One day, the street’s residents all receive an anonymous postcard through their front doors bearing a simple message: “We want what you have”. Who is behind the anonymous hate campaign and what do they want? As the mystery of the postcards deepens, interweaving stories reveal lives filled with love and loss, fear and greed, fortune and envy, and, at its heart, family and home.
Not-your-average police series. Each installment offers unfiltered access to the inner workings of a true crime case told by the investigators themselves. No detail is spared in this devastatingly raw, voyeuristic, and oftentimes gruesome series.
Who is Tank Man? Based on real events, and adapted from Lucy Kirkwood’s hit play, this series follows a photojournalist trying to uncover the true identity of the infamous protester, who stood defiantly in front of the tanks at Tiananmen Square.
When Marie mysteriously leaves home, the repercussions are enormous. But when secrets are revealed from the past, both Marie and her husband Greg realize they can’t just walk away from their lives.
Based on the 1992 true story of a controversial undercover operation carried out by the police in southwest London. undercover officer, “Lizzie James,” courts a suspect in the hunt for a serial killer. Starring Niamh Algar and Eddie Marsan.
Enterprice portrays two young entrepreneurs from South London: Kazim (Ewumi) and Jeremiah (Blackwood-Cambridge) as they try to escape the hustle and get their brand new delivery service business "Speedi-Kazz" off the ground. Enterprice is a British comedy-drama written by, and starring Kayode Ewumi. The show’s co-stars are Trieve Blackwood-Cambridge, Thea Gajic, Roger Griffiths, and Tanya Moodie.
Jack Whelan is a former LAPD detective who is asked to investigate strange occurrences related to a string of attempted suicides. In Whelan's case, this process destroys his marriage when his wife's body is taken by an intruder. A serial killer named Marcus Fox comes back to life in the body of a little girl. Both souls fight for control, causing their memories to become confused.
Miriam Margolyes embarks on an epic road trip through the heartlands of America with her unique mix of charm and curiosity. She is heading almost a thousand miles from Chicago to New Orleans and along the way meeting the people whose voices are reshaping the nation. From summer camps to county jails and all girl motorbike gangs to a citizenship ceremony, the funny and honest Miriam embeds in communities whose visions of their own country challenge everything she thought she knew about America.
Imagine taking a tour of some fascinating places around the UK with a pair of geniuses. Eric Monkman and Bobby Seagull became overnight internet sensations following their appearance on boffin quiz show University Challenge. Now, they want to take you on a roadtrip with a difference. Feeding their insatiable appetite for knowledge, they’re in search of hidden gems of British scientific and technological ingenuity.
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
Carol is a tough single mother striving to keep her family together. Richard is a recovering heroin addict who spends every day struggling to stay clean. Ying is a vulnerable immigrant living in the country illegally. Kasia is a young Polish woman who came to London filled with hope. Raw and uncompromising, but full of humanity and hope, RUN is a powerful take on inner city life and how every choice we make has consequences for those around us.
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.
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.
Detective Inspector Rabbit is a loud, brash, one-eyebrowed copper who shoots better when he drinks. He and his partners, a doofy rookie and a smart young woman trying to prove women can be cops, solve a murder and make a ruckus in Victorian London.
AILEEN: LIFE AND DEATH OF A SERIAL KILLER looks at notorious female serial killer Aileen Wuornos’ violent, tortured childhood in Troy, Michigan and her subsequent years on the road as a hitch-hiking sex worker which culminated in the murders. In her last interview before her 2002 execution, conducted by Broomfield at Aileen’s request, she said she believed her mind was being controlled by radio waves.
A no holds barred investigation into the still unsolved murders of two of the biggest superstars rap has ever produced; Christopher Wallace, aka Biggie Smalls, and Tupac Shakur. Answering the calls for justice from Biggie’s mother, director Nick Broomfield hits the streets, putting his own life at risk as he uncovers sensational new evidence that points directly to the involvement of the LAPD and imprisoned Death Row records co-founder Marion ‘Suge’ Knight in the slayings that shocked the world.
