Documentary Movies
Instant Dreams

Instant Dreams

Instant Dreams
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There could hardly be a more telling contrast between the analog and digital eras than the beautifully blurry memories captured in a Polaroid picture and the thousands of pin-sharp photos…

Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron

Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron

Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron
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For the 20th anniversary of “Titanic,” James Cameron reopens the file on the disaster.

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I Am Elizabeth Smart

I Am Elizabeth Smart

I Am Elizabeth Smart
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In June 2002, Elizabeth Ann Smart (Alana Boden) was a 14-year-old girl when she was abducted from her Salt Lake City home by religious fanatic Brian David Mitchell (Skeet Ulrich)….

Genesis: Paradise Lost

Genesis: Paradise Lost

Genesis: Paradise Lost
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If there is one part of the Bible that has undergone more scrutiny and abuse than any other, it is the very beginning—GENESIS! Both from within and without the church,…

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Le K Benzema

Le K Benzema

Le K Benzema
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France’s top scorer in the Champions League, Karim Benzema has 81 caps in the French national team, but has not been called to France since 8 October 2015. On 13…

Genre: Documentary
Naila and the Uprising

Naila and the Uprising

Naila and the Uprising
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Award-winning filmmaker Julia Bacha (Budrus) chronicles the remarkable journey of Naila Ayesh, who played a key role in the nonviolent Palestinian uprising known as the First Intifada. When the uprising…

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Not Alone

Not Alone

Not Alone
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Driven by a desire to understand why her best friend killed herself at 16, Jacqueline Monetta, 18 gets teens suffering to share their struggles with mental illness and suicide attempts….

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In the Intense Now

In the Intense Now

In the Intense Now
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A personal essay which analyses and compares images of the political upheavals of the 1960s. From the military coup in Brazil to China’s Cultural Revolution, from the student uprisings in…

Genre: Documentary
Ferrari: Race to Immortality

Ferrari: Race to Immortality

Ferrari: Race to Immortality
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The late 1950s were known as golden years in the world of motor racing, champions were made and lost on a Sunday, and no losses were greater than those of…

Genre: Documentary
Conor McGregor: Notorious

Conor McGregor: Notorious

Conor McGregor: Notorious
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Conor McGregor is the biggest star in the history of Mixed Martial Arts. Filmed over the course of 4 years, Notorious is the exclusive, all-access account of Conor’s meteoric rise…

Genre: Documentary
Avicii: True Stories

Avicii: True Stories

Avicii: True Stories
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Documentary about the arena-packing Swedish DJ, chronicling his explosive rise to fame and surprising decision to retire from live performances in 2016.

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami
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A documentary which traces the life of the magnetic, world-conquering, Jamaican musician, model and party queen Grace Jones.

Dance Fight Love Die: With Mikis On the Road

Dance Fight Love Die: With Mikis On the Road

Dance Fight Love Die: With Mikis On the Road
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An intimate look into the life of composer Mikis Theodorakis from 1987 until 2017: comprising three decades, four continents, 100 locations and 600 hours of film material. The film interweaves…

Unrest

Unrest

Unrest
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When Harvard PhD student Jennifer Brea is struck down at 28 by a fever that leaves her bedridden, doctors tell her it’s “all in her head.” Determined to live, she…

Genre: Documentary
78/52

78/52

78/52
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The most famous murder scene in movie history comprises 78 camera settings and 52 cuts: the shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. 78/52 tells the story of the man behind…

Genre: Documentary
Kingdom of Us

Kingdom of Us

Kingdom of Us
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How does a traumatic event shape a family? How do you sift through the memories to find hidden clues and unlock a collective grief? Kingdom of Us takes a look…

Genre: Documentary
Fake Blood

Fake Blood

Fake Blood
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Rob Grant and Mike Kovac receive a disturbing fan video inspired by their previous horror movie Mon Ami, motivating them to investigate the responsibility of filmmakers in portraying violence in…

Spielberg

Spielberg

Spielberg
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A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.

Itzhak

Itzhak

Itzhak
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Musician Itzhak Perlman talks about family history and mastery of the violin.

