Documentary Movies
Fiddlin’

Fiddlin’

Fiddlin’
IMDb: 8.9
96

Sister filmmakers Julie Simone and Vicki Vlasic return to their Appalachian roots to film at the world’s oldest Fiddler’s Convention. With multiple generations jamming together, Fiddlin’ is a love-letter to…

In Search of…

In Search of…

In Search of…
TMDb: 8.4
30 min

In Search of… is a television series that was broadcast weekly from 1977 to 1982, devoted to mysterious phenomena. It was created after the success of three one-hour TV documentaries…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Finding the Funk

Finding the Funk

Finding the Funk
IMDb: 7.6
78

Finding the Funk is a road trip in search of the past, present and future of Funk music. Starting with Funk’s roots in Jazz and the James Brown bands of…

Connections

Connections

Connections
TMDb: 8.9
50,60 min

Connections is a ten-episode documentary television series and 1978 book created, written and presented by science historian James Burke. The series was produced and directed by Mick Jackson of the…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
House of Children

House of Children

House of Children
IMDb: 7.4
60

A glimpse of life as seen through young people at a Zimbabwean children’s home.

Genre: Documentary
Strong

Strong

Strong
IMDb: 7.8
88

Zsolt Eross, a famous Hungarian mountain climber fights with the elements in an extraordinary environment- a hospital. After great climbs in the Himalaya he lost his right leg in an…

Lacrau

Lacrau

Lacrau
IMDb: 6.1
99

If the scorpion could see and the viper could hear, there would be no escape”. The viper is deaf and the scorpion can’t see, so it is and so shall…

Nail in the Coffin: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro

Nail in the Coffin: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro

Nail in the Coffin: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro
IMDb: 7.7
N/A

A rare glimpse into the legendary career of wrestling icon, Vampiro, as he grapples with his demons and life after fame. Straight from one of wrestling’s most outspoken characters, this…

Buckjumping

Buckjumping

Buckjumping
IMDb: 6.9
80

Buckjumping is a cinematic journey through the soul of New Orleans. The film explores different communities as they express themselves through movement, painting a dynamic portrait of a city’s spirituality,…

Genre: Documentary
Manchild: The Schea Cotton Story

Manchild: The Schea Cotton Story

Manchild: The Schea Cotton Story
IMDb: 7.7
78

Schea Cotton is the subject of one of the biggest mysteries in basketball’s history. Described as “the Lebron before Lebron,” Inglewood-native Cotton dominated the likes of Kevin Garnett and Paul…

Genre: Documentary
In & Of Itself

In & Of Itself

In & Of Itself
IMDb: 9.1
90

Storyteller and Conceptual Magician Derek DelGaudio attempts to understand the illusory nature of identity and answer the deceptively simple question ‘Who am I?’

Genre: Documentary
Skid Row Marathon

Skid Row Marathon

Skid Row Marathon
IMDb: 8.2
85

On LA’s Skid Row, a criminal court judge organizes a running club comprised of homeless, recovering and paroled men and women who seek to rediscover their sense of self-worth and…

Genre: Documentary
The Death of Antonio Sànchez Lomas

The Death of Antonio Sànchez Lomas

The Death of Antonio Sànchez Lomas
IMDb: 6.2
86

On All Saints’ Day, the Spanish pay tribute to their dead: a day of reverence and remembrance. Nevertheless, beneath the serene surface lie unhealed grief, thundering silence and ever-burning political…

Genre: Documentary
The Sheik

The Sheik

The Sheik
IMDb: 7.2
95

When Khosrow Vaziri became the World Wrestling Federations Iron Sheik and camel-clutched his way to fame in the 1980s, he achieved the American Dream by personifying a foreign villain. Losing…

Genre: Documentary
9/11: The Heartland Tapes

9/11: The Heartland Tapes

9/11: The Heartland Tapes
IMDb: 7.3
46

Across America, the morning of September 11, 2001 began routinely, with news and radio broadcasts sharing local human interest stories and traffic reports. But by 9 a.m., the day’s narrative…

Genre: Documentary
Everybody’s Game

Everybody’s Game

Everybody’s Game
IMDb: 7.6
54

Directed by British-Nigerian professional rugby player Beno Obano, this candid and personal documentary gives a never-before seen insight into the world of professional rugby.

Genre: Documentary
Exotic

Exotic

Exotic
IMDb: N/A
63

A feature documentary about the commercial sex industry on Guam.

Genre: Documentary
Assassins

Assassins

Assassins
IMDb: 7.5
104

True crime meets global spy thriller in this gripping account of the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of the North Korean leader. The film follows the trial of…

Genre: Documentary
Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Going the Distance
IMDb: 6.8
90

Canadian documentary film directed by Paul Cowan about the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

Genre: Documentary
9/11: The Day That Changed the World

9/11: The Day That Changed the World

9/11: The Day That Changed the World
IMDb: 6.8
94

Ten years later, the events of September 11, 2001, still resonate – especially for the people who were in critical leadership positions on that fateful day. Hear intimate accounts from…

Genre: Documentary
InnSæi

InnSæi

InnSæi
IMDb: 6.7
74

A story of soul searching, science, nature and creativity, InnSæi takes us on a global journey to uncover the art of connecting within in today’s world of distraction and stress.

