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Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer  



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1992, Florida, USA. Aileen Wuornos is claimed to be the world’s first female serial killer.

 

1993 / 87 minutes

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer  



Summary:

Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer looks at Aileen’s violent, tortured childhood in Troy, Michigan and her subsequent years on the road as a hitch-hiking prostitute which culminated in the murders.

 

2003 / 89 minutes

American Grindhouse  



Summary:

The feature-length documentary AMERICAN GRINDHOUSE explores the hidden history of the American Exploitation Film.

 

2010 / 82 minutes / USA

Behind The Rent Strike  



Summary:

A graduation project, inspired by the stories and characters Broomfield encountered during the making of ’Who Cares’, this angry and enlightening film tells of the dignified human struggle behind a national scandal.

 

1974 / 55 minutes / UK

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Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story  



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From Emperor Media Ltd. and acclaimed producer/director Jon Brewer, with exclusive voice over contributions from David Bowie, this feature documentary is an unprecedented celebration of the life and works of guitar virtuoso Mick Ronson – a rock hero virtually unknown despite his direct contribution and involvement in countless compositions, lyrics and recordings that changed the face of music forever.

 

 

2017 / USA

Biggie & Tupac  



Summary:

Biggie and Tupac is a no holds barred investigation into the still unsolved murders of the two biggest superstars rap has ever produced; Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, and Tupac Shakur.

 

2001 / 108 minutes / UK

Chicken Ranch  



Summary:

They arrive in private planes and fast cars.

 

1982 / 85 minutes / UK/USA

Cool It  



Summary:

From the award winning director of DIG!, one of the greatest rock n’ roll movies of all time*, comes COOL IT; a controversial documentary which blasts through the polarizing logjam of the climate change debate, delivering a concrete plan to save the planet for just US$250 BILLION.

 

2010

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Cries from Syria  



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Sundance's World Premiere CRIES FROM SYRIA incorporates gripping firsthand accounts from activists, child protesters, and a former army general who joined the uprising.

Acclaimed director Evgeny Afineevsky has created a powerful and immediate depiction of the recent and current situation in Syria.

This compelling documentary bears witness to the resiliency of the people in the wake of their exposure to unthinkable crimes against humanity.

 

 

2017 / USA/Syria/Czech Republic

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CRUEL AND UNUSUAL   



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CRUEL AND UNUSUAL has been eight years in the making.  But that’s nothing compared to the 43 years that Albert Woodfox spent in a 6 foot by 9 foot cell for a crime he did not commit.  That’s Forty Three Years.  Woodfox and Herman Wallace have spent longer in solitary confinement than any other prisoners in the United States. Together with Robert King, who was released in 2001 after 29 years in solitary, they have become known as the Angola 3. And this is their extraordinary story.

 

2016

Dance with a Serial Killer  


Summary:

DANCE WITH A SERIAL KILLER is the story of a murder investigation, told by the detective who brought a horrific serial killer to justice.

 

2007 / UK

Deep Web  



Summary:

DEEP WEB explores the hidden underbelly of the internet, the man that might have created an empire there, the scary reality about what depraved things are just a mouse click away, and the struggle for digital freedom.

 

2015 / USA

Driving Me Crazy  



Summary:

Both uproaringly funny and unerringly cautionary, Broomfield’s behind-the-scenes document of the making of a musical becomes a ceremonious unmaking-of as egos, budgets and general calamity conspire to ruin the best efforts of all involved in the New York rehearsals for an extravagant, glitzy production.

 

1988 / 88 minutes

Dumbstruck  



Summary:

At the annual Vent Haven Convention in Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky, ventriloquism capital of the world, director Mark Goffman discovers five extraordinary characters straight out of a Christopher Guest movie. But in this case the characters are real and their stories are deeply human and touching.

 

2010 / 85 minutes

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ELIAN  



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Executive produced by Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney, Elián is the remarkable story of Elián González, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, and how the fight for his future changed the course of US-Cuban relations. 

 

2017 / UK/USA

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ELIÁN  


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Executive produced by Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney, EliÁn is the remarkable story of Elián González, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida Straits, and how the fight for his future changed the course of US-Cuban relations. 

