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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?
The Witch of Kings Cross is a must-see documentary about a pioneering artist
Covers standard everyday stuff like the occult, trance magic and sex magic.
Win a double pass to see eco-activist documentary Wild Things
Win tickets to a new documentary about Australian eco-activists.
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.
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.