Documentary Movies
Machines

Machines

Machines
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This portrayal of the rhythm of life and work in a gigantic textile factory in Gujarat, India, moves through the corridors and bowels of the enormously disorienting structure—taking the viewer…

Genre: Documentary
12 Days

12 Days

12 Days
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90

A new documentary by filmmaker-photographer Raymond Depardon – where justice and psychiatry meet.

Genre: Documentary
No Place for a Rebel

No Place for a Rebel

No Place for a Rebel
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76

Sixteen years after rebels abducted him as a child, Opono Opondo returns home to Uganda as an adult war commander. Now he has to re-adapt to civil society. Opono grew…

Genre: Documentary
We Blew It

We Blew It

We Blew It
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137

How did America change from Easy Rider into Donald Trump? What became of the dreams and utopias of the 1960’s and 1970’s? What do the people who lived in that…

Genre: Documentary
Nature Boy

Nature Boy

Nature Boy
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90

A film covering the life and career of pro wrestler Ric Flair.

Genre: Documentary
78/52

78/52

78/52
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91

78 shots. 52 cuts. The shower scene from PSYCHO.

Genre: Documentary
One of Us

One of Us

One of Us
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95

Penetrating the insular world of New York’s Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away despite threats of retaliation.

Genre: Documentary
Foreign Land

Foreign Land

Foreign Land
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75

As Israeli society slips into extremism, an Arab actor and a Jewish journalist search for a place where they can belong.

My Life Without Air

My Life Without Air

My Life Without Air
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72

Free-diver Goran Colak has dedicated his life to surviving devoid of oxygen. Driven by a desire to be the best in the world, Goran has achieved every feat possible in…

Genre: Documentary
The Pathological Optimist

The Pathological Optimist

The Pathological Optimist
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93

In the center of the recent Tribeca Film Festival scandal surrounding his film VAXXED: From Cover-up to Controversy stands Andrew Wakefield, discredited and stripped of his medical license for his…

Genre: Documentary
Conny Plank – The Potential of Noise

Conny Plank – The Potential of Noise

Conny Plank – The Potential of Noise
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92

When Conny died at the age of only 47, his son Stephan was just 13 years old. Twenty-five years later, together with co-director Reto Caduff, he went in search of…

Genre: Documentary
Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards
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89

An in-depth portrait of MANOLO BLAHNIK, self-confessed ‘cobbler’ and the man regarded by most influential fashion figures as ‘the best shoe-maker of the 20th and 21st centuries. A film for…

The Carter Effect

The Carter Effect

The Carter Effect
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60

In his latest documentary, Sean Menard gives viewers an unprecedented look at Vince Carter: the six-foot-six, eight-time NBA All-Star from Daytona Beach who made waves in the Canadian basketball scene…

Genre: Documentary
Nature of the Beast

Nature of the Beast

Nature of the Beast
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96

In an era of PR and spin, Dennis Skinner is a thrillingly authentic political figure: fearsome, principled, and uncompromising, he has been sticking up for the interests of the people…

Genre: Documentary
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – Featuring a Very Special, Contractually Obligated Mention of Tony Clifton
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94

Offbeat documentarian Chris Smith provides a behind-the-scenes look at how Jim Carrey adopted the persona of idiosyncratic comedian Andy Kaufman on the set of Man on the Moon.

Genre: Documentary
Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.

Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.

Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G.
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121

The first authorized biography of Christopher Wallace, allowing Christopher to narrate his own life story. Using archival footage and previously unknown audio to tell the story along with interviews with…

Genre: Documentary
Fair Game

Fair Game

Fair Game
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53

Heritier Lumumba, formerly known as Harry O’Brien, was in the middle of his best season of AFL when his club president, Eddie McGuire, made a racist on-air comment, suggesting that…

Genre: Documentary
Caniba

Caniba

Caniba
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90

Caniba is a fresco about flesh and desire. It reflects on the discomfiting significance of cannibalism in human existence through the prism of one Japanese man, Issei Sagawa, and his…

Genre: Documentary
Ouaga Girls

Ouaga Girls

Ouaga Girls
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82

A group of young women tweak machines and hammer away at a school for auto mechanics in Ouagadougou in this poetic story about life choices, sisterhood and the endeavor to…

Genre: Documentary
Einsteins Nichten

Einsteins Nichten

Einsteins Nichten
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Genre: Documentary
Bamseom Pirates Seoul Inferno

Bamseom Pirates Seoul Inferno

Bamseom Pirates Seoul Inferno
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120

Grindcore punks Bamseom Pirates make music suitable for a sick society.

