Documentary Movies
A Billion Lives

A Billion Lives

A Billion Lives
IMDb: 9.3
95 min

In 20 years’ time, there will be nearly 1.6 billion smoker around the world. Approximately 70% of smokers want to quit. The United Nations’ World Health Organisation expects a billion…

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Genre: Documentary
American Anarchist

American Anarchist

American Anarchist
IMDb: 5.9
80 min

The story of one of the most infamous books ever written, “The Anarchist Cookbook,” and the role it’s played in the life of its author, now 65, who wrote it…

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Genre: Documentary
Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies and Cyber Attacks

Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies and Cyber Attacks

Ashley Madison: Sex, Lies and Cyber Attacks
IMDb: 5.3
46 min

This film details the hacking of the Ashley Madison “extramarital affairs” website and the fallout from the public release of its users’ emails.

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Genre: Documentary
Banking on Bitcoin

Banking on Bitcoin

Banking on Bitcoin
IMDb: 6.7
90 min

Not since the invention of the Internet has there been such a disruptive technology as Bitcoin. Bitcoin’s early pioneers sought to blur the lines of sovereignty and the financial status…

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Betting on Zero

Betting on Zero

Betting on Zero
IMDb: 7.4
99 min

Controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman is on a crusade to expose global nutritional giant Herbalife as the largest pyramid scheme in history while Herbalife execs claim Ackman is a…

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Genre: Documentary
Beware the Slenderman

Beware the Slenderman

Beware the Slenderman
IMDb: 6.3
114 min

In this horrifyingly modern fairytale lurks an online Boogeyman and two 12-year-old girls who would kill for him. The entrance to the internet quickly leads to its darkest basement. How…

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Black Code

Black Code

Black Code
IMDb: 7.5
90 min

Toronto-based documentary filmmaker and cinematographer Nicholas de Pencier (Four Wings and a Prayer, Watermark) examines the complex global impact that the internet has had on matters of free speech, privacy…

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Genre: Documentary
Blood on the Mountain

Blood on the Mountain

Blood on the Mountain
IMDb: N/A
76 min

‘Blood on the Mountain’ focuses on the environmental and economic injustice and corporate control in West Virginia and its rippling effect on all American workers. This film will tell the…

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Genre: Documentary
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
IMDb: 8.1
95 min

An intimate portrait of Hollywood royalty featuring Debbie Reynolds, Todd Fisher, and Carrie Fisher.

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Genre: Documentary
Cameraperson

Cameraperson

Cameraperson
IMDb: 7.5
102 min

As a visually radical memoir, Cameraperson draws on the remarkable footage that filmmaker Kirsten Johnson has shot and reframes it in ways that illuminate moments and situations that have personally…

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Genre: Documentary
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Citizen Jane: Battle for the City
IMDb: 7.1
92 min

Writer and urban activist Jane Jacobs fights to save historic New York City during the ruthless redevelopment era of urban planner Robert Moses in the 1960s.

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Genre: Documentary
Dancer

Dancer

Dancer
IMDb: 7.9
85 min

Sergei Polunin is a breathtaking ballet talent who questions his existence and his commitment to dance just as he is about to become a legend.

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Genre: Documentary
Embrace

Embrace

Embrace
IMDb: 7.1
90 min

Embrace follows body image activist Taryn Brumfitt’s crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us to change the way we feel about ourselves and think about…

Genre: Documentary
From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years

From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years

From Bedrooms to Billions: The Amiga Years
IMDb: 7.8
152 min

A feature documentary that explores the influence of the Commodore Amiga and how it took video game development, music and publishing to a whole new level and changed the video…

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Genre: Documentary
Fursonas

Fursonas

Fursonas
IMDb: 6.0
81 min

A look inside the furry community – who’s a part of it, why, and what it’s really all about

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Genre: Documentary
George Best: All By Himself

George Best: All By Himself

George Best: All By Himself
IMDb: 7.0
92 min

Northern Ireland’s legendary star remains one of the most naturally gifted footballers there has ever been.

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Genre: Documentary
Gimme Danger

Gimme Danger

Gimme Danger
IMDb: 7.2
108 min

No other band in rock’n’roll history has rivaled The Stooges’ combination of heavy primal throb, spiked psychedelia, blues-a-billy grind, complete with succinct angst-ridden lyrics, and a snarling, preening leopard of…

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Genre: Documentary
Girl Power

Girl Power

Girl Power
IMDb: 6.4
92 min

Girl Power is a documentary that presents female graffiti writers from fifteen cities – from Prague to Moscow, Cape Town, Sydney, Biel, Madrid, Berlin, Toulouse, Barcelona and all the way…

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Genre: Documentary
Gleason

Gleason

Gleason
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
Hamilton’s America

Hamilton’s America

Hamilton’s America
IMDb: 8.4
90 min

Hamilton’s America delves deeper into the creation of the Hamilton musical, revealing Lin-Manuel Miranda’s process of absorbing and then adapting Hamilton’s epic story into groundbreaking musical theater.

