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date: 5th Mar 2017

tags: Documentary, Humanities, Information


Pervert's Guide to Idelogy

The sequel to “The Pervert’s Guide to Cinema” sees the reunion of brilliant philosopher Slavoj Zizek with filmmaker Sophie Fiennes, now using their inventive interpretation of moving pictures to examine ideology – the collective fantasies that shape our beliefs and practices.

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date: 27th Feb 2017

tags: Documentary, Environment


Black Hole

The stage has been set for one of the most intriguing David and Goliath battles in this country’s history. Black Hole is the story of the fight to save the Leard State Forest from one of the most controversial coal mining projects in Australia – Whitehaven’s Maules Creek Coal Mine.

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date: 13th Dec 2016

tags: Documentary, Internet, Media


Tickled

New Zealand journalist David Farrier discovers “Competitive Endurance Tickling” videos online. Immediately curious, he begins to investigate. Fit young men from all over the planet are being flown to Los Angeles to compete. Each is tied down to a bed, while the others take turns tickling them. Farrier and his friend Dylan Reeve look into this mysterious company; meeting participants who have found themselves subject to online harassment when they refuse to be tickled. The more they investigate, the stranger it gets, discovering secret identities and criminal activity…

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date: 30th Nov 2016

tags: Documentary, Music


Oasis Supersonic

From award-winning director Mat Whitecross, “Oasis: Supersonic” tells the remarkable story of iconic band Oasis – in their own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage, “Oasis: Supersonic” charts the meteoric rise of Oasis from the council estates of Manchester to some of the biggest concerts of all time in just 3 short years. This palpable, raw and moving film shines a light on one of the most genre-shaping and generation-defining British bands that has ever existed.

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date: 23rd Oct 2016

tags: Documentary, Religion


Louis Theroux My Scientology Movie

Incomparable British broadcaster Louis Theroux is hilariously provocative in his first feature documentary, “Louis Theroux: My Scientology Movie”, created in collaboration with director John Dower and two-time Academy Award® winning producer Simon Chinn. Following a long fascination with the religion, and with a lot of experience dealing with eccentric human behaviour, Theroux won’’t take no for an answer when his request to enter the Church of Scientology’’s Los Angeles headquarters is turned down…

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date: 19th Oct 2016

tags: Documentary, Humanities, Law


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This documentary follows one woman’s quest to get justice for her mother, who was violently raped and beaten in her Johannesburg, South Africa, home in 1988. Although 59-year-old Laura Henkel identified her assailant, a combination of police ineptitude and neighbors’ conflicting accounts led to her attacker, a white teenager, being let off. Since then, Laura has been unable to heal from the trauma, so her daughter Cathy takes matters into her own hands, returning to the scene of the crime.

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date: 22nd Sep 2016

tags: Documentary, Food


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We all know that coffee is one of the most wonderful things on the planet. And yet there is such a thing as the perfect coffee. In “Barista”, five top barista finds themselves trying to create that perfect coffee. But here’s the catch: they’re competing, and even one mistake is one too many.

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date: 14th Jul 2016

tags: Documentary


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Someone had to make a film about Shep Gordon. Gordon is a music industry legend, a Hollywood manager whose stellar career saw him befriend almost every celebrity you can name and whose clientele ranged from Blondie to Alice Cooper. In “Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon”, Mike Myers tries his hand at documenting to catch the life and times of the legend on film.

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date: 13th Jul 2016

tags: Documentary, Film Festivals, News


MDFF

 

Beamafilm are proud to have been sponsors of the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival in its inaugural year. Over the past three days, the Melbourne Documentary Film Festival presented a fantastic variety of documentaries, both short and feature-length. The overall winner of the Supreme Jury Prize was vaping documentary “A Billion Lives.”

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date: 7th Jul 2016

tags: Documentary, Environment, Wildlife


Baby Orangutan

Each year, fires are lit to burn off vast expanses of Indonesia’s forests. The burning destroys the pristine rainforests, thereby endangering Indonesia’s orangutan population and contributing to climate change. “The Burning Season” is the story of one man’s quest to find a solution.

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