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Certification15 Our Rating

This is a documentary about the conflicting attitudes of the opponents of the Vietnam war using archival footage as well as their own film and interviews. A key theme is how the attitudes of American racism and self-righteous militarism helped to create and prolong this bloody conflict. The film also endeavours to give voice to the Vietnamese people and makes clear their basic humanity. Winner of the Best Documentary Feature at the 1974 Academy Awards. find out more...

Certification12 Our Rating

A pretty exhaustive documentary that looks back at what some have described as "the artistic crime of the century": tightrope walker Philippe Petit's death defying, utterly illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Centre's twin towers in 1974. A fascinating and gripping look at a meticulously planned and breathtaking act of defiance. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

Robert McNamara was the American secretary of defence during the presidencies of both Kennedy and Johnson, a man that history hasn't got much good to say about. In this remarkable interview McNamara attempts to cast himself in a more favourable light, but it is his revelations concerning the whys and wherefores of events such as the Cuban missile crisis and Vietnam which make the Fog of War such a hypnotic documentary. Superb. find out more...

Certification15 Our Rating

This honest and affecting documentary uses news reports, archival footage and talking heads to describe the politics of the gay rights movement surrounding the election and assassination of openly homosexual San Franciscan councillor Harvey Milk. The movie concentrates on the emergence of a gay political movement within the electoral system, the 1978 fight against Proposition 6, which would have banned gay and lesbian individuals from teaching in schools, and the scandalously low sentence given find out more...

CertificationPG Our Rating

Stunning, critically acclaimed documentary biopic of probably the most famous boxer in history, Muhammad Ali. This is a riveting portrait of a man who had a profound effect on all around him. Much, much more than just a boxing movie, "When We Were Kings" is a master class in greatness! Norman Mailer, George Plimpton, Thomas Hauser and Spike Lee are included as talking heads and the DVD version contains several extra treats, namely the complete coverage of the 'Rumble in the Jungle' and also the find out more...