TIFF 2017: TIFF Docsby IMDb-Editors | created - 04 Aug 2017 | updated - 26 Aug 2017 | Public
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Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
Exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and its tectonically shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and '80s shaped his vision.
Votes: 287 | Gross: $0.17M
4. Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars (2017)
TV-MA | 135 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
A look at the life and work of guitarist Eric Clapton, told by those who have known him best, including BB King, Jimi Hendrix, and George Harrison.
6. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami (2017)
PG | 115 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Larger than life, wild, scary and androgynous - Grace Jones plays all these parts. Yet here we also discover her as a lover, daughter, mother, sister and even grandmother, as she submits ... See full summary »
Votes: 876 | Gross: $0.37M
8. Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond (2017)
TV-MA | 94 min | Documentary
10. Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle (2017)
90 min | Documentary
Spanish actor Gustavo Salmerón steps behind the camera to capture the winsome eccentricities of his extraordinary mother Julita, who had three dreams: having lots of kids, owning a monkey, and living in a castle.
14. One of Us (IV) (2017)
95 min | Documentary
Penetrating the insular world of New York's Hasidic community, focusing on three individuals driven to break away despite threats of retaliation.
15. I've Gotta Be Me: The Many Lives of Sammy Davis JR. (TV Movie)
Biography | Announced
The definitive documentary about crossover performer of music, stage, film, and TV -- the incomparable Sammy Davis Jr.
16. Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood (2017)
Unrated | 98 min | Documentary, Biography
A portrait of unsung Hollywood legend Scotty Bowers, whose bestselling memoir chronicled his decades spent as sexual procurer to the stars.
Votes: 814 | Gross: $0.46M
18. The Carter Effect (2017)
TV-14 | 60 min | Documentary, Sport
In his latest documentary, Sean Menard gives viewers an unprecedented look at Vince Carter: the six-foot-six, eight-time NBA All-Star from Daytona Beach who made waves in the Canadian basketball scene when he joined the Raptors in 1998.
19. The China Hustle (2017)
R | 82 min | Documentary
An unsettling and eye-opening Wall Street horror story about Chinese companies, the American stock market, and the opportunistic greed behind the biggest heist you've never heard of.
Votes: 1,892 | Gross: $0.05M
21. The Gospel According to André (2017)
PG-13 | 93 min | Documentary
From the segregated American South to the fashion capitals of the world, operatic fashion editor André Leon Talley's life and career are on full display, in a poignant portrait that ... See full summary »
Votes: 328 | Gross: $0.40M
22. The Judge (2017)
76 min | Documentary
A verité legal drama about Judge Kholoud Al-Faqih, the first woman appointed to a Shari'a court in the Middle East, whose career provides rare insights into both Islamic law and gendered justice.
Votes: 91 | Gross: $0.02M
23. The Legend of the Ugly King (2017)
122 min | Documentary, Biography
A young filmmaker sets out to explore the eventful life of the famous Kurdish director, actor, and revolutionary Yilmaz Güney, who achieved international attention by films like Yol (Palm d'Or, 1982) or Sürü (Golden Leopard, 1978).
24. The Other Side of Everything (2017)
100 min | Documentary, Biography
For Serbian filmmaker Mila Turajlic, a locked door in her mother's apartment in Belgrade provides the gateway to both her remarkable family history and her country's tumultuous political inheritance.
Votes: 896 | Gross: $0.00M