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

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Free SoloFree Solo (2018)
Dir. Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
A stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free solo climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: scaling the face of the world's most famous rock - the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park - without a rope. The directors of MERU capture the death-defying climb with…
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 investigation into music fan culture following the lives of four women aged 16-64 who are self-confessed boyband fangirls. Their coming-of-age stories are told over 4 years of filming. A treasure for music fans of any age or gender.
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…
Fahrenheit 11/9Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)
Dir. Michael Moore
Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald J. Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements. He also exposes the shocking negligence that contaminated the water supply in his home town of Flint,…
Westwood: Punk, Icon, ActivistWestwood: Punk, Icon, Activist (2018)
Dir. Lorna Tucker
Unvarnished account of the grande dame of punk and "enfant terrible" of British fashion, Vivienne Westwood, told in her own words, and through touching interviews with her inner circle. The film explores her uphill struggle to success as well as her artistry, activism and cultural significance.
The Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam NeillThe Pacific: In the Wake of Captain Cook with Sam Neill (2018)
Feat. Sam Neill
250 years after Captain James Cook began his epic exploration of the Pacific, Sam Neill journeys in the wake, uncovering stories that resonate from those times on both sides of the beach. Visiting the islands and lands where Cook went and meeting the descendants of the people Cook met, Sam hears their…

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