Following fairytales and personal memories like a trail of breadcrumbs, we descend into Eastern Europe's haunted woodlands to uncover the secrets and bloody histories that shape our understanding of man's place in nature.
Music is the beating heart of Malian culture. But when Islamic hardliners took control of northern Mali in 2012, they enforced one of the harshest interpretations of sharia law in history and banned all forms of music. Radio stations were destroyed, instruments burned and Mali’s musicians faced torture and death.
The racially charged police killing of Mark Duggan in August 2011 ignited the worst civil unrest in recent British history. Duggan’s closest friends, Marcus and Kurtis, take us on a tour of their insulated world, which we pass everyday but never really see.
What happens to you when you live in a society riven by civil war, when you’re forced to entertain the inconceivable thought that your neighbors are out to kill you? Hatidza, one of the mothers of Srebrenica, sums up this sense of disillusionment...
“Why do I stand on the stage like this? Because I am a mental disorder of the 20th century,” declares eccentric musician Huang Dawang, also a noise performer, a music aficionado and a member of the music label, Kandala Records;
The secretive communist state of North Korea is at the centre of a propaganda war. With remarkable access, director Álvaro Longoria attempts to get to the bottom of what's actually happening inside the country and separate truth from fiction.
With unprecedented access to the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs, the military, and experts from leading space agencies, The Visit explores an event that has never in fact occurred - our first encounter with intelligent life from space.
Taking us deep into the dangerous world of commercial fishing via an immersive cinematic experience, Leviathan won wide acclaim for its innovative and unprecedented approach to documentary making.
Agnes Varda’s essay is a self-reflexive diary/documentary of people who exist by re-using things others regard as useless in modern society. Part social critique, part art piece, the film reclaimed the genre for creative expression.
In 1972, athletes from around the globe gathered in Munich, Germany for the Olympic Games. However, the Olympic spirit of brotherhood and peaceful competition was shattered when eight Palestinian terrorists invaded the athletes' quarters to take the Israeli team hostage while the world looked on, incredulous. Using extraordinary archive footage including the only surviving member of the Black September group, the film tells the dramatic story of what happened during those 21 hours in Munich.