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Genre: Documentary
Harry Benson: Shoot First

Harry Benson: Shoot First

Harry Benson: Shoot First
IMDb: 7.3
87 min

What we know today about many famous musicians, politicians, and actresses is due to the famous work of photographer Harry Benson. He captured vibrant and intimate photos of the most…

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Genre: Documentary
Holy Hell

Holy Hell

Holy Hell
IMDb: 7.0
100 min

An inside look at a West Hollywood cult formed by a charismatic teacher in the 1980s that eventually imploded.

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Genre: Documentary
I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro
IMDb: 7.6
93 min

Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the United States.

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Genre: Documentary
Les habitants

Les habitants

Les habitants
IMDb: 6.7
84 min

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Genre: Documentary
Letters from Baghdad

Letters from Baghdad

Letters from Baghdad
IMDb: 7.1
95 min

Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day, shaped the destiny of Iraq after WWI in ways that still reverberate today.

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Genre: Documentary
Magicians: Life in the Impossible

Magicians: Life in the Impossible

Magicians: Life in the Impossible
IMDb: 6.2
87 min

An average magician can entertain but a world-class artist can reawaken your faith in the impossible. In this utterly charming showbiz chronicle, four stellar magicians will amaze even the staunchest…

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Genre: Documentary
Magnus

Magnus

Magnus
IMDb: 7.1
78 min

From a young age Magnus Carlsen had aspirations of becoming a champion chess player. While many players seek out an intensely rigid environment to hone their skills, Magnus’ brilliance shines…

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Genre: Documentary
Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing

Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing

Marathon: The Patriots Day Bombing
IMDb: 8.0
108 min

Recounts the dramatic story of the April 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon through the experiences of individuals whose lives were affected. Ranging from the events of the day…

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Genre: Documentary
Missing 411

Missing 411

Missing 411
IMDb: 6.5
98 min

Based on the book series by David Paulides, an investigation into the many disappearances that have occurred in National Parks and Forests of the United States and elsewhere over several…

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Genre: Documentary
Mostly Sunny

Mostly Sunny

Mostly Sunny
IMDb: 5.6
94 min

A documentary portrait of porn actress turned Bollywood starlet Sunny Leone.

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Genre: Documentary
National Bird

National Bird

National Bird
IMDb: 7.1
92 min

Sonia Kennebeck takes on the controversial tactic of drone warfare, and demands accountability through the personal accounts—recollections, traumas, and responses—of three American military veterans whose lives have been shaken by…

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Genre: Documentary
Night School

Night School

Night School
IMDb: 7.9
85 min

Indianapolis has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the country. Night School follows three adult students living in the city’s more impoverished neighborhoods as they attempt to…

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Genre: Documentary
One More Time with Feeling

One More Time with Feeling

One More Time with Feeling
IMDb: 8.4
113 min

Documents the writing, recording and performing of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ sixteenth studio album, Skeleton Tree.

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Rammstein: Paris

Rammstein: Paris

Rammstein: Paris
IMDb: 8.6
98 min

During the “Made in Germany” tour, Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund filmed two acclaimed Rammstein concerts in March 2012 – each for an audience of 17,000 at the Bercy Arena in…

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Raving Iran

Raving Iran

Raving Iran
IMDb: 7.4
84 min

Anoosh and Arash are at the center of Tehran’s underground techno scene. Tired of hiding from the police and their stagnating career, they organize one last manic techno rave under…

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Genre: Documentary
Risk

Risk

Risk
IMDb: 6.4
92 min

Capturing the story of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange with unprecedented access, director Laura Poitras finds herself caught between the motives and contradictions of Assange and his inner circle in a…

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Genre: Documentary
Suited

Suited

Suited
IMDb: 6.4
85 min

Going deeper than fine fabrics and silk linings, Suited takes a modern, evolved look at gender through the conduit of clothing and elucidates the private and emotional experience surrounding it….

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Genre: Documentary
The 24 Hour War

The 24 Hour War

The 24 Hour War
IMDb: 7.3
99 min

In the early 1960s, Henry Ford II and Enzo Ferrari went to war on the battlefield of Le Mans. This epic battle saw drivers lose their lives, family dynasties nearly…

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Genre: Documentary
The Bad Kids

The Bad Kids

The Bad Kids
IMDb: 7.1
101 min

On a remote patch of the Mojave Desert, amidst dusty tumbleweeds and rangy Joshua Trees, sits an anomaly: a high school where educators believe empathy, life skills, and the constancy…

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Genre: Documentary
The Blackout Experiments

The Blackout Experiments

The Blackout Experiments
IMDb: 4.4
78 min

You arrive at a secret location at a precise time, prompted by a mysterious email. You must follow the instructions closely. Once inside, disturbing visions begin. Unspeakable acts befall you—often…

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