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 political drama (The Miracle), or a mind-blowing paranormal mystery from Russia (Dead Mountain), Topic expands your view of the world.
An incomprehensible tragedy rocks the small village of Lac-Sabin. In the face of fear, victims and survivors are forced to cope and find ways to navigate the aftermath of the violence. WARNING: Contains graphic gun violence and disturbing images.
No one knows how the killer escaped, but one thing's for certain–he will kill again and Detective Sunny Becker is on the case. In a race against time, the biggest thing holding Sunny back are her own demons.
New episode every Thursday. Not-your-average police series. Each installment offers unfiltered access to the inner workings of a true crime case told by the investigators themselves. No detail is spared in this devastatingly raw, voyeuristic, and oftentimes gruesome series.
Against an animated backdrop, journalist Chloé Aeberhardt interviews female spies from the Cold War-era, angling to dispel myths that women rely on their femininity and sexuality to obtain essential intelligence and acts of political espionage.
An ordinary day quickly takes a turn when six coworkers learn a flight they were meant to be on has crashed—leaving no survivors. But gratitude gives way to something darker, and sets the group on an unexpected path. Aired in Russia as Polyot.
Based on the 1992 true story of a controversial undercover operation carried out by the police in southwest London. undercover officer, “Lizzie James,” courts a suspect in the hunt for a serial killer. Starring Niamh Algar and Eddie Marsan.
17 years ago, three Israeli soldiers were captured in Lebanon. Two return home and begin to adjust to civilian life as an investigation is opened into the mysterious circumstances surrounding their captivity.
Through episodic installments, a futuristic society where people dream of perfection experience conflict created by artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual realities, robots, superpowers, and global disasters.
This true crime docuseries investigates the harrowing discovery of children’s remains found on the grounds of a home for unwed mothers and their babies in Western Ireland, exposing hypocrisy and corruption within the Catholic Church.
In Helsinki, child protection agents, Rita and Laura, work tirelessly to protect children from recurrent trauma. A case becomes personal when it forces Rita to face her own disturbing childhood while Laura struggles to find work-life balance.
A group of men, women, and children return home after years of being away. But there’s one hiccup—everyone thought they were dead. Meanwhile, a series of murders begins, bringing back memories of a past serial killer.
A top-rated chef and scientist embark on an exciting adventure around the globe to discover the future of food. They meet with the most forward-thinking minds in the industry as they taste test the truly bizarre and sustainable future of flavor.
Newly arrived in French Guiana, rookie cop Chloé is determined to prove herself in a new town. Partnered with Lieutenant Joseph Dialo, the pair must overcome their differences to solve the brutal murder of a French couple—and find their missing son.
A mysterious crime and coverup connects Agâh, an ordinary man in poor health, to Nevra, a female homicide detective, forcing them both to dig deep into their pasts. Each embarks on their own path to justice.
President Kathy Kunz’s power is put to the ultimate test when a hostage crisis threatens Swiss lives. But as cleaning lady-turned-spy Tina uncovers corruption at the state’s highest levels, the two women’s paths become irrevocably intertwined.
What’s it like gathering around a fire in Norway? Or Japan? This winter, cozy up to five unique fireplaces from around the world with this series of video-wallpaper fires that warm your home while transporting you to breathtaking locations.
When her police officer daughter Julie disappears in Paris’s catacombs, retired cop Catherine embarks on a race against time to find her. With the help of Julie’s partner, she dives deep into Julie's past and the horrors of the city’s underbelly.
Originally aired as Bnei Aruba, Hostages begins with one mother’s impossible decision: kill the prime minister or watch her family die. Her family’s hostage crisis sets off a sequence of events that will reveal a far more complex political web.
When troubled teen Jas starts investigating her dad’s suspicious death, she clashes with new teacher Ruby, who’s hiding a dark secret. What Jas uncovers will change everything for their small Tasmanian town.
