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  • Dying For A Smoke

    In an age where smoking is becoming increasingly frowned upon, banned and distasteful, there’s one sector of the New Zealand community where evidence suggests the message isn’t getting through fast enough:
    31% of Maori deaths are due to cigarette smoking
    46% of Maori are regular smokers compared ...

  • The Story Of Us

    This landmark documentary by Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald, tells the story of Covid-19 virus in Britain through the experiences of people immersed in its impact, both personally and professionally. Using testimony from consultants, doctors and nurses - as well as weaving in the experien...

  • A Social Cure

    The true story of the highly successful South African social media campaign to combat AIDS

  • Delay of Game

    Delay Of Game is a moving film that tackles the lives of the football coaches, football players and football families. The film also takes a hard look at the troubling death of former NFL superstar and Hall of Famer Junior Seau who was found to have the crippling disease (CTE - chronic traumatic ...

  • Gaza Health Under Siege

    Having suffered through three wars over eight years, Gaza is in the midst of an ongoing eleven-year blockade imposed by Israel and an authoritarian Hamas government. Gaza City is a zone of major tension, making daily
    life for its residents extremely difficult. Many public employees, whether they ...

  • The Nip Tuck Trip' - 1080P HD

    Slavko states that “We live in a culture obsessed with appearances,” and that “We’re bombarded by thousands of advertisements telling us how we should look, think and feel every single day.” Does this really affect our behaviour though? Absolutely: we’re spending infinitely more time, money and e...

  • Auntie Moves In

    1 season

    Families call on some big-hearted but practical ‘Aunties’ to help them through the rocky terrain of modern life, from money woes to health problems and love life troubles. Real people, real problems – there are times when families need nothing short of their own fairy godmother to help them throu...

  • Oxygen The Old Man and His Bed

    Following an invitation to a hospital ward specialising in severe respiratory diseases, Marc Isaacs takes a liking to a patient called Bob. Struck by this man's optimistic, kind and humorous character, the director spends one long night filming an individual whose grave illness seems not to hinde...

  • So Much, So Fast

    What would you do if you found out you only had a few years to live? So Much So Fast documents five years in the life of Stephen Heywood who, at 29, discovers he had the paralysing neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease). Determined to live as well as possib...

  • The Nine Lives of Alice Martineau

    Born in 1972 with cystic fibrosis, the odds were stacked from the start. Filmed before her tragic death in March 2003 shows how this widely respected singer refused to compromise her musical ambitions.

  • My Childhood in Hell

    Lisbeth Zornig Andersen has a successful career and leads a comfortable life. Her childhood, however, was marked by a lack of care, violence and sexual abuse from her father and mother. She spent time in and out of the care system, made multiple attempts to run away, and was only saved by her rel...

  • Facts of Life

    Where you're born makes a radical difference to the healthcare you can expect. The disparity between different countries is stark.

  • One of Them is Brett

    Roger Graef and The Thalidomide Society's groundbreaking film about Brett, a boy born without arms, introduced the plight of Thalidomide children to the world. We see touching and personal scenes from his home life - rough and tumble with his brothers, meal times and other practical activities, r...

  • What Ami Did Not Know

    Nearly all maternal deaths could be prevented, if women had access to essential maternal and healthcare services. This animated film explores maternal and newborn health through the mind of a baby girl called Ami.

  • The Recurring Nightmare

    Filmmaker Khalo Matabane has a disturbing recurrent dream, where he sees his body in a coffin in the ground. To try and explore the meaning behind it, he enlists the help of a psychologist, and a traditional South African sangoma.

  • What If

    This film imagines a world in which women and men were treated the same in the workplace – paid the same, given the same employment rights, expected to share domestic labour and childcare. The impact would be profound.

  • Every Year Every Hour Every Minute

    With abortion illegal in the majority of the developing world, unplanned pregnancies have dangerous consequences. Without contraception, women are denied choice over how their own families, forced to face often fatal consequences.

  • How The World Went Mad

    The five-part animated series explores the rise of political insanity through the sociology of madness. Using animation and archival footage, these humorous films unpack complex ideas by using an original mix of satire and science. Each episode tackles a different aspect of the madness epidemic b...

  • After The Dance

    After the Dance is a deeply personal film, by award-winning documentary maker Daisy Asquith, who unlocks a family secret that is still causing shame and outrage in an insulated village in County Clare, Ireland. Exploring the ongoing effects of her mother's conception after a dance in the west coa...