Catalogue : True Story

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100 Days to Victory

100 Days to Victory   

Through cinematic recreations, interviews with top historians and state-of-the-art CGI, 100 Days To Victory is a gripping account of the last 100 Days of the First World War, telling the story of how the Allied generals strategized to win the war.

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour / Canada & Australia


21st Century Outbreak

21st Century Outbreak  

21st Century Outbreak combines three gripping tales of detection, cutting edge science and state of the art computer graphics to chart the latest chapter in humanity's war against its oldest enemy, infectious disease. Each episode focuses on a different way in which microbes are on the rise.

 

Non-Fiction / 3 x one hour


4%: Film's Gender Problem, The

The 4%: Film's Gender Problem  

A provocative series designed to explore the hot- button issues around the remarkable gender gap in Hollywood.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x approx. 4-minutes (1 x 26-minute version also available).. / USA


40 Kids by 20 Women

40 Kids by 20 Women  

How do you provide for them, what kind of legacy will you leave? This film, 40 Kids by 20 Women, intimately follows the lives of four serial dads as they attempt to come to terms with the consequences of their reckless promiscuity.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


A War Story

A War Story   

In 1997 Pulitzer Prize winning CNN correspondent Peter Arnett embarked on a mission to locate and interview the then little known Osama bin Laden. A War Story is based on true events.

 

Fiction / 1 x 89-minutes / New Zealand


Agatha and the Truth of Murder

Agatha and the Truth of Murder  

When the goddaughter and namesake of Florence Nightingale is found on a train to Hastings with her skull caved in, the subsequent investigation and public outcry fail to catch the killer.

 

Fiction / 1 x 93-minutes / Northern Ireland


Airdogs

Airdogs   

Flying the rarest, coolest airplanes on earth, Airdogs takes the viewers into the skies, and into the unknown.

 

Non-Fiction / Season 1: 6 x half hours Season 2: 8 x half hours / Canada


AKA: The Albert Walker Story

AKA: The Albert Walker Story  

Inspired by a true story, AKA: The Albert Walker Story tells the remarkable story of an international con man that charmed all in his path as he lied, cheated and robbed his way across England. 

 

Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes


Alias Ruby Blade

Alias Ruby Blade   

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.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour or 1 x 78-minutes / USA


Alive

Alive  

Alive explores disasters that grabbed global headlines for weeks, months and even years. This series tells the story from the perspective of several separate survivors who had the smarts and the raw human instinct to survive.

 

Non-Fiction / 13 x one hour / Canada


All American Girl

All American Girl  

The true story of Mary Kay Letourneau, a 35-year-old schoolteacher, married with four children, who had an affair with one of her 13-year-old students.

 

Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / USA


All the Wild Horses

All the Wild Horses   

All the Wild Horses follows endurance horse riders from the United States, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, United Kingdom and the Netherlands as they compete in the Mongol Derby horse race in Mongolia.

 

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


Almost Legal

Almost Legal   

Watch four smart, witty and confident students leave the quiet security of law school to begin the most difficult challenge of their lives: their articling year.

 

Non-Fiction / 8 x half hours / Canada


Althea

Althea  

A documentary about the trailblazing athlete Althea Gibson.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 78-minutes / USA


Amazing Johnathan Documentary, The

The Amazing Johnathan Documentary   

What begins as a documentary about ‘The Amazing Johnathan’, a uniquely deranged magician who built a career out of shock and deception in the 1980s, becomes a bizarre story about the unravelling of his documentarian.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 91-minutes / USA


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


An Unlikely Obsession

An Unlikely Obsession   

An Unlikely Obsession is the extraordinary story of how Winston Churchill devoted his life to protecting the Jewish faith from political, sociological and maniacal destruction.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 68-minutes / USA


Animal Miracles

Animal Miracles  

Animal Miracles shares stories of the close and sometimes uncanny relationships humans share with animals.

 

Non-Fiction / Seasons 1-3: 39 x one hour / Canada


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


Assault & Rescue

Assault & Rescue  

Assault and Rescue cracks open the playbook in an extraordinary moment-by-moment case study:  The 1976 Entebbe hostage crisis.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / Canada


At the End of the Day

At the End of the Day  

At the End of the Day brings the audience face to face with a gripping question, are we in charge of our own lives? That is the question that Sue Rodriguez dares to ask when confronted with just four years to live before a terminal and debilitating disease takes her life.

 

Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes


Atari: Game Over

Atari: Game Over   

The hunt is on to find 3.5 million unsold copies of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial video game, reputed to have been the cause of Atari’s downfall in 1984...

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 66-minutes / USA


Baadasssss!

Baadasssss!  

The critically acclaimed story of Melvin Van Peebles' Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Song, a landmark film that created a new genre of filmmaking and gave voice to a silent generation.

