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24 x 36: A Movie About Movie Posters

24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters   

An exploration of the world of movie poster art, past and present, the artists who create it and the fans who collect it. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 82-minutes / USA/Canada


Adele's Wish

Adele's Wish  

The true story behind the painting long known as 'The Woman in Gold', Gustav Klimt's masterpiece, and its remarkable history.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 55-minutes


Alligator Pie

Alligator Pie  

Alligator Pie collaborates three collections of children's poems by the celebrated Canadian poet Dennis Lee. 

 

Fiction / 1 x one hour


Alpha Female

Alpha Female  

There is a new breed of female boss out there, and she is very much a woman. This new Alpha Female is reinventing, redefining and reshaping both corporate and personal success. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


American Masters: Mike Nichols

American Masters: Mike Nichols  

The life and 50th year of director Mike Nichols (The Graduate, Angels in America, Catch 22) one of only two people who have won Peabody®, Emmy®, Grammy®, Oscar® and Tony® awards.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 53-minutes / USA


Art of the Prank

Art of the Prank  

Taking audiences on a wild ride, this emotional and humorous documentary from filmmaker Andrea Marini follows the evolution of New York artist Joey Skaggs, a fierce proponent of independent thinking and an early critic of media irresponsibility.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / USA


Bad Rap

Bad Rap  

Bad Rap follows the lives and careers of four Asian-American rappers trying to break into a world that often treats them as outsiders. Sharing dynamic live performance footage and revealing interviews, these artists make the most skeptical critics into believers.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 82-minutes / USA


BB King: On The Road

B.B. King: On The Road   

A loving tribute to a man who contributed to the landscape of music with a unique style imitated to this day, as told by those who knew him best: his crew, friends and many band members as they symbolically travel from Nashville across America's deep South in B.B. King's tour bus. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes


Bisha: The Awesome Fire Test

Bisha: The Awesome Fire Test  

The suspenseful story of three Bedouins who undergo the ultimate ordeal for revealing the truth, licking a white hot iron pan. This riveting exploration of an unusual custom sheds light on a culture in transition.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


BYkids Collection, The

The BYkids Collection  

Teenagers from around the world are paired with master filmmakers, including the late Albert Maysles (Salesman), Susan Hoenig (For Love or Money) and Joyce Chopra (Smooth Talk), to create these personal documentaries that educate and encourage international understanding about globally relevant issues.

 

Non-Fiction / 5 x half hours / USA


Classic Artists Collection, The

The Classic Artists Collection  

Producer/director Jon Brewer presents this extensive series of fully authorised and seminal documentaries honouring rock music’s greatest legends, featuring globally renowned bands and artists such as Cream, The Moody Blues, Yes, Jethro Tull, Jimi Hendrix, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Jim Morrison. 

 

Non-Fiction / SEASON 1: 1 x 113-minutes, 1 x 153-minutes, 1 x 205-minutes,.. / UK & USA


Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World

Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World  

Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World explores how the people and societies of the North Atlantic have been shaped by their pursuit of the cod, over 1,000 years, to the point of extinction. 

 

Non-Fiction / 3 x one hour


Earth's Garden, The

The Earth's Garden   

As fascinating as it is diverse, The Earth's Garden is a series shot on location throughout the world that explores the essential relationship between plants and animals, the folklore, traditions, healing properties, history and commerce.

 

Non-Fiction / 13 x half hours


Food Hunter, The

The Food Hunter  

From charming villages, and bustling markets, to picturesque farms, The Food Hunter gets to the root of the matter. Each episode focuses on a specific country, sharing the origins, history and customs of a unique food item. 

 

Non-Fiction / 13 x half hours


For the Love of Spock

For the Love of Spock  

For the Love of Spock is a documentary film about the life of Star Trek's Mr. Spock as well as that of Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr. Spock for almost fifty years, written and directed by his son, Adam Nimoy.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 111-minutes / USA


Gladiatrix

Gladiatrix  

Gladiatrix embarks on a quest to find out the truth about female gladiators that leads from London to the frozen steppes of Russia, piecing together every scrap of evidence of their existence. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Glass Menagerie, The

The Glass Menagerie  

A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.