Genre: Documentary
Crazy, Not Insane

Crazy, Not Insane

Crazy, Not Insane
IMDb: 6.9
117

Fascinated by the human brain and its capacity for ruthlessness, psychiatrist Dr. Dorothy Otnow Lewis has spent her life investigating the interior lives of violent people. With each case, she…

Genre: Documentary
Nazi killer magic

Nazi killer magic

Nazi killer magic
IMDb: 6.9
N/A

Hunting the Nazi Gold Train

Hunting the Nazi Gold Train

Hunting the Nazi Gold Train
IMDb: 5.3
59

In 2015, a media frenzy broke when 2 amateur researchers found a buried train in Poland. They believed it contained precious treasure left by the Nazis at the close of…

Genre: Documentary
MLK/FBI

MLK/FBI

MLK/FBI
IMDb: 6.9
104

Based on newly declassified files, the film explores the US government’s surveillance and harassment of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Genre: Documentary
Andy Murray: Resurfacing

Andy Murray: Resurfacing

Andy Murray: Resurfacing
IMDb: 8
108

A documentary film that tracks the tennis star’s devastating injury journey between 2017-2019. From the front lines of surgical theatres, to the intimate corners of his home, we live alongside…

Genre: Documentary
In My Father’s House

In My Father’s House

In My Father’s House
IMDb: 6.8
93

IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE explores identity and legacy in the African-American family, as Grammy award-winning rapper Che ‘Rhymefest’ Smith and his long-lost father reconnect and try to build a new…

Genre: Documentary
Billie

Billie

Billie
IMDb: 6.5
96

‘Lady Day’ was one of the greatest jazz vocalists the world ever heard. In 1971, journalist Linda Lipnack Kuehl set out to write the definitive biography of Billie Holiday. Before…

Some Kind of Heaven

Some Kind of Heaven

Some Kind of Heaven
IMDb: 7.4
83

Behind the gates of a palm-tree-lined fantasyland, three residents and one interloper at America’s largest retirement community strive to find happiness.

Mystery of the Hope Diamond

Mystery of the Hope Diamond

Mystery of the Hope Diamond
IMDb: 6.8
47

Unlock the secrets of the most celebrated and prized gem in the world. Learn why the Hope Diamond has inspired superstition and passion since its discovery centuries ago, and see…

Genre: Documentary
Slash: Raised On the Sunset Strip

Slash: Raised On the Sunset Strip

Slash: Raised On the Sunset Strip
IMDb: 6.9
71

A Directv and Guitar Center documentary highlighting the iconic rock guitarist, Slash. Featuring interviews with Dave Grohl, Joe Perry, Alice Cooper, Duff Mckagan, Nikki Sixx, and many more…

Genre: Documentary
A Celebration of the Music from Coco

A Celebration of the Music from Coco

A Celebration of the Music from Coco
IMDb: 7.2
47

Remember and relive the songs that moved you from the movie Coco.

Penguins: Life on the Edge

Penguins: Life on the Edge

Penguins: Life on the Edge
IMDb: 7
78

A witty and tenacious team of filmmakers brave the Antarctic to film Disneynature’s “Penguins.”

Genre: Documentary
Walt & El Grupo

Walt & El Grupo

Walt & El Grupo
IMDb: 6.4
106

The year was 1941, and the world was on the brink of war. In an effort to improve relations between the Americas, the Roosevelt administration called upon one of Hollywood’s…

Marvel Studios: Expanding the Universe

Marvel Studios: Expanding the Universe

Marvel Studios: Expanding the Universe
IMDb: 6.7
12

An exciting look into the future of Marvel Studios’ films and upcoming Disney+ series.

Genre: Documentary
Ethel

Ethel

Ethel
IMDb: 7.9
97

Filmmaker Rory Kennedy interviews her mother, Ethel Kennedy, who discusses family, marriage and politics.

Genre: Documentary
The Hunt For Bin Laden

The Hunt For Bin Laden

The Hunt For Bin Laden
IMDb: 6.7
92

Witness the 20-year, billion-dollar hunt for the Al-Qaeda leader, as told by the main players who finally brought him down.

Genre: Documentary
Chicago at the Crossroad

Chicago at the Crossroad

Chicago at the Crossroad
IMDb: 8.4
N/A

Where did Chicago go wrong? Chicago at the Crossroad tells the story of a city caught in the aftermath of a policy of mass displacement shaded by a long history…

Facing East

Facing East

Facing East
IMDb: 6.6
93

This story follows the history of the most over buried commercial cemetery in America. It comes full circle to present day and documents a non profit’s efforts to take care…

Genre: Documentary
The Invisible String

The Invisible String

The Invisible String
IMDb: 7.9
94

THE INVISIBLE STRING tells the fascinating love story between human beings and flying plastic. The documentary takes the audience on a trip from the very beginning of pie pin tossing…

Genre: Documentary