In February thousands of residents of Makhanda were suddenly left without water when the municipality cut supply to parts of the town. Confusion and panic gave way to complaints about water quality when supply was restored.
On 30 December 2018 a devastating fire gutted the historical mission station of Wupperthal, destroying scores of properties and robbing the residents of their homes, livelihoods and heritage.
"He wasn't just a drifter, a farmworker that nobody cared about. He was Mannetjies, my brother and the way he was killed just wasn't right," his sister told News24, shortly after a Lutzville farmer was convicted of using a spade to beat him to death.
Examines the life of groundbreaking New Zealand researcher and lightning rod for controversy, Allan Wilson, who revolutionised the ideas behind evolution.
Explore the intriguing world of Conan Doyle and the truth behind his decision to kill off the character that had dominated his life.
Until 2006, Turkmenistan was run by a crazy dictator whose megalomania spawned a personality cult to rival that of Chairman Mao. This is the story of an unlikely desert republic with a grim reputation and a quite astonishing leader.
Broadmoor houses 400 of the most difficult, disturbed and dangerous people in Britain. This film offers a unique insight into how a civilised society treats those who are both bad and mad.
In an exciting blend of science and natural history filmmaking, Galapagos: Realm of Giant Sharks draws audiences into the world of one of the ocean's largest and least understood creatures.
Set in the Golden Age of Aviation, Andrew Lancaster follows the life and times of his great uncle, Captain Bill Lancaster.
This short film tells the story of four men who spent years of their lives on Death Row for crimes they did not commit, later being exonerated and freed. Ron, Shujaa, Greg and Albert promised that they would work to put an end to the death penalty.
Based around the 2003 World Solar Challenge, Running on Sunshine is the story of an epic journey of 3,000 kilometres across the Australian desert. The documentary reveals the link between the famous event and the development of motor technology.
Follow the epic 3,000 km journey by 40 solar powered cars from 11 nations across the Australian continent. Based around the 1999 World Solar Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide, the documentary follows the fortunes of three solar powered cars.
Behind every homeless person is a story. How did they end up living on the streets? How do they survive and what are their expectations for the future?
How has the extremist group Boko Haram, which began as a small Islamic sect, managed to make Nigeria, the richest country in Africa, and all its neighbours, tremble with fear? Who are they and how did they become so powerful?
Six-year-old David is part of the new trans generation of people assigned the wrong sex at birth who chose to make the transition very early. This moving film explores the transitioning through first-hand stories told by four young people.
A captivating step back in time, Pozieres explores the small village in Northern France which, during the Great War in 1916, was the setting of one of the bloodiest battles in history, and a twentieth century tragedy for Australia.
The original Boy from Oz and international superstar Peter Allen captured the imagination of audiences from an early age. Singing alongside Chris Bell in the 1960s as half of The Allen Brothers, Peter was a born performer ready to take on the world.
This groundbreaking documentary presents the history of surfing in Australia from its origin in 1915, through its development with wooden boards, the Malibu revolution of the 50s and 60s, the shortboard revolution of the 70s and into the radical 80s.
Blue and white at 1,000 frames a second... this feel-good documentary captures the emotion and adrenaline of the real-time two seconds in the air that extreme ski and snowboard athletes seek.
One of the most brutal conflicts in Australian war history, the Kokoda Campaign was a powerful victory that directly saved Australia from the threat of Japanese occupation. These are the harrowing personal stories from the Kokoda Trail in New Guinea.
The remarkable story of exiled filmmaker Ibrahim Arify as he returns to his native Afghanistan, tasked with restoring 8,000 hours of lost films against Taliban wishes. Films burned and destroyed and thought never to be seen again - until now.
Princes of the Palace is the first major documentary to chart the lives of the British royal family's princes... Philip, Charles, William, Harry and young Prince George, as they've supported history's longest serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II.
Three untrained British volunteers with no family connections to the Middle East heed the call to take up arms with Kurdish fighters to reclaim Rojava from ISIS. But they find themselves unprepared for the raw atrocities of combat.
Academics believe that within 40 years humans will be having sex with robots and even falling in love and marrying their android companions. For thousands of men across America, this would be a dream come true, because they're robot fetishists.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II's maiden visit to Australia in 1954 marked the end of one era and the dawn of another. This documentary reveals how it touched the very fabric of Australian society and influenced attitudes toward the monarchy.