Year: 2011 Rated: 7.3
True Crime | US
Conversations with death row inmate Michael Perry and those affected by his crime serve as an examination of why people - and the state - kill.
Year: 1999 Rated: 7.9
In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour ...
Year: 2014 Rated: 7.3
Documentary filmmakers assert that Anthony Porter - a former death-row inmate who was spared the death penalty thanks to the efforts of a college journalism program - was actually guilty, and an innocent man was sent to prison.
Year: 2015 Rated: 7.6
Comedy | Drama | Report/Interview | US
Barry Crimmins is pissed. His hellfire brand of comedy has rained verbal lightning bolts on American audiences and politicians for decades, yet you've probably never heard of him. But once ...
Year: 2014 Rated: 8.8
Nature/Science | UK US
Year: 2012 Rated: 7.7
Report/Interview |
Far Out Isn't Far Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story depicts one man's wild, lifelong adventure of testing societal boundaries through his use of subversive art. This 98-minute film combines ...
Year: 2003 Rated: 7.8
True Crime | Drama | US
Documentary on the Friedmans, a seemingly typical, upper-middle-class Jewish family whose world is instantly transformed when the father and his youngest son are arrested and charged with shocking and horrible crimes.
Year: 2015 Rated: 7.4
True Crime | Report/Interview | US
Filmmaker Matthew Heineman examines the state of the ongoing drug problem along the U.S.-Mexican border.
Year: 2015 Rated: 7.0
Report/Interview | US
Confined in an apartment from a New York housing project, the six Angulo brothers learned everything they know about the world through watching films and spend their time reenacting their favorite movies with intricate homemade costumes.
Year: 2008 Rated: 8.6
True Crime | Drama | US
A filmmaker decides to memorialize a murdered friend when his friend's ex-girlfriend announces she is expecting his son.
Year: 2005 Rated: 7.7
Crime | Politics | US
A documentary about the Enron corporation, its faulty and corrupt business practices, and how they led to its fall.
Year: 2015 Rated: 7.2
True Crime | US
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving November 2012, four boys in a red SUV pull into a gas station after spending time at the mall buying sneakers and talking to girls. With music ...
Year: 2015 Rated: 7.9
History | DE
Music, art and chaos in the wild West-Berlin of the 1980s. The walled-in city became the creative melting pot for sub- and pop-culture. Before the iron curtain fell, everything and anything...
Year: 2014 Rated: 8.3
True Crime | History | Drama | Report/Interview |
A family that survived the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.
Year: 2012 Rated: 7.7
True Crime | Drama | US
A documentary that examines the 1989 case of five black and Latino teenagers who were convicted of raping a white woman in Central Park. After having spent between 6 and 13 years each in prison, a serial rapist confessed to the crime.
Year: 2007 Rated: 7.4
True Crime | History |
A look at the history of one-time Gestapo commander Klaus Barbie, infamously known as "The Butcher of Lyon." This documentary's main focus will be on Barbie's post-war activities, in which ...
Year: 2003 Rated: 8.1
Drama | Sports |
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
Year: 2001 Rated: 8.0
True Crime | Drama | US
Oscar-winning documentary that documents a murder trial in which a 15-year-old African-American is wrongfully accused of a 2000 murder in Jacksonville, Florida.
Year: 2014 Rated: 7.1
True Crime | Drama | US
Nick Broomfield digs into the case of the notorious serial killer known as the Grim Sleeper, who terrorized South Central Los Angeles over a span of twenty-five years.
Year: 2011 Rated: 7.8
Sports | US
Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field.
Year: 2014 Rated: 7.6
True Crime | History | US
Meet the dirtiest cop in NYC history. Michael Dowd stole money and dealt drugs while patrolling the streets of 80s Brooklyn.
Year: 2013 Rated: 7.4
Sports | DE
Year: 2014 Rated: 8.4
Nature/Science | Report/Interview | US
The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.
Year: 2016 Rated: 7.3
True Crime | US
An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972.
Year: 2017 Rated: 6.5
History | Politics | DE
Year: 1991 Rated: 8.2
Drama | Report/Interview | US
Documentary that chronicles how Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now (1979) was plagued by extraordinary script, shooting, budget, and casting problems--nearly destroying the life and career of the celebrated director.
