Above And Below
Existence on the fringes of society.
Always Together
A family struggle with their patriarch's idea of an alternative lifestyle.
Amy
A documentary about Amy Winehouse.
Best Of Enemies
A behind-the-scenes account of the explosive 1968 televised debates between the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F Buckley Jr, and their rancorous disagreements about politics, God, and sex.
The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution
Story of the rise and fall of the Black Panther Party.
Can We Take A Joke?
An exploration of outrage culture through the lens of stand-up comedy.
Cartel Land
Vigilantes on both sides of the Mexican Border with the US take on the drug cartels.
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres Of The Shoah
The filmmaker discusses the process behind his 1985 documentary Shoah.

D

Dreamcatcher
Documentary, showing how a former teenage prostitute is helping other women to find a better life.
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief
Exploration of the history and methods of the Church of Scientology, recounted by former members.
A Good American
The story of code-breaker Bill Binney and the computer program he claims could have prevented 9/11.
He Named Me Malala
Documentary about events that led to the Taliban attack on Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and the aftermath.
The Hunting Ground
Investigation of rape on US university campuses - and the institutional cover-ups.
Hitchcock/Truffaut
Filmmakers talk about the influence of Truffaut's book Cinema According To Hitchcock.

I

Janis: Little Girl Blue
Documentary following the main stages of Janis Joplin’s life.
Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck
Portrait of the Nirvana frontman, featuring home video footage.
The Look Of Silence
Consideration of Indonesian genocide.

M

Miss Sharon Jones!
Following the star as she undergoes treatment for cancer and tries to mount a comeback.

R

Speed Sisters
A documentary telling the stories of four young Palestinian women with a passion for driving fast cars.

V

What Happened, Miss Simone?
The life of Nina Simone, mostly told through her own words.
Where To Invade Next
Michael Moore considers what the US could learn from other countries.
The Wolfpack
Story of a band of brothers who grew up in social isolation.
Women He's Undressed
A documentary about the life of the Australian costume designer and three-time Oscar winner Orry-Kelly.
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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