SYNOPSIS An undercover officer attempts to coerce a confession out of a suspect, eventually leading to the arrest of an innocent man.
WHAT A police procedural told from a female perspective.
WHY Based on a real entrapment case from 1992. The officer's identity has never been revealed.
The discovery of the bizarrely mutilated body in the Thames who seems to have been the victim of a ritualistic witchcraft killing sparks a wave of violence in London’s Ugandan exile community. DI Moses Jones is seconded to the case from Scotland Yard due to his cultural links with the local African community. Assisted by hopeful DS Dan Twentyman, he sets out to uncover the truth. Forced to ask himself tough questions about his cultural identity, Moses Jones embarks on a frightening quest.
Katherine is reluctantly relocated from London to Northampton as part of public spending cuts. Here she meets a disparate yet similarly disillusioned group of workmates. Together they must readjust to their new life, their new surroundings and an inescapable new surrogate family of colleagues. Full of black humor, razor-sharp dialogue and intricately-drawn relationships, this is a timely workplace comedy drama, laced with an acerbically surreal sensibility
SYNOPSIS Two out of 3 soldiers come home after 17 years in captivity to families who have moved on and a government with questions.
WHAT Inspired Showtime’s Homeland. Same themes but not the same stories.
WHY NYTimes #1 Best International TV Show of the Decade. Winner of multiple Israeli TV Academy awards including best drama.
SYNOPSIS Swedish and Danish detectives must work together to track down a brutal killer.
WHAT The series that launched Nordic Noir as a genre.
WHY See the original series that spawned 5 local-language remakes.
SYNOPSIS Available for the first time to North American streaming audiences.
WHAT Each season follows a different murder case, with each episode covering 24 gripping hours of investigation.
WHY BAFTA winner for Best International TV Series. Basis for the American remake on AMC/Netflix.
SYNOPSIS An extraordinary true crime story that exposes the Catholic Church’s involvement in the trafficking, neglect and suspicious deaths of babies born to unwed mothers.
WHAT Stories of some of the survivors of the Bon Secours mother and baby home in Tuam, Ireland.
WHY Tuam is just one of 18 such mother and baby homes investigated across Ireland.
From Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant comes this mockumentary about a British paper company in a drab industrial town that is run by a comically inept middle-manager dreams of stardom and who would rather be popular than effective. Meanwhile, his employees have their own inspired interactions. Full of painfully awkward cringe comedy, this legendary BBC comedy series inspired the American remake of the same name. Also stars Martin Freeman, Lucy Davis and Mackenzie Crook.
SYNOPSIS In a small French mountain town where everyone knows each other, some dead inexplicably return as if their death never happened.
WHAT A ‘sad, spooky, sexy’ suspenseful drama about life and loss. Plus one of the resurrected was a serial killer.
WHY International Emmy Award winner, #23 on NYT Best Intl TV Shows of the Decade, 100% on Rotten Tomatoes & Stephen King is fan.
Stephen Graham stars as Joseph, a moral yet troubled man who’s lost everything. He’s compelled to travel to Ireland to confront the demons from a childhood spent in the foster care system. His path crosses with Dinah, a fiery and deeply guarded person who’s hiding a secret. Joseph and Dinah spiral out of control as they try to ground themselves and their self-indulgence, traumatized by their own harrowing histories. Neither thought their situation would tangle into a delicate love story.
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer and documentary titans, Werner Herzog and Errol Morris examine a country where Indonesian death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings.