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SHOWING 865 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'DOCUMENTARY'
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AMONG THE BELIEVERS

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Hemal Trivedi and Mohammed Ali Naqvi
  • Country: Pakistan
An unsettling and eye opening exploration into the spread of the radical Islamic school Red Mosque, which trains legions of children to devote their lives to jihad, or holy war, from a very young age. With incredible access and chilling footage, Among the Believers is a timely and relevant look into the causes that have led to the growth of radical Islam in Pakistan and around the world. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
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AMSTERDAM-KOSOVO

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 28 minutes
  • Directed By: Arnold van Bruggen
  • Country: Netherlands
This short film is both a road movie about four young people traveling to Kosovo to donate an ambulance and a documentary about the situation of young Kosovars today, five years after the international intervention. The four travelers interview people they have gotten to know during the last five years on their trips to Kosovo and others who they meet for the first time on this journey. |Read More
Documentary
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ANDERMAN

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 12 minutes
  • Directed By: Jaap van Heusden
  • Country: Netherlands
A young writer threatens to go crazy under the care of his demented mother. On the verge of insanity, he decides to look up three works of art that helped him recover from a previous psychotic episode |Read More
Documentary
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ANGRY SKY

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 77 minutes
  • Directed By: Jeff Tremaine
  • Country: USA
In 1963 Nick Piantanida discovered skydiving. The following year he set out to break the world record for highest parachute jump, held by the Soviet Union. Over the next year his dedication drove him to overcome both personal and professional obstacles to muster the support to launch the first civilian space program and take him into the sky. An ESPN Films release. |Read More
Documentary
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ANITA O'DAY - THE LIFE OF A JAZZ SINGER

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Country: USA
An intimate and deeply moving tribute to jazz diva extraordinaire Anita O'Day, completed just weeks before her death in November 2006. Packed with terrific clips and anecdotes from friends and fellow musicians, this enjoyable documentary zips along at the speed of her renowned up-tempo interpretation of "Sweet Georgia Brown." |Read More
Documentary, Music
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ANTOINE

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Laura Bari
  • Country: Canada
Antoine was born 100 days premature and became blind from the effects of his incubator. Now five years old, he uses a mini boom microphone to discover and capture the sounds around him. Through this visually striking portrait, expertly crafted by Laura Bari, we share both the everyday and imaginary worlds Antoine lives in and learn how he overcomes adversity by creating his own alternative universe of beauty. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary

ARBOR

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Clio Barnard
  • Country: U.K.
Brilliantly blurring the borders of narrative and documentary filmmaking, artist-cum-director Clio Barnard beautifully reconstructs the fascinating true story of troubled British playwright Andrea Dunbar and her tumultuous relationship with her daughter. Working from two years of audio interviews, Barnard uses classic documentary techniques, actors, theatrical performance, and Dunbar's own neighborhood to generate a unique cinematic feast while unraveling the truths of a dark family past. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary

ARIAS WITH A TWIST: THE DOCUFANTASY

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Bobby Sheehan
  • Country: USA
A joyously uplifting celebration of the creative process and the inventive, outrageous downtown art scene of New York from the past 30 years, Arias with a Twist focuses its lens on the inspired collaboration between cabaret and drag artist Joey Arias and master puppeteer Basil Twist, whose groundbreaking 2008 show brought them some of the biggest success of their careers. Featuring never-before-seen footage of Andy Warhol, Jim Henson, Keith Haring, Grace Jones, and Divine. |Read More
Documentary
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ARMOR OF LIGHT

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Abigail Disney
  • Country: USA
This inspiring documentary digs into the deep affinity between the evangelical Christian movement and our country's gun culture — and how one top minister and anti-abortion activist undergoes a change of consciousness to challenge prevailing attitudes toward firearms among his fellow Christians. |Read More
Documentary
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ART AND CRAFT

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Sam Cullman and Jennifer Grausman
  • Country: USA
Mark Landis is one of the most prolific and notorious "artists" of the century, an expert forger who has duped and befuddled curators across the nation. Many have dedicated years tracking his escapades with one burning question: “Why?” Framed as a cat-and-mouse chase between Landis and those he has hoodwinked, Art and Craft paints a richly complicated portrait of mental illness, skewed philanthropy, and the desire to feel connected. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Documentary, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)

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