Catalogue : True Story

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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


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


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


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


Althea

Althea  

A documentary about the trailblazing athlete Althea Gibson.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 78-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


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


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


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’.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 107-minutes / Australia


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


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


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


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


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


Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin

Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin  

When Anatoly Karpov, a loyal member of the Communist Party, fought against Viktor Korchnoi, a critic of the Soviet regime and high-profile defector, for the title of World Chess Champion, their teams were locked in a war of espionage, parapsychologists and KGB agents. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 85-minutes (1 x 55-minute version also available) / UK


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


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


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


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


Diana: A Day in the Life

Diana: A Day in the Life  

Exclusive footage showing the transformation of a shy teenager into one of the most admired woman in the world Diana, Princess of Wales, including moving images of her last days.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Diana: A Model Princess

Diana: A Model Princess  

This programme takes a searching look at the creation of Princess Diana’s own fashion style and the designers and magazine editors who helped her establish it.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Diana: A Portrait

Diana: A Portrait  

No other woman in modern times has commanded so much attention as Diana, Princess of Wales.  She was seen by her adoring public as a fairy-tale princess, caring wife, devoted mother and fashion icon. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Diana: In Search of Happiness

Diana: In Search of Happiness  

The definitive portrait of the 20th century's most remarkable woman Princess Diana - with exclusive interviews and moving footage of her legendary rise to popularity and celebrity status.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Elstree 1976: An Untold Star Wars Story

Elstree 1976: An Untold Star Wars Story  

Go behind-the-scenes with several key players who helped create the film which would define a whole generation of moviegoers!

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 97-minutes / UK


Everybody Street

Everybody Street  

Everybody Street illuminates the lives and work of New York’s iconic street photographers and the incomparable city that has inspired them for decades.

 

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


Fergie Story: Paradise Lost, The

The Fergie Story: Paradise Lost  

The Fergie Story provides a unique glimpse into the life of the woman who could have been one of the most influential members of the Royal Family.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Fergie: Downfall of a Duchess

Fergie: Downfall of a Duchess  

A challenging and thought-provoking programme looking behind the headlines, telling the untold stories and making some sense of everything written and spoken about Sarah, Duchess of York.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Field Punishment No. 1

Field Punishment No. 1  

This remarkable film, based on true events and people, is not your usual war story. 

 

Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / New Zealand


Fourteen Weddings and a Divorce

Fourteen Weddings and a Divorce  

This documentary explores the history of royal marriages in the twentieth century and asks what next for a royal family increasingly battered by pressures from all sides.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Freddy Heineken: Hostage

Freddy Heineken: Hostage   

Business genius, playboy, jealous lover, father and bon vivant – the legendary Freddy Heineken became a household name worldwide and one of the most controversial figures in Dutch history.

 

Fiction / 1 x 95-minutes (4 x one hour also available) / Netherlands


Gangster No 1: The Freddie Foreman Story

Gangster No 1: The Freddie Foreman Story   

To Britain’s criminal underworld, Freddie Foreman is The Godfather and his name instils more fear than any other. Rightly or wrongly, he has been attached to almost every unsolved gangland murder in London over the last 50 years and remains one of the most iconic and well respected men of his generation.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / UK


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


Get the Picture

Get the Picture  

Directed and produced by Cathy Pearson, Get the Picture follows the life and work of John G. Morris, journalist and picture editor of Life magazine.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 69-minutes / Ireland


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


Great Train Robbery, The

The Great Train Robbery  

From the acclaimed writer of the hit series Broadchurch come two ninety-minute films chronicling the true story of the 1963 Great Train Robbery.

 

Fiction / 2 x 90-minutes and 4 x one hour available / UK


Gross Misconduct

Gross Misconduct  

From Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Atom Egoyan comes this true story following the tumultuous life of former hockey star Brian "Spinner" Spencer.

 

Fiction / 1 x two hours / Canada


Harry: The Mysterious Prince

Harry: The Mysterious Prince  

This balanced and engaging documentary uses previously unknown facts and footage to throw light on a royal prince dogged by tragedy and controversy.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


I Hostage

I Hostage   

I Hostage is a deep-dive series that meets the people who have survived hostage-taking situations. Each episode features interviews with survivors who reveal in detail what the seconds, minutes, hours and days felt like from their insider’s vantage point.

 

Non-Fiction / 13 x one hour / Canada


In The Name of Love: The Life and Death of Diana Princess of Wales

In The Name of Love: The Life and Death of Diana Princess of Wales  

This balanced and revealing programme examines how a beguiling teenager became a despairing royal wife, but grew into a humanitarian figure of international stature. 

 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Inside Evil with Chris Cuomo

Inside Evil with Chris Cuomo  

In this new multi-part investigative series, CNN’s Chris Cuomo does a deep dive into the psychology of murder and violence.

 

Non-Fiction / Season 1: 5 x one hour, Season 2: 5 x one hour / USA


Irish Mob, The

The Irish Mob  

A tale of shamrocks and sub-machine guns, this captivating documentary series from Abú Media Films spans more than 100 years of history to chart the extraordinary rise of the Irish Mob in America.

 

Non-Fiction / 6 x one hour / Ireland


Ivy, The

The Ivy  

Directed by Adrian Sibley (director of BAFTA award-winning The Show Must Go On, Baz Luhrmann) and narrated by Rupert Everett (My Best Friend’s Wedding), The Ivy follows the unique, world renowned London restaurant’s charismatic director, Fernando Peire, as he oversees an extraordinary transformation while simultaneously inviting camera crews into the restaurant for the first time.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


Kardashian: The Man Who Saved O.J. Simpson

Kardashian: The Man Who Saved O.J. Simpson  

An inside look at Robert Kardashian’s friendship with O.J. Simpson, which altered the course of one of the most talked about murder trials. 

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / USA


King Charles and Queen Camilla: Into the Unknown

King Charles and Queen Camilla: Into the Unknown  

This revealing documentary examines the past, present and future of a royal romance which has survived against all odds.  But what will that future bring for King, ‘Queen’ and country?

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 50-minutes / UK


Krays: Myth Behind The Legend, The

The Krays: Myth Behind The Legend  

Directed by Christopher Matthews and produced by BAFTA-nominated Revelation Films, The Krays: Myth Behind The Legend is the inside story of the Krays, told by the people who really knew them. No hearsay. Just facts.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / UK


Le Ride

Le Ride  

Phil Keoghan (The Amazing Race), the well-known television personality, adventurer and bike enthusiast, sets out to retrace the route of the 1928 Tour de France and bring history to life.

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x 90-minutes / USA


Looking for Lenny

Looking for Lenny  

Directed by Elan Gale and produced by Matt Amar and Patrick O’Sullivan, Looking for Lenny delves into the life of Lenny Bruce, one of the key anti-Establishment figures of 1960s America...

 

Non-Fiction / 1 x one hour / USA


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