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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: 24th Feb 2016

tags: Awards, Documentary, Film, Media, News


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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will soon announce their selection for the best documentary feature of 2016.  Two docs nominated in the 88th Academy Awards, “Cartel Land” and “The Look of Silence”, will be released on Beamafilm next month ahead alongside previous winners: Citizenfour (2015); Searching for Sugar Man (2013); The Cove (2010) and Man on Wire (2009).

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Godfrey Reggio’s ‘Visitors’ is a compelling and provocative meditation on our fixation with screen-based media. Set to a compelling score by Phillip Glass, the film expands on his central themes of the hypnotic nature of technology and drives the point home with artful imagery.
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date: 4th Oct 2015

tags: Culture, Documentary, Media, Sport


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Just in time for the Rugby League grandfinal, beamafilm is bringing back the popular documentary Footy Chicks. An alternative look into the sport where sex, fame and relationships are explored. Check it out before the game this afternoon!
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date: 12th Aug 2015

tags: Culture, Documentary, Internet, Law, Media, Music


Rip a Remix Manifesto

Immerse yourself in the energetic, innovative and potentially illegal world of mash-up media with Rip!: A Remix Manifesto. Let web activist Brett Gaylor and musician Greg Gillis, better known as Girl Talk, serve as your digital tour guides on a probing investigation into how culture builds upon culture in the information age.
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On the run from gangsters, police and Hollywood big-wigs, two Australian filmmakers try to leave their mark on the film industry. Like a filmmaking Bonnie and Clyde, Rupert Kathner and Alma Brooks went on a film spree developing films while traveling thousands of miles, not letting anything get in their way.
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date: 20th May 2015

tags: Biography, Crime, Culture, Documentary, Media, Society


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This week to beamafilm, we bring you the bio doc following investigative journalist Dominick Dunne. During his career, Dunne has covered court room dramas that follow the rich and famous and during the documentary you will be present as he covers the trial of Phil Spector.
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