Documentary Movies
Birders

Birders

Birders
IMDb: 6.9
37 min

Bird watchers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border share their enthusiasm for protecting and preserving some of the world’s most beautiful species.

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Genre: Documentary
Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea

Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea

Hello, Privilege. It’s Me, Chelsea
IMDb: 4.2
64 min

In this documentary, Chelsea Handler explores how white privilege impacts US culture – and the ways it’s benefited her own life and career.

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Genre: Documentary
Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Cold Case Hammarskjöld
IMDb: 7.6
128 min

Ndola, Northern Rhodesia (currently Zambia), September 18th, 1961. Swedish Dag Hammarskjöld, UN Secretary-General, mysteriously dies in a plane crash. Decades later, Danish journalist and filmmaker Mads Brügger and Swedish researcher…

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Geek, and You Shall Find

Geek, and You Shall Find

Geek, and You Shall Find
IMDb: 6.2
91 min

After attending a local comic book convention, three filmmakers are so moved by the stories shared with them by cosplayers that they decide to investigate geek culture even further. Attending…

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Genre: Documentary
David Bowie: Finding Fame

David Bowie: Finding Fame

David Bowie: Finding Fame
IMDb: 8.1
90 min

Coming 50 years after the release of Space Oddity, the 90-minute film explores the Bowie before Ziggy Stardust, following the period from 1966 when he changed his name from David…

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Stuffed

Stuffed

Stuffed
IMDb: N/A
84 min

An inside look into the world of taxidermy and the passionate artists from all over the world who work on the animals.

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Genre: Documentary
Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn

Battle of Little Bighorn
IMDb: N/A
45 min

A comprehensive look at the events leading up to the Battle of the Little Bighorn as well as the myths and legends it spawned, and its impact on history.

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Accept the Call

Accept the Call

Accept the Call
IMDb: 7.0
84 min

Accept the Call charts a Muslim American family’s struggle against Islamic radicalisation. Through a series of calls from federal prison, Yusuf and his son examine and rebuild their understanding of…

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Genre: Documentary
Always in Season

Always in Season

Always in Season
IMDb: 7.2
89 min

When 17-year-old Lennon Lacy is found hanging from a swing set in rural North Carolina in 2014, his mother’s search for justice and reconciliation begins while the trauma of more…

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Genre: Documentary
The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On

The Show Must Go On
IMDb: N/A
N/A

The Show Must Go On is a personal journey behind the scenes that confronts the epidemic of mental health issues in the Australian entertainment industry.

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Genre: Documentary
Midnight Family

Midnight Family

Midnight Family
IMDb: 7.6
81 min

In Mexico City, the government operates fewer than 45 emergency ambulances for a population of 9 million. This has spawned an underground industry of for-profit ambulances often run by people…

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Genre: Documentary
Made in Boise

Made in Boise

Made in Boise
IMDb: N/A
84 min

Four women find purpose carrying babies for strangers in Boise, Idaho — the unofficial surrogacy capital of the United States — and encounter complexities along the way.

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Genre: Documentary
Roger Waters: Us + Them

Roger Waters: Us + Them

Roger Waters: Us + Them
IMDb: 8.0
135 min

Filmed in Amsterdam on the European leg of his 2017 – 2018 Us + Them tour which saw Waters perform to over two million people worldwide, the film features songs…

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Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story

Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story

Uppity: The Willy T. Ribbs Story
IMDb: N/A
N/A

An in-depth profile of the life and career of Willy T. Ribbs – the controversial Black driver who shattered the color barrier of professional auto-racing and became the first Black…

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Genre: Documentary
Lost Temple of The Inca

Lost Temple of The Inca

Lost Temple of The Inca
IMDb: 7.6
52 min

In the mountains of Peru, an environmental scientist discovers ancient artifacts submerged beneath the headwaters of the Amazon; his findings could save this sacred landscape from mining devastation.

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Genre: Documentary
Cradle of Champions

Cradle of Champions

Cradle of Champions
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Three extraordinary young people battle to change their lives through the three-month odyssey of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves – the biggest, oldest, most important amateur boxing tournament…

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Genre: Documentary
I Am Paul Walker

I Am Paul Walker

I Am Paul Walker
IMDb: 7.7
90 min

Explore the life and legacy of actor Paul Walker, the Southern California native who cut his teeth as a child actor before breaking out in the blockbuster Fast and Furious…

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Genre: Documentary
The Gap Year Paedophile

The Gap Year Paedophile

The Gap Year Paedophile
IMDb: N/A
60 min

Reporter Bronagh Munro investigates how a teenage gap year student became one of Britain’s worst ever paedophiles.

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Genre: Documentary
Quest

Quest

Quest
IMDb: 7.1
104 min

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…

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Genre: Documentary
The Coming Convergence

The Coming Convergence

The Coming Convergence
IMDb: 6.2
120 min

Through newly discovered geological and statistical patterns, many believe it can be proven that the Tribulation is about to begin!

