No other band encapsulates the rugged rock 'n' roll soul of Canada like The Tragically Hip. When it was announced last year that singer Gord Downie had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, it looked like the end of the road.
Twenty-five years after the verdict in the Rodney King trial sparked several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles, new feature documentary LA 92 immerses viewers in that tumultuous period through stunning and rarely seen archival footage.
In Glasgow in the mid-1990s, flourishing indie-rock band The Delgados established cult record label Chemikal Underground, heralding a renaissance of independent music in the city that would bring the likes of Mogwai, Arab Strap and Franz Ferdinand to the world.
Stitching together archive footage of historical events, recent interviews with political experts and an eerily nostalgic soundtrack, Shadow World is the masterful documentary from Johan Grimonprez that exposes the depths of corruption within the global arms trade.
Forty years after its people were promised freedom by departing Spanish rulers, Western Sahara remains Africa’s last colony. This film voices their ongoing struggle.
There are 37,000 Love Hotels in Japan visited by 2.8million people a day. An ancient Japanese tradition, the hotels exist for people to escape the conservative structures of their daily lives, to explore their fantasies or just find some privacy.
Thulasi is a young woman with a tough future ahead of her. She was born a "Dalit," or "untouchable" in the Indian caste system. Her early years were a struggle for survival but now she is willing to literally fight for a better...
A moving portrait of the photographer, Jane Brown, her quiet determination working in an almost exclusively male world, her unique working method and how the sorrow of her early childhood informed her unique photographic style.
14-year-old Hai has been kicked out of school. With a cigarette hanging from his mouth, he wanders around town, stealing, fighting and terrorising the village with his motorcycle gang. A wild, harsh but also funny portrayal of Chinese teenage life.