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Films By Nick Broomfield

Between 1990 and 1991, Aileen Carol Wuornos, a 35-year-old prostitute, killed seven men. The FBI termed her "America's first female serial killer". ... British documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield unites his interest in social outsiders and oversized personalities — as seen in his other ... Read more
God is on all sides, but not in Haditha. ... On 19 November 2005, US Marines retaliated to a bombing attack on one of their vehicles by massacring 24 Iraqi non-combatants - innocent men, women and children from the town of Haditha, where the bombing took place.Battle for Haditha takes a ... Read more
Chicken Ranch is a documentary film about the women oft he best known brothel in America. Situated in the barren ... desert 60 miles outside of Las Vegas, the ... Chicken Ranch is one of 38 legal houses ... of prostitution in Nevada, the only state ... in which prostitution is condoned. ... The ... Read more
... ... Take an egocentric German 'empressario' with plans to produce the biggest theatrical event in the history of showbiz; a (respected) film producer with grandiose plans for a film of the show (although he seems unsure of what sort of film); a string of squabbling choreographers; mysterious ... Read more
... ... The intrepid Nick Broomfield takes camera inside Pandora's Box, an up market New York fetish parlour run by one Mistress Raven. The establishment caters solely 'submissives' or 'bottoms', the partner in S&M or bondage relationship who prefers to on the receiving end of the paddle, so For a ... Read more
“A valuably tactless, steady, clear-eyed look at the tragedy and cruelty of the new globalised serfdom.” - The Guardian In February 2004, 23 illegal Chinese immigrants were drowned while cockle picking in the northwest of England, cut off by the incoming tides on an empty sandbar in the ... Read more
... ... When Heidi Fleiss was arrested in 1993 Hollywood was- terrified that she would reveal a list of star clients and set the town ablaze with gossip and scandal British documentary director par excellence, and MIFF regular. Nick Broomfield (Aileen Wuornos: The Selling Of A Serial Killer-MIFF ... Read more
“I never thought in my worst nightmares that 14 years later I'd feel compelled to track down His Big White Self.” - filmmaker Nick Broomfield Nick Broomfield's 1991 documentary, The Leader, His Driver and the Driver's Wife, made during the final days of apartheid, focused on South African White ... Read more
... ... This is a film. This is no ordinary film. Mon­ster In A Box is like no other film you've ever seen — unless you saw Swimming To Cam­bodia at the 1988 Melbourne Film Festival. ... ... ... Right from the start, you know where you are. You're in the theatre; you're watching and ... Read more
A documentary depicting the lives of women army recruits in a camp at Fort Gordon, Georgia. The filmmakers picked out four privates — two black and two white — and followed them closely through the mental and physical rigors of the camp. They came into the army in the hope of a better ... Read more
A black comedy about the white right in South Africa. The Leader, His Driver and The Driver's Wife, examines issues of white racism from the oblique angle of the innocent documentary maker abroad. Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Nick Broomfield set out to make a film in the spirit of Springtime for ... Read more
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