Topic is the criminally good streaming service from Kino Lorber and First Look Entertainment for thrillers, mysteries, dramas and documentaries from around the world, serving viewers who crave entertainment beyond the mainstream. Whether it’s a Nordic-noir crime thriller (The Killing), an Italian supernatural drama (Christian), or a haunting true crime docu-series from the UK (The Missing Children), Topic expands your view of the world.
Topic is the boundary-pushing streaming service from First Look Entertainment for thrillers, mysteries, dramas and documentaries from around the world, serving viewers who crave entertainment beyond the mainstream. Whether it’s a Nordic-noir crime thriller (The Killing), an Italian supernatural p...
West Virginia used to run on coal --- but no longer. In this four-part documentary series, former miners, union members, environmentalists, and students work to bring their beloved home state into the 21st century.
What is life like in North Korea? A few years ago, Korean-American filmmaker Christina Choe visited the now-forbidden country to get insight into the lives of its citizens and secretly film her experiences. (Things did not go according to plan.)
The price of war is every life it touches. In the United Kingdom, that includes a town of people who build fighter jets, Quaker activists determined to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia, and refugees caught in the middle.
Across America, being trans can put your life at risk. Director Tony Zosherafatain visits North Carolina, Texas, Mississippi, and Idaho to meet individuals impacted by anti-trans laws and leaves inspired by their fight to exist in their own country.
After a night he can’t remember, Dr. Ari Milus seeks out his sleep disorder specialist. But when the doctor is found dead, he questions his own involvement as repressed memories resurface of a dangerous religious leader known as the Wordmaker.
Most Americans have a special way of discussing issues of death: ignore it. In this new documentary series, five terminally ill people break that silence, offering testimonies about life, faith, love, and fear from a place where death is imminent.
A timely mash-up of original sketches, musical performances, animation and rare Second City footage. Featuring Second City alumni and famous friends and filmed from basements, bedrooms and bunkers from across the country.
The political cartoonists of The Nib have teamed up for a new animated series that strikes at the heart of our present-day dystopia. Now Season 2 is here featuring sizzling satire from the likes of Matt Bors, Jen Sorensen and Emily Flake.
Now that we know he’s a false prophet, Sri Kumare can get even more real with his spiritual guidance. In this season, Kumare tackles modern issues like loneliness, anxiety, and diet with hilarious lessons. Who knew that loneliness was like cheese?
When an earthquake unburies three skeletons, strange phenomena begin to occur around a single dad, his young son, an incarcerated woman, and a mentalist. One officer tries to find the truth, but she’s met with inexplicable revelations at every turn.
Meet the next big names in music. Four young Black women musicians from Chicago talk about their inspirations, personal hardships, and how music has shaped them. Witness their jaw-dropping talent as they rise up in the male-dominated industry.
In season one, we meet a vastly diverse group of people, from a comedian to a gymnast, who have even more diverse run-ins with the law. Anyone can get stopped by cops, but what happens next largely depends on some pretty unfair factors.
There are two sides to every story. Ordinary topics—a wildfire, a marketing strategy, racial identity, and a traditional West African dish—become lively debates when they’re told by two storytellers with differing perspectives.
New Orleans lore collides with dark magic in this horror anthology series. Created by Coodie & Chike and starring Chad Coleman, PJ Morton and Omar Dorsey, these “Twilight Zone”-style tales expose chilling corners of the Big Easy.
There’s only one way to really get to know a writer: over drinks. Reza Aslan sips Old Fashioneds with today’s most important voices in writing, across multiple disciplines, diving into their process, inspiration, and backgrounds. Cheers.
As a mysterious and deadly pandemic begins to spread, a group of residents in the outskirts of a large US city are thrown into chaos, including a conflicted criminal, a disillusioned paramedic, and a grieving mother looking for answers.
Brilliant peacemaker Ann-Mari Sundell takes one final job: to broker an agreement between Turkey and the Kurds. But she soon realizes the mission is nothing like it seems, as shocking truths unfold to reveal a larger, more twisted political game.
In September 2017, the US Virgin Islands were hit hard by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Now, those living on the 32-square-mile island of St. Thomas must learn how to rebuild—and thrive—in the face of unbelievable loss.
The city that never sleeps? In this four-part documentary series about New Yorkers who work at night, we follow a baker, a fishmonger, a medical resident, and others whose workdays don’t get going until after the sun goes down.
Five kids, an erratic brother, a sleazy boss, a seductive co-worker, and a wife he can’t let go. Guy Nehama must navigate all of this while chasing his lifelong dream of being a stand-up comedian. No wonder his hair is gray.
The Trump administration is doing everything to keep Mexican and Central American migrants from crossing into the United States. Filmmaker Jordi Ruiz Cirera traveled to Tijuana and asked four migrant children to imagine the life that may await them.
Jacobo Vidal loves his family, he’s just not the most loving guy. His obsession with protecting them ends up causing more problems than solutions. As the family matures over 16 years, he’ll question everything he knew about being a father.
Julien is 31, unemployed, and lives at home with mom. When he runs into his high school sweetheart, she reveals they have a teenage son. Now he’s on a mission to be a good father and win back his girl, but first he’s got some growing up to do.
Would Georgia O’Keeffe have her place in art history if she hadn’t moved to New Mexico? Would Naoshima still be an empty island without Tadao Ando’s touch? See how eight artists and places have forever changed their respective landscapes.
To us they’re mundane objects, but to them they’re priceless. House on Fire asks individuals to save one thing if their house were ablaze. The items they choose tell entire stories about culture, identity, and the true value of material possessions.
Get a glimpse at the future of health and rehab through five individuals testing out groundbreaking new technology and programs, from robotic exoskeletons to virtual reality pain relief. Judging by their stories, the future is bright.
In this darkly comic new digital series, a young woman navigates her way thru New York. It can be hard when you're using an Instagram that time-travels, debating a portal to another dimension, or battling your roommates during an apocalypse.
How do you transform tragic properties like the Flight 93 crash site or the motel where Dr. King was assassinated into a positive communal space? Real estate expert Randall Bell says: don’t erase the past, change the narrative.
The global movement Death Over Dinner encourages friends, colleagues, and even total strangers to get together, share a meal, and build healthier relationships with their own mortality by discussing ideas and feelings about death.
Nathan Silver has been casting his mother, Cindy, in his films since 2012. In this documentary series, we follow the pair as they try to repair their relationship over the dinner table, at the synagogue, and, finally, on the set of a film.
The premise is simple: one random caller is chosen and Chris Gethard talks to that person for 30 unfiltered minutes. From a caller who recently discovered she’s gay to a walking ghost magnet, the stories range from inspiring to downright chilling.
It doesn’t get more iconic than a dance competition set on the streets of NYC hosted by vogue legend Cesar Valentino. Watch as 20 distinctly different dancers twirl, jeté, and flip down sidewalks, steps, and crosswalks to win Best Walk.
There are 75 different categories of American work visas - but one of the best known is O-1, the “genius” visa designated for people who have attained profound professional achievement. We explore what it takes to qualify for this rare status.
Writer, director, and performer Wyatt Cenac stars in this digital series about a Brooklyn resident moonlighting as a crime-fighting vigilante. Nominated for a 2018 Emmy for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series.
Dr. Merel Kindt is a clinical psychologist with a new way to treat, or even eliminate, phobias and the effects of emotional trauma. Amazingly, it seems to work. In this four-part series, we follow the doctor as she cares for terrified patients.