Genre: Documentary
California Typewriter

California Typewriter

California Typewriter
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103

A story about people whose lives are connected by typewriters. A meditation on creativity and technology featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer, Sam Shepard, David McCullough and others.

Genre: Documentary
Diana: In Her Own Words

Diana: In Her Own Words

Diana: In Her Own Words
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Using home videos recorded by her voice coach, Diana takes us through the story of her life.

Genre: Documentary
Earth: One Amazing Day

Earth: One Amazing Day

Earth: One Amazing Day
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95

An astonishing journey revealing the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, we track the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands…

Genre: Documentary
40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic

40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic

40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic
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60

Sylvester Stallone and John G. Avildsen narrate behind-the-scenes footage from the making of “Rocky” to mark the film’s 40th anniversary.

Genre: Documentary
The Blood Is at the Doorstep

The Blood Is at the Doorstep

The Blood Is at the Doorstep
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98

After Dontre Hamilton, a black, unarmed man diagnosed with schizophrenia, was shot 14 times and killed by police in Milwaukee, his family embarks on a quest for answers, justice and…

Genre: Documentary
Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste
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90

See how the world’s most influential chefs battle food waste through the eyes of chef-heroes like Massimo Bottura, Dan Barber and Danny Bowien.

Genre: Documentary
The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
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105

Describing herself as a ‘street queen,’ Johnson was a tireless voice for LGBT pride since the days of Stonewall. Her death in 1992 was declared a suicide by the NYPD,…

Genre: Documentary
Quest

Quest

Quest
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104

For over a decade, this portrait of a North Philadelphia family and the creative sanctuary offered by their home music studio was filmed with vérité intimacy. The family’s 10-year journey…

Genre: Documentary
Who the Fuck is That Guy?: The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago

Who the Fuck is That Guy?: The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago

Who the Fuck is That Guy?: The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago
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85

‘Who the Fuck is That Guy’? The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago tells the astonishing story of a gay Puerto Rican kid growing up in a Hasidic Brooklyn neighborhood, who…

Genre: Documentary
Meal Tickets

Meal Tickets

Meal Tickets
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93

Director Mat de Koning captures the rollercoaster journey of a young Perth band, the Screwtop Detonators, their manager Dave Kavanagh (an ex-mentor to The Libertines) and their one-time roadie, Will…

Genre: Documentary
One Heart: One Spirit

One Heart: One Spirit

One Heart: One Spirit
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60

An Aboriginal Australian and Native American documentary narrated by award-winning actor Jack Thompson, One Heart-One Spirit tells the story of Kenneth Little Hawk, an elder Micmac/Mohawk performing artist, meeting the…

Genre: Documentary
Il Polpettone

Il Polpettone

Il Polpettone
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Genre: Documentary
The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones

The Defiant Ones
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264

A four-part documentary series that tells the stories of Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre — one the son of a Brooklyn longshoreman, the other straight out of Compton - — and…

Genre: Documentary
Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started It All

Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started It All

Hare Krishna! The Mantra, the Movement and the Swami Who Started It All
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90

“Hare Krishna!” is a documentary on the life of Srila Prabhupada, the 70-year-old Indian Swami who arrives in America without support or money and ignites a worldwide spiritual phenomenon, now…

Genre: Documentary
Counterpunch

Counterpunch

Counterpunch
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91

As boxing’s popularity wanes, three fighters at different stages of their career make sacrifices to pursue their dreams of becoming champions.

Genre: Documentary
The Return

The Return

The Return
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78

The Return is a 2016 documentary directed by Emmy Award winning director Erich Joiner chronicling Ford GT’s return to 24 Hours of Le Mans after their 1966 1-2-3 victory.

Genre: Documentary
The Prince of Nothingwood

The Prince of Nothingwood

The Prince of Nothingwood
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85

About a hundred kilometers away from Kabul, Salim Shaheen, the most popular and prolific actor-director-producer in Afghanistan, comes to show some of his 110 films and to shoot the 111th…

Genre: Documentary
Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution
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83

A documentary on Queercore, the cultural and social movement that began as an offshoot of punk and was distinguished by its discontent with society’s disapproval of the gay, bisexual, lesbian…

Genre: Documentary
Roller Dreams

Roller Dreams

Roller Dreams
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82

It’s 1984 and Venice Beach, CA, is at the epicenter of a pop culture explosion. Young people of color seeking refuge from the turmoil of inner city life flock to…

Genre: Documentary