Human Interest

Roll Red Roll

Roll Red Roll

In Steubenville, Ohio, at a football party, a horrible incident took place that would garner international attention and result in the sentencing of two offenders. We go behind the headlines of the notorious high school sexual assault to witness the social media-fueled ‘boys will be boys’ culture that let it happen.

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Ayahuasca: Expansion of Consciousness

Ayahuasca: Expansion of Consciousness

Combining scientific, religious and anthropological perspectives on the use of Ayahuasca in modern society, and in parallel with the director Fausto Noro’s own healing process, Ayhuasca: Expansion of Consciousness provides for the first time, a holistic, yet balanced view of this controversial subject.

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The Guardians

The Guardians

Elderly people are disappearing in Las Vegas. Deemed incompetent, they are removed from their homes, drugged, and dumped in nursing homes against their will. Their autonomy is stolen, dignity destroyed, healthcare jeopardized, and life savings pillaged — all without their consent.

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Mr. Fish: Cartooning from the Deep End

Mr. Fish: Cartooning from the Deep End

Mr. Fish, once a successful, outrageous editorial cartoonist, finds that his profession is dying. Can he raise a family and maintain his defiant voice when dangerous humour has no market?

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Fatal Flaws: Legalising Assisted Death

Fatal Flaws: Legalising Assisted Death

Should we be giving doctors the right to end the lives by euthanasia? The cost of treatment is putting pressure on a fraught decision making process, and the many question the motives of those tasked with making the decisions. How are these highly disputed laws affecting the most vulnerable amongst us?

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Escape From Room 18

Escape From Room 18

John Daly, an ex-neo-Nazi skinhead, fled to Israel after his own gang attempted to murder him for being Jewish. Years later he receives an e-mail from someone in his long forgotten past - a former friend and fellow ex-neo-Nazi - sending them both on a painful journey of self discovery.

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Dying to Live

Dying to Live

With heartfelt stories, Dying to Live takes us into the worlds of those awaiting and going through organ transplants, and with penetrating insight explores the policy failures that allow this to happen. Finally, Dying to Live offers solutions to a very easily solvable crisis.

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In the Executioners Shadow

In the Executioners Shadow

In the Executioner’s Shadow casts a penetrating look at the consequences of the death penalty through three powerful stories. As the battle over capital punishment heats up, this provocative film challenges viewers to question their deepest beliefs about the meaning of justice.

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A Stone in Our Heart

A Stone in Our Heart

A mother and a daughter climb a mountain trying to cope with a past the mother has spent years suppressing. The daughter was sexually abused by her stepfather, and now she wants to understand why her mother didn’t notice.

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Body Language Decoded

Body Language Decoded

What do we say without realising and how can we read the signals others give us involuntarily? We look deep in to the science of Body Language as well as practical applications in law enforcement, romance, commerce, national security and more.

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Body a la Carte

Body a la Carte

In a world where self-image has become an obsession, we can no longer ignore the role that science and technology play in our quest for beauty. In a booming industry where plastic surgery is just another product to purchase, who knows when we will bite? Even the sceptics have mirrors.

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91%: A Film About Guns in America

91%: A Film About Guns in America

America’s 325 million residents own 347 million firearms. Not surprisingly, gun violence is one of the most urgent public health issues facing Americans today. 91% shares the heartbreaking accounts of those impacted by gun violence revealing new hope for common ground in the debate over guns in America.

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