so very, very bright.