Catalogue : True Story

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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


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


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


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


Althea

Althea  

A documentary about the trailblazing athlete Althea Gibson.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 78-minutes / USA


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


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


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


Bad Kids, The

The Bad Kids  

A group of teachers at a Mojave Desert high school take an unconventional approach to improve the lives of their struggling students. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 101-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


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


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


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


Believer, The

The Believer  

The Believer is based on the true story of a Jewish neo-Nazi. By day he gives anti-Semitic speeches, raises money for a neo-fascist movement and plans to bomb synagogues.

 

Fiction / 1 x 98-minutes


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 unknown 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


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


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


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


Champions, The

The Champions  

The Champions illustrates the hard-fought battle to cure dogfighting victims of their trauma, in hopes of granting them a second chance at life.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 93-minutes / 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


Cliffy

Cliffy  

Kevin Harrington (SeaChange, Underbelly) stars as ‘80s cult hero Cliff Young - an ordinary man who does an extraordinary thing. Entering the inaugural Sydney to Melbourne Ultra Marathon, with a rag-tag bunch of supporters by his side, he eats up the miles with his distinctive shuffle run and transfixes Australia by winning the race against all odds.

 

Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / Australia


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


Cold War Submarine Adventures

Cold War Submarine Adventures  

The true stories of two of the most extraordinary submarine missions of the Cold War are played out in this two episode documentary. 

 

Non-Fiction / 2 x one hour


Confessions of a Germ

Confessions of a Germ  

No serial killer could hide as skillfully as the E. coli O157 H7 bacteria or conjure up such horrific images as Bubonic Plague. Using subjective story telling techniques, the series illustrates the life cycle of these diseases in a person's body through live action and animation. 

 

Non-Fiction / 4 x one hour


Crazy Canucks

Crazy Canucks  

Based on the book White Circus by Ken Read, this is the story of the Canadian skiing legends that overcame adversity and became the first North Americans to crack the Euro dominated World Cup Circuit in 1975. 

 

Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes


Cries from Syria

Cries from Syria  

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.

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 112-minutes / USA/Syria/Czech Republic


Crisis Zone

Crisis Zone  

Narrated by Kiefer Sutherland and filmed in 20 countries around the world, Crisis Zone follows the extraordinary and often dangerous missions of Medecins Sans Frontieres, or Doctors Without Borders. 

 

Non-Fiction / 13 x one hour


Crossed Over

Crossed Over  

Based on a true story and the book by Beverly Lowry, Crossed Over is a thought provoking drama about Beverly, a middle aged woman whose life falls apart after her son Peter is killed in a tragic hit and run car accident.

 

Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes


Damage

Damage  

The Cahills have the world at their feet – Aidan Cahill is a new breed of Irish property tycoon, his glamorous wife Michelle is a successful estate agent, and their beautiful daughter Emma is an up-and-coming photographic model. But behind closed doors, all is not as it seems.

 

Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / Ireland


Danger Tree

Danger Tree  

The course of a Maritime family's destiny is forever altered by World War I. Five young sons fight in Europe, only two return. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Dangerous Indiscretions: The Decline of the House of Windsor

Dangerous Indiscretions: The Decline of the House of Windsor  

This in-depth documentary looks at the scandals that have blighted the credibility and popularity of the royal family through the ages, right up to the more recent controversies surrounding Diana, Fergie and Camilla.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Dark Side of Everest, The

The Dark Side of Everest  

In the past five decades, nearly 10,000 men and women have tried to climb Mount Everest. Less than 500 have succeeded.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Darrow

Darrow   

A docudrama starring Academy Award-winner Kevin Spacey. Focusing on the distinguished career and private life of the legendary labour lawyer and humanitarian Clarence Darrow ...

 

Fiction / 1 x 105-minutes / USA


David McTaggart: Shadow Warrior

David McTaggart: Shadow Warrior  

He is in perpetual motion, a man without a country, a citizen of the world. He prefers to work from the shadows, manipulating events and people without having to step right into the light. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Dead Men Talking

Dead Men Talking  

Modern forensics provides the clues to understanding the intriguing lives and deaths of famous or infamous people from history. 

 

Non-Fiction / 9 x one hour


Deep Web: The Hunt For Dread Pirate Roberts

Deep Web: The Hunt For Dread Pirate Roberts  

Deep Web gives the inside story of one of the most important and riveting digital crime sagas of the century -- the arrest of Ross William Ulbricht, the convicted 30-year-old entrepreneur accused to be ‘Dread Pirate Roberts,’ creator and operator of online black market Silk Road.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / USA


Defiant Requiem

Defiant Requiem  

Defiant Requiem illuminates the extraordinary, untold story of the brave acts of resistance by the Jewish prisoners at Terezín during World War II.

 

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes / USA


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