 

Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes


Backfired: When VW Lied to America

Backfired: When VW Lied to America   

Narrated by American journalist Warren Olney and from producer, director and cinematographer Dale Bell (Academy Award®-winning Woodstock), Backfired: When VW Lied To America tells the inside story of how a group of clean air regulators uncovered the massive scandal at Volkswagen and the company’s use of encoded emission defeat devices.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 58-minutes / USA


Balibo Conspiracy, The

The Balibo Conspiracy  

Based on a remarkable true story, The Balibo Conspiracy is a tense piece of bravado film-making, and engaging thriller in the vein of Costa Gavras’s ‘Missing’ and ‘The Constant Gardener’.

 

Fiction / 1 x 107-minutes / Australia


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


Battle for Haditha

Battle for Haditha  

November 19th 2005, Haditha, Iraq. Iraqi insurgents bomb a convoy of US Marines, resulting in the death of their most popular officer. Enraged by their loss, his young Marine buddies carry out a brutal retaliation.

 

Fiction / 1 x 97-minutes / 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


Beefcake

Beefcake  

A fascinating look back in time at the beefcake and muscle magazines of the 1950s and '60s, highlighting the life of Bob Mizer, a photographer and magazine publisher in the days when gay erotica had to be disguised as fitness material. 

 

Fiction / 1 x 100-minutes


Behind the Blood

Behind the Blood  

When surrounded by violence, to what extent are one’s life choices down to free will, and to what extent is life predetermined by ‘the rules of the street’?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / UK, Ireland & The Netherlands


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


Belle

Belle  

Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Belle, a mixed race girl raised as an aristocratic Lady in England at the end of the 18th Century. Half black and half white, Dido is the result of a union between British Naval officer, Sir Admiral John Lindsay and a an African slave woman.

 

Fiction / 1 x 100-minutes / UK


Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story

Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson Story  

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 uncelebrated despite his direct contribution and involvement in countless compositions, lyrics and recordings that changed the face of music forever.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 104-minutes / UK & USA


Big Bear

Big Bear  

Based on the novel The Temptation of Big Bear by Rudy Wiebe, this epic mini series recounts the tireless struggle of one man holding true to his vision while seeking justice for his people. 

 

Fiction / 2 x two hours


Biggie & Tupac

Biggie & Tupac  

Biggie & 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.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 108-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


Blessed Stranger: After Flight 111

Blessed Stranger: After Flight 111  

Blessed Stranger: After Flight 111 is based on the true events surrounding the crash of Swissair Flight 111. 

 

Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes


Blind Hope

Blind Hope  

What is blue? How do you describe concepts like shape and size if they are but distant memories? These are the every day dilemmas of Jens Naumann. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Bobby Sands: 66 Days

Bobby Sands: 66 Days  

Directed by RTS Award-winner Brendan J. Byrne (Breaking the Silence) and produced by IFTA-winner Trevor Birney (Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God), this feature documentary from Fine Point Films is the definitive account of the events that turned an enigmatic prisoner into an iconic and divisive figure of the 20th Century.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes (1 x 90-minute version also available) / UK


BOJAYÁ: Caught in the Crossfire

BOJAYÁ: Caught in the Crossfire  

BOJAYÁ: Caught In The Crossfire follows the story of Leyner Palacios, a community leader and Nobel peace prize nominee, who lost 32 relatives in one massacre.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 80-minutes / Ireland / Colombia


Bomber Boys: The Fighting Lancaster

Bomber Boys: The Fighting Lancaster   

Using a unique blend of living history elements, first-person interviews, CGI and never-before-seen footage from the Second World War, this series follows a new generation of young men - all of whom are descendants of WWII RCAF veterans - as they undergo training to become a Lancaster aircrew.

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x one hour / Canada


Boxing: In and out of the Ring

Boxing: In and out of the Ring  

An investigative documentary that takes viewers inside the high stakes business of boxing, beyond the bright lights of the ring, to the scandal that has always been part of the boxing scene. 

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x two hours


Breakbound

Breakbound   

Jeff Karram has it all - he’s young, good-looking, successful, and as the co-owner of a rising internet company, has an incredibly bright future. But burning deep within this twenty-three year old entrepreneur is an unusual dream - to leave the snows of Toronto to become…a professional surfer. 

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour / Canada


Breaking the Surface

Breaking the Surface  

This is the true story of talented athlete and hard-working competitor Greg Louganis.

 

Fiction / 94-minutes / USA


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


Campus Vets

Campus Vets  

Campus Vets showcases the best and brightest young vets in training, as they pursue demanding careers of immense responsibility.

 

Non-Fiction / Seasons 1-2: 26 x half hours / Canada


Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez  

Chronicling the birth of a modern American hero, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labour organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father, and his commitment to fighting for basic living wages for oppressed California farm workers. 

 

Fiction / 1 x 101-minutes / USA, Mexico


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


Charles:  A Portrait – A Man Alone

Charles: A Portrait – A Man Alone  

An in depth look at Prince Charles as a young man  and the character behind the public façade. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Child's Grief, A

A Child's Grief  

This beautifully produced film shows the inner workings of a child's grief support group.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


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