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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


A Century of the Queen Mother:100 Years in 100 Minutes

A Century of the Queen Mother:100 Years in 100 Minutes  

This remarkable portrait digs beneath the surface and presents for the first time a balanced account of the life of a powerful and exceptional woman. Presenting a vivid portrait of The Queen Mother.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Active Measures

Active Measures  

Active Measures chronicles the most successful espionage operation in Russian history, the American presidential election of 2016. Filmmaker Jack Bryan exposes a 30-year history of covert political warfare devised by Vladimir Putin to disrupt, and ultimately control world events.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 110-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


Charles at 50: Heir To Sadness

Charles at 50: Heir To Sadness  

After the impact of Diana’s death, the focus has shifted to Charles, widower and parent and heir to the throne.  This programme examines his relationship with his sons, his long-term lover Camilla and his future as King. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


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


Citizen K

Citizen K  

Oscar® winning writer/director Alex Gibney’s revelatory Citizen K is an intimate yet sweeping look at post-Soviet Russia from the perspective of the enigmatic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a former oligarch turned political dissident.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 128-minutes / USA & UK


Clinton and the Clintons

Clinton and the Clintons   

It started in Little Rock, Arkansas, and ended at the White House – and not just once, but potentially twice! 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes


Cruel and Unusual

Cruel and Unusual   

From writer/director Vadim Jean (One More Kiss), this extraordinary film has been eight years in the making – but that’s nothing compared to the 43 years that Albert Woodfox spent in solitary confinement for a crime he did not commit…

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 102-minutes / USA/UK


Cyberbully, The

The Cyberbully  

Maisie Williams (Arya Stark, Game of Thrones) gives an outstanding, critically acclaimed performance as Casey Jacobs, a troubled teenager battling against a malicious and terrifying cyber stalker.

 

Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


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


Diana And Sarah: The Royal Wives Of Windsor

Diana And Sarah: The Royal Wives Of Windsor  

Diana, Princess of Wales, and Sarah, Duchess of York: sisters-in-law - and sometimes sisters-at-war!  They married the Queen’s sons, and then quit this most famous royal family amid scandal, but in very different circumstances.  One died tragically, the other survived but had to reinvent herself.  

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes


Frackman

Frackman  

Frackman tells the story of Dayne ‘Frackman’ Pratzky’s struggle against international gas companies. Australia will soon become the world’s biggest gas exporter, as more than 30,000 wells are sunk in Dayne’s home of Queensland, with many requiring controversial ‘fracking’. He and his neighbours have unwittingly become the centre of a massive industrial landscape and they have little power to fight the wishes of the $200 billion industry.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes / Australia


Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld

Gangsters: Faces of the Underworld  

Meet the villains, gangsters or ‘faces’ – as they prefer to be known – who have made headlines over the past 50 years for all the wrong reasons. The mere mention of their names has struck fear into entire communities but, despite their ruthless reputations, the faces of Britain’s most infamous criminals have remained largely unseen… until now.

 

Non-Fiction / Season 1: 6 x one hour ; Season 2: 8 x one hour / UK


Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief  

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.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x two hours / USA


H.M. The Queen: 50 Golden Years: The Remarkable Life and Marriage of The Queen and Prince Philip

H.M. The Queen: 50 Golden Years: The Remarkable Life and Marriage of The Queen and Prince Philip  

This programme is a sympathetic look at not only the lives of the Queen and Prince Philip, but also an insight into Britain and the changes it has gone through in 50 Golden Years. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


H.M. The Queen: A Remarkable Life

H.M. The Queen: A Remarkable Life  

This programme gets behind the surface to evoke the character of a modest but truly great Queen.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


I Am Slave

I Am Slave  

From the award winning team behind Death of a President and The Last King of Scotland, and inspired by real life events, I Am Slave is a controversial thriller about London’s shocking slave trade, and one woman’s fight for freedom…

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 83-minutes / UK


Larry King Now

Larry King Now  

Legendary broadcaster Larry King brings back his unique brand of talk to a worldwide audience with Larry King Now. In each episode, Larry talks to the most interesting people from politics, sports, entertainment and pop culture, exploring the compelling topics, issues and stories of the day.