Year: 2016 Rated: 7.7
History | Drama | Politics | US
Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.
Year: 2013 Rated: 8.0
History | Report/Interview | UK US
Aliza Sommer-Herz, aged 109 and the world's oldest Holocaust survivor, tells the story of how music saved her life: both during her time at Theresienstadt concentration camp and in the years afterwards.
Year: 2017 Rated: 6.7
Crime | Drama | Politics | US
Three women fight to break the cycle one life at a time.
Year: 2004 Rated: 7.8
History | Politics | Report/Interview | US
A documentary on perception of the United States's war with Iraq, with an emphasis on Al Jazeera's coverage.
Year: 2015 Rated: 6.5
Report/Interview | DE
From Mars to Earth and underneath. Above and Below is a rough and rhythmic roller coaster ride seating five survivors in their daily hustle through an apocalyptic world. A journey of ...
Year: 2018 Rated: 8.2
History | Politics | US
When the world's most controversial guru builds an utopian city deep in the Oregon country, conflict with the locals escalates into a national scandal. A true story.
Year: 2014 Rated: 8.2
Sports | Nature/Science | US
In the shady campgrounds of Yosemite valley, climbers carved out a counterculture lifestyle of dumpster-diving and wild parties that clashed with the conservative values of the National Park Service.
Year: 2017 Rated: 8.1
Sports | Nature/Science | US
In an unbelievable story of perseverance, free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson attempt to scale the impossible 3000ft Dawn Wall of El Capitan.
Year: 2018 Rated: 8.2
Sports | Nature/Science | US
Alex Honnold attempts to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan.
Year: 2018 Rated: 6.5
Report/Interview | US
A documentary that investigates the pathologies that have created the richest society the world has ever seen.
Year: 2008 Rated: 7.6
Report/Interview | US
A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as "The Wrecking Crew", a band that provided back-up instrumentals to such legendary recording artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beach Boys and Bing Crosby.
Year: 2009 Rated: 8.4
Crime | Politics | Nature/Science | US
Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.
Year: 2019 Rated: 7.6
Crime | History | US
A six-part series about the controversial R&B star R. Kelly which features several women making allegations of abuse by him.
Year: 2019 Rated: 7.0
Crime | History | US
At the height of his stardom, the world's biggest pop star, Michael Jackson, began long-running relationships with two boys, aged seven and ten, and their families. They now allege that he sexually abused them.
Year: 2019 Rated: N/A
Report/Interview | DE
It all started with a spontaneous Google research: What does Helmut Berger actually do? Bettina Vorndamme, the mother of director Valesca Peters, surfed the net one night after being ...
Year: 2016 Rated: 7.4
History | Report/Interview | DE
Decades ago, they ended up in St. Pauli, a borough in the port city of Hamburg, Germany, hoping to escape the narrow-minded confines of the petit bourgeoisie, looking for work and a ...
Year: 2017 Rated: 7.8
Report/Interview | US
The life of pioneering singer Chavela Vargas, from her birth in Costa Rica in 1919 to her death in Mexico in 2012.
Year: 2010 Rated: 8.6
Sports | Report/Interview | US
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Year: 2020 Rated: 8.4
Nature/Science | RSA
A filmmaker forges an unusual friendship with an octopus living in a South African kelp forest, learning as the animal shares the mysteries of her world.
Year: 2020 Rated: 9.1
Nature/Science | Report/Interview | UK
One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement.
Year: 2019 Rated: 7.0
History | Report/Interview | US
In 1976, Karen and Barry Mason had fallen on hard times and were looking for a way to support their young family when they answered an ad in the Los Angeles Times. Larry Flynt was seeking ...
Year: 2015 Rated: 7.7
Sports | US
Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount Meru, one of the most coveted prizes in the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing.
Year: 2020 Rated: 7.8
History | Politics | US
Down the road from Woodstock, a revolution blossomed at a ramshackle summer camp for teenagers with disabilities, transforming their lives and igniting a landmark movement.
Year: 2020 Rated: 7.9
History | Report/Interview | US
Falling in love in 1947, two women -- Pat Henschel and pro baseball player Terry Donahue -- begin a 65-year journey of love and overcoming prejudice.