Category: Documentary

Citizen Clark… A Life of Principle (2017) 0.0

Citizen Clark… A Life of Principle (2017)

Storyline:For fifty years, former U.S. Attorney General Ramsey Clark has challenged the abuses of U.S. power and championed the causes of human rights.User Reviews:

Dream/Killer (2015) 6.9

Dream/Killer (2015)

Storyline:In 2005, 20-year-old Ryan Ferguson was convicted and sentenced to 40 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. dream/killer is the story of how his father Bill embarked on 10-year campaign to prove Ryan...

Strong Island (2017) 6.6

Strong Island (2017)

Storyline:Examining the violent death of the filmmaker’s brother and the judicial system that allowed his killer to go free, this documentary interrogates murderous fear and racialized perception, and re-imagines the ...

One Child Nation (2019) 7.7

One Child Nation (2019)

Storyline:Through interviews with both victims and instigators, Nanfu Wang, a first-time mother, breaks open decades of silence on a vast, unprecedented social experiment that shaped — and destroyed — countless lives ...

Rich Hill (2014) 7.1

Rich Hill (2014)

Storyline:If you ever find yourself traveling down Interstate 49 through Missouri, try not to blink—you may miss Rich Hill, population 1,396. Rich Hill is easy to overlook, but its inhabitants are as woven into the fa...

Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006) 7.4

Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

Storyline:In March 2005, Neil Young was diagnosed with a brain aneurysm. Four days before he was scheduled for a lifesaving operation, he headed to Nashville, where he wrote and recorded the country folk album PRAIRIE...

Zedd: True Colors (2016) 6.0

Zedd: True Colors (2016)

Storyline:Ride along as Zedd explores new territory with his latest album, 'True Colors,' and get a behind the scenes look at everything from making the album, the most ambitious EDM arena tour in history, and a serie...

There’s Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011) 6.9

There’s Something Wrong with Aunt Diane (2011)

Storyline:Filmmaker Liz Garbus investigates the mysterious tragedy of Diane Schuler in an effort to understand what went wrong.User Reviews:

The Age of Consequences (2016) 6.7

The Age of Consequences (2016)

Storyline:'The Hurt Locker' meets 'An Inconvenient Truth', THE AGE OF CONSEQUENCES investigates the impacts of irreversible climate change, resource scarcity, mass migration, and pandemic conflict through the lens of ...

Borley Rectory (2017) 6.0

Borley Rectory (2017)

Storyline:Borley Rectory is an animated documentary chronicling what came to be known as 'The most haunted house in England'. The legends attached to the rectory at Borley and famed paranormal investigator Harry Price...

Bobbi Jene (2017) 6.7

Bobbi Jene (2017)

Storyline:A love story, portraying the dilemmas and inevitable consequences of ambition. It is a film about a woman's fight for independence, a woman trying to succeed with her own art in the extremely competitive wor...

Drugs as Weapons Against Us: The CIA War on Musicians and Activists (2018) 0.0

Drugs as Weapons Against Us: The CIA War on Musicians and Activists (2018)

Storyline:Evidence supports that the CIA manipulated musicians and activists to promote drugs for social control, particularly regarding the Civil Rights and anti-war movements. Some musicians that resisted these mani...

The Ivory Game (2016) 7.9

The Ivory Game (2016)

Storyline:Wildlife activists and investigators put their lives on the line to battle the illegal African ivory trade, in this suspenseful on-the-ground documentary.User Reviews:

Trumping Democracy (2017) 8.0

Trumping Democracy (2017)

Storyline:Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States by winning three key states, a victory engineered by an ultra-conservative faction that quietly mapped its way to power using fake news, lies and p...

I Am Thalente (2015) 7.3

I Am Thalente (2015)

Storyline:Homeless since the age of nine, South African skateboarder Thalente Biyela travels to the US to pursue his dream of becoming a professional skateboarder. Through his eyes, we experience what it takes to rise...

Das Wassup (2017) 0.0

Das Wassup (2017)

Storyline:Das Wassup follows the band 'Yo Majesty' through its trials and tribulations as they are making it in the music industry and not. The Band consists of three vocalists from Tampa, Florida, the producer team a...

Ruhr (2009) 6.9

Ruhr (2009)

Storyline:James Benning's worrying and also reassuring vision of the Ruhr Valley, shot in six fascinating takes of a tunnel, a forest, a factory, a mosque, graffiti and a chimney.User Reviews:

Sogobi (2002) 7.3

Sogobi (2002)

Storyline:Many films by this master of landscape cinema are cinematic studies of specific landscapes, as is the case with SOGOBI the Shoshonean word for User Reviews:

American Dreams (Lost And Found) (1984) 7.6

American Dreams (Lost And Found) (1984)

Storyline:Scrolling excerpts from the diary of George Wallace's would-be assassin Arthur Bremer at screen bottom, Hank Aaron cards and ephemera from his entire career up top, and alternating audio clips of popular son...

11 x 14 (1977) 7.0

11 x 14 (1977)

Storyline:65 shots making up a cryptically alluded-to narrative: a lesbian couple's Midwest travels, a hitchhiking young man's journeys, the story of a man who may be having an affair.User Reviews:

El Valley Centro (1999) 7.5

El Valley Centro (1999)

Storyline:Master experimental filmmaker James Benning returns with this abstract documentary about California's Central Valley. Consisting of 35 shots, each over two minutes long, the film quietly portrays nature's su...

casting a glance (2007) 7.6

casting a glance (2007)

Storyline:Casting a Glance is a tribute to the American artist Robert Smithson. Between May 15 2005 and January 14 2007, I made 16 trips to the Spiral Jetty. Created in 1970, the Jetty is a 1,500-foot long spiral-shap...

SPK Complex (2018) 8.0

SPK Complex (2018)

Storyline:The anti-psychiatric Socialist Patients' Collective (SPK) was founded in Heidelberg in 1970 and attributed individual suffering to society’s capitalist structures. It began as a self-organised experiment in ...

Deseret (1995) 6.2

Deseret (1995)

Storyline:This is multifaceted look at the landscape and history of Utah (or Deseret, as the Mormon Church prefers to call it). Benning condenses 93 news stories from the New York Times from 1852 to 1992 (read offscre...