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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


An Engineer Imagines

An Engineer Imagines  

An Engineer Imagines is a cinematic homage to the life and ideas of Peter Rice, a man widely regarded as the most distinguished structural engineer of the late twentieth century. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / UK / Ireland


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


Batman & Bill

Batman & Bill  

For years, Bob Kane has been credited as Batman's creator. As time passed, rumors swirled that the Caped Crusader had another father.  Who was this man? Batman & Bill tells the story of the uncredited creator of Batman, and a crusade to bring him justice.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 93-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 / Feature-Length & 2 x one hour versions available / UK


Beatles, The: Made on Merseyside

The Beatles: Made on Merseyside   

The Beatles defined music and popular culture like no other band ever will - but how did they make the journey from Merseyside teenagers to international pop stars in the 1960s?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes (1 x 54-minute version also available) / UK


Becoming Bond

Becoming Bond  

Becoming Bond is a unique documentary / narrative hybrid chronicling the stranger-thanfiction true story of George Lazenby, a poor Australian car mechanic who, through an unbelievable set of circumstances, landed the role of James Bond in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969), despite having never acted a day in his life.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / USA


Believer

Believer  

Believer follows Imagine Dragons’ Mormon frontman Dan Reynolds as he takes on a new mission to explore how the church treats its LGBTQ members. With the suicide rate rising amongst teens in the state of Utah, his concern with the church’s policies sends him on an unexpected path of acceptance and change.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 101-minutes / USA


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


Chaka Khan: Keep On Holdin' On

Chaka Khan: Keep On Holdin' On  

Yvette Marie Stevens, or as the world knows her, Chaka Khan – Queen of Funk, is the recipient of 10 Grammy Awards. With astounding estimated sales of 70 million albums worldwide, she possesses one of the most beautiful, recognisable voices in music. But few know that she also drums and plays bass guitar on her own records. She is also the only female to record with Miles Davis, who compared Chaka’s voice to the impact of his trumpet. This film reveals her life story.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / Canada/USA


China Next

China Next   

By 2025 it is thought that 75% of the population of China will be millennials – but outsiders
hardly know them. So, what does it really mean to be a Chinese Millennial?

 

Non-Fiction / 9 x half hours / China/Singapore/UK/Italy


Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry  

In this highly anticipated feature length documentary, the absolute instigator of rock ‘n’ roll, Chuck Berry, is truly revealed, with unprecedented exclusive access.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 98-minutes / UK


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


Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters

Cleanin' Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters   

Cleanin’ Up The Town: Remembering Ghostbusters is the definitive retrospective documentary, charting the making of Ghostbusters, featuring Dan Aykroyd,  Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver and Ivan Reitman. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 122-minutes (1 x 90-minute version also available) / UK


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


Cosplay Universe

Cosplay Universe  

The international popularity of Comic-Con has spawned an explosion of ‘Cosplay’ (Costume + Play), a fan-based phenomenon where pop culture die-hards get to become the characters they love.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 84-minutes / USA/Japan


Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine

Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine  

Dumb charts the rise and fall of the irreverent, boundary-pushing Big Brother Magazine, whose taboo-breaking stunts and un- apologetically crass humour spawned MTV’s Jackass and a generation of skaters.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 79-minutes / USA


E.M. Forster: His Longest Journey

E.M. Forster: His Longest Journey  

E.M. Forster: His Longest Journey is a film about E M Forster’s life. It is also the story of a special and largely unknown book by E M Forster called The Longest Journey, a book that describes Forster’s own sense off what his life was to be. This book, above all his other books, describes what he felt his life was to be.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


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


First Film, The

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


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


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


Hear My Voice

Hear My Voice  

Hear My Voice is a cinematic tribute to those who suffered loss as a result of the Northern Irish conflict (1968-1998). Timed to mark the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday agreement that brought violence to an end, the film is based on artist Colin Davidson’s elegiac exhibition of paintings, Silent Testimony.

 

Fiction / 1 x 23-minutes / UK


Here to Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits

Here to Be Heard: The Story Of The Slits   

The hitherto overlooked story of one of British music’s most influential and game-changing bands.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / UK


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


Long Live Rock... Celebrate the Chaos

Long Live Rock... Celebrate the Chaos   

Long Live Rock... Celebrate the Chaos is a deep dive into the fandom of this often misunderstood but beloved genre of music, as artists share why they’ve dedicated their lives to rock and discuss the unique relationship they have with their fans. The film also explores the inescapable dark side of this lifestyle, chronicling such delicate topics as substance abuse, depression, loss of life and the unspoken truths that are unfortunately too commonplace in the rock ‘n’ roll world. 

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / USA


Lost in Vagueness

Lost in Vagueness   

Lost in Vagueness is the untold story of the legendary backstage after-hour area ‘Lost Vagueness’ at Glastonbury Festival, the largest music and culture festival in the world.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 84-minutes / UK


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


Margaret Atwood: Encounters

Margaret Atwood: Encounters  

Margaret Atwood has never been more relevant than she is today. The recent success of the television adaptation of her novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, has made Atwood a household name. Who is the woman and writer behind these stories? How does she always seem to know what the future holds?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes (1 x 58-minute version also available) / Canada


Marianne & Leonard<br>Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard
Words of Love
  

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is a beautiful yet tragic love story between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. Their love began on the idyllic Greek island of Hydra in 1960 as part of a bohemian community of foreign artists, writers and musicians. The film follows their relationship from the early days on Hydra, a humble time of ‘free love’ and open marriage, to how their love evolved when Leonard became a successful musician.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 97-minutes


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


Mr. Nelson: On The North Side

Mr. Nelson: On The North Side  

The journey to the top was a challenge for the shy kid from a broken home in North Minneapolis. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / Canada/USA


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


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