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

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Grace Jones: Bloodlight and BamiGrace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017)
Dir. Sophie Fiennes
A journey through the private and public worlds of pop icon Grace Jones. Experienced documentarian Sophie Fiennes cares little for polish, or for the rigmarole of going through facts easily gleaned online, and opts instead for a vérité approach, mixing candid and personal behind-the-scenes insights with…
Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird HamiltonTake Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton (2017)
Dir. Rory Kennedy
The remarkable story of an American icon who changed the sport of big wave surfing forever. Transcending the surf genre, this in-depth portrait of a hard-charging athlete explores the fear, courage and ambition that push a man to greatness - and the cost that comes with it.
City of GhostsCity of Ghosts (2017)
Dir. Matthew Heineman
The director of CARTEL LAND lands on Syrian soil for another risk-taking venture that documents the efforts of "Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently", a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014. With deeply personal access, this is the story of a…
No Ordinary SheilaNo Ordinary Sheila (2017)
Dir. Hugh MacDonald
The immensely inspiring life-story of one Sheila Natusch, nonagenarian natural historian, mountain climber, intrepid cyclist and publisher of dozens of groundbreaking books, including her magnum opus ANIMALS OF NEW ZEALAND. A loving portrait by her cousin, NZ film maker Hugh MacDonald (THIS IS NEW ZEALAND),…
Blue Planet II (TV Series)Blue Planet II (TV Series) (2017)
Technically advanced sequel to the 2001 BBC nature documentary series narrated and presented by Sir David Attenborough. Filming took place over a course of more than four years; involving 125 expeditions across 39 countries and produced more than 6,000 hours of underwater dive footage.
My Journey Through French CinemaMy Journey Through French Cinema (2016)
Dir. Bertrand Tavernier
Bertrand Tavernier's personal journey through French cinema, from films he enjoyed as a boy to his own early career, told through portraits of key creative figures. Featured are Jacques Becker, Jean-Pierre Melville, Claude Sautet, Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Godard, among others. A beautifully…
Bright LightsBright Lights (2016)
Feat. Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds
A touchingly intimate portrait of an eccentric Hollywood royal family - actress Debbie Reynolds and her beloved children, Carrie Fisher and Todd Fisher. Both women would pass away within days of each other soon after this film was completed.