 

Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes


Glowing in the Dark

Glowing in the Dark  

Glowing in the Dark documents the history of neon in North America, from its early days as a highly refined folk art form with great individuality, to the emergence of animation and computer design, and to the current explosion of light it is today. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Goltzius & The Pelican Company

Goltzius & The Pelican Company  

Goltzius and the Pelican Company tells the story of Hendrik Goltzius, a late 16th century Dutch printer and engraver of erotic prints.

 

Fiction / 1 x 123-minutes / UK/Netherlands/France/Croatia


Group of Seven, The: Art for a Nation

The Group of Seven: Art for a Nation  

In 1920, a group of artists more interested in the Canadian wilderness than electric streetcars banded together, with their first exhibition as the Group of Seven.

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x half hour


Hand of Stalin, The

The Hand of Stalin  

Stalin has been dead for almost 40 years and yet his reign of terror still haunts many individuals. Those who suffered his hideous regime and those who carried out his orders recall that time in this remarkable trilogy of hour-long documentaries.

 

Non-Fiction / 3 x one hour


Heartworn Highways

Heartworn Highways  

The 70s cult classic Heartworn Highways intimately explores the roots of outlaw country music, offering a rare insight into the lives of the musicians who set the bar for those who came after.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 92-minutes / USA


Heartworn Highways Revisited

Heartworn Highways Revisited  

2016 marks the 40th anniversary of the seminal music documentary, Heartworn Highways, a film that explored and captured the emerging roots of the ‘Outlaw Country’ movement in the mid-70s.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 87-minutes / USA


Impact of Terror

Impact of Terror  

The aftermath of a suicide bombing, Impact of Terror begins where the plans for a suicide bombing end, the grieving families, the heroic struggles of the wounded, the super human efforts of medical personnel and the gruesome task of the cleanup crews. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Indie Exposed

Indie Exposed  

A documentary mini-series into the world of the most accomplished filmmakers including Albert Mayzsles, D. A. Pennebaker, Barbara Kopple, Jean Pierre Jeunet and David Lynch.

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour


Jane Rule ...Writing

Jane Rule ...Writing  

With passion and humor, novelist Jane Rule and critic Marilyn Schuster talk about the art and process of writing fiction. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x half hour


Jerry Granelli: In the Moment

Jerry Granelli: In the Moment  

Jerry Granelli: In the Moment explores the psyche of a man staggering through the dizzying heights of a stellar jazz career, while searching for a sense of greater purpose. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Jig

Jig  

Thousands of dancers, their families and teachers from across the globe descend on Glasgow, Scotland for a drama-filled seven days of competition.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 93-minutes / UK


Journey Home, The

The Journey Home  

The Journey Home is a heartwarming series that follows individuals as they return to the various countries of their family's origins. 

 

Non-Fiction / 13 x half hours


Leaving Bountiful

Leaving Bountiful  

Leaving Bountiful is the story of systemic sexual abuse tolerated in the name of religious freedom. It is the story of a woman, raised from a tiny child inside this perverted value system, who still somehow finds the courage and the clarity to break free. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Letter to Elia, A

A Letter to Elia  

Martin Scorsese appears on and off camera throughout A Letter to Elia taking us through Kazan's life and through his own as well, and through his growing realisation that there was an artist behind the camera, someone "who knew me, maybe better than I knew myself".

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Lost Inventions

Lost Inventions  

This action-archaeology series features contemporary teams trying to reconstruct inventions from the past.