This mind-boggling mystery is based on the de-classified files of the real-life investigation into the gruesome death of nine student hikers found in the Russian Ural Mountains in 1959, a case that has spawned 60 years of conspiracy theories.
The Killing (Forbrydelsen) is Nordic Noir defined. Follow the unprecedented Detective Sarah Lund as she takes on a series of complex murder cases, each with political implications, and watch as obsession consumes her.
A former civil rights attorney who sued the police over 75 times, Larry Krasner is now revolutionizing the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office with progressive, but polarizing reforms. Can he change the criminal justice system from the inside?
Considered to be the series that started the Nordic Noir genre, The Bridge (Bron/Broen) follows Detective Saga Norén as she and her colleagues investigate a string of crimes committed around Øresund Bridge, the conduit between Sweden and Denmark.
Corrupt CEOs, ambitious climbers, dogged detectives. Welcome to a world where in order to follow the connection between big bankers, crime syndicates, and cartels, all you have to do is follow the money. Originally aired in Denmark as “Bedrag.”
Oscar-winning director Roger Ross Williams hosts this illuminating series showcasing short films from some of the most talented emerging directors and underrepresented voices in film today. Clearly the future of film is bright.
On the surface, Marina is a wife and mother living a perfectly normal middle-class life in Moscow. But lurking underneath this manicured facade are dark secrets and a dangerous career that make Marina anything but an ordinary woman.
Inspired by a real-life case that went unsolved for almost 30 years, the series follows a high-ranking police officer’s decades-long search for his sister and a smart young detective who ends up becoming instrumental in the investigation.
Ambitious and unprecedented, La Flor is a 14-hour adventure that shape-shifts through genres, from musical to spy thriller, each defying narrative form. Presented in eight parts, the film boldly pushes the boundaries of fiction as we know it.
How did two ordinary suburban married couples become the greatest criminals in Quebec’s history? The dark comedy follows four friends whose marital strife opens a gateway to murder, arson, and a life of organized crime. Meet the Sainte-Foy Killers.
Just as Dr. Ari Milus’ sleep disorder returns, people around him start dying. Is he committing crimes in his sleep and can’t remember? Or is the answer in his repressed memories of a religious leader known as the Wordmaker?
Paul and Sali Aloka, a Black couple, have a white adopted son, Benjamin, and a biological son, Noé. They might not look like an ordinary family, but they’re happy—until Paul’s father shows up and prompts Benjamin to search for his birth parents.
When 31-year-old man-child Julien learns he has a teenage son, he embraces fatherhood by winning his son’s affections with joints and video games. Can he step up to the plate as a dad if he’s still a kid himself?
Documentary | United States • Hip-hop, ballet, vogue, and so much more. In this competition, 20 fiercely unique dancers show off their moves across five iconic NYC neighborhoods. Host and judge, vogue pioneer Cesar Valentino, will decide: who’s got the Best Walk?
Your 20s can be tricky, especially when you’re easily distracted like Anne. But if she can navigate her turbulent love life and balance girlfriends, ex-girlfriends, friends, and career, she might be able to master adulthood.
Politics are no laughing matter, but in this satire, the entire European Parliament is a joke. New assistant Samy fumbles his way through reports and amendments, his boss literally runs away from work, and grown officials throw ragers over Brexit.
Like “The West Wing” meets “The Sopranos” but set in France, this fast-paced thriller reveals the dirtier side of French politics and a world in which the players are shady, the sabotage is ruthless, and revenge is everything.
What was it like to be transgender in America during Trump? Trans filmmaker Tony Zosherafatain drove across the country to examine the lasting impact of the administration's policies and was forever changed by the resiliency of the trans community.
How did ETA, one of the most violent terrorist organizations in Europe’s history, come to be? It all started with a young university student and poet named Txabi Etxebarrieta, who paved the group’s bloody path when he crossed “the invisible line.”
