Documentary Movies
Sad Vacation (2016)

Sad Vacation (2016)

Sad Vacation (2016)
IMDb: 6.7
95 min

The final days of Nancy Spungen and Sid Vicious are explored.

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Genre: Documentary
Shirley: Visions of Reality (2013)

Shirley: Visions of Reality (2013)

Shirley: Visions of Reality (2013)
IMDb: 6.5
93 min

A series of snapshots from the life of a fictional actress named Shirley serves to weave together thirteen paintings by Edward Hopper (e.g. “Office at Night”, “Western Motel”, “Usherette”, “A…

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Genre: Documentary
S Is for Stanley (2015)

S Is for Stanley (2015)

S Is for Stanley (2015)
IMDb: 7.1
78 min

S Is for Stanley is the story of Emilio D’Alessandro, Stanley Kubrick’s personal driver. A friendship that lasted through 30 years of their lives, helped create four cinema masterpieces, and…

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Pina (2011)

Pina (2011)

Pina (2011)
IMDb: 7.7
103 min

Pina is a feature-length dance film in 3D with the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great German choreographer, who died…

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Patton Oswalt: Annihilation (2017)

Patton Oswalt: Annihilation (2017)

Patton Oswalt: Annihilation (2017)
IMDb: 7.2
66 min

By turns scathing and candid, Patton Oswalt reflects on the glut of comic material in the Trump era and the dark days following a personal tragedy.

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Nerdgasm (2015)

Nerdgasm (2015)

Nerdgasm (2015)
IMDb: N/A
88 min

Character actor Tom Lenk (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Joss Whedon’s Much Ado About Nothing) has long dreamed of performing in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the world’s largest theater arts festival….

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My Life in China (2014)

My Life in China (2014)

My Life in China (2014)
IMDb: 7.4
81 min

In America, everyone has a family story of immigration. Every family, at some point, has had somebody leave their native country behind to search for a better life. How did…

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My Generation (2017)

My Generation (2017)

My Generation (2017)
IMDb: 7.1
85 min

The vivid and inspiring story of British film icon Michael Caine’s personal journey through 1960s swinging London.

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How to Dance in Ohio (2015)

How to Dance in Ohio (2015)

How to Dance in Ohio (2015)
IMDb: 7.9
89 min

In Columbus, Ohio, a group of autistic teenagers and young adults role-play this transition by going through the deceptively complex social interactions of preparing for a spring formal. Focusing on…

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The Lion’s Mouth Opens (2014)

The Lion’s Mouth Opens (2014)

The Lion’s Mouth Opens (2014)
IMDb: 7.9
15 min

A documentary on filmmaker Marianna Palka, as she confronts her risk of Huntington’s Disease.

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Chameleon (2015)

Chameleon (2015)

Chameleon (2015)
IMDb: 6.5
76 min

Anas has been called the James Bond of Ghanaian journalism. He’s exposed a sex-trafficking ring by masquerading as a bartender, uncovered deplorable conditions in Accra’s psychiatric hospital, posed as a…

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Cam Girlz (2015)

Cam Girlz (2015)

Cam Girlz (2015)
IMDb: 6.2
68 min

Cam Girlz enters the world of webcam sex workers who find economic freedom, empowerment, intimacy and creative self expression from the comfort of their own homes.

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Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma (2016)

Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma (2016)

Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma (2016)
IMDb: 6.8
89 min

An insider’s account from the perspectives of those who helped construct America’s counter-terrorism machine — and of its targets.

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Genre: Documentary
Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019)

Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019)

Aziz Ansari: Right Now (2019)
IMDb: 8.0
65 min

In a comedy special directed by Spike Jonze, Aziz Ansari shares deep personal insights and hilarious takes on wokeness, family and the social climate.

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Armstrong (2019)

Armstrong (2019)

Armstrong (2019)
IMDb: 7.0
100 min

Dramatic, moving and deeply human, ARMSTRONG offers the definitive life story of Neil Armstrong: from his childhood in Ohio to his first steps on the Moon, and beyond.

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Genre: Documentary
Chasing Perfect (2019)

Chasing Perfect (2019)

Chasing Perfect (2019)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

A retrospective of designer Frank Stephenson’s work and life.

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Genre: Documentary
Star Trek: Secrets of the Universe (2013)

Star Trek: Secrets of the Universe (2013)

Star Trek: Secrets of the Universe (2013)
IMDb: 7.7
82 min

Is building our own starship Enterprise possible? Will we ever travel between the stars as easily as they do in Star Trek? JJ Abrams’ new feature, Star Trek Into Darkness,…

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Genre: Documentary
Egypt 3D (2013)

Egypt 3D (2013)

Egypt 3D (2013)
IMDb: 5.5
50 min

With this publication experience the mysterious mythology of Egypt and be up close during an excavation “live” there. Uncover together with the research team an untouched for centuries tomb and…

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Genre: Documentary
Big Easy Express (2012)

Big Easy Express (2012)

Big Easy Express (2012)
IMDb: 7.6
98 min

Indie folk heroes Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Tennessee’s Old Crow Medicine Show, and Britain’s acclaimed Mumford & Sons, climbed aboard a beautiful vintage train in California, setting out…

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Standing Up (2018)

Standing Up (2018)

Standing Up (2018)
IMDb: N/A
80 min

An ultra-Orthodox Jew, a couch surfing custodian, and a personal injury lawyer – risk everything to find their voices on the cutthroat New York comedy scene.