 

Non-Fiction / half hours / USA


My Big Gay Jewish Conversion

My Big Gay Jewish Conversion   

Is Israel really the best place in the world to be gay? And is Judaism the one mainstream religion that accepts homosexuality? Meet Simon, a gay Catholic man from the West of Ireland on a quest to find out.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour


Primaries

Primaries  

Acclaimed filmmaker and director AJ Schnack (Caucus, Midterms) uncovers the turning points of an unprecedented US Presidential primary race, pulling back the curtain to reveal the intricate steps to the main stage, in this six-part series from First Look Media.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x half hours / USA


Profit & Loss

Profit & Loss  

Water, food, fuel, minerals and housing – all essential commodities, all too expensive and all sources of conflict.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 80-minutes / UK/Germany


Queen Elizabeth: A Lifetime of Service

Queen Elizabeth: A Lifetime of Service   

Elizabeth II: the sixth queen regnant and 63rd sovereign of Britain. She can trace her ancestry beyond the Hanoverians, Stuarts, Tudors, Plantagenets and Normans, back to the Saxon kings of the Dark Ages. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Queen Mother: An Affectionate Tribute

The Queen Mother: An Affectionate Tribute  

As old as the century she lived in, the Queen Mother was a revered figure in British life.  A symbol of courage in the Second world War and an enduring icon of stability, the Queen Mother attracted a loyalty of affection matched only by the Queen herself.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Queen: Her True Story

The Queen: Her True Story  

With extensive coverage of the early years of Elizabeth's life, this is an updated look at the life of Britain's monarch.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Remembering Diana Princess of Wales

Remembering Diana Princess of Wales   

It was the moment the world stood still.  It provoked both shock and an outpouring of grief on a global scale – the abrupt and brutal ending in a tunnel in Paris of the life of the most famous woman in the world: Diana, Princess of Wales. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes


Rich and Acquitted

Rich and Acquitted  

Welcome to Rich and Acquitted, a non-fiction series that explores six notorious cases of celebrities and other glaringly wealthy accused perpetrators who have used their vast resources to retain top-flight attorneys in order to escape legal situations that would otherwise destroy any normal human being.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / USA


Royals, The

The Royals  

It’s safe to say the world has been well and truly gripped by Royal fever!

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / UK


Soufra

Soufra   

Directed by Thomas Morgan (Waiting for Mamu), Soufra follows the inspirational story of intrepid social entrepreneur, Mariam Shaar – a refugee who has spent her entire life in the Burj El Barajneh refugee camp south of Beirut, Lebanon. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 73-minutes (1 x 55-minute version also available) / USA/Lebanon


Sputnik Mania

Sputnik Mania  

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.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 87-minutes / USA


The Radical Story of Patty Hearst

The Radical Story of Patty Hearst   

The Radical Story of Patty Hearst is a six-part series that follows the transformation of Patty Hearst from heiress to terrorist in a saga of privilege, celebrity, politics, media, revolution, and violence.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / USA


Thread, The

The Thread  

The Thread is a groundbreaking documentary that exposes the undeniable impact amateur internet writers are having on journalism today.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / USA


Toxic Beauty

Toxic Beauty  

Toxic Beauty follows the class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson and the plaintiffs; women fighting for justice in a race against time.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes (1 x 78-minute and 1 x 52-minute versions also.. / Canada


Under Fire: Journalists in Combat

Under Fire: Journalists in Combat  

Under Fire: Journalists in Combat weaves together portraits of journalists - some who have emerged unscathed, some who haven’t, and some who survived physically but succumbed emotionally to their devastating experiences. Using combat footage, and featuring first-hand accounts by war journalists who were actually there, we share what they see, think and feel as they confront the danger and brutality of war.  

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour or 1 x 90-minutes / Canada


William and Kate: Into the Future

William and Kate: Into the Future   

This new program builds into a comprehensive account of a very modern love story. What started as the wedding of the century, has become one of the most observed royal marriages of our time.

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


William and Kate: One Year On

William and Kate: One Year On  

On 29 April 2011, William and Catherine were married in a fairy tale wedding watched by more than two billion people and celebrated the whole world over. No sooner had they returned from their honeymoon than the newlyweds were back in the spotlight.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


William, Kate and George: A New Royal Family

William, Kate and George: A New Royal Family  

The birth of Prince George to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge marked a new chapter in their lives and in royal history.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


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