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International Documentaries

John Farrow: Hollywood's Man in the Shadows
Documentary The enigmatic life and prolific Hollywood career of overlooked Australian filmmaker John Farrow (film noir classic The Big Clock) is examined in a captivating documentary.
Like the Wind
Documentary Celebrated Australian cinematographer Christopher Doyle (In the Mood for Love, Rabbit-Proof Fence) talks about his adventurous life and career in this frank and insightful documentary.
Radiograph of a Family
Documentary The tense relationship of a filmmaker’s parents mirrors Iran’s turbulent recent history in this stylish, inventive documentary. Best Feature-Length Documentary, IDFA 2020.
When A City Rises
Documentary An urgent and illuminating documentary that tells the story of the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests through the eyes of four main characters. F:act Award, CPH:DOX 2021.
The Last Shelter
Documentary A refuge for African travellers about to embark on a perilous desert crossing is the melancholic setting for Malian filmmaker Ousmane Zoromé Samassékou’s prize-winning documentary.
The Last Hillbilly
Documentary This poetic portrait of a man and his increasingly rare lifestyle in remote Kentucky is at once hauntingly beautiful and achingly sad. Selected for Cannes 2020.
The First 54 Years - An Abbreviated Manual for Military Occupation
Documentary A step-by-step guide to colonial occupation from director Avi Mograbi, using Israel’s 54-year occupation of the Palestinian territories as a case study.
The Filmmaker's House
Documentary A wryly funny fiction-non-fiction hybrid, in which UK filmmaker Marc Isaacs ingeniously turns his funding frustrations into a positive, and ends up filming anyone who’s around.
Le Temps Perdu
Documentary An award-winning documentary following a charming group of literature aficionados who have been meeting in the same Buenos Aires café for 20+ years to read Proust’s classic work.