PRISONERS OF WAR S2 ISRAEL Coming to Topic: April 7th, 2022
If you’ve finished Prisoners of War season 1, you know how addictive and spellbinding the series is. When two Israeli soldiers return home after 17 years as prisoners of war trying to negotiate their freedom, their acclimatization proves to be infinitely challenging. Season 2 continues the journey into their jarring new reality — after challenging decisions posed in the Season 1 finale, the characters have to face the consequences. Between uncovering the secrets unearthed in season 1 and confronting their past, season 2 is packed with emotional insight and intrigue. Get caught up with Season 1 of the show that inspired the Showtime hit Homeland.
DECEIT UNITED KINGDOM Coming to Topic: April 14th, 2022
What are the limits of how far will the police go to catch a suspect? Would they fabricate evidence, frame a suspect, or run a dangerous honeypot scheme? Deceit answers that question with a terrifying true story of an undercover operation gone too far. When Rachel Nickell was murdered on Wimbledon Common in 1992, the public was outraged but police were unable to secure an arrest. They have a suspect, but no proof. As the public clamors for justice, the police develop a risky plan of entrapment with untold ramifications. The consequences of this famed case are still playing out in the real world, so watch the series for the facts on the case that started it all.
THE LOOK OF SILENCE INDONESIA Coming to Topic: April 21st, 2022
This searing documentary is a somber-eyed companion to Joshua Oppenheimer’s shocking Oscar-nominated documentary The Act of Killing. While The Act of Killing challenged the perpetrators of the Indonesian death-squads to reenact their mass-killings in different cinematic genres, The Look of Silence focuses on a family of survivors and their reaction as they realize the terrifying details of how the murder of their son took place. It’s a chilling thing to witness, which makes it all the more vital as a piece of cultural history.
ARCTIC CIRCLE SEASON 2 FINLAND Full 2nd season available April 7th, 2022
Season 2 of Arctic Circle might hit a little close to home, but it’s must-see TV regardless. While the first season found characters working to contain a deadly virus within their small community, during the filming of the second season, the cast and crew were actually struggling to work within COVID protocols and managing to shoot the show despite strict precautions. Talk about life imitating art! Season 2 dives deeper into the tangled webs weaved in season 1, and a new Finnish-Russian detective task force is set up to investigate the crimes. The desolate but beautiful wilderness of Lapland makes the already exciting show a majestic visual journey. Season 1 is streaming on Topic now!