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SHOWING 972 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'DOCUMENTARY'
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AMERICAN CANNIBAL: THE ROAD TO REALITY

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Nigro, Steven Lippman, and Perry Grebin
  • Country: USA
In this unflinching, behind-the-scenes look at a doomed reality show, a pair of novice TV writers team up with the distributor of the Paris Hilton sex tapes to create a reality show in which contestants are starved on a desert island. More than just gripping entertainment, this documentary poses important questions about how far people will go in pursuit of fame and fortune. |Read More
Documentary
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AMERICAN CASINO

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Leslie Cockburn
  • Country: USA
Politicians and the media like to talk about the relationship between Wall Street and Main Street, but investigative journalist Leslie Cockburn's debut feature gets to the guts of the matter, visiting defectors from Bear Stearns and Standard & Poor's and other high-level players in the subprime mortgage gamble and, on the flipside, visiting the working-class Americans who were the unwitting chips on the table. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary
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AMERICAN FACTORY

  • Release Year: 2019
  • Runtime: 114 minutes
  • Directed By: Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert
  • Country: USA
The documentary is called American Factory, but that’s “American” with a wink: Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert’s stunning film explores the complex merging of cultures that arises when Chinese billionaire opens a factory in Dayton, Ohio. |Read More
Documentary

AMERICAN MYSTIC

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 80 minutes
  • Directed By: Alex Mar
  • Country: USA
Set against a vivid backdrop of American rural landscapes, Alex Mar's meditative documentary artfully weaves together the stories of three young Americans exploring alternative religion: a pagan priestess in California mining country, a Spiritualist in upstate New York, and a Native American father and sundancer in South Dakota, all yearning for fulfilling spirituality in disparate but often strikingly similar ways. |Read More
Female Director(s), 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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