Genre: Documentary
Voyeur

Voyeur

Voyeur
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Journalism icon Gay Talese reports on Gerald Foos, the Colorado motel owner who allegedly secretly watched his guests with the aid of specially designed ceiling vents, peering down from an…

Genre: Documentary
Human Flow

Human Flow

Human Flow
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More than 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war, the greatest displacement since World War II. Filmmaker Ai…

Genre: Documentary
Another News Story

Another News Story

Another News Story
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Set amid the global news-storm of September 2015, when the worldwide press descended on the refugees to cover their migration across Europe, Another News Story looks beyond the headlines to…

Genre: Documentary
Long Time Running

Long Time Running

Long Time Running
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A documentary chronicling The Tragically Hip during the emotional lead up through to the epic last show of the iconic Canadian band’s now legendary 2016 tour.

Ex Libris: New York Public Library

Ex Libris: New York Public Library

Ex Libris: New York Public Library
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A documentary about how a dominant cultural and demographic institution both sustains their traditional activities and adapts to the digital revolution.

Genre: Documentary
May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers

May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers
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An intimate portrait of the acclaimed North Carolina band The Avett Brothers, charting their decade-and-a- half rise, while chronicling their present-day collaboration with famed producer Rick Rubin on the multi-Grammy-nominated…

Jane

Jane

Jane
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Drawing from never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives, director Brett Morgen tells the story of Jane Goodall, a woman whose chimpanzee research revolutionized our…

Genre: Documentary
Gaga: Five Foot Two

Gaga: Five Foot Two

Gaga: Five Foot Two
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Go behind the scenes with pop provocateur Lady Gaga as she releases a bold new album and prepares for her Super Bowl halftime show.

Man in Red Bandana

Man in Red Bandana

Man in Red Bandana
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“Man in Red Bandana” is about Welles Remy Crowther, an extraordinary 9/11 hero. However, how his heroics became known is even more remarkable. Eight months after the disaster, his parents…

Cocaine Prison

Cocaine Prison

Cocaine Prison
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From inside Bolivia’s craziest prison a cocaine worker, a drug mule and his little sister reveal the countries relationship with cocaine.

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Playing Men

Playing Men

Playing Men
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A documentary essay about the relationships among Mediterranean men and their games. The film takes the form of a travelogue across Croatia, Italy, Slovenia and Turkey, and examines men, young…

Genre: Documentary
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond

Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond
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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.

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Roof Culture Asia

Roof Culture Asia

Roof Culture Asia
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Team Storror showcase Parkour on a stage never before seen – the rooftops of Asian megacities. The film follows team Storror on their exploration into what drives them to push…

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Long Shot

Long Shot

Long Shot
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When Juan Catalan is arrested for a murder he insists he didn’t commit, he builds his case for innocence around raw footage from a popular TV show, “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”

Genre: Documentary
Mountain

Mountain

Mountain
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An epic cinematic and musical collaboration between Sherpa filmmaker Jennifer Peedom and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, that explores humankind’s fascination with high places. Narrated by Willem Dafoe.

Clash

Clash

Clash
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Commissioned by the BBC & BFI, CLASH is a short experimental documentary critiquing Britain’s obsession with period dramas, and how they erase the diverse reality of Britain today. This film…

Genre: Documentary
Mrs. Fang

Mrs. Fang

Mrs. Fang
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Fang Xiuying is sixty-seven years old and suffers from Alzheimer’s, and yet she slowly understands that her life is coming to an end. Taking place in a quiet village in…

Genre: Documentary
João, O Maestro

João, O Maestro

João, O Maestro
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Williams

Williams

Williams
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This sports documentary tells the story of the Williams Formula 1 team founded by the legendary Sir Frank Williams

Genre: Documentary
Whose Streets?

Whose Streets?

Whose Streets?
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A nonfiction account of the Ferguson uprising told by the people who lived it, this is an unflinching look at how the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown inspired a community…

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Earth: One Amazing Day

Earth: One Amazing Day

Earth: One Amazing Day
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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…