 

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x one hour


Louis B. Mayer: King of Hollywood

Louis B. Mayer: King of Hollywood  

For over three decades he was the most powerful man in the movie industry. He made the company Metro Goldwyn Mayer a household name with its roaring lion recognised worldwide.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Mirror to History: Confronting War Crimes in Bosnia

Mirror to History: Confronting War Crimes in Bosnia  

In this grassroots documentary, the International Tribunal of Law and top political officials, as well as civilians and victims, help demystify the Bosnian conflict while exposing truths about the nature of prosecuting individuals for crimes against humanity. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Missouri 51st Militia, The

The Missouri 51st Militia  

This is the story of the men and women of the Missouri 51st Militia, based in Kansas City, Missouri. Why do they feel the need to be part of a militia? Are they really lunatics who should remain the outcasts of our society? Or will they be the only ones ready when a disaster or emergency happens?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Mother's Grief, A

A Mother's Grief  

Sensitive and passionate, this documentary follows a support group for mothers struggling to deal with the unthinkable, the death of a child. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Myanmar 4K: In the Monks Land of Gold - Presented by Palatin Media

Myanmar 4K: In the Monks Land of Gold - Presented by Palatin Media   

Myanmar, which has so far been kept in complete isolation, is a breathtaking country with magnificent buildings the likes of which you cannot see anywhere else in the world. The immeasurable riches of the Golden Pagodas of Myanmar are in unique contrast to the standard of living of most of its citizens. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 70-minutes / Myanmar


Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago

Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago  

Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago chronicles the half-century career of legendary rock group Chicago.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 114-minutes (1 x 98-minute and 1 x 84-minute versions also.. / USA


Pitch, The

The Pitch  

This one hour documentary enters the lives of the major players of a small Sydney advertising agency giving a gripping insight into the world of advertising, and its survival dependent on the strategy, analysis and creativity of pitching.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Prince: Sign O' The Times

Prince: Sign O' The Times   

If you go to only one concert this year... the Prince movie is the one! Prince’s 1987 summer tour hit Europe with a blaze of glory.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes


Prisoner of Paradise

Prisoner of Paradise  

Shot on location in Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam and Prague, Prisoner of Paradise is the startling true story of Kurt Gerron, a well known and beloved German Jewish actor, director and cabaret star in Berlin in the 1920's and '30's. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x two hours


Ray Bradbury: An American Icon

Ray Bradbury: An American Icon  

This is a tribute to one of America's finest writers, a definitive biography that captures the essence of storyteller Ray Bradbury through personal anecdotes, interviews of friends and associates, and footage of Ray at home, at rehearsals of his plays and on the lecture circuit. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Rebels: A Journey Underground

Rebels: A Journey Underground  

Narrated by Kiefer Sutherland, Rebels: A Journey Underground brings the history of counter culture movements to life. 

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour


Rough Crossing, A

A Rough Crossing  

In the summer of 1940 France had fallen to Nazi Germany and a landed invasion of Britain seemed imminent. Desperate British parents began sending their children to safe havens in their overseas dominions.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Ruby Keeler: The Queen of Nostalgia

Ruby Keeler: The Queen of Nostalgia  

An innocent amid the world of sophisticates, Ruby started as a dancer and went on to star on Broadway and in Hollywood. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Rumble & Hum

Rumble & Hum  

South Africa’s most awarded tattoo artist Lewis “Vudulew” Williams and his expert team cater for the inking and piercing desires of the country’s most elite and wealthy clientele in this new reality and lifestyle series from NV Studios.

 

Non-Fiction / 10 x one hour / South Africa


Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage - presented by Palatin Media

Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage - presented by Palatin Media  

Featuring never-before-seen archival footage and interviews with some of today’s most respected rock artists, this Grammy-nominated special is the first in-depth portrait of Canadian trio Rush, revealing the inner workings of one of the world’s most enduring rock bands

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 108-minutes / Canada


Samurai: Behind the Blade

Samurai: Behind the Blade  

This program reveals how the Samurai of the past have come face to face with modern day Japanese society. In a popular resurgence of Samurai culture there are those who identify, in a very personal way, with the spirit of the Samurai, interpreting and practicing the values and skills they believe represent real Samurai culture. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Sundance 20

Sundance 20  

Sundance 20 is a sixty minute journey deep into the heart of the most intensive and successful independent filmmaker's laboratory in the world, The Sundance Institute.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


The First Film

The First Film  

Filmmaker David Nicholas Wilkinson uncovers the fascinating truth behind the greatest mystery in cinema history in The First Film, following his 33-year quest to prove who really invented moving images.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 106-minutes / UK


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