In these documentary portraits inspired by Racquet Magazine, Darius Clarke Monroe examines the role of racquet sports in American culture and sheds light on the unexpected communities, obsessions, and passions built around tennis and handball.
Comedian and self-proclaimed “telephone call enthusiast” Chris Gethard brings his acclaimed podcast to the screen. Each unpredictable episode features one anonymous caller, 30 minutes of brutally candid conversation, no names, and no holds barred.
A doomsday prepper obsessed with the apocalypse. A doctor trying to save his dying wife. They’re partners in crime operating an underground clinic for very different reasons, but they could be humanity’s best hope.
Some fathers are the glue of the house; Jacobo Vidal is a wrecking ball. He loves his family, but he shows it by obsessing over their every move. Over 16 years, as the world changes and his kids grow up, his relentless ways could cost him everything.
Sci Fi | Israel • When an earthquake unburies three skeletons, an investigation unfolds that defies all logic and a group of interconnected people are thrown into a mind-bending mystery filled with inexplicable phenomena.
What happens when your partner never wants to have sex? In this series about love, intimacy, and figuring out the relationship you want, Cathrine might be missing something with her boyfriend, but will finding it cost her everything?
What’s the relationship between an artist and a place? The series takes viewers around the world to examine eight distinct locations and how they’ve inspired visionaries like Keith Haring, Tadao Ando, and Yves Saint Laurent.
Italy drastically changed in 1994 with the election of Silvio Berlusconi. Now, political mastermind Leonardo Notte finds that while it is not easy to win power, holding on to it might prove to be impossible; 1994 will be the year of restoration.
Chaos rules in darkness. When the prime minister’s daughter is kidnapped as a nationwide blackout engulfs Belgium, she must make the impossible decision between family and country and grapple with the consequences of her political decisions.
An illuminating showcase of emerging artists from underrepresented communities. Each one shatters norms, breaks borders, and pushes boundaries in their respective fields, much like the filmmakers who capture them.
He’s surly, unorthodox, unapologetically blunt, and he’s about to change your life. Meet the new philosophy teacher, Merlí, who will help his students view the world in a whole new light, both in and out of the classroom.
A mysterious call from a dying stranger upends Katie Bonner’s life and sends her down a dangerous rabbit hole in search of a woman named Tala. Is she risking everything to save a woman she's never met, or trying to destroy the woman she's become?
What if you had to investigate your own murder? This anthology series follows victims who wake up to find their own dead bodies and have to navigate the limbo between life and death to solve the mystery of who killed them and why.
Meet Iceland’s radical new prime minister. Benedikt Ríkarðsson is beloved for his unconventional style, straight talk, and revolutionary ideas, but underneath all that promise are inner demons that threaten to destroy him and his government.
No one escapes war unscathed. A gripping action thriller and existential character drama, Commandos follows John de Koning, an ex-Dutch Special Forces commander who is thrown into a deadly game of cat and mouse when his past comes back to haunt him.
Documentary | United States • An intimate look at four rising musicians from Chicago and the common issues that young Black women artists have to overcome both in a male-dominated music industry and a marginalizing society, from racism to physical expectations to sexual trauma.
Guy Nehama has a wife he loves, five kids, and a dreadful IT job. But after a devastating loss, he must choose between pursuing his dream of being a stand-up comedian and stepping up for his family. A show about finding comedy again after tragedy.
After a world-renowned economist, and leading contender for this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics, is found dead in his bed by four of his closest friends, they decide to keep his death a secret to ensure that he has the chance to win the prize.
In order to broker peace, Ann-Mari Sundell must enter unfathomably dangerous situations. Navigating armed conflicts, corrupt governments, and powerful politicians are all in a day’s work. Welcome to the world of international peace negotiations.
Rough Draft With Reza Aslan is a timely and fast-paced talk show about writers and writing. Today’s biggest scribes (screen, television, books and press) sit with Reza for a lively discussion that’s intimate, provocative, and always entertaining.