Documentary Movies
Street Gang

Street Gang

Street Gang
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A look at the history of the long-running children’s TV show, “Sesame Street.”

Genre: Documentary
Operation Odessa

Operation Odessa

Operation Odessa
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95

The stranger-than-fiction true story of a Russian mobster, a Miami playboy, and a Cuban spy who teamed up in the early 90’s to sell a Soviet submarine to the Cali…

Genre: Documentary
Social Animals

Social Animals

Social Animals
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87

A daredevil photographer, an aspiring swimsuit model, and a midwest girl next door are all looking for the same things from their Instagram accounts––a little love, acceptance and, of course,…

Genre: Documentary
The Green Lie

The Green Lie

The Green Lie
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97

Environmentally friendly electric cars, sustainably produced food products, fair production processes: Hurray! If everything the corporations tell us is true, we can save the world through our purchasing decisions alone!…

Genre: Documentary
Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist

Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist
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78

The remarkable story of iconoclastic fashion designer Vivienne Westwood as she fights to maintain her brand’s integrity, her principles and her legacy.

Genre: Documentary
Trondheimsreisen

Trondheimsreisen

Trondheimsreisen
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80

Who are we? Where do we come from? With private recordings, unique archive footage and stories from famous and unknown people, Trondheimsreisen takes a close and personal look at the…

Genre: Documentary
The Human Element

The Human Element

The Human Element
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76

For 35 years, Boulder-based photographer James Balog (Chasing Ice) has broken new conceptual and artistic ground on one of the most important issues of our era: human modification of our…

Genre: Documentary
After/Life

After/Life

After/Life
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Genre: Documentary
Songwriter

Songwriter

Songwriter
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84

This personal portrait of the British singer-songwriter, filmed by his cousin Murray Cummings, follows this modest performer’s creative process as he writes a new song from scratch that will entrance…

Genre: Documentary
The Trial

The Trial

The Trial
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137

An intense and evocative behind-the-scenes look at a historical moment of significance – the impeachment process of Brazil’s first female president Dilma Rousseff.

Genre: Documentary
Partisan

Partisan

Partisan
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130

The end of the GDR gave rise to new artistic freedoms in reunited Berlin. Shortly after the fall of the Wall, rebel director Frank Castorf was appointed artistic director of…

Genre: Documentary
Cuban Food Stories

Cuban Food Stories

Cuban Food Stories
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82

After ten years living as an expat in the United States, Asori Soto decides to return to his homeland of Cuba to search for the missing flavors of his childhood….

Genre: Documentary
Überall wo wir sind

Überall wo wir sind

Überall wo wir sind
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92

Heiko, 29, is a fun-loving dance teacher from Berlin. For the past seven years he has battled with a fatal illness. Just when his family and his friends had begun…

Genre: Documentary
Yours in Sisterhood

Yours in Sisterhood

Yours in Sisterhood
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101

What might be revealed in the process of inviting strangers to act out and respond to 1970s feminism forty years later? Between 2015 and 2017, hundreds of strangers in communities…

L’insoumis

L’insoumis

L’insoumis
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Genre: Documentary
Der Film verlässt das Kino: Vom Kübelkind-Experiment und anderen Utopien

Der Film verlässt das Kino: Vom Kübelkind-Experiment und anderen Utopien

Der Film verlässt das Kino: Vom Kübelkind-Experiment und anderen Utopien
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Genre: Documentary
Our Blood Is Wine

Our Blood Is Wine

Our Blood Is Wine
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78

Filmmaker Emily Railsback and award-winning sommelier Jeremy Quinn provide intimate access to rural family life in the Republic of Georgia as they explore the rebirth of 8,000-year-old wine-making traditions almost…

Genre: Documentary
Outside

Outside

Outside
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80

The film explores the turbulent lives of homeless persons in Cologne, Germany. Through their personal belongings the homeless share with the viewer their memories and emotions, and provide insight into…

Genre: Documentary
Ceres

Ceres

Ceres
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73

Ceres is a poetic yet realistic documentary that follows four children as they experience the natural cycle of life on a farm. Each child lives on a remote farm in…

Genre: Documentary
Victory Day

Victory Day

Victory Day
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94

The Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park is among the most impressive of the monuments commemorating the Second World War in Berlin. Each year on May 9th, the day of the…

Genre: Documentary
Game Girls

Game Girls

Game Girls
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90

Game Girls follows Teri and her girlfriend Tiahna as they navigate their relationship through the chaotic world of Los Angeles’ Skid Row, aka the “homeless capital of the U.S.”

