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.
If dogs could talk, surely they’d share philosophical musings, biting insults—and stories of how centuries of selective breeding have altered their genetic makeup. Fred Armisen, Janeane Garofalo and others voice beloved breeds in this quirky series.
Sometimes the best gifts are the ones you didn’t know you needed. Comedian Maria Bamford (Lady Dynamite) stars in this 12-part holiday special about the silver linings within everything from substance abuse to bankruptcy and existential despair.
In this declining steel town in Western Pennsylvania, meet the people making change in the shadow of the smokestacks. An activist, a filmmaker, a farmer, and a politician fight to bring their town back from the brink.
Humans don’t make a lot of sense to other humans. For aliens, they’re almost impossible to comprehend—which is why they need a special guide. Comedian Jim Rash stars in this very selective, very American walk through human history.
Follow five female candidates who are jumping into everything from gubernatorial showdowns to city-council races, getting inside the fascinating, difficult, and inspiring process of campaigning in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency.
Are miracles always good? When a Madonna statuette weeping human blood is discovered, it reveals unimaginable powers, upending lives and beliefs. Now the government, mafia, and church are all after it. Originally aired in Italy as Il Miracolo.
A diverse group of characters, linked only by the street they live on, each receive an anonymous postcard which simply says, “We want what you have.” As the mystery of this letter deepens, their lives interconnect in surprising ways.
Eric Monkman and Bobby Seagull became internet sensations after their appearance on the quiz show University Challenge. Now, they want to take you on a ‘genius’ tour of the United Kingdom in search of British scientific and technological ingenuity.
In this entertaining documentary series, the inimitable Miriam Margolyes (Harry Potter) embarks on an epic road trip through the heartlands of Middle America and meets people whose opinions challenge everything she thought she knew about the country.
In the South Sudanese community of Sunshine, a young basketball player sees his dreams of playing for the NBA thrown into jeopardy when he and his friends are accused of stealing a Porsche from an affluent suburb.
In the African city of Dakar, Commander Sakho and Lieutenant Mangane, a pair of radically different police officers, are forced to work together to solve supernatural murder mysteries which often involve a heavy dose of black magic.
Hélène returns to Paris to conduct a prestigious orchestra. On top of proving herself in a male-dominated field, now she must dodge a deadly curse and clear her name. Lethal secrets merge with soaring symphonies in this sexy psychological thriller.
When they were young, Nina and Erik worked as con artists with Jacqueline. But when Nina became pregnant, the couple left crime and settled down in the suburbs. 17 years later, Jacqueline returns, determined to pull them in for one last con.
Set in an alternate reality in which the State of Israel is split into two territories; one a secular state, the other an ultra-Orthodox reality. A man is recruited to kidnap a girl caught in the centre of a legal battle between the opposing sides.
In 1992, Milan prosecutors launched the mani pulite investigation into Italy’s political corruption. This series follows six people whose lives are intertwined by the scandal which contributed to the collapse of several major political parties.
When a gruesomely staged body is found at the German-Austrian border, two detectives investigate. As the ritual-like murders continue, they enter the killer’s sinister world, set in the Alpine wilderness. Originally aired in Germany as Der Pass.
Robert Kastell, a former arms dealer, emerges from exile to seek revenge on the man that lured him into the Swedish weapons trade before trying to have him killed. However, the appearance of his long-lost daughter forces him to change his approach.
In this gripping Nordic noir, four female lawyers gain fame by helping sex-crime victims. But as they investigate a circle of powerful men, they become targets themselves. How far will they go to protect their clients...and their own dark secrets?
This is the thrilling true story of a real-life superhero you’ve never heard of. In 1973, Finnish diplomat Tapani Brotherus defied his own government to save 2,000 refugees during Pinochet’s bloody coup in Chile.
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.
In this darkly comic series, a young woman navigates her way through 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.)