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Non-fiction features and programs, often stranger than fiction, and just as dramatic or comical…

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Family, TheFamily, The (2016)
Dir. Rosie Jones
The heartbreaking story of an Australian religious sect led by Anne Hamilton-Byrne, a former yoga instructor who harnessed the power of charm, manipulation and experimental drugs to indoctrinate a network of followers and enablers that led to the illegal adoption and abuse of children. Survivors and cult…
Andrew Marr's The History of Modern Britain (TV Series)Andrew Marr's The History of Modern Britain (TV Series) (2007)
Political commentator Andrew Marr turns his astute focus on the key events that have shaped British society since the end of WWII, including the collapse of Empire, Britain's uneasy truce with former enemies and allies in Europe, and tensions in the 'special relationship' Britain has with the United States.…
Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain (TV Series)Andrew Marr's The Making of Modern Britain (TV Series) (2009)
Following on from his "History of Modern Britain", Andrew Marr this time overviews the first half of the 20th Century, re-visiting the dramas of the Edwardian age, the giddy ride of the twenties and thirties and the nation-defining events of two devastating world wars. Six episodes: 'A New Dawn', 'Road to…
Nina Conti: Her Master's VoiceNina Conti: Her Master's Voice (2012)
Dir. Nina Conti
Feat. Nina Conti
A poignant documentary from master ventriloquist and comedienne Nina Conti, who takes the bereaved puppets of her mentor and former-lover Ken Campbell on a Stateside pilgrimage to 'Venthaven' the resting place for puppets of dead ventriloquists, getting to know her latex and wooden travelling partners along…
Overnighters, TheOvernighters, The (2014)
Dir. Jesse Moss
The burden of compassion is at the heart of this story of Jay Reinke, a church Pastor who runs the "overnighters" program in the oil pipeline boomtown of Williston, North Dakota, where broken, desperate men arrive to take shelter to find spiritual or financial reprieve, and reconnect with society. But…
Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, TheMusic of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, The (2015)
Dir. Morgan Neville
From the director of the Oscar winning 20 FEET FROM STARDOM comes this beautiful portrait of the international music collective founded by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Packed with enormous musical diversity, the film offers thought-provoking insights into the power of music as a global social adhesive, and…
Le RideLe Ride (2016)
Dir. Phil Keoghan
Feat. Phil Keoghan
Bike enthusiast and television personality Phil Keoghan attempts to recreate and ride the famously tough-as-hell route of the original 1928 Tour de France with his friend Ben Cornell. An extraordinary achievement, captured vividly in all it's reckless glory, and which ultimately pays homage to the New…