The Thread is a groundbreaking documentary that exposes the undeniable impact amateur internet writers are having on journalism today. Following the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, amateur internet sleuths took to Twitter and Reddit, intent on identifying the individuals responsible. The ensuing investigation led to an innocent young man being charged with the crime, thus changing the face of journalism forever.
Princess Diana: A Life After Death is different from many of the recent programmes commemorating the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana’s death. It is not just an anniversary programme. It is a powerful summary of Princess Diana’s historical, political and social legacy.
The film follows Mariam and a diverse team of fellow refugee women who call their camp home as they set out to change their fate by launching a catering company, ‘Soufra’, and then expand its reach outside the camp with a food truck business. Together, they heal the wounds of war through the unifying power of food while taking their future into their own hands.
Ten years later after his first film about serial killer Aileen Wuornos, Nick Broomfield returns to uncover why she's changed her story after years of proclaiming her innocence.
Sylvia: Tracing Blood plots the clandestine and violent path of international spy Sylvia Raphael, a South African woman who infiltrated Israel's enemies, emerging as a top female Mossad agent.
Thirty years after recording the first platinum rap album "Rapper's Delight," the original Sugarhill Gang come back to reclaim their identities and rightful place in hip hop history.
Go underneath the surface to explore the prejudices and cultural bias that dark-skinned women face throughout the world.
A look into the admissions process of one of the world's most famous film schools - La Fémis.
Across the world, children overcome extraordinary obstacles fuelled by their indomitable yearning to learn. A powerful, moving, and humbling story of the human spirit.
A story of love and revolution, Alias Ruby Blade tells of one courageous woman’s journey from undercover agent to First Lady of East Timor and the untold story of the birth of a new nation.
Nominated for an Academy Award and widely considered one of the most important political films ever made, The War at Home vividly chronicles the anti-war protest movement of the 1960's and 70's.
Follow Marina Abramovic as she prepares for her 2010 career retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York
Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark met in Greenwich Village in the 60's and remained close friends ever since. Shepard became a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and an Academy Award-nominated actor, while Dark was a homebody.
A celebration of an icon of fearless sexuality and beauty… Using the skeleton of an in depth audio interview with iconic pinup model Bettie Page, the film takes a detailed look at her life.
This engrossing documentary - based on the best-selling 2005 book FREAKONOMICS - uses statistics to expose the hidden side of everything, debunk conventional wisdom, and reveal what answers may come if one just asks the right questions.
The astonishing story of Ron, a 66-year-old autistic man who has spent the last five decades building a 50-room structure in his parents' backyard. When Ron's father passes away, his siblings are left to figure out what's best for Ron when his 90-year-old mother can no longer care for him.
Girls around the world – striving beyond circumstance, pushing past limits. Their dreams, their voices, their remarkable stories – captured in an unforgettable feature film about the strength of the human spirit – and the power of education.
Shop owner Thierry Guetta's project to document the underground world of street art takes an unforeseen turn when he meets Banksy, who in turn films the shop owner's attempts to be an artist himself.
Four boys from Sudan embark on a journey to America after years of wandering Sub-Saharan Africa in search of safety.
This beloved doc profiles street photographer Bill Cunningham, editor of the Sunday Times column that every fashion forward New Yorker secretly hopes to end up in.
This stirring Oscar-nominee follows an African-American couple as they struggle to survive Hurricane Katrina and it's aftermath.
One year before the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in nearby Ferguson, 17-year-old Daje is sentenced to a court-supervised high school in St. Louis. In this intimate coming of age story, Daje fights to secure a better future.
After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice, and reform as the investigation unfolds.
Engaging, humorous, and provocative, Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical.
Tunnel under the Iron Curtain in this fascinating documentary that reveals the secret collaborations between East and West during the Cold War and the astonishing extent to which self-proclaimed Communists exchanged their ideals for cash.
A searing exposé on the state of American democracy and the fracturing of the Republican Party, CITIZEN KOCH investigates the money behind the Tea Party and traces the impact of unlimited election spending by corporations and billionaires.
An original short film narrated by Academy Award-nominee Sigourney Weaver featuring excerpts from Georgia O’Keeffe’s personal letters to her husband written during her journey to and around the Hawaiian Islands.
In this chilling and inventive documentary, executive produced by Errol Morris and Werner Herzog, the filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love.
A psychological thriller that goes inside the mind of history's most infamous 9/11 survivor, Tania Head.
A fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor and his mistress start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island.