Genre: Documentary
John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection

John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection

John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection
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95

An immersive film essay on tennis legend John McEnroe at the height of his career as the world champion, documenting his strive for perfection, frustrations, and the hardest loss of…

Genre: Documentary
Shut Up and Play the Piano

Shut Up and Play the Piano

Shut Up and Play the Piano
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82

The documentary follows Chilly Gonzales from his native Canada to late ’90s underground Berlin, and via Paris to the world’s great philharmonic halls. Diving deep into the dichotomy of Gonzales’…

Tranny Fag

Tranny Fag

Tranny Fag
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75

The black, transgender singer Linn da Quebrada deconstructs how alpha males conceive of themselves.

Genre: Documentary
SPK Komplex

SPK Komplex

SPK Komplex
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111

The anti-psychiatric Socialist Patients’ Collective (SPK) was founded in Heidelberg in 1970 and attributed individual suffering to society’s capitalist structures. It began as a self-organised experiment in group therapy led…

A Journey to the Fumigated Towns

A Journey to the Fumigated Towns

A Journey to the Fumigated Towns
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97

A Journey to the Fumigated Towns is the final episode made by Fernando Solanas in a series of 8 films dedicated to the Argentinian’s crisis in the 21st century. Based…

Genre: Documentary
The Best Thing You Can Do with Your Life

The Best Thing You Can Do with Your Life

The Best Thing You Can Do with Your Life
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93

How does it feel when your brother, someone you felt to be the dearest, brightest and most important person in the world, suddenly decides to join an ultraconservative Catholic religious…

Genre: Documentary
Ex-Shaman

Ex-Shaman

Ex-Shaman
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81

Ever since their first contact with the Western world in 1969 the Paiter Suruí, an indigenous people living in the Amazon basin, have been exposed to sweeping social changes. Smartphones,…

Genre: Documentary
Shakedown

Shakedown

Shakedown
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82

‘Shakedown’ was a series of parties founded by and for African American women in Los Angeles that featured go-go dancing and strip shows for the city’s lesbian underground scene. Inspired…

Genre: Documentary
Young Solitude

Young Solitude

Young Solitude
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100

Claire Simon portrays an important time for any individual, from 16 to 18 years of age. Set in the Paris suburbs in high school (for those lucky enough to go),…

Genre: Documentary
Central Airport THF

Central Airport THF

Central Airport THF
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97

A documentary about Berlin’s former airport Tempelhof. A film about Departures and Arrivals. And about those Berliners who come here to escape from their daily lives and those refugees who…

Genre: Documentary
Inland Sea

Inland Sea

Inland Sea
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122

Portrayed in black and white photography, this latest observational documentary by Kazuhiro Soda poetically depicts the twilight days of a village and its people by the dreamlike Inland Sea.

Genre: Documentary
Eldorado

Eldorado

Eldorado
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90

Drawing inspiration from his personal encounter with the Italian refugee child Giovanna during World War II, Markus Imhoof tells how refugees and migrants are treated today: on the Mediterranean Sea,…

Genre: Documentary
Infinite Football

Infinite Football

Infinite Football
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70

They talk about the beautiful game, but for Laurențiu Ginghină, it’s not enough. Football must be modified, streamlined, freed from restraints; corners are to be rounded off, players assigned to…

Genre: Documentary
Obscuro Barroco

Obscuro Barroco

Obscuro Barroco
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Slowly and elegiacally, the camera glides at first over a forest shrouded in fog, then over a panorama of Rio de Janeiro. An off-screen voice tells us that Rio is…

Genre: Documentary
When the War Comes

When the War Comes

When the War Comes
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80

Hundreds of teenagers join the Slovak Recruits paramilitary group to get ready for the final clash of civilizations and to fight whoever invades their country.

Genre: Documentary
Family Life

Family Life

Family Life
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96

Biggi lives with her two daughters, four dogs and her exboyfriend Alfred on a dilapidated farm in a small village in Saxony-Anhalt. Biggi and Alfred are out of work and…

Genre: Documentary
Theatre of War

Theatre of War

Theatre of War
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82

Theatre of War is an essay on how to represent war, performed by former enemies. British and Argentinian veterans of the Falklands war come together to discuss, rehearse and re-enact…

Genre: Documentary
First Step

First Step

First Step
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71

The ‘North Korea Freedom Week’ events have been held every year since 2004, but have not garnered that much interest or awareness. There is much talk of the defectors doing…

Genre: Documentary
Pink Feathers

Pink Feathers

Pink Feathers
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90

Richard Rhodes, AKA Cookie MonStar, has been in the drag industry for 21 years. This Documentary follows the highs and lows of his successes and failures. It focuses on following…