Documentaries are fragile things, easily blown into obscurity or silenced by the sheer weight of corporate power.
On the Banks of the Tigris is a story of culture triumphing over an oppressive regime.
Award-winning documentary film On the Banks of the Tigris explores the influence of Iraqi Jewish musicians in the cultural life of Iraq and paints a portrait of a country that was once a thriving multicultural centre.
The currently screening films The Walk and the Program are both fictionalised versions of recent documentaries.
Award winning documentary The Wolfpack raises questions about the ethics of documentary filmmaking. © 2015 Wolfpack Project, LLC.
Award winning film The Wolfpack tells the story of five brothers who've spent most of their lives confined to a New York apartment. It raises questions about the ethics of documentary filmmaking.
Israelis protest for Jonathan Pollard’s release.
A group of American airmen broke US laws and evaded the FBI to support the nascent country of Israel in 1948. We should consider them heroes. Jonathan Pollard -- not so much.
Former detention centre detainee, Shafiq Monis, and his daughter Mahidya.
Image courtesy of Steve Thomas
Over 13 years and three films, director Steve Thomas has been following the stories of people who have arrived in Australia as asylum seekers. What has he learned? Read on ...
Getting away with murder.
The Look of Silence eschews its predecessor’s gory glamour and offers a harder message for modern Indonesia.
Kurt or Kurdt?
It's important not to conflate and confuse Cobain's varying personas.
An interview sparked rumours that he may be about to endorse Ed Miliband.
This is a timely and vibrant film, funny at times – and not without a hint of editorial distance from director Winterbottom.
Once upon a time it was an eternal indestructible friendship
The remnants of the Cuba-Soviet relationship are still very much part of Cuban culture – a fact on display at this month's Miami International Film Festival