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Looking For Lennon (2018)

Looking For Lennon (2018)

Looking For Lennon (2018)
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Documentary exploring the truth behind the legend of John Lennon.

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Eaten Alive! The Rise and Fall of the Italian Cannibal Film (2015)

Eaten Alive! The Rise and Fall of the Italian Cannibal Film (2015)

Eaten Alive! The Rise and Fall of the Italian Cannibal Film (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
84 min

A High Rising Productions documentary on the short-lived craze of Italian cannibal films in the ’70s and ’80s, featuring interviews with Umberto Lenzi, Ruggero Deodato, Sergio Martino, Giovanni Lombardo Radice,…

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Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)

Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)

Michael Moore in TrumpLand (2016)
IMDb: 5.6
73 min

Oscar-winner Michael Moore dives right into hostile territory with his daring and hilarious one-man show, deep in the heart of TrumpLand in the weeks before the 2016 election.

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Genre: Documentary
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You (2016)
IMDb: 7.2
91 min

Arguably the most influential creator, writer, and producer in the history of television, Norman Lear brought primetime into step with the times. Using comedy and indelible characters, his legendary 1970s…

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Brothers in Blood: The Lions of Sabi Sand (2015)

Brothers in Blood: The Lions of Sabi Sand (2015)

Brothers in Blood: The Lions of Sabi Sand (2015)
IMDb: 8.6
60 min

This is a powerful documentary, filmed over a 16 year span, about the rise of a Coalition of six lions, branded The Mapogo Lions, and their takeover of the largest…

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Genre: Documentary
Monterey Pop (1968)

Monterey Pop (1968)

Monterey Pop (1968)
IMDb: 8.1
78 min

Featuring performances by popular artists of the 1960s, this concert film highlights the music of the 1967 California festival. Although not all musicians who performed at the Monterey Pop Festival…

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New York Doll (2005)

New York Doll (2005)

New York Doll (2005)
IMDb: 7.8
75 min

A recovering alcoholic and recently converted Mormon, Arthur “Killer” Kane, of the rock band The New York Dolls, is given a chance at reuniting with his band after 30 years.

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March of the Penguins (2005)

March of the Penguins (2005)

March of the Penguins (2005)
IMDb: 7.6
80 min

Every year, thousands of Antarctica’s emperor penguins make an astonishing journey to breed their young. They walk, marching day and night in single file 70 miles into the darkest, driest…

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Kittenhood (2015)

Kittenhood (2015)

Kittenhood (2015)
IMDb: 7.0
51 min

There are 3 kittens in this story, and as we watch these cute bundles of fur grow we learn how our feline companions adapt in very diverse environments. Each of…

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Genre: Documentary
In Search of Balance (2016)

In Search of Balance (2016)

In Search of Balance (2016)
IMDb: 6.6
74 min

An exploration of a new paradigm of health, science, and medicine, based on the interconnections between us and nature.

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Genre: Documentary
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (2018)

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (2018)

Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (2018)
IMDb: 7.8
99 min

The award-winning show is re-imagined as a live concert event, featuring an all-star cast of recording artists, set during the last week of Jesus’ life as he deals with betrayal,…

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Jago: A Life Underwater (2015)

Jago: A Life Underwater (2015)

Jago: A Life Underwater (2015)
IMDb: 7.5
48 min

Jago tells the story of an 80 year old sea nomad called Rohani who has spent his life plying the waters of South East Asia’s Coral Triangle. The story is…

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Genre: Documentary
I Called Him Morgan (2016)

I Called Him Morgan (2016)

I Called Him Morgan (2016)
IMDb: 7.3
92 min

Part jazz history, part true-crime tale, Kasper Collin’s new documentary employs extensive archival footage and new interviews to tell the tragic story of the magnificently talented trumpeter Lee Morgan and…

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Mad As Hell (2014)

Mad As Hell (2014)

Mad As Hell (2014)
IMDb: 5.9
80 min

MAD AS HELL follows Cenk Uygur’s transformation from unknown talk show host on local Public Access TV to an internet sensation with his online news show “The Young Turks,” which…

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Kung Fu Elliot (2014)

Kung Fu Elliot (2014)

Kung Fu Elliot (2014)
IMDb: 6.4
81 min

The bizarre story of Elliot “White Lightning” Scott, who plans on becoming Canada’s first action hero with his low-budget karate epic, Blood Fight. This surreal documentary captures two years in…

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Before the Flood (2016)

Before the Flood (2016)

Before the Flood (2016)
IMDb: 8.3
96 min

A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.

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Gleason (2016)

Gleason (2016)

Gleason (2016)
IMDb: 8.4
110 min

At the age of 34, former New Orleans Saints defensive back Steve Gleason was diagnosed with ALS and given a life expectancy of two to five years. Weeks later, Gleason…

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Genre: Documentary
A Man Returned (2016)

A Man Returned (2016)

A Man Returned (2016)
IMDb: 7.8
30 min

Love in the midst of chaos.

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The Last Reef 3D (2012)

The Last Reef 3D (2012)

The Last Reef 3D (2012)
IMDb: 7.4
40 min

From the Academy-Award nominated creators of the Broadway show STOMP and the award-winning film Wild Ocean, The Last Reef is an uplifting, inspirational large-format and 3D cinema experience capturing one…

Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)

Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)

Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)
IMDb: 7.4
47 min

LIVING IN THE AGE OF AIRPLANES offers a fresh perspective on a modern-day miracle that many of us take for granted: flying. Narrated by Harrison Ford and featuring an original…

Genre: Documentary