 

UK/USA

Every Little Step  



Summary:

Every Little Step is a wonderfully entertaining film that will strike a chord with the young and old alike. Whether successful or not, this group will keep on dancing…

 

USA

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The Farthest  



Summary:

*INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE AT TRIBECA*

Is it humankind's greatest achievement? 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space. It is the first human-made object ever to do so. Slowly dying within its heart is a plutonium generator that will beat for perhaps another decade before the lights on Voyager finally go out.

 

2017 / Ireland

Fastest  



Summary:

Shot around the world in 2010 and 2011, FASTEST distills the thrilling, terrifying reality of the MotoGP World Championship into a maximum-speed, full-length documentary feature film.

 

2011 / USA

Fetishes  



Summary:

Filmed at Pandora’s Box, the luxurious S&M parlour in New York, Fetishes reveals in both a humorous and informative manner the full range of fetishes, from rubber and infantilism, to asphyxiation and mummification.

 

1996 / 84 minutes / UK

FILMS OF FURY: THE KUNG FU MOVIE MOVIE  



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Based on Ric Meyers’ definitive book on Kung Fu movies, this action packed feature documentary reveals the legend, the lore and outright lunacy of the most ridiculously exhilarating martial arts films ever made.

 

Get The Picture  



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GET THE PICTURE is about the remarkable life and work of John G Morris, journalist and picture editor of Life magazine who is probably one of the last living journalists involved in the D-Day Normandy landings.

 

2012 / 69 minutes / Ireland

Going Clear: Scientology and The Prison of Belief  



Summary:

The highly anticipated and critically acclaimed documentary GOING CLEAR: SCIENTOLOGY AND THE PRISON OF BELIEF is a look inside the controversial religion from Academy Award®-winner Alex Gibney.

 

 

 

2015

Greatest Movie Ever Sold  



Summary:

Acclaimed filmmaker and master provocateur Morgan Spurlock returns to a cinema near you with tongue-in-cheek perfection as he examines the world of product placement, marketing, and advertising by making a film financed entirely by product placement, marketing, and advertising.

 

Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madam  



Summary:

Who’s Screwing who?

 

1995 / 106 minutes / UK/Germany/USA/Canada

His Big White Self  



Summary:

Broomfield revisits his classic and lethal documentary on the Boer separatist Eugene Terre’Blanche, THE LEADER, HIS DRIVER AND THE DRIVER’S WIFE. This time, he had to go back in disguise, apparently as a character from a Jilly Cooper novel.

 

2006 / 92 minutes / UK

I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale  



Summary:

John Cazale was in only five films - The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather, Part Two, Dog Day Afternoon, and The Deer Hunter - each was nominated for Best Picture. Yet today most people don’t even know his name. I KNEW IT WAS YOU is a fresh tour through movies that defined a generation

 

2009 / 40 minutes / USA

Janis  



Summary:

Janis Joplin was one of the world’s most influential rock icons and a goddess of sound, but there was far more to her than that.  Academy® Award nominated director Amy Berg strips away Janis’ rock ‘n roll persona to reveal the gentle, trusting, sensitive, but powerful woman behind the legend, in the quintessential story of the short, turbulent, and epic existence that changed music forever.

 

2015 / USA

Juvenile Liaison II  



Summary:

The sequel reacquaints us with the lives of the children and officers, examining the scars left by the stark events of "Juvenile Liaison".

 

1990 / 87 minutes / UK

Knuckle  



Summary:

Filmed over 12 years, Sundance favorite KNUCKLE is a no-holds-barred and extraordinarily brutal glimpse into the world of Irish bare knuckle fighting.

 

2011 / 93 minutes / Ireland

Kurt & Courtney  



Summary:

Beginning as an observation of the music of Kurt Cobain and his Seattle/Portland contemporaries, Kurt and Courtney took a different turn when Courtney Love intervened.

 

1997 / 95 minutes / UK

The Leader, His Driver and the Driver’s Wife  



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From the award-winning Director, THE LEADER, HIS DRIVER AND THE DRIVER’S WIFE portrays the sinister and comic sides of Eugene Terre‘Blanche, leader of the neo-Nazi AWB Afrikaner Party in South Africa.

 

1990 / 85 minutes / UK

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Legion of Brothers  



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World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival 2017.

