Documentary Movies
Prayers to the Gods of Guerrilla Filmmaking

Prayers to the Gods of Guerrilla Filmmaking

Prayers to the Gods of Guerrilla Filmmaking
IMDb: 7.5
121

Six strangers meet in Hong Kong for a three week no-budget film shoot, full of enthusiasm for the project. But as time wears on cracks begin to show as tight…

Genre: Documentary
The C Word

The C Word

The C Word
IMDb: 7.7
89

Cancer: Few words are more feared. But in her sharply researched, deftly humorous message of hope, survivor Meghan O’Hara (Oscar-nominated producer of “Bowling for Columbine, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” and “Sicko”) changes…

Genre: Documentary
Mediastan

Mediastan

Mediastan
IMDb: 6.3
94

A small group of Wikileaks journalists make their way through Central Asia interviewing newspaper editors. Their real goal: to find local media outlets to publish secret US diplomatic cables. This…

Genre: Documentary
UnHung Hero

UnHung Hero

UnHung Hero
IMDb: 6.5
84

When Patrick Moote’s girlfriend rejects his marriage proposal at a UCLA basketball game on the jumbotron, it unfortunately goes viral and hits TV networks worldwide. Days after the heartbreaking debacle,…

Det sociala arvet

Det sociala arvet

Det sociala arvet
IMDb: 7.8
87

Misfits to Yuppies is the last of three films (Dom kallar oss mods, Ett anständigt liv, Det sociala arvet) that shows conditions for addicts in Stockholm and try to find…

Genre: Documentary
Take Back Your Power

Take Back Your Power

Take Back Your Power
IMDb: 7.5
102

Utility companies are racing to replace electricity, gas and water meters worldwide with new generation “smart” meters at an unprecedented rate. With compelling insight from insiders, researchers, government representatives, lawyers,…

Genre: Documentary
How to Lose Your Virginity

How to Lose Your Virginity

How to Lose Your Virginity
IMDb: 6.2
65

It has launched both purity balls and porn franchises, defines a young woman’s morality-but has no medical definition. Enter the magical world of virginity, where a white wedding dress can…

Genre: Documentary
Manakamana

Manakamana

Manakamana
IMDb: 6.6
118

A documentary about a group of pilgrims who travel to Nepal to worship at the legendary Manakamana temple.

Genre: Documentary
Mirage Men

Mirage Men

Mirage Men
IMDb: 6.3
85

UFOs: weapons of mass deception… For over 60 years teams within the US Air Force and Intelligence services exploited and manipulated beliefs about UFOs and ET visitations as part of…

Genre: Documentary
Goodnight, Sugar Babe: The Killing of Vera Jo Reigle

Goodnight, Sugar Babe: The Killing of Vera Jo Reigle

Goodnight, Sugar Babe: The Killing of Vera Jo Reigle
IMDb: 6.4
87

The discovery of the mutilated body of a mentally challenged young mother begins a journey into madness that is so unbelievable the mastermind behind the crime ultimately got away with…

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me

Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
IMDb: 8.5
80

Broadway legend Elaine Stritch remains in the spotlight at eighty-seven years old. Join the uncompromising Tony and Emmy Award-winner both on and off stage in this revealing documentary. With interviews…

Genre: Documentary
Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq

Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq

Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq
IMDb: 7.3
91

Of all the great ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq may have been the most transcendent. With a body unlike any before hers, she mesmerized viewers and choreographers alike. With her elongated,…

The Hidden Hand: Alien Contact and the Government Cover-Up

The Hidden Hand: Alien Contact and the Government Cover-Up

The Hidden Hand: Alien Contact and the Government Cover-Up
IMDb: 5.0
80

The Hidden Hand is a controversial Award-winning documentary that explores the possibility of an extraterrestrial presence here on Earth. The film takes a keen look at a spectrum of topics…

Genre: Documentary
The Codebreaker Who Hacked Hitler

The Codebreaker Who Hacked Hitler

The Codebreaker Who Hacked Hitler
IMDb: 7.9
59

Gordon Welchman was one of the original elite codebreakers crucial to the allies defeating the Nazis in World War II. He is the forgotten genius of Bletchley Park. Filmed extensively…

Genre: Documentary
At Berkeley

At Berkeley

At Berkeley
IMDb: 7.5
244

Direct cinema pioneer Frederick Wiseman takes an in-depth look at the preeminent American university during a fall semester that saw a vigorous debate taking place over tuition hikes, budget cuts,…

Genre: Documentary
Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus

Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus

Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus
IMDb: 7.5
76

In the Republic of Belarus, Europe’s last remaining unreconstructed Communist dictatorship, the Belarus Free Theatre risks censorship, imprisonment and worse to stage their provocative and subversive plays in secret performances…

Genre: Documentary
One Direction: Going Our Way

One Direction: Going Our Way

One Direction: Going Our Way
IMDb: 7.6
60

Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Louis Tomlinson are the members of One Direction and they have grown into one of the hottest music groups on the…

Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration

Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration

Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration
IMDb: 7.8
55

Not only did Mary Tyler Moore “turn the world on with her smile,” as her show’s theme song declared, she also influenced a generation of women to become more independent…

Tournament of Death: The Experience

Tournament of Death: The Experience

Tournament of Death: The Experience
IMDb: 6.9
67

Follow DJ Hyde and the stars of Combat Zone Wrestling through the history, ultraviolence and spectacle of the Tournament of Death experience!