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The Trade

The Trade

The Trade
IMDb: 6.1
60 min

Ten years after his retirement, ‘death-match’ wrestler Nick Mondo is distressed to find a new generation mimicking his former self destructive antics.

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Genre: Documentary
Pearl Harbor: Into The Arizona

Pearl Harbor: Into The Arizona

Pearl Harbor: Into The Arizona
IMDb: 6.6
55 min

Over 75 years ago, 1,177 men lost their lives on the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor. The ship, underwater, is a shrine and monument, visited by tourists,…

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Genre: Documentary
I Need You to Kill

I Need You to Kill

I Need You to Kill
IMDb: 7.3
98 min

‘I Need You to Kill,’ follows three American comics – Chad Daniels, Pete Lee, and Tom Segura on a six show tour through three of the world’s newest stand-up comedy…

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Genre: Documentary
Rocco

Rocco

Rocco
IMDb: 5.8
105 min

Rocco Siffredi is to pornography what Mike Tyson is to boxing or Mick Jagger is to rock’n’roll: a living legend. His mother wanted him to be a priest; with her…

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Genre: Documentary
Chavela

Chavela

Chavela
IMDb: 7.8
93 min

Inspired by an exclusive interview and performance footage of Chavela Vargas shot in 1991 and guided by her unique voice, the film weaves an arresting portrait of a woman who…

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Genre: Documentary
I Am MLK Jr.

I Am MLK Jr.

I Am MLK Jr.
IMDb: 6.9
95 min

This feature documentary deeply explores Dr. King, his experience, his legacy and the Movement at large through key events – The Montgomery Bus Boycott, The Birmingham Campaign, March on Washington,…

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Genre: Documentary
The Hunt for Transylvanian Gold

The Hunt for Transylvanian Gold

The Hunt for Transylvanian Gold
IMDb: 7.5
50 min

The mysterious appearance of massive golden bracelets in int’l antiquarian circles uncovers an inside story of the looting of a 2000 yr-old Transylvanian golden-hoard. Police investigations…

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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
IMDb: 8.5
104 min

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…

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Discovering Bigfoot

Discovering Bigfoot

Discovering Bigfoot
IMDb: 3.9
90 min

Reality Entertainment and The Sylvanic Cooperation presents “Discovering Bigfoot.” Discovering Bigfoot is the first feature film documentary with real live interaction between a Bigfoot creature, wilderness experts, PhD’s and other…

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Genre: Documentary
Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

Buena Vista Social Club: Adios
IMDb: 7.0
110 min

In 1996, Cuban bandleader Juan de Marcos Gonzalez, British producer Nick Gold, and American guitarist Ry Cooder convened in Havana to produce a Cuban-Malian collaboration. When the Malians couldn’t get…

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Genre: Documentary
Agnelli

Agnelli

Agnelli
IMDb: 7.6
110 min

Documentary about the life of Giovanni “Gianni” Agnelli, an influential Italian industrialist and principal shareholder of Fiat.

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Genre: Documentary
Machines

Machines

Machines
IMDb: 7.3
71 min

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…

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Genre: Documentary
Baltimore Rising

Baltimore Rising

Baltimore Rising
IMDb: 6.2
93 min

In the wake of Freddie Gray’s death in police custody, peaceful protests and destructive riots erupted as the city awaited the fate of six police officers involved in the incident….

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Genre: Documentary
Most Likely to Succeed

Most Likely to Succeed

Most Likely to Succeed
IMDb: 6.8
97 min

In 2007, four teenagers from disparate backgrounds are voted “Most Likely To Succeed” during their senior year of high school. Over a ten-year period, they each chart their own version…

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Genre: Documentary
The Australian Dream

The Australian Dream

The Australian Dream
IMDb: 6.8
105 min

The feature-length documentary based on the life of former AFL star and passionate advocate for Indigenous causes, Adam Goodes.

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Genre: Documentary
A Dog Called Money

A Dog Called Money

A Dog Called Money
IMDb: 6.7
94 min

Accompany PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy on a journey through the creative process behind PJ Harvey’s new album, conceived by their travels around the globe.

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Genre: Documentary
Where’s My Roy Cohn?

Where’s My Roy Cohn?

Where’s My Roy Cohn?
IMDb: 6.1
97 min

Roy Cohn personified the dark arts of American politics, turning empty vessels into dangerous demagogues – from Joseph McCarthy to his final project, Donald J. Trump. This thriller-like exposé connects…

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Genre: Documentary
Race Against Time

Race Against Time

Race Against Time
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Race Against Time is one mans fight to save his sons life. When he is given a diagnosis for his son that is incurable he decides to go on a…

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Genre: Documentary
Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound

Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound
IMDb: N/A
N/A

An exploration of the history, artistry and emotional power of cinema sound, as revealed by legendary sound designers and visionary directors, via interviews, clips from movies, and a look at…

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Genre: Documentary
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love

Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
IMDb: 6.9
102 min

A story of enduring love between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse, Marianne Ihlen. The film follows their relationship from their early days in Greece, a time of “free love”…

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Genre: Documentary