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

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Special When LitSpecial When Lit (2009)
Dir. Brett Sullivan
A colourful, captivating and all-angles documentary tracing the history of the illustrious pinball machine, which was once a ubiquitous fixture at the arcade, the mall and the tavern, but whose supremacy was toppled by the advent of video game and home entertainment technologies. A worthy celebration of…
History of WWE, TheHistory of WWE, The (2013)
Feat. Hulk Hogan, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, John Cena
The history of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (formerly known as the World Wrestling Federation) that started in 1963 as a regional promotion to become a global juggernaut commemorating its golden anniversary in this official chronicle. Features all the big names of the pro-wrestling circuit including…
Clinton Affair, The (TV Mini-series)Clinton Affair, The (TV Mini-series) (2018)
The Bill Clinton impeachment scandal of 1998 is methodically detailed in this Alex Gibney-produced six-part documentary series, with full participation of the woman at the centre of the scandal - Monica Lewinsky. It is a story of a vast right wing conspiracy against the Clintons and a West Wing conspiracy…
Free SoloFree Solo (2018)
Dir. Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
An astonishing human achievement story that follows 'free solo' climber Alex Honnold as he prepares for the unthinkable: to scale the face of the 3200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park - without a rope. The directors of MERU capture the death-defying climb with exquisite artistry and masterful,…
I Used to Be Normal - A Boyband Fangirl StoryI Used to Be Normal - A Boyband Fangirl Story (2017)
Dir. Jessica Leski
A passionate and proud interrogation of music fan culture following the lives of four diverse women aged 16-64 who are self-confessed super-fans of boybands Backstreet Boys, One Direction, Take That and The Beatles. Their coming-of-age stories are told over four years of filming.
Ryuichi Sakamoto: CodaRyuichi Sakamoto: Coda (2017)
Dir. Stephen Schible
Beautiful portrait of revered Japanese composer and musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, that captures the unique compositional process of a new work he developed after being diagnosed with throat cancer in 2014. Through his early career in electronic music group Yellow Magic Orchestra through to his best known…
Song Keepers, TheSong Keepers, The (2018)
Dir. Naina Sen
A passionate documentary about the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir, centered around their wildly successful tour of Germany in 2015. The choir sings 4th Century German Lutheran hymns that were taught to Aboriginal communities by German missionaries, translating them into the Arrarnta and…