Documentary Movies
Big Sonia

Big Sonia

Big Sonia
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In the last store in a defunct shopping mall, 91-year-old Sonia Warshawski – great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor – runs the tailor shop she’s owned for more than 30 years….

Genre: Documentary
War Dog: A Soldier’s Best Friend

War Dog: A Soldier’s Best Friend

War Dog: A Soldier’s Best Friend
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This poignant documentary explores the unbreakable bond between multi-purpose K9s and their handlers.

Genre: Documentary
Lyubov: Love in Russian

Lyubov: Love in Russian

Lyubov: Love in Russian
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For several years, Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich traveled around in Russia and Belarus to investigate the relationship to love of the Russian people. One, as Svetlana means, is an acute…

Genre: Documentary
A Dying King: The Shah of Iran

A Dying King: The Shah of Iran

A Dying King: The Shah of Iran
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85

On January 16,1979, the then Shah of Iran, left Iran commencing what became a 19-month odyssey to exile in Egypt, Morocco, Bahamas, Mexico, US, Panama, and back to Egypt again…

Genre: Documentary
Wait for Your Laugh

Wait for Your Laugh

Wait for Your Laugh
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Rose Marie, the untold story of fame, love, tragedy and 90 years of American entertainment through the eyes of the woman who did it all.

Genre: Documentary
Something Huge

Something Huge

Something Huge
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Dani Tomás (Berto Romero) is a television screenwriter disillusioned and bored of his work. One day he receives unexpected news: for a legal error he must repeat eighth grade. Now,…

ORCA: A True Story

ORCA: A True Story

ORCA: A True Story
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79

Would you fall in love with a homeless person? Six years after Occupy Wall Street, Jehan is 42 years old and homeless on the streets of New York City. As…

Genre: Documentary
Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction

Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction

Intent to Destroy: Death, Denial & Depiction
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INTENT TO DESTROY embeds with a historic feature production as a springboard to explore the violent history of the Armenian Genocide and legacy of Turkish suppression and denial over the…

Genre: Documentary
No Greater Love

No Greater Love

No Greater Love
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No Greater Love explores a combat deployment through the eyes of an Army chaplain, as he and his men fight their way through a hellish tour in one of the…

Genre: Documentary
Laddie

Laddie

Laddie
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Profile of the producer and former studio head of 20th Century Fox in the 1970s, Alan Ladd Jr.

Genre: Documentary
Rowing

Rowing

Rowing
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82

Abraham Levy is a Mexican adventurer who left behind his monotonous, normal life to explore nature and undertake impossible challenges. Pursuing his childhood dream, he decides to cross the Atlantic…

Define Gender: Victoria Sin

Define Gender: Victoria Sin

Define Gender: Victoria Sin
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A portrait of Victoria Sin, and the transformative power of drag.

Genre: Documentary
Sulukule Mon Amour

Sulukule Mon Amour

Sulukule Mon Amour
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In Istanbul’s Sulukule district, two young women use dance to express their freedom.

Foreign Land

Foreign Land

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

Spielberg

Spielberg

Spielberg
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A retrospective on the career of director Steven Spielberg.

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
My Life Without Air

My Life Without Air

My Life Without Air
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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
Another News Story

Another News Story

Another News Story
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90

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
Let’s Play Two

Let’s Play Two

Let’s Play Two
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Let’s Play Two is a documentary film that chronicles Pearl Jam’s legendary performances at Wrigley Field during the Chicago Cubs historic 2016 season. With Chicago being a hometown to Eddie…

Stopping Traffic: The Movement to End Sex Trafficking

Stopping Traffic: The Movement to End Sex Trafficking

Stopping Traffic: The Movement to End Sex Trafficking
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79

With the instant reach of social media and explosion in cyber porn, a child sex slave can be purchased online and delivered to a customer more quickly than a pizza….