Genre: Documentary
Tales from the Organ Trade

Tales from the Organ Trade

Tales from the Organ Trade
IMDb: 7.3
82

A look into the underground world of trafficking human body parts.

Genre: Documentary
Death Makes Life Possible

Death Makes Life Possible

Death Makes Life Possible
IMDb: 7.5
64

Anthropologist Marilyn Schlitz explores the mysteries of death.

Genre: Documentary
Shooting Bigfoot

Shooting Bigfoot

Shooting Bigfoot
IMDb: 6.8
90

A fascinating and touching portrait of men who are obsessed with monsters and their adventures to find them.

Genre: Documentary
Who Is Dayani Cristal?

Who Is Dayani Cristal?

Who Is Dayani Cristal?
IMDb: 7.1
80

An anonymous body in the Arizona desert sparks the beginning of a real-life human drama. The search for identity leads us back across a continent to seek out the people…

Genre: Documentary
Citizen Koch

Citizen Koch

Citizen Koch
IMDb: 7.1
85

Wisconsin – birthplace of the Republican Party, government unions, cheeseheads and Paul Ryan – becomes a test market in the campaign to buy Democracy, and ground zero in the battle…

Genre: Documentary
Le dernier des injustes

Le dernier des injustes

Le dernier des injustes
IMDb: 7.4
210

A place: Theresienstadt. A unique place of propaganda which Adolf Eichmann called the “model ghetto”, designed to mislead the world and Jewish people regarding its real nature, to be the…

Genre: Documentary
On Tender Hooks

On Tender Hooks

On Tender Hooks
IMDb: 5.8
N/A

The first feature film from accomplished short filmmaker Kate Shenton, On Tender Hooks is a documentary film delving into the world of human suspension and the people involved. Kate spends…

Genre: Documentary
When Comedy Went to School

When Comedy Went to School

When Comedy Went to School
IMDb: 6.2
83

The birth of modern stand-up comedy began in the Catskill Mountains – a boot camp for the greatest generation of Jewish-American Comedians.

The Murder of Sadie Hartley

The Murder of Sadie Hartley

The Murder of Sadie Hartley
IMDb: 7.7
90

In January 2016, businesswoman Sadie Hartley was brutally stabbed to death in her own home. This film follows Lancashire Police as they investigate the case from the call-out to the…

Genre: Documentary
Gloriavale: A Woman’s Place

Gloriavale: A Woman’s Place

Gloriavale: A Woman’s Place
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Documentary: A single girl in an yearns for marriage and motherhood.

Genre: Documentary
Mega Hammerhead

Mega Hammerhead

Mega Hammerhead
IMDb: 6.3
60

Shark expert Neil Hammerschlag and a crew of researchers search for an elusive hammerhead shark.

Genre: Documentary
Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey

Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey

Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey
IMDb: 7.4
83

After escaping Russia’s communist revolution, Leon Theremin travels to New York, where he pioneers the field of electronic music with his synthesizer. But at the height of his popularity, Soviet…

Come Worry with Us!

Come Worry with Us!

Come Worry with Us!
IMDb: 7.7
81

Acclaimed Montreal band Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra is one of a growing number of rock groups to have accepted an infant into their touring tribe. Touring with children…

Ian Brady: 50 Years Behind Bars

Ian Brady: 50 Years Behind Bars

Ian Brady: 50 Years Behind Bars
IMDb: 6.4
90

As 2015 marks a half a century since the Moors murderer was sentenced to life imprisonment, this documentary examines Ian Brady’s 50 years in jail. Among the contributors are prison…

Genre: Documentary
The Kill Team

The Kill Team

The Kill Team
IMDb: 6.8
79

In 2010, the media branded a platoon of U.S. Army infantry soldiers “The Kill Team” following reports of its killing for sport in Afghanistan. Now, one of the accused must…

Genre: Documentary, War
99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film

99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film

99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film
IMDb: 6.4
92

This award winning documentary, narrated by Lou Reed, explores the breadth and depth of Occupy Wall Street and how it quickly grew from a small park in lower Manhattan to…

The Top 12 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time

The Top 12 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time

The Top 12 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time
IMDb: 8.1
42

Dean Cain presents ‘The Top 12 Greatest Christmas Movies of All Time’.

Genre: Documentary
Levitated Mass

Levitated Mass

Levitated Mass
IMDb: 6.7
88

The artist behind the sensation of a $10 million, 22-city tour, and the international media storm that ensued.

Zoo Quest in Colour

Zoo Quest in Colour

Zoo Quest in Colour
IMDb: 7.9
91

Thanks to a recent remarkable discovery in the BBC’s Film Vaults, the best of David Attenborough’s early Zoo Quest adventures can now be seen as never before – in colour…

Genre: Documentary
A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness
IMDb: 6.9
94

A man at three disparate moments in his life: as a member of a fifteen-person collective on a small Estonian island, alone in the wilderness of Northern Finland and as…

1916: The Irish Rebellion

1916: The Irish Rebellion

1916: The Irish Rebellion
IMDb: 7.3
85

The documentary – featuring a combination of rarely seen archival footage, new segments filmed on location worldwide, and interviews with leading international experts – also uncovers the untold story of…