Mawaan was brought up in a religious family but no longer practices. He visits religious movements in North and South America which use powerful psychoactive drugs they claim gives them access to the almighty. Will drugs bring him closer to God?
Mawaan Rizwan asks what life is really like for gay people in Pakistan, where homosexuality is illegal and considered by some as a disease. In this revealing journey to the country of his birth, Mawaan meets people living gay and transgender lives despite constant fear of persecution. He discovers a fascinating and shocking private world where sex between men is surprisingly common, but where LGBT rights are limited.
The untold story of feminist surrealist artist Penny Slinger and the traumatic events that led to her masterpiece, “An Exorcism.” Inspired by 1960s counterculture, Slinger embraced personal freedom and sexual liberation in her groundbreaking art.
Though culminating with the farewell concert the band played to thousands of adoring fans in their hometown of Sheffield, England, PULP is by no means a traditional concert film or rock doc. As much a testament to the band as it is to the city and inhabitants of Sheffield, PULP weaves exclusive concert footage with man-on-the-street interviews and dreamy staged sequences to paint a picture much larger, funnier, moving, and life-affirming than any music film of recent memory.
On April 2nd, 2011, LCD SOUNDSYSTEM played its final show at Madison Square Garden. LCD frontman James Murphy had made the decision to disband one of the most celebrated bands of its generation at the peak of its popularity, ensuring that the band would go out on top with the most ambitious concert of its career. This is simultaneously a document of a once-in-a-lifetime performance and an intimate portrait of Murphy as he navigates the personal and professional ramifications of his decision.
Revolves around the life of the great traditional Irish singer, Joe Heaney. By the time of his death in Seattle in May 1984, he was widely recognized as one of the most important figures in Irish traditional music, having won fans and admirers from every part of the globe and most particularly from the folk music scene in the United States. A cinematic exploration of Heaney’s life and his music, tracing his strange, tragic, and often inspiring journey.
A mild-mannered government worker (Eddie Marsan) is charged with finding the family members of those who have died alone, tracking down their next of kin and finding their family members. When he is assigned to his final case, he finds himself on a liberating journey that allows him to finally start living his own life to the fullest. Directed by Uberto Pasolini.
A real-life 'Breaking Bad' for the psychedelic set, THE SUNSHINE MAKERS reveals the untold story of Nicholas Sand and Tim Scully, the unlikely duo at the heart of the 1960s American drug counterculture. United in a utopian mission to save the planet through the consciousness-raising power of LSD called orange sunshine, this documents their story as they tried to stay one step ahead of the feds.
In 1964, when Kitty Genovese was stabbed to death near her Kew Gardens, Queens apartment, news coverage of the murder stated that 38 people in Kitty’s neighborhood witnessed the crime and failed to do anything about it. The crime became the face of urban apathy, condemned a city and defined an era. 40 years later, Genovese’s brother Bill decided to investigate the infamous murder to learn what actually happened
An excitingly fresh and distinct take on the classic novel by Emily Brontë from filmmaker Andrea Arnold, this an epic love story that spans from childhood well into the young adult years. The film follows Heathcliff, a boy taken in by a benevolent Yorkshire farmer, Earnshaw. Living in Earnshaw's home, Heathcliff develops a passionate relationship with the farmer's teenage daughter, Catherine, inspiring the envy and mistrust of his son, Hindley.
The exhilarating documentary from Niall McCann, explores the rise of this Glaswegian music scene, revisiting a defining, chaotic trip to France in the musicians’ early careers. Featuring a stunning mix of live performances and frequently hilarious interviews, the film reunites key label personnel in an intimate exploration of friendship, memory and making music. On the journey, we revisit a defining, chaotic trip early in the musicians’ careers.
They don’t have much in common, but that’s their strength. A rock and roll drummer with bipolar disorder and a teen with Asperger’s strike up the unlikeliest of friendships in this tender dramedy that portrays mental illness with heart.
Drawing on over 30 years of never-before-seen imagery, the documentary weaves together the history of the Northern Irish Troubles, the story of a son's search for his father, and the tension between personal and political responsibility.