Society

13th
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13th

13th explores how mass incarceration in the United States is connected to the justice system and racial discrimination. It argues that slavery has continued in the United States by criminalising certain behaviour, convict-lea...
8 Minutes and 46 Seconds: The Killing of George Floyd
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8 Minutes and 46 Seconds: The Killing of George Floyd

8 Minutes and 46 Seconds: The Killing of George Floyd delves into the death of a black man at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis that sparked Black Lives Matter protests across the world. The title of the docu...
A Gray State
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A Gray State

A Gray State takes a look at the life of David Crowley, an up-and-coming filmmaker who allegedly killed his wife and child before taking his own life in 2015. Crowley’s film “Gray State” was only partially f...
A Place for Paedophiles
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A Place for Paedophiles

Few topics invite more heated feelings and controversy than that of adults who are attracted to children. In A Place for Paedophiles, filmmaker Louis Theroux seeks to get to the root of the issue by speaking with patients at...
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace
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All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace

All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace by Adam Curtis showcases how humans have become colonised by the machines they have constructed over the years. Rather than liberating mankind, it argues that computers have distor...
An Open Secret
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An Open Secret

An Open Secret explores the accusations of sexual abuse experienced by five child actors in Hollywood who speak out about their abuse. Often quoted as “the film Hollywood doesn’t want you to see”, it explore...
Aokigahara: Suicide Forest
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Aokigahara: Suicide Forest

Situated in Japan, the Aokigahara forest is the most popular suicide spot in the country, with up to a hundred deaths reported each year. In fact, the site consists of so many dead bodies that the Yakuza pays homeless people...
Banaz: A Love Story
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Banaz: A Love Story

Banaz: A Love Story, directed by filmmaker Deeyah Khan, chronicles the life of Kurdish-British woman Banaz Mahmod and her eventual death at the hands of her own family. Her murder, labelled by her family as an “honour k...
Born Into Brothels
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Born Into Brothels

Born Into Brothels chronicles the story of the children of prostitutes in India’s city of Kolkata. Directors Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman enter the underworld of prostitution in Sonagachi, the red light district of Kol...
Bowling for Columbine
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Bowling for Columbine

Bowling for Columbine by Michael Moore takes a deeper look into the shocking events that transpired during the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, from those responsible for the attack to the countless lives that were lost d...
Catfish
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Catfish

Catfish is a strange and peculiar documentary. It relates to a modern type of romance – the one lived over the internet. It was also taken for a hoax, but the filmmakers have protested their legitimacy. It begins in a small o...
Contagion: The BBC Four Pandemic
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Contagion: The BBC Four Pandemic

Running from September 2017 to December 2018, the BBC Four Pandemic App was the biggest science experiment of its kind powered by citizens. Exploring the fascinating ambition of the scientists behind the app, Contagion: The B...