Documentary Movies
Pride and Protest

Pride and Protest

Pride and Protest
IMDb: 7.4
90

In the wake of the Birmingham protests against LGBTQ+ relationship education in primary schools, a team of queer community reporters of colour challenge homophobia and call out racism in LGBTQ+…

Genre: Documentary
JFK: The Making of a President

JFK: The Making of a President

JFK: The Making of a President
IMDb: 6.4
43

A documentary of the life leading up to the election of John F. Kennedy as president and the controversial life prior that created the legend.

Genre: Documentary
Narcissister Organ Player

Narcissister Organ Player

Narcissister Organ Player
IMDb: 5.3
91

This hybrid performance/documentary film explores how the artist’s complex family history, in particular her relationship with her mother, compelled her to create the masked, erotic performance character Narcissister.

Genre: Documentary
Carts of Darkness

Carts of Darkness

Carts of Darkness
IMDb: 7.7
60

In the picture-postcard community of North Vancouver, filmmaker Murray Siple follows men who have turned bottle-picking, their primary source of income, into the extreme sport of shopping cart racing. Enduring…

Genre: Documentary
The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
IMDb: 7.6
100

Examines the evolution of the Black Power Movement in US society from 1967 to 1975. It features footage of the movement shot by Swedish journalists in the United States during…

Genre: Documentary
The War on Democracy

The War on Democracy

The War on Democracy
IMDb: 8.2
96

Set both in Latin America and the United States, the film explores the historic and current relationship of Washington with countries such as Venezuela, Bolivia and Chile. Pilger says that…

Allen v. Farrow

Allen v. Farrow

Allen v. Farrow
TMDb: 7.6
56,62,73 min

The story of one Hollywood’s most notorious and public scandals: the accusation of sexual abuse against Woody Allen involving Dylan, his then 7-year-old daughter with Mia Farrow; their subsequent custody…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills
IMDb: 8.3
150

A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.

The Last Blockbuster

The Last Blockbuster

The Last Blockbuster
IMDb: 7.4
86

A documentary on the last remaining Blockbuster Video in Bend, Oregon.

Genre: Documentary
Chasing the Present

Chasing the Present

Chasing the Present
IMDb: 8.6
95

A materially successful young man, riddled with anxiety embarks on a worldwide journey of self inquiry, uncovering deep truths about who and what he is.

Genre: Documentary
Video Game Box Art: The Stories Behind the Covers

Video Game Box Art: The Stories Behind the Covers

Video Game Box Art: The Stories Behind the Covers
TMDb: 7
20 min

Delve into the world of video game box art with the artists responsible for some of gaming’s most iconic images ever created. Hear about the creation process, discover easter eggs…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Freight Train: Slayer of Innocence

Freight Train: Slayer of Innocence

Freight Train: Slayer of Innocence
IMDb: 5.6
43

This documentary details the investigations into the disappearances and murders of several young boys throughout the Midwest in the 1970s. Detectives conducted a nine-day, twenty-four-hour surveillance of a suspect for…

Berkeley in the Sixties

Berkeley in the Sixties

Berkeley in the Sixties
IMDb: 7.5
117

A documentary about militant student political activity at the University of California, Berkeley in the 1960s.

Genre: Documentary
Passage

Passage

Passage
IMDb: 6.5
90

With a unique blend of dramatic action and behind-the-scenes documentary footage, filmmaker John Walker shares the multi-layered story of British explorer Sir John Franklin and his crew of 128 men,…

Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World

Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World

Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World
IMDb: 9.1
57

Traces Thomas Sowell’s journey from humble beginnings to the Hoover Institution, becoming one of our era’s most controversial economists, political philosophers, and prolific authors.

Genre: Documentary
The Secrets of Your Food

The Secrets of Your Food

The Secrets of Your Food
IMDb: N/A
N/A

Michael Mosley and James Wong reveal the delicious physics, chemistry and biology hidden inside our food.

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Is She or Isn’t He?

Is She or Isn’t He?

Is She or Isn’t He?
IMDb: 6
71

Docufactory’s Is She or Isn’t He? (2010) follows the transition process of New Zealander Graham to Ashleigh. Filmmaker Justin Pemberton spent five years with Ashleigh, who ultimately just wants to…

Genre: Documentary
China Love

China Love

China Love
IMDb: 8.3
86

A fascinating exploration of contemporary China through the pre-wedding photography industry – a billion-dollar fantasy world.

Genre: Documentary
Own the Room

Own the Room

Own the Room
IMDb: 6.6
N/A

Follows five young star students on their journey to win one of the world’s most prestigious competitions for student entrepreneurs.

Genre: Documentary
Singin’ in the Rain: Raining on a New Generation

Singin’ in the Rain: Raining on a New Generation

Singin’ in the Rain: Raining on a New Generation
IMDb: 6.9
50

Today’s top musical stars, including Paula Abdul, Usher and Glee’s Matthew Morrison, reveal why this iconic musical continues to influence and inspire musical performers around the world.