Fell in Love with a Girl

Fell in Love with a Girl

Fell in Love with a Girl
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119

A film about longstanding relationships, family, and the deep consequences of falling in love. While exploring themes of love in music, poetry and art, the filmmaker reflects on his life…

Genre: Documentary
Nokia Mobile – Cell Phone Story

Nokia Mobile – Cell Phone Story

Nokia Mobile – Cell Phone Story
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90

The mobile phone’s story is a documentary about Finnish mobile business, its birth, rising and destruction. The tale is told by men and women who were dreaming about building and…

Genre: Documentary
De vergeten krijgers

De vergeten krijgers

De vergeten krijgers
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Daniel Cordus, grandson of African warrior Cordus – who was recruited for the colonial army in the Dutch East Indies – was captured as a POW when the Japanese Imperial…

Genre: Documentary
The Porchlight Sessions

The Porchlight Sessions

The Porchlight Sessions
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61

A rare look at the inventiveness of the human spirit through reimagining the history of Bluegrass Music from Bill Monroe to today’s musicians.

Le Maître est l’enfant

Le Maître est l’enfant

Le Maître est l’enfant
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Genre: Documentary
Becoming Who I Was

Becoming Who I Was

Becoming Who I Was
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Angdu is no ordinary boy. Indeed, in a past life he was a venerated Buddhist master. His village already treats him like a saint as a result. The village doctor,…

Genre: Documentary
Arrow of Time

Arrow of Time

Arrow of Time
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70

Genre: Documentary
Coalesce: A City Composed

Coalesce: A City Composed

Coalesce: A City Composed
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70

A visual artist and a musician create a series of works in which paintings and musical scores form cohesive pieces intended to be experienced together. The works interpret the excitement…

Genre: Documentary
Haunters

Haunters

Haunters
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HAUNTERS is a heart-warming and heart-stopping documentary about people who sacrifice everything to create the most popular and polarizing haunted houses for Halloween – from boo-scare mazes to a controversial…

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.

Genre: Documentary
Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
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103

Documentary about the role of Native Americans in popular music history, a little-known story built around the incredible lives and careers of the some of the greatest music legends.

King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen

King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen

King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen
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A feature length documentary on the acclaimed work and eclectic career of maverick filmmaker Larry Cohen (BLACK CAESAR, GOD TOLD ME TO, Q THE WINGED SERPENT, THE STUFF, PHONE BOOTH)

Genre: Documentary
Aim for the Roses

Aim for the Roses

Aim for the Roses
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102

In 1976, Canadian stuntman Ken Carter declared his intention to jump a mile over the St. Lawrence Seaway in a rocket powered car. In 2008, Canadian musician Mark Haney declared…

Genre: Documentary
Black Sabbath: The End of the End

Black Sabbath: The End of the End

Black Sabbath: The End of the End
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97

The final concert of the group from Birmingham was in their home town on February 4th, 2017, the last performance of The End Tour.

O.J.: Guilty in Vegas

O.J.: Guilty in Vegas

O.J.: Guilty in Vegas
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90

This two-hour premiere special analyzes with new details and revelations the case that led to Simpson’s conviction for armed robbery. Included: the scene of the crime in room 1203 at…

Genre: Documentary
Out of Sight: Stop the Stigma, Start a Conversation

Out of Sight: Stop the Stigma, Start a Conversation

Out of Sight: Stop the Stigma, Start a Conversation
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63

Out of Sight takes a close look at how our society treats adolescents at-risk of suicide, or suffering from depression – and its dire consequences. It addresses the idea that…

Genre: Documentary
The Punk Voyage

The Punk Voyage

The Punk Voyage
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100

In December 2016 a remarkable chapter in music history was closed as the Finnish punk rock band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät (PKN) retired. Punk Voyage is a feature length documentary film…

Genre: Documentary
The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War
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1080

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as…

Genre: Documentary
Extraordinary Ordinary People

Extraordinary Ordinary People

Extraordinary Ordinary People
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84

Alan Govenar’s doc introduces a little-known NEA program honoring masters of folk arts and music.

Genre: Documentary
Silvana

Silvana

Silvana
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90

A documentary about the Swedish rapper and artist Silvana Imam.

Genre: Documentary