Veteran Czech filmmaker Milos Forman tells the story of his life in films after his exile from his homeland following the Russian invasion of Prague in 1968. With films like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus and Hair, Forman became one of the most successful directors of his era.
Sue Perkins tells the astonishing true story behind the real Von Trapp family, portrayed almost 50 years ago in one of the most popular films ever made, The Sound of Music. The 1965 blockbuster starring Julie Andrews has been seen by over a billion people and continues to captivate generation after generation with its unique message of love and innocence. However, Salzburg, where the story began, has only now hosted its first-ever performance of the musical. The program follows Sue to Austria to discover why the city seems to resent the film that put it on the map.
Explore the remarkable story of Don McAlpine, a kid from the Australian outback who rose to the glittering heights of Hollywood as cinematographer on movies including My Brilliant Carer, Patriot Games, Romeo + Juliet and Moulin Rouge.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis sued him, Marlon Brando broke his jaw and Steve McQueen gave him a look that would have killed, if looks could kill. To the celebrities he pursued, photographer Ron Galella was the beast who threatened beauty. His shots have been the cause of tears, grins and jeers but also they have recently been exhibited at art galleries such as New York's Museum of Modern Art. But what does it mean to exhibit the work of the man who considers himself the very first paparazzo? Just what is it that makes his photographs art or are they the opportunistic snaps?
Winner of more than 12 awards internationally, including an Oscar at the 2004 Academy Awards, this internationally acclaimed animated Australian short film is written, directed and animated by Australian filmmaker Adam Elliot and narrated by Geoffrey Rush.