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That’s gotta hurt: Australian trailer and release date for Jackass Forever
Bent, broken, but unafraid of another round of misadventure, the Jackass crew are returning to screens for one last painful laugh.
Why the new Anthony Bourdain documentary is causing controversy
The late chef’s voice has been digitally reconstructed in an intimate new doco, raising questions of filmmaking ethics.
Edgar Wright’s doco The Sparks Brothers is a hugely enjoyable story of artistic tenacity
A tone of caring fandom infuses this look at 50 fascinating years of music and art.
Playing with Sharks: The Valerie Taylor Story is a moving account of an adventurous life
Our resident diver reviews this new Australian doco about a legendary shark expert and conservationist.
The 25 best documentary movies on Stan
From musicians to explorers, novelists, athletes and more – here’s the best docos on Stan.
An upcoming Prime Video doco on the Black Summer bushfires isn’t afraid to ask ‘Burning’ questions
Produced by Cate Blanchett and directed by Eva Orner, expect this searing feature to arrive on Prime Video soon
My Name is Gulpilil is an empathetic portrait of one of Australia’s finest actors
This sensitively drawn documentary explores the life of the truly unique David Gulpilil.
A virtual Q&A is taking place across Australia this Wednesday to celebrate My Name Is Gulpilil
The live-streamed, interactive event will honour the screen career of living legend David Gulpilil.
Heartwarming concert doco P!nk: All I Know So Far is landing on Prime Video this week
P!nk fans will soon get “a glimpse behind the curtain of the circus that she calls life”.
See What You Made Me Do is vital viewing, examining the epidemic of male violence
SBS’s newly launched documentary series seeks to shift the focus onto the lived experience of victims and survivors of abuse.
Three of this year’s best documentaries are in cinemas right now
Corruption in Romania, murder in Istanbul and life on a farm are the subjects of three terrific docos.
Footy documentary This is Port Adelaide will please fans but leave outsiders bemused
This documentary about the iconic footy club preaches to the choir.
Arriving next month, My Name Is Gulpilil explores one of our most electrifying Aussie actors
Fresh from its premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival, this portrait of an acting legend is hitting cinemas soon.
Oscar-nominated documentary Collective follows a riveting and terrifying scandal
Nominated for both Best Documentary and Best International Feature, this eye-widening exposé beggars belief.
The 25 best documentary movies on Netflix Australia
From criminal injustice to sports teams, superstar singers and social activists.
Zappa’s saving grace is its footage from the legendary muso’s personal archive
The footage from Zappa’s personal archive proves to be the film’s saving grace.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, feminist doco Brazen Hussies is now on ABC iview
Sigrid Thornton narrates the distinctly Aussie documentary, which critics have called ‘vital’.
Wild doco series The Lady and the Dale investigates a serial con artist and automotive entrepreneur
Another impressive HBO documentary, following I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, The Vow and McMillions.
Framing Britney Spears reframes the ‘Toxic’ singer’s toxic tabloid treatment
This documentary makes you stop and rethink how Britney Spears has been treated.
Updated: When is Framing Britney Spears likely to be released in Australia?
The New York Times TV film has brought new attention to the #FreeBritney movement, so how can Aussies join in?
Critics are raving about Australian documentary Firestarter: The Story of Bangarra
The story of the Page brothers’ incendiary dance theatre is catching fire across screens; here’s what reviewers are saying.
10 documentaries we can’t wait to see in 2021
What’s not to like about films exploring Sesame Street, The Beatles and The Simulation Theory?