This section covers everything from Muhammed Ali biopic 'When We Were Kings' to wannabe basketballer epic 'Hoop Dreams'. Here you will also find Leni Riefenstahl's ode to the Berlin Olympics 'Olympiad' and a veritable treasure chest of extreme sports and surfing documentaries, notably those of Warren Miller and Bruce Brown. If armchair sports are your thing, get comfy...

The Summit (2012)

Director: Nick Ryan

In August, 2008, 18 mountain climbers reached the top of K2. 48 hours later, 11 people were dead. While memorials paid tribute to those killed, there... Read more

Detour De France (2006)

Director: Dan Jones

A fascinating look inside the world's biggest annual sporting event. This documentary focuses on three Australians reporting on the world famous cycli... Read more

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)

Director: Seth Gordon
Starring: Steve Wiebe, Billy Mitchell, Walter Day

A terrifically entertaining documentary full of drama, tension, humanity and humour following the world champion of classic '80s video game Donkey Kon... Read more

The Eagle Huntress ( DVD, Blu-ray ) (2016)

Director: Otto Bell

Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, trains to become the first female in 12 generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter and rises to the pin... Read more

McLaren (2017)

Director: Roger Donaldson

From acclaimed director Roger Donaldson, comes then incredible true story of the man behind one of the greatest brands in international motorsport, Mc... Read more

Children of the Sun (1968)

Starring: George Greenough, Wayne Parkes, Russell Hughes, Bob McTavish

This will stir the happiest memories in any surfers life... never to be forgotten fun-filled days. Filmed around the virgin coastline of New Zealand a... Read more

Meru (2015)

Director: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

With jaw-dropping cinematography and and direct access to the trials, drive and anxieties of its renowned mountain climbing subjects, Meru is a hybrid... Read more

Shaolin Kung Fu (1994)

Starring: Jet Li

Shaolin Kung Fu is the quintessence of Chinese martial arts. This documentary features martial arts superstar Jet Li as he talks about his early caree... Read more

On the Ropes (1999)

Director: Brett Morgen, Nanette Burstein
Starring: Harry Keitt, Tyrene Manson, George Walton, Noel Santiago

Special Jury Award Winner at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, "On The Ropes" is the compelling true story that follows the lives of three aspiring box... Read more

Beyond the Edge (2013)

Director: Leanne Pooley

"Beyond the Edge" documents the epic true journey of the heroic and triumphant ascent to the top of Mount Everest in 1953 by Edmund Hillary, a modest... Read more