All These Sons
On Chicago’s South and West sides, the scourge of guns and gangs is destroying countless lives. Taking matters into their own hands, two men dedicate their lives educating, empowering and healing young black men at high risk for being victims or perpetrators of deadly gun-violence.
Asia
A mum tries to reconnect with her daughter as the younger woman struggles with a degenerative illness.
Banksy Most Wanted
Banksy is a household name, but behind this name hides a multitude of stories, artworks, stunts, political statements and identities, leading to one of the art world’s biggest unanswered questions - who is Banksy?
Cowboys
Troy and his young transgender son Joe are on the run from his conservative mother in the Montana wilderness, with a detective in hot pursuit.

D

Enemies Of The State
When their hacker son is targeted by the US Government, the DeHarts will do anything to protect him.
Fargo
A cocked up kidnap leads to mayhem and murder.
Father Of The Cyborgs
A documentary about a doctor who made headlines for implanting electrodes in the brain of a paralysed man then teaching the patient to control a computer - and then decided to experiment on himself.
Honeydew
Unfortunately for a young couple on a camping trip, their car broke down in the middle of the night. Even more unfortunate: In hopes of using a phone for help, they’ve stepped foot inside a house of, to put it lightly, very strange horrors.
How It Ends
A woman and the embodiment of her younger self try to find closure on the day before the Apocalypse.

I

Jacinta
A documentary charting a mother, her daughter and granddaughter and cycles of addiction.
The Letter Room
Corrections officer Richard starts in a new position as director of prisoner communications and finds his world opening up in unexpected ways.
Lorelei
Reformed ex-con Wayland returns to his hometown and reconnects with his high school girlfriend Dolores, now a single mom with dreams of Hollywood in Doyle’s fable-like tale of second chances.

R

Raging Bull
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.
Rita Moreno: Just A Girl Who Decided To Go For It
Profile of the West Side Story star.
The Royal Tenenbaums
A family of eccentric geniuses is shaken when their caddish estranged father re-appears in their lives.
Socks On Fire
Bo McGuire returns home to rural Alabama to document the bitter property feud between his homophobic aunt and gay uncle.
Through The Night
Documentary examining the emotional toll of our modern economy on families, told through the lens of a 24-hour daycare centre in Westchester, New York.
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