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

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Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. (2018)
Dir. Stephen Loveridge
A uniquely textured portrait of innovative Sri Lankan-English pop star and activist Maya Arulpragasm, drawn from a cache of personal tapes shot by her closest friends over the last 22 years - the result is a testament to artistic integrity that resonates beyond the appeal of her music. Inspired by her…
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…
They Shall Not Grow OldThey Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
Dir. Peter Jackson
Ground-breaking documentary that employs state-of-the-art technology to transform audio and moving image archive footage to tell the story of the World War I experience through the voices and images of the men who lived it. Dir. Peter Jackson brings a startling immediacy to the subject that has never quite…
Pick of the LitterPick of the Litter (2018)
Dir. Don Hardy, Dana Nachman
A compelling (even suspenseful) documentary about the surprisingly intensive process of training guide dogs for the blind. The film follows quintuplet puppies who enter a rigorous two-year process that will take them from the care of selfless foster volunteers to specialised trainers - but only a chosen…
Kusama - InfinityKusama - Infinity (2018)
Dir. Heather Lenz
The incredible story of top-selling artist Yayoi Kusama, who overcame countless odds (wartime trauma, mental illness, sexism, racism) to bring her radical artistic vision to the world - a six decade legacy of work that spans the disciplines of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance art, poetry,…
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…