Documentary Episodes

Witness: Katrina - Witness: Katrina - Episode 2

Witness: Katrina - Episode 2

Six Hours after making landfall, hurricane katrina is finally moving inland.
50mins
BBC
Witness: Katrina - Witness: Katrina - Episode 1

Witness: Katrina - Episode 1

August 29th, 2005. Hurricane Katrina makes landfall on the Gulf Coast.
50mins
BBC
Tiger Woods - The Rise And Fall

Tiger Woods - The Rise And Fall

Documentary examining the fall from grace of world famous golfer Tiger Woods.
49mins
BBC
Steve Jobs - Billion Dollar Hippy

Steve Jobs - Billion Dollar Hippy

Evan Davis decodes the formula that took Apple from suburban garage to global supremacy.
49mins
BBC
Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Episode 4

Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Episode 4

Detectives discover Heathers body. Emilia's loyalty to Josh falters.
11mins
BBC
Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Episode 3

Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Episode 3

Josh gives detectives what they've been waiting for - a breakthrough in the case.
10mins
BBC
Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Episode 2

Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Episode 2

Detectives discover CCTV evidence which leads them to believe foul play has occurred.
10mins
BBC
Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Episode 1

Life And Death Row - Love Triangle - Episode 1

When Heather vanishes, detectives bring in her husband Josh for questioning.
10mins
BBC
Can Eating Insects Save The World?

Can Eating Insects Save The World?

Could a cheaper Bug Mac ever replace the Big Mac?
59mins
BBC
Apollo Wives

Apollo Wives

Documentary following the reunion in Arizona of ten of the wives of Apollo astronauts.
50mins
BBC
Abused - Breaking The Silence

Abused - Breaking The Silence

Documentary about a group of men who suffered abuse as children and seek compensation.
49mins
BBC
1066 - 1066 - Episode 2

1066 - Episode 2

After an epic battle at Stamford Bridge, our two warriors race back to the south.
52mins
BBC
1066 - 1066 - Episode 1

1066 - Episode 1

Beginning the story of two ordinary men.
49mins
BBC
Makhanda: The Day The Taps Ran Dry

Makhanda: The Day The Taps Ran Dry

In February thousands of residents of Makhanda were suddenly left without water when the municipality cut supply to parts of the town. Confusion and panic gave way to complaints about water quality when supply was restored.
24.com
WATCH | Oasis in Ashes: The day a fire swallowed a town

WATCH | Oasis in Ashes: The day a fire swallowed a town

On 30 December 2018 a devastating fire gutted the historical mission station of Wupperthal, destroying scores of properties and robbing the residents of their homes, livelihoods and heritage.
24.com
DOCUMENTARY | Buried Truth: Unearthing the story of murdered farmworker Adam Pieterse

DOCUMENTARY | Buried Truth: Unearthing the story of murdered farmworker Adam Pieterse

"He wasn't just a drifter, a farmworker that nobody cared about. He was Mannetjies, my brother and the way he was killed just wasn't right," his sister told News24, shortly after a Lutzville farmer was convicted of using a spade to beat him to death.
26mins
24.com
Unlocking Evolution

Unlocking Evolution

Examines the life of groundbreaking New Zealand researcher and lightning rod for controversy, Allan Wilson, who revolutionised the ideas behind evolution.
TVF Media
Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes

Man Who Murdered Sherlock Holmes

Explore the intriguing world of Conan Doyle and the truth behind his decision to kill off the character that had dominated his life.
TVF Media
The Happy Dictator

The Happy Dictator

Until 2006, Turkmenistan was run by a crazy dictator whose megalomania spawned a personality cult to rival that of Chairman Mao. This is the story of an unlikely desert republic with a grim reputation and a quite astonishing leader.
TVF Media
The Earth's Riches - Iron From China

Iron From China

Follows the journey of iron, from where it is mined from to the plants where the hard work continues as the raw metals are refined and processed.
TVF Media
The Earth's Riches - Copper From Chile

Copper From Chile

Follows the journey of Copper from where it is mined from to the plants where the hard work continues as the raw metals are refined and processed.
TVF Media
The Earth's Riches - Nickel From Caledonia

Nickel From Caledonia

Follows the journey of nickel, from where it is mined from to the plants where the hard work continues as the raw metals are refined and processed.
TVF Media
Inside Broadmoor

Inside Broadmoor

Broadmoor houses 400 of the most difficult, disturbed and dangerous people in Britain. This film offers a unique insight into how a civilised society treats those who are both bad and mad.
TVF Media
Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks

Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks

In an exciting blend of science and natural history filmmaking, Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks draws audiences into the world of one of the ocean's largest and least understood creatures.
TVF Media
Backlight - YouTubeland

YouTubeland

YouTube is travelling like a high-speed train into one of the most powerful online platforms in the world. Which clever earnings model is hiding behind this success story, and how will this affect our future media landscape?
46mins
VPRO
Backlight - Waste = Food

Waste = Food

Natural resources are being depleted on a rapid scale while production and consumption are rising rapidly in nations like China and India.
49mins
VPRO
Backlight - Regreening The Desert

