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HBO’s Tiger Woods documentary uses one of the oldest and greatest story templates
Audiences will never tire of watching famous and highly successful people get taken down a peg or two.
Why Feels Good Man was one of 2020’s best documentaries
Feels Good Man details the fight to save Pepe the Frog from the worst people on the internet.
Trailer and release date for Peter Jackson’s Beatles doco Get Back
Peter Jackson has given Beatlemaniacs a sneak peek into the illuminating documentary’s footage.
The best movies of 2020
It was a terrible year for cinemas, but a good year for movies.
The 10 best music documentaries so far in the 21st century
From one hell of an impressive pile, we’ve picked the 10 best music docos so far this century.
Don’t miss Baby God, the riveting doco about a doctor who secretly impregnated patients
“Do you want to say that your father was a monster? And what does that say about you?”
Australian trailer and release date for Audrey: More Than An Icon
A Hollywood star, trend-starter, and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn really deserves her own doco.
The 25 best documentary movies on Stan
From musicians to explorers, novelists, athletes and more – here’s the best docos on Stan.
When will the Robin Williams documentary Robin’s Wish be released in Australia?
If you haven’t already seen the trailer for this feature-length eulogy, prepare to weep a lil bit.
Michael Apted’s poignant Up documentary series is now on SBS On Demand
Since 1964, we’ve grown up alongside Apted’s class of seven-year-olds as their lives play out in different directions.
The 25 best documentary movies on Netflix Australia
From criminal injustice to sports teams, superstar singers and social activists.
Australian trailer and release date for The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
The Bee Gees have sold more than 220 million records; here’s their story, with never-before-seen footage to boot.
Brazen Hussies is a vital account of the rise of second wave feminism in Australia
A raucous, informative and joyous account of a crucial decade in the struggle for equal rights.
Time is an elegant and unconventional documentary about incarceration
A black-and-white documentary about incarceration might sound like a downer – but this film is special.
Totally Under Control is ‘meant to be a reckoning’, say directors of the COVID-19 doco
We spoke to the film’s directors about documenting the deadly pandemic as they lived through it.
Totally Under Control is a damning investigation into America’s mishandling of the coronavirus
If you haven’t guessed by now: this ain’t a happy story.
Australian trailer and release date: Borat 2 (aka Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)
Sacha Baron Cohen’s greatest cultural satire creation is back, 14 years after the first film.
Dick Johnson is Dead is Netflix’s miraculous Alzheimer’s documentary
If it sounds uncomfortably exploitative, we can assure you it’s not.
New 3 part doco The Rise of the Murdoch Dynasty is now on ABC iview
Available to watch live or binge on iView, the special event documents the rise of Rupert Murdoch.
Why does David Attenborough avoid the words ‘climate change’ in A Life On Our Planet?
The beloved veteran presenter does not appear to like the words “climate change” or “global warming”.
Bone-chilling documentary The Social Dilemma will make you rethink social media
One of the year’s must-see documentaries is also, in a sense, a pretty freakin scary horror movie.
The 10 best Australian music documentaries of all time
Check these films out if you want a hard-rockin’ helping of Aussie music history.