Genre: Documentary
Skiing Everest

Skiing Everest

Skiing Everest
IMDb: 7.8
96

“Skiing Everest” is the first documentary about the small elite fraternity of high-altitude skiers who climb the highest peaks in the world in pure Alpine style, carrying their skis and…

Genre: Documentary
Yes No Maybe

Yes No Maybe

Yes No Maybe
IMDb: 3.5
106

What’s up with love? Can it still be found or is it a utopian dream? What keeps a couple together and where does desire take us? In its search for…

Genre: Documentary
Stallone: Frank, That Is

Stallone: Frank, That Is

Stallone: Frank, That Is
IMDb: 7.6
73

An inside look into the fascinating life, career and survival of the most unknown famous entertainer in Hollywood.

Genre: Documentary
The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story

The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story

The Hill Chris Climbed: The Gridiron Heroes Story
IMDb: 8.7
90

The compelling, heart-wrenching story of high school football star Chris Carnales, whose life changed when he became paralyzed after breaking his neck in a football game. Chris soon learned of…

kid 90

kid 90

kid 90
IMDb: N/A
71

As a teenager in the ’90s, Soleil Moon Frye carried a video camera everywhere she went. She documented hundreds of hours of footage and then locked it away for over…

Genre: Documentary
Videograms of a Revolution

Videograms of a Revolution

Videograms of a Revolution
IMDb: 8.2
106

Videograms of a Revolution is a 1992 documentary film compiled by Harun Farocki and Andrei Ujică from over 125 hours of amateur footage, news footage, and excerpts from the Bucharest…

Genre: Documentary
Bruce Lee: The Legend

Bruce Lee: The Legend

Bruce Lee: The Legend
IMDb: 7.3
88

The Official Golden Harvest tribute to the Master of the Martial Arts Film, Bruce Lee.

Genre: Documentary
Tales of the Grim Sleeper

Tales of the Grim Sleeper

Tales of the Grim Sleeper
IMDb: 7
105

When Lonnie Franklin Jr. was arrested in South Central Los Angeles in 2010 as the suspected murderer of a string of young black women, police hailed it as the culmination…

I Am The Blues

I Am The Blues

I Am The Blues
IMDb: 7.5
106

A musical journey through the swamps of the Louisiana Bayou, the juke joints of the Mississippi Delta and Moonshine soaked BBQs in the North Mississippi Hill Country. Visiting the last…

Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist

Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist

Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist
IMDb: N/A
43 min

Dian Fossey’s life story from childhood and her early days researching in Congo, through to her arrival in Rwanda, where she spent 18 years studying and protecting the mountain gorilla…

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
The Great Underground War

The Great Underground War

The Great Underground War
IMDb: N/A
45 min

A five-part series that explores the forgotten story of the incredible engineering feats and secret survival techniques of five legendary battles fought underground during World War I.

Status: Ended
Genre: Documentary
Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind

Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind
IMDb: 7.6
88

From the song he refuses to perform to his admiration for Drake, a songwriting legend reflects on his lyrics and longevity with candour and humour. At 80 years young (and…

Covid Diaries NYC

Covid Diaries NYC

Covid Diaries NYC
IMDb: 4.3
40

Five young filmmakers share stories of their families, who were on the frontlines during the first wave of the Coronavirus. These intimate accounts shine a light on families caught in…

Genre: Documentary
The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia
IMDb: 7.5
60

Though up to 20% of students are dyslexic, many pass through school unidentified, misunderstood and performing below their potential. Paradoxically, these disorders are often found in highly intelligent, creative minds,…

Genre: Documentary
Flying Objects – A State Secret

Flying Objects – A State Secret

Flying Objects – A State Secret
IMDb: 6.1
55

Explore new, fascinating data gathered by military, government, and private organizations in key geopolitical countries, leading many to believe that a unified human effort should be undertaken to study extraterrestrial…

Adam Sandler: Funny Guy

Adam Sandler: Funny Guy

Adam Sandler: Funny Guy
IMDb: 3.8
60

Adam remains a consistent favorite among fans who are comforted that they will always have a good time. Get the inside story on this fascinating actor, comedian, screenwriter, producer, husband,…

Genre: Documentary
Hotel Brothers

Hotel Brothers

Hotel Brothers
IMDb: 4.1
90

2 Canadian brothers travel to Nicaragua in 2008 with only $1000 and backpacks. During many set backs, the brothers build the worlds first action sports resort, and then proceed to…

Genre: Documentary
Accomplice

Accomplice

Accomplice
IMDb: 7.3
52

It’s a moment time-stamped in our brains. Maybe it was a birthday gift. Or perhaps you saved paycheck after paycheck to finally purchase one. However you met your first bicycle,…

Genre: Documentary
The Undocumented Lawyer

The Undocumented Lawyer

The Undocumented Lawyer
IMDb: 9.2
18

Lizbeth is an attorney who swore to uphold the Constitution. She’s also undocumented.

Genre: Documentary
Road to Roma

Road to Roma

Road to Roma
IMDb: 7.7
73

Director Alfonso Cuarón reflects on the childhood memories, period details and creative choices that shaped his Academy Award-winning film ‘ROMA.’

Genre: Documentary