Drawing on unprecedented access to US special forces, LEGION OF BROTHERS explores the nature and impact of nearly 15 years of constant combat since 2001 by focusing on the original foot soldiers in the war on terror: the small teams of Green Berets sent on secret missions into Afghanistan immediately after 9/11 to overthrow the Taliban. 

 

2017 / USA

Living Goddess  



Summary:

From the producers of David LaChapelle’s “Rize“ and with a remarkable soundtrack by Nitin Sawnhey, LIVING GODDESS offers a rich and gorgeously photographed view of a Nepalese world where, according to Hindu/ Buddhist tradition, three young girls are worshipped as living goddesses.

 

2008 / 89 minutes / UK

Looking for Lenny  



Summary:

Lenny Bruce was one of the key anti-Establishment figures of 1960s America, who constantly pushed the boundaries with his numerous brushes with the law and his convictions for obscenity in 1964.

 

65 minutes / USA

Love The Beast  



Summary:

25 years of love can’t be wrong.

 

2009 / 92 minutes / Australia

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MANOLO: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards  



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MANOLO: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards is a behind-the-scenes look at one of the most revered people in all of fashion, and a must see for anyone who’s ever looked longingly at a pair of his extraordinary shoes.

 
 

2017 / UK

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Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God  



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Director Alex Gibney exposes the abuse of power in the Catholic Church and a cover-up that winds its way from the row houses of Milwaukee Wisconsin, through the bare ruined choirs of Ireland’s churches all the way to the highest office of the Vatican. By 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 lurks behind the smiles and denials of authority figures and institutions who believe that because they stand for good they can do no wrong.

 

2012

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Naledi : A Baby Elephant’s Tale  



Summary:

Naledi: A BABY ELEPHANT’S TALE tells the incredible, heartwarming, emotional true story of Naledi – a baby elephant - and her journey from birth through early childhood, caught live on camera in stunning, intimate detail. 

 

 

2016 / USA

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Pistorius  



Summary:

PISTORIUS is ‘Senna’ meets ‘Making a Murderer,’ a riveting true-crime feature documentary about the rise and dramatic fall on an Olympic sports icon.

 

2016

Proud To Be British  



Summary:

A humorous look at the British class system still clinging on to centuries of tradition int the Home Counties in the 1970’s.

 

1973 / 42 minutes / UK

Rembrandt’s J’accuse  



Summary:

There is a conspiracy depicted in Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch”. Greenaway’s new documentary film explains it all – the event, the motive, the conspirators, the murderers, the numerous clues and the outcome. And all the evidence is in the painting “The Night Watch”, Rembrandt’s indictment.

 

2008 / The Netherlands

Sarah Palin - You Betcha!  



Summary:

Nick Broomfield’s quest for the real Sarah Palin.

 

2011 / USA

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Sex: My British Job  



Summary:

Investigative journalist Hsiao-Hung Pai once more teams up with award winning documentary maker, Nick Broomfield in Sex: My British Job, a chilling expose about the British sex trade.

 

2013 / UK

Soldier Girls  



Summary:

Soldier Girls is an extraordinary look at a platoon of women undergoing base training at Fort Gordon, Georgia.

 

1980 / 42 minutes

Sputnik Mania  



Summary:

On 4th October 1957 Russia launched the first man-made object into space, leaving behind a world of escalting tensions and two nations of the brink of Cold War.

 

2007 / USA

Steep  



Summary:

STEEP is an extreme, adrenaline-fueled feature documentary about adventure, athleticism and the pursuit of perfection. This is the story of ‘big mountain skiing’, and the fearless athletes who have made this extreme sport their own…

 

2007 / 92 minutes / USA

Tattooed Tears  



Summary:

An intimate, hands on encounter with a maximum security juvenile correctional facility in Chino California.

 

1978 / 85 minutes / UK

Too White For Me  



Summary:

Still in his role as the innocent Brit in Africa, ludicrously encumbered by earphones and microphones, Broomfield turns to Chicco Twala - one of South Africa’s black millionaires.

 

1992 / 77 minutes / UK

Tracking Down Maggie  



Summary:

Kamikaze documentarian Nick Broomfield unleashes his bothersome Brit persona on the Iron Lady with hilariously revealing results...

 

1994 / 87 minutes / UK

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