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'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, from his troubled childhood, to his rock star status as World Champion and Cold War icon, to his life as a fugitive on the run. This film explores one of the most infamous and mysterious characters of the 20th century.

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Based on Peter Biskind's revelationary book, Easy Riders Raging Bulls is a gobsmacking and addictive insight into the cocaine fuelled genius of Hollywood's movers, shakers and makers during a period of cinema noted not just for its success but it's willingness to take risks and embrace originality. Though considering the hedonistic behaviour of most involved, it's a miracle they even knew who they were. find out more...

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A portmanteau film including documentary, dramatised vignettes and archival footage from Fassbinder and ten other directors that holds a mirror up to the Germany of 1977 wrought with political unrest and the terrorist activites of the Red Army Faction. find out more...

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A reverential tribute to the wacko and anarchic master-blaster of Gonzo Journalism; from his early days as investigative reporter and writer of 'Hell's Angels', his drug-fueled 'Fear and Loathing' episodes, the '68 Chicago convention, his bid to become sheriff of Aspen, Colorado, his coverage of the 1972 George McGovern campaign and onto his eventual decline as a writer. A must see for anyone interested in finding out more about this unique character who has so enlivened us with his writings. find out more...

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The Symbionese Liberation Army may not be immediately recognisable to most of us, but the young woman they kidnapped back in 1973 is. Patty Hearst has become ingrained on the public conscience, the na´ve heiress who turned to the dark side, a convert to anti-capitalist revolution. What this fascinating documentary reveals is largely obvious; unrealistic ideals, egos, amateurism, exploitation and this last has little to do with the SLA themselves. You've seen the movie, read the relentless blurb, find out more...

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Anwar Congo and his friends have been dancing their way through musical numbers, twisting arms in film noir gangster scenes, and galloping across prairies as yodelling cowboys. Their foray into filmmaking is being celebrated in the media and debated on television, even though Anwar Congo and his friends are mass murderers. Medan, Indonesia. When the government of Indonesia was overthrown by the military in 1965, Anwar and his friends were promoted from small-time gangsters who sold movie thea find out more...


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Chris Rushton says: "A spliced together documentary by Swedish film maker Goran Olssen using footage of the black power movement in the US shot by Scandinavian journalists between the years 1967 and 1975. Featuring interviews with proponents of black power including such luminaries as Angela Davis and Stokely Carmichael, interspersed with commentary from the likes of Talib Kweli and Erykah Badu find out more...


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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...

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A revealing documentary, comprising archive footage of his life and interviews with friends, family and fellow musicians, about the boarding-school boy who grew up abroad, did the hippy art-school thing, embraced Ladbroke Grove's '70s squat scene, cut his hair, fronted The 101ers and The Clash, appeared in a bunch of hip movies and then became a standard-bearer for world music. find out more...