Regreening The Desert

For more than 15 years, cameraman and ecologist John D. Liu has been working on his worldwide mission to green deserts and to restore biodiversity.
48mins
VPRO
Backlight - The Value Of Your Personal Data

The Value Of Your Personal Data

Data is being collected about you constantly. All this personal data is being used to send you advertisements and banners, one would say. But that is just the start.
49mins
VPRO
Backlight - Mobile Gold

Mobile Gold

Our waste is worth money. Recovering it has started up a new global industry worth billions.
48mins
VPRO
The Lost Aviator

The Lost Aviator

Set in the Golden Age of Aviation, Andrew Lancaster follows the life and times of his great uncle, Captain Bill Lancaster.
90mins
Escapade
Backlight - Made In Germany

Made In Germany

Backlight crosses the border to fathom the secrets of the German success.
49mins
VPRO
Am I Perfect? - Despair

Despair

Maddy moves into week nine with the famous lemon detox diet. We watch Maddy get her signature freckles removed and despite pushing through intensive obstacle courses she is heartbroken when she finds out that she has actually gained weight.
Passion
Am I Perfect? - Bargaining

Bargaining

Well and truly over her body plateauing, Maddy takes drastic action and cuts her calorie intake by half. Despite critical warnings from the dietitian, Maddy takes on the macrobiotic diet, cycling and becomes mummified in a weight loss body wrap.
Passion
Am I Perfect? - Acceptance

Acceptance

It is the final week and the lead up to the big finale - Maddy has become a completely different person and is upset at becoming a person she doesn't like. She is desperate to reach her goal and continue losing more weight.
Passion
Am I Perfect? - Shock

Shock

Meet Maddy - your average 19-year old Australian feeling the pressure to look a certain way. So for ten weeks she is going to try everything the media and her favourite celebrities suggest. Hopefully at the end she will be 'perfect'!
Passion
Am I Perfect? - Denial

Denial

Maddy's spirits are high as she journeys into week two, having already lost 5kg! She eats like a caveman on the Paleo Diet, tests her coordination in home exercise videos and meets with a professional to learn the tricks of make-up.
Passion
Am I Perfect? - Anger

Anger

Week five sees Maddy's rapid weight loss come to a halt; the nurse and dietitian inform her that her body is in starvation mode and her weight loss is unfortunately set to plateau.
Passion
The Resurrection Club

The Resurrection Club

This short film tells the story of four men who spent years of their lives on Death Row for crimes they did not commit, later being exonerated and freed. Ron, Shujaa, Greg and Albert promised that they would work to put an end to the death penalty.
26mins
Crime, ,
Java Films
Running on Sunshine

Running on Sunshine

Based around the 2003 World Solar Challenge, Running on Sunshine is the story of an epic journey of 3,000 kilometres across the Australian desert. The documentary reveals the link between the famous event and the development of motor technology.
52mins
Technology, , , ,
AusIntPic
Tomorrow's Sun

Tomorrow's Sun

Follow the epic 3,000 km journey by 40 solar powered cars from 11 nations across the Australian continent. Based around the 1999 World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide, the documentary follows the fortunes of three solar powered cars.
54mins
Technology, , , ,
AusIntPic
@Home

@Home

Behind every homeless person is a story. How did they end up living on the streets? How do they survive and what are their expectations for the future?
Java Films
Boko Haram: The Origins of Evil

Boko Haram: The Origins of Evil

How has the extremist group Boko Haram, which began as a small Islamic sect, managed to make Nigeria, the richest country in Africa, and all its neighbours, tremble with fear? Who are they and how did they become so powerful?
Java Films
Transitioning: Transgender Children

Transitioning: Transgender Children

Six-year-old David is part of the new trans generation of people assigned the wrong sex at birth who chose to make the transition very early. This moving film explores the transitioning through first-hand stories told by four young people.
52mins
Parenting, , ,
Java Films
Pozieres

Pozieres

A captivating step back in time, Pozieres explores the small village in Northern France which, during the Great War in 1916, was the setting of one of the bloodiest battles in history, and a twentieth century tragedy for Australia.
52mins
Umbrella
Peter Allen - A Celebration

Peter Allen - A Celebration

The original Boy from Oz and international superstar Peter Allen captured the imagination of audiences from an early age. Singing alongside Chris Bell in the 1960s as half of The Allen Brothers, Peter was a born performer ready to take on the world.
169mins
Music, , ,
Umbrella
The History of Australian Surfing

The History of Australian Surfing

This groundbreaking documentary presents the history of surfing in Australia from its origin in 1915, through its development with wooden boards, the Malibu revolution of the 50s and 60s, the shortboard revolution of the 70s and into the radical 80s.
87mins
Sport, ,
Umbrella
Devil’s Brigade - Devil's Brigade - Part 1

Devil's Brigade - Part 1

Modern-day Special Forces troops from the US and Canada are brought together to train using the same methods and equipment as the First Special Service Force in the 1940s.
47mins
Monarch
Devil’s Brigade - Devil's Brigade - Part 2

Devil's Brigade - Part 2

Modern-day Special Forces troops from the US and Canada are brought together to train using the same methods and equipment as the First Special Service Force in the